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AQA GCSE POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY

AQA GCSE POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY

This is a GCSE revision bundle focusing on key themes explore in the Power and Conflict poems. It includes a range of activities from: comparison tables, model texts to annotate and planning support to write GCSE-style responses. This is easily adaptable for any KS4 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
AQA POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY: POWER OF NATURE

AQA POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY: POWER OF NATURE

This is a GCSE lesson revision focusing on the power of nature that the AQA Power and Conflict poetry explores. The lesson features a range of activities that you can pick and chose from to suit your class. They range from pupils completing a comparison table to identify what poems link in terms of the power of nature; to a model text to analyse to support pupils in writing a response to a GCSE question. This is easily adaptable for a KS4 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
AQA POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY: PRIDE

AQA POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY: PRIDE

This is a GCSE lesson revision different types of pride in Ozymandias and My Last Duchess from the AQA Power and Conflict poetry cluster. The lesson features a range of activities that you can pick and chose from to suit your class. They range from pupils completing a table (included) to compare the two poems and the methods used by the poets to present pride; to a run through of each poem linking to the theme to then support pupils in writing a response to a GCSE question. This is easily adaptable for a KS4 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
AQA POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY: MEMORY

AQA POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY: MEMORY

This is a GCSE lesson revision focusing on memory and the AQA Power and Conflict poetry that explores this. The lesson features a range of activities that you can pick and chose from to suit your class. They range from a model text for pupils to annotate and identify the AOs in; to a planning sheet to support them in structuring a comparison essay. This is easily adaptable for a KS4 class of any ability. Planning sheet and model text copies are included.
emilymitch182
GCSE POWER AND CONFLICT REVISION: INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCE

GCSE POWER AND CONFLICT REVISION: INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCE

This is a GCSE lesson revision on different types of individual experience that the AQA Power and Conflict poetry cluster explores. The lesson features a range of activities that you can pick and chose from to suit your class. They range from pupils completing a table to identify what poems link to different types of individual experience; to a run through of each poem linking to the theme to then support pupils in writing a response to a GCSE question. This is easily adaptable for a KS4 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
Power and Conflict Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Power and Conflict Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English Literature Paper 2 exam on Friday 25th May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising the Power and Conflict poetry. The activities are engaging and differentiated, and they cover making comparisons, key themes and key contextual information. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
Unseen Poetry, Lesson #1

Unseen Poetry, Lesson #1

Complete, well differentiated, one hour lesson suitable for KS4. Includes language and technique analysis tasks as well as a peer assessment task. Some of the annotations would be suitable for a level 8 or 9, but is mostly accessible by all grades. Good for a final refresher before the exam.
lewishall01
The Ballad Of Charlotte Dymond

The Ballad Of Charlotte Dymond

The Ballad of Charlotte Dymond is about the young girl, a domestic servant aged eighteen, who was murdered near Rowtor Ford on Bodwin Moor. This lesson aims to allow the students to explore the story of the ballad of charlotte dymond, the characters involved and their perspectives of what happened the night charlotte dymond died. This is a perfect resource for Key Stage 3, to help students at this level understand and appreciate the plot and characters of this complex ballad in a creative and accessible way.
keith_burt
Primary Drama: Making Drama out of Poems

Primary Drama: Making Drama out of Poems

The Ballad of Charlotte Dymond is about the young girl, a domestic servant aged eighteen, who was murdered near Rowtor Ford on Bodwin Moor. This lesson aims to allow the students to explore the story of the ballad of charlotte dymond, the characters involved and their perspectives of what happened the night charlotte dymond died. This is a perfect resource for Key Stage 2, to help students at this level understand and appreciate the plot and characters of this complex ballad in a creative and accessible way.
keith_burt
Unseen Poetry: They Flee From me (Love Poetry)

Unseen Poetry: They Flee From me (Love Poetry)

An engaging lesson exploring unseen poetry. MA/ HA Includes: Brain dump exploring the symbolism of birds Guided annotation of the poem to aid independent analysis Class discussion of key concepts and ideas Assessment Objectives: Model paragraph annotated with guide Self-assessment using success criteria
lhowellpratt
Unseen Poetry: Love (I Wanna Be Yours: Cooper Clarke)

Unseen Poetry: Love (I Wanna Be Yours: Cooper Clarke)

Engaging resources targeted at HA/ MA Y9/Y10. Focuses on imagery and language in ‘I wanna be yours’ by Cooper Clarke. Starter linking images to the poem. A guided annotation A3 sheet with prompt questions for independent analysis. A guided HA discussion focusing on key concepts of the poem. A guided (by AQA Assessment Objectives) model paragraph. A self-assessment/ grading checklist based on the success criteria
lhowellpratt
KS4 English GCSE Revision Toolbox

