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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!
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'.
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.
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.
The Emigree - Carol Rumens - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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The Emigree - Carol Rumens - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on Rumen's 'The Emigree' 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. A reading of the poem In depth stanza by stanza analysis using colour coding system. Exploration of form, structure and language Questions for understanding Relevant and engaging plenary to consolidate the students' learning Structure Meaning Imagery Language Effect A must have for anyone looking to teach 'The Emigree'.
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens - Complete Presentation - AQA New Specification
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A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens - Complete Presentation - AQA New Specification

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A complete PowerPoint presentation with over 200 slides. Complete with 'A Christmas Carol' text. This is an outstanding and engaging resource for anyone looking to teach 'A Christmas Carol' without the planning. PowerPoint includes: Engaging Starters Activities Character Analysis Context Assessment Peer Assessment Imagery Analysis Summaries Plenaries Guided Reading Exploration of key terminology. The AO's are linked the new AQA GCSE.
Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on Dharker's 'Tissue'. 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 In depth stanza by stanza analysis. Analysis of themes 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 'Tissue'.
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!'.
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!
Gothic Literature - The Tell Tale Heart - Edgar Allen Poe
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Gothic Literature - The Tell Tale Heart - Edgar Allen Poe

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This double lesson looks at exploring Gothic conventions within Edgar Allen Poe's classic short story. To explore Gothic conventions. To expand our Gothic vocabulary. To understand how Edgar Allan Poe creates an atmosphere of horror and tension in ‘The Tell Tale Heart’. The double lesson includes: Starter Definition Vocabulary of the Gothic Visual Stimuli Key Questions About the author
Horror Writing - Exploring the Genre
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Horror Writing - Exploring the Genre

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A resource that will last around 2-3 lessons. Note extract is from 'Jeepers Creepers' opening. Starter Vocabulary builder Technique analysis Setting analysis Exploration of colour Creative Writing Tasks Zooming in on detail Success Criteria Peer Assessment Plenary
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'.
Identity - Power and Conflict - AQA Poetry
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Identity - Power and Conflict - AQA Poetry

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An outstanding compilation of lessons on: Checking Out Me History The Emigree Tissue +FREE Half-Caste 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.
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
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'.
Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict
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Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes - AQA Poetry - Power and Conflict

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An outstanding and engaging lesson on 'Bayonet Charge' 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 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 'Bayonet Charge'.
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.
Journey's End - Stanhope Assessment
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Journey's End - Stanhope Assessment

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This includes: An assessment based on: How is the character of Stanhope presented throughout Journey’s End? Sentence Starters Success Criteria Linked to AOs at GCSE Synonyms for ‘This shows’ Page of key quotes from all acts of the play Ready to go - Perfect for any assessment or GCSE Style task.