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Discovering HSC English


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Product Code: 978-1-921586-93-4

an Area of Study guide for students

by Karen Yager and Michelle Standish

Discovering HSC English is written for year 12 students and covers extensively all aspects of the Area of Study. The text features a plethora of engaging activities that enrich students' skills and knowledge and deepen their understanding of how to approach Paper 1 of the HSC Advanced and Standard English examination. The text covers many of the most popular prescribed texts, such as The Tempest, Robert Gray's poetry, Motor Cycle Diaries, The Life of Pi, Away and Robert Frost's poetry.


In the beginning...

a. Unpacking the Area of Study Rubric

b. Area of Study: Discovery

c. The Key Concepts of the Rubric

The concept of discovery

HSC Paper 1 Area of Study Reading Task

HSC Paper 1 Area of Study Creative Writing

Area of Study and the critical essay

Discovering The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Discovering Robert Gray’s poetry

Discovering The Motorcycle Diaries by Che Guevara

Discovering Robert Frost’s poetry

Discovering The Life of Pi by Ang Lee (director)

Discovering Away by Michael Gow