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A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene by Scene Multiple Choice Quizzes and Tests

A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene by Scene Multiple Choice Quizzes and Tests

Midsummer Night’s Dream Scene by Scene Quizzes of between 10 and 20 multiple choice questions. All are available as printouts and ppt presentations with one question per slide to aid feedback or so quizzes can easily be turned into a class competition. A full answer key is provided and everything is printable and editable. A quiz on the opening scene which asks for short written responses. This can be used with any age group though it is probably better suited to 14 years old and upwards, GCSE and A Level or similar age curriculums.
elaine253
Varying Sentence Structure

Varying Sentence Structure

A Fully editable resource with examples of 30 different types of sentence structure. Ideal for introducing students to a variety of sentence structures or encouraging them to redraft sentences to develop variety and precision in their writing.
SecondaryEnglishJournal
Gangsta Granny KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Gangsta Granny KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of David Walliams’ ‘Gangsta Granny.’ Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the upper KS2 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: ‘An Interview with Granny’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Walliams’ Description’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Explain meanings of words that they know and ask the meaning of new words. Link the meaning of new words to words that they already know;’ ‘Mr Parker Character Profile!’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Figurative Language in Gangsta Granny’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, to create an impact on the reader.’ Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 21 pages in length!) I’ve also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Essay Questions, Thesis Statements and Ideas for A Midsummer Night's Dream

Essay Questions, Thesis Statements and Ideas for A Midsummer Night's Dream

15 A Midsummer Night’s Dream critical thinking essay question cards, indicative content and marking sheets. Best for A Level or extending GCSE students, or any curriculum ages 14+. All resources are printable and editable. Each has a challenging and engaging central essay question, with the remainder of the page given over to a number of thought provoking and sophisticated thesis statements or ideas which students can extend to form a complete essay. Questions focus on: love, power, characterization, the influence of setting, narrative methods, justice and morality, reality and illusion, the conventions of Shakespearen comedy, argument and conflict, plays and acting roles, rebellion and dissent, transformation and personal identity, the value a society places on free will, the consequences of argument and conflict, the interplay of states of order and chaos. Essay focuses are concerned with enabling comment on the human condition and the structures of the world around us. Samuel Pepys’ Review Essay Task: a highly engaging essay task asking students to respond to a 17th century negative review of the play. The task is presented in a 4 page hand out which provides step by step tuition in how to form sophisticated, convincing response ideas, source textual evidence and write engaging, analytical and perceptive paragraphs. An additional 2 page resource consists of exemplar paragraphs and a short essay are provided with a list of useful vocabulary and perceptive ideas for students to adapt and use. This is available in 2 alternative formats for teacher choice. A graphic organiser to assist students in forming specific, complex ideas is included as are two Marking Rubrics.
elaine253
Fiction Starters

Fiction Starters

A fully editable PowerPoint of 8 starters. These resources encourage students to develop comprehension along with GCSE language and structure analysis skills.
SecondaryEnglishJournal
Academic Writing Concise and Confident Writing Info Worksheets Tasks Improve Essays A Level GCSE

Academic Writing Concise and Confident Writing Info Worksheets Tasks Improve Essays A Level GCSE

1 x Information sheet explaining concise writing and containing practical tips. 1 x Concise writing worksheet - students are given sentences that they have to rewrite. Great to improve academic writing and practice proofreading. Includes answer sheet. 1 x Writing confidently info sheet / worksheet - gives brief info about writing confidently and includes a task where students evaluate examples of writing. Created for A-Level students but would also be suitable for GCSE students too.
academytutoringnul
Using OREO paragraphs in writing to persuade

Using OREO paragraphs in writing to persuade

Whole lesson on using the OREO paragraphing structure for persuasive writing. Includes an activity to write a letter to persuade. Designed for AQA GCSE English Language P2Q5, but could easily be used for other exam boards or age groups.
tangendentalism
New to secondary school-3 little activities

