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A2 English - Paradise Lost and Duchess of Malfi comparison

A2 English - Paradise Lost and Duchess of Malfi comparison

This is a highly detailed and comprehensive comparison between the famous literary texts Duchess of Malfi and Paradise Lost (especially Books 9 and 10), split into tables with both quotes and analysis for each of the six main themes: Vanity and Pride, Reason, Gender, Death and Mortality, Isolation, Ambition
gaspardduchaff
English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

A Unit Pack of 9 lessons for English, all based around formal and informal letters with links to World War 2. A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an English/Literacy topic based around letters. The topic is all based round formal and informal letters and it has strong cross-curricular links to World War 2/History. Within the topic the children will look at the features of formal informal letters and write their own formal and informal letters linked to World War 2. This pack would suitable for lower key stage 2. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 9 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets Activities differentiated three ways
alicepoole1
IB English B - Global issues and news report

IB English B - Global issues and news report

This is an activity I created as part of a unit on global issues (migration) for my Year 1 English B students. It includes an introductory analysis of a news report activity, as well as some reading comprehension questions. Could serve as homework or cover work.
gudrunbjorg
Macbeth Revision - Murdering Banquo

Macbeth Revision - Murdering Banquo

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that focuses on Macbeth's plans for murdering Banquo and looks at his reaction to the news that although Banquo is dead, Fleance has escaped. The lesson helps students prepare analytical paragraphs in preparation for AQA English Literature Paper 1 but is also easily usable for KS3 classes as well.
Lead_Practitioner
The Book of Dust (Vol. 1) Novel Study

The Book of Dust (Vol. 1) Novel Study

This resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman. ABOUT THE NOVEL: Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not much noticed himself. And so perhaps it was inevitable that he would become a spy… Malcolm’s parents run an inn called the Trout, on the banks of the river Thames, and all of Oxford passes through its doors. Malcolm and his daemon, Asta, routinely overhear news and gossip, and the occasional scandal, but during a winter of unceasing rain, Malcolm catches wind of something new: intrigue. He finds a secret message inquiring about a dangerous substance called Dust - and the spy it was intended for finds him. When she asks Malcolm to keep his eyes open, he sees suspicious characters everywhere: the explorer Lord Asriel, clearly on the run; enforcement agents from the Magisterium; a gyptian named Coram with warnings just for Malcolm; and a beautiful woman with an evil monkey for a daemon. All are asking about the same thing: a girl - just a baby - named Lyra. Lyra is the kind of person who draws people in like magnets. And Malcolm will brave any danger, and make shocking sacrifices, to bring her safely through the storm. ABOUT THE RESOURCE: Designed in alignment with the 2014 National Curriculum of England’s reading objectives for Year 6, the pack includes: Background information on the novel (about the setting, about daemons), Chapter Summaries, Comprehension Questions, Digging Deeper Opportunities (includes character studies and plot studies), Creative Writing Tasks, and Non-Fiction Tasks related to content of the novel (daemons, spies, Aurora, priory). Resource is provided as a PDF but a digital copy of the pack is available for editing and sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available with download.
erinbrasington
Stasiland - East German Snitching Went Far Beyond the Stasi

Stasiland - East German Snitching Went Far Beyond the Stasi

Ezine article from Spiegel Online, East German Snitching Went Far Beyond the Stasi. the Article supports the teaching of the text, Stasiland, by providing examples of West Germans who reported to the East German Stasi and how information in Stasi files on children and young people could impact on their post-school options.
WayneWoods
Stasiland - Character Study: Charlie Weber

Stasiland - Character Study: Charlie Weber

Charlie Weber appears as a character in Stasiland through the memory of his wife, Miriam and through physical remains of his existence: photographs and a poem. He is a victim of Stasi discrimination, surveillance, harassment, imprisonment and (we believe) brutality that led to his death. If Miriam is the principal interviewee, Charlie is her evidence. The ghost of Charlie haunts Miriam, although there is evidence is the last chapter that Miriam is at last coming to terms with his death. This set of activities includes extracts from the text and a profile proforma. The activity is designed for Year 12 students of the VCE and HSC.
WayneWoods