Year 9 English Tutoring
The core contents of year 9 English are:
- Analysis and interpretation of texts including text structure, images, vocabulary choice, and language features,
- Use of various language features and images to create meaning,
- Response to issues in the form of texts that interpret and use ideas from other texts,
- Presenting, discussing, and evaluating responses to ideas and issues,
- Persuasive writing involving the use of effect, selective use of vocabulary and grammar, and accurate spelling and punctuation.
By the end of year 9 English, students should be able to:
- Analyse how the structure of a text can be used for effect,
- Form their own interpretations of texts based on an evaluation of the ideas and information contained in the texts,
- Create different levels of meaning by using a variety of language features,
- Understand how interpretations of texts can vary by comparing their own response to the responses of others,
- Create texts that respond to issues,
- Make presentations and actively contribute to class discussions,
- Make use of vocabulary and grammar for effect, and
- Use accurate punctuation and spelling.
In year 9, your child needs to move beyond text analysis to begin formulating their own arguments based on ideas and information found in the text. This sets the foundation for senior years English where students will need to put forth their own point of view in text response essays.
Another important foundational skill your child needs to develop is being able to respond to issues and current affairs. This includes being able to understand the different viewpoints involved, being able to summarise the information, as well as having an opinion on the issue and persuasively presenting this opinion.
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