The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - 17 lessonsQuick View

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - 17 lessons

I adapted the Oxford SoW for my Yr8 groups -some of the activities are not of my own creation. I have changed the LO's of many lessons to try and focus more on learning than doing. I have tried to incorporate differentiated outcome and success criteria in each lesson, on a slide after the LO. The boy in the striped pyjamas The supporting word document is the Oxford SoW with my own supporting worksheets added at the end, or within the lesson plans. please comment and let me know thoughts
Of Mice and Men - PowerPoint and worksheetsQuick View

Of Mice and Men - PowerPoint and worksheets

This resource includes a unit of work overview, a 243 slide PowerPoint presentation and 57 worksheets. It has a range of activities for students of all abilities and includes the following: A brief biography of Steinbeck and the social and historical context In depth analysis of the main characters Exploration of key themes The social and historical context of the novel Developing awareness of the features of a novel Steinbeck’s message and the role of each main character Cloze passages to consolidate understanding of the plot Analysis of Steinbeck’s language in key scenes Steinbeck’s creation of tension and suspense Empathy question preparation Developing inference and deduction skills
King Lear by Shakespeare: Printable WorksheetsQuick View

King Lear by Shakespeare: Printable Worksheets

A complete printable A Level pack for King Lear by William Shakespeare. This resource includes scene summaries, comprehension and analysis tasks focusing on character, plot, stagecraft, themes and language and imagery.
English Language Exam Revision Pack (legacy specification)Quick View

English Language Exam Revision Pack (legacy specification)

This pack contains several resources to assists students preparation for the AQA English Language Exam: A PowerPoint that gives guidance on how to answer questions 1-4 with sample answers to past papers. Several example non-fiction texts to help students prepare for questions 5 and 6. A worksheet that guides students on how to make their writing more “sophisticated”. Copyright: All references to the AQA exam in the PowerPoint are to the generic questions that come up on the exam, plus the sample answers quote the sources that accompany section A. The actual past papers are not included (June 2011 and June 2012) but are available from AQA’s website.
SOW- Literary Heritage PoetryQuick View

SOW- Literary Heritage Poetry

A Unit of work covering the poets Blake, Wordsworth and Frost. includes a SOW, powerpoints, starters, homework and worksheets.
Part 1 Writing to Argue, Persuade, AdviseQuick View

Part 1 Writing to Argue, Persuade, Advise

Really useful non fiction skill building worksheets sutiable for homework or classwork. Persuasive, descriptive, and Argumentative, writing. These resources can be easily adapted to suit any lesson that you have in preparation for the exams. Grades need to be adapted to suit the new GCSE specification.
Robert Browning OCR AS (Part 1)Quick View

Robert Browning OCR AS (Part 1)

PowerPoints and worksheets to help with the teaching of Robert Browning's poetry, aimed at the OCR AS specification. Answers to the questions on the worksheets are in the note field of the relevant slides on each PowerPoint.
Relationships Poetry KS3 Unit (18 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Exam!Quick View

Relationships Poetry KS3 Unit (18 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Exam!

A diverse, engaging and challenging unit focused upon both literary heritage and contemporary relationships poetry! This unit has been created specifically to intigrate KS4 skills into the KS3 curriculum to prepare students for the rigors of the new 100% exam GCSE specification. With these poems now removed from the GCSE English Literature specification, it allows them to continued to be enjoyed by both students and teachers. The eight poems are divided into four pairs to provide students with a choice of comparisons; persuasive writing is also featured in the unit and linked to the unseen poetry part of the end-of-unit exam. This exam tests both reading and writing skills and is styled upon the 2017 GCSE Specifications for English Language and English Literature. This detailed and high quality unit includes: * 18 lesson plans (with 13 differentiation strategies) * 94 slide PowerPoint presentation (divided into lessons) * All resources and worksheets (11 sheets) * Anthology of poems to be given to students (with theme comparison grid) * Copies of poems annotated in detail for teacher use * Homework project (6 tasks) that includes both reading and writing skills * End-of-unit reading/writing exam * End-of-unit exam mark scheme (suitable for KS3 Levels 4-7, with GCSE 1-9 coversion) Unit's lessons include: * Poetic terms 'speed dating' to introduce vocabulary needed for poetry analysis * Reading and discussing each poem with students annotating their copies * Exploring heritage poems - 'Sonnet 116'; 'The Farmer's Bride'; 'Sister Maude'; 'Nettles' * Exploring contemporary poems - 'The Manhunt'; 'Hour'; 'Quickdraw'; 'Brothers' * Comparing two poems of students' choice * Exploring unseen poetry skills - 'Strange Fruit' by Lewis Allen * Features of writing to persuade match-up activity * Writing to persuade - Room 101 * Huge 60-question revision quiz * Spelling tests on key vocabulary (differentiated by writing level) * SPaG starter activities * End-of-unit reading exam (GCSE English Language/Literature style) * End-of-unit writing exam (GCSE English Language style) * Teacher/peer/self assessment opportunities
Animal MagicQuick View

Animal Magic

Short Term Plan featuring several lessons introducing the animal magic unit. What techniques can writers use to present an animal? How do these affect our interpretations of a text
YR9 Reading Fiction SOW - Gothic HorrorQuick View

YR9 Reading Fiction SOW - Gothic Horror

Lessons look at different elements of reading fiction before focusing on 'The Monkey&'s Paw&'; and then 'The Raven&'. The SOW was completed with a high ability YR9 set but could be used and adapted for KS3 and KS4. SOW ends with a reading assessment, writing an essay on &';The Raven' - essay has been planned and a PEEL paragraph modeled in the last lessons. There is the option to watch Woman in Black at the end of the SOW with worksheets to accompany, focusing students on the Gothic elements of the film.