Year 9 English

Subject Description

The year 9 English program develops students writing ability so they can demonstrate a range of skills from persuasive to creative writing. Using “Time” as the focus students produce a range of presentations from speeches to posters

The different focuses over the course of the year include:
– Text Study: “Pennies for Hitler”
– The craft of writing
– Oral presentations
– Step back in time: trends from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s & 80’s
– The Present: Resume, application letters & mock interviews
– The future: predicting the future based on the film stimulus : The Hunger Games”

Equipment & Text

Novel: Pennies for Hitler

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

Special Comments

Essay writing becomes a key focus developing our students skills to be ready for VCE
As part of Oberon’s reading focus students will be guided to discover a reading genre to create life long readers.

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