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Much Ado about Nothing Revision and Quizzes

Much Ado about Nothing Revision and Quizzes

This ppt details all the main aspects of plot, structure and form within the play, and then has a quiz per couple of scenes for students to test their knowledge. Answers are included and there are a few picture quizzes too. It worked brilliantly with a middle ability year 11 group.
Layla33
Teenage Years and the Knife Fight: Lesson 13 Blood Brothers AQA

Teenage Years and the Knife Fight: Lesson 13 Blood Brothers AQA

Discuss the deterioration of Mrs Lyons’s mental health. Reading questions for teacher Plenary checks of understanding Discussion about structure and key quotations Discussion about Edward and Mrs Lyons’ health and accusations P.E.E. writing frame table for: How does Russell use language to show the decline of Mrs Lyons’s mental health?
aliceboyd1995
Character Facial Expressions Tolsby Frames

Character Facial Expressions Tolsby Frames

Perfect for any class to up-level their writing with simple character facial expression phrases for different parts of the face and different emotions. Especially perfect for Year 6 classes to help with their fiction writing.
MissDavidsonTD
Macbeth: The Trial

Macbeth: The Trial

Complete outline of how to carry out a 3/4 lesson project culminating in a trial. Pack contains: Roles and directions for 5 small groups - PPTs available which can be directly sent to students Suggested seating plan Suggested running order for the trial
Smitchell86
GCSE Eduqas Macbeth SOW

GCSE Eduqas Macbeth SOW

This download contains lessons for a complete study of Macbeth, for the Eduqas specification. I make extensive use of a visualiser in my lessons - a majority of many of these lessons are spent reading and annotating key scenes from the play. Included are some mock exam questions and exemplar responses to help guide students towards success for both the extract and essay questions of Litearture Component 1 (Shakespeare).
krista_carson
Year 8 Romeo and Juliet SOW

Year 8 Romeo and Juliet SOW

This download contains all of the resources needed to teach a unit on key scenes from Romeo and Juliet. This resource does not study every scene of the play in detail. Instead, we focus on key scenes linked to persuasion and the development of the relationship between Romeo and Juliet. If you are studying the entire play, these resources would compliment a further study, and are suitable for KS3 classes - I would not recommend you use these resources for GCSE level classes.
krista_carson
Themes in Macbeth (4 lessons)

Themes in Macbeth (4 lessons)

PowerPoint which covers four theme based lessons on Macbeth: ambition, supernatural, revenge and kingship. It has a range of main activities as well as: differentiated learning objectives, challenge tasks, extension tasks and some starter sentences too. Made with middle ability year 9 in mind.
Batee
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 6 - characterisation and an initial look at Act 2.1

Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 6 - characterisation and an initial look at Act 2.1

Fully resourced lesson for exploring the characterisation of Act 1 in ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses on general essay questions, character analysis and our expectaions for Act 2.1. There is clear guidance on what the examiner will be looking for, worksheets and detailed notes throughout. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I would really appreciate any feedback.
jbamforth
Persuasive Writing Bundle

Persuasive Writing Bundle

This bundle includes 9-11 lessons based on “Persuasive Writing”. This pack includes whole lessons that have everything you need to teach the topic and genre. Every lesson has a starter, a plenary, teaching models, group work and individual writing activities and HW tasks. I have also included a handy FAR inspired assessment sheet that can be used to mark the students’ work using specific criteria that they can learn and use to make very clear progress easily, and there is also a self-assessment activity that draws on FAR marking strategies too. It’s suitable for KS3 and KS4. However, some ppts are more suited to KS4 classes and gifted (or accelerated) KS3 classes. You’ll have to make that decision based on your class’ abilities and skills.
chirpyandcheerful
AQA GCSE English Literature Marking Feedback Sheets (In Line With Mark Scheme)

AQA GCSE English Literature Marking Feedback Sheets (In Line With Mark Scheme)

