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Experienced English teacher currently working at a 6th form college. My most popular resources provide enough lessons for 1/2 a term or more, in the form of a long PPT divided into lessons/several lesson numbered PPTs, with accompanying worksheets/displays/homeworks. I am currently working on a new series of resources - a text in 25 quotations. These involve close literary and linguistic analysis of key quotations that address all of the themes, motifs and characters in the text.

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Experienced English teacher currently working at a 6th form college. My most popular resources provide enough lessons for 1/2 a term or more, in the form of a long PPT divided into lessons/several lesson numbered PPTs, with accompanying worksheets/displays/homeworks. I am currently working on a new series of resources - a text in 25 quotations. These involve close literary and linguistic analysis of key quotations that address all of the themes, motifs and characters in the text.
'The Handmaid's Tale' A level essay - full marks
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'The Handmaid's Tale' A level essay - full marks

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A top grade response (teacher written) to Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ for A level English Language and Literature (using the AQA markscheme for A level Paper 2, but also useful for other boards). Includes the full response and examiner’s comments.
The Great Gatsby - full unit of work for A level
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The Great Gatsby - full unit of work for A level

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A full unit of 12 (2 hour long - 24 hours total) lessons aimed at A level students studying the text for AQA English language and literature, but could be adapted and used for any A level course. Resources are particularly useful if you are working towards an exam question that requires transformational/recreative writing and commentary writing. All referenced resources included, plus a list of practice exam questions and a top grade exemplar exam response (written by me, not from board). Will save a lot of planning time and give you lots of ideas for varied activities as well as close textual analysis tasks.
Stone Cold - full unit of work
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Stone Cold - full unit of work

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A full unit on Swindells’ novel, in a long PPT divided into individual lessons. Lots of interactive activities and close language analysis. Accompanying worksheets.
GCSE English Language sample papers&answers (Eduqas, Component 1, reading)
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GCSE English Language sample papers&answers (Eduqas, Component 1, reading)

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Three sample papers for Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 1 (reading). The 20th century texts covered are: The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan) Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe) My Cousin Rachel (Daphne Du Maurier) All completely original - written by me - including detailed indicative content for each question and a markscheme.
Updated - AQA PARIS ANTHOLOGY A LEVEL LANGLIT - FULL (whole year) UNIT OF WORK
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Updated - AQA PARIS ANTHOLOGY A LEVEL LANGLIT - FULL (whole year) UNIT OF WORK

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A full, year long unit (for A level shared teaching) on the AQA PARIS ANTHOLOGY. Includes 29 lesson powerpoints (58 hours of teaching time) covering every text in the anthology. Guaranteed to save you lots of time and effort! Lessons 1-14 cover language methods (working through key skills/terminology for the 6 specified language levels for AQA A level) in the first half of each lesson, then the texts that are primarily in the written mode for the second half of each lesson Lessons 15-20 cover the spoken/mixed mode texts and terminology associated with this mode Lessons 21-26 cover re-creative writing and commentary writing skills, using remaining unexplored anthology texts as a basis for re-writing Lessons 27-29 are revision lessons All the lessons include a variety of activities, including evidence races, groupwork and a focus on exploring AO3 contextual concerns. UPDATED with an A3 wallchart for revision tasks (for all of the AS langlit qualification) and a list of challenging terminology, divided by language level, to help with revision.
Updated - THE HANDMAID'S TALE - FULL UNIT OF WORK (28 LESSONS)
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Updated - THE HANDMAID'S TALE - FULL UNIT OF WORK (28 LESSONS)

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A full unit of work on Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, designed for AQA English Language and Literature A level, but can be used with minimal adaptation for any A level class. 28 full lesson PPTs (for lessons between 1-2hrs in length) guide students through the entire novel, with an initial focus in the first 8 lessons on ‘bridging the gap’ between GCSE and A level, through enforcing core skills such as analytical paragraph writing, close language analysis, word classes etc. A range of activities are included in each lesson including debates, evidence hunts and groupwork, alongside numerous opportunities for focused close reading of extracts as a class/pair/individual. Stretch and challenge activities marked with a golden star on PPTS. UPDATES - an A3 revision wallchart (for all of AS level langlit) to guide students through revision tasks + a very comprehensive (5+ pages) list of challenging terminology divided by language level to use to make revision flashcards etc. Want help getting to grips with the novel youself or a revision resource for your students? please take a look at my in depth close reading of 25 key quotations here:. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/close-analysis-handmaid-s-tale-in-25-quotations-12052189
Owen Sheers' Skirrid Hill - full unit of work
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Owen Sheers' Skirrid Hill - full unit of work

