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Year 9

Core Curriculum Map – Year 9 English 2015/2016

 

Half Term  1

7 weeks

Half Term 2

7 weeks

Half Term 3

6 weeks

Half Term 4

5 Weeks

Half Term 5

7 Weeks

Half Term 6

7 weeks

Curriculum Coverage:

3wks Creative Writing  Narrative & Descriptive – Horror

3wks Poetry Anthology – Conflict

 

Curriculum Coverage:

19th Century Short Stories – Gothic Fiction

 

Non Fiction Writing –

Leaflets

Curriculum Coverage:

Shakespeare – Julius Caesar/Othello

 

Non Fiction Writing –

Newspaper Article

Letter Writing

Curriculum Coverage:

Non-Fiction Reading and Writing - Paper 2

Curriculum Coverage:

Literary Reading – short stories (anthology?)

Creative Writing - revision

Exam revision

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Year 9 Bridging Unit – GCSE

Romeo and Juliet

Assessment 1

 

End of Unit Creative Writing Exam – 45mins

End of Unit Poetry Exam – 45mins

WC 12th Oct 2015

 

Assessment 2

 

End of Unit Reading Exam – 50mins

End of Unit Non Fiction Writing Exam – 45mins

WC 7th Dec 2015

 

Assessment 3

 

End of Unit Shakespeare Exam – 45mins

End of Unit Non Fiction Writing Exam – 45mins

WC 8th Feb 2016

 

Assessment 4

 

Paper 2 Mock Exam

WC 21st March 2016

 

 

 

Assessment 5

 

Paper 1 Mock Exam

WC 16th May 2016

 

 

 

Final Assessment

 

Paper 1 – Literary Reading and Creative Writing

Paper 2 – Non-Fiction Reading and Writing

WC 13th June 2016

AO focus and examination link:

AO5 and AO6

·        Communicate clearly

·        Organise Information

·        Use a range of vocab and spelling

·        Accurate spelling and punctuation

AO2 and AO3

·        Writer’s use of language and structure

·        Relevant subject terminology

·        Compare writers’ ideas and perspectives.

AO focus and examination link:

AO1, AO2 and AO4

· Identify explicit information

· Writer’s use of language and structure

· Relevant subject terminology

· Evaluate texts critically

AO5 and AO6

· Communicate clearly

· Organise Information

· Use a range of vocab and spelling

· Accurate spelling and punctuation

 

 

AO focus and examination link:

AO1, AO2 and AO4

· Identify explicit information

· Writer’s use of language and structure

· Relevant subject terminology

· Evaluate texts critically

AO5 and AO6

· Communicate clearly

· Organise Information

· Use a range of vocab and spelling

· Accurate spelling and punctuation

AO focus and examination link:

AO1, AO2 and AO3

· Identify explicit information

· Synthesis of explicit and implicit ideas.

· Writer’s use of language and structure

· Relevant subject terminology

· Compare writers’ ideas and perspectives.

AO5 and AO6

· Communicate clearly

· Organise Information

· Use a range of vocab and spelling

· Accurate spelling and punctuation

AO focus and examination link:

AO1, AO2 and AO4

· Identify explicit information

· Writer’s use of language and structure

· Relevant subject terminology

· Evaluate texts critically

AO5 and AO6

· Communicate clearly

· Organise Information

· Use a range of vocab and spelling

· Accurate spelling and punctuation

 

AO focus and examination link:

AO1, AO2, AO3 and AO4

· Identify explicit information

· Synthesis of explicit and implicit ideas.

· Writer’s use of language and structure

· Relevant subject terminology

· Compare writers’ ideas and perspectives.

· Evaluate texts critically

AO5 and AO6

· Communicate clearly

· Organise Information

· Use a range of vocab and spelling

· Accurate spelling and punctuation

 

Links to Core Values:

Creativity through writing.

Ambition through poetry

 

Links to Core Values:

Enthusiasm for literature

Links to Core Values:

Determination through difficult texts

Links to Core Values:

Respect through understanding others

 

Links to Core Values:

Creativity through writing

 

Links to Core Values:

Confidence through assessment.