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
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin 2015 Higher Level Question:
“Ní Chuilleanáin’s demanding subject matter and formidable style can prove
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.
Contains two wonderful lessons.
Lesson1 - Elf and Home Alone movie poster analysis
Lesson 2 - #MozTheMonster creative writing lesson.
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Also included is a quick acitvity using emojis to show imagery in a Brian Bilston poem, For We Shall Stare at Mobile Phones.
1. Compare the feelings towards London in Blake’s London and Wordsworth’s Composed upon Westminster Bridge.
2. Compare Blake’s use of nature in The Nurse’s Song (Innocence) and The Nurse’s Song (Experience)
Thoroughly engaging lesson based on movie posters from Elf and Home Alone.
Students analyse both posters for advertising techniques.
Model answer included.
Clear colour-coded lesson.
Must: Identify advertising techniques used in the posters
Should: Use sophisticated comparative phrases on the effectiveness of techniques used in each poster
Could: Comment on the message of the posters
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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.
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
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:
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.
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.
To write descriptively using the Show, Don’t Tell Techniques
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.
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
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
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?