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Gregory's Girl - Bill Forsyth Resources

Gregory's Girl - Bill Forsyth Resources

Selection of resources to help pupils study the play Gregory's Girl. Pupils look at relationships between characters, write a critical essay and can also complete a textual analysis of a selection of text.
Katcustard
Tally's Blood - Anne Marie Di Mambro Resources

Tally's Blood - Anne Marie Di Mambro Resources

Resources to help pupils study and develop their analysis skills of the play "Tally's Blood" This is aimed for National 5 pupils but could be adapted to suit other curriculum. Resources include: - Quote analysis and essay skills - Exploring relationships - Key scene
Katcustard
Macbeth - Witches

Macbeth - Witches

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that explores the context of witches and witchcraft in Jacobean England and introduces students to Act 1 Scenes 1 and 2 of Macbeth, focusing on the presentation of the witches and how Macbeth is juxtaposed next to them. An ideal lesson for both KS3 and KS4 students studying Shakespeare's play.
Lead_Practitioner
Full Act 1 lessons Macbeth

Full Act 1 lessons Macbeth

This PPT guides teachers through Act 1 with a range of activities. It is designed to help students prepare for GCSE English Literature (new spec).
LovePhilippa
Act IV Scene I Juliet's Soliloquy

Act IV Scene I Juliet's Soliloquy

End-line word analysis and semantic field activity based around Juliet's soliloquy in Act IV Scene I. Adapted from a NATE resource. Powerpoint gives activity instructions and sample responses to encourage close analysis of language. Extract and nine individual words provided as a separate sheet for printing.
marsho
Romeo and Juliet for Year 8 - 13 lessons linking to New AQA Spec

Romeo and Juliet for Year 8 - 13 lessons linking to New AQA Spec

This SoW is ready to go. Decorated and video clips included complete with challenge activities. This covers the play 'Romeo and Juliet'. The SoW is based on watching the Baz Luhrmann version of the play and then extracts of key scenes to analyse and base creative writing on. It focuses on conflict, male aggression, character development and how these things link to contextual information. There are a couple of writing tasks including describing the scene at the Capulet's masquerade, challenging Romeo to a duel as Tybalt, and a persuasive speech as to who is to blame for Mercutio's death.
AmyJaney88
Julius Caesar Act I

Julius Caesar Act I

A fairly comprehensive resource for KS3, looking at Act I of the play. Both reading and writing activities - suitable for Year 8 and 9 high ability.
mikeboyd
Blood Brothers Revision - Mrs Lyons & Mrs Johnstone

Blood Brothers Revision - Mrs Lyons & Mrs Johnstone

A complete lesson to cover comparisons between Mrs Lyons and Mrs Johnstone in Willy Russell's Blood Brothers. Worksheet for students to fill out using significant quotations, already pulled from the text. After completing the revision sheet there is a writing task for them to explore character, theme and context.
MrsKirkStewart
What is poetry? - Shakespeare vs. Hip Hop

What is poetry? - Shakespeare vs. Hip Hop

This lesson requires students to evaluate their definition of poetry and move towards a more holistic idea of different forms of poetry. This lesson has been really successful in getting students to engage with Shakespeare. Includes 'Hip Hop lyric or Shakespeare line' quiz which always raises some surprises! Based on the TED Talk by Akala.
douglm11
Greek Mythology Readers' Theater {scripts & stories}

Greek Mythology Readers' Theater {scripts & stories}

You'll have no problem getting students to re-read for fluency when they are having fun with these scripts. This Greek Mythology Readers' Theater includes a set of four different plays. Each play script comes with a one-page summary of the story, a character profile worksheet and name cards to be worn by the readers to indicate which character they are reading. A Greek Mythology name pronunciation page is also included. TABLE OF CONTENTS: ★ Pronunciation Guide ★ Midas & the Golden Touch One page summary of myth Readers’ Script – 5 pages Character Profile page Name cards (7+ speaking parts include: King Midas, Satyr, Dionysus, Princess, Narrator #1, Narrator #2, Crowd... crowd one line can be as many or as few readers as you need it to be) ★ Perseus and Medusa One page summary of myth Readers’ Script – 5 pages Character Profile page Name cards (7 speaking parts include: Perseus, Danae, King, Athena, Hermes, Narrator #1, Narrator #2) ★ Persephone and Hades One page summary of myth Readers’ Script – 4 pages Character Profile page Name cards (6 speaking parts include: Hades, Persephone, Demeter, Zeus, Hermes, Narrator) ★ The Trojan Horse One page summary of myth Readers’ Script – 4 pages Character Profile page Name cards (6 speaking parts include: Prince Paris, Helen of Troy, King of Sparta, Odysseus, Narrator #1, Narrator #2) Enjoy! ~ SunnyDaze on TPT
sunnydazeontpt