Online Preparation Selective High - Reading & Writing Year 5

This course prepares students wishing to sit for Selective High and scholarship examinations who are looking for a challenging and stimulating approach to learning. This course builds on the skills and key concepts needed to prepare the student for optimum success. Weekly testing and mock exams are incorporated to enable the student to monitor their learning, improve examination techniques and become familiar with the style of questions asked. Includes feedback.

This course covers the following: - Reading • Understanding literary texts Questions relating to themes, characterisition, setting and atmosphere, plot feelings and attitudes and word meanings. • Understanding factual texts Relating to the purpose the writer’s attitude word meanings, causes, reasons, consequences, arguments, similarities and differences • Understanding poetic texts Concepts relating to the meaning of a word, a line, a stanza or the whole poem, imagery, metaphor and simile, symbolism, poetic devices, the persona of the poet and how the poet feel. • Understanding visual texts Concepts relating to visual techniques (angle or perspective, use of dark and light or shading, background and foreground, captions, exaggerated highlighted or emphasized elements, direction of eyes), connections between written or visual parts • Application of test technique

Writing • Narrative & Expository texts • Text structure • Text features • Planning • Editing • Mechanics of writing – punctuation, sentence structure, language and word choice, literary devices, spelling unknown words and descriptive writing. • Application of Test Technique – Time Management, Interpretation of Question, Planning and writing a full practice text.

$170 Limited GST free
Online Preparation Selective High - Reading & Writing Year 5

<p>This course prepares students wishing to sit for Selective High and scholarship examinations who are looking for a challenging and stimulating approach to learning. This course builds on the skills

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