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English and media studies teacher. I provide differentiated and detailed lesson plans and help sheets.

English and media studies teacher. I provide differentiated and detailed lesson plans and help sheets.
GCSE Poetry: Coming Home Owen Sheers - SALSA station lesson

GCSE Poetry: Coming Home Owen Sheers - SALSA station lesson

Detailed lesson for GCSE poetry - Owen Sheers Quotation explosions designed to help PEEL analysis paragraphs Fun SALSA station exercise including Latin music. Group work activity. SALSA stations: Structure, attitude, language, subject, ambiguity. Differentiated Station sheet for each student. SALSA roles for each student for differentiation
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Persuasive Speech Writing - The Great Dictator

Persuasive Speech Writing - The Great Dictator

Suitable for Years 7-11 for persuauive writing lesson. Analysis of The Great Dictator and students then use that information to create their own speeches. Use of Success criteria and AFORRESTPIE techniques
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Media Studies - Lighting and sound lessons

Media Studies - Lighting and sound lessons

Media studies GCSE Lighting and Sound lessons including interactive clips and station exercise. Differentiated station sheets. Speaking and listening skills through presentations. Challenge links to Barthes, Propps and Maslow.
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AQA Media Studies GCSE coursework preparation. Outstanding station lesson

AQA Media Studies GCSE coursework preparation. Outstanding station lesson

AQA Media Studies GCSE coursework preparation. Graded outstanding station lesson. Stations include: • Media language Word search • Connotation scrabble (numeracy) • Evaluation of student work – understanding the grading system • Creation of A* film poster. (Upload creations to Padlet for extra interactivity) Differentiated Station sheets with challenges for each student. Differentiated roles within each group to ensure inclusion of each student
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Year 10 Language PEEL with challenge included

Year 10 Language PEEL with challenge included

Step by step guide to using PEEL for Year 10 Language English analysis. Helpful skills for GCSE. Instructions for the difference between language and structural features and example paragraph with clear instructions to help with construction of these feared paragraphs! :) Instructions for keyword connotation analysis included, effects of techniques and effect on the reader.
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Interactive Chocolate Advertisement station lesson

Interactive Chocolate Advertisement station lesson

Used in English Year 7, 8 and 9 lessons. Used as an introduction to the Chocolate project, this lesson can be used as a challenging stand alone lesson for presentation and advertising skills. Visual timers included on slides to help push on learning Station activities Differentiated for a Challenge + group. Presentation skills Student-led learning Numeracy involved in the evaluation of other students’ presentations. Fun and dynamic activities VAK videos included on the history of chocolate and other popular advertisements to inspire students. AFORESTPIE persuasive techniques Enhances speaking and listening skills Station activity sheets included in powerpoint. Each student has a station sheets (slide 20) to ensure inclusion of each student. Each group gets a different chocolate bar to sell (slides 14-19) - harder chocolate bars given to higher ability groups for differentiation
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Albie Bright Unit of Work

Albie Bright Unit of Work

Year 7-9 Albie Bright Unit of work. PEEL activities, creative writing, language and structural help. SPAG activities, peer assess help. Role play activities.
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Outstanding lesson - The Many Worlds of Albie Bright - Creative writing workshop.

Outstanding lesson - The Many Worlds of Albie Bright - Creative writing workshop.

Year 7-11 Creative writing station activity. Graded Outstanding lesson. Challenge activities at every table for differentiation. Could be used when studying The Many Worlds of Albie Bright or as a stand alone lesson for improving creative writing skills. Timers and timed slides used for seamless lesson flow. Student led learning. Kinesthetic activities. Numeracy through scrabble activity. Each student needs a ‘station sheet’ as they travel around to the different groups. **Station 1: **Creative writing creations. Using the formula for varied language and structural techniques to help write a great descriptive passage as a group. Students will need markers and A3 sheets. Evaluate these at the end of the lesson and ask students to discuss the grade they would receive and why based on their gained knowledge of the marking criteria in station 2 Station 2: Evaluating creative writing examples. 2 student examples. Identifying the grade and Mark. Give a WWW and EBI Print out the marking criteria you use in your marking here and let the students work out how to grade it. **Station 3: **Print out the front cover of the book for this station, Connotation Scrabble. List your best words and add up the total score. Numeracy. **Station 4: **Creative character word search. Resource for this included in the PowerPoint. Station 5: Mix and match story. Print out the story and cut out the lines. Mix up and put into a plastic wallet for each group to decide the order at their tables. Work together as a team to create a good story from the different sentences.
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Year 11 - Imaginative writing lesson - Series of Unfortunate Events

