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Form 1 - Key Stage 3 Year 7



Term Plans (2017-2018)


Term 2



Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1



Using facts and opinions- pg. 51
Workbook- pg. 26

2



Comprehension-Healthy Lebanese fattoush salad. Pgs. 52 and 53
Developing your language- Imperatives
The ‘rule of three’- pgs. 54 and 55
Workbook- pgs.27 and 28
Word builder- pg.53
3



Comprehension- Yoga: Relax and be healthy. Pg. 56
Developing your language- persuasive writing. Pg. 57
Workbook-pg.29
Word builder- pg.57
4



Opposites attract- Antithesis. Pgs. 58 and 59
Developing you r language- using emotive words for effect. Pg. 61
Workbook- pgs. 30 and 31
Word builder- pg. 61
5



Comprehension-Fogg meets Kiouni- pgs. 68 and 69
Context clues- Pg. 69
Workbook- pgs. 34 and 35
Word cloud- pg. 69
6



Carnival Monday and Tuesday
Vowels and double consonants. Vowel and consonant challenge. Pgs. 70 and 71
Developing your language- describing your favourite walk. Pg. 73
Workbook- pgs. 36, 37 and 38
Revision of punctuation- pgs. 74 and 75
7



Comprehesion- It’s all about the bike. Pgs. 76 and 77
Developing your language- active and passive verbs- pg.77
Workbook- pg.39
Word builder- pg. 77
8



Writing a descriptive account- pgs. 78 and 79
Workbook- pg. 40

9



Introduction to Drama-
Comprehension- First Night- pg. 84
Developing your language- Shakespeare’s English- pg.85
Workbook- pgs. 42, 43 and 44
Word builder- pg. 85
Revision of pronouns- pgs. 86 and 87
10



Comprehension- A bored wife- Pgs. 88 and 89
Workbook- pg. 46
Revision of Plurals- pgs. 90 and 91
11



Writing a scene from play- pgs. 94 and 95
Workbook- pgs. 48 and 49
Word builder- Pg.45
12



Revision of work covered for the term
End of Term 2




Term 1


Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1





Introductory Session

My Summer Vacation


2





Comprehension- Clinging to the Edge. Pg.4
Developing verbs
Using effective verbs. Pg. 3 Workbook
3





Using verbs to create suspense. Pg.5
Continuing the story on Pg.4
Word builder. Pg.5
4





Different types of sentences: Simple and CompoundPg.6
Revision of Parts of Speech
Punctuation- Using colons and semi-colons
5





Comprehension-See Monkey: Fear Monkey. Pg. 8
Developing your language- Adverbs
Complex Sentences- Pg.10
Workbook- Pg.6
Using subordinating conjunctions- Pg.11
6






Planning your paragraphs- Pg.14
Developing your language- Hyphenated words- Pg.13
Word builder- Pg.13
7





Comprehesion- Tempers tested at hotel development meeting- Pg.20
Creating the front page of a newspaper.
Developing your language- creating images- Pg.21
Revision of adjectives
Punctuation- Direct and Indirect speech. Pgs.22 and 23
Pg.12 in Workbook
Using apostrophes
8





Letter to the Editor-Pg.24
Developing your language- hyperbole- Pg.25
Spelling adverbs and using adverbial phrases.Pgs.26 and 27.
Pg.14 in Workbook.
9





Writing your own newspaper report- Pg.30
Parts of Speech-

Practice with verbs, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions
Spelling- Use of prefixes and suffixes
10





Poetry- The Little Master and Virgil’s Georgics- Pgs.35 and 36
Imagery- similes and metaphors- Pgs.38 and 39
Pg.20 in Workbook.
Homonyms- Pg.41
Pg.21 in Workbook.
Word builder- Pgs.37 and 41
11





Poetic Appreciation- Poems for fun- Pg.44
Using alliteration and assonance- Pgs.42 and 43.
Word builder- Pg.45
12





Pg.22 in Workbook.
Using analogy- Pg.45
Pg.23 in Workbook.


