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Secondary English Teacher - KS3, KS4 and AS Level. I believe my resources are of a high quality; they are created using the TEEP cycle and are popular with my students and teachers.

Secondary English Teacher - KS3, KS4 and AS Level. I believe my resources are of a high quality; they are created using the TEEP cycle and are popular with my students and teachers.
AQA New Spec English Literature Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: Context and Themes Revision 'Clock' Organiser
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AQA New Spec English Literature Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: Context and Themes Revision 'Clock' Organiser

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This excellent revision resource allows pupils to revise the key themes and contextual features of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The 'clock' is split in half, with one half focused on context and the other on key themes. All key themes and contextual headings are listed, with clear chapter numbers given for pupils' reference. Copies of the text will be required if pupils are using the template to find 'killer' quotations. This activity encourages independent revision, but also ensures that the revision is focused. Further independent reading can also be used to develop their notes. Once the activity is complete, I would encourage pupils to anticipate how these key themes may be phrased as a question and how they could apply their contextual understanding to this.
New Spec AQA English Lit Macbeth: Plot Card Sort Revision Activity
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New Spec AQA English Lit Macbeth: Plot Card Sort Revision Activity

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A card sort activity which allows pupils to revise the plot of Macbeth in detail. The cards are designed to be placed beneath each of the headers for the five acts on page 1 of the document. (Each header specifies how many cards should be placed beneath it) There are 23 cards included in the revision resource that provide a detailed summary of each Act, with some including key quotations. The cards are currently colour coded and in chronological order (numbered in brackets) for teacher's reference, but this can easily be adapted when printing for students. This would work well as an independent, paired or whole class task for all abilities. As an extension, pupils could link the cards with key themes and contextual information.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict Blank Revision Grid
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict Blank Revision Grid

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Clear blank revision grid for the new AQA Power and Conflict cluster of poems. Great to use whilst studying poems or as a revision aid in the lead up to AQA English Literature Paper 2 The grid allows pupils to visually display the following information: Key Themes (AO1) Poems to Compare each poem with (AO1) Summary (AO1) Language Features (AO2) Form/Structural Features (AO2) Context (AO3) Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA An Inspector Calls Context and Setting Revision Lesson
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New Spec AQA An Inspector Calls Context and Setting Revision Lesson

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Applicable to new AQA English Literature Paper 2 Exam: Modern Texts Revision lesson which contains the following: References to Assessment Objective 3 using AQA wording Questions to prompt thinking about society in 1912 and Priestley Information on social class and how society changed between 1912 (set) and 1945 (first performance) Information about the police force in 1912 References to 'fallen women' and a table activity to generate analytical thought Information on politics and working life Activities to encourage pupils to consider key settings, particularly the opening of the play with Priestley's use of stage directions. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
AQA New Spec English Literature A Christmas Carol: Context and Themes Revision 'Clock' Organiser
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AQA New Spec English Literature A Christmas Carol: Context and Themes Revision 'Clock' Organiser

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This excellent revision resource allows pupils to revise the key themes and contextual features of A Christmas Carol. The 'clock' is split in half, with one half focused on context and the other on key themes. All key themes and contextual headings are listed, with clear Stave numbers given for pupils' reference. Copies of the text will be required if pupils are using the template to find 'killer' quotations. This activity encourages independent revision, but also ensures that the revision is focused. Further independent reading can also be used to develop their notes. Once the activity is complete, I would encourage pupils to anticipate how these key themes may be phrased as a question and how they could apply their contextual understanding to this.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Ozymandias Revision (3 page resource)
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Ozymandias Revision (3 page resource)

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KS4 revision resource for the new AQA English literature Power and Conflict unit for Ozymandias. This 3 page resource provides pupils with different activities that will facilitate their revision of the poem, covering all 3 Assessment Objectives (AO1, 2 & 3) for this section of the exam. Activities include image pictionary, tabula rasa, language/structure/form technique match up etch. This allows pupils to rearrange their existing knowledge of the poem in a new format and visually displays their knowledge - very quick and easy to refer back to. Activities are also differentiated to support mixed ability classes. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Love and Relationships Poetry Blank Revision Grid
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New Spec AQA Love and Relationships Poetry Blank Revision Grid

