Macbeth Act 1-4 Analysis- Full lessons

Macbeth Act 1-4 Analysis- Full lessons

13 lessons included. Although it states 4 resources, you can buy the lessons individually which looks at Act 1, 2, 3 and 4 or buy and save 25% from the bundle with everything included. All of the lessons include a variety of lessons analysing in detail the plot line, characters, themes and extracts of Macbeth. Complete with model answers and structures to help students answer GCSE learning questions.
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R.J.Palacio Wonder Scheme of work

R.J.Palacio Wonder Scheme of work

Complete with 11 full lessons from the beginning to the end of the book. I created this scheme of work for a middle-high ability year 7 group as an introduction to language and structure analysis in preparation for their end of topic assessment which focused on the question: How has the writer used language and structure to engage the reader. Some elements such as; dates, reading pages may need to be edited to fit the purpose of your teaching. However, I have found that working through this scheme in this order, prepared students well for their understanding of language and structure when it comes to a narrative story. I hope you find this as useful as I have. Lessons include focus on language techniques, structure techniques, particular chapter and extract analysis, discussion work and reading of the book.
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Gothic Literature- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Gothic Literature- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

2 lessons that span over 4 hours. Each lesson looks at Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde complete with comprehension questions based on the included extract, the use of diary entries and first person, exploration of each character, creative writing (diary entries), and a supported set of sentence starters to help students answer the GCSE styled question "How does Stevenson create tension during the transformation in Jekyll and Hyde?" -Complete with peer and self assessment
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Gothic Literature- Dracula- Bram Stoker- Introduction and Setting.

Gothic Literature- Dracula- Bram Stoker- Introduction and Setting.

2 whole lessons that explores the Gothic Literature classic- Dracula complete with a lesson that introduces Dracula: complete with creative writing, contextual links, extract to analyse, structure grid, model answer for the question "How does Bram Stoker create tension?" differentiated activities and self-assessment. The second lesson explores How Bram Stoker uses setting in an extract- complete with extract to analyse and a group supported section on writing an answer to the question "How does Bram Stoker use description to present the setting in Dracula?"
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Frankenstein- Shelley's use of sympathy for the monster.

Frankenstein- Shelley's use of sympathy for the monster.

A lesson that explores how Shelley uses sympathy for the monster in Frankenstein by exploring in close detail the use of language in a particular extract (attached). The lesson aims to help students to create their own monsters in a narrative but create the same sense of sympathy. Complete with YouTube links, links to modern life, peer assessment and supported sentence starters for lower ability students.
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Gothic Literature- The Castle Of Otranto- Horace Walpole

Gothic Literature- The Castle Of Otranto- Horace Walpole

Literature lesson with a focus on Gothic Literature and one of the original Gothic texts of all time- The Castle Of Otranto. The lesson includes creative writing, an extract from the text, detailed conventions of the Gothic horror literature genre, YouTube link,a model answer on how Walpole uses setting in the extract, supported statements for lower ability students and self-assessment.
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Gothic Literature- Language analysis- Dracula, Frankenstein and Jekyll & Hyde

Gothic Literature- Language analysis- Dracula, Frankenstein and Jekyll & Hyde

4 lessons for approximately 10 hours of teaching this topic. The lessons explore the use of setting, context, language and structure in three of the most famous Gothic Literature works of English History. Can be paid individually or save by buying as a bundle. -Frankenstein: The use of sympathy for the monster with creative writing. - Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde: 2 lessons on the use of diary entries and first person. -Dracula: The use of description and setting -The Castle of Otranto: The use of structure and tension. Enjoy and please take the time to review!
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Persuasive Speeches- Winston Churchill. (Beaches speech)

Persuasive Speeches- Winston Churchill. (Beaches speech)

This lesson covers two hours looking at 2 of the most famous speeches of Winston Churchill. Originally taught at high ability KS3 it can also be used at KS4 in preparation for the speaking and listening assessment. The lesson includes: -Printed versions of the speech -Context of W.Churchill -Group work- annotations of the speeches -Teacher grid of techniques and effects used in the speeches - Supported sentence starters to enable students to answer the GCSE styled question "How is persuasive language used to show the writer's opinion of war?" -A YouTube clip linking to the speeches -Peer assessment
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Great Expectations- Charles Dickens- Miss Havisham Analysis

Great Expectations- Charles Dickens- Miss Havisham Analysis

A lesson originally created for a mixed ability year 9 class but can easily be adapted for your own class. This lesson explores the use of language in the character Havisham from Great Expectations. Taught as part of a 'History of the English Language topic" but can also be used as a great expectations scheme or other language analysis topic. -Context of Great Expectations/Charles Dickens -Creative writing from Havisham's perspective -YouTube clips to BBC adaptation -Extract - to annotate with class or individually -Model answer to the question "How does Dickens use language to present Miss Havisham?" -Supported sentence starters to enable students to answer the question -Peer assessment
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Of Mice and Men- Curley's Wife analysis

Of Mice and Men- Curley's Wife analysis

A lesson aimed at a mixed ability year 9 group. Analysing the key points about Curley's wife and how her character links to women during the 1930s. Includes: Teacher annotations, comprehension questions, key quotation analysis, contextual links, model answer, supported essay sentence starters to complete the question "How is Curley's wife presented?" and peer assessment.
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A Mid-Summer Night's Dream- Bottom and Shakespeare's use of humour.

A Mid-Summer Night's Dream- Bottom and Shakespeare's use of humour.

