Year 9/10 Reading Task – Half Term – Due Tuesday 31st October

http://literature.org/authors/dickens-charles/christmas-carol/chapter-03.html

Hopefully you all have bought a copy of the text now.  However if you don’t a link to an online copy is below.

TASK:

  • Read Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol.
  • You will be tested on your understanding of this after half term.

To help you, here is a link to an online revision guide.

https://www.litcharts.com/lit/a-christmas-carol/stave-3

 

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9D and 10D Quotations – Due Wednesday 18th October

  1. ‘Would you so soon put out, with worldly hands, the light I give?’
  2. ‘A solitary child, neglected by his friends’
  3. ‘I wish… but it’s too late now.’
  4. ‘The happiness he gives is quite as great as if it cost a fortune.’
  5. ‘I should like to be able to say a word or two to be clerk just now!’

Year 9/10/11 Writing HW – Due 16th October

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Success Criteria:

  • A formal letter with all the correct features: Two addresses, correct salutations, date
  • Paragraphs – Remember TiPToP
  • Full Punctuation
  • Accurate spelling
  • Use of the Raise your game facts
  • Use of the 5 words listed:   affection; sanctuary; crusade; explicit; underlying

AO3 – Reading Homework – year 9 and 10 – Due Monday 9th October

Research interesting facts about how the Victorians celebrated Christmas, using these websites;

www.bbc.co.uk/victorianchristmas/history.shtml

www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/A-Victorian-Christmas/

www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/victorian-christmas

Answer these questions, with FULL responses:

1.What food or drink was commonly present during Victorian Christmas celebrations?

2.What did people usually do on Christmas day in the mid to late 19th century?

3.What Victorian traditions still exist in our Christmas celebrations today?

4.What presents were commonly given?

Year 9 and 10 Homework – Due Monday 2nd October

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Write an article for a broadsheet newspaper in which you explain your point of view on this statement.

Article – What does it need?
• a clear title

• subheadings

• an introductory paragraph

• effectively sequenced paragraphs.

Write to explain
• formal

• present tense

• paragraphs start with a topic sentence

• there is a logical sequence to the explanation

• causal conjunctions: because / as a result of / despite / therefore / however / so / yet / consequently / even though

• evidence / statistics are used

Remember TECHNICAL ACCURACY

  • Remember to paragraph your work.
  • Use full stops and capital letters.
  • Try to use ambitious vocabulary.