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Coraline Chapter One Lesson(s)

This file is adaptable for 1-2 lessons, dependent on whether you are going to read a whole chapter or extracts. It assumes knowledge of the conventions of fantasy and horror. Students read the opening... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Coraline Blurb Lesson

This lesson explores the blurb of Coraline, focusing on talking about how it shows conventions of horror and fantasy. Students will also look at foreshadowing and predicting what may happen in the sto... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Queen Elizabeth vs Boudica Comparative speeches

Comparing the rallying speeches of two British Queens to get students to work on comparisons. Model paragraph is in the style of a question two from AQA paper 2  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

Exam/Board: AQA

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KS3 Romeo and Juliet SOW

Romeo and Juliet SOW, cobbled together from various sources over the years. Not all my own work but hopefully useful to some of you. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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The Woman in Black Scheme of Work

Year 9 study "The Woman in Black" at the start of the year. It forms part of our spiral curriculum because it helps to build students' knowledge of Victorian (style) ghost stories, thereby preparing... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Novels

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Romeo and Juliet SOW for Year 8

SOW for Romeo and Juliet for Year 8.  It contains resources collated/adapted from other sources as well as original activities. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Othello

I have collated/adapted resources and activities from various other sources for this Year Nine SOW. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Holes - Louis Sacher

A basic scheme of work aimed at Year 7 students on the novel 'Holes'. Feel free to use and adapt! VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

Exam/Board: AQA

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Boy's Don't Cry- Year 9 SOL

Written with help from teachers from several schools including The Priory. Full SOL including:PP (empty slides for Do Nows)Week by week lesson MT planKOSeveral texts Copy of an "interesting"... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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The Giver Homework Tasks for creative writing practice

Please find lessons and sow posted separately. I designed these to be completed alongside the reading of The Giver, starting a few weeks in. The success criteria is the same each week because the stud... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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The Giver Scheme of Work

Please find the series of lessons to go alongside this posted as a separate resource. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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The Giver series of lessons

The Giver by Lois Lowry. A great book to read with Y7. Here we have a series of lesson ppts created on Google slides, so formatting may be lost in converting to ppt. The entire novel is on the lesson... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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A Song for Ella Grey Reading Comprehension PowerPoint

'A Song for Ella Grey' written by David Almond reading comprehension questions.There are also additional resources linked Greek Myths to support students wider understanding of the novel. Aside f... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Tribes - Catherine Macphail

Detailed Powerpoint scheme working through the KS3 novel Tribes VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

Exam/Board: AQA

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Year 7 Summer Reading List

A short list with new(ish) titles targeted for reading for pleasure. All available on Amazon. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Homework, Reading

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Shakespeare/Much Ado scheme overview

Detailed MTP for Shakespeare/Much Ado About Nothing. The first half takes a thematic approach looking at colonialism. The second half shifts to a close study ago Much Ado.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Year 9 Summer Reading List

A short list with new(ish) titles targeted for reading for pleasure. All available on Amazon. Can be used for Year 8 higher attainers. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Narnian Narratives

A narrative writing scheme of work designed to take year 7 up to the Christmas holidays.  Using 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' extracts, children have weekly opportunity to flex their cre... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Writing

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Speaking and Listening SOL

Whole SOL based around speaking and listening for Key Stage 3 and lower ability Key Stage 4. Utilising persuasive techniques and writing structure. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Speaking and Listening

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Creative Writing - Winter Wonderland

Whole scheme introducing creative writing and writing techniques VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Y7 Coraline writing SOL

A writing scheme of work for Coraline by Neil Gaiman based upon the reading SOL written by Jane Peters and my own work on structure using Freytag's pyrmaid. Includes a KO, PP and week by week SOL plan VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Once - Morris Gleitzman

A basic scheme of work aimed at Year 7 students on the novel 'Once'. Feel free to use and adapt! VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels, Reading

