Presentation on theme: "In your answer you will be assessed on how well you: demonstrate understanding of the concept of belonging in the context of your study analyse, explain."— Presentation transcript:
In your answer you will be assessed on how well you: demonstrate understanding of the concept of belonging in the context of your study analyse, explain and assess the ways belonging is represented in a variety of texts organise, develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose and context
Be-long-ing n. Acceptance as a natural member or part: "I"I felt a sense of belonging"; happiness felt in a secure relationship; "with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging". A personal item that one owns; a possession. Often used in the plural.
“in the context of your study”? What does this actually mean? Are you sure you know what the context of your study actually is? This presentation will show you the context of your study – in terms of the HSC syllabus rubric and outcomes for Area of Study… demonstrate understanding of the concept of belonging in the context of your study (ie: the syllabus rubric)
Don’t waste your time on aspects of the text that are not relevant to the context of the area of study You should look for evidence from each of your texts which fit into the following categories (or contexts) of belonging and not belonging Your summary / research / analysis of a text is as simple as 1, 2, 3! 1 = locate 2 = select 3 = organise Where to start?
“BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING” “BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING” You will “explore and analyse” (not just read) Swallow The Air to find all the different ways that “BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING” is shown in: THE CHARACTERS – who belongs? Who is alienated? THE EVENTS – which events show what it is that influences whether or not an individual belongs ? THE SETTING – how does the setting(s) effect who belongs and who doesn’t belongl? Does the setting prevent an individual from being accepted? THE OPINIONS OF THE COMPOSER - about those who belong and those who are who are alientates? THE RESPONSES FROM THE RESPONDER – how do you (and others) in different times and places feel about the perceptions of “belonging and not belonging” shown in the set text? *Perception = insight – view – opinion – attitude – awareness
1.Get some post-it notes 2.Copy each of the “thesis statements” (from the rubric) – as listed in this presentation onto separate post-it notes 3.As you read / explore your text… locate the best-matched quote in your text to your post-its 4.“post” each post-it note on the evidence you have located locate
1.Get some post-it notes 2.Copy each of the main ideas about “BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING” onto separate post-it notes The characters – who BELONGS? Who doesn’t BELONG? The events – which show BELONGING over NOT BELONGING? The setting – how does the setting(s) cause the powerful groups to stay IN CONTROL and stop certain individuals from being included? Does the setting keep an individual alientated? The opinions of the composer - about those iwho belong and those who are alienated? The responses from the responder – how do you (and others) in different times and places feel about the perceptions of BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING shown in the set text?
1.As you study / explore your text… locate the best-matched quotation (in your text) to fit your different post-its 2.“post” each post-it note on the evidence you have located – in the text itself. locate Your prescribed text and texts-of-your-own- choosing should be filled with post it notes!
SELECT Swallow The Air explores the possibility of the individual to improve a community or group ………………………………… ………………………………” Swallow The Air represents: choices not to belong barriers which prevent belonging (willingness / need) Swallow The Air shows different perceptions about belonging to: people, places, time, groups
*Perception = insight – view – opinion – attitude – awareness Possible answers = 1.Belonging to a place is fundamental to an individual’s sense of belonging 2.When an individual is forced to leave the place and society in which he/she belongs – he/she will be more resistant (or unable) to belong to a new place and society 3.Individuals who do not share a group’s connection with a particular place will feel a sense of alienation from that group. 4.One of the most powerful barriers facing an individual’s ability to belong is language Belonging is a perception*. What ideas about belonging can be perceived in Swallow The Air?
Swallow The Air shows different perceptions about belonging in - within the following contexts of: the text (characters / society), the composer and… you! Personal context – identity / being / individuality / appearance / hobbies Cultural context – customs / leisure activities / work ethic Historical context – time and place / political era / war:peace / pre:post colonial Social context – rich:poor / educated:uneducated / social status / manners / language style / leisure activities / appearance
Swallow The Air shows different attitudes about a sense of belonging emerging from connections with: People – Places – Groups – Communities – The larger world –
Swallow The Air explores the possibility of the individual to improve a community or group Swallow The Air explores the potential of the individual to challenge and oppose a community or group?
Swallow The Air reflects the way an individual’s (and a group’s) attitudes about the “world” and belonging are modified over time. Different narrative voices reveal different perspectives about belonging to different places over a period of time.
Swallow The Air represents: choices not to belong barriers which prevent belonging (willingness / need)
Swallow The Air shows that views of belonging can be created through a variety of: language modes – written verse Forms – autobiographical novel Features – metaphors / imagery / etc… Structures – chapters / narrative voice
(you) the responder may experience and understand the ideas about belonging by: belonging to Swallow The Air exclusion from Swallow The Air belonging to the world Swallow The Air represents exclusion from the world Swallow The Air represents
Individual response to Swallow The Air is prejudiced by the different ways viewpoints about belonging are: given voice in a text OR absent from a text The absence of a man in this photo suggests that men do “not belong” in this place and this group (females).