The beginning of a unit of work on Paradise Lost - around the first five or six lessons are planned. Also included is a Consolidation booklet, dividing the poem into sections, with themes and quotations banks - all blank for pupils to fill in as they go. There's also a useful section on Milton's biography with key quotations from his other works, critical quotations, and quotations from the rest of the poem in the teachers' version of the pack.
Explicitly for Pre U but there is a booklet of Auden's poetry which could be used for coursework, along with a wealth of critical material and images/paintings/resources which accompany the poems.
Practice for writing intros for the Pre Unseen paper/ other papers, using the Matthew Prior poem (from a past paper)
The worksheet has general advice regarding P2B with some guidance on reading the question and the types of questions which might be asked. Pupils then write two plans for a question “The Last Train Home” and then develop their favoured idea. There’s then a PPT with examples to improve grammar but pupils can also rewrite the examples to develop interest and ambition.
A short scheme of work with I teach to Year 9 and at GCSE. PPT scheme with accompanying worksheets on: 1. Fiction openings 2. Developing description 3. Atmosphere 4. Creating narrative and plot 5. Concision and tweet stories 6. Diary writing 7. Speech writing 8. Letter writing 9. Magazine articles 10. Creative writing esp. "show not tell"
A practice paper for CIE IGCSE English Language 9-1, based on Ethan Frome for questions a-f. Challenging but a good introduction to working with 19th century texts.
The start of a SoW on Macbeth for teaching at GCSE-level, with some resources appropriate for A-Level. Lessons 1-5 only... still a work in progress...
OCR Language Paper 2 - exemplar exam paper with model answer for Q4; Cider with Rosie and A Room wit
For OCR Language Paper 2 - an exemplar exam paper I put together from Cider with Rosie and A Room with a View, with an A* model answer for Q4
A practice paper for CIE IGCSE English Language 9-1, based on The Hound of the Baskervilles for questions a-f. Challenging but a good introduction to working with 19th century texts.