Year 9 and 10

The BBC have published some great images of the first illustrations for A Christmas Carol.

Have a look: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/the_first_scrooge

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10BX – Quotations – Due Wednesday 6th December

  1. “Spirit!” he cried, tight clutching at its robe, “hear me. I am not the man I was”
  2. “Tell me if Tiny Tim will live.”
  3. “I will honour Christmas in my heart. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach.”
  4. “I am light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy, I am giddy as a drunken man. “
  5. “I don’t know anything. I’m quite a baby.”

Year 9, 10 and 11Writing Homework – Due Monday 4th December

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Success Criteria:

  • Research 5 facts about how Christmas is treated today
  • Use high level vocabulary
  • Write it as an article
  • Use full and varied punctuation
  • Use the language techniques referenced – if you don’t know what they are, ask your teacher or better still, look them up!

10BX Spellings – Due Wednesday 29th November

1. allegory                                6. happiness

2. ignorance                             7. repulsed

3. responsibility                        8. equilibrium

4. transformation                      9. resolution

5. determined                          10. juxtapose

Make sure that you learn the definitions as well.