An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling analysis
Several worksheets with tasks of increasing complexity, examining the character of Mrs. Birling through analysis of quotations. Differentiated objectives and assessment grid included.
Tabloid and broadsheet newspaper templates for student articles
Two photocopiable newspaper templates (tabloid and broadsheet styles). Also includes a similar version of each, which displays information about where to put headlines, sub-headings etc.
Of Mice & Men - Power Essay plan
Essay plan for students to write about the theme of power in 'Of Mice & Men'.
Gothic poetry The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner Parts 1-4 activity pack
Part 1 of the poem tasks: Part one of the poem with space beneath each quatrain to write a modern translation. Questions on this part of the poem, lanmguage links to Gothic genre and mini writing task. Part 2 PEEL practise tasks with peer assessment grid and differentiated sheet for less able and student answer sheet. Part 3 True or false, summary of events, writing task and peer assessment Part 4 - tone - analysis of language and tone created in the poem Including differentiated learning objectives
Purple Hibiscus SOW and resources with answers Part 1
Scheme of work on almost half the novel. Introduces all main characters, context and provides the opportunity for students to engage with the plot. Includes: PowerPoint and related word document resources with answers for most lessons. The scheme of work is designed to be easy to use, but flexible so it is easily adapted. There are also several homework tasks, which are research or reading based so require little or no marking.
Poems of the Decade - comparison essay plan 'To my nine year old self' & 'An Easy Passage'
A detailed essay plan for the comparison of the two poems ('To my nine year old self' & 'An Easy Passage') focusing on the theme of childhood. A comparison grid is included to use alongside the essay plan to gather appropriate quotations and link them in the two poems. An example is given for students to follow.
Poems of the Decade - 'On her Blindness' worksheet & an essay question comparison with 'Effects'
A student task sheet to explore and analyse the poem. Includes activity to identify devices, quotation analysis tasks, an essay question and comparison grid to compare with the poem 'Effects'.
Purple Hibiscus SOW and resources with answers Part 2
Scheme of work, PowerPoint and Word doc resources on the second part of the novel. covering a range of reading skills and activities to engage with the text. Includes: PowerPoint and related word document resources with answers for most lessons. The scheme of work is designed to be easy to use, but flexible so it is easily adapted. There are also several homework tasks, which are research or reading based so require little or no marking.
Othello - Introduction to characters and plot
Two complete lessons with a range of activities. PPT includes differentiated objectives and clear instructions. Differentiated tasks with extension activities including a multiple choice quiz and a plot summary with questions for different abilities. No planning and easy to use, just photocopy and go!
An Inspector Calls - Arthur Birling analysis tasks
Worksheets, with tasks of increasing complexity, examining the character of Arthur Birling through analysis of quotations. Differentiated objectives and assessment grid included.
Improving sentence structure in writing
A set of worksheets aimed at improving the quality of writing by learning to write sentences effectively. Includes an explanation and examples of how to vary sentences and their use, a page of description for students to study, a self -assessment task, differentiated objectives, three tasks of increasing difficulty and extension tasks. There is space for students to write so nothing else is needed and therefore this would be ideal for cover and, with very little adapting, for homework too.
Goodnight Mr Tom Workbook/activity pack. Whole unit of work ready to print
A detailed, differentiated workbook with tasks for almost every chapter, including SPaG starters, extension tasks, wordbanks, sentence starters and examples for students to use as a guide. Includes approximately three tasks per chapter of increasing complexity. Tasks focus on understanding and interpreting the text, using quotations and explaining their significance. There are also writing tasks such as diary entries and character analyses. Easy to mark assessment grids included (a range of self/peer and teacher assessment).
Improving SpaG, Descriptive & Creative Writing Skills
A selection of resources to develop many major aspects of the writing process and widen the range of student vocabulary. All resources include objectives and are ready to print and teach.
EDEXCEL IGCSE English Language SOW & Resources for Anthology in Section A
Over 60 PP slides, a SOW, worksheets and revision tests (with answers) to teach the Non- fiction anthology texts in Section A. Includes a range of tasks: cloze, matching, comprehension questions, analysis grids and more (many tasks also with answer sheets for easy marking or self-assessment). There are suggestions and aids for student annotation and most texts come with essay plans. There are lots of images to support visual learners and enhance understanding of context. In addition, there is a variety of extension tasks and homework sheets, which can be applied to all texts.
An Inspector Calls - Acts 1 & 2 activity sheets
Worksheets on acts 1 & 2 of the play. Includes tasks of increasing complexity, examining key events, quotations and character descriptions with some vocabulary work to aid this. Differentiated objectives and glossary included.
Descriptive and creative writing lessons - describing an attic
PPT for lessons to guide students through the description of a scene (an attic in an old house). The scene can then be used as part of a creative writing piece. Includes activities for the different parts of the lesson, differentiated objectives, peer assessment tasks and a plan for students to guide them through the writing process.
H is for Hawk Edexcel IGCSE anthology text. English Language Text analysis and essay plan
Several lessons worth of worksheets including differentiated objectives and tasks of increasing difficulty, as well as extension tasks. There is an exam style question with a detailed essay plan with optional starting sentences for the introduction and conclusion.
Images to inspire creative writing - planning template for an adventure story. Ideal for cover.
A worksheet with four images to help students plan an adventure story. Offers a choice of three titles and bullet points for students to plan. Ideal for a cover lesson or homework.
Differentiation ideas or reminders for your classroom
A reminder of some techniques for experienced teachers and a helping hand for student teachers and those new to the trade!
Revision postcards and quotation/key subject information cards ready to cut and use
Character revision postcards with subheadings and blank revision cards ready to print and cut out. Eight cards are given in four different colours to separate topics, themes, characters etc.