Suitable for KS3 and KS4/ GCSE. This three-page worksheet teaches students to vary the way they begin their sentences to improve their creative writing. The worksheet is an easy-to-read PDF document which includes six tasks and plenty of examples. By encouraging students to vary the way they begin their sentences, they naturally start varying the types of sentence they are using too. I have found this to be a very effective and quick way of helping them to enhance their creative writing in preparation for the GCSE Language Papers.
A timeline showing all 15 poems from the AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Anthology. Spans from 1780 to the present day and also shows the larger conflicts. An easy-to-read PDF with images and colour to help students to locate and understand the poems in their historical context in preparation for their GCSEs.
A historical context timeline for Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. Suitable for KS4 and GCSE English Literature students and focused on AO3. Great for revision and for pushing higher-ability students to reach grades 6-9. The timeline consists of three parallel timelines of Priestley’s life, Britain and Europe. It provides contextual detail which is key to fully understanding and appreciating the play as well as gaining marks for AO3. An A3, easy-to-read PDF.
An easy-to-read PDF worksheet with four tasks suitable for KS3 and KS4. It is designed to introduce students to personification and teach them how to use it effectively in their own creative writing. The worksheet provides an opportunity to practice GCSE AQA Language Paper 1 Section B, with a focus on personification. The worksheet is designed to encourage original and unique descriptive writing.
An easy-to-read PDF worksheet suitable for KS2, KS3 and KS4. It is designed to introduce students to similes and to teach them how to create their own effective ‘as’ and ‘like’ similes to improve their creative writing. The worksheet consists of six manageable tasks and an extension task which is designed to address common student misconceptions.