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I am a private tutor with several years experience teaching Maths and English age 4-16. I have a huge bank of resources that I'm sharing on TES to help other tutors and teachers reduce their prep time. Please note: many of the files are very plain in design in order to allow them to be easily exported, adapted and edited. I would be very grateful if you would consider leaving a review!

I am a private tutor with several years experience teaching Maths and English age 4-16. I have a huge bank of resources that I'm sharing on TES to help other tutors and teachers reduce their prep time. Please note: many of the files are very plain in design in order to allow them to be easily exported, adapted and edited. I would be very grateful if you would consider leaving a review!
GCSE Non-Fiction Analysis, Evaluation and Comparison Lessons
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GCSE Non-Fiction Analysis, Evaluation and Comparison Lessons

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PowerPoints teaching analysis, evaluation and comparison for non-fiction GCSE questions (specifically Edexcel Language Paper 2). Includes: Analysis and Evaluation lesson using ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’ by Florence Given Comparison lesson using ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Women’ by Mary Wollstonecraft and ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’ by Florence Given Comparison lesson using ‘Notes From a Small Island’ by Bill Bryson and extracts from the diary of Michael Macdonagh
Oscar Wilde Short Stories Comprehension
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Oscar Wilde Short Stories Comprehension

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Resource pack for Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Happy Prince’ and ‘The Nightingale and The Rose’. Pack includes: ‘The Happy Prince’ guided reading - text broken up with discussion questions ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’ guided reading - text broken up with discussion questions. ‘The Happy Prince’ comprehension paper (25 questions) ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’ comprehension paper (16 questions) Text comparison activity
KS2 Inference Questions Comprehension (10 Extracts)
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KS2 Inference Questions Comprehension (10 Extracts)

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A collection of ten comprehension extracts with questions designed to test inference skills in KS2 students. Can also be used as 11+ prep. Extracts from: 1984 by George Orwell Dustbin Baby by Jacqueline Wilson Kevin by Catherine Lim Midnight by Jacqueline Wilson The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness The Penalty by Mal Peet The Rise of Wolves by Kerr Thomson Extracts range in length from half a page to two pages.
KS3 Poetry Comprehension Pack (6 poems with questions)
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KS3 Poetry Comprehension Pack (6 poems with questions)

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Pack of six poems with challenging comprehension questions for KS3 or possibly even more able KS2 pupils. Includes: I have been one acquainted with the night - Robert Frost My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun (Sonnet 130) - William Shakespeare Those Sunday Mornings - Robert Hayden I like to see it lap the miles - Emily Dickinson Ozymandias - Percy Shelley The Red Wheelbarrow - William Carlos Williams
GCSE Unseen Fiction Analysis and Evaluation Lessons
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GCSE Unseen Fiction Analysis and Evaluation Lessons

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Two lessons walking students through unseen fiction analysis and evaluation questions. Includes: PowerPoint explaining analysis and evaluation questions using an extract from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Margaret Attwood. Word document with practice questions from above Powerpoint. PowerPoint explaining evaluation question using a extract from ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne du Maurier.
The Yellow Wallpaper - discussion questions full text
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The Yellow Wallpaper - discussion questions full text

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The Yellow Wallpaper broken up with discussion questions to push the students’ understanding and analysis of the text. Perfect as an addition to a Victorian Gothic topic. Used with a very able Year Eight but versatile as a resource depending on how much support is given with questions.
Seven Basic Plots - Writing (7 lessons)
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Seven Basic Plots - Writing (7 lessons)

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Seven creative writing lessons on the Seven Basic Plots for able KS2 or early KS3, teaching plot and character construction. Covering: Overcoming the monster Rags to riches The quest Voyage and return Comedy Tragedy Rebirth Each lesson contains an example extract from a text. Texts in order: Harry Potter, Cinderella, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Alice in Wonderland, Ratburger, Hamlet (summary), A Christmas Carol. Teaches key terms along the way such as ‘fatal flaw’ and ‘inciting incident’. These lessons are designed for one on one or small group teaching but could easily be adapted into classroom resources. The design of the Powerpoints is deliberately simple for easy exportation.
KS2 Higher Ability Comprehension (7 Extracts)
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KS2 Higher Ability Comprehension (7 Extracts)

