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I work as part of a dedicated team of professionals within a department who strive to deliver highly engaging and informative English lessons day in, day out. As adults, we are constantly looking back on school as the best days of our lives and I make it my mission to ensure that every students' experience is as good as it can possibly be. My aim is to ease the ever burdening work-load that teachers currently have to face, equipping them with outstanding resources that are ready to go!

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I work as part of a dedicated team of professionals within a department who strive to deliver highly engaging and informative English lessons day in, day out. As adults, we are constantly looking back on school as the best days of our lives and I make it my mission to ensure that every students' experience is as good as it can possibly be. My aim is to ease the ever burdening work-load that teachers currently have to face, equipping them with outstanding resources that are ready to go!
Half-Caste by John Agard - Outstanding Lesson
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Half-Caste by John Agard - Outstanding Lesson

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A 23 slide outstanding lesson on 'Half-Caste' by John Agard. This lesson is highly engaging and visually appealing. It is predominately aimed at KS3 but would be easily adaptable to KS4. The lesson includes differentiation and extensions for higher and weaker abilities as well as pictures which help provide a visual representation of the poem. This lesson comes complete with Key words (Translated for EAL) , starters, activities, and an engaging plenary.
Remains - Simon Armitage - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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Remains - Simon Armitage - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on Simon Armitage's 'Remains'. Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. This presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starter Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information on the author and PTSD. A reading of the poem In depth stanza by stanza analysis Unfamiliar Vocabulary - Imagery Grid Exploration of form, structure, language, effect and colloquialisms within the poem Questions for understanding Longer Essay Question Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning A must have for anyone looking to teach 'Remains'.
Singh Song! - Daljit Nagra - AQA Poetry - Love and Relationships
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Singh Song! - Daljit Nagra - AQA Poetry - Love and Relationships

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on Nagra's 'Singh Song!' with 25 visually engaging and informative slides. Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. This presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starter/Plenary Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information on the author. A reading of the poem A video explaining the poem In depth stanza by stanza analysis using colour coding system. Questions for understanding Exploration of key themes Glossary/Key terms explored Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning Structure Meaning Imagery Language Effect A writing task which will support learning and understanding in English Language A must have for anyone looking to teach 'Singh Song!'.
Pathetic Fallacy
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Pathetic Fallacy

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This lesson provides a brilliant introduction for classes at either KS3 or 4. The lesson includes: Engaging starter Key words / definitions Link to a YouTube video Opportunity for class discussion (Think, Pair and Share) Vocab tasks Exemplar Writing task with sentence starters and success criteria Plenary Excellent for cover, KS3 or for use at GCSE .
Checking Out Me History - John Agard - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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Checking Out Me History - John Agard - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on 'Checking Out Me History' Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. This presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starter Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information on the author and the history of the poem. A reading of the poem A video from the author In depth stanza by stanza analysis using colour coding system. Exploration of form, structure, language and more Questions for understanding Longer Essay Question Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning A must have for anyone looking to teach 'Checking Out Me History'.
The Prelude - William Wordsworth - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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The Prelude - William Wordsworth - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on Wordsworth's 'The Prelude'. Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. This presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starter Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information on the author and the history of 'The Prelude'. A reading of the poem Video In depth stanza by stanza analysis using colour coding system. Unfamiliar Vocabulary - Imagery Grid Exploration of form, structure and language Questions for understanding Longer Essay Question Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning A must have for anyone looking to teach 'The Prelude'. Please note, the only difference between this and my other 'The Prelude' lesson is the title page/background.
Creative Writing - War
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Creative Writing - War

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A standalone lesson on creative writing using Journey’s End as a theme. Lesson includes: Starter Vocab Task Short extract exemplar analysis Creative Task Peer Assessment Percect for a one off / cover lesson
Creative Writing - Perspective
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Creative Writing - Perspective

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This lesson focuses on perspective around the theme of being stranded on a desert island. The lesson includes: Engaging and informative slides Key words / Definitions Differentiated key words Opportunity for discussion Inference and Perspective task (Working out who or what is telling the story) Brilliant creative task focussing on writing wrong unique perspectives Ready to go and perfect at KS3 or 4.
London - William Blake - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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London - William Blake - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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A visually engaging and informative lesson based on William Blake's poem entitled 'London'. Lesson includes: Starter/Extensions throughout Think, Pair and Share Contextual Information Modern Day Interpretation of The Poem - Video clip Analysis of the poem Methods of Analysis Questions to Engage
Exploring Connotations - English
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Exploring Connotations - English

