Year 9 English Learning Map

Time Content Domain Topic 24/7 Learning Reference or Knowledge Organiser Ref
Autumn Term A Christmas Carol & Descriptive Writing Understanding context- The Victorian Era Knowledge Organisers 9.1 – 9.7
Analysing characterisation
Creating descriptions and narrative voice
Using reference to a text
Analysing a writer’s intention
Analysing texts critically
Developing semantic fields
Identifying figurative language devices
Analysing language and its impact
Analysing form and structure
Analysing themes across a text
Inference and deduction
Developing personal responses to a text
Using sentence structures for effect
Engaging a reader through imaginative tone and style
Spring Term Macbeth & Writing with a Viewpoint Understanding context- Shakespearean influences Knowledge Organisers 9.8 – 9.13
Organising ideas effectively
Analysing characterisation
Understanding the impact of stage directions
Using reference to a text
Analysing a writer’s intention
Evaluating texts critically
Rhetorical devices
Varying sentence structures for effect
Analysing language and its impact
Analysing structural choices
Analysing themes across a text
Inference and deduction
Developing personal responses to a text
Alternative interpretations
Summer Term Poetry & Comparative Analysis Understanding context- WW1 and WII Knowledge Organisers 9.14 – 9.19
Inference and deduction
Poetic forms
Analysing structure
Making comparisons between texts
Figurative language
Analysing language choices and their impact
Linking texts to their contexts
Critically exploring a writer’s choices
Consideration of message and purpose
Word classes
Analysing form and tone
Using reference to text
Comparing ideas and beliefs
Alternative interpretations