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Year 9 English 2018/2019

HALF TERM KEY CONTENT
 1.  (8 WEEKS)

 

 

 

1.  Transition Project (6 weeks)    Assessment in Reading and Writing
NB: Following this point, subject teachers who share classes may well divide up the remainder of the course content.
 2.  Still Image – Writing to Describe (2 of 4 weeks)Drama will carry on Island topic with two lessons on ‘The Tempest’.Please institute private reading. / reading log and suggest using Reading Journal as first term’s homework.
2. (7 WEEKS)

 

 

 

1.  Finish Film Still work (2 of 4 weeks)
2.  Poetry (4 weeks) Make sure your selection includes at least 1 pre-1914 text.  I have a scheme on Blake’s Chimney Sweeper if you should wish to use it.
3.  Pre-20th C Prose using revised Hop-Frog scheme.  (1 of 4  weeks)Drama will include work based around poems.
3.  (6 WEEKS)

 

1.  Pre-20th C Prose using revised Hop-Frog scheme (3 of 4 weeks)
2.  An introduction to Modern Drama using a play of your choice: Our Day Out / Whose Life / DNA – at your discretion.  Use this to introduce use of stage directions, set , props, lighting, dramatic characterisation.  Script writing.  writing in role, S&L activities.  (3 or 4 weeks)
4.  (6 WEEKS)

 

 

1.  Complete Modern Drama  (1 of 4 weeks)
2.  Shakespeare – ‘Hamlet’ or ‘Romeo & Juliet’ schemes.  (4 of 4 weeks)
3.  Suggest using new Transactional Writing Unit (1 of 2 weeks)Drama will focus on complementary aspects of Shakespeare. (4 weeks)
 5.  (5 WEEKS) 1.  Complete new Transactional Writing Unit (1 of 2 weeks)
2.  Study of modern novel – OM&M  (4 of  6 weeks)
6. (7 WEEKS)

 

1.  Complete study of modern novel – OM&M (2 of 6 weeks)
2.  Preparation for Year 9 Assessment during exam week.  (2 week)
3.  5 GCSE Conflict poems (4 of 4 weeks)

Year 10 GCSE English Language 2018/2019

Course title:

GCSE English Language

Exam board:

Edexcel

Specification code:

GCSE (9-1) in English Language (1ENO)

How will students be assessed?
Assessed entirely by terminal exams* (at the end of Year 11).
No early entry. No tier of entry. Every student sits the same exams.
New grading system 9-1.The English language course gives students the opportunity to study and respond to a range of both fiction, literary non-fiction and non-fiction and media texts – some from the 19th Century. Students will learn to study and produce imaginative and transactional writing too. Students are also required to carry out a spoken language assessment which will appear on all students’ certificates as a separately reported grade, alongside the overall grade issued (an endorsement). The course complements the Edexcel English Literature course.Paper 1 : Fiction and Imaginative WritingSection A: ReadingShort / long questions on unseen 19th Century fiction.
(1 hour) (worth 15%)
Study and analyse selections from a range of prose fiction.Section B: Imaginative Writing

Two images provided as stimulus for Imaginative Writing. (45 minutes) (worth 25%)
Explore and develop imaginative writing skills.

Exam – 1 hour 45 minutes (worth 40%)

Paper 2 : Non-fiction, Literary Non-fiction and Transactional Writing

Section A: Reading

Short answers on two non-fiction texts, followed by longer response question which is a comparison of writers’ use of language.
(1 hour 15 minutes) (worth 35%)
Study and analyse selections from a range of non-fiction texts (including literary non-fiction).

Section B: Transactional writing

Transactional writing two options of writing tasks linked to themes of reading materials – letters, job applications, articles etc.
(45 minutes) (worth 25%)
Explore and develop transactional writing skills, for example letters, articles, reports.

Exam – 2 hours (worth 60%)

Spoken language Endorsement

A presentation task set and assessed by teacher.

Students need to demonstrate presentation skills in a formal setting; listen and respond appropriately to spoken language, including to questions and feedback to presentations; use spoken Standard English effectively in speeches and presentations.

A grade will be recorded separately on certificates, alongside the overall grade issued, as an endorsement to the qualification.

