CLASS  6LIT SCHEMES 

Class is divided between Ms Pitsa Georgiadou and Ms Rebecca Koutsoudis 

 

Year 6LIT: 

 

Component 1: Drama (Ms Pitsa)  

Component 2: Prose (Ms Rebecca) 

Component 3: Poetry (Ms Pitsa) 

 

Time  Frame  Methodology  Objectives 
Component 2: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weeks  1 – 12 

Component 2: PROSE 

 

Students will study two thematically linked texts – specifically: 

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein  

                 and  

Margaret Atwood’s, The Handmaid’s Tale 

 

Thematic Focus for both novels: Science and Society 

 

 

Shelley’s, Frankenstein  

 

 

Students are expected to: 

 

*   Understand how the features of     

     genre and conventions  

     operate in the specific prose      

     texts 

  

*    Show awareness of a range of  

      ways to read texts  

 

*    To make connections with a    

      variety of literary texts to  

      comprehend the  relationship 

      between texts  

 

*     To understand how the  

       contexts are received and  

       understood to influence   

       meaning. 

 

*      Use literary terminology  

       effectively 

 

Weeks 13 – 27 

Cover Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (this will serve as a second reading for the students)  Students will: 

 

*      Identify the attitudes and  

       values expressed in the text 

 

*      Combine both prose texts via  

        the theme of Science and  

        Society and produce a  

        sophisticated and well –   

        structured essay which will  

        meet the required Assessment  

        Objectives 

 

 

Weeks 28 – 31 

Revision of key features of both novels  Students will: 

Produce a written effective argument with textual examples from both novels.  In a set time-frame they will reveal a secure written piece exhibiting an evaluative approach with consistent connections between the two texts. 

 

 

Component 3: Poetry 

 

Overview 

 

Students will study a selection of poems from the poetry Authology ‘Poems of the Decade’. 

They will consider the concerns and choices of modern – day poets in a selection of contemporary poems.  Students will apply their knowledge of poetic form, content and meaning, and develop their skills in comparing an unseen poem with an example of studied poetry. 

 

Learning outcomes  

 

Students are required to: 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of the function of genre features and conventions in poetry 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of a range of ways to read texts, including reading for detail of how writers use and adapt language, form and structure in texts, responding critically and creatively. 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of a range of literary texts and make connections and explore the relationships between texts 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of the ways texts can be grouped and compared to inform interpretation 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of the contexts in which texts have been produced and received and understanding of how these contexts influence meaning 

 

*communicate fluently, accurately and effectively their knowledge, understanding and critical evaluation of texts. 

 

*identify and explore how attitudes and values are expressed in texts 

 

*use literary critical concepts and terminology with understanding and   

           discrimination 

 

 *make appropriate use of the conventions of writing in literary studies referring  

           accurately and appropriately to texts and sources. 

 

 

 

 

Term 3 

 

Revision of both components – Further essay writing practice. 

 

 

Component 1:   DRAMA 

 

TERM 2 

 

Students will study aspects of the form of drama via one contemporary play.  The central focus of the drama study is the literary text. 

 

Students will explore the use of literary and dramatic devices and has meaning are shaped in the chosen play. 

 

Teaching and wider reading addresses the significance and influence of contextual factors. 

 

 

Learning outcomes 

 

Students are required to: 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of how playwrights use dramatic forms to shape meaning in drama texts and evoke responses in audiences. 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of the contexts in which texts have been produced and received and understanding of how these contexts influence meaning. 

 

*show knowledge and understanding or a range of literary texts, make connections, and explore the relationships between texts. 

 

*show knowledge and understanding of a range of ways to read and experience texts, responding critically and creatively. 

 

*respond and evaluate texts  

 

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