Year 11 – Reading Task Half Term – Due Tuesday 31st October

Your task is to re-read An Inspector Calls. You will be tested on your knowledge of this after half term in preparation for your mock examinations in November.

If you do not have your own copy of the text, we strongly advise you to get one.  However there is a copy here:

An-Inspector-Calls-Full-Text

Revise:

  • Themes
  • Plot
  • Character
  • Context
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11A Spellings – Due Thursday 12th October

Gerald Croft

Adjectives you MUST use to describe Gerald Croft when writing about him.

Learn the words and the meanings – you will be tested next week.  For each spelling, explain how or why it could be attributed to Gerald.

1. Proud – feeling deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of one’s own achievements, qualities, or possessions

2. Aristocratic – of, belonging to, or typical of the aristocracy / upper classes

3. Manipulative – exercising unscrupulous control or influence over a person or situation

4. Duplicitous – deceitful.

5. Advantaged – having a comparatively favourable position in terms of economic or social circumstances.

6. Self-serving – having concern for one’s own welfare and interests before those of others

7. Misogynist – a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women

8. Conniving – given to or involved in conspiring to do something immoral, illegal, or harmful.

9. Philandering – (of a man) readily or frequently enter into casual sexual relationships with women

10. Accountable – required or expected to justify actions or decisions; responsible

 

11A and 11B Quotations – An Inspector Calls – Capitalism vs. Socialism

For each quotation, learn it and analyse it for both AO2 and what it suggests about capitalism and socialism in An Inspector Calls

Capitalism v Socialism

Quotation Explanation  
‘If you don’t come down hard on these people they’d soon be asking for the earth’ (Mr Birling)    
‘We were paying the usual rates and if they didn’t like those rates, they could go and work somewhere else. It’s a free country, I told them’ (Mr Birling)    
‘Probably a Socialist or some sort of crank’ (Mr Birling)    
‘And we’re in for a time of steadily increasing prosperity’ (Mr Birling)    
‘Living in a world that’ll have forgotten these Capital vs. Labour agitations’ (Mr Birling)    
‘But just remember this. One Eva Smith has gone – but there are millions and million and millions of Eva Smiths and John Smiths left with us, with their lives, their hopes and fears, their suffering and a chance of happiness, all intertwined with our lives and what we think and say and do. We don’t live alone. We are members of one body. We are responsible for each other’ (Inspector)  

11A Spellings – Due Weds 27th Sept

The spellings this week all relate to Eva Smith/ Daisy Renton.

Adjectives you MUST use to describe Eva Smith

when writing about her.

Learn the words and the meanings – you will be tested next week.

1. Stoical – enduring pain and hardship without showing one’s feelings or complaining

2. Diligent – having or showing care and conscientiousness in one’s work or duties

3. Righteous – morally right or justifiable

4. Audacious – showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks

5. Vulnerable – exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally

6. Weak – lacking power

7. Underprivileged – (of a person) not enjoying the same standard of living or rights as the majority of people in a society

8. Stalwart – loyal, reliable, and hard-working

9. Broken – (of a person) having given up all hope; despairing

10. Desperate – feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with

 

11A HW

Compare how Identity/Power/Control is presented in Tissue and another poem of your choice.

Updated lesson on Tissue

War Photographer Updated

Spellings:

Eric Birling

Adjectives you MUST use to describe Eric Birling

when writing about him.

Learn the words and the meanings – you will be tested next week.

1. Bourgeois – belonging to or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.

2. Sheltered – protected or shielded from something harmful.

3. Privileged – having special rights, advantages, or immunities.:

4. Supercilious – behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to others.

5. Cowardly – lacking courage

6. Guilty – responsible for a specified wrongdoing

7. Culpable – deserving blame

8. Aware – having knowledge or perception of a situation or fact.

9. Responsible – being the primary cause of something and so able to be blamed or credited for it

10. Humbled – to feel less important or proud

 

Year 10 – An Inspector Calls Revision

Key Knowledge and Revision:

AIC Revision Tasks

An Inspector Calls Revision Teaching Power Point

AN-INSPECTOR-CALLS-REVISION-YEAR-11

Other revision: