The following units of work can be adapted by teachers to suit the individual needs of their students.

Stage 4

Are you talking to me?

Are you talking to me? is a Year 7 unit of work. It enables students to explore difference and diversity through imaginative thinking and writing.

i Space

iSpace is a unit of work for early Year 7. It focuses on autobiographical representations of lived experiences. It facilitates student reflection on their cultural background, past experiences, identity and how they fit into the high school environment.

From page to page: multimodal narrative

From page to page: multimodal narratives focuses on visual literacy and comprehending sequential art narratives. An exploration of graphic novels leads to a detailed study of Nathan Jurevicius' Scarygirl and its computer game appropriation.

Stage 5

Documenting our world engages students in contemporary issues through the study of documentary films. Students view two documentaries before undertaking the task of composing their own documentary in a small group.

In their position explores the representations of refugees and asylum seekers in global, national and personal contexts. Students engage with multiple perspectives and critically analyse the power of language to persuade and position audiences.

Representations of school explores students' perceptions of school and teachers and their responses to historical and contemporary representations of school, teachers and students in a wide range of texts.

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