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I am an experienced secondary English teacher. My resources focus around the new AQA specification for KS4 and the majority of my KS3 schemes also aim to build the skills needed to work towards the AQA GCSE. I am a huge fan of engaging pupils and my lessons therefore focus around this aspect of teaching.

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I am an experienced secondary English teacher. My resources focus around the new AQA specification for KS4 and the majority of my KS3 schemes also aim to build the skills needed to work towards the AQA GCSE. I am a huge fan of engaging pupils and my lessons therefore focus around this aspect of teaching.
A Monster Calls Full Scheme of Work
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A Monster Calls Full Scheme of Work

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A full scheme of work teaching the content and comprehension of ‘A Monster Calls’ by Patrick Ness. The scheme includes a 218 slide PowerPoint presentation with detailed lessons on every chapter of the text, along with all resources, worksheets and homework sheets. There is also both a reading and writing assessment and lessons working towards these. The scheme focuses on understanding and enjoying the content of the text, analysing key language using PEE paragraphs and writing in response to key parts of the text.
Grenfell Tower - What Happened and Who Was to Blame?
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Grenfell Tower - What Happened and Who Was to Blame?

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A series of five lessons in which students complete a hunt around the classroom to compile a timeline of events leading up to the fire and what happened afterwards. Students then complete a range of engaging activities including poster making, scavenger hunts in relation to articles and debates to decide who they think was to blame for the disaster. The final two lessons are based around writing a letter to the body they feel is to blame, persuading them to make amends for their actions. A detailed PowerPoint is included for all five lessons, along with all worksheets and resources needed.
Kamikaze Outstanding Lesson AQA Power and Conflict Poetry
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Kamikaze Outstanding Lesson AQA Power and Conflict Poetry

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A double (2x 50 minute) lesson on Kamikaze based around the new AQA specification poetry cluster: Power and Conflict. The lesson was rated outstanding. It is aimed a top set year 10/11 class but could be differentiated down easily. It focuses on challenge for higher ability. It aims to teach the poem in its entirety and sets students up for completed an extended response at the end of the lesson. It also contains a model answer in response to an exam style question.
Blood Brothers New AQA Complete Scheme
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Blood Brothers New AQA Complete Scheme

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This is a full scheme of work on Blood Brothers, teaching towards the new AQA specification. It includes an 151 slide PowerPoint presentation, with fifteen detailed lessons teaching the entire play. All resources are also included. This scheme was aimed at a top set year 10 group, however could be easily adapted to suit lower and middle abilities.
Stone Cold Robert Swindells Full Scheme of Work
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Stone Cold Robert Swindells Full Scheme of Work

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A 6 week scheme of work including 3 4-part lessons per week, aimed at KS3. This scheme could be suitable for all abilities with slight differentiation. Scheme includes a range of engaging activities, regular quizzes to test knowledge, practice extended response lessons with feedback and an assessment lesson. Detailed feedback sheets are also included. The scheme uses page numbers based on the Penguin 1993 edition of the novel but is easily adaptable to other editions. All worksheets are included along with a 144 slide presentation.
Millions Frank Cottrell Boyce KS3 Scheme
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Millions Frank Cottrell Boyce KS3 Scheme

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A complete twenty five lesson scheme on 'Millions' by Frank Cottrell Boyce for KS3. The scheme includes a PowerPoint that teaches the entire novel with two reading assessment points. The scheme also includes all resources and a revision quiz for the final lesson.
AQA Romeo and Juliet Full Scheme of Work
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AQA Romeo and Juliet Full Scheme of Work

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This is a full scheme of work for Romeo and Juliet, aimed at low ability KS4 or KS3, but can easily be adapted for higher ability. The resource includes a 255 slide PowerPoint with detailed and engaging lessons covering an introduction to Shakespeare and Elizabethan context, teaching the entire play in detail, including analysis of key scenes and quotations, assessments and all worksheets. The scheme is aimed at preparing students for the new spec AQA GCSE exam. Examples of tasks include: -The trial of Friar Lawrence -Conscience corridors -Whatsapp message text translation -Shakespearean insults -Juliet's murder mystery -Diary and letter writing The scheme of work lasts for one term, covering 30 lessons.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Scheme of Work
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A Midsummer Night's Dream Scheme of Work

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This is a complete scheme of work for William Shakespeare’s 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream.' It consists of 11 weeks worth of lessons (3 per week) aimed at a year 7 group, although would be appropriate for any key stage three class with differentiation. There are lessons on relevant contextual information, along with scene by scene reading and analysis lessons. There are also practice PEEZR paragraph writing lessons at appropriate points in the text and feedback lessons including model answers for each question. All resources and worksheets are attached including links to relevant videos and audiobooks.
AQA Poetry Storm on the Island
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AQA Poetry Storm on the Island

