English KS4

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Year 10
(Modules, Topics)
AutumnSpringSummer
Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
Reading and responding to short passages from 19th, 20th and 21st century prose literature.

AND

Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Reading and responding to 19th, 20th and 21st non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts.

Areas of Focus:
• Identifying and interpreting explicit and implicit information and ideas.
• Synthesising explicit and implicit ideas and information
• Analysis of language
• Using textual detail to support comments.
Writing to describe and narrate.

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Tone and style
• Using structural and grammatical features to support coherence
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Development of Spoken Language.
Presenting ideas and opinions.
Use of Standard English
Introduction to Modern Prose – Of Mice and Men

AND

Study of 19th-century novel
‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens

Area of Focus:
• Context, plot and structure
• Presentation of characters
• Themes
Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives

Writing to present a viewpoint

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Genre for non-fiction texts
• Presentation and developing a viewpoint
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
Reading and responding to short passages from 19th, 20th and 21st century prose literature.

Areas of Focus:
• Identifying and interpreting explicit and implicit information and ideas.
• Synthesising explicit and implicit ideas and information
• Analysis of language
• Using textual detail to support comments.
Writing to describe and narrate.

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Tone and style
• Using structural and grammatical features to support coherence
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Development of Spoken Language.
Presenting ideas and opinions.
Use of Standard English

Study of Conflict Poetry- Introduction + 5 poems
Areas of Study:
• Structure and form
• Ideas and themes
• Language

Study of Shakespeare text
‘Macbeth’

Areas of Focus:
• Context, plot and structure
• Presentation of characters
• Themes and ideas
Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Comparing writers’ ideas and perspectives in 19th and 20th century texts.

Areas of focus:
• Analysis of language
• Using textual detail to support comments.
Writing to present a viewpoint

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Genre for non-fiction texts
• Presentation and developing a viewpoint
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Development of Spoken Language.
Preparing and delivering a speech/presentation


Study of Conflict Poetry- 12 poems

Areas of Study:
• Structure and form
• Ideas and themes
• Language
• Personal response
Study of Shakespeare text
‘Macbeth’

Areas of Focus:
• Context, plot and structure
• Presentation of characters
• Themes and ideas
Year 11
(Modules, Topics)
AutumnSpringSummer
Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
Reading and responding to short passages from 19th, 20th and 21st century prose literature.

AND

Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Reading and responding to 19th, 20th and 21st non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts.

Areas of Focus:
• Identifying and interpreting explicit and implicit information and ideas.
• Synthesising explicit and implicit ideas and information
• Analysis of language
• Using textual detail to support comments.
Writing to describe and narrate.

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Tone and style
• Using structural and grammatical features to support coherence
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Writing to present a viewpoint

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Genre for non-fiction texts
• Presentation and developing a viewpoint
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Study of J.B. Priestely’s An Inspector Calls
Areas of Focus:
• Understanding plot and structure
• Presentation of characters
• Context of the text
• Theme
• Language
Study of Conflict Poetry- 15 poems and Unseen Poetry

Areas of Study:
• Structure and form
• Ideas and themes
• Language
• Personal response
Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
Reading and responding to short passages from 19th, 20th and 21st century prose literature.

AND

Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Reading and responding to 19th, 20th and 21st non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts.

Areas of Focus:
• Identifying and interpreting explicit and implicit information and ideas.
• Synthesising explicit and implicit ideas and information
• Analysis of language
• Using textual detail to support comments.
Writing to describe and narrate.

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Tone and style
• Using structural and grammatical features to support coherence
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Writing to present a viewpoint

Areas of Focus:
• Audience and purpose
• Genre for non-fiction texts
• Presentation and developing a viewpoint
• Aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Revision and examination preparation for AQA English Literature Units 1 and 2

• ‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare
• ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens
• ‘An Inspector Calls’ by J.B. Priestley
• Power and Conflict poetry
• Unseen poetry.
Revision and examination preparation for AQA GCSE English Language Exam Paper 1 and Paper 2

Section A: Reading and responding to non-fiction texts.

Section B: Writing non-fiction texts


Revision and examination preparation for AQA English Literature Units 1 and 2

• ‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare
• ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens
• ‘An Inspector Calls’ by J.B. Priestley
• Power and Conflict poetry
• Unseen poetry.

GCSE EXAMINATIONS COMMENCE

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