Mest 3: Identities and The Media: Critical Debate

Mest 3: Identities and The Media: Critical Debate

This resource examples how audiences assume a 'Collective Identity' through a range of images to prompt discussion before then exploring the Critical Debate 'Whatever I say I am' . The lesson concludes with an essay question, peer assessment and DIRT style homework task to build on learning and independent research for this Case Study. This is an excellent lesson for students who need that extra leg up on this more challenging Case Study.
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Creative Writing: David Didau's Slow Writing Technique

Creative Writing: David Didau's Slow Writing Technique

An outstanding observation lesson based on David Didau's Slow Writing Technique. These resources include an exam style starter activity, exemplar writing and activity, strategies for improving writing, progress checker, peer assessment and a lesson plan. I have used this lesson several times and every time get excellent evidence of progress across a full range of age groups....
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Literacy: 3 year bundle (year7-9)

Literacy: 3 year bundle (year7-9)

This bundle combines all of the bundles for years 7 through to 9 and attracts a more generous discount for purchasing as a whole KS3 programme.
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Stretching Creative Writers

Stretching Creative Writers

This worksheet is designed for parents. students, teachers and supply staff as a self contained activity to help students improve their creative writing. The worksheet includes exemplar opening and closing lines, challenge activities, editing and redrafting directives and exam style questions. A marking service is available at a small charge, follow me on Twitter @jomarsh1 and message me for further details on how to submit drafts.
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Edexcel Relationship Poetry: One Flesh by Elizabeth Jennings

Edexcel Relationship Poetry: One Flesh by Elizabeth Jennings

This resource offers a step by step analysis of Jennings' poem, it is fully differentiated and includes a range of questions and activities to complete whilst learning about this text before concluding with some overarching 'big questions', an essay style question and self/peer assessment task. This is everything you would need to teach this poem.
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Love's Dog by Jen Hadfield (Relationship Poetry)

Love's Dog by Jen Hadfield (Relationship Poetry)

This powerpoint takes you through a step by step analysis of each stanza, the background to the title and a potential comparison with My Last Duchess through a wide range of oral, active, written and thought provoking ideas, questions and images. This is everything you would need to teach this poem. Other poems in this collection are also available in my TES shop as is a bundle including all poems in the collection at a discounted rate.
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Macbeth Revision Quiz

Macbeth Revision Quiz

This is so much more than a quiz, it asks questions but also answers them in detail, using PEE paragraphs, full explanations and text references. The questions include challenges relating to language, structure and context and conclude with a 'big question' before offering guidance on how to respond to the question (which links to some of the prior questions) and essentially a homework task. This powerpoint is heavily differentiated using images and bonus questions to support and stretch. If a student has not 'got' this text, this powerpoint should go a long way to filling gaps. If you find this useful please do leave a review. If interested in a marking service for the resulting essays please contact me on Twitter @jomarsh1 as this is also available, subject to demand. Finally, my other resources on Macbeth can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-act-1-11561879 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-act-2-11562280 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-act-3-11566639 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-act-4-11567137 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-act-5-11567257 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-the-whole-play-11567264 3
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Halloween Quiz

Halloween Quiz

This quiz has been designed to draw on a range of subjects: Music, Film, English Literature and Art whilst being fully accessible for all students. It comprises a variety of engaging tasks with clues and bonus questions. If you enjoy this quiz please do leave a review and see my other quizzes and quiz bundles at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/slogan-quiz-11593328 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/big-quiz-bundle-11593338 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/5-quiz-bundle-including-a-scorecard-11607170
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Even More Dingbats (KS3/4)

Even More Dingbats (KS3/4)

After the success of my first compilation of Dingbats images I've now created a further mind bending quiz, this is perfect to fill gaps in tutor sessions or PSHE closers and has SMSC content embedded throughout. This would work with students from year 7 upwards.
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Relationship Poetry: 1st Date -She, 1st Date - He by Wendy Cope

Relationship Poetry: 1st Date -She, 1st Date - He by Wendy Cope

This resource takes a step by step approach to considering language, form and structure in this text through engaging activities, music, video clips, group and individual tasks alongside supported and extension activities. This poem is part of a collection of poetry resources based on the Edexcel Relationships Collection and can be purchased individually or as part of a bundle through the link below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/relationships-poetry-bundle-11607210 If you want a personalised bundle created from the resources I have available please message me via twitter @jomarsh1.
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La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats

La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats

A thorough exploration of this poem including analysis of form, language and structure, differentiated notes and tasks plus an exam style question including advice on how to respond to the question. This is everything you need to teach this poem at GCSE level.
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A Child to His Sick Grandfather by Joanna Baillie (Relationship Poetry)

A Child to His Sick Grandfather by Joanna Baillie (Relationship Poetry)

