BGE (S1-S3) English- Home Learning resources

Please keep an eye on this page as it will be updated regularly with new tasks

NEW TIMETABLE MAY 11th 2020: 

The new S2 and S3 will remain with the same teacher as last year until the end of term. Scroll down to your new year group – there are tasks for each year. Work should be emailed to your class teacher each week. Your teacher emailed on your school login to create a class team on Microsoft Teams. Please get in touch with us and say hi on your class team.

You can also keep in touch with us on our Twitter page, we can’t wait to see what you have been up to whilst learning at home! @CastlebraeEngl1

Contact details:

Fiona McCulloch, Curriculum Leader English and Modern Languages- fiona.mcculloch@castlebrae.edin.sch.uk

Natasha McLeod, Literacy Development Officer-natasha.mcleod@castlebrae.edin.sch.uk

Hanna Didcock, Teacher of English-Hanna.Didcock@castlebrae.edin.sch.uk

New S2: All S2 should be working on the Short Story Unit. Please send your completed work to your teacher via email at the end of each week.

Week 1: 11/5/20 – Read the short story and complete activities 1, 2 & 3 – if you complete these you have the option to try some of the extension activities. Remember to send these to your teacher.

Week 2: 19/5/20 -Complete activities 4 & 5 – if you complete these you have the option to try the extension activities and persuasive writing piece. Remember to send these to your teacher.

Week 3: 25/5/20 – Read the short story ‘A Teaching Machine’ and complete activities 1, 2 & 3 this week. Complete the extension activities ONLY IF you complete the other activities and still have time left for English.

Week 4: 1/6/20 – Complete Activities 1, 2 & 3 on ‘Smelly Feat’. You do not need the story for the activities. Complete the extension activities ONLY IF you complete the other activities and still have time left for English. Remember to email completed work to your teacher for checking.

Week 5: 8/6/20 – Complete Activities 1, 2 & 3 on ‘Smelly Feat’ – 2. You will need the story for these activities too-it is on a word document below. Complete the extension activities ONLY IF you complete the other activities and still have time left for English. Remember to email completed work to your teacher at the end of the week for checking.

Week 6: 15/6/20 – Complete Activities 1, 2 & 3 on ‘Smelly Feat’ – 3. You will need the story for these activities too – it is on a word document below. Complete the extension activities ONLY IF you complete the other activities and still have time left for English. Remember to email completed work to your teacher at the end of the week for checking.

Finished Your Work? You could try out the daily lessons from BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons – ONLY if you have completed the rest of the core work. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zvdbbdm/year-8-and-s2-lessons/1

New S3 Short Story Unit – Use the powerpoint and word documents below to complete the activities set. Ms McCulloch’s class should complete the activities on ‘The Fun We Had’ below.