Exam/Board: AQA

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The Signalman - 16 page booklet - full text with glossary and pictures - KS3

A 16 page booklet of the full text of The Signalman, with glossary and pictures. Aimed at KS3 students. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature

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Journey's End SOW

Journey's End full scheme of work. Some resources cobbled together from other sources, plagarism not intentional. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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The Boy who Harnessed the Wind

This is scheme of work for KS3 for non fiction autobiographical writing. We also used it for cross curriculum links with Science and Humanities.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

Exam/Board: AQA

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Stretch and Challenge task sheet

This sheet is for all students to stick in their exercise books, either on the inside front cover or the back inside cover for them to refer to. If students complete a task and need a challenge questi... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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KS3 Non Fiction Unit of work

I have created a range of PPts and resources using some modern examples to introduce non-fiction texts and writing.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA, Eduqas

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Gothic Lit Year 7 SOW

A short SOW for year 7.Lessons and extracts based on 'The Tell-Tale Heart', 'Frankenstein', 'The Raven' and 'Dracula'. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Year 7 Animal Poetry Knowledge Organiser

A knowledge organiser for a 5-week unit of Animal Poetry with homework tasks.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

Exam/Board: AQA

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Scattergories - word classes

To help students embed knowledge of word classes. Could be used at KS3 or KS4. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar

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KS3 poetry

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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Book Look Mark Sheets

There is a blank Book Look sheet and a completed one in the folder. Before starting marking have the blank Book Look sheet in front of you and the work, if this is in book form, then ask students to l... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Novels, Poetry, Reading, SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar, Writing

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Book Look Mark Sheets

There is a blank Book Look sheet and a completed one in the folder. Before starting marking have the blank Book Look sheet in front of you and the work, if this is in book form, then ask students to l... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Novels, Poetry, Reading, SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar, Writing

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Conquer or Die

The lesson focuses on the speech given by Boudicca before her defeat to the Romans. There is a particular focus on emotive language and how she wants to rally her army before attack.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Writing To Argue (Graffiti Theme)

A base ppt for creating a letter to the local council. Uses the theme of graffiti.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Maggot Moon Escape Room

Fun activity created after completing the novel with Year 9 as a class reader.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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The Second Coming by WB Yeats. Theme: Dystopia & Utopias

One 2 hr lesson. Part of a scheme of work on Dystopia and Utopia. Aimed at middle ability year 9.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

Exam/Board: AQA

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Extract to go with ACC reading lesson

There are gaps as this is  cloze exercise.   VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Year 7-8 Gothic Story lesson

This is a ppt to encourage KS3 students to create a Gothic story that builds tension with each paragraph having a new focus.It includes pictures, captions and an eerie soundtrack.    VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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EAL Strategies

This is a prestation going through different strategies for EAL students. It has a summary of each strategy, some examples of tasks, and copies of completed work. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Course: GCSE Language

Unit: Reading

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The Art of Persuasion unit booklet

A booklet that I have written for our updated rhetoric unit. Students will study speeches and letters from Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Michelle Obama and Marcus Rashford. We have 9 week curriculum cyc... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Speaking and Listening, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Persuasive Writing: The Art of Persuasion Knowledge Organiser

A KO for our updated Art of Persuasion unit which explores the use of Pathos, Ethos and Logos in speech and writing taking students on a journey of famous rhetoric from Gandhi to Rashford. Includes de... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar, Speaking and Listening, Vocabulary, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Beowulf Knowledge Organiser

A knowledge organiser for our new yr 7 scheme exploring the evolution of the hero from Beowulf to Captain Marvel. Includes a Beowulf plot summary, Freytag's pyramid; characterisation terminology inclu... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels, Reading, Speaking and Listening, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Dracula Knowledge Organiser

A KO for our new Dracula scheme for year 9 including: plot summary, key characterisation terminology, a list of explicitly taught Tier 2 and 3 vocabulary, a definition of Gothic Literature and guide t... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Novels, Reading, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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SPaG Starters KS3

