KS3 units

Three years into my role and three years of constant spec changes with changes affecting KS3.  No more.  I’ve decided this year…even though it means working every Saturday…I am going to have all units written and in place before September for ALL year groups.  Next year, I am going to reclaim my life.  For sure.  Well, that’s the blinking plan.  So as I write them, I will share the KS3 units here.

Long Term Plans





Unit 1: Language through Time

A four week unit revising / introducing year 7 students to analysis of language and the TEEE structure (Technique, supporting Example, Explanation and Effect).  Texts used are Beowulf, The Canterbury Tales, All the World’s a Stage and The Ballad of Dick Turpin.

Medium Term Plan


Student booklet


Low ability summative assessment



Unit 2b: Text structure

A four week unit introducing students to some of the different features of text structure using a range of fiction text.

Student booklet


Low ability summative assessment


High ability summative assessment



Y7 glossary (in development)

Y7 glossary


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