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English GCSE and English KS3 resources. Everything I upload is tried and tested by both myself and my English Department. I always appreciate feedback, so please do leave a review if you get chance. Leave a review and choose any other single resource for free! Just get in touch.

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English GCSE and English KS3 resources. Everything I upload is tried and tested by both myself and my English Department. I always appreciate feedback, so please do leave a review if you get chance. Leave a review and choose any other single resource for free! Just get in touch.
AQA English Language Paper 1 - Section A Walkthrough
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AQA English Language Paper 1 - Section A Walkthrough

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Includes: 1 hr well differentiated PP, a mock exam-style paper based on GCSE English Language Paper 1 specimen papers and possible answers paper, for both the teacher and student to use in their self assessment tasks. Could do over 2 lessons, a ‘mock mock’ to aid preparation for AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Section A. The questions focus on the Birdsong extract provided in AQA’s GCSE English Language reading resource. You can find this here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-87001-RSB.PDF Questions can be completed in timed conditions (with approximate times provided in the resources) to improve students’ abilities to work in exam conditions. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner’s Shop.
A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

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AWARD NOMINATED: EVERY LESSON FOR A CHRISTMAS CAROL! 20x fully differentiated and resourced lessons to prepare KS3 and KS4 students for AQA GCSE English Literature questions on Charles Dickens' classic novella. All created by Tes Bev Evans Award nominated author 2017. Includes the following lessons: 1) Historical context introduction 2) Stave one introduction 3) Stave one language analysis 4) Fred and Scrooge character analysis 5) Marley's Ghost 6) Marley's Ghost - language analysis 7) Marley's message 8) The Ghost of Christmas Past 9) Fezziwig 10) The Ghost of Christmas Past continued 11) Fan and Belle 12) The Ghost of Christmas Present 13) Writing to Argue - Writing an article on poverty 14) Writing to Argue continued 15) The Ghost of Christmas Present continued 16) Analysing key quotes 17) Essay writing preparation 18) Exam-style preparation 19) How Scrooge changes in Staves 5 and 6 20) Exam question review Keep checking your downloads as more and more resources will be added to this bundle.
Christmas / End of Term Quiz
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Christmas / End of Term Quiz

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A fun and silly, Christmas / End of Term Quiz aimed at secondary students. The quiz is interactive, multiple choice and has hidden humorous Youtube clips throughout the questions for extra clues or a commiseration giggle when the class get an answer wrong. There are two ways of playing - either as a whole class, or, you can put the quiz on slide view, skip the answers and read them out at the end (if your class would rather compete in groups). The quiz runs on Powerpoint, is very easy to use and will last you between 45 mins - 1 hour if you watch all the clips contained in it as well. The rounds include: Highlights of 2018 Christmas around the world Celeb in a Snowman Music TV and Film Christmas Trivia The quiz is completely editable too, with all answers included. Enjoy!
AQA English Language Paper 2 - Section A Walkthrough / Revision
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AQA English Language Paper 2 - Section A Walkthrough / Revision

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A very detailed, fully differentiated and resourced set of materials that has enough for at least two lessons. Includes scaffolds for each question, success criteria, suitable texts, a self-assessment checklist based on success criteria and clear timings for all parts of Section A. Perfect preparation for KS4 students about to sit a Writers' Viewpoint and Perspectives mock or exam and a good way to push forward KS3 students as they begin pathways into GCSE English Language exams.
AQA Paper 2: Section B Speech Writing
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AQA Paper 2: Section B Speech Writing

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A fully differentiated and resourced lesson to help KS3 and KS4 students prepare for Section B of AQA English Language Paper 2. Students analyse a speech for language and structure before being guided to write their own. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner's Shop.
A Christmas Carol - Stave 1
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A Christmas Carol - Stave 1

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A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that looks at the character of Scrooge in Stave 1 and helps students to develop an understanding of Victorian workhouses. Ideal preparation for KS3 and KS4 students preparing for GCSE-style tasks.
An Inspector Calls
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An Inspector Calls

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**TES AWARD NOMINATED** - 20 hours worth of fully differentiated lessons (powerpoints, worksheets and exam practice / prep) + a GCSE revision guide AND a knowledge organiser. A bundle of very highly rated lessons, projects and revision sessions for the study of An Inspector Calls. It basically covers everything you need to teach 'An Inspector Calls' and get successful results (I do). If you think there's anything missing, let me know. Hope you find this useful, as a Head of English I have given this to my whole department to use and they are very pleased about how much time they've saved. Here is the order of lessons: 1 - Introduction 2 - Act One Introduction 3 - Arthur Birling 4 - The Inspector 5 - Responsibility 6 - Sheila Birling 7 - Gerald Croft 8 - Sheila Birling 9 - Mrs Birling 10 - Gerald and Daisy 11 - Eric Birling 12 - Eric and Eva 13 - The Inspector Leaves 14 - Young and Old 15 - Relationships 16 - Language Techniques 17 - Research Lesson 18 - Context 19 - Key Quotes 20 - Revision Session 21 - Key Quotes Revision 22 - Assessment 23 - Pre-Exam Breakfast Plus a revision guide and writing project lesson Leave a review and choose any other Lead_Practitioner lesson for free :)
Paper 1 Section B: AQA: Descriptive Writing
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Paper 1 Section B: AQA: Descriptive Writing

