Victorians Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

Victorians Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

This gorgeously illustrated Unit prepares students for changes to the GCSE for 2017, including Victorian period fiction, non-fiction and poetry extracts sensitively abridged to lower the reading age to 12-13 so that KS3 students can access and enjoy these fascinating literary heritage texts. The arrangement of texts includes study by topic: character, place, plus major themes of the period, from consumer culture, colonialism, the god-like narrator, science fiction and fantasy. It includes major poems, simplified. The unit sets literature in its period. Some texts are trickier than others. There are two versions of the workbook: one with plenty of white space notes; the other is closer, so there are fewer pages to photocopy. The set includes:Dickens, Eliot, Gaskell, Bronte, Stevenson, Wells, Morris, Kipling, Whitman, Bronte, Rossetti, Barratt Browning, Tennyson
MelanieKendry
Romantics Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

Romantics Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

This gorgeously illustrated set prepares students for changes to the GCSE for 2017, including Romantic period fiction, non-fiction and poetry extracts sensitively abridged to lower the reading age for most texts to 12-13 so that KS3 students can better access and enjoy these literary heritage texts. Some texts are trickier than others. The arrangement of texts illustrates major themes of the period, from dangerous ambition, science challenging the supremacy of God and the fall of civilisation as revolution swept Europe. It includes major poems, simplified, about nature, visions and love, with fiction extracts from Jane Austen. This approach sets literature in its period, allowing students to explore a world of ideas, linked to a historical period they may have studied. Lord Byron Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Keats Percy Bysshe Shelley William Wordsworth William Blake William Hazlitt Jane Austen Mary Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft Thomas de Quincey Edmund Burke Immanuel Kant
MelanieKendry
Romantics Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

Romantics Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

This gorgeously illustrated set prepares students for changes to the GCSE for 2017, including Romantic period fiction, non-fiction and poetry extracts sensitively abridged to lower the reading age for most texts to 12-13 so that KS3 students can better access and enjoy these literary heritage texts. Some texts are trickier than others. The arrangement of texts illustrates major themes of the period, from dangerous ambition, science challenging the supremacy of God and the fall of civilisation as revolution swept Europe. It includes major poems, simplified, about nature, visions and love, with fiction extracts from Jane Austen. This approach sets literature in its period, allowing students to explore a world of ideas, linked to a historical period they may have studied. Lord Byron Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Keats Percy Bysshe Shelley William Wordsworth William Blake William Hazlitt Jane Austen Mary Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft Thomas de Quincey Edmund Burke Immanuel Kant
MelanieKendry
45 Awesome Story Ideas & Images Complete Unit New GCSE Creative Writing

45 Awesome Story Ideas & Images Complete Unit New GCSE Creative Writing

45 huge full colour images, 45 student friendly plot ideas and a vast set of resources and teaching ideas for: - story openings - how to create mood and atmosphere - weather in literature - famous characters from literature - how to build tension - vary sentences for effect - shift point of view and verb tense - three top grade GCSE sample stories in different genres, tenses and themes - words and phrases to use and more. This vast set of resources is scaffolded and differentiated, so you could use with able year 7s, weak GCSE entrants as well as the most able. This scheme makes links to common poems and literature and will prepare students for controlled assessment, coursework as well as build lasting skills for exam in 2017 and beyond.
MelanieKendry
Victorians Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

Victorians Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

This gorgeously illustrated Unit prepares students for changes to the GCSE for 2017, including Victorian period fiction, non-fiction and poetry extracts sensitively abridged to lower the reading age to 12-13 so that KS3 students can access and enjoy these fascinating literary heritage texts. The arrangement of texts includes study by topic: character, place, plus major themes of the period, from consumer culture, colonialism, the god-like narrator, science fiction and fantasy. It includes major poems, simplified. The unit sets literature in its period. Some texts are trickier than others. There are two versions of the workbook: one with plenty of white space notes; the other is closer, so there are fewer pages to photocopy. The set includes:Dickens, Eliot, Gaskell, Bronte, Stevenson, Wells, Morris, Kipling, Whitman, Bronte, Rossetti, Barratt Browning, Tennyson
MelanieKendry
Better Description Creative Writing Unit: 28 Gorgeous Images KS3 KS4 New GCSE

