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Working as a KS4 Coordinator in an inner London school, my main aim is to create relatable and interesting GCSE content to suit the needs of different learners. All resources have been tried and tested by myself, departments I have worked in and the #teamenglish Twitter community. Please leave a review and let me know how it went. For every review you leave, I will send a premium lesson for free! Add some revision tips. Sprinkle some life advice. Stir in some positivity.

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Working as a KS4 Coordinator in an inner London school, my main aim is to create relatable and interesting GCSE content to suit the needs of different learners. All resources have been tried and tested by myself, departments I have worked in and the #teamenglish Twitter community. Please leave a review and let me know how it went. For every review you leave, I will send a premium lesson for free! Add some revision tips. Sprinkle some life advice. Stir in some positivity.
Macbeth: The Witches (Act1 Scene 1 and 3)
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Macbeth: The Witches (Act1 Scene 1 and 3)

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Detailed lesson looking at the presentation of witches and their role in the play ‘Macbeth’. Lesson includes: -spelling test -guided questions to help students analyse the scene -explode the quote language analysis task -homework tasks (my YouTube video focusing on the context and exam question)
AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5
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AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5

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Lesson teaching students how to approach AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5. Students learn how to plan effectively using purpose, audience and form. Students are given example texts to help identify PAF and how writers adapt their style to suit. Students are then given an AQA exam style question to attempt. Example openings and a success criteria are also included to help students with this.
A Christmas Carol Stave 1: Scrooge and Fred Comparison
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A Christmas Carol Stave 1: Scrooge and Fred Comparison

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Updated version: (November 2018) A detailed lesson looking at the contrast between the presentation of Scrooge and his nephew in A Christmas Carol. Lesson includes: a literacy task looking at apostrophes ‘explode the quote’ word level analysis activities AQA student friendly mark scheme AO focused worksheet to help students structure their analytical paragraphs -assessment question -letter writing task Can be used for KS3 and KS4.
A Christmas Carol: Debate
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A Christmas Carol: Debate

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A debate lesson looking at whether Scrooge should be forgiven or not. Lesson includes: -starter (discourse markers) - reading of Stave 3 with guided questions - step by step on how to conduct a debate
Romeo and Juliet Word Level Analysis: Act 1 Scene 5
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Romeo and Juliet Word Level Analysis: Act 1 Scene 5

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Students will work collaboratively to analyse lines at word level from Romeo’s speech in Act 1, Scene 5. To help pupils think critically , key questions are given to guide them through. AO focused questions are also given for students to answer as well.
An Inspector Calls: Gerald and his Treatment of Women
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An Inspector Calls: Gerald and his Treatment of Women

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A detailed lesson looking at Gerald from An Inspector Calls. The lesson focuses on Gerald’s treatment of women in the play. Students will explore the context and Priestley’s presentation of the upper class in order to make connection with the characters and main themes. Lesson includes quote analysis and exam style questions. UPDATED: lesson also includes an essay example. Students have to highlight and annotate the use of Assessment Objectives and award it a grade.
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2
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Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2

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Detailed lesson looking at Act 2.2. Lesson includes: original and modern text with key questions to help students analyse the scene AQA exam style question with sentence stems AQA exam style Q5 writing task with success criteria
Power and Conflict Poetry: Kamikaze
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Power and Conflict Poetry: Kamikaze

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Lesson for the Power and Conflict poem ‘Kamikaze’. Lesson includes: -information and video clips exploring the contextual factors that influence the poem (A03) -visual aids to help students with word level analysis (A02) differentiated worksheet with a series of questions to help students analyse the poem (A01/A02) word level analysis planning sheet (A02)
A Christmas Carol SOW
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A Christmas Carol SOW

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SOW for ‘A Christmas Carol’. Scheme includes a series of 12 lessons that can be used with KS3 and KS4. It breaks down each chapter, key themes and ideas of the novel. Literacy activities and quotes analysis tasks have been included as class starters/settlers. An assessment lesson based on the AQA English Literature paper has also been provided. It allows the students to plan for the question effectively and learn how to structure their essay. Try before you buy! Visit my TES shop for a free lesson from the scheme.
English Language Paper 1: Question 3 (Structure)
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English Language Paper 1: Question 3 (Structure)

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Detailed lesson for Q3 (structure). The lesson: - looks at the differences between language and structural techniques -gives students opportunities to identify structural techniques within a text - includes a detailed flashcard with sentence stems and terminology for revision -includes mark scheme
AQA Paper 2 Question 5 Writing Tasks
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AQA Paper 2 Question 5 Writing Tasks

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FIVE writing activities for AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5. I’ve used the thought provoking work of artist Al Margen to act as a visual aid and help students write more creatively. I have also included questions for classroom discussions.
The Sign of Four: Chapter 1
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The Sign of Four: Chapter 1

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Detailed lesson focusing on Chapter 1 of ‘The Sign of Four’. Students will focus on observations and deductions. Lesson includes: -spelling test using unfamiliar words from Chapter 1 -observation and deductions task using extract from Chapter 1 -critical thinking/collaborative task (students use observations and deductions to solve a crime)
Black Panther Review: IGCSE Lesson
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Black Panther Review: IGCSE Lesson

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Detailed lesson for IGCSE looking at how to write a review. The lesson includes: -spelling test -compound adjectives activities summary and true and false exam style questions written task (review)
Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration
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Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

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A full lesson (could be used over a series of lessons) which focuses on the presentation of a Southern belle in the play. The lesson includes: - Examples (videos and theories) of Southern belles in American novels - Collaborative LIVE learning using Google Docs. Students will work together to create A0 focused revision notes around Williams representation of the archetype of a Southern belle through the character of Blanche - In depth quote analysis (Explode the Quote)
A Christmas Carol End of Stave 3: Ignorance and Want
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A Christmas Carol End of Stave 3: Ignorance and Want

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Detailed lesson looking at the ending of Stave 3. Students will focus on the social and historical context (child poverty and workhouses) and how this influences the themes/ideas explored in the novel. Lesson includes: - literacy starter (using dialogue correctly) -video and key questions -language analysis tasks
A Christmas Carol: Mr Fezziwig
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A Christmas Carol: Mr Fezziwig

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Updated (November 2018) Lesson exploring the character Mr. Fezziwig and how he acts as the catalyst of change for Scrooge. Lesson includes: -literacy starter (sentence forms) -Fezziwig and Scrooge comparison table -exam style question -student-friendly AQA mark scheme on how to get a Grade 9, 7 or 5 -AO focused worksheet to help students structure an analytical paragraph with sentence starters AQA paper 1, Q4 homework task