English Teaching Resource Collections

TES English provides and publishes printable and editable teaching and interactive resources, worksheets, games, MP3 audio files, lesson plans and schemes of work for teachers of English at secondary level. All materials are developed and produced by practising subject specialists and, as an online resource, TES English’s collection of teaching resources and materials is ever-expanding. We publish teaching resources for use with the following awarding bodies: WJEC, AQA, Edexcel and OCR.

TES English Teaching Resource Collections

 

Interactive Whiteboard Tools & Resources

www.tes.co.uk/iwbtools

  • A selection of interactive whiteboard tools from TES English.
  • Can be used to support teaching and learning of secondary English across a range of topics or texts.
  • Includes tools for creating interactive whiteboard games, activities and quizzes.
  • Where applicable, the option to save question / quiz sets is included.
  • Suitable for use during teacher-led presentations and / or in the computer suite.

Key Stage 3 English Teaching Resources

APP in English

www.tes.co.uk/appinenglish

  • Includes resource pack, scheme of work and information, advice, guidance and support for departments / teachers implementing and applying APP in English at Key Stage 3.

GCSE English Language Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/gcseenglishlanguage

Unit 1 – Understanding and Producing Non-fiction Texts
Scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 1 - Understanding and Producing Non-fiction Texts.

Unit 2 – Speaking and Listening Controlled Assessment
Scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 2 - Speaking and Listening Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part a – Extended Reading
The Crucible by Arthur Miller - Controlled Assessment

Teacher guide, scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 3, Part a – Extended Reading. The Crucible Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part a – Extended Reading
Macbeth by William Shakespeare - Controlled Assessment

Teaching resource pack and lesson ideas to support AQA GCSE English Language, Part a – Extended Reading. Macbeth Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts
Moving Image Film Review Controlled Assessment

Teacher guide, scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts. Moving Image Film Review Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts
Commissions Controlled Assessment

Teacher guide, scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts. Commissions Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part c – Spoken Language Study

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Teaching resources, worksheets and activities for spoken language study controlled assessment.

GCSE English Literature Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/gcseenglishliterature

Unit 3: Poetry and drama (literary heritage)
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare – Controlled Assessment
Overview, teaching resources, worksheets and activities to support WJEC GCSE English Literature - Unit 3: Poetry and drama (literary heritage) controlled assessment. Covers: male / female relationships and conflict in Romeo and Juliet, ‘Cousin Kate’ by Rossetti, ‘Sonnet 43’ by Browning, ‘MCMXIV’ by Larkin and ‘The Man He Killed’ by Hardy. Resources can be used and adapted across all of the awarding bodies for which the texts are on the syllabus.

An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley

www.tes.co.uk/an-inspector-calls

Print-based teaching resources, activities and worksheets, plus a range of interactive whiteboard resources and twenty audio files on many aspects of the play. Can be used to support study as exam text and / or controlled assessment as applicable.

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels

www.tes.co.uk/kindertransport

Developed by TES English, a range of teaching resources, worksheets and activities to support teaching and learning of Kindertransport by Diane Samuels. Though prepared with the AQA GCSE English Literature examinations in mind, also included are a range of activities that teachers can use and / or adapt for Controlled Assessment tasks with other awarding bodies or specifications.

Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks

Study & Revision Pack

For AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 1, Section A: Exploring modern texts. A selection of worksheets and activities to aid study and revision of Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks.

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

www.tes.co.uk/ofmiceandmen

Print-based teaching resources, activities and worksheets, plus a range of interactive whiteboard resources and twenty audio files on many aspects of the novella. Can be used to support study as exam text and / or controlled assessment as applicable.

Touching the Void by Joe Simpson

Study & Revision Pack

For AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 1, Section A: Exploring modern texts. A selection of worksheets and activities to aid study and revision of Touching the Void by Joe Simpson.

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology – Moon on the Tides E-poetry Booklets & MP3 readings

www.tes.co.uk/aqamoononthetides

  • Eight illustrated e-poetry booklets covering each cluster in the AQA GCSE poetry anthology.
  • For each cluster of fifteen poems, two e-poetry booklets are available: one with and one without audio MP3 readings of each poem.
  • Click ‘Play’ to launch the e-poetry booklets.

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology – Moon on the Tides
Character and Voice Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/aqacharacterandvoice

Free teaching resources, worksheets and activities on each poem from the ‘Character and Voice’ cluster. Supported by illustrated e-poetry booklets and MP3 readings and commentaries on each of the poems. Developed for Unit 2, Section A but could be adapted to support delivery of Unit 5, Exploring poetry.

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology – Moon on the Tides
Relationships Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/aqarelationships

Free teaching resources, worksheets and activities on each poem from the ‘Relationships’ cluster. Supported by illustrated e-poetry booklets and MP3 readings and commentaries on each of the poems. Developed for Unit 2, Section A but could be adapted to support delivery of Unit 5, Exploring poetry.

WJEC Unseen Poetry

www.tes.co.uk/wjecunseenpoetry

Free teaching resources, worksheets and activities to support teaching and learning of Unit 1, Section B – Unseen poetry comparison. Supported by illustrated e-poetry booklets and MP3 readings and commentaries on each of the poems.

A Level English Teaching Resources

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 1 - LITA1
Texts in Context: Victorian Literature (LITA1A)

www.tes.co.uk/victorianliterature

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 2 - LITA2

Creative Study: A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

Teaching and study pack for AQA Literature A, Unit 2 Creative Study - A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde.

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 3 - LITA3

Reading for Meaning - Love Through the Ages

Teaching and study pack for AQA English Literature Specification A, Unit 3 LITA3 Reading for Meaning - Love Through the Ages.

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 4 - LITA4

Extended Essay & Shakespeare Study Teaching guide and study pack for AQA Literature A

Unit 4 Extended Essay & Shakespeare Study. Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller, Closer by Patrick Marber and Othello by Shakespeare.

AQA Literature Specification B: Unit 1 - LITB1
Aspects of Narrative: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

www.tes.co.uk/greatgatsby

Teaching resources, worksheets and activities for AQA English Literature (Specification B): Unit 1 – Aspects of Narrative. However, it can be used and adapted across all of the awarding bodies for which the text is on the syllabus. It is designed to give teachers and students both an overview of the novel, its characters and themes, as well as more focused analysis of key passages. Furthermore, it should support students in approaching exam style questions with specific reference to the Assessment Objectives.

TES English Calendar Resource Collections

Ask Shakespeare – 2 February

www.tes.co.uk/askshakespeare

Collection of Shakespeare activities and schemes of work including audio and video resources. This collection was originally compiled to celebrate Ask Shakespeare day on the 2nd of February 2011.

Dickens 2012 - 7 Feb

www.tes.co.uk/dickens2012

Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens with a TES English competition and teaching resource collection.

World Book Day – 3 March

www.tes.co.uk/worldbookday

Celebrating World Book Day with a collection of resources and activities for all key stages.

World Poetry Day – 21 March

www.tes.co.uk/worldpoetryday

Celebrating World Poetry Day with a selection of teaching resources assembled to engage students in a range of reading, writing and speaking & listening poetry-themed tasks and activities.

Remembrance Day War Poetry - 11 November

www.tes.co.uk/warpoetry

Teaching resources and digital poetry resources.

GCSE and A Level English and English Literature Revision

www.tes.co.uk/englishrevision

A selection of revision resources assembled to engage students in a range of reading, writing and speaking and listening revision tasks for GCSE and A Level English and English Literature.