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Line by Line: Shakespeare's Sonnet 73

Line by Line: Shakespeare's Sonnet 73

This two-minute video will guide your students through one of Shakespeare’s sonnets with text and visual annotations. Students might use this as a resource to help them at home. A big thank-you to the following resources. Without such resources, this video would not have been possible: No Fear Shakespeare, the Oxford Shakespeare, the Arden Shakespeare, and the artists whose work appears here. Please get in touch if you'd like to know the source of any illustration, clip-art, photograph, or animation.
mostbeautifulpoem
The Tempest - Full KS3 Scheme of Work

The Tempest - Full KS3 Scheme of Work

A full scheme of work taking pupils through several activities based on key elements from the play. Designed to be worked through alongside either a reading or viewing of the play. Designed with Year 7 in mind, but resources could be adapted to suit other year groups. The final assessment for the unit is a reading assessment, based around simplified GCSE success criteria.
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Macbeth: Act One Revision

Macbeth: Act One Revision

A series of seven tasks promoting revision of Act One of 'Macbeth'. It includes: 1) Place the following events from Act One in order, numbering them from 1-12 2) In relation to Act One, suggest the significance of the following images: a crown, a baby, a sun, a pig, a serpent and a bell. (images provided) 3) Match the quotation to the speaker and then its significance. 4) Read Lady Macbeth's soliloquy (Act 1, 5) and complete the following tasks - identify the missing words - explain what is meant by the phrases in bold - identify the techniques that Shakespeare has used in the words/phrases that have been underlined. Suggest why Shakespeare may have used them. What do they bring to the play? 5) By the end of Act One, identify 2-3 things we have learnt about: - Duncan -Lady Macbeth - Banquo - Lady Macbeth 6) Complete the following table in relation to the 3 Witches (students should identify the scenes in which they appear, what we learn about them and whether Shakespeare presents them as good, evil or both. 7) Read this extract from Act One, Scene 5. How does Shakespeare present the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth? There is an answer sheet included which could be presented on an interactive whiteboard so that sample answers can be annotated/scrutinised against the literature mark scheme (this is available on the AQA website). The exemplar responses are aimed at middle-upper attaining students. These tasks could be set as homework to promote revision of some of the key moments in Act One.
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Shakespeare Monopoly Revision

Shakespeare Monopoly Revision

A Revision tool used with Year 7 after studying Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' and Sonnet 106. This board follows a point system for each correct answer, so therefore it does not need too much printing. It also includes some very generic questions. Can be adapted.
Cogsi121
Persuasive writing observation lesson pack Midsummer nights dream themed

Persuasive writing observation lesson pack Midsummer nights dream themed

An observation lesson pack, for persuasive writing skills, this is themed on Midsummer nights dream (as my class were at the time studying the play). The lesson is based on creating a persuasive speech through the character of Hermia, as she receives a notice to appear in court. Pupils really enjoy taking a break from studying the text and loved creating their personal persuasive statements as Hermia, this allows them to make links to context/gain a deeper understanding of the characters. This pack includes the PowerPoint lesson, lesson plan, student self reflection sheet, an example persuasive text (framework) and the task sheet (notice to appear in court). Fun lesson, engaging and interactive, can be followed up with a lesson of persuasive speech performances (speaking and listening assessment).
nahmad143
Lady Macbeth Analysis observation lesson, essay writing preparation AQA English Literature paper 1

Lady Macbeth Analysis observation lesson, essay writing preparation AQA English Literature paper 1

This is a complete lesson with resources that I used for an observation. The lesson goes through a step by step analysis process using one of Lady Macbeth's soliloquy. The lesson includes individual tasks/group tasks, with a final question for students to approach after the preparation. This lesson is excellent in preparing pupils how to respond to GCSE English Literature AQA Paper 1 section A (Macbeth) This pack includes the PowerPoint which will break down the assessment objectives/requirements from the examiners as stated in the mark scheme, this will be broken down for pupils with examples of what could be included (do's and don'ts tips provided) There is also a structures framework provided to enable students to structure paragraphs effectively. I have also provided an exam style question with an extract from the novel.
nahmad143
An Inspector Calls - Arthur Birling Character Profile

An Inspector Calls - Arthur Birling Character Profile

A character profile of Arthur Birling from An Inspector Calls, including relevant quotations that pupils can revise from for their English Literature exams. Includes: - About Arthur - Involvement with Eva - Views on the lower classes and socialists - Views on the Inspector - Interaction with his family - Final reactions Quotations can also act as a starting point for pupils to source their own relevant quotes for each section
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Grammar with HARRY POTTER

Grammar with HARRY POTTER

150 Comparatives Superlatives, Intensifiers with HARRY POTTER + opposite adjectives. Students create 150 comparative / superlative SENTENCES about Hogwarts. Followed by adjective opposites - common expressions. And a list of 16 intensifiers to build (comparative) sentences with upper-intermediate students, so they can make another 60+ sentences. List of HP characters included. You may ask ss to build adverbs as well...
Olynj
Macbeth Revision Cards

Macbeth Revision Cards

Character cards for each important character from Macbeth. Students can add in a character summary and then key quotes and use the cards for revision.
StePercy88
AQA English Literature Paper 2 Bundle: Modern Texts and Poetry  (version 2)

AQA English Literature Paper 2 Bundle: Modern Texts and Poetry (version 2)

Three complete units of work that go through the teaching of An Inspector Calls, all 15 of the Conflict and Power poems AND a selection of Unseen Poems. I've included a version of the poetry anthology I've created that lends itself to annotating and revising better than the AQA version too - bit of a beast that. Also, you will find attached a spreadsheet that allows you to track the scores for all of these components.
streetno9
Macbeth by William Shakespeare- Plot summary  - Reading Comprehension - Vocabulary Worksheet

Macbeth by William Shakespeare- Plot summary - Reading Comprehension - Vocabulary Worksheet

This 4-page worksheet presents the plot of one of the greatest plays of all time - Macbeth by William Shakespeare. It is suitable for higher elementary and proficient ESL/EFL learners and native students. The teacher evaluates comprehension and students reinforce the acquisition of new knowledge through the completion of questions (multiple choice, question answering). Finally, students expand their lexicon with new vocabulary which is solidified through interesting and fun exercises (complete the sentences, word search, definition matching). The worksheet can be completed as an in-class assignment or handed out as homework.
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