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BREWOOD CE (C) MIDDLE SCHOOL
'Be the Best you can Be'

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English

 2016-17

 

YEAR 5

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Assessment

Spring 1

Spring 2

Assessment

Summer 1

Summer 2

Assessment

 

Friend or Foe?

 

Back in Time

 

Gods and Monsters

 

Texts

Units of Work

Reading   Week (and a half) – Roald Dahl, The BFG.   Follow up with revolting Rhymes homework. Own version using rhyming   couplets.

Fiction Unit 5.2 Oranges in No Man’s Land (4 weeks)

Fiction Unit 5.1 Friend or Foe (4 weeks)

Baseline assessment information from GL (PTE 9) Summer term.

GL (PTE 9) to be repeated at the beginning of Autumn term.

AR STAR reading assessment to   begin each term.

Reading age Testing to be carried out at the beginning and end of Autumn Term.

(Half termly for identified children.)

Animals on the move

Non-Fiction Unit 5.2 The Museum of Fun (3 weeks)

Word Detectives week

Narrative poetry

Reading   age Testing to be carried out towards the end of spring Term.

(Half   termly for identified children.)

AR STAR reading assessment to begin each term.

Poetry Unit 5.3 Compare and Perform (2 weeks)

Fiction unit 5.3 Greek Myths (3   weeks)

Non-Fiction Unit 5.3 Ultimate Explorers (2 weeks)

Live Unit 5.2 Pitch It (3 weeks)

GL to be completed at end of Summer Term (PTE 10)

AR STAR reading assessment to   begin each term.

Reading age Testing to be carried out towards the end of summer term.

(Half termly for identified children.)

Written Outcomes

 

Letter Home from David or Tucky

Diary Entry as David

Conversation – Instructions Write a story opening or ending

       

Spelling

Focus words:

accommodate, accompany, aggressive, ancient, bruise, cemetery,   conscience, conscious, desperate, environment, language, neighbour, physical,   prejudice, profession, pronunciation, queue, recognise, sacrifice, soldier,   sufficient.

On entry assessment of LKS2 word lists. Plan for revision dependent on   need.

Spelling age test to be carried out towards the end of the Autumn   term.

Focus words:

according, achieve, amateur, appreciate, average, awkward, especially,   exaggerate, existence, explanation, familiar, immediate, immediately, muscle,   opportunity, rhyme, rhythm, stomach, suggest, temperature, vehicle.

Spelling age test to be carried out towards the end of the spring term.

Focus words:

apparent, attached, available, category, communicate, convenience,   curiosity, definite, determined, disastrous, equip, equipped, equipment,   individual, interfere, leisure, relevant, shoulder, system, yacht.

Spelling age test to be carried out towards the end of the summer   term.

Throughout the year, the children must proof read work for spelling   errors. They must use the first three or four letters of a word to check its   spelling or meaning in a dictionary. They must use knowledge of morphology   and etymology in spelling and must understand that the spelling of some words   needs to be learnt specifically (Appendix 1). They must use a thesaurus.   Ensure children know all Y3/4 and Y5 words

The children will have a weekly spelling test based on the spelling   requirements for Year 5 (see spelling folder). Revision of year 3 and 4 words   over the year dependent on need – parental support.

Punctuation

                 

Grammar

Spoken Language

                 

YEAR 6

Autumn 1

Autumn   2

Assessment

Spring   1

Spring   2

Assessment

Summer   1

Summer   2

Assessment

 

The Big, Bad Wolf

 

Our Restless World

 

Men and Monsters

 
 

Reading Week   (and a half) – Roald Dahl, The BFG.   Follow up with revolting Rhymes homework. Own version using rhyming   couplets.

Fiction Unit   6.1 Eye of the Wolf (4 weeks)

P: Ted Hughes –   Various wolf themed poems – ‘Wolf Watching’, ‘Amulet’, ‘The Howling of   Wolves’

NF: Live Unit   6.1 The Great Debate (2 weeks)

F: Wolf Brother   by Michelle Paver

NF/P: Dr   Smith’s Version of Chief Seattle’s speech. Author intent

Baseline   assessment information from GL (PTE 10) Summer term

Baseline   SATs using 2016 paper during reading week.

AR STAR reading assessment to begin each term.

Reading   age Testing to be carried out at the beginning and end of Autumn Term.

(Half   termly for identified children.)

Poetry Unit 6.2   Poetic Voice (2 weeks)

Non-Fiction   Unit 6.1 Mission: Save Pompeii (2 weeks)

Word Detectives   week

F: My Story –   Pompeii

Use past SATs   with text about Pompeii

NF: Pliny’s   Letters

Reading age   Testing to be carried out towards the end of spring Term.

(Half termly   for identified children.)

AR STAR reading assessment to begin each term.

Comprehension   Revision (2 Weeks)

Non-Fiction   Unit 6.2 What is Blood For?

F: Beowulf –   version by Michael Morpurgo.

Monster Slayer   by Chris Riddell,

How to Train a   Dragon

SATs   to take place in May. Reading and GPS.

GL   to be completed at end of Summer Term (PTE 11)

AR STAR reading assessment to begin each term.

Reading   age Testing to be carried out towards the end of summer term.

(Half   termly for identified children.)

Men in Tights   –End of term project to use English, core and humanities lessons over a short   period (1-2 weeks)

Live Unit 6.2 A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Written Outcomes

Encyclopaedia   page about wolves.

