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Jessica Elizabeth

Currently teaching English to 11-16 year olds at an outstanding school. All resources are created to the highest standard, with an easy to follow, colourful, engaging powerpoint.

Currently teaching English to 11-16 year olds at an outstanding school. All resources are created to the highest standard, with an easy to follow, colourful, engaging powerpoint.
WJEC/EDUQAS NON-FICTION PAPER :  SECTION A & B

WJEC/EDUQAS NON-FICTION PAPER : SECTION A & B

This paper is ideal for mock examination purposes for your year 10 or 11 classes. The paper is written in the exact same format as WJEC/EDUQAS to prepare the pupils for their GCSE and focuses on 19th century and 21st century texts. The paper has Section A - Two Extract and 6 Questions as well as Section B - Two Transactional Writing Questions
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WJEC EDUQAS FICTION MOCK PAPER - WITH MARK SCHEME

WJEC EDUQAS FICTION MOCK PAPER - WITH MARK SCHEME

This paper is ideal for mock examination purposes for your year 10 or 11 classes currently following the WJEC/EDUQAS English Language Specification. The paper is written in the correct format, and has both Section A - 5 reading questions and Section B - 4 creative writing options. The extract for Section A has been taken from the novel ‘The Great Gatsby’. There is also a mark scheme included, which again follows the wording of WJEC/EDUQAS’ typical mark schemes.
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The Great Gatsby - Main Characters

The Great Gatsby - Main Characters

A lesson which centres around introducing the main characters of the novel: Nick, Gatsby, Daisy and Tom Buchanan. The powerpoint includes lots of information about the characters and the relationships between each other. The pupils then use the character map worksheet to link the characters to one another. This is a great introductory lesson to The Great Gatsby which can be adapted to suit KS3/KS4.
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War of the Worlds -Context Lesson

War of the Worlds -Context Lesson

An introduction lesson to War of the Worlds. Great for both KS3 and KS4 as you can adapt the lesson to fit the needs of your pupils. The lesson focuses on the pupils making predictions based around certain images included on the powerpoint. These images link to the radio broadcast of War of the Worlds. Pupils then listen to the radio broadcast to see for themselves and answer some empathic questions based around the broadcast.
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The Great Gatsby - Chapter 1 - East Egg vs West Egg

The Great Gatsby - Chapter 1 - East Egg vs West Egg

A lesson looking at the differences between East and West Egg - an important concept within the novel The Great Gatsby. Pupils are encouraged to read the extract attached, highlighting and selecting quotations linked to the setting. The quotations are also on the ppt. Pupils are then asked to try to draw out what they think East/West Egg looks like on the map and then compare to the images on the ppt. Lastly, they compare the differences between East and West Egg.
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Nick the Narrator - Chapter 1 - The Great Gatsby

Nick the Narrator - Chapter 1 - The Great Gatsby

A lesson which is aimed towards KS4. Pupils are given an exam style questions focusing on Nick the narrator and his opinions in Chapter 1. Pupils are encouraged to read the extract a paragraph at a time and fill in the table, identifying quotations which prove Nick’s opinions and analyse them. This lesson is meant to be quick paced but you could definitely adapt to suit the needs of your class. A filled in table is also provided for the teacher.
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Nancy in Oliver Twist

Nancy in Oliver Twist

A lesson great for KS3 & KS4 pupils. The lesson focuses on three small extracts about Nancy: Where she dresses up as a respectable lady to try to take Oliver from the jail Where Fagin convinces Nancy and Bill to go kidnap Oliver from Mr.Brownlow Where Nancy tries to stop Fagin from beating Oliver up The pupils are encouraged to focus on what each mini-extract reveals about Nancy, through also using quotations and analysis. The end of the lesson they are encouraged to debate why Nancy makes the decisions that she does, and whether she is a good or bad character and why.
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Ozymandias Poem

Ozymandias Poem

A range of questions to support the teaching of Ozymandias to KS4 classes. Context and starter activity also included.
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Romeo Key Scenes and Quotations