13





Revision of work covered for the term


14
End of Term exams







15
Last week of school









Term Plans (2016-2017)



Term 3



Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1

What is a genre? – Pg. 99
Workbook- pg. 50

2



Comprehension- In the Nick of Time- Pg. 104
Contractions in informal speech- Pgs. 102 and 103
Workbook- pgs. 51-53
Word builder- pg. 100
3


Comprehension- Fantasma- Pgs. 108 and 109
Prefixes and Suffixes- Pgs. 106 and 107
Workbook-pgs. 54 and 55

4




History in the news- Pg.115
Comprehension- Earliest Memories- Pgs. 116 and 117
Developing your language- using words to create effect. Pg. 117
Workbook- pgs. 58 and 59
Word builder- pgs. 115 and 117.
5


Sentences and conjunctions- Pg. 118
Commas in dialogue- Pg. 119
Workbook- pgs. 60 and 61

6




Comprehension- A house in Pompeii- Pgs. 120 and 121
Using Contractions- 122 and 123
Developing your language- connotations of words- Pg. 121
Workbook- pgs. 62 and 68
Word Builder- Pg. 121
7




Comprehesion- The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens- Pgs. 132 and 133
Developing your language- the language of poetry- Pg. 131
Workbook- pgs. 66 and 67
Word builder- pg. 133
8




Compare and Contrast- Pg. 134
Structuring poems- Pg. 135
Imagining the scene- Pg. 136
Workbook- pgs. 68 and 69
Developing your language- punctuation and poetry- Pg. 137

9


Revision of work covered.


10


End of Year exams.


11


End of Year exams.


12

End of Term 3.





Term 2



Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1





Using facts and opinions- pg. 51
Workbook- pg. 26

2





Comprehension-Healthy Lebanese fattoush salad. Pgs. 52 and 53
Developing your language- Imperatives
The ‘rule of three’- pgs. 54 and 55
Workbook- pgs.27 and 28
Word builder- pg.53
3





Comprehension- Yoga: Relax and be healthy. Pg. 56
Developing your language- persuasive writing. Pg. 57
Workbook-pg.29
Word builder- pg.57
4





Opposites attract- Antithesis. Pgs. 58 and 59
Developing you r language- using emotive words for effect. Pg. 61
Workbook- pgs. 30 and 31
Word builder- pg. 61
5





Comprehension-Fogg meets Kiouni- pgs. 68 and 69
Context clues- Pg. 69
Workbook- pgs. 34 and 35
Word cloud- pg. 69
6






Vowels and double consonants. Vowel and consonant challenge. Pgs. 70 and 71
Developing your language- describing your favourite walk. Pg. 73
Workbook- pgs. 36, 37 and 38
Revision of punctuation- pgs. 74 and 75
7





Comprehesion- It’s all about the bike. Pgs. 76 and 77
Developing your language- active and passive verbs- pg.77
Workbook- pg.39
Word builder- pg. 77
8





Writing a descriptive account- pgs. 78 and 79
Workbook- pg. 40

9





Carnival Monday and Tuesday
Introduction to Drama-
Comprehension- First Night- pg. 84
Developing your language- Shakespeare’s English- pg.85
Workbook- pgs. 42, 43 and 44
Word builder- pg. 85
Revision of pronouns- pgs. 86 and 87
10





Comprehension- A bored wife- Pgs. 88 and 89
Workbook- pg. 46
Revision of Plurals- pgs. 90 and 91
11





Writing a scene from play- pgs. 94 and 95
Workbook- pgs. 48 and 49
Word builder- Pg.45
12





