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Yr 9

English Year 9 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 the course, Wide Reading Assignment & Language Builder booklets  
2   The Language of Advertising unit Speech Topic
3   cont… LOA unit LOA unit test16th Feb
4   Intro to speeches(wk8), Oral Language unit 1# Wide Reading 23rd Feb
5   Camp  
6   cont… OL unit, speeches  
7   cont… OL unit, speeches OL unit test 15th Mar
8   Speech presentations Speeches  19th -22nd Mar
9   Intro to Novel Study: Take it Easy by David Hill  
10   cont… NS 2# Wide Reading 4th Apr
 
 
*Monday period 1 every week will be spent on the Language Builder booklets












Term 2
Week no.   Unit of work DUE dates
1   Novel Study: Take it Easy by David Hill cont…
Safety Brochure Assignment
 
2   Cont… NS unit
Creative Writing
 
3   Cont… NS unit
Creative Writing Piece
Creative Writing piece 10th May
4   Unfamiliar Text  focus Brochure Assignment  17th May
5   Intro to Film Study Unit: October Sky 3# Wide Reading 24TH May
6   Exam preparation  
7   Exam week  
8   Exam follow up
Film Study Unit: October Sky
 
9   Cont… FS  
10   Cont… FS
Film Study Essays
4# Wide Reading 27thJune
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 








Term 3
Week no.   Unit of work DUE dates
1   Cont…Film Study unit
Film Study unit test
FS Unit Test 19th July
2   Intro to NZ Short Stories unit
Writing focus
 
3   Cont… NZ SS unit
Text similarities & Comparisons
5# Wide Reading2nd Aug
4   Cont… NZ SS unit
Creative Writing
 
5   Cont… NZ SS unit
Creative Writing Piece (Personal NZ  short story)
Creative Writing piece 16th Aug
6   Begin Novel Study 2# :Treasure Island  
7   Cont… NS 2#  
8   Cont… NS 2#  
9   Cont… NS 2#
Novel Study unit test
NS 2# Unit Test 13thSept
10   Exams  
11   Exam Revision &Intro to Research
Research Assignment
6# Wide Reading 27thSept
(+ Reading Log)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 












Term 4
Week no.   Unit of work DUE dates
1   Cont… Research Unit FS Unit Test 19th July
2   Cont… Research Unit
Formal Writing
 
3   Cont… Research Unit
Formal Writing
 
4   Research Assignment
Formal Writing
Research Assignment 8th Nov
5   Intro to Debating unit  
6   Cont.. D unit  
7   Cont.. D unit Formal Class Debate
8   Cont.. D unit  















(dates subject to change as necessary)