Year 8 English Tutoring
The core contents of year 8 English are:
- Rhetorical devices and how they are used for persuasive effect,
- Writing longer, carefully structured paragraphs,
- The use and effect of embedded clauses and nominalisation,
- Interconnectedness of country, place, people, identity, and culture,
- Questioning the validity of content and the credibility of sources within texts,
- Creating imaginative, informative, and persuasive texts, taking care with vocabulary and including digital media where appropriate.
By the end of year 8 English, students should be able to:
- Question the reliability of information and sources,
- Actively participate in class discussions by listening and presenting their own arguments and ideas using language patterns for effect,
- Explain how language choices may be used to persuade an audience,
- Create and edit texts with consideration for the intended purpose and audience,
- Use correct grammar, selective vocabulary, and accurate spelling and punctuation.
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