Belonging

Things to remember when planning the extended response

What is belonging

You must always include your idea of what belonging means in the introduction. You need to DEFINE belonging and state what it is (in general) that you have learned about it through the course of your study (e.g how it people's experience of belonging is shaped, how experiencing acceptance or alienation can affect people in different ways.)


Definition + Immigrant Chronicle + Own Text = Your Response.

To be effective, your essay must have ALL of the above features.
To properly demonstrate your knowledge you will need to:
  • Explain ALL ideas
  • Use quotes and detailed references to help your explanation
  • Refer to how the composers use techniques to communicate their message.
  • Sum it all up in a way that shows the reader what it is you have learned about belonging from these texts.