Shakespeare Spellings

Please learn the following spellings INCLUDING capital letters! ūüôā










ancient grudge

Intro to Romanticism

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 ‚Äď make it appealing for display!

Use the following websites to help you:

Flies, flies, flies.



PARA 1:  Flies, flies, flies.  The WHOLE thing needs to be completed.

PARA 2:  A bird soaring across the granite sky would see, far below, hell itself.  Hell with all its fiends and flames.  It might wonder what had become of humanity.  It might be relieved as it views with its beady eye this mess that it can escape.  It could fly on.  Swiftly.  Free.  Or it might  not care.

Framework: A bird VERB across the ADJECTIVE sky would see, far below,METAPHOR. CONTINUATION OF METAPHOR.  It might wonder ….  It might be relieved as it views with its beady eye this mess that it can escape.  SEVERAL SHORT SENTENCES FOR IMPACT.

PARA 3: Consider the man in white. My heart is beating out of time and my stomach lurches.  Blood punching in my ears sounds like a pressure gauge, or an engine at full throttle with the pistons pumping.  My fists clench and unclench as the sweat begins to rip through my pores like an old friend you left for good but still keep coming back to. The panic engulfs me like flames; I am out of control.  REMEMBER TO CHANGE THIS TO THIRD PERSON.  You also MUST adapt this rather than simply copying.    If only…; if only…; if only….  Then…

PARA 4: In years to come ‚Äď perhaps even next month- this will be remembered.¬† Not, perhaps, by the history books, but by those who were there.¬† It will be passed down by word of mouth from person to person to person.¬† It will become a part of social memory, of family pride, of an individual‚Äôs life story.

PARA 5:  For now, though, all I can see is….


Of Mice and Men

Research book covers for the novel over time.

Choose your favourite and make a note in your planner of five examples of symbolism in the image.  You need to be able to explain what themes and ideas are represented through the examples that you choose.

Print off a colour copy of the version you have chosen, or take a picture of it on your phone so we can see which one you’re talking about.

Y11 Joe Le Taxi Paper 1 practice

You all have the short story and the questions.¬† Make sure that each question is complete, with a real focus on evaluating the effectiveness of the impact of writer’s choices on reader response for Q4.

Revise the structure of Joe Le Taxi (opening pathetic fallacy/character development/shift in perspective/dialogue/reveal/mirroring).

Practise¬† ‘Flies, flies, flies’ format in case both questions are descriptive.


Read to the end of Volume 2, Chapter 3 and put key points in you Little Book of Excellence.  LC and CW learn 10 quotations from your texts.

Use a quotation for your home screen which you change every couple of days!