Description   of a setting.

Diary   Entry

Flashback   story

Character   description

Balanced   account of an issue (Zoos)

Found poem from extracts of speech.

Chapter   of a quest story – The Island of Gunder.

 

Recount   of dramatic event

   

Spelling

Focus words:

Community,   competition, controversy, criticise, develop, dictionary, embarrass,   excellent, foreign, frequently, government, guarantee, lightning, marvellous,   mischievous, nuisance, persuade, programme, recommend, variety, vegetable.

On   entry assessment of LKS2 word lists. Plan for revision dependent on need.

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the Autumn term.

Focus words:

Bargain,   committee, correspond, forty, harass, hindrance, identity, necessary, occupy,   occur, parliament, privilege, restaurant, secretary, signature, sincere,   sincerely, symbol, thorough, twelfth,

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the spring term.

Focus words:

Revise   words as needed.

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the summer term.

Throughout   the year, the children must proof read work for spelling errors. They must   use the first three or four letters of a word to check its spelling or   meaning in a dictionary. They must use knowledge of morphology and etymology   in spelling and must understand that the spelling of some words needs to be   learnt specifically (Appendix 1). They must use a thesaurus. Ensure children   know all the Y5/Y6 words.

The   children will have a weekly spelling test based on the spelling requirements   for Year 6 (see spelling folder)

Punctuation

                 

Grammar

Spoken Language

                 

YEAR 7

Autumn 1

Autumn   2

Assessment

Spring   1

Spring   2

Assessment

Summer   1

Summer   2

Assessment

Unit/Texts

Short Unit (3-4   weeks) Shakespeare in Context – background to man and time. Use extracts from   MND and R+J

A Christmas   Carol – Novel (scheme SuA see TD)

Continued – A   Christmas Carol

Possible visit   to Stratford or London?

Baseline   assessment information from GL (PTE 11) Summer term.

AR STAR reading assessment to begin each term.

Reading   age Testing to be carried out at the beginning and end of Autumn Term.

(Half   termly for identified children.)

Playscript –   Our Day Out

(BMS)

Poetry   Anthology – Clashes and Collisions

Reading age   Testing to be carried out towards the end of spring Term.

(Half termly   for identified children.)

AR STAR reading assessment to begin each term.

Short Stories –   The darker side of Dahl. Tales of the Unexpected by Roald Dahl.

Creative writing – Short story writing.

Y9/10 from WHS   students to come and help with editing process as part of earlier transition.  

Anthologies of   stories to be published in school library.

GL   to be completed at end of Summer Term (PTE 12)

AR STAR reading assessment to begin each term.

Reading   age Testing to be carried out towards the end of summer term.

(Half   termly for identified children.)

Written Outcomes

           

Spelling

   

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the Autumn term.

   

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the spring term.

   

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the summer term.

Throughout   the year, the children must proof read work for spelling errors. They must   use the first three or four letters of a word to check its spelling or   meaning in a dictionary. They must use knowledge of morphology and etymology   in spelling and must understand that the spelling of some words needs to be   learnt specifically (Appendix 1). They must use a thesaurus. Check knowledge   of all y5 and 6 words. Address any gaps.

Continue   with weekly spellings addressing gaps from phonics assessment (Topical   Resources)

Punctuation

                 

Grammar

Spoken Language

                 

YEAR 8

Autumn 1

Autumn   2

Assessment

Spring   1

Spring   2

Assessment

Summer   1

Summer   2

Assessment

Unit/Texts

Short Unit (3-4   weeks) – Shakespearean Language using extracts and sonnets (Scheme from WHS)

Private   Peaceful – Novel (include some songs and examples of war poetry – Dulce et   Decorum Est)

Continued –

Private   Peaceful – Novel (include some songs and examples of war poetry – Dulce et   Decorum Est)

Baseline   assessment information from GL (PTE 12) Summer term.

Reading   age Testing to be carried out at the beginning and end of Autumn Term.

(Half   termly for identified children.)

Travel Writing   – Bill Bryson and Lonely Planet (Scheme SuA see TD)

Mini Unit –   Issues, other reasons for travel. Extracts from Refugee Boy by Benjamin   Zephaniah and The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo.

Reading age   Testing to be carried out towards the end of spring Term.

(Half termly   for identified children.)

Of Mice and Men   – Novel.

Language and   literature. Transition unit to High School.

See WHS about   copies of the book

Of   Mice and Men – Novel.

Language and   literature

(WHS PMS)

GL to be completed at end of   Summer Term (PTE 13)

Reading age Testing to be   carried out towards the end of summer term.

(Half termly for identified   children.)

Written Outcomes

           

Spelling

   

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the Autumn term.

   

Spelling   age test to be carried out towards the end of the spring term.

   

Spelling age test to be   carried out towards the end of the summer term.

Throughout   the year, the children must proof read work for spelling errors. They must   use the first three or four letters of a word to check its spelling or meaning   in a dictionary. They must use knowledge of morphology and etymology in   spelling and must understand that the spelling of some words needs to be   learnt specifically (Appendix 1). They must use a thesaurus.

Punctuation

                 

Grammar

Spoken Language

                 

Contact Details

Brewood CE (C) Middle School
School Road
Brewood
Stafford
ST19 9DS

Telephone: 01902 850266
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