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AQA English Language, Paper 1 + Paper 2 Key Skills Display
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AQA English Language, Paper 1 + Paper 2 Key Skills Display

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A set of two high resolution posters outlining AQA’s English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 demands. The posters are colourful and cleanly organised, and include: Recommended timings for each question The marks available for each question A summary of the skills required to tackle each question A simple reminder graphic to visually anchor the key skills Posters are designed at A4 size, but will print at larger sizes without a major loss of quality. Print on thick card for a quality classroom display.
KS3 PSHE: Self-Concept (Health & Wellbeing)
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KS3 PSHE: Self-Concept (Health & Wellbeing)

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SELF-CONCEPT KS3 PSHE, Core Theme 1: Health & Wellbeing Topics included: Self-Concept Self-Esteem Resilience Social Media Making Decisions Influences on Decision Making Designed so that it can be used all in one go, or split into sections over multiple shorter lessons. Sections are colour-coded to show logical breaks. Provides activities for self-reflection, small group work and whole-class discussions. Fully animated with transitions, includes relevant YouTube videos, printable worksheets and activities, and teacher-only notes/guidance. Dynamic, vibrant and engaging, designed to keep students interested and engaged in content. 35 slides. Fonts embedded to allow you to edit where necessary. Learning opportunities covered: H1. how we are all unique; that recognising and demonstrating personal strengths build self-confidence, self-esteem and good health and wellbeing H2. to understand what can affect wellbeing and resilience (e.g. life changes, relationships, achievements and employment) H3. the impact that media and social media can have on how people think about themselves and express themselves, including regarding body image, physical and mental health H4. simple strategies to help build resilience to negative opinions, judgements and comments H5. to recognise and manage internal and external influences on decisions which affect health and wellbeing
KS3 English -  Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 05, "Find Me"
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KS3 English - Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 05, "Find Me"

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KS3 Read & Respond 05 - Find Me A bright, detailed and vividly planned lesson that aims to test KS3 students with their ability to read, comprehend and respond to a stimulating short story. A part of the reciprocal reading scheme of work. Enjoy two FREE examples of the lessons here and here. The lesson has four steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read - Read through the material as a group with the help of bold images and vocabulary prompts Understand - Summarise the material and reflect upon its impact on the reader Respond - Create a plan for a short story, experimenting with the order of events to understand the role of structure in narratives This lesson focuses on the short story “Find Me” and asks students to evaluate the impact that the story’s twist ending had on the reader, as well as to consider the author’s intent when writing the story. This lesson includes a detailed lesson plan, a PPT full of images, worksheets, questions and examplars, as well as containing a printable version of the short story itself to read with the class. It bakes crucial GCSE skills into the plan, preparing students to meet AO objectives, and teaching them to consider the use of quotations to back responses. This lesson focuses on the impact that structure has on story, and author intent and reader response.
International Women's Day 2023 - Assembly Presentation
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International Women's Day 2023 - Assembly Presentation

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A vibrant PowerPoint celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 for use in assemblies or PSHE/classroom work. Includes: An introduction to IWD 2023 10 core values of International Women’s Day New theme for 2023: Embracing Equality Equality vs equity Outline of harmful stereotypes and gender bias Breaking barriers Group discussion opportunities on actions students can take to create a more gender equal world Summary of key take-away points The document has been designed to be eye-catching, engaging and effective in providing students with clear information on gender inequality. Fully animated with transitions. Also included is a PDF version of the presentation.
KS4 GCSE English - P.E.T.E.R Poster/Cheatsheet
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KS4 GCSE English - P.E.T.E.R Poster/Cheatsheet

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A vibrant display poster/cheat-sheet for student desks. It lists the five features of PETER paragraphs and offers a simple explanation beside as a reminder. An excellent resource for structured writing lessons - gives students a boost of confidence and helps crystalise the PETER technique.
KS3 English -  Reading Comprehension SOW
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KS3 English - Reading Comprehension SOW

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KS3 Read & Respond: A 10 lesson, fully planned SOW centered on reading comprehension. In the bundle are 10 carefully planned lessons that aim to push KS3 students’ reading, comprehension and essay/creative writing skills. For 10 more fantastic comprehension lessons, be sure to check out the 2023 reciprocal reading bundle. Each lesson focuses on a unique short story (all selected from the BBC 500 word contest) and includes a host of activities to guide learning, bolstering reading, comprehension and critical thinking/metacognitive skills. Each lesson follows four steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read - Read through the material as a group with the help of bold images and vocabulary prompts Understand - Summarise the material and reflect upon its impact on the reader Respond - Produce either an essay, creative writing piece or other planned response to the short story. This SOW includes a detailed lesson plan for each of the 10 lessons, PPT’s full of images, worksheets, questions and examplars, as well as a printable version of each short story to read with the class. This SOW bakes crucial GCSE skills into the plan, preparing students to meet AO objectives whilst teaching them to consider the use of quotations to back responses.
KS3 English -  Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 07, "The Dream Asylum"
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KS3 English - Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 07, "The Dream Asylum"

