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Flynn's Educational Grotto

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A frontline teacher with 18 years sharp end experience, currently based in Valencia. This shop specialises in literature and language resources but also offers a generous selection ESL resources. All of my resources are road tested in my own classes and refined/polished at the end of the academic year.

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A frontline teacher with 18 years sharp end experience, currently based in Valencia. This shop specialises in literature and language resources but also offers a generous selection ESL resources. All of my resources are road tested in my own classes and refined/polished at the end of the academic year.
The Handmaids Tale Bundle Chapters 1-40
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The Handmaids Tale Bundle Chapters 1-40

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These extensive presentations cover two chapters per powerpoint. They are beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. These presentations are structured with a starter, a reading task, summary and analysis questions, a structured writing/essay writing task (PEACE Paragraph, Point, Evidence, Audience Cross Reference and Evaluation) an extension task and a plenary. They have been created with the A level A0s in mind and aim to explore academic writing and thought. All materials have been used in my own classes and refined/reviewed once an academic year.
GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Story of an Hour’ by Kate Chopin
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GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Story of an Hour’ by Kate Chopin

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‘The Story of an Hour’ remains an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (32 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant
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GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant

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‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (29 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
A Level Othello: The complete - all acts and all scenes
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A Level Othello: The complete - all acts and all scenes

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William Shakespeare’s Othello is brought wonderfully to life with these colourfully illustrated and wonderfully detailed lessons. These resources have been fully road tested in my own classes and refined in 2019. I have used these resources to lead my teaching in class, as homework assignments/distance learning materials and even as tools of revision – All have worked well for the students. An introductory lesson and a revision/essay writing lesson included. These power point lessons contain the following elements; a starter activity, a glossary of terms, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. These are complete resources, enjoy!
GCSE Prose Study:  'Night' by Alice Munro
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GCSE Prose Study: 'Night' by Alice Munro

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‘Night’ by Alice Munro stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (32 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
A Level Othello (3) Act 1 Scene 3
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A Level Othello (3) Act 1 Scene 3

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William Shakespeare’s Othello is brought wonderfully to life with these colourfully illustrated and wonderfully detailed slides. This resource has been fully road tested in my own classes and refined in 2019. I have used this resource to lead my teaching in class, as a homework assignment/distance learning material and even a tool of revision – All have worked well for the students. This power point lesson contains the following elements; a starter activity, a glossary of terms, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. This is a complete resource, enjoy!
1984: Book 3 All Chapters
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1984: Book 3 All Chapters

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These beautifully illustrated and thoughtfully structured power point lessons explore all the key events of the chapters through structured tasks and academic writing. I have taught this novel many times and thoroughly enjoy seeing the student’s eyes open to the bigger world around them. I have used these resources successfully in my own class to lead my teaching, as a homework assignment and also as a tool of revision – all have worked well. Each power point lesson contains a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary.
A Level: (0) The Picture of Dorian Gray - Introduction to Text
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A Level: (0) The Picture of Dorian Gray - Introduction to Text

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Wilde’s classic text showcases the literary talent of a man having to hide his own true sexuality. The picture of Dorian Gray beckons the audience to view beauty in new ways, to reframe hedonism and to truly observe who and what influences us. This power point lesson is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. I have taught this text many times and this resource has been used to lead my teaching in class, as a homework assignment and also as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This complete resource provides a detailed introduction to the text, it provides an insight into the life ad works of Oscar Wilde. it introduces all of the main themes through structured tasks and academic writing. It also introduces the main characters. All the time-consuming work has been done for you – enjoy!
GCSE Prose Study: 'Whistle and I'll Come to You' (taken from Woman in Black)
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GCSE Prose Study: 'Whistle and I'll Come to You' (taken from Woman in Black)

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‘Whistle and I’ll Come to You’ (from the Woman in Black) by Susan Hill stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (25 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
GCSE Prose Study: 'Significant Cigarettes' by Rose Tremain
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GCSE Prose Study: 'Significant Cigarettes' by Rose Tremain

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‘Significant Cigarettes’ by Rose Tremain stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (34 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
A Level: (1) The Picture of Dorian Gray - The Preface and Chapter 1
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A Level: (1) The Picture of Dorian Gray - The Preface and Chapter 1

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Wilde’s classic text showcases the literary talent of a man having to hide his own true sexuality. The picture of Dorian Gray beckons the audience to view beauty in new ways, to reframe hedonism and to truly observe who and what influences us. This power point lesson is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. I have taught this text many times and this resource has been used to lead my teaching in class, as a homework assignment and also as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This complete resource focuses on the preface and chapter 1, it contains a recap on previous learning, a starter activity, a key word’s slide, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you – enjoy!
A Level: The Complete Duchess of Malfi: All acts and all scenes - 17 individual lessons
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A Level: The Complete Duchess of Malfi: All acts and all scenes - 17 individual lessons

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These beautifully illustrated power point lessons are very engaging for the students, and have worked well for me year after year in the classroom. The presentations cover all the key events in every scene and provide a strong academic platform for the students to respond. Each lesson contains a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. I have used these resources in the classroom, as a homework assignment and also as a tool for revision - all have worked well for the students. You will not find a more helpful resource. Enjoy!
GCSE Poetry: 'Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou
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GCSE Poetry: 'Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou

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‘Still I Rise’ by Maya Angelou remains an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (27 slides, approximately 2 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
GCSE Literature: (10) ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ – Chapter 10
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GCSE Literature: (10) ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ – Chapter 10

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is a novel by Harper Lee. It is set in the mid-1930s in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama. The narrative explores good, evil and human dignity within an environment of racial prejudice. I have taught this text many times in the last 20 years and I have used this specific resource (revised in 2020) to lead my teaching in class, as a distance learning material (SKYPE lessons, Google Meet), as a homework assignment, and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This dynamic 19 slide PowerPoint lesson includes a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, a theme tracking task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. This is a complete resource with no additional work required from the teacher. Enjoy!
GCSE Prose Study: ‘H is for Hawk’ by Helen Macdonald
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GCSE Prose Study: ‘H is for Hawk’ by Helen Macdonald

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‘H is for Hawk’ by Helen Macdonald stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (23 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
KS4 Much Ado About Nothing - Act1 Scenes 1,2, and 3
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KS4 Much Ado About Nothing - Act1 Scenes 1,2, and 3

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These powerpoint presentations are beautifully illustrated and engaging for the students. Each powerpoint is constructed with a starter, key words and phrases, a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an extension task and a PEE writing task, plus a plenary. These presentations focus clearly on one scene at a time and touch upon the prominent theme of the scene within the starter activity. It is aimed clearly at KS4, but can so easily be adapted up or down the key stages. All of my resources have been run in class and are revised and updated on a yearly basis.
GCSE Poetry: ‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt
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GCSE Poetry: ‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt

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‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt remains an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (20 slides, approximately 2-3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
GCSE Poetry: 'Disabled' by Wilfred Owen
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GCSE Poetry: 'Disabled' by Wilfred Owen

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‘Disabled’ by Wilfred Owen remains an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (24 slides, approximately 2-3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.