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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.
Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol - introduction - Stave One
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Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol - introduction - Stave One

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Thorough introduction to A Christmas Carol by Dickens. Geared towards KS4 19th century Literature text. My exam board is AQA but can be used with any exam board. 20 slides KS4 assessment objectives Language to describe Scrooge and Marley in Stave One Background to Victorian beliefs and superstitions Dickens and the Victorian Gothic 7 deadly sins Several questions and tasks, drama role play/script as an extension task I hope you find this a useful introduction to the novel. Can be used for KS3 also, (perhaps removing the 7 Deadly sins if too scary). Enough here for 2-3 lessons. I will upload the rest of the Staves.
Wordsworth daffodils unseen poem KS3
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Wordsworth daffodils unseen poem KS3

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Lovely, colourful powerpoint activities Annotate the poem looking for adjectives, verbs, rhyming couplets and personification etc Questions on poem Descriptive writing task Persuasive writing task The poem is included with x4 copies on one A4 sheet so students can cut and stick, and to save your photocopying budget.
The Signalman - Charles Dickens
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The Signalman - Charles Dickens

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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
Jane Eyre Lowood School food and menus KS3
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Jane Eyre Lowood School food and menus KS3

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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.
Persuasive techniques KS3 - Billy the dog RSPCA leaflet
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Persuasive techniques KS3 - Billy the dog RSPCA leaflet

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Suitable for Year 7 or 8. RSPCA leaflet about Billy is included with the ppt Introduction to some persuasive techniques such as emotive language. Match up the persuasive techniques with the definition and find examples in the text. Questions on the text Design your own leaflet for an animal shelter in your own town.
A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen A Level English Literature introduction
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A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen A Level English Literature introduction

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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.
Creative writing: homeless diary KS3 KS4
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Creative writing: homeless diary KS3 KS4

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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.
Christina Rossetti introduction to revision
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Christina Rossetti introduction to revision

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An introduction to Rossetti revision, geared towards OCR AS Level examination. Some of the main points on social and historical context. Assessment objectives are included, plus an overview of the main Pre-Raphaelite contexual elements 9 slides
Homes under the creepy hammer  - Gothic conventions - KS3 - ghost stories
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Homes under the creepy hammer - Gothic conventions - KS3 - ghost stories

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Fun task based on the conventions of Gothic literature, geared towards KS3. Based on Homes under the Hammer, create an advertising display for a creepy, haunted house that will be on display in an estate agent’s window in your local area. Students then write a fuller description of a ghost that haunts the property Examples given for students to design their own advert and to invent a ghost that haunts the property
The Tempest Shakespeare Act 1 Scene 2 KS3/KS4
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The Tempest Shakespeare Act 1 Scene 2 KS3/KS4

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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