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I create dynamic English and PSHE schemes of work that are easy-to-use and can be taught by any practitioner.

I create dynamic English and PSHE schemes of work that are easy-to-use and can be taught by any practitioner.
Macbeth Practice & Predicted Papers 2024 Edexcel
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Macbeth Practice & Predicted Papers 2024 Edexcel

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This pack contains five key scenes that have not previously been set for the Edexcel English Literature exam. Alongside each scene, there are predicted questions given for Question A and Question B of the exam. Each scene includes: An introduction to each scene to explain what is occurring Predicted questions for Question A and Question B Scaffolded guiding questions to help you understand the most important parts of the scene for Question A A key information grid to help you plan an answer for Question B Predicted mark schemes for both Question A and Question B to help you mark your answers It is very important to note that these are meant to supplement your revision. Any scene from Macbeth could come up and it is important to revise widely. Due to this, you also gain access to a Macbeth Revision Pack when purchasing these papers How to Use the Papers Read the introduction slide that explain what is occurring in the scene. Read the practice questions Read the scene with the scaffolded questions attached. Answer all the questions to help you understand the scene before moving on to Question A. This will help guide your thinking Write an answer for Question A. Afterwards, check the mark scheme to see how your answer fits with what the mark scheme might ask for Read the vocabulary pack for Question B. This will help guide your thinking. Plan an answer to Question B Write an answer for Question B. Afterwards, check the mark scheme to see how your answer fits with what the mark scheme might ask for
The Empress GCSE Revision Pack
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The Empress GCSE Revision Pack

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Are you revising for The Empress at GCSE? Are you teaching the text? This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the The Empress at GCSE. This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their The Empress exam. This pack includes: Key Character List and Key Terms List (Slides 3-4) Play Summary (Slides 5-8) Key Context Grid (Slides 9-10): Including British Empire, Ayahs, Lascars, and Queen Victoria Key Themes Grid (Slide 11-12): A breakdown of the key themes in the play, key details of where these appear in the play, and a selection of linked quotes for each theme. Model Answers: Modelled yet achievable high-level answers, as well as a step-by-step breakdown of how to answer these questions.
GCSE Poetry: Belonging Revision Pack
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GCSE Poetry: Belonging Revision Pack

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This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the Poetry Belonging Anthology GCSE (tailored to Edexcel, but the information is widely applicable). This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their poetry exam. This pack includes: This pack includes: Poem List (Slide 3) Key Terms List (Slide 4): Allows students to get to grips with key terms necessary to fully analyse and explore the poems Poem Summaries (Slide 5-8): Breaks down the key message of each poem, as well as picks out the most important language technique and form/structure technique from each poem and clearly explains its effect Key Context Grid (9-11): Gives two pieces of key context for each poem, as well as groups poems together by context and theme Model Answers for Question A and Question B: How to structure and approach Question A, as well as a full mark model for said question. How to approach and analyse Question B, as well as a breakdown of an unseen poem and the structure for this question
The Empress GCSE Scheme of Work [STAND]
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The Empress GCSE Scheme of Work [STAND]

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Do you want to teach The Empress? Are you looking to expand the selection of diverse voices in your schemes of work? Are you hoping to champion students of colour? There are two versions of this scheme, standard and expanded. This standard version covers the following. For Students This is a six week scheme of work that covers all of the key material needed to teach Tanika Gupta’s ‘The Empress’ at GCSE. Over 24 lessons, students will learn to break down the play, to write full-length answers to exam-style questions, and to successfully revise. There is a key focus on characterisation, vocabulary, exam-style writing and context. Everything is laid out in an easy digestible manner and the scheme includes time to read. For Teachers Each lesson includes helpful guiding question that are answered in the scheme to take the burden off of teachers. Alongside this, there is a scheme overview pack, a key terms glossary. Each of these can be employed to gain a secure knowledge of the play before you start to teach. Exam Focus To secure student success, revision materials are embedded within the scheme. There is an exam mnemonic to help student writing and model answers with scaffolded questions. This Pack Includes Full scheme of work Scheme overview/revision pack Key terms glossary and model answers
John Donne A Level Revision Pack
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John Donne A Level Revision Pack

