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English and History have always been my true passions and I love making resources for them. I would love to receive any comments whether they be Constructive or Positive and if you do find any mistakes or inaccuracies please let me know so I can correct it for you and future buyers.

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English and History have always been my true passions and I love making resources for them. I would love to receive any comments whether they be Constructive or Positive and if you do find any mistakes or inaccuracies please let me know so I can correct it for you and future buyers.
WJEC/ Educas English language 2016 mind map
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WJEC/ Educas English language 2016 mind map

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A mind-map for revision before the WJEC English language 2016 exam. The mind-map is on one page but contains information about both papers, question types and writing formats. This would be a good guide for before the exam or during practice in class. Sorry for any mistakes, please feel free to leave your opinion and any constructive criticism. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Dulce et Decorum est Revision Notes
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Dulce et Decorum est Revision Notes

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A three page revision booklet on the poem Dulce et Decorum est by Wilfred Owen. This booklet has the same notes as the ones in my revision PowerPoint for Dulce et Decorum est which can be found in my shop (link listed below) along with other revision PowerPoints and notes for the WJEC 2017 Anthology book. Included in the booklet is: -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Poetic Techniques -Info on Jessie Pope Please note this booklet is not interactive, it gives the information in a comprehensive way. Look out for more of the poems in the WJEC anthology book for 2017 coming out soon. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
La Belle Dame Sans Merci Revision Notes
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La Belle Dame Sans Merci Revision Notes

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6 pages of revision notes on the poem La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats. The notes are broken down into 10 subsections: -Context/ background -Outline of the story -In depth analysis in the form of poem annotations -The Structure of the Poem -Understanding Keats' message -Themes of La Belle Dame Sans Merci -A feminist perspective on La Belle Dame -Looking at the poem through the lens of tragedy -Applying theories to La Belle Dame Sans Merci -Thoughts after studying (discussion and unanswered questions) The notes are written for the AQA English Literature A-level B, but there are no specific references to exam questions so this could be used for any board. There are no interactive features of this resource (apart from the rhetorical questions at the end), the information is given in a comprehensive way. Apologies for any mistakes you may find - I've checked through several times but typos may still be lurking! I've made many GCSE poetry revision guides, PowerPoints and lessons which can be found along with more English and History Resources in my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Homophone worksheet
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Homophone worksheet

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A worksheet divided into three tasks: -task one = deciding which homophone is right -task two = working out where homophones are wrong -task three = writing a sentence containing a homophone using the definition of that homophone Feel free to edit to your own class needs, sorry for any mistakes you may find.
Jekyll and Hyde key quotes mind-maps
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Jekyll and Hyde key quotes mind-maps

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Two colourful posters that contain key character quotes for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in a mind-map format. Brief analysis/ explanation is also included with the quotes. These would be ideal for revision or for displays. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
The Manhunt Lesson
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The Manhunt Lesson

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A lesson on the poem The Manhunt by Simon Armitage which talks students through the poem in detail. I have included lots of information and help in order to make the resource work for both higher and lower level students. The lesson contains lots of thinking time for students in order to get them thinking about the poem individually rather than being told. The power-point does not follow any exam board specification but I have done many resources that follow the WJEC spec. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Starter -Information on PTSD -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Plenary I have made many resources for the poems in the WJEC Anthology book so if you are looking for revision materials I have guides and power-points in my shop for each resource. There are also lessons for each poem similar to this one.Please follow the link to my shop if you are interested in these resources. Note - the cover slide and plenary uses the same slide, pictures that relate to the poem. The cover slide is for date, title and LO whereas in the plenary I ask students to explain why each picture relates to the poem. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Dulce et Decorum Est Lesson
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Dulce et Decorum Est Lesson

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A lesson on the poem Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen which talks students through the poem in detail. I have included lots of information and help in order to make the resource work for both higher and lower level students. The lesson contains lots of thinking time for students in order to get them thinking about the poem individually rather than being told. The power-point does not follow any exam board specification but I have done many resources that follow the WJEC spec. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Starter -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Plenary I have made many resources for the poems in the WJEC Anthology book so if you are looking for revision materials i have guides and power-points in my shop for each resource. There are also lessons for each poem similar to this one.Please follow the link to my shop if you are interested in these resources. Note - the cover slide and plenary uses the same slide, pictures that relate to the poem. The cover slide is for date, title and LO whereas in the plenary i ask students to explain why each picture is there. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Excerpt from the Prelude Revision
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Excerpt from the Prelude Revision

