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Romeo Key Scenes and Quotations

Romeo Key Scenes and Quotations

An ideal revision lesson for Year 10 or 11. Focuses on Romeo’s character over the course of the play, with key scenes and quotations being provided. Pupils simply have to analyse what each quotation suggests about his character overall. This could also provide a good starting point for writing an essay about Romeo as well.
jessomalley
Differentiated Mini Mock: AQA Lang Paper 2

Differentiated Mini Mock: AQA Lang Paper 2

I created these two lessons for my set five, year nine class to prepare them for their end of year ‘Language Paper 2’ (AQA) assessment. The mini mock walks the students through how to answer each question and gives them top tips, whilst the presentation provides sentence starters and model responses to help students formulate their own ideas. The extracts have been shortened and the language is more accessible for the lower ability classes. The extracts focus on ‘The life of a Prisoner’ and the students really engaged with this topic. It stimulated some interesting whole class discussion and I was able to use the topic as a focus for their section B extended writing task.
broganrobertson
Romeo and Juliet - Themes and Analysis

Romeo and Juliet - Themes and Analysis

This is a 8 slide powerpoint with key themes, quotations and high level analysis - per quotation. This is suitable for GCSE students’ revision and also to be used by teachers in class. Read this multiple times to ensure you achieve a grade 9 in your exams.
lewishall01
Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Here is a lesson plan and resource you will truly enjoy using. Based on Henry V as the main task (“once more…”) this lesson will help students analyse how writer’s are able to persuade their listeners. Feel free to adapt to suit the needs of your students. Enjoy
michael_davidguard
Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Extended Writing Planning - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 16/20

Extended Writing Planning - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 16/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to establish the content (e.g. the subject matter, poet’s key messages, and surface/ deeper meanings) of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key features of content, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the features of content through a group card-sorting activity; -Discussing , understanding, and practicing some of the skills and techniques needed to initially explore a poem for content; -Considering the ideas of interpretation, inference, surface/deeper meaning, and textual evidence as important mechanisms for exploration; -Applying their understanding of the features of content and the skills needed to find them through a jigsaw activity; -Self-evaluating their own learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Content features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Establishing Content’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Two Scavengers in a Truck…’ by Laurence Ferlinghetti, ‘Nothing’s Changed’ by Tatamkhulu Afrika, ‘Hitcher’ by Simon Armitage and 'Island Man’ by Grace Nichols for annotation (both freely available online); -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
Tangled Movie Song I See the Light comprehension worksheet,Key and Mp3 file

Tangled Movie Song I See the Light comprehension worksheet,Key and Mp3 file

Hand over the copy with blanks to the students and the teacher will keep the lyrics with her- then ask the student to listen to the song for 3 times only and fill in the blanks- this is a good and engaging way to assess listening to the language- students thoroughly enjoy this class.Interesting activity my class loves song comprehension activity.
tacss
Waiting for Godot close analysis of Lucky's speech

Waiting for Godot close analysis of Lucky's speech

Powerpoint lesson on Lucky’s speech in Waiting for Godot. Close analysis picking out key points of the speech, consolidating writing activities and consideration of staging. Links to context (AO3), Berklean philosophy background to the play and academic references.
marsho
Unseen Poetry SOW

Unseen Poetry SOW

A short SOW focused on developing exam skills of comprehension and structural development in unseen poems. This scheme covers the following poems: A Poison Tree by William Blake I am very bothered by Simon Armitage First They Came by Martin Niemoller Night of the Scorpion by Nissim Eziekiel
ttxer13
The Tempest Reading Assessment

The Tempest Reading Assessment

A full lesson preparing KS3 students for an assessment question on Act 1 Scene 2 of The Tempest. The question is in the style of a GCSE Reading 'How’question. Includes a WAGOLL.
englishlanglit1
Writing to persuade - GCSE English

Writing to persuade - GCSE English

This is a generic GCSE English persuasive lesson which can be used with any exam board. It is designed with students mainly on the lower levels in GCSE in mind and is a lesson which is broken down bite sized fun activities to help the students achieve. This lesson focuses on introducing counter arguments into persuasive writing but underpins other skills such as research skills, proofreading, language features and reading to obtain information. All skills which are useful to have in the GCSE English exam. Feel free to adapt where necessary to suit your own learners needs. Please keep in mind that the TES preview does distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection, hope it helps.
namerased
WJEC A level Lit Macbeth introduction

WJEC A level Lit Macbeth introduction

This is a series of lessons which introduce the text, the gothic genre and the exam paper. The students are introduced to Gothic art, literature and architecture as well as some discussion of the psychology behind the genre.
wigglespie
An introduction to WJEC A level Heaney poetry study