A lesson that spans over two hours- Originally created for a mixed ability year 7 group but easily adapted to different classes. The lesson includes: -Links to humour in everyday life -Key terminology discussion 'malapropism' -What makes Bottom such a funny character (discussion) -Differentiated support in answering the question "How is Bottom presented as being a humourous character?" -Peer assessment -Creative Writing
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Travel Writing- Niagara Falls

Travel Writing- Niagara Falls

A lesson created for a Travel Writing topic based on the extract by Rupert Brook- Niagara Falls. The lesson includes: - A glossary -The extract -YouTube link to Niagra Falls clip -The question "Is Rupert Brook's Niagara Falls an effective descriptive piece?" Where students can mark/assess against the school's criteria. -A second question GCSE styled question "How does Rupert Brook use language to help create an image of Niagara Falls?" -Peer assessment -Creative writing.
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Persuasive Speeches- Martin Luther King analysis

Persuasive Speeches- Martin Luther King analysis

A lesson that lasts 2 hours- analysis of language used in the famous 'I have a dream' speech. The lesson includes: -Starter activity linking to speeches today -Confidence scales for AFL -YouTube link and summary of speech -Analysis of language on a particular section of the speech -Model answer to the GCSE question "How does the writer use persuasive language to engage the audience?" -Complete with helping hand worksheet -Print out of the confidence scale and comprehension questions for the starter. -
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Persuasive Speeches- End of the world and Movie Speeches.

Persuasive Speeches- End of the world and Movie Speeches.

A lesson aimed at working in groups to analyse 4 different speeches and create a second group to teach each other about their speech. Lesson includes: -4 speeches from movies: Armageddon, Independence day, Braveheart and Coach Carter. -YouTube links to all speeches to spark discussion with the class. -Guided steps to help students annotate their speeches -Independent structure used to help students answer the question "How does the language used in the speech help motivate the audience?"
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Persuasive Speeches- Speaking and Listening- Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Speeches- Speaking and Listening- Persuasive Writing

3 lesson that should be taught in sequence lasting 6 hours. Analysing different speeches including, Martin Luther King, Winston Churchill and more movie based speeches such as; Armageddon... This bundle aims to give students the knowledge of speeches needed to create their own either written persuasive piece or for a speaking and listening assessment. Enjoy!
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Shakespeare- Much Ado about Nothing- Don John's Evil plan.

Shakespeare- Much Ado about Nothing- Don John's Evil plan.

A lesson that explores Don John's evil plan in Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing. Aimed at a higher ability class but can be easily adapted. The lesson includes: -The extract for students to annotate - A task to support first impressions of the character -A YouTube link with comprehension questions - A grid full of structural techniques - A teacher annotation of a section of the extract -A model answer - A learning question GCSE styled "How is structure used to present the character?"
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Shakespeare- Much Ado about Nothing- Beatrice and Structure

Shakespeare- Much Ado about Nothing- Beatrice and Structure

A lesson that would take 2 hours- exploring the use of structure in Act 2 Scene 1 and Beatrice's views towards marriage and men. Set for a more able group but can be easily adapted to a lower ability group. Lesson also includes: A grid of structural techniques An extract for students to annotate A teacher example of analysis aimed at structure A differentiated set of tasks aimed at students completing the GCSE question "How is structure/language used to show Beatrice's views on marriage?" A model answer An ending discussion topic.
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Shakespeare-Much Ado about Nothing- Tricking Beatrice Act 3 Scene 1

Shakespeare-Much Ado about Nothing- Tricking Beatrice Act 3 Scene 1

A lesson that explores structure in Act 3 Scene 1 complete with a modern and original extract for students to annotate. Aimed at a high ability but could easily be adapted. The lesson also includes: A model answer Discussion tasks in pairs Progress checks of student's understanding The GCSE question: How is the extract structured to engage the audience?
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Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing- Analysing Structure.

Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing- Analysing Structure.

Each lesson explores different acts/scenes from the Shakespearian play with links to modern life, a range of extracts and structure analysis at GCSE level. -Originally taught to a high ability year 9 class -Could be easily adapted - Each lesson was used in a departmental observation which received fantastic feedback. Save 26% when buying as a bundle, however, resources can also be bought as individual lessons. Please review and enjoy!
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Valentine- Carol Ann Duffy Poetry analysis- KS3 Structure

Valentine- Carol Ann Duffy Poetry analysis- KS3 Structure

A lesson that explores the use of structure in the poem 'Valentine' By Carol Ann Duffy. Originally taught to a middle set group of year 8 students but can be easily adapted. Lesson would last 2 hours but again can be shortened or extended. The lesson includes: - A structure technique matching worksheet - A help sheet for the GCSE styled question "How has the poet used structure to engage the reader? - A teacher analysis of where structure is used in the poem - Comprehension questions linked to YouTube links -A model answer -A slide including a helping hand task and a challenege task- well differentiated.
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Shakespeare- Much Ado about Nothing- Act 4 Analysis

Shakespeare- Much Ado about Nothing- Act 4 Analysis

A lesson based on ACT 4 - Much Ado About Nothing aimed at a higher ability class but could be easily adapted. The lesson includes: - An imagery based starter - A class discussion on shame - A YouTube link to the scene - An analysis of language and structure used in Act 4 - How is language and structure used to present the relationship between Beatrice and Benedick? With supported tasks for lower ability and challenge task for higher ability. -Self assessment -Glossary
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