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Includes 4 long PPTs for about half a year’s worth of co-taught A level teaching, split into sections for individual lessons. Lots of interactive activities and close language analysis for each poem in the collection.
Revision Quiz - The Handmaid's Tale (Atwood)
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Revision Quiz - The Handmaid's Tale (Atwood)

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A 6 round fun-but-informative revision quiz designed to help students remember key characters, themes/motifs, quotations and ideas in the novel. Round include a ‘terminology’ definition round, a ‘name the neologism’ round and a picture round. Countdown timers on each round - if these are used, quiz should take around 30-45 minutes including time going through the answers.
Brave New World full lesson scheme
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Brave New World full lesson scheme

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A full set of lessons (around 10) for teaching Brave New World as an AS literature coursework text, including help on writing a commentary . Also includes a reading log for students to complete and materials for a display.
Journey's End full unit of plans/PPT
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Journey's End full unit of plans/PPT

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A short unit including around 12 lessons on a long PPT, plus accompanying resources. Some bonus material on war poetry. Made to introduce students to the text to prepare for A2 coursework.
English literature Hamlet full unit
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English literature Hamlet full unit

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A long PPT for 26 lessons on Hamlet, divided into lessons by objectives slides for easy adding/removing of tasks and transferral of activities between lessons. Also includes a bonus PPT for 10 revision lessons (N.B. my students had also read Middleton’s Revenger’s Tragedy by that point). Full lessons are clear on PPT, and all accompanying resources supplied. Also some critical quotations and artwork for a display. Perfect for old OR new spec English Literature - used with great success for both WJEC and EDEXCEL specifications.
REVISION PACK - STREETCAR AND POEMS OF THE DECADE
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REVISION PACK - STREETCAR AND POEMS OF THE DECADE

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This set of resources will be a useful companion to the other units of work in my shop. It consists of PPTs for 2x3 hour revision conference sessions (one on poetry, one on drama) with all accompanying resources, including revision summaries and materials for students to read as they revise, then a further PPT for around 9 lessons of revision prior to the AS exam. N.B. This material is specifically geared towards the EDEXCEL specification. It builds on my previous resources and is designed for students taking the AS exam.
John Donne - full unit of work (for A level English Language and Literature)
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John Donne - full unit of work (for A level English Language and Literature)

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Designed for AQA A level Lang/lit (but useful for any Donne teaching) this covers 15 Donne poems and how to draw links between them. It is a long PPT split into 18 lessons (around 1h15mins of content for each lesson) with various introductory slides/activities and comparison tasks. UPDATED to include a revision PPT (with tasks both for Donne and the novel requirement - The Handmaid’s Tale, an A3 revision wallchart to guide students through revision and cross off activities as they complete them, a very comprehensive (5+ pages) list of challenging terminology divided by language level
Complete pack for teaching AS level English Language and Literature (AQA)
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Complete pack for teaching AS level English Language and Literature (AQA)

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Resources include: Paris anthology - full unit of work with a lesson for every text and revision materials Dracula - full unit of work, lesson by lesson PPTs Handmaid’s Tale - full unit of work, lesson by lesson PPTs John Donne (poetry anthology) - full unit of work, lesson by lesson PPTs Everything you need if you are starting out teaching AS langlit! Big savings on buying each unit individually.
REVISION - GCSE English Language EDEXCEL 9-1 top tips for each question
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REVISION - GCSE English Language EDEXCEL 9-1 top tips for each question

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A final revision PPT useful for a last lesson before exams or after a mock paper, giving some top tips for every question in both exams papers (the reading and writing elements of both). Helps guide your students in their final revision and could be added to a Moodle/VLE page to help with independent revision. Individual slides could also be given out after each question has been completed in timed conditions so students can self-assess their responses.