Essay on Term 2 Wide Reading Assignment 1

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Critical Letter – TERM 2 WIDE READING ASSIGNMENT LGA
You are to write a letter to the Head Teacher of the English Faculty in which you discuss your opinion of whether or not the themes of your chosen book are appropriate for students in your year group to study, and you are to make a recommendation as to whether or not this book should be taught to all students in the year.
In your letter you are to identify the main themes of the book, and provide at least three quotes that relate to those themes in support of your ideas.
Your letter will be marked on your ability to write in an appropriate letter format, your ability to support your own opinions with quotes and detailed references to the novel and your ability to use persuasive techniques in your writing to support your recommendation

CRITERIA FOR MARKING:

4 Marks
3 Marks
2 Marks
1 Mark
0 Marks
Demonstrating a Detailed Understanding of Text
Selected references from the novel demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the chosen topic in relation to the text, exploring multiple aspects of the topic with specific relevant examples.
• Selected references from the novel demonstrate a detailed understanding of the chosen topic in relation to the text, describing multiple aspects of the topic with specific relevant examples.

references from the novel demonstrate a sound understanding of the chosen topic in relation to the text, identifying multiple examples of the topic with specific examples. Some examples may be more relevant than others
The work demonstrates a limited understanding of the chosen topic in relation to the text, describing aspects of the topic without direct references to the text.

The student does not make any clear references to the chosen topic in relation to the text. 0
Ability to write / create work in the text type.
The work shapes makes sophisticated use of key elements of the chosen text type, integrating elements to communicate ideas in a detailed and appropriate manner.

The work shapes meaning through comprehensive use of key text type format elements, integrating some elements to communicate ideas in…