Hero image

ThInC Education

A range of resources to support the study and revision of English language and literature in KS3-KS4, along with generic resources focusing on writing, reading, and revision skills.

31Uploads

10k+Views

1k+Downloads

A range of resources to support the study and revision of English language and literature in KS3-KS4, along with generic resources focusing on writing, reading, and revision skills.
World Book Day Lesson - KS4
Jendi87Jendi87

World Book Day Lesson - KS4

(1)
An engaging lesson suitable for KS4 students to celebrate World Book Day. Get students discussing what make stories powerful, how storytelling has changed over time, what makes their GCSE texts powerful, and then engage them with a combined creative/persuasive writing activity where they have to persuade people what the most effective form of storytelling is by using the form itself - think poetry is the most powerful form of storytelling? Write a persuasive poem. Think digital platforms and social media are more powerful? Write a series of persuasive tweets or storyboard a Snapchat story with captions. Easily combined with revision of GCSE texts.
Synonyms Placemat
Jendi87Jendi87

Synonyms Placemat

(1)
Placemat encouraging students to use more interesting and sophisticated vocabulary. Provides alternatives to overused words such as 'big', 'small', 'happy', 'sad', alternative colour words and many more.
A Christmas Carol - revision placemat template
Jendi87Jendi87

A Christmas Carol - revision placemat template

(0)
Blank revision placemat for students to fill out with key information. Sections for plot summary, character profile/key quotes, context, and themes. Great activity for independent revision or homework task.
Tips for supporting reading
Jendi87Jendi87

Tips for supporting reading

(0)
Colour leaflet aimed at parents, filled with tips for supporting reading at home including: reading strategies; questions to ask before, during and after reading; useful websites etc.
Supported Writing - Point of View (Language Paper 2 Q5)
Jendi87Jendi87

Supported Writing - Point of View (Language Paper 2 Q5)

(0)
Resource sheets to support the structuring of writing from a point of view. Great for intervention or supporting students who struggle to effectively structure their work, this resource breaks down long, point of view writing tasks into manageable chunks. Start strong Get to the heart of it Supporting your point of view End strong Each section give suggestions for what to include and an example of how it could be written. The resource can be used with any Language Paper 2, Q5 style writing task. Students can either try and improve the example given or develop their own response using the example as a model. Works well as either a group or independent activity and is a great starting point for planning, drafting and refining extended writing.
Macbeth - revision placemat template
Jendi87Jendi87

Macbeth - revision placemat template

(0)
Blank revision placemat for students to fill out with key information. Sections for plot summary, character profile/key quotes, context, and themes. Great activity for independent revision or homework task.
Macbeth GCSE (new 1-9) support pack
Jendi87Jendi87

Macbeth GCSE (new 1-9) support pack

(0)
Comprehensive workbook helping students revise key scenes, themes, characters, and context for Macbeth at GCSE (includes AOs from AQA). Working through key scenes from the play chronologically, students answer a series of questions and complete language analysis activities, as well as producing character profiles and exploring links to theme and context.
Supported Writing - Describe - Language Paper 1 Q5
Jendi87Jendi87

Supported Writing - Describe - Language Paper 1 Q5

(0)
Resource sheets to support the structuring of writing from a point of view. Great for intervention or supporting students who struggle to effectively structure their work, this resource breaks down long, point of view writing tasks into manageable chunks. Start strong Get to the heart of it Supporting your point of view End strong Each section give suggestions for what to include and an example of how it could be written. The resource can be used with any Language Paper 2, Q5 style writing task. Students can either try and improve the example given or develop their own response using the example as a model. Works well as either a group or independent activity and is a great starting point for planning, drafting and refining extended writing.
The Hunger Games - Thinking Prompts
Jendi87Jendi87

The Hunger Games - Thinking Prompts

(0)
Powerpoint with thinking prompt questions for every chapter of The Hunger Games (one per slide). Great for use as starters, plenaries, or as a starting point for discussion/speaking and listening tasks. Encourage students to think outside the box and dig a little deeper into this dystopian text.
Succeed at GCSE English Language (AQA)
Jendi87Jendi87

Succeed at GCSE English Language (AQA)

4 Resources
Ultimate revision and exam preparation bundle for GCSE English Language (AQA). Two comprehensive booklets which take students through the papers step by step, from how to read the source(s) to how to structure a response to each question, along with model answers for each. Also contain pages with useful revision resources on vocabulary, language techniques, and developing detailed analysis, and a full practice paper at the back of each booklet for practical application of the skills. Bundle also contains helpsheets for supported and structured writing of both Q5 responses.
World Book Day Lesson - KS3
Jendi87Jendi87

World Book Day Lesson - KS3

(1)
An engaging English lesson for World Book Day 2018, suitable for KS3 students. Includes discussions about forms of storytelling, how storytelling has changed, and a collaborative writing activity, helping your students to share stories of their own.
A Christmas Carol GCSE support pack
Jendi87Jendi87

A Christmas Carol GCSE support pack

(0)
Comprehensive work booklet enabling students to revise A Christmas Carol for the new English GCSE (AOs are based on AQA paper). The booklets covers context, key characters, key themes, and works through the novella stave by stave with questions directing their attention to key events and extracts. There are also activities on language analysis and making links to context.
Macbeth - key quotes
Jendi87Jendi87

Macbeth - key quotes

(0)
Fill-in-the-blanks activity and answer sheet for key quotes from Macbeth. Great for helping students revise and remember quotations in preparation for GCSE. (There's also space for them to add class chosen quotes on the bottom of the sheet - they could create their own fill in the blanks and swap with a classmate.)
An Inspector Calls - GCSE Revision Bundle
Jendi87Jendi87

An Inspector Calls - GCSE Revision Bundle

4 Resources
A selections of revision resources and activities to help students prepare for the GCSE Literature exam question on An Inspector Calls. Includes: - quote remembering task - revision placemat template - 'Who said what?' quote activity - revision 'catch-all' resource summarising plot, characters, key quotes, and context