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KS4

KS4 Curriculum Information

Rye Hills Academy English Department: English Overview: Year 9 

Rye Hills Academy English Department: English Language and English Literature 2 year Course: Year 10

Rye Hills Academy English Department: English Language and English Literature 2 year Course: Year 11


Revision Guidance

English Language Paper 1 – Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing:

A Guide to Paper 1

Writing Guidance – Narrative and Descriptive Writing

English Language Paper 2 – Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives:

A Guide to Paper 2

Writing Guidance – Writing from a Viewpoint

English Language General Guidance

A Checklist of Words often Misspelled

Common Homophones and Confusions

Figures of Speech

How to Improve Sentence Structure

Improving The Cohesion of Your Writing - Connectives

Paragraphing

Punctuation Guidance

Varying Vocabulary

English Literature Paper 1 – Shakespeare and The 19th Century Novel:

Macbeth

‘Macbeth’ - Lit Chart

http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zwws39q

Romeo and Juliet

‘Romeo and Juliet’ - Lit Chart

http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/romeojuliet/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zxxg9qt

A Christmas Carol

'A Christmas Carol' - Theme & Character Revision Grids

'A Christmas Carol' Practice Questions

‘A Christmas Carol’ - Lit Chart

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/christmascarol/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zcs8qty

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' - Theme & Character Revision Grids

'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' Practice Questions

‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ - Lit Chart

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/jekyll/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z83qxsg

Frankenstein

'Frankenstein' - Theme & Character Revision Grids

'Frankenstein' Practice Questions

‘Frankenstein’ – Lit Chart

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/frankenstein/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z3vjmnb

English Literature Paper 2 – Modern Texts and Poetry:

An Inspector Calls

'An Inspector Calls' - Theme & Character Revision Grids

'An Inspector Calls' Practice Questions

‘An Inspector Calls’ - Lit Chart

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zxmb4j6

Lord of the Flies

'Lord of the Flies' - Theme & Character Revision Grids

'Lord of the Flies' Practice Questions

‘Lord of the Flies’ - Lit Chart

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/flies/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zt6rk7h

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/lord-of-the-flies-study-guide/id311922590?mt=8

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/lord-of-the-flies-cliffsnotes/id432637004?mt=8

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/book-bites-lord-of-the-flies/id310067219?mt=8

Power and Conflict Poetry

Comparison/Theme Grid

Power and Conflict Practice Questions

Terms for Comparison

Different words for ‘shows’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zcf2tyc/revision

Unseen Poetry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/z3gfg82/revision/3


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