Follows the AQA GCSE English Literature mark scheme Feedback sheets that I designed to make giving feedback on essays more straightforward and less time-consuming. It also gives students a clearer understanding of the mark scheme and how the levels work - much more specific than simply writing a number on students’ work. Just print out and staple onto essays/ stick in books. I hope this is useful! NOTE: This resource contains three different feedback sheets: Section A from Lit papers 1 and 2, including marks for A04 (Shakespeare/ Modern text) Section B from Lit Paper 1 (19th Century text) Section B from Lit Paper 2 (Comparative poetry)
Sandy118
Concept mapping KS3

Concept mapping KS3

This lesson introduces KS3 students to abstract concepts to help them explore themes in literature and understand how/why we might all interpret a text differently. It is a useful lesson before starting a novel or poetry SOW
BethanyDawson
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 5 - Act 1 Scene 2 and conversation features

Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 5 - Act 1 Scene 2 and conversation features

Fully resourced lesson for exploring Act 1 Scene 2 of ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses on conversation features and what character language reveals about them. There are clear and detailed notes on the scene for staring task as well as opportunities for drama, language features to sort and extracts to annotate. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I would really appreciate any feedback.
jbamforth
Macbeth Practice Question

Macbeth Practice Question

Practice question about how the character of Macbeth changes throughout the play. Includes a grid, quotation analysis and the practice question.
CharlotteMurtagh
Year 6 Leavers Assembly - Prison Break

Year 6 Leavers Assembly - Prison Break

This assembly script is designed for Y6 leavers - focusing on being locked in ‘primary jail’ for various crimes and needed to perform tasks to escape to secondary school. Each child has committed a crime (e.g. crimes against handwriting/dad dancing etc). one child from each task escapes until they join a group at the end, who perform a dance - therefore when adapting to suit your class, you may need to change the crimes or order of children. It could be adapted to suit any transition year. Our class thoroughly enjoyed this play.
sophieharris36
Complete scheme of work for Act 4 of Macbeth. Lessons for every scene. 9-1 GCSE

Complete scheme of work for Act 4 of Macbeth. Lessons for every scene. 9-1 GCSE

Here is everything you need to teach Act 4 of Macbeth. Specifically written for the new spec AQA English Literature GCSE but equally applicable to other exam boards. This scheme contains full lessons for each and every scene of Act 4, with each lesson containing a range of interesting and engaging activities to develop and deepen your students’ understanding of the text. The scheme contains differentiated success criteria and tasks, full analysis for all scenes and teacher notes to guide you through the teaching of the lesson. Homework tasks are also included with the scheme. The lessons will require little to no adaptation and all the resources you need are included. Save big compared to buying these resources separately. Buy in confidence from a TES recommended author.
ajs12345
Romeo and Juliet Practice Question

Romeo and Juliet Practice Question

Question on Juliet’s relationships within the play and how they change. Lesson consists of a table, quotation analysis and practice question. Should write 2 parahraphs and then peer assess based on AOs
CharlotteMurtagh
Act 4 Scene 3 Macbeth GCSE English Literature 9-1

Act 4 Scene 3 Macbeth GCSE English Literature 9-1

Everything you need to teach Act 4 Scene 3 of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This is also available as part of a bundle whereby a considerable saving can be made; following the full scheme is recommended. The lessons have been created specifically for teaching at GCSE level, and cover the key assessment objectives for 9-1 New-Specification AQA: understanding of the text, language and structure, context/themes/author intent (although equally applicable to other exam boards). Differentiated outcomes and tasks allow you to reach all learners, although I would recommend the lessons specifically for middle to higher ability students. Throughout the scheme, students are encouraged to make notes and annotate the text, as this will be a valuable revision tool when preparing for exams. No fear version is also included as a further scaffolding tool for lower ability learners. Teacher notes are provided on the PowerPoint to help explain and guide you through all phases of the lesson, with a range of interesting and engaging tasks for you to choose from. Importantly, full analysis is provided for all the tasks set, to enable you to lead interesting and engaging discussions which will deepen the students’ appreciation of the text. Strictly speaking, there is a lot more here than you would fit into a 1 hour lesson, so you may wish to spread this over a couple of lessons, or perhaps be a little selective with the tasks you wish to do. PDF version is for preview purposes. Buy in confidence from a TES recommended gold author! If you make a purchase and find the resource useful, why not get another one absolutely free? Simply leave a review for the resource purchased, email with your TES username alongside a link to the resource you would like. Your free resource will then be sent over right away!
ajs12345
Easy Peasy Shakespeare play script: Macbeth

