English: Your start-of-term toolkit

Display and planning ideas to ensure that you are ready for the arrival of your secondary English classes at the start of the new academic year

Tes Resources Team

Tools To Help English Teachers Get Ready For The New School Year

Planning staples to ensure you are fully prepared for the start of the academic year

From display resources to schemes of work, lesson ideas and starters and plenaries, we have pulled together a selection of resources to help you get your English classroom ready for the start of the academic year. 

Display ideas

Currently reading chalkboard display
libbyminoli

Currently reading chalkboard display

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Add these to your classroom to promote reading for pleasure and for children (and staff) to share what they are currently reading! Would create a fantastic display. 7 colours included... blue red green purple pink yellow orange
English Classroom Display Pack
PateResources

English Classroom Display Pack

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This is a selection of posters to hang up in and English or a Literacy classroom. This is perfect for someone moving in to a new classroom (or even someone wanting to spruce up their current room). There are: Subject terminology posters Discourse marker posters Punctuation posters An In...
English Display Materials - PEEZL
ajs12345

English Display Materials - PEEZL

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Create an informative and visually engaging display with these 'responding to a text' materials. Ideal for Key Stages 3 and 4 There are lost of acronyms out there when responding to a text. PEEZL is an ideal middle ground between the more simple PEE model and some of the ridiculously complicated on...

Schemes of work

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.

Lessons and starters and plenaries

AQA Descriptive Writing
Miss T

AQA Descriptive Writing

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Some power points and worksheets for descriptive writing I use the zoom method and boxes to describe 'characters' or places and objects in the scene
Gothic Horror Creative Writing Lesson
NovelTeachingUK

Gothic Horror Creative Writing Lesson

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An engaging and fully resourced extended writing lesson. Suitable for KS3 or KS4 AQA English Language Paper 1 Section B - Descriptive Writing practice. The PowerPoint includes: * Overview of the features of Gothic literature * Extract from Bram Stoker's *Dracula* for analysis * Creative wr...
Poetry Terms Tarsia/Jigsaw
nxxos

Poetry Terms Tarsia/Jigsaw

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A tarsia about essential poetry terms. Students have to match the edges of the pieces (term-definition) so that the overall shape is a hexagon. It can be used in secondary school to revise the terms at the end of the unit. It should take students about 15 minutes to complete if they work in groups o...