*Please note that there is no coursework component that contributes to the overall grade for the qualification. The final grade is awarded on exam performance only.

 English Language Y10 2018-19

Half term Key content
1 (8 weeks) Transactional Writing
2 (7 weeks) Transactional Writing
3 (6 weeks) Transactional Writing
4 (6 weeks) Transactional Writing
5 (5 weeks) Transactional Writing
6 (7 weeks) Imaginative Writing

 

Year 10 GCSE English Literature 2018/2019

Course title:

GCSE English Literature

Exam board:

Edexcel

Specification code:

GCSE (9-1) in English Literature (1ETO)

How will students be assessed?
Assessed entirely by terminal exams* (at the end of Year 11).
No early entry.
No tier of entry. Every student sits the same exams.
New grading system 9-1.
The course allows students to experience a range of Literature with a wide appeal drawn from contemporary and modern texts, and texts which have had a significant influence on our English Literary and cultural heritage.Paper 1 : Shakespeare and Post-1914 LiteratureSection A: a Shakespeare playShakespeare: Part A on extract, Part B linking to the whole text. (Macbeth)
(worth 25%)Section B: a post-1914 British play or novel Post-1914 Literature: choose one question out of two; on setting, character or theme.
(An Inspector Calls)
(worth 25%)
Exam – 1 hour 45 minutes, closed text (worth 50%)Paper 2 : 19th Century Novel and Poetry since 1789Section A: a 19th Century novel
19 Century novel, Part A on extract, Part B on full text.
(A Christmas Carol)
(worth 25%)

Section B: one collection of 15 poems from the Pearson Poetry Anthology.

Poetry since 1789: one named poem from a cluster (Conflict) that will be printed – students compare it to another (unprinted) of their choice.
Students also compare two thematically linked unseen contemporary poems.
(worth 25%)

Exam – 2 hours 15 minutes, closed text (worth 50%)

*Please note that there is no coursework component that contributes to the overall grade for the qualification. The final grade is awarded on exam performance only.

English Literature Y10 2018-19

Half term Key content
1 (8 weeks) Poetry – ‘Conflict’ cluster
A Christmas Carol
2 (7 weeks) A Christmas Carol
3 (6 weeks) A Christmas Carol
An Inspector Calls
4 (6 weeks) An Inspector Calls
5 (5 weeks) Poetry – ‘Conflict’ cluster
6 (7 weeks) Poetry – ‘Conflict’ cluster

 

Year 11 GCSE English Language 2018/2019

Course title:

GCSE English Language

Exam board:

Edexcel

Specification code:

GCSE (9-1) in English Language (1ENO)

How will students be assessed?
Assessed entirely by terminal exams* (at the end of Year 11).
No early entry. No tier of entry. Every student sits the same exams.
New grading system 9-1.
The English language course gives students the opportunity to study and respond to a range of both fiction, literary non-fiction and non-fiction and media texts – some from the 19th Century. Students will learn to study and produce imaginative and transactional writing too. Students are also required to carry out a spoken language assessment which will appear on all students’ certificates as a separately reported grade, alongside the overall grade issued (an endorsement). The course complements the Edexcel English Literature course.Paper 1 : Fiction and Imaginative WritingSection A: Reading
Short / long questions on unseen 19th Century fiction.
(1 hour) (worth 15%)
Study and analyse selections from a range of prose fiction.Section B: Imaginative Writing Two images provided as stimulus for Imaginative Writing.
(45 minutes) (worth 25%)
Explore and develop imaginative writing skills.Exam – 1 hour 45 minutes (worth 40%)Paper 2 : Non-fiction, Literary Non-fiction and Transactional Writing

Section A: Reading
Short answers on two non-fiction texts, followed by longer response question which is a comparison of writers’ use of language.
(1 hour 15 minutes) (worth 35%)
Study and analyse selections from a range of non-fiction texts (including literary non-fiction).

Section B: Transactional writing

Transactional writing two options of writing tasks linked to themes of reading materials – letters, job applications, articles etc.
(45 minutes) (worth 25%)
Explore and develop transactional writing skills, for example letters, articles, reports.

Exam – 2 hours (worth 60%)

Spoken language Endorsement

A presentation task set and assessed by teacher.

