Year 7 English

ORELVINE SCHOOL

YEAR 7 ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSE OUTLINE (2023-2024)

Term I Term II Term III
50% of teaching time Unit 7.1 Adventures

Learners will explore the key features of text structures, show understanding of how writers create a distinctive voice and apply their understanding as relevant to their own writing

50% of teaching time Unit 7.3 Animals observed

Learners will describe how writers use linguistic and literary techniques and comment on the key features of text structure before discussing how the different features are combined for effect. Use structural, linguistic, and literary techniques to accurately convey their intended purpose in their own writing.

50% of teaching time Unit 7.5 Travel and transport

Learners will identify bias in a text and use inference and deduction to recognize and explain implicit meanings.

Learners will comment on how the writer builds up detail through the grammatical structure of their sentences, uses the key features of text structure, uses connectives and sentence openings for impact, and conveys theme; applying these skills in their own writing.

50% of teaching time Unit 7.2 Sports: past and present

Learners will comment on a writer’s choice of language, show awareness of reasons for using simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences, and identify differences between formal and informal language, before applying these features in their own writing.

50% of teaching time Unit 7.4 Heroes

Learners will comment on the writer’s use of punctuation and text organization for an intended purpose and will apply these skills in their own writing.

50% of teaching time Unit 7.6 On stage

Learners will support personal and critical responses to texts with relevant textual references, show insight into texts and issues through their choice of speech, gesture, and movement, and write with confidence.

TERM 1 2022-2023

1
Week 1 lesson 1
60 minutes

Week 1 Lesson 1

L.O (S): Discuss how readers make choices about which texts to read.

2
Week 1 lesson 2

Week 1 Lesson 2

L.O(s):

Read and discuss a range of fiction genres, poems, and play scripts, including the contribution of any visual elements or multimedia.

3
Week 1 lesson 3
60 minutes

Week 1 Lesson 3

L.O (s)

Express personal responses to texts, including preferences and opinions, referring back to specific content.

4
Week 2 lesson 1
60 minutes

Week 2 Lesson 1

L.O(s) Show understanding of how writers create a distinctive voice.

5
Week 2 lesson 2
60 minutes

Week 2 Lesson 2

L.O(s)

Begin to develop distinctive voices, both personal and for different characters.

6
Week 2 lesson 3
60 minutes

Week 2 Lesson 3

L.O(s)

Explain features of communication, showing awareness of the impact of accommodating different purposes and contexts.

7
Week 3 lesson 1
60 minutes

Week 3 Lesson 1

L.O(s) Sustain a fast, fluent, and legible handwriting style

8
Week 3 lesson 2
60 minutes

Week 3 Lesson 2

L.O(s)

Comment on the key features of text structure in a range of fiction and non-fiction texts, including poetic forms.

9
Week 3 lesson 3
60 minutes

Week 3 Lesson 3

L.O(s)

Be sensitive to others when turn-taking, ensuring that the intended outcome of the discussion is achieved.

10
Week 4 lesson 1
60 minutes

Week 4 Lesson 1

L.O(s)

Use different layouts and presentations in a variety of texts (handwritten, printed, and onscreen)

11
Week 4 lesson 2
60 minutes

Week 4 Lesson 2

L.O(s) Summarize and develop a discussion, responding sensitively to the range of ideas.

12
Week 4 lesson 3
60 minutes

Week 4 Lesson 3

L.O(s)

Begin to develop distinctive voices, both personal and for different characters.

Term II 2022-2023

Term III 2022-2023

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Enrolled: 1 student
Duration: 70 learning days
Lectures: 12

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