English - Year 8

Week Beginning - 1st June

What I will be learning about - 

Exploring fiction and non fiction:

Dickens and Victorian society

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

  • You will recap your knowledge of Victorian literature

  • You will read extracts from Dickens

  • You will practise analysis

  • You will practise using semi-colons

Resources I will need to use

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-8/english#subjects

Week Beginning - 18th May

What I will be learning about - 

Can I comment on imagery?

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

  • You will look at the imagery used by romantic poets and begin to make analytical comments.

Resources I will need to use

Week 6 Booklet-Word Doc

Week Beginning - 11th May

What I will be learning about - 

What is Romantic poetry?

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

  • You will be introduced to the genre of romantic poetry.

Resources I will need to use

Year 8 English Remote Learning Booklet: Week 5

Week Beginning - 4th May

What I will be learning about - 

Can I comment on the sonnet form?

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

  • You will look at the features of a sonnet and begin to make analytical comments on them.

Resources I will need to use

Year 8 English Remote Learning Booklet Poetry Through Time: Week 4

After you complete your lesson on Friday, please take this Educake test. It will only be available from Friday 4th May, so don’t try to take it earlier:

www.educake.co.uk/7032160/online-test

Week Beginning - 27th April

What I will be learning about - 

What is Renaissance poetry?

What is a sonnet?

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

  • You will be introduced to renaissance poetry and the sonnet form.

Resources I will need to use

Year 8 English Remote Learning Booklet Poetry Through Time: Week 3

Week Beginning - 20th April

What I will be learning about - What is the poetic voice?

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

  • You will identify the poetic voice communicated within two poems.

  • You will look at making a comment on the language used within the poems.

Resources I will need to use

Week 2 Booklet Word Doc

Week Beginning - 14th April

What I will be learning about - What is Old English/Middle English Poetry?

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

  • You will be introduced to Old English/Middle English

  • You will read extracts from ‘Beowulf’, ‘The Knight’s Tale’ and ‘The Miller’s Tale’

Resources I will need to use

Week 1 Booklet Word Doc

Other useful learning resources

Click the link below to download your Knowledge Organiser. 

KS3 English

Each lesson in the booklet has a ‘Pen to Paper’ task that should be used as Deliberate Practice

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