How we mark your Key Stage 3 Examination
Feb02

How we mark your Key Stage 3 Examination

It’s going to take us at least a week to get through it – but it might interest you to see the marking rubric for the Year 9 Examination you have just completed: Download (PDF,...

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Iambic Pentameter
Sep13

Iambic Pentameter

In today’s lesson we explored the notion of meter. We discovered that there is an underlying rhythm to a great deal of Shakespeare’s drama. A quick gallop around the room on our virtual Iambic horses lead us to discover that the “unstress/stress” pattern can be applied to the whole of the prologue to Romeo and Juliet. In future we will examine the presence of this meter and what effect it may have in great detail – but currently it is...

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