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English Is... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 10 uses a creative approach to learning to inspire students to embrace the English language in all its variations and develop key skills in reading, understanding and creating.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781742467856 Publisher: Jacaranda Categories: Australian CurriculumWritingReadingLiteratureLiteracyLanguageCommunication SkillsEnglishEnglish
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Part of the series English Is... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 10.

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English is… series uses a creative approach to learning to inspire students to embrace the English language in all its variations and develop key skills in reading, understanding and creating. It includes structured inquiry into the big ideas or concepts that support English, underpinned by the skills needed for literate citizenship.

English Is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 10 & eBookPLUS

KEY FEATURES
  • Full coverage of the Australian Curriculum: English content descriptions allows students to achieve year level standards
  • The text is always at the centre of the learning
  • Differentiated activities provide all students with an entry point to the texts through a Getting started, Working through and Going further grading
  • Sub-unit structure allows for a dip-in, dip-out approach
  • Wordsmiths or mini-workshops drill down to teach key skills in a Tell me, Show me, Let me do it process
  • Ready to Read prepares less able readers to engage with the texts
  • Asian and Indigenous texts are featured along with classic, world, Australian and contemporary texts
  • 'Need to know' explains key terms at point of need so that students learn English's metalanguage
  • Language, Literature and Literacy links connect to the Australian Curriculum content descriptions
  • Wide variety of assessment options at the end of every unit with rubrics to guide students
English Is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 10 & eBookPLUS is a hard-copy student text accompanied by eBookPLUS. eBookPLUS resources include
  • Access from any digital device: PC/MAC/iPad/Android Tablet.
  • Worksheets - Word documents designed for easy customisation and editing.
  • Interactivities and games to reinforce and enhance student learning.
  • eLessons - engaging video clips and supporting material.
  • Weblinks to relevant support material on the internet.
  • ProjectsPLUS - unique ICT-based projects that provide opportunities for students to demonstrate creativity, thinking skills and teamwork.

