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Romeo and Juliet - Romeo and Juliet Meet

Romeo and Juliet - Romeo and Juliet Meet

In this lesson we explore Romeo’s use of language as he meets Juliet for the first time and how she responds to his use of religious imagery. Using differentiated activities and engaging and relevant resources, students analyse the use of language in key short extracts, build up an understanding of the relationship between Romeo and Juliet and create their own analytical paragraphs before self-assessing them based on clear success criteria. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner
The Sign of Four Revision Lessons

The Sign of Four Revision Lessons

These lessons were originally designed to prepare year 10 students for their mock examination at the end of the summer term; however, they could easily be adapted,/used/embellished for a year 11 group. This would potentially take over three lessons to get through depending on the learners in the classroom and how fast paced your teaching would be. There is a recap of plot, characters, themes as well as reference to exam questions, mark schemes and an opportunity for students to complete a question at the end.
katiewindridge
Macbeth Revision Lessons

Macbeth Revision Lessons

These lessons were originally designed to prepare year 10 students for their mock examination at the end of the summer term; however, they could easily be adapted,/used/embellished for a year 11 group. This would potentially take over three lessons to get through depending on the learners in the classroom and how fast paced your teaching would be. There is a recap of plot, characters, themes as well as reference to exam questions, mark schemes and an opportunity for students to complete a question at the end.
katiewindridge
CCEA Personal and Creative Writing Sample Questions

CCEA Personal and Creative Writing Sample Questions

CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPER 2 SECTION A: PERSONAL OR CREATIVE WRITING A collection of CCEA based English Language GCSE questions, made in the style of the CCEA Sample Assessment Materials ‘Past Paper Question.’ There are 7 Personal Writing and 7 Creative Writing options here. Personal is a stimulus question and creative is a royalty free image from: [link] (https://www.pexels.com/) I plan on using these as mocks/trackers/summer/winter exams in the future, and simply use the CCEA Assessment matrix to mark it!
ndavidson91
Greek Myths - KS3

Greek Myths - KS3

22 lessons covering Greek myths and designed for KS3. Differentiated tasks and can be easily adapted. Myths covered: Prometheus, Pandora’s Box, Persephone, Theseus and The Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus, Orpheus and Eurydice
reader95
Romeo and Juliet - Fate and Free Will

Romeo and Juliet - Fate and Free Will

This detailed, differentiated and fully resourced lesson explores the themes of fate and free will in Act 1 Scene 5 from Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s classic tragedy about young love and family loyalty. Designed for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature but suitable for other exam boards and easily adaptable for KS3 students, this lesson looks at how Romeo sees his own life, the growing tension between Tybalt and Lord Capulet and what happens when Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner
The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

Animal Farm is a must and its importance cannot be understated! For many students this provides their very first venture into the world of politics and the corruption that surrounds it. These resources are designed to focus on writing skills and inference, and are perfect for GCSE study and above. These power point lessons explore the meaning of chapters 1-10 through structured tasks and academic writing. Each presentation is dynamically illustrated making the learning visually engaging, this resource has been used successfully as a teaching resource in class, a revision tool and even as a homework assignment – all have worked well for the students.
MFLYNN-Teacher
KS2 Balanced Diet - Healthy food plate matching task with 5-a-day activities.

KS2 Balanced Diet - Healthy food plate matching task with 5-a-day activities.

Learners cut out the foods and stick them on the plate template ensuring they match the correct food groups. Introduction PowerPoint also included to engage learners. Extension tasks - Look at the table of foods and decide/ research which quantities and types make up part of your 5-a-day (Fruit & Vegetables). All worksheets included. Tried and tested classroom resource. Please note images are clip art.
hifisher
World Cup 2018 - Countries

World Cup 2018 - Countries

Contains a Powerpoint for introducing the topic of the World Cup. Looks at all 32 teams participating and gives some basic information about the country and the team. At the end it leads to the children choosing a team and creating a small report or project based around that team to know more about it. Provides children with the sub-headings they should use to guide them.
HollywoodR95
Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that explores Act 1 Scene 4 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and looks in detail Mercutio’s famous Queen Mab speech, allowing students to gain an excellent understanding of the use of imagery, repetitions, verbs and more. Definitely worth a download for KS4 and KS3 students alike.
Lead_Practitioner
Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

THE GREATEST SHOW! - A PLAY OR CLASS ASSEMBLY! A class assembly/play for reception, KS1 or even KS2! We did this with a Reception class - they were incredible! It ran alongside our ‘Circus’ theme. We focussed lots on The Greatest Showman and the song ‘This is Me’. I’ve included the script, presentation (which includes all music) and some costume letters to be sent home. I added photos of the children to the slide show which made it even better. The slide show has all been set up and timings suited us. We had such great feedback from this production! I hope you enjoy it! (SEE MAIN IMAGE FOR REAL PREVIEW! -The font and pics look a little weird in the TES preview pics? But it’s actually all done in Comic Sans! I did have it all in pre-cursive, but knew that some schools wouldn’t have this font, so changed it all to Comic Sans. Hopefully it should be in that font when you download!)
harleyharleydee
(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

This is a lesson for a middle-ability Year 8 class focusing on fantasy worlds. This lesson looks at extracts describing key building in Diagon Alley. Pupils have a broken-down task of identifying key language devices in each extract. There is then a GCSE-style (English Language) question for pupils to write a paragraph responding to. There is a model paragraph to support pupils in writing their own. This lesson is easily adaptable for any KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