One a day for KS3 groups to go over basics.We called it 'catch up curriculum' but it's just a revising of basic skills.Questions ask students to think about vocab, punctuation, word choice and spellin... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar

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Y8 Conflict SOW

A Full 7 week SOW made from lots of resources I have found/made. Comes with a complete homework module. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Homework, Novels, Reading

Exam/Board: AQA

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Homophones

A list of common homophones with definitions.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar

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Gothic lit - Click Clack The Rattlebag PPT

This power point is to be used with Neil Gaiman's short story. It develops student's understanding of Gothic literature and includes ideas for activities such as: monologue, newspaper and descriptive... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Speaking and Listening, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Of Mice and Men Quiz

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Big Fat Quiz of the Year!

End of term fun PPT for your classes! 6 categories: events this year, say what you see, music, general knowledge, films, guess the celeb. Enjoy! VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Course: GCSE Language

Unit: Whole School Literacy

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Gothic Literature

Covering Dracula, Frankenstein, Jekyll and Hyde and Jack the Ripper.  Used with KS3 to develop creative writing, subordinate clauses, analysis and familiarisation with 19th Century writing. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature

Exam/Board: AQA

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Year 6 Transition lesson

This is a creative writing lesson for a Year 6 transition lesson. The ppt is based on the book/film Inkheart and has the trailer for the film, slides with captions and music (from the film) to gu... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Writing through Time 7: Victorian

Four lessons from a longer scheme. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels, Poetry, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing through Time 6: Romanticism (and Regency)

Four lessons from a longer scheme. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels, Poetry, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing through Time 5: Restoration

Four lessons from a longer scheme. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels, Plays, Poetry, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing through Time 4: Renaissance

Four lessons from a longer scheme. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays, Poetry, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing through Time 3: Middle English

Four lessons extracted from a longer scheme. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing through Time: Old English

3-4 lessons - part of a full scheme.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing through Time 1: Mythology

This is the first four lessons in the full Writing through Time scheme posted a few weeks ago. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry, Reading, Vocabulary

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Teaching Symbolism in Creative Writing

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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A Poison Tree - William Blake Lesson

A lesson to explore emotions in A Poison Tree. Focus on extended metaphors.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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Writing Word Mats

Support mats to help students when writing fiction and non-fiction texts. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Punctuating fronted adverbials

Reminder on including commas after fronted adverbials VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar, Whole School Literacy, Writing

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Noughts and Crosses (Play)

The aim of this unit of work is for Year 8 pupils to engage with the form of the play and its content, taking a freeing approach to the text that is talk- and drama-based, and active. In lieu o... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Animal Farm (Year 9)

A scheme we used with Year 9 this year - some bits will definitely need tweaking, and I feel like I've lost a couple of slides along the way - sorry! VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Introduction to the Language Paper

Scheme of Learning, based around the short Ray Bradbury story 'All Summer in a Day.' The aim of the Scheme is to introduce students to some of the skills they will need for their GCSE Language papers,... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Writing

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Relationship Poetry Scheme of Learning

Full Scheme of Learning analysing a range of poetry based around the theme of relationships. The aim of the SoL is to help students develop the skills needed for their Anthology study at GCSE.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry, Writing

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War Poetry Scheme of Learning

Full Scheme of Learning covering a range of World War I Poets and Poetry. Students focus on developing skills in analysing and comparing poems through extended writing. There is also a focus on contex... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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Y7 Different types of sentences

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Whole School Literacy

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Macbeth (Year 7)

Macbeth SoL for Year 7 with a focus on the character development of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's characters (culminating in a venn diagram comparison and comparative paragraph assessment. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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The Tempest (Year 8)

A scheme of work for The Tempest. Following these lessons, students worked in groups to do an evaluative presentation on one of the following topics (differentiated):• “Prospero is a cruel tyrant.”• “... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Year 9 Non-Fiction Media Unit (AQA Language Paper 2)

