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Secondary school English teacher currently working in a bilingual atmosphere in Germany. Holder of a BA in English Literature & Creative Writing, a PGCE and an MA in Professional Education. Sharing resources for English Language and Literature for both younger and older students. Thank you and happy teaching! mister_H

Secondary school English teacher currently working in a bilingual atmosphere in Germany. Holder of a BA in English Literature & Creative Writing, a PGCE and an MA in Professional Education. Sharing resources for English Language and Literature for both younger and older students. Thank you and happy teaching! mister_H
(AO1) A Christmas Carol  Multiple Choice Plot Quiz!
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(AO1) A Christmas Carol Multiple Choice Plot Quiz!

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This resource is a 25 question multiple choice bumper plot quiz testing students’ knowledge of A Christmas Carol. The resource can be used for individual revision work or as a fun group competition task. Some of the possible answers are slightly humorous (did Scrooge and one of the ghosts travel by Uber?!) to keep engagement and enjoyment levels high!
Introduction to Gothic Fiction
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Introduction to Gothic Fiction

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Introduction to Gothic fiction with a Knowledge Organiser activity. Students fill in the blank spaces on their Knowledge Organiser while the teacher goes through the PowerPoint presentation and discusses the content with the class. The Knowledge Organiser can then serve as a success criteria and writing support for a future creative writing activity. The lesson also includes a differentiated quiz at the end to test what the students have learned during the lesson.
Gerunds & Infinitives (Short Lesson & Activity)
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Gerunds & Infinitives (Short Lesson & Activity)

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In this short lesson, the grammatical concept of gerunds and infinitives is introduced to students using the fun and engaging character of Herr Gustav Gerund! Gerunds and infinitives are explained with examples and then students complete the accompanying worksheet. Answers are also provided.
Differentiated Grammar Quiz!
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Differentiated Grammar Quiz!

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This is a straightforward quiz designed to test students’ knowledge of the present perfect, the past perfect and the present perfect progressive. It is differentiated by stars (3 - hard, 2 - medium, 1 - easy).
A Christmas Carol: Knowledge Organiser
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A Christmas Carol: Knowledge Organiser

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This knowledge organiser for A Christmas Carol covers the key information necessary for exam success: characters, themes, plot, context and key quotations. The resource is ideal as a revision tool or as learning support while studying the novella in class.
Starter Activities (Pack of 5)
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Starter Activities (Pack of 5)

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Save some planning time with this pack of five fun and engaging starter activity worksheets focusing on spelling, grammar, homophones and proof reading. The activities are introduced by fun, engaging characters that are always popular with students: Gregory the Grammar Gorilla Harry the Homophone Hippopotamus Percy the Paragraph Parrot Peter the Proof-reading Porcupine Horatio the Homophone Hawk In each worksheet, students read through a brief paragraph and are asked to find ten mistakes. They then write down the incorrect word and a corrected version in the provided table. Answers are also provided.
Stevie the Spelling Snake Starter Activity
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Stevie the Spelling Snake Starter Activity

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A fun and engaging starter activity in which students pick out 16 spelling and grammar mistakes from a paragraph written by Stevie the Spelling Snake. Very popular with younger students and can be turned into a competition to see who finds the mistakes and corrects them first!
Present Progressive Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet
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Present Progressive Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet

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A simple, structured and accessible learning guide for the present progressive tense using a colour coded system to support learning. A Mastery Worksheet is also provided with answers included. This resource is perfect for first-time grammar learners or students who need to revise their grammatical structures!
The Present Perfect Tense Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet
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The Present Perfect Tense Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet

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A simple, structured and accessible learning guide for the present perfect tense using a colour coded system to support learning. A Mastery Worksheet is also provided with answers included. This resource is perfect for first-time grammar learners or students who need to revise their grammatical structures!
Simple Past Tense Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet
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Simple Past Tense Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet

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A simple, structured and accessible learning guide for the simple past tense using a colour coded system to support learning. A Mastery Worksheet is also provided with answers included. This resource is perfect for first-time grammar learners or students who need to revise their grammatical structures!
Past Progressive Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet
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Past Progressive Learning Guide & Mastery Worksheet

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A simple, structured and accessible learning guide for the past progressive tense using a colour coded system to support learning. A Mastery Worksheet is also provided with answers included. This resource is perfect for first-time grammar learners or students who need to revise their grammatical structures!
International Women's Day Thank You Letters
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International Women's Day Thank You Letters

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A nice and simple lesson in which students learn a little about International Women’s Day and then write a thank you letter to an important woman within their lives. Resource contains a small PowerPoint with a Thinking Starter and a useful video, and a selection of thank you letter templates.