welcome to semester 2!
Week 1-2: recount writing 101
An introduction to the recount genre. Building connections with daily experiences of recounts, anecdotes and tall tales.
Week 3-4: temeraire reading
Reading sections of the book together and for homework.
Week 4-9: Turner excursion & presentation task
THE COMPLETE TASK SHEET IS HERE and pictured below.
SUMMARY OF TASK:
Create: Choose one of Turner’s paintings from the exhibition and add a dragon to it. As far as possible, adapt your dragon to the style and composition of the original painting.
Write: Write a huourous introduction to the painting using your knowledge and research of Turner and of Temeraire. Write the introduction as if Temeraire were true and formed the historical background to the painting.
Perform: Perform your written introduction to the class imitating the language style and enthusiasm of an Art Gallery tour guide.