Better Description Creative Writing Unit: 28 Gorgeous Images KS3 KS4 New GCSE

Unit of work with 28 gorgeous images to prompt writing to describe. This focusses on building vocabulary as well as sensory language writing skills through games as well as longer exercises and homework. Peer review and self-marking are supported plus exemplars for students to annotate and guide their own writing. Field-tested SMART targets help students raise their grade. This differentiated scheme is suitable for all abilities between 11-16. At GCSE it can be used for controlled assessment, as well as those who will be tested purely by exam in 2017. These resources can stand alone or blend seamlessly with any Creative Writing unit. They have been trialled in two Outstanding schools as well as one to one work with reluctant writers.
MelanieKendry
Essential Lord of the Flies Revision Pack for GCSE Exam AQA & WJEC

Essential Lord of the Flies Revision Pack for GCSE Exam AQA & WJEC

This essential revision pack covers everything students need and nothing they don't. The 18 pages are 2017 ready and include: - key scenes - character - themes - symbolism - quick background to the novel - tips for essay writing - what's in the exam - SMART student-friendly model mark schemes - three different styles of top grade essay: character, theme, extract. It includes practice essay questions for WJEC and AQA, on every possible topic you can imagine, broken down into neat, student-friendly headings. The character and island maps are also included as separate uploads for use in class, as these are particularly good for visual learning styles or revision posters blown up to A3 size. This pack is based on work I've done as a tutor one to one with students, some of whom raised from grade C in their mock results to A* in the exam. It answers all common questions.
MelanieKendry
Creative Writing Unit: Family & What If? 14 Beautiful Images KS2 KS3

Creative Writing Unit: Family & What If? 14 Beautiful Images KS2 KS3

14 gorgeous images to inspire stories on topics students can't stop talking about. Students often like to tell stories about their own experiences – a time they had an accident, crazy family members, pets, and love playing with possibilities: if they had a robot, superpowers, were a secret agent, had five pet penguins or a tiger came to tea. Spark their creativity with these beautiful images and lively class discussion. The scheme is differentiated for all abilities with two sets of targets fitted to common mistakes students make. They will learn to assess their own and each other's work, thinking about how to frame stories readers will enjoy.
MelanieKendry
Creative Writing Unit for All Abilities: 53 Beautiful Images KS3 KS4 New GCSE

Creative Writing Unit for All Abilities: 53 Beautiful Images KS3 KS4 New GCSE

When writing stories, many students struggle to conjure up plot, character and any realistic sense of place. This unit reduces story-anxiety by supplying a customizable plot outline, freeing them up to enjoy the story while building writing skills. 53 beautiful PowerPoint images allow students to unleash their inner ninja in Japan or fight their way through jungle, with ready-made word-lists and phrases to help. Everything is scaffolded, from plot, sentence construction and description. There are examples from literature on how to use weather to build mood and atmosphere as well as a model top grade GCSE story for students to analyze. The unit includes SMART student-friendly targets for weaker and more able students linked to tips on how to write like a ninja – for those aiming at the highest grades at GCSE.
MelanieKendry
Romantics Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

Romantics Unit of Work KS3 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Poetry Getting Ready for 2017 GCSE

