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Form 1 - Key Stage 3 Year 7



Term Plans (2017-2018)

Term 2



WEEK
CLASS READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1
Returned exam scripts to students and did corrections.


2
Continue the reading of the novel HOLES. Read chapters 36 – 39 in class.
Give questions on these chapters to be done in class.
Vocabulary – select difficult words and have students use dictionaries to find the meanings.
3
Read chapters 40 – 42 in class.
Examine the theme of friendship in the novel. How does
the friendship between Zero and Stanley begin? How does it develop? Identify the various stages.
Students must hand in essay on friendship.
4
Read chapters 43 – 46 in class.
What was Zero’s life like before he came to Camp Green Lake?

Describe the warden in your own words. Use evidence to support your answer.
Students to work in groups
5
Read chapters 47 – 50 in class. Complete the novel.
Characterisation in HOLES.

Which character in HOLES do you admire the most?
Course work project – Obituary of Kissin Kate
6
Carnival Monday and Tuesday


7
Begin Men and Gods

Read the stories
Give questions based on storyline/ content – Cadmus and Actaeon

8
Begin poetry from Bite In Poems – The Donkey

And Manners
Give questions on meaning and techniques.
Read poems aloud for enjoyment.
9
The Donkey

And Manners
Test on poems The Donkey and Manners

10
Read poem The Flower cart Man
Answer questions on The Flower Cart Man

11
Complete all outstanding work
Test on two Greek stories – Cadmus and Actaeon

12
Review of term’s work

End of Term 2



Term 1


WEEK
CLASS READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1
Introductory class - explain the literature curriculum
Students introduce themselves
Give a brief overview of the novel HOLES
Explain what a juvenile delinquent detention centre is all about

2
Begin the reading of the novel HOLES by Louis Sachar
Read chapters 1-4 in class
Write a description of Camp Green Lake
Explain what Mr. Sir means by “ You’re not in the Girl Scouts anymore”

3
Read chapters 5 -8 in class
Why did Stanley get arrested?
Stanley didn’t actually commit the crime he was arrested for. Describe what really happened.
Give test on chapters 1- 5
4
Read chapters 9-11 in class
Understanding writer’s craft
Identify these figures of speech – Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Repetition
Students to work in groups
5
Read chapters 12 – 14 in class
Character Development – list ten adjectives to describe Stanley’s character now.
Explore Stanley’s changing attitude to Camp Green Lake
In groups of 3 discuss school rules.Write a school rule you were afraid to break but now don’t bother.
6
Read chapters 15-17 in class
What is surprising about the Warden?
Why does Stanley dig the hole where he really found the tube into his memory?

7
Read chapters 18-20 in class
Focus on minor characters such as Zero and Magnet
Discuss similarities and differences between Stanley and Zero.
Draw a mind map showing everything you know about Zero’s character.
8
Read chapters 21-23 in class
What happens to Stanley’s hole when he gets back from the Warden’s cabin?
Who was Katherine Barlow?

9
Read chapters24- 26 in class
How does Mr. Sir punish Stanley?
Sam and Katherine fall in love. Why is this a problem?

10
Read chapters 27 – 29 in class
What is Zero’s real name?
What is buried in the lake?
How does Kissin Kate Barlow die?
Give class project on curses and superstitions
11
Read chapters 30 -32 in class
How does Stanley try to help Zero?
Does it work?
In groups examine the theme of friendship
12
Read chapters 33 -35 in class


13
Revision of work covered for the term
How has Zero survived out on the lake?
Zero doesn’t want to go back to camp. Where do they go?

14
End of Term exams

Look at DVD on HOLES




15
Last week of school







Term Plans (2016-2017)



Term 3




WEEK
CLASS

READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1









Men and Gods – Jason – pages 56 - 60
(1)What misfortune befell Aeson?

(2)Who was Chiron? What was he famous for?

(3)What did the Oracle tell Jason?

(4)Describe the Argo.

2
(1) Men and Gods – Jason – pages 61-63

Read boxing match

between Pollux and Amycus.


(2)King Phineus and the Harpies.


(3) Journey through the Clashers.
(1) How did Pollux defeat King Amycus?

(2)What were the Clashers?

