Lesson breakdown
A review of prior week to reinforce learning and retention.
10 min
Students are guided through detailed analysis of the subject material by the tutor. The aim is to break up material so that it can be manageably understood and retained by students.
20 min
A practical session where students are guided on how to answer questions and offered feedback on their answers.
20 min
Students test their mastery of the concepts presented through a short quiz. Real time feedback is given to identify areas for further practice. Students test their mastery of the concepts presented through a short quiz.
10 min
Term course program
Dymocks Term 1
Poetry: In this unit students explore poetic texts which contain universal themes of love, death, morality and the relationship between the individual and society. Students learn how to identify different types of poetry and how meaning is constructed through certain poetic techniques and devices.
Dymocks Term 2
Changing Minds, Changing Behaviour: Students develop their skills in critical thinking and investigate how media such as advertisements convey a particular perspective, value or ideology. They are introduced to persuasive and rhetorical devices and consider how they impact an audience.
Dymocks Term 3
Growing Up: Students explore youth issues through the close study of prose fiction texts. Skills in novel analysis are developed through a focus on character, theme and language, particularly the core text ‘Bridge to Terabithia.’ Students explore the genre of ‘bildungsroman,’ and ‘rites of passage’ and learn how to both analyse a novel as well as compose their own narratives. View the lesson plan
Dymocks Term 4
Images and Imagination: Students develop their ‘visual literacy’ skills through a close examination of how composers use images to convey meaning. They examine a variety of short films and picture books and learn how to write critically about the different elements of these texts. View the lesson plan

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