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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 at info@englishgcse.co.uk

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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 at info@englishgcse.co.uk
AQA English Language Paper 1 Knowledge Organiser
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AQA English Language Paper 1 Knowledge Organiser

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A fantastically detailed AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A knowledge organiser / revision mat that includes a step by step approach to all four Section A questions (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4), scaffolded answers, sentence starters, key vocabulary, language feature analysis, structural feature analysis, a detailed approach to evaluating texts, genre, beginnings, endings, tone, pace and more. Fantastic revision materials for GCSE students for AQA English Language Paper 1 students. The resource includes an editable PowerPoint AND a PDF file to make things easier to print out onto A3 paper. UPDATE: Now includes a four page A4 version for ease of printing or for using as flash cards!
Unseen Poetry Exam Practice Questions
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Unseen Poetry Exam Practice Questions

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TWENTY Unseen Poetry AQA English Literature Paper 2 exam style questions. Unlike other resources, this pack includes indicative content for each AO for EVERY question (over 30 pages of notes in total!) Additionally, student-friendly AOs are provided so students can actually access assessment objectives, and a self-reflection sheet is included that allows students to meaningfully reflect on their essays. Everything a teacher and student could need to revise the unseen poetry elements of the exam. Very useful exam practice questions, too!
English Christmas Escape Room
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English Christmas Escape Room

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Escape Santa’s workshop in the North Pole! We’ve put together this detailed English lesson that introduces or recaps language, structure, speaking and listening (Spoken Language), reading for pleasure and more. Students work in groups to escape Santa’s workshop after they get locked in by naughty Jack Frost and have to solve numerous puzzles and activities in order to get out. Using an adventure story and festive theme, this is a brilliant lesson for the final few weeks of the end of term and for all English students whether KS3 or KS4. 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 Paper 2: Section B Speech Writing
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AQA Paper 2: Section B Speech Writing

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AQA English Language Paper 1 lesson that looks at a famous speech from Barack Obama and helps students to see how they can adapt language devices for their own speeches. 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. 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
Animal Farm
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Animal Farm

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EIGHTEEN fully differentiated lessons for both KS3 and KS4 students on George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Ideal preparation for students working towards AQA English Literature Paper 2. Lesson 1: FREE TO DOWNLOAD HERE We analyze all the major characters introduced in Chapter One and some clues about context and deeper symbolic meaning. Students evaluate how each character is introduced, including Mr Jones, Boxer, Clover, Old Major and more. Lesson 2: We look at Old Major’s speech to the animals in Chapter 1 and how he uses language to influence the animals into supporting his cause. Additionally, we explore the song Beasts of England and evaluate how it affects the animals on the farm. Lesson 3: This focuses on the first half of Chapter 2. Students analyze key sections of the chapter to develop an understanding of characters, plot and also historical context. Recently revamped and expanded. Lesson 4: We create summaries regarding the characters, and how plot and themes are developed in the rest of Chapter 2. Lesson 5: This lesson focuses on Chapter 3 and supports students in analyzing the behaviour of the pigs around the other animals including Boxer, Squealer, Snowball and Napoleon. Lesson 6: This lesson focuses on Chapter 4 and supports students in analyzing language and structure. Lesson 7: We look at the importance of the Windmill in Chapter 5, at what happens between Snowball and Napoleon and how Napoleon uses the puppies to tighten his grip on power. Lesson 8: Now we focus on Chapter 5 and the opening to Chapter 6. We look closely at the battle between Snowball and Napoleon as well as Squealer’s use of language to appease the animals and their initial anger. Lesson 9: This lesson focuses on Chapter 6, historical context and creating analytical paragraphs. Lesson 10: We explore the symbolic significance of the windmill in the text and students develop a more detailed understanding of context. Lesson 11: We find out how tension is building in Chapter 7, the significance of Mr Whymper and why Snowball is portrayed as to blame for everything or a scapegoat. Additionally, students explode quotes and develop their language analysis skills. Lesson 12: Recap Animal Farm by George Orwell through an engaging escape room lesson! It is filled with codes, puzzles and activities to get students to revise characters, themes and contexts as they work in groups or ‘escape crews’ to get out of the Windmill! Includes answers for every mystery and puzzle (see the notes attached in the PowerPoint) and is a brilliant way to help students in their learning. Lesson 13: Animal Farm lesson that focuses on Boxer and how he is presented in Chapter 7 plus earlier parts of the texts. We explore how Napoleon’s trials and executions of many animals mimic those of the Stalin show trials of the 1930s, as well as how the animals react to the death and destruction they witness. Lesson 14: We explore the cult of personality around Napoleon and how this links into historical context, as well as analysing the key events of the Battle of the Windmill and why the pigs’ discovery of alcohol might be the beginning of the end for the animals on Animal Farm. Lesson 15: FREE TO DOWNLOAD HERE Animal Farm lesson that explores how Boxer leaves and what happens to him, how the animals react to this and how they are manipulated by Squealer, and how and why Moses is allowed to stay at the farm despite spreading ideas about Sugarcandy Mountain. Also includes an escape room revision lesson, knowledge organiser 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
Blood Brothers
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Blood Brothers

