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I strive to make my resources fully teachable from the moment you download them. We are in a very busy profession and sometimes just need to able to able to access something that we can trust and use right away! I've been a fully qualified secondary school teacher for four years and began my teaching career at a challenging, although rewarding, mixed non-selective school in a grammar area. I now work as head of KS3 English at a high achieving boys grammar school.

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I strive to make my resources fully teachable from the moment you download them. We are in a very busy profession and sometimes just need to able to able to access something that we can trust and use right away! I've been a fully qualified secondary school teacher for four years and began my teaching career at a challenging, although rewarding, mixed non-selective school in a grammar area. I now work as head of KS3 English at a high achieving boys grammar school.
The Handmaid's Tale Complete SOW Thematic Lessons A Level 8+ weeks. Ready to Teach.

The Handmaid's Tale Complete SOW Thematic Lessons A Level 8+ weeks. Ready to Teach.

Sets of lessons organised into themes to teach ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ as stand-alone text or as part of dystopian coursework. Originally taught to A Level Literature students for their coursework on Dystopian Literture, this unit of around 25 lessons covers the following themes in ready to teach powerpoints: Contextual background of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Contextual background of the dystopian genre Alienation, isolation and the lack of power in the novel Exploration of the structure of the novel The language of oppression Otherness (as concept, linked to the novel and with critical essays) The themes of children and marriage in the novel Feminism in ‘The Handmaid ’s Tale’ Flower imagery and other language studies A range of critical essays and articles to go alongside the teaching of the text Read-to-teach lessons in Powerpoints with all accompanying worksheets/links included.
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Jekyll and Hyde 6 Weeks FULL LESSONS. Ready to teach. High ability KS4 GCSE ready!

Jekyll and Hyde 6 Weeks FULL LESSONS. Ready to teach. High ability KS4 GCSE ready!

*Ready to teach lessons straight from the PowerPoint* *Thorough, detailed textual study including context, concepts and symbolism* *Suitable to stretch at GCSE study, or even high ability Year 9* *All worksheets included* *Taster week available in my shop* Stretching lessons taking students through all 10 chapters of Jekyll and Hyde. Discussion questions, analysis questions, lots of high-level terminology spanning from Freudian concepts to thematic exploration to character symbolism in 19th Century society. All lessons ready to teach from the PowerPoint with a minimum of 6 weeks' worth of material.
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'Frankenstein' GCSE ENTIRE SOW (12+ weeks) Ready to Teach Lesson by Lesson Ppts. TOP GRADES.

'Frankenstein' GCSE ENTIRE SOW (12+ weeks) Ready to Teach Lesson by Lesson Ppts. TOP GRADES.

You can teach straight from these PowerPoints with no amending required! Gain top levels for your students - includes many tasks to stretch skills in thinking, analysis, debate and evaluation READY TO TEACH LESSON BY LESSON Powerpoint go from setting up the novel with context/gothic concepts through each chapter, theme and character as they occur. Very thorough, detailed lessons with all research done for you! Includes language analysis lessons to ensure top exam grades. Previously taught to 3 different year 10 classes where grades were raised from Grade 4 up to Grade 8+ by the end of the unit. Originally designed for higher ability but can be adapted for lower by simply removing some of the higher level contextual material available to stretch students. Lessons take students through Shelley’s Frankenstein step-by-step including activities to teach and engage students on a deep level with context, intertextuality/allusion, close language analysis and includes regular assessments, debates and thinking tasks as well as guided reading with questions for each chapter covered. All worksheets included too. Video clip links are found in the ‘notes’ section of the relevant slide. Also adaptable for A Level due to high level of stretch provided.*
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The Handmaid's Tale Complete SOW Thematic Lessons A Level 8+ weeks. Ready to Teach.

The Handmaid's Tale Complete SOW Thematic Lessons A Level 8+ weeks. Ready to Teach.

Sets of lessons organised into themes to teach ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ as stand-alone text or as part of dystopian coursework. Originally taught to A Level Literature students for their coursework on Dystopian Literture, this unit of around 25 lessons covers the following themes in ready to teach powerpoints: Contextual background of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Contextual background of the dystopian genre Alienation, isolation and the lack of power in the novel Exploration of the structure of the novel The language of oppression Otherness (as concept, linked to the novel and with critical essays) The themes of children and marriage in the novel Feminism in ‘The Handmaid ’s Tale’ Flower imagery and other language studies A range of critical essays and articles to go alongside the teaching of the text Read-to-teach lessons in Powerpoints with all accompanying worksheets/links included.
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Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' FULL 8 week SOW ready-to-teach lessons. KS3/low ability KS4.

Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' FULL 8 week SOW ready-to-teach lessons. KS3/low ability KS4.

Every lesson of the 8 week SOW is provided in a powerpoint and completely ready to teach; the lessons are stretching but have been proven to engage students with Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' No need to amend - just teach straight from the powerpoints! All worksheets included. The SOW begins with drama activities to engage the class and get them used to the language/character names. As the weeks progress, the class are challenged to analyse the imagery, structure and meaning within the text. This was originally taught to a high ability Year 8 class, but could easily be used for Year 9 and even adapted for lower ability KS4. Proven to engage students with Shakespeare and raise levels.
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'Frankenstein' GCSE ENTIRE SOW (12+ weeks) Ready to Teach Lesson by Lesson Ppts. TOP GRADES.

'Frankenstein' GCSE ENTIRE SOW (12+ weeks) Ready to Teach Lesson by Lesson Ppts. TOP GRADES.

You can teach straight from these PowerPoints with no amending required! Gain top levels for your students - includes many tasks to stretch skills in thinking, analysis, debate and evaluation READY TO TEACH LESSON BY LESSON Powerpoint go from setting up the novel with context/gothic concepts through each chapter, theme and character as they occur. Very thorough, detailed lessons with all research done for you! Includes language analysis lessons to ensure top exam grades. Previously taught to 3 different year 10 classes where grades were raised from Grade 4 up to Grade 8+ by the end of the unit. Originally designed for higher ability but can be adapted for lower by simply removing some of the higher level contextual material available to stretch students. Lessons take students through Shelley’s Frankenstein step-by-step including activities to teach and engage students on a deep level with context, intertextuality/allusion, close language analysis and includes regular assessments, debates and thinking tasks as well as guided reading with questions for each chapter covered. All worksheets included too. Video clip links are found in the ‘notes’ section of the relevant slide. Also adaptable for A Level due to high level of stretch provided.*
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KS3 Horowitz Horror SOW 6 weeks. Ready to teach lessons.

KS3 Horowitz Horror SOW 6 weeks. Ready to teach lessons.

*Stories are subject to copyright and so not included. Can be bought very cheaply from Amazon or may be something your school covers as part of their SOW.* This complete 6 week SOW was originally intended for a mid-low ability Year 8 group. It covers a range of Anthony Horowitz horror stories from the collection 'Horowitz Horror 2' including 'The Lift,' 'Burnt,' 'The Phone Goes Dead' and 'The Hitchhiker.' The powerpoints are ready formed individual lessons with L/Os, complete lesson activities and include engaging images. Worksheets referenced in the lessons are all included.
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Of Mice and Men Revision Quiz full lesson

Of Mice and Men Revision Quiz full lesson

This quiz can be used for a whole lesson after the study of 'Of Mice and Men.' It includes a number of different rounds including picture rounds, character questions and quote-based questions too. It is varied, fun and my class loved it! Team sheets also included.
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Gothic Story Openings and Gothic Writing Techniques (4 lessons, ready to teach)

Gothic Story Openings and Gothic Writing Techniques (4 lessons, ready to teach)

*Ready to teach straight from PowerPoint* *All resources included* *See my shop for more. My resources are never of a lower quality than what you find here.* This resource takes students through some of the techniques used in Gothic writing (e.g. pathetic fallacy, descriptions of monsters) and uses notable Gothic texts to model. It also demonstrates how to hook a reader by inviting students to analyse a series of Gothic openings, and to write their own.
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The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Gilman 3-4 whole lessons, ready to teach, high ability KS3 or KS4

The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Gilman 3-4 whole lessons, ready to teach, high ability KS3 or KS4

*Ready to teach lessons* *All worksheets included* This resource was originally created for a high-ability year 9 group, but I have been able to adapt many times to suit others and am currently teaching a version to a high-ability group of Year 8s. Lessons deal with the core themes of the text, close language and character analysis mixed with some creative tasks and the teaching of the contextual/social context in terms of analysing this story from a feminist perspective.
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The Red Room H.G.Wells 3 ready to teach lessons, high ability KS3 or KS4 Gothic study

The Red Room H.G.Wells 3 ready to teach lessons, high ability KS3 or KS4 Gothic study

*Ready to teach lessons* *All worksheets included* This resource provides a series of lessons focused on the Gothic tale 'The Red Room' including a range of activities from close language analysis, to exploration of theme to creative tasks. Originally this resource was taught to a group of high ability year 9s, but I have adapted it myself to suit high ability year 8s. It could also suit KS4 Gothic study as the tasks are stretching and can be added to.
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Jekyll and Hyde 6 Weeks FULL LESSONS. Ready to teach. High ability KS4 GCSE ready!

