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The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s power and conflict poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Daffodil Assembly

Daffodil Assembly

An Assembly looking at the daffodil. it starts with the famous poem by William Woodsworth and a little background information. it then moves onto some interesting information about the daff from its cultural references and some mythological background. it finishes with a suggestion for pupils to get their parents some daffs to cheer them up and Vivaldi and his spring work. hopefully will make a fun and cheerful spring assembly
colin959
Power and Conflict Poetry revision tool (Themes and Suggested Comparisons)

Power and Conflict Poetry revision tool (Themes and Suggested Comparisons)

A useful revision resource for students who want to know which poems you can compare for which themes. Obviously, the list of themes is not exhaustive, but should cover the majority of exam questions. Also, students may find other poems for each theme, and can add their own. Quotations are aimed at a range of abilities, with some stretching your most high-achieving, and some with explanations written in note form already to aid those struggling to analyse (there is one quotation for each poem analysed).
PeteC85
A2 English - Paradise Lost and Duchess of Malfi comparison

A2 English - Paradise Lost and Duchess of Malfi comparison

This is a highly detailed and comprehensive comparison between the famous literary texts Duchess of Malfi and Paradise Lost (especially Books 9 and 10), split into tables with both quotes and analysis for each of the six main themes: Vanity and Pride, Reason, Gender, Death and Mortality, Isolation, Ambition
gaspardduchaff
KS4, GCSE, Unseen Poetry, close reading, analysis, "Wuthering Heights" Plath, effect of features

KS4, GCSE, Unseen Poetry, close reading, analysis, "Wuthering Heights" Plath, effect of features

I created this for my year 11 class after a disappointing performance on the unseen poetry in their mock exam. It uses “Wuthering Heights” by Sylvia Plath and focuses on the way in which the writer presents the speaker’s ideas about her surroundings. There is no close analysis of the poem integrated into the lesson but the hope is that the students will delve deep into Plath’s language and pull out some analytical nuggets! The final slide of the ppt is a suggested model paragraph which could be used at any point in the lesson really - or saved until the end for some self or peer assessment. The worksheet has a copy of the poem and also a short (abridged) extract from Bronte’s novel “Wuthering Heights” to be used as a starter activity. I hope you’ll find this useful - it’s a very plain ppt to enable it to be easily adapted for your use in the classroom. If you have found it useful I would be very grateful if you could take the time to leave a review.
knapster
Nursery Rhyme Characters Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Nursery Rhyme Characters Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Nursery Rhyme Characters’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
'In Cardigan Market' by Brian Morris - 'Auntie Jane Fish' - GCSE English Literature NEA

'In Cardigan Market' by Brian Morris - 'Auntie Jane Fish' - GCSE English Literature NEA

A full PowerPoint teaching ‘In Cardigan Market’ ready for the Non-Examination Assessment for WJEC English Literature. The PowerPoint initially shows background information on Cardigan market using video clips and engages with the main ideas of the poem before introducing it. The PowerPoint takes pupils through an analysis of the poem, including analysing the sonnet structure and how the use of iambic pentameter has a purpose. Specific language analysis is shown to help improve depth of analysis. Wider knowledge of certain aspects of the poem are revealed throughout. This PowerPoint is used alongside my ‘A Peasant’ resources to allow close comparison for the NEA.
benkdavies
Robert Burns Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Author Poet Scottish

Robert Burns Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Author Poet Scottish

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Robert Burns’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

This bundle contains the comprehensive and engaging 'Exposure' lesson, the visually-appealing and informative 'Exposure' knowledge organiser/ revision mat, and a range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. They are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Wilfred Owen's vivid and harrowing World War I poem. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru