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A teacher of English and of Media Studies across Key Stages 3-to-5. Resources will usually relate to those courses.

A teacher of English and of Media Studies across Key Stages 3-to-5. Resources will usually relate to those courses.
A Level Media Studies - Theories and Theorists Knowledge Organiser
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A Level Media Studies - Theories and Theorists Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for A Level Media Studies focused on the WJEC Eduqas specification and the theorists listed in the exam board Teaching Guides. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying. The two-page resource summarises each theoretical viewpoint briefly and organises the theorists according to the appropriate theoretical framework. This resource pairs reasonably well with the A Level Media Studies - Exams Structure and Theories knowledge organiser available on the store. Both the .pdf and the .pub are included so that you can customise it to your teaching groups.
GCSE Literature - OCR Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organiser
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GCSE Literature - OCR Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for GCSE English Literature focused on the OCR Towards a World Unknown Poetry Anthology, specifically the Conflict cluster of poems. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying. The single-page resource contains: a short summary of each poem in the cluster a grouping of the poems based on the types of conflict discussed a brief guide on how to read poems a list of terminology relevant to the poems in the cluster information about how the exam is structured Both the .pdf and the .pub are included so that you can customise it to your teaching groups.
GCSE Literature - Curious Incident Knowledge Organiser
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GCSE Literature - Curious Incident Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for GCSE English Literature focused on the Simon Stephens playscript for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, designed with the AQA Modern Drama question in mind. This resource would also work for the Eduqas specification. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying. The single-page resource contains: a short summary of key moments in the play, with page numbers from the Bloomsbury edition a short explanation of the key characters and their development in the play a short outline of three key relationships between Christopher and other characters some explanation of key themes and ideas explored in the play Both the .pdf and the .pub are included so that you can customise it to your teaching groups.
GCSE Literature - AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organiser
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GCSE Literature - AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for GCSE English Literature focused on the AQA Past and Present Poetry Anthology, specifically the Power and Conflict cluster of poems. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying. The single-page resource contains: a short summary of each poem in the cluster a grouping of the poems based on themes of conflict discussed a list of terminology relevant to the poems in the cluster Both the .pdf and the .pub are included so that you can customise it to your teaching groups.
GCSE Literature - Jane Eyre Knowledge Organiser
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GCSE Literature - Jane Eyre Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, taught in GCSE English Literature. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying. The single-page resource contains: a short summary of each significant chapter an outline of the key characters some contextual information a list of relevant terminology a brief outline of some relevant themes, symbols and motifs Both the .pdf and the .pub are included so that you can customise it to your teaching groups.
A Level Media Studies - Exams Structure and Theories
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A Level Media Studies - Exams Structure and Theories

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A two-page document outlining the exam structure for the two components of the WJEC Eduqas A Level Media Studies course. The layout is broken down by question, featuring example wording from the exam board SAMs, and collated with the theories that apply to specific media formats. Included is the Microsoft Publisher file format so that you can edit it to coincide with the specific set text that your centre does.
GCSE Literature - Elizabeth Barrett Browning Sonnet 43 Lesson Mat
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GCSE Literature - Elizabeth Barrett Browning Sonnet 43 Lesson Mat

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This is a lesson resource for a single lesson on Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “Sonnet 43”. Initially designed as a one-off for a group of Year 9s heading into their GCSEs at the start of Year 10, this resource would serve as an introduction to the poem and a way in for students studying the Eduqas GCSE English Literature Poetry Anthology. The mat is designed to be printed on A3 paper and for the student to work their way through methodically (with guidance). The mat includes lesson objectives, guiding questions, a copy of the poem (with some space for highlighting or annotating), a list of key terminology, a space for a practice paragraph, and a section for peer assessment. It makes a useful resource for students’ revision folders or as a one-off lesson to refine poetry analysis. Included are both the .pdf and .pub files for the mat and a simple .ppt presentation to guide students through the mat, all of which you can modify as it suits.
GCSE Literature - Never Let Me Go Knowledge Organiser
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GCSE Literature - Never Let Me Go Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for GCSE English Literature focused on the twentieth-century prose text Never Le Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying. The single-page resource includes: a short summary of each chapter a list of the main characters a concise comment on 6 key moments in the novel some appropriate contextual notes and terminology for the novel study. Both the .pdf and the .pub are included so that you can customise it to your teaching groups.
GCSE Literature - Jekyll and Hyde Knowledge Organiser
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GCSE Literature - Jekyll and Hyde Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, taught in GCSE English Literature. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying.
GCSE Literature - Macbeth Knowledge Organiser
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GCSE Literature - Macbeth Knowledge Organiser

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A revision resource for GCSE English Literature focused on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. I encourage my students to highlight the sections on the sheet as we cover the material. It also serves as a basis for checking knowledge later on. It is designed to fit on a single side of A4 paper, though it scales decently to A3 for displaying. The single-page resource contains: * a plot summary * key terminology * key characters * some themes and motifs * historical and contextual information Though designed with the OCR GCSE Literature specification in mind, the information is applicable to any of the current specifications. Both the .pdf and the .pub file are included so that you can customise it to your teaching groups.
English Language - Descriptive Writing - Sense Descriptive Mat and Presentation
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English Language - Descriptive Writing - Sense Descriptive Mat and Presentation

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This resource is designed as a one-off lesson for creative and descriptive writing to help students write from a stimulus image with a special focus on sense descriptions. The mat is methodical in its structure and features extension opportunities as well as an “exit ticket” plenary. Included: a PowerPoint presentation that helps students go through the whole lesson in stages and is easily adaptable to personal teaching style. the .pdf and pub files for the mat so that you can adapt them or change the stimulus images to suit your students.
GCSE Literature KO Bundle (AQA)
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GCSE Literature KO Bundle (AQA)

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A bundle of Knowledge Organisers for use with the AQA GCSE English Literature specification in mind, though easily adapted to other examination boards. Included, a key text for each component: Macbeth, Jekyll and Hyde, Curious Incident playscript, and the Power and Conflict cluster of poems.