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Discussion in 'English' started by br0wnsugar, Jul 30, 2019.
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Yr 7- Greek Myths, Treasure Island, Gothic Fiction (extracts)
Yr 8 - Shakespeare Comedy, Modern Novel, To Kill a Mockingbird
Yr 9 - WW1 Poetry, 1984, World Literature (extracts)
Non-fiction and writing interwoven into each ‘big’ unit. Grammar etc. taught through starters.
Y7 - Poetry and sounds, Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen, Robert Burns, Fairy Tales & A Midsummer Night's Dream, Writing Triplet (Persuade, Argue, Advise)
Y8 - Autobiography & Anne Frank, The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan (novel in verse), The Tempest, The Old Man and the Sea by Hemmingway
Y9 - Passives & impersonal writing, Sonnets, Romeo & Juliet, Poetry of Conflict, The Hunger Games
As ours is 95% non-native speaker intake, we also integrate preparation for the Cambridge English exams (PET and FCE) into the SOW.
Y7 Macbeth, novel study e.g. Holes, BISP, War Horse, Gothic Literature, poems from other cultures.
Y8 Of Mice and Men, War poetry, personal writing, Romeo and Juliet
Y7 - Literary heroes and villains; war literature; novel/cultures and experiences non-fiction
Y8 - Gothic; Midsummer Night's Dream; novel; travel writing
Y9 - Relationships poetry; Twelfth Night or Taming of the Shrew; novel (all with a social justice theme) and linked non-fiction on the theme of justice and injustice (with some crime fiction interleaved)