Jekyll and Hyde 6 Weeks FULL LESSONS. Ready to teach. High ability KS4 GCSE ready!

*Ready to teach lessons straight from the PowerPoint* *Thorough, detailed textual study including context, concepts and symbolism* *Suitable to stretch at GCSE study, or even high ability Year 9* *All worksheets included* *Taster week available in my shop* Stretching lessons taking students through all 10 chapters of Jekyll and Hyde. Discussion questions, analysis questions, lots of high-level terminology spanning from Freudian concepts to thematic exploration to character symbolism in 19th Century society. All lessons ready to teach from the PowerPoint with a minimum of 6 weeks' worth of material.
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KS5 Angela Carter FULL 10 week SOW 'The Bloody Chamber' ALL TEN  STORIES

KS5 Angela Carter FULL 10 week SOW 'The Bloody Chamber' ALL TEN STORIES

Ready-to-teach and thoroughly researched PowerPoint lessons for ALL TEN STORIES in the Angela Carter collection 'The Bloody Chamber.' Each PowerPoint contains numerous lessons for each story, with directed questions, worksheets and critical essays (included) and stretching concepts and critical theories with links to the original tales, psychoanalytical theories about fairy-tales, and quotes from Carter herself. This covers all assessment objectives in detail. Taught to high ability KS5 Year 12 students and revised at Year 13, this resource will save you hours of research time and is everything you could ever need to secure high A Level grades for 'The Bloody Chamber'. Originally designed for OCR spec to be compared with Wilde's 'Dorian Gray', but would suit any specification that requires an in-depth study of Carter and her tales.
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KS3 Year 9 Shock Advertising, Adverts and Media 2 weeks FULL LESSONS.  Ready to teach.

KS3 Year 9 Shock Advertising, Adverts and Media 2 weeks FULL LESSONS. Ready to teach.

These ready-to-teach lessons teach students key advertising and media terminology and include lessons on how to analyse adverts, features of advertising and persuasive language. Students also explore the connotations of colour in advertising, and are required to create their own advert using the concepts and features they have explored (checklist included - this can also be used to peer-assess adverts created). Originally used with HA Year 9 students. The shock advertising lessons demonstrate the extreme methods advertisers will go to, and demonstrate other uses of advertising in the world today (e.g. charities/raising awareness of key issues). Students are encouraged to be creative as well as to think maturely and to discuss the effects/purpose of the adverts. Debate on whether advertising like this should be banned, or whether it hinders freedom of speech stretches most able.
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Context of The Handmaid's Tale & Dystopian Lit. (A Level Literature)

Context of The Handmaid's Tale & Dystopian Lit. (A Level Literature)

Sets of lessons organised into themes to teach ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ as stand-alone text or as part of dystopian coursework available in my shop Originally taught to A Level Literature students for their coursework on Dystopian Literture, this unit of 8 lessons covers both the background to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ as well as focusing on setting up the genre of Dystopian Literature by teaching key concepts, themes and why we read dystopias. Read-to-teach lessons in Powerpoints with all accompanying worksheets/links included. Stretching lessons and could suit the teaching of other dystopias too (e.g. Never Let Me Go) as an introductory background.
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Gothic Creative Writing Course KS3 (6 lessons) ready to teach

Gothic Creative Writing Course KS3 (6 lessons) ready to teach

*Powerpoint includes 6 lessons which can be taught straight from the resource. No amending necessary* *All worksheets included or provided in hyperlink on slide* This 6 lesson course takes KS3 students through every element of how to write a gothic story leading up to an assessment where they write their own complete gothic story. Starting with the gothic conventions lesson, one lesson at a time students focus on creating setting, character, using techniques and creating tension to suit a gothic story. Enjoyable, engaging and proven to raise writing levels.
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Frankenstein Chapter 15 and 16 PLUS Monster, debate, sympathy, language analysis

Frankenstein Chapter 15 and 16 PLUS Monster, debate, sympathy, language analysis

You can teach straight from these PowerPoints with no amending required!* Gain top levels for your students - includes many tasks to stretch skills in thinking, analysis, debate and evaluation READY TO TEACH LESSON BY LESSON Bundle of all Frankenstein lessons from beginning to end of novel available in my shop Previously taught to 3 different year 10 classes where grades were raised from Grade 4 up to Grade 8+ by the end of the unit. My lesson-by-lesson PowerPoints are designed for higher ability but can be adapted for lower by simply removing some of the higher level contextual material available to stretch students. It takes students through Shelley’s Frankenstein step-by-step including activities to teach and engage students on a deep level with context, intertextuality/allusion, close language analysis and includes regular assessments, debates and thinking tasks as well as guided reading with questions for each chapter covered. Each lesson has a core focus on a chapter, character, plot point or theme. Lessons can be taught without amending and were designed originally for the new Grades 1 - 9 GCSE assessment without levels and designed to allow students to achieve grade 9. School this resource was designed for teaches AQA spec, but suits any specification which uses ‘Frankenstein’ as a core text. All worksheets included too. Video clip links are found in the ‘notes’ section of the relevant slide. Also adaptable for A Level due to high level of stretch provided.
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Frankenstein GCSE Chapter 1 PLUS women, assessment, 1918 version comparison

Frankenstein GCSE Chapter 1 PLUS women, assessment, 1918 version comparison

You can teach straight from these PowerPoints with no amending required!* Gain top levels for your students - includes many tasks to stretch skills in thinking, analysis, debate and evaluation READY TO TEACH LESSON BY LESSON Bundle of all Frankenstein lessons from beginning to end of novel available in my shop Previously taught to 3 different year 10 classes where grades were raised from Grade 4 up to Grade 8+ by the end of the unit. My lesson-by-lesson PowerPoints are designed for higher ability but can be adapted for lower by simply removing some of the higher level contextual material available to stretch students. It takes students through Shelley’s Frankenstein step-by-step including activities to teach and engage students on a deep level with context, intertextuality/allusion, close language analysis and includes regular assessments, debates and thinking tasks as well as guided reading with questions for each chapter covered. Each lesson has a core focus on a chapter, character, plot point or theme. Lessons can be taught without amending and were designed originally for the new Grades 1 - 9 GCSE assessment without levels and designed to allow students to achieve grade 9. School this resource was designed for teaches AQA spec, but suits any specification which uses ‘Frankenstein’ as a core text. All worksheets included too. Video clip links are found in the ‘notes’ section of the relevant slide. Also adaptable for A Level due to high level of stretch provided.
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Frankenstein GCSE Chapters 22, 23 AND 24 PLUS ending study, monster, fire and ice imagery, allusion

Frankenstein GCSE Chapters 22, 23 AND 24 PLUS ending study, monster, fire and ice imagery, allusion

You can teach straight from these PowerPoints with no amending required!* Gain top levels for your students - includes many tasks to stretch skills in thinking, analysis, debate and evaluation READY TO TEACH LESSON BY LESSON Bundle of all Frankenstein lessons from beginning to end of novel available in my shop Previously taught to 3 different year 10 classes where grades were raised from Grade 4 up to Grade 8+ by the end of the unit. My lesson-by-lesson PowerPoints are designed for higher ability but can be adapted for lower by simply removing some of the higher level contextual material available to stretch students. It takes students through Shelley’s Frankenstein step-by-step including activities to teach and engage students on a deep level with context, intertextuality/allusion, close language analysis and includes regular assessments, debates and thinking tasks as well as guided reading with questions for each chapter covered. Each lesson has a core focus on a chapter, character, plot point or theme. Lessons can be taught without amending and were designed originally for the new Grades 1 - 9 GCSE assessment without levels and designed to allow students to achieve grade 9. School this resource was designed for teaches AQA spec, but suits any specification which uses ‘Frankenstein’ as a core text. All worksheets included too. Video clip links are found in the ‘notes’ section of the relevant slide. Also adaptable for A Level due to high level of stretch provided.
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Full Of Mice and Men 8 week+ SOW with Quiz, Ready to teach lessons, all worksheets included

Full Of Mice and Men 8 week+ SOW with Quiz, Ready to teach lessons, all worksheets included

*Ready to teach lessons straight from PowerPoint* *All worksheets included* *Context, lesson 1 and quiz also available separately as taster. See my shop.* This 8 week+ SOW covers Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men' thoroughly. The lessons include class reading in small sections with focused tasks, creative tasks, language analysis activities and contextual links too. Can be taught to older/high ability KS3. Originally designed for mixed ability Year 10 GCSE set.
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Frankenstein GCSE Doppelganger Lesson (Chpt 18. quotes)

Frankenstein GCSE Doppelganger Lesson (Chpt 18. quotes)

Taught as part of my full Frankenstein GCSE SOW to a high ability year 10 group. See full lesson-by-lesson ppts. from Letter 1 - Chapter 24 ‘Frankenstein’, with all resources ready to use, in my shop. Takes students through quotes in Chapter 18 with differentiated worksheet. Used as part of an Outstanding lesson observation. Enjoy!
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