Poppies - Jane Weir - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Poppies - Jane Weir - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Jane Weir’s power and conflict poem 'Poppies.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s power and conflict poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

This full double lesson (the resources are enough for at least 2-3 hours of teaching time) provides an engaging and highly-informative study of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s conflict poem ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ Students learn to interpret and analyse the poem in terms of content, language, and structure, learn more about the context of the Crimean War and the Battle of Balaclava, and gain crucial skills in structuring analytical responses to texts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and engaging videos) Context of the Light Brigade - worksheet (teacher’s answer-sheet also provided); Copy of poem; Content, language and structure mind map; Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's vivid power and conflict poem: The Charge of the Light Brigade. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet's ideas/messages within the poem analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Tennyson's language devices. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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Exposure - Wilfred Owen

Exposure - Wilfred Owen

This engaging, comprehensive lesson aims to improve students’ understanding of Wilfred Owen’s WWI power and conflict poem ‘Exposure’ with particular focus upon the language, structure, and subject matter used within the poem. By the end of the lesson, students demonstrate their knowledge of the text analytically, through assured, appropriate, and sustained interpretations. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Considering the meanings of the word ‘exposure’ and inferring what this may suggest about the meaning of the poem; Securing contextual understanding of the conditions and weather faced by WWI soldiers; Reading and interpreting the poem, using a provided line-by-line analysis, and interactive group activities; Developing their understanding through inferring and analysing key language and structural choices; Analysing how the themes of suffering and misery are conveyed through Owen’s language and structure choices; Self/ Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and videos) Copy of poem (freely available online); Deeper thinking worksheet; Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. All resources are provided as word documents (for easy editing) and PDF documents (to ensure consistency of formatting between computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 and 11 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Wilfred Owen's vivid and harrowing World War I poem: 'Exposure.' Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet's ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Harry's Developing Character!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Harry's Developing Character!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to understand how the lead protagonist of J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry himself) develops as a character throughout the narrative. In doing so, students learn the key structural features of the ‘Bildungsroman’ genre, and apply these to the different stages of development that Harry experiences. They then go on to design their own Bildungsroman storyboards! The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Comprehending how Harry is initially introduced to the reader; Reading extracts from Chapters 2, 10 and 17 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, identifying how Harry’s character develops; Analysing how the story fits the structure of a Bildungsroman novel, and tracking Harry’s development through the stages; Creating a storyboard for their own Bildungsroman novel; Self assessing their learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson 30 slide PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; Collated paper extracts of Chapters 2, 10, 17 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone; Harry’s development tracking template; Create your own Bildungsroman novel storyboard template; -Comprehensive lesson plan. All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 7/8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Huge Bundle!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO BOTH OF THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLETS, THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of J.K Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising J.K Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Rowling's Language Devices; - Features of Fantasy Novels. All key words and ideas are compartmentalised for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Wilfred Owen’s World War I power and conflict poem 'Exposure.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; Thoughts of the Poet. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Lord Voldemort!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Lord Voldemort!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to understand the key features of effective villains, as characterised by Lord Voldemort in J.K Rowling’s 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.' In particular, students key character traits of Voldemort evident in Chapter 17 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (e.g. lack of empathy, hideous appearance, links to the hero, and a clear goal/objective), before utilising this understanding to create and describe their own effective villains. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Comprehending Voldemort's role in the novel leading up to the Chapter 17; - Collectively defining the features of effective villains; - Reading Chapter 17 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, identifying and explaining his characterisation as a villain; - Analysing the effectiveness of each of Rowling's techniques in creating the image of an effective villain; - Creating and describing their own imaginative villains, utilising the features of villains effectively and imaginatively throughout; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper extract of Chapter 17 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (freely available online); - Lord Voldemort analysis template; - Create Your Own Villain template; -Comprehensive lesson plan. All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 7/8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Story Openings!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Story Openings!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to understand the key techniques used by J.K Rowling in her story opening of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.' In particular, students comprehend the plot and information in the opening chapter of Harry Potter and analyse what makes the opening effective, before utilising this understanding to compose their own imaginative story opening. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Collectively defining the features of effective story openings; - Reading the opening to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, identifying the story opening techniques and comprehending the key events and information in the chapter; - Analysing the effectiveness of each of Rowling's story opening techniques; - Creating their own engaging story openings, utilising story opening techniques effectively and imaginatively throughout; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - The opening chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (freely available online); - Effective Story Openings analysis template; - Teacher answer sheet; -Comprehensive lesson plan. All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 7/8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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GCSE English Literature Knowledge Organisers/Revision Mat Huge Bundle!

GCSE English Literature Knowledge Organisers/Revision Mat Huge Bundle!

These detailed and visually-appealing resources offer a complete reference point for students learning or revising any of the following GCSE texts: - A Christmas Carol - A View from the Bridge - An Inspector Calls - Animal Farm - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Frankenstein - Great Expectations - Lord of the Flies - Macbeth - Of Mice and Men - Romeo and Juliet - The Sign of Four Each knowledge organiser contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Language Devices; - Features of Form Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided in both PDF and Word versions (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Dulce et Decorum Est Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Dulce et Decorum Est Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Wilfred Owen’s World War I poem 'Dulce et Decorum est.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; Thoughts of the Poet. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Dulce et Decorum est - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

Dulce et Decorum est - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Wilfred Owen's vivid and harrowing World War I poem. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet's ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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KS2 Solar System Knowledge Organiser!

KS2 Solar System Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to the The Solar System. It contains comprehensive sections on: - The Sun, Planets, and Dwarf Planets; - Information about their moons; - Other Bodies in the Solar System; - Human Spaceflight; - Timeline of Discovery; The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Out of the Blue - Simon Armitage - Bundle!

Out of the Blue - Simon Armitage - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Simon Armitage's 9/11 vivid and harrowing contemporary conflict poem. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet's ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Armitage's language devices. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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Out of the Blue - Poem Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Out of the Blue - Poem Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Simon Armitage’s 9/11 poem Out of the Blue.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; Thoughts of the Poet. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Love's Philosophy - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Love/ Relationships Poetry

Love's Philosophy - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Love/ Relationships Poetry

This interesting and engaging lesson enables students to build their knowledge of the key messages, language, and structure in Percy Shelley’s relationships poem ‘Love’s Philosophy.’ In particular, students learn how the poet’s use of language portrays the key messages in the poem, for example the narrator’s belief that the entwinement of nature should be reflected by people. Students learn through a logical and step-by-step learning journey, including: -Discussing and applying the key messages and meanings in the poem; -Understanding key contextual information about the poet and his life; -Reading and interpreting the poem; -Understanding the poem, with a particular emphasis upon the content, language, and structural features; Identifying and analysing the poet’s use of language devices; -Writing an extended analysis piece based upon how Percey Shelley presents the strength of the maternal bond in Love’s Philosophy; -Peer assessing their partners’ analysis attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful, engaging and substantial; (including hyperlink to a reading of the poem) Copy of poem; Language Devices in ‘Mother, Any Distance’ worksheet; Analysis template with in-built success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 9/10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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The Sign of Four Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Sign of Four Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Sign of Four.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Doyle's Language Devices; - Features of Detective Novels. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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