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English GCSE

I'm a secondary English teacher with six years of experience and three years experience as an AQA examiner. The majority of my resources are geared towards the AQA GCSE English Language and Literature specifications.

I'm a secondary English teacher with six years of experience and three years experience as an AQA examiner. The majority of my resources are geared towards the AQA GCSE English Language and Literature specifications.
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Revision Resources

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Revision Resources

A set of practice exam questions and lessons to revise the main themes and characters in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. These lessons cover about 6 hours of teaching time and can be differentiated for students of varying ability.
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Literacy Posters

Literacy Posters

A collection of Literacy posters focusing on parts of speech, punctuation, poetic techniques and other key terminology. Brightly coloured, easy to read and clear they brighten up any classroom and make an excellent resource for students to use to help their own understanding.
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Simple, Compound or Complex? Sentences worksheet

Simple, Compound or Complex? Sentences worksheet

A text based activity that asks students to identify the different types of sentences in an extract. Key for annotation provided and can work to consolidate understanding of sentences types or as a creative writing exercise to see how sentence structures work together to create effects.
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AQA GCSE Language Paper 2/Non-fiction Unit

AQA GCSE Language Paper 2/Non-fiction Unit

A set of lessons covering 6 weeks that focuses on non-fiction. Geared towards the AQA Language Paper 2 specification but covers skills of inference, analysis, summary and comparison.
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Great Expectations SOW

Great Expectations SOW

A 6 week scheme of work to take students through some of the main characters and themes of Great Expectations. Full lesson powerpoints and lots of worksheets/activities.
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AQA English Language Lessons and Papers

AQA English Language Lessons and Papers

A set of lessons and practice papers for AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2. The lessons can work as revision or introduction and cover at least 4-6 weeks' worth of lesson time, depending on class ability. There is a set of practice papers for each with ready made feedback lessons using the mark scheme.
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Romeo and Juliet Creative Writing

Romeo and Juliet Creative Writing

A lesson based on using different sentences and language devices to produce a piece of creative writing from Juliet's p.o.v. The worksheet can be used as a starter or homework task, depending on group ability.
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AQA Language Paper 2 SOL

AQA Language Paper 2 SOL

A set of lessons approaching AQA Language Paper 2. Complete with activities and enough to introduce the topic soundly or makes for excellent revision before exams. Also works well at KS3 to introduce students to the style of questions/texts.
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The Twits SOL

The Twits SOL

This is a unit of work based on The Twits aimed at EAL/lower ability students at KS3. It covers a range of skills including comprehension, creative writing, and general grammar and literacy. Could also be used with KS2.
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