|Term||Reading||Writing||Speaking and Listening|
|Autumn (1st half term?||How authors make fiction and non-fiction writing interesting.
Task: Close reading essay.
|Writing to argue.
Task: Written speech.
|How to effectively communicate ideas and opinion in paired or group situations.
Take: Group debate
|Autumn (2nd half term)||(1)Effective use of quotations to support opinion and analysis.
Reading for clues.
Task: Common Assessment
|Writing to persuade.
Writing media texts.
Task: Phone in
|Problem solving – discussion debate and reaching conclusions.
Task: Discussion of current topics
|Spring (1st half term)||Poetry analysis – including comparison.
Task: Poetry comparison essay
|Writing to explore, imagine and entertain.
Task: Writing own poem
|How to plan and present an individual presentation.
Task: Presenting ideas to a group.
|Spring (2nd half term)||Understanding genre, context and audience.
Task: Reading pre C1914 texts
Media Studies – film and narrative.
Task: Creating documentariess
|Writing to describe.
Using ICT to enhance texts.
Task: Descriptive writing piece
|Use of oral techniques to engage an audience.
Task: Oral storytelling
|Summer (1st half term)||Reading media texts.
Task: Reading and understanding fiction
|Writing to inform.
Task: Writing a formal report
|Adapting talk to an audience.
Task: Communicating ideas
|Summer (2nd half term)||Reading plays/scripts.
Task: Reading and understanding plays
|Writing to explain.
Task: Writing a formal letter
Task: Role playing characters