Students need to demonstrate presentation skills in a formal setting; listen and respond appropriately to spoken language, including to questions and feedback to presentations; use spoken Standard English effectively in speeches and presentations.

A grade will be recorded separately on certificates, alongside the overall grade issued, as an endorsement to the qualification.

*Please note that there is no coursework component that contributes to the overall grade for the qualification. The final grade is awarded on exam performance only.-

 English Language Y11 2018-19

Half term Key content
1 (8 weeks) Non Fiction, Literary Non Fiction (Language Paper 2 Section A)
Transactional Writing forms (Language Paper 2 Section B)
2 (7 weeks) Non Fiction, Literary Non Fiction (Language Paper 2 Section A)
Transactional Writing forms (Language Paper 2 Section B)
3 (6 weeks) Mock feedback Paper 2 English Language
Prepare for spoken language assessment over half-term
4 (6 weeks) Spoken language assessments
Unseen 19th Century Fiction
Revise Imaginative Writing (Paper 1 English Language Section B)
5 (5 weeks) Feedback on Mock Paper 1
Revise Non Fiction, Literary Non Fiction (Paper 2 English Language Section A)
Revise forms of Transactional Writing (Paper 2 English Language Section B)
Revise Imaginative Writing (Paper 1 English Language Section B)

 

Year 11 GCSE English Literature 2018/2019

Course title:

GCSE English Literature

Exam board:

Edexcel

Specification code:

GCSE (9-1) in English Literature (1ETO)

How will students be assessed?
Assessed entirely by terminal exams* (at the end of Year 11).
No early entry.
No tier of entry. Every student sits the same exams.
New grading system 9-1.The course allows students to experience a range of Literature with a wide appeal drawn from contemporary and modern texts, and texts which have had a significant influence on our English Literary and cultural heritage.Paper 1 : Shakespeare and Post-1914 LiteratureSection A: a Shakespeare play
Shakespeare: Part A on extract, Part B linking to the whole text. (Macbeth)
(worth 25%)Section B: a post-1914 British play or novel Post-1914 Literature: choose one question out of two; on setting, character or theme.
(An Inspector Calls)
(worth 25%)
Exam – 1 hour 45 minutes, closed text (worth 50%)

Paper 2 : 19th Century Novel and Poetry since 1789

Section A: a 19th Century novel
19 Century novel, Part A on extract, Part B on full text.
(A Christmas Carol)
(worth 25%)

Section B: one collection of 15 poems from the Pearson Poetry Anthology.

Poetry since 1789: one named poem from a cluster (Conflict) that will be printed – students compare it to another (unprinted) of their choice.
Students also compare two thematically linked unseen contemporary poems.
(worth 25%)

Exam – 2 hours 15 minutes, closed text (worth 50%)

*Please note that there is no coursework component that contributes to the overall grade for the qualification. The final grade is awarded on exam performance only.

 English Literature Y11 2018-19

Half term Key content
1 (8 weeks) Macbeth
2 (7 weeks) Macbeth
3 (6 weeks) Macbeth
Revise Inspector Calls
4 (6 weeks) Revise Poetry – conflict and Unseen Poetry
Revise A Christmas Carol 
5 (5 weeks) Revise Literature texts

 

Year 12 English Language 2018/2019

Course title: A-Level English Language Exam board: EDEXCEL Specification code: 9EN0
How will students be assessed?
Students will sit three external exams at the end of Year 13 and complete one piece of coursework “Crating Language”.
1 – Language Variation          Examination    35%
2 – Child Language                Examination    20%
3 – Investigating Language     Examination   25%
4 – Crafting Language            Coursework     20%Mock Exam Jan: Section A style response (Comparative essay on Individual Variation – Identity).Mock Exam July: Child Language Paper (Either a Spoken or Written Text: TBC) More likely to be spoken this time around.
Half term Teacher 1- LT

Key content

Teacher 2- YR

Key content

1 (8 weeks) 6 WEEKS

Language and Context/The Frameworks
●     Lexis/semantics
●     Grammar/Morphology/Syntax
●     Pragmatics

