Lesson breakdown
Review and Reinforcement
A review of the prior week to reinforce learning and retention.and a quiz to assess their understanding of the previous week’s lesson.
10 min
Explain and Explore
Students are guided through a detailed analysis of the subject material by the tutor. The aim is to break up the material so that it can be manageably understood and retained by students.
30 min
Practice and Performance
A practical session where students are guided on how to appropriately respond to different question types and practice various written styles.
40 min
Recap and Synthesise
Students test their mastery of the concepts presented through a short quiz. Real-time feedback is given to identify areas for further practice.
10 min
Term course program
Potentia Term 1
A Place In Time: Students will explore historical context, representation and perspectives. They will also evaluate the way that authors integrate historical information into their work with a close focus on ‘war writing.’ View the lesson plan
T1
Potentia Term 2
Introduction to Shakespearean Literature: Students complete a close study of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, learning how to read and analyse a dramatic text as well as focusing on how texts explore complex themes and values. They also consider how these themes have been visualised in film. Students practice writing analytically including planning and structuring essay responses. View the lesson plan
T2
Potentia Term 3
Intercultural Experiences: Students investigate how intercultural experiences shape the way we view the world and the people around us. They consider how the core theme of “journeys” is explored in a variety of texts and the relationship of the individual to their society. Students practice writing analytically including planning and structuring essay responses, as well as undertaking creative narrative writing tasks. View the lesson plan
T3
Potentia Term 4
Australian Poetry and Persuasive Writing: In this unit, students explore the different ways Australia has been portrayed in poetry and understand what makes a poem ‘uniquely Australian.’ They learn to analyse poetic techniques and write extended responses comparing conflicting perspectives about Australian identity. Students also consider the idea of “rhetoric” and “persuasive writing.” They will learn how to use techniques to make their own work engaging and convince readers of their point of view. View the lesson plan
T4

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