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English – Activities

Activities Work Samples
Midway through Stage 5
(end of Year 9)
End of Stage 5
(end of Year 10)

Students view and write a review on a film of their own choosing for a teenage magazine. View...

7 12

Students view the first 20 minutes of a film and write an analysis evaluating the effectiveness of the director's cinematography. View...

5 8

Students write two letters to the editor of a newspaper giving opposing points of view on the issue of genetically modified food. View...

  10

Students use information to write a reconstruction of events from the perspective of a character. View...

  5

Students interpret a character from a visual portrait and prepare a 2-3 minute dramatic monologue as that character. View...

  2

Students choose a popular movie and write a review for a teen magazine and a user comment for a movies website. View...

  2

Students create an imaginative visual representation of the ideas or issues in a text or module they are studying, and write a critical, interpretive analysis. View...

  1

Students deliver a short speech to persuade listeners to attend a new play production. View...

  2

Students compose a persuasive text to raise public awareness about an important issue. View...

3  

Students write a 600-word recommendation to the coordinator of English arguing for, or justifying the inclusion of, a prose fiction text in a Stage 5 English course. View...

   

Students write a letter to a friend and discuss the topic and text they have been studying in class. View...

   

Students create a representation of the play Much Ado About Nothing in a new medium that reflects their understanding of the female characters. View...

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