Term 1 | Sept. - Dec.
Continuing focus on language techniques and visual techniques;
Development on structure and preparation for creative writing.
Term 2 | Feb. - Apr.
Essay writing for multiple texts;
Sharing ideas for essays and creative writing through peer assessment which continues in Term 3 and Term 4;
Term 3 | Apr. - Jun.
Essay writing considering context and ideas related to context;
Different text types with focus on speeches and feature articles;
Term 4 | Jul. - Sept.
Analysis of different text types and understanding that analysis in essays;
Consideration of 'focus studies' and intent of the syllabus in preparing for Year 12;
Exam technique for paper 1 of HSC to develop understanding of what they need to learn in Year 12.