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Flynn's Educational Grotto

A frontline teacher with 17 years sharp end experience, currently based in Valencia. This shop specialises in literature and language resources but also offers a generous selection ESL resources.

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A frontline teacher with 17 years sharp end experience, currently based in Valencia. This shop specialises in literature and language resources but also offers a generous selection ESL resources.
A Level Poetry: The Furthest Distances I've Travelled By Leonita Flynn
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A Level Poetry: The Furthest Distances I've Travelled By Leonita Flynn

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This 18 slide powerpoint presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This A level poem is analysed with the AOs in mind and contains lots of opportunities for the students to work at different levels. This presentation contains learning objectives, poet biography, an overview, content language and structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary.
The Handmaids Tale Bundle Chapters 1-40
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The Handmaids Tale Bundle Chapters 1-40

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These extensive presentations cover two chapters per powerpoint. They are beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. These presentations are structured with a starter, a reading task, summary and analysis questions, a structured writing/essay writing task (PEACE Paragraph, Point, Evidence, Audience Cross Reference and Evaluation) an extension task and a plenary. They have been created with the A level A0s in mind and aim to explore academic writing and thought. All materials have been used in my own classes and refined/reviewed once an academic year.
A Level Poetry: The Flea By John Donne
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A Level Poetry: The Flea By John Donne

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This extensive 19 slide presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. It contains a starter activity, an overview of the narrative, content language and structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. All my resources have been 'road tested' and refined in class and are designed to make life a little easier for us all.
A Level: (21) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 41 and 42
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A Level: (21) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 41 and 42

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This extensive presentation covers two chapters. It is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This presentation is structured with a starter, a reading task, summary and analysis questions, a structured writing/essay writing task (PEACE Paragraph, Point, Evidence, Audience Cross Reference and Evaluation) an extension task and a plenary. It has been created with the A level A0s in mind and aims to explore academic writing and thought. All materials have been used in my own classes and refined/reviewed once an academic year.
A Level: (8) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 15 and 16
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A Level: (8) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 15 and 16

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This extensive presentation covers two chapters. It is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This presentation is structured with a starter, a reading task, summary and analysis questions, a structured writing/essay writing task (PEACE Paragraph, Point, Evidence, Audience Cross Reference and Evaluation) an extension task and a plenary. It has been created with the A level A0s in mind and aims to explore academic writing and thought. All materials have been used in my own classes and refined/reviewed once an academic year.
KS4: (11) Lord of the Flies - Chapter 11 Castle Rock
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KS4: (11) Lord of the Flies - Chapter 11 Castle Rock

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This powerpoint presentation covers all elements of the chapter and is suitable for teaching or revision purposes. This presentation is beautifully illustrated and engaging for students. It is structured with a starter, summary and analysis questions, PEE practice, an extension task and a plenary. All resources have been run successfully in class and revised on a yearly basis. Each presentation contains enough work for at least two lessons. Enjoy!
A Level Poetry: An Easy Passage By Julia Copus
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A Level Poetry: An Easy Passage By Julia Copus

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This 23 slide powerpoint is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. In this presentation we explore the poem ‘An Easy Passage’ by looking at content, language and structure. This presentation contains: a starter activity, a critical terms slide, a bio on the author, a series of structured questions on the content, language and structure of the poem, an academic writing task (PEACE), an extension task and a plenary. I have run this particular resource a number of times, it really gets the students debating. There is roughly two and a half hours material contained within this lesson.
A Level: (12) A Streetcar Named Desire Scene 9
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A Level: (12) A Streetcar Named Desire Scene 9

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This power point presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. I have delivered this text many times in the last 17 years and this resource has been used successfully every time. This scene is explored through a series of structured writing and discussion tasks, and makes reference to themes and motifs wherever appropriate. This power point presentation explores the meaning of scene 9 in William’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. This lesson includes a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. I have used this resource in different ways; as a lesson (obviously), a revision tool and very successfully as a homework.
KS4: (16) Much Ado About Nothing Act 5 Scene 3
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KS4: (16) Much Ado About Nothing Act 5 Scene 3

