Grammar and Composition
Daily write in some manner, emphasis on polishing pieces.
Writing Club with Sr Judith
English for Australian Schools - Ridout
Roper, & ? & ?
Elements of Writing: 5th course - Kinneavy & Warriner
Essays are to be assigned on Faith, literature, history and science topics. 5 /term
Further composition will be required for Writing Club and for literary analysis.
Each term read at least two classic, saints, short stories and history books.
Write 1 serious paper on two novels.
Read & discuss; opinions, reactions, themes, symbolism
Witness to Hope - George Wiegel
Fr Brown - GK Chesterton
Weka-Feather Cloak - Leo Madigan
Ray Bradbury's -Fahrenheit 451
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Landscape with Dragons - Michael O'Brien
Watch 2 DVDs
Read plays afterwards
Daily read and enjoy. Memorise at least one poem per term.
Focus on Australian and British poets.
The Harp and the Laurel Wreath - Laura Berquist
The Four Corners (Aust)
The Thinking Toolbox
Essential Latin by G.D.A Sharpley
Open Uni - Applied Mathematics