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Subject: English Year Group: Year 9




Literacy study based on Treasure Island. Development of characters. Changing settings and comparing these settings. The development of the plot. Good versus evil.

Parts of speech to include nouns, verbs adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions.

Read and understand unfamiliar text. Treasure Island and First News

Read and understand increasingly challenging text and develop critically reading skills.

To plan, draft and edit.

To write accurately, for both pleasure and to inform, using a growing repertoire of correct punctuation and more complex spelling skills.





SS8- Can recognise 12 words from reception high frequency list

SS8- Answers where question about a story

SS8 - Answers who question about a story

SS9- Beginning to make predictions on the basis of what they have heard so far

SS9- Starting to link stories and non-fiction to their own experiences

SS9- Identify Characters from a story / book consistently and accurately

  1. Is able to make some inferences on the basis of what is being said and done.
  2. - Is able to predict what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far.

SS10- Read words containing taught GPCs and -s, -es, -ing, -ed, -er and -est endings

SS11- Can read most words quickly and accurately without overt sounding and blending, when they have been frequently encountered.

  1. Starting to discuss the sequence of events in books and how items of information are related.
  2. Making inferences on the basis of what is being said and done, answering and asking questions.

SS12 - Identifying main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph and beginning to summarise these

SS12 -Developing the ability to participate in discussion about both books that are read to them and those they can read for themselves, taking turns and listening to what others say

SS12 -Able to reference emotions from a story

  1. -. Identify all key characters from a book or story.

SS12- Drawing inferences such as inferring character's feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and beginning to justifying inferences with evidence.



SS8- Writes in full sentences using 'little' words - The cat is in the box

SS9- Able to arrange words correctly to form a simple sentence

SS10- Sequencing sentences to form short narratives

SS11- Write from memory simple sentences dictated by the teacher that include words using the GPCs, common exception words and punctuation taught so far.

SS12- Starting to organise paragraphs around a theme.



SS7- Contributes and takes turns in a small group.

SS8- Communicates in a range of situations i.e. outside, during play, during work sessions

SS9- Listens and responds to questions from unfamiliar adults and peers.

SS10- Sequencing sentences to form short narratives

SS11- Correct choice of present tense throughout writing























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