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Year 8 War Poetry: Alternative Anthology

Year 8 War Poetry: Alternative Anthology

Year 8 War Poetry Scheme Poems from the perspectives of women, home front, considering a German perspective, pro and anti-war. Booklet and full scheme on PPT included. I’ve selected a series of poems that vary from the ‘usual’ selections. Possibility for individual analysis, unseen, collaborative annotation etc. Includes clips.
annaefitz93
Persuasive Writing Bundle

Persuasive Writing Bundle

This bundles includes 9-11 lessons based on “Persuasive Writing”. This pack includes whole lessons that have everything you need to teach the topic and genre. Every lesson has: a starter, a plenary, teaching models, group work and individual writing activities and HW tasks. I have also included a handy assessment sheet that can be used to mark the students’ work based on specific criteria that they can learn and use to make very clear progress easily. It’s suitable for KS3 and KS4. However, some ppts are more suited to KS4 classes and gifted (or accelerated) KS3 classes. You’ll have to make that decision based on your class’ abilities and skills.
chirpyandcheerful
AQA A Level English Literature - Modern

AQA A Level English Literature - Modern

These are a mixture of resources comprising of essay plans and point of comparison for the A Level AQA English Literature ‘Modern Prose’ exam. Perfect for any student that struggles with essay-writing.
seruzachan
AQA A Level English Literature Plans

AQA A Level English Literature Plans

These are a mixture of resources comprising of essay plans, quote banks and event charts for the A Level AQA English Literature ‘Love through the Ages’ exam. Perfect for any student that struggles with essay-writing.
seruzachan
Romantic Poets Edexcel A Level Literature Scheme of Work

Romantic Poets Edexcel A Level Literature Scheme of Work

A full Scheme of Work for the Romantic Poetry unit (9ETO/03) of the Edexcel A Level Literature course. Information and a host of learning activities address each Assessment Objective, focus on contextual influences, conventions and characteristics of the movement, then on each poet and prescribed poem in turn. Tasks and ideas for study are provided to extrapolate evaluative and insightful understanding of the meanings of each poem in conjunction with further activities which prepare students for writing high level essay responses to essay questions.
elaine253
Checking out me History

Checking out me History

This lesson gets students to map their own histories, discuss whether learning the history of our own culture is important and looks in detail at John Agard’s message, the historical figures he mentions and the language/imagery that he uses.
BethanyDawson
'Valentine': Using real onions

'Valentine': Using real onions

This lesson looks at the symbolism of love and the onion in Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Valentine’ - students physically engage with the content of the text, experiencing the language, content and themes with all of their senses.
BethanyDawson
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: London - William Blake; The Prelude (Extract) - William Wordsworth; The Emigree - Carol Rumens; Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker Remains - Simon Armitage My Last Duchess - Robert Browning Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley Checking Out Me History - John Agard Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). For all 15 of the Power and Conflict poems knowledge organisers, please search for the 'Huge Bundle.' The remaining 7 poems are also available in their own bundle (‘Big Bundle 1’)
TandLGuru
Concept mapping KS3

Concept mapping KS3

This lesson introduces KS3 students to abstract concepts to help them explore themes in literature and understand how/why we might all interpret a text differently. It is a useful lesson before starting a novel or poetry SOW
BethanyDawson
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS FOR ALL 15 OF THE POWER AND CONFLICT POEMS! These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: Exposure - Wilfred Owen; Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes; The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Poppies - Jane Weir War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley My Last Duchess - Robert Browning Storm on the Island - Seamus Heaney Checking Out Me History - John Agard Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker Remains - Simon Armitage The Prelude (Extract) - William Wordsworth The Emigree - Carol Rumens London - William Blake Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Love and Relationships - Sonnet 29

Love and Relationships - Sonnet 29

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that analyses the use of language within Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s classic poem Sonnet 29. Throughout the lesson we look at how the narrator uses language and structure to build a sense of obsession and frustration, including analysing key quotes and language techniques. A brilliant lesson for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and easily adaptable for younger KS3 or KS4 students
Lead_Practitioner
Checking Out Me History Knowledge Organiser / Revision Mat!

