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Hi English teachers!! We are all so busy and I am finding TES is a great new place to share resources and cut down on planning. Here I will post resources for the new GCSE specifications. I teach AQA Eng Lang and Lit - Jekyll, Inspector, Power and Conflict, Xmas Carol. I teach OCR A Level Literature and igcse resit. I also have lots of KS3 resources and starter activities which can be used for KS2 or KS3. I hope you find something of interest.

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Hi English teachers!! We are all so busy and I am finding TES is a great new place to share resources and cut down on planning. Here I will post resources for the new GCSE specifications. I teach AQA Eng Lang and Lit - Jekyll, Inspector, Power and Conflict, Xmas Carol. I teach OCR A Level Literature and igcse resit. I also have lots of KS3 resources and starter activities which can be used for KS2 or KS3. I hope you find something of interest.
Creative writing: homeless diary KS3 KS4

Creative writing: homeless diary KS3 KS4

Creative writing - plannng and imagining what it is like to become homeless and where someone might end up and what they might experience. Example paragraph and ideas used Can be used with schemes of work for Stone Cold, Buddy etc, or any other story where a character has to run away. Or as a one off piece of writing.
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Jane Eyre Lowood School food and menus KS3

Jane Eyre Lowood School food and menus KS3

7 slides Two extracts from Jane Eyre where the porridge is burnt and the awful food is described with questions on the extracts. Examples of Victorian menus for paupers and orphans. Activity to design your own menu for a ragged school or workhouse. From a Year 7 SOW.
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The Signalman - Charles Dickens

The Signalman - Charles Dickens

2 x A4 question sheets on Charles Dickens' classic short story 'The Signalman'. Questions are based on the first section of the story, encouraging students to think about initial impressions of the setting and the character of the Signalman Plus wordsearch
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Jekyll and Hyde key quotes

Jekyll and Hyde key quotes

Some basic key quotes for both Jekyll and Hyde Practice extract question with what to look for in extract and tips on setting This was geared towards a low ability Year 11 group
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An Inspector Calls thorough exam revision for Year 11

An Inspector Calls thorough exam revision for Year 11

Geared towards AQA, but can be used with any exam board. You can change the opening slide for your own exam board. 40 slides covering all characters, themes, key quotes for each character, context and how to address the AQA assessment objectives Revision coverage includes - the main theme of responsibility and how each character could be to blame for Eva/Daisy's death - which of the characters behave well or badly - who the Inspector might be and the ambiguities surrouding him - keywords and quotations for each character - a task introducing subject terminology specific to the play and Priestley's aims - social and historical context - advice on how to specifically target some of the AOs I created this presentation for a whole revision day with Year 11 during Easter holidays and could save someone in an English dept a lot of work on the last week before the exam. The students found it very helpful. I hope it is of help to someone else.
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The Tempest Shakespeare Act 1 Scene 2 KS3/KS4

The Tempest Shakespeare Act 1 Scene 2 KS3/KS4

Questions on Act 1, Scene 2 Introduction to Caliban and Ariel Background to James I and witchcraft with links to BBC website Task on jobs for Caliban Extended writing task with scaffolding - letter from Ariel asking to be released from service Homework task 9 slides
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Shakespeare The Tempest Act 2 KS3/KS4

Shakespeare The Tempest Act 2 KS3/KS4

Focus on Caliban’s soliloquy - a curse on Prospero. Discussing whether Caliban is more than just a beast and how Prospero treats him and how he describes his suffering. Introduction to Stephano and Trinculo and how they are used as comic device Script writing task - create your own comic scene with amusing characters. Year 9 SOW.
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A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen A Level English Literature introduction

A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen A Level English Literature introduction

Background and initial introduction to the play for new A Level, geared towards OCR but can be used for anyone wanting to study the play. 18 slides with information on social and historical context, themes, Well Made Play, features of Naturalistic Drama, focus on initial scene and stage directions. Some tasks including homework for students.
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