School Closure – Thursday 1 March – English Update

Happy World Book Day 2018!

As a result of the school being closed to pupils again on Thursday,  each English teacher has provided a further update of tasks to be completed for pupils who are missing English lessons.

The theatre trip to watch ‘Of Mice and Men’ in Glasgow has been CANCELLED.

Mrs Aitken:

1X1 – Continue with Rivers short story and, if finished, your own poems.

1Y2 – Read over your media notes on ‘Matilda’ and look for examples of the use of camera angles, costume and sound from a movie trailer of your choice.

3Y4 – Continue with your personal reading.

E1 Higher – You should login to Google Classroom for details of work set.

Mrs Barry:

2X1 – Complete Jonathan’s monologue for ‘Dracula’ in Google Docs.

B1 Advanced Higher – Continue writing folio

1X2 & 1Y1 – Continue personal reading and summarise what has been read.

Mrs Clyde:

1Y4 & 2X2 – Write 10 sentences (punctuated properly) describing the wintry scene and how you’ve been spending the snow days. You should also do some personal reading.

2Y4 – Continue planning your spooky stories.

3Y1 – Revise plot and character for ‘Of Mice & Men’ using BBC Bitesize

Mrs Edmonds:

1X4 & 2Y3 – Write 10 sentences (punctuated properly) describing the wintry scene and how you’ve been spending the snow days. You should also do some personal reading.

3Y2 – Watch the shortened version of ‘Titanic’ on YouTube.

C2 Higher – Continue writing folio redrafting. Use BBC Bitesize for RUAE and MacCaig revision.

Mr MacLean:

All pupils should login to Google Classroom for details of work set for their class.

Mrs Maxwell:

2X3 & 2Y2 – Write 10 sentences (punctuated properly) describing the wintry scene and how you’ve been spending the snow days. You should also do some personal reading.

B3 National 5 – Make revision cards for characters in ‘Tally’s Blood’ using point, evidence and explanation. Also, choose a critical essay from SQA past papers and write about ‘The Test’.

C1 Higher – Complete the 2017 Higher close reading paper from the SQA website.

Miss Munro:

1Y3 and 2X4 – Write 10 sentences (punctuated properly) describing the wintry scene and how you’ve been spending the snow days. You should also do some personal reading.

B2 Higher – Use BBC Bitesize to help you make notes on ‘Anne Hathaway’. Make sure you also annotate the poem.

Miss Sheridan:

2Y1 – Please share BBC School Reports to ksheridan@edubuzz.org

3Y3, C3 and E2 National 5 pupils should login to Google Classroom for details of work set for their class.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *