Grade 8 English
In novels, a literary theme is the central idea or underlying meaning a writer explores in a novel, short story, or other literary work. The theme of a story can be conveyed using characters, setting, dialogue, plot, or a combination of all of these elements.
Up Next in Term 3
Dear diary…in this lesson we will be looking at how to write a diary entry, focusing on the formal and language requirements of a diary entry and how to apply everything you know about this skill.
Formal letter writing
A formal letter is written for official purposes to authorities, dignitaries, colleagues, seniors, etc and not to personal contacts, friends or family. Let’s brush up on this skill so you know when to use it.
Speech writing and presenting
We cover a skill that some people love and others despise. Speech writing always depends on the type of audience you are writing for. We look at different approaches for being prepared for such a moment.