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Resources for KS3 and KS4 English
Wonder Scheme of Work
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Wonder Scheme of Work

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110 slide powerpoint with lesson plans and activities to go alongside reading of Wonder by RJ Palacio. Used with an extra literacy class in year 8 but can be adapted.
AQA Unseen Poetry Booklet / Workbook
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AQA Unseen Poetry Booklet / Workbook

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A collection of poems for Section C of the AQA Literature Exam. Suitable for classwork or homework. 16 poems / 8 example exams broken up into sections. Each section has two scaffold sheets and sheets to write up an answer. On the answer sheets, there is a copy of the mark scheme and space to self/peer/teacher assess. Includes a front cover to explain how to answer the paper. Can be editted.
Gerald An Inspector Calls
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Gerald An Inspector Calls

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Lesson on Gerald Croft. Focus on ‘We’re respectable citizens not dangerous criminals’. Link to Harvey Weinstein / exploitation of power in 2018. Worksheets included.
A Christmas Carol Stave 4
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A Christmas Carol Stave 4

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Week of lessons - PPT and work book. Includes notes and tasks for Stave 4. I used these with a lower ability GCSE class but they would suit a variety of classes. Full scheme also available.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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A lesson exploring the theme of oppression in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. I have used this as part of a poetry scheme but also as a bridge into texts such as Of Mice and Men. Worksheets are included and students from Year 7 to Year 10 have loved studying this poem.
End of topic reflection
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End of topic reflection

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Worksheet with sentence starters to scaffold meaningful reflections on topics - can be used for a variety of subjects
A Christmas Carol Stave 3
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A Christmas Carol Stave 3

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Week of lessons - PPT and work book. Includes notes and tasks for Stave 3. Also includes writing booklet to develop skills - punctuation and sentence structures. I used these with a lower ability GCSE class but they would suit a variety of classes. FULL SCHEME for every stave is also available as a bundle.
Literacy English Language Creative Writing PPTs with Vocabulary and Skills Tasks
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Literacy English Language Creative Writing PPTs with Vocabulary and Skills Tasks

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7 PowerPoints following the same format. All adaptable. Can be used as whole lessons in school, homework tasks or for home learning. Suitable for KS3 - 4 or as GCSE prep. Slide one: Learning objective / overview of tasks Slide two: Find definitions of new vocabulary Slides three - six: Literacy challenges such as how to use a semi-colon Slide seven: Produce a piece of writing using the new vocabulary and skills. Pupils are given an image to use as stimuli in the style of AQA GCSE English Language. Slide eight: Review work / set targets
PPT and resources - AQA (KS3 Pilot Paper) English Language Paper 2
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PPT and resources - AQA (KS3 Pilot Paper) English Language Paper 2

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Resources linked to the pilot papers provided by AQA. They are designed for Year 9 but I have used them with low ability GCSE. Starter to help pupils understand tone and perspective, particularly in 19th century texts. PPT to scaffold answers to Questions 1 - 5. Worksheets to help with Q2, 3 and 4.
Retrieval Challenge Grids AQA Literature
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Retrieval Challenge Grids AQA Literature

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A set of retrieval challenge grids - could be used for short responses or more detailed revision. An Inspector Calls A Christmas Carol Jekyll and Hyde Anthology Poetry Unseen Poetry Macbeth
The Manhunt - Poetry
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The Manhunt - Poetry

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A Powerpoint with several worksheets to scaffold analysis of The Manhunt. Students from Y7 to Y11 have always loved this lesson. Worksheet on semantic fields Worksheet based on an article in National Geographic about PTSD and art therapy Worksheet on selecting relevant evidence from poems Sentence starters for PETAL paragraphs WWW EBI sheets
Poetry and Identity
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Poetry and Identity

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A Key Stage Three Scheme of Work Exploring Identity through Poetry. Includes PPTs on 9 poems and worksheets plus retrieval tasks. Poems are chosen to be representative and include themes of age, ethnicity, culture, relationships and migration. Includes a key word bank with tier two and three words - these are then distributed throughout the PPTs.
AQA 5 a day starters - interleaving
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AQA 5 a day starters - interleaving

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A starter for every lesson plus some blank templates for students to create their own quizzes. Each starter has a question about the language papers and the different literature texts to encourage continual revision. An Inspector Calls Macbeth A Christmas Carol Relationships Can be edited
AIC revision of social responsibility
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AIC revision of social responsibility

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A PPT with an example answer to improve. Includes slides on vocabulary and links to the AQA mark scheme. Focus is on Sheila, Mr Birling and social responsibility.