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History of English Literature and Language

The Oral Tradition

3 Lessons

History of English Literature and Language

Epic Poetry

6 Lessons

The Canterbury Tales and paired texts

The Canterbury Tales: ‘General Prologue’

8 Lessons

The Canterbury Tales and paired texts

The Refugee Tales: ‘Prologue’, ed. Anna Pincus and David Herd

4 Lessons

The Canterbury Tales and paired texts

The Canterbury Tales: ‘The Knight’s Tale’, Chaucer

12 Lessons

The Canterbury Tales and paired texts

Telling Tales, Patience Agbabi

9 Lessons

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare (Introduction and Act 1)

6 Lessons

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare (Act 2)

5 Lessons

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare (Act 3)

4 Lessons

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare (Act 4 & 5)

3 Lessons

Contemporary Short Stories (Love)

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

4 Lessons

Contemporary Short Stories (Love)

Sweetness by Toni Morrison

6 Lessons

Introduction to poetry

8 Lessons

The sonnet through time

Introduction to the sonnet

3 Lessons

The sonnet through time

‘Sonnet 18’, Shakespeare

4 Lessons

The sonnet through time

‘Death, be not proud’, Donne

4 Lessons

The sonnet through time

‘If thou must love me’, Barrett-Browning

5 Lessons

The sonnet through time

‘If we must die’, Claude McKay

5 Lessons

The sonnet through time

‘The sonnet-ballad’, Gwendolyn Brooks

5 Lessons

Creative writing

Creative writing: short stories

4 Lessons

Creative writing

Creative writing: poetry

5 Lessons

Grammar

Recapping the basics: simple sentences, statements, paragraphs, capital letters and past simple verbs

7 Lessons

Grammar

Complex sentences, avoiding fragments and run-ons, capital letters

7 Lessons

Grammar

Past simple tense, subordinate clauses, punctuating conjunctions and lists

6 Lessons

Grammar

Writing accurate, correctly punctuated and paragraphed dialogue, using personal pronouns

6 Lessons

Grammar

Avoiding fragments, fused sentences and comma splices. Using capital letters and writing in the past tense. Using multiple subordinate clauses, punctuating lists correctly when in a complex sentence.

5 Lessons

Grammar

Paragraphing narratives for clarity, using possessive pronouns, using apostrophes accurately, structuring, writing and editing genre-specific narratives

7 Lessons

Introduction to Tragedy

3 Lessons

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, Act 1

6 Lessons

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, Act 2

4 Lessons

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, Act 3

5 Lessons

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, Act 4 and 5

3 Lessons

Romantic poetry and paired texts

Introduction to the Romantics

3 Lessons

Romantic poetry and paired texts

Romanticism and Nature

10 Lessons

Romantic poetry and paired texts

Nature poetry: 'Sycamore Gap' Zoe Mitchell, 'A Sunset' Ari Banias, 'California Dreaming' Lachlan Mackinnon, 'Causeway' Matthew Hollis.

4 Lessons

Romantic poetry and paired texts

Romanticism and Revolution

12 Lessons

Romantic poetry and paired texts

Revolutionary and Protest poetry: ‘America’ Claude McKay, ‘Rosa’ Rita Dove, ‘Torture’/ ‘We alone can devalue gold’ Alice Walker, ‘Good Bones (2016)’ Maggie Smith, 'To the Indifferent Women' Charlotte Perkins Gilman, ‘Caged Bird’ Maya Angelou

6 Lessons

Oliver Twist

Oliver and the Workhouse

4 Lessons

Oliver Twist

Oliver Heads to London

3 Lessons

Oliver Twist

Oliver is Caught

3 Lessons

Oliver Twist

Oliver, Bill & The Maylies

4 Lessons

Oliver Twist

Oliver and the Consequences

4 Lessons

Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid

13 Lessons

Creative writing

Creative writing: memoir

5 Lessons

Rhetoric

Introduction to rhetoric

3 Lessons

Rhetoric

Injustice: Pankhurst & Sojourner Truth

4 Lessons

Rhetoric

Change: Michelle Obama & Lennie James

5 Lessons

Rhetoric

Motivate: Churchill & Gandhi

5 Lessons

Rhetoric

Writing rhetoric

4 Lessons

Shakespearean Comedy - The Tempest

16 Lessons

Language Skills - Fiction - Reading

4 Lessons

Language Skills - Fiction - Writing

4 Lessons

Language Skills - Non-Fiction - Reading

8 Lessons

Language Skills - Non-Fiction - Writing

4 Lessons

Grammar for Writing

8 Lessons

The Short Story

8 Lessons

Gothic Literature

16 Lessons

Fiction: Reading and Descriptive Writing

25 Lessons

Non-Fiction Texts and View Point Writing

20 Lessons

Jane Eyre

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1984

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