Contents

  • About eBookPLUS ix
  • How to use this book x
  • Acknowledgements xii
  • UNIT 1 English — Change and Continuity 1
    • How does the English language and its history reveal who we are and what we value? 1
    • Tuning in 2
  • 1.1 The history of English 3
    • What’s so special about English? 3
    • Old English: The Seafarer 3
    • Old English: Beowulf 7
    • Beowulf on the big screen 10
    • Writing that packs a punch 11
    • French influences on English language 13
    • Middle English emerges 14
    • The Pardoner’s Tale 14
    • Wordsmith . . . Greek and Latin roots 17
  • 1.2 Technology and language change 19
    • How do new technologies alter language? 19
    • Weird words 20
    • Wordsmith . . . The future of the English language 23
  • 1.3 Language and identity 24
    • How does our language express our sense of identity? 24
    • Talkin’ Ostrayan 24
    • A distinctive Australian voice 24
    • English and Indigenous Australia 26
    • What’s in a name? 28
    • Teen-speak 29
    • Really cool 31
    • Wordsmith . . . Denotation, connotation and euphemism 32
    • Compose and create 33
  • UNIT 2 Adaptations and transformations 35
    • How are valued texts adapted or transformed for new contexts? 35
    • Tuning in 36
  • 2.1 Drawing on Shakespeare 37
    • Why are there so many adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays? 37
    • Shakespeare goes intertextual 39
    • A poetic adaptation of Romeo and Juliet 42
    • Wordsmith . . . Counting the beat 44
  • 2.2 Creating a classic ‘brand’ 46
    • What gives classic texts their enduring value? 46
    • The original book 46
    • Pride, prejudice and popcorn 51
    • Wordsmith . . . Active and passive voice 53
  • 2.3 Creating alternative meanings 54
    • How can texts be altered to reflect new values and beliefs? 54
    • Classic picture books 57
    • Turning to the big screen 59
    • Wordsmith . . . Americanising English 61
    • Compose and create 62
  • UNIT 3 Text in Context 63
    • Why is context central to the production and reception of a text? 63
    • Tuning in 64
  • 3.1 What is context? 65
    • How does context influence both the creator of the text and the audience? 65
    • Positioning 66
    • Cultural context: time/era 68
    • Context of situation: theme in a novel 68
    • Avatar — theme in a film 73
    • Wordsmith . . . The skill of debating 74
  • 3.2 The context of place 76
    • How is context conveyed through setting? 76
    • Of Mice and Men 76
    • Avatar — setting in a film 80
    • Wordsmith . . . Impressionistic description 82
  • 3.3 The context of social circumstances 83
    • How do a society’s prevailing beliefs and values relate to context? 83
    • Social circumstances 83
    • The person telling the story 83
    • Creating the context for a great story 89
    • Wordsmith . . . Writing an analytical response 94
    • Compose and create 96
  • UNIT 4 Artistry 97
    • How do writers capture powerful moments that move us? 97
    • Tuning in 98
  • 4.1 Creating a narrative persona 99
    • How do writers craft a persona and voice to engage their audience? 99
    • Wordsmith . . . Establishing a persona 104
  • 4.2 Structure: orientation, conflict and climax 107
    • How do great writers experiment with structure? 107
    • Orientation 107
    • Conflict 109
    • Climax 112
    • Wordsmith . . . The narrative arc 115
  • 4.3 Developing style 118
    • How does a writer create a distinctive style? 118
    • Style in a prose novel 118
    • Style in a verse novel 121
    • Wordsmith . . . Imagery, symbols and motifs 124
    • Compose and create 126
  • UNIT 5 Manipulation 127
    • How do writers and composers manipulate us through texts? 127
    • Tuning in 128
  • 5.1 The fiction writer as manipulator 129
    • How do fiction writers influence our responses to their narrative? 129
    • Manipulating through dialogue 133
    • Wordsmith . . . Using dialogue to maintain reader interest 139
  • 5.2 The non-fiction writer as manipulator 141
    • How do non-fiction writers influence our perceptions? 141
    • Similar views; different tones 144
    • Wordsmith . . . Perfecting the witty one-liner 147
  • 5.3 The visual artist as manipulator 148
    • How can visual images and plays upon words manipulate us? 148
    • Wordsmith . . . How punctuation makes meaning 152
    • Compose and create 153
  • UNIT 6 Curtain up! 155
    • How do performers interpret, craft and engage? 155
    • Tuning in 156
  • 6.1 Understanding performance 157
    • How do characters create performance? 157
    • Mapping a character 157
    • Objectives in action 158
    • How do performers reveal their characters? 160
    • What can words tell us? 163
    • A new character 164
    • Wordsmith . . . Understanding conflict 165
  • 6.2 Analysing performance 167
    • How can we analyse a specific play? 167
    • The tragedy of Macbeth 167
    • Tragedy in text 168
    • The structure of tragedy 170
    • Characters in Macbeth 172
    • Character in focus: Lady Macbeth 173
    • Three witches 175
    • Wordsmith . . . Textual interventions 177
  • 6.3 Creating performance 179
    • How can we use text to create performance? 179
    • Act III, Scene ii 180
    • Guilty or not? Creating a new text for performance 182
    • Law and order 184
    • Wordsmith . . . Blocking and emotional interpretation 186
    • Compose and create 189
  • UNIT 7 People and Places 191
    • How are people and places represented through language and images? 191
    • Tuning in 192
  • 7.1 Representing places 193
    • How are representations constructed? 193
    • Travel tales online 196
    • Feature articles on travel 198
    • Wordsmith . . . Choosing language to craft the imagery of place 201
  • 7.2 Representing ethics 203
    • How do representations shape reader responses to ethical issues? 203
    • Representing the ethics of voluntourism 206
    • Wordsmith . . . Citing the work of others in your writing 210
  • 7.3 Representing people 212
    • How do documentary film-makers represent people? 212
    • Constructing an image 217
    • Constructing representations through dialogue 219
    • Wordsmith . . . Analysing representations in documentary 222
    • Compose and create 223
  • Projects Plus 225
    • Literary appreciation 226
    • Wish you were here 228
  • Glossary 230
  • Subject index 233
  • Author/Title index 236

View Other Year Levels in the 'English Is ... English for the Australian Curriculum' Series

Year 7
Year 8
Year 9

ISBN 9781742467856
Publisher Jacaranda
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 10,

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