ETA NSW Area of Study Day 2017


Thank you to the year 12 students who attended my presentations on the concept of Discovery.

The booklet "Literacy demands of HSC English 2017" that I told you about is attached. It is best printed as a B6 size booklet so it is easy to put in your pocket.

I am also adding the diagram overview and the breakdown of the rubric:

I referred to a great Tropfest short film to demonstrate how to tell the back story of a character - "Unspoken."

Imaginative Writing

These writers will enrich your understanding of great writing:
Tim Winton - Breath, The Turning and The Boy Behind the Curtain
Colum McCann - Let the Great World Spin (See attached), Zoli and TransAtlantic, and any of his short stories, such as Everything in this Country Must (great related texts for AOS)

Anthony Doerr - All the Light We Cannot See and his short story collection (great for related texts) Memory Wall
Gail Jones - Five Bells
James Joyce - "Eveline"
Favel Parrett - Pat the Shallows
Thomas O'Malley - This Magnificent Desolation