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This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the John Donne portion of the A-Level exam (tailored to Edexcel, but the information is widely applicable). This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their John Donne exam. This pack includes: Key Vocabulary A list of key vocabulary that can be used to dissect Donne’s poems, broken down by theme and covering the breadth of his work. Allows students to enhance their essay writing with higher level language. Timeline A timeline of when the poetry was published, or believed to be published, as well as what Donne was commenting on at this time. Allows for a visualisation of when Donne was writing and for what purpose. Understanding the Poems Poem Groupings: Poems grouped by theme and date. Donne’s Essential Arguments: A breakdown of the essential arguments Donne puts forward in regards to love, romance, women, gender, the physical vs the spiritual, grief, death, religion, God, and the afterlife. Donne’s Argument and Style Donne’s Literary Influences: A breakdown of all his major allusions and intertexts, including the Metaphysicals, Plato, Petrarch, and the Bible. What is Donne’s Point? Sentence stems organised by argument, brekas down his key arguments and how they are posed. Donne’s Craft: Sentence stems organised by theme that allow for in depth exploration of Donne’s craft, compares to his wider body of work at the metaphysical movement. Key Context: All of the overarching key context that relates to Donne’s poetry, dual coded and organised into a grid. Exam Technique How to Approach an Exam-Style Question What if I Need Support? How to Break Down a Poem
Jekyll and Hyde Practice & Predicted Papers 2024 Edexcel
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Jekyll and Hyde Practice & Predicted Papers 2024 Edexcel

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This pack contains key scenes that have not previously been set for the Edexcel English Literature exam. Alongside each scene, there are predicted questions given for Question A and Question B of the exam. Each scene includes: An introduction to each scene to explain what is occurring Predicted questions for Question A and Question B Scaffolded guiding questions to help you understand the most important parts of the scene for Question A A key information grid to help you plan an answer for Question B Predicted mark schemes for both Question A and Question B to help you mark your answers It is very important to note that these are meant to supplement your revision. Any scene from Jekyll and Hyde could come up and it is important to revise widely. Due to this, you also gain access to a Jekyll and Hyde Revision Pack when purchasing these papers How to Use the Papers Read the introduction slide that explain what is occurring in the scene. Read the practice questions Read the scene with the scaffolded questions attached. Answer all the questions to help you understand the scene before moving on to Question A. This will help guide your thinking Write an answer for Question A. Afterwards, check the mark scheme to see how your answer fits with what the mark scheme might ask for Read the vocabulary pack for Question B. This will help guide your thinking. Plan an answer to Question B Write an answer for Question B. Afterwards, check the mark scheme to see how your answer fits with what the mark scheme might ask for
The Empress GCSE Revision Worksheets
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The Empress GCSE Revision Worksheets

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These worksheets break down the entire plot of The Empress through short excerpts of the play coupled with leading questions. For example, a short extract from the beginning of the play where Rani first encounters Lascar Sally coupled with questions such as “What is the most important thing the sailors say? What does this show about their attitude to Rani?” These worksheets are particularly useful for catching students up if they have missed large chunks of work or if they are struggling to understand the storyline of the play as a whole. Overall, they are broken down chronologically and provide short summaries of what is happening where necessary. The questions are specifically designed to prompt students to have insightful thoughts about Gupta’s intention, the modern audience’s reaction, and the importance of crucial moments within the plot. Each sheet also comes with a glossary of key vocabulary and the questions prompt when to use this. There are four worksheets in total: Rani and Hari (4 pages, 13 questions) Victoria and Abdul (4 pages, 12 questions) Gandhi and Dadabhai (6 pages, 16 questions)
Beloved + Dracula A Level Revision Pack
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Beloved + Dracula A Level Revision Pack

