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Flynn's Educational Grotto

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A frontline teacher with 18 years sharp end experience, currently based in Valencia. This shop specialises in literature and language resources but also offers a generous selection ESL resources. All of my resources are road tested in my own classes and refined/polished at the end of the academic year.

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A frontline teacher with 18 years sharp end experience, currently based in Valencia. This shop specialises in literature and language resources but also offers a generous selection ESL resources. All of my resources are road tested in my own classes and refined/polished at the end of the academic year.
A Level: (1) Frankenstein - Introduction Part I
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A Level: (1) Frankenstein - Introduction Part I

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In this seventeen slide presentation the class explore the areas of: modern day interpretations of Frankenstein (cloning and A.I.), the life of Mary Shelley (with structured questions), an overview of the Romantic Period and its connection to the novel, and the Gothic Horror genre together with its conventions. The slides are beautifully illustrated and engaging for the students. All focus areas are aimed towards the appropriate AOs. This presentation also contains two media clips to spark debate.
1984: Book 3 All Chapters
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1984: Book 3 All Chapters

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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 Othello: The complete - all acts and all scenes
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A Level Othello: The complete - all acts and all scenes

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William Shakespeare’s Othello is brought wonderfully to life with these colourfully illustrated and wonderfully detailed lessons. These resources have been fully road tested in my own classes and refined in 2019. I have used these resources to lead my teaching in class, as homework assignments/distance learning materials and even as tools of revision – All have worked well for the students. An introductory lesson and a revision/essay writing lesson included. These power point lessons contain the following elements; a starter activity, a glossary of terms, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. These are complete resources, enjoy!
GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Story of an Hour’ by Kate Chopin
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GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Story of an Hour’ by Kate Chopin

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‘The Story of an Hour’ remains an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (32 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
GCSE Prose Study:  'Night' by Alice Munro
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GCSE Prose Study: 'Night' by Alice Munro

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‘Night’ by Alice Munro stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (32 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
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.
GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant
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GCSE Prose Study: ‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant

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‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (29 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
A Level: (2) Frankenstein - Introduction Part II
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A Level: (2) Frankenstein - Introduction Part II

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In this presentation the class explore the areas of: Promethus, the contextual worlds of science and religion, and definitions of 'terror' and 'horror'. The slides in this presentation are beautifully illustrated and engaging for the students. All focus areas are aimed towards the appropriate AOs. This presentation also contains two media clips to spark debate.
GCSE Text Types: The Autobiography
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GCSE Text Types: The Autobiography

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At GCSE it is essential that students are able to identify ‘text types’ (genre and its conventions). This dynamic 17 slide PowerPoint presentation explores the genre of ‘The Autobiography’ through a series of video footage clips accompanied with structured thinking and written tasks. I have used this resource in class to lead my teaching, as a homework and distance learning material and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This PowerPoint lesson is designed to support the assessment criteria of AO1, AO2 and AO3. This is a complete lesson representing approximately 2 hours teaching time. All the time-consuming work has been completed for you. Enjoy!
KS4 English Literature: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (11) THEMES: Reputation, Secrecy and Repression
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KS4 English Literature: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (11) THEMES: Reputation, Secrecy and Repression

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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 theme of ‘Reputation, Secrecy and Repression’ 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. A perfect aid for flip learning also. Enjoy!
A Level Literature: (0) Beloved - Introduction to the Text
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A Level Literature: (0) Beloved - Introduction to the Text

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Toni Morrison’s ‘Beloved’ remains an essential text to support our understanding of the post-modern dilemmas of racial inequality. I have taught this novel a number of times and have refined this resource at the close of every academic year. It works! I have successfully used this resource to lead my teaching in the classroom, as a homework and distance learning material and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This colossal twenty-three slide presentation is beautifully illustrated and engaging for the students, providing a structured first exploration into the text. This presentation contains an author bio, reflective written tasks around the novel’s key themes, and written tasks around our first impressions of the key characters. An extension task and a homework assignment are also included. There is no work for you to complete whatsoever. This is a complete resource. Enjoy.
The Merchant of Venice: (9) Act 2 Scenes 7 and 8
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The Merchant of Venice: (9) Act 2 Scenes 7 and 8

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This beautifully illustrated powerpoint presentation captures the essential learning connected to this text. It is suitable for both A Level, and a top set at GCSE. This presentation is detailed and contains; learning objectives, a starter activity, a scene summary, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. I have run this lesson a number of times and it has always worked successfully, this resource was revised and refined this academic year 2017-2018. 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.
1984: Book 1 All Chapters. Plus 3 lessons on themes - 11 individual lessons
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1984: Book 1 All Chapters. Plus 3 lessons on themes - 11 individual lessons

11 Resources
These beautifully illustrated and thoughtfully structured power point lessons explore all the key events of this chapter 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 Othello (11) Act 4 Scene 1
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A Level Othello (11) Act 4 Scene 1

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William Shakespeare’s Othello is brought wonderfully to life with these colourfully illustrated and wonderfully detailed slides. This resource has been fully road tested in my own classes and refined in 2019. I have used this resource to lead my teaching in class, as a homework assignment/distance learning material and even a tool of revision – All have worked well for the students. This power point lesson contains the following elements; a starter activity, a glossary of terms, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. This is a complete resource, enjoy!
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.
GCSE Prose Study: 'Significant Cigarettes' by Rose Tremain
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GCSE Prose Study: 'Significant Cigarettes' by Rose Tremain

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‘Significant Cigarettes’ by Rose Tremain stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (34 slides, approximately 3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.
GCSE Poetry: ‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt
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GCSE Poetry: ‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt

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‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt remains an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (20 slides, approximately 2-3 hours teaching time) to lead my learning in class, as a distance learning material/homework and even as a tool of revision – all have worked well for the students. This beautifully illustrated lesson contains a brief author biography, a starter activity, content and narrative questions, language device questions, structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task, a homework assignment and a plenary. All the time-consuming work has been done for you, this is a complete resource. Enjoy.