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KS3 SOW ...What does your school offer for the year?

Discussion in 'English' started by br0wnsugar, Jul 30, 2019.

  1. br0wnsugar

    br0wnsugar Occasional commenter

    Y7 - ???
    Y8 - ???
    Y9 - ???
  2. thecagedbird

    thecagedbird New commenter

    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.
    blueskydreaming likes this.
  3. tb9605

    tb9605 Established commenter

    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.
  4. paul_mc1

    paul_mc1 New commenter

    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
  5. pianopete

    pianopete Occasional commenter

    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)
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