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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.
Charge of the Light Brigade Worksheet
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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)
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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
An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling
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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
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.
An Inspector Calls - Themes
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An Inspector Calls - Themes

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A lesson exploring the themes of the text and the questions which may arise in relation to themes in the GCSE exam. This resource includes: 1x PPT 1x Themes Sheet
Introduction to Gothic KS3
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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
Edgar Allan Poe The Black Cat
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Edgar Allan Poe The Black Cat

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Selection of lessons for year 9 mixed ability class on the topic of gothic horror. Lessons are based on Edgar Allan Poe's &'The Black Cat&';. Students use PEE to analyse and explore the use of gothic language, create storyboards, and design their own gothic book cover. Please leave constructive comments. Enjoy!
20 Minute Interview Lesson (descriptive writing)
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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.
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 5: Powerful Lady Macbeth (low ability)
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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
Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland
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Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland

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A lesson exploring the meaning of Garland’s poem ‘Kamikaze’ resulting in an extended creative writing response from students. This lesson includes: 1x PPT
Checking Out Me History- John Agard
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Checking Out Me History- John Agard

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A full PPT lesson exploring how John Agard uses regular and irregular rhyme scheme to present the significance of social and historical context of the poem. All images have been referenced in note section of each relevant slide Poems: John Agard: AQA website all rights reserved to AQA Paul Laurence Dunbar: Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. (1833–1908). An American Anthology, 1787–1900. 1900. 1640. Harriet Beecher Stowe