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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
An Inspector Calls
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An Inspector Calls

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An Inspector Calls **TES AWARD NOMINATED** - Over 20 hours worth of fully differentiated lessons (powerpoints, worksheets and exam practice / prep) + a GCSE revision guide AND a knowledge organiser. A bundle of very highly rated lessons, projects and revision sessions for the study of An Inspector Calls. It basically covers everything you need to teach 'An Inspector Calls' and get successful results (I do). If you think there's anything missing, let me know. Hope you find this useful, as a Head of English I have given this to my whole department to use and they are very pleased about how much time they've saved. Here is the order of lessons: 1 - Introduction 2 - Act One Introduction 3 - Arthur Birling 4 - The Inspector 5 - Responsibility 6 - Sheila Birling 7 - Gerald Croft 8 - Sheila Birling and Historical Context 9 - Gerald and Daisy 10 - Mrs Birling 11- Eric Birling 12 - Eric and Eva 13 - The Inspector Leaves 14 - Young and Old 15 - The End 16 - Revision Guide 17 - Knowledge Organiser 18 - Exam Practice Pack 19 - Revision Session 20 - Scheme of Work document
Descriptive  / Creative Writing
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Descriptive / Creative Writing

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AQA English Language Paper Question 5, descriptive writing lesson. Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lesson with worksheets and differentiated tasks throughout. Includes peer assessment task and marking criteria. Ideal preparation for Section B of AQA Language Paper 1. Suitable for KS3/4 - 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 Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5
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AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5

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TWENTY fully resourced hour long lessons to prepare students for Section B or Question 5 of the AQA English Language Paper 1 exam, but easily adaptable for other specifications. The lessons provide students with modelled examples, mark scheme analysis, visual stimuli, sentence starters and differentiated activities to prepare them for writing their own pieces in exam conditions. Descriptive Writing Introduction Descriptive Writing - Zooming in Sentence Types Building Tone Using Colour Dashes, Semicolons and Colons Past and Present Tenses Language Techniques Sentence Openers Sentence Openers (Lower ability) The Middle of Narratives (Structure) Descriptive Writing Examples and Analysis Descriptive Writing Practice Improving Descriptive Writing Review Understanding Genre Understanding Character Through Description Narrative Writing - Narrators and Perspectives Endings to Narratives and Descriptions Exam Practice Pack FULL scheme of work 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, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
AQA English Language and Literature Revision
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AQA English Language and Literature Revision

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EIGHT fully differentiated and resourced revision packs for both the English Literature and English Language new spec GCSE examinations. These packs offer ideal preparation for KS4 students as they enter into the busy exam season. I will be continuously updating this bundle with new resources, so regularly check your downloads for updates.
Macbeth - Tragedy
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Macbeth - Tragedy

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Macbeth and tragedy - A fully differentiated lesson that I used for a revision session with Year 11 students but could be easily adapted for other age groups. The lesson focuses on Macbeth and how it can or cannot be considered a tragedy, allowing students to reflect on genre and consider approaches to AO3.
AQA English Language Paper 1 - Section A Walkthrough
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AQA English Language Paper 1 - Section A Walkthrough

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Includes: 1 hr well differentiated PP, a mock exam-style paper based on GCSE English Language Paper 1 specimen papers and possible answers paper, for both the teacher and student to use in their self assessment tasks. Could do over 2 lessons, a ‘mock mock’ to aid preparation for AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Section A. The questions focus on the Birdsong extract provided in AQA’s GCSE English Language reading resource. You can find this here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-87001-RSB.PDF Questions can be completed in timed conditions (with approximate times provided in the resources) to improve students’ abilities to work in exam conditions. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner’s Shop.
A Christmas Carol Context
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A Christmas Carol Context

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A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that introduce students to the Victorian period, workhouses, philanthropy and how Dickens uses Scrooge and A Christmas Carol to get across his agenda of philanthropy and providing welfare for the poorest in society. A really useful lesson for both KS3 and KS4 students. Fully differentiated throughout. 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
An Inspector Calls Sheila Birling
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An Inspector Calls Sheila Birling

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An Inspector Calls - Sheila Birling. A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that looks at Sheila Birling and her interview with the Inspector - focussing on the theme of responsibility. Ideal preparation for KS3 and KS4 students preparing for English Literature GCSEs. 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, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
A Christmas Carol Knowledge Organiser
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A Christmas Carol Knowledge Organiser

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A Christmas Carol in a one A3 page knowledge organiser that includes an incredible amount of detail including: character analysis, plot summaries, historical and social context, key language devices, key form and structural devices, key quotes, key themes and more. A brilliant Charles Dickens revision tool for teachers, students and parents. Includes both an editable PowerPoint and PDF file for easier printing. Recommend for A3 colour printing. Update: Now includes an A4 version for ease of printing, although A3 printing is recommended for the original version! :)
An Inspector Calls Revision
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An Inspector Calls Revision

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An Inspector Calls 2x hours. A fully differentiated 2 hour lesson to prepare students for the AQA Literature Paper 2 exam. Could be used as an overview lesson or a revision session. Includes resources on historical context, character and themes to get your students ready! 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, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
A Christmas Carol Quotes Display Revision
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A Christmas Carol Quotes Display Revision