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Two lessons on Storm on the Island from the new AQA specification Power and Conflict cluster. Lessons include engaging activities that lead to full annotations of the poem.
A Christmas Carol New AQA Full Scheme of Work
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A Christmas Carol New AQA Full Scheme of Work

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This is a scheme of work consisting of 24 lessons based around teaching the entire ‘A Christmas Carol’ novel to the new AQA exam specification, including an 187 page PowerPoint presentation with very detailed lessons and all resources and worksheets included.
Night - Elie Wiesel Full Scheme
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Night - Elie Wiesel Full Scheme

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This is a full scheme of work based on the novel 'Night' by Elie Wiesel. It includes 217 detailed PowerPoint slides of twenty one lessons. The scheme teaches the entire novel and includes reading time in class. This scheme was aimed at a top set year 7 class, but would be suitable for any key stage three class and is easily adaptable. All resources and worksheets are also included.
AQA Poetry Power and Conflict Scheme
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AQA Poetry Power and Conflict Scheme

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A complete scheme of work including a PowerPoint and resources for the new AQA specification Power and Conflict Poetry. PowerPoint includes two lessons per poem on: 1) Bayonet Charge 2) Exposure 3) Extract from the Prelude 4) London 5) My Last Duchess 6) Ozymandias 7) Poppies 8) Remains 9) Storm on the Island 10) The Charge of the Light Brigade 11) Tissue 12) War Photographer The scheme also includes regular chances to practice comparison skills through practice answers and includes model answers.
Conflict/War Poetry Scheme KS3
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Conflict/War Poetry Scheme KS3

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An introduction to war and conflict poetry for key stage three. An average of four lessons per poem on the following poems: Exposure War Photographer Suicide in the Trenches The Charge of the Light Brigade Invasion and a final lesson based around designing a war advertisement (John Lewis style)
Narrative and Descriptive Writing AQA Scheme
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Narrative and Descriptive Writing AQA Scheme

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This is a scheme of work aiming to teach skills needed for the new AQA specification narrative and descriptive writing section of language paper one. There are six weeks worth of lessons over a 278 slide PowerPoint Presentation, including all resources, worksheets and homework suggestions. The schemes runs through: • Introduction to Creative and Narrative Writing • Writing in different perspectives • Using tenses • Creative effective dialogue • Descriptive Writing • Creating effective characters • Writing an opening to a story There are also many spelling, punctuation and grammar activities throughout the lessons to help improve common errors. The scheme uses contemporary texts and movies as inspiration for creative writing and is aimed at key stage 4, from year 9 upwards. It is especially designed to engage boys in creative writing but works equally well with girls.
AQA Language Paper One (Through Detective Fiction)  - Scheme of Work
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AQA Language Paper One (Through Detective Fiction) - Scheme of Work

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A full 6 week scheme of work including a 235 slide PowerPoint presentation. This scheme aims to teach the skills needed for AQA English language paper one section A - explorations in creative reading and writing, but through detective fiction stories. Each question of the paper is explicitly gone through in detail for one week at a time. The unit was aimed at engaging boys in particular in the language exam. It it suitable for a medium ability year 9 class, but is appropriate and easily adapted for higher ability and age groups up to year 11. All resources including a language practice homework booklet are included. A scheme overview is also included.
AQA Poetry London
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AQA Poetry London

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Two lessons on William Blake's London from the new AQA specification poetry Power and Conflict Cluster. Lessons include analysis of the poem and engaging activities to get students thinking about imagery used in the poem. Also includes exam style practice.
AQA Poetry War Photographer
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AQA Poetry War Photographer

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Two engaging and fun lessons on War Photographer from the new specification AQA poetry Power and Conflict cluster. Lessons include analysis of the poem and a practice exam question.
AQA Language Paper One Complete Scheme
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AQA Language Paper One Complete Scheme

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A Complete 17 lesson scheme on the new specification AQA language paper two. Lessons gradually build up the skills needed to answer all five questions. Includes regular practice questions, a practice assessment and a final assessment, including feedback lessons and model answers. All resources and extracts are also included.
AQA Poetry Poppies
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AQA Poetry Poppies

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Two lessons on 'Poppies' from the new specification AQA Poetry Anthology cluster Power and Conflict. The lessons include engaging activities that lead to a full set of annotations on the poem.