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A PowerPoint presentation that talks through the poem Excerpt from the Prelude by William Wordsworth. Included in the PowerPoint is: -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Poetic Techniques Look out for more of the poems in the WJEC anthology book for 2017 coming out soon. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Valentine Carol Ann Duffy Revision Notes
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Valentine Carol Ann Duffy Revision Notes

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A three page revision booklet on the poem Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy . This booklet has the same notes as the ones in my revision PowerPoint for Valentine which can be found in my shop (link listed below) along with other revision PowerPoints and notes for the WJEC 2017 Anthology book. Included in the booklet is: -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme Please note this booklet is not interactive, it gives the information in a comprehensive way. Look out for more of the poems in the WJEC anthology book for 2017 coming out soon. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Classroom Rules by Famous People
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Classroom Rules by Famous People

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A power point presentation containing ten quotes by historically famous people that encourage good behaviour in class. This would make an ideal display for the beginning of the year, in a history class or any other subject. It could also be used as a refresher for when behaviour starts to slump or as a quick theme in assembly. Some of the famous people include: -William Shakespeare -Benjamin Franklin -Mother Teresa And some of the themes are: -Punctuality - Effort -Treatment of others I hope you enjoy the resource, please comment if you liked it or can offer any constructive criticism! To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth Note: updated on 6th Septemeber, mistakes changed and two new rules added to the original eight
Short Biography of J.B Priestley
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Short Biography of J.B Priestley

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A short one page biography of J.B. Priestley's life and political views. It mostly focuses on his political views and writing but there are sections on his early life. This would be best used so a class can understand J.B. Priestley a little bit better. It would also be good to use this so kids can understand why he was a socialist and his reasons for writing An Inspector Calls. Please feel free to edit and leave a review, sorry for anything you find that is incorrect.
Common Spellings Word Search
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Common Spellings Word Search

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A word search containing common words that are spelt wrong frequently. This can be a good homework, starter or part of a relaxing/ end of term lesson. Students must also copy out each word correctly three times before completing the word search in order for them to become more familiar with the word and hopefully help them remember it. Some of the spelling included are: -Accommodate -Environment -Politician -Necessary Sorry for any mistakes you might find, hope you find the resource helpful!
Sonnet 43 Lesson
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Sonnet 43 Lesson

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A lesson on the poem Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barret - Browning which talks students through the poem in detail. I have included lots of information and help in order to make the resource work for both higher and lower level students. The lesson contains lots of thinking time for students in order to get them thinking about the poem individually rather than being told. The power-point does not follow any exam board specification but I have done many resources that follow the WJEC spec. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Starter -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Plenary I have made many resources for the poems in the WJEC Anthology book so if you are looking for revision materials I have guides and power-points in my shop for each resource. There are also lessons for each poem similar to this one.Please follow the link to my shop if you are interested in these resources. Note - the cover slide and plenary uses the same slide, pictures that relate to the poem. The cover slide is for date, title and LO whereas in the plenary I ask students to explain why each picture relates to the poem. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
To Autumn Revision Notes and PPT
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To Autumn Revision Notes and PPT

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All the Revision you'll ever need for To Autumn! Two resources are included in this, a booklet and a PowerPoint which both include the same notes. These two resources can be bought individually in my shop (link listed below) for £2 each, so here you'll save £1! A three page revision booklet on the poem To Autumn by John Keats is included. This booklet has the same notes as the ones in my revision PowerPoint for To Autumn which can be found in my shop along with other revision PowerPoints and notes for the WJEC 2017 Anthology book. Please note this booklet is not interactive, it gives the information in a comprehensive way. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme Look out for more of the poems in the WJEC anthology book for 2017 coming out soon. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Hawk Roosting Revision Notes
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Hawk Roosting Revision Notes