 1 WEEK

REVISION STRATEGIES FOR LEARNING ALL KEY TERMINOLOGY

 STAR ASSESSMENT ON TERMINOLOGY TEST

Week Beginning 13th October

 18th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

 1 WEEK
Act Now work on Assessment, begin working towards Spoken Language

6 WEEKS

Language and Context/The Frameworks
●     Phonology
●     Graphology
●     Discourse

1 WEEK

PRACTICE TEXTUAL ANALYSISSTAR ASSESSMENT: TEXTUAL ANALYIS using the frameworks

Week Beginning 13th October

18th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

 1 WEEK
Act Now work on Terminology Test, begin working towards Written and Multimodal Language.

2 (7 weeks)  4 WEEKS

 LANGUAGE AND CONTEXT

 SPOKEN LANGUAGE – REAL and REPRESENTED
•      Focus on phonetics, phonology and prosody.
•       Students to develop confidence in applying technical terminology related to “spoken discourse” e.g.
•       Non fluency features
•       Adjacency pairs and turn-taking
•       Politeness and face
•       Leech, Levinson and Brown
•       Grice’s maxims
•       dialect, sociolect and idiolect

Possible data examples:
Transcripts: informal conversations; formal meetings; interviews; speeches.
•      Analyse data which merge features of written/spoken channels e.g.
•      Blogs: travel/personal
•      Social Media

STAR ASSESSMENT: TEXTUAL ANALYIS OF SPOKEN LANGUAGE

3 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation
Variation Over Time

 Analyse the development of English as a national language.

Consider the effect of historical variation across the language frameworks for example changes in:

lexis – borrowing, affixation, compounding, blending, conversion, clipping, initialism, acronyms, back-formation, archaisms/obsolete words, neologisms, coinage, back-formation

semantics – amelioration, pejoration, broadening, generalisation, expansion, extension, narrowing, specialisation, restrictions grammar, phonology, graphology.

 STAR ASSESSMENT: “We Are Survivors”

 

3 WEEKS

 LANGUAGE AND CONTEXT

 WRITTEN AND MULTIMODAL LANGUAGE
•      Analyse data from a range of contexts, recognising how variation in field, function, audience and mode creates a specific register.
•       Students to develop confidence in analysing coherence and cohesion.

Possible data examples:
•       Print media
•       Leaflets
•       Websites: commercial/informative
●      Letters, Adverts etc.

4 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation

Individual Variation (Gender and Sexuality mainly)

●     Analyse data in a range of models, focusing on how language choices reflect/construct identity/personal.
●     Exploration of attitudes to language, to explore how choices are affected by:
●     The model, field, function and audience
●     Geographical factors
●     Social factors such as age, gender, ethnicity and other social identities.

STAR ASSESSMENT:  Section A Exam question in timed conditions (one text only)

 

3 (6 weeks) Monday 17th January – Data Collection

 4 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation
Variation Over Time Continued

 Wed 23 Jan – Reading Day Annotation of War Letters

2 WEEKS

MOCK EXAMS

31st Jan – 6th Feb Mock Exams

 STAR ASSESSMENT: “War Letters ”

 

Monday 17th January – Data Collection

 4 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation
Individual Variation (Age, Ethnicity, Social Class, Regionality etc.)

 Wed 23 Jan – Reading Day Revision for Gender

2 WEEKS

MOCK EXAMS

31st Jan – 6th Feb  Mock Exams

 STAR ASSESSMENT:  Section A Exam question in timed conditions (Comparative)

4 (6 weeks) 28th Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 4 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation
Variation Over Time continued

 2 WEEKS:

Introduction to key CLA theory and research

Focus on both written and spoken channel.

Students to develop confidence in applying technical terminology related to CLA e.g.