Year 11 - Imaginative writing lesson - Series of Unfortunate Events

Suitable for Year 7-11. Creative writing lesson on improving writing skills. Helpful for improving GCSE imaginative writing skills. Fun and interesting lesson based on the meeting of Count Olaf in A series of Unfortunate events. Differentiation included within writing task. Worksheet for each student included at the end of the PowerPoint, closely linked to improving and enhancing writing skills.
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GCSE - Edexel Paper 1 Imaginative writing help sheet

GCSE - Edexel Paper 1 Imaginative writing help sheet

Step by step guide to enhancing imaginative writing for Year 10 and 11 imaginative writing. Helpful skills for GCSE. Instructions for the difference between varying sentence starters, different sentence structure to apply to your work, different sentence types, using advanced punctuation and using different language features. Instructions on how to structure paragraphs effectively and add connectives, TipTops paragraphs and proofread for ensure better marks.
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Gothic creative writing lesson to improve writing skills

Gothic creative writing lesson to improve writing skills

Suitable for Year 7-11. Creative writing lesson on improving writing skills. Helpful for improving GCSE imaginative writing skills. Fun and interesting lesson based on Gothic literature. Differentiation included within writing task. Worksheet for each student included at the end of the PowerPoint, closely linked to improving and enhancing writing skills.
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Much Ado about Nothing - Outstanding character analysis marketplace activity

Much Ado about Nothing - Outstanding character analysis marketplace activity

Timed marketplace activity Differentiated so that HA students will act as the ‘experts’ selling information and other students learn from them and each other as they visit each ‘market stall’/table. Each market trader has a sheet with information on their specific character - they will be challenged through understanding Shakespeare’s intentions. Dubai inspired marketplace/Souk as that is where I was teaching when I created the PowerPoint. Roles give to students in the form of Dirhams - great fun as the students take it really seriously as it looks like real money. Speaking and listening skills enhanced. Numeracy addressed through presentation evaluation. Student-led learning. PEEL activity then as the last task to bring together all the research.
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Year 7 English - PEEL sheet

Year 7 English - PEEL sheet

Step by step guide to using PEEL for Year 7 English analysis. Helpful skills for GCSE. Instructions for the difference between language and structural features and example paragraph with clear instructions to help with construction of these feared paragraphs! :) Instructions for keyword connotation analysis included, effects of techniques and effect on the reader.
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Year 9 English PEEL worksheet OMAM

Year 9 English PEEL worksheet OMAM

Step by step guide to using PEEL for Year 9 English analysis. Helpful skills for GCSE. Instructions for the difference between language and structural features and example paragraph with clear instructions to help with construction of these feared paragraphs! :) Instructions for keyword connotation analysis included, effects of techniques and effect on the reader. Sample paragraph for analysis Of Mice and Men.
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Romeo and Juliet Year 10 and 11 PEEL help sheet for GCSE including challenge

Romeo and Juliet Year 10 and 11 PEEL help sheet for GCSE including challenge

Edexel Paper 1 helpsheet for language and structure question. Step by step guide to using PEEL for Year 10 and 11 Literature English analysis. Helpful skills for GCSE. Instructions for the difference between language and structural features and example paragraph with clear instructions to help with construction of these feared paragraphs! :) Instructions for keyword connotation analysis included, effects of techniques and effect on the reader. Sample paragraph for Romeo and Juliet included.
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English PEEL worksheets for Years 7-11. Literature and Language

English PEEL worksheets for Years 7-11. Literature and Language

PEEL paragraph writing help for years 7-11. Example paragraphs Step by step guides to mastering PEEL analysis for English Enhancing analysis skills for GCSE Keyword connotation analysis Effect of the technique Effect on the reader/audience
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The Many Worlds of Albie Bright Lessons

The Many Worlds of Albie Bright Lessons

Includes creative writing, PEEL paragraphs, and outstanding creative writing workshop activity. Helpsheets on Creative writing and PEEL paragraphs.
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Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band and The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire -Half term scheme of work

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band and The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire -Half term scheme of work

Used for grade 7, 8 and 9 lessons. Stories include: The Speckled Band and The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire. Lessons include: Timers embedded within lessons for seamless time mangement Critical thinking Student led learning Differentiated worksheets Learning objectives on each slide PEATE activities PEATE worksheets with step by step guise to mastering PEATE paragraphs and colour coded Creative writing activities Storyboard activity Links to the stories can be found here: The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire: https://www.dfw-sherlock.org/uploads/3/7/3/8/37380505/1924_january_the_adventure_of_the_sussex_vampire.pdf The Speckled Band: https://sherlock-holm.es/stories/pdf/a4/1-sided/spec.pdf
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