11-LANGUAGE: Fri 31-July

Hi everyone,

the PREP is as follows:

  • Find an example of older language use and one of very contemporary language use. [bring these to class on Monday]
  • Complete T3 Week 3 pre-readings
  • Work on your glossaries

EDMOB out.

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12-LITERATURE: Fri 31-July

The PREP is as follows:

  • Working on editing plans and drafts [due Monday]
  • Begin preparing for critical reflection [completed in class on Friday]
  • Complete Week 2 pre-readings
  • Complete W3 PREP tracker task (submitting final draft by due date)

EDMOB out

11-LANGUAGE: Mon 27-Jul

REMINDER- PTS conversations are this Wednesday from 12:30-7:00pm. Please book a time to see me ASAP.

When Chaucer started his literary career, the English speech, and still less, the English of writing was confusingly fluid and unsettled. The English language was divided into a number of dialects which were employed in different parts of the country. – neoenglishsystem.blogspot.com.au

The PREP for this week is:

  • Finish vowel shift poster
  • Complete W3 PREP tracker task [due next Monday]
  • Complete W2 pre-readings [due Friday]
  • Submit overdue tasks

EDMOB out.

12-LITERATURE: Mon 27-July

REMINDER- PTS conversations are this Wednesday from 12:30-7:00pm. Please book a time to see me ASAP.

I’m interested in the way people behave when power has been stripped from them. The way they put themselves back together again.– Cate Kennedy

The PREP is:

  • Begin preparing for critical reflection
  • Working on editing plans and drafts
  • Prepare for vocab battle [Thursday]
  • Complete Week 2 pre-readings
  • Complete W2 PREP tracker task (and those you have missed)

EDMOB out

12-LITERATURE: Fri 24-July

I often think about this in terms of how do you create someone and show what they want but not actually tell what they want. So all those things people are trying to hide still really interest me. – Cate Kennedy

The PREP is as follows:

  • Complete Week 2 pre-readings [due next Friday]
  • Complete W2 PREP tracker task (and those you have missed)
  • Working on editing plans and drafts
  • Prepare for vocab battle [this coming Thursday]

EDMOB out

11-LITERATURE: Wed 22-July

The truth was that Jay Gatsby, of West Egg, Long Island, sprang from his Platonic conception of himself.

The PREP this week is as follows:

  • Complete T3 week 2 Pre-readings [due Tuesday]
  • Write a practice comparative analysis of one aspect of film and novel [due Tuesday]
  • Read examiners reports [if you want to extend your understanding of close analysis]

EDMOB out.

11-LANGUAGE: Mon 20-July

Hi everyone,

the PREP is as follows:

  • Complete 20 new entries in your glossary [by Friday]
  • complete W1 pre-readings [by Friday]
  • submit any overdue tasks [timeline, great vowel shift poster]

email me if you need anything 🙂

EDMOB out.

12-LITERATURE: Mon 20-July

I find myself approaching my writing projects now the way I approach making dinner – I’ve learnt to be good at it, to multi-skill, to bring all these ingredients together to make something for people waiting for it. It’s not always a gourmet feast, but it’s competent, the stakes are lower, and it still gives me pleasure.– Cate Kennedy

The PREP this week is:

  • Complete W1 pre-readings [due Friday]
  • Complete ‘relationships’ task from today [by Friday]
  • Complete W1 PREP tracker task (and t2 break if you need to)
  • Working on editing plans and drafts
  • Prepare for vocab battle
  • EDMOB out