Y8 English

 

KS3 Curriculum Programme

Year

8

Subject

English

Unit 1 (Sep-Oct) Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction

 

Begin to read Literature novel (Gone or Whale Rider) ongoing

Unit 2 (Nov-Jan) Short stories Fiction: Reading and Writing

 

Victorian and Classic short stories

 

Unit 3 (Jan-Mar) Gothic Study: Plays

 

Frankenstein or Dracula plus extracts of Gothic novels and descriptive / narrative writing

 

Unit 4 (Apr-May) Shakespeare: (comedy)

 

Twelfth Night including Poetry study on theme of love

 

 Unit 5 (June-July) Literature Novel:

 

Study Gone or Whale Rider

 

Extra Resources / websites CGP Books: KS3 English Complete Study & Practice (with online edition) ISBN: 978 1 84762 156 6

CGP Books: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar for KS3 – Study Guide (with online edition) ISBN-13: 978-1847624079

KS3 English: All-in-One Revision and Practice (Collins KS3 Revision and Practice – New 2014 Curriculum Edition) ISBN-13: 978-0007562817

KS3 English: Workbook (Letts KS3 Revision Success – New 2014 Curriculum Edition) ISBN-13: 978-1844197606

My Spelling Book 1: High Frequency Words (sight words) (I Can Spell) ISBN-13: 978-0956643506

My Spelling Book 2: Medium Frequency Words (sight words) (I Can Spell) ISBN-13: 978-0956643513

Websites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/

http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks3/english/

http://www.channel4learning.net/apps/homeworkhigh/english/

http://www.literacytrust.org.uk