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Year 7 - Myths and Legends Unit
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Year 7 - Myths and Legends Unit

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A comprehensive 6-8 week unit of work with differentiated resources, assessments and PowerPoints. Uses the APP levels but can be easily adapted to your school.
Doppelgangers and the Uncanny in Gothic Literature
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Doppelgangers and the Uncanny in Gothic Literature

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A lesson which seeks to teach students what a doppelganger is and what Freud meant by the uncanny. Students then go on to create their own doppelgangers. Students also look at an extract from Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Frankenstein. Homework booklet can be found in my shop.
Dystopian Homework Booklet
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Dystopian Homework Booklet

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A homework booklet with activities which looks to develop analytical and literacy skills. Extracts come from a range of dystopian novels. Ideal for students in KS3, especially Year 8 and Year 9. It can be used in and out of lessons. It also includes a homework choice menu at the end of the booklet.
Vocabulary Do-Nows
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Vocabulary Do-Nows

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Challenge your students with ambitious vocabulary and help to enrich their reading and academic writing. This was created with Year 7s in mind. They would usually complete this during a unit on autobiographical writing. This can be used throughout KS3 though and maybe up into KS4 depending on your group’s ability. An extremely able Year 6 class may also really benefit too.
Vocabulary Do-Nows for Y7, 8 and 9
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Vocabulary Do-Nows for Y7, 8 and 9

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Challenge your students with ambitious vocabulary and help to enrich their reading and academic writing. This bundle includes six week’s worth of Do-Nows (one slide per week). One PowerPoint for Year 7, one for Year 8 and one for Year 9. Each PowerPoint ends with a quiz on the words they have learnt over the weeks.
Double-Sided Poetry Consolidation Sheet
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Double-Sided Poetry Consolidation Sheet

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This is great for those teaching poetry at KS4 and KS5. My students make an abundance of notes in their anthologies, and so this double-sided A3 sheet helps them transfer their notes for revision to be used before their exams, consolidate their learning and help ME see where the gaps are in their knowledge. I’m sure it’ll help you too!
Structure and Language in a Non-Fiction Text
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Structure and Language in a Non-Fiction Text

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Lesson comes from a dystopian scheme of work. Students will be required to analyse the way in which an author of a non-fiction text structured their text. They will also be expected to identify and evaluate the most impactful technique used by the author. This leads to the students writing their own articles, using the techniques analysed, which serves as propaganda for a dystopian government. Connections are made with the real world through the use of an article about Donald Trump.
Autobiography - Selecting Evidence
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Autobiography - Selecting Evidence

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Easily adaptable lesson on selecting and retrieving evidence, using an extract from Richard Wright's autobiography, Black Boys. Uses the NC App levels but can easily be changed to suit your school's system.
Autobiography - Inference and Quotations
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Autobiography - Inference and Quotations

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Easily adaptable lesson on inference and quotations using an extract from Stephen Fry's autobiography, Moab is my Washpot. Uses the NC App levels but can easily be changed to suit your school's system.
Dystopian Anti-Heroes
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Dystopian Anti-Heroes

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Students are required to read a variety of different extracts from dystopian literature and make inferences and deductions about the anti-heroes and how the author chooses to present them. Anti-heroes they’ll analyse: V from V for Vendetta Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games series Flora 717 from The Bees Winston from 1984 Montag from Fahrenheit 451