Mrs. Cullis’s Classes Learning Homework for Wednesday 18th October
YEAR 11 Learn these quotations which all link to witches and their language.
- ‘Thrice the brindled cat hath mew’d’
- ‘Cool it with a baboon’s blood
- Then the charm is firm and good.’
- ‘’By the pricking of my thumbs,
- Something evil this way comes;’
- ‘You secret, black and midnight hags’
YEARS 9 and 10:
Learn the following quotations which are from Stave Three and about the Spirit of Christmas Present:
- ’The walls and ceiling were so hung with living green’.
- ‘A mighty blaze went roaring up the chimney’.
- ‘A glowing torch, not unlike Plenty’s horn.’
- ‘It was clothed in one simple green robe…bordered with white fur’.
- ‘Its capacious breast was bare’.
- ‘Its feet…were also bare.’
- ‘Its dark brown curls were long and free’.
- ‘ its genial face, its sparkling eyes, its open hand, its cheery voice, its unconstrained demeanour, and its joyful air’
- ‘in easy state upon this couch there sat a jolly giant’
YEAR 8BX Learn these spellings (and their meanings) from ‘Animal Farm’.
Please read the extract.
7A and 7BX and 7BY – answer Q1 and Q2
7C and 7D – Answer Q1 (if you would like to attempt Q2 you can).
Lion Witch and Wardrobe – Q1 and 2
This homework is a reading Homework. In this type of Homework you are expected to read an extract and answer a few questions to check your understanding.
Please complete all questions in full sentences.
See the attached document below.
If you need to please ask your teacher for a paper copy, but remember that we want to save the trees as far as possible.
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo – Set 18th Sept
Read the document thoroughly. ensure that you pay close attention to what you do in each question and how long it should take you.
Paper 1 Overview
Some of you may find it useful to learn some of these sentence stems for each question.
Language Paper 1 Sentence stems
There are some additional practice papers attached below:
The Woman in Black INSERT Paper 1 RB
The Woman in Black Paper 1 RB
AQA Paper 1 Section A To Kill a Mockingbird extract MLy
Year 7, Week 7: Colons and Semi-Colons
Colons can be used to join two sentences together when the second sentence explains something about the first sentence.
- Several people have been sent to hospital: they have all received life-threatening injuries.
- Jordan had to go home: he had been voted out.
You can think of the colon as replacing the connective because if that helps you.
Semi-colons can also join two sentences. They need to be two equally important sentences that you feel you can connect together in some way.
I play football; I also play rugby. (and)
I play football; my brother plays rugby. (whereas)
The teacher was already talking; I ran into the classroom. (so)
You can think of the semi-colon replacing the connectives and, whereas and so if that helps you. Although a connective can be used in these examples, a semi-colon can make your writing more sophisticated and effective.
Capital letters after colons and semi-colons
In some forms of English, people use a capital letter after a colon or semi-colon and you may have seen this. You should only use a capital letter after a colon or a semi-colon if you would normally use a capital letter for it, even in the middle of a sentence e.g. a proper noun like ‘I’ or ‘David’.
Look at the two examples below:
I play football; I also play rugby. A capital letter would be needed anyway.
I play football; my brother plays rugby. A capital letter is not needed.