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Transition unit and study of Beowulf (novel)
Students will work on reading skills to follow up transition work:
Analysis of writer’s language use.
Creative writing, including writing own children’s story and pieces which subvert genre.
Opportunities for speaking and listening to be assessed as discussion work and P4C enquiries, hot seating.
Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)
Non-fiction study (focusing on the Titanic)
Students will study historical context and features of non-fiction writing and how to produce them for purpose and genre. They will work on comprehension skills.
Analytical writing, monologue and diary writing for written assessment. and performance and hot seating assessments for speaking and listening.
Writing in a variety of forms of non-fiction to be assessed for writing skills e.g. newspaper and magazine articles, autobiographical writing and letter writing.
Speaking and listening opportunities include hot-seating and P4C enquiry.
Cambridge Progression test covering key skills learnt.
Novel study (Private Peaceful)
Study of novel including social and historical context of WWII. Character study, writer’s techniques
Analytical writing, descriptive writing and speech writing.
Speaking and listening opportunities for assessment will include hot-seating and dramatic performance including of monologue.