How to teach 5 of the most popular English texts
Popular resources for the most common English literature texts
So far this academic year, resources for these five English texts have been in huge demand on TES and they've been consistently among the top downloaded week after week. In case you've missed out on some gems, we've made it easy and collected five of the most popular resources for each text below.
Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
From an accessible scheme of work to a visual revision mat, these resources are a great starting point when it comes to immersing your students in George and Lennie’s tragic yet gripping tale.
An Inspector Calls, by J. B. Priestley
Prompt independent thought and classroom discussion on Priestley’s drawing room drama with these activities, lesson plans and essay templates.
Macbeth, by William Shakespeare
Use these worksheets, lesson plans and revision ideas to explore the dark side of human nature in Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy.
Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare
With a plot summary, unit of work and extension activity ideas, these resources are a great starting point for studying the heart-breaking story of Shakespeare’s most popular ‘pair of star-cross’d lovers’.
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
Chart the character transformation of one of Dickens’ most famous protagonists, Ebenezer Scrooge, with these resources, including a contextual video and theme exploration worksheets.