Y8 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 – make it appealing for display!

Use the following websites to help you:

https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/r/romanticism

https://literarydevices.net/romanticism/

Y8 Climate change

Homework: Climate Change

https://www.campaigncc.org/climate_youth_strikes

  1. Write down the main reasons why young people are taking to the streets on Friday 15th March.
  2. Who has been the main inspiration for this and how did she start it?
  3. 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?

8 Hardy Wrapping Children in Cotton Wool

“The culture of wrapping children ‘in cotton wool’ is harmful and making it difficult for them to understand everyday risk.”  Amanda Speilman (from The Independent)

Using this statement from Amanda Speilman, write a 200 word article for ‘The Independent’ in which you argue for or against risk-taking.

This link will take you to the challenge – 5 facts and 5 words you could use.

200 words homework risks