English Curriculum Map

English Curriculum Map

 

 

Autumn 1 – 7 weeks

Autumn 2 -8 weeks

Spring 1 - 6weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 6weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 7

Topic

 

Holes (HOS)

‘Horror Writing’ (SMG)

 

Murder, mystery and suspense (short stories) (SMG)

 

Writing Poetry

 

Comparing Unseen Texts  (HOS)

Skills

 

 

Reading for meaning

 

 

RAOS 1 and 2

Technical skills – word, sentence level.

 

WAOs 5 and 6

Language and Structure Analysis Unit

 

RAOS 1, 2 AND 4

 

To write using different poetic forms and a range of poetic devices.

WAOS 5 AND 6

Evaluation and Comparison of non-fiction prose

RAOS 3 and 4

Assessment

 

How does Stanley’s character change?

Opening of a horror story.

Mini-essay analysing language and structure.

 

Three poems in different poetic forms.

Timed exam comparing two texts

 

 

Per fortnight = 1 x Library lesson, 1 x Philosophy for Children lesson, 1 x Grammar lesson

Year 8

Topic

 

Hunger Games (SM/HOS)

 

Open Letters (SMG)

 

Poetry from other cultures (ECR)

 

 

Fiction Writing (AST)

NEW: Drama Through the Ages (GH)

Skills

 

 

Critical reading and evaluation of the writer’s choice of vocabulary, form and structural features.

RAOS 1, 2, and 4

Persuasive writing using rhetorical devices in open letters with a moral/political focus.

 

WAO 5 and 6

Analysing and comparing Poetry from other cultures 

 

 

RAOS 2,4

 

Grammar for writing writing imaginatively with variation and effect

 

 

WAOS 5 AND 6

Dramatic scenes and speeches.

 

 

 

LIT AOs 1 and 2

Assessment

 

AO2 and Ao4 questions based on an extract.

Final draft of one of letters written during the unit.   

Evaluating structure and form in two poems.

 

 

Final draft of a story based on images.

WAO 5 and 6

Essay based on a theme in the play.

 

 

Per fortnight = 1 x Library lesson, 1 x Let’s Think in English lesson, 1 x Grammar lesson

Year 9

Topic

 

Romeo and Juliet (SMG)

Dystopian Fiction (GH)

 

The Yellow Wallpaper (RJ)

NEW Journalism

 (CE)

Understanding Non-fiction (SMG)

Of Mice and Men/ Teacher’s choice

Skills

 

 

Examine, analyse and respond to the play and its context

 

 LIT AOS 1, 2, 4

Creative writing using extracts from dystopian genre as stimulus

 

WAOS 5 AND 6

Evaluation of literary techniques.

 

 

RAOS 1,2,4 

Writing topical news stories for a range of purposes and audiences.

WAOS 5 and 6

Evaluation and comparison of non-fiction texts with subject terminology.   

RAOs 1, 2, 3, 4

Examine, analyse and respond to the novel and its context

 

RAOs 1, 2, 4

 

Assessment

 

 

 

 

Analysis Essay on a character (Using AQA Lit GCSE Paper)

 

Short dystopian opening.

 

 

 

Evaluative Essay.

 

 

 

Class magazine/ newspaper or recorded news programme.

1 hr 15mins

‘PAPER 2’ SECTION A

EXAM IN HALL

Specimen Set 2

Paper 2-Food

90mins

AQA Exam style question (character analysis)

 

 

Per fortnight = 1 x Library lesson, 2 x Classics lessons, 1 x Let’s Think in English Poetry lesson,

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1 - 7weeks

Autumn 2 -8 weeks

Spring 1 - 6weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 5 weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 10

Topic

 

An Inspector Calls

5 weeks

 

NEW Comparing Unseen Poetry (MFL)

2 weeks

 

NEW – 15 Anthology Poems (RJ)

 

 

 

NEW Language Paper 1

‘Fiction Reading (ETA/HOS) and Imaginative writing’

(SMG)

 

Macbeth (GH)

 

 

Language Paper 2

Section B

‘Transactional Writing’

(SMG/WC)

Speaking and Listening

  (2 WEEKS)

Work experience

Intro to Great Expectations (3 WEEKS)

Skills

 

 

Examine, analyse and respond to the play and its context

 

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Examine, analyse and respond to poetry and its context.

Compare unseen -poems

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Selecting evidence, analysis, evaluating.

Writing imaginatively

 

RAOS 1,2,3

WAOs 5, 6

Examine, analyse and respond to the play and its context

 

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Writing purposefully

 

 

 

 

WAOs 5, 6

Demonstrate presentation skills, listen and feedback. Use Standard English.

 

 

SLAOs 7, 8 and 9

Assessment

 

In class assessment:

Sample Paper 2

 

 

LIT MOCK Paper 2

‘Modern Texts’

2hrs 15mins

Sample Paper 2016

LANG Mock - Paper 1  - 1hr 45mins

2017 Resit Paper – The Mill on The Floss

In class assessment –

Sample Paper 2016

 

 

LANG MOCK
Job application letter

Article on manners

(From ‘Queuing’ specimen paper)

 

Year 11

Topic

 

Great Expectations (SMG/NK) 6 WEEKS

 

Recap Macbeth

1 week (GH)

 

Language Paper 2

Non Fiction Reading  and NEW Transactional Writing 

(WC)

Recap An Inspector Calls 2weeks

Recap Unseen Poetry

2weeks

Recap Poetry

2weeks

Recap

Language Paper 1 (KKG)

(use GE extracts)

Combined Lit and Language revision

4 weeks

 

Skills

 

 

Examine, analyse and respond to the novel and its context.

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Selecting evidence, analysis, evaluating.

Writing purposefully

 

RAOS 1,2,3,4

WAOs 5, 6

Revision and consolidation

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Revision and consolidation

 

RAOS 1,2,3,4

WAOs 5, 6

Revision and consolidation

 

RAOS 1,2,3,4

WAOs 5, 6 and

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

 

Assessment

 

LIT MOCK EXAM –Paper 1

2018 Summer Paper

1.45mins

LANG Mock  Paper 2

2018 Paper 2 –

2hrs

WT Mock:

127 hrs and Shackleton

LIT MOCK EXAM Paper 2

2018 Paper Ozymandias

 

2hrs 15mins

 

LANG MOCK EXAM Paper 1 – 2017 Resit Paper – The Mill on the Floss

WT Mock:

Little Women

Use 2018 Resit Papers for Mocks if required