English KS3 Year 7 | Rainhill High School

English KS3 Year 7

Year 7 Term 1: Dystopian Worlds

  • Identify the conventions of the dystopian genre.
  • Articulate understanding of plot, setting and characterisation of The Hunger Games (21st Century world fiction).
  • Make inferences and select evidence from the text of study to support.
  • Make predictions when reading using evidence from the novels to justify and explain.
  • Understand new vocabulary, identified from reading and be able to use this in own writing.
  • Summarise key information in written format citing evidence to support.
  • Identify language, figurative language and vocabulary choices, using some basic terminology.
  • Write with some accuracy for different purposes and in different formats (analytical, narrative and formal letter.)
  • Using increasingly challenging vocabulary and a growing range of punctuation.
  • Spell basic words and common misspelt words accurately.
  • Begin to use grammatical and structural features for effect: simple, compound and complex sentences.
  • Paragraph effectively.
  • Be able to write in a basic analytical structure using Point/Evidence/Explain or similar writing frame.
  • Plan and draft own writing to meet the needs of different audiences with some success.
  • Edit and improve writing by amending vocabulary, grammar and structure to improve overall effectiveness using teacher feedback as a frame.
  • Use Standard English in written language.

Scheme Overview

Knowledge Organiser

Vocabulary Lists

Term 2: Culture & Identity – Poetry Through the Ages

  • Identify the changing conventions and formats of poetry from the Medieval to Post-Modern era.
  • Understand how a poet’s background influence their work.Make inferences and select evidence from the text of study to support.
  • Understand new vocabulary, identified from reading and be able to use this in own writing.
  • Summarise key information in written format citing evidence to support.
  • Identify language, figurative language and vocabulary choices, using some basic terminology.
  • Write with some accuracy for different purposes and in different formats (speech, poetry, analytical).
  • Using increasingly challenging vocabulary and a growing range of punctuation.
  • Spell basic words and common misspelt words accurately.
  • Begin to use grammatical and structural features for effect: simple, compound and complex sentences.
  • Paragraph effectively.
  • Be able to write in a basic analytical structure using Point/Evidence/Explain or similar writing frame.
  • Plan and draft own writing to meet the needs of different audiences with some success.
  • Edit and improve writing by amending vocabulary, grammar and structure to improve overall effectiveness using teacher feedback as a frame.
  • Use Standard English in spoken and written language.

Scheme Overview

Knowledge Organiser

Vocabulary Lists

Term 3: Travel & Adventure – 19th Century Fiction

  • Identify the conventions of 19th Century prose.
  • Articulate understanding of plot, setting and characterisation of Treasure Island (19th Century prose).
  • Understand the differences between the context of production and reception in relation to Treasure Island
  • Make inferences and select evidence from the text of study to support.
  • Make predictions when reading using evidence from the novels to justify and explain.
  • Uderstand new vocabulary, identified from reading and be able to use this in own writing.
  • Summarise key information in written format citing evidence to support.
  • Identify language, figurative language and vocabulary choices, using some basic terminology.
  • Write with some accuracy for different purposes and in different formats (first person narrative, analytical).
  • Using increasingly challenging vocabulary and a growing range of punctuation.
  • Spell basic words and common misspelt words accurately.
  • Begin to use grammatical and structural features for effect: simple, compound and complex sentences.
  • Paragraph effectively.
  • Be able to write in a basic analytical structure using Point/Evidence/Explain or similar writing frame.
  • Plan and draft own writing to meet the needs of different audiences with some success.
  • Edit and improve writing by amending vocabulary, grammar and structure to improve overall effectiveness using teacher feedback as a frame.
  • Use Standard English in written language.

Scheme Overview

Knowledge Organiser

Vocabulary Lists

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