Revision of work covered for the term


13





Sports Day
End of Term 2




Term 1



Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1
Introductory Session

My Summer Vacation


2
Comprehension- Clinging to the Edge. Pg.4
Developing verbs
Using effective verbs. Pg. 3 Workbook
3
Using verbs to create suspense. Pg.5
Continuing the story on Pg.4
Word builder. Pg.5
4
Different types of sentences: Simple and CompoundPg.6
Revision of Parts of Speech
Punctuation- Using colons and semi-colons
5
Comprehension-See Monkey: Fear Monkey. Pg. 8
Developing your language- Adverbs
Complex Sentences- Pg.10
Workbook- Pg.6
Using subordinating conjunctions- Pg.11
6
Planning your paragraphs- Pg.14
Developing your language- Hyphenated words- Pg.13
Word builder- Pg.13
7
Comprehesion- Tempers tested at hotel development meeting- Pg.20
Creating the front page of a newspaper.
Developing your language- creating images- Pg.21
Revision of adjectives
Punctuation- Direct and Indirect speech. Pgs.22 and 23
Pg.12 in Workbook
Using apostrophes
8
Letter to the Editor-Pg.24
Developing your language- hyperbole- Pg.25
Spelling adverbs and using adverbial phrases.Pgs.26 and 27.
Pg.14 in Workbook.
9
Writing your own newspaper report- Pg.30
Parts of Speech-

Practice with verbs, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions
Spelling- Use of prefixes and suffixes
10
Poetry- The Little Master and Virgil’s Georgics- Pgs.35 and 36
Imagery- similes and metaphors- Pgs.38 and 39
Pg.20 in Workbook.
Homonyms- Pg.41
Pg.21 in Workbok.
Word builder- Pgs.37 and 41
11
Poetic Appreciation- Poems for fun- Pg.44
Using alliteration and assonance- Pgs.42 and 43.
Pg.22 in Workbook.
Using analogy- Pg.45
Pg.23 in Workbook.
Word builder- Pg.45
12
Revision of work covered for the term


13
End of term exams


14
Last week of school















Term Plans (2015-2016)



Term 3




Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling


1
Comprehension Passage – Unit13 –“ Chin Kon Yew “ Pages 136- 138 Nos. 1 -5

And “ Ganua and Kemo” Pages 137-138 Nos. 1-5
Reflexive Pronouns 13.7 Nos. 1-20, 13.8 1-10

Adverbs –Pages143-144 Exs. 5+6
Vocabulary based on passage do 13.4, 1-10
2
Comprehension – poem entitled –“ Matilda” Pages 146-148 Read poem out aloud and look at rhyme scheme etc . Answer nos. 1-10
Types of sentences _pages 151- 152 Ex. 1
Vocabulary based on poem Page 148 nos. 1-10 Proverbs + Idioms – Pages 149-150
3
Short Story Writing – Pages 139-140 . Components of short story writing – Plot, Characters, Setting, Conflict and Resolution. Practice with exercise 2.


4
Give test on short story.
Main and Subordinate Clauses pages 152-153

Types of sentences – Simple, Compound, and Complex
Punctuation – Page 154 Exercise 4 Nos.1-8

Vocabulary –Pages 161-162 Nos.1-12
5
Comprehension – Unit17 Nos 1-10 . ‘ The Collectors”
Colloquialisms – Pages 162-163 Exercise 1 1-12
Vocabulary Page 185 17.6 Nos. 1-10

Spelling Rules –Page 164
6
Composition – Imaginative Page 155-156
Adverbs –Pages 164-165 Practice Exercise 2, 3 + 4 Adverbs of frequency –Page 166-167

7
Comprehension - Unit 16 Pages 169-170, Nos. 1-5 + 1-10

Do research on Cricket and Football page 173

Punctuation – page 176 Nos.1-10

Spelling Rules –Pages 177-178
8
Abbreviations 16.11 Page 179 Ex.5
Problem Words –Pg. 186 Ex.1, 1-12

9
Writing instructions

Instructional Language


10
Writing for different audiences and purposes


11
Revision of work covered for the term
Revision of work covered for the term

12
End of term exams


13
Last week of school





Term 2




Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1





Return exam. Papers and do corrections


2





Comprehension- In the Blue Mountains- Unit 7 pages 73-74
Adjectives – comparative and superlative degree pages 77-78
Possessive Adjectives – pages 77-78
Prefixes – page 76 nos 1+2
Vocabulary based on passage. Pg. 75 nos 1-10
Answer questions 1-5 and 1-7

