Latin GCSE - sources aimed at the new cultural module for OCR

Latin GCSE - sources aimed at the new cultural module for OCR

These resources are designed for the new cultural module for the OCR Latin GCSE. They cover the mythology section: Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and the importance of piety linked to Ovid’s feralia. These can be used as a set of lessons introducing the topic or as a revision for the mythology section.
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Tudor and Anglo Saxon entertainment

Tudor and Anglo Saxon entertainment

These resources were designed as part of a project covering Entertainment through the ages. These worksheets cover the Tudors and the Anglo Saxons. There are plenty of activities available with group work. The pupils really enjoyed these lessons!
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Latin Grammar Revision Pack

Latin Grammar Revision Pack

These are a set of resources desgined to consolidate Latin grammar for either a common entrance/scholarship group OR an OCR GCSE group. There are plenty of activities available!
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Latin Grammar

Latin Grammar

A great selection of Grammar revision materials for Latin. Initially aimed at Common Entrance but I have adapted these for GCSE Latin. Pupils love them and it really helps them to learn (and nail) the grammar.
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Ancient Greek and Roman Women Vs. Modern women

Ancient Greek and Roman Women Vs. Modern women

These resources focus on a range of ancient Greek and Roman women and their modern counterparts. It enables pupils to understand the types of women there were and public reaction to them and how we react in today’s world to similar types of women. This was initially a project aimed at a year 9 Classics class.
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Ancient Greek Women

Ancient Greek Women

A set of resources aimed at A level but can be used for GCSE or even KS3 Classics. The resources cover an introduction to ancient Greek women, key Greek terms, sources for women and catchy PowerPoints to engage pupils.
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Latin GCSE

Latin GCSE

Set of resources aimed at the culture module for OCR GCSE Latin but can be adapted for KS3. These reosurces focus on entertainment.
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Poetry lessons for year 8 and 9

Poetry lessons for year 8 and 9

These resources cover a range of lessons for poetry. You can introduce poetry to Year8/9 and then they can assess different styles of poetry by reading The Hitcher, and Dulce et decorum est,. It also builds upon skills for literary techniques which would be a good stepping stone for GCSE English Literature.
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Greek Religion

Greek Religion

A great set of resources aimed at year 8-9 but could easily be used for older year groups. These resources could span a good five-six lessons. There is an introduction to ancient Greek religion; introduction to temples and pediment sculpture; plenty of activities for the group work leading to a project.
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Mythological Creatures

Mythological Creatures

This lesson was aimed at year 9 but could easily be used for younger years. The lesson involves group work and introduces pupils to a wide range of mythological creatures from Classical myth to Harry Potter. They learn what stories the creatures come from, why they are appealing and why they are still used today in fiction and films. This lesson can be used as part of project work or even something more creative such as designing a film poster.
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Black Death Cures and Consequences of the Black Death Year 7-8

Black Death Cures and Consequences of the Black Death Year 7-8

This is a lesson designed for Year 7-8 History. It explains the cures that the people would have used. There is also a presentation concerning the consequences of the Black Death. The PowerPoint is fun and engaging and the students really enjoy the various cures that were used. The worksheet sets some challenging tasks.
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History - interactive Jack the Ripper Lesson

History - interactive Jack the Ripper Lesson

This lesson introduces Jack the Ripper to year 9. It provides them with list of the suspects and in groups they have to decide who is the most likely murderer. The students like the idea of playing detective.
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Introduction to the Greek theatre - tragedy and comedy

Introduction to the Greek theatre - tragedy and comedy

This is a collection of lessons that should cover a whole term. It looks at the layout of the theatre, introduction to tragedy with a reading of Medea and Oedipus, introduction to Greek comedy with various consolidation tasks for revision. It could be used for KS2/3 or as an introduction to older pupils studying GCSE and A level Classics.
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Percy Jackson and Greek Mythology

Percy Jackson and Greek Mythology

This lesson is based on Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief. It analyses the story of the Medusa and Circe and compares and contrasts this to the original Greek myths. It also help with English skills and understanding similes, metaphors and foreboding in texts, as well as characterisation.
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A Christmas Carol - Character of Scrooge

A Christmas Carol - Character of Scrooge

This lesson explores the character of Scrooge using analysis of the text. It contains group work with some stretch and challenge questions. Can be used as an introduction to the GCSE set text or for a KS3 lesson.
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Roman entertainment resources

Roman entertainment resources

These resources were designed for the Common Entrance exam for Latin. But can easily be adapted for KS2-KS3 lessons concerning the Romans.
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Jesus and The Holy week

Jesus and The Holy week

This lesson introduces students to Jesus and the Holy week with group work activity to assess the importance of Palm Sunday.
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Macbeth for KS2 and KS3

Macbeth for KS2 and KS3

This is a set of lessons based on Shakespeare's Macbeth (the Orchard books version). It is aimed at KS2 and KS3 but can be adapted as an introduction for GCSE. There is also a background to the context of the play with worksheets on witches.
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Roman Invasion of Britain

Roman Invasion of Britain

A set of lessons introducing students to the Roman invasion of Britain, including Boudica and Cogidubnus. There is a facebook task and a thorough plan for an assessment on the invasion, assessing the impact.
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Literary Devices English

Literary Devices English

This is an interactive lesson to help students develop their skills in using literary techniques. The lesson covers use of similes, metaphors, oxymoron, personification and portmanteaus. This can help with imaginative writing tasks such as the 500 word competition or just building writing skills.
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