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Blood Brothers bundle that I am developing now. This now includes FOURTEEN Willy Russell resources but I will adding more and more to the bundle over the next few weeks. So far it includes: Context introduction Act 1 introduction of Mrs Johnstone Act 1 introduction of Mrs Lyons Act 1 Mrs Johnstone and debt Act 1 Mrs Lyons’ jealously and Mickey and Edward introduced Act 1 The Lyons Family Act 1 Class and The Policeman End of Act 1 Act 2 Beginning Act 2 Fate and Tension Act 2 Foreshadowing Act 2 Unemployment The End Escape Room revision lesson Stay tuned for more! A perfect bundle for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and for other exam boards including Edexcel, EDUQAS, WJEC, OCR 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
Power and Conflict Quiz
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Power and Conflict Quiz

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Power and Conflict can be quite tricky to revise, but this quiz designed to last one hour includes three rounds: key quotes, music interpretations and key themes revision. Idea preparation for students getting ready for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and for those revising the Power and Conflict poetry anthology. 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
Jekyll and Hyde
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Jekyll and Hyde

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - 20 fully differentiated lessons and revision guides to help prepare GCSE students analysing the text for new spec GCSEs. Ideal preparation for those studying The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde for AQA English Literature Paper 1. Includes Jekyll and Hyde Escape Room too. Revamped in August 2019 and all resources are now twice as detailed. Don't forget to leave a review! :)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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TWENTY lessons AND a detailed scheme of work. A complete A Midsummer Night’s Dream bundle that includes everything you need to teach the text at KS3, including an assessment task, homework tasks, differentiated lessons, models, scaffolds, key quotes and more. Accessible, differentiated and detailed. Introduction to Shakespeare (Genre and Context) The Globe Theatre (Context) The Great Chain of Being (Context) Act 1 Scene 1 Relationships Act 1 Scene 1 and Helena Assessment Preparation The Mechanicals and Bottom The Fairies (Act 2 Scene 1) Titania and Oberon (Act 2 Scene 1) Oberon, Helena and Demetrius (Act 2 Scene 1) Puck’s Mischief (Act 2 Scene 2) Titania and Bottom (Act 3 Scene 1) Act 3 Scene 2 Hermia, Act 3 Scene 2 and Structure Act 4 Scene 1 The Theme of Dreams Writing Your Own Shakespeare Comedy
AQA English Language Paper 2
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AQA English Language Paper 2

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A fantastically detailed AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A knowledge organiser / revision mat that includes a step by step approach to all four Section A questions (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4), scaffolded answers, sentence starters, key vocabulary, language feature analysis, structural feature analysis, a detailed approach to evaluating texts, comparisons, beginnings, endings, tone, purpose, audience, form, types of text and more. Fantastic revision materials for GCSE students for AQA English Language Paper 2 students. The resource includes an editable PowerPoint AND a PDF file to make things easier to print out onto A3 paper. UPDATE: Now includes a five page A4 version for ease of printing or to use as revision flash cards!
Power and Conflict
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Power and Conflict

