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  1. 1. Planning  a  scheme  of  learning  –  Year  7  The  Story  of  English   Planning  questions   Notes  &  ideas   What  can  my  pupils   currently  do  &  how  do   I  know?     • Understanding  of  context  covered  in  Myths  &  Legends   scheme  of  learning   • Knowledge  of  ancient  myths  which  will  feed  into  study   of  Troilus  and  Cressida   • Some  familiarity  of  language  change  from  studying   Beowulf  which  will  feed  into  study  of  Chaucer  and   middle  English   What  do  they  need  to   understand  next?     • How  an  understanding  of  context  is  inseparable  from   an  understanding  of  language  and  language  change   What  will  they  do  to   generate  those   understandings?     • Exploring  prior  knowledge  of  language  change  through   slang,  text  messaging  etc.   • Decoding  meaning  from  poems  in  foreign  language  to   gain  confidence  with  unfamiliar  language  and  structure   • Reading  Troilus  and  Criseyde  by  Chaucer  &  Troilus  and   Cressida  by  Shakespeare   • Reading  aloud   • Writing  translations  between  texts  and  into  modern   English     How  will  they  know  if   they’ve  been   successful?     • Understanding  how  the  story  differs  in  different   versions   • Identifying  differences  in  language  between  the  texts   • Experience  that  reading  something  unfamiliar  and   seemingly  difficult  can  be  pleasurable     • Ability  to  explain  the  effects  of  context  on  language     What  feedback  will   they  need  at  different   stages?     • Probing  questions  to  prompt  discussion  of  meaning   and  to  articulate  uncertainties   • Debate  on  reasons/justifications  for  differences   identified   • Encouragement   • Prompts  to  make  links  and  connections  backwards  and   forwards  to  other  texts   • Feedback  on  language  analysis  and  using  evidence   What  performances   will  there  be?     • Discursive  essay  on  the  links  between  language  change   and  context  –  focusing  on  how  Shakespeare’s  version   of  T&C  builds  on/differs  from  Chaucer’s   • Invent  a  character  for  Canterbury  Tales  and  tell  their   story  either  in  modern  English  or  a  pastiche  of  middle   English   How  does  this  fit  into   the  programme  of   study  (big  picture)?   How  does  it  build  on   prior  knowledge  &  link   to  next  steps?   • Growing  body  of  knowledge  of  language  and  literature   and  an  understanding  of  how  contexts  connect   • How  the  language  of  Romance  is  derived  to  build  on   study  of  Arthurian  legend  and  courtly  love  in  next   scheme  of  learning   • Ability  to  make  links  and  connections  between   different  periods    

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