White Rose and the Swastika - Drama by Adrian Flynn

White Rose and the Swastika - Drama by Adrian Flynn

A complete unit of work on the drama text ‘The White Rose and the Swastika’ by Adrian Flynn. This unit includes questions on scenes in the play, as well as a range of other activities, such as script writing, essay writing, textual analysis, research, listening tasks and a group discussion.
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Noughts and Crosses - Novel Study

Noughts and Crosses - Novel Study

A complete unit of work on the novel Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman. This unit features questions on the book as well as writing activities and an essay plan. I have also included a textual analysis assessment.
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Hunger Games Media Study

Hunger Games Media Study

To accompany the viewing of the film 'The Hunger Games'. Include questions on sections of the film, as well as a listening assessment based on a behind-the-scenes clip.
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Media Challenge Homework - 5 Week Challenge

Media Challenge Homework - 5 Week Challenge

A homework sheet containing tasks for five weeks. Pupils choose one challenge to complete each week. Originally made to accompany a media study of The Others, this resource could work alongside any horror movie.
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Christmas Media Studies

Christmas Media Studies

Includes Nightmare Before Christmas, The Snowman and Edward Scissorhands. Tasks and activities on each film for secondary school classes.
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Divided City by Theresa Breslin

Divided City by Theresa Breslin

A unit of study for the novel Divided City by Theresa Breslin. Aimed at BGE S1 and S2 classes but could be adapted for primary. Includes understanding questions on the chapters and writing tasks.
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Complete Poetry, Prose and Drama Units of Study

Complete Poetry, Prose and Drama Units of Study

Includes Boy by Roald Dahl, Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird, the drama adaptation of Kes, Arthur Miller's The Crucible and The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes. RRP £12; total saving of 58%/£7.
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Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird Unit of Study

Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird Unit of Study

A complete unit of study on the novel Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird. It includes a range of starter activities and comprehension tasks to work through while reading the novel. This book is suitable for ages 11-13, depending on the ability of the class. The page numbers refer to the 2002 Macmillan Edition.
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Close Reading Passages and Questions for Practising Skills

Close Reading Passages and Questions for Practising Skills

Two close reading passages with questions. I created this resource for S3 but it would also work with N4 classes to help them develop strategies for answering close reading questions. The first is on the Sainsburies Christmas advert and has two sets of questions. The second is on Band Aid and has one set of questions.
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Boy by Roald Dahl Unit of Work for BGE

Boy by Roald Dahl Unit of Work for BGE

A complete unit of work on 'Boy' by Roald Dahl, including questions on the chapters, vocabulary work, research task, poster activity, letter writing task and a final essay question. The essay question focuses on how Dahl creates memorable characters. I created this for an S2 class but it would also work for S1 or a low-ability S3.
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Media Study of The Snowman Short Film

Media Study of The Snowman Short Film

This is a short festive unit of work aimed at S1 or S2 pupils in English. It involves watching the short film 'The Snowman' (available on Youtube) and then learning about setting and plot structure. Tasks on the Powerpoint include plotting the events of the film on a plot rollercoaster and creating a storyboard.
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The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes Unit of Work for S1/S2

The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes Unit of Work for S1/S2

This is a complete unit of work on the poem 'The Highwayman' by Alfred Noyes. It includes a research task on highwaymen, an animated clip, questions, hot-seating activities on the characters, a storyboard task and activities on imagery. It also includes an essay task about how imagery is used to create a sinister atmosphere.
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PSE Media Study - Bend It Like Beckham & Prejudice

PSE Media Study - Bend It Like Beckham & Prejudice

This is a unit of study on the theme of prejudice, which is explored through a media study of the film 'Bend it Like Beckham'. It includes a research task on racism in football, a study of prejudice in the news, a detailed set of questions on the film and opportunities for discussion. You will need a copy of the DVD.
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Kes (drama) - Unit of Study for English BGE / National 4

Kes (drama) - Unit of Study for English BGE / National 4

This is a complete unit of study on the play adaptation of 'Kes'. It includes a research task, questions on key scenes, a diary activity, and a final essay task about the relationships Billy has with the adult characters in the play. I used this resource with S3 but it could also be adapted for National 4.
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National 5 English The Crucible

National 5 English The Crucible

This is a unit of work on The Crucible for Arthur Miller, created for a National 5 class. It includes questions on each act, analysis of key quotations, mind maps about the characters, and an essay plan.
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The Truman Show - Media Study & Letter of Complaint

The Truman Show - Media Study & Letter of Complaint

A unit of study aimed at S2/S3 BGE classes involving the study of the film 'The Truman Show'. Students will discuss reality TV, answer questions on the key scenes and then produce a letter of complaint as their final assessed piece of work.
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