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Mrs Mc's Shop

Hello! Welcome to my resource shop! Here you will find lessons and resources aimed at KS3 and KS4 English students. I love being creative and I'm passionate about trying new and exciting ways to make English engaging for our pupils.

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Hello! Welcome to my resource shop! Here you will find lessons and resources aimed at KS3 and KS4 English students. I love being creative and I'm passionate about trying new and exciting ways to make English engaging for our pupils.
Old Joe's Shop
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Old Joe's Shop

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A lesson looking at extracts from Old Joe's Shop (Stave 4). Extracts annotated with questions to encourage student participation and to promote a conversation about content. Exam style question at the end with progress stops and purple pen reflection.
KS4 Perspective Writing
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KS4 Perspective Writing

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A Power Point presentation and A3 worksheet looking at perspective. I've created and used this with my Year 10 class when looking at writing from different perspectives. Remember to change the settings on your printer before printing the worksheet. It will need to be set to 'Print A3'.
Fiction and Non-Fiction: Travel Theme Part 2
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Fiction and Non-Fiction: Travel Theme Part 2

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One lesson looking at the 5 W's of writing a newspaper report. Pupils are asked to: - Identify what the 5 W's of writing are - To spot the 5 W's in a piece of non-fiction about the Titanic - Read an extract from 'Down the Rabbit Hole' and write a news report on Alice's journey down the hole - A differentiation of key word boxes are included to support pupils use of language when writing their news report.
The Globe Theatre and Actors
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The Globe Theatre and Actors

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A lesson looking at the Globe theatre, how the actors were used and fun facts. Worksheets incorporated into the power point address the following: - What do you know? - Globe theatre fact file to fill in (video to accompany) - Fun at the theatre Support station added on at the end for differentiation.
Formal and Informal letters with worksheets and power point to support
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Formal and Informal letters with worksheets and power point to support

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Three lessons looking at informal and formal letters. Resources and worksheets are incorporated into the power point ready to be printed out. Lesson one - The difference between informal and formal letters, why do we write formal letters and an example resource looking at layout. Lesson two - Pupils to select an issue from the screen and to begin planning their letter to the local council. Lesson three - Writing the letter using a checklist worksheet to ensure that all literacy targets and key elements of a formal letter are met.
Fiction and Non-Fiction: Travel Themed lessons
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Fiction and Non-Fiction: Travel Themed lessons

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Three lessons looking at fiction and non-fiction extracts on the theme of travel. An amazing variety of activities, incorporated worksheets and challenging texts aimed at KS3 pupils. Pupils are asked to: - Identify implicit and explicit information in a text - Answer exam style questions on a piece of fiction text - Explore literary techniques - Annotate a piece of text looking for examples of figurative language - Write a travel piece using a check list as a guide - Rank Trip Advisor reviews - Diamond 9 exercise on travel leaflets
KS4 Creating Character
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KS4 Creating Character

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A worksheet to help with character development. The worksheet has a number of items on it and pupils must create a character from that single object by answering questions. Worksheet is in table format and on Power Point so that it can be edited to suit your needs.
GCSE Edexcel: Jane Eyre Extract Questions 1-4
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GCSE Edexcel: Jane Eyre Extract Questions 1-4

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Two whole lessons on an extract from Charlotte Bronte's 'Jane Eyre'. First Lesson: A3 sheet with extract and questions. A fun settling task and timed slides for questions 1 and 2. Second Lesson: Using the A3 sheet again to unpick answers and prep for answering question 3 with a timed slide; peer assessment (Which Bronte sister are you? Using language from the mark scheme); Slides that support pupils how to respond to question 4. Differentiated worksheets incorporated into the slide show with extension/challenge/support.
Edexcel English Paper 1 Section A: Treasure Island
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Edexcel English Paper 1 Section A: Treasure Island

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Two lessons of a Treasure Island extract from the anthology. Each lesson comes with differentiated resources and tasks (embedded into the Power Point) A Power Point with AIMS and Outcomes. Two engaging lessons exploring language and structure in a 19th century fiction text.
New and Improved: A Christmas Carol - Relationships and Characters
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New and Improved: A Christmas Carol - Relationships and Characters

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A group task with worksheets that focus on main characters of the novel. Each worksheet has key quotes, information and questions for that character. The Power Point focuses on character relationships, with progress checks and key questions throughout. A3 sheet with key questions, exam style questions and table for recording character information. Addressing aspects of FACE (Feedback/Autonomy/Challenge/Engagement) I usually stick the characters to a table and the class rotate around them and fill in their A3 sheet. Please leave feedback if you're happy with your download. Thank you :)