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Have you a topic you want covered? Feel free to get in touch for any material you require for an English class. The materials in this shop have been designed for students from 11+. Where possible, lessons are differentiated. Most lessons are suitable for hour long classes with scope for additional lessons should you so wish. Classes with a similar thread have been bundled to save you time and money. If there's something missing, leave feedback to help the shop improve. Happy browsing!

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Have you a topic you want covered? Feel free to get in touch for any material you require for an English class. The materials in this shop have been designed for students from 11+. Where possible, lessons are differentiated. Most lessons are suitable for hour long classes with scope for additional lessons should you so wish. Classes with a similar thread have been bundled to save you time and money. If there's something missing, leave feedback to help the shop improve. Happy browsing!
Kidspoem Bairsang  by Liz Lochead
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Kidspoem Bairsang by Liz Lochead

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You'll find 3-4 lessons worth of material in this class. Originally used with an Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate English group but could be adapted to suit a Transition Year English Module or a Junior Cycle poetry class. Don't delay, download today!
Letter to My Future Self
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Letter to My Future Self

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Students begin this lesson working on using question marks. Then, they will watch a short clip. Students should plan their letter. This task has been scaffolded, giving students questions they should consider prior to writing the letter in full. Remember to check out the bundle. This will give you the opportunity to examine other letter formats. Head on over to my shop for more information.
Interview Writing
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Interview Writing

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This lesson includes TV, radio and newspaper samples. Students are required to write an interview at the end of this lesson. The task has been taken from past exam papers. Links have been included in the Power Point to all relevant material. Allow two hours for this lesson. 35-40 minutes should be set aside for students to write the interview. This is to match the time allowed under exam conditions for Leaving Certificate candidates. Remember - if these lessons work, then let everyone know in the review section below. Don't forget to visit the shop to check out other English resources. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/LouiseLenihan/English
The Sun by Benjamin Zephaniah
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The Sun by Benjamin Zephaniah

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This lesson is intended for LC OL candidates. The PPT includes the following tasks 1.MUST. SHOULD. COULD. Learning objectives 2. Starter - based on Tabloids 2. Historical context - link to documentary on Hillsborough 3. Discussion questions on poem - Money 4. Personal response sentence starts 5. Verbal irony - video explaining concept (students then find examples) 6. Colloquialism - find examples and evaluate effectiveness 7. 20-mark style LC question 8. Note-making task 9. Test-yourself: Personal Response/Imagery sentence starts
Eavan Boland Ordinary Level
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Eavan Boland Ordinary Level

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These lessons include: 1. Starter 2. A copy of the poem 3. 10-mark question 4. Brief notes 5. Adding evidence/personal response task 6. 20-mark task 7. Tips on how marks are allocated 8. A video clip of a reading of the poem (where available These lessons are designed for Ordinary Level Candidates but works well as an introduction to the poem for Higher Level students. Purchase these lessons as part of a bundle and save money today!
Death and the Post Office Martin Dyar
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Death and the Post Office Martin Dyar

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This poem is taken from the Alternative Course for Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate students. Included in this lesson: 1. Starter activity (focusing on the theme of rural Ireland) 2. A Youtube clip of the poet reading the poem. 3. A link to a copy of the poem. 4. 10-mark question activities. 5. 20-mark question activities. 6. A Part B style task - creating an advertisement.
Othello Act One - Act 3
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Othello Act One - Act 3

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Resources will be uploaded as they are created. Act by act. Scene by Scene. Will include in class and at home activities. I used this with past exam questions taken from the Leaving Certificate Exam papers. http://www.examinations.ie/index.php?l=en&mc=enésc=ep
Literary Devices, KS3 creative writing
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Literary Devices, KS3 creative writing

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Point of view, similes, metaphors, alliteration, onomatopoeia. Nice introduction to the above using a wide variety of activities. Suitable for all year groups for revision of the above terms prior to studying poetry/reading/writing tasks.
Macbeth character analysis
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Macbeth character analysis

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Some short activities to look at the character of Macbeth. The ppt also includes some additional notes on Macbeth's flaw. This is intended for students sitting the Leaving Certificate exam.
Adrienne Rich OL 2020
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Adrienne Rich OL 2020

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2 PowerPoints included Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers The Uncle Speaks in the Drawing Room Some or all of the following activities may be included: Starter tasks Discussion tasks Theme Tasks Technique Tasks Brief background points Brief summary points
Adrienne Rich 2020 HL Eng LC
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Adrienne Rich 2020 HL Eng LC

