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Hello! I believe in making life easier for teachers, which is why I make my resources available on TES for free, or at a low cost. Most of my resources are full schemes of work, so when you make a purchase you're investing in entire units, not just one-off work sheets. Feedback is welcome! As I evolve in my teaching career, I hope to update my resources as well, so keep checking in. :)

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Hello! I believe in making life easier for teachers, which is why I make my resources available on TES for free, or at a low cost. Most of my resources are full schemes of work, so when you make a purchase you're investing in entire units, not just one-off work sheets. Feedback is welcome! As I evolve in my teaching career, I hope to update my resources as well, so keep checking in. :)
Year 7 Dystopian Fiction Unit
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Year 7 Dystopian Fiction Unit

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A whole scheme of work of KS3 teaching of a variety of dystopian fiction texts. Some of the larger texts are missing from the resources, for copyright purposes, but are readily available elsewhere. All lessons are aimed at levels 5, 6 and 7 reading skills.
Year 9 Much Ado About Nothing Unit
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Year 9 Much Ado About Nothing Unit

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A full KS3 unit aimed at teaching Much Ado About Nothing. These resources are aimed at level 4, 5 and 6 reading skills. Final assessment is an analysis of a scene between Beatrice and Benedick, exploring how Shakespeare presents their relationship.
Eduqas C2A Basic Mark Scheme and Prompts
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Eduqas C2A Basic Mark Scheme and Prompts

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These resources are intended for use with students in lesson. They provide a basic understanding of AO2, AO3 and AO4 grade criteria for 10 mark questions on the Component 2 A (Reading) exam. Students are also provided with examples of how to start sentences within the various levels.
Year 9 Machine Gunners Unit
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Year 9 Machine Gunners Unit

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This unit supports a mid-to-lower level group of Year 9 students as they read Machine Gunners. Some of the lessons work on building reading skills at levels 5 and 6, while others work on writing skills. The final assessment for this unit was a written assessment.
Year 8 Romeo and Juliet SOW
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Year 8 Romeo and Juliet SOW

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This download contains all of the resources needed to teach a unit on key scenes from Romeo and Juliet. This resource does not study every scene of the play in detail. Instead, we focus on key scenes linked to persuasion and the development of the relationship between Romeo and Juliet. If you are studying the entire play, these resources would compliment a further study, and are suitable for KS3 classes - I would not recommend you use these resources for GCSE level classes.
Year 7 Language Unit: Canterbury Tales
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Year 7 Language Unit: Canterbury Tales

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A collection of resources that I've used to help teach an introduction to the history of the English language - focus is on The Canterbury Tales. Assessment task is a comparision of the Miller and the Knight. Links in PPTs worked as of Feb 2012. I make use of Canterbury Tales play as well (not included here). Apologies for any errors.
KS3 Stories from Other Cultures unit
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KS3 Stories from Other Cultures unit

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A full scheme of work which explores a variety of short stories from other cultures. Many of the stories are not included in this package, but are available in older KS4 anthologies or from other sources. The resources are aimed at levels 4, 5 and 6 reading skills. Final assessment was an analysis of a short story.
KS3 Interpreting Layers of Meaning
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KS3 Interpreting Layers of Meaning

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This is a mini-lesson (about 30 mins, but could be stretched to 60) that teaches students how to look at deeper meaning in a poem. The poem used is by Canadian poet Rienzi Cruz and focuses on moving. Skills are aimed at levels 4-6.
Eduqas C1A Basic Marke Scheme and Prompts
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Eduqas C1A Basic Marke Scheme and Prompts

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These resources are intended for use with students in lesson. They provide a basic understanding of AO2 and AO4 grade criteria for 10 mark questions on the Component 1 A (Reading) exam. Students are also provided with examples of how to start sentences within the various levels.
KS3 Using Dialogue in Writing
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KS3 Using Dialogue in Writing

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This lesson works on ways students can effectively use dialogue in their writing, focusing on how to use it to create conflict in order to drive the story forward.
Year 8 Macbeth Unit
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Year 8 Macbeth Unit

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A full scheme of work for teaching of Macbeth at KS3. Lessons are aimed at levels 4, 5 and 6 reading skills. The final assessment was on how Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to kill Duncan using a scene from the play.
Year 8 Poetry from other Cultures SOW
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Year 8 Poetry from other Cultures SOW

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This download contains an entire half-term’s worth of work on poetry from other cultures. The poems themselves are not included in the download, for copyright reasons, but you can easily obtain these yourselves - many are taken from past GCSE poetry anthologies. This scheme of work is fully resourced, including any relevant worksheets and examples needed for each lesson. Suitable for any KS3 group, not necessarily Y8 (which is what I originally created it for).
A Taste of Honey SOW
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A Taste of Honey SOW

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The lessons included in this package have been used to teach to the new Eduqas GCSE Literature specification (first teaching autumn 2015). It includes whole lessons, worksheets, exemplar responses, a revision summary sheet and three potential mock exams. Could easily be adapted to suit legacy GCSE, but is best suited for the new specification.
GCSE Eduqas Macbeth SOW
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GCSE Eduqas Macbeth SOW

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This download contains lessons for a complete study of Macbeth, for the Eduqas specification. I make extensive use of a visualiser in my lessons - a majority of many of these lessons are spent reading and annotating key scenes from the play. Included are some mock exam questions and exemplar responses to help guide students towards success for both the extract and essay questions of Litearture Component 1 (Shakespeare).
Year 8 Speeches SOW
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Year 8 Speeches SOW

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This download contains all the lessons needed to teach a short scheme of work on writing speeches. It would be suitable for any KS3 group.
Of Mice and Men Skills Revision Unit
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Of Mice and Men Skills Revision Unit

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While the attached unit was created for GCSE, it can be easily used and adapted at KS3 for use in Year 9, under the new curriculum. The unit itself focuses on a revision of the key themes and characters, and would support lessons after a full reading of the text. Skills include analysing language and structure, as well as exploring how characters and themes develop across a text.
Year 8 Travel Writing SOW
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Year 8 Travel Writing SOW

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This download contains an entire half-term’s worth of lessons for a unit on Travel Writing. It would be suitable for most KS3 classess, although I use it for Year 8. Most resources and examples mentioned in each lesson are provided, although if anything is missing, please do get in touch :)