* Responds to and composes increasingly sophisticated and sustained texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
*Selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning
*Investigates the relationships between and among texts
*Questions, challenges and evaluates cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning
DESCRIPTION OF TASK:
Throughout this term, you have been looking at the way texts have been adapted and appropriated over time. To demonstrate your understanding of this topic, you are to compose an essay that addresses the following question;
Adaptations alter the original text to make it more engaging for a different audience.
To what extent do you agree with this statement? Refer specifically to your prescribed text.
Your essay should be approx. 750 words
9A – The Boy in Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
9B – Tomorrow When the War Begun by John Marsden
9C – Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
You will be assessed on your ability to:
Express your ideas clearly using appropriate language.
Engage with the text and your understanding of how a text changes when it is made into a film.
Use appropriate textual examples to support your arguments.