Activities which explore a variety of poetic techniques using T.S. Elliot's Macavity the Mystery Cat poem.
A quiz with images to test knowledge of camera angles and shots.
Visual portrayal of the poem accompanied by the poem with questions
A presentation with activities to introduce close analysis of language. Follow up with the task where students must choose a scene to focus on and answer the 4 questions with relevant examples.
A presentation about imagery in poetry and how to express the effects of figurative language.
A template for students to produce their own crossword with 20 clues.
Worksheets to guide student analysis of the fourth film in the series. Uses Joseph Campbell's 'The hero's journey' framework.
An introduction to inferences and symbolism with activities based on the book Holes.
A introductory work booklet about Ancient Greece with info sheet on Greek coins for early secondary.
A task to explore how women are portrayed in Macbeth and also to consider how the characters might be recontextualized. Consider attitudes towards women in the 15th and 16th centuries using the extracts from a variety of sources.
An introduction to 8 different types of maps, with images and key features.
Introduce students to this topic with a worksheet to assess prior knowledge and a powerpoint with answers and supporting information. Includes link to youtube clip with a sheet to help students take notes on the video.
A collection of activities to check pupil knowledge and understanding of the Jane Austen novel, Persuasion.
Three sample essays: poor, medium, and good. Have students 'mark' the essays and determine the quality of each. Helps students to develop essay writing skills and language analysis.
An explanation of persuasive writing with comprehension questions to check understanding.
A guide to the layout and structure of a written letter.
Instructions and checklist for a group advertising campaign activity. Includes two tasks: advertising plan and advertising presentation.
Complete a language table by placing quote, technique and effect in the appropriate box. An introduction to language analysis.
A summary of important information about George Orwell's life and works.
Presentation on the tragedies in Cambodia during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Contains images some may find distressing.
A presentation and simple one page guide to writing and structuring essays