Year 10 Curriculum Map
|Unit 1: English Language
Paper 1 (Y9)
|Unit 2 Macbeth
12th September-14th November
|Unit 3 A Christmas Carol
21st November- Early January approx. 13th January
|Unit 4- English Language Paper 1 Q4 and Writing Section
23rd January – February half term
|Unit 5 Poetry (approx. 4/5 poems)
27th February- Friday 31st March
|Unit 6 English Language Paper 2
18th April- Friday 21st July
Students will be required to write in detail about an extract from the play and then to write about the play as a whole.
Students should explore character, theme and language as they read the novel.
Students will be required to write in detail about an extract from the novel and then to write about the play as a whole. Students should explore character, theme and language as they read the novel.
Moderation day/afternoon for class teachers to moderate/standardise exam responses.
Students to study how to personally /critically respond to a statement/opinion.
Students to study narrative/descriptive writing e.g developing character, creating a hooking introduction etc.
Students to study/analyse 15 poems from AQA Anthology Love and Relationships Cluster. Students to study how to compare poetry and how to approach/respond to unseen poetry. Class teacher should aim to spend two lessons on each poem and begin teaching each poem by introducing the poem as unseen.
Order of teaching:
Section A: Reading (40 Marks)
Section B: Writing (40 Marks)
|Assessment Outcomes||Literature AO:1,2,3,4
F.A.1- Explore Lady Macbeth in Act 1 Scene 5
F.A.2- Explore Macbeth in Act 4 Scene 1
F.A.3- To what extent is Macbeth influenced by the supernatural?
S.A- English Literature Paper 1 in January
F.A.1 – Analysing the relationship between Scrooge and his nephew.
F.A.2- Scrooge’s change of character
F.A.3- Class Teacher to choose own question.
S.A: Full exam paper- The importance of family January.
F.A.1- Peel paragraph for Q4
F.A.2- Write the opening/ending to a piece of descriptive writing.
S.A- English Language Paper 1 in May
Assessment objectives/outcomes the same as Unit 1.
F.A.1- PEEL/PETER paragraph on one poem.
F.A.2- Q3 (Peer assessment)
S.A- One reading question and one writing question.