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Yr 10

 
English Year 10 Plan for 2013
 
Theme: Power, Absolute Power and Me


Term 1
 
Week no. Focus Study Assessment
1 Introduction to Year 10 English Course  
2 Introduction: - Wide Reading Assignment
                      - Language & Punctuation, parts 
                        of speech & sentence analysis
Complete end of Term 3
 
Term 2 & 4 Exams
3 Close Reading: Analysis, Point of View & Language Techniques Term 2 & 4 Exams
Trial Wide Reading 15th Feb
4 Introduction to Speeches: Structure, Tone & Content Term 2 Exam
5 SCHOOL CAMP  
6 PATS 1st Wide Reading  8th March
7 Speech preparation continued
Language Builder exercises
 
8 Speech presentation
Language Builder exercises
 
9 Introduction to Poetry: Characters, Themes, Language, Structure &  Points of View Term 2 & 4 Exams
Speech final 26th March
Easter 29th March – 2nd April
10 Poetry continued
Creative Writing based on Poetry
 
11 Introduction to Play Study: The Diary of Anne Frank – background & drama techniques Term 2 Exam
Poetry exercise 11th April
12 The Diary of Anne Frank continued 2nd Wide Reading 18th April
          
            
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *Reading of the Diary of Anne Frank and character analysis to continue over the holidays
 
Term 2
 
Week no. Focus Study Assessment
1 The Diary of Anne Frank continued  
2 The Diary of Anne Frank continued  
3 The Diary of Anne Frank continued, closed & reviewed. Character analysis piece 23rd May
4 Exam preparation & revision
Introduction to Spelling Bee Challenge
Regular testing on 100 words to be learnt for the Spelling Bee
5 Exam week  
6 Exam follow up
Introduction to Formal Writing: Ideas, Structures, Language, Accuracy, Audience & Purpose.
3rd Wide Reading 13th June
Term 4 Exam
Spelling Bee testing
7 Formal Writing continued Spelling Bee testing
8 Selection Formal Writing topic
Visual Images - Introduction to Advertising: Purpose, Audience, Layout, Visual & Language Techniques.
Spelling Bee National Challenge Test
Term 4 Exam
 
 
Spelling Bee test 27th June
9 Advertising continued Formal Writing piece 1st July
Advertising assignment 5th July
10 Introduction to Novel Study: The Wave
Worksheet
Simulation Game: Ghost chips
4th Wide Reading 10th July
    
           
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
  *Reading of The Wave and work sheet assignment to continue over the holidays
 
 
 
 
 
 
          
 
 

*Reading of The Wave and work sheet assignment to continue over the holidays

Term 3
  
Week no. Focus Study Assessment
1 The Wave continued
Introduction: Author, Background, Theme & Novel Structure.
Class reading Chapters 1-3
Term 4 Exam
Worksheet completion on-going exercise
2 The Wave continued
Class reading Chapters 4-8
 
3 The Wave continued
Class reading Chapters 9-13
5th Wide Reading 9th Aug
4 The Wave continued
Class reading Chapters 14-17
Climax & comparison with the Diary of Anne Frank
 
5 The Wave Creative Writing exercise: Extend a chosen incident  
6 Research internal
Introduction to Research Topic: What’s Behind the News
Review: Assessment, Criteria & Exemplars
Research techniques & terminology
Term 4 Exam
 
Creative Writing piece 2nd September
7 Research exercise: How safe are social networks?
Topic selection, research questions & plan
 
8 Research continued: sourcing of material 6th Wide Reading 20th Sept
with Reading Log
9 Research continued : complete research & compile draft report Submit draft report 26th Sept
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
           
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Term 4
  
Week no. Focus Study Assessment
1 Complete research topic
Final report & folder collation
 
2 Debating
Introduction: Structure, rules & content
The use of persuasive language & debating skills
Submit research folder 23rd Oct
3 Team & topic selection
Order of speakers
Research debating topic
Outline of debate 1st Nov
4 Complete debating presentation
Exam preparation & revision
 
5 Exam revision
Exams
 
 
6 Exam feedback
Formal class debate
Formal Class Debate 20th-22nd Nov
7 Film Study
Introduction: Re-cap -  Setting & context, scene analysis, filmic devices, director’s purpose, characterisation & key themes
 
8 Film Study continued
Watch & analyse the film.
 
9 End of year review: quiz Film Study essay 9th Dec
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
Internals:
 
1.  Achievement Standard 90854: Form personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
     Resource title: Read to Succeed – 4 Credits
 
2. Achievement Standard 90853:Use information literacy skills to form conclusion(s)
    Resource title: What’s Behind the News? – 4 Credits