English Year 7 Remote Learning Map for Self Isolation of up to 14 days

Students can chose to start at the top of the learning map and work their way chronologically down the list which will help with memory retention or go to an area directed by their teacher.

Autumn Term Sep – Dec

Topic: Animal Farm and Non-Fiction

  • Pupils will study the text Animal Farm to develop their ability to understand characterisation and themes within a novel. Pupils will develop their inference and deduction skills, whilst reading for meaning.  Whole class reading and studies will provide opportunities to develop de-coding skills

SELF ISOLATING REMOTE LEARNING LINKS

1. Verbs and capital letters https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/past-simple-verbs-and-capital-letters-6xk30e
2.Capital letters/irregular verbs https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/capital-letters-and-irregular-verbs-6gvp8e
3.Singular and plural subjects https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/singular-and-plural-subjects-6njkcc
4.Sentences and tense https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/incomplete-sentences-and-tense-c8tp2d
5.Incomplete sentences https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/incomplete-sentences-6gw38t
6. Approaching non-fiction https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/approaching-unseen-non-fiction-texts-6dgpat
7.Writer’s use of language https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-the-writers-use-of-language-65j68t
8. Selecting evidence https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-language-selecting-evidence-70rk0t
9. Character types and function https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/character-types-and-function-6gu38c
10.Analysing language https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-language-analytical-writing-6ctpcc
11.Examining structural choices https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/examining-structural-choices-6ctk6t
12.Introduction to poetry https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-c9jkjd
13.What makes a poem? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-what-makes-a-poem-a-poem-6dk3jd
14.Imagery in poetry https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-imagery-cgt68r
15.Poetry structure https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-structure-6th6cr
16.Poetry rhyme scheme https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-rhyme-scheme-65k3gd
17.Poetry Rhythm https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-rhythm-6nhkjc
18.Poetry: Metre https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-metre-6gukjd
19.Emotions in poetry https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introduction-to-poetry-big-ideas-and-emotions-in-poetry-6dj38c
20.Personification https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/creative-writing-poetry-personification-70tkcr

Spring Term Jan – Apr

Topic: Frankenstein and Creative Writing

  • An abridged version of the 19th Century novel Frankenstein will be used as the stimulus for students to study the conventions of gothic literature and 19th Century fiction. Pupils will be encouraged to develop their ability to decode and have exposure to new vocabulary.  Contextual factors linked to the novel will also be analysed to improve a pupil’s ability to analyse a writer’s intention and influences.

SELF ISOLATING REMOTE LEARNING LINKS

 1.What gothic fiction means https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-gothic-fiction-means-c5jk2d
2.Gothic conventions https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-gothic-conventions-are-c8tp6c
3. Gothic characters https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/gothic-characters-c8tp4d
4.Gothic themes https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/gothic-themes-c8v30d
5.Analysing language Tell-Tale Heart https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-language-in-the-tell-tale-heart-part-1-71hk6c
6. Analysing language Tell-Tale Heart (2) https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-language-in-the-tell-tale-heart-part-2-6wtpat
7.Structure in Tell-Tale Heart (1) https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-structure-in-the-tell-tale-heart-part-1-6cukgr
8.Structure in Tell-Tale Heart (2) https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-structure-in-the-tell-tale-heart-part-2-cgv3ad
9.The Uncanny https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understand-the-uncanny-and-how-it-applies-to-gothic-literature-c8v68r
10.Frankenstein and the ‘Uncanny’ https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/creation-of-frankenstein-and-applying-the-uncanny-6cvkjt
11.Analysing language in Frankenstein https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/analysing-language-in-frankenstein-64vk2t
12.Authorial Intent https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understanding-authorial-intent-and-how-to-use-this-to-develop-analysis-65hk2r
13.Descriptive writing- setting stimulus https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/descriptive-writing-responding-to-a-setting-stimulus-6wrp6c
14.Using symbolism in our writing https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/use-of-symbolism-in-your-writing-6xjkad
15.Narrative writing https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/narrative-writing-6rrkgt
16.What makes a good short story? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/creative-writing-what-makes-a-good-short-story-70u30c
17.Narrative structure https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/creative-writing-narrative-structure-6wu3ec
18.Developing character https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/creative-writing-developing-character-6rtp2r
19.Figurative language https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/creative-writing-figurative-language-c8up4r
20.Authorial intent https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understanding-authorial-intent-and-how-to-use-this-to-develop-analysis-65hk2r

Summer Term 1 Apr – July

Topic: Romeo and Juliet and Poetry

  • Pupils will study an abridged version/extracts of the Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet. The main aim of this unit will be to familiarise pupils with the conventions of Shakespeare’s writing, including common themes and styles.  Pupils will also develop their contextual understanding, to strengthen their analytical skills.

SELF ISOLATING REMOTE LEARNING LINKS

1. Romeo and Juliet: Prologue https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/shakespeares-romeo-and-juliet-the-prologue-70r30t
2. Feuding families https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/feuding-families-crt38t
3.Introducing Romeo https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introducing-romeo-6tgk8d
4.Theme of love https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/courtly-love-6rr3cc
5.Introducing Juliet https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/introducing-juliet-ctjk0r
6.The Lovers Meet https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-lovers-meet-6nk34e
7.Balcony Scene (1) https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-balcony-scene-part-1-61hpad
8.Balcony Scene (2) https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-balcony-scene-part-2-6mv66r
9.Wedding Scene https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-wedding-scene-cmt34d
10.Plague on both your houses https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/a-plague-o-both-your-houses-70rp4r
11.Juliet’s soliloquy https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/juliets-soliloquy-6muk0r
12.Banishment https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/banishment-crwpct
13.The Next Morning https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-morning-after-the-wedding-night-6xhkac
14.Patriarchy https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/lord-capulet-and-the-patriarchy-6th3jd
15.Friar’s Plan https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-friars-plan-6mvkct
16.Death scene https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/juliets-death-c8w3gd
17.I defy thee stars https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/i-defy-thee-stars-68vk6d
18.Tragic end https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-lovers-tragic-end-6djp4d
19.Reconciliation https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-reconciliation-6dgk8c
20.Love and conflict https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/love-and-conflict-68tp6c