Macbeth AQA GCSE

Macbeth AQA GCSE

A selection of lessons looking at key elements of Macbeth as preparation for the GCSE AQA Specification. Includes quiz for revision, take away homework, reading time with the text and lanaguage analysis, thematic approaches and contextual information in like with the AOs. This is all supported with analysis of exam style responses and extended writing tasks designed to boost exam skills
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A Christmas Carol GCSE  AQA

A Christmas Carol GCSE AQA

A selection of resources that can be used to support the teach of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol in line with the AQA GCSE specification Includes tasks to support the remainder of the AQA syllabus so that students are fully prepared for anything the exam board throws at them
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An Inspector Calls Revision Pack

An Inspector Calls Revision Pack

A variety of lessons, activities and tasks designed to support KS4 students in their revision of An Inspector Calls. Perfect for those who thrive on independent tasks as well as teacher lead activities. Also, check out my Kahoot Quiz here ideal for a homoginous revision of literature content for AQA https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=cb082d00-9266-4eaa-bf87-88fb56cf20e5
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An Inspector Calls: Revision Postcard Collection

An Inspector Calls: Revision Postcard Collection

A selection of revision postcards crammed with information about the key themes and characters An Inspector Calls. Ideal as a revision aid, for essay writing or for look-cover-recall activities. Complete with a variety essay questions for students to attempt. Designed for my KS4 classes in line with the AQA assessment objectives. Why not get these printed on card and post home!
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An Inspector Calls: Sheila Birling

An Inspector Calls: Sheila Birling

A selection of resources guiding students through close analysis of Sheila Birling, her role within the play, her contrasts with other characters and change over time. Excellent for revision activities and includes an extended writing task complete with structure strips to support lower ability students. All slides are on dyslexia friendly backgrounds Ideal for students preparing for the AQA specification.
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Power and Conflicy Poetry AQA: analysis worksheets

Power and Conflicy Poetry AQA: analysis worksheets

A collection of worksheets and resources allowing students to independently analyse and revise poems for AQA GCSE English Literature. Promotes independent, original responses, analysis and identification of language features and encourages students to consider their effect. Includes visuals matched to quotations in order to aid retention of texts and promote conversation about the key themes Includes poems from the Power and Conflict anthology as well as resources that can be used for unseen.
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An Inspector Calls AQA: Mr Birling Act 1 Revision

An Inspector Calls AQA: Mr Birling Act 1 Revision

A series of resources and materials designed to help KS4 revise elements of An Inspector Calls; specifically Mr Birling in act one. Includes focus on language analysis and essay skills. Ideal as recap and includes reference to the AQA marking criteria
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Macbeth AQA: Act 3 scene 2 - Full of scorpions

Macbeth AQA: Act 3 scene 2 - Full of scorpions

A lesson guiding students through the reading and analysis of A3S2. Ideal for AQA students. Includes key quotations and the opportunity for independent and group work. Structure strips enable students to build confidence in writing extended answers and hits the criteria of the AQA AOs. All slides on a dyslexia friendly background.
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Macbeth AQA: Setting

Macbeth AQA: Setting

A lesson which rapidly examines the various settings used in the play, their effect using the pathetic fallacy and their significance in the play. Ideal for KS4 students preparing for the AQA exam
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Of Mice and Men: The Opening

Of Mice and Men: The Opening

A well crafted lesson and worksheet designed to help students engage with the opening of the novel and consider the key themes. Ideal as independent work or as revision aimed at higher ability students. Ideally should be printed on A3.
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Of Mice and Men: racism

Of Mice and Men: racism

A thorough lesson designed to guide students through the theme of racism in the great depression and Of Mice and Men. PPT is on a dyslexia friendly back ground. Ideal for mature KS3, sparks conversation and consideration of contextual features that are still relevant today. Includes an essay style question and structure strips to support students confidence and independence.
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Romeo and Juliet: An introduction

Romeo and Juliet: An introduction

A lesson introducing students to the key themes, ideas and plot of Romeo and Juliet. Includes contextual information, introductory videos and comprehension tasks. Geared towards AQA assessment objectives.
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Literature through the ages homework booklet

Literature through the ages homework booklet

A variety of fiction and non-fiction resources designed to be completed at home. Each is from a different era of literature and gives a homogeneous view to the curriculum, filling in cultural gaps in knowledge. Designed with the AQA exams in mind, getting students to practice retrieval skills and apply them to a variety of texts and genres.
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Macbeth AQA: Themes, quotation and creative writing revision

Macbeth AQA: Themes, quotation and creative writing revision

A worksheet enabling students to revise six of the core themes of the play and encourage them to memorise quotations. Great for students who make strong visual associations with quoteations Ideal for KS4 following the new AQA scheme with a focus on extract-whole techniques.
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Woman in Black - Presentation of the Woman

Woman in Black - Presentation of the Woman

A set of activities designed to help students closely read an extract of the novel, examining how the woman is presented in 'The Bundle of Letters' Includes essay structure materials. Ideal for higher ability KS3
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An Introduction to Dystopian Fiction lessons

An Introduction to Dystopian Fiction lessons

A series of lessons that can take 5+ hours introducing KS3 to the Dystopian Genre. Includes explicit references to the AQA assessment objectives for Language Paper One Section A and B Perfect for reluctant readers as extracts are short and accompanied with film clips. Ideal for a KS3-4 transition
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Power and Conflict AQA: The Prelude Lesson

Power and Conflict AQA: The Prelude Lesson

A detailed lesson guiding students through the poem, examining context, imagery, language features and their effect. A challenging poem but broken down into manageable chunks here, this has enough resources to cover 2-3 hours of teaching. Makes explicit references to the AQA mark-scheme, ideal for KS4
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The Woman in Black Suspense Analysis Language Paper 1 Section A

The Woman in Black Suspense Analysis Language Paper 1 Section A

A lesson guiding students through the nursery chapter of the woman in black. It looks explicitly at skills needed for language paper 1. Q1 & 2. An ideal lesson for KS3 transitioning to GCSE work. Activities include writing skills and speaking and listening tasks which promote descriptive abilities
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A Christmas Carol AQA: Bob Cratchit

A Christmas Carol AQA: Bob Cratchit

A lesson designed for KS4 guiding them through close reading and analysis of the novella. Makes references to AQA Assessment Objectives for Literature. Includes contextual information, language analysis and consideration of key characters and themes.
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A Christmas Carol: The Cratchits

A Christmas Carol: The Cratchits

A lesson guiding students through analysis of the language describing the Cratchits and their purpose within the novel. Ideal of GCSE KS3, includes structured exam style responses as well as group work. Uses the AQA assessment objectives to inform activities and help familiarize students with the assessment criteria.
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