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KS3 Read & Respond 07 - The Dream Asylum A bright, detailed and vividly planned lesson that aims to test KS3 students with their ability to read, comprehend and respond to a stimulating short story. A part of the reciprocal reading scheme of work. Enjoy two FREE examples of the lessons here and here. The lesson has four steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read - Read through the material as a group with the help of bold images and vocabulary prompts Understand - Summarise the material and reflect upon its impact on the reader Respond - Answer an series of true or false questions to test comprehension, then respond to an essay style question This lesson focuses on the short story ��The Dream Asylum” and asks students to evaluate the impact that the story’s twist ending had on the reader, as well as to consider the author’s intent when writing the story. This lesson includes a detailed lesson plan, a PPT full of images, worksheets, questions and examplars, as well as containing a printable version of the short story itself to read with the class. It bakes crucial GCSE skills into the plan, preparing students to meet AO objectives, and teaching them to consider the use of quotations to back responses. This lesson focuses on the impact that genre elements have on story, such as the supernatural, suspense, mystery.
AQA English Literature, Paper 1 + Paper 2 Key Skills Display
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AQA English Literature, Paper 1 + Paper 2 Key Skills Display

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A set of two high resolution posters outlining AQA’s English Literaure Paper 1 and Paper 2 demands. The posters are colourful and cleanly organised, and include: Recommended timings for each question The marks available for each question A summary of the skills required to tackle each question Posters are designed at A4 size, but will print at larger sizes without a major loss of quality. Print on thick card for a quality classroom display.
KS3 English -  Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 09, "Night Terrors in Cairo"
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KS3 English - Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 09, "Night Terrors in Cairo"

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KS3 Read & Respond 09 - Night Terrors in Cairo A bright, detailed and vividly planned lesson that aims to test KS3 students with their ability to read, comprehend and respond to a stimulating short story. A part of the reciprocal reading scheme of work. Enjoy two FREE examples of the lessons here and here. The lesson has four steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read - Read through the material as a group with the help of bold images and vocabulary prompts Understand - Summarise the material and reflect upon its impact on the reader Respond - Think about the impact of descriptive to create character, use descriptive language to describe a person based on an image prompt This lesson focuses on the short story “Night Terrors in Cairo” and asks students to evaluate the impact that the story’s twist ending had on the reader, as well as to consider the author’s intent when writing the story. This lesson includes a detailed lesson plan, a PPT full of images, worksheets, questions and examplars, as well as containing a printable version of the short story itself to read with the class. It bakes crucial GCSE skills into the plan, preparing students to meet AO objectives, and teaching them to consider the use of quotations to back responses. This lesson focuses on the impact that descriptive language has on character, and author intent and reader response.
20 Questions - Printable Career Card Guessing Game
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20 Questions - Printable Career Card Guessing Game

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Get your students thinking about the next step with this “20 questions” inspired jobs guessing game. Students draw a card from the deck and show it to the class without looking. They have 20 questions to guess the career. Resource includes a PowerPoint which can be printed, double sided onto card to form a deck of 56 cards. Each of the 56 cards includes a different career, with a broad range of disciplines, areas of interest and fields of expertise accounted for. This game has been designed to get students thinking about their future outside of school, exposing them to different and interesting career options.
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.
KS3 English -  Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 01, "Moving On"
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KS3 English - Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 01, "Moving On"

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KS3 Read & Respond 01 - Moving On A bright, detailed and vividly planned lesson that aims to test KS3 students with their ability to read, comprehend and respond to a stimulating short story. A part of the reciprocal reading scheme of work. Enjoy two FREE examples of the lessons here and here. The lesson has four steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read - Read through the material as a group with the help of bold images and vocabulary prompts Understand - Summarise the material and reflect upon its impact on the reader Respond - Answer an essay style question using quotes from the text to consolidate learning This lesson focuses on the short story “Moving On” and asks students to evaluate the impact that the story’s twist ending had on the reader, as well as to consider the author’s intent when writing the story. This lesson includes a detailed lesson plan, a PPT full of images, worksheets, questions and examplars, as well as containing a printable version of the short story itself to read with the class. It bakes crucial GCSE skills into the plan, preparing students to meet AO objectives, and teaching them to consider the use of quotations to back responses. This lesson focuses on the impact that structure has on story, and author intent and reader response.
KS2 - English Worksheet and Lesson - Coordinating Conjunctions
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KS2 - English Worksheet and Lesson - Coordinating Conjunctions

