The Lamb and The Tyger: William Blake

The Lamb and The Tyger: William Blake

Two lessons looking at the similarities and differences of the presentation of nature and animals in Blake's poetry. First lesson: Engaging poetic device crossword to enable pupils to highlight during annotations Guess the animal? game during the reading of the poem. Independent and collaborative learning encouraged through the use of think/ pair/ share Opportunities for challenge embedded throughout the lesson. Second lesson: Using Venn diagrams to compare the presentation of the two animals
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An Inspector Calls: Eric Birling and the bourgeoisie

An Inspector Calls: Eric Birling and the bourgeoisie

An engaging lesson that my set 3 Y10 adored! A really accessible way to enable pupils to engage with context and quite adept, challenging key terms (Bourgeoisie / Proletariat). Includes a re-cap of writing (AO5) & (AO6) assessment objectives. Engagement task: Pupils create a TINDER profile for Eric Birling. Development: Exploring key quotes. Task: Writing speeches agreeing or disagreeing with a statement. Plenary: How would Eric Birling response to your peer's speech?
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Macbeth mini SOW

Macbeth mini SOW

Six outstanding lessons of high quality focussing on the following: 1) Introduction to Shakespeare 2) The Witches 3) Whooshes 4) Character analysis games 5) Macbeth and Lady Macbeth Jeremy Kyle 6) The presentation of Lady Macbeth 7) Macbeth's soliloquy
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Zombie Bundle!

Zombie Bundle!

Four engaging lessons surrounding the theme of zombies. Includes literature analysis, transaction analysis and writing pieces.
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Blog Bundle

Blog Bundle

Analysis of a blog and guided structure to writing a blog.
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KS4: Common Mispellings

KS4: Common Mispellings

An engaging bundle of common spelling errors found in KS4. My pupils have really enjoyed them as starters.
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Blog Writing: Analysis of Blog

Blog Writing: Analysis of Blog

An engaging resource looking at blog-writing and a letter to sixteen-year-old-self. Pupils are asked to analyse the language in the blogpost before writing their own.
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Descriptive Writing: Image Prompt

Descriptive Writing: Image Prompt

An activity focusing on descriptive writing. Used as a whole lesson placemat. Blow up onto A3 paper. Starter: Whole class ambitious adjectives to describe the image. Development: Annotating the WAGOLL (model description paragraph) Main: Using structure strips as a guidance, pupils will create their own descriptions.
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