English- First day
Today we will look at your prior knowledge of English and what you studied in primary school We will find out what are some of your favouite books,films and tv.
English- First day
Textbooks Novel Drama https://indd.adobe.com/view/47223cc8-f0a7-4004-89b8-72c3f9c6a75b
What did you learn in Primary school English- list as many books, poems, stories etc that you can think of
What did you learn in Primary school English?
Who wrote the novel 'Pride and Prejudice'?
Mind map- What will you learn in English/what will you do in English class? xmind
Beauty and the beast
Plot Characters Setting Theme Point of view
Understand the basics of literary elements: plot, character, setting, point of view, and theme. Identify and explain the main genres of literature: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. Learn about authors, movements, and periods of English literature.
English Literature General Knowledge
Novel: a long fictional narrative that usually involves characters, a plot, and a setting. Plot: a sequence of events that make up a story, including the order in which they occur and how they relate to one another. Setting: the time and place in which a story takes place.
What is your favourite book?
What was the plot of the book? Who were the characters? What was the setting?
The longest English word with only one vowel is 'strengths' The novel 'Gulliver's Travels' by Jonathan Swift was first published anonymously in 1726. The first English language novel was 'Robinson Crusoe' by Daniel Defoe, published in 1719.
Did you know?
A theme is an important idea that is woven throughout a story. It’s not the plot or the summary, but something a little deeper. A theme links a big idea about our world with the action of a text.
Name some themes of books you have read?
What are some of the main themes of English literature?
What are your favourite books?
What are your favourite films?
What are your favourite tv series?
What do you think are the most important things to remember when studying English?