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LISTON COLLEGE

English Department 2018


Year 9 Planner

Term Week Monday Topic / Standard / Teaching Programme Key Dates


ONE 1 Jan 29 UNIT 1: Literacy Key Skills AUCKLAND ANNIVERSARY 29th
2 Feb 5 Skim/Scan/Infer, vocab-building, 3-level questions, writing task. WAITANGI DAY Tues 6th
3 Feb 12 UNIT 2: Maori and Pacific POETRY and SHORT TEXTS ASH WED. LITURGIES Wed 14th
INAUGURAL MASS Mon 19th
4 Feb 19 Poetry and Short Texts.
ATHLETICS DAYS 22nd & 23rd
5 Feb 26 Poetry and Short Texts
6 Mar 5 Poetry and Short Texts. 3+4-line paragraph writing.
7 Mar 12 Poetry and Short Texts
8 Mar 19 Poetry and Short Texts
9 Mar 26 CAT 1: Reading Skills EASTER: GOOD FRIDAY
EASTER MONDAY
10 Apr 2 Static Image – Short texts
EASTER TUESDAY
11 Apr 9 Static Image – Short texts
Holiday
TWO 1 Apr 30 UNIT 3: Novel Study. Student choice of text
2 May 7 Novel Study
3 May 14 Novel Study LISTON DAY Fri 18th
4 May 21 Novel Study
5 May 28 Novel Study: persuade and describe writing focus.
6 June 4 Novel Study: Persuasive and descriptive writing skills. QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY Mon 4th
7 June 11 Novel Study: planning and drafting of writing.
8 June 18 CAT 2: Novel Written Assessment DUE
UNIT 4: Short Film Study eg. Pixar Shorts ‘Frosty’,
9 June 25
‘Puss-in-Boots’, ‘Incredibles’ etc
10 July 2 Film Study
Holiday
THREE 1 July 23 Film Study
2 July 30 Film Study
3 Aug 6 Film Study. Visual language and techniques.
4 Aug 13 CAT 3: Short Film Assessment
5 Aug 20 UNIT 5: ‘Beowulf’
6 Aug 27 Beowulf
7 Sept 3 Beowulf
8 Sept 10 Beowulf
9 Sept 17 Beowulf WORK DAY Tues 18th
10 Sept 24 CAT 4: Poetry speaking or presenting task
Holiday
FOUR 1 Oct 15 UNIT 6: A Way with Words – Micro texts
2 Oct 22 Micro texts LABOUR DAY Mon 22nd
3 Oct 29 Micro texts END OF YEAR MASS Mon 29th
4 Nov 5 Micro Texts
5 Nov 12 Unit 7: ‘Time Capsule’ Creative Writing Task
6 Nov 19 Creative Writing Task
7 Nov 26 Creative Writing Task Year 10 CAMP All Week
8 Dec 3 Creative Writing Task LAST DAY FRI 7 DEC
LISTON COLLEGE
English Department 2018
Year 9 Planner