GCSE English
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Autumn 1

3rd  Sept – 19th Oct

Autumn 2

29th Oct – 19th Dec

Spring 1

7th Jan – 15th Feb

Spring 2

25th Feb – 5th April

Summer 1  

23rd April – 24th May

Summer 2  

3rd  June – 23rd July

19th Century novel, Language Paper 1, poetry

 

Literature Paper 1

19th C novel 

·         Jekyll and Hyde

·         A Christmas Carol

·         Great Expectations

 

 

Character, plot, themes. Key quotations.

Context and wider discourses

Narrative structures

P1 qu 1-4 implicit and explicit work

 

Selection from Poetry Anthology  Power and Conflict

·         Ozymandias

·         London

·         Extract from the Prelude

 

 

Language Paper 1

Explorations in creative reading

Using extracts from 19th C novel and other texts  focus on Sec A (reading Qs 1-4): locate and retrieve; language analysis; structural analysis; and evaluation of writer’s intentions.  Wider discourses.

 

Explorations in  creative writing

Use extracts, short stories past papers, build on lit paper 1 work  etc.

Writers’ viewpoints & Perspectives, poetry

 

Language Paper 2
Section A:
Reading and Responding to Non-Fiction and Literary Non-Fiction.19th/20th/21st Century

 

Section B: Writing:
Audience, purpose and genre for non-fiction writing.

 

 

Mock Exam Preparation:

·         To include a walking talking mock

 

 

Selection from Poetry Anthology  Power and Conflict

·         My last Duchess

·         Storm on the Island

·         Bayonet Charge

·         Remains

 

Use the poetry as a stimulus for Paper 2 writing skills also.  Acting on feedback from mocks and honing skills.

 

Modern text, creative writing

 

English Literature Paper 2

Modern text

·         Lord of the Flies

·         Blood Brothers

·         …

 

 

Language Paper 1

Section B:  Explorations in creative writing

Narrative control

Propp

 

 

Speaking and Listening Endorsement:

Students present up to 10mins on a topic/subject given by teacher. Respond to Qs from audience.

Use ILD Tues 4th June to introduce.

 

Start New Timetable: w/c 08/07/2019

 

 

Speaking and Listening Endorsement:

FILMING TO BE COMPLETED

ASSESSMENT AUT 1 Week 2-3

1.      Class based.  Descriptive/narrative  (AO5&AO6)

Complete in week  2 or 3 and by 21st September 2018.

 

 

ASSESSMENT AUT 2  Week 9-10

1.      English Language  Paper 1.  Complete in class.

Complete in week 9 or 10 and by 16th November  2018.

ASSESSMENT SPRING 1   Week 21

English Language Paper 2

Complete as part of Y10 mock week –w/b 11th Feb 2019

 

ASSESSMENT SPRING 2  Week  27

Poetry comparison

Complete in week  25  and by 5th April.  Use ILW (the preceding week) to complete walking talking approach.

 

ASSESSMENT  Week 31

Literature Paper 2

 

ASSESSMENT  Week 35

English Language  Paper 1, Section B  only – focus on narrative.

 

Spoken Language Assessment (S&L non exam)