Subject Details - Stage 2 English Literary Studies

SACE Stage
SACE Stage 2
SACE Credits
20 credits
Learning Area
Global Learnings
Subject Length
2 semesters
Subject Overview
In this course, students will encounter different opinions and have opportunites to exchange and develop ideas about topics including culture and identity. They will learn about the power of language, find evidence to support personal views, learn to construct logical and convincing arguements and consider a range of interpretations of texts. By focusing on the creativity of authors, students will enhance their nown skills in creating texts.

Focus Of Learning
     Understanding the relationship between author, text and content
     Analyse ideas, perspectives and values
     Compare structural, language and stylistic features
     Use evidence to dvelop, support and justify interpretations
     Consider other interpretations of texts
     Experiment with stylistic features
     Express ideas in a range of ways to create texts that engage the reader, viewer or listener
Evidence Of Learning
A variety of tasks will allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through:
     Innovation and creativity
     Critical thinking and problem solving
     Effective oral and written communication
     Knowledge and understanding
Prerequisites
An achievement level of 'B' or better in Stage 1 English is highly recommended.


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