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We are two best friends and colleagues with 50 years of teaching experience between us! Our resources are all about instant, high quality, engaging lessons - no need for you to do extensive preparation or tons of photocopying!

We are two best friends and colleagues with 50 years of teaching experience between us! Our resources are all about instant, high quality, engaging lessons - no need for you to do extensive preparation or tons of photocopying!
KS3 English Descriptive Writing - The Storm
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KS3 English Descriptive Writing - The Storm

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This lesson seeks to help KS3 (or KS4) students to create a powerful description about a storm. It focuses on three techniques: pathetic fallacy prepositions vocab choices There are short activities for students on each slide and some sample writing is also provided. This has always taken me a whole lesson and is good preparation for exams that require a descriptive piece. In addition, it is a good follow on lesson from A Thunderstorm unseen poetry resource also listed for free.
Dystopia and the Apocalypse Introduction
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Dystopia and the Apocalypse Introduction

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Needing a stimulating all-in-one lesson for your introduction to Dystopian and Apocalyptic literature? This PowerPoint has everything you need for an engaging opening lesson: a lively discussion about popular apocalyptic and dystopian films, scientific facts about apocalypse causes and then a mind-mapping task to get your pupils thinking about their own plot ideas!
Writing war poetry
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Writing war poetry

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Need a one-stop lesson for a poetry-writing session? Look no further! This Powerpoint consists of a mind mapping task and then several support slides to get pupils writing a quick, exciting war poem of their own. No photocopying or time-consuming prepaaration needed!
War of the Worlds writing - future war!
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War of the Worlds writing - future war!

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Looking for an all-in-one, hassle-free creative writing lesson? Look no further! This Powerpoint consists of a starting discussion task, a reading response task from War of The Worlds and then a supported, scaffolded writing task in the style of H G Wells’ extract. No need for printing or planning!
KS3 English Language preparation using a classic text - Jane Eyre
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KS3 English Language preparation using a classic text - Jane Eyre

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This is a stand alone, ready to go English lesson that is perfect KS3 preparation for GCSE Paper 1. There are some easy retrieval questions along with some higher mark questions using inference and exploring language. There are suggested answers to allow for self-assessment (and save on marking) I’ve also included a creative writing sample and a homework task.
The Last Laugh - Wilfred Owen - identifying personification and onomatopoeia
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The Last Laugh - Wilfred Owen - identifying personification and onomatopoeia

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Looking for a stimulating, creative Powerpoint lesson to help your pupils identify and understand personification and onomatopoeia in poetry? This is it! This Powerpoint contains a copy of Wilfred Owen’s poem ‘The Last Laugh’, a task identifying and discussing the imagery in the poem and then a fun sketching exercise to show the effect of the imagery.
KS3 English Language Analysis and creative writing  - Gothic Dracula
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KS3 English Language Analysis and creative writing - Gothic Dracula

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Excellent preparation for KS3 English Language - both language and creative writing explored in this lesson (will probably take 2 lessons to complete) Extract is from Dracula and includes sample answers. There is a powerpoint for teaching and an easy print extract with scaffolding support for students who find it difficult to answer language questions.
KS3 English Language: Reading Comprehension with answers - The Wizard of Oz
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KS3 English Language: Reading Comprehension with answers - The Wizard of Oz

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This is a complete lesson (could well take 2 lessons) that uses a classic text (the Wizard of Oz) to explore character and language. There is also a higher mark, tension question to help students prepare for the GCSE Language Paper. A creative writing task is included. Model answers and an easy print out for students are also provided. Would also be suitable for 13+ preparation and more able 11+ students.
GCSE English Paper 1 AQA - Scaffolding for language and structure Coral Island.
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GCSE English Paper 1 AQA - Scaffolding for language and structure Coral Island.

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Ideal for preparing for AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1. Can be used for KS3 or GCSE students. This is a sample paper based on an extract from Coral Island. There is scaffolding to help students tackle all the questions. I’ve included a powerpoint for teaching and a word document for easy printing so pupils can highlight the text/work at their own pace. Print pages 3-4 for students who need support in structuring their answers.
Unseen poetry for KS3 13+ English Literature - A Thunderstorm
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Unseen poetry for KS3 13+ English Literature - A Thunderstorm

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This is a complete lesson to introduce KS3 to unseen poetry analysis. Using the poem, ‘A thunderstorm’ by Emily Dickinson there are a series of comprehension style questions with answers and a stretch GCSE style question with scaffolding. Powerpoint and easy print single page for students.