English is the core of the curriculum; any extra reading and writing you do at home will only benefit your learning in all subjects. Our advice to you is to read around your topics and engage in manageable activities which allow you to retain the information you need in class: a 'little and often' approach is the key to a focused, developing mindset.
Term 2 focus for English is READING AND RESPONSE. This is an area which many of us find difficult and yet regular practice can make an enormous difference to progress. We are using VIPERS to help familiarise ourselves with the types of questions used to test our understanding.
VIPERS stands for:
Sequence or Summarise
Don't forget to consistently work on your spelling too: