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1 1 ENGLISH LANGUAGE - SCHEMES OF WORK For Children Aged 8 to 12 English Language Lessons Structure Time Approx. 90 minutes 1. Remind class of last topic area explored and relate to current topic. 2. Discuss and explore. 3. Group Work Set small groups an area to explore. 4. Practical Application discuss how topic area is applied in every life. 5. Making Connections discuss and explore connections between topic and other topic areas and subjects. 6. Text Use books, web pages, newspapers, magazines where appropriate. 7. Media use video clips and programmes and/or computer programmes and websites where appropriate. 8. Individual Work Activity. 9. Record through text and illustrations. Pupils under 10 to copy teacher s whiteboard recording. Pupils above 10 to record using their own words. 10. Plenary & Quiz. Resources 1. Fiction 2. Non-Fiction 3. Dictionaries 4. Thesaurus 5. BBC Primary Learning 6. National Literacy Strategy 7. DK English Workbooks 8. Internet 9. Small Moveable Alphabet 10. Word Cards 11. Magazines 12. Word Games 13. Apple Mac 14. PC Windows Computer 15. Computer Programmes English Language Subject Areas 1. Word Level Work 2. Punctuation 3. Grammar 4. Handwriting 5. Reading

2 2 YEAR 4 Autumn Term 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 1. General a. Using a Dictionary b. Phonetic & Non-Phonetic English Language 2. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Missing Word d. Crosswords 3. Spelling - Word Blends a. List Word Blends in Groups with table of relevant words. i. mp & ll ii. st, sp, sm, sw iii. ck, nk, sk iv. Bl, cl, fl, gl v. Lt, nt vi. Ld, lf vii. br, fr, dr, cr, gr, pr, tr, scr b. Construct Sentences with Words from each blend group. 4. Compound Words a. List of Compound Words b. Using Compound Words in Sentences 2. PUNCTUATION 5. General a. Use & Function of Punctuation 6. Capital Letters a. Beginning of Sentences b. Names of People, Pets, Places, Teams etc

3 3 c. Pronoun - I d. Emphasis e. Titles f. Headings 7. Full Stops, Exclamation & Question Marks a. End of Sentences b. Full Stops c. Exclamation Marks d. Question Marks 8. Commas a. Breaking up Sentences When making 2 separate but connected points b. Lists in Sentences 3. GRAMMAR 9. Introduction To Grammar a. Nouns b. Verbs c. Adjectives 4. HANDWRITING 10. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 5. READING 11. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Children s Picture Books

4 4 12. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 13. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 14. General Spring Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Phonetic & Non-Phonetic English Language c. Ever Changing & Developing Language d. Dialects e. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes f. Identifying Syllables 15. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Missing Word d. Crosswords e. Riddles 16. Spelling Phonograms a. List Phonograms in Groups with table of relevant words. i. Sh, ch, th, qu ii. Oo, ou, ue, u_e, ew, ui iii. Ee, ea, e, ie iv. Ar & ear v. Ai, ay, a_e, a vi. Oi & oy b. Construct Rhyming Sentences with Words from Each Phonogram group 17. Word Roots & Derivations

5 5 a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 18. Compound Words a. List of Compound Words b. Using Compound Words in Sentences 19. Onomatopoeia a. List of Onomatopoeic Words b. Using Onomatopoeic Words in Sentences 2. PUNCTUATION 20. General a. Use & Function of Punctuation 21. Capital Letters a. Beginning of Sentences b. Names of People, Pets, Places, Teams etc c. Pronoun - I d. Emphasis e. Titles f. Headings 22. Full Stops, Exclamation & Question Marks a. End of Sentences b. Full Stops c. Exclamation Marks d. Question Marks 23. Commas a. Breaking up Sentences When making 2 separate but connected points b. Lists in Sentences

6 6 3. GRAMMAR 24. Introduction To Grammar a. Adverbs b. Connectives c. Sentence Construction d. Singular & Plural 4. HANDWRITING 25. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 5. READING 26. Different Texts a. Fiction ii. Fairy Tales iii. Myths 27. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 28. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work

