In Year 9 English, students will read, view and analyse a range of texts eg Poetry, Prose, Drama, Visual, Short Pieces, Multimedia and Electronic texts
Listen to, evaluate and produce a range of spoken texts, eg Anecdotes, Debates, Multimedia Presentations, Poetry Performances, Formal Speeches and Social Issue Reports
Compose a range of texts – written and multimedia for particular audiences, purposes and contexts.
The nature of the texts students study and produce will become more complex from Year 8 to Year 9. There will always be an emphasis on exploring issues relevant to adolescents and an approach that allows students to engage with aspects of our society including its diverse cultural aspects. At each year level, students will develop skills in understanding the language of different texts and acquire strategies to help them compose their own texts.
Students will be assessed according to the International Baccalaureate Assessment Criteria and will:
CARE • COMMITMENT • CO-OPERATION • RESPECT