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I'm an outstanding English teacher who has been the bright spark in hundreds of student's eyes for over 10 years! Ready, Steady, Go! provides ready to teach teaching resources for English teachers who are in need of a little extra umph in their lessons.
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 5: Powerful Lady Macbeth (low ability)
TheMariJane

Macbeth Act 1 Scene 5: Powerful Lady Macbeth (low ability)

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These engaging and interesting lessons aim to improve students’ understanding of one of Lady Macbeth at the start of the play. In particular, they are enabled to draw links between Lady Macbeth and their knowledge of women in Shakespearean times. Resource includes: - 1x whole lesson PPT presentation exploring LM in act 1 scene 5 as a whole - 1x whole lesson PPT presentation with focus on LM soliloquy in act 1 scene 5 -2x worksheets to support the delivery of each lesson
An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling
TheMariJane

An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling

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A lesson exploring the presentation of Mrs Birling throughout the play which concludes with students being prepared to write a exam style response. This resource includes: 1x PPT 1x Quote bank sheet
Charge of the Light Brigade Worksheet
TheMariJane

Charge of the Light Brigade Worksheet

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SEN/Low Ability A worksheet to accompany the study of the poem and prepare students to write an exam style response. Resource includes: - exploding quotations resource - sentence starters using PETAL paragraph structure
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7 (Low Ability)
TheMariJane

Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7 (Low Ability)

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Resource includes: - 1x whole lesson PPT presentation exploring Lady Macbeth’s methods of persuasion - 1x whole lesson PPT presentation with focus on Macbeth’s indecision in act 1 scene 7 -1x worksheets to support the delivery of LM persuasion lesson
Introduction to Gothic KS3
TheMariJane

Introduction to Gothic KS3

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In this lesson students are able to discuss and identify conventions of gothic horror. There is also an opportunity for students to complete an extended writing task. This lesson was for a low set year 8 class but can be adapted to suit alternative ranges of students. This resource includes: -PPT Presentation -Word doc. of still gothic image for students to annotate
Trash by Andy Mulligan
TheMariJane

Trash by Andy Mulligan

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A selection of whole lessons, worksheets and assessment tasks to accompany your teaching of the novel Trash. This resource includes: - 4x PPT whole lessons - 2x Differentiated Assessment Tasks - 2x Activity Tasks
The Emigree by Carol Rumens (Lower Abilty) AQA GCSE English
TheMariJane

The Emigree by Carol Rumens (Lower Abilty) AQA GCSE English

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A set of lessons to accompany the teaching of ‘The Emigree’ to a low ability GCSE group. Part three of this resource is inclusive of a comparison lesson linking ‘The Emigree’ to ‘London’ by William Blake. This resource includes: 3x PPT whole lesson 1x PETAL paragraph sentence starter table
20 Minute Interview Lesson (descriptive writing)
TheMariJane

20 Minute Interview Lesson (descriptive writing)

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Teaching a 20 minute descriptive writing lesson? This resource will be very useful for you. Outline: Students have the challenge of using features of descriptive writing to improve a piece of writing they have produced within the first five minutes of the lesson. There's even an opportunity for peer assessment. This resource has been set up for use with a year 7 class but can be adapted to suit alternative year groups.
KS3 Poetry Comparison Task:  Give by Simon Armitage and The Hunchback in the Park by Dylan Thomas
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KS3 Poetry Comparison Task: Give by Simon Armitage and The Hunchback in the Park by Dylan Thomas

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This resource acts as a group or independent activity to prepare students to compare two poems Give by Simon Armitage and The Hunchback in the Park by Dylan Thomas . This resource includes - ready to print and use Word documents - venn diagram - statements which students can cut and sort to match the correct sides of the venn diagram Please note: This resource is best used when the venn diagram is photocopied on A3 and the statements photocopied to A4.
Narrative Voice- Different Perspectives AQA English Language Paper 1
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Narrative Voice- Different Perspectives AQA English Language Paper 1

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In this lesson students develop their skills in writing from different viewpoints and perspectives. This resource allows opportunity for group work as well as independent extended writing based on an exam style question. This resource includes: 1x PPT presentation 1x Microsoft Word worksheet to be completed in groups
Independent Learning Homework Bundle  KS3
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Independent Learning Homework Bundle KS3

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A selection of Independent Learning Worksheets (ILW) prepared to enable differentiation and flexibility in the selection of homework tasks for KS3 students. These resources can be easily adapted to suit the needs of your learners. Rationale: At the state of the school term, each student is given an ILW related to their unit of study e.g. Shakespeare unit of work will lend itself to a Shakespeare ILW. Over the course of the term, students are required to select and complete one different independent learning task each week from the Easy, Medium and Challenge colours indicated on the ILW. Depending on the duration of the school term, students will have completed all six tasks. The tasks can be handed in each week or in a bundle at the end of the school term. The class teacher will provide written targets for each completed task as well grade each of these tasks with one of the following progress grades: Progress 5 - Outstanding Progress 4 - Good Progress 3 - Satisfactory Progress 2 - Unsatisfactory Progress 1 - Serious Cause for Concern This resource pack includes: - 3x colour coded Independent Learning Worksheets - 5x non colour coded Independent Learning Worksheets to be adapted for your use - 1x Blank Independent Learning Worksheet template These ILW have worked increasingly well in improving literacy across the English faculty and the wider school community. Enjoy!