Year 7 Curriculum

Year

Unit Title

Duration

Assessed Outcomes – See LEPs for details

MYP – Year 7 Lit

7

What’s the point of school?

6 weeks

Reading

To understand and apply my reading and skim, scan select skills to interpret information from the text

Writing

To recall and develop prior knowledge of writing techniques to produce a diary entry

KS2 test – baseline.

Super heroes/Japan

- VCOP

- APOLLO
- Writing Frames

- Question text management

- Skim,scan,select

7

What’s happening to our world?

 

7 weeks

Reading

to apply knowledge to create a teaching tool about rainforests


Speaking and Listening

To apply knowledge of persuasive techniques to create a successful persuasive speech


Writing

To apply knowledge of description to create a piece of effective description

Honey, I shrunk the ice caps!

 

Reading – create teaching tool

- Persuasive techniques

- Descriptive writing

7

How does a writer engage a reader? Skellig and Blake

12 weeks

 

(Blake mini-unit = 3 weeks)

 

 

Reading

to understand and analyse the ways in which a writer engages a reader

 

Writing

To use the poetry of William Blake to create your own poem

Theme Parks

 

LIT LESSONS EVOLVE ONLY

- Writing to inform

- Formal letter writing

- Dragons Den Speaking and Listening?

7

Why do we share our experiences of travel?

6 weeks

Reading

Literary non-fiction

Writing

Creating your own piece of travel writing/blog etc

Travel Writing

- Writing to inform (cont.) – Literary non-fiction

- Presentational Devices

7

 

 

How do I engage with Shakespeare?

6 Weeks

Reading

To identify key elements of Shakespeare plays in order to create a trailer

Film Trailers task

- Shakespeare for understanding, interpretation and social/historical context