New to secondary school-3 little activities

These are for new Year 7 classes: Two vocabulary exercises. One matches pairs of words with similar meanings, like ‘class’ & ‘form’; one matches an English school word with its American equivalent, like ‘caretaker’ & ‘janitor’ . These could be pair activities, or a short 'starter’ The third is an old favourite of mine to encourage new pupils to move about and chat. It’s a grid with phrases like, ‘supports a football team’ or ‘enjoys cooking’. Each student has to find a person for whom the phrase applies. This person has to sign the appropriate square. Of course, the phrases can be changed to suit the class or school, this is an old one of mine.
Walbere
Jekyll and Hyde Key Quotes Display with Emojis

Jekyll and Hyde Key Quotes Display with Emojis

A useful classroom resource of some of the key quotations for Jekyll and Hyde (with related emojis) that I have used to prompt my students to remember key quotations for their exams. They are really helpful resources for recall activities and just general quote retention; many of my students find that associating a particular image with a quote helps them to remember it in the exam. I ask them to tell me the relevance/explain it (depending on ability) and then will just show the emojis from thereon in, and they have to explain the quote. Even if you don’t choose to use it in this way, hopefully the quotes themselves will help!
alexandraoliviadrake
Playground Poems

Playground Poems

This could be extended into 4 lessons. Adaptable for KS1/KS2/KS3. Could be good for an observation as it is engaging. The first lesson children annotate features of the poem (in pairs perhaps), the second they practise writing lots of potential lines for their poem (but not in the poem structure yet), in the third lesson they write their poem in full and in the proper structure. Finally in the last lesson children can perform their poems. A single lesson plan, presentation, writing frame as well as pictures and vocabulary sheets are provided. Both the Word and PDF versions of the presentation are provided; download the much larger Word version if you want to edit it.
megaalex66
Autobiography Booklet: Me Myself and I (KS3)

Autobiography Booklet: Me Myself and I (KS3)

An 8 page booklet which guides students through four autobiographies and encourages comparison and inference. The word document and .pdf are both included in the purchase. This was originally created for Y7 but would be suitable across KS3. The booklet includes: Front page looking at the root of auto, bio and graph. A page with word clouds of each extract to encourage inference A space for students to enter prior knowledge of each celebrity An extract from autobiographies of Cathy Freeman, Anne Frank, Victoria Beckham and Roald Dahl. Some pages include spaces for students to record words from each word class. A comparison grids for students to pick out similarities and differences from all four extracts.
laurajholder
Robert Frost CCEA A Level Poetry Analysis

Robert Frost CCEA A Level Poetry Analysis

This bundle contains PowerPoints on every Seamus Heaney poem in the current CCEA AS Specification. These PowerPoints have been designed to promote student success in their exam response to Seamus Heaney’s poetry, and each one contains the following: Detailed, line-by-line analysis of poetic devices and language for each poem (AO2) Contextual information on Heaney and specific context on each poem (AO3) Questions on the relevant themes of each poem to assist with the thematic connections with Frost’s poetry (AO4) Detailed stanza-by-stanza/line-by-line questions to prompt critical analysis from pupils (AO2) Pre-reading tasks and post-analysis questions to consolidate understanding of the poem Included poems- Into My Own, Mowing, Going For Water, Mending Wall, After Apple-Picking, The Road Not Taken, Birches, “Out, Out-”, For Once Then Something, Gathering Leaves, Acquainted With The Night, Desert Places.
mcrossan92
Birches by Robert Frost- Poetry Analysis (A Level)

Birches by Robert Frost- Poetry Analysis (A Level)

This detailed 19 slide PowerPoint has been developed to assist teachers in delivering a detailed analysis of Frost’s “Birches” to Literature students. There are detailed questions that prompt critical stanza-by-stanza analysis from pupils. Each set of questions enables pupils to focus on identifying and analysing poetic methods (AO2) and strengthening their understanding of the poem. There are detailed and focused analyses of each stanza, focusing on poetic methods (AO2) to supplement the initial notes taken by students. Also included in this document: -Context on Robert Frost(AO3) -Context on “Birches” (AO3) -Pre-reading tasks -Initial reading questions -Questions on the Themes of Childhood Experiences, Self-Discovery and Nature
mcrossan92
Functional Skills Reading Tips + Practice Papers

