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English resources covering a range of grades, age levels and activities!

English resources covering a range of grades, age levels and activities!
Witches in Britain
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Witches in Britain

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Lesson on the history of witches in Britain, non-fiction text Learning objective: be able to identify some facts about witchcraft in Britain and summarise them Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced. Total of 4 slides Designed for G6 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Lessons on 'The Yellow Wallpaper'
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Lessons on 'The Yellow Wallpaper'

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Thoroughly planned 3x lesson series on ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charlotte Perkins Stetson, fiction reading and analysis Learning objectives: to understand the context of the ‘Yellow Wallpaper’ and how that relates to the narrator to analyse how the relationship between the narrator and her husband is presented to discuss the significance of the ending of the short story and link to Gothic conventions Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced and with contextual information. Total of 7, 7 and 6 slides Designed for G8 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Creating comic strips
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Creating comic strips

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Fun series of lessons in which students will plan, design and create their own comic strip. The PPT has 20 slides and roughly covers three separate lessons in which students create a superhero, a villain, create a plot, design the location of their comic strip and the front cover. A superfun series of tasks that will get students engaged and being creative with original ideas.
Introduction to Dystopia
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Introduction to Dystopia

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Lesson on Dystopian fiction, introducing students to key conventions of the genre Learning objective: To understand the key terms of dystopia and utopia To identify some of the key features of dystopia and utopia Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced with model pieces of writing. Total of 12 slides Designed for G7 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Lesson analysing the theme of fear in 'The Woman in Black'
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Lesson analysing the theme of fear in 'The Woman in Black'

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Lesson analysing the theme of fear in ‘The Woman in Black’ Learning objective: To be able to analyse how a writer creates tension Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. There are challenge activities and sentence starters for differentiation. The main activity analyses a short extract, which is included. Total of 8 slides Designed for G7 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting! CAN BE BOUGHT AS PART OF A 3 LESSON BUNDLE *
Lesson on tension in 'A Tell Tale Heart'
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Lesson on tension in 'A Tell Tale Heart'

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Lesson analysing the creation of tension in the short story ‘The Tell Tale Heart’. Learning objective: To be able to explain how Poe creates tension in the story Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. There are challenge activities and definitions of key words for differentiation. There is a short extract and then a longer extract from the story, included in the resource. Total of 10 slides Designed for G7 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting! CAN BE BOUGHT AS PART OF A 2 LESSON BUNDLE *
Lesson on the opening of 1984
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Lesson on the opening of 1984

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Lesson evaluating the opening to the Dystopian novel ‘1984’ by George Orwell Learning objective: To understand the opening of ‘1984’ To identify some of the Dystopian conventions of the novel Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced. Involves group work. Total of 7 slides Designed for G7 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Lesson on Poe's 'The Raven'
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Lesson on Poe's 'The Raven'

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A lesson reading and understanding Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘The Raven’ Learning objectives: to read and understand the events of the poem and to explain how Poe presents the Raven as a symbol Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Also has a fun exit ticket challenge question. Some slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced and supported with key vocabulary. 6 slides Designed for G8 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Grammar worksheets
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Grammar worksheets

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These 4 worksheets contain questions relating to the following aspects of grammar: Word classes and parts of speech (adverbs, pronouns and prepositions) Vocabulary Compound sentences They are very easily accessible and make an effective homework or starter task.
Lessons on 'Farenheit 451'
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Lessons on 'Farenheit 451'

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2x lesson series on ‘Farenheit 451’ by Ray Bradbury, fiction reading and analysis Learning objectives: * to be able to understand the opening of ‘Farenheit 451’ * to analyse how Bradbury presents the character Montag Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced and with a video embedded. Total of 5 and 4 slides Designed for G7/ KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Macbeth Scheme of work
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Macbeth Scheme of work

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A scheme of work on Macbeth. Lessons clearly labelled that take students through the play, with a range of different activities designed to ensure maximum understanding of events, themes, characters, context and plot.
Grammar worksheets
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Grammar worksheets

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These 2 worksheets contain questions relating to the following aspects of grammar: Speech punctuation Complex sentences Semi-colons Possessive apostrophes
Gothic Creative Writing
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Gothic Creative Writing

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Lesson on Gothic creative writing, exploring the key word ‘morbid’ and recapping ideas about the conventions of Gothic writing Learning objective: to understand how writers can use language to create a morbid atmosphere Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced with model pieces of writing. Total of 10 slides Designed for G8 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Lesson on 'Divergent' opening
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Lesson on 'Divergent' opening

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Lesson evaluating the opening to the Dystopian novel ‘Divergent’ Learning objective: * To understand how writers create engaging openings Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced with embedded video. Involves group work. Total of 7 slides Designed for G7 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe'
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'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe'

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Two paired lessons on an extract from ‘The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe’, focussing on the White Witch Learning objective: All will understand how the White Witch is presented in the extract Some will be able to explain how Lewis’s presentation of the White Witch uses traditional stereotypes of witches To analyse how Lewis presents the White Witch as powerful Has Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced. Total of 6 and 5 slides Designed for G6 / KS3 students Engaging, fun, and interesting!
Edexcel English GCSE Master PowerPoint
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Edexcel English GCSE Master PowerPoint

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A must-have resource for anyone studying the Edexcel English GCSE. A comprehensive breakdown of all four Language and Literature papers, including mark schemes, breakdowns of AOs and paragraph structures. 53 page PowerPoint presentation. Can be altered to suit different texts.
Grammar worksheets and tests
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Grammar worksheets and tests

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50% off total price! This bundle contains 10 grammar worksheets and a series of end of unit assessments for each different year group at KS3, with separate answer sheets. The worksheets can be used as homework or quick starter tasks. It is ideal to spread these tasks out throughout the year or a term. For KS3 or revision activities for KS4. The areas of grammar focussed on are: Simple, compound and complex sentences Different types of punctuation Fragments Subject and object Parts of speech and subject terminology Vocabulary
Series of lessons on '1984'
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Series of lessons on '1984'

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A series of lessons introducing students to Orwell’s ‘1984’ 50% saving on the bundle! SOW designed originally for G8 / Y9 / KS3 Contains some group work and extended writing activities, with extracts from the novel contained within the relevant lessons Lessons on the opening, the idea of resistance, memory, and the dramatic capture scene All lessons have Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced with thoroughly planned lesson and support materials. Total of 4 fully planned lessons
Mini-SOW on Dystopian Fiction
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Mini-SOW on Dystopian Fiction

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A mini scheme of work on Dystopian fiction 65% saving on the bundle! SOW designed originally for G7 / Y8 / KS3 Contains a series of lessons on various Dystopian fiction texts, with a copy of the relevant extract booklet to support teachers Texts include ‘1984’, ‘Divergent’, ‘Farenheit 451’, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘The Hunger Games’ All lessons have Learning Objectives, a Do Now, Activation, Demonstration and Consolidation activity. Most slides have an extension or challenge activity. Comes fully resourced with embedded videos and handouts. Total of 12 fully planned lessons
Organisation prompt
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Organisation prompt

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Resource to help students with organisation. Can be printed and laminated for maximum efficiency. Used by students in the evening/ morning to help prompt them to be more organised.