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This powerpoint presentation is beautifully illustrated and engaging for the students. Each powerpoint is constructed with a starter, key words and phrases, a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an extension task and a PEE writing task, plus a plenary. This presentation focuses clearly on one scene and touches upon the prominent theme within the starter activity. It is aimed clearly at KS4, but can so easily be adapted up or down the key stages. All of my resources have been run in class and are revised and updated on a yearly basis.
A Level: (14) A Streetcar Named Desire Scene 11
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A Level: (14) A Streetcar Named Desire Scene 11

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This power point presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. I have delivered this text many times in the last 17 years and this resource has been used successfully every time. This scene is explored through a series of structured writing and discussion tasks, and makes reference to themes and motifs wherever appropriate. This power point presentation explores the meaning of scene 11 in William’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. This lesson includes a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. I have used this resource in different ways; as a lesson (obviously), a revision tool and very successfully as a homework.
A Level: Othello (14) Act 5 Scene 1
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A Level: Othello (14) Act 5 Scene 1

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A beautifully illustrated and detailed presentation, engaging for the students. Starter, main body, extension task and plenary. Contains a variety of challenging summary and analysis questions.
KS4 English Literature: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2) Chapter 1 - The Story of the Door
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KS4 English Literature: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2) Chapter 1 - The Story of the Door

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This iconic text has inspired the evolution of horror and continues to be emulated and copied in the worlds of literature and film. This dynamic power point lesson explores the meaning within chapter 1 through a series of structured tasks and academic writing. The slides are beautifully illustrated with dark art to enhance the tone of the reading in class and have proven to be very engaging for the students in my own classroom. I have used this resource as a learning material in class, as a homework assignment and also as a tool for revision – all have worked well for the students. This power point lesson contains a starter activity, a recap on previous learning, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. This is a very complete resource, all the time-consuming work has been completed for you. Enjoy! A perfect aid for flip learning also. Enjoy!
1984: Book 2 All Chapters - 11 individual lessons
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1984: Book 2 All Chapters - 11 individual lessons

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These beautifully illustrated and thoughtfully structured power point lessons explore all the key events of the chapters through structured tasks and academic writing. I have taught this novel many times and thoroughly enjoy seeing the student’s eyes open to the bigger world around them. I have used these resources successfully in my own class to lead my teaching, as a homework assignment and also as a tool of revision – all have worked well. Each power point lesson contains a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary.
A Level: (20) Hamlet Act 5 Scene 2 - Everyone Dies
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A Level: (20) Hamlet Act 5 Scene 2 - Everyone Dies

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Act 5 Scene 2 Shakespeare’s tragic text is brought to life in this beautifully illustrated power point lesson. This lesson champions academic writing and discussion, through a series of structured tasks. I have taught this text many times in the last 17 years and have used this resource successfully as a tool to lead my teaching, as a distance learning material and even as a homework assignment – all have worked well for the students. This power point lesson contains a starter activity, a glossary of terms, summary and analysis questions, an extension task, a homework and a plenary. It is a very complete resource that aims to save you time. Enjoy!
A Level Othello: Act 3: Scenes 1-4
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A Level Othello: Act 3: Scenes 1-4

4 Resources
Four detailed and beautifully illustrated presentations, engaging for the students. Each presentation contains a starter activity, main body questions that require analysis and an extension task - which is complimented with a plenary
A Level Othello Act 1: Scenes 1-3
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A Level Othello Act 1: Scenes 1-3

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Three A Level presentations covering all the scenes within Act 1 of Shakespeare's Othello. Beautifully illustrated and engaging for the students. All presentations contain starter, main body and extension tasks.
A Level: (7) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 13 and 14
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A Level: (7) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 13 and 14

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This extensive presentation covers two chapters. It is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This presentation is structured with a starter, a reading task, summary and analysis questions, a structured writing/essay writing task (PEACE Paragraph, Point, Evidence, Audience Cross Reference and Evaluation) an extension task and a plenary. It has been created with the A level A0s in mind and aims to explore academic writing and thought. All materials have been used in my own classes and refined/reviewed once an academic year.