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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.
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.
Reading Questions Practice Booklet - WJEC *New* English Language GCSE - Synthesis/Summary/How does..
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Reading Questions Practice Booklet - WJEC *New* English Language GCSE - Synthesis/Summary/How does..

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A 25 page revision booklet on the theme of 'Video Games' for Section A of the WJEC *New* English Language GCSE covering key high-mark questions. The booklet contains two 'What impressions...' questions, two 'How does the Writer ...' questions, one 'Compare' question, one 'synthesise' question, and two 'Summarise' questions. The texts are included and are of excellent quality. This would be perfect to help build confidence in answering key questions and could be used perfectly in lessons, as homework, or in intervention sessions. Considering the lack of resources handed out by the WJEC, this revision workbook allows pupils to prepare effectively for each question type.
A Christmas Carol - Stave 3 - Time Line - Cutout Activity - The Ghost of Christmas Present
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A Christmas Carol - Stave 3 - Time Line - Cutout Activity - The Ghost of Christmas Present

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A cut-out activity that creates a timeline of key points from Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol. The points explain the important details and makes inferences for the students. Students cut out the boxes, place them in the order they appear in Stave 3, stick them onto a timeline as a revision resource then add any key quotes to the boxes. Ideal for Year 11 GCSE students, especially those stdyin WJEC English Literature.
Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences - Grammar, structure and technical accuracy
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Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences - Grammar, structure and technical accuracy

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This is a PowerPoint design to make simple, compound and complex sentences as simple as possible. It begins simply with what makes up a simple sentence (Subject and verb phrase), then looks at creating compound sentences from two main clauses and a connective, then shows what a subordinate clause is and how to use commas to separate the main clause from the subordinate clause. Perfect to use with KS3 or KS4 classes. Can even be used at KS2. Fits into English language lessons or Literacy lessons.
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.
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.
Toads Revisited by Philip Larkin - A3 annotated sheet - WJEC AS English Literature
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Toads Revisited by Philip Larkin - A3 annotated sheet - WJEC AS English Literature

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An annotated A3 sheet with analysis notes on 'Toads Revisited' 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.
Philip Larkin The Whitsun Weddings - Revision Booklet - Contextual Detail and Revision Plans
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Philip Larkin The Whitsun Weddings - Revision Booklet - Contextual Detail and Revision Plans

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A 36 page revision booklet designed to help students prepare for AS English Literature. Each poem in Philip Larkin's The Whitsun Weddings is considered and contextual details are explained in reference to the text. The poems are not analysed but the contextual issues are highlighted - Helping students gain AO3 marks. After the context are a list of themes with relevant poems selected from The Whitsun Weddings and Carol Ann Duffy's Mean Time. There are 9 created practice exam questions for Section B of the exam, along with an example essay to help model good quality answers.
Making Monsters - PowerPoint and Worksheet - English Year 7 Descriptive Writing
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Making Monsters - PowerPoint and Worksheet - English Year 7 Descriptive Writing

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A full lesson PowerPoint and accompanying worksheet. The lesson begins with images of monsters slowly revealed so they can guess them. The lesson asks pupils to imagine a monster and draw it. They then use their words, including adjectives and similes, to describe the monster. Their peer then listens to the description and tries to draw the image. They then compare pictures to see how accurate their written description was. This was originally designed to use with a Year 6 English transition lesson.
'From Father to Son' by Emyr Humphreys PEE grid for WJEC Welsh Writing in Wales Poetry Assessment
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'From Father to Son' by Emyr Humphreys PEE grid for WJEC Welsh Writing in Wales Poetry Assessment

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A 'Point, Evidence, Explanation' grid for students completing a poetry analysis of 'From Father to Son' by Emyr Humphreys. The sheet contains a range of points students could make in the poetry comparison and also give the direct quotes to support. The sheet begins to show students how quotations may be embedded. Students complete their analysis of the details on the sheet. It is designed as an A3 sheet.
Broadcast by Carol Ann Duffy A3 Annotated sheet for WJEC AS English Literature
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Broadcast by Carol Ann Duffy A3 Annotated sheet for WJEC AS English Literature

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An annotated A3 sheet with analysis notes on 'Broadcast' 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.
The Importance of Elsewhere by Philip Larkin A3 annotated poem AS English Literature
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The Importance of Elsewhere by Philip Larkin A3 annotated poem AS English Literature

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An annotated A3 sheet with analysis notes on 'The Importance of Elsewhere' 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.
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.