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Effective sheet used to break down the steps for exploring the connotations of words and exploring alternative viewpoints. Excellent for those studying at AQA English Language GCSE or to be used with higher ability KS3 classes. Can be used as part of a literacy mat, as a poster or as a standalone worksheet to help students reach the next level.
Lamb to the Slaughter - Roald Dahl
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Lamb to the Slaughter - Roald Dahl

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A weeks worth of lessons on Roald Dahl's short story. PowerPoint comprises of 30 slides which include: Implicit/Explicit meanings Creative Writing Task Imagery Analysis PEE Peer Assessment Perfect for anyone looking to teach this short story and be creative at the same time!
My Last Duchess - Robert Browning - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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My Last Duchess - Robert Browning - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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My Last Duchess - Robert Browning - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict An outstanding and visually engaging lesson on Browning's 'My Last Duchess' Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. This presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starter Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information on the author and the history of 'My Last Duchess' A reading of the poem In depth stanza by stanza analysis using colour coding system. Exploration of form, structure, language and themes Questions for understanding - What's it all about? Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning Structure Meaning Imagery Language Effect A must have for anyone looking to teach 'My Last Duchess'.
Email - Etiquette Lesson
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Email - Etiquette Lesson

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A short presentation which can be used for either assembly or a stand alone lesson which focuses on improving the email etiquette of students when emailing their teachers.
AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict  - Complete Collection - SAVE OVER 50%
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AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict - Complete Collection - SAVE OVER 50%

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An outstanding compilation of lessons on: Remains War Photographer The Prelude Exposure Kamikaze Ozymandias Poppies Storm on the Island The Charge of the Light Brigade The Emigree The Prelude Tissue Checking Out Me History My Last Duchess London + FREE Porphyria's Lover Half-Caste AQA English Lit/Language Posters Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. Each presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starters Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information A reading of the poem Stanza by Stanza analysis Unfamiliar Vocabulary - Imagery Grid Exploration of form, structure, language, effect and contrasting ideas within the poem Questions for understanding Longer Essay Question Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning A must have for anyone looking to teach the AQA Power and Conflict Cluster.
Exposure - Wilfred Owen - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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Exposure - Wilfred Owen - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on Owen's 'Exposure' with 40 visually engaging and informative slides. Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. This presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starter/Plenary Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information on the author. A reading of the poem In depth stanza by stanza analysis using colour coding system. Exploration of form, structure and language Questions for understanding Exploration of key themes Glossary/Key terms explored Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning Structure Meaning Imagery Language Effect A writing task which will support learning and understanding in English Language A must have for anyone looking to teach 'Exposure'.
Storm on the Island - Seamus Heaney - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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Storm on the Island - Seamus Heaney - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on Heaney's 'Storm on the Island'. Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. This presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starter Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information on the author and the history of Ireland In depth stanza by stanza analysis using colour coding system Unfamiliar Vocabulary - Imagery Grid Exploration of form, structure, language and themes Questions for understanding Longer Essay Question Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning A must have for anyone looking to teach 'Storm on the Island' whilst cutting out the planning. THIS RESOURCE IS EASILY ADAPTABLE
AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict - The Power of Nature Bundle + 1 FREE LESSON
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AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict - The Power of Nature Bundle + 1 FREE LESSON

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An outstanding compilation of lessons on: London Ozymandias Storm on the Island The Prelude + FREE EXPOSURE LESSON Assessment Objectives linked to the New AQA English Literature Specification. Each presentation will last 2/3 lessons and includes: Visually engaging slides Starters Extension tasks Think, Pair and Share Opportunities Contextual Information A reading of the poem Stanza by Stanza analysis Unfamiliar Vocabulary - Imagery Grid Exploration of form, structure, language, effect and contrasting ideas within the poem Questions for understanding Longer Essay Question Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning A must have for anyone looking to teach the AQA Power and Conflict Cluster.
Romeo and Juliet - Oxymoron Lesson
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Romeo and Juliet - Oxymoron Lesson

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An outstanding lesson which introduces the concept of oxymoron within Romeo and Juliet. This lesson is visually engaging and deploys a range of activities to appeal to all types of learners. The lesson comes complete with extensions and differentiation for weaker abilities. It also has key definitions, evidence of student work modeled as well as a range of writing activities which focus on developing language analysis. There is also an enjoyable plenary which helps to consolidate knowledge.