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English Is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 eBookPLUS (Online Purchase)

English Is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 eBookPLUS (Online Purchase)
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Chumley
ISBN13 9781742467825
Pub date January 2013
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The English is… series uses a creative approach to learning to inspire students to embrace the English language in all its variations and develop key skills in reading, understanding and creating. It includes structured inquiry into the big ideas or concepts that support English, underpinned by the skills needed for literate citizenship.

KEY FEATURES

• an entertaining, new Australian video series, written by Robert Greenberg (Round the Twist) and produced specifically to teach students the big ideas of the Australian Curriculum: English
 ‘You be the writer’ interactivities that provide students with hands-on opportunities to explore the craft of writing
• links to selected quests in Knowledge Quest online games
• editable worksheets for every unit and weblinks to relevant English content online
• rubrics for all assessment tasks.

English is ... English for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 eBookPLUS is a digital-only version of the textbook and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (http://www.jacplus.com.au/).  

> eBookPLUS resources include:

• Access from any digital device PC/MAC/iPad/Android Tablet.
Worksheets - Word documents designed for easy customisation and editing.
Interactivities and games to reinforce and enhance student learning.
eLessons - engaging video clips and supporting material.
Weblinks to relevant support material on the internet.
ProjectsPLUS - unique ICT-based projects that provide opportunities for students to demonstrate creativity, thinking skills and teamwork.

 

UNIT 1 Wordplay 1
Why and how is language powerful? 1
Powerful and playful words 3
Tuning in 3

1.1 Changing words 4
Where did English come from? 4
What do early forms of English look like? 4
Wordsmith . . . Loan words in English 7
How does our language reflect what we value? 8

1.2 Powerful words 13
How can words be used to persuade and promote? 13
Wordsmith . . . Creating portmanteau words 18
The language of propaganda 19

1.3 Playful words 22
How does language create humour? 22
The language of popular satire 22
The language of literary satire 26
Wordsmith . . . Writing humorously: Malapropisms and spoonerisms 29
Fighting back with words 30
Compose and create 32

UNIT 2 Intertextuality 35
How does intertextuality create richer reading and
Viewing experiences? 35
What is intertextuality? 37
Tuning in 37

2.1 Sharing the content of texts 38
How do writers draw on previous ideas to create new works? 38
Intertextual links through film and painting 41
Intertextuality in an artwork 43
Wordsmith . . . Ways in which texts can connect: Content 44

2.2 Intertextuality and context 46
How does society and culture affect intertextuality? 46
Reinventing Wonderland 46
Wordsmith . . . Ways in which texts can connect: Contexts 49

2.3 Intertextuality and creators 51
How does intertextuality allow creators to bring their
Perspectives together? 51
Intertextuality through parody and allusions 53
Wordsmith . . . Ways in which texts can connect: Creators 56
Compose and create 58
VI English is … Year 9

UNIT 3 Identity 61
How is identity constructed? 61
Who am I? 63
Tuning in 63

3.1 Celebrity identity 64
How does the media construct identity? 64
Images of celebrity 64
Wordsmith . . . Reading visual texts 65
Celebrity identities in photographs and articles 66

3.2 Identities under threat 70
How might political and social factors affect personal or
Group identity? 70
Stolen children 73
Wordsmith . . . Text features of conversations 77

3.3 Culture and identity 78
How has our collective Australian identity changed over time? 78
Multimodal stories of Australians from other lands 79
Wordsmith . . . ‘Punctuation’ in spoken language 82
The great Australian dream 83
Compose and create 88

UNIT 4 Imagery 91
How and why does imagery appeal? 91
What is imagery? 93
Tuning in 93

4.1 Sensory images 94
How do writers use imagery to appeal to our physical senses? 94
‘Sense’ appeal 95
Wordsmith . . . Recognising sensory imagery 99

4.2 Imagery and emotion 101
How do writers use imagery to evoke emotional responses? 101
Wordsmith . . . Making annotations when analysing texts 105

4.3 Imagery that inspires action 107
How can imagery inspire people to take action? 107
Other views, other images 108
Imagery to make a protest 111
Wordsmith . . . Answering ‘how’ questions 114
Compose and create 116

UNIT 5 Interpretation 119
How do we interpret texts, and what gives texts value? 119
What does it mean to ‘interpret’? 121
Tuning in 121

5.1 Open to interpretation 122
What do we mean by perspectives, interests and values? 122
Insiders and outsiders in literary classics 122
Interpreting visual texts 127
Wordsmith . . . The sentence 130

5.2 Creative interpretations 132
How can we interpret texts imaginatively? 132
Wordsmith . . . How to write cohesively 134
Damsel in distress: The Lady of Shalott 136
Interpretation through adaptation 140

5.3 Analytical interpretation 142
How do we interpret texts analytically? 142
Wordsmith . . . Writing a paragraph 145
The analytical essay 146
Compose and create 150

UNIT 6 Relationships in narratives 153
How and why do writers of narratives create relationships between characters? 153
A recipe for creating character 155
Tuning in 155

6.1 Characters in context 156
How do writers create a context for their characters? 156
Wordsmith . . . Showing versus telling in narrative 162

6.2 Character relationships and the plot 163
How do writers use characters to drive the story to its climax? 163
Wordsmith . . . Using character relationships to drive a plot 169

6.3 Using language to create relationships 170
How does a writer bring characters to life? 170
Wordsmith . . . Writing naturalistic dialogue 174
Compose and create 176
VIII English is … Year 8

UNIT 7 Representing ideas 179
How does language shape, reflect and represent ideas? 179
What’s the big idea? 181
Tuning in 181

7.1 Truth and reality 182
Is your truth different to my truth? 182
Representations of identity 188
Wordsmith . . . Writing a running sheet for a multimodal
presentation 192

7.2 The representation of ideas that inspire 193
Whose reality is it? 193
Anzacs in film 194
Another perspective on representing Gallipoli in film 195
Wordsmith . . . Vocabulary choices: Specificity versus abstraction 200

7.3 Representing ideas and values 202
How are ideas and values represented in imaginative texts? 202
The idea of romantic love in earlier times 202
Wordsmith . . . Writing a comparative essay 204
Romantic love in contemporary times 206
Love, real and imagined 208
Compose and create 210
Projects PLUS 213
Classic character profile 214
Representating popular culture 216

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