Term One - 11 Weeks: Course Outline

Introduction/English Basics

Language and Spelling

Writing: Dictionary use. Cloze exercises. Poetry writing and personal writing.

Reading: Personal reading (sustained silent reading), reading comprehension.

Assessments: Spelling assessments.

 

Term Two - 9 Weeks: Course Outline

Language and Spelling:

Writing: Formal Writing – especially letter writing. Dictionary, editing and proof-reading work.

Reading: Personal reading (sustained silent reading), reading comprehension

Assessments: AsTTle Writing.

 

Term Three - 10 Weeks: Course Outline

Language and Spelling:

Writing: Formal Essay writing and Film Study

Reading: Novel Study continued and daily personal reading (SSR).

Assessments: AsTTle Writing.

 

Term 4 - 10 Weeks: Course Outline

Week 1 - Week 5
Language and Spelling: Language notebooks and spelling program ongoing – focusing on editing and proof-reading.
Writing: Essay writing practice.
Reading: Continued personal reading

Week 6 - Week 8
Exam Revision

Week 9
Junior Exams

Week 10
Focus on areas for 2017

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