(3) How did Jason and his men get through the Clashers?
Give a description of the Harpies and draw them.
3
Read the Golden Fleece

pages 64 – 68.
(1) Test on pages 56 – 64 on Monday.

(2)What did King Aetes tell Jason when he demanded the Golden Fleece?

(3) Why did Medea betray her father?
Draw the dragon that guarded the Golden Fleece.
4
Read Jason and Medea

pages 68 -74
(1) Write a description of Medea.

(2) What did Jason ask Medea to do for him?

5


DVD of Jason and the Argonauts.
6
Poetry – The Goat Paths – James Stevens page 76.
(1) Describe the landscape in the poem.

(2)Examine structure of the poem.
Answer questions on page 92.
7
Poetry – When Dawn Comes to the City – New York. Page 88
Examine figurative language

and use of old words and contrast.
Answer questions at the end of the poem.
8
Poetry – The Snare by James Stevens page 47.
Examine the emotions conveyed in the poem and the style of the poet.

9
Revision of work covered.


10
End of Year exams.


11
End of Year exams.


12
End of Term 3.




Term 2




WEEK
CLASS

READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1
Returned exam scripts to students and did corrections.


2
Continue the reading of the novel HOLES. Read chapters 36 – 39 in class.
Give questions on these chapters to be done in class.
Vocabulary – select difficult words and have students use dictionaries to find the meanings.
3
Read chapters 40 – 42 in class.
Examine the theme of friendship in the novel. How does the friendship between Zero and Stanley begin? How does it develop? Identify the various stages.
Students must hand in essay on friendship.
4
Read chapters 43 – 46 in class.
What was Zero’s life like before he came to Camp Green Lake?

Describe the warden in your own words. Use evidence to support your answer.
Students to work in groups
5
Read chapters 47 – 50 in class. Complete the novel.
Characterisation in HOLES.

Which character in HOLES do you admire the most?
Course work project – Obituary of Kissin Kate
6
Begin Men and Gods

Read the stories
Give questions based on storyline/ content – Cadmus and Actaeon

7
Begin poetry from Bite In Poems – The Donkey

And Manners
Find meanings of all difficult words.
Read poems aloud for enjoyment.
8
The Donkey

And Manners
Give questions on meaning and techniques.

9
Carnival Monday and Tuesday.
Test on poems The Donkey and Manners

10
Read poem The Flower cart Man
Answer questions on The Flower Cart Man

11
Complete all outstanding work
Test on two Greek stories – Cadmus and Actaeon

12
Review of term’s work


13
SPORTS DAY


End of Term 2





Term 1




WEEK
CLASS READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1
Introductory class - explain the literature curriculum
Students introduce themselves
Give a brief overview of the novel HOLES
Explain what a juvenile delinquent detention centre is all about

2
Begin the reading of the novel HOLES by Louis Sachar
Read chapters 1-4 in class
Write a description of Camp Green Lake
Explain what Mr. Sir means by “ You’re not in the Girl Scouts anymore”

3
Read chapters 5 -8 in class
Why did Stanley get arrested?
Stanley didn’t actually commit the crime he was arrested for. Describe what really happened.
Give test on chapters 1- 5
4
Read chapters 9-11 in class
Understanding writer’s craft
Identify these figures of speech – Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Repetition
Students to work in groups
5
Read chapters 12 – 14 in class
Character Development – list ten adjectives to describe Stanley’s character now.
Explore Stanley’s changing attitude to Camp Green Lake
In groups of 3 discuss school rules.Write a school rule you were afraid to break but now don’t bother.
6
Read chapters 15-17 in class
What is surprising about the Warden?
Why does Stanley dig the hole where he really found the tube into his memory?

7
Read chapters 18-20 in class
Focus on minor characters such as Zero and Magnet
Discuss similarities and differences between Stanley and Zero.
Draw a mind map showing everything you know about Zero’s character.
8
Read chapters 21-23 in class
What happens to Stanley’s hole when he gets back from the Warden’s cabin?
Who was Katherine Barlow?

9
Read chapters24- 26 in class
How does Mr. Sir punish Stanley?
Sam and Katherine fall in love. Why is this a problem?

10
Read chapters 27 – 29 in class
What is Zero’s real name?
What is buried in the lake?
How does Kissin Kate Barlow die?
Give class project on curses and superstitions
11
Read chapters 30 -32 in class
How does Stanley try to help Zero?
Does it work?
In groups examine the theme of friendship
12
Read chapters 33 -35 in class
How has Zero survived out on the lake?
Zero doesn’t want to go back to camp. Where do they go?