Functional Skills Reading Tips + Practice Papers

This document provides tips for finding the answers to Functional Skills reading questions. It then gives 3 example reading tests where these tips are put into practice. The final text is written in made-up language, but the pupils will still be able to find the answers using the reading tips that they have learned. This is a great tool for introducing pupils to Functional Skills reading and to increasing pupil confidence.
bbunwise
Macbeth Key Quotes Display with Emojis

Macbeth Key Quotes Display with Emojis

A useful classroom resource of some of the key quotations for Macbeth (with related emojis) that I have used to prompt my students to remember key quotations for their exams. They are really helpful resources for recall activities and just general quote retention; many of my students find that associating a particular image with a quote helps them to remember it in the exam. I ask them to tell me the relevance/explain it (depending on ability) and then will just show the emojis from thereon in, and they have to explain the quote. Even if you don’t choose to use it in this way, hopefully the quotes themselves will help!
alexandraoliviadrake
Working With Words Series 1-4 Scheme of Work Bundle

Working With Words Series 1-4 Scheme of Work Bundle

B and D Publishing’s Working With Words consists of a series of individual English lessons. There are four packs in the series. Each pack contains 40 different lessons. The work in each pack has been varied to provide lesson content for a wide range of abilities. The material in the resource packs has been designed to help in a variety of situations. Heads of Department have found the series extremely useful for providing last minute lesson material for non-specialist teachers covering for absent staff. Similarly the variety of differentiated lessons provided can meet the short-term needs of supply teachers. Some of the resources provide useful revision work - particularly for the perennial problems with words such as ‘their’ and ‘there’ and ‘was’ and ‘were’. A range of material in lighter vein is also included - crosswords, word-games, word-searches etc. Many teachers have found this material useful at the end of a project, as individual homework assignments, or as something just a little different at the end of term. The regular licence enables you to use this resource with your own students. Copy, edit and provide the material to those students you teach in any medium or format for the purpose of educating them and/or their private study/exam revision. The school licence allows you also to share this resource with colleagues at your school.
BandDPublishing
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - June 2018 Paper

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - June 2018 Paper

A 33 slide lesson presentation taking students through Paper 2 Section A of the June 2018 paper. The presentation walks students through each question on Section A and provides opportunity for self assessment and reflection. Model answers and a generic mark scheme for each question provided. I have not uploaded the sources due to copyright restrictions but they are available to download from the AQA GCSE English Language page under ‘assessment resources’. This would be an excellent resource to teach or revise the skills for Paper 2 Section A or to use after students have completed a mock using the 2018 paper to walk them through the strengths and weaknesses of their response.
RojoResources
AQA English Language Paper 2 Section B (Question Five)

AQA English Language Paper 2 Section B (Question Five)

This extensive document has a WHOLE scheme of work with lessons and resources to teach Paper 2 Section B. The scheme focuses on all the text types students could be asked to write in, ranging from: Articles Leaflets Speeches Essays Letters It also helps students to follow the conventions of texts as well as study the following writing styles: to advise / instruct to persuade to argue to explain to inform These series of lessons will save you time and well worth the MONEY. Especially as each lesson is routed and differentiated for the different levels in your classroom.
pauldwhite87
Comparison of The Soldier and Dulce Et Decorum Est- Revision

Comparison of The Soldier and Dulce Et Decorum Est- Revision

This complete lesson was used as an introduction for pupils to begin writing a poetry comparison. It should be taught following the analysis and annotation of each poem individually. The PowerPoint includes all printable resources. This lesson was taught to a Year 9 set 2 class as part of an introduction to the Eduqas poetry anthology.
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KS3 English. 'Holes' by Louis Sachar

