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Teacher based in Northern Ireland, working mostly with the CCEA specification. Offer a range of resources for KS3-KS5 English Language and Literature.

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Teacher based in Northern Ireland, working mostly with the CCEA specification. Offer a range of resources for KS3-KS5 English Language and Literature.
AS Poetry: 1900-Present: Robert Frost and Seamus Heaney
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AS Poetry: 1900-Present: Robert Frost and Seamus Heaney

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CCEA GCE ENGLISH LITERATURE: AS Poetry: 1900-Present: Robert Frost and Seamus Heaney Anthology Resource 1: Sample intro for childhood theme - considering ‘The Railway Children’ by Heaney and ‘Going For Water’ by Frost. Resource 2: Several essays in which the sample intro is continued to give a comprehensive analysis of the poems. Both essays are of a different calibre but have many positive points. Possible task could be to get the students to mark them as if they are CCEA examiners and draw up pro-con lists. Resource 3: Sample Self-Discovery essay exploring Personal Helicon and Birches. Resource 4: Nature Essay
Analysis of Paul Maddern's Efface
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Analysis of Paul Maddern's Efface

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Teaching Notes / an annotated copy of Paul Maddern's Efface. For use with the CCEA GCSE English Literature Specification - September 2017. From the Identity Anthology. I hope you find this useful!
CCEA Personal and Creative Writing Sample Questions
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CCEA Personal and Creative Writing Sample Questions

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CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPER 2 SECTION A: PERSONAL OR CREATIVE WRITING A collection of CCEA based English Language GCSE questions, made in the style of the CCEA Sample Assessment Materials ‘Past Paper Question.’ There are 7 Personal Writing and 7 Creative Writing options here. Personal is a stimulus question and creative is a royalty free image from: [link] (https://www.pexels.com/) I plan on using these as mocks/trackers/summer/winter exams in the future, and simply use the CCEA Assessment matrix to mark it!
CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE: Identity Anthology: Sample Essays
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CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE: Identity Anthology: Sample Essays

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Two sample essays for the new ReVision 2017+ Specification for English Literature. Here by R.S. Thomas and Belfast Confetti by Ciaran Carson Kid by Simon Armitage and Piano by D H Lawrence Potential Task: Colour code the poem analysing and labelling how well the ‘candidate’ met the assessment objectives. One Essay Plan on Invictus and Kid on the theme of Self-Determination. Three student created essay plans on: -Sensory Memory -Disappointment -Loneliness and the impact on identity
Non-Fiction: Travel Writing Practise: Reading and Writing
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Non-Fiction: Travel Writing Practise: Reading and Writing

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A travel writing reading comprehension and writing exercise. I used this with a Year 9 class who had been studying travel writing to help them practise for their ‘Bill Bryson: A walk in the woods’ comprehension and their ‘creative’ responses where they write their own piece of non-fiction travel writing in the form of a travelogue.
Robert Frost Acquainted With The Night
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Robert Frost Acquainted With The Night

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The following resource is a PowerPoint my A Level students have made that analyses Robert Frost's 'Acquainted with the Night' I use it for the CCEA specification: The Study of Poetry 1900-Present and it contains notes on: language and imagery, rhyme, rhythm, structure, tone, speaker, analysis of title, context etc. Hopefully you find this useful. Thanks *NOTE: When I upload more analytical videos/presentations I will be compiling them into a Bundle so it is cheaper for you to purchase!
Essay Help Seamus Heaney and Robert Frost
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Essay Help Seamus Heaney and Robert Frost

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Some brief essay guidance for AS students studying the CCEA AS Study of Poetry: 1900-Present: Robert Frost and Seamus Heaney Anthology. Based on the Self-Reflection Question from the specimen paper. Hope this helps!
Unseen Poetry Analysis
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Unseen Poetry Analysis

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A collaborative essay that arose out of a class discussion with my Y12. The students analysed Katy Perry's 'Roar' as a piece of Unseen Poetry.
Robert Frost's "Out , Out - "
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Robert Frost's "Out , Out - "

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The following resource is a video I have made that analyses Robert Frost's 'out, out -' I use it for the CCEA specification: The Study of Poetry 1900-Present and it contains notes on: language and imagery, rhyme, rhythm, structure, tone, speaker, analysis of title, context etc. I have uploaded it in MP4. I generally ask students to analyse the poem using question prompts in class and then send them home to watch the videos to ensure I am expedient with my time management. It also ensures students can discuss the poem to understand it fully during class time and then get the thorough analysis required at home. Hopefully you find this useful. Thanks *NOTE: When I upload more analytical videos I will be compiling them into a Bundle so it is cheaper for you to purchase!