A great intro for Media or Film Studies if studied at GCSE, if not, this is a great accessible unit for Year 9 students to explore a range of non-fiction texts. The scheme Developing an awareness of h... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

Exam/Board: AQA

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KS3 + year 10 English curriculum map

This is my curriculum map for KS3 and year 10 (we are a new school so only just got to ks4). Hopefully, it is helpful.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Writing

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Write a Speech as Squealer Scaffold

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Students Mark Animal Farm PEACH Paragraphs

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Napoleon and Tyranny - Animal Farm

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Animal Farm or Napoleon's Farm?

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Animal Farm Recap Chapters 1-6

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Book in A Day- Ghost Boys

Resources for reading a book in a day using Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Sawbones – Full SOW

A full SOW for a Y7 unit around Catherine Johnson's Sawbones. Each lesson is planned and there are retrieval activities at the start of each lesson. Some of these resources are adapted from others I h... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Capital punishment in Oliver Twist

A lesson on capital punishment in Oliver Twist. Features a real life case and requires students to formulate arguments then write these up in the form of a letter.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Plays

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Themes in Oliver Twist

This lesson is part of a bigger series of lessons on Oliver Twist. The lesson explores themes used in the play (adaptation by Nigel Bryant).  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

Exam/Board: AQA

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World Book Day literary pairs competition

A competition for the whole school.  Give a teacher a sticker with one half of a literary pairing.  Students have to match the teacher to the list on the sheet, and for extra challenge, name... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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World Book Day Quiz

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Unit: Reading

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Persuasive language

Persuasive writing lesson. Students will learn how to identify ethos, pathos and logos. Students will learn the AFOREST acronym and will put it into practice in a fun writing activity. Can be easily a... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Frankenstein - What makes a monster?

A fun resource to get students thinking about how we perceive monsters. It further gets students to consider how to differentiate between the characteristics of humans VS monsters. In this resour... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Wonder - Mini SOW

A differentiated short SOW (approx 12 lessons) exploring the plot and characters in 'Wonder'. This SOW is great for upper KS2, EAL or low level literacy learners at KS3. Note* this SOW has been create... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Wonder - Mini SOW

A differentiated short SOW (approx 12 lessons) exploring the plot and characters in 'Wonder'. This SOW is great for upper KS2, EAL or low level literacy learners at KS3. Note* this SOW has been create... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Where the World Ends SOW

Powerpoint SOW for Where The World Ends - Y7/8. Needs to be tinkered with but there's lots on there to get you started.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

Exam/Board: AQA

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PRU/SEN SOW World War One

A scheme of work designed for teaching at a Pupil Referral Unit/SEN school. All PowerPoints and resources included.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry, Writing

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How to Fail Podcast Persuasive Adverts

A couple of adverts that I have transcribed from the 'How to Fail' podcast with Elizabeth Day. Could be used for cover or as a starter/couple of starters for identifying persuasive techniques. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Course: GCSE Language

Unit: Writing

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Christmas Adverts Creative Writing

I usually use this with Year 7 but you could use with other KS3 classes.The lesson is based around watching a couple of popular Christmas TV adverts, then a creative writing activity follows each one.... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Murders in the Rue Morgue- Crime Fiction

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Reading, Writing

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Penny Dreadfuls - Gothic Literature

A couple of lessons on Penny Dreadfuls as part of a larger focus on Gothic Literature. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature

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Poetic Meter in Shakespeare

A worksheet to accompany the TED video on iambic pentameter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5lsuyUNu_4 VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

Exam/Board: AQA, EDEXCEL, OCR, IGCSE, WJEC, Eduqas, City and Guilds

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Narrative Writing

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Trash by Andy Muligan

A range of resources for the novel Trash by Any Mulligan.  All resources were used with a high ability year 7 group. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Rhetoric Devices in Marcus Rashford's open letter