Romeo Key Scenes and Quotations

An ideal revision lesson for Year 10 or 11. Focuses on Romeo’s character over the course of the play, with key scenes and quotations being provided. Pupils simply have to analyse what each quotation suggests about his character overall. This could also provide a good starting point for writing an essay about Romeo as well.
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Friar Lawrence Key Quotations and Moments

Friar Lawrence Key Quotations and Moments

A revision lesson ideal for Year 10 or 11 pupils. A range of key scenes that the Friar is included in, alongside a range of quotations to go with this. It is all in chronological order as well. Pupils are tasked with analysing the Friar Lawrence as a character, based on the scenes and quotations provided.
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Oscar Wilde Famous Sayings and Context

Oscar Wilde Famous Sayings and Context

A lesson focusing on what Oscar Wilde was like as a person. Pupils look at famous saying and epigrams and figure out what they mean, as well as what they reveal about Oscar Wilde himself. Worksheet included. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4 as a way into to studying any of Oscar Wilde’s work.
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Eduqas Wjec Literature Key Quotations - A Christmas Carol, Lord of the Flies, Romeo & Juliet

Eduqas Wjec Literature Key Quotations - A Christmas Carol, Lord of the Flies, Romeo & Juliet

Key quotations for A Christmas Carol, Lord of the Flies and Romeo and Juliet. Handy revision tool for GCSE pupils taking the WJEC/EDUQAS Literature exam. Useful for Year 10 and 11. Each set of quotations for each novel are organised efficiently onto one page per module, making this easy for pupils to revise from. Each page states who says the quote, where the quote is taken from in the novel or play and key themes to organise the key quotations into.
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Varying Your Writing - Board Game

Varying Your Writing - Board Game

A handy resource which can very easily be used with both KS3 and KS4. Useful for a class who are struggling to vary their writing. I encouraged pupils to work together on creating an exceptional piece of writing. They roll the dice, move along the board game and take it in turns to add to their piece of writing.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream - Act 1 and 2

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Act 1 and 2

A range of exciting, fun lessons based on A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 1 and 2). 1) Writing to argue about who is right in the opening scene 2) Analysis lesson on Helena, Hermia and Lysander 3) Enchanted forest description lesson 4) The Mechanicals - focusing on Pyramus and Thisbe play and Bottom as a character 5) Analysis of Oberon and Titania's argument 6)Analysis of the pathetic fallacy used by Titania 7) News Report of Hermia missing 8) Helena's heartbreak analysis lesson Multiple skills, such as analysis, inference/deduction, writing skills, speaking and listening etc will need to be used.
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Lord of the Flies Quotation Revision Booklet

Lord of the Flies Quotation Revision Booklet

A very handy, colourful booklet which encourages pupils to summarise each chapter as they go and find key quotations for themes and characters, chapter by chapter. Can be used in several ways. 1) Pupils complete independently for revision 2) Reduce marking during lessons and complete with pupils Currently aimed at the Eduqas/WJEC specification.
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She Walks In Beauty - Lord Byron - Eduqas

She Walks In Beauty - Lord Byron - Eduqas

A lesson which focuses on analysing the poem. The questions asked ensure the pupils are able to break down a particularly tricky poem and get to grips with the language of it. Homework task included as well.
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Creating a Villain - Creative Writing

Creating a Villain - Creative Writing

A fun lesson for KS3 pupils. Game of taboo to recall common, well known villains. An example of how to show your character is a villain through a small piece of writing. A range of questions to allow pupils to focus on their character in detail. Easy to follow, fun and adaptable!
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Creating a Story Opening

Creating a Story Opening

A lesson which can easily be adapted for both KS3 and KS4. A range of story openings included which then allows pupils to see that there are several ways in which to begin a story in a more interesting way. Pupils are then tasked with creating their own opening using a ideas sheet included as well. Very simple and easy to follow.
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Writing to Argue - Transactional Writing - Eduqas Specification

Writing to Argue - Transactional Writing - Eduqas Specification

Two lessons which focus on answering an exam style question, on writing to argue,for the Eduqas Specification. Lesson includes: 1) Handy phrases to include in an argument 2) Mark Scheme 3) Two different examples responses - one higher level, one lower. The pupils mark both and discuss what mark they would give and why. Worked really well with my year 11 class but can also be used and adapted for year 10 if they are studying the spec.
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