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A three page revision booklet on the poem Hawk Roosting by Ted Hughes . This booklet has the same notes as the ones in my revision PowerPoint for Hawk Roosting which can be found in my shop (link listed below) along with other revision PowerPoints and notes for the WJEC 2017 Anthology book. Included in the booklet is: -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme Please note this booklet is not interactive, it gives the information in a comprehensive way. Look out for more of the poems in the WJEC anthology book for 2017 coming out soon. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Cozy Apologia Revision Notes and PPT
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Cozy Apologia Revision Notes and PPT

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All the Revision you'll ever need for Cozy Apologia! Two resources are included in this, a booklet and a PowerPoint which both include the same notes. These two resources can be bought individually in my shop (link listed below) for £2 each, so here you'll save £1! A three page revision booklet on the poem Cozy Apologia by Rita Dove is included. This booklet has the same notes as the ones in my revision PowerPoint for Cozy Apologia which can be found in my shop along with other revision PowerPoints and notes for the WJEC 2017 Anthology book. Please note this booklet is not interactive, it gives the information in a comprehensive way. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Information about Hurricane Floyd Look out for more of the poems in the WJEC anthology book for 2017 coming out soon. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Mametz Wood Revision Notes
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Mametz Wood Revision Notes

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A three page revision booklet on the poem Mametz Wood by Owen Sheers. This booklet has the same notes as the ones in my revision PowerPoint for Mametz Wood which can be found in my shop (link listed below) along with other revision PowerPoints and notes for the WJEC 2017 Anthology book. Included in the booklet is: -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme Please note this booklet is not interactive, it gives the information in a comprehensive way. Look out for more of the poems in the WJEC anthology book for 2017 coming out soon. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Mametz Wood Lesson
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Mametz Wood Lesson

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A lesson on the poem Mametz Wood by Owen Sheers which talks students through the poem in detail. I have included lots of information and help in order to make the resource work for both higher and lower level students. The lesson contains lots of thinking time for students in order to get them thinking about the poem individually rather than being told. The power-point does not follow any exam board specification but I have done many resources that follow the WJEC spec. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Starter -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Plenary I have made many resources for the poems in the WJEC Anthology book so if you are looking for revision materials I have guides and power-points in my shop for each resource. There are also lessons for each poem similar to this one.Please follow the link to my shop if you are interested in these resources. Note - the cover slide and plenary uses the same slide, pictures that relate to the poem. The cover slide is for date, title and LO whereas in the plenary I ask students to explain why each picture relates to the poem. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Cozy Apologia Lesson
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Cozy Apologia Lesson

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A lesson on the poem a Cozy Apologia by Rita Dove which talks students through the poem in detail. I have included lots of information and help in order to make the resource work for both higher and lower level students. The lesson contains lots of thinking time for students in order to get them thinking about the poem individually rather than being told. The power-point does not follow any exam board specification but I have done many resources that follow the WJEC spec. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Starter -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Plenary I have made many resources for the poems in the WJEC Anthology book so if you are looking for revision materials i have guides and power-points in my shop for each resource. There are also lessons for each poem similar to this one.Please follow the link to my shop if you are interested in these resources. Note - the cover slide and plenary uses the same slide, pictures that relate to the poem. The cover slide is for date, title and LO whereas in the plenary i ask students to explain why each picture is there. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth
Hawk Roosting Lesson
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Hawk Roosting Lesson

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A lesson on the poem Hawk Roosting by Ted Hughes which talks students through the poem in detail. I have included lots of information and help in order to make the resource work for both higher and lower level students. The lesson contains lots of thinking time for students in order to get them thinking about the poem individually rather than being told. The power-point does not follow any exam board specification but I have done many resources that follow the WJEC spec. Included in the booklet and The Powerpoint is: -Starter -Analysis of Language -Context -Meaning of the title -Structure -Attitudes themes and ideas -Rhyming scheme -Plenary I have made many resources for the poems in the WJEC Anthology book so if you are looking for revision materials I have guides and power-points in my shop for each resource. There are also lessons for each poem similar to this one.Please follow the link to my shop if you are interested in these resources. Note - the cover slide and plenary uses the same slide, pictures that relate to the poem. The cover slide is for date, title and LO whereas in the plenary I ask students to explain why each picture relates to the poem. Please leave any constructive criticism or positive feedback below and apologies for any mistakes or inaccuracies you may find. To find more English and History Resources visit my shop -- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/lydiafirth