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7 PowerPoint Presentations Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers Our Whole Life Power Storm Warnings The Roofwalker The Uncle speaks in the drawing room Trying to Talk with a Man PowerPoints may include some or all of the followiing: Starter tasks Discussion Tasks Must. Should. Could. Learning Challenges. Theme focused statements Ranking tasks Links to relevant additional viewing material. Technique tasks (metaphor, simile, assonance, alliteration, onomatopoeia, assonance, personification etc.) Independent, pair and group work tasks
A Call by Seamus Heaney
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A Call by Seamus Heaney

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The Power Point includes the following: A starter task Blank copy of the poem Annotated copy of the poem TWIST template (blank) 10-mark question Please note: These slides DO NOT INCLUDE detailed notes. Tasks are intended to facilitate discussion of the poem. These tasks are aimed at OL candidates which may act as a springboard for HL candidates.
Eilean Ni Chuilleanain
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Eilean Ni Chuilleanain

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PowerPoints covering the poems of Eiléan Ni Chuilleanáin. Some resources have been updated to include a Part B style task. These tasks will help prepare students for the demands of the LC. 2018 saw a particular focus on Paper 2. All for You starter task - critical phrases open and closing of the poem focus sentence starts to aid linking paragraphs Stylistic Techniques Task Note-making Task 2.* Deaths and Engines* Identifying poem type Run-on lines task Repetition Task Note-making Task 3*.Fireman’s Lift* Image task (reference in notes section) Statement Task Review Task Note-making Task Following Personal Response Task - with sentence starts Language Response Task - with word clues Technique task based on sounds - with phrases explaining the effect of techniques Note-making Task Kilcash Starter Task What the Examiner is looking for advice Method of answering an unseen poem Poetic Voice Task Structure Task - with sentence starts Note-making Task On Lacking the Killer Instinct Starter Task What to mention in an unseen response Title Task Personal Response Task - with sentence starts Stylistic techniques Tasks - word association/imagery - with sentence starts Note-making Task Street Statement task Personal Response Task Creative Writing Task Note-making Tasks 8, The Bend in the Road Starter Task Personal Response/Statement Task Imagery Task OL Exam-Style Question Note-making Task To Niall Woods Starter Task Dictionary Challenge Statement Task OL Functional Writing/Exam-Style Question Task Note-making Task Please Note - copies of the poems cannot be added to these resources due to copyright restrictions.
He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
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He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

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A PowerPoint suitable for Junior Cycle Students Including the following: Starter task - video readings of the poem (links in the notes section) Must. Should. Could. Learning Outcomes Homework - Research Task Discussion Task A look at language task Identifying Metaphors Ambiguity Task
Functional Writing
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Functional Writing

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This pack is perfect to work on writing skills. Most lessons include a past exam question task. These tasks require at least 45 minutes to complete. Please allow at least 2 hours for each individual lesson. Slides contain links to a relevant reading comprehension task. This acts as a way for students to find the necessary inspiration for the writing task which follows. Students will complete the following tasks: 1. Descriptions for Travel Brochures 2. Diaries 3. Interviews 4. Introduction to a Book 5. News Reports 6. Research Reports 7. Review Writing 8. Radio Talks 9. Speech Writing 10. Formal Letter Writing 11. Informal Letter Writing Each starter focuses on commonly misspelt words and other areas of literacy. All lessons include tips, samples and links to past exam papers.
The Underground - Seamus Heaney
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The Underground - Seamus Heaney

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This lesson is targeted at ordinary level Leaving Certificate Students. The lesson could work as an introduction to the poem for Higher Level Leaving Certificate Students. This lesson includes: Starter Poem Link to reading of poem (by poet where available) x2 activities summary points
Sylvia Plath
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Sylvia Plath

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These lessons are designed for Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate classes. These lessons could work as an introduction to the poems for Higher Level Leaving Certificate Students. Poems included here are suited to candidates who will sit the examination in June 2019 These lessons include: Starters Poems Links to reading of poem (where available) x2-3 activities per lesson Summary points Each lesson includes a 20-mark question activity which also acts as good preparation for Paper One Part B tasks. Poems: Child Poppies in July The Arrival of the Bee Box
Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail Paul Durcan
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Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail Paul Durcan

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This lesson includes: 1. Starter 2. A copy of the poem 3. 10-mark question 4. Brief notes 5. Adding evidence/personal response task 6. 20-mark task This lesson is designed for Ordinary Level Candidates but works well as an introduction to the poem for Higher Level students. Purchase this lesson as part of a bundle and save money today!
Sport - Paul Durcan
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Sport - Paul Durcan

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This lesson includes: 1. Starter 2. A copy of the poem 3. 10-mark question 4. Brief notes 5. Adding evidence/personal response task 6. 20-mark task 7. Annotated version of the poem This lesson is designed for Ordinary Level Candidates but works well as an introduction to the poem for Higher Level students. Purchase this lesson as part of a bundle and save money today!