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Art – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberPractice mark making in biro and with coffee. Focus on trying to create marks that you would see on buildings. See demonstration video in PowerPointLink to PowerPoint
Link to PowerPoint
9th NovemberPractice shading techniques by shading the tonal bar and the 3D shapes. See demonstration video in PowerPointLink to PowerPoint
Link to PowerPoint
16th NovemberDrawing assessment. Using all of the skills that you have been practicing to complete the drawing assessment. Choose one of the 4 famous buildings/landmarks in the PowerPoint that suits your ability. Draw in pencil only. Add a full range of tones and marks to show the texture and detailLink to PowerPoint
Link to PowerPoint
23rd NovemberFinish drawing assessmentLink to PowerPoint
Link to PowerPoint
30th NovemberResearch the artist and architect Hundertwasser. Gather images of his work and find out some information about him. Then use the writing frame to help you analyse his work and give your opinion. You can do this either by hand or on the computerLink to PowerPoint
Link to PowerPoint
7th DecemberLook at the different examples of patterns in the PowerPoint and design your own pattern inspired by the work of HundertwasserLink to PowerPoint
Link to PowerPoint
14th DecemberChoose an object to draw and try all of the quick drawing activities on the PowerPointLink to PowerPoint

Computing – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberProgramming introduction and Accessing PythonLink to video
Link to worksheet
9th DecemberData Types and VariablesLink to video
Link to worksheet
16th NovemberUsing Input and Output FunctionsLink to video
Link to worksheet
23rd NovemberIf StatementsLink to video
Link to worksheet
30th NovemberPython ChallengesLink to video
Link to worksheet
7th DecemberIndependent Python ChallengesLink to video
Link to worksheet
14th DecemberCatch-up LessonEnsure you have completed each of the lessons above and complete any that you have missed.

Drama – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberIntroduction and research into Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryLink to document
9th DecemberMonologue PerformanceLink to document

Monologue Scripts
Augustus Gloop Monologue
Willy Wonka Monologue
Charlie Bucket Monologue
Mike Teevee Monologue
Veruca Salt Monologue
Violet Beauregard Monologue
16th NovemberThe Winners Script Set DesignLink to document
The Winners Script
23rd NovemberPhysical Theatre MachinesLink to document
Narration Script
30th NovemberPerformance Preparation and RehearsalLink to document
Narration Script
The Winners Script

Monologue Scripts
Augustus Gloop Monologue
Willy Wonka Monologue
Charlie Bucket Monologue
Mike Teevee Monologue
Veruca Salt Monologue
Violet Beauregard Monologue
7th DecemberPerformance Preparation and RehearsalLink to document
Narration Script
The Winners Script

Monologue Scripts
Augustus Gloop Monologue
Willy Wonka Monologue
Charlie Bucket Monologue
Mike Teevee Monologue
Veruca Salt Monologue
Violet Beauregard Monologue
14th DecemberEvaluation and AssessmentLink to document
Year 8 Assessment Booklet

English – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberSherlock Holmes Booklet pages 1 – 3Link to booklet
9th NovemberSherlock Holmes Booklet pages 4 – 6Link to booklet
16th NovemberSherlock Holmes Booklet pages 7 – 9Link to booklet
23rd NovemberSherlock Holmes Booklet pages 10 – 12Link to booklet
30th NovemberSherlock Holmes Booklet pages 13 – 15Link to booklet
7th December Sherlock Holmes Booklet pages 16 – 18Link to booklet
14th DecemberSherlock Holmes Booklet pages 19 – 22Link to booklet

Food – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberComplete the Exotic Fruits lesson. You may need to use the internet to help you to find the information out about different Exotic Fruits.Food Project
Recipe Booklet
9th NovemberMake the Savoury Rice from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Food Project
Recipe Booklet
16th NovemberComplete the first Nutrition lesson in your booklet. For the healthy diet statements you may need to use the internet to help you to find a definition for each of the statements.Food Project
Recipe Booklet
23rd NovemberMake the Spring Rolls from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making them & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Food Project
Recipe Booklet
30th NovemberComplete the second Nutrients/Nutrition lesson in your booklet. You will need to use 2 lessons to complete this work as it includes a piece of Extended writing.Food Project
Recipe Booklet
7th DecemberMake the Frittata from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Food Project
Recipe Booklet
14th DecemberComplete the second Nutrients/Nutrition lesson in your booklet. Complete the piece of Extended writing and then complete the other lesson activities.Food Project
Recipe Booklet

French – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberBodyLink
9th NovemberBodyLink
16th NovemberHealthy LivingLink
23rd NovemberIllnessLink
30th NovemberFoodLink
7th DecemberFoodLink
14th DecemberRestaurantLink

Geography – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberWaves and tidesLink to document
Weathering and erosionLink to document
9th NovemberTransportationLink to document
Headlands and baysLink to document
16th November6 figure grid references (Map Skills) Link to document
Measuring distanceLink to document
23rd NovemberStump formationLink to document
Impacts of erosionLink to Therapy Sheet
30th NovemberHard and soft engineeringLink to document
Managing ErosionLink to document
7th DecemberHolderness coast exampleLink to document
Sea Level riseLink to document
Link to Therapy Sheet
14th DecemberRevision – Complete blank knowledge organisersLink to document
Link to document

History – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd November1) Who were the Ripper’s victims and what happened to them?Link to document
Victims information sheet
Victims document
2nd November2) How did the Police investigate the ‘Jack the Ripper’ murders? (witnesses)Link to document
9th November1) Who was Jack the Ripper? (suspects)Suspects table
Suspects
Suspects information booklet
9th November2) Jack the Ripper AssessmentJack the Ripper Assessment
Structure Strip
Jack the Ripper Knowledge Organiser
16th November1) Introduction to slavery: how did the slave trade begin?Link to document
16th November2) Assessment feedbackFeedback
23rd November1) What was life like on a slave ship?Link to document
23rd November2) What happened to the slaves on arrival?Auctions
Slave Auction
30th November1) What was life like on a plantation?Slavery information
Life as a Slave
30th November2) Write a narrative account analysing the key events of life as a slave.Planning sheet
Audit list
7th December1) How were slaves punished? Did they ever resist slavery?Punishment Lesson
7th December2) What is abolition and who opposed abolition?Slavery Vocab
Abolition
14th December1) Who was the most important person to help abolish slavery in the 19th century?Slavery Vocab
Abolition

Maths – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberLong multiplication/divisionLesson 1
Lesson 2
9th NovemberPercentagesLesson 1
Lesson 2
16th NovemberFDPLesson 1
Lesson 2
23rd NovemberSequencesLesson 1
Lesson 2
30th NovemberVolumeLesson 1
Lesson 2
7th DecemberConversionLesson 1
Lesson 2
14th DecemberAveragesLesson 1
Lesson 2

Music – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 1: Performing Pulse & Rhythms in a StructureLink
9th NovemberOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 2: Exploring basic beatboxing sonorities: Performing a structured pieceLink
16th NovemberOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 3: To explore the ability of our voiceLink
23rd NovemberOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 4: To understand how to communicate the meaning of a song effectivelyLink
30th NovemberOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 5: To explore more advanced body percussion techniquesLink
7th DecemberOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 6: To explore how the composer Anna Meredith uses body percussionLink
14th DecemberOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 7: To review how rhythms are notated and how the body can be used as a musical instrumentLink

PE – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberPE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link to video
Muscles and bones task sheet
9th NovemberPE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link to video
Muscles and bones task sheet
16th NovemberPE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link to video
Muscles and bones task sheet
23rd NovemberPE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link to video
Muscles and bones task sheet
30th NovemberPE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link to video
Muscles and bones task sheet
7th DecemberPE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link to video
Muscles and bones task sheet
14th DecemberPE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link to video
Muscles and bones task sheet

Product Design – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberMechanismsLink to PowerPoint
9th NovemberMechanismsLink to PowerPoint
16th NovemberFixingsLink to PowerPoint
23rd NovemberFixingsLink to PowerPoint
30th NovemberFixingsLink to PowerPoint
7th DecemberDrawing skills for DTLink to PowerPoint
14th DecemberDrawing skills for DTLink to PowerPoint

RE – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberStewardshipLink to document
Link to PowerPoint
9th NovemberThe environmentLink to document
Link to PowerPoint
16th NovemberIntroduction to ethicsLink to document
23rd NovemberAnimal Rights 1Link to document
Link to PowerPoint
30th NovemberAnimal Rights 2Link to document
7th December
Infertility Treatment – what is it?Link to document
Link to PowerPoint
14th DecemberGenetic Engineering –what is it?Link to document
Link to PowerPoint

Science – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
2nd NovemberWork (energy transfers)Link
9th NovemberWork (energy transfers)Link
16th NovemberHeating and cooling (particle model)Link
23rd NovemberHeating and cooling (particle model)Link
30th NovemberHeating and cooling (particle model)Link
7th DecemberWavesLink
14th DecemberWavesLink

Year 8 Half Term 1 Archive

Half Term 1 Archive