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English GCSE and English KS3 resources by a lead practitioner. Everything I upload is tried and tested by both myself and my English Department. I always appreciate feedback, so please do leave a review if you get chance. Leave a review and choose any other single resource for free! Just get in touch at info@englishgcse.co.uk

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English GCSE and English KS3 resources by a lead practitioner. Everything I upload is tried and tested by both myself and my English Department. I always appreciate feedback, so please do leave a review if you get chance. Leave a review and choose any other single resource for free! Just get in touch at info@englishgcse.co.uk
Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences
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Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences

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Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lesson with differentiated tasks throughout. Includes peer assessment task. Suitable for KS2/3 - adaptable Different level tasks for MA,LA or Core Designed to fit Ofsted criteria for’ Good’ or above. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package
Careers in Maths
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Careers in Maths

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Ideal for getting KS4 sparked up for studying Maths, or as a Tutor time or PSHE resource that explores careers choices in Mathematics. Jobs involving Maths students usually get stereotyped, but we explore the wide range of employment opportunities available to students who love the subject and plan to take their studies of Maths and Statistics forward into the rest of their lives. Includes differentiated and engaging activities to help students learn about the different types of jobs available, the different skills involved and to support them in reflecting on their areas or strength and areas to improve. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Gangs County Lines
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Gangs County Lines

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2 x easy to use reading comprehension packs with three sections of differentiated questions. These activities focus what exactly county lines is, the attractions of joining a gang compared to what the reality is like, where teens can get help and why gang crime is on the increase. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and includes an editable word version and a PDF version. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner’s English Store
Bonfire Night - Guy Fawkes Reading Comprehension
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Bonfire Night - Guy Fawkes Reading Comprehension

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An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the story of Guy Fawkes and the plotters, their plans and how they were caught and executed, before investigating why we don’t celebrate foiled terrorist plots today. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and certainly relevant for this time of year. It includes an editable word version and a PDF version. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner’s English Store With thanks to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Guy-fawkes.png
English Language Comprehensions
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English Language Comprehensions

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9x easy to use reading comprehension packs with three sections of differentiated questions each. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. 1. Rise of the YouTube Vloggers - who are they and how did they make their millions? 2. Gangs - why do teens join gangs and what's the actual reality of gang life? 3. Trump - what has he said now? What are the global implications of his presidency? What is this man's background and why is he still so popular with some? 4. Environmental issues - a very serious article about very scary problems students will face in their lifetimes unless serious action is taken. 5. Rise of the Flat Earthers - who are these conspiracy theorists? Why do they believe the earth is flat and why is the anti-science movement gaining momentum? 6. E-Sports and professional gamers. What's it like to be one of these? How do they do it and what exactly do they do? 7. Rise of the Online Trolls - why do people 'troll'? Who are these bullies hiding behind screens? This article investigates 8. Tattoos - too cool for school or make you look like a fool? The debate around exposed tattoos in the professional environment. And many, many more! All of these articles are pretty interesting for students and teachers! All are useful, very easy to use and a good way to combine Current Affairs and **Check out our [English Shop](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Lead_Practitioner) for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources.** [AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-12063979) [AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11757237) [AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11747224) [AQA English Language Paper 1 package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11561370) [AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11899610) [AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11483869) [AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11828984) [AQA English Language and English Literature revision package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11449199) [An Inspector Calls whole scheme package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11711589) [An Inspector Calls revision package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/an-inspector-calls-gcse-9-1-exam-practice-11850503) [Macbeth whole scheme package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11702645) [Macbeth revision package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11904820) [A Christmas Carol whole scheme package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11718691) [A Christmas Carol revision package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-12080244) [Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package ](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11607362) [Jekyll and Hyde revision package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11904852) [Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11903624) [Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11843215) [Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11563766) [Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11924178) [Unseen Poetry whole scheme package](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-11843275) Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at [EC Resources](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EC_Resources)
Reading Comprehension - Flat Earthers
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Reading Comprehension - Flat Earthers

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An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the rise of the Flat Earthers (conspiracy theorists who think the earth is flat). It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop:Lead Practioner's English Store
Tutor Time Whole School Literacy
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Tutor Time Whole School Literacy

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9 x Reading Comprehension packs covering a variety of pertinent current affairs / citizenship issues. These packs are great for covering both PSHCE topics and Whole School Literacy in Tutor Time. Pack includes 9 x detailed 4 page reading comprehension packs, each with a page of differentiated questions, so students can all access and get on with the tasks independently. The questions and focus both on comprehension of PSHCE content and English skills. These can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. They are an interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine PSHCE and English. Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, Careers, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Christmas English
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Christmas English

