Yr 8 English Curriculum | Catmose College

YR 8 ENGLISH CURRICULUM

TERMS 1 & 2

Study of Shakespeare: Richard III

  • Historical context
  • Development of character and themes
  • Analysing Shakespeare’s use of language, structure and form

Visit to the Battle of Bosworth

 

TERMS 3 & 4

Study of contemporary prose

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • Private Peaceful

 

TERM 5

Drama:

  • Noughts and Crosses
  • Frankenstein

 

TERM 6

Gothic Literature – short stories and extracts

  • Historical and literary context
  • Development of character and themes

 

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