Checking Out Me History Knowledge Organiser / Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising John Agard’s power and conflict poem 'Checking Out Me History.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Conflict Poetry: Remains by Simon Armitage

Conflict Poetry: Remains by Simon Armitage

Detailed lesson for the AQA Power and Conflict poetry text ‘Remains’. Students read and watch interviews from ex-soldiers to gain understanding of the contextual ideas that may help their understanding of the poem. A series of questions are given to aid students’ analysis of the poem. In addition, an exam style question and Assessment Objective planning sheet is also included.
xxnats1989xx
Fame and Candle In The Wind

Fame and Candle In The Wind

The ballad Candle In The Wind by Elton John and Bernie Taupin is about the effects of fame and Marilyn Monroe. But the writers said that it could be about anyone who has had their life cut short through fame. The same song was then re-written and played during the funeral of Princess Diana. This lesson uses drama to explore these same themes of how society glorifies fame and immortalises the famous. This is a perfect resource for Key Stage 3, to help students at this level understand and appreciate the themes of this complex ballad in a creative and accessible way.
keith_burt
Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Ideal end-of-term fun for classes of all ages, with scope for physical movement and multi-arts development. Once there was a dragon dressed in red. He liked to stay all day in… - but you can guess the last word, and so can the children, although some may prefer to offer alternatives with other rhyming words. Red is just one example of the numerous colours featuring in these crazy dragon verses, which lend themselves to being enacted, and even sung to a made-up tune, as well as chanted and clapped. Follow on with dragon sketches or try my dragon’s menu for easy, crazy writing fun.
katewilliams_poetry
Love and Relationships Poetry

Love and Relationships Poetry

AQA Literature New Spec Poetry Paper 2 GCSE bundle (5x 1 hour lessons, with differentiated tasks throughout using the new GCSE numbering system). This bundle is designed for the New Spec AQA Literature Paper 2 Poetry. Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lessons, with worksheets where applicable. Suitable for KS4 or adapted for KS3 Different level tasks for MA,LA or Core Designed to fit Ofsted criteria for’ Good’ or above. Includes resources on: Love’s Philosophy Porphyria’s Lover When We Two Parted Winter Swans Sonnet 29 I will be adding to this collection shortly and will have resources for every poem soon! Please keep checking your downloads. If you have bought this, check your downloads occasionally as I will add something new. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Lead_Practitioner”><b>Lead Practitioner’s Shop</b></a>.
Lead_Practitioner
Dragon's Menu - food fun + alliteration sandwiched together for Ys2-6

Dragon's Menu - food fun + alliteration sandwiched together for Ys2-6

Teachers on Toast or Catastrophe Curry? What delicious, disgusting, dangerous, dreadful dishes will your class place on this alliteration-focused menu? Don’t worry, though, it’s for dragons only: humans aren’t allowed in dragon cafes - except on plates, possibly. A great end-of-term slot-filler, combining fun with literacy development, creativity, humour and the promotion of class-harmony.
katewilliams_poetry
Love and Relationships - Porphyria's Lover

Love and Relationships - Porphyria's Lover

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that analyses the use of language within Robert Browning’s classic poem Porphyria’s Lover. Throughout the lesson we look at how the narrator uses language and structure to build a sense of obsession and control over Porphyria, including analysing key quotes and language techniques. A brilliant lesson for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and easily adaptable for younger KS3 or KS4 students
Lead_Practitioner
Rudyard Kipling Hyenas Year 8 animal poetry

Rudyard Kipling Hyenas Year 8 animal poetry

A bright and fun way in to Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘Hyenas’ using superheros and villains as a starter task introduce the them of conflict. Followed by a ‘Guess the animal’ activity. Differentiated PEE paragraph reconstruction task that contains contextual information and technical terminology to stretch higher ability pupils and model analysis to scaffold lower ability workers. The plenary encourages pupils to present a viewpoint through creative writing, in role as the author. Can be used to compare to any other conflict /war or animal poem. Pupils could also create their own animal poem,perhaps in role as the animal and peers have to guess which animal the narrator is!
anjimc44
Edexcel 'Poems of the decade' COMPARATIVE poems SUPER 6 BUNDLE !

Edexcel 'Poems of the decade' COMPARATIVE poems SUPER 6 BUNDLE !