7 7 Summer Term 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 29. General a. Using a Dictionary b. Phonetic & Non-Phonetic English Language c. Ever Changing & Developing Language d. Dialects e. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes f. Identifying Syllables 30. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Missing Word d. Crosswords e. Riddles 31. Spelling Phonograms a. List Phonograms in Groups with table of relevant words. i. Or, ore, aw, our, oar, oor, ough, au, a, & ar ii. Er, ir, or, re, ur, & ear iii. Se & ce iv. Oe, ow, & oa b. Construct Rhyming Sentences with Words from Each Phonogram group 32. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 33. Compound Words a. List of Compound Words b. Using Compound Words in Sentences 34. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions

8 8 e. Using a Thesaurus 35. Onomatopoeia a. List of Onomatopoeic Words b. Using Onomatopoeic Words in Sentences 36. Antonyms a. List of Opposites b. Using Antonyms in Sentences 37. Homonyms a. List of Homonyms & their Different Meanings b. Using Homonyms in Sentences 2. PUNCTUATION 38. General a. Use & Function of Punctuation 39. Capital Letters a. Beginning of Sentences b. Names of People, Pets, Places, Teams etc c. Pronoun - I d. Emphasis e. Titles f. Headings 40. Full Stops, Exclamation & Question Marks a. End of Sentences b. Full Stops c. Exclamation Marks d. Question Marks 41. Commas a. Breaking up Sentences When making 2 separate but connected points b. Lists in Sentences

9 9 3. GRAMMAR 42. Introduction To Grammar a. Nouns b. Verbs c. Adjectives d. Adverbs e. Connectives f. Sentence Construction g. Singular & Plural 4. HANDWRITING 43. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 5. READING 44. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Children s Picture Books ii. Fairy Tales iii. Myths iv. Parables v. Fables 45. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 46. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work

10 10 YEAR 5 Autumn Term 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 47. General a. Using a Dictionary b. Phonetic & Non-Phonetic English Language c. Ever Changing & Developing Language d. Dialects e. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes f. Identifying Syllables 48. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 49. Spelling Phonograms a. List Phonograms in Groups with table of relevant words. i. Eye, ie, igh, i_e, y & ye ii. Tion & sion iii. Dle, ble, cle, ckle, ple, gle, mle & nle b. Construct Rhyming Sentences with Words from Each Phonogram group 50. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 51. Compound Words a. List of Compound Words b. Using Compound Words in Sentences 52. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words

11 11 b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus 53. Onomatopoeia a. List of Onomatopoeic Words b. Using Onomatopoeic Words in Sentences 54. Antonyms a. List of Opposites b. Using Antonyms in Sentences 55. Homonyms a. List of Homonyms & their Different Meanings b. Using Homonyms in Sentences 56. Phrases, Clichés & Expressions a. List of Phrases, Clichés & Expressions b. Using Phrases, Clichés & Expressions in Sentences 2. PUNCTUATION 57. Speech Marks a. Text Speech Marks b. Written Speech Marks c. Speech Bubbles 58. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points 3. GRAMMAR 59. Singular & Plural a. Common Plurals s, es & ies

12 12 b. Irregular Plurals ves, en, etc c. Nouns with no Plural Change 60. Nouns a. Collective Nouns b. Agreement Between Nouns & Verbs 61. Verbs a. Use & Function of Verbs b. Past, Present & Future Tenses c. Table of Verbs with Tense d. Using Different Tenses & Persons in Sentences 62. Adjectives a. Function of Adjectives b. Types of Basic Adjectives i. Colours ii. Sizes iii. Moods c. Searching for Adjectives in Roget s Thesaurus d. Using Different Adjectives in Sentences 63. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length 64. Speech a. Direct Speech b. Reported Speech c. Using Separate Lines for Dialogue d. Using Speech in Sentences 4. HANDWRITING 65. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation

13 13 c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 66. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 5. READING 67. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Children s Picture Books ii. Fairy Tales iii. Myths iv. Parables v. Fables vi. Legends vii. Poems viii. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Information Books ii. Reference Books 68. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 69. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 70. General Spring Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Phonetic & Non-Phonetic English Language c. Ever Changing & Developing Language

14 14 d. Dialects e. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes f. Identifying Syllables 71. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 72. Spelling Phonograms a. List Phonograms in Groups with table of relevant words. iv. Wh & ph v. Ine, een vi. Ire b. Construct Rhyming Sentences with Words from Each Phonogram group 73. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 74. Compound Words a. List of Compound Words b. Using Compound Words in Sentences 75. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus 76. Metaphors a. Understanding Metaphors b. Using Metaphors to Describe in Sentences

15 Similes a. Understanding Similes b. Using Similes to Describe in Sentences 2. PUNCTUATION 78. Apostrophes a. Indicating Possession b. Omission of Letters or Numbers 79. Speech Marks a. Text Speech Marks b. Written Speech Marks c. Speech Bubbles 80. Parenthesis a. Use of Brackets b. Use of Colons c. Use of Semi-Colons d. Use of Dashes e. Use of Hyphens 81. Organising Text b. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points c. Headings d. Sub-Headings e. Captions 3. GRAMMAR 82. Introduction To Grammar a. Grammatical Features of Different Texts 83. Singular & Plural a. Common Plurals s, es & ies

16 16 b. Irregular Plurals ves, en, etc c. Nouns with no Plural Change 84. Adverbs a. Use & Function of Adverbs b. Adverb Endings ly list c. Using Adverbs in Sentences d. Searching for Adverbs in Thesaurus 85. Connectives a. Use & Function of Connectives b. List of Connectives c. Using Connectives in Sentences d. Time Sequence e. Position, Sequence & Logic f. Multiple Purpose Connectives g. Searching for Connectives in Thesaurus 86. Conditionals a. Use & Function of Conditionals b. Deduction, Speculation & Supposition c. Past & Future Conditionals d. Making Hypothetical & Speculative Sentences 87. Prepositions a. Use & Function of Prepositions b. List of Prepositions c. Using in Sentences 88. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives 89. Speech a. Direct Speech b. Reported Speech c. Using Separate Lines for Dialogue

17 17 d. Using Speech in Sentences 4. HANDWRITING 90. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 91. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 92. Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 93. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Short Stories ii. Legends iii. Poems iv. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Reference Books ii. Commentaries 94. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 95. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work

18 18 Summer Term 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 96. General a. Using a Dictionary b. Phonetic & Non-Phonetic English Language c. Ever Changing & Developing Language d. Dialects e. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes f. Identifying Syllables 97. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 98. Spelling Phonograms a. List Phonograms in Groups with table of relevant words. i. Eye, ie, igh, i_e, y & ye ii. Tion & sion iii. Dle, ble, cle, ckle, ple, gle, mle & nle iv. Wh & ph v. Ine, een vi. Ire 99. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 100. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus

19 Phrases, Clichés & Expressions a. List of Phrases, Clichés & Expressions b. Using Phrases, Clichés & Expressions in Sentences 102. Metaphors a. Understanding Metaphors b. Using Metaphors to Describe in Sentences 103. Similes a. Understanding Similes b. Using Similes to Describe in Sentences 2. PUNCTUATION 104. Apostrophes a. Indicating Possession b. Omission of Letters or Numbers 105. Speech Marks a. Text Speech Marks b. Written Speech Marks c. Speech Bubbles 106. Parenthesis a. Use of Brackets b. Use of Colons c. Use of Semi-Colons d. Use of Dashes e. Use of Hyphens 107. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points b. Headings c. Sub-Headings d. Captions e. Italics f. Bold

20 20 g. Inset Text 3. GRAMMAR 108. Prefixes a. How Prefixes Can Change Meaning & Emphasis b. List of Prefixes c. Using Prefixes in Sentences 109. Suffixes a. How Suffixes Can Change Meaning & Emphasis b. List of Suffixes c. Using Suffixes in Sentences 110. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives 111. Speech a. Direct Speech b. Reported Speech c. Using Separate Lines for Dialogue d. Using Speech in Sentences 4. HANDWRITING 112. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 113. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only

21 Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 115. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Novellas ii. Novels iii. Poems iv. Plays b. Non-Fiction iii. Autobiography iv. Biography v. Diaries vi. Letters 116. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 117. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 118. General YEAR 6 Autumn Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Ever Changing & Developing Language c. Dialects

22 22 d. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes e. Identifying Syllables 119. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 120. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 121. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus 122. Onomatopoeia a. List of Onomatopoeic Words b. Using Onomatopoeic Words in Sentences 123. Homonyms a. List of Homonyms & their Different Meanings b. Using Homonyms in Sentences 124. Irregular Spellings a. List of Irregular Spellings b. Using Irregular Spellings in Sentences 125. Etymology of Words a. Using a Dictionary of Etymology b. Researching the Origin of Words

23 23 2. PUNCTUATION 126. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points b. Headings c. Sub-Headings d. Captions e. Italics f. Bold g. Inset Text 3. GRAMMAR 127. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives g. Converting Notes into Proper Sentences h. Converting Sentences into Note Form i. Definitions Writing Sentences Defining Words j. Sentence Contractions k. Clauses i. Main Clause ii. Subordinate Clause 128. Speech a. Direct Speech b. Reported Speech c. Using Separate Lines for Dialogue d. Using Speech in Sentences 129. Grammatical Features of Different Texts a. Narrative b. Recounts

24 24 4. HANDWRITING 130. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 131. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 132. Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 133. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Short Stories ii. Novellas iii. Novels iv. Legends v. Poems vi. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Information Books ii. Reference Books iii. Reportage iv. Commentaries v. Newspaper Articles vi. Editorials vii. Instructional Texts viii. Pamphlets 134. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters

25 Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 136. General Spring Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Phonetic & Non-Phonetic English Language c. Ever Changing & Developing Language d. Dialects e. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes f. Identifying Syllables 137. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 138. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 139. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus 140. Phrases, Clichés & Expressions a. List of Phrases, Clichés & Expressions b. Using Phrases, Clichés & Expressions in Sentences

26 Metaphors a. Understanding Metaphors b. Using Metaphors to Describe in Sentences 142. Similes a. Understanding Similes b. Using Similes to Describe in Sentences 143. Irregular Spellings a. List of Irregular Spellings b. Using Irregular Spellings in Sentences 144. Etymology of Words a. Using a Dictionary of Etymology b. Researching the Origin of Words 2. PUNCTUATION 145. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points b. Headings c. Sub-Headings d. Captions e. Italics f. Bold g. Inset Text 3. GRAMMAR 146. Nouns a. Collective Nouns b. Pronouns i. Personal Pronouns ii. Possessive Pronouns iii. 1 st, 2 nd & 3 rd Person c. Agreement Between Nouns & Verbs

27 Verbs a. Use & Function of Verbs b. Past, Present & Future Tenses c. Table of Verbs with Tense d. Using Different Tenses & Persons in Sentences e. Use of 1 st, 2 nd & 3 rd Person f. Auxiliary Verbs g. Active & Passive Verbs h. Interrogative & Imperative Verbs 148. Adjectives a. Function of Adjectives b. Types of Basic Adjectives i. Colours ii. Sizes iii. Moods c. Searching for Adjectives in Roget s Thesaurus d. Using Different Adjectives in Sentences e. Comparative Adjectives f. Superlative Adjectives g. Comparing Adjective Intensities h. Relationship with Suffixes i. Relationship with Adverbs 149. Adverbs a. Use & Function of Adverbs b. Adverb Endings ly list c. Using Adverbs in Sentences d. Searching for Adverbs in Thesaurus 150. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives g. Converting Notes into Proper Sentences h. Converting Sentences into Note Form i. Definitions Writing Sentences Defining Words j. Sentence Contractions k. Clauses i. Main Clause

28 28 ii. Subordinate Clause 151. Speech a. Direct Speech b. Reported Speech c. Using Separate Lines for Dialogue d. Using Speech in Sentences 152. Grammatical Features of Different Texts a. Reports b. Headlines 4. HANDWRITING 153. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 154. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 155. Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 156. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Myths ii. Parables iii. Fables iv. Short Stories v. Novellas vi. Novels vii. Legends

29 29 viii. Poems ix. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Information Books ii. Reference Books iii. Reportage iv. Commentaries v. Newspaper Articles vi. Editorials vii. Instructional Texts viii. Pamphlets ix. Autobiography x. Biography xi. Diaries xii. Letters 157. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 158. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 159. General Summer Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Dialects c. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes d. Identifying Syllables 160. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles

30 Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 162. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus 163. Metaphors a. Understanding Metaphors b. Using Metaphors to Describe in Sentences 164. Similes a. Understanding Similes b. Using Similes to Describe in Sentences 165. Irregular Spellings a. List of Irregular Spellings b. Using Irregular Spellings in Sentences 166. Etymology of Words a. Using a Dictionary of Etymology b. Researching the Origin of Words 2. PUNCTUATION 167. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points b. Headings c. Sub-Headings d. Captions e. Italics f. Bold g. Inset Text