An introduction to WJEC A level Heaney poetry study

This is a resource that I created to introduce my A level Lit students to Heaney. The series of lessons introduces Heaney, the exam and features such poems as ‘Digging’ and ‘Oysters’. This could also be used as unseen practice with higher Yr 11 students. The students are encouraged to apply their analytical skills to decode the poems as well as to practise their research skills to find out more about Heaney’s life and writing.
wigglespie
Lady Macbeth Assessment Lesson

Lady Macbeth Assessment Lesson

Lady Macbeth Assessment Lesson which focuses on act 1 scene 5 and helps students to structure GCSE style responses. Includes model answer and planning sheet as well as key quotations and sentence starters for lower ability students.
yammyteacher
Ready to use  FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

Ready to use FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. Useful for KS3 and KS4 The bundle includes 6 ‘ready to go’ assessment sheets for: Blood Brothers HW - PEE chains Film Reviews Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde Creative Writing Peer Assessment - Generic Reading and Writing Assessment Sheets
chirpyandcheerful
HW - PEE Assessment Feedback Sheet

HW - PEE Assessment Feedback Sheet

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It can be used with KS3 and KS4. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy = Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW forms part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Film Review - FAR Marking Assessment Sheet

Film Review - FAR Marking Assessment Sheet

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It can be used with KS3 and KS4. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy = Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW or timed (in class) essays that form part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde - FAR Assessment Marking Sheet

Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde - FAR Assessment Marking Sheet

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It can be used with KS3 and KS4. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy = Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW or timed (in class) essays that form part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Creative Writing - FAR Marking Feedback Sheet

Creative Writing - FAR Marking Feedback Sheet

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It can be used with KS3 and KS4. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy = Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW or timed (in class) essays that form part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Blood Brothers - Assessment Feedback Sheet with SPaG feedback section (FAR marking)

Blood Brothers - Assessment Feedback Sheet with SPaG feedback section (FAR marking)

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy - Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW or timed (in class) essays that form part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
A Raisin in the Sun - character analysis Walter Younger

A Raisin in the Sun - character analysis Walter Younger

Detailed analysis of main character Walter Younger - key quotes, opportunities for analysis of literary and linguistic features and a range of questions to develop understanding of the character and the whole play. Resource suitable for AS and A Level students studying English Literature or English Language & Literature.
carmen_jackson-mcken
Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

This resource is great to have your students look at and review current events. This resource is a 4 page graphic organizer. The included 4 pages are as follows: Current Events Your Opinion Summary Where you stand This resource comes in a printable PDF as well as an editable Google Slide. You can print it out and provide the organizers to your students, or allow them to make a copy and fill it in digitally.
rombop
Digital Book Report (Editable in Google Slides)

Digital Book Report (Editable in Google Slides)

Whether you are in a 1 to 1 classroom or have access to Chromebooks, laptops or iPads, this resource is a great way to implement a book report in your classroom. Go paperless with this digital editable Google Slides. This can be used independently or as a collaborative project for novel study/book study groups. This digital book report covers visuals (the book cover), main characters, setting of the book, book summary, favourite part, a change that the student wants to see in the book and a rating of the book. Each slide comes with instructions for your students. You can have the students print out their digital book report as the resource is set to 8.5 x 11 paper size. Or have your students present their completed Book Report to the class!
rombop
Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

This is a fun WANTED poster is perfect for a Western Themed classroom. Use it to follow the theme in your class, or have your students design and write a wanted poster for a villain in the novel you are reading. This handout is great for short stories! You can print these out and use it in a traditional way or allow your students to complete this Wanted Poster on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. This worksheets come on an editable Google Slide!
rombop
'Think' Sheets and Practise Questions for Pearson Edexcel Lang/Lit A Level 'Society &The Individual'

'Think' Sheets and Practise Questions for Pearson Edexcel Lang/Lit A Level 'Society &The Individual'

An A Level ‘Flipped Learning’ resource covering the key themes for Pearson Edexcel Lang/Lit A Level course. The ‘Think’ sheets contain a variety of questions that cover all assessment objectives and get students to think more conceptually. The resource also includes 2 questions per theme that students can then be given to practise. Although these are written for Othello and The Great Gatsby you could easily alter them for any ‘society and the individual’ texts by changing the names; the themes remain the same.
youdarkblue
A Christmas Carol - Extracts

A Christmas Carol - Extracts

A collection of extracts from Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’. Each extract has a focus on a certain character so that students can analyse key quotations and make links to themes within the text. It includes main characters such as Scrooge through to minor characters such as Fan, the charity collectors and Mrs Dilber.
EB03
Jekyll and Hyde - Learning Key Quotes

Jekyll and Hyde - Learning Key Quotes

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that aids KS4 students as they prepare for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 exam that is coming up. The lesson is also easily adaptable for KS3 students. It includes a pack of key quotes, as well as a variety of differentiated activities to help students learn quotes for the upcoming exam. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner