KS3 English

 

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Spring Term

Summer Term

7

Myths and Legends

  • Star Reading and Writing Assessment
  • An Introduction to Poetry

Under Construction: Building worlds

An Introduction to Shakespeare (G/E/CB/D)

MAGT: Macbeth (S/L/R/C/A)

The Novel

  • Chinese Cinderella
  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • Skellig
  • Boy
  • Tins
  • Little Foxes
  • Ruby in The Smoke
  • Roll of Thunder

The Power of Your Voice

Bad Girls of History

Animal Rights

Tasks

Wk1/2

AR Star Reading Test

Extended writing task – ‘Write your own myth/legend’

Assessment 1

Write your own myth or legend.

MAGT:  Write a myth in the style of a morality or origin myth.

Assessment: MAGT: Comparison of two poems from the selection studied.

M/L: Write about the way language, structure and form are used to show...  in one of the poems studied.

Assessment 1

All pupils: Explore how the writer presents theme/character in the extract.

MAGT: How does the writer present the theme/character in the extract and in the rest of the play.

Assessment 2

Write a diary entry from the point of view of a character exploring the central theme.

MAGT: Rewrite an extract from the novel from a different point of view exploring more than one theme.

Assessment 1

EoY EXAM

After exam: Sp+L – Debate in the style of GCSE Lang 1 Q4

SPaG catch up

Skills catch up

Skills

Language

AO1 and AO2

Literature

AO2 and AO3

Language

AO5 + AO6

Literature

AO1 + AO2

Language

AO1 – 6 (Exam covers all AOs for reading and writing)

 

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

8

The Power of the Single Story: Novels and Non-fiction writing

Holes

Private Peaceful

The Boy in Striped Pyjamas

[The Other Side of the Truth

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Stone Cold]

The Natural World: Order and Chaos

Poetry Across the Ages

Shakespeare

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Language Paper 1

Frankenstein- the play + original extracts

Research Project

Tasks

Wk 1/2

AR Star Reading Test

Extended writing Task – an opinion piece entitled ‘I want to tell you a story about…’ Criteria: Students talk about some kind of social issue.

All pupils: Using the extract, Explore how the writer has used setting and/or character to present [theme].

MAGT: Explore setting/character across the text.

Writing Assessment – Students return to original writing piece and improve it.

M/L: How does the poet present the theme of … in the poem?  

MAGT: Compare the way in which ____ is presented in 2/3 of the poems.

UNSEEN POEM

All pupils: How does Shakespeare present the character of... in selected extracts from ‘a Midsummer Night’s Dream’?

UNSEEN EXTRACT

Mini-mock per question – diagnose, therapy, test.

Assessment 1 – EoY EXAM

Research Project – this is yet to be decided!!

AFs

 Literature

AO1 + 2 + 3

Language

AO5 + 6 (Non-fiction)

 Literature

AO1 + 2 + 3

Language

 

Language

AO1 – 6 (Exam covers all AOs for Lang)

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

 

9

Novel

Of Mice and Men – Chapter by chapter foci

Non Fiction: Travel Writing

Exploring setting and non fiction writing

Gothic Literature

Unseen Poetry

Writing to Describe

GCSE Paper 2: Writers Viewpoints and Perspectives

Romeo and Juliet

Tasks

Assessment 1:

Extract based: how does the writer use setting in the novel?

Assessment 2

Paper 2 Question 4 – Compare how the writers convey their views on...

Assessment 1

Havisham?? etc.

UNSEEN POEM

All pupils:

GCSE Language Paper 1, Question 5 style response in the style of gothic lit.

Assessment 1

Exam – GCSE LANG Paper 2A   

Assessment 2 – Romeo and Juliet

Practice Paper in class: Act 1 – Unseen extract

Skills

 Literature

AO1 + 3

Language

AO3 + 4

 Literature

AO1 + 2

Language

AO5 + 6

 Literature

AO1 + 2 + 3 + 4

Language

AO1 – 6 (Exam covers all AOs for language)