13
Revision of work covered for the term

Look at DVD on HOLES
14
End of term exams





















Term Plans (2015-2016)


Term 3




WEEK
CLASS
READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES

1



Men and Gods – Jason – pages 56 - 60
(1)What misfortune befell Aeson?
(2)Who was Chiron? What was he famous for?
(3)What did the Oracle tell Jason?
(4)Describe the Argo.

2
(1) Men and Gods – Jason – pages 61-63
Read boxing match
between Pollux and Amycus.

(2)King Phineus and the Harpies.

(3) Journey through the Clashers.
(1) How did Pollux defeat King Amycus?
(2)What were the Clashers?
(3) How did Jason and his men get through the Clashers?
Give a description of the Harpies and draw them.
3
Read the Golden Fleece
pages 64 – 68.
(1) Test on pages 56 – 64 on Monday.
(2)What did King Aetes tell Jason when he demanded the Golden Fleece?
(3) Why did Medea betray her father?
Draw the dragon that guarded the Golden Fleece.
4
Read Jason and Medea
pages 68 -74
(1) Write a description of Medea.
(2) What did Jason ask Medea to do for him?

5


DVD of Jason and the Argonauts.
6
Poetry – The Goat Paths – James Stevens page 76.
(1) Describe the landscape in the poem.
(2)Examine structure of the poem.
Answer questions on page 92.
7
Poetry – When Dawn Comes to the City – New York. Page 88
Examine figurative language
and use of old words and contrast.
Answer questions at the end of the poem.
8
Poetry – The Snare by James Stevens page 47.
Examine the emotions conveyed in the poem and the style of the poet.

9
Complete any outstanding work for the term.


10
Revision of work covered for the term.


11
Revision of work covered for the term.


12
End of term exams begin 27th June.


13
Final Week





Term 2




WEEK
CLASS
READING


ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1
Returned exam scripts to students and did corrections.


2
Continue the reading of the novel HOLES. Read chapters 36 – 39 in class.
Give questions on these chapters to be done in class.
Vocabulary – select difficult words and have students use dictionaries to find the meanings.
3
Read chapters 40 – 42 in class.
Examine the theme of friendship in the novel. How does the friendship between Zero and Stanley begin? How does it develop? Identify the various stages.
Students must hand in essay on friendship.
4
Read chapters 43 – 46 in class.
What was Zero’s life like before he came to Camp Green Lake?
Describe the warden in your own words. Use evidence to support your answer.
Students to work in groups
5
Read chapters 47 – 50 in class. Complete the novel.
Complete the viewing of the DVD of HOLES.
Course work project – Obituary of Kissin Kate
6
CARNIVAL -NO SCHOOL 8th 9th & 10th
Characterisation in HOLES
Which character in HOLES do you admire the most?

7
Begin Men and Gods
Read the stories – Cadmus and Actaeon
Give questions based on storyline/ content

8
Begin poetry from Bite In
Poems – The Donkey
And Manners
Find meanings of all difficult words. Give questions on meaning and techniques.
Read poems aloud for enjoyment.
9
Read poem The Flower cart Man
Test on poems The Donkey and Manners
Answer questions on The Flower Cart Man

10
Complete all outstanding work
Test on two Greek stories – Cadmus and Actaeon

11
SPORTS DAY
SCHOOL CLOSES 18th March






Term 1


WEEK
CLASSREADING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES

1

Introductory class - explain the literature curriculum

Students introduce themselves

Give a brief overview of the novel HOLES

Explain what a juvenile delinquent detention centre is all about


2

Begin the reading of the novel HOLES by Louis Sachar

Read chapters 1-4 in class

Write a description of Camp Green Lake

Explain what Mr. Sir means by “ You’re not in the Girl Scouts anymore”


3

Read chapters 5 -8 in class

Why did Stanley get arrested?

Stanley didn’t actually commit the crime he was arrested for. Describe what really happened.

Give test on chapters 1- 5

4

Read chapters 9-11 in class

Understanding writer’s craft

Identify these figures of speech – Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Repetition

Students to work in groups

5

Read chapters 12 – 14 in class

Character Development – list ten adjectives to describe Stanley’s character now.

