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KS4 GCSE Poetry Flash Cards (Set of 24)
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KS4 GCSE Poetry Flash Cards (Set of 24)

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A set of 24 printable flash-cards for revision, display or for activities. The cards cover basic, intermediate and advanced poetry techniques and feature a name followed by a simple(ish!) definition. The simple, colourful designs can be printed at A3 size with little loss of quality, and make for a beautiful resource if printed and cut-out of thick card.
Discussion Roles - Roleplay cards to structure group talk for oracy
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Discussion Roles - Roleplay cards to structure group talk for oracy

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A set of 6 roleplay cards which can be used to structure class discussion by allocating jobs for those participating. Allows hesitant or shy students to get involved in debate and other group talk by assigning roles. Improve classroom oracy by encouraging structured discussion. 1 - Start it 2 - Build on it 3 - Challenge it 4 - Make it clear 5 - Prove it 6 - Summarise it Included are six A4 posters for display as well as an A4 card that includes each role in one place. The card can be cut into square tokens or badges to hand out to individual students, or printed and handed to groups as a whole.
KS3/4 English - PEA Planning Sheet
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KS3/4 English - PEA Planning Sheet

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A double-sided, printable resource to help students build confidence in PEA paragraph writing. Works well at KS3 and as a differentiated resource for KS4. The double-sided sheet can be laminated and written on by students to help plan their PEA paragraphs. It includes a brief description for “Point, Evidence, Analysis” and includes an example that students can follow. Can be printed at A3, A4 or A5 and used as a display poster as well.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - Climbing My Grandfather (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Climbing My Grandfather (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “Climbing My Grandfather" (Andrew Waterhouse) for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
English KS4 - Poetry Key Terms Cheat-Sheet
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English KS4 - Poetry Key Terms Cheat-Sheet

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A simple, double-sided poster/cheat-sheet with 12 key poetry terms for English GCSE students. The front-side features the key-words with a simple definition. The back-side features those same key-words with example text. Excellent as a visual aid for SEN students, or for classroom display. Prints at a high quality A4 and can be blown up to A3 without major loss of quality.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - Winter Swans (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Winter Swans (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “Winter Swans" (Owen Sheers, 2005 for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
KS3&4 Lesson Planning Menus (Printable)
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KS3&4 Lesson Planning Menus (Printable)

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A set of 4 editable PowerPoint Menus that you can use to quickly and easily plan an entire lesson’s worth of activities. Each menu can be printed for the class or can be displayed on the white-board, like any standard PowerPoint lesson. This set includes A stylish café style menu with room for up to 11 different lesson tasks, activities or homework assignments. A minimalist design with lots of room for information, this menu is suitable for KS4 and higher ability learners. There is plenty of space on this activity sheet to push students with extension goals and independent research information. A bold, diner style menu with room for up to 9 activities. This retro-looking menu works well with mixed ability KS3 and 4 groups and features a prominent center panel that draws the eye and can be used to present crucial information to your students. A colourful, fast-food style menu with room for 4 activities. This vibrant menu is full of bright imagery and large text, making it ideal for KS3 students, or those with SEN/differentiation needs; it offers a more focused choice of activities for students to work through. A modern, bistro style pamphlet with room to set 5 homework tasks. This A5 homework tracker can be printed two-to-a-page and handed out to students at the beginning of the week or before study-leave and half-term breaks. Suitable for all ages and ability groups. These editable menus provide teachers with a quick and easy method to create fun, independence-focused lessons with differentiation built in to the structure itself. They’re also great for providing a quick cover lesson to leave with your cover teachers. The lessons come in the standard PowerPoint format and are completely editable. Though suitable for any subject, they are particularly useful for English, Humanities and MFL departments. Sets include printer-friendly black and white printables as well.
PEAR Paragraph Planner
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PEAR Paragraph Planner

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Get your students thinking about their writing structure with this simple planning sheet designed to guide them through PEA/PETER/PEAR paragraph construction. This planning sheet gives students with low confidence a colourful space to play with their ideas and plan what they will write during exam-style assessments and revision tasks. Prints at A3 or A4 size, this planning sheet can be used by students to build up two linked response paragraphs before committing to their books. Works well either at KS3 or as a differentiated resource for KS4. The sheet can be printed in colour or in black and white, and written on by students to help plan their PEAR paragraphs. It includes a brief description for “Point, Evidence, Explain, Analyse, Reader” and includes white space below to write within. Can be printed at A3, A4 or A5 and used as a display poster as well.
Food Themed Flash-Cards for MFL/ESL
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Food Themed Flash-Cards for MFL/ESL

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A set of 12 food-and-cooking-themed vocabulary flash-cards for MFL/ESL activities. Set contains 120 unique topical words (in English), divided up into Noun/Verb/Adverb and Connective cards. Easy to print, cut-up and mix-and-match to create all sorts of fun learning activities. IE, “Cook your dream dinner”.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - Mother, Any Distance (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Mother, Any Distance (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “Mother, Any Distance" (Simon Armitage, 1989) for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - Sonnet 29, I Think of Thee (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Sonnet 29, I Think of Thee (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “Sonnet 29, I Think of Thee!” (Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1850) for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - Love's Philosophy (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Love's Philosophy (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “Love’s Philosophy” (Percey Bysshe Shelley, 1819) for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - Porphyria's Lover (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Porphyria's Lover (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “Porphyria’s Lover” (Robert Browning, 1836) for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - When We Two Parted (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - When We Two Parted (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “When We Two Parted” (Lord Byron, 1816) for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - The Farmer's Bride (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - The Farmer's Bride (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)

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A PowerPoint presentation packed full of images, word clusters, vocabulary and poetic techniques, designed to help differentiate the poem “The Farmer’s Bride” (Charlotte Mew, 1916) for learners who are struggling with the poem. The presentation breaks the poem down by stanza, illustrating some of the key ideas, moods or themes of each stanza using relatable images. The presentation then follows with a vocabulary check-list, contextualising some of the more difficult words in each stanza. There are then two slides designed to aid student understanding of the poem. One slide groups similar words into themed banks (ie, emotive words, sad words, happy words etc) whilst the other slide groups words by poetic technique (Pathetic fallacy etc) The presentation can be used as a classroom aid to improve whole-group understanding of the poem and as a prompt to get students thinking about the poem in an analytical way. It slots in seamlessly with any pre-planned lessons.
Family Life Themed Flash-Cards for MFL/ESL
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Family Life Themed Flash-Cards for MFL/ESL

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A set of 12 home and family-themed vocabulary flash-cards for MFL/ESL activities. Set contains 120 unique words (in English), divided up into Noun/Verb and Connective cards. Can print, cut-up and mix-and-match to create all sorts of fun learning activities. IE, “Describe your morning routine”.
Holiday Themed Flash-Cards for MFL/ESL
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Holiday Themed Flash-Cards for MFL/ESL

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A set of 12 holiday-themed vocabulary flash-cards for MFL/ESL activities. Set contains 120 unique words (in English), divided up into Noun/Verb and Connective cards. Can print, cut-up and mix-and-match to create all sorts of fun learning activities. IE, “Plan a weekend break”.