Year 7 English

Subject Description

The year 7 English program offers students the opportunity to develop their literacy skills in a range of mediums. Students are encouraged to express themselves with the written word along with developing public speaking skills

The different focuses over the course of the year include:
– Topic Sentences & Paragraph Writing/Extended Narrative
– Story board narratives
– Invention speech or Audio visual presentation
– Animal research and interview
– Language focus through poetry
– Text study & film comparison: “The War That Saved My Life”
– Introduction to essay construction

Equipment & Text

Novel: “The War That Saved My Life”

Additional equipment required will be:
– Dictionary
– English exercise book

Special Comments

As part of Oberon’s reading focus students will be guided to discover a reading genre to create life long readers.
All students are offered the opportunity to participate in Oberon’s Public Speaking Festival