Macbeth (Everything your students need to revise Macbeth)

Macbeth (Everything your students need to revise Macbeth)

This bundle transformed my students' knowledge of Macbeth. They went from knowing absolutely nothing about Macbeth to achieving grade 7 and 8 in their essays. I can not recommend these bundle more. A must for GCSE students! Tailored to the AQA exam board.
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An Inspector Calls Resource Pack

An Inspector Calls Resource Pack

This resource covers all key themes and characters in the 'An Inspector Calls.' This is a superb revision resource for students to remind themselves of key characters and themes - I use this every day with my students and they love it. There are key analysis tables for each character: Mr. Birling Mrs. Birling Sheila Eric Gerald Eva Smith Key context and model answers included. Key quotations and analysis included.
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Exploring Themes in Macbeth (Highly recommended by students)

Exploring Themes in Macbeth (Highly recommended by students)

A phenomenal revision resource on exploring themes in Macbeth. This resource transformed my students knowledge on Macbeth and literature essays. Each Freytag's Pyramid includes: Key quotations, Analysis + Context 5 pyramids exploring: Ambition Evil Guilt Kingship + Justice Power + Corruption Fantastic to get students to complete as a group and then type up thematic pyramids as a class. Students love this resource and stick them up as posters as a form of revision. A MUST DO!
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Peter Reading´s, ´Cetacean.´

Peter Reading´s, ´Cetacean.´

A week of lessons based on the poem ´cetacean.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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Billy Collin´s, ´Afternoon with Irish Cows.´

Billy Collin´s, ´Afternoon with Irish Cows.´

A week of lessons based on the poem ´Afternoon with Irish Cows.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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Alfred Lord Tennyson´s, ´The Kraken.´

Alfred Lord Tennyson´s, ´The Kraken.´

A week of lessons based on the poem ´The Kraken.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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David Constantine´s, ´Watching for Dolphins.´

David Constantine´s, ´Watching for Dolphins.´

A week of lessons based on the poem ´Watching for Dolphins.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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Edna St Vincent Millay´s, ´The Buck in the Snow.´

Edna St Vincent Millay´s, ´The Buck in the Snow.´

A week of lessons based on the poem ´The Buck in the Snow.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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Songs of Ourselves

Songs of Ourselves

A week of lessons based on poems from ´Songs of Ourselves.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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William Cowper´s, ´The Poplar-Field.´

William Cowper´s, ´The Poplar-Field.´

A week of lessons based on the poem ´The Poplar-Field´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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Elizabeth Jennning´s, ´In Praise of Creation.

Elizabeth Jennning´s, ´In Praise of Creation.

A week of lessons based on the poem ´In Praise of Creation.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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Robert Bridge´s ´London Snow.´

Robert Bridge´s ´London Snow.´

A week of lessons based on the poem ´London Snow.´ Targetted for GCSE pupils: Discussion starter Links to videos of poetry readings Context slide on poet Subject of the poem slide The poem itself Definitions of key words Table to analyse context, language, structure + key themes. Group task to annotate each stanza Essay style question
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IGCSE CAMBRIDGE Marking template

IGCSE CAMBRIDGE Marking template

A fantastic tool I use to mark pupil books. Marking criteria from A* - C. I usually tick their main strength, and offer one target to give them an insight into where they are. Great for explaining and justifying grades for pupils and parents.
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An Introduction to Poetry

An Introduction to Poetry

A great PPT to use with your pupils when introducing poetry. Includes language activities and an opportunity to create their own poetry. Great to introduce GCSE clusters.
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Great Expectations Revision Guide (Highly recommended by GCSE students)

Great Expectations Revision Guide (Highly recommended by GCSE students)

This resource has it all. Key extracts from the novel, key quotations and model answers. This pack includes key context (social class etc.) and critical essays. Includes GCSE Exam style questions. An absolute must buy for students to annotate and use the unseen extracts for assessment practice.
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Poetry through the Ages Extract Pack

Poetry through the Ages Extract Pack

An introduction to poetry for KS3. Includes summaries, context and analysis, themes for each poem: The Knight's Tale Porphyria's lover Lady Macbeth Still I rise
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Oliver Twist Resource Pack

Oliver Twist Resource Pack

Includes Key context + key chapters + themes + model answers. A great way to break the novel down into chunks.
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Julius Caesar Resource Pack

Julius Caesar Resource Pack

Everything you need to study Julius Caesar. Includes Key Scenes Story Summary Plot Overview Storyboard Key definitions Quiz
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Julius Caesar in 6 weeks (Scheme of Work)

Julius Caesar in 6 weeks (Scheme of Work)

This Scheme of Work includes: Key content to cover A01 objectives A02 objectives A03 objectives Suggested resources Spellings Homework Best accompanied with Julius Caesar extract pack.
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Checking Out Me History Vs London

Checking Out Me History Vs London

This lesson breaks the two poems down into small chunks: Context Language Structure Themes/ attitudes and ideas An absolute must for revision! Students can stick these up as posters.
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