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A pack of seven comprehension tasks for higher ability KS2 students. Extracts from: Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Holes by Louis Sachar Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Extracts range between one and two pages in length. Please note that Wolf Brother and Nicholas Nickleby use scanned pages rather than editable text, however the questions are editable on all documents.
The Bad Beginning chapter 1+2 comprehension KS2
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The Bad Beginning chapter 1+2 comprehension KS2

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A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket chapter 1 and 2 resources: Chapter 1 broken up into short extracts with discussion questions Chapter 2 broken up into short extracts with discussion questions Chapter 1 comprehension questions Chapter 2 comprehension questions Suitable for KS2
The Boy in the Dress chapter one comprehension
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The Boy in the Dress chapter one comprehension

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The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams first chapter split up into smaller extracts on PowerPoint slides with discussion questions for each extract. Perfect to work through as a class, or for use in one to one or small group teaching.
KS2/KS3 Transitional Comprehension (4 Extracts)
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KS2/KS3 Transitional Comprehension (4 Extracts)

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Challenging comprehension extracts designed to bridge the Yr6/Yr7 gap. Extracts from: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens The Red Room by H G Wells Extracts all approximately a page in length.
KS2 Writing Non-Fiction Articles (8 Lesson Templates)
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KS2 Writing Non-Fiction Articles (8 Lesson Templates)

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Basic templates and examples of seven kinds of non-fiction articles for KS2 creative writing lessons. Non-chronological reports about animals (with an example about a gerbil). Writing about food (with an example about a chocolate cake from bakedbyrachel.com) Writing a how-to article (with an example about making fluffy slime from onelittleproject.com) Writing about role models (with an example about Emma Watson from theodysseyonline.com) Personal Anecdotes (with an example about ballet lessons from 625points.com) On This Day in History (with an example from onthisday.com) Historical Fact-Files (with an example about Ancient Rome from ducksters.com) Writing a travel piece (with an example about Pilgrim’s Rest in South Africa) These are not complete lessons but are instead templates to build your lesson around.
KS3 Intro to Descriptive Writing (3 Lessons)
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KS3 Intro to Descriptive Writing (3 Lessons)

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A complete introduction to descriptive writing, spanning three lessons. Lesson 1: Sensory language Lesson 2: Similes and Metaphors Lesson 3: Tone and Sentence Structure Also includes an extension/homework task for each lesson.
Fairy Tales and Folk Stories KS1 Lesson
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Fairy Tales and Folk Stories KS1 Lesson

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A warm-up, reading task, and writing task based around ‘The Ugly Duckling’. Includes: PowerPoint with warm up game in which students guess fairy stories from clues, speed thinking activity, and bingo activity. Word document with ‘The Ugly Duckling’ split up with discussion questions, and writing task in which students plan their own story with the same moral as ‘The Ugly Duckling’. Suitable for capable Year One students or Year Two, but probably a little advanced for Reception.
KS2 Inference Lower Ability Comprehension (4 Extracts)
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KS2 Inference Lower Ability Comprehension (4 Extracts)

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Comprehension tasks targeted at lower ability/younger KS2 students, focused on developing inference skills. Extracts from: Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J K Rowling Matilda by Roald Dahl Extracts range from 200-600 words approximately.
KS2 Comprehension Lower Ability (4 Tasks)
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KS2 Comprehension Lower Ability (4 Tasks)

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A pack of four comprehension tasks for lower ability/younger KS2 students. Extracts from: A Miscellany of Magical Beasts (Giants) by Simon Holland A Miscellany of Magical Beasts (The Pheonix) by Simon Holland Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder Extracts range from approximately 200-400 words.
Nonfiction comprehension - First Person Accounts (3 lessons)
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Nonfiction comprehension - First Person Accounts (3 lessons)

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Three lesson resources pack studying first person accounts, looking at diaries, historical accounts, and letters. Comprehension questions and historical context included on each text, followed by a comparison activity. Extracts from: My Secret Diary by Jacqueline Wilson and The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - Week One. The diary of Queen Victoria and the diary of Samuel Pepys - Week Two. A letter from Richard Gilson (soldier, World War One) to his mother and a letter from Elvis Presley to President Nixon.
Pride and Prejudice Discussion Questions All Chapters
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Pride and Prejudice Discussion Questions All Chapters

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The ultimate discussion guide for Pride and Prejudice. Full text separated into short sections with discussion questions and page summaries for less crucial extracts. All sixty-one chapters included, as well as overall discussion questions/essay prompts on the entire text. Perfect for one on one teaching, small group teaching, revision and self-study, or as a classroom resource.