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Key Stage 3

 

KS3

 

Monday 18th January – Friday 22nd January

 

  • Please remember to send your work to me at: amellor@meritpru-stoke.org.uk
  • This can be photographs of written work or Word documents and screenshots of quiz results.

 

The Tempest – William Shakespeare

 

You will need to have access to the full text of ‘The Tempest’ – here is a link to an electronic copy if you do not have one at home:

 

The Tempest

 

Please complete the following lessons:

 

The theme of power: Act 1 Scene 2 - Prospero and Ariel

In this lesson, we will start by recapping the important events of the play before reading the rest of Act 1 Scene 2 as Prospero interacts with Ariel. We will then analyse the relationship between these two characters.

 

The theme of power: Act 1 Scene 2 – Caliban’s Treatment

In this lesson, we will start by recapping the key events from Act 1 Scene 1. We will then explore the theme of power through the exchange between Miranda and Prospero in Act 1 Scene 2, as he reveals their dark past.

 

Literacy skills

 

Please complete the following lessons:

 

Capital letters and irregular verbs

This lesson develops capital letter use and introduces irregular verbs.

 

Singular and plural subjects

This lesson introduces the concept of singular and plural subjects.

 

 

Monday 11th January – Friday 15th January

 

  • Please remember to send your work to me at: amellor@meritpru-stoke.org.uk
  • This can be photographs of written work or Word documents and screenshots of quiz results.

 

Please complete the following lessons on 'The Tempest' and Literacy skills:

 

The Tempest – William Shakespeare

You will need to have access to the full text of ‘The Tempest’ – here is a link to an electronic copy if you do not have one at home:

 

The Tempest

Please complete the following lessons:

 

The theme of power: Act 1 Scene 1 – A Stormy Start

In this lesson we will read the key moments to Act 1 Scene 1 and explore what different forms of power we see during a stormy beginning!

 

The theme of power: Act 1 Scene 2: Prospero and Miranda

In this lesson, we will start by recapping the key events from Act 1 Scene 1. We will then explore the theme of power through the exchange between Miranda and Prospero in Act 1 Scene 2, as he reveals their dark past.

 

Literacy skills

 

Please complete the following lessons:

 

Past simple verbs and capital letters

This lesson introduces past tense verbs and how to use capital letters.

 

Subject verb agreement

This lesson introduces the verb 'to be' and the subject of a sentence.

 

Please feel free to e-mail me if you need any help with the lessons.

 

Mrs M

 

KS3

 

6th January - 8th January

 

The Tempest - William Shakespeare

 

Please complete the following lessons:

 

Context of The Tempest

In this lesson, we will check our prior knowledge of Shakespeare’s world and Shakespearean context. We will then explore some key knowledge around Shakespeare’s context, and also The Tempest.

 

The plot and themes of The Tempest

In this lesson we will explore some of the key themes of the play before reading a summary of the story and applying these themes to the text.

 

It might also help to watch 'The Animated Tales - The Tempest'.

 

Literacy skills

 

Punctuating speech correctly

In this lesson, we will learn about the difference between direct speech and indirect speech and how to punctuate direct speech correctly.

 

Direct speech: Varying Punctuation

In this lesson, we will learn how to vary our punctuation marks in direct speech. We will also develop our understanding of how we can vary our dialogue tags for effect.

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