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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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Year 8 Oliver Twist/Vocabulary Development SOW
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Year 8 Oliver Twist/Vocabulary Development SOW

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This download contains a series of lessons linked to a reading of an abridged version of Oliver Twist. The outcome of this unit is not a reading assessment, but a writing assessment which encourages children to use vocabulary from the 19th century. As such, the unit starts with a focus on reading non-fiction texts from the 19th century, with a key focus on identifying ‘unfamiliar’ words and using them in writing. The lessons here end about half-way through completing reading of Oliver Twist (as this was not the main outcome of the unit), so if you’re looking for a full SOW on Oliver Twist, they may seem incomplete (we do carry on reading the rest of the text, but mostly for enjoyment/carrying on building our writing skills. I have not included these lessons as they are not linked to an outcome/assessment - I use this scheme of work in the final summer term). This resource is suitable for any KS3 class, and is pitched towards middle-lower ability students.
Year 7 Writing to Imagine, Explore, Entertain
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Year 7 Writing to Imagine, Explore, Entertain

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The first part of a creative writing for Year 7 students. Students assess their own writing skills, and then build these skills up. Sentence types, punctuation, grammar, vocabulary and literary devices. Can be adapted to suit ability (I am aiming it here at writing levels 4 - 6). I hope to add the rest of this unit soon; the focus will be on poetry for the latter half of the unit.
Holes by Louis Sachar: A Series of Lessons
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Holes by Louis Sachar: A Series of Lessons

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A scheme of work with complete set of Powerpoint Lessons for 'Holes&' novel. Build students&'; ability to use quotations in their writing, using PEE. The assessment task requires students to use Chapter 30 of the novel to explain how Sachar creates a feeling of sympathy for Zero.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Resources
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Resources

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A complete scheme of work for 11-14 year olds with ready to use adaptable lesson plan presentations studying The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Holocaust novel. Adapted from a scheme of work online, and can be further adapted if you wish. Assessment at the end of the unit is included.
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 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 :)
Year 9 Conflict Poetry SOW
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Year 9 Conflict Poetry SOW

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This download contains the most recent version of my KS3 conflict poetry SOW. The poems themselves are not included, but they are very easy to find online, for free, or in older (and in some cases current) GCSE poetry anthologies. These lessons are suitable for any KS3 class, although I use them to familiarise students with GCSE skills re: poetry analysis and comparison.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.