Year 8 Curriculum

  Examples of texts which may be studied Assessed Outcomes

Autumn 1
Shakespeare

  • Merchant of Venice
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Literature focused analysis
  • Evaluation of media
  • Speaking and listening
  • Dramatic performance

Autumn 2
The Pop Project

  • Persuasive letter
  • Song lyrics
  • Design and analysis of CD cover

Spring 1
Poetry

  • The Pied Piper
  • The Lady of Shalott
  • Newspaper article

Spring 2
The Novel

  • Daz 4 Zoe
  • Chinese Cinderella
  • Fatboy Swim

 

  • Comprehension style question

Summer 1
Drama

  • Frankenstein
 

Summer 2
Non-fiction

  • Creature Comforts
  • Class debate