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This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the prose portion of the A-Level exam (tailored to Edexcel, but the information is widely applicable). This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their Beloved and Dracula exam. This pack includes: Understanding the Novels Plot Summaries: Of each novel Points of Connection: Connections between Dracula and Beloved that explore their thematic similarities and differences Exploration of Themes and Symbols: Repeated symbols that crossover in both Dracula and Beloved, exploring how to connect the texts through imagery. Full analysis of the themes provided. Form, Context, Craft Form and How To Apply It: The different forms of Dracula and Beloved and how these represent the themes of the novels Context and Writer’s Intent: Dual coded context for each novel, connected to the writer’s intent in regards to the time. How do they react to this context? Each Writer’s Craft: Sentence starters that show how to productively discuss Stoker and Morrison’s unique craft, as well as how to connect this to the supernatural and the Gothic Exam Technique How to Approach a Question: A simple mnemonic to breakdown the approach to exam questions, with examples given Example Plans and Introductions: Fully planned essay responses to past exam questions, as well as introductory paragraphs to show how these look written out
Refugee Boy GCSE Revision Pack
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Refugee Boy GCSE Revision Pack

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Are you revising for Refugee Boy at GCSE? Are you teaching the text? This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the Refugee Boy at GCSE. This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their Refugee Boy exam. This pack includes: Key Character List and Key Terms List (Slides 3-4) Play Summary (Slides 5-8) Key Context Grid (Slides 9-10): Including Benjamin Zephaniah, Lemn Sissay, Race Riots, the Refugee Crisis, The Courtyard Theatre Key Themes Grid (Slide 11-12): A breakdown of the key themes in the play, key details of where these appear in the play, and a selection of linked quotes for each theme. Model Answers: Modelled yet achievable high-level answers, as well as a step-by-step breakdown of how to answer these questions.
The Empress GCSE Quote Deck
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The Empress GCSE Quote Deck

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Are you revising for The Empress at GCSE? Are you teaching the text? This is a comprehensive, dual coded quote deck that will allow students to revise all the most important quotes for the play. There are two decks included here, a standard version for easy revision and an expanded version for top level revision. Each quote deck contains: Quotes for Rani, Hari, Victoria, Abdul, and Dadabhai Matching pictures with each quote to help students memorise them Blank and filled in versions of each quote to help students revise Character maps for Rani, Hari, Victoria, Abdul, and Dadabhai to show how they progress over the play, using the key quotes
The Empress GCSE Scheme of Work [EXPAND]
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The Empress GCSE Scheme of Work [EXPAND]

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Do you want to teach The Empress? Are you looking to expand the selection of diverse voices in your schemes of work? Are you hoping to champion students of colour? There are two versions of this scheme, standard and expanded. This expanded version covers the following. For Students This is a six week scheme of work that covers all of the key material needed to teach Tanika Gupta’s ‘The Empress’ at GCSE. Over 24 lessons, students will learn to break down the play, to write full-length answers to exam-style questions, and to successfully revise. There is a key focus on characterisation, vocabulary, exam-style writing and context. Everything is laid out in an easy digestible manner and the scheme includes time to read. For Teachers Each lesson includes helpful guiding question that are answered in the scheme to take the burden off of teachers. Alongside this, there is a scheme overview pack, a key terms glossary, dual coded quotes, and revision tools to helpfully summarise the key character journeys within the play. Each of these can be employed to gain a secure knowledge of the play before you start to teach. Exam Focus To secure student success, revision materials are embedded within the scheme. There are dual coded quotes that students can use to revise, an exam mnemonic to help student writing, model answers with scaffolded questions, and revision worksheets to catch up students who may have missed lessons or join the school year at a different time. This Pack Includes Full scheme of work Scheme overview/revision pack Key terms glossary and model answers Dual coded quotes deck Homework options Revision plot summaries/GCSE revision worksheets
John Donne A Level Scheme
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John Donne A Level Scheme

