This collection of worksheets contains skills six different focuses: Reading Fiction, Reading Non-Fiction, Writing Fiction, Writing Non-Fiction, SPaG, and Speaking and Listening assessment. Each workbook is skill-specific, rather than task specific, meaning they can be used for any exam board’s English Language GCSE. These worksheets can be used as homework, AFL tasks, improvement tasks after assessments, or just used as a part of regular lessons. Additionally, copying and pasting these into individual documents can create separate online tasks which students can access remotely/digitally if necessary.
This is a short scheme of work for working on AQA’s English Language Paper 1, including a brief focus on each question’s success criteria and quick tips for students to focus their work. There is also a collection of extracts as well as a colour-coded analysis structuring sheet which can be printed or displayed for students to support their learning.
4 weeks of lessons including resources, handouts, poems, and homework vocabulary words for research.
Knowledge Organiser with quizzable fill-in-the-blanks terminology sheets useful for Language Paper 1 and Literature.
Scheme of Work for KS3 including lessons, knowledge organiser, assessment proforma, worksheets, readings and a final assessment.
Knowledge Organiser of various terms which are exceedingly useful for accessing poetry!
These lessons are made for Year 11s reviewing the Power and Conflict Poetry within the AQA Literature Poetry Anthology. The focus of these lessons is on finding thematic links between the poems, not necessarily on teaching the content within each poem. These poems were made for a top set group who were asked to have revised / annotated each of the poems themselves and have a strong grasp of each poem before coming to lesson. Lessons focus on a) building strong ideas about the ideas poets convey and b) discussing and comparing how poets’ methods convey thematically similar/different ideas through methods. There is also a strong focus on AO3 and the context of each poem which helps students form strong AO1 ideas. Fruits are used throughout the lessons’ tasks to designate different groupings. Context Sheets mentioned in lessons are not included, as I originally borrowed these resources. Any reference to context sheets will need to be found by teachers.
This resource was made for my year 11 classes to practice planning and answering Power & Conflict poetry questions while I am away on holiday :) This workbook would be a great extended homework for year 11s, including differentiated prompts to help students get started planning their questions and sample answers/planning as guidance.
Readings/Essays on specific topics in Frankenstein, designed to help broaden the interpretations of high ability students.
Two lessons, covering the poem “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley, followed up by writing tasks. These lessons were created for students beginning to learn about Power and Conflict Poetry and designed to continue practices of descriptive writing.
This scheme was originally made for Year 7s, but could be used for Year 8 as well. The focus of the unit is on reading and identifying features of Dystopian Fiction throughout various extracts, and then being able to use those same writing skills to create their own Dystopian Fiction text (both in planning, and by writing the opening chapter of their own piece).
Comprehensive lessons, knowledge organiser, resources and homework for teaching Romeo and Juliet at Key Stage 3. This unit was taught using sections of the play to be read in full and an abridged, graphic novel version of the play for other reading.
Single lesson on the implications of language, comparing two articles written on footballers.
100 slides! This series of lessons covers: a) How female characters are represented in Macbeth and An Inspector Calls b) How characters are powerful in Macbeth and An Inspector Calls c) Power and Conflict poems: Ozymandias, London, and Prelude d) Descriptive writing skills e) Language analysis and inference skills.
Various practice papers as well as a knowledge-based quiz of the whole text.
This resource was created to discuss the analysis of a speaker’s tone/perspective in speeches and other mediums.