Name Teacher & Text ClassMr Wiggins – The Castle
9 ENGLISH 2
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF TASK:
Write a film review of a contemporary Australian film.
GENRE AND PURPOSE: Review
SUBJECT MATTER AND TASK INSTRUCTIONS:
Throughout this section of the unit, Inventing Australia, you will look at the representations of Australians in film.
You are to write a film review, suitable for publication in a major metropolitan newspaper, of the Australian film your class has studied.
Your review should comment on the entertainment value of the film and whether or not it is a true representation of Australia and Australians.
Within the review you need to include a discussion of: plot, characterisation and acting, relevance of theme and filmic techniques.
COMMON CURRICULUM ELEMENTS (CCES):
Choose relevant CCE’s from Blooms taxonomy
TASK LENGTH: Word limit or time length: 400 to 500 words
ASSESSMENT CONDITIONS: Prepared
PRIOR NOTICE GIVEN: Around 3 weeks’ notice of the task
FEEDBACK: Written draft
TASK STEPS OR CHECKPOINTS:
Brainstorm and Plan
AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM DESCRIPTORS:
Students will be able to
· Use persuasive language in the role of a review.
· Understand that reviewers innovate with structure and language for specific purposes and effects.
· Understand how punctuation is used, along with layout and font variation in constructing reviews for certain audiences and purposes.
· Analyse and explain the use of symbol, icon and myth in an Australian feature film and how these influence representation of Australians in film.
I acknowledge help from:
I have referenced material from:
· My parents/boarding supervisor
· Print resources
· An EALD/ CLE teacher
· Electronic/technological resources
· A tutor
· Human resources
Unless acknowledged above I declare this work is my own.
Marist College Ashgrove
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