Cambridge Checkpoints HSC Standard English
2009 Paper 2 Section III Module C – Elective 2: Into the World Here are the assessment criteria for 2009 (left hand column): In your answer you will be assessed on how
• Demonstrate understanding of the ways texts and
meaning are shaped by context
Organise, develop and express ideas using language
appropriate to audience, purpose and context
So you need to know:
The context of each text
The ideas in each text
How context affects meaning in each
How to write for specific purposes and
The question Individuals venturing into new experiences may encounter obstacles, but may also gain significant rewards. Do you agree with this perspective? In your response, refer to your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing.
What are the new experiences (worlds) in your texts?
What are the obstacles?
What are the rewards?
Personal response required: allows for negative, positive or mixed view Refer to a related text as well as the prescribed text
Sample response: Film
Prescribed text: Billy Elliot, Stephen Daldry, 2000
Related text: The Big Issue, September 2010 (newspaper)
Direct reference to key
Thesis is at the end of
Focus on form
Setting linked to
Moving into a new experience can be a difficult process with many obstacles to be overcome, but ultimately the rewards are worth it and many texts – fictional and non-fictional – demonstrate this reality. Billy Elliot, a film directed by Stephen Daldry and released in 2000, is a text with a powerful message about venturing into a new experience. For the protagonist, Billy, the rewards of the new world of ballet are not easily attained, with many obstacles, not least of all his own family and the expectations of the community he lives in. This same struggle...
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