Language Homework: Defining key terms

This work is due to hand in by Friday 9th December. Explain these key terms using your own words: Foreshadowing Personification Antithesis Give an example of each of these from the play Romeo and Juliet. Explain how each device is...

/ 2nd December 2016

Homework: Romeo and Juliet Research Project

This week’s homework involves you doing some independent research on the background to Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Your research can be on: – the historical context (what was happening at the time Shakespeare wrote the play and the real...

/ 18th November 2016

Homework: Learn part of Romeo’s soliloquy from Act 2, Scene 2

As part of our study of Romeo and Juliet, this week’s homework is to learn the first nine lines of Romeo’s soliloquy at the start of Act 2 Scene 2. The lines are: He jests at scars that never felt...

/ 6th November 2016

Homework: Reading

Read the Y9 Extended Reading Project booklet online (look under Programmes / Extended Reading / Year 9 Theme Investigation) Choose a book (fiction or non-fiction) that links in some way with our course theme: power. Start reading it over half...

/ 20th October 2016

Homework: Complete your written summary of Act 1 Scene 1

Write a paragraph to summarise what happens in the first scene of Romeo and Juliet. Due by Wednesday 12th October. Upload your summary to your blog or write it in your book. Make sure you name characters, setting and events...

/ 6th October 2016

Homework: Power & Language

Find a quote that you like about power. It can be from a piece of writing, a song lyric, a film, or any source you like. Upload the quote to your blog, along with a brief comment on the language...

/ 23rd September 2016