KS3 English. 'Holes' by Louis Sachar

KS 3 Unit of work on Holes. Eduqas Assessment Objectives are used but resources and activities can used for AQA spec also. Twenty two lessons included with accompanying worksheets, starters, activities, games, writing and group discussion tasks. Unit has two assessments- one peer-assessed; one summative assessment based on the comparison of texts. Covers the assessment objectives: AO1: Identify and interpret information and ideas • identify information from across the text to show my understanding. • make deductions drawn from close reading of the text, eg the writer starts his sentences with verbs to give instructions to the reader. AO2: Analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers • make detailed comments on some of the writer’s choices (Sentences, paragraphs, punctuation and vocabulary), eg the repetition of ‘Do you care?’ makes the reader feel guilty for ignoring the problem of animals. AO3: Compare writers’ ideas and perspectives across two or more texts • make more developed comments on similarities/differences between texts A04: Evaluate texts and support this with appropriate textual references.
Yomama1234
Magwitch Character Analysis & Creating Tension in Great Expectations

Magwitch Character Analysis & Creating Tension in Great Expectations

Two lessons: the first is focused on an in-depth character analysis of Magwitch leading pupils to be able to write their own analysis independently. The second lesson is focused on how tension has been created when Pip first enters Satis House. PowerPoints include all printable resources, extracts and video links. These two lessons were taught to a mid ability Year 7 class as part of the teaching of Great Expectations.
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Vocabulary Worksheets

Vocabulary Worksheets

Help your students improve their vocabulary! 4 categories covering the essential components of vocabulary building: word roots; words from other languages; prefixes and suffixes; and connotation and denotation Variety of activities: matching; fill in the blanks; short answers; create your own words! Suitable for grades 6 – 8 High-interest, real-world topics Common core aligned 14 tasks per category (56 tasks in total) Task recording document included Teachers’ Answer Key Included
LanguageArtsLab
Bill Sykes and Bullseye Character Analysis

Bill Sykes and Bullseye Character Analysis

Two lessons focusing on the analysis of Bill Sykes’ character and how he compares to his dog Bullseye. PowerPoints include printable extracts, video link and all resources. This was taught to a mid ability Year 7 class. Activities include whole class discussion, pair work and independent work and self-assessment.
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Bayonet Charge by Ted Hughes

Bayonet Charge by Ted Hughes

An analysis of Hughes’ use of language, focusing on the use of semantic fields. The PowerPoint includes an introduction to semantic fields, video link and printable copies of the poem and a glossary. This was used for a Year 8 class but can be adapted to suit younger/older year groups.
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Follower by Seamus Heaney

Follower by Seamus Heaney

A complete lesson including a printable worksheet for independent/group analysis of ‘Follower’. This was used for a Year 8 class but could be easily adapted for younger/older year groups.
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Ozymandias by Percy Shelley

Ozymandias by Percy Shelley

An analysis of Ozymandias using a series of questions to provoke pupil responses. Can be taught as a whole class annotation or as independent classwork. Used to teach a Year 9 Set 2 but also appropriate for Years 10 and 11.
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The Romantic Movement

The Romantic Movement

An Introduction to the Romantic Movement using a Stop and Jot task to collect information. This was used to introduce the EDUQAS poetry anthology to a Year 9 Set 2 class but could also be used for Year 10 & 11. Video links and worksheet included in PowerPoint slides.
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Poetry analysis for beginners - The Lesson by Roger McGough

Poetry analysis for beginners - The Lesson by Roger McGough

Fully resourced and ready-to-teach 1 hour lesson which introduces students to poetry analysis of the poem ‘The Lesson’ by Roger McGough. This lesson is aimed at KS3 and would be suitable for an introduction to poetry unit - but it could easily be adapted to younger or older students. Students will need to know what personification, similes, alliteration and repetition are already. This lesson includes: Differentiated learning outcomes Copies of the poem with a glossary (in both word and pdf formats - for editing or printing). A scaffold to prompt students to consider the effect of poetic techniques (in word and pdf). Structured peer assessment. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
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