Libby (Year 8) is already a published reviewer with regular contributions to Sproatley Life magazine.
She has kindly offered to share her reviews on SHTC English.
If you would like your book review published then please submit to your English teacher via email.
Only 16 weeks of teaching and learning before our exams.
Here is a plan of our lesson content and extended learning sessions:
and here is a home revision plan for the next six weeks:
Home Revision Plan- Feb
Home Revision 3 week plan 20/3
Revision TT V3
Year 11 will sit an English Literature PPE in December.
ALL exams are closed book meaning you will NOT have access to the texts. You will be given an extract from Macbeth and one pre-printed Anthology poem.
Create Flashcards and use the PIXL LIT APP to learn quotations.
Shakespeare question ONLY.
Read the extract and link to the whole text.
Skills required: Reading ladder (all tiers) Using terminology. Analysing specific choices of words, literature techniques and sentence structures. Commenting on audience reaction and specific dramatic effects. Links to context (James I/Witchcraft/Machiavellian characteristics).
An Inspector Calls
Read the question and structure an answer linked to the whole text.
Skills required: Reading ladder (all tiers) Using terminology. Analysing specific choices of words, Literature techniques and sentence structures. Commenting on audience reaction and specific dramatic effects. Links to context (Socialism and capitalism. Women’s rights. Social responsibility. Events in 1912 and 1945. Greek Unities and Freytags’ narrative structure)
One question on your chosen Poetry Anthology. Comparing two poems.
One question on an unseen poem
One question comparing two unseen poems.
Skills required: Reading ladder (all tiers) Using terminology. Analysing specific choices of words, poetic techniques and sentence structures. Commenting on reader reaction and specific feelings and thoughts. Comparing.
Find revision materials here
Meet in the English area every Wednesday lunch for English advice and support.
Please come equipped with an area for development.
It could be:
- SPAG work.
- Using the reading ladder.
- Understanding plot and themes.
- Writing tools.
Open to all Year groups.
Ask your English teacher or Mrs Everitt for a Summer Reading Challenge booklet.
Prizes awarded in the Autumn term.
Click below for the Reading Challenge map.
Summer Reading Challenge 2016
We hope Year 6 enjoyed their visit to South Holderness.
The suspect who stole the guitar *drum roll*
He just couldn’t cope with being a roadie- he aspired to be in a band and in the end jealousy drove him to commit the crime.
Well done if you solved the mystery!