ENGLISH UNITS 3 & 4

TEXTS:

RANSOM by David Malouf
SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEETH DOLL - for Context - Identity and Belonging
SKIN - DVD (2008; Anthony Fabian, Director) for Context - Identity and Belonging
TWELVE ANGRY MEN by Reginald Rose

RANSOM STUDY GUIDE - Insight
TWELVE ANGRY MEN STUDY GUIDE - Insight
CONTEXT GUIDE - IDENTITY AND BELONGING - Insight

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 2012 VCE ENGLISH

SAC'S

Unit 3

Outcome 1: Reading and Responding (TWELVE ANGRY MEN) = 30 marks
Outcome 2: Creating and Presenting (SMNMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL) = 30 marks
Outcome 3: Written Language Analysis/Point-of-view Oral = 40 marks

Unit 4

Outcome 1: Reading and Responding (RANSOM) = 50 marks
Outcome 2: Creating and Presenting (SKIN) = 50 marks

Exam Overview

15 minutes reading time; 3 hours writing time
Three sections, all worth a third of the total marks
Section A: Text Response (Either TWELVE ANGRY MEN or RANSOM)
Section B: Writing in Context (Identity and Belonging)
Section C: Analysis of Language

CRITERIA SHEETS FOR 0UTCOME TASKS

Rubrics (criteria sheets) for each Outcome Task are available in this document:

ASSESSMENT REPORTS


The 2013 Exam Assessment Report is available here:

http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/english/2013/English_examrep13.pdf

The 2012 Exam Assessment Report is available here:



PAST EXAMS

http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/vce/studies/english/englishexams.aspx