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Yr 11

English Year 11 Planner 2013

Teacher : Miss Harris         Office: RH 5     Email: reneeh@hebron.ac.nz



Term 1
Week no.   Unit of work DUE dates
1   Intro to Level 1 Course
Focus on Writer’s Craft (prep 1.3)
 
2   Personal Reading L2 (2.9)
Focus Poetry & Prose (prep 1.3)
Speech topic
3   Creative Writing (1.4)
-Plan & write 1# portfolio piece
1# portfolio piece
4   Intro to Oral Texts (1.6)
-Choose Speech topic & begin planning
1# Personal Reading 23rd Feb
 
5   Camp  
6   Focus on Creative Writing
-Plan & write 2# portfolio piece
2# portfolio piece
7   Cont… Oral text
-Preparation week for Speeches
 
8   Speech presentations 1.6 Speeches  19th -22nd Mar
9   Creative Writing (1.4)
-Prepare a final piece for submitting.
1.4 Creative Writing 30th Mar
10   Intro to Film Study (1.2)
-Watch Blindside+ film techniques
2#  Personal Reading 4th Apr
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 











Term 2
Week no.   Unit of work DUE dates
1   Film Study (1.2)cont…
-Scene analysis & breakdown
 
2   Film Studycont…
-Theme /Context /Characterisation
3# Personal Reading 4th Apr
3   Film studycont…
Essay Writing/ Formal Writing (1.5 prep)
 
4   Film study cont…
Essay Writing/ Formal Writing Piece (1.5)
Formal Writing portfolio piece 17th May
5   Exam essay question focus
Essay writing for the exams (1.2 prep)
 
6   Exam preparation  
7   Exam week  
8   Exam follow up
Unfamiliar Text/ Essays
 
9   Intro to Novel Study To Kill a Mockingbird
-Focus on context and begin reading
4#  Personal Reading  June 21st
10   Novel Study cont…
-Early characterisation/ themes
 
 






















Term 3
Week no.   Unit of work DUE dates
1   Novel Study cont…
-Themes of Justice and Prejudice + society today
 
2   Novel Study cont…
-Essay questions for externals
 
3   Novel Study cont…
-Essay writing – structure, content and craft
5# Personal Reading 2nd Aug
4   Novel Study cont…
- hot seat characters, group activities
 
5   Novel Study cont…
- Key events, key characters, key symbols
 
6   Novel Study cont…
-Final Essays- exam conditions
 
7   Short Stories unit
-practice for unfamiliar
 
8   Cont… S S unit
-practice for unfamiliar
6# PersonalReading 27th Sept
(+ Reading Log)
9   Exam Preparation
-Focus on essays structure and content
Practice Essays in class
10   Exams  
11   Exam Revision
-Highlight essay parts and rewrite.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




















Term 4
Week no.   Unit of work DUE dates
1   Revision
Visual Text – Blind Side(1.2)
Visual  Text essay 19th Oct
2   Revision
Written Text – To Kill a Mockingbird  (1.1)
Written Text essay 26th Oct
3   Revision
Unfamiliar Texts – Poetry/Prose
Unfamiliar Practice
4   Seniors Leave Study, Study, Study
5   NCEA EXAMS BEGIN  
 












Standards Credits Reading
/Writing
Grade
1.6 AS90857
Construct & Deliver an Oral Text
3    
1.4 AS90052
Produce Creative Writing
3    
1.5 AS90053
Produce Formal Writing
3    
2.9 AS90854
Personal Reading
4    
1.1 AS90849
Written Text Response
4   EXTERNAL
1.2 AS90850
Visual Text Response
4   EXTERNAL
1.3 AS90851
Unfamiliar Texts
4   EXTERNAL




















(dates may be subject to change )