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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.
Creating Narrative Voice: AQA English Language Paper 1 (2017) 'Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha' by Roddy Doyle
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Creating Narrative Voice: AQA English Language Paper 1 (2017) 'Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha' by Roddy Doyle

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During this lesson your class will explore how Roddy Doyle is able to realistically convey the impression of a child’s voice through language and structure.  This resource includes - PPT presentation Please note: the extract for 'Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha'  is taken from the AQA English Language Reading Support Booklet Paper 1  Copy and paste this link into your browser to gain access to this free booklet: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-87001-RSB.PDF
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
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
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 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
Group Task: Comparing Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland - The Émigrée by Carol Rumens
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Group Task: Comparing Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland - The Émigrée by Carol Rumens

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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.
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
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.
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
Assessment Feedback Sheet
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Assessment Feedback Sheet

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This resource was used to provide feedback to year 11 students after a mock exam on AQA Paper 1 Shakespeare and the 19th century novel. This resources can be easily adapted to meet the needs of your learners.