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A lesson for Section B of the AQA English Language Paper 1, where students focus on improving their descriptive writing through differentiated activities and success criteria. The lesson enables students to reflect on their uses of language techniques, as well as considering what kind of structure to give to their writing. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner’s Shop.
Descriptive  / Creative Writing
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Descriptive / Creative Writing

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Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lesson with worksheet and differentiated tasks throughout. Includes peer assessment task and marking criteria. Ideal preparation for Section B of AQA Language Paper 1. Suitable for KS3/4 - adaptable Different level tasks for MA,LA or Core Designed to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or above. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner's Shop.
AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A and B Nonfiction
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AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A and B Nonfiction

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AQA English Language New Spec Paper 2 GCSE Bundle (20x 1hr PP, differentiated tasks throughout using new GCSE numbering system) All tasks differentiated according to new GCSE numbering system, this bundle is designed for the New Spec AQA Language Paper 2. Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lessons, with worksheets where applicable. Suitable for KS4 or adaptable for KS3 Different level tasks for MA,LA or Core Designed to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or above. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner's Shop
Unseen Poetry
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Unseen Poetry

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EIGHT fully differentiated and resourced lessons from a TES Award nominated author that help to prepare students studying AQA English Literature to prepare for the ‘Unseen Poetry’ sections in AQA English Literature Paper 2. All lessons are also easily adaptable for KS3 students, too.
Jekyll and Hyde Revision
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Jekyll and Hyde Revision

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A fully differentiated 1 hour lesson on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde that covers character, plot, themes and historical context in preparation for AQA English Literature Paper 1. Ideal for intervention and revision sessions.
Macbeth GCSE Revision / Macbeth Revision Workbook
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Macbeth GCSE Revision / Macbeth Revision Workbook

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A revision guide for KS4 students to prepare for Section A of the new specification AQA Literature Paper 1 Section A, which includes differentiated activities and resources to support students as they revise for William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Includes: Plot summary Key quotes Contextual information Theme analysis Revision activities
AQA Paper 2 English Language
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AQA Paper 2 English Language

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A fully differentiated lesson to prepare GCSE students for AQA English Language Paper 2: Writer's Viewpoints and Perspectives. The lesson is based around a recent Guardian editorial piece on Donald Trump's presidential election victory, a contemporary issue that students find fascinating. Within the lesson are sample exam-style questions to prepare students for Q3 in Section A of the exam paper. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner's Shop
AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5
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AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5

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A collection of five lessons (4 x1 hour and 1x 2 hour) that cover writing to argue, writing to advise, writing to persuade, letter writing and essay writing. A great collection of differentiated activities, modelled examples, scaffolded sentences and guided peer and self reflection that enables students to learn from others and improve their non-fiction writing in preparation for AQA English Language Paper 2 Section B. Keep checking your downloads as I will keep adding more and more to this bundle.
English Language Paper 2 Revision
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English Language Paper 2 Revision

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A fully differentiated revision guide for KS4 students to prepare for Language Paper 2 - Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives - of the new specification AQA English Language specification, which includes differentiated activities and resources to support students. Revision activities are based around two texts available to download on AQA's Paper 2 Reading Resource: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-87002-RSB.PDF
Remembrance Day - Remembrance Day Descriptive Writing
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Remembrance Day - Remembrance Day Descriptive Writing

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This lessons helps students to understand the true horror and terror of the First World War and life in the trenches,as well as the thoughts and feelings of soldiers going over the top. We look at how a writer can be begin and end a descriptive piece in order to have the most impact on the reader. The lesson includes differentiated activities throughout, a very detailed planning sheet, and video and audio clips to help students develop an understanding of what it was like being in the War. A useful resource for students preparing for descriptive or creative writing exams. Fully differentiated throughout.
Scrooge - A Christmas Carol
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Scrooge - A Christmas Carol

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Scrooge - A Christmas Carol: A fully differentiated lesson that focuses in on Staves 4 and 5 as Scrooge transforms from a selfish and greedy individual into a kind and caring person. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4 classes.