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English - Year 7

Lesson

Topic

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Past simple verbs and capital letters

Incomplete sentences and tense

Incomplete sentences

2

 

 

 

Avoiding run-on sentences

Avoiding fragments

Independent clauses

3

 

Subordinate clauses

Approaches to reading unseen fiction texts

Character types and function

4

Analysing language – selecting evidence

Analytical writing

What makes a good short story?

5

Creative writing – narrative structure

Creative writing – developing character

Creative writing – figurative writing

6

Reading for meaning in The Story of an Hour

Language in The Story of an Hour

Structure of Story of an Hour

7

Evaluation of the story

Reading for meaning

Thinking about structure

8

Language analysis

Crafting creative writing

Creating a story opening

9

Introducing a character

Revealing a problem

The quest

The climactic moment

The ending

10

 

Creative writing

Creative writing - Simile and metaphor

11

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 1) - The structure of a comedy 

12

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 1) - Rule and order

13

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 1) - Conflict and patriarch

14

 A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 1) - Love and unrequited love 

15

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 1) - Love in conflict 

16

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 1) - Understanding Helena 

17

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 2) - The Mechanicals 

18

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 2) - Introducing magical setting

19

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 2) - The web of lovers 

20

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 2) - The power of magic 

21

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 2) - Puck's mistake 

22

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 3) - The trickery of love 

23

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 3) - The power of love 

24

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 3) - Love and arguments 

25

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 3) - Restoring order 

26

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 4 and 5) - The clash of the settings  

27

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 4 and 5) - The weddings 

28

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 4 and 5) - Puck and the fairy ending  

29

Poetry - Introduction to poetry  

30

Poetry - What makes a poem a poem?

31

Poetry - Big ideas and emotions in poetry

32

Poetry - Imagery 

33

Poetry - Structure 

34

Poetry - Rhyme scheme 

35

Poetry - Rhythm 

36

Poetry - Metre 

37

Sonnets - Introduction to the sonnet 

38

Sonnets - The features of a Shakespearean sonnet 

39

Sonnets - Iambic pentameter 

40

Sonnets - Sonnet 18: The Shakespearean sonnet 

41

Sonnets - Language in Sonnet 18

42

Sonnets - Structure in Sonnet 18

43

Sonnets - Writing about Sonnet 18 

44

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Creative Writing: What makes a good short story? 

46

Creative Writing: Narrative structure 

47

Creative Writing: Developing character

48

Creative Writing: Figurative Language

49

Reading for meaning: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

50

Thinking about Structure: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

51

Language analysis: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

52

Giving a personal response: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

 

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