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Year 7 English

Year 7

The Year 7 English curriculum focuses on language, literature, and literacy, promoting a balanced approach to develop students' listening, reading, speaking, writing, and creative skills. Progressively building on prior knowledge, it encourages students to explore diverse text types, including spoken, written, and digital formats, such as novels, non-fiction, poetry, and media. Students learn how context, audience, and purpose influence texts. Literary works encompass genres like realism, fantasy, and historical narratives, delving into complex themes. Informative texts provide specialized knowledge with intricate structures and rich language. Students also create various text types and start analysing literature and transforming texts actively.

What you'll learn

  • 1

    Nouns and pronouns

  • 2

    Verbs and tenses

  • 3

    Adjectives and adverbs

  • 4

    Prepositions and conjunctions

  • 5

    Objects and voices

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Skills you'll learn

Comprehending both common and proper nouns aids in precise communication by pinpointing people, locations, and objects; singular and plural nouns ensure precision, while pronouns substitute for nouns to enhance fluency; possessive forms indicate ownership, align with antecedents, and contribute to the overall coherence of written expression

Creating grammatically accurate sentences, expressing actions across various timeframes, upholding subject-verb concordance

Mastery of adjectives and adverbs enhances everyday communication and writing by enabling the description of nouns, the modification of verbs and adjectives, comparison, the arrangement of multiple adjectives, and the effective expression of action frequency.

Comprehend how punctuation aids in conveying meaning within intricate sentences containing prepositional phrases and embedded clauses

Achieve proficiency in prepositions for indicating relationships and enrich sentence structure with precise location, time, and direction details; acquire knowledge of both coordinating and subordinating conjunctions to establish connections between elements, crafting both compound and complex sentences

Use active and passive voice strategically based on the context and purpose of their writing; apply the concepts of passive voice, direct objects, and indirect objects in various sentence structures

Develop expertise in articles (a, an, the) by selecting the appropriate one in accordance with context, adhering to rules concerning singular and plural nouns, and recognizing when to omit articles in particular circumstances

Create captivating, informative, and persuasive texts by strategically choosing subject matter, language to effectively communicate information and ideas; edit for meaning by removing repetition, refining ideas, reordering sentences and adding or substituting words for impact

Learn spelling through rules, origins (e.g., Greek/Latin roots), prefixes, suffixes, and patterns; explore advanced vocabulary in academic texts, emphasizing abstract nouns, classification, description, and generalization for specialized knowledge development through language

Explore how literature can be examined in connection to themes, concepts, as well as historical and cultural backgrounds; engage in critical analysis and assessment of texts to cultivate comprehension of the author's intent, the target audience, and the utilization of language techniques to influence the audience's perspective

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