This gorgeously illustrated set prepares students for changes to the GCSE for 2017, including Romantic period fiction, non-fiction and poetry extracts sensitively abridged to lower the reading age for most texts to 12-13 so that KS3 students can better access and enjoy these literary heritage texts. Some texts are trickier than others. The arrangement of texts illustrates major themes of the period, from dangerous ambition, science challenging the supremacy of God and the fall of civilisation as revolution swept Europe. It includes major poems, simplified, about nature, visions and love, with fiction extracts from Jane Austen. This approach sets literature in its period, allowing students to explore a world of ideas, linked to a historical period they may have studied. Lord Byron Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Keats Percy Bysshe Shelley William Wordsworth William Blake William Hazlitt Jane Austen Mary Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft Thomas de Quincey Edmund Burke Immanuel Kant
MelanieKendry
Creative Writing: Villains & Dystopia for GCSE and KS3

Creative Writing: Villains & Dystopia for GCSE and KS3

Look on my works ye mighty and despair! 27 gorgeous images tell a compelling story of the fall of civilisations. From ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire, Ivan the Terrible, Napoleon Bonaparte, Hitler and World War II we enter the nuclear age. These dystopic fictions will set their imaginations alight. This can be linked to study of the poem Ozymandias or cross the curriculum to History topics or teen dystopic novels like The Hunger Games, the Divergent series, Uglies and literary fiction like Brave New World and 1984.
MelanieKendry
GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 1 of 9: All Characters Study / Revision

GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 1 of 9: All Characters Study / Revision

Part one of nine of a gorgeously illustrated, all-singing, all dancing unit on Lord of the Flies for GCSE. This part deals with all characters including the minor ones and would work particularly well for revision. It can be used with students of all abilities, including those aiming for the highest grades. It covers AQA long and WJEC extract-based questions and works well to prepare students for closed-book exam. This set includes: - comprehension exercises with links to theme - revision - essay questions - quotes & notes - top grade exemplars on all characters for students to analyse - SMART targets for essay-writing - character-map These resources have been trialed in an Outstanding school. Essay tips have been used one to one with students who have in some cases raised their grade from C in mocks to A* in the exam.
MelanieKendry
GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 2 of 9: Themes Study / Revision

GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 2 of 9: Themes Study / Revision

Part two of nine of a gorgeously illustrated, all-singing, all dancing unit on Lord of the Flies for GCSE. This part deals with themes and symbols and would work particularly well for revision. It can be used with students of all abilities, including those aiming for the highest grades. It covers AQA long and WJEC extract-based questions and works well to prepare students for closed-book exam. This set includes: comprehension exercises with links to character and key scenes revision essay questions quotes & notes top grade exemplars on all characters for students to analyse SMART targets for essay-writing character-map These resources have been trialled in an Outstanding school. Essay tips have been used one to one with students who have in some cases raised their grade from C in mocks to A* in the exam.
MelanieKendry
Creative Writing Unit: Fantastic Fictions 30 Incredible Images KS2 & KS3

Creative Writing Unit: Fantastic Fictions 30 Incredible Images KS2 & KS3

Fire their imaginations with 30 astonishing images for story-writing on topics students love, targeted at boys and girls. Explore alien worlds, space warriors, robot armies, meteor-strike, starships and nebulae. Visit underwater worlds of sparkling beauty. Find fairies and unicorns, castles and princesses, fantasy dragons, Roman soldiers, orc and Viking warriors, assassins and toy soldiers. It's everything students love, from worlds where anything is possible. There's nothing dull about this unit. It might not be 'grown up', but kids love it. Students work together on plotting, how to write for a reader, building good descriptions scaffolded all the way. They can also play with verb tense and point of view, checking their own and each other's work using differentiated SMART targets to support weaker students as well as the more able.
MelanieKendry
GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 3 of 9: Historical Context Study / Revision

GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 3 of 9: Historical Context Study / Revision

Part three of nine of a gorgeously illustrated, all-singing, all dancing unit on Lord of the Flies for GCSE. This part deals with historical context and would work particularly well for revision. It can be used with students of all abilities, including those aiming for the highest grades. This set includes: comprehension exercise student notes plot summary These resources have been trialled in an Outstanding school. Essay tips have been used one to one with students who have in some cases raised their grade from C in mocks to A* in the exam.
MelanieKendry
GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 4 of 9: The First Two Chapters

GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 4 of 9: The First Two Chapters

Part four of nine of a gorgeously illustrated, all-singing, all dancing unit on Lord of the Flies for GCSE. This part deals with all characters including the minor ones and would work particularly well for revision. It can be used with students of all abilities, including those aiming for the highest grades. It covers AQA long and WJEC extract-based questions and works well to prepare students for closed-book exam. This set includes: powerpoint with beautiful images comprehension exercises with links to theme revision essay questions quotes & notes top grade exemplars on all characters for students to analyse SMART targets for essay-writing island / character map for each chapter These resources have been trialled in an Outstanding school. Essay tips have been used one to one with students who have in some cases raised their grade from C in mocks to A* in the exam.
MelanieKendry
GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 6 of 9: Chapters Five-Six

GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 6 of 9: Chapters Five-Six

Part six of nine of a gorgeously illustrated, all-singing, all dancing unit on Lord of the Flies for GCSE. This part deals with all characters including the minor ones and would work particularly well for revision. It can be used with students of all abilities, including those aiming for the highest grades. It covers AQA long and WJEC extract-based questions and works well to prepare students for closed-book exam. This set includes: powerpoint with beautiful images comprehension exercises with links to theme revision essay questions quotes & notes top grade exemplars on all characters for students to analyse SMART targets for essay-writing island / character map for each chapter These resources have been trialled in an Outstanding school. Essay tips have been used one to one with students who have in some cases raised their grade from C in mocks to A* in the exam.
MelanieKendry
GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit: 5 of 9 Chapters Three-Four

GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit: 5 of 9 Chapters Three-Four

Part five of nine of a gorgeously illustrated, all-singing, all dancing unit on Lord of the Flies for GCSE. This part deals with all characters including the minor ones and would work particularly well for revision. It can be used with students of all abilities, including those aiming for the highest grades. It covers AQA long and WJEC extract-based questions and works well to prepare students for closed-book exam. This set includes: powerpoint with beautiful images comprehension exercises with links to theme revision essay questions quotes & notes top grade exemplars on all characters for students to analyse SMART targets for essay-writing island / character map for each chapter These resources have been trialled in an Outstanding school. Essay tips have been used one to one with students who have in some cases raised their grade from C in mocks to A* in the exam.
MelanieKendry
GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 7 of 9: Chapters Seven-Eight

GCSE Lord of the Flies Unit 7 of 9: Chapters Seven-Eight

Part seven of nine of a gorgeously illustrated, all-singing, all dancing unit on Lord of the Flies for GCSE. This part deals with all characters including the minor ones and would work particularly well for revision. It can be used with students of all abilities, including those aiming for the highest grades. It covers AQA long and WJEC extract-based questions and works well to prepare students for closed-book exam. This set includes: powerpoint with beautiful images comprehension exercises with links to theme revision essay questions quotes & notes top grade exemplars on all characters for students to analyse SMART targets for essay-writing island / character map for each chapter These resources have been trialled in an Outstanding school. Essay tips have been used one to one with students who have in some cases raised their grade from C in mocks to A* in the exam.
MelanieKendry
King Schahriar & Brother Analysis Edexcel IGCSE

King Schahriar & Brother Analysis Edexcel IGCSE

Analysis with key quotes and notes on characters, themes and genre with possible exam questions including: How is the King presented? How is Scheherezade presented? It's perfect for student revision and essays. I&'ve been using this with tutees, some of whom have raised from C grade in mocks to A in the actual exam.
MelanieKendry
Poetry Revision List for GCSE to A*

Poetry Revision List for GCSE to A*

All major technical terms for seen and unseen poetry with examples of how to write about them. Definitions are hyperlinked to more detailed definitions inside the site with more detailed examples. There are also links to A* model essays and analysis for some of the key anthology poems.
MelanieKendry