|1.||Interpret literal and figurative meaning from fiction and non-fiction texts, using evidence of both form and content.|
|2.||Compare and contrast two or more texts for their informative and stylistic properties.|
|3.||Identify the ideological agendas of texts, using information within them as well as historical information about them.|
|4.||Discuss their interpretations of texts with others, drawing on relevant theory.|
|Journal||Three entries in a personal reflective journal, applying curriculum themes to selected readings (450 words)||15%|
|Essay||Essay analysing key texts in the unit. (750 words)||40%|
|Presentation||In-class scaffolded group presentation involving the application of analytical and interpretive techniques in response to texts from several genres.||45%|
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