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Clear blank revision grid for the new AQA Love and Relationships cluster of poems. Great to use whilst studying poems or as a revision aid in the lead up to AQA English Literature Paper 2 The grid allows pupils to visually display the following information: Key Themes (AO1) Poems to Compare each poem with (AO1) Summary (AO1) Language Features (AO2) Form/Structural Features (AO2) Context (AO3) Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Storm on the Island - Heaney
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Storm on the Island - Heaney

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Whole lesson for teaching Storm on the Island including: Starter activity with key images and a quote from Seamus Heaney to promote discussion about the content of the poem and to challenge pupils to consider the hidden metaphorical meanings. Quiz on language/structural techniques (used in Storm on the Island). Another starter that tests pupils knowledge of other poems in the cluster Slide to encourage pupils to infer what the poem is about based on key themes. Clear mind-map slide for annotations for summary Poem dictionary for unfamiliar words in the poem Key contextual information about Heaney and Ireland References to language and structural techniques. Review to identify key quotations that fit the key themes of the poem. Homework tasks for pupils to annotate another Seamus Heaney poem for unseen poetry practice. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Tissue - Dharker
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Tissue - Dharker

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Whole lesson for teaching Tissue including: Starter activity for pupils to consider the significance of paper Key contextual information about Dharker Word cloud to aid summary of the poem Copy of the poem for annotation Summary of the poem and references to key themes References to language and structural techniques Review to identify key quotations that fit the key themes of the poem. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA An Inspector Calls Form/Genre Revision Lesson
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New Spec AQA An Inspector Calls Form/Genre Revision Lesson

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Applicable to new AQA English Literature Paper 2 Exam: Modern Texts A lesson exploring the features of form/genre within An Inspector Calls including: A starter to encourage pupils to consider how An Inspector Calls is a morality/whodunit/well-made play with links to AO2. Top tips on how to analyse form in relation to the play. A grid activity with information stations to allow pupils to retrieve information about the three forms of the play, building on the starter activity and space for them to consider the effects of form. A slide exploring the Three Unities - pupils to consider where these are evidence in the play. A review comprised of questions to check understanding. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Ozymandias - Shelley
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Ozymandias - Shelley

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Whole lesson for teaching Ozymandias including: Starter activity includes key quotes, images and key themes to invite pupils to infer what the poem may be about and what views Shelley may have had on society. Extra starter activity (can be used as a review) for pupils to summarise the poem in 10 words or less. Copy of the poem for annotations and link of reading on YouTube. Key contextual information. References to language and structural techniques including match up activity with definitions. Review to identify key quotations that fit the key themes of the poem. Two home learning activities - research and exam style question. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: The Emigree - Rumens
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: The Emigree - Rumens

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Whole lesson for teaching The Emigree including: Starter activity to encourage pupils to remember a place from their childhood - introduces the main ideas of the poem and involves SMSC; a quote from Rumens about her views on poetry can also be used to aid initial discussion around the poem. Another starter with key quotations that asks pupils to identify the poem. Link to a syrian refugee story to build contextual understanding Key contextual information about Rumens References to language and structural techniques. Also includes a name the technique slide for revision of the poem. SMILE mnemonic for revision/Unseen poetry. 2 x homework activity: One to summarise the poem and one to write a creative piece about a place visited to support Eng Lang Paper 1 Q 5. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA English Literature: Macbeth: Act One Revision Grid
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New Spec AQA English Literature: Macbeth: Act One Revision Grid

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Grid revision resource to use for KS4 pupils to review and revise Act One of Macbeth. For each scene, there is an abridged version in the first column to focus pupils and support differentiation. The remaining columns require pupils to consider the following areas: Why the scene is important Key Themes Key Characters Key Quotations Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes

