Any students who were absent on Thursday 6th June – catch up work:
- Read the first poem in the Edexcel Poetry anthology: La Belle Dame Sans Merci
- Copy up annotations from a classmate or use the following link to read and make your own notes: la_belle_dame_sans_merci
Complete answer to: How does Shakespeare present conflict in Act 1 scene 1?
Write a paragraph on Benvolio and Tybalt and another paragraph on Prince Escalus.
Use your booklet, key vocabulary and reading skills ladder to help you:
Reading skills ladder
Produce a Romanticism information sheet.
One side of A4.
Include what Romanticism is, when it was, who was part of it (in Literature, arts, music, etc), what the main ideas/concerns of the movement was.
Add pictures (especially of art work), key quotations, famous works – make it appealing for display!
Use the following websites to help you:
Homework: Climate Change
- Write down the main reasons why young people are taking to the streets on Friday 15th March.
- Who has been the main inspiration for this and how did she start it?
- What are some of the slogans on banners and how are they persuasive? (What techniques are used and what effect do they have?)
Challenge 1: Watch the news on Friday and write down more information/facts about the event.
Challenge 2: Evaluate the impact of the event. In your opinion, how effective do you think this protest is/has been?
Autumn poem: write a poem of 10 lines using a simile in each line.
Use the link to help you with each line. (You can write your own lines if you like.)
Spellings: Learn all spellings you did not get right in the last two spelling tests. Aim for 40/40 in Wednesday’s spelling test.
Write a poem (8 lines long) using only the words from the worksheet. You need to try to convey Macbeth’s anxieties about killing Duncan.
Write a poem about a bird, using the same structure – beats per line and number of lines – as ‘The Eagle’. You may use the picture and word bank (in the document below/glued in your book) to help you with your ideas.
Please draft, edit and re-draft your work until you are happy with the final version.
Challenge: Can you write a simile in your last line, like Alfred Lord Tennyson?
Link: Homework. Write a poem about a bird.