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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!
Begin Brendan Kennelly
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Begin Brendan Kennelly

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'Begin' is a poem suitable for Higher or Ordinary Level candidates. It could be used as an unseen poem at the start of a school term. This lesson includes: 1. Starter Activity 2. Overview 3. Quote search (to build students' P.Q.E. responses) 4. Video clip with questions. 5. A copy of the poem. 6. A 20-mark exam style task (ordinary level candidates)/homework task.
Paul Durcan Ordinary Level
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Paul Durcan 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 This lesson is designed for Ordinary Level Candidates but works well as an introduction to the poem for Higher Level students.
Brendan Kennelly Ordinary Level Poetry
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Brendan Kennelly Ordinary Level Poetry

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This Brendan Kennelly bundle of poetry suitable for Higher or Ordinary Level candidates. You may find aspects of this pack worthwhile for a case study of the poet with a Junior Cycle Group. These lessons include: 1. Starter Activity 2. Overview 3. Quote search (to build students' P.Q.E. responses) 4. Video clip with questions. 5. A copy of the poem. 6. A 20-mark exam style task (ordinary level candidates)/homework task.
Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate Poetry 2019 Alternative Course
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Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate Poetry 2019 Alternative Course

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These lessons include: 1. Starter 2. A link to a copy of the poem 3. 10-mark question(s) 4. Brief notes/note-making tasks 5. Adding evidence/personal response task 6. 20-mark task(s) 7. A video clip of a reading of the poem (where available) 8. Paper 1, Part B task(s) - where appropriate 9. Techniques task(s) - alliteration, similes, imagery, irony, colloquialisms etc. These lessons have been compiled for Ordinary Level Candidates but works well as an introduction to the poem for Higher Level students. Poems included: 1. Daniel's Duck - Kerry Hardie 2. The Hug - Tess Gallagher 3. How do I love thee? - Elizabeth Barrett Browning 4. Death and the Post Office Martin Dyar 5. Frogs - Randolph Healy 6. Memo from the Benefits Department - Rachel Loden 7. Shrines - Moya Cannon 8. Kubla Khan - Samuel Taylor Coleridge 9. To Daffodils - Robert Herrick 10. Let Him Not Grow Up - Gabriela Mistral 11. Caoinead Mháire - Mary O' Malley 12. On the euthanasia of a pet dog by Elizabeth Smither 13. The Sun - Benjamin Zephaniah 14. Funeral Blues - W. H. Auden Also included - unseen poetry sentence starts
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
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!
St. Brigid's Prayer Brendan Kennelly
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St. Brigid's Prayer Brendan Kennelly

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'St Brigid's prayer' is a poem suitable for Higher or Ordinary Level candidates. It could be used outside the set of studied poems. I treat it as an unseen poem on St. Brigid's Day and this lesson could be adapted to suit a Junior Cycle Group. This lesson includes: 1. Starter Activity 2. Overview 3. Quote search (to build students' P.Q.E. responses) 4. Video clip with questions. 5. A copy of the poem. 6. A 20-mark exam style task (ordinary level candidates)/homework task.
The Wild Swans at Coole - W. B. Yeats
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The Wild Swans at Coole - W. B. Yeats

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This lesson is suitable for Ordinary Level Candidates (Leaving Certificate.) It is also suitable for Higher Level Students as an introduction to the poetry of W.B. Yeats. Lesson includes: 1. Starter task 2. Brief notes 3. A copy of the poem 4. A video clip 5. A 10-mark writing task 6. A 20-mark exam style question
Funeral Blues by W. H. Auden
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Funeral Blues by W. H. Auden

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This PPT is designed for an OL group. It includes slides on the following Starter task based on a reading of the poem in a film. A link to a copy of the poem. Must -Should -Could. Learning Objectives Full stops task Group work - respond to statement (these work best when printed on A4/A3 paper) Hyperbole task Note-making task (based on brief points about the poem)
Plath & Ni Chuilleanain 2019 Exam
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Plath & Ni Chuilleanain 2019 Exam

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20 PowerPoints (covering 10 poems by each poet). Lessons include some or all of the following tasks Starter Theme Task Technique Task Unseen/Reading Comprehension Task Part B/100-mark essay task. Due to copyright restrictions, copies of the poems may not be included. Where possible/available a link to a text version/video reading of the poem has been included.
Advertising - Guerilla Marketing 3 Print Adverts
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Advertising - Guerilla Marketing 3 Print Adverts

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This lesson explores how guerilla marketing works in the form of print adverts. (There's also scope to look at how this particular advertising campaign could be used adapted for other media types). Students will work on their Point, Quote, Explain responses. Slides also include sentence starts in order to answer questions. After you download and use this material, why not leave a review and let me know how to improve this resource. This explores past exam questions using print advertisements. In this way you can assess students' knowledge and understanding of 'guerilla advertising.' Don't forget to download lessons 1 and 2.
Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate Poetry 2019 Primary Course
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Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate Poetry 2019 Primary Course

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These lessons are targeted at ordinary level Leaving Certificate Students. 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 (by poet where available) x2 activities per lesson Summary points Poets: Elizabeth Bishop Seamus Heaney Brendan Kennelly Sylvia Plath W.B. Yeats Eilean Ni Chuilleanain
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.
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
Elizabeth Bishop The Fish
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Elizabeth Bishop The Fish

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This lesson focuses students on identifying the effects of sounds within the poem. This lesson works well with both higher and ordinary level students. This lesson includes: 1. A Starter Activity 2. A link to an online copy of the poem. 3. Note-making task 4. Exam Style questions
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
A Constable Calls Seamus Heaney
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A Constable Calls 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
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
Dulce et Decorum Est
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Dulce et Decorum Est

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Intended for Junior Certificate students. Short activities that encourage students to look at the poem in an analytical manner. Additional notes at the end of the ppt for those students who need additional support approaching the poem. The outline was taken from another TES uploaded and adapted to suit my needs.