This is a tried and tested scaffold for answering Edexcel GCSE English Literature for the evaluative question on ideas, themes and characters. The resource is a scaffold for extended writing with a model answer and prompt questions down the side. The resource aims to make responses more critical through addressing Where a theme is indicative, How it is presented and Why the author chooses to include this detail, ie how does it develop characterisation, change or drive the plot and link to other themes within the text. This can be used for Shakespeare play, 20th Century play and 19th century novella (just without the context bit)
KristinaGeorge
Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

A short revision lesson to summarise Language Paper 2 (AQA) and booklet for printing. Includes: Assessment Objectives 3 Overview of the paper 4 Question 1 5 Question 2 7 Question 3 10 Question 4 14 Writing P.E.E.L paragraphs in Section A 16 Question 5 17 Vocabulary Strengthening 24 Also includes: Exemplar paragraphs, modelling of annotations, helpful hints for questions and timings and planning guides. Includes examples of punctuation, AFOREST techniques, list of language devices, AQA expectations for text types and vocabulary strengthening hints.
aliceboyd1995
Victorian Crime and Jack the Ripper ENTIRE SCHEME and RESOURCES

Victorian Crime and Jack the Ripper ENTIRE SCHEME and RESOURCES

This scheme of work was originally made for a SEN group but has since been differentiated for KS3 and taught at year 8 and year 9 to a range of abilities. Though it suits lower to mid for some activities, most lessons are easily adaptable to suit a higher ability class - particularly the Jack the Ripper case file section at the end. It has lessons on the history of Victorian Crime and Punishment, covering topics such as the Queen, the bloody code, Sweeney Todd (truth/fiction), Robert Peel, and the development of new detection methods (such as: finger prints and mugshots). Some a bit creepy or gory, so know your audience! Finally at the end is a case study of Jack the Ripper, which uses a range of original sources and offers students the chance to deduce who they think Jack was based on several possible suspects. This is themed around Sherlock Holmes for fun. There are over 200 slides and all worksheets are included. This has been a popular unit for several years at my school. There are notes on how to apply each worksheet and most slides have explanations. I’ve spent a long time developing this and the vast majority is my own work - I hope you and your students enjoy it!
charstars
Article & Essay Writing Learning Mat

Article & Essay Writing Learning Mat

A learning mat that summarises the basic layout of an article and an essay and the structure of a full paragraph. Sold separately here but will eventually become part of a KS3 unti of work on article writing, all being well. Suited to higher ability KS3.
shd132
End of Term Quiz June 2018

End of Term Quiz June 2018

Brand New End of Summer 2018 Quiz. My students loved this quiz - particularly the headline writing and music intros round! 5 rounds of general knowledge questions suitable for year 6 and above. Film and TV, Children’s Literature, News Headline picture round, royal wedding, and a music round with clips from YouTube linked Make sure you freeze the screen or hide the video. All the inbetween slides are included too - team names, swapping papers, answers, marking and handing in. I have provided an answer sheet for students to complete, but they could also do this on spare paper if photocopying is an issue. So long as you have the PowerPoint, you’re good to go. That means it would also fill a cover lesson you’re thrown into at the last minute! Also check out my previous years’ end of term resources. They’re all 20% off until the end of term :) Enjoy!
Best_Newcomer_2009
Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

These criteria sheets can be given to students before a task so they know what they’re working towards and then glued in under their HW for the teacher to fill in and comment on. It’s a strategic yet quick and simple way of marking HW The bank includes criteris sheets for: Creative Writing Non Fiction Writing Poetry Analysis Novel Analysis Vocabulary definitions followed by sentence creation
chirpyandcheerful
IB English B - Global issues - Official report writing

IB English B - Global issues - Official report writing

This is a couple of lessons I created on the topic of Global Issues about the issue of the future of Africa. It aims to help students improve on their official report writing, but also evaluate sources (which could come in useful for their extended essays), and work on their critical thinking, and ability to detect fake news. The Powerpoint presentation on report writing is based on the chapter on report writing in the Oxford Skills and Practice book, and the texts are from the internet (links provided in Powerpoint).
gudrunbjorg
Sea and Sardinia - Voices in Speech and Writing Anthology

Sea and Sardinia - Voices in Speech and Writing Anthology

A whole lesson on Sea and Sardinia by DH Lawrence suitable for AS and A2 English Language and Literature students studying Voices in Speech and Writing antholgy in preparation for final exams. Teachers can demonstrate how to annotate their anthology by identifying literary and linguistic features and analysing the effect. They can also explore the context in which the text was written in and how it has influenced the writing.
carmen_jackson-mcken
Riding the Red Rooster - Voices in Speech & Writing Anthology

Riding the Red Rooster - Voices in Speech & Writing Anthology

A resource for AS and A2 English Language and Literature students studying Edexcel Voices in Speech and Writing Anthology. This resource will help teachers demonstrate to students how to annotate their anthology by identifying literary and linguistic techniques and commenting on the effect. It will focus on the context in which the text was written and how it influenced the writer. The powerpoint can be used for whole class teaching and independent learning.
carmen_jackson-mcken
Poetry Comparison (Using Bloom's Taxonomy) Feedback Sheet-including FAR marking

Poetry Comparison (Using Bloom's Taxonomy) Feedback Sheet-including 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 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