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A dedication to all those who are involved in the arduous yet rewarding education and teaching of English Language and Literature. My shop contains a number of resources which I believe are creative, innovative and original as a result of endless hours of hard work, research and utter commitment to the progress and successful achievement of all my students over the years. It's a privilege to share my resources and be a part of the global community of educators. Your feedback is most welcome!

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A dedication to all those who are involved in the arduous yet rewarding education and teaching of English Language and Literature. My shop contains a number of resources which I believe are creative, innovative and original as a result of endless hours of hard work, research and utter commitment to the progress and successful achievement of all my students over the years. It's a privilege to share my resources and be a part of the global community of educators. Your feedback is most welcome!
‘Romeo and Juliet’ – MAIN THEMES in the play
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‘Romeo and Juliet’ – MAIN THEMES in the play

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A FANTASTIC PPT RESOURCE which focuses on the MAIN THEMES in the play. Includes RELEVANT INTERPRETATIONS, KEY SCENES, QUOTES, USEFUL VOCABULARY to describe Romeo’s FEELINGS together with FOOD FOR THOUGHT QUESTIONS. Great for REVISION in preparation for any ENGLISH LITERATURE GCSE EXAMINATION or KS3 ASSESSMENT based on the play.
EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE PAPERS
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EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE PAPERS

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A BUNDLE of EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE EXAMINATION PAPERS (NON-FICTION and TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS). Sections A and B include the READING and WRITING of various NON-FICTION TEXTS: newspaper/online news articles, letters, an advertisement, magazine articles, speeches, reports, diary entries and a radio broadcast. Themes include Air Travel, Child Labour, Wind Farms and Natural Landscapes, the Civil War, Phones, Theft and Aboriginal life from both the 18th century and 21st century.
MORE EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE EXAMINATION PAPERS (NON-FICTION and TRANSACTI
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MORE EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE EXAMINATION PAPERS (NON-FICTION and TRANSACTI

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TWO MORE Eduqas GCSE English Language, Component 2 Practice Examination Papers (Non-fiction and Transactional Texts). Typical examination questions based on both Sections A and B with close focus on both the READING and WRITING requirements of this component. Questions assess A01, A02, A04, A05 and A06 in accordance with the expected Eduqas examination criteria. These can be used as MOCK papers as part of students’ revision in preparation for the examination.
Eduqas GCSE English Language - Component 2 - Practice Examination Paper (Reading and Wri
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Eduqas GCSE English Language - Component 2 - Practice Examination Paper (Reading and Wri

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ANOTHER EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE EXAMINATION PAPER (NON-FICTION and TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS). Section A focuses on ‘The Natural Landscape’ and includes a 21st CENTURY ONLINE NEWS ARTICLE based on Wind Farms and a 19th CENTURY LETTER written in 1818 by the famous ROMANTIC POET, JOHN KEATS to his younger brother, Tom Keats, during a walking tour of Scotland. Includes typical EXAMINATION QUESTIONS based on BOTH texts. Section B focuses on the same THEME and this time, students are expected to write A FORMAL LETTER and a GUIDE accordingly. Both sections meet the required Assessment Objectives according to the current Eduqas Examination Criteria.
Eduqas GCSE English Language - Component 2 - Practice Examination Paper (Reading and Writing - Non-F
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Eduqas GCSE English Language - Component 2 - Practice Examination Paper (Reading and Writing - Non-F

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Another NEW EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE EXAMINATION PAPER (NON-FICTION and TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS). This time Section A focuses on the THEME of ‘HOT AIR BALLOONING’ and includes an 19th CENTURY AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL EXTRACT from the book ‘Travels in the Air’ written by James Glaisher and a 21st CENTURY ONLINE NEWS ARTICLE published in ‘Travel Destinations’ in ‘The Telegraph’ based on the DANGERS of BALLOON FLIGHTS. Includes typical EXAMINATION QUESTIONS on BOTH texts. Section B focuses on the same THEME and students are expected to write both a FORMAL LETTER and a REVIEW accordingly. Both sections meet the required Assessment Objectives according to the current Eduqas Examination Criteria.
EDUQAS GCSE LITERATURE COMPONENTS 1 AND 2 – WHAT THE EXAMINERS SAY
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EDUQAS GCSE LITERATURE COMPONENTS 1 AND 2 – WHAT THE EXAMINERS SAY

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An easy-to-follow OUTINE of the EXAMINERS’ COMMENTS based on STUDENTS’ OVERALL PERFORMANCE during the 2017-18 GCSE EDUQAS LITERATURE EXAMINATIONS (Components 1 and 2). Includes STUDENTS’ SUCCESSFUL RESPONSES and EXAMINERS’ RECOMMENDED SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE IMPROVEMENTS in their RESPONSE to SET NOVELS/PLAYS, ANTHOLOGY POETRY and UNSEEN POETRY. Can be tweaked according to particular SET TEXTS studied.
Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 1 - Practice Examination Papers
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Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 1 - Practice Examination Papers

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TWO Eduqas GCSE English Language, Component 1 Practice Examination Papers (20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing). Typical examination questions based on both Sections A and B with close focus on both the READING and WRITING requirements of this component (Section A and B). Questions assess A01, A02, A04, A05 and A06 in accordance with the expected Eduqas examination criteria. These can be used as MOCK papers as part of students’ revision in preparation for the examination.
‘The Fun They Had’ – Isaac Asimov
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‘The Fun They Had’ – Isaac Asimov

