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Year 7 Literacy

# TOPIC TITLE
1 Mnemonics Spelling – Mnemonics
Objective: To identify and use mnemonics to assist in correct spelling.
2 Essay Writing 2 Essay Writing 2
Objective: To develop and write essays.
3 Phrases Phrases
Objective: To identify and use phrases including adjectival and adverbial phrases.
4 Clauses Clauses
Objective: To identify and use clauses including adjectival, adverbial and noun clauses.
5 Parts of Speech Part a Prepositions
Objective: To identify and use prepositions correctly.
6 Parts of Speech Part b Conjunctions
Objective: To identify and use conjunctions correctly.
7 Conjunctions – Sentences Conjunctions – Sentences
Objective: To use conjunctions to increase the variety of sentence structure in written expression.
8 Sentence Improvement Sentence Improvement
Objective: To construct expressive sentences by using adjectives, adverbs, phrases and clauses.
9 Variety of Expression Sentence Construction
Objective: To construct expressive and precise sentences to improve meaning.
10 Commas 2 Commas 2
Objective: To use commas: to separate places, to separate clauses within sentences, and when using direct speech.
11 Punctuation Skills Part b Quotation Marks
Objective: To use quotation marks for direct speech.
12 Colons and Semi-Colons Colons and Semi-Colons
Objective: To use colons and semi-colons correctly.
13 Apostrophe – Possession Apostrophe – Possession
Objective: To use the apostrophe of possession correctly.
14 Punctuation Punctuation – Various
Objective: To use hyphens, dashes, apostrophes, quotation marks, parentheses and brackets correctly.
15 Interjections Interjections
Objective: To identify and use interjections correctly.
16 Clauses Clauses
Objective: To identify and use clauses including adjectival, adverbial and noun clauses.
17 Sentence Structure Part a Subject and Predicate
Objective: To identify the subject and predicate within a sentence and to understand they are the two main parts of a sentence.
18 Modal Verbs Modal Verbs
Objective: To identify and use modal verbs with the appropriate form of the main verb.
19 Adjectives Adjectives
Objective: To show an adjective is a word that describes a noun.
20 Adverbs Adverbs
Objective: To identify and use adverbs. To understand an adverb tells something about (modifies) a verb.
21 Big day out! First and second conditionals
Objective: Learn the use of first conditionals. Learn the use of second conditionals.
22 Let’s hit the beach! Modals of obligation
Objective: Learn about modals of obligation.
23 Let’s hit the beach! Imperatives
Objective: Learn how to use imperatives.
24 Spelling Skills Spelling
Objective: To correctly spell words after adding suffixes: ‘ing’, ‘ed’, ‘er’, ‘est’.
25 Prefixes Prefixes
Objective: The identify and use prefixes.
26 Suffixes Suffixes
Objective: The identify and use suffixes.
27 Advanced Dictionary Use Advanced Dictionary Use
Objective: To use dictionaries by identifying all the information provided. To use a thesaurus.
28 Conjunctions – Sentences Conjunctions – Sentences
Objective: To use conjunctions to increase the variety of sentence structure in written expression.
29 Sentence Improvement Sentence Improvement
Objective: To construct expressive sentences by using adjectives, adverbs, phrases and clauses.
30 Variety of Expression Sentence Construction
Objective: To construct expressive and precise sentences to improve meaning.
31 Verbs Verbs – Tense
Objective: To identify and use the correct tense of verbs: past, present and future.