English: Start-of-term schemes of work

Make sure your secondary students are engaged and on track at the start of the new term with these popular units of work covering key texts and writing skills

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Schemes of work for your upper and lower secondary English classes

As the start of a new academic year is on the horizon, you may be starting to think about how to tackle the units that you plan to teach in the upcoming weeks. To ease the pressure and take the stress out of your planning, we've gathered together these schemes of work for your secondary English classes, covering some of the most popular topics for both reading and writing skills.

KS3

Heroes and Villains : Scheme of Work
laurajholder

Heroes and Villains : Scheme of Work

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This unit is designed to create a (roughly) chronological journey through heroes and villains, from the mythical Medusa through to the modern day Olympic heroes, the unit asks pupils to justify what makes a hero or villain, and why. Each week has a text focus and exposes pupils to a wide range of En...
The Island Project creative writing mini-scheme
sae5

The Island Project creative writing mini-scheme

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A 6-lesson mini scheme of work, 'The Island Project' is a creative writing scheme that imagines the students have been stranded on a deserted island. Written in the form of journal entries, this scheme allows students to develop their creative writing skills, understand how to build descriptions and...
Animal Farm SOW
Myllisbarton

Animal Farm SOW

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A fully resourced SOW for Animal Farm suitable for a Y9 or high set Y8 class. Worksheets are included.

KS4

Macbeth Scheme of Work
charlottecarter

Macbeth Scheme of Work

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There are resources. If you would like any of them please comment and let me know. Some resources are from The Shorter Shakespeare Macbeth Teacher's Resource Book.
A Christmas Carol Scheme of Work
EnglishGCSEcouk

A Christmas Carol Scheme of Work

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A Christmas Carol 23+ lesson scheme of work that includes differentiated learning outcomes, differentiated activities throughout, new key terminology and vocabulary and links to all relevant resources. Completely free to download and designed to work in conjuction with our A Christmas Carol resource...
KS4 GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 2
omedoto7

KS4 GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 2

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5 lessons of activities and a break down of the skills required to answer question 2 of the AQA English Language Paper 1. Practice extracts and model answers are included. Would be useful to supplement an existing scheme or as revision.
Narrative and Descriptive Writing for GCSE
shd132

Narrative and Descriptive Writing for GCSE

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A 46-slide PowerPoint that provides a short course in narrative and descriptive writing for GCSE. It is aimed at middle-ability KS4 and is oriented towards AQA English Language 8700, Paper 1, Question 5. The PowerPoint covers: 1) The writing AO's, unpacked and turned into 7 'yes' or 'no' q...