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Year 10 

Half Term

Unit of Work

Home Study Tasks

Autumn 1

19th Century Novel

(Literature Paper 1)

  • A Christmas Carol
  • Jekyll and Hyde

 

1 Research set author

2 Write an account of Victorian life

3 Character profiles of 2 characters

4 Newspaper article on a key event

5 Learn and memorise key quotes

6 Complete a practice GCSE question set by your teacher.

Autumn 2

Exploring Reading

(Language Paper 1)

Complete tasks in booklet on exploring reading provided by your teacher.

Spring 1

Writing for Purpose

(Language Paper 1 and 2)

Describe:

1 a place that you have visited.

2 a frightening experience

3 a memorable experience

4 a special person

5 a season of the year

6 an image chosen by teacher

7 an image chosen by teacher

Spring 2

Viewpoints and Perspectives

(Language Paper 2)

Writing to Argue: Magazine article

Argue your point of view

1 ‘Young people are obsessed with social media’ 

2‘Homework has no value’

3 ‘Human need is more important than animals rights’

4 ‘The internet has been the greatest invention in modern times’

5 ‘Money is the most important thing’

6 ‘Junk food is destroying the health of the nation’

Summer 1

Literature Poetry

Power and Conflict Anthology

1 Revise and learn poetic devices

2 Write a narrative story based on a poem from the anthology.

3 Revision poster for one poem

4 Presentation on one poem

5 Comparative table of two poems

6 Practice GCSE question

Summer 2

Modern Text

Literature Paper 2

  • An Inspector Calls
  • Blood Brothers

1 Research set author

2 Profiles of 2 characters

3 Newspaper article on a key event

4 Learn and memorise key quotes

5 Complete a practice GCSE question set by your teacher.