Spelling rules – page 80
3





Comprehension- The Death of a City- Unit8 Numbers 1-10 page 84
Using the Present and Past Continuous Tenses. Pgs 87-89
Vocabulary based on passage. Pg. 85 nos. 1-10
4





Story Writing- Pg. 91


5





Comprehension- In a Whirlpool- Unit 9 pages 92-93. Pg. 94nos 1-10
Understanding Pronouns- Pg. 97
Vocabulary based on passage. Pgs. 95-96. Nos. 1-10


6





CARNIVAL WEEK-
Descriptive Writing- Pg. 102, no. 1.
Mid-term assessment
Using Similes- Pg. 98

7





Poetry- Read poems for enjoyment- Unit 10. Pgs. 103-112
Identify- Personification, Rhyme Scheme, Alliteration, and Rhyme. Give definitions and examples.

8





Comprehension- Mary Seacole- Unit 11. Pgs. 114-115. Nos. 1-10.
Understanding metaphors. Pgs. 121-123
Vocabulary based on passage. Pgs. 115-117
9





Comprehension- A Surprise for Tolroy. Pgs. 125-126. Nos. 1-10.
Sentences- The Indirect Object.Pgs. 131-132.
Understanding Complement. Pg. 133
Vocabulary based on passage. Pgs. 126-129
10





Letter Writing – Page 134 No. 1
Importance of good handwriting Pages 130 -131 12.7

Research a famous West Indian personality then present to the class
Grammar Practice – Pages 131 – 132 Ex. 3

11





SPORTS DAY
END OF TERM








Term 1




Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Novel Reading & Analysis
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1





Introductory Session

My Summer Vacation



2





Poem - The Marrog Comprehension Passage


The Present takers-

Idioms-
Synonyms-
3





Collecting information Composition on My Friend

My School

Revision of Parts of Speech –

Revision of Capital Letters
Punctuation- The Full Stop


Alphabetical Order
4





Poem- Tom’s Bomb Comprehension questions.

Writing a Summary


Literary Appreciation Rhyme, Rhythm

Types of Nouns

Gender of Nouns

Compound Nouns with/without hyphen
Vocabulary Enrichment activity - Practice meaning in context
5





Informal Letter Writing

Addressing an envelope


Poem- Homework-Discuss poetic devices

Children Write a poem about school or an aspect of school life

Using ‘an’ instead of ‘a’





6





The Watchman – Comprehension

Synonyms - choosing the right word to be a skillful writer

Similes


Use poem written from last week to insert some Similes for improvement
Vocabulary Practice meaning in context
7





The Watchman – Reading Dialogue

Forming the plural of nouns
Punctuation- Apostrophes
8





A New Neighbour Comprehension Assessment


Writing Dialogue

Body Language -What do they all mean?
Vocabulary Enrichment Practice
9





Comprehension Practice

Parts of Speech-

Practice with verbs, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions
Spelling- Use of prefixes and suffixes
10





Comprehension Practice

Simple Present Tense of verb “to be”

11





Poetic Appreciation- Mummy slept late and Daddy fixed breakfast

Idioms with “keep”

Punctuation –Question Mark

Revision of parts of speech
Vocabulary Practice


Spelling Rules with “ei”&”ie”
12





Revision of work covered for the term



13





End of term exams



14





Last week of school















Term Plans (2014-2015)