Useful for y8/9 looking at DAFOREST techniques and dissecting Rashford's letter. There is a what - how - why model that can also be used for other extracts.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Whole School Literacy

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Remembrance Day Reading Booklet

A selection of extracts based on ideas on disciplinary literacy. Each section has three extracts and the extracts get increasingly more challenging. Students then plan and write a response based on th... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

Exam/Board: AQA

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Lady of Shalott

A unit on The Lady of Shalott which I did with a low ability yr8 group. Complete set of resources. Some are based on things I found, so I can't claim complete credit for it all. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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Animal Farm -structure lesson

This is a structure lesson which was based on year 8 pupils (ignore the title I was having a funny five) who were reading Animal Farm but would work for pupils that haven't been reading it as it is ba... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

Exam/Board: AQA

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'Trash' by Andy Mulligan KS3 Student Workbook

A workbook I created for students who are absent from school and need further support. It follows our Scheme of learning. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Interview Lesson with Lesson Plan - An Irish Airman Forsees His Death - Identity Poetry - KS3

A lesson with detailed annotated lesson plan I created for an interview.Year 9 are currently studying a unit entitled ‘Identity’. In this unit, we are using poetry as a way to show how writers use lan... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

Exam/Board: AQA

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Paper 2 - Practice paper booklet

A resource made compiling:ExtractQuestion PaperMark SchemeGrade Boundariesfor every paper sat under the new spec for AQA since 2017. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Homework

Exam/Board: AQA

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A Monster Calls - Scheme of Learning

A scheme of learning for A Monster Calls completed this half term. A Monster Calls is a stunning text that beautifully describes the emotional trauma of Conor O'Malley. I hope you find the r... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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200 word challenge year 8

a full year's worth of 200-word challenge materials, with a task, vocabulary and methods to include. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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200 word challenge for year 7

a full year's worth of 200-word challenge materials, with a task, vocabulary and methods to include. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Hidden Figures- Y9 Non- fiction

A half term SOL including skeleton PP, all word files, SOL and KO for teaching to year 9 to support their preparation for KS4. All sources are about people who have been erased from history due to sex... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Terror Kid Opening Chapters

This is the first lesson on the opening chapters of Terror Kid, focusing on characterisation. I used this with Y8 students. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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KS3 diversity equality inspirational writing fiction and non-fiction

21 lessons based on short stories or extracts, some poetry and non-fiction links too. Inspirational stories aimed at year 7, equality themed lessons aimed at year 8 - extract list included to show whi... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

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Travel writing

Old but maybe a start for a tweak. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Speaking and Listening, Writing

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Great Expectations - Extract analysis

Needs jazzing up as I took out all of the pictures, but the basics are there. Might save someone some time. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Reading

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A Storm Emerges (Reading and Writing skills)

An original text (700+ words) with starter tasks, comprehension and analysis questions, extended writing prompts, and reading mark scheme.Ideal for stand-alone lessons, cover lessons, or as part of a... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

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The Sweet Escape (Reading and Writing Skills)

An original text (700+ words) with starter tasks, comprehension and analysis questions, extended writing prompts, and reading mark scheme.Ideal for stand-alone lessons, cover lessons, or as part of a... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Writing

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The Power of Words Year 7 Introductory lesson

A stand alone double lesson for year 7, we are going to use this for their first English lesson with us. They will produce a piece of creative writing that we will use as a baseline assessment piece.&... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Gothic Fiction Knowledge Organiser

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature

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Of Mice and Men Knowledge Organiser

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Animal Farm Knowledge Organiser

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Exit Tickets for Lessons

Exit Tickets allow pupils to reflect on their learning at the end of the lesson, thereby removing the need for a teacher-led plenary. Promotes independent and personal thinking skills, and provides fo... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Novels, Plays, Poetry, SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar, Vocabulary

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Knowledge Organiser - 'A Little Piece of Ground' by Elizabeth Laird

