Resources for English Tutorials
In Unit 4 we will be analysing the text 'Little Brother'. Throughout the term you will explore the themes and ideas presented in the novel and learn how to write a text response essay.
Below are some immersion tutorials to introduce you to term 4
Tutorial 1: Introducing the text and Pre-Assessment
In this tutorial you will be introduced to the text 'Little Brother' and will do the pre-assessment.
Tutorial 2: Context
In this tutorial we will explore the context and background information of Little Brother.
Tutorial 3: Context and Plot
In this tutorial we will watch a video on what Cambodia is like today and you will begin plotting the main events from the story.
Tutorial 4: Context and Plot
In this lesson we will identify the topics and themes from "Little Brother."
Tutorial 5: Turning topics into themes
In this lesson we will be converting our topics into themes.
Tutorial 6: Finding Evidence
In this tutorial we will be looking at collecting evidence and quotes from the novel 'Little Brother'.
Tutorial 7, 8, 9: ENGLISH TASK CARD
For the remainder of the week we will be working on the English task card. This task card explores the themes and characters in 'Little Brother', and you will be required to write a TEEL paragraph in response to a question.
Task Card Resources:
1. TEEL Paragraph Helper
2. E3 'Understanding the Plot'
3. E4 'Understanding the Plot'
Tutorial 10: Essay Writing
In this tutorial we will learn how to structure an essay.
Tutorial 11: Deconstructing an Essay Prompt
In this tutorial you will learn what an essay question/prompt is and explore a step by step program to plan a response to a question.
Tutorial 12: Bing, Bang, Bongo
In this tutorial we will learn how to structure an essay using the bing, bang, bongo.
Tutorial 13: Writing an Introduction
In this tutorial we will learn how to structure and write an introduction. You will highlight an example paragraph identifying the correct structure.
Tutorial 14: Writing a conclusion
In this tutorial we will learn how to structure and write a conclusion. You will have a go at writing your own and use the resources you have collected in the last few lessons to help you.
Tutorial 15: Denotation + Linking Word + Connotation = Analysis
In this tutorial we will be learning how to develop our TEEL paragraphs using the denotation and connotation structure.
Tutorial 16: Continuing with the analysis
In this tutorial we will continue practicing our denotation + connotation paragraphs.
Tutorial 17: Planning for the essay
In this tutorial we will begin planning for the text response essay CAT.
Tutorial 18: Continue Planning
You will have some more time to continue planning and preparing for your English CAT. Make sure you think about what we have been covering over the term to help you prepare.
Tutorial 19: Continue Planning
This will be your last lesson to plan for your essay before we write it.
Tutorial 20: Writing the CAT
Tutorial 21: Reflection Sheet
In this tutorial you will be reflecting on the text response essay CAT. You will identify areas of success and some challenges.
AFTER THE CAT