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Most of my resources are for KS4 and KS5. I am a Head of English and use all my resources with my own classes so I hope that you find them useful too!

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Most of my resources are for KS4 and KS5. I am a Head of English and use all my resources with my own classes so I hope that you find them useful too!
'About His Person' by Simon Armitage - fully resourced poetry lesson. Observation friendly.
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'About His Person' by Simon Armitage - fully resourced poetry lesson. Observation friendly.

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This is a fully resourced lesson on the poem 'About His Person' by Simon Armitage. The resources include a powerpoint, a working sheet for pupils to use within the lesson alongside three different differentiated resources to support your pupils from levels 4 to 7. This lesson is very observation friendly and will show your ability to differentiate effectively, provide pupils with an interesting take on a poem and allow them to be creative and engaged. You will need to provide pupils with a copy of the poem.
Power and Conflict Revision Workbook for AQA 9-1 English Literature
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Power and Conflict Revision Workbook for AQA 9-1 English Literature

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This is a 24 page revision workbook which takes pupils through the power and conflict cluster of poems from the AQA GCSE English Literature specification. The workbook deals with all of the poems apart from ‘Tissue’. The other 14 poems are printed in the workbook with questions which deal with the different AOs. There is space for pupils to select the quotations which they feel will help them to best analyse the poems in terms of language, form and structure. Within the workbook there are also 5 knowledge tests - there are spaces for answers within the workbook and the questions are at the end of the pack.I wrote this workbook to be worked through as an in-class series of revision lessons for a lower ability year 11 group, but will also be using it as an independent revision aid for my higher ability class. Resource is written for use with current classes and I am a current Head of English in a fully comprehensive secondary.
AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2 Sections B and C Poetry Bundle
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AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2 Sections B and C Poetry Bundle

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This bundle includes: Comparison Unseen Question Five Practice Questions for the Unseen Poetry (4 single poems and 1 comparison question) Four practice questions for the Anthology (Power and Conflict) question which look at ‘The Emigree’, ‘Poppies’, ‘London’ and ‘Exposure’ A PPT which takes pupils through the demands of the question and the AQA mark scheme REVISION SORTED FOR THESE TWO SECTIONS OF THE PAPER!
Introduction to Crime Writing for AQA GCE Literature B
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Introduction to Crime Writing for AQA GCE Literature B

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An introductory powerpoint to the elements of crime that pupils will need to successfully embark on the crime strand of AQA GCE Literature B specification. The first slide will need to be adapted to state the texts that you have chosen for your setting. Pupils can make notes and discuss, in depth, what characterises crime writing.
Character Revision Profiles for 'A Christmas Carol'
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Character Revision Profiles for 'A Christmas Carol'

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Three sheets (which you can enlarge to A3) to help students to revise the characters of Scrooge, The Ghosts and The Cratchits for GCSE English Literature Preparation. Allows them to track themes, add key quotations and understand why and how characters develop in certain ways.
English Language Paper 2 (AQA) mock paper
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English Language Paper 2 (AQA) mock paper

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A mock paper which was designed as a pre-mock mock for use with year 11. The source material is based on lidos and the modern text is extremely current, having only been published 13.11.17. Created from scratch so your students will not have used this before! If you have found this resource useful, please do leave me a review!
'Island Man' by Grace Nichols
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'Island Man' by Grace Nichols

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Resourced lesson on the poem 'Island Man' by Grace Nichols. Includes a working sheet for pupils to complete the activities on within the lesson as well as a support sheet for differentiation purposes.
Unseen Poetry for AQA (9-1) Literature Paper 2, Section C
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Unseen Poetry for AQA (9-1) Literature Paper 2, Section C

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Powerpoint for a lesson to introduce students to a way to answer the unseen poetry question worth 24 marks for the new AQA (9-1) literature course which comes on paper 2. The lesson uses the AQA specimen question paper and the poem 'To a daughter leaving home'.
'The Great Gatsby' revision map (for AQA GCE Lit B Tragedy)
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'The Great Gatsby' revision map (for AQA GCE Lit B Tragedy)

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Revision map which indicates the aspects of tragedy which pupils could explore and apply to the novel 'The Great Gatsby' for their A/AS Level AQA Literature B exam. I blew this up to A3 and let pupils fill in the details so that they had all the aspects of tragedy together on one page in preparation for their exam.
Fundamentals of Grammar student workbook (focussing on SPAG)
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Fundamentals of Grammar student workbook (focussing on SPAG)

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This is a 14 page pupil workbook for year 11 pupils primarily to help them to prepare for the writing sections of their GCSE exams with gaining marks for accurate elements of SPAG. I have given this to all of my year 11 pupils to aid revision. Written by a current Head of English.
Five Practice Questions for GCSE AQA 9-1 English Literature Unseen Poetry
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Five Practice Questions for GCSE AQA 9-1 English Literature Unseen Poetry

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This package of resources includes four practice questions for the singular unseen poem task in section C of English Literature for AQA GCSE. The poems included are ‘In The Orchard After Midnight’, ‘Your Dad Did What?’, ‘In Oak Terrace’ and ‘Names’. The sheets include the poem, question, boxes for planning to write about language, form and structural ideas, have a space for a SOP (Statement of Purpose - which is a response to the poem where pupils outline their initial thoughts in response to the question. There is also an image of the level 6 mark scheme criteria from AQA. I have included both word documents and PDF copies so that should you want to use the template to produce more, you can. The comparative poem practice is on ‘The Pros and Cons’ by Sophie Hannah and ‘The Trick’ by Imtiaz Dharker.
New AQA GCSE 9-1 19th Century Novel SOW - 'Great Expectations'
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New AQA GCSE 9-1 19th Century Novel SOW - 'Great Expectations'

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This is a six week teaching sequence for lessons for AQA GCSE English Literature paper 1 on the 19th century novel, 'Great Expectations' written by a current Head of English. The powerpoints are designed to go over a full teaching week each and include relevant objectives all linked to AOs and skills required for the exam. There are assessment points, with relevant resources, included within the resources. The resources are easy to use and designed to be used with minimal photocopying, assuming that pupils have access to copies of the text. This resource has been written for me to teach to my own class and is relevant and up-to-date.
Extracts for student practice questions for 'Great Expectations'
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Extracts for student practice questions for 'Great Expectations'

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Five extracts from the novel which I used with my pupils to have them read through, perform some close text analysis and then decide on questions which could be set by the exam board specifically linked to the extract. A handy revision tool which got them all talking to each other.
AQA GCE Literature B - 'The Great Gatsby' chapter 1 PPT
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AQA GCE Literature B - 'The Great Gatsby' chapter 1 PPT

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A powerpoint to support teaching of AQA's A Level Literature B specification for chapter 1 of 'The Great Gatsby'. Many opportunities to link ideas to quotations and offers students the chance to make their own notes, or work together, depending on your preferred teaching style.