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Curriculum 2022

English

 

Subject Name English
Year Level 9
Subject Length Full Year
Subject Type Compulsory
Staff Contact Shannyn Daniel
shannyn.daniel260@schools.sa.edu.au

Content

Year 9 English focuses on developing the knowledge, understanding, skills and processes of speaking, listening, reading, viewing and writing with purpose, clarity and confidence, within the fields of Language (knowing about the English language), Literature (appreciating, understanding, analysing and creating literature) and Literacy (expanding the skills of English usage).

Assessment

Students complete a range of written, oral and multimodal tasks to demonstrate their language skills, knowledge and understanding, and are assessed against the Australian Curriculum Achievement Standards. By the end of Year 9, students will demonstrate: 

  • Knowledge of a range of texts including written, spoken and multimodal forms
  • Reading and listening for understanding
  • Examining, responding to and creating literature
  • Appropriate construction of imaginative, informative, persuasive, media and everyday texts that explore different perspectives
  • Speaking and writing to demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Drafting, proof-reading and editing skills

Additional Information

Students will be enrolled in Connect English, English or Extension English based on teacher recommendations and parent approval. Teacher recommendations are based on previous achievements, PAT and NAPLAN results.