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Do you want to teach John Donne? For Students This is a six week scheme of work that covers all of the key material needed to teach John Donne’s poetry at A Level. Over 24 lessons, students will learn to break down the poem, to write full-length answers to exam-style questions, and to successfully revise. There is a key focus on comprehension, context, style, craft, vocabulary, exam-style writing and revision. Everything is laid out in an easy digestible manner and the scheme includes time to read. For Teachers Each lesson includes helpful guiding question that are answered in the scheme to take the burden off of teachers. Alongside this, there is a scheme overview pack, a key terms glossary, a poetry timeline, and revision tools to helpfully summarise the key character journeys within the play. Each of these can be employed to gain a secure knowledge of the play before you start to teach. Exam Focus To secure student success, revision materials are embedded within the scheme. There are dual coded quotes that students can use to revise, an exam mnemonic to help student writing, model answers with scaffolded questions, and revision worksheets to catch up students who may have missed lessons or join the school year at a different time. This Pack Includes Full scheme of work Scheme overview/revision pack Key terms glossary and model answers Poetry timeline The Poems Covered The Flea Woman’s Constancy Love’s Alchemy Song (Catch a Falling Star) A Nocturnal Upon St Lucy’s Day The Apparition The Funeral Hymn to God, My God, in My Sickness Batter My Heart This is my play’s… At the round earth’s…. The Good Morrow The Sun Rising Air and Angels The Canonization A Valediction Forbidding Mourning A Valediction of Weeping Death Not Be Proud Thou Hast Made Me Spit In My Face, You Jews To His Mistress Going to Bed Song (Sweetest Love) The Anniversary Twicknam Garden Love’s Growth The Relic I Am A Little World Goodfriday, Riding Westward A Hymn To God the Father The Ecstasy The Ecstasy
LGBTQ+ PSHE Scheme of Work
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LGBTQ+ PSHE Scheme of Work

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This six week scheme of work focuses on LGBTQ+ identity and is suitable for KS3, KS4 or KS5 in PSHE or form time. The lessons are easy to follow and simple to deliver, and include PowerPoints, handouts, resources and homework. The focus of the scheme is discussion and understanding and the lessons contain a mix of starters, worksheets and videos to help navigate complicated subject matter. At the end of the scheme, students are asked to assess their own learning and show understanding through a roundup activity. Lesson 1: What is LGBTQ+? Lesson 2 Trans and Non-Binary Lesson 3: Challenging Prejudice Lesson 4: Coming Out Lesson 5: LGBTQ+ History Lesson 6: The Plus Lesson 1 serves as a general introduction to LGBTQ+ by defining key terms, looking at different flags and their meanings, discussing who in our lives is LGBTQ+ and thinking about LGBTQ+ celebrities. Homework is focused on Pride as a means of busting common misconceptions about the event. Lesson 2 focuses on trans and non-binary identities by defining key terms, prompting discussion about how we might support trans friends at school, clearing up common misconceptions and watching videos that highlight trans voices. Lesson 3 allows students to get to grips with challenging prejudice, explaining what homophobia an transphobia are, analysing the different kinds of bullying, and asking the class what they can do to support their LGBTQ+ peers. There are lots of recommendations for books, film and television that students can enjoy included. Lesson 4 asks students to consider Coming Out. As well as showing positive depictions of LGBTQ+ people who have come out, the lesson stresses that it is important to come out when you are safe and ready. There is a worksheet analysing an extract from the book* Love, Simon* and multiple class discussions. Lesson 5 traces LGBTQ+ history in the United Kingdom, asking students to make predictions about when certain historical events occurred and then running through a timeline of key milestones. There are in-depth focuses on the impact of the Stonewall Riots and HIV. Homework is to complete a fact file on Marsha P. Johnson. Lesson 6 unpacks the plus in LGBTQ+, looking at gender dysphoria, pronouns and intersex people, with a range of video resources included to help navigate complicated discussions. Students are asked to evaluate their learning at the end of the lesson, as well as provide answers to prove this.
Jekyll and Hyde GCSE Quote Deck
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Jekyll and Hyde GCSE Quote Deck

