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 Secondary 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

There, Their and They're Zombie Poster
Mr_T_Teaches

There, Their and They're Zombie Poster

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***** For even more resources, display items, assessment targets, lesson planning and much more visit our brand new store at www.classhelper.co.uk ***** Do your pupils have a hard time remembering which homophone - there, their or they're - to use in their writing? Well, with this gruesome zombie p...
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.
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...
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.
AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 Scheme of Work
EnglishGCSEcouk

AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 Scheme of Work

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NEW AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 SOW that works in conjunction [with this pack of resources.](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-english-language-paper-2-writing-11899610) Includes differentiated activities and resource ideas throughout, as well as links to all relevant resources,...

Lesson ideas

Vocabulary Builder Lesson Starters
Katcustard

Vocabulary Builder Lesson Starters

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These lesson starters were made for a Higher class who struggled with the vocabulary used in Higher Reading for UAE/Close Reading papers Each PPT has six words with jumbled meanings and the right answers on the following slide
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...