Somerville Secondary College

Book Club

Featured Learning AreaEnglish
Additional Learning AreasHumanities
Learning Capabilities DevelopedCritical/Creative Thinking

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Do you love to read? Novels, short stories, graphic novels, fiction or nonfiction?

Do you feel that you want to spend more time discussing or writing about the ideas in what you read? As well as maybe you love to write and use your imagination to create new worlds and express your most important thoughts? If yes, then this course is for you!

In Book Club you will read, share ideas & get to dive into literary world! You will get to select what you read and write about and the way you present ideas individually and in a small or class book club.  New platforms with be explored including BookTube, Bookstagram, Book clubs & reading groups. Students will also participate in literature circles and book clubs, to discuss their reading. As well as potential to view adaptations of different books and how the ideas are brought to life.

For writing, students will have a choice of writing competitions to engage in, from a range of other organisations, and may include slam poetry, horror story writing, script writing, or flash fiction. There is also the potential for excursions to related exhibitions.