Key moments and give thoughtful value judgements on the character Act 1 Scene 5 - Romeo and Juliet fall in love at the ball Act 2 Scene 1 - The Balcony Scene Act 3 Scene 1 - The Fight Scene (turning point of the play) Act 4 Scene 3 - Juliet’s soliloquy Act 5 Scene 3 - Churchyard scene of tragedy Figurative language - examples from the play Metaphors Similes Personification Irony
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin 2015 Higher Level Question: “Ní Chuilleanáin’s demanding subject matter and formidable style can prove challenging.” Discuss this statement, supporting your answer with reference to the poetry of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin on your course. Fully worked sample answer/essay in response to the 2015 question. As Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin is a 2018 female poet, this is the ideal style of essay to prepare for the 2018 exam.
Simple yet effective lesson to get students thinking about language analysis. Focus is on implicit and explicit meaning as well as the effectiveness of language in particular.
Excellent and emotive lesson based on Simon Armitage's 'Out of the Blue'. Students task is to write a series of diary entries based on the event. Please use this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufZey15WTAk
2011 Boland Higher Level English Essay “Boland’s reflective insights are expressed through her precise use of language.” Sample answer based on the above question, ideal for 2018 revision and preparation for Leaving Higher Level English.
Ideal for KS3 or KS4 students struggling to come to terms with what is expected when analysing language. Excellent use of varied texts to mix it up and keep it fresh and engaging as always. Will lead to some great analytical pieces and saving you valuable time as these lessons have taken days to prepare.
The following short stories are included: The Landlady by Roald Dahl All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury Charles by Shirley Jackson A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. New Boy by Roddy Doyle Note to Sixth-Grade Self by Julie Obringer Raymond's Run by Tony Cade Bambara Thank You, M'am by Langston Hughes The Two Brothers by Leo Tolstoy
Suitable for Year 7 or 8. L/O: to understand and explain the writers’ ideas and use of language I understand the poem. I can explain what Blake was trying to say. I can identify a variety of language techniques. I can explain how and why they are used. I can explain the overall theme of the poem.
Lesson based on interview in video. Help sheet includes sample adverbs, adjectives and language techniques.
Fully modelled lesson including sample adjectives, abverbs and language techniques leading to a descriptive writing piece on haunted houses. Plenary included.
King Lear quotes on themes and characters. Perfect revision tool. Theme of Evil Theme of the “Natural Law” Theme of Sight and Blindness Theme of Justice Theme of Power Theme of Gods Theme of Filial Ingratitude Character of Edmund Character of Lear Characters of Goneril and Regan Character of Kent Character of Cordelia Character of Gloucester Character of Edgar
Lesson based on short essay, 'The Adventures of the Soul by Anatole France'. Fully worked colour-coded model answer. PEE table incorporated to make analysis of language and word connotation as simple as possible.
Autobiography scheme of work suitable for Year 7 or 8. #GCSE #English #Scheme #Autobiography
A series of emotive, stimulating and exciting creative writing lessons that are certain to illicit excellent responses from students of all abilities.
Nice mini scheme of work for short stories covering all the basics such as plots, setting, characters, conlcusion. Lesson 1 is a free resource.
1 bundle. 3 great resources. 2 female poets, King Lear themes and character quotes. Poetry essays covers the 2011 Boland essay and 2015 Ni Chuilleanain essay. Get your students prepared for the mocks and Leaving Cert by providing them with the essays and notes they need to excel.
L.O: Develop ability to infer meaning in a text. Must: create three questions to ask Karl based on the article Should: find evidence to answer the questions Could: create questions that require you to infer information. Find evidence to support your inferences TASK 1: Answer the questions that you have come up with as if you are Karl Pilkington. Remember the mark scheme Must: read reasonably well, identifying a range of details. Some supporting detail is used Should: interpret the text competently. Some ideas are developed. There is some supporting detail throughout. Could: thoroughly engage with the passage. Integrate an appropriate amount of supporting detail into the response TASK 2: How is language used for effect (Answer in the form of PEEA paragraphs)? What is Karl’s first impression of the place he would be bungee jumping from? What impression are we given of the tribe? How important is the bungee ritual to the people of the tribe? How dangerous is the bungee jumping activity? How did Karl feel about participating in the bungee jump himself?
Intro lesson to the Show, Don't Tell technique inspired by Interstellar scene. Students will respond well to this thoughtfully structured and Interstellar inspired creative writing lesson. Lesson Objective: To write descriptively using the Show, Don’t Tell Techniques Starter: Describe your thoughts as you are walking towards the spacecraft. Technique 1: Actions Having watched the scene from Interstellar now imagine you are one of the astronauts in the scene and describe some of the actions you took during the scene. Lesson progresses to focus on 3 other techniques: Thoughts, senses and feelings.