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Two festive adventure or escape room lessons: Christmas English Christmas whole school/tutor time resource These lessons see students working in groups to escape the North Pole or Santa’s workshop and solve puzzles along the way. Really useful for the final few weeks of the term or year. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Christmas Activities
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Christmas Activities

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A fantastic bundle (6 hours worth) of Christmas activities with a focus on literacy. Ideal for KS3/4 tutor time literacy focus, or English lessons throughout December. This pack includes: Tutor Time 20 min Christmas Quiz - The quiz is interactive, multiple choice and has hidden humorous Youtube clips throughout the questions for extra clues or a commiseration giggle when the class get an answer wrong. There are two ways of playing - either as a whole class, or, you can put the quiz on slide view, skip the answers and read them out at the end (if your class would rather compete in groups). Christmas around the world Music TV and Film Christmas Trivia Spag, Literacy and Grammar Christmas Quiz - A fun and accessible English Christmas Quiz with over 20 questions and hidden YouTube surprises. Works on PowerPoint. 3)Christmas themed lesson that looks at a winter scene and supports students as they analyse a descriptive writing example. Students then use the model to help them create their own pieces of descriptive writing. Fully differentiated throughout. A detailed Christmas themed punctuation workshop that supports students as they improve their understanding of capital letters, full stops, commas, semicolons, dashes and more. A fun, interactive English Literature Quiz! From Children’s books to Shakespeare - check out your students’ literature knowledge in either tutor time or English lessons.
Christmas English
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Christmas English

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We use Christmas, Santa and the festive season as a stimulus for improving our punctuation and grammar. Includes differentiated worksheets on a number of areas including commas, full stops, capital letters, semicolons, dashes, paragraphs and more! A fantastically detailed and differentiated lesson that can be adapted for other texts and age groups. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Online World Reading Comprehensions
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Online World Reading Comprehensions

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5 x easy to use reading comprehensions in one pack, created for GCSE reading comprehension tasks with three sections of differentiated questions, all with a focus on internet trends, out-there theories, the darker side of the net and the trivial but fun side. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship and English. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, Tutor Time, Government + Politics, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Christmas English
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Christmas English

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Creative writing bundle with a Christmas twist! Cover traditionally dry topics like sentences and punctuation with a fantastic festive theme that will engage students (even when they’ve got one eye on 25th December!) All useful for KS3 or KS4 classes approaching English Language Paper 1 Question 5. Includes: Christmas punctuation workshop Semi colons, colons, dashes lesson Narrative writing planning lesson Zooming in descriptive writing lesson Using colours in descriptive writing Creating Christmas fiction characters Christmas advent calendar (25 starters) Christmas cover pack Christmas English quiz And more to come! Merry Christmas! Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Reading Comprehension : Environment
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Reading Comprehension : Environment

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An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on urgent environmental issues . It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good to raise awareness of envirornmental issues. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
Fake News Reading Comprehensions Bundle
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Fake News Reading Comprehensions Bundle

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3 x easy to use reading comprehensions in one pack, created for GCSE reading comprehension tasks with three sections of differentiated questions, all with a focus on Fake News and the ‘alternative facts’ discourse. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship and English. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, Tutor Time, Government + Politics, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Reading Comprehension - Tattoos
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Reading Comprehension - Tattoos

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An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the debate around tattoos and the prejudices many have against them. It contains one mild slang term and is aimed more at KS4. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
English Christmas Quiz  - FREE
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English Christmas Quiz - FREE

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Quiz - Christmas Quiz: A fun and accessible English Christmas Quiz with over 20 questions and hidden YouTube surprises. Works on PowerPoint. Questions focus on lessons students have been using to prepare for GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature.
Environmental Reading Comprehensions
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Environmental Reading Comprehensions

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3 x easy to use reading comprehensions in one pack, created for GCSE reading comprehension tasks with three sections of differentiated questions, all with a focus on our environment and the issues surrounding human impact on the natural world. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship and English. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, Tutor Time, Government + Politics, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Reading Comprehension - Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery
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Reading Comprehension - Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery

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An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the rise of plastic and cosmetic surgery. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
Energy Drinks
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Energy Drinks

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A detailed 4 page reading comprehension pack, all about the effects of energy drinks and excess caffeine and sugar, detailing both the long and short term effects on the health of young people. The questions have three levels of differentiation and focus both on comprehension and language. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship/PSHE and English. Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Reading Comprehension: Rise of the Online Trolls
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Reading Comprehension: Rise of the Online Trolls

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An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the rise of the online trolls and cyber bullying. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store