Year 10 English


Exam Board:  AQA

Module

Start Date

Finish Date

Homework

Parental/Carer Support

Lang Paper 1 – Explorations in creative reading and writing

  • Literary fiction extract
  • Descriptive writing
Sept Oct Notes and Quotes sheets for exam revision.Contextual research.Exam questions Encourage wider reading.
Lit Paper 2 –An Inspector Calls Oct/Nov Dec Contextual research.PracticeQuestions.SMHW tests. If possible, buy a copy of the text for student’s own use.Encourage re-reading of the text.
Lit paper 1 –Macbeth Jan Mar Notes and Quotes sheets for exam revision.Contextual research.Exam questions. If possible, buy a copy of the text for student’s own use.
Encourage re-reading of the play.Question students on plot, characters and key quotes.
Lit paper 2 –
Poetry Anthology with a comparison of two poems.

April

May

Notes and Quotes sheets for exam revision.
Contextual research of various poets.
Encourage the re-reading of poems in the  anthology.
Test on key quotes.
Lit paper 2 –
Responding to and comparing unseen poetry.

Jun

Jul

Reading and analysing a range of unseen poetry. Encourage the reading of poetry at home.

 

Support/Study Guides Available:

 

Title

Available From

Approximate Cost

Cambridge Student Guides and York Notes guides can be bought for most Literature texts studied. Bought at book stores or via the internet.

 

Other ways in which parents/carers can help:

 

  • Encourage reading at home of fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Discuss news events at home to help pupils develop their own opinions.
  • Test key spellings to support literacy.