'Spies' by Frayn - 5 x fully-resourced revision lessons

'Spies' by Frayn - 5 x fully-resourced revision lessons

5 fully-resourced revision lessons for the Cambridge iGCSE specification, including PPTs with teaching prompts, quote banks, example essays, predicted questions, and fun and engaging activities. PLEASE NOTE - Some of these resources are also available to buy without the PPTs and lesson plan, should you wish just to purchase these. As a new seller, I would really appreciate any honest feedback and reviews that you could leave. Thanks!
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' - context lesson

Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' - context lesson

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.
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'Measure for Measure' - lesson 1, context and introduction

'Measure for Measure' - lesson 1, context and introduction

This lesson introduces the key context of the play including religion and belief, women, class an status and the monarchy and the Great Chain of Being. Students are introduced to the moral dilemma in a modern context and then encouraged to think about predictions based on the title and images. Students are then asked to work in groups and given extremely detailed context sheets together with websites and questions for research. Groups are responsible for feeding back their research to the rest of the group. Finally, students are given some key themes to discuss how these points might be relevant to the play. Questions, clips and links are all included. Whilst the lesson was originally planned for the A2 Cambridge Syllabus, it could easily be adapted for other key stages and syllabuses.
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'My Antonia' lessons 12 and 13 - Lena Lingard and Book 3 (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lessons 12 and 13 - Lena Lingard and Book 3 (Cambridge iGCSE)

Two lessons planned for an exploration of Lena Lingard and Book 3. The full PPTs include the whole lessons with objectives, quotes, discussion questions, interactive whole-class activities, videos, exam questions and sample paragraphs - all fully resourced and explained in notes for the teacher. The second lesson is less interactive and was planned to allow my class to catch up with reading and demonstrate their knowledge through written response. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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'Wuthering Heights' lesson 20 - chapters 32, 33 and 34

'Wuthering Heights' lesson 20 - chapters 32, 33 and 34

Planned for Cambridge A-level students but could easily be adapted. This lesson focuses on chapters 32-34 of the novel, considering the use of pathetic fallacy, weather as signifier of events and using literature and language devices to break down close language analysis. The lesson resources include video clips, creative writing starter tasks, discussion questions, active device learning, worksheets and key extracts.
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'My Antonia' lesson 10 - the second half of Book 2, and the 'plough' (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lesson 10 - the second half of Book 2, and the 'plough' (Cambridge iGCSE)

A lesson planned for the second part of Book 2 in the novel (The Hired Girls) and an exploration of the key literary and language devices and how to use them to achieve greater depth of extract analysis. The full PPT includes the whole lesson with objectives, worksheets, comprehension questions, sample responses for frameworking and active learning of devices - all fully resourced and explained in notes for the teacher. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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'My Antonia' lesson 11 - a review of Book 2, themes and characters (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lesson 11 - a review of Book 2, themes and characters (Cambridge iGCSE)

A lesson planned for a review of Book 2 in the novel (The Hired Girls) and an exploration of the key themes and characters in the novel so far. The full PPT includes the whole lesson with objectives, quotes and quiz questions - all fully resourced and explained in notes for the teacher. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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'My Antonia' lesson 9 - the first half of Book 2 and pathetic fallacy (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lesson 9 - the first half of Book 2 and pathetic fallacy (Cambridge iGCSE)

A lesson planned for the first section of Book 2 in the novel (The Hired Girls) and an exploration of pathetic fallacy. The full PPT include the whole lessons with objectives, video clips, creative writing starters, worksheets and comprehension questions - all fully resourced. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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'My Antonia' lesson 7 and 8 - a review of Book 1, the seasons and symbolism (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lesson 7 and 8 - a review of Book 1, the seasons and symbolism (Cambridge iGCSE)

Two lessons planned for a review of Book 1 in the novel (The Shimerdas) and an exploration of the seasons of their effect on/links to key events. The second lesson focuses around an introduction to symbolism and ties in with the previous lesson. The full PPTs include the whole lessons with objectives, worksheets, review questions, sample responses for frame-working and discussion points - all fully resourced and explained in notes for the teacher. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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'Wuthering Heights' lesson 19 - chapters 29-31

'Wuthering Heights' lesson 19 - chapters 29-31

Planned for Cambridge A-level students but could easily be adapted. This lesson focuses on chapters 29-31 of the novel as well as focusing on the gothic features of the second part of the novel. The lesson resources include sample essays, key vocabulary cards, help with planning, videos and worksheets.
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'Wuthering Heights' lesson 17 - chapters 20 to 25, key motifs and repetitions