31 31 3. GRAMMAR 168. Connectives a. Use & Function of Connectives b. List of Connectives c. Using Connectives in Sentences d. Time Sequence e. Position, Sequence & Logic f. Multiple Purpose Connectives g. Searching for Connectives in Thesaurus 169. Conditionals a. Use & Function of Conditionals b. Deduction, Speculation & Supposition c. Past & Future Conditionals d. Making Hypothetical & Speculative Sentences 170. Prepositions a. Use & Function of Prepositions b. List of Prepositions c. Using in Sentences 171. Prefixes a. How Prefixes Can Change Meaning & Emphasis b. List of Prefixes c. Using Prefixes in Sentences 172. Suffixes a. How Suffixes Can Change Meaning & Emphasis b. List of Suffixes c. Using Suffixes in Sentences 173. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives g. Converting Notes into Proper Sentences h. Converting Sentences into Note Form

32 32 i. Definitions Writing Sentences Defining Words j. Sentence Contractions k. Clauses i. Main Clause ii. Subordinate Clause 174. Speech a. Direct Speech b. Reported Speech c. Using Separate Lines for Dialogue d. Using Speech in Sentences 175. Grammatical Features of Different Texts a. Explanatory Texts b. Persuasive Texts c. Discursive Texts 4. HANDWRITING 176. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 177. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 178. Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 179. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Myths ii. Parables

33 33 iii. Fables iv. Short Stories v. Novellas vi. Novels vii. Legends viii. Poems ix. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Information Books ii. Reference Books iii. Reportage iv. Commentaries v. Newspaper Articles vi. Editorials vii. Instructional Texts viii. Pamphlets ix. Autobiography x. Biography xi. Diaries xii. Letters 180. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 181. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 182. General YEAR 7 Autumn Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Dialects c. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes d. Identifying Syllables

34 Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 184. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 185. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus 186. Metaphors a. Understanding Metaphors b. Using Metaphors to Describe in Sentences 187. Similes a. Understanding Similes b. Using Similes to Describe in Sentences 188. Irregular Spellings a. List of Irregular Spellings b. Using Irregular Spellings in Sentences 189. Etymology of Words a. Using a Dictionary of Etymology b. Researching the Origin of Words c. Compiling List of Common Words and their Origins d. Compiling List of Place Names and their Origins e. Compiling a List of People s Names and their Origins

35 35 2. PUNCTUATION 190. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points b. Headings c. Sub-Headings d. Captions e. Italics f. Bold g. Inset Text 3. GRAMMAR 191. Verbs a. Use of 1 st, 2 nd & 3 rd Person b. Auxiliary Verbs c. Active & Passive Verbs d. Interrogative & Imperative Verbs 192. Adjectives a. Comparative Adjectives b. Superlative Adjectives c. Comparing Adjective Intensities d. Relationship with Suffixes e. Relationship with Adverbs 193. Adverbs a. Use & Function of Adverbs b. Adverb Endings ly list c. Using Adverbs in Sentences d. Searching for Adverbs in Thesaurus 194. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives g. Converting Notes into Proper Sentences

36 36 h. Converting Sentences into Note Form i. Definitions Writing Sentences Defining Words j. Sentence Contractions k. Clauses i. Main Clause ii. Subordinate Clause 195. Grammatical Features of Different Texts a. Narrative b. Recounts c. Instructional Texts d. Reports e. Headlines f. Explanatory Texts g. Persuasive Texts h. Discursive Texts 4. HANDWRITING 196. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 197. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 198. Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 199. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Myths ii. Parables iii. Fables

37 37 iv. Short Stories v. Novellas vi. Novels vii. Legends viii. Poems ix. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Information Books ii. Reference Books iii. Reportage iv. Commentaries v. Newspaper Articles vi. Editorials vii. Instructional Texts viii. Pamphlets ix. Autobiography x. Biography xi. Diaries xii. Letters 200. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 201. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 202. General Spring Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Ever Changing & Developing Language c. Dialects d. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes e. Identifying Syllables 203. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation

38 38 c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 204. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 205. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus 206. Phrases, Clichés & Expressions a. List of Phrases, Clichés & Expressions b. Using Phrases, Clichés & Expressions in Sentences 207. Irregular Spellings a. List of Irregular Spellings b. Using Irregular Spellings in Sentences 208. Etymology of Words a. Using a Dictionary of Etymology b. Researching the Origin of Words c. Compiling List of Common Words and their Origins d. Compiling List of Place Names and their Origins e. Compiling a List of People s Names and their Origins 2. PUNCTUATION 209. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points b. Headings c. Sub-Headings d. Captions

