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Year 9 

Mosslands School English Department

Year Nine Curriculum Map

Year Nine

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Text

19th Century Novel

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

AQA Poetry Anthology Power and Conflict

War Poetry

Modern Drama

An Inspector Calls

End of Unit Assessment

(Literature Paper 1 2017)

Explore how Dickens uses the Cratchit family to show the struggles of the poor. 

 

(Literature Paper 1 2017)

Compare how poets present the effects of war in Bayonet Charge and in one other poem. 

(Literature Paper 1 2017)

How does Priestley use the character of the Inspector to suggest ways that society could be improved.

Key Knowledge

Life in Victorian England

Characterisation

Themes: poverty and redemption

Development of narrative plot

Motifs and Symbolism

Context of key poems eg Crimean War, Life in Trenches, Kamikaze pilots of WW2.

 

Poetic devices and structure

Life in 1912 and 1945.

Russian revolution

Sinking of the Titanic.

Social Class and responsibility.  Drama conventions/ structure. 

Characterisation. 

Plot development.

Key Vocabulary

Allegory, gothic, redemption, ignorance, want, intrusive narration, omniscient narration.

Stanza, simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, rhyme, repetition, onomatopoeia, dramatic monologue, perspective, emotive language.

Dramatic irony, euphemism omniscient, tension, community,

capitalism, socialism, revelations.

Grammar and Writing

Paper 1: Descriptive writing

                Narrative writing 

Paper 2: Writing to argue

                Writing to persuade

Literature: Analytical writing

Paper 1: Descriptive writing

                Narrative writing 

Paper 2: Writing to argue

                Writing to persuade

Literature: Analytical writing

Paper 1: Descriptive writing

                Narrative writing 

Paper 2: Writing to argue

                Writing to persuade

Literature: Analytical writing