“At night! I think of my piano in its ocean grave.” – Ada McGrath

The PREP for the weekend is as follows;

  • Complete ‘ways to use ER’ task
  • Complete ‘key scenes’ task
  • Complete week 3 pre-readings

Please refer to the OneNote to find these tasks, email me if you don’t have access and I will help you out.

EDMOB out.


“‘Twere good he had God’s patience, for silence affects everyone in the end. The strange thing is, I don’t think myself silent.” – Ada McGrath

The PREP this week is as follows;

  • Pre-read pp. 163-167 of textbook
    • Consider how the features of a review apply to the one you have chosen [table on page 165] make note of anything that stands out to you.
    • Create a table or mindmap explaining the viewpoints and the different types of assumptions the textbook outlines. [pages 165-167]
  • Pre-read pp. 67-78 of textbook
    • List the different types of setting/context with a brief description in your own words
    • Explore/explain what ideology is and why it is important
    • Do you believe all of these elements of context can/should be considered as being independent of each other?
  • Complete questions 3&4 from activity at top of pg. 174 to develop the analysis of your review
    • Use this as practice for writing statements
  • Complete overdue tasks
  • Be sure to be reading set texts ahead of time (The Broken Shore is next)

Email if you need assistance.




The PREP is as follows;

  • Complete pre-readings of pages 43-47(“Structure of English”)
    • What is Standard English? Define it in your own words. [pages 44-45]
    • What is variation in language? Define it in your own words.
    • Why do you think Burridge uses the term “different Englishes”? [page 46]
    • List the 3 reasons for variation listed. [pages 46-47]
    • For each reason explain why this causes variation in language, in two sentences, provide an example.
  • Complete any overdue PREP or un-finished tasks

EMDOB out.

12-LITERATURE PREP: Thurs 05-Feb

Sorry for the late post everyone, I done goofed.

Tonight’s PREP is:

  • Find a couple of short extracts of writing from an examiner’s report that you think are amazing.
    • Write a short response explaining what the writer does that is so good
  • Complete overdue PREP tasks [you must now attend a session at lunch on Monday, NON-OPTIONAL]

EMDOB out.

11-ENGLISH PREP: Wed 04-Feb

Hi Everyone,

the PREP due on Tuesday 10th Feb is:

Week 2 Lesson 1-

Week 2 Lesson 2- 

I know this is a long list, but most of it should have been covered in classes. Also make sure you are reading Jasper Jones if you haven’t done that yet.