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51 A Christmas Carol quotes for displays or student revision from across the novel. Each quotation has a relevant picture to go with the quote that implies specific themes or ideas. Brilliant revision for Charles Dickens’ Victorian classic. 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
AQA English Language Paper 1
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AQA English Language Paper 1

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AQA English Language Paper 1 materials. TWENTY hours worth! A collection of well differentiated lessons and revision materials to prepare GCSE students for AQA English Language Paper 1: Explorations In Creative Reading And Writing, prepared by an Outstanding-rated English specialist and Lead Practitioner. Lessons included: 1) AQA English Language Paper 1 Introduction 2) Falcons (Language and Character analysis) 3) Birdsong (Language and Character analysis) 4) Reluctant Fundamentalist (Language and Structure analysis) 5) Spies (Language and Structure analysis) 6) The White Tiger (Character evaluation) 7) Structure lesson (I'm the King of the Castle) 8) Structure (Beginnings and Endings) 9) Section A Walkthrough (Mock exam paper, indicative answers, success criteria, exam tips) 10) Full SOW document 11) Descriptive Writing Introduction 12) Descriptive Writing (Zooming In and Structure) 13) AQA English Language Paper 1 escape room 14) Analysing descriptive writing examples (Jamaica Inn and Little Dorrit) 15) Language techniques recap 16) Section B assessment planning lesson 17) Revision guide which covers both Section A and B 18) Jamaica Inn Mock Review (Based on specimen exam paper) 19) Paper 1 Section A Knowledge Organiser 20) Section A exam practice papers and answers
Romeo and Juliet
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Romeo and Juliet

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TWENTY fully differentiated and resourced lessons that focus on specific scenes from William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and also introduces an adaptable introduction to Shakespeare’s life and the three main genres of his plays. These lessons include: General introduction to Shakespeare and genre The Prologue Act 1 Scene 1 Meeting Romeo and Juliet The Queen Mab Speech Act 1 Scene 5: Fate and Free Will Romeo and Juliet Meet (Act 1 Scene 5) Act 2 Scenes 1 and 2 (Discovering Identities) The Balcony Scene (Act 2 Scene 2) Friar Lawrence (Act 2 Scene 3) The Nurse (Act 2 Scene 5) Tybalt and Mercutio (Act 3 Scene 1) After Tybalt’s Death (Act 3 Scene 1, Act 3 Scene 2, Act 3 Scene 3) Juliet, Paris and Romeo (Act 3 Scene 4, Act 3 Scene 5) Juliet and the Friar (Act 4 Scene 1) Juliet’s Death (Act 4 Scene 3, Act 5 Scene 1) The Ending of the Play Knowledge Organiser Exam Practice Questions and Answers Scheme of Work Document Please keep checking your downloads as I will be continually adding to this collection.
Love and Relationships Porphyria's Lover
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Love and Relationships Porphyria's Lover

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Love and Relationships Porphyria’s Lover lesson. A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that analyses the use of language within Robert Browning’s classic poem Porphyria’s Lover. Throughout the lesson we look at how the narrator uses language and structure to build a sense of obsession and control over Porphyria, including analysing key quotes and language techniques. A brilliant lesson for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and easily adaptable for younger KS3 or KS4 students
Macbeth Introduction
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Macbeth Introduction

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Macbeth - A crime scene investigation style lesson to introduce KS3 and KS4 students to the main plot ideas and themes of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. All activities are fully differentiated. 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
Summary Writing
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Summary Writing

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AQA English Language Paper Q2 lesson. A fully resourced, completely revamped and well differentiated lesson to prepare students to answer Q2 of the AQA English Language Paper 2 exam (Writers’ viewpoints and perspectives) and to write summaries. The lesson features two example sources, model answers, full summary answer model with two texts synthesised into the answer, fully differentiated tasks and an analysis of the exam question mark scheme to best prepare students to write their own summaries in exam conditions. 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
An Inspector Calls Quotes and Themes
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An Inspector Calls Quotes and Themes

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A fully differentiated and resourced lesson for students that focuses on key quotes and themes from JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. Ideal exam and assessment preparation for a closed book exam. 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, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
A Christmas Carol - The Ghost of Christmas Present
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A Christmas Carol - The Ghost of Christmas Present

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As we study A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, we analyse the beginning of Stave 3 and look at how The Ghost of Christmas Present is introduced to us and how the use of language affects the readers’ interpretations of the character. Moreover, we look at the use of imagery in the description of the Christmas activity taking place throughout the city as the Ghost and Scrooge travel through the streets. Fully differentiated throughout.
William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare

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Shakespeare mini bundle - Tes Award Nominated, 4 hours worth of lessons, perfect for introducing William Shakespeare to both KS3 and KS4 classes. A bundle of very highly rated lessons and revision sessions. Includes: Introduction to Shakespeare and Genre (Tragedy, History, Comedy) Writing your own comedy Writing your own tragedy The Globe Theatre and historical context 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, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
War Photographer Power and Conflict
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War Photographer Power and Conflict

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A fully differentiated and resourced 1 hour lesson for KS3 and KS4 students on War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy, one of the poems from the AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Anthology for the new GCSE English Literature specification. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner’s Shop