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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.
NEW AQA GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE PAPER 2 Unseen poetry preparation (Power and Conflict)

NEW AQA GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE PAPER 2 Unseen poetry preparation (Power and Conflict)

A selection of PPT lessons addressing the AQA Literature poems for the Literature Paper 2 Exam: Modern Texts and Poetry. The lessons are stimulated from the GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE Unseen poetry preparation Teacher Guide. Poems from each lesson can be located in the power and conflict section of the GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE (8702) Past and present: poetry anthology for examinations from 2017.
TheMariJane
NEW GCSE AQA ENGLISH 2015 Approching the Structure Question

NEW GCSE AQA ENGLISH 2015 Approching the Structure Question

Task based on the sample exam specification provided by AQA Paper 1 Explorations in creative reading and writing. Q3: How has the writer structured the text to interest you as a reader? This resource focuses on the key aspects of the structure question with the use of structure cards (see attached) Students are encouraged to approach the task in groups and present their findings via a group presentation. You can gather a number of Action and Adventure text openings (I have attached links to extracts), separate the paragraphs by cutting them up, and have your students reorganise the text into the appropriate order. Follow this activity on with having students place the text in the middle of a page of sugar paper and answering the structure card questions around the text. Picture on slide 1 was taken from a Google image search the details are attached to the notes under the slide.
TheMariJane
Charge of the Light Brigade Worksheet

Charge of the Light Brigade Worksheet

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

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

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
TheMariJane
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7 (Low Ability)

Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7 (Low Ability)

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
TheMariJane
Edgar Allan Poe The Black Cat

Edgar Allan Poe The Black Cat

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!
TheMariJane
Introduction to Gothic KS3

Introduction to Gothic KS3

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
TheMariJane
NEW GCSE AQA ENGLISH 2015 Approching the Structure Question

NEW GCSE AQA ENGLISH 2015 Approching the Structure Question

Task based on the sample exam specification provided by AQA Paper 1 Explorations in creative reading and writing. Q3: How has the writer structured the text to interest you as a reader? This resource focuses on the key aspects of the structure question with the use of structure cards (see attached) Students are encouraged to approach the task in groups and present their findings via a group presentation. You can gather a number of Action and Adventure text openings (I have attached links to extracts), separate the paragraphs by cutting them up, and have your students reorganise the text into the appropriate order. Follow this activity on with having students place the text in the middle of a page of sugar paper and answering the structure card questions around the text. Picture on slide 1 was taken from a Google image search the details are attached to the notes under the slide.
TheMariJane
Trash by Andy Mulligan

Trash by Andy Mulligan

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
TheMariJane
The Emigree by Carol Rumens (Lower Abilty) GCSE English 2017

The Emigree by Carol Rumens (Lower Abilty) GCSE English 2017

A three part collection of resources 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
TheMariJane
KS3 Poetry Comparison Task:  Give by Simon Armitage and The Hunchback in the Park by Dylan Thomas

KS3 Poetry Comparison Task: Give by Simon Armitage and The Hunchback in the Park by Dylan Thomas

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.
TheMariJane
Group Task: Comparing Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland - The Émigrée by Carol Rumens

Group Task: Comparing Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland - The Émigrée by Carol Rumens

This resource includes: - Venn Diagram - Copies of both poems - Ideas linked to both poems Instructions: Print the resource onto A3 paper (one set of copies per student) Students can work in groups or pairs to annotate the poems using the prompts provided for lower ability or without prompts for higher ability. Students then arrange green statements in the correct places on the Venn diagram and complete add quotes from the poems where needed.
TheMariJane