One sheet listing context connected to marriage, race, tragic genre and the setting of the play. Appropriate for IB / A Level study as a starting point to investigate contextual elements or revise key aspects.
MYP focused unit but could equally be used for a Year 7 group. Starts to develop the basics of textual analysis (PEE) but adds more layers for higher ability students. Conceptual / debatable questions linked to real-world context included. Includes a knowledge organiser for review writing.
Useful to help students, from higher level Year 9 upwards, break down a text and think about how to analyse it effectively. Uses the PEEEing AWEsomely model to develop a basic PEE into something more successfully evaluative. Gives key vobcabulary choices to help students analyse more effectively and refers to the What, How, Why method of unlocking a text. Gives sentence starters to help students who may need more support.
Suitable for a Year 7 group studying narrative / creative writing. Covers narrative hooks, sentence construction and short stories to inspire their own narrative piece. Includes a detailed knowledge organiser on narrative writing.
A full resourced unit for Year 7 / MYP1 focusing on developing familiarity with poetry. Differentiated worksheets prodvided where necessary and an end of unit exam focused on analysis of a poem and a creative task.
A fully resourced unit for a Year 7 / MYP1 group which introduces them to Shakespearean context using the play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Assessment tasks include a creative monologue and writing an analytical director’s commentary on a key scene.
Full Men and Men Unit of Work (16 lessons) suitable for a Year 9 group or middle GCSE. Includes PEEEing AWEsomely as a strategy to boost students’ use of traditional PEE model and support them with developing explanations in a clearly modelled process.