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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Blood Brothers Resources for GCSE English Literature

Blood Brothers Resources for GCSE English Literature

A great set of resources to help students understand Blood Brothers. It includes background for the social context, essay plan, notes for the narrator and main characters. Great for revision and consolidation for this play before the real exam!
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Roman Entertainment - Theatre and games

Roman Entertainment - Theatre and games

These lessons were designed for the Common Entrance exams for Latin. But can easily be adapted for year 7-9 alongside the CSCP text books or even as an introduction to the GCSE OCR Latin cultural module.
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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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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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Latin Imperatives

Latin Imperatives

This lesson focuses on an introduction to the imperative and use of the infinitive in the Latin language. There is an engaging PowerPoint and group activities as well as a lesson plan. These resources can be used alongside the CSCP book 2.
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English IB resource play

English IB resource play

These resources focus on Master Harold and the Boys. It helps students to analyse the character of Hally and the main theme of the apartheid.
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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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Roman Entertianment lesson for Year 7-11

Roman Entertianment lesson for Year 7-11

This a fun and interactive resource to introduce Roman Entertainment. It covers all forms of entertainment such as chariot racing, gladiatorial games, dinner parties. There are source work for the students and challenging worksheets that can be used for group work or individual work. This lesson can be used for KS3 or as an introduction for the cultural section for the OCR Latin GCSE.
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Introduction to Latin/Beginners Latin

Introduction to Latin/Beginners Latin

This is a great introduction to the Latin Language. The PowerPoint is engaging and works alongside the CSCP text books. There is also a worksheet for pupils to fill in. And an introduction to Roman villas and the Romans in general that also works alongside the CSCP book 1.
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English Language Edexcel

English Language Edexcel

This PowerPoint is aimed at building the skills of students studying the Edexcel English Language GCSE. It focuses on the skills needed for the question 3 - language and structure.
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Beginners Latin

Beginners Latin

Great set of resources that can be used alongside the Minimus text book as an introduction to Latin. The PowerPoints are fun and engaging. There is also a scheme of work included as well. All my classes have enjoyed these lessons!
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