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I teach English Literature in the Seychelles and so follow the Cambridge specifications for iGCSE and A-level. I like to chose texts which are a little different for my students, and often this means there are initially very few pre-made resources available online. I try to focus on helping students memorise key quotes and internalise writing structures where possible; thus quotes sheets, 20 in 10s and example essay responses feature very highly in my resources.

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I teach English Literature in the Seychelles and so follow the Cambridge specifications for iGCSE and A-level. I like to chose texts which are a little different for my students, and often this means there are initially very few pre-made resources available online. I try to focus on helping students memorise key quotes and internalise writing structures where possible; thus quotes sheets, 20 in 10s and example essay responses feature very highly in my resources.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 2 - context and opening
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 2 - context and opening

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring the context and opening of 'Sweet Bird of Youth'. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan, worksheets, extracts and prompts for close language analysis and references to other contextual materials appropriate to the text. There is much focus on close language analysis and the critical vocabulary needed for A-level English, as well as drama as a text type. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I'm a new seller and would really appreciate any feedback.
'Sweet Bird of Youth' AS revision booklet
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'Sweet Bird of Youth' AS revision booklet

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A revision booklet for Cambridge AS English Literature students on ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. Contains plot summary, key character summaries and statements to find evidence for, themes, motifs, key context, quotes, websites and past/predicted questions.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' - context lesson
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' - context lesson

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring the context of 'Sweet Bird of Youth'. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan, extensive context sheets which explain The American Dream, racism in the South, modern plays and Tennessee Williams' life. A timeline activity for context is also included. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Lots of the context activities could also be used for other Tennessee Williams plays. I'm a new seller and would really appreciate any feedback.
Conflict Poetry: 'Dulce Et Decorum Est'
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Conflict Poetry: 'Dulce Et Decorum Est'

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Written for Year 10 students preparing for iGCSE CIE English Literature coursework. This lesson explores the poem 'Dulce Et Decorum Est' in a very engaging and interactive manner. It involves links to video stimulus, creative writing, questions, detailed analysis and example responses. The lesson is very active and is part of a SOW on conflict poetry for coursework; please see my other resources for these. I am a new seller and would very much appreciate any feedback!
iGCSE English Language - introduction to narrative writing
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iGCSE English Language - introduction to narrative writing

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Originally written for iGCSE students but could be used and adapted for other syllabus and age range. This lesson is an introduction to narrative writing and walks students through the different between narrative and description, exploring the conventions through examples, actives and Disney's short 'The Paperman'.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 4 - Act 1 Scene 1 and close language analysis
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 4 - Act 1 Scene 1 and close language analysis

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring Act 1 Scene 1 of 'Sweet Bird of Youth'. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses extensively on passage-based questions and how to approach them. There is clear guidance on what the examiner will be looking for, an introduction to some key dramatic terms and a sample question as well as an exemplar paragraphed response. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I'm a new seller and would really appreciate any feedback.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 8 - Act 2.2
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 8 - Act 2.2

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring the characterisation of Act 2.2 in ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses on key images and quotations, the development of Chance, the way the play is based up Cinderella myth and an exploration of the key theme of identity. There are worksheets, further reading, activities and detailed notes throughout. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I would really appreciate any feedback.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 7 - Act 2.1
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 7 - Act 2.1

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring Act 2.1 in ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses on the presentation of Heavenly, Boss and Tom Junior, the importance of setting and the Southern Gothic and its links with the play. There are worksheets, video links, discussion prompts, further reading and detailed teacher notes throughout. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I would really appreciate any feedback.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth'  lesson 3 - Act 1 Scene 1
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 3 - Act 1 Scene 1

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring Act 1 Scene 1 of 'Sweet Bird of Youth'. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan, worksheets for identifying themes and characterisation notes. There is much focus on an introduction to character, naming, symbolism and themes. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I'm a new seller and would really appreciate any feedback..
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 9 - Act 3
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 9 - Act 3

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring Act 3 in ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses on the last scene, essay planning and key themes. There is clear guidance on what the examiner will be looking for, worksheets and detailed teacher notes throughout. Originally planned for a Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I would really appreciate any feedback.
iGCSE English Language - introduction to descriptive writing
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iGCSE English Language - introduction to descriptive writing

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Originally written for iGCSE students but could be used and adapted for other syllabus and age range. This lesson is an introduction to descriptive writing and takes students through building a description, using the senses and other literary resources and building this up in stages. Very interactive; including carousel activities, music stations, sweet tasting and extracts from popular fiction for example.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 6 - characterisation and an initial look at Act 2.1
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 6 - characterisation and an initial look at Act 2.1

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring the characterisation of Act 1 in ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses on general essay questions, character analysis and our expectaions for Act 2.1. There is clear guidance on what the examiner will be looking for, worksheets and detailed notes throughout. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I would really appreciate any feedback.
Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 5 - Act 1 Scene 2 and conversation features
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 5 - Act 1 Scene 2 and conversation features

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Fully resourced lesson for exploring Act 1 Scene 2 of ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’. The lesson includes a PPT with notes for lesson plan and focuses on conversation features and what character language reveals about them. There are clear and detailed notes on the scene for staring task as well as opportunities for drama, language features to sort and extracts to annotate. Originally planned for an Cambridge International AS group, this could easily be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. I would really appreciate any feedback.
'Small Island' revision booklet for AS English Language
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'Small Island' revision booklet for AS English Language

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Originally written for AS Literature students of Cambridge, this revision booklet includes plot summary, discussion of the structure, notes on key symbols/motifs, character quotes, key devices and sample essay questions (as well as a sample response). There is space in the back for students to make detailed notes on key themes.
A2 'Death of a Salesman' Revision Booklet
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A2 'Death of a Salesman' Revision Booklet

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A revision booklet which I put together for A2 students studying the Cambridge A-level syllabus. Please see my paid resources for quotes, motif sheets and other more personalised revision sheets which I attach at the back of the booklet.
'The Thought Fox' poem by Ted Hughes
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'The Thought Fox' poem by Ted Hughes

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Activities and full lesson outline for 'The Thought Fox'. The lesson was planned originally for Y9/10 students for unseen poetry, but could easily be adapted. Includes full powerpoint, poem, worksheets and resources.
'Wuthering Heights' lesson 9 - chapter 8 and the female gothic
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'Wuthering Heights' lesson 9 - chapter 8 and the female gothic

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Planned for Cambridge A-level students but could easily be adapted. This lesson focuses on chapter 8 as well as taking in an in-depth look at representations of the female gothic. The lesson uses interactive learning, discussion, video clips, questions and extract annotation for consolidation.
A2 'Wuthering Heights' Revision Booklet
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A2 'Wuthering Heights' Revision Booklet

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A revision booklet for A2 students. Please see my other resources for quote sheets, symbols and themes etc. which I attach at the back of the booklet. The quote sheet for sale is extensive and covers all the characters as well as setting. Please leave feedback; I'm a new seller.