'Wuthering Heights' lesson 17 - chapters 20 to 25, key motifs and repetitions

Planned for Cambridge A-level students but could easily be adapted. This lesson focuses on chapters 20-25 of the novel as well as considering the significance of key motifs of food and letters/learning in these chapters. This is approached by small-group discussion and collaboration and then fed-back whole class. Students then consider chapter 23 and annotate key quotes focusing on their knowledge of key motifs, semantic fields, Cathy 2 and Linton and their links to other characters. Students are asked to consider the repetitions of Cathy/Catherine and Heathcliff/Linton and to analyse a key passage in relation to this. Students finish with considering other key repetitions and resemblances ready for the next lesson.
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'Wuthering Heights' lesson 18 - chapters 26, 27, 28, repetitions and Heathcliff as Byronic hero

'Wuthering Heights' lesson 18 - chapters 26, 27, 28, repetitions and Heathcliff as Byronic hero

Planned for Cambridge A-level students but could easily be adapted. This lesson focuses on chapters 26-28 of the novel as well as taking in an in-depth look at repetitions in the novel and why Bronte uses this as a device in the novel. The lesson mainly focus around Heathcliff and to what extent we can read him as merely 'villainous', or whether this reading is problematised by context or the fact that he is Byronic hero. The lesson resources include key quotations, class discussion, example essays, points for reflection and video clips.
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'My Antonia' lessons 5 and 6 - chapters 8-19 and key characters (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lessons 5 and 6 - chapters 8-19 and key characters (Cambridge iGCSE)

This sale includes two separate lessons covering the second half of Book 1 for 'My Antonia'. My class struggled with the first lesson a little as their character analysis skills were weaker than I predicted, thus the second lesson builds from the first with a little more structured support. The full PPTs include the whole lessons with objectives, worksheets, quotes, extracts for analysis and key discussion points. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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'Wuthering Heights' lesson 16 - chapters 17, 18, 19 and entrapment and imprisonment

'Wuthering Heights' lesson 16 - chapters 17, 18, 19 and entrapment and imprisonment

Planned for Cambridge A-level students but could easily be adapted. This lesson focuses on chapters 17-19 of the novel as well as taking in an in-depth look at imprisonment and entrapment. The lesson resources include quotes, critical opinions, an example essay question and framing for an essay. The end of the lesson also considers how to look for less obvious semantic links for the 'A grade'.
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' - context lesson

Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' - context lesson

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.
jbamforth
'My Antonia' lesson 3 - personification in the opening (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lesson 3 - personification in the opening (Cambridge iGCSE)

A lesson planned for the identification and discussion of personification and pathetic fallacy in the opening chapters. The lesson explores what these key literal devices mean, key quotation analysis and why they are employed so much in the opening chapters. The full PPT includes the whole lesson with video, objectives, discussion questions and worksheets - all fully resourced and explained in notes for the teacher. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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'My Antonia' lesson 4 - chapters 5-7 and close language analysis (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lesson 4 - chapters 5-7 and close language analysis (Cambridge iGCSE)

A lesson planned for an exploration of chapters 5 to 7 and an introduction to the format of the exam and close language analysis of an extract. The full PPT includes the whole lesson with objectives, worksheets, example exam questions, sample responses and discussion points - all fully resourced and explained in notes for the teacher. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
jbamforth
'Wuthering Heights' lesson 12 - chapters 11, 12 and the use of opposition and contrast

'Wuthering Heights' lesson 12 - chapters 11, 12 and the use of opposition and contrast

Planned for Cambridge A-level students but could easily be adapted. This lesson focuses on chapters 11 and 12 as well as taking in an in-depth look at oppositions and contrasts (particularly in regard to Heathcliff and Edgar - but also internally within singular characters), as well as investigating Cathy as a complex character. The lesson uses interactive learning, discussion, video clips, questions and a quote worksheet.
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 4 - Act 1 Scene 1 and close language analysis

Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 4 - Act 1 Scene 1 and close language analysis

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.
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 2 - context and opening

Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 2 - context and opening

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.
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Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth'  lesson 3 - Act 1 Scene 1

Tennessee Williams' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' lesson 3 - Act 1 Scene 1

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..
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'My Antonia' lesson 2 - chapters 1 to 4 (Cambridge iGCSE)

'My Antonia' lesson 2 - chapters 1 to 4 (Cambridge iGCSE)

A lesson planned for the introduction of the novel and the opening chapters. The lesson considers the pioneer lifestyle, American expansion and attitudes towards immigrants and key quotation analysis. The full PPT includes the whole lesson with video, art links, objectives, discussion questions and worksheets - all fully resourced and explained in notes for the teacher. Planned for Cambridge iGCSE, but could be adapted for other syllabuses and age groups. Please see my other lessons for the same novel.
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