Unit 4

School-assessed Coursework for the outcomes in Unit 4 will contribute 25 per cent to the student’s study score for English.

Outcome 1
Develop and justify a detailed interpretation of a selected text.

This outcome will contribute 50 marks out of the 100 marks allocated to School-assessed Coursework for Unit 4. It will be assessed by one task which will contribute a total of 50 marks.

Task Description
This task requires:
  • An extended written interpretation of one selected text- A T.E.E.L based essay on Louis Nowra's 'Cosi'
  • Advice: A extended written interpretation should be approximately 600–800 words in total.

Outcome 2
Draw on ideas and/or arguments suggested by a chosen Context to create written texts for a specified audience and purpose; and to discuss and analyse in writing their decisions about form, purpose, language, audience and context.

This outcome will contribute 50 marks out of the 100 marks allocated to School-assessed Coursework for Unit 4. It will be assessed by one or more tasks which will contribute a total of 50 marks.
Task Description
This task requires:
  • A sustained written text created for a specific audience and context, with a written explanation of decisions about form, purpose, language, audience and context- 'Encountering Conflict'- Text Studied 'A Quiet American'- Graham Greene-
  • Advice: A sustained written text should be approximately 900–1200 words in total.