Y11 Literature PREP: T3 Holidays

Holiday, it is, the best day.

  1. Please finish reading the text
  2. Go to the post, ‘Workshop – Extract responses’ and read through the examples, following the instructions I have posted.
  3. Go to the post ‘Tutorial – approaching extract responses’ and watch the video/read the notes
  4. Watch all other video tutorials in the MoV tag if you haven’t already. There are at least 3.
  5. Finish your work on the padlet walls for theme, character and techniques. the more we have the more knowledge we have.


Workshop – Extract responses

Hi all here the documents and (video soon) for the start of our work on extracts.

Read this example of a high level extract response first. Take notes on the structure of each paragraph.

Frankenstein response – High level extract response example

Once you have read the response, look at the exam to find the three passages that inspired this discussion.

VCAA – 2012 lit exam

Now look at the examiner’s report to see what people generally did well and what people who did well did. Then read the examination advice for this year’s Y12s to get an idea of what examiners want from an extract response.

VCAA – 2012 Literature examiner’s report

VCAA Literature Examination advice