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Year 10 Learning Plans

Year 10 Learning Plans 2016 2017


YEAR PLAN

Year 10

 

TERM

UNIT

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK  OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

Autumn 1

Pre 19th Century non-fiction and 21st Century non- fiction Comparison

 

Reading of 19th Century novel

Formative and summative assessment.

 

 

 

Set own choice of information retrieval questions from a given non-fiction text;

Research Victorian England – social and historical background;

Complete ‘how’ style questions;

Complete a range of extract style questions;

Complete a comparative question from the booklet;

Write own ‘advice’ letter to parent or friend;

Writing and analysing own persuasive speech.

Autumn 2

19th C Novel -  ‘A Christmas Carol’

 

Formative and summative assessment.

Notes on character, themes, social and historical context;

Writer’s craft analysis;

Illustration / labelling of assessment character;

Essay writing exercises;

Internet research of text;

Essay drafting

Spring 1

Unseen Poetry

 

 

 

Transactional Writing

(articles, leaflets and speeches)

Formative and summative assessment for each aspect seen and unseen.

Notes on the key themes linking the seen poetry;

Writer’s craft analysis;

Key quotes grid;

Learn poetic terminology;

Essay writing exercises;

Essay drafting.

Writing with accuracy in formal / informal styles.

Spelling, punctuation and grammar revision guide

Spring 2

Seen Poetry (study of 18 poems from the WJEC Anthology)

 

 

 

 

Reading of Modern drama – study of ‘Inspector Calls’

Formative and summative assessment.

 

 

 

Notes on the key themes linking the seen poetry;

Writer’s craft analysis;

Key quotes grid;

Learn poetic terminology;

Essay writing exercises;

Essay drafting.

Notes on character, themes, social and historical context;

Writer’s craft analysis;

Illustration / labelling of characters;

Director’s approach – consider staging / setting;

Internet research of text.

Summer 1

Creative / Narrative writing

Reading response to short fiction

Formative and Summative assessment.

Personal response to favourite genre;

Vocabulary building / word list;

Research narrative / descriptive exemplars;

Character development;

Description of a scene;

Illustration / labelling of an exemplar narrative;

Revision of draft,

Revision of reading question styles and past papers.

Summer 2

Speaking and Listening / transactional writing / non-fiction reading

Speaking and Listening presentation

 

 

Preparation and research for individual presentation;

 

WIDER READING FOR THE AUTUMN TERM

NON FICTION PRE 19TH CENTURY AND 21ST CENTURY -  Any non fictional style – letters, extracts from autobiographies or biographies, diaries, reports, articles and digitial – multi modal texts from newspapers, magazines and the internet. For 19th century examples look at the British Library website.

LITERATURE: Chosen text– ‘A Christmas Carol’ Charles Dickens. Revision guides available via school payment system..

Sparknotes website.