Year 12 English – General – Unit 3 & 4

Assessment Outline 2019

Assessment Type Assessment Type Weighting Assessment Task Weighting Assessment Task Timing Assessment Task Description
Responding 40% 5%

Term 1

Week 4

Task 1A: Maintain a reflective journal and respond to a series of focus questions across your reading and viewing.
10%

Term 2

Week 3

Task 3: Short answer responses to questions based on studied texts.
5%

Term 2

Week 8

Task 5: Panel discussion exploring at least one workplace issue from a range of viewpoints and perspectives. Each group to create an infographic which summarises its findings for distribution to the class. Panelists are expected to be aware of workplace rights and obligations.
10%

Term 2

Week 10

Task 6: Explore how some perspectives are privileged while others are marginalised or silenced in at least one reading and/or viewing text you have studied this year.
10%

Term 3

Week 9

Task 8: Individually, or in pairs, research a range of different viewpoints on a controversial issue in popular music culture and examine the role of social media in communicating perspectives and shaping viewpoints. Your presentation to the class may include video clips, recorded music or printed lyrics and should consider how and why some viewpoints are given preference over others.
Creating 45% 10%

Term 1

Week 5

Task 1B: Group presentation to the class which conveys a range of perspectives on one social issue facing young Australians and explores some of the values underpinning these perspectives. The aim of the presentation is to engage, inform and educate.
10%

Term

Week 10

Task 2: Create a digital or print multimodal feature article for a website or magazine of your choice, exploring how one television series/program presents the world in a particular way.
10%

Term 3

Week 6

Task 7: Write a series of journal entries/a diary entry/an extract from the autobiography of a character in a dystopian/post-apocalyptic text to provide a perspective on an event or events in the text to appeal to the beliefs, attitudes and values of a particular audience.
15%

Term 4

Week 3

Task 9: Working cooperatively and collaboratively in groups, create and publish a magazine similar in format to the West Weekend, targeting a specified audience. Communicate to this audience a range of relevant information using different types of texts and include original photographs and advertising.
Externally set task 15% 15% Term 2
Week 4/5
Task 4: A task set by the SCSA based on the following content from Unit 3
Total 100% 100%    

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