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For years I have been producing high quality PowerPoints to use with my English classes. I have always shared them around my department and now am offering them to you. For a very small fee, you can access these resources to hopefully help you plan or to inspire new lessons. I hope you and your students enjoy them.

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For years I have been producing high quality PowerPoints to use with my English classes. I have always shared them around my department and now am offering them to you. For a very small fee, you can access these resources to hopefully help you plan or to inspire new lessons. I hope you and your students enjoy them.
A Peasant and In Cardigan Market Revision Resource for NEA WJEC English Literature GCSE
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A Peasant and In Cardigan Market Revision Resource for NEA WJEC English Literature GCSE

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This is a revision sheet to help students prepare for the WJEC English Literature NEA. It is a list of excellent points to make about the characters of ‘In Cardigan Market’ by Brian Morris and ‘A Peasant’ by RS Thomas. Each point has accompanying textual evidence. A list of excellent similarities and differences are also included to help students effectively meet the vital AO3 marks. This was created after the class had studied the two poems in depth and will allow them to prepare for the important NEA.
WJEC English Literature Welsh Writing in Wales-John Ormond 'In September' and Gillian Clarke 'My Box
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WJEC English Literature Welsh Writing in Wales-John Ormond 'In September' and Gillian Clarke 'My Box

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A 44 slide PowerPoint presentation guiding Year 10/11 students through the Welsh Writing in Wales unit for WJEC English Literature controlled assessment. It is a full unit of work taking them from considering the titles of 'My Box' by Gillian Clarke and 'In September' by John Ormond. Tasks include title analysis and predictions, mind maps on different ideas, annotation of stanzas, research of poetic techniques, proofreading activities and teaching how to structure essays using the PEE method with an example.
MCMXIV - Philip Larkin - Annotated poem for WJEC AS English Literature - The Whitsun Weddings
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MCMXIV - Philip Larkin - Annotated poem for WJEC AS English Literature - The Whitsun Weddings

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An A3 annotated copy of MCMXIV by Philip Larkin. The resource makes teaching the poem far quicker and also guarantees students have the notes they need. It includes lots of points to make about the content (AO3) and also how critics interpret certain ideas (A05). There are also links pointed out (A04). Excellent for students who have missed a lesson or to give as revision notes. Created for WJEC English Literature AS Level.
How to write an exposition essay - KS3 or KS4 - New WJEC GCSE English Language
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How to write an exposition essay - KS3 or KS4 - New WJEC GCSE English Language

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This resource is a 51 slide PPT to help students write an exposition/expository essay in line with the new WJEC English Language GCSE. The PPT explains clearly what an expository essay is, how to plan one effectively, how to write a good introduction, how to write excellent expository paragraphs and how to structure points with sophistication. It also contains proofreading tasks in line with the new GCSE, vocabulary extension exercises, examples of good and bad introductions and main paragraph examples. Perfect to help KS3 pupils prepare for KS4 or for KS4 students to practise their skills. The PPT focuses on an essay on War but also shows examples of an essay on Money and an essay on Footballers.
Tracking the Text - Unit 1 English Lanaguge Comprehension Questions Blind Bill Paper
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Tracking the Text - Unit 1 English Lanaguge Comprehension Questions Blind Bill Paper

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A PowerPoint designed to teach exam technique for the comprehension questions of the WJEC English Language Unit 1 exam. It covers how to answer 'What' questions and 'How' questions. It shows how to answer the questions, a past paper (Blind Bill) in sections so each can be done with the students, an example answer for each question, a breakdown of acceptable answers and the mark scheme. It is a high quality resource and designed to engage students. Excellent for C/D borderline English students.
Take One Home for the Kiddies by Philip Larkin - A3 analysis of the poem for WJEC English Literature
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Take One Home for the Kiddies by Philip Larkin - A3 analysis of the poem for WJEC English Literature

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An annotated A3 sheet with analysis notes on 'Take One Home for the Kiddies' by Philip Larkin. It contains an overarching synopsis to the poem, detailed commentary focusing on specific details and the poem itself. Perfect for revision, catch up for those who may have missed the poem or a way of getting students to engage with the poem away from the classroom. Designed for WJEC English Literature AS Level.
WJEC *New* English Language Unit 3 Section B Writing Types - Booklet
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WJEC *New* English Language Unit 3 Section B Writing Types - Booklet

