The Merchant of Venice Student Book (Common Module)
The The Merchant of Venice is a study of William Shakespeare's drama, The Merchant of Venice for the NSW Stage 6 English Year 12 Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. By engaging in close reading of the play, alongside Susan B. Anthony's 'On Women's Right to Vote', Nam Le's 'Love and Honour and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice', Siri Hustvedt's 'Eight Days in a Corset', Linda Burney's 'First Speech to the House of Representatives as Member for Barton', and Peter Carey's 'Report on the Shadow Industry', students will develop their knowledge of how texts provide insight into the emotions, behaviour, and motivations that form the core of human experiences.
To help students master the critical thinking, reading, and writing skills the Common Module demands, a variety of analytical, creative, discursive, and reflective activities have been included in this student book. By completing these earnestly and diligently, students' skills and confidence in using disciplinary specific language, literary devices, and textual concepts in response to different texts is guaranteed to improve. This students book is a highly valuable resource both students and teachers of the NSW Stage 6 English Year 12 Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. It includes:
- A variety of engaging classroom activities to develop skills in comprehension, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of texts
- Texts from the Standard and Advanced English Module C: The Craft of Writing, including structured writing tasks modelled on the Paper 2 examination questions for Module C.
- Film, poetry and nonfiction texts
- Texts regarded as quality literature
- Texts that represent a variety of cultural, social and gender perspectives
- Access to the full text of literary works covered throughout the study
|Year Level||Year 12|
|Date of Publication||2019|