●     Stages of language acquisition
●     Overextension, underextension, overgeneralisaion
●     Substitution, deletion
●     Child-directed speech (CDS), caretaker language, motherese

 STAR ASSESSMENT: Hairdressing Exam Paper

28th  March Parents Evening

28th  Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 6 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation
Individual Variation (continued)

 STAR ASSESSMENT: TBC

28th  March Parents Evening

 

5 (5 weeks) 5 WEEKS

 Component 2: Child Language Acquisition (Speech) Continued

 

 

5 WEEKS

Component 4: A level Coursework:
Crafting Language

Exploration of 4 key genres:

●     Travel Writing
●     Monologues
●     Short Stories
●      Journalism

6 (7 weeks) 4 WEEKS

 Component 2: Child Language Acquisition (Speech) Continued

 STAR ASSESSMENT: MOCK EXAM (CLA: SPEECH and VARIATION OVER TIME)

 1 WEEK

MOCK EXAMS

 2 WEEKS:

Students completing ACT NOW work on MOCK EXAMS. Support Teacher 2 in setting up Coursework 1:1s

 10th June Reports Open

17th June – 20th June Exam Week

8th July data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

4 WEEKS

 Component 1: Language Variation
Individual Variation  REVISION FOR MOCK

 STAR ASSESSMENT: MOCK EXAM (INDIVIDUAL VARIATION)

 1 WEEK

MOCK EXAMS

 2 WEEKS:

Students completing ACT NOW work on MOCK EXAMS. Work with Teacher 1 in setting up Coursework 1:1s

 

 

 Year 12 English Literature 2018/2019

Course title: A-Level English Language Exam board: AQA Specification code: 7717
How will students be assessed?
Students will sit two external exams at the end of Year 13 and complete two pieces of coursework “Theory and Independence”.
1 – Literary Genres                             Examination    40%
2 – Texts and Genres                        Examination    40%
3 – Theory and Independence         Non-exam assessment   20%
Half term Teacher 1 – JD    Key content Teacher 2 – NAH    Key content
1 (8 weeks) 8 WEEKS

Paper 2 and Critical Anthology
●     Handmaid’s Tale
●     Feminism
●     Narrative
●     Unseen Prose

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

4 essays over the term – 2 to be * marked
1 section A style on HT – *
1 section B – *
1 critical approaches
1 unseen prose

 18th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

8 WEEKS

Paper 2 and Critical Anthology

  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Blake
  • Ecocriticism
  • Unseen Poetry

ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

4 essays over the term – 2 to be * marked
1 section A style on a poem (* marked)
1 section B*
1 critical approaches
1 unseen poetry

 18th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

2 (7 weeks) 7 WEEKS

 Continued (see above)

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking: see above

Check wider reading log after half term holiday

7 WEEKS

Continued (see above)

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking: see above

Check wider reading log after half term holiday

3 (6 weeks) Monday 17th January – Data Collection

 4 WEEKS

  • Wider Reading focus
  • Handmaid

Wed 23 Jan – Reading Day

2 WEEKS

MOCK EXAMS

31st Jan – 6th Feb Mock Exams

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

2 essays this half term:
1 Handmaid – Section B essay 1* marked
Mock exam – Section B essay

Monday 17th January – Data Collection

 4 WEEKS

  • Blake
  • Wider Reading Focus

 Wed 23 Jan – Reading Day

2 WEEKS

MOCK EXAMS

31st Jan – 6th Feb  Mock Exams

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

2 essays this half-term:
1 Blake – Section B essay 1* marked
Mock exam – Section B essay

4 (6 weeks) 28th Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 6 WEEKS

  • The Kite Runner
  • Post- Colonial Criticism
  • The Canon

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

4 essays pre end of year exams 2 * marked

1 Kite Runner (Section A style)
1 Kite Runner (Section B)
1 Critical (on Kite Runner)
1 Unseen Prose (Section A)

 28th  March Parents Evening

28th  Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 6 WEEKS

  • Introduction to Tragedy
  • Death of a Salesman
  • Marxism
  • Unseen Poetry

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

4 essays pre end of year exams 2 * marked

1 Miller (Section C)
1 Miller (Section C)
1 Marxism (on Salesman)
1 Unseen Poetry (Section A)

 28th  March Parents Evening

5 (5 weeks) 5 WEEKS

 Continued (see above)

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking: see above

Check wider reading log after Easter

 5 WEEKS

 Continued (see above)

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking: see above

Check wider reading log after Easter

6 (7 weeks) 4 WEEKS

Continued (see above)

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

Section C essay
Exam: Paper 2 – all sections (A, B and C) * mark

 Last 2 weeks – focus on critical anthology choices

 10th June Reports Open

17th June – 20th June Exam Week

8th July data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 

4 WEEKS

 Continued (see above)

