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I am an English teacher, head of department and Lead Practitioner with 11 years experience of teaching English and Media. I also work as a Lead examiner for one of the leading exam boards in the UK. I hope to bring affordable and high quality resources to all!

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I am an English teacher, head of department and Lead Practitioner with 11 years experience of teaching English and Media. I also work as a Lead examiner for one of the leading exam boards in the UK. I hope to bring affordable and high quality resources to all!
AQA GCSE Paper 2 Question 4
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AQA GCSE Paper 2 Question 4

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Engaging lesson focused on Question 4 of the AQA Paper 2 for GCSE English Language. I am an examiner for this paper, so this lesson really focuses on the skills I know are needed to push students further and get good marks on this lomng question. The lesson also guides students through an example paper and paragraphs. I also use the phrase WHAT, WHERE, HOW, COMPARE which my students at school used as a chant for any piece of comparative writing.
Seamus Heaney Punishment powerpoint and activities
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Seamus Heaney Punishment powerpoint and activities

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An engaging and detailed lesson on Seamus Heaney’s poem Punishment. Fantastic for OCR English Literature GCSE or for studying as an unseen poem for an exam board. Comes with a ‘quote quest’ and another worksheet to help support the powerpoint presentation.
What Were They Like?  Denise Levertov poem
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What Were They Like? Denise Levertov poem

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Full powerpoint including lots of images and facts on the Vietnam war and a fully differentiated range of pupil activities to expplore and understand the poem. The images and range of activities should really help students to engage and understand this powerful poem.
AQA GCSE Paper 2 Question 5 writing
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AQA GCSE Paper 2 Question 5 writing

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Fully engaging powerpoint which guides students through several activities for Question 5, including persuasive techniques, upgrading sentences and then a focus on writing a good, engaging persuasive letter. This goes through paragraph by paragraph to really ensure students are up to scratch.
Macbeth descriptive writing
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Macbeth descriptive writing

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Lesson and tasks based around the fight scene at the end of Macbeth between he and Banquo. The lesson is differentiated for lower ability students and comes with a range of excellent image resources. Useful for English Language Paper 1 creative writing (use an image as influence) but also useful for revising Macbeth and a fun activity.
Writing to Argue
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Writing to Argue

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I made the analogy of a 'recipe' for writing to argue, as exam revision for year 11. The response to this was generally quite good, so here is the powerpoint I used to guide the lesson. I must add that I could have made more of the powerpoint/analogy but as an initial idea I hope you can use the recipe idea.Please use as you wish.
Anthem for Doomed Youth poem lesson
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Anthem for Doomed Youth poem lesson

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Lesson for GCSE pupils on Anthem for Doomed Youth. Can be used for OCR anthology or as an unseen poem for analysis. Visually engaging with a range of activities to choose from. This lesson is ready to go but could also be adapted and edited as you wish
Save Time!Entire GCSE Macbeth Scheme of Work and series of ten interactive Powerpoints and resources
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Save Time!Entire GCSE Macbeth Scheme of Work and series of ten interactive Powerpoints and resources

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Macbeth Full scheme of work, powerpoint presentations and resources A detailed, illustrated and interactive scheme of work for Macbeth with TEN colourful and differentiated PowerPoints for various parts of the play. Focus on hierarchy in the play, the role of Lady Macbeth and good vs evil. Contains interactive worksheets and a resource to track tragedy across the play. Also contains some example paragraphs which you could use to help support learners with writing frames etc. Created for GCSE English Literature (any spec) but could be adapted for Key Stage 3. Scheme of work was created entirely by me, and produced some great results and feedback from pupils!
Of Mice and Men FULL UNIT OF WORK
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Of Mice and Men FULL UNIT OF WORK

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Presentation which contains a full unit of work on Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Nearly 100 slides which cover: Context behind the novel Characters Chapters Themes Essay writing skills The resource has a range of activities, images and slides which should really engage students in the novel - best used with the novel in hand and also with the John Malcovich film.
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 overview
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 overview

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This powerpoint gives an oversight of the entire paper, including screenshots of past paper questions, tips on how to plan answers and sentence starters to use for the reading questions. Designed with memorable ways to write paragraphs, this helps teachers and students alike get a feel for the paper, and will work well in the days leading to the exam
Macbeth Act II Scene II whole lesson
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Macbeth Act II Scene II whole lesson

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Powerpoint presentation and lesson on Act II Scene II of Macbeth, after the murder of King Duncan. This lesson is very interactive, with a range of activities and even a video diary of Macbeth! Aimed at encouraging creative thought about the play but also analysing the scene itself.
An Inspector Calls revision
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An Inspector Calls revision

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This presentation on powerpoint includes key theme mind-mapping, some past paper questions and the opportunity to plan an answer. It also includes a sample grade 5 / 6 response.
The Man He Killed poem plus comparison to Anthem for Doomed Youth
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The Man He Killed poem plus comparison to Anthem for Doomed Youth

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A detailed and image-based resource on Thomas Hardy’s ‘The Man He Killed’ poem, which is on the OCR English literature course. There is also a section of the powerpoint which helps students compare the poem with Wilfred Owen’s Anthem for Doomed Youth. Engaging activities with some hard-hitting questions to get students thinking of the dilemma of war.
Slumdog Millionaire film review unit
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Slumdog Millionaire film review unit

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Complete booklet made on Powerpoint to go hand in hand with the film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ as well as several examples of reviews or openings to reviews of the film. This is helpful for media students as well as English and ASDAN pupils. This resource has been used by myself over many years and always proved popular! Enjoy!
Persuasive Writing Asylum Seekers Focus
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Persuasive Writing Asylum Seekers Focus

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This lesson focuses on the topic of asylum seekers and refugees and guides pupil through writing a speech in support of us helping them. Lesson gives pupils a range of persuasive techniques and tips to make their writing powerful as well as facts and opinions given about asylum seekers. Useful for English and could be adapated for a good PSHE lesson :-)