Term 2




Week

Objectives

1

5th Jan-9th

Return exam. Papers and do corrections

Comprehension- Unit 7 pages 73-74 Read passage and discuss

Vocabulary based on passage do page 75 nos 1-10

Answer questions 1-5 and 1-7

2

12th Jan-16th

Adjectives – comparative and superlative degree pages 77-78

Possessive Adjectives – pages 77-78

Prefixes – page 76 nos 1+2

Spelling rules – page 80

3

19th Jan-23rd

Comprehension Passage Unit8 Numbers 1-10 page 84

Letter Writing –Page 91 No3

Vocabulary based on passage page 85 1-10

4

26th Jan-30th

Present Continuous Tense pages 87-89 do exercises 1 2 3

Punctuation – The Comma Read rules on page 90 do exercise 4

5

2nd Feb – 6th

Comprehension Passage Unit 9 pages 92-93 nos 1-10 also do 9.4 nos 1-4

Descriptive Writing –page 102 No 1

Writing Skills -9.8 Nos. 1+2

Vocabulary based on comprehension passage – pages95-97 Nos. 1-10 also 9.6 1-10


6

9th Feb–13th

Revision Week/ Mock assessment

Comprehension – page 100 Nos.1-10

Figurative Language – The Simile give definition. Identifying the simile – Nos. 1-10

Simple Past Tense –Pages 99-100 Nos 1-10

7

16th Feb– 20th

Half Term

8

23rd Feb -27th

Poetry- Read poems for enjoyment on pages 103-112

Identify- Personification, Rhyme Scheme, Alliteration, and Rhyme. Give definitions and examples

9

2nd March – 6th

Vocabulary Practice- Page 115 Nos. 1-10

Dictionary Work 11.5 Exercises 1+2 pages 116 Problem Words – pages 117-118 Nos. 1-12

Descriptive Essay –page 123 No.2

10

9th March– 13th

Letter Writing – Page 134 No. 1

Grammar Practice – Pages 131 – 132 Ex. 3

11

16th March- 20th

Importance of good handwriting Pages 130 -131 12.7

Research a famous West Indian personality then present to the class

Revision

12

23rd - 27th

End of term assessments

Last week of school



Term 1






Week
Comprehension / Reading / Writing
Novel Reading & Analysis
Grammar
Vocabulary / Spelling
1
3th Sept-5th
September
Introductory Session
My Summer Vacation



2
8th Sept-12th
September
Poem - The Marrog Comprehension Passage

The Present takers-

Idioms-
Synonyms-
3
15th Sept-19th
September
Collecting information Composition on My Friend
My School

Revision of Parts of Speech –
Revision of Capital Letters
Punctuation- The Full Stop

Alphabetical Order
4
22nd Sept-26th
September
Poem- Tom’s Bomb Comprehension questions.
Writing a Summary

Literary Appreciation Rhyme, Rhythm

Types of Nouns
Gender of Nouns
Compound Nouns with/without hyphen
Vocabulary Enrichment activity - Practice meaning in context
5
29th Sept – 3rd Oct
Informal Letter Writing
Addressing an envelope


Poem- Homework-Discuss poetic devices
Children Write a poem about school or an aspect of school life

Using ‘an’ instead of ‘a’

6
6th Oct – 10th Oct
The Watchman – Comprehension

Synonyms - choosing the right word to be a skillful writer
Similes

Use poem written from last week to insert some Similes for improvement
Vocabulary Practice meaning in context
7
13th – 17th Oct
The Watchman – Reading Dialogue

Forming the plural of nouns
Punctuation- Apostrophes
8
20th -24th Oct
A New Neighbour Comprehension Assessment

Writing Dialogue

Body Language -What do they all mean?
Vocabulary Enrichment Practice
9

27th- 31st Oct
Comprehension Practice

Parts of Speech-
Practice with verbs, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions
Spelling- Use of prefixes and suffixes
10
3rd – 7th Nov
Comprehension Practice

Simple Present Tense of verb “to be”

11
10th- 14th Nov
Poetic Appreciation- Mummy slept late and Daddy fixed breakfast

Idioms with “keep”
Punctuation –Question Mark
Revision of parts of speech
Vocabulary Practice

Spelling Rules with “ei”&”ie”
12
17th- 21st Nov
Revision of work covered for the term



13
24th Nov- 5th Dec
End of term exams



14
8th – 12th Dec
Last week of school
















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