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Complete the writing task from today's lesson. Your spellings will be on a separate homework task.
1st Sentence: a non-restrictive relative clause
2nd Sentence: the word ‘ethereal’
3rd Sentence: a main clause, then a subordinate clause
4th Sentence: a present participle phrase
5th Sentence: a restrictive relative clause
6th Sentence: an absolute phrase
7th Sentence: 7 words long
8th Sentence: an appositive
9th Sentence: two main clauses joined by a co-ordinating conjunction
10th Sentence: two abstract nouns and a superlative adjective
Pratice and learn the meaning of the following words.
Complete the leaflet on Russia including:
Please read chapters 33 (page 209) and 34 (page 224) of 'Oliver Twist'.
Add at least three points to your table relating to Oliver's experience of the setting earlier in the novel and as presented in chapter 32.
Continue to write your speech. The information from the powerpoint is below.
Introduction – who you are and what your point is going to be. Why should we listen to what you’re going to say?
Paragraph one – Introduce the problems you’re talking about. What’s going wrong?
Paragraph two – Further explore the problem. Back up your point with some facts or statistics.
Paragraph three – Suggest the solution. What is the answer to the problem? Find some evidence to support your point.
Conclusion – Rally people to your side. Play on their emotions to enact your solution. Thank them for coming.
Congratulations! You have been selected to deliver a speech to your school in assembly.
You have been asked to launch a new buddy system in the school that will help students who are struggling to find a friend who can understand. Students need to be convinced to sign up for the buddy scheme where older, more friendly students will mentor younger ones.
Your speech should be focused on the idea of friendship being potentially life changing to someone.
Please undertake at least 45 minutes of reading at home. You should fill in your homework reading log and must bring it to our next lesson.
Read through chapter 41, taking notes if necessary.
If you do not have a copy, look online at http://www.online-literature.com/dickens/olivertwist/42/
Please read chapters 27 (page 170) to 29 (page 188) of 'Oliver Twist'. Add any annotations you feel appropriate which tell us about Oliver's condition. Consider if any of the characters involved with Oliver are portrayed in a positive light.
Practice and learn the meaning of the week 16 spellings.
Complete your reading at home and fill in your homework reading logs accordingly.
Research and Design an information leaflet about Bhangra Music that includes the following information:
- information about the roots and context of Bhangra Music
- instruments used
- rhythmic patterns
- musical fusion
- key Bhangra artists
Using the model paragraph to guide you, write one analytical paragraph exploring a key idea you believe has been presented by the writer of the article.
Use the planning on your worksheet to ensure your ideas are fully developed.
Use relevant subject terminology when analysing.
Complete at least 45 minutes of reading of your choice at home. Enter details of this on to your homework reading log and bring to next lesson.
Read to the end of chapter 30.
If you do not have a copy of the book available the chapters can be found online at
Please read rest of chapter 24 and chapters 25 and 26 (up to page 192) at home. This reading should be recorded on your homework reading log.
•You have each been given a print-out of the last section of Act 3.
•You must have read this by next lesson, and complete the comprehension questions in detail.
Please complete reading of your own choice at home and enter details on your homework reading log. Bring this to next lesson. If this is lost, please write details on paper and transfer information to a new reading log during next lesson.
Repeat the end of Act 3.
Answer the 5 comprehension questions printed on the front of your handouts.
Read Chapters 28 and 29 before next lesson.
Answer the following questions in full sentences:
1.How old is young Catherine at this point in the novel? (p154)
2.How long does Edgar permit Nelly and Catherine to be out of the house? (p154)
3.What is Catherine looking for when she is stopped by Heathcliff? (p155)
4.What plan does Heathcliff reveal to Nelly? (p156)
5.Heathcliff says that Cathy may visit Wuthering Height, but on what condition? (p157)
6.What instructions does Heathcliff give to Hareton in regards to behaving “like a gentleman”? (p159)
7.How long do Cathy and Nelly stay at Wuthering Heights? (p161)
8.How does Edgar describe Heathcliff to Cathy? (p161)
9.What does Nelly discover about Linton and Cathy? (p164)
10.What agreement do Nelly and Cathy reach at the end of the chapter? (p165)
Complete your reading at home and fill in your homework reading log accordingly.
Make sure all corrections are updated in your exercise books.
Thursday 19th March = Reading and Writing
Friday 20th March/Thursday 26th March = Speaking
Thursday 26th March/Friday 27th March = Listening
READING + LISTENING
Covering all y9 topics + translation into English
•Writing tasks on Theme 1, 2 and 3 + translation into French
Task 1 = describe a picture (revise IPALMS)
Task 3 = your school writing
•You must include
Reaching for the top? Try to include
Theme 3 (School) + describing a picture (revise IPALMS)
Complete the questions on the Ignorance and Want worksheet. Remember to write in full sentences.
If you are in the lessons next week, and do not have a test please bring the following to make Chelsea Buns:
250g strong white flour
1 x 2.5ml spoon salt
40g butter or hard baking fat
7g pack of fast action dried yeast
25g mixed peel
25g Demerara sugar
1 x 5ml spoon mixed spices or cinnamon
Research homework1. Using Bible quotes and explanations explain as many different qualities or attributes of Christian beliefs about God.
As a starting point if you use www.blueletterbible.org/faq/attributes.cfm and www.godonthe.net/evidence/atribute.htm (Aim for at least 10 key words and 10 quotes).
If you have lost or do not have a worksheet click here. https://olc.ttsonline.net/Uploads/Religious%20Studies%20and%20Philosophy/31307/Attributes%20of%20God%20homework.pdf
Next lesson, one of the poems we will be exploring is Exposure by Wilfred Owen.
You will need to have a solid understanding of this poem.
Read the poem at least 3 times.
Produce a revision poster that considers the following:
1.Consider the significance of the title.
2.How is the poem structured? Why?
3.What perspective is the poem written from?
4.How is a sense of ‘inaction’ shown?
5.How is the weather described and why is this done?
6.How is death caused?
7.What links can be made to bigger or external issues? (context)
You will have a mock exam on Judaism (Beliefs & Teachings 24 marks and Practices 24 marks) and Christianity (Beliefs & Teachings 24 marks and Practices 24 marks) for 1 hour 45 minutes in tbe last session of the term. Please revise everything thoroughly.
Please find out about the role of the church in the local community.
You may use the revision guide / text books / websites below / a Bible for research.
Please create a poster explaining the role of the Church in the community.
•Food banks - https://www.trusselltrust.org/
•Street Pastors – www.streetpastors.org
•The Salvation Army - https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk
•St Vincent de Paul Society - http://svp.org.uk/
Please read through the articles / extracts on this web page and watch the videos so that you are well prepared for next session:
Please read the hand outs on emotivism and prescriptivism and then use four highlighters to complete the work sheet.
Please complete the worksheet :-)
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