Don't Even Get Me Started (KS4 Speaking & Listening Unit)

Don't Even Get Me Started (KS4 Speaking & Listening Unit)

A two-week scheme of work to help Y9, Y10 or Y11 prepare for the new GCSE Speaking and Listening element. Using written and visual examples, students learn what makes a good speech and how to write one effectively. The outcome of the unit is that students prepare a speech based on a topic they want to rant about.
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GCSE English Language Paper 1 (AQA) - Explorations of Creative Fiction - Scheme of Work

GCSE English Language Paper 1 (AQA) - Explorations of Creative Fiction - Scheme of Work

A detailed scheme of work designed to prepare students for the GCSE English Language Reading Paper 1 (AQA). The PowerPoint contains a breakdown of the questions using extracts from 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', 'Lord of the Flies' and 'Rebecca'. Each text has indicative content and model response examples. Also contained is a Paper 1 revision unit, ideal for Mock Exam preparation, using an extract from Kathryn Stockett's 'The Help'. BONUS: Also includes revision for the Paper 1 Writing element.
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Reading & Writing SoW

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Reading & Writing SoW

Excellent resource pack. Full and detailed schemes for Explorations of Creating Fiction (AQA Paper 1 Reading) and Narrative and Descriptive Writing (AQA Paper 1 Writing). 5-6 weeks worth of lessons, fully resourced with handouts, extracts and worksheets. ALSO INCLUDES SPEAKING & LISTENING ASSESSMENT SCHEME!
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Unseen Poetry - GCSE Unit - Poetry Appreciation and Poetry Writing Scheme of Work

Unseen Poetry - GCSE Unit - Poetry Appreciation and Poetry Writing Scheme of Work

A very detailed and comprehensive six-week unit of work designed to improve the way students respond to unseen poetry. Using poems that deal with the themes of inequality, nature, family, childhood and more, each week explores a different poem, encourages students to pick the poems apart and write about them, before having a go at writing their own poem in this style, with the additional objective of creating an anthology of their own poetry. You will find sample assessment questions with model responses, as well as a final assessment task complete with a marking sheet and indicative content. This unit would work well for any GCSE class, but could also be used as a Year 9 preparatory unit.
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Rebecca (Daphne du Maurier) - A Level AQA (Love Through The Ages) - Scheme of Work

Rebecca (Daphne du Maurier) - A Level AQA (Love Through The Ages) - Scheme of Work

A full 12-week scheme of work on 'Rebecca' by Daphne du Maurier, including PowerPoint presentations, worksheets, wider reading handouts, quizzes, model essays, blank essay plans and guidance on comparing texts (in this case, 'The Great Gatsby', but this could be applied to other texts/units). Ideal for Year 12 and/or 13 A Level students.
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Macbeth - GCSE (AQA) - Scheme of Work

Macbeth - GCSE (AQA) - Scheme of Work

A detailed GCSE scheme of work on Shakespeare's 'Macbeth', including a 133-slide PowerPoint full of context, activities, scene-by-scene guided reading and activities, practice assessments, key terminology, assessment objectives, model responses and a final assessment. Ideal for Year 10 or 11 GCSE students.
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A Christmas Carol - GCSE AQA - Detailed Chapter Annotations

A Christmas Carol - GCSE AQA - Detailed Chapter Annotations

A set of chapter-by-chapter annotations, ideal for guided reading and/or revision lessons/handouts. These annotations explore aspects of language, form, structure and vital contextual information, preparing students for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 (Shakespeare & 19th-century novel) exam.
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A Doll's House - A Level NEA Preparation Unit (AQA)

A Doll's House - A Level NEA Preparation Unit (AQA)

This unit of work is designed to prepare A Level students for the NEA element of the AQA English A Level course. It gives students a starting point for beginning to think about how to select pre-1900 texts, with which they can compare their post-1900 text.
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The Secret Scripture - A Level NEA (AQA) - Scheme of Work

The Secret Scripture - A Level NEA (AQA) - Scheme of Work

A four-week unit for A Level students preparing to write their NEA (non-exam assessment). This is a scheme which explores different themes in Sebastian Barry's 2008 novel, 'The Secret Scripture'. This could be something students use as their post-1900 text in the comparative coursework piece, or it could be used as a way to get students to think critically about other post-1900 texts in terms of their themes and ideas.
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KS3 Writing Skills Unit (Inform, Explain, Imagine, Describe, Argue, Persuade) - Full SoW

KS3 Writing Skills Unit (Inform, Explain, Imagine, Describe, Argue, Persuade) - Full SoW

An engaging and detailed scheme of work designed for Year 8 students (though could be adapted for younger or older students). This unit helps students to understand the different writing purposes and gets them to create a portfolio of writing tasks which cover each skill. There are a variety of fun and unique activities included in the PowerPoint, all of which encourage students to make ambitious and effective choices in their written expression.
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A Christmas Carol vs The Apprentice

A Christmas Carol vs The Apprentice

A fun Christmas activity that dovetails with teaching A Christmas Carol. Students have to come up with their own 'John Lewis Christmas Advert' based on characters, themes and ideas from 'A Christmas Carol'. An excellent end-of-unit and end-of-term festive activity!
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