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Experiment with the ways that languagefeatures, image and sound can be adapted in literary textsfor example the effects of stereotypical characters and settings, the playfulness of humour and comedy, texts and hyperlink 


  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Writing

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  • making language choices and choosing particular language devices to achieve intended effects, for example building in a surprise or twist in the ending of a short story or final scene of a film

  • taking an existing short story, poem, play or speech in print form and creating a short visual text which is accompanied by a sound track containing music and sound effects, and which is intended to amuse audiences who are familiar with the original text

  • creating written interpretations of traditional and contemporary literature which employs devices like metaphor, symbol, allegory and myth, and evaluating the contribution of these devices to the interpretation of the text

  • creating written interpretations of traditional and contemporary poetry (for example sonnets and contemporary song lyrics) focusing on their use of symbol, myth, icons and imagery