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A comprehension activity based on the short story by Isaac Asimov ‘The Fun They Had’. Includes a copy of the text followed by comprehension questions to test and extend students’ overall understanding. Suitable for KS3 classes and students who are focused on the theme ‘Schools in Literature’ or the genre ‘Science Fiction’.
PERSUASIVE AND  POETIC LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES
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PERSUASIVE AND POETIC LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES

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Various teaching resources focusing on recognising and using both POETIC and LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES in preparation for all Reading and Writing Tasks at both KS3 and KS4 LEVELS. USER-FRIENDLY POWERPOINTS focusing on DESCRIBING the MEANINGS and DEFINITIONS of both POETIC and PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES. Includes detailed EXAMPLES for each technique. A great aid in understanding and analysing all READING TEXTS and developing students’ responses in a more SOPHISTICATED, THOUGHT-PROVOKING and CREATIVE way.
NEW! 36 POETIC LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES – DEFINITIONS, EXAMPLES, EFFECTS
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NEW! 36 POETIC LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES – DEFINITIONS, EXAMPLES, EFFECTS

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Another MUST HAVE! An excellent, user-friendly, detailed and printable Power Point resource suitable for students at KS3, KS4 and KS5 Levels. Based on 36 POETIC LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES which include DETAILED yet EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND DEFINITIONS and EXAMPLES together with their EFFECTS on the reader. A great aid for RECOGNISING, UNDERSTANDING and ANALYSING POETIC LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES in response to ALL POETRY TASKS, ASSESSMENTS AND EXAMINATIONS.
‘Blood Brothers’  Diary Writing  Features / Language Techniques
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‘Blood Brothers’ Diary Writing Features / Language Techniques

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Another easy-to-follow, fantastic Powerpoint Presentation based on TYPICAL FEATURES and LANGUAGE/STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUES used in Diary Writing. This was created for my lower ability Year 10 class in preparation for the GCSE Eduqas English Language Syllabus (Component 2, Section B: Writing Non-Fiction Texts) combined with their study of the play ‘Blood Brothers’ by Willy Russell (Component 2, Section B: Post-1940 Drama). Includes an EXAMPLE of a DIARY ENTRY written by Mickey (after he discovers Linda and Edward’s affair) for students to ANALYSE, IDENTIFY and SELECT the MAIN FEATURES and LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES used in Diary Writing. Includes thoughtful TASKS and RESOURCES and possible HOMEWORK activities offering a choice of DIARY-WRITING TASKS based on other characters’ thoughts and feelings in the play. Students finally create their own IMAGINATIVE diary writing using the FEATURES and TECHNIQUES they have learnt so far.
‘Abomination’ – Reading Assessment
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‘Abomination’ – Reading Assessment

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FANTASTIC, EASY-TO-FOLLOW resources for KS3 students in preparation for a READING ASSESSMENT based on the novel ‘Abomination’ by Robert Swindells. Particular focus on the question: ‘How does Swindells reveal sympathy for Martha in the novel?’ This includes an outline of the MAIN THEMES, an EXAMPLE of a PEEZER Paragraph, useful VOCABULARY and a suitable READING ASSESSMENT PLAN to STRUCTURE students’ RESPONSES successfully.
‘The Hitchhiker’ by Roald Dahl - Comprehension Questions
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‘The Hitchhiker’ by Roald Dahl - Comprehension Questions

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COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS based on the well-known PARANORMAL/MYSTERY SHORT STORY: ‘The Hitchhiker’ written by Roald Dahl in 1977. Includes a copy of the story itself. This can also be used as a COMPARISON to either Roald Dahl’s other well-known short story ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ or Harold Rolseth’s short story ‘Hey You Down There!’ which share similar themes and unexpected twists in their narrative structures.
‘Hey You Down There!’ by Harold Rolseth - Comprehension Questions
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‘Hey You Down There!’ by Harold Rolseth - Comprehension Questions

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COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS based on the well-known SCIENCE- FICTION/PARANORMAL/MYSTERY SHORT STORY: ‘Hey You Down There!’ written by Harold Rolseth in 1972. A WORKSHEET based on the short story with particular focus on the theme of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY. Includes a copy of the story itself. This can also be used as a COMPARISON to Roald Dahl’s famous short stories ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ or ‘The Hitchhiker’ which share similar themes and unexpected twists in their narrative structures.
‘The Manhunt’ Poem (Simon Armitage) Comprehension Questions
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‘The Manhunt’ Poem (Simon Armitage) Comprehension Questions

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A series of COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS based on the poem ‘The Manhunt’. Useful to check students’ understanding after annotating the poem in class. Includes relevant questions based on HISTORICAL/CONTEXTUAL detail, MEANING, POETIC LANGUAGE, STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUES and the EFFECT on the reader.
‘The Soldier’ Poem (Rupert Brooke) Comprehension Questions
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‘The Soldier’ Poem (Rupert Brooke) Comprehension Questions

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A series of COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS based on the poem ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke. Useful to check students’ understanding after annotating the poem in class. Includes relevant questions based on HISTORICAL/CONTEXTUAL detail, MEANING, THEMES, POETIC LANGUAGE, STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUES and the EFFECT on the reader.
‘London’ Poem (William Blake) Comprehension Questions
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‘London’ Poem (William Blake) Comprehension Questions

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A series of COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS based on the poem ‘London’. Useful to check students’ understanding after annotating the poem in class. Includes the poem and relevant questions based on CONTEXTUAL detail, MEANING, POETIC LANGUAGE, STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUES and the EFFECT on the reader.