ENGLISH YEAR 6 & 7

YEAR 6 ENGLISH – SCHEME OF WORK – 2020-2021 

Class materials: English Booklet 

‘Blood Brothers’ by Willy Russell 

Handouts 

Each term the students will be assessed on class work, participation, homework and a test. At the end of the academic year they will also have their English final exam which will be based on the material and techniques the students will have covered throughout the year. 

Time for revision and questions for homework and tests are allocated throughout the school year. 

 

Weeks  Description of Work  Objectives 
1-2  Introduction to current affairs through articles and personal accounts 
  • Develop critical thinking 
  • Students will learn how to formulate an opinion based on the information they have read 
  • Forming and articulating an opinion using valid arguments and reasoning 
  • The unit also aims at further enhancing comprehension skills and understanding of new vocabulary 
3-6  Development/Understanding of Society through media (Die Welle 2008) 
  • Learning to make references & links between texts, media, etc. 
  • Character development & analysis 
  • Understanding the author’s intentions 
  • Building social awareness and the influence and power of the media in society 
7-8  Crimes in Society 
  • Through debates the students will build their skills in researching and building an argument, confidence in public speaking, the power of words, critical thinking skills, etc. 
9-11  Revision of Essay writing (discursive, argumentative, persuasive, opinion) 
  • This unit aims at reinforcing, developing and elevating the students’ essay writing skills 
12-17  Creative Writing through Script, Poetry, Lyrics, Stories, Monologues and Dialogue 
  • Students will build on their knowledge of the effects of techniques and language in a variety of texts 
  • The importance of performance and presentation 
  • The unit aims at encouraging creativity in the individual student and applying writer’s techniques for different writing styles 
18-26  ‘Blood Brothers’ by Willy Russell 
  • Students will learn the importance of understanding context 
  • They will work on the timeless issues drama raises regardless of context 
  • The effect of a play on the audience 
  • Problematizing through drama 
  • Enjoyment and entertainment value gained through drama 
27-30  Personal Statements 
  • Understanding the university application process 
  • Skills in personal writing 

 

 

YEAR 7 ENGLISH – SCHEME OF WORK – 2020-2021 

Class materials:Handouts provided by the teacher 

Each term the students will be assessed on class work, participation, homework and a test. At the end of the academic year they will also have their English final exam which will be based on the material and techniques the students will have covered throughout the year. 

Time for revision and questions for homework and tests are allocated throughout the school year. 

 

Teaching Weeks  Description of Work  Objectives 
1-3  Personal Statements  
  • Preparing for the university application 
  • Learning skills for writing an effective admission essay 
4-5 

University interviews  

 

  • Responding to specific questions 
  • Building confidence in specific subject areas 
  • Being able to elaborate and develop personal ideas in conjunction with an interview process 
6-13  IELTS (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking) 
  • Developing a fully operational command of the language: comprehension, discursive/argumentative essay writing, fluency in speaking and responding to listening exercises 
14-16  Current Events in the media 
  • Further developing critical thinking  
  • Students will learn how to formulate an opinion based on the information they have read 
  • Forming and articulating an opinion using valid arguments and reasoning 
17- 22  Public Speaking and Speech writing 
  • Students will learn how to express sophisticated ideas 
  • Reveal a confident portrayal of vocabulary for effective delivery 
  • How to connect with an audience 
  • Show an ability to perceptively respond to ideas and information 
  • Students will be expected to prepare and deliver their speeches 
23-24  Reading and understanding a variety of non-fiction texts 
  • Further enhance critical thinking 
  • Responding to various texts 
  • Asking questions based on material and information that has been read 
25-27  Researching specific academic degrees and interests 
  • Learn how to correctly gather and research information 
  • How to discuss and analyze findings 

 

 

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