Creative Writing - Teaching Different Genres

Creative Writing - Teaching Different Genres

A series of resources helping pupils to write for romance, mystery, fantasy, horror and comedy. Each resource includes a starting grid where pupils write down their initial ideas and thoughts on the genre, examples of different texts for you and pupils to analyse for what works well, a second grid to allow pupils to reassess after reading the examples, an opportunity for extended writing and a peer assessment grid to follow up on this. Save 38% on buying these separately!
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GCSE Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Revision Lessons

GCSE Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Revision Lessons

Minimum two lesson powerpoint (depending on time spent on activities!) for teaching/revising SPaG at GCSE level. Includes key definitions, revision activities and a quick recap video to close. Will be useful alongside the Literacy Stars punctuation/vocabulary editing worksheets.
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'Macbeth' Key Quotes Sheet

'Macbeth' Key Quotes Sheet

A simple document with key quotes from across the play along with some annotations of important points to note alongside these. Made for GCSE revision for the closed book exams.
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Hyphens and Dashes Worksheet

Hyphens and Dashes Worksheet

Simple step-by-step worksheet to help with learning how to use hyphens and dashes. A brief definitions, examples and exercises to help progress pupils' understanding. Enjoy :)
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Romeo and Juliet Act by Act Worksheet

Romeo and Juliet Act by Act Worksheet

An act-by-act series of activities in a 15 page worksheet, focusing on identifying key areas for study and prompting exploration and analysis according to key concepts, ideas, themes and issues.
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OCR Component Four Coursework - Orwell's 'Down and Out in Paris and London'

OCR Component Four Coursework - Orwell's 'Down and Out in Paris and London'

A folder of resources for teaching George Orwell's 'Down and Out in Paris and London' as the C4 text for OCR's non-examined unit. This includes: Lesson Plans Course Outline (plus a pupil version) Planning Pro Formas (for reading and writing tasks) Reading List for Travel Writing Ideas for the Writing Task Critical Extracts Examples of Travel Writing for Analysis Mark Schemes George Orwell Biography Student Interview Form (Progress Checker) ...and probably more that I've missed from the list! A useful guide to how to handle the coursework including activities and independent study techniques.
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'Macbeth' GCSE Revision Lesson/Lecture

'Macbeth' GCSE Revision Lesson/Lecture

A revision lecture on 'Macbeth' that focuses on key themes, language, dramatic devices and issues, as well as giving a summary of the play and ideas for further revision. Key quotes and examples given throughout, with explanations of how ideas and issues are dealt with in the play.
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19th Century Literature Unit of Work

19th Century Literature Unit of Work

A file for teaching pupils regarding texts to do with science, colonialism and industrialisation in the 19th century. Uses 'Frankenstein', 'Sherlock Holmes', 'Jekyll and Hyde' and 19th century non-fiction texts to support interpretations. Word and powerpoint documents.
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GCSE Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Revision Lessons

GCSE Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Revision Lessons

Minimum two lesson powerpoint (depending on time spent on activities!) for teaching/revising SPaG at GCSE level. Includes key definitions, revision activities and a quick recap video to close. Will be useful alongside the Literacy Stars punctuation/vocabulary editing worksheets.
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Blake - OCR - Divine Image and Human Abstract Comparative Essay

Blake - OCR - Divine Image and Human Abstract Comparative Essay

Written with the OCR English Language and Literature (H074/H474) in mind, this essay compares Blake's poems 'The Divine Image' and 'The Human Abstract'. It was a collaborative effort between students, and then passed to myself to type up and add to as needed. A high standard of essay to use as an example for practice marking and editing.
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Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl - Reading Powerpoint Lessons

Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl - Reading Powerpoint Lessons

A sequence of lessons to accompany reading and analysing 'Lamb to the Slaughter' - includes analysing language, structure, suspense and text development, as well as a final assessment point. Uses reading comprehension questions, videos and writing activities. I couldn't upload the reading and writing together due to the file size, so there is a bundle that reduces the cost of these lessons and includes the associated resources mentioned in the powerpoints :)
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Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl - Writing Lessons Powerpoints

Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl - Writing Lessons Powerpoints

Creative writing lessons based on Roald Dahl's 'Lamb to the Slaughter' focusing on developing key elements of a story, building up to a crime writing assessment. I couldn't upload the reading and writing together due to the file size, so there is a bundle that reduces the cost of these lessons and includes the associated resources mentioned in the powerpoints :)
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Lamb to the Slaughter - Reading and Writing Lessons

Lamb to the Slaughter - Reading and Writing Lessons

A sequence of seven (potentially more depending on time taken/available) lessons related to reading/analysing the text before using it to inspire creative writing. Includes two potential assessments. Includes peer assessment and essay writing packs. Bundle saves 42% on individual prices!
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Unseen Poetry Comparison Lessons

Unseen Poetry Comparison Lessons

Depending on lesson length, two plus lessons helping with unseen poetry comparison - adaptable to different GCSE exam specifications and can be used with either a selection of your own printed poems, or with anthologies as appropriate.
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Fiction Media Perspectives and Bias

Fiction Media Perspectives and Bias

Teach your pupils how to recognise, craft and manipulate fictional perspectives. Using Forrest Gump, the opening to Lost, and extracts from Ben Elton's 'Dead Famous' (edited for language!) and a footballing commentary, show pupils how the media manipulate information to create different perspectives and responses, before allowing them to account and write for this themselves. A useful part of a sequence of lessons looking at fiction media or how the media manipulate stories. The extracts mentioned are available for free in my resources :)
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GCSE Unseen Poetry Lessons

GCSE Unseen Poetry Lessons

A series of lessons focusing on skills for GCSE unseen poetry examinations, including activities, skills, revisions resources and much more. Save 44% compared to buying them separately!
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Christmas Poetry Lesson

Christmas Poetry Lesson

A Christmas poetry lesson including digital media to create the perfect poems for the holiday season! This is included as part of a larger resource bundle as well, offering three premium and one standard resource for £3.50 (saving 42% on the total cost of all resources mentioned in the lesson powerpoint).
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