1. Map Your Outcomes Across the Year.
This means, all of the 9 new outcomes, for the Senior syllabus, appear at least once in each of your programs. Most of the time they appear more than once.
So you have mapped all of your outcomes across the year for the new curriculum?
2. This outcome mapping must be across each course.
For: English Extension, English Advanced, English Standard and English Studies.
Well Done if you have completed this exhausting task.
3. What about the descriptors?
The 9 new outcomes are not all that is required for your programs.
Look at the dot points under each outcome.
If you cannot remember some of the following descriptor comments, then you have NOT added them to your programs and YOU ARE NOT COMPLIANT.
English Extension Year 11:
English Extension Year 12:
English Advanced Year 11:
English Advanced Year 12:
English Standard Year 11:
English Standard Year 12:
English Studies Year 11:
English Studies Year 12:
uses appropriate strategies to compose texts for different modes, media, audiences, contexts and purposes.
Breaking Out into a Sweat?
There are Multiple Descriptors under EVERY outcome.
If you have not mapped the descriptors, you need to:
Make a coffee, tea or alternate beverage
Start with one syllabus at a time
Identify which descriptors suit your programs for that course
New elements may need to be added to your programs so that you can tick off all of the descriptors
Don’t be lazy and ignore the descriptors, as it will be your luck to be audited first!
Happy Planning and Good Luck,