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I am an English teacher, who currently teaches KS3-KS5. This shop reflects this, with lesson resources for classes across this age range.

I am an English teacher, who currently teaches KS3-KS5. This shop reflects this, with lesson resources for classes across this age range.
Paradise Lost - Book 9 analysis

Paradise Lost - Book 9 analysis

A PowerPoint containing key quotations for book 9. These are identified by theme. The notes section for the slides contain helpful notes of analytical ideas you could discuss.
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Tone

Tone

A lesson designed to improve understanding of tone, as well as how writers create this. It includes a range of tasks, including creative and analytical activities. It was designed for KS3, but would be applicable for KS4 classes as well.
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Poetic Forms: the Sonnet

Poetic Forms: the Sonnet

This lesson explores the features of a sonnet, before providing a step-by-step guide for students to write their own. it was initially designed for a GCSE class in preparation for teaching sonnets from the poetry anthology, but could be used across key stages.
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Sonnet 116

Sonnet 116

For this lesson, students are prompted to analyse sonnet 116, whilst considering some key contextual ideas. Key annotations are included in this PowerPoint. There is also a comparison task included at the end of this lesson.
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History Boys: Larkin's Poetry

History Boys: Larkin's Poetry

This lesson is designed for teaching prior to students reading/watching The History Boys. It introduces the students to the question of why we value certain writers, before students respond to some of Larkin’s poems. This lesson ends with a discussion which links these poems to the dilemma of how we (the audience) should respond to characters like Hector.
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Sir Toby Belch

Sir Toby Belch

Lesson activities focusing on SIr Toby Belch. Students are introduced to key critical and contextual ideas about this character, before analysing Sir Toby’s portrayal in key moments from the play.
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The History Boys: Introduction

The History Boys: Introduction

A lesson in which students discuss ideas implied by the title of the play, as well as the concept of history. They then read and analyse the opening scene of the play, considering how Irwin is presented.
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Tone

Tone

A lesson designed to improve understanding of tone, as well as how writers create this. It includes a range of tasks, including creative and analytical activities. It was designed for KS3, but would be applicable for KS4 classes as well.
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Free verse poetry

Free verse poetry

A lesson exploring what free verse poetry is, with examples and brief analytical tasks identifying free verse features. The lesson concludes with students writing their own free verse poems.
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Othello Act 1 Scene 2

Othello Act 1 Scene 2

This lesson focuses on the introduction of Othello to the play, commencing with an activity recapping the features of dramatic tragedy, before using contextual and critical ideas to evaluate our first impressions of him.
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Creative Writing - KS3

Creative Writing - KS3

These are a range of lessons which aid students to produce excellent creative writing. They include conceptual/picture based stimuli, word banking, planning tasks and tasks designed to help pupils to add detail to their writing.
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Othello - Quote and Critic Revision

Othello - Quote and Critic Revision

A revision lesson including a quotation game that should provoke thoughts about potential arguments students can make about key characters and themes from Othello, followed by a task linking specific ideas from the Edexcel critical anthology to their ideas.
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