Explore Stanley’s changing attitude to Camp Green Lake

In groups of 3 discuss school rules.Write a school rule you were afraid to break but now don’t bother.

6

Read chapters 15-17 in class

What is surprising about the Warden?

Why does Stanley dig the hole where he really found the tube into his memory?


7

Read chapters 18-20 in class

Focus on minor characters such as Zero and Magnet

Discuss similarities and differences between Stanley and Zero.

Draw a mind map showing everything you know about Zero’s character.

8

Read chapters 21-23 in class

What happens to Stanley’s hole when he gets back from the Warden’s cabin?

Who was Katherine Barlow?


9

Read chapters24- 26 in class

How does Mr. Sir punish Stanley?

Sam and Katherine fall in love. Why is this a problem?


10

Read chapters 27 – 29 in class

What is Zero’s real name?

What is buried in the lake?

How does Kissin Kate Barlow die?

Give class project on curses and superstitions

11

Read chapters 30 -32 in class

How does Stanley try to help Zero?

Does it work?

In groups examine the theme of friendship

12

Read chapters 33 -35 in class

How has Zero survived out on the lake?

Zero doesn’t want to go back to camp. Where do they go?


13

Revision of work covered for the term


Look at DVD on HOLES

14

End of term exams















Term Plans (2014-2015)

Term 3




WEEK

CLASS READING

ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

ACTIVITIES

1

Men and Gods – Jason on pages 56 - 58

The voyage of the Argonauts on pages59 64

What misfortune befell Aeson?

Who was Chiron? What was he famous for?

Describe the Argo, who were the Argonauts?


2

Complete the voyage of the Argonauts

What happened to Hylas? How did Pollux defeat King Amycus? Describe the Harpies

Draw the Harpies from the description given

3

Begin The Golden Fleece on pages 64-68

Describe the dragon which guarded the golden fleece.

Why did Medea betray her father?

Draw the dragon

4

Read Jason and Medea on pages 68 -74


Look at DVD of Jason and the Argonauts

5

POETRY – Bite In 1

The Goat Paths- James Stephens page76

Describe the landscape. Use of repetition and structure of the poem


6

The Snare – James Stephens page 47

What emotions are conveyed in the poem?

The meaning of the poem and poet’s style


7

When dawn comes to the city – New York on page 88

Examine the figurative language used, the use of old words,general choice of words


8

Test on all three poems

Begin the story of Theseus on pages 79 - 83

Examine storyline and content


9

Theseus and the Minotaur on pages 83 -86



10

Theseus King of Athens on pages 87 -90



11

Revision of all work done for the year



12

END OF TERM EXAMS



13

TERM ENDS




Term 2



Textbook – Holes , Men and Gods & Bite-In


WEEK

CLASS READING

ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

ACTIVITIES

1

Return exam. Papers and do corrections

Read chapters 36, 37, 38

Give questions for homework. Questions are content based


2

Correct homework in class.

Read chapters 39, 40, 41, 42 in class

Examine how the theme of friendship is developed between Stanley and Zero. Identify the various stages.

Students must work in groups and discuss the theme of friendship.

3

Read chapters 43,44,45,46 in class and discuss.

Give short answer test on chapters read for the term.

Complete group work on friendship.

4

Read chapters 47, 48 ,49, 50

Complete the reading of the novel, Holes.

Examine characterisation in the novel.

Describe the Warden in your own words. Use evidence to support your answer.


5

Complete the study of Holes

Characterisation

Which character do you admire the most?


6

Begin Men and Gods

Read Cadmus in class

Explain importance of Greek stories to English Literature.

Give questions on storyline

Students will draw pictures ofcharacters and creatures in the stories.

