English Curriculum Map

English Curriculum Map

 

 

Autumn 1 – 7 weeks

Autumn 2 -7weeks

Spring 1 - 5weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 6weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 7

Topic

 

‘Monsters’ (SMG)

 

Holes (HOS)

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

 

Comparing Unseen Texts

 (HOS)

Writing Poetry

(CB/SMG support)

Skills

Technical skills – word, sentence level.

 

WAOs 5 and 6

Reading for meaning

 

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

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

 

WAOS 5 AND 6

Assessment

 

Description of a monster.

WEEK 8

1hr 15mins

Analysis of a character (Pupils to choose character)

 WEEK 17

45 mins

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

A portfolio of poems, each written in a different style.

WAOS 5 AND 6

Year 8

Topic

 

Fiction Writing (AST)

Culture Poetry (ECR)

9 WEEKS

Open Letters (SMG)

 

Hunger Games

 (SMG/HOS)

Introduction to Shakespeare (KM)

Skills

 

 

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

WAOS 5 AND 6

Analysing Poetry from other cultures 

RAOS 1,2,3,4

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

Comparison of 2 letters.

 

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

Focus on context and writer’s purpose.

 

 

Assessment

 

Final draft of a story produced in class.

WAO 5 and 6

1 hour

Analysis of language and structure within a set poem

(1 hour)

Final draft of one of letters written during the unit.   

1hr

 

‘PAPER 1’ EXAM IN HALL

WEEK 33

1hr 45mins

Students to develop independent mini-tasks, compiling in a main project 

Year 9

Topic

 

Dystopian Fiction (GH)

 

Romeo and Juliet (SMG)

 

19th Century short stories  (RJ)

Understanding Non-fiction (SMG)

Article writing (AST)

Of Mice and Men/ Teacher’s choice

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

Analysis of language and structure

RAOS 1,2,3,4 

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

Writing for a range of purposes and audiences.

WAOS 5 and 6

Examine, analyse and respond to the novel and its context

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

Assessment

 

Short dystopian story.

1 hour

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

45mins

 

Mini assessment analysing a theme in one of the short stories

1hr 15mins

Mini assessment in class

‘PAPER 2’ EXAM IN HALL

Edexcel Paper2 for Year9

2 hrs

AQA Exam style question (character analysis)

 

 

Autumn 1 - 7weeks

Autumn 2 -7weeks

Spring 1 - 5weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 6weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 10

Topic

 

An Inspector Calls (KM)

Language Paper 1 Prep-Fiction Reading and Imaginative writing

5 weeks

Poetry – 15 Anthology Poems (5 weeks)

(KQ and MFL)

Unseen Poetry 3 weeks

7 WEEKS

Macbeth  (GH)

9 WEEKS

Speaking Language Assessment ADV (2 WEEKS)

Intro to Great Expectations (3 WEEKS)

Skills

 

 

Examine, analyse and respond to the play and its context

 

LIT AOS 1,2,3,4

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

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

SLAOs 7, 8 and 9

Assessment

 

In class assessment:

 

 

 

LANG Mock - Paper 1 2015 - 1hr 45mins

Then 1 week recap after exam

 

 

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

Comparison response 45mins

LIT MOCK EXAM Paper 2

‘Modern Texts’

“2hrs 15mins

In class assessment –

 Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relationship.

Presentation to class

(2x classes to be recorded)

Year11

Topic

 

Great Expectations (SMG/NK) 5 WEEKS

Recap Macbeth

2 weeks (GH)

Language Paper 2 Prep

Non Fiction and Transactional Writing  (AB)

6 WEEKS

Recap An Inspector Calls 3weeks (KM)

Recap Unseen Poetry

3weeks (KQ)

Recap Poetry

3weeks (MFL)

Recap

Language Paper 1 Revision

 

Combined Lit and Language revision

 

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

 

In class assessment

LIT MOCK EXAM –Paper 1

1.45mins

LANG Mock  Paper 2

2hrs

LIT MOCK EXAM Paper 2

2hrs 15mins

LANG MOCK EXAM Paper 1

1.45mins

GCSE dates TBA in Autumn 2016

 

Marking/directed time

 

 

 

 

Half term Marking

Yr 10 Lit assessment

Yr 11 Lit Mock 1. 45hrs

Christmas Marking

Yr 9 RnJ 45min

Yr 11 Language Mock

Half term Marking

Yr 9 Prep exam –1.15min

Yr 10 mini assessment

Yr 11 Lit Mock 2.15hrs

Easter Marking

Yr 9 Exam– 2.15min

Yr 10 –Lit Mock

Yr 11 – Lang Mock

Half term Marking

Yr 11 Revision

7 WEEKS