39 39 e. Italics f. Bold g. Inset Text 3. GRAMMAR 210. Conditionals a. Use & Function of Conditionals b. Deduction, Speculation & Supposition c. Past & Future Conditionals d. Making Hypothetical & Speculative Sentences 211. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives g. Converting Notes into Proper Sentences h. Converting Sentences into Note Form i. Definitions Writing Sentences Defining Words j. Sentence Contractions k. Clauses i. Main Clause ii. Subordinate Clause 212. Speech a. Direct Speech b. Reported Speech c. Using Separate Lines for Dialogue d. Using Speech in Sentences 213. Grammatical Features of Different Texts a. Narrative b. Recounts c. Instructional Texts d. Reports e. Headlines f. Explanatory Texts g. Persuasive Texts h. Discursive Texts

40 40 4. HANDWRITING 214. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 215. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 216. Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 217. Different Texts a. Fiction i. Myths ii. Parables iii. Fables iv. Short Stories v. Novellas vi. Novels vii. Legends viii. Poems ix. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Information Books ii. Reference Books iii. Reportage iv. Commentaries v. Newspaper Articles vi. Editorials vii. Instructional Texts viii. Pamphlets ix. Autobiography x. Biography xi. Diaries xii. Letters

41 Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 219. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work 1. WORD LEVEL WORK 220. General Summer Term a. Using a Dictionary b. Ever Changing & Developing Language c. Dialects d. Creating New Words Using Known Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes e. Identifying Syllables 221. Word Games a. Word Search b. Word Creation c. Scrabble d. Missing Word e. Crosswords f. Riddles 222. Word Roots & Derivations a. List of Word Roots & Derivations b. Using Word Roots in Sentences 223. Synonyms a. Synonyms for High Frequency Words b. Synonyms for Verbs c. Synonyms for Adjectives & Adverbs d. Synonyms for Connectives & Prepositions e. Using a Thesaurus

42 Metaphors a. Understanding Metaphors b. Using Metaphors to Describe in Sentences 225. Similes a. Understanding Similes b. Using Similes to Describe in Sentences 226. Irregular Spellings a. List of Irregular Spellings b. Using Irregular Spellings in Sentences 227. Etymology of Words a. Using a Dictionary of Etymology b. Researching the Origin of Words c. Compiling List of Common Words and their Origins d. Compiling List of Place Names and their Origins e. Compiling a List of People s Names and their Origins 2. PUNCTUATION 228. Organising Text a. Paragraphs i. Breaking up the Text ii. Paragraphs for Separate Points b. Headings c. Sub-Headings d. Captions e. Italics f. Bold g. Inset Text 3. GRAMMAR 229. Sentence Construction a. The Sense in Sentences b. Importance of Order c. Importance of Correct Grammar d. Experimenting With Sentence Construction & Order

43 43 e. Sentence Length f. Correct Use of Connectives g. Converting Notes into Proper Sentences h. Converting Sentences into Note Form i. Definitions Writing Sentences Defining Words j. Sentence Contractions k. Clauses i. Main Clause ii. Subordinate Clause 230. Grammatical Features of Different Texts a. Narrative b. Recounts c. Instructional Texts d. Reports e. Headlines f. Explanatory Texts g. Persuasive Texts h. Discursive Texts 4. HANDWRITING 231. Printed Writing a. Letter Orientation b. Letter Formation c. Letter Proportion d. Presentational Skills 232. Cursive Writing a. Basic Joins Only 233. Typing a. Two Hand Typing b. Keys on a Keyboard Computer c. Presentational Skills 5. READING 234. Different Texts a. Fiction

44 44 i. Myths ii. Parables iii. Fables iv. Short Stories v. Novellas vi. Novels vii. Legends viii. Poems ix. Plays b. Non-Fiction i. Information Books ii. Reference Books iii. Reportage iv. Commentaries v. Newspaper Articles vi. Editorials vii. Instructional Texts viii. Pamphlets ix. Autobiography x. Biography xi. Diaries xii. Letters 235. Pronunciation & Emphasis a. Using Correct Pronunciations b. Using Appropriate Emphasis c. Using Different Voices for Characters 236. Understanding the Text a. Inferring Meaning of Unknown Words From Context b. See English Literature Schemes of Work

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