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AQA Literature New Spec Poetry Paper 2 GCSE COMPLETE Bundle (37 resources in 20 packs of 1hr lessons, with differentiated tasks throughout using the new GCSE numbering system). This bundle is designed for the New Spec AQA Literature Paper 2 Poetry. Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lessons, with worksheets where applicable. Suitable for KS4 or adapted for KS3 Different level tasks for MA,LA or Core Designed to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or above. All lessons are highly rated and this pack is one of my best sellers. Includes resources on EVERY Power and Conflict poem: Kamikaze Bayonet Charge Exposure London Storm on the Island The Emigree Tissue War Photographer Remains Checking Out Me History The Prelude Poppies My Last Duchess Ozymandias Charge of the Light Brigade NEW - A fully differentiated revision guide is now incliuded in this bundle. Get your students ready for their Literature Paper 2 exam! If you have bought this, check your downloads occasionally as I will add something new. Although these are all standalone lessons, a recommended order for these resources is as follows: Remains Kamikaze War Photographer Poppies Exposure Bayonet Charge Charge of the Light Brigade Storm on the Island Ozymandias London My Last Duchess The Prelude Checking Out Me History The Emigree Tissue
Romeo and Juliet Knowledge Organiser
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Romeo and Juliet Knowledge Organiser

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Romeo and Juliet in a two A3 page knowledge organiser that include an incredible amount of detail including: character analysis, plot summaries, historical and social information. A brilliant William Shakespeare revision tool for teachers, students and parents. Includes both an editable PowerPoint and PDF file for easier printing. Recommend for A3 colour printing. Update: This now includes an A4 version for ease of printing, although the original should always be printed out straight to A3.
AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5
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AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5

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A fantastically detailed AQA English Language Paper 2 Section B or Question 5 knowledge organiser / revision mat that includes a step by step approach to non-fiction writing questions (Q5), purposes, audiences, forms, types of writing, sentence starters, key vocabulary, understanding structure and structural features, using punctuation, reflecting on spelling and punctuation, a detailed approach to evaluating texts, genre, beginnings, endings, tone, pace and more. A4 VERSION INCLUDED AS PART OF THE PACK FOR EASE OF PRINTING. Fantastic revision materials for GCSE students for AQA English Language Paper 2 students. The resource includes an editable PowerPoint AND a PDF file to make things easier to print out onto A3 paper. UPDATE: Now includes a five page A4 version for ease of printing OR to use as revision flash cards!
Of Mice and Men
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Of Mice and Men

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A collection of Of Mice and Men lessons that are fully differentiated and resourced. Keep checking back as I add more and more resources to this collection. This bundle includes lessons on: Introduction and Historical Context Chapter One Chapter Two Curley Curley’s Wife Assessment Preparation Slim and Chapter Three Assessment Lesson/Review Analyzing Structure Creative Writing Women in Context Grammar and Punctuation Workshop Model Essay Escape Room Lesson Crooks in Chapter Four Curley’s Wife and Crooks in Chapter Four Lennie and Curley’s Wife Comparing Settings in Chapters One and Six The Ending We’ve also added in a Scheme of Work document that is free to download.
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. **Check out our [English Shop](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Lead_Practitioner) for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources.**
Descriptive  / Creative Writing
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Descriptive / Creative Writing

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AQA English Language Paper Question 5, descriptive writing lesson. Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lesson with worksheets 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. 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 Paper 1 Question 5 Descriptive Writing
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AQA Paper 1 Question 5 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. Additionally, it helps them to use zooming in as a way of effectively planning a piece of descriptive writing for Section B or Question 5. 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
Jekyll and Hyde Revision
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Jekyll and Hyde Revision

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Free Jekyll and Hyde Revision guide for GCSE. I spent ages on this, it’s full of differentiated activities, quotes, themes, symbolism and context analysis. FULLY REVAMPED FOR 2020 exams and now available in a printable PowerPoint or printable PDF! The PowerPoint is fully editable. See the contents of the ZIP file as part of the download for both files. 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
Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 1
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Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 1

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Romeo and Juliet lesson on Act 1 Scene 1. A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that focuses on Act 1 Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet. This 1 hour lesson analyses the way the servants are shown, how Benvolio and Tybalt interact with each other and finally the way Romeo’s father describes his son’s current mood. More great English KS3, KS4 and KS4 lessons can be found here
Reading Comprehension : Environment
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Reading Comprehension : Environment

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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