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Yr11 Omam rev 11/1/08


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Yr11 Omam rev 11/1/08

  1. 1. Objectives: <ul><li>To be able to effectively revise the key exam focus areas of ‘Of Mice and Men’ </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the importance of ‘dreams’ within the novel </li></ul>
  2. 2. GCSE Eng/Eng Lit COURSEWORK EXAMS Original Writing Media Shakespeare 20 th Century Drama (play) Prose Study (Novel) 3 Speaking & Listening Assessments Eng Paper1 Sec A: Questions on Non Fiction & Media texts Sec B: Writing to Argue Persuade or Advise Eng Paper 2 Sec A: Other Cultures Poetry Sec B: Writing Inf/Ex/Descr Lit Paper: ‘Of Mice & Men ’ And Poetry (Heaney & Clarke) Lang: 40% Lit:30% Lang:60% Lit:70% S K I L L S 20% of the 40%
  3. 3. ‘ DREAMS’
  4. 4. On the A3 Sheet: <ul><li>Outline the dreams/ aspirations of the key characters (these are not always obvious) </li></ul><ul><li>Add key quotes (the words and phrases associated with their dream) </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready to feedback… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Extension: <ul><li>On the reverse of the sheet… </li></ul><ul><li>What is Steinbeck conveying/ suggesting? </li></ul><ul><li>This requires real thought; you need to interpret and analyse </li></ul><ul><li>Use the study guides to help you… </li></ul>
  6. 6. FEEDBACK!
  7. 7. DVD Clip: Discussion of George and Lennie’s dream…
  8. 9. Task: <ul><li>Use the resource notes I have provided </li></ul><ul><li>Write on the US Flag photocopy </li></ul><ul><li>Fill this space with different interpretations/ definitions of the ‘American Dream’ </li></ul><ul><li>Try and link these to the novel itself – what might Steinbeck’s messages be? </li></ul>