Hero image

owl_eyed_resources

I am a graded 'Outstanding' English and Media teacher for students 11-18 . I often use Philosophy for Children to engage the students and bring learning from the classroom into the world they live in. I thoroughly enjoy creating innovative and exciting schemes and resources that bring learning to life. I have an Instagram account of the same name so you can see the resources and how my classroom looks, with different ideas of how to make a safe and stimulating environment.

217Uploads

46k+Views

10k+Downloads

I am a graded 'Outstanding' English and Media teacher for students 11-18 . I often use Philosophy for Children to engage the students and bring learning from the classroom into the world they live in. I thoroughly enjoy creating innovative and exciting schemes and resources that bring learning to life. I have an Instagram account of the same name so you can see the resources and how my classroom looks, with different ideas of how to make a safe and stimulating environment.
GCSE WJEC/Eduqas English Literature. Poetry- The Soldier- Rupert Brooke Analysis lesson
owl_eyed_resources

GCSE WJEC/Eduqas English Literature. Poetry- The Soldier- Rupert Brooke Analysis lesson

(0)
A complete lesson with all resources, learning objectives, success criteria and poem breakdown. This lesson talks through the context, content, structure, form, language, imagery and tone. With a step by step analysis for the poem, including key questions, students can expand understanding and knowledge. This can be used as a complete lesson, but it can equally be used as a revision aide for students either in or outside of the classroom.
Blood Brothers Homework Menu
owl_eyed_resources

Blood Brothers Homework Menu

(1)
To tackle the lack of enthusiasm about homework in my school I created a menu of homework. This one targets key stage 4 and assists teaching of Blood Brothers by Willy Russell. There are 25 homeworks already planned, differentiated by 'spice'. Since using these menus, where the students pick for themselves, the amount and quality of homework has improved.
Curious Incident of the dog in the Night-time homework menu
owl_eyed_resources

Curious Incident of the dog in the Night-time homework menu

(1)
To tackle the lack of enthusiasm about homework in my school I created a Nando's menu of homework tasks. This one targets key stage 4 and above and assists teaching of The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon. There are 25 homeworks already planned, differentiated by 'spice'. Since using these menus, where the students pick for themselves, the amount and quality of homework has improved.
Blood Brothers exam style essay question practice
owl_eyed_resources

Blood Brothers exam style essay question practice

(0)
A complete lesson looking at how to answer the question 'How does Mickey and Edward's relationship change throughout the play?'. The lesson includes a fun True or False do now, a 'cheat sheet' of important quotes, an example paragraph for the essay and structured sentence starters to assist weaker ability students. True or False cards are also included in the PowerPoint. Easy to use timers are embedded into the PowerPoint to help with students' timed writing ability, and all learning objectives and success criteria are already written. A great lesson for students preparing to take their English Literature GCSE.
Creative Writing Homework menu
owl_eyed_resources

Creative Writing Homework menu

(0)
To tackle the lack of enthusiasm about homework in my school i created a Nando's style menu of homework. This one targets all years and encourages creative writing. There are 25 homeworks already planned, differentiated by 'spice'. Since using these menus, where the students pick for themselves, the amount and quality of homework has improved.
Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol - Pointless Gameshow Edition
owl_eyed_resources

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol - Pointless Gameshow Edition

(0)
A fun and engaging revision game based on the game show Pointless. A fun PowerPoint with music, timer video clip, a range of revision rounds such as 'contextual Information' , 'anagrams', 'name the character' and 'who said it?', this game will help your students look for answers they may not usually consider. A great way to recap knowledge in an exciting way.
Macbeth Revision book / workbooklet for GCSE and A Level
owl_eyed_resources

Macbeth Revision book / workbooklet for GCSE and A Level

(0)
A very detailed workbook or revision book for William Shakespeare's Macbeth. The workbook includes: all the key scenes broken down with key questions throughout, all key soliloquys with key questions, a range of essay questions, short language questions, analysis of theme, character and purpose. A wide range of activities to help students revise Macbeth and succeed in their exams. 36 pages of tasks and analysis opportunities. Students could use this in conjunction with the Macbeth and Lady Macbeth quote revision cards also available through my shop.
Snakes+Ladders Revision Game for Macbeth, A Christmas Carol or Blood Brothers - English Literature
owl_eyed_resources

