Complete revision SOW for Animal Farm GCSE Literature 9-1

Complete revision SOW for Animal Farm GCSE Literature 9-1

This fully-resourced scheme of work (16 lessons minimum) is ideal for teaching and revising Animal Farm with your students. We used these lessons and last year our students exceeded National Average on this question. This SOW covers every chapter and then teaches students how to write essays for the Edexcel Literature exam. There is a lesson for every chapter, covering comprehension, key quotations, symbolism, foreshadowing and context (including authorial viewpoints). This scheme of work also teaches students how to write critical and academic essays. This SOW includes model answers written by teachers in addition to exemplar responses from the June 2017 exams. As a centre, we scored 15% above National Average using this sow.
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Speech Writing - for Edexcel 9-1 Spoken Language Endorsement/Language P1 & P2

Speech Writing - for Edexcel 9-1 Spoken Language Endorsement/Language P1 & P2

This 4 week fully-resourced scheme of work gives your students the opportunity to analyse, evaluate and compare famous speeches in preparation for writing and delivering their own (the spoken language endorsement). Through this scheme of work, students learn the terminology associated with the techniques they can use to make their writing more engaging (also excellent for the imaginative/transactional writing task) before analysing, evaluating and recreating them. This scheme of work serves as excellent practice for both Edexcel language papers, building in the spoken language endorsement in a useful way.
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Macbeth Pub Quiz - 1 hour

Macbeth Pub Quiz - 1 hour

A fun Macbeth quiz to help your students revise plot, characters, key quotations and themes. Also, this quiz contains a fun music round where your students have to link a song to a key theme, for example Beyonce's Crazy in Love (links with the theme of madness). Answers: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/answers-to-macbeth-pub-quiz-11460545
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Complete Macbeth Revision Scheme of Work for GCSE Literature  9-1

Complete Macbeth Revision Scheme of Work for GCSE Literature 9-1

A complete 3-week scheme of work to help your students to revise for the new Macbeth extract and whole-text questions on the Edexcel Literature exam. This scheme of work consists of 12 lessons (though may take up to 15 hours of class time) and is fully resourced. There are regular references to the exam success criteria, model answers and assessment opportunities built into every lesson. The scheme of work also allows students to revise plot, characters and themes in an engaging way.
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Full marks Animal Farm model answer (Edexcel 9-1) on education

Full marks Animal Farm model answer (Edexcel 9-1) on education

A full marks model essay answering the question 'Explore the significance of the theme of education in Animal Farm'. Written to support the teaching of the new Edexcel 9-1 Literature specification. Suggested activities: - Print off the mark scheme and get students to mark the essay - Get students to colour-code where the essay meets the different assessment objectives - Use the essay to create a list of spellings/keywords since 8 marks are available for SPaG - Use the essay as a model when asking students to answer a different question - Get students to identify where contextual comments are linked into the analysis
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Lady Macbeth Revision Lesson - OFSTED OUTSTANDING

Lady Macbeth Revision Lesson - OFSTED OUTSTANDING

A revision lesson on Lady Macbeth to help students prepare for the new 9-1 Literature exam. The lesson includes an engaging game of Quiz-Quiz-Trade to help students to recap their prior knowledge of Lady Macbeth, and an extract-based exam question (with model answer) to help students to revise exam techniques.
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Jekyll and Hyde Revision Bingo

Jekyll and Hyde Revision Bingo

A game of BINGO to help students revise plot, characters and themes in Jekyll and Hyde. Comes with 30 bingo cards and 40 possible answers to ensure a varied game.
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Dramatic Tension in Macbeth

Dramatic Tension in Macbeth

This lesson explores the most significant moments of tension in Macbeth and also encourages students to recap plot and learn quotations in preparation for the new 9-1 Literature exams.
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Myths, Legends and Symbols FULL Scheme of Work

Myths, Legends and Symbols FULL Scheme of Work

A 10-week scheme of work for KS3 English based on myths, legends and symbols. Through this scheme of work, students will study a range of texts (Bible stories, non-fiction extracts, poetry and fiction extracts) and examine how these texts form the basis of modern Literature. Lessons are designed to target a range of skills, such as language and structural analysis, comparing texts, analysing poetry, using quotations to support ideas, writing analytically and writing creatively. This scheme of work has been used successfully and enjoyed by students in my school for the last three years.
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Animal Farm Pub Quiz - 1 hour

Animal Farm Pub Quiz - 1 hour

Animal Farm Pub Quiz perfect for recapping plot, characters, themes and key quotations. Contains: - 20 multiple choice questions - true or false round - quotation fill-in-the-blanks round - music round (link the song, for example Parton's 9-5, to a key theme in the novella) - bonus round based on the ending of the novel.
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Christmas GCSE Language - 2 lessons (Reading Fiction and Creative Writing)

Christmas GCSE Language - 2 lessons (Reading Fiction and Creative Writing)

2 festive lessons that would be great for any KS4 group (or higher ability KS3 group!). The first is a reading lesson based on a Christmas extract from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone; this is followed by a series of reading questions in the style of the new Edexcel Language paper 1 questions. The second is a creative writing lesson based on a clip from Home Alone, which encourages students to write in the third person using a range of sentence structures. These festive lessons can be enjoyed by all ages and require no extra planning.
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Christmas Persuasive Writing Task - interview lesson

Christmas Persuasive Writing Task - interview lesson

Lesson designed for high-ability students. Students are taught 6 persuasive writing techniques and then have to use them in a letter to Santa persuading him NOT to visit them this year. I used this as an interview lesson and received an 'outstanding'.
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Jekyll and Hyde Student Revision & Activity Booklet

Jekyll and Hyde Student Revision & Activity Booklet

This is a complete Jekyll and Hyde revision/activity booklet for students, containing chapter summaries, comprehension questions, vocabulary tasks, contextual/thematic exploration opportunities and key quotation analysis for every chapter. 56 pages in total. Please review!
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