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English can feel overwhelming. I am all about creating resources that breaks English down into rules and systems that work for students. Follow and repeat these rules and your students will be successful. I know because it has ALWAYS worked for mine. Success is easy when you understand the rules.

English can feel overwhelming. I am all about creating resources that breaks English down into rules and systems that work for students. Follow and repeat these rules and your students will be successful. I know because it has ALWAYS worked for mine. Success is easy when you understand the rules.
Christmas Wordsearch
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Christmas Wordsearch

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A Christmas themed wordsearch with a small extention suitable for a wide range of students. Perfect for the end of term!
Macbeth storyboards for every act and scene
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Macbeth storyboards for every act and scene

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Storyboard template for each act and scene in Macbeth. Very useful revision resource and suitable for a range of abilities. Students can include quotations with their pictures if they want an additional challenge.
An Inspector Calls Summary
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An Inspector Calls Summary

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Summary of Act One and Act Two with options for students to choose from. Excellent resource for students to complete near to their exam or to keep in their books.
An Inspector  Calls Character Revision
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An Inspector Calls Character Revision

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Students are given presentations for each character in each act of the play. Students have to find quotations that support the presentation. Ideal for preparing for writing a character essay.
Poetry Flashcards
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Poetry Flashcards

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Students use the attached information to make flashcards for their exam. Really accessible and manageable revision, particularly for students aiming for grades 4/5/6 Each flashcard will include the name of the poem, the poet’s name, the date it was written and context, three key quotations (one from the beginning of the poem, one from middle and one from end)
Lesson and Model Answer: How is nature presented in To Autumn by John Keats
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Lesson and Model Answer: How is nature presented in To Autumn by John Keats

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Resource includes starter activities on other poems in the Eduquas Anthology. This includes asking students to write down information about each poet named on the board. Students are expected to include context in their GCSE Literature exam. The main activity includes notes on key aspects of To Autumn and comments on how nature is presented. Students are then expected to write a response in their books about how nature is presented in the poem. There is a model answer including an introduction on context. Extra activities could include printing the model answer and getting students to highlight comments about the poet/context, comments that link to the task - nature/subject terminology.
Christmas Themed Reading Activities
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Christmas Themed Reading Activities

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Reading Activities that force students to read texts carefully. There is a fun Christmas theme! Starter - Spot the Difference Main Activity- Students need a tube map and they have to read the map to answer questions about Santa’s journey. Answers included. Plenary - Six facts from Guinness Book of Records. Students answer questions based on the facts in two minute time limit. Answers included.