A fabulous resource of 6 complete whole lessons, if not more, including UNSEEN POEMS designed to compare with : 'My 9 year old self ' ‘Deliverer’ ‘Effects’ ‘Eat Me’ ‘Giuseppe’ ‘Material’ Includes prompt analysis questions and sample questions and examples of student work . Colourful and engaging .
mycbrentwood
Edexcel 'poems of the decade' COMPARATIVE poems bundle 2

Edexcel 'poems of the decade' COMPARATIVE poems bundle 2

A fabulous resource of 3 complete whole lessons, if not more, including UNSEEN POEMS designed to compare with : 'My 9 year old self ' ‘Deliverer’ ‘Effects’ Includes prompt analysis questions and sample questions and examples of student work . Colourful and engaging .
mycbrentwood
Checking Out Me History and London comparison scaffold Power and Conflict AQA 2017

Checking Out Me History and London comparison scaffold Power and Conflict AQA 2017

Here are 2 support sheets for writing a comparison essay between London and Checking Out Me History. Used with bottom set year 10. The Hap sheet is designed to walk students through how to write a sophisticated essay - using advice given in my AQA examiner training. The LAP sheet is similar, but has a writing frame for more support. It covers the theme of anger - so a comparison of how both poets explore restriction; response to anger in both; one paragraph on structure. Checking Out Me History and London comparison scaffold Power and Conflict AQA 2017
BeccaEnglish
The Emigree - Carol Rumens - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Emigree - Carol Rumens - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Carol Rumens’ power and conflict poem 'The Emigree.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Adam Baron - Boy Underwater - Resource pack

Adam Baron - Boy Underwater - Resource pack

A comprehensive set of Key Stage 2 teaching resources to use with Boy Underwater by Adam Baron - named Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month, June 2018. Twenty-seven activities in all - one for each chapter of the book to facilitate classroom while reading the book together without having to wait to finish. Most chapters also have discussion points. Curriculum links covered include: Understand what they read - asking and answering questions to improve their understanding Understand what they read - identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning Understand what they read - discuss and evaluate how authors use language Understand what they read - drawing inferences such as character’s feelings, thoughts and motives Understand what they read - checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context Understand what they read - summarizing the main ideas, identifying key details to support Understand what they read - predicting what might happen from details supplied and implied Maintain positive attitudes to reading - identifying and discussing themes and conventions Maintain positive attitudes to reading - preparing poems and plays to read aloud and perform Maintain positive attitudes to reading - recommending books that they have read to their peers Maintain positive attitudes to reading - increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books Maintain positive attitudes to reading - participate in discussions about books Maintain positive attitudes to reading - explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read Discuss and evaluate how authors use language
harper_collins
Different Cultures Poetry KS3 SOW

Different Cultures Poetry KS3 SOW

10 lessons altogether looking at a variety of poetry from different cultures focusing on what is the difference between identity and culture, moving forwards to form and structure, etc. Made for a Year 8 cohort - old favourite poems in there like Blessing and Night of the Scorpian, but Strange Fruit, Education for Leisure, and more added in.
beingkateish
Power and Conflict Creative Tasks

Power and Conflict Creative Tasks

A highly visual and creative resource exploring 5 key AQA English Literature power and conflict poems: Bayonet Charge, Exposure, My Last Duchess, Ozymandias and Charge of the Light Brigade. Using key quotes (therefore acting as excellent visual aids for memorising) pupils are given a range of visual stimuli, a precis of each poem and templates for mask-making, storyboarding and costume design. A creative task to complement the understanding, engagement and contextual awareness for each poem. Excellent for producing stimulating display and creative response.
rwebbie
Hide and Seek - Vernon Scannell

Hide and Seek - Vernon Scannell

Lesson approaching the poem Hide and Seek by Vernon Scannell. Made with the Edexcel IGCSE in mind, but could be used as an unseen or as a stand alone lesson.
ANHumphrys
Yeats: Unit of Work

Yeats: Unit of Work

A unit of work on the poetry of W.B. Yeats. This was originally planned for Part 2 of the IBDP English Literature course. The unit includes brief lesson overviews that can be adapted easily, as well as an anthology of Yeats’ poetry, resources on poetic metre, citing poetry and Yeats’ context.
timgoundry
Tree-Rific Poems

Tree-Rific Poems

During this lesson students explore the importance of trees in the environment. They observe their own sensory and emotional experiences of trees then, working as a class, they gather insight from an inspirational picture book. Students use creative and descriptive language to write a poem about trees while immersed in, and inspired by, nature in the playground. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
The Tree And Me

The Tree And Me

During this lesson students gain a greater appreciation of the value of trees by exploring and creating rhyming poetry. After writing a class poem, students form groups and create a series of photos that reflect and enhance the meaning of the poem. The class poem and photos are used to create a display in the school to raise awareness of the importance of trees. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend