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Flynn's Educational Grotto

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 ... well, I've got to do something productive by the pool.

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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 ... well, I've got to do something productive by the pool.
The Handmaids Tale Bundle Chapters 1-40
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The Handmaids Tale Bundle Chapters 1-40

20 Resources
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.
1984: Book 3 All Chapters
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1984: Book 3 All Chapters

6 Resources
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 2 All Chapters - 11 individual lessons
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1984: Book 2 All Chapters - 11 individual lessons

11 Resources
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.
GCSE Prose Study: 'Chinese Cinderella' by Adeline Yen Mah
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GCSE Prose Study: 'Chinese Cinderella' by Adeline Yen Mah

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(From) ‘Chinese Cinderella’ by Adeline Yen Mah stands as an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (27 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 English Literature: (6) Of Mice and Men Chapter 5 - The Death of Curley's Wife
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GCSE English Literature: (6) Of Mice and Men Chapter 5 - The Death of Curley's Wife

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This beautifully detailed and illustrated power point presentation explores the meaning of chapter 5 through structured writing tasks and class discussion. I have used this resource successfully in my own classes many times over the last 17 years, and I still very much enjoy teaching it. Wherever appropriate the themes and motifs are weaved into the lesson learning, with all pupils gaining a well-rounded appreciation of this text. This presentation contains a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary.
GCSE English Literature: (7) Of Mice and Men Chapter 6 - The Death of Lennie
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GCSE English Literature: (7) Of Mice and Men Chapter 6 - The Death of Lennie

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This beautifully detailed and illustrated power point presentation explores the meaning of chapter … through structured writing tasks and class discussion. I have used this resource successfully in my own classes many times over the last 17 years, and I still very much enjoy teaching it. Wherever appropriate the themes and motifs are weaved into the lesson learning, with all pupils gaining a well-rounded appreciation of this text. This presentation contains a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary.
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.
A Level: (6) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 11 and 12
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A Level: (6) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 11 and 12

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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.
A Level: (4) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 7 and 8
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A Level: (4) The Handmaids Tale - Chapters 7 and 8

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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:  '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.
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.
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.
GCSE Poetry: 'The Bright Lights of Sarajevo’  by Tony Harrison
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GCSE Poetry: 'The Bright Lights of Sarajevo’ by Tony Harrison

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'The Bright Lights of Sarajevo’ by Tony Harrison remains an inspirational text that resonates strongly for the adolescent audience. I have used this detailed PowerPoint lesson (28 slides, approximately 2 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 Poetry: On Her Blindness By Adam Thorpe
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A Level Poetry: On Her Blindness By Adam Thorpe

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This 19 side powerpoint is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This presentation analyses the meaning of Thorpe’s work through the AOs, and the content, language and structure of the poem. This powerpoint presentation includes; a starter, a poet biography, a poem overview, content, language and structure questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. Enhjoy
A Level: A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen: Act 3 Complete - 4 two hour lessons
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A Level: A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen: Act 3 Complete - 4 two hour lessons

4 Resources
These power point presentations are beautifully illustrated and detailed, and very engaging for the students. They includes a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. I have used these particular resources successfully in my own class as a teaching resource (obviously), as a revision material and also as a homework.
KS4: (1) Much Ado About Nothing Act 1 Scene 1
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KS4: (1) Much Ado About Nothing Act 1 Scene 1

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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.