Dominic has a casual position as assistant groundskeeper at a local school 2 afternoons a week.
Dominic will be looking at various work experience/volunteer options this year.
He already has a position with a local plumber.
1. English Language Arts Grammar and Composition
English for Australian Schools - Ronald Ridout
Composition work is also to include regular written narrations from books set for history, religion, geography, literature and science.
Copy daily from favourite poems, prayers, Bible passages or the Shakespeare play being studied.
The Harp and Laurel Wreath by Laura Berquist www.shakespeare-online.com/quotes
Paragraphs or passages to be dictated from a section (two or three paragraphs) of a history, literature, geography or religion book that has been studied in advance, or Qld Reader
Creative Writing Writing Club and continue working on your individual novel. To hand in at least one typed/edited page per week.
Each term read one classic children’s book, one saints book and additional history and geography book aloud outside formal lesson time.
1) Classic Literature
Term 1: Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Term 2: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
Term 3: Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
Term 1: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Term 2: The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
Term 3: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
or other classic literature of your choice such as selection from the Classical Christian list