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Whole lesson for teaching Bayonet Charge including: Starter activity to introduce the poem and encourage links to key themes. Slides to support summary of each stanza followed by poem summary. Key contextual information Identified language and structural techniques Review activity to encourage students to succinctly summarise the poem Detailed analysis of structure/language techniques with supporting quotations to model to students. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA English Literature Power and Conflict Anthology 2017 Lessons: SOW (Great for Revision)
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New Spec AQA English Literature Power and Conflict Anthology 2017 Lessons: SOW (Great for Revision)

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All 15 poems included. High quality SOW for teaching Power and Conflict Poetry (Resources are applicable to AQA English Literature Paper 2 exam 2017 onwards: Grade 9-1 course). Great to use for revision and first teaching of the poems.The materials include: Precise summaries of each poem Links to key themes (Assessment Objective 1) Overviews of the context of each poem (Assessment Objective 3). Extensive focus on subject terminology for each poem to support students with identifying the language/structure/form of each poem. (AO2) Homework tasks which are accessible for all pupils with a key focus on independent research and unseen poetry practice (Section C). Practice exam questions References to success criteria with a ready-made plan to support all learners. Final slide on preparing for an exam style question lesson includes a poetry grid to allow pupils to visually present their knowledge as they move through their study of the poems. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Love and Relationships: When We Two Parted - Lord Byron Revision Resource
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New Spec AQA Love and Relationships: When We Two Parted - Lord Byron Revision Resource

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KS4 revision resource for the new AQA English literature Love and Relationships poetry unit for When We Two Parted - Lord Byron. This 3 page resource provides pupils with different activities that will facilitate their revision of the poem, covering all 3 Assessment Objectives (AO1, 2 & 3) for this section of the exam. Activities include: A series of images that tell the 'story' behind the poem to help revise what the poem is about (AO1), 2 x tabula rasa (blank copy of the poem) for poem summary and annotations (AO1); a list of key language/structure/form techniques (AO2); quotes, images and information to support and revise contextual knowledge (AO3); 'twist to fit' activity for key quotations (AO1). This allows pupils to rearrange their existing knowledge of the poem in a new format and visually displays their knowledge - very quick and easy to refer back to. Activities are also differentiated to support mixed ability classes. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Checking Out Me History - John Agard
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: Checking Out Me History - John Agard

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Whole lesson for teaching Checking Out Me History including: Starter activity to introduce the poem through the use of images and a key quotation from John Agard. Questions to enable students to summarise content of the poem, followed by poem summary. Key contextual information Identified language and structural techniques Twist to fit activity for key themes to encourage students to select one or more key quotes to fit each of the themes. Review to summarise the deeper meaning of the poem. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict - Planning an Exam Response (Great for Revision)
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict - Planning an Exam Response (Great for Revision)

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Great for Revision Whole lesson for teaching how to prepare for the new Section B English Literature Power and Conflict 2017 examination including: Starter activity to invite meta-cognition about the importance of planning and the rating activity allows students to visibly demonstrate their understanding at the beginning and end of the lesson (AfL) Review activity to revise language/structure/form terminology (teacher to provide) Review of exam format and top tips Assessment Objective grid phrased as questions 2 x exam style question (1 for Power and Conflict; 1 for Love & Relationships) for class deconstruction. 4 x options for planning an exam response Revision activity: Create a text profile Revision grid Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: The Prelude - Wordsworth
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: The Prelude - Wordsworth

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Whole lesson for teaching The Prelude including: Starter activity to encourage inference/deduction about the poem. Another starter (quiz) for second lesson on the poem to test knowledge. Key contextual information about Wordsworth (spots of time, the sublime, Wordsworth's life) A clear summary of the poem and introduction to the epic tradition (form) References to language and structural techniques. Review to identify key quotations that fit the key themes of the poem. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: London - William Blake
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New Spec AQA Power and Conflict: London - William Blake

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Whole lesson for teaching London including: Starter activity that encourages to pupils to infer what the poem will be about - challenge to consider key themes. Extra starter activity that tests pupils knowledge of the poem and others in the cluster. Key contextual information about Blake and the French Revolution Home Learning Activity References to language and structural techniques with a poem dictionary. Review to identify key quotations that fit the key themes of the poem. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.