6年级英语教学大纲

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6年级英语教学大纲

Autumn term

Unit 1: Fiction: Classic fiction

     Read and compare older,classic fiction

     Express personal responsessupported by reference to the text

     Explore characterisation

     Identify point of view

     Identify and understandthe use of flashback

     Keep a reading journal

     Write a scene from adifferent point of view

     Write a narrative text asa script

     Write a story summary

     Write a new scene in thestyle of the writer

     Plan own story based onone read

     Understand the structureof complex sentences, including use of connectives

     Develop understanding ofpunctuation: parenthetic dashes, brackets

     Understand that languagechanges over time; how new words come into the English language

Unit 2: Non-fiction: Journalistic writing

     Identify and understandthe language, organisational and presentational features of newspaper andmagazine texts

     Identify purpose of, andaudience for, different types of journalistic text

     Identify point of view;recognise bias and balance

     Respond critically toexamples of journalistic writing, justifying comments with reference to texts

     Plan and write a magazinearticle

     Plan and write a newspaperreport

     Identify, and understandthe difference between, direct and reported speech

     Investigate prepositionalphrases

     Identify and classifyconnectives

     Collect and compose wordsand phrases typical of journalistic writing

Unit 3: Poetry: The power of imagery

     Read and interpret a widerange of poems

     Express personal responsessupported by reference to the text

     Identify and explainpoetic devices for creating images

     Identify viewpoint

     Take account of structuraland language features when reading poems aloud

     Understand that languagechanges over time

     Use a reading journal torecord personal responses and   interpretations

     Write questions forinterrogating a poem

     Write poems modelled onpoems read

Unit 4: Classic drama

     Read and understandclassic plays by established playwrights

     Express personal responsessupported by reference to the text

     Use drama techniques toexplore character, dialogue and points of view

     Understand how stagingconventions have changed

     Prepare, read and performplayscripts with appropriate expression

     Rewrite lines into modernEnglish

     Understand that languagechanges over time; how new words come into the English language

     Investigate the origins ofproper names

     Use an etymologicaldictionary

     Understand and use vocabularyrelated to drama conventions

Unit 5: Non-fiction: Exploring explanations

     Understand the purpose ofexplanation texts and how they are different from reports

     Identify and understandthe language and organisational features of explanation texts

     Compare and evaluatedifferent explanation texts on the same topic

     Develop quick-readingtechniques, eg skimming, scanning

     Understand differentdiagrammatic forms and how to retrieve information from them

     Plan and writeexplanations, choosing appropriate form for purpose and audience

     Use paragraphingappropriately to divide and sequence own writing

     Investigate active andpassive verbs

     Investigate connectives oftime and cause and effect

Spring term

Unit 6: Fiction: Future worlds

     Identify and comparefeatures of different science fiction texts

     Express personal responsesand opinions supported by reference to the text

     Explore writers techniquesfor creating setting, mood and atmosphere

     Identify point of view

     Speculate about writers intentions

     Investigate the use ofparagraphing to structure texts

     Identify the main idea ina paragraph

     Write a newspaper accountbased on a fiction text

     Write a summary

     Write a commentary

     Write in the style of thewriter

     Identify and useconditional sentences

     Explore the effect ofvarying sentence structures and punctuation

     Explore how differentwords can be formed from the same root word

Unit 7: Non-fiction: Biography andautobiography

     Read a range ofbiographical and autobiographical texts

     Distinguish betweenbiography and autobiography, identifying key features of each

     Express personal responsesand opinions supported by reference to the text

     Compare a biography andautobiography of the same person

     Compare features of two ormore biographies

     Distinguish between factand opinion

     Investigate writers use offormal/informal language

     Rewrite autobiography asbiography; rewrite biography as autobiography

     Plan and write anautobiography of a fictional character

     Develop autobiographicaland biographical writing skills

     Research information andmake notes for a biography

     Investigate connectives

     Investigate adverbs

Unit 8: Poetry: Form and function

     Read and interpret a widerange of poems and poetic forms

     Express personal responsesand preferences, supported by reference to the text

     Developing understandingof poetry terms and vocabulary and use appropriately when talking about poems

     Identify and describefeatures of different forms of poetry

     Understand how poets useform to convey meaning

     Analyse the structure ofpoems

     Recognise and describe howpoets shape words for different effects, eg sound, connotation, shades of meaning

     Identify and explain theimpact of figurative language and poetic devices

     Take account of structuraland language features when reading poems aloud

     Use a reading journal torecord personal responses and interpretations

     Use language imaginativelyto write poems modelled on poems read

Unit 9: Fiction: Same theme(s),

     Read and compare a rangeof stories on the same different writers theme(s) by different writers

     Express personal responsesand preferences, supported by reference to the text

     Understand how themes aredeveloped and identify whether they are explicit or implicit

     Explore how theme(s)influence, or are influenced by, characters, setting and plot

     Identify the narrativeviewpoint in stories

     Investigate story openingsand endings

     Write in a style of ownchoice on same theme

     Develop understanding ofstructure and punctuation of complex sentences

     Revise different types ofnoun

     Revise work onprepositions

Unit 10: Non-fiction: Discussion texts

     Read a range of discussionand argument texts

     Identify and understandthe language and organisational features of discussion texts

     Demonstrate understandingof relevant concepts and terms: eg point of view, balanced/biasedargument,supporting detail’, ‘debate’, ‘issue’

     Compare and evaluate theeffectiveness of discussion texts on the same topic

     Reconstruct a discussiontext

     Plan and writediscussion/argument texts

     Explore and useconditional sentences

     Identify, classify and usein own writing connectives appropriate to discussion text (eg also,furthermore, on the other hand)

     Develop technicalvocabulary through reading

Summer term

Unit 11: Fiction: Past worlds

     Explore how time ishandled in stories

     Express personal responsesand opinions supported by reference to the text

     Investigate the use ofparagraphing to structure texts

     Plot the events of a storyon a timeline

     Understand how a summarydiffers from a story

     Compare stories

     Summarise a story,identifying the key events and ideas

     Write own flashback scene

     Write own time-slipepisode

     Understand how writers usea variety of sentence types for effect

     Understand how verb tensesshow changes in time

     Distinguish between activeand passive verbs

     Identify and useconnectives to show time passing

     Identify and useconditional sentences

     Understand that languagechanges over time

Unit 12: Poetry: Poet study

     Read and compare a rangeof poems by one poet

     Keep a reading journal torecord responses and preferences

     Research information aboutpoet

     Explore poets style toidentify common elements

     Identify common themes anddescribe how they are developed

     Experiment with andmanipulate language to create different effects

     Write a poem in the styleof the poet

     Write a letter to poetand/or write questions for interview with poet

Unit 13: Non-fiction: Official documentsand formal language

     Read examples of official,formal language in relevant contexts (eg forms, questionnaires, public notices)

     Identify the features ofimpersonal, formal language

     Understand theorganisational structures of different formal-language texts

     Compare formal andinformal language

     Understand what is meantby standard English and when and why it is used

     Translate formal languageinto informal language

     Revise active and passiveverbs; imperative verbs

     Develop technicalvocabulary related to formal texts (eg legal, official, footnote, appendix,asterisk)

     Write formal texts (egletter, application form, notice)

Unit 14: Fiction: Contemporary worlds

     Read a range ofcontemporary fiction by different writers

     Express personal responsesand opinions supported by reference to the text

     Explore similarities anddifferences in stories by different writers

     Explore how characters andevents are influenced by setting

     Use drama techniques todevelop empathy and understanding of characters

     Investigate the use andeffect of colloquial and slang language and dialect in stories

     Plan and write a sequel toa contemporary story

     Secure understanding ofstructure and punctuation of complex sentences

     Investigate in depth anaspect of language

     Develop skills in usingdifferent types of dictionary to explore word meanings, origins, synonyms,antonyms, etc.

Unit 15: Non-fiction: Different types ofnon-fiction

     Identify and understandthe language and organisation features of non-fiction text types

     Identify the purpose of atext and evaluate its success

     Express personal responsessupported by reference to the text

     Develop techniques foranswering questions

     Distinguish between factand opinion

     Appraise the usefulness ofa text for research

     Practise note-makingskills

     Write a variety ofnon-fiction texts

     Choose among differentnon-fiction text types the right style and form to suit audience and purpose

     Revise spelling rules