Hero image

English GCSE and English KS3 resources

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 at info@englishgcse.co.uk

786Uploads

738k+Views

916k+Downloads

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 at info@englishgcse.co.uk
AQA English Language Paper 2
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

AQA English Language Paper 2

20 Resources
AQA English Language Paper 2 bundle that has recently been revamped and updated. Every lesson took around 7-10 hours to make and include modelled answers, scaffolds, differentiated activities, sources, engaging activities to open up challenging Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4 and Q5 (Non-fiction writing) tasks to all students. The bundle contains 20 resources that cover both Section A (Nonfiction reading) and Section B (Nonfiction writing) so you know you'll be looking at the whole exam. The lessons contained are: 1) Introduction lesson that looks at travel writing (Q1, Q2, Q4) - Armitage and Dickens 2) Lesson on Donald Trump article that covers Q1 and Q3 3) Lesson on travel writing (Rory Stewart, Dorothy Wordsworth) that covers Q1, Q2 and Q3. 4) Summary writing lesson that looks at Dickens and a Unicef speech 5) Crime and Punishment lesson on Q1 and Q2 6) Crime and Punishment lesson on Q2 7) Crime and Punishment lesson on Q3 8) Crime and Punishment lesson on Q4 9) Paper 2 walking, talking mock that uses the theme of crime and punishment 10) Section B opening and ending articles 11) Newspaper article writing / writing to explain 12) Magazine article writing / writing to argue 13) Speech writing (Winston Churchill) 14) Speech writing (Barack Obama) 15) Paper 2 exam preparation lesson 16) Paper 2 revision lesson 17) Escape room revision lesson 18) Paper 2 Section A knowledge organiser 19) Paper 2 Section A exam practice pack 20) Florence Nightingale themed Q1-Q4 lessons 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
Homelessness Reading Comprehension
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Homelessness Reading Comprehension

(0)
An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on homelessness: what it is, how it differs from rough sleeping, what are its causes and its effects and more. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship and English. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Writing Speeches
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Writing Speeches

7 Resources
SEVEN very detailed lessons on writing speeches, which include lessons on speech openers, structuring speeches and analysing famous speeches from Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln and more recent examples like Barack Obama and Greta Thunberg. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5

20 Resources
A collection of TWENTY English Language Paper 2 Question 5 lessons (17 x1 hour and 3x 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 or Question 5. Keep checking your downloads as I will keep adding more and more to this bundle. The suggested order of lessons is as follows (although this is by no means obligatory): AQA Paper 2 Section B Speech Writing Speech Openers Churchill Speech Writing Lincoln Speech Writing Speech Structure Newspaper Writing Magazine Article Writing Writing to Persuade - Football Greta Thunberg Speech Writing Black History Month - Essay Writing Writing to Advise Letter Writing - Writing A Formal Letter Writing to Persuade - Letters of Complaint AQA English Language Exam Prep/Mock prep lesson Pack also contains: Assessment planning for writing to argue - could be used as a separate writing to argue lesson Assessment planning for letter writing - could be used as a separate letter writing lesson Paper 2 Question 5 revision pack Knowledge organiser for revision June 2018 AQA exam review lesson if you use this paper as a mock/prep Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
English Literature Quiz
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

English Literature Quiz

(5)
From Macbeth, to An Inspector Calls, to A Christmas Carol, Macbeth and Harry Potter, this is the Ultimate English Literature Quiz! This End of Term Quiz is created by a 2017 Tes Award Nominated Author and is aimed at secondary students but could easily be used with upper KS2 as well. The quiz is interactive, multiple choice and answers and scoring sheet for teams included. 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 is completely editable too, with all answers included. Enjoy! Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
General Election 2019 Escape Room
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

General Election 2019 Escape Room

(2)
General Election 2019 escape room lesson that covers political leaders, political parties, key conventions around general elections, key aspects of the General Election 2019 and more. Students explore what they already know about British politics and build on their basic knowledge, exploring their own opinions and evaluating what is important to them during elections. A really useful resource for tutor time or Citizenship lessons. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Fake News Reading Comprehension
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Fake News Reading Comprehension

(0)
An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on fake news: what it is, why people write it, what are its causes and its effects and more. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship and English. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Polluted Oceans Reading Comprehension
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Polluted Oceans Reading Comprehension

