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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.
IGCSE Homework Booklet
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IGCSE Homework Booklet

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IGCSE homework booklet. Booklet includes FIVE practice exam papers (Q1-7) with teacher feedback sheets to make marking quick and easy. A section for students to rewrite weakest question is also included.
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3: CSI
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Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3: CSI

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A detailed lesson for Act 2.3 of ‘Macbeth’. Students are in role as police inspectors and must use observations and deductions to work out who killed King Duncan. Great way to get students to analyse the scene through role play.
Sentence Structure: Superheroes
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Sentence Structure: Superheroes

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Worksheet looking at sentence structures. Students will first look at the definitions of simple, compound, complex and minor sentence. They will then have to identify what sentence type has been used in a series of sentences, ending with rewriting a piece of writing using a variation of sentence forms.
The Handmaid's Tale: Second Wave Feminism and the Women of Gilead
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The Handmaid's Tale: Second Wave Feminism and the Women of Gilead

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Lesson exploring the theme of women and femininity in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. Students will concentrate on second wave feminism, making connections with the novel. Lesson includes: Range of statements for debate/Socratic seminar Chapter 7 key questions links to articles about second wave feminism and questions to aid analysis/discussion quote analysis task Essay question to test students’ evaluation skills
Out of the Blue Poetry Lesson
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Out of the Blue Poetry Lesson

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Lesson exploring Simon Armitage’s poem ‘Out of the Blue’. Lesson focuses on students making meaningful comments about the effect language and structure has on a reader. Lesson includes: word class activity TSLAP questions to help students analyse the poem practice question and example answer AQA Q5 style writing activity
AQA GCSE Writing Bundle
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AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

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Detailed and relatable assessment preparation lesson and range of activities focusing on English Language Paper 1 Question 5. The bundle includes: quiz to test knowledge of writing skills student friendly mark scheme student example independent writing task opportunity for guided self assessment TEN Paper 1 Q5 writing starters which include a success criteria to help guide students’ writing and create more imaginative openings. Sentence structure worksheet to help students vary their use of sentence form for effect
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.
Assessment Objectives Classroom Display
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Assessment Objectives Classroom Display

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Why don't you make your classroom displays more productive with these colourful, easy to understand posters breaking down the English Language Assessment Objectives. * Assessment Objectives are based on the Edexcel IGCSE, however it can be adapted easily to suit your exam board.
The Sign of Four Homework Booklet
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The Sign of Four Homework Booklet

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'The Sign of Four' booklet, including 7 exam style questions. The booklet also includes space for students to plan, write and self/peer assess work, as generic feedback sentences have been provided. There are also opportunities for students to rewrite their response using the feedback given.
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Making Comparisons
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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Making Comparisons

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Lesson focusing on Chapter Two of the novel. Students learn how to make comparisons between the setting (Justice Strauss and Count Olaf’s house). The lesson includes:a literacy task looking at discourse markers. comprehension questions for the chapter differentiated questions to help students make comparisons between the two settings comparison task homework task
English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing  (Question 1 and 2)
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English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing (Question 1 and 2)

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Detailed PowerPoints focusing on question 1 and 2 of the English Language Paper 1 examination. Lesson 1: Introduction into English Paper 1, using an extract from 'The Hunger Games' Lesson 2: Understanding the differences between implicit and explicit information using 'The Hunger Games' and visual aids. Lesson 3: Group based lesson/activities focusing on language techniques Lesson 4: Breakdown of Question 2 using 'The Sign of Four' Lesson 5/6: Understanding more ambitious language techniques, such as antithesis and Satire using 'Tale of Two Cities' and 'Animal Farm'. Lessons provide scaffolding for lower ability students, including sentence starters and activities to suit needs of different abilities.
Socratic Seminar: Out of the Blue
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Socratic Seminar: Out of the Blue

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Introducing students to Socratic Seminars though the exploration of the poem ‘Out of the Blue’ by Simon Armitage. PowerPoint includes: -Explanation and brief history of Socratic Seminars -Seminar question -Planning questions -Sentence stems to help with discussion -Evaluation activity You can find more resources at www.educatedminds.co.uk