Please see a list of websites for pupils to access if learning from home.
We are using the Microsoft Teams app to support our pupils both at home and in school. If a pupil is working from home they should look at their class Team for work. However, additional resources are available below:
Practical lessons, art history & quizzes: https://www.artyfactory.com/
Lots of great art & design: https://www.thisiscolossal.com/
1. Go for some classics like 'Treasure Island', 'Little Women' and the works of HP Lovecraft at: https://www.gutenberg.org/
Make a top five list of classics that you aim to read and go for it. Keep a record of your reading and try to identify how the author created the characters and the narrative.
Write this up and share with your teacher.
2. If you are a fan of superheroes and comics then head to https://www.dckids.com/ to read free editions of some of DC's top superhero comics. There are even cartoon episodes to watch.
Once you have read some, why not make your own comic? How about superhero kid coping with 12 weeks off school by helping others - at https://edu.pixton.com/solo. You can then share your link with your teacher to get feedback. Also, you can enter your comic for the Pixton comic of the week.
3. Have a go at writing your own RPG computer game with an aim to write dialogue to develop your characters and narrative:
Share with your friends to test one anothers games. Then, give one another feedback on where there are issues and what you liked about one another's work.You can use your class TEAMS page to do this!
4. Write a blog about a topic of your choice. Each day, find out some information on your chosen topic and then write it up at: https://www.blogger.com/about/?r=1-null_user
TALK AND LISTENING
5. Keep learning about a range of topics from the minds that brought us Ted talks:
Summarise what you have heard and then think about making your own videos.
6. Love 'Stranger Things'? Have a listen to 'Mars Patel', a mystery podcast set in a school:
7. Get into Radio Podcasts from the BBC:
KNOWLEDGE ABOUT LANGUAGE
8. Still don't know your verbs from your adjectives? Create an account at http://www.englicious.org/lesson/register-englicious-website and start working through the lessons and tests.
Set yourself a target to know:
- How to use a full stop
- How to use a comma
- How to use a paragraph
- How to identify clauses in a sentence
- How to identify a verb, adverb, noun and adjective
- When to use a colon or a semi-colon in your writing.
SQA website - past papers for both n5 and H English.
Scholar- great resources - particularly to support RUAE at n5 and Higher.
BBC Bitesize - good information, quizzes and notes to support the set text element of the exam.
N5 & H - https://learningrmps.com/