Easy Peasy Shakespeare play script: Macbeth

A dyslexia-friendly, easy to read play script version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth condensed into 40 pages. This resource is suitable for secondary school pupils who need a differentiated curriculum regarding literacy. Priority is given to plot, providing a starting point to exploring the world of Shakespeare.
ldnorris
A Christmas Carol Character Quotations WITH ANALYSIS

A Christmas Carol Character Quotations WITH ANALYSIS

A large PDF file including quotations for All of the main characters in ACC (Including the Ghosts) Quotation bank arranged neatly into a table for readability, the quotations are supported by high level, grade-8 analysis (trust me) to guide your students through the learning process. Although the preview of the file is displayed, please do purchase the document if you wish to use it - it would help me out a lot. Specially designed for the GCSE WJEC/EDUQAS 9-1 English Literature Exam, starting from 2018.
notesmaster
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Act 2, Scene 4) by Clark Gesner Multiple-Choice Reading Test

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Act 2, Scene 4) by Clark Gesner Multiple-Choice Reading Test

This 30-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on an excerpt (Act 2, Scene 4) from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Clark Gesner has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, making inferences, vocabulary, literary devices, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four - Education Pack

Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four - Education Pack

This resource supports Blackeyed Theatre’s 2018/19 touring production of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign Of Four and provides additional creative and cross-curricular activities to enhance your visit to the production. It is designed for Key Stages 3 and 4, but activities can be adapted for other ages. The resource explores the themes, historical context and form/structure of the original novella and provides lots of background to the adaptation, including commentary from the artistic team about the design of the production. Whether studying the novella as part of an English literature GCSE or evaluating a live performance, this resource is relevant, informative and thought-provoking. For more information about Blackeyed Theatre and the production of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four (touring from September2018), visit www.blackeyedtheatre.co.uk
Blackeyed Theatre
Romeo and Juliet Minor Characters

Romeo and Juliet Minor Characters

A lesson revising minor (and some more major!) characters of Romeo and Juliet. Offers a grid with an example on Friar Laurence as well as key bullet points on each character after students do independent/group work.
adelerobertson
Interactive Macbeth Project Year 7/8

Interactive Macbeth Project Year 7/8

This is a complete set of interactive worksheets that can be downloaded to create a workbook. It is a great introduction to the play without being intense. There is a wide range of activities from drawing, reading and writing, allowing pupils to be stretched and add as much as they can within their own ability. It can be used as part of a lesson or as homework over an 8 week period.
jillkelly1969
Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Beowulf’, a reimagining of the Old English epic poem, with students. It contains context around the myth & the poem, interviews with the writer and composer, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Book Review Activity Sheet

Book Review Activity Sheet

A worksheet targeted towards students in KS1, KS2 and early KS3. The worksheet acts as a tool for students to summarise a book they have finished reading.
HannahFaki
KS3 Mid Summer Night's Dream - Parody

KS3 Mid Summer Night's Dream - Parody

Mid and high ability Power Point that covers Post-Modernism, Marxism and homage with the play within a play by the Mechanicals. Has video links to current Youtube star doing a parody of a current pop star to assist understandings. Comparative and developed writng frame to help.
ashtonj06
Blood Brothers Plot Sort

Blood Brothers Plot Sort

This is the plot sort in it’s correct order. All you’d need to do to use it is to print it out, cut it and put it into an envelope for students to arrange correctly.
kathproth