KS3 English Scheme: Speeches of Power and Protest Can be used with Year 7 / 8 / 9 depending on ability. Can be adapted for your group also. Resources include some for LA/HA. 21 lessons fully resources with worksheets, powerpoints and fully anthology of speeches. Developing both reading and writing skills. First 12 lessons focus on Reading Last 9 lessons focus on Writing Topics by Week: Week 1: Introduction to Rhetoric (Rhetorical methods / appeals to pathos/logos/ethos) Week 2: Influential leaders (MLK / Churchill / Obama / Nelson Mandela) Week 3: Contemporary Protests ( John Boyega / Emma Gonzalez / Malala) Assessment 1: How does Malala use language to persuade her audience? Week 4: Empowering Women (Elizabeth I / Emma Watson / Sojourner Truth / Suffragettes ) Week 5: Climate Change (Sir David Attenborough / Leonardo DiCaprio / Greta Thunberg / Obama / Writing Assessment) Assessment 2: Writing to persuade: views on climate change
Fully resourced scheme of work for A Level AQA English Language Social Variation Age Theories Social Groups Theores **8 lessons of powerpoints with tasks on the powerpoints. **: Lesson 1 - Intro to Social Variation: idolect/sociolect Lesson 2 - How does age affect language use? Theories of age. Lesson 3 - Slang / Michael Rosen Podcast / Jonathan Green’s ideas of slang Lesson 4 - Slang / Stenström’s Teenage Talk / Research into slang usage / Ives / Teenspeak and textspeak Lesson 5 - Defining age - Eckert and Chesire’s ideas / AO2 critiquing studies Lesson 6 - Multi-Modal Language / Textspeak & teenspeak / Is text speak killing language? Ted Talk from John McWhorter / Thurlow’s Sociolinguistic Maxims (2003) Lesson 7 - Jenny Chesire’s Reading study / AO2: Evaluate and Critique skills Lesson 8 - Jocks and Burnouts - Eckert’s study / AO2: Evaluate and Critique skills / Copeland’s code-switching. Also includes many example A Level questions. Very helpful for A Level English Language teachers or students.
KS3 Gothic Literature Reading - The Tell Tale Heart 6 lessons examining how Poe uses language in the Tell Tale Heart: Reading Examining Gothic conventions Language analysis - use of punctuation, repetition, imagery, first person unreliable narrator How does Poe present Madness? Writer’s message
1 x Full lesson on London by William Blake Includes: Contextual information and tasks about London and William Blake Analysis worksheet to fill in alongside the PowerPoint tasks A reading and video of the poem Quote explosions of key quotes showing power from the poem Analysis of the Meaning Language and Imagery Themes
KS4 English Literature - Eduqas Poetry Anthology Full set of lessons on every poem 2 lessons per poem Lesson 1) includes context / poet information / a copy of the poem / AO1 meaning of poem Lesson 2) Tasks allowing for analysis of language, form and structure / poet’s intent / writing tasks Booklet for students - pdf and word document Booklet has a space for every poem for students to fill in context/poet/meaning and has key quotations and context for each.
A Level English Language Original Writing Coursework Lessons: Introduction to Original Writing Coursework Lesson 3 x Political Speeches Lessons 3 x Dramatic Monologues Lessons 3 x Travel Writing Lessons Including many examples of style models and tips on how to write their own. KS5 AQA English Language A Level
2 x Full lessons on She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron. Part of the GCSE Eduqas Poetry Anthology. Lesson includes: Title predictions Poet context Romanticism context Poem reading Understanding of the overall meaning Quick quiz about content / context Analysis of key quotations from the poem Understanding the form and structure Writing task - ‘How does Bryon display his admiration of women?’
A Level English Language Original Writing Coursework Commentary Lessons What to include Step by step how to write a commentary How to meet the AOs Some examples
Unseen Poetry KS4 Booklet and PowerPoints Eduqas Poetry Booklet and lessons: Poems: What Were They Like? The Mower Those Winter Sundays Long Distance II Out of the Blue Step by step process: Step 1: Analyse the connotations of the title Step 2: Understand the meaning/message of the poem Step 3: Analyse the language / tone Step 4: Analyse the form / structure Step 5: What is the effect on the reader? Step 6: Answer the question ‘Write about poem x and its effect on you.’ 
2 x lessons on A Wife in London by Thomas Hardy. Analysis of the poem including: Predictions based on the title Context / Content of the poem / poet Language Quote explosions of key quotes Structure Meaning Form Tone Practice exam paragraph ‘How does Hardy present War?’ including WAGOLLs and WABOLLs
Eduqas Language Paper 1 Section A walk through and bundle 15 lessons: How to retrieve information (3 lessons) Understanding explicit vs implicit information How to answer an impressions question 5 mark or 10 mark Walk through of 3 papers (characters: Justo, Emma and Robbie, Megan), including skills and tasks to enable students to succeed in Comp 1A. Guide students how to answer Section A: Q1:5 Q2:5 Q3:10 Q4:10 Q5:10 Model answers included
KS3 The Crucible by Arthur Miller Fully Resourced Scheme Aimed at Year 8/9, covers reading of the whole play: Plot Characters Themes Language analysis Writer intent Conventions of a play Stage directions Witch Trials Pendle Witches Salem Witches Context McCarthyism Modern day hysteria Fully resourced 2 Assessments Mark Schemes Example answers AfL resources
Who was Christina Rossetti? An interactive, well planned lesson to introduce A Level students to Rossetti. One ppt and some worksheets: Who was Rossetti? Rossetti said what? Research Project
Full 1-3 lessons studying the unseen poem: What were they like? Denise Levertov. Lesson plan The Poem Powerpoint of the lesson The poem split into 6 parts - each to be analysed in separate groups.
Introduction to Gothic Literature KS3 Introduction to conventions and techniques Context of the era Analysis of gothic texts PETER paragraph help