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Year 7 Learning Plans

YEAR PLAN

Year 7

 

TERM

UNIT

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK  OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

Unit 1 (8 weeks per scheme)

Magazines

Writing Skills Assessment

Magazine cover;

Market research;

Film review;

Accuracy worksheets;

Article writing;

Wider reading / research.

 

Unit 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poetry (Comparison)

Reading Skills Assessment

Mind-mapping;

Revision of poetry techniques;

Create a shape poem;

Create a sound poem;

Poetry analysis;

Research / find a particular poem;

Revise / learn a poem;

Find similarities and differences between poems.

 

Unit 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spies

Reading Skills Assessment (opportunities for creative writing)

Learn / revise spy vocabulary;

Description from a movie;

Story writing;

Create a cipher / puzzle;

Character factfile;

Spy handbook;

Research / fact file WW2 spies.

 

Unit 4

Speeches and Debates

Reading Skills Assessment

Speaking and Listening Assessment

Reading non-fiction;

Research skills;

Write a speech;

Fact files;

Questions on articles;

Learning a speech – delivery of speech.

Unit 5

Survival

Writing Skills assessment

Year 7 Exam

Questions on Bear Grylls;

Research on the Titanic;

Creating Top Trump Cards;

Writing Story extracts;

Writing survival letters / diaries;

Revision of narrative writing features;

Drafting / proofreading / editing skills.

 

WIDER READING FOR THE AUTUMN TERM:

 

MAGAZINES:

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

 

 

 

POETRY PIONEERS: ‘The 20th Century Children’s Poetry Treasury’ Jack Prelutsky and Meilo So,’ National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry’ J.P.Lewis; ‘One hundred Years of Poetry for Children’ Oxford University Press.