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English Standard

2021 HSC Study Day Series: English Standard


Date: Wednesday 25 August
Time: 8:50am – 3:10pm
Location: Online via Adobe Connect
Cost: $50 per school
Registration: Please pay online first, then register online (you will need your receipt number and your DoE email address). You will receive an email confirmation from Eventbrite.

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Time Session

8:50- 9:00 Welcome

9:00- 9:45 Paper 1:  Exam preparation  Jane Sherlock, English Teaching Consultant

9:50 – 10:50 Paper 1 : Section 2: Texts and Human Experiences. Options to attend:

          • The Boy Behind The Curtain: Tim Winton
          • Past The Shallows
          • Billy Elliot

10:50- 11:15 Morning tea break

11:15 – 12:15 Paper 2: Module A Language, Identity and Culture. Options to attend

          • The Castle
          • Shafana and Aunt Sarrinah
          • Inside My Mother: Ali Cobby Eckermann

12:20- 1:20 Paper 2: Module B Close Study of Text. Options to attend

          • Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
          • Selected poems: Oodgeroo Noonuccal
          • Coast Road: Robert Gray

1:20 – 2:00 Lunch break

2:00 – 3:00 Paper 2: Module C The Craft of Writing. Jane Sherlock, English Teaching consultant

3:00 – 3:10 Q&A and conclusion

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