A resource comparing the power of nature in the poems; Exposure and Storm On The Island both taken from the AQA Power and Conflict cluster of poetry. Aimed at and used successfully with low ability Y11. Resource could be teacher led or given as an independent revision resource.
A resource comparing the effect of Conflict in the poems; War Photographer by Carol Anne Duffy and Remains by Simon Armitage both taken from the AQA Power and Conflict cluster of poetry. Aimed at and used successfully with low ability Y11. Resource could be teacher led or given as an independent revision resource.
A lesson examining and analysing a brief speech by Muhammed Ali. All resources required are attached in order to make it accessible for any member of staff to teach. The skills and activities included where designed and successfully taught to KS3 but could easily be differentiated to be delivered for AQA English Language P2 Q5: writing a non-fiction piece. The lesson is straight forward and focuses on identifying techniques used in a short Muhammed Ali speech.
A simplistic lesson that focuses on improving basic spelling, punctuation and grammar in description.The main focus is fixing SPAG in a poorly modeled description and then continuing and improving the same paragraph. Suitable for KS3 and lower ability KS4. Successfully delivered to lower ability Y10.
A simple resource designed to encourage students to highlight similarities and difference between key poems from the AQA Power and Conflict poetry cluster. This resource could be included in a lesson but was set as homework for a mixed ability Y11.
A lower level model response designed to showcase how to approach and answer a GCSE literature question focusing on the character of The Inspector in An Inspector Calls. The essay comments on the Priestley’s viewpoints, character interactions and contextual connections. This could be used as an example essay for students to use as a jumping point or as class resource to review and edit.
A lesson focusing on the character of Macbeth and his role as a tragic hero in the GCSE literature text Macbeth. This lesson focuses on two quotations; one from act 1 and one from act 5 designed to show the change the character throughout. Aimed at and successfully taught to low ability year 11.
A worksheet designed to focus on the character of Dr Watson in The Sign Of The Four. It contains four quotations that show Watson’s changing character. The worksheet also breaks down the literature spec AOs into clear boxes for each quote. Aimed at lower ability y11s.
A quiz designed to help students recap and revise some of the key contextual information connecting to An Inspector Calls.
The quiz helps revise key dates and key themes. This could be used as revision homework or as a lesson starter. Successfully used with a low ability year 11 group.
A collection of comprehension questions relating to the opening of J.B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. The worksheet contains questions with a range of difficulties including a point, evidence, analysis question that could be turned into an extended response. Simple and effective worksheet that is easy to use alongside the opening few pages of Act One.
A lesson and resources designed to recap and examine key plot, context and character elements from the AQA Literature text An Inspector Calls. The resources attached are simple enough to completed independently or can be teacher led. The lesson was designed and successfully taught to lower ability Y11.
An unseen poetry revision lesson based on Wilfred Owen’s poem Dulce Et Decorum Est. The lesson focuses on the skills needed to analyse and create a response based on an unseen poem. This lesson is aimed at and successfully taught to low ability Y11 and is useful for attempting the Unseen Poetry question on AQA GCSE Literature Paper 2.
A lesson designed to introduce a KS3 class to the world of British Politics. This lesson would eventually feed into a SOW in which students create their own political party. The lesson could also be used for PSCHE/PSCE or life skills. A range of implicit and explicit extraction tasks are included and all are focused on AO1. This lesson was successfully delivered to a middle ability Y8.
A lesson introducing some simple contextual factors linking with John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. The lesson looks at 5 key pieces of context ranging from The Great Depression to The Dust Bowl. The lesson is straightforward and easy to use. It is aimed at lower ability KS3/KS4 and could be used to develop students’ AO3 skills. All resources are attached.
This lesson is designed to compare the poems Poppies by Jane Weir and Remains by Simon Armitage both taken from the Power and Conflict section of the GCSE Literature spec. It is differentiated for lower ability and focus on two key quotes from both poems. This could be teacher led or done independently .
A collection of comprehension questions relating to the opening of J.B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. The worksheet contains questions with a range of difficulties including a point, evidence, analysis question that could be turned into an extended response. Simple and effective worksheet that is easy to use alongside the opening few pages of Act Two.
This lesson focuses on highlighting the guilt presented by Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in the GCSE literature text: Macbeth. The lesson focuses on two quotes taken from alternative scenes that showcase Macbeth’s guilt and two quotes from alternative scenes that focus on changes in Lady Macbeth. Aimed at and successfully taught to low ability Y11.
A lesson focusing on the GCSE Conflict and Power poem; Exposure. This lesson has two quotes selected to help focus lower ability sets. It has the opportunity for comparison depending on the ability of the class. Successfully taught with a low ability year 11 group.
A resource designed to focus on the characters of Lady Macbeth and Macbeth and how is they are presented throughout the play Macbeth which appears on AQA literature paper 1. The resource includes 8 key quotes taken from a range of acts that present the characters in varied ways. Aimed at and successfully taught to lower ability y11. Resource could be teacher led or set as revision.