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KS2 English Up To Speed 2 - Coordinating Conjunctions A quick, fun and easy lesson that aims to engage KS2 students, learning and then practicing the difference between different sentence types. Part of a grammar essentials scheme of work. For three FREE example lessons in this scheme of work, be sure to check out KS2 Synonym catchup KS2 Adjective catchup Adverb catchup The lesson follows 3 steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read and Copy- Read through the material as a group with the help of images, then copy the definition Practice/produce- Practice skills using a worksheet, then produce an original piece, displaying learning This lesson includes a quick, printable worksheet, definitions and plenaries to ensure learning. Works well in 1:1 settings, for differentiated English catchup with older yeargroups, or with groups.
AQA Poetry Differentiated - Walking Away (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Walking Away (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 “Walking Away” (Cecil Day Lewis, 1956) for learners who are struggling with the poem. Part of the AQA Love and Relationships poetry bundle, you can find a fantastic FREE example of one of these resources “Eden Rock”. If you enjoyed this resource, you can also find the AQA 19th century poetry bundle here. Included is a FREE sample “When We Two Parted”. 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 - Follower  (Love and Relationships Unit)(KS4)
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AQA Poetry Differentiated - Follower (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 “Follower" (Seamus Heaney, 1966) for learners who are struggling with the poem. Part of the AQA Love and Relationships poetry bundle, you can find a fantastic FREE example of one of these resources “Eden Rock”. If you enjoyed this resource, you can also find the AQA 19th century poetry bundle here. Included is a FREE sample “When We Two Parted”. 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 - 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.
KS2 - English Worksheet and Lesson - Adverbs
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KS2 - English Worksheet and Lesson - Adverbs

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KS2 English Up To Speed 2 - Adverbs A quick, fun and easy lesson that aims to engage KS2 students, learning and then practicing the difference between different setence types. Part of a grammar essentials scheme of work. For two more fantastic FREE lessons in this bundle, see [synonym catchup]https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12693451) and adjectives catchup. The lesson follows 3 steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read and Copy- Read through the material as a group with the help of images, then copy the definition Practice/produce- Practice skills using a worksheet, then produce an original piece, displaying learning This lesson includes a quick, printable worksheet, definitions and plenaries to ensure learning. Works well in 1:1 settings, for differentiated English catchup with older yeargroups, or with groups.
KS2 - English Worksheet and Lesson - Adjectives
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KS2 - English Worksheet and Lesson - Adjectives

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KS2 English Up To Speed 2 - Adjectives A quick, fun and easy lesson that aims to engage KS2 students, learning and then practicing the difference between different setence types. Part of a grammar essentials scheme of work. For two more fantastic FREE lessons in this bundle, be sure to check out adverb catchup and synonym catchup. The lesson follows 3 steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read and Copy- Read through the material as a group with the help of images, then copy the definition Practice/produce- Practice skills using a worksheet, then produce an original piece, displaying learning This lesson includes a quick, printable worksheet, definitions and plenaries to ensure learning. Works well in 1:1 settings, for differentiated English catchup with older yeargroups, or with groups.
KS3 English -  Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 06, "White"
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KS3 English - Reading Comprehension Lesson & Plan - 06, "White"

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KS3 Read & Respond 06 - White A bright, detailed and vividly planned lesson that aims to test KS3 students with their ability to read, comprehend and respond to a stimulating short story. A part of the reciprocal reading scheme of work. Enjoy two FREE examples of the lessons here and here. For a great discount on ten more reciprocal reading lessons, be sure to check out the reciprocal reading bundle. The lesson has four steps: Starter - Pre-contextualise the material with a fun warmup activity Read - Read through the material as a group with the help of bold images and vocabulary prompts Understand - Summarise the material and reflect upon its impact on the reader Respond - Continue the story, exploring it from various narrative perspectives to understand how the events took place This lesson focuses on the short story “White” and asks students to evaluate the impact that the story’s twist ending had on the reader, as well as to consider the author’s intent when writing the story. This lesson includes a detailed lesson plan, a PPT full of images, worksheets, questions and examplars, as well as containing a printable version of the short story itself to read with the class. It bakes crucial GCSE skills into the plan, preparing students to meet AO objectives, and teaching them to consider the use of quotations to back responses. This lesson focuses on the impact that narrative perspective has on story, and author intent and reader response.