English Curriculum Map

English Curriculum Map

 

 

Autumn 1 – 7 weeks

Autumn 2 -7weeks

Spring 1 - 6weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 6weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 7

Topic

 

‘Monsters’ (SMG)

8 WEEKS

A Christmas Carol (SMG) 9 WEEKS

Maya Angelou (AB)

8 WEEKS

 

Comparing Unseen Texts

 (HOS) 8 WEEKS

Text – Teachers Choice – Holes or Two Weeks with the Queen

Skills

 

 

Technical skills – word, sentence level.

 

WAOs 5 and 6

 

Language and Structure Analysis Unit

 

RAOS 1, 2 AND 4

Language and Structure Analysis Unit

 

RAOS 1, 2 AND 4

 

Evaluation and Comparison of non-fiction prose

 

RAOS 1,2,3,4

Examine, analyse and respond to the novel and its context

RAOs 1,2,

WAOS 5 AND 6

Assessment

 

Description of a monster.

 

 

 

WEEK 8

1hr 15mins

Mini-essay analysing character or theme with a focus on subject terminology

 WEEK 17

1hr 15mins

Mini-essay analysing language and structure in relation to author’s purpose

WEEK 25

1hr 15mins

 

Mini assessment and

Timed exam comparing two texts

 

WEEK 33

1hr 15mins

100 Points Project:

 

Students to develop independent research mini tasks compiling a main project

Year 8

Topic

 

Speeches and Rhetoric (GH) 8 WEEKS

Poetry from other cultures  (HOS)

9 WEEKS

‘Treasure Island’ (SMW ) 8 WEEKS

 

Fiction Writing

 (NQT) 7 WEEKS

Introduction to Shakespeare  (NQT)

Skills

 

 

Persuasive writing using rhetorical devices in speeches from across time as stimulus.

 

WAOS 5 AND 6

Comparing Poetry from other cultures 

 

 

 

RAOS 1,2,3,4

Critical reading and Evaluation of the writers’ choice of vocabulary form and structural features. 

RAOS 1,2,4

 

Grammar for Writing unit focussed on crafting a narrative, writing imaginatively with variation and effect.

WAOS 5 AND 6

Focus on context, purpose and language analysis

 

 

 

AO LIT 1,2,3

Assessment

 

Final draft of one of speeches written during the unit.   

WEEK 8

1hr

Comparison of one poem with another

 

WEEK 18

1hr

Analysis and evaluation of an extract from the novel.

WEEK 26

1hr

 

‘PAPER 1’ EXAM IN HALL

Edexcel Paper1 for Year8

WEEK 33

1hr 45mins

100 Points Project:

Students to develop independent research mini tasks compiling a main project

Year 9

Topic

 

Dystopian Fiction (NI) or Gothic Horror Writing (RAF)??

7 WEEKS

Romeo and Juliet (SMG)

7 WEEKS

Comparing Non Fiction texts (RAF) 6 WEEKS

Non Fiction Writing (Grammar for Writing) (NQT) 6 WEEKS

An Introduction to 19th Century Literature  (RAF) 8 WEEKS

A Modern Text (choice is teacher discretion includes noughts and crosses)

Skills

 

 

Creative writing using extracts from dystopian genre as stimulus

 

WAOS 5 AND 6

Examine, analyse and respond to the play and its context

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Exam prep –focus on Evaluation and Comparison of texts with subject terminology

RAOS 1,2,3,4 

 

G for W unit focussed on developing rhetorical devices, sentence variation and writing for effect.

WA0S 5,6  

Examine, analyse and respond to 19th Century texts and its context

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Examine, analyse and respond to the novel and its context

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Assessment

 

Writing portfolio (Monologue; first chapter of novel; description)

 

WEEK 7

45mins each

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

WEEK 14

45mins

Mini assessment in class

 

WEEK 20

 

 

1hr 15mins

‘PAPER 2’ EXAM IN HALL

WEEK 26

 

Edexcel Paper2 for Year9

 

2 hrs

Context Portfolio

1x Creative Writing

1x Character Analysis

1x Theme analysis

 

WEEK 34

 

100 Points Project:

Students to develop independent research mini tasks compiling a main project based on either theme or character

 

 

Autumn 1 - 7weeks

Autumn 2 -7weeks

Spring 1 - 6weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 6weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 10

Topic

 

Language Paper 1 Prep-Fiction Reading and Imaginative writing RJ / (RAF)

 

 

7 WEEKS

Poetry – 15 Anthology Poems (5 weeks)

(KQ and MFL)

 

Unseen Poetry 2 weeks

7 WEEKS

An Inspector Calls (KM)

 

 

 

 

6 WEEKS

Language Paper 2 Prep –

Non Fiction and Transactional Writing  (AB)

 

6 WEEKS

Macbeth  (GH)

 

 

 

 

8 WEEKS

Speaking Language Assessment ADV (2 WEEKS)

 

Intro to Great Expectations (3 WEEKS)

Skills

 

 

Selecting evidence, analysis, evaluating.

Writing imaginatively

 

RAOS 1,2,3

WAOs 5, 6

Examine, analyse and respond to poetry and its context.

Compare unseen -poems

 

Examine, analyse and respond to the play and its context

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Selecting evidence, analysis, evaluating.

Writing purposefully

 

RAOS 1,2,3,4

WAOs 5, 6

Examine, analyse and respond to the play and its context

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

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

 

SLAOs 7, 8 and 9

Assessment

 

LANG Mock - Paper 1 2015 - 1hr 45mins

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 7

In class assessment: compare ‘Remains’ to poem. 45mins  (week 13)

 

Comparison response 45mins

WEEK 14

LIT MOCK EXAM Paper 2

‘Modern Texts’

“2hrs 15mins

 

 

 

 

WEEK 20

LANG Mock  -Paper 2

2hrs

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 26

In class assessment – Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relationship.

 

 

 

 

WEEK 34

Presentation to class

(2x classes to be recorded)

Year 11

Topic

 

Great Expectations (SMG/NK) 5 WEEKS

 

Recap Macbeth

2 weeks (GH)

 

Language Paper 1 Revision (focus on Section B) 4 weeks (AB)

 

Language Paper 2 Revision (RAF)

3 Weeks

Language Paper 2 Revision (RAF) 3 Weeks

 

 

Recap An Inspector Calls 3weeks (KM)

 

Recap Poetry

3weeks (KQ and MFL)

 

Recap Unseen Poetry

3weeks (KQ and MFL)

 

Combined Lit and Language revision

 

Skills

 

 

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

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Revision and

Consolidation

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4 and

RAOS 1,2,3

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

 

In class assessment

LIT MOCK EXAM –Paper 1

 

1.45mins

WEEK 7

LANG MOCK EXAM Paper 1

 

1.45mins

WEEK 11

LANG MOCK EXAM Paper 2

 

2hrs 15mins

WEEK 17

LIT MOCK EXAM Paper 2

 

 

2.15 mins

WEEK 23

GCSE dates TBA in Autumn 2016

 

Marking/ directed time

 

 

 

 

 

Half term Marking

 

Yr 9 Monologues 45min

Yr 10 Lang Mock 1.45hrs

Yr 11 Lit Mock 1. 45hrs

Christmas Marking

 

Yr 9 RnJ 45min

Yr 10 Essays 45min

Half term Marking

 

Yr 9 Prep exam –1.15min

Yr 10 Lit Mock 2.15hrs

Easter Marking

 

Yr 9 Exam– 2.15min

Yr 10 –Lang Mock 2hrs

Yr 11 – Lit Mock 2.15hrs

Half term Marking

Yr 11 Revision