A detailed powerpoint working through each stanza analysing form, language and structure through a combination of given information and activities. Differentiated activities are included in the powerpoint and a supported framework has been included for a typical exam style essay question. This should be everything you need to teach this poem with no need for additional work/slides.
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Creative Writing: David Didau's Slow Writing Technique

Creative Writing: David Didau's Slow Writing Technique

An outstanding observation lesson based on David Didau's Slow Writing Technique. These resources include an exam style starter activity, exemplar writing and activity, strategies for improving writing, progress checker, peer assessment and a lesson plan. I have used this lesson several times and every time get excellent evidence of progress across a full range of age groups....
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19th Century Fiction Exam Style Paper plus mark scheme and indicative content

19th Century Fiction Exam Style Paper plus mark scheme and indicative content

This resource based on an extract from 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' by Oscar Wilde is ideal for use with the Edexcel (9-1) English Language Specification. Due to the shortage of past papers to use in the classroom I have constructed this paper for use by teachers using this specification. The resources includes the extract, questions, mark scheme and indicative content. If you like this resource please do leave a review as am happy to construct more.
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Introduction to the Detective Fiction Genre

Introduction to the Detective Fiction Genre

This lesson introduces KS3 students to the conventions of the Detective Genre using short film clips and a fun game. This works really well as either the first lesson of a topic on this genre or as a transition day activity as the students will enjoy the lesson and be left feeling that studying English is not always reading and writing.
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The Manhunt by Simon Armitage (Relationship Poetry)

The Manhunt by Simon Armitage (Relationship Poetry)

These resources offer a thorough exploration of this poem and its context through a range of engaging and creative activities. The lesson is fully differentiated with supportive images and tips for lower ability students and regular challenges for the higher ability students in your groups. These resources include a highly visual activity which could easily be used as part of a Poetry Display. This lesson covers context, form, language and structure through independent activities and structured guidance. If you like this resource please leave a review and have a look at my other poetry resources in my shop @https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/joannammarsh or follow me on Twitter (JoMarsh1).
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My Last Duchess by Robert Browning (Relationship Poetry)

My Last Duchess by Robert Browning (Relationship Poetry)

This resource offers a step by step guide to this poem and covers all the detail required by the new GCSE 9-1 specifications. There are slides on context, form, language and structure, interspersed with activities to ensure students enjoy this lesson. This lesson also includes SMSC links which are overtly indicated and an exam style question as a plenary.
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My Father Would Not Show Us by Ingrid de Kok: Relationship Poetry

My Father Would Not Show Us by Ingrid de Kok: Relationship Poetry

These resources consider the context, form, language and structure in this poem through activities, discussion, note taking and creative activities. This resource includes an assessment proforma to evidence progression of learning and to help students identify key aspects of the text ready for revision nearer to their GCSE exams.
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War Photographer by Carole Satyamurti

War Photographer by Carole Satyamurti

This lesson focus on teaching analytical skills for application on both this poem and Unseen Poetry. Tasks are included that draw on the skills required on the English Language paper (Imaginative Writing). If you like this resource please leave feedback. Thank you.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Whole Text

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Whole Text

This bundle incorporates 5 powerpoints that take you through a step by step analysis of key scenes and each Act considering, language, form, structure, characters and themes. It includes some theory on the text and in the final powerpoint draws on activities that engage students with the overview alongside using this to access exam style questions. This is everything you would need to teach this text.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare: Act 5

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare: Act 5

This resource takes you through a range of activities that explore language, form and structure alongside thematic links and theory. This lesson incorporates drama activities and creative activities to ensure students enjoy learning about Shakespeare's play. This lesson will take between 5-7 hours in teaching time. This is also available as part of a complete unit of work on this text if preferred.
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Year 8 : 12 week Literacy Programme

Year 8 : 12 week Literacy Programme

This Literacy Programme is 1 of 3 for use with year 8s across an entire term and forms part of a newly written programme that builds on the strengthened demands of the KS2 literacy skills and the Year 7 Programme also available on TES. This resource includes a PDF version of the programme plus an Adobe version that is editable so that the name of your school/behaviour policy can be incorporated into the documents. The powerpoint presentation is used to test the weekly skills gained by your students and allows you to track progress and build in additional intervention for areas of shortfall post completion. The subsequent booklets for use in this Programme and year 9 will be posted imminently.
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'Outstanding' PSHE lesson on Raising Aspirations

'Outstanding' PSHE lesson on Raising Aspirations

This lesson takes students through some immediately engaging activities using animations on the powerpoint and then 'Top Trump' Aspiration Cards and asks the students to think about what is really important to them and what they need to do to achieve success in life. My students loved this activity and this lesson led to ongoing discussions that drew on the characters on the 'Top Trump' cards I had designed.
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