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Year 8 English

Writing Wizardry

Core Enrichment Unit

Unit Description

People have a strong need to tell stories, which are passed down through the generations and provide a record of our history and culture.

This unit explores the various forms and structures in writing — creative, personal, descriptive, informative, poetic — and studies the skills and techniques of established writers. The opportunity to create short written responses and more extended responses abound in this unit.

Assessment

  • Writing folio: narrative.
  • Multi-genre writing.
  • Descriptive writing task.