Unit 4 English – Writing A+ Comparative Text Pair Responses – Head Start Lecture
Get Ahead. Reduce Stress, Maximise SAC & Exam Marks.
What Will be Covered?
This lecture draws on the key knowledge and key skills outlined in the current VCE Study Design and is presented by a qualified, experienced VCE teacher who is current VCE exam assessor (VCAA).
You will learn the techniques involved in skillful comparative analysis and the mechanics involved in writing sophisticated, high grade comparative text responses.
You will also:
| ||Examine the features of comparative analysis including structure, conventions, metalanguage |
| ||(including literary devices). |
| ||Learn the processes involved in analysing the thematic and stylistic elements of texts. |
| ||Consider a range of investigative tools for effective comparative analyses. |
| ||Discover the most effective way to structure your comparative response in your SACs and exam. |
| || |
| ||Broaden your knowledge of the different literary devices that authors use to create meaning, and to |
| ||influence the interpretation of a text. |
| ||Observe how to use textual evidence to effectively support your analysis of structural and language |
| ||elements relevant to the text. |
| ||Learn how to dissect and respond to the different types of comparative prompts and the |
| ||questions you should ask yourself when analysing your texts. |
| ||Learn to recognise and appreciate the differences between low, mid and high scoring responses |
| ||and discover the various practices that result in lower comparative text response marks. |
| ||Discover how and where you should focus your efforts so you can obtain the highest possible marks |
| ||in this challenging section of the English course. |
| ||Cover strategies you can use to convey strong critical faculties, an in-depth understanding of literary |
| ||elements and how they influence meaning and interpretation, and that demonstrate your ability |
| ||to construct sophisticated, insightful inferences to support your contention. |
What Will I Get?
| ||High quality, fully edited, on demand lecture recordings. |
| ||Superb, dynamic instruction from highly experienced VCE teachers who are current or recent VCE exam |
|. ||assessors (VCAA) (not university students) – the very same teachers who’ll be marking your VCE exams! |
| ||Thorough coverage of examinable materials. |
| ||Sample A+ essay responses to provide you with an indication of how to correctly structure your essays and |
|. ||how to effectively demonstrate that you have developed a strong grasp of the analytical skills described in |
|. ||“What Will be Covered?”. |
| ||Unlimited 24/7 access to a recording of your enrolled lecture(s) until the 22 July 2022. |
Why Should I Take this Course?
| ||To get ahead and make my school and home studies easier. |
| ||To develop a strong grasp of examinable materials and cut down on the time spent on homework |
| ||To get valuable advice regarding my Unit 4 SACs. |
| ||To reduce stress levels and study-loads in Term 3 and 4. |
| ||To gain an advantage and maximise my subject ranks/SAC marks. |
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