English - Year 8

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Week beginning

7/9

Subject Topic

The Ruby in the Smoke

Key Learning points/big questions

  • What happens in Chapter 1?

  • What happens in Chapters 2 and 3?

Independent/Home learning

N/A

Linked Assessment

N/A

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/english/ElCkSaXx8YBFnqHuSLN3TjYBlFG7S4dB40lsidBgExNThQ?e=oNwmI0

Week beginning

14/9

Subject Topic

The Ruby in the Smoke

Key Learning points/big questions

  • What happens in Chapters 4,5,6?

  • What happens in Chapters 7 and 8?

  • Can I identify and write main clauses?

Independent/Home learning

DEAR Time vocabulary task

Linked Assessment

Progress check: Plot and appositives

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/english/ElCkSaXx8YBFnqHuSLN3TjYBlFG7S4dB40lsidBgExNThQ?e=oNwmI0

Week beginning

21/9

Subject Topic

The Ruby in the Smoke

Key Learning points/big questions

  • What happens in Chapters 9 and 10?

  • What happens in Chapters 11 and 12?

  • Can I use simple sentences to create narrative hooks and tension?

Independent/Home learning

‘What’s in a Word?’

Linked Assessment

N/A

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/english/ElCkSaXx8YBFnqHuSLN3TjYBlFG7S4dB40lsidBgExNThQ?e=oNwmI0

Week beginning

28/9

Subject Topic

The Ruby in the Smoke

Key Learning points/big questions

  1. What happens in Chapters 13,14,15?

  2. What happens in Chapters 16 and 17?

  3. Can I use simple sentences to create narrative hooks and tension?

Independent/Home learning

DEAR Time vocabulary task

Linked Assessment

Progress Check: Plot, knowledge, vocab and semi colons

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/english/ElCkSaXx8YBFnqHuSLN3TjYBlFG7S4dB40lsidBgExNThQ?e=oNwmI0

Week beginning

5/10

Subject Topic

The Ruby in the Smoke

Key Learning points/big questions

  1. What happens in Chapters 17 and 18?

  2. What happens in Chapters 19 and 20?

  3. Can I repeat simple sentences for emphasis?

Independent/Home learning

‘What’s in a Word?’

Linked Assessment

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/english/ElCkSaXx8YBFnqHuSLN3TjYBlFG7S4dB40lsidBgExNThQ?e=oNwmI0

Week beginning

12/10

Subject Topic

Victorian London

Key Learning points/big questions

  • What was Victorian London like?

  • How does Pullman present Victorian London?

  • Can I repeat simple sentences for emphasis?

Independent/Home learning

DEAR Time vocabulary task

Linked Assessment

Progress Check: Authorial intent

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/english/ElCkSaXx8YBFnqHuSLN3TjYBlFG7S4dB40lsidBgExNThQ?e=oNwmI0

Week beginning

19/10

Subject Topic

Social mobility in the Victorian London

Key Learning points/big questions

  1. Social mobility in the Victorian London

  2. What is social mobility?

  3. How does Pullman present the social classes in Victorian London?

  4. What is an imperative?

Independent/Home learning

‘What’s in a Word?’

Linked Assessment

N/A

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/english/ElCkSaXx8YBFnqHuSLN3TjYBlFG7S4dB40lsidBgExNThQ?e=oNwmI0

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