(1)
An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on plastic pollution: what it is, what are its causes and its effects and more. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship, PSHE and English. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Reading Comprehension : Environment
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Reading Comprehension : Environment

(6)
An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on urgent environmental issues . It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good to raise awareness of envirornmental issues. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
Tutor Time Adventure
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Tutor Time Adventure

(0)
Back to school adventure for tutor time or form time - designed for tutor groups vertical tutor groups or new year 7s. Students act as explorers, working in groups to find out facts about each other (new friends), reflecting on targets they would like to set for the year and setting measurable and achievable goals, working together to establish agreed classroom rules and behaviour, and finally discussing a love of reading. Perfect for the new term. This is part of our Complete 2019-20 Tutor Time Pack - check it out here! Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, Careers + FInance, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Speech Writing
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Speech Writing

(2)
AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 lesson that uses a famous Winston Churchill speech and the contextual information around Dunkirk to help students first analyse his speech and then adapt and adopt his use of language techniques within their own speeches. A fully differentiated lesson to prepare KS4 students to create speeches - useful for both English Language Paper 2 and the Spoken Language element. The lesson looks at a famous Winston Churchill speech and provides background information on Dunkirk. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Bonfire Night - Guy Fawkes Reading Comprehension
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Bonfire Night - Guy Fawkes Reading Comprehension

(0)
An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the story of Guy Fawkes and the plotters, their plans and how they were caught and executed, before investigating why we don’t celebrate foiled terrorist plots today. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and certainly relevant for this time of year. It includes an editable word version and a PDF version. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner’s English Store With thanks to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Guy-fawkes.png
Christmas English
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Christmas English

5 Resources
Two festive adventure or escape room lessons: Christmas English Christmas whole school/tutor time resource These lessons see students working in groups to escape the North Pole or Santa’s workshop and solve puzzles along the way. Really useful for the final few weeks of the term or year. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Brexit English
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Brexit English

(1)
UPDATED FOR November 2019 - So all up to date! How to solve Brexit? It’s a question our politicians can’t seem to answer, but perhaps our students can see a way forward! Students are given detailed information sheets on six possible ways forward: no deal, Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, new Boris Johnson withdrawal agreement, new general election, second referendum and revoking Article 50 or cancelling Brexit. Students work in groups to decide on their preferred option before debating different sides of the debate. Finally, students develop a writing to argue piece using their ideas and discussions as a stimulus.
Reading Comprehension: Rise of the Online Trolls
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Reading Comprehension: Rise of the Online Trolls

(0)
An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the rise of the online trolls and cyber bullying. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
General Election 2019
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

General Election 2019

(0)
A General Election lesson looking at Spoken Language and speaking and listening skills. Students work in groups to prepare for a political TV debate as individual UK parties before coming together to have a proper general election style debate. Includes differentiated activities and worksheets throughout. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. Or for PSHE, RSE, Careers, Citizenship GCSE and RE resources, check out our other store here: EC Resources
County Lines
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

County Lines

(0)
A detailed 4 page reading comprehension pack, explaining all about County Lines, how the system works, who is at risk and the consequences to both youths and wider society. The questions have three levels of differentiation and focus both on comprehension and language. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship and English. Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
General Election 2019 Jeremy Corbyn Speech
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

General Election 2019 Jeremy Corbyn Speech

(0)
General Election 2019 lesson that explores Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour manifesto speech. Students analyse the opposition leader’s use of language in order to try and influence his audience. Includes differentiated activities and worksheets throughout. A useful lesson for English teachers and students preparing for English Language Paper 2 Question 5, as well as teaching speech writing. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
General Election 2019 Speeches
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

General Election 2019 Speeches

3 Resources
General Election speech lessons that explore language, structure, tone and comparing speeches (English Language Paper 2 Q4). Includes lessons on Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson that integrate the General Election with English skills. Useful for creating cross-curricular links between Citizenship, English, Tutor Time and more. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Fracking Reading Comprehension
Lead_PractitionerLead_Practitioner

Fracking Reading Comprehension

(4)
An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This comprehension focuses on fracking, what it is, what all the fuss is about and the potential damaging consequences. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and certainly relevant to recent current affairs. It includes an editable word version and a PDF version. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner’s English Store