Hero image

Sjb1987's Shop

Average Rating3.65
(based on 542 reviews)

Hello! I am an English and media studies teacher and have been teaching for 7 years, 3 of which have been spent in the Middle East. My resources span across KS3, GCSE, A Level and IB. I'm a big fan of creative, eye-catching displays that help children to learn and help themselves in the classroom so many of my resources are snippets of things I have in my own classroom. My banner photo shows how you could use them in your own setting. I hope my resources are useful to you!

313Uploads

977k+Views

539k+Downloads

Hello! I am an English and media studies teacher and have been teaching for 7 years, 3 of which have been spent in the Middle East. My resources span across KS3, GCSE, A Level and IB. I'm a big fan of creative, eye-catching displays that help children to learn and help themselves in the classroom so many of my resources are snippets of things I have in my own classroom. My banner photo shows how you could use them in your own setting. I hope my resources are useful to you!
An Inspector Calls Dramatic Irony
sjb1987sjb1987

An Inspector Calls Dramatic Irony

(0)
Powerpoint that looks at the use of dramatic irony in Act 1; Mr Birling's speech. Includes a suggested essay plan and hints on how to improve essay to an A*. Also included are 2 example answers for students to annotate and mark, or use as a model.
The Bone Sparrow lesson 1 - Convention on the Rights of the Child
sjb1987sjb1987

The Bone Sparrow lesson 1 - Convention on the Rights of the Child

(3)
This is the first lesson in a series that I will be uploading as I go along based on the book The Bone Sparrow by Zara Fraillon. Lesson 1 is a powerpoint which invites students to explore the CRC as a starting point for their study of the novel. All inks can be found in the notes section.
Fall in Harold Begbie WW1 poetry
sjb1987sjb1987

Fall in Harold Begbie WW1 poetry

(1)
Lesson based on the poem 'Fall in' by Harold Begbie. Students predict what the poem will be about using images from the original newspaper print and then some tasks and questions for analysis
Holes Trial of the Warden Louis Sachar
sjb1987sjb1987

Holes Trial of the Warden Louis Sachar

(2)
Resources to aid the role play of Trial of the Warden based on the book Holes by Louis Sachar. Includes a research lesson on trials, a lesson on how to write an eye witness account, task sheets for each member of the trial, character cards, self reflection and peer reflection pages. I did this over a week with a year 8 class and it worked really well. Book out a hall or similar to make it most effective when you actually come to run the trial!
Facts about English display
sjb1987sjb1987

Facts about English display

(0)
Colourful and creative facts about the subject of English and the English language. Can be laminated and displayed in your classroom
Nature vs nurture - are we born evil?
sjb1987sjb1987

Nature vs nurture - are we born evil?

(0)
A lesson exploring the nature vs nurture debate. Students to consider whether people are born evil by using the case of James Bulger. Includes an article for students to find evidence from.
Edward Scissorhands Gothic Creative Writing
sjb1987sjb1987

Edward Scissorhands Gothic Creative Writing

(0)
A selection of resources that can be used alongside the film Edward Scissorhands. I used it in a year 7 gothic literature unit. Includes notes on clips from the film, images, a creative writing choice activity and a newspaper report task. Focuses on writing for a purpose and creative/descriptive writing.
Woman in Black complaint letter
sjb1987sjb1987

Woman in Black complaint letter

(0)
Lesson on writing a formal complaint letter based on imagining a stay at Eel Marsh House from the film Woman in Black. Clips from the film are available on youtube.
Edexcel English Language A GCSE resources
sjb1987sjb1987

Edexcel English Language A GCSE resources

3 Resources
This bundle includes various resources on the anthology texts from the anthology associated with the Edexcel English language A exam. Includes: - comprehensive notes - powerpoint presentations - activities - assessment opportunities - surviving the exam guide
Enoch Powell Rivers of Blood IB English Language A Language and Power
sjb1987sjb1987

Enoch Powell Rivers of Blood IB English Language A Language and Power

(0)
This powerpoint explores Enoch Powells' 1968 Rivers of Blood speech. I used it as an introduction to looking at the immigration crisis in the UK and subsequent political speeches and articles in 2015/2016. The powerpoint includes activities, further reading, youtube clips and a transcript of the speech.
Billionaire Boy David Walliams Study Pack
sjb1987sjb1987

Billionaire Boy David Walliams Study Pack

(0)
This is a 41 page study pack that has activities for every chapter of Billionaire Boy. Also includes bonus activities for after students have completed the book. Some tasks would be suitable for homework or self study. Example pages have been included so you can see the style. A colourful, easy to follow pack with a variety of different reading, writing and speaking and listening activities.
Little Soldier empathy and council houses
sjb1987sjb1987

Little Soldier empathy and council houses

(0)
This lesson looks at the context of inner city gang warfare. There is some empathy tasks also. The clip can be any taken from Ross Kemp on gangs. Please choose one that is appropriate to your class.