ETA NSW Area of Study Day 2017

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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