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I am an English teacher who works in Glasgow, Scotland. I create high quality and well structured resources for the National 5, National 6 (Higher) and Broad General Education courses.

I am an English teacher who works in Glasgow, Scotland. I create high quality and well structured resources for the National 5, National 6 (Higher) and Broad General Education courses.
RUAE Bundle
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RUAE Bundle

11 Resources
A collection of resources that support the teaching of National 5 and Higher Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluating.
'A Streetcar Named Desire' Tennessee Williams- Key Scene- Critical Essay Plan- Higher/ A Level
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'A Streetcar Named Desire' Tennessee Williams- Key Scene- Critical Essay Plan- Higher/ A Level

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This resource includes a very detailed plan that tackles a question on KEY SCENE. It was developed in order to support pupils sitting Higher/ National 6 English. This plan will help students to produce an answer in the DRAMA section of the CRITICAL READING paper in the exam. It includes- key quotations, techniques used by Williams and support notes. This resource successfully improved the standard of Critical Essay marks in my class.
Home Alone Media Activity (Christmas)
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Home Alone Media Activity (Christmas)

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This resource supports students when finding information about the character of Kevin from the film Home Alone. This can be used as part of a media study of the film to help students discuss aspects of characterisation. Ideal for KS3 and BGE classes.
Bonfire/ Guy Fawke's Night: Creative Writing (KS2/KS3)
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Bonfire/ Guy Fawke's Night: Creative Writing (KS2/KS3)

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Encourage your class to use similes, metaphors and interesting word choices with this colouful and very visual resource. There are opportunities to create similes, metaphors, a word bank and to respond to a visual stimulus around the theme of bonfire night/ Guy Fawke’s night. Includes model paragraph.
Havisham by Carol Ann Duffy Critical Essay- 'A' Response- annotated
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Havisham by Carol Ann Duffy Critical Essay- 'A' Response- annotated

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This resource is a model essay on the poem ‘Havisham’ by Carol Ann Duffy. The resource can be used to model good practice and highlight ‘A’- level analysis. The essay has also been annotated and coded to show where high level evaluation takes place, where literary techniques are identified and where the candidate links back to the essay question
Halloween Creative Writing
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Halloween Creative Writing

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This activity includes model paragraphs/ stimulus for writing a scary Halloween story. I used this with my class after spending time learning about developing setting, character and plot. Pupils were given a stimulus picture and asked to write a descriptive story in 45 minutes in order to give a snapshot of their ability/ learning.
The Museum of Me: Personal Writing
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The Museum of Me: Personal Writing

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This resource can be used with secondary school students to promote personal writing. It includes: Learning Intentions; Success Criteria; Examples; sentence by sentence approach aimed at promoting more stylish writing. The aim of this lesson is for students to select five objects that are significant to them and explain why whilst offering personal reflection. This power point encourages quality personal writing.
RUAE, Reading for Understanding Analysis and Evaluating (Close Reading) In Your Own Words
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RUAE, Reading for Understanding Analysis and Evaluating (Close Reading) In Your Own Words

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This resource includes: How to guide to answering In Your Own Words exam questions. Seven In Your Own Words example questions. Seven worked answers. Ideal for National 5 or Higher students. This resource can be used in class or is ideal as a homework activity. The answer scheme can be used to do peer/ self assessment. This worksheet has had a significant impact on the performance of my students in ‘In Your Own Words’ questions.
The Price of Bacon- RUAE- Marking Scheme (National 5)
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The Price of Bacon- RUAE- Marking Scheme (National 5)

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This resource can be used in conjunction with the SQA endorsed ‘Hodder & Gibson’ National 5 textbook. It includes a marking scheme for the Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluating passege titled ‘The Price of Bacon’. It can be projected onto the board to allow for self/ peer assessment of the passage.