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Are you revising for Jekyll and Hyde at GCSE? Are you teaching the text? This is a comprehensive, dual coded quote deck that will allow students to revise all the most important quotes for the play. There are two decks included here, a standard version for easy revision and an expanded version for top level revision. Each quote deck contains: Quotes for Jekyll, Hyde, Utterson, Lanyon, Setting Matching pictures with each quote to help students memorise them Blank and filled in versions of each quote to help students revise
GCSE Poetry: Worlds and Lives Revision Pack
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GCSE Poetry: Worlds and Lives Revision Pack

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This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the Poetry Worlds and Lives Anthology GCSE (tailored to AQA, but the information is widely applicable). This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their poetry exam. This pack includes: This pack includes: Poem List (Slide 3) Key Terms List (Slide 4): Allows students to get to grips with key terms necessary to fully analyse and explore the poems Poem Summaries (Slide 5-8): Breaks down the key message of each poem, as well as picks out the most important language technique and form/structure technique from each poem and clearly explains its effect Key Context Grid (9-11): Gives two pieces of key context for each poem, as well as groups poems together by context and theme Model Answers for Question A and Question B: How to structure and approach Question A, as well as a full mark model for said question. How to approach and analyse Question B, as well as a breakdown of an unseen poem and the structure for this question
Mental Health and Wellbeing PSHE Scheme of Work
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Mental Health and Wellbeing PSHE Scheme of Work

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This six week scheme of work focuses on Mental Health and Wellbeing and is suitable for KS3, KS4 or KS5 in PSHE or form time. The lessons are easy to follow and simple to deliver, and include PowerPoints, handouts, resources and homework. The focus of the scheme is discussion and understanding and the lessons contain a mix of starters, worksheets and videos to help navigate complicated subject matter. At the end of the scheme, students are asked to assess their own learning and show understanding through a roundup activity. Lesson 1: Mental Wellbeing Lesson 2 Anxiety and Depression Lesson 3: Anger and Stress Lesson 4: Coping Techniques Lesson 5: A Healthier You Lesson 6: Supporting Friends Lesson 1 serves as a general introduction to mental wellbeing by defining key terms, looking at forms of mental health difficulties and their meanings, and considering ways we might keep mentally well. Homework is to put a fact file together on a celebrity who has faced mental health challenges. Lesson 2 focuses on anxiety and depression, prompting discussion about the difference between normal feelings and mental health challenges, learning to spot the signs of mental health difficulties in ourselves and others, and thinking about how we already manage our mental wellbeing. Lesson 3 allows students to get to grips with anger and stress through exploring what healthy emotional responses might look like. There are self-evaluation worksheets that ask students to productively think about methods of calming down and bettering their response to difficulties. Lesson 4 asks students to consider coping techniques. As well as diving into the meaning of self-care, there is a section on harm minimisation explaining how to reduce the risks involved with self-harm and suicidal thoughts. National mental health charities are also signposted. Lesson 5 looks at the steps we can take to lead healthier lives. Thinking through the basics of healthy living, the lesson builds in a chance for the students to synthesise their learning through practicing strategies such as meditation and colouring. Homework is to keep a self-care diary. Lesson 6 unpacks how we can support our friends, with focuses on men’s mental health and stigma in different communities. A largely discussion and video-based lesson, there is a worksheet at the end for students to evaluate their learning.
Refugee Boy GCSE Quote Deck
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Refugee Boy GCSE Quote Deck

