Outstanding education at the heart of the community

Year 7 Learning Plans

Year 7 Learning Plans 2016 2017


YEAR PLAN

Year 7

 

TERM

UNIT

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK  OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

Unit 1 (8 weeks per scheme)

Spies

Reading Skills Assessment

Learn / revise spy vocabulary;

Description from a movie;

Story writing;

Create a cipher / puzzle;

Character factfile;

Spy handbook;

Research / fact file WW2 spies.

Unit 2

Poetry Pioneers

Reading Skills Assessment

Mind-mapping;

Revision of poetry techniques;

Create a shape poem;

Create a sound poem;

Poetry analysis;

Research / find a particular poem.

Unit 3

Survival

Writing Skills Assessment

Questions on Bear Grylls;

Research on the Titanic;

Creating Top Trump Cards;

Writing Story extracts;

Writing survival letters / diaries.

Unit 4

Heroes

Year 7 Examination

Research real-life hero stories;

Write a speech celebrating heroism;

Superhero profile / fact file;

Questions on articles;

Writing about your heroes;

Research heroes from history

Unit 5

Magazines

Writing Skills Assessment

Magazine cover;

Market research;

Film review;

Accuracy worksheets;

Article writing;

Wider reading / research.

 

WIDER READING FOR THE SUMMER TERM:

HEROES: Newspaper articles on real life heroism;  comics / graphic novels;

Novels: http://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2010/mar/12/booksforchildrenandteenagers (Heroes in fiction and the books they’re from.)

http://historysheroes.e2bn.org/heroes (for researching heroes in history)

MAGAZINES:

Appropriate magazines for teenagers – or specific genres e.g ‘Horse and Rider’.