A well structured lesson analyzing the language of Lord Capulet, guiding students towards a GCSE style analysis of his treatment of Juliet in A5S3 and the rest of the play. For higher ability students there is an additional lesson focusing on the presentation of women and feminism in Shakepeare’s works in general. Uses the new AQA spec to do an extract - whole style response. Aimed at higher ability KS3
A booklet encouraging students to engage with some classic works of literature. Most activities are based around comprehension skills and skills required for AQA’s Language Paper 1 including language analysis and creative writing. Perfect as a series of short tasks completed as homework, in form time or as revision tasks. Ideal as a KS3 to 4 transition piece.
A SOW guiding KS3 students through War Horse aiming towards a new GCSE style language paper 1 assessment. Includes references to AOs, home works, reading time and engaging tasks throughout, providing students with the chance to improve their language analysis skills, vocabulary and knowledge of context
This is a comprehensive lesson guiding students through an extract from Stephen King’s IT. This lesson works through a suspenseful and sinister extract. Gives example answers and allows students to make associations across genres and texts, improving their comprehension and vocabulary. Ideal for KS4 studying section A of Language Paper 1.
A lesson guiding students through the tricky scene of Act 4 Scene 3 Includes comprehension questions, homework activities, language and structure analysis, creative writing. Works well for any group studying the new GCSE AQA scheme, includes references to AOs. Now includes analysis and annotations support sheet and work sheets that can be set as homework for knowledge consolidation. Supportive quotations flashcards and jeopardy included to aid revision.
This fully differentiated lesson guides student through the ending of Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol. It focuses on both the contextual information and language analysis required by the AQA specification. Ideal for students who are building their analytical skills and independence.
A selection of resources designed to engage students with creative writing tasks, using Of Mice and Men as a starting point. Includes a feedback task getting students to focus on the use of possessive apostrophes
This well structured and differentiated worksheet contains the extract and questions of Language paper 1. An emotive piece encouraging students to engage with current issues while developing their language analysis and writing skills. Rather than am AQA question 1 it uses foundation activities to engage student with the content and skills needed to answer the questions.
A GCSE lesson for A Christmas Carol look at analysis of the pathetic fallacy and language (AO1 & AO2). Includes extension questions for higher ability and to evoke conversation. Essay style questions will assist in exam technique and lesson includes work sheet to revise language features
A thorough, structured and differentiated 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.
Perfect for a detailed look at the character and symbolism of Eva Smith. Includes exam style questions, complex ideas about symbolism and work sheets to help memorise quotations about this pivitol character. Perfect for KS4 once they have read the whole plot.
Help your students understand the core ideas of Mr Birling’s beliefs with this selection of resources and full comprehensive lesson. Ideal for KS4 studying for the AQA specification
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
A lesson guiding students through the events of Act 5 scenes 6-9. Includes language analysis activities, reminders of key deaths, extended writing tasks and sections which encourage the use of critical thinking and recall of other elements of the play. Includes additional resources ideal for independent revision
A lesson guiding students through the context of the deserving and undeserving poor in A Christmas Carol and analysis of the language describing the Cratchits and their purpose within the novella. Ideal for GCSE, includes structured exam style responses as well as group work in the form of a round robin. Extension tasks are littered throughout and students are encouraged to draw similarities between Victorian England and modern society - enabling them to build their cultural capital and enhance their knowledge for AO3. Uses the AQA assessment objectives to inform activities and help familiarize students with the assessment criteria.
A lesson that can be conducted over 2hrs focusing on the prologue of Romeo and Juliet. Ideal of higher ability KS3 or GCSE students. Includes exam style question with analysis support, analysis work sheets and tasks which encourage direct engagement with the text and independent thought. Created with the AQA specification in mind but easily adapted to suit other SOWs
This lesson introduces students to Henley’s poem, the key themes, language analysis and contextual information. Ideal for KS3 or KS4 unseen poetry.
A simple worksheet designed to help students revise key quotations and allow them to independently match to themes of the novella. Ideal for KS4 students studying A Christmas Carol in preparation for the AQA GCSE exam. Best printed on A3
A 50 page work book designed for KS3 to engage them in a variety of texts, genres and forms. Perfect for remote learning or homework