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Are you revising for Refugee Boy at GCSE? Are you teaching the text? This is a comprehensive, dual coded quote deck that will allow students to revise all the most important quotes for the play The quote deck contains: Quotes for Alem, Mr Kelo, Mustaphah, Sweeney, The Fitzgeralds and Ruth Matching pictures with each quote to help students memorise them Blank and filled in versions of each quote to help student revise Character maps for Alem, Mr Kelo, Mustaphah, Sweeney, and Ruthto show how they progress over the play, using the key quotes
Jekyll and Hyde GCSE Revision Worksheets
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Jekyll and Hyde GCSE Revision Worksheets

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These worksheets break down the entire plot of Jekyll and Hyde through short excerpts of the novella coupled with leading questions. For example, a short extract from the first chapter, which described Mr Utterson coupled alongside questions such as “1. What does the above suggest about Mr Utterson? How does Stevenson characterize him?” These worksheets are particularly useful for catching students up if they have missed large chunks of work or if they are struggling to understand the storyline of the play as a whole. Overall, they are broken down bychapter and provide short summaries of what is happening where necessary. The questions are specifically designed to prompt students to have insightful thoughts about Stevenson’s intention, the Victorian reader’s reaction, and the importance of crucial moments within the plot. There is also a glossary of key terms.
Macbeth Context and Themes Mini-Scheme
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Macbeth Context and Themes Mini-Scheme

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This eight lesson scheme of work focuses on the Key Themes of Macbeth and is suitable for KS4 or KS5. The lessons are easy to follow and simple to deliver, and include PowerPoints, printable handouts, resources, and four lots of homework. The focus of the scheme is learning and revising the political and social context of Macbeth, as well as the key themes of the play. Lesson 1: Structure of the Play Lesson 2 Political Context of Macbeth Lesson 3: Social Context of Macbeth Lesson 4: Kingship and Loyalty Lesson 5: The Supernatural and Appearances vs Reality Lesson 6: Gender and Ambition Lesson 7: Guilt and Madness Lesson 8: Power and Fate vs Fortune Homework: Four flashcard making exercises, based on the lessons. Lesson 1: Serves as a general introduction to the play by defining key terms, giving an overview of the structure, and providing a summary of each act. Students are asked to summarise each act, learn key quotes, and then link these quotes to the main themes of the play. Lesson 2: Focuses on the political context of Macbeth. Students learn about King James I, Bonfire Night, Macbeth and Monarchy, and Macbeth and Equivocation. A handout allows students to keep track of the key information, how this links to Macbeth, and key quotes relevant to each piece of context. Students are asked to summarise learning at end of lesson throught structured task. Lesson 3: Focuses on the social context of Macbeth. Students learn about The Globe, Witchcraft, and Gender. A handout allows students to keep track of the key information, how this links to Macbeth, and key quotes relevant to each piece of context. Students are asked to summarise learning at end of lesson throught structured task. Lesson 4: Summarises the place of Kingship and Loyalty in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A revision clock is included. Lesson 5: Summarises the place of The Supernatural and Appearances vs Reality in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included. Lesson 6: Summarises the place of Gender and Ambition in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included. Lesson 7: Summarises the place of Guilt and Madness in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included. Lesson 7: Summarises the place of Power and Fate vs Fortune in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included.
GCSE Poetry: Time and Place Revision Pack
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GCSE Poetry: Time and Place Revision Pack

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This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the Poetry Time and Place Anthology GCSE (tailored to Edexcel, but the information is widely applicable). This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their poetry exam. This pack includes: This pack includes: Poem List (Slide 3) Key Terms List (Slide 4): Allows students to get to grips with key terms necessary to fully analyse and explore the poems Poem Summaries (Slide 5-8): Breaks down the key message of each poem, as well as picks out the most important language technique and form/structure technique from each poem and clearly explains its effect Key Context Grid (9-11): Gives two pieces of key context for each poem, as well as groups poems together by context and theme Model Answers for Question A and Question B: How to structure and approach Question A, as well as a full mark model for said question. How to approach and analyse Question B, as well as a breakdown of an unseen poem and the structure for this question