English KS3

Curriculum Mapping Document

Year

Term

Curriculum

Assessment

7

Autumn 1

A Christmas Carol

Greek Drama

Reading: Essay Question

Writing: micro task

Autumn 2

Interesting Characters

Greek Drama

Writing: character description

Drama:  Devising and performing myth story

Spring 1

Poetry

Opinion Writing

Reading: Essay Question

Writing: Article

Spring 2

Advertising – theme parks

Advertising – fair trade

Speaking and Listening: Pitches

Reading:

Summer 1

Novel – Trash

Exam Prep

 

Y7 Exam

Summer 2

Novel – Trash

Detective Fiction

Reading:

8

Autumn 1

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Gothic

Writing: Letter

Writing: Narrative/descriptive

Autumn 2

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Gothic

Reading: Extract based analysis.

Drama: Film Trailers

Spring 1

Travel

Sports Writing

Writing: Travel article

Writing:Opinion article

Spring 2

Nature Poetry

Macbeth

Reading: Comparative Essay

Drama: performance of extract

Summer 1

Exam Prep

Macbeth

Y8 exam

Reading:(extract analysis)

Summer 2

Playwriting

Media based Unit – School Under Siege

Writing: An original play script

9

Autumn 1

Opinion Writing – Have your say

Blood Brothers

Speaking and Listening: Article

Writing: Letter

Autumn 2

Opinion Writing – Have your say

Blood Brothers

Writing: Article

Drama: Devised piece

Spring 1

War Poetry

War Poetry

Reading: Comparative essay

Writing: Creative based piece with commentary

Spring 2

Dystopian Literature

Shakespeare’s Villains

Writing: micro assessment – story opening

 

Summer 1

Of Mice and Men

Exam Prep

 

Y9 Exam

Summer 2

Of Mice and Men

19th Century Fiction

Reading: extract based essay

Writing: story continuation