7

CARNIVAL –NO SCHOOL



8

MEN AND GODS

Read Actaeon and Echo and Narcissus

Discuss and give questions on storyline


9

Complete Greek stories

Begin poetry from Bite- In

The Donkey – page 42

Understanding the writer’s craft – figurative devices, rhyme scheme, etc

Do questions on the poem on page 57

10

Read and discuss the meaning of the poems – The Snare –Page 43

Manners – Page 106

Identify poetic devices and discuss the meaning of the poems

Answers questions on pages57 and 106

11

Poetry- The Flower Cart Man –page 21

Discuss the meaning of the poem and identify devices


12

SPORTS DAY

SCHOOL CLOSES






Term 1





WEEK
CLASS
READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1
Introductory class - explain the literature curriculum

Students introduce themselves


2
Begin the reading of the novel HOLES by Louis Sachar
Read chapters 1-4 in class
Write a description of Camp Green Lake
Explain what Mr. Sir means by “ You’re not in the Girl Scouts anymore”
Give test on chapters 1-4
3
Read chapters 5 -8 in class
Why did Stanley get arrested?
Stanley didn’t actually commit the crime he was arrested for. Describe what really happened.

4
Read chapters 9-11 in class
Understanding writer’s craft
Identify these figures of speech – Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Repetition
Students to work in groups
5
Read chapters 12 – 14 in class
Character Development – list ten adjectives to describe Stanley’s character now.
Explore Stanley’s changing attitude to Camp Green Lake
In groups of 3 discuss school rules.Write a school rule you were afraid to break but now don’t bother.
6
Read chapters 15-17 in class
What is surprising about the Warden?
Why does Stanley dig the hole where he really found the tube into his memory?

7
Read chapters 18-20 in class
Focus on minor characters such as Zero and Magnet
Discuss similarities and differences between Stanley and Zero.
Draw a mind map showing everything you know about Zero’s character.
8
Read chapters 21-23 in class
What happens to Stanley’s hole when he gets back from the Warden’s cabin?
Who was Katherine Barlow?

9
Read chapters24- 26 in class
How does Mr. Sir punish Stanley?
Sam and Katherine fall in love. Why is this a problem?

10
Read chapters 27 – 29 in class
What is Zero’s real name?
What is buried in the lake?
How does Kissin Kate Barlow die?
Give class project on curses and superstitions
11
Read chapters 30 -32 in class
How does Stanley try to help Zero?
Does it work?
In groups examine the theme of friendship
12
Read chapters 33 -35 in class
How has Zero survived out on the lake?
Zero doesn’t want to go back to camp. Where do they go?

13
Revision of work covered for the term


14
End of term exams


15
End of term exams




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WEEK
CLASS
READING
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
ACTIVITIES
1
Introductory class - explain the literature curriculum
Students introduce themselves
Give a brief overview of the novel HOLES
Explain what a juvenile delinquent detention centre is all about

2
Begin the reading of the novel HOLES by Louis Sachar
Read chapters 1-4 in class
Write a description of Camp Green Lake
Explain what Mr. Sir means by “ You’re not in the Girl Scouts anymore”

3
Read chapters 5 -8 in class
Why did Stanley get arrested?
Stanley didn’t actually commit the crime he was arrested for. Describe what really happened.
Give test on chapters 1- 5
4
Read chapters 9-11 in class
Understanding writer’s craft
Identify these figures of speech – Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Repetition
Students to work in groups
5
Read chapters 12 – 14 in class
Character Development – list ten adjectives to describe Stanley’s character now.
Explore Stanley’s changing attitude to Camp Green Lake
In groups of 3 discuss school rules.Write a school rule you were afraid to break but now don’t bother.
6
Read chapters 15-17 in class
What is surprising about the Warden?
Why does Stanley dig the hole where he really found the tube into his memory?

7
Read chapters 18-20 in class
Focus on minor characters such as Zero and Magnet
Discuss similarities and differences between Stanley and Zero.
Draw a mind map showing everything you know about Zero’s character.
8
Read chapters 21-23 in class
What happens to Stanley’s hole when he gets back from the Warden’s cabin?
Who was Katherine Barlow?

9
Read chapters24- 26 in class
How does Mr. Sir punish Stanley?
Sam and Katherine fall in love. Why is this a problem?

10
Read chapters 27 – 29 in class
What is Zero’s real name?
What is buried in the lake?
How does Kissin Kate Barlow die?
Give class project on curses and superstitions
11
Read chapters 30 -32 in class
How does Stanley try to help Zero?
Does it work?
In groups examine the theme of friendship
12
Read chapters 33 -35 in class
How has Zero survived out on the lake?
Zero doesn’t want to go back to camp. Where do they go?

13
Revision of work covered for the term

Look at DVD on HOLES
14
End of term exams