Snakes+Ladders Revision Game for Macbeth, A Christmas Carol or Blood Brothers - English Literature

(0)
Snakes and Ladders Game template to help students revise for English Literature GCSE. Home made game template and question cards coming with instructions. A fun way for students to revise. All you need to do is print it out and set the students the question task. Students can differentiate learning for themselves. Fun tokens made and included in set to represent the key characters in each text.
A Christmas Carol- Scrooge analysis lesson for low ability key stage 4
owl_eyed_resources

A Christmas Carol- Scrooge analysis lesson for low ability key stage 4

(0)
A lesson analyzing the character of Scrooge and what the reader learns about him in the first stave. A sheet with three paragraphs to analyse and annotate is included, with the hardest paragraph annotate to demonstrate expectations to the students. This all leads up to an essay question about Scrooge as a character. Perfect for low ability students studying A Christmas Carol for GCSE.
A bank of Nando's style homework menus for common texts studied
owl_eyed_resources

A bank of Nando's style homework menus for common texts studied

(0)
I have compiled together a bank of homework menus for texts that are often studied. This means in one purchase you will get homework menus for: Romeo and Juliet A Christmas Carol Macbeth The Boy in the Striped Pyjama's Lord of the Flies and The Creative Writing homework menu Each of these homework menu's has 25 separate homework tasks that can be completed to assist students with the understanding of the text, and they can each be easily adapted to be easily set cover work for classes.
Eduqas/WJEC  Poetry Anthology link grid.
owl_eyed_resources

Eduqas/WJEC Poetry Anthology link grid.

(1)
A very useful visual revision aide for students completing the Eduqas/WJEC English GCSE. A thematic grid to outline which poems have the most links, and are therefore more likely to come up on the GCSE paper. Colour coded by theme, easily outlined and a great starting point for revision.
Eduqas English Literature Component 1 -Shakespeare and Anthology- exam Walking Talking Mock
owl_eyed_resources

Eduqas English Literature Component 1 -Shakespeare and Anthology- exam Walking Talking Mock

(1)
A complete, two hour, 'walking talking' mock where the teacher guides students through example questions and how to achieve top marks. Students are given a created exam paper with a Shakespeare extract and essay question, as well as a poem from the anthology and the exam questions. The powerpoint then talks the students through timings and how to answer each question. A fantastic revision aide and great training for the exam. All resources are included with this purchase.
Eduqas English Lit Component 1-Macbeth and Anthology Poetry-Walking Talking Mock
owl_eyed_resources

Eduqas English Lit Component 1-Macbeth and Anthology Poetry-Walking Talking Mock

(0)
A complete, two hour, 'walking talking' mock where the teacher guides students through example questions and how to achieve top marks. Students are given a created exam paper with a 'A Macbeth' extract and essay question, as well as an anthology extract and the corresponding exam questions. The PowerPoint then talks the students through timings and how to answer each question. A fantastic revision aide and great training for the exam. All resources are included with this purchase. This is a run on from the first Walking Talking mock for Literature component 1, and as such has more questioning for students to build on their revision.
Form tutor, patoral and ECM toolkit. Display board ideas for the classroom
owl_eyed_resources

Form tutor, patoral and ECM toolkit. Display board ideas for the classroom

(0)
An easily adapted powerpoint with a range of display ideas, form tools and fun tasks for students to do during form time. The toolkit includes: Birthday display, Achieve your Goals football goal display, ECM board display outlining what each strand is, and what is covered, Pupil of the week board template (alongside pupil of the week certificate template) Homework Pencil reminder template, A-Z classroom personality bunting task
English Literature - William Shakespeare- Macbeth revision key cards
owl_eyed_resources

English Literature - William Shakespeare- Macbeth revision key cards

(0)
A set of revision cards that cover the entire play scene by scene with key quotes, key terminology and the major themes. Each slide is cut into 4 pocket sized cards that can be hole punched and put on a key ring to make a set of flip cards helping students with every aspect of the play. The last 4 cards cover the popularity of the play, the context, about the author and the key characters in the play. An incredibly useful revision resource for students needing to 'get to grips' with Macbeth ready for their exams.