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A 23 page revision booklet to help students write effective non-fiction pieces in preparation for the new WJEC English Language Unit 3 exam. The booklet helps students understand how to plan, structure and write seven key types of non-fiction writing. Some examples of different writing types are also included to help model the desired form of writing. The booklet teaches how to write formal letters, informal letters, leaflets/guides, speeches/talks, formal reports, articles and reviews. 12 example questions are listed in the booklet to allow students to practise writing each text type. This resource is excellent revision.
King Lear Context - Tudor King and Queens
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King Lear Context - Tudor King and Queens

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This lesson is designed to give WJEC English Literature A Level students an excellent understanding of the turbulent succession of the monarchy during Shakespeare’s lifetime. The PowerPoint is visually appealing and informs about the Kings and Queens important to a thorough understanding of King Lear. The resource tracks the turbulence created by Henry VIII’s movement from Catholicism to Protestantism and tracks this turbulence until the succession of James I to the throne. An understanding of Tudor monarchy moving into Stewart monarchy is essential if students are to engage with context. The PowerPoint also introduces The Divine Right of Kings.
'In Cardigan Market' by Brian Morris - 'Auntie Jane Fish' - GCSE English Literature NEA
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'In Cardigan Market' by Brian Morris - 'Auntie Jane Fish' - GCSE English Literature NEA

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A full PowerPoint teaching ‘In Cardigan Market’ ready for the Non-Examination Assessment for WJEC English Literature. The PowerPoint initially shows background information on Cardigan market using video clips and engages with the main ideas of the poem before introducing it. The PowerPoint takes pupils through an analysis of the poem, including analysing the sonnet structure and how the use of iambic pentameter has a purpose. Specific language analysis is shown to help improve depth of analysis. Wider knowledge of certain aspects of the poem are revealed throughout. This PowerPoint is used alongside my ‘A Peasant’ resources to allow close comparison for the NEA.
KS3 Greek Mythology Home Learning Challenge Booklet
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KS3 Greek Mythology Home Learning Challenge Booklet

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A 42 page booklet of home learning activities for Key Stage Three English. The booklet focuses on Greek Mythology and is designed to challenge KS3 students to learn independently. The booklet focuses on the Greek oral traditions of poetry, focuses on Greek stories like Icarus and Daedalus, Jason and the Argonauts, and Hercules, as well as providing tasks on Greek influences on the English Language. Perfect for a summer project or to set as home learning.
Small Female Skull by Carol Ann Duffy - A3 annotated sheet for WJEC AS English Literature
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Small Female Skull by Carol Ann Duffy - A3 annotated sheet for WJEC AS English Literature

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An annotated A3 sheet with analysis notes on 'Small Female Skull' by Carol Ann Duffy. It contains an overarching synopsis to the poem, detailed commentary focusing on specific details and the poem itself. Perfect for revision, catch up for those who may have missed the poem or a way of getting students to engage with the poem away from the classroom. Designed for WJEC English Literature AS Level.
Philip Larkin - The Whitsun Weddings -11 Annotated Poems
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Philip Larkin - The Whitsun Weddings -11 Annotated Poems

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11 poems from The Whitsun Weddings by Philip Larkin have been annotated comprehensively on A3 sheets. They are perfect to help facilitate the teaching of the anthology. Considering the number of poems required to be taught for the WJEC AS English Literature examinations, this helps save time and gives students very high quality revision materials. Perfect for helping students catch up on poems they have missed, giving for self study or for helping teach poems quickly.
English Entry Level Formal Letter Writing Booklet -WJEC -Should Mobile Phones Be Banned From School?
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English Entry Level Formal Letter Writing Booklet -WJEC -Should Mobile Phones Be Banned From School?

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A 6 page booklet booklet for WJEC Entry Level English students or lower ability students helping to introduce the idea of banning mobile phones, planning a formal letter to the headteacher, recapping persuasive techniques and tasks to spot them, example introductions and the formal letter layout. Perfect to allow students to work towards their first written piece of coursework. Ideal for KS3 as well.
Days by Philip Larkin - Annotated A3 Sheet for WJEC English Literature AS Level
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Days by Philip Larkin - Annotated A3 Sheet for WJEC English Literature AS Level

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An annotated A3 sheet with analysis notes on 'Days' by Philip Larkin. It contains an overarching synopsis to the poem, detailed commentary focusing on specific details. Perfect for revision, catch up for those who may have missed the poem or a way of getting students to engage with the poem away from the classroom. Designed for WJEC English Literature AS Level.
The Dolphins by Carol Ann Duffy
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The Dolphins by Carol Ann Duffy

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A PowerPoint with two contrasting videos of dolphins - one in captivity and one in the wild. The PowerPoint contains the videos, the poem ready to annotate and some links with other poems. Used to teach AS English Literature with the WJEC.