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HSC examination rubrics

English (Standard)

Paper 2 – Modules

Section I – Module A: Experience Through Language


Your answer will be assessed on how well you:

  • demonstrate understanding of how distinctive voices or the distinctively visual are created in texts
  • demonstrate understanding of meanings shaped through distinctive voices or the distinctively visual
  • organise, develop and express your ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose and form

Section II – Module B: Close Study of Text


Your answer will be assessed on how well you:

  • demonstrate understanding of a text’s distinctive qualities and how these shape meaning
  • organise, develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose and form

Section III – Module C: Texts and Society


Your answer will be assessed on how well you:

  • demonstrate understanding of the ways texts and meaning are shaped by context
  • organise, develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose, context and form

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