Knowledge Organiser for KS3 Novel 'A Little Piece of Ground' by Elizabeth Laird, a resource to support students' study of the text. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Ghost Boys

This is an excellent and timely novel.These resources have been created with thanks to inspiration from the freely available Reading with Relevance Guide found online.The SOW takes students through th... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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To kill a Mockingbird SoL Part2

This is the second part of the SoL: it has the resources to accompany lessons and an end of unit assessment. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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To kill a Mockingbird SoL Part1

This is Part 1 of the upload; it has the lesson ppts. The end of unit assessment and resources are in Part 2 VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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The Infinite - Full SoW for Year 7

A six-week resourced scheme of work for Year 7.  Aims of the unit include class reading of a book for pleasure, considering structure and character development and exploring genre.  Best tau... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels, Reading

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A Christmas Carol 50 Questions

I have cobbled together this list of 50 questions for A Christmas Carol from various other resources. There are assessment objective specific questions (although they are not labelled explicitly as th... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Novels

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Formal letter of gratitude to English footballers (discussing racism)

Encourage pupils to think about the positives and negatives of the Euros 2021 and write a formal letter to one of the footballers.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Whole School Literacy, Writing

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Be The Change- Tweeting After Euros 2020

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Speaking and Listening

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Year 7 Creative Writing Masterclass

This is a creative writing sow aimed at Year 7 with the theme of archetypal heroes and villains. There are numerous extracts and tasks to embed writing skills.    VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Accelerated Reading Resources and Handbook

Accelerated Reading was a money pit for a while, but after implementing the key elements detailed in the handbook, we have seen exceptional progress in students who engage with the lessons. They also... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, Whole School Literacy

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Masterclass lessons and resources

A selection of POS and lesson ideas from our English Dept masterclasses, aimed at Yr6 students coming to our school in the following year.  They are a bit old and disorganised but they can be ada... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays, Poetry, Speaking and Listening, Writing

Exam/Board: AQA, EDEXCEL, OCR, WJEC, Eduqas

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Creative Writing (Alex Rider)

This is a full scheme of work with booklet and PowerPoints, plus an overview, covering around 5 weeks. It has been created with Year 7 in mind. I have brought together some previously existing resourc... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

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Noughts and Crosses The Play (Non Fiction Writing Outcomes)

A SOW designed to support the teaching of 'Noughts and Crosses' the play to y8 students for their English lessons.  I have included clips from the Pilot theatre production of the play at the... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Hatchet

This is a whole unit of work based around the novel Hatchet.There are reading and writing activities, homework tasks and key vocab lessons are integrated.Instead of LOs I have used 'The Big Question'... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Homework, Novels, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

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Rupi Kaur- Broken English- Relationships/ Unseen Poetry

We used this with Year 8 as part of their unit, but can really be used with any year group as an unseen poem/ making inferences etc. As part of the PPT I've include her performance of the poem on the... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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Creative Writing Checklist

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Level: Key Stage 3

Course: GCSE Language

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Shakespearean Insults Worksheet

A fun little worksheet to introduce the many insults in Shakespeare's works. This can be used as an introduction to Shakespeare or as a starter task with KS3, allowing them to become familiar with lan... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

Exam/Board: AQA

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The Story of an Hour: Linked to Oak National Academy lessons by Stuart Pryke

These are four two hour lessons that we originally used in lockdown but are now being used by our exclusion room. The powerpoints include a warm up to the fantastic Oak National lessons by Stuart Pryk... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature, Reading

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Introduction to disciplinary literacy using UTV technique

As a school we had worked on DEAR but it simply wasn't working, teachers were scared of teaching reading or students were allowed to simply stare at a book for 20 minutes. This is not about readi... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar, Vocabulary, Whole School Literacy

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12th Night

SoL using 12th Night. It culminates in a speech assessment as well as focusing on analysis.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Transactional Writing SOW

Power-