A few tips on preparing for that creative SAC, using The Thing Around Your Neck, All About Eve and Mabo as example texts.
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Many students don’t feel confident in analysing the visual in the text they get. Below is some general advice for students who struggle with knowing how to write about them: Continue reading “Analysing a Visual”
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In this video, I edit a super duper long sentence. Please note that the use of low camera angle is wrong, but I’m just editing for length so I left that alone.
I hope that was helpful!
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Some students get a little confused when authors use multiple persuasive techniques/devices at once. Where do you start? Which one do you talk about first? Below is an example: Continue reading “When authors use multiple persuasive techniques at once”
When writing under timed conditions, it’s important to understand time as a limited resource. Are you using your x number of minutes to write stuff that going to get you the highest mark? Continue reading “Video: The ‘Bang for Buck’ writing principle”
In this video, I edit a student sentence from a Whose Reality context expository essay which uses Willy Loman from Death of a Salesman as an example.
As students move up the years in high school, they are expected to use more and more complex vocabulary, but this leads to a pet peeve of mine: inappropriate/incorrect vocabulary.
When I ask students to explain how context (expository) essays and text essays are different, most of them are a little confused. Hopefully, you’ll have a clear understanding of both by the end of this post!