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English Faculty Website

Find out about English Studies at Melbourne High School. Use the buttons above to navigate your way through the website. Current course information is available on the school’s LMS Canvas and Faculty OneDrive.

Below is a list of the units currently available on-line for teaching and student learning

Novels
The Catcher in the Rye
East, West
God Bless You, Mr Rosewater
Jasper Jones
Logicomix
Lord of the Flies
Maus
Ransom
• The Secret River
Thursday’s Child
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Quiet American
This Boy’s Life

Thematic Units
Advertising
Gothic Imagination
Heores
Justice
Teenagers
Visions of the Future

Plays
The Importance of Being Earnest
Medea
A Streetcar Named Desire

Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Macbeth
The Merchant of Venice
Richard lll
Romeo and Juliet

Wide Reading
Canon of Genre Literature
Wide Reading Projects

Enrichment & Extension
Year 9
Year 10
Choose Your Own Adventure

Short Story Writing
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Medieval Helpdesk
Helpdesk support during the Middle Ages (with English subtitles).
Original taken from the show Øystein og jeg on Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK)in 2001.
With Øystein Backe (helper) and Rune Gokstad (desperate monk). Written by Knut Nærum.

All about books by young people, for young people

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2015–16
2013–14
2012
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2002–03
2000–01
1999
 
How reading makes you more intelligent
and empathetic
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Literature Festival / Book Week
Annually in late August

Spelling Championship
Who will be this year's Year 9 & 10 champions?

BookWiz

Dress as Your Favouriote
Literary Character

Staff versus Student Debate

Guest Speakers
authors, journalists, poets and performers

Dates advertised on Sentral

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State and National Events and Competitions

   
   
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Last up-dated 20 Januaryt, 2021
Website originally designed and constructed by V. Karvelas, 2004
Website constructed and maintained by G. Marotous, 2004
© George Marotous. Melbourne High School English Faculty
 
     
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