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One of our projects this term has been to work on reading skills. Often we think that once we learn to read, we are finished and that there is no way to improve. However, we can constantly work on skills to help us discover new and more sophisticated ways to look at texts. I would […]
It’s nearly December and the Christmas advertisements are on the television, so I think we’re allowed to study a Christmas text. We started by looking at the Dickensian world and imagining what it would be like to be amongst the Victorians of London. Now we have started our spooky tale, but remember Dickens’ warning – […]
As part of our ongoing work on language and identity, we watched Shaun Tan’s beautiful animation ‘The Lost Thing”. We considered the different languages in the film, from the protagonist’s narrative to the sign language of the lost thing and even the French subtitles. We then looked at the different ways that the lost thing […]
We have started a new unit of work, exploring London in the Victorian times. So far you have tried out some of the roles from Victorian schools, learnt about the living conditions of the rich and poor and created your own Victorian front pages. You have also displayed a fantastic knowledge of Charles Dickens, […]
Year 7 Reading Project: Language and Identity This term your extended homework will be to explore three different texts which look at the themes of language and identity. One of these texts can be a film. You need to look for texts which have a theme of language or identity such as a story about […]
Sorry all – I know it has been a while since I’ve uploaded these. Having the flu last week meant I have been in catch up mode. Congratulations again for all of those who have been climbing onto the tick list and in particular those who make it a regular occurrence. I look forward to […]