KS4 English GCSE Revision Toolbox

A 12-page printable pamphlet/PowerPoint presentation that can be used for GCSE revision. The booklet covers tips on: PEA/PETER basics How to analyse a quote Features of Language (Such as verb, adverb, noun, adjective with pictures and examples) Basic and Advanced Language Techniques (Metaphor, Simile, Personification etc) Rhetorical Language (Definitions and examples) Analysing Poetry (Context, Technique, Effect, Meaning) Comparing Poetry Common Misspellings A handy breakdown of the AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 mark-scheme and AO’s The booklet is visually engaging, packed with information and perfect for last-minute revision. It prints to A5 Pamphlet size, or can be printed slide-by-slide as a booklet. Slides can be displayed on the board, or printed and handed out as needed. The content is brief and to the point in order to aid revision.
DifferentiatedLearning
KS4 English GCSE - Comparing Poetry Flow-Sheet

KS4 English GCSE - Comparing Poetry Flow-Sheet

An A4 poster/resource/cheat-sheet to help students with their poetry comparison skills. Each technique is defined on the left margin, and on the right are questions to think about when analysing a poem critically. The questions are of varied complexity and are accessible to a broad range of students.
DifferentiatedLearning
Writing Sheets - Squirrels + Pond Life - Ys 1-4.

Writing Sheets - Squirrels + Pond Life - Ys 1-4.

3 attractively illustrated creative writing sheets, guided. There are two graded squirrel sheets - harder + easier versions, and a pond picture-poem with lots of writing opportunities to complete or choose between. Fun, familiar topics with plenty of rich writing potential. Great price too!
katewilliams_poetry
Writing Sheet - Squirrels in Woods - Ys 2+3, guided.

Writing Sheet - Squirrels in Woods - Ys 2+3, guided.

The lively illustrations will draw children to this creative writing sheet, encouraging rich, expressive language. The given text will also inspire imaginative and varied descriptions of these familiar and popular animals. An example version is provided for the teacher’s use, with several suggested versions for each line. Perhaps read out one version and use the others as ideas to prompt for as needed. With the potential for fun and lively input and colouring fun, even less enthusiastic writers will be keen to get cracking on this creative writing sheet (or picture poem frame, if you like). While supporting writing development, the resource will also enhance animal and nature studies. Best for Years 2 and 3, and those in Year 4 needing extra writing support.
katewilliams_poetry
Wider Reading (AO3) For AQA English Literature Exams

Wider Reading (AO3) For AQA English Literature Exams

Includes a huge variety of articles to share for homework, in class or for revision. Topics include: 20th Century English history 19th Century English history The Victorians First and Second World War Dystopia and Utopia Morals and Ethics Social Darwinism Theatre Feminism Political novels Dickens Class systems Genres Gothic Children’s Literature Sherlock Holmes Elizabethan England Shakespeare’s life Shakespeare’s plays
aliceboyd1995
AQA English Literature Paper 2 Revision

AQA English Literature Paper 2 Revision

A resource designed for a two-hour immersion session on paper 2 for AQA GCSE English Literature exam. 20th century text is ‘An Inspector Calls’, poetry cluster is Power and Conflict.
fkh2904
CIE Poetry Birds, Beasts and Weather

CIE Poetry Birds, Beasts and Weather

Worksheets on the following poems: Stormcock in Elder The Kraken London Snow The Poplar Field Port on a Dark Evening The worksheets are of differing details and scaffold the learning of the students to different degrees.
jackkelway
Ozymandias Poem

Ozymandias Poem

A range of questions to support the teaching of Ozymandias to KS4 classes. Context and starter activity also included.
jessomalley
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
Gothic Poetry - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 19/20

Gothic Poetry - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 19/20

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
Poetry Techniques - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 18/20

Poetry Techniques - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 18/20

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
Intro to Poetry Techniques - Gothic Writng Skills SOW - English - Wolsey Academy 10/20

Intro to Poetry Techniques - Gothic Writng Skills SOW - English - Wolsey Academy 10/20

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
World Ware One Poetry Scheme Of Work

World Ware One Poetry Scheme Of Work

World Ware One Poetry Scheme Of Work A powerpoint and rescources including: brief history video links imagery diary entries diary entry written assessment point of veiw eye tasks & resources two poems - Dulce et Decorum Est & the Call Jessie Pope storyboard for poems drama activity And lots more
smpotter92
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
A Reading Comprehension worksheet on a poem

A Reading Comprehension worksheet on a poem

This is a Reading Comprehension worksheet on a children’s poem. It can be used for higher ability Year 1 pupils or lower ability Year 2 pupils. This has been created to help improve reading comprehension skills, but it also provides a way to introduce pupils to poems.
vtatsi
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 1 lesson

Macbeth Act 2 Scene 1 lesson

Macbeth Act 2 Scene 1 lesson - includes thoughtbubble activity, analysis of Macbeth’s soliloquy and Bingo starter. Ideal for KS3 or adaptable for KS4.
yammyteacher
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