 ASSESSMENT and STAR Marking:

Section C essay
Exam: Paper 2 – all sections (A, B and C) * mark

 Last 2 weeks – focus on critical anthology choices

 10th June Reports Open17th June – 20th June Exam Week8th July data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 

 Year 13 English Language 2018/2019

Course title:

A-Level English Language

Exam board: EDEXCEL Specification code: 9EN0
How will students be assessed?
Students will sit three external exams at the end of Year 13 and complete one piece of coursework “Crafting Language”.
1 – Language Variation          Examination    35%
2 – Child Language                 Examination    20%
3 – Investigating Language     Examination   25%
4 – Crafting Language            Coursework     20%
Half term Key content

Teacher 1 (LT)

Key Content

Teacher 2 (NAH)

1 (8 weeks) 8 WEEKS

A level Coursework:
Crafting Language
Explore Journalism and Monologues

Assignment 1: Original Writing

Students will:
●      select their genre
●      plan two pieces of writing where function and/or audience are different
●      produce their own piece of writing in response to the exemplar style model(s)
●      record their writing process to be used in the creation of a commentary.

STAR ASSESSMENT: PRACTICE PIECE OF JOURNALISM

Set first piece of coursework Week beginning 16th October.
Deadline – 4th November (after half term)

17th September UCAS Data Drop

9th November- Reports close

15th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

8 WEEKS

A level Coursework:
Crafting Language
Explore Travel Writing and Short Stories

 Assignment 1: Original Writing

Students will:
●      select their genre
●      plan two pieces of writing where function and/or audience are different
●      produce their own piece of writing in response to the exemplar style model(s)
●      record their writing process to be used in the creation of a commentary.

 STAR ASSESSMENT: PRACTICE PIECE OF TRAVEL WRITING

17th September UCAS Data Drop

9th November- Reports close

15th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

2 (7 weeks) 7 WEEKS

 A level Coursework: Crafting Language

 Students continue to work on Draft 1 and then rest of this half term will focus on Piece 2

STAR FEEDBACK ON ALL DRAFTS ONGOING THIS HALF TERM

 Deadlines (Provisional)

 Monday 5th  November: Assignment 1 Draft 1 due
Tuesday 17th November Assignment 1 Final Draft due
Thursday 6th December: Assignment 2 Draft 1 due
Monday 17th  December: Assignment 2 Final Draft

 

 

11th  December Parents Evening

7 WEEKS

 Component 3: Investigating Language – Topic TBC following Examiners’ Report this Summer

Teacher should focus on ensuring students develop necessary research skills e.g.
●     Asking relevant questions
●     How to collect data
●     Different methods of analysis
●     qualitative and quantitative research
●     framing an effective hypothesis.

More sophisticated investigation methods should be introduced and practised, e.g. corpus studies.

Students should be introduced to the SAMs and/or specimen papers and the evaluative style of the Section B questions – opportunity for class debates/presentations to engage with attitudes towards language.

STAR ASSESSMENT: Section A style Textual Analysis of Investigating Language

 11th December Parents Evening

3 (6 weeks) 5 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation, B: Variation Over Time 

REVISION FOR FEB MOCK
STAR ASSESSMENT: JUNE 2017 PAPER (WITCHCRAFT)

31st Jan- 6th Feb Mock exams

5 WEEKS

Component 1: Language Variation, A: Individual Variation

REVISION FOR FEB MOCK

STAR ASSESSMENT: JUNE 2017 PAPER (LGBT AND JAMES BLUNT)

 STAR ASSESSMENT: CLA WRITTEN DATA (MEGAN)

31st Jan- 6th Feb Mock exams

4 (6 weeks) 2 WEEKS

 A level Coursework:

Crafting Language Commentary + final changes to coursework

Deadlines Provisional

Commentary Table – Feb 23

Commentary 1st Draft  – March 2nd

Final Draft – March 16th

STAR ASSESSMENT – COMMENTARY DRAFT 1

4 WEEKS

 Assist Teacher 2 with Prep for Investigating Language Unit Section B

 28th Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

6 WEEKS

 Component 3: Investigating Language

Section A style work examples analysis based on Sub-topic pre-released in January

