Two schemes of work for KS3. One is a challenging poetry scheme consisting of 8 lessons building up to a reading assessment. Poems include Jabberwocky, the Witches' Recipe from Macbeth, Brothers and Mother Diving (by Andrew Forster). A separate lesson analysing the surreal poem 'A Martian Sends a Postcard Home' is also included.
The Oliver Twist scheme consists of 12 lessons with a reading assessment, extract analysis and descriptive writing tasks.
Both schemes are suitable for a high ability year 7 group or mixed ability year 8.