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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 11 English
Term 119th Century Novel (Lit Paper 2 Sec A) The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde.
Modern novel/play (Lit Paper 1 section B) 19th Century fiction extracts (Lang Paper 1 Sec A) and Creative Writing (Lang, Paper 1 sec B Aim: Introduction to the course, enthusing students about English Introduction to Literature – what is makes a text “literary”? Begin An Inspector Calls with a focus on understanding plot and symbolism, the presentation of characters, themes and the context in which it was written. Also practise responding to unseen passages for creative exploration of writers’ style.
Assessment: 1. Students consider the presentation of a character/theme, paying close attention to the writer’s use of language and structure, based upon an extract selected by the teacher, from within the novel, as they would be expected to do so in the final exam 2. Imaginative writing task Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Edexcel Poetry Anthology – Conflict Cluster & Mock Exam Preparation
Modern novel/play (Lit Paper 1 section B) 19th Century fiction extracts (Lang Paper 1 Sec A) and Creative Writing (Lang, Paper 1 sec B Aim: To develop reading and analysis skills, and familiarise with older literary texts’ styles. Read and respond to a range of 19th Century texts in order to develop students’ ability to write independently applying the principles of planning, drafting and revising their work. Also include a first Spoken Language task.
Assessment: 1. Essay question requiring students to respond to two unseen poems. Students will carry out a comparison of these two poems, based on themes as well as use of language and structure 2. Mock Exams: November & December 2017 Language Paper 1,Language Paper 2 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Writing Skills Revision & Literature Revision
Fiction reading & writing (Lang Paper 1). Poetry from Edexcel Anthology (Lit Paper 2, Sec B) Aim: To develop students’ ability to study, respond to and write fiction pieces, with a focus on audience, purpose, genre and tone. Aim: To develop students’ understanding of, and responses to, poetry, including skills of comparison.
Assessment: 1. Essay questions based on Romeo and Juliet (extract based) 2. Essay questions based on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde 3. Essay questions based on An Inspector Calls 4. Imaginative & Transactional writing practice tasks Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Writing Skills Revision & Literature Revision
Non-fiction reading & writing (Lang Paper 2, Sec. A & B-Viewpoints Shakespeare (Lit Paper 1, Sec A) Aim: Introduce students to a Shakespeare play they have not read before – Romeo and Juliet – with a focus on understanding plot and dramatic structure, the presentation of characters, themes and the context in which it was written. Continuation of non-fiction study built in to class/home work. Aim: To develop students’ ability to study, respond to and write non-fiction pieces, with a focus on audience, purpose, genre and tone.
Assessment: 1. Essay questions based on Romeo and Juliet (extract based) 2. Essay questions based on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde 3. Essay questions based on An Inspector Calls 4. Imaginative & Transactional writing practice tasks Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Final Revision
Mock preparation, and Year 11 preparation Spoken Language Preparation for end of year exam –Literature Paper 1. Begin research 19th Century text – opportunity for 2nd Spoken Lang. task.
Assessment: 1. Timed essay questions based on the various sections of each of the exam papers.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Final Revision
Preparation - Read a 19th Century set text as advised by teacher.
Assessment: 1. Timed essay questions based on the various sections of each of the exam papers.Key Words and Terms
 

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