 Homework: March 23rd: Knowledge Organiser Completed for Section A

STAR ASSESSMENT: SECTION A STYLE PAPER ON PRE-RELEASE SUB TOPIC

28th Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 

 

 

5 (5 weeks) 2 WEEKS

 Investigating Language Unit Section B

STAR ASSESSMENT: LANGUAGE INVESTIGATION REPORT – DUE Friday 20th April and then re-submit by 15th May

 3 WEEKS

VARIATION OVER TIME REVISION

 STAR ASSESSMENT: VARIATION OVER TIME MOCK

 29th April data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

5 WEEKS

 REVISION OF INDIVIDUAL VARIATION AND CHILD LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

 STAR ASSESSMENT: CLA MOCK

STAR ASSESSMENT: INIDVIDUAL VARIATION MOCK

 29th April data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 

 

Year 13 English Literature  2018-19

Course title: A-Level English Literature Exam board: AQA Specification code: 7717
How will students be assessed?
Students will sit two external exams at the end of Year 13 and complete two pieces of coursework “Theory and Independence”.
1 – Literary Genres                        Examination         40%
2 – Texts and Genres                     Examination         40%
3 – Theory and Independence     Non-exam assessment   20%
Half term Key content
  Teacher 1 (JD) Teacher 2 (DB)
1

 (8 weeks:

Tues 4th Sept – Fri 26th Oct)

 

 

 

 

 

8 WEEKS

  • CW Prose/Poetry
  • Othello

 Assessment and Star marking
CW: draft deadline – prose first draft = 10th Sept *
1 x extract question – Othello. Section A *
1 x whole text essays on Othello. Section B

 17th September UCAS Data Drop

9th November- Reports close

15th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

8 WEEKS

  • CW Prose/ Poetry
  • Tess

 Assessment and Star marking
CW: draft deadline – prose first draft = 10th Sept *
Tess x 1 single text essays – 1 x *
Tess x 1 Section C essay with Miller

 17th September UCAS Data Drop

9th November- Reports close

15th October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

2

(7 weeks:

Mon 5th Nov – Fri 21st Dec)

7 WEEKS (Continued)

Assessment and Star marking
Final draft prose CW= 5th Nov
First draft poetry CW=26th Nov *

11th December Parents Evening

7 WEEKS (Continued)

Assessment and Star marking
Final draft prose CW= 5th Nov
First draft poetry CW=26th Nov*
11th December Parents Evening

3

( 6 weeks:

Tues 8th Jan-Fri 15th Feb)

 

6 WEEKS

Revision

  • Handmaid
  • Kite Runner
  • Othello

Unseen-3 lessons at start of term and then revise exam texts

Assessment and Star marking
Final draft poetry CW=8th Jan
Mock Exam= Paper 1
Section A and B*

Essays:

Othello Section A x 1
Othello Section B x 1
Handmaid Section B x1
Kite Runner section B x 1
Section C x 1*
Unseen Drama x 1*

 31st Jan – 6th Feb Mock exams

6 WEEKS

Revision

  • Blake
  • Miller
  • Tess

Unseen-3 lessons at start of term and then revise exam texts

Assessment and Star marking
Final draft poetry CW=8th Jan
Mock exam = paper 1
Section C*

Essays:

Blake x 2
Miller/ Hardyx2
Unseen x 2, (Prose and Poetry)*

31st Jan – 6th Feb Mock exams

4

(6 weeks:

Mon 25th Feb – Thurs 4th April)

6 WEEKS

 (Continued)

 28th Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

6 WEEKS

 (Continued)

28th Feb data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

5

(5 weeks:

Tues 23rd Apr – Fri 24th May)

 

5 WEEKS

 2nd Mock exam
Paper 2: week beginning 29th April
Paper 1: week beginning 13th May
Revision for both papers

Assessment and Star marking
Paper 1-2 x Othello
Paper 2 Section C*
Paper 1 Sections A and B *

 29th April data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

5 WEEKS

2nd Mock exam
Paper 2: week beginning 29th April
Paper 1: week beginning 13th May
Revision for both papers

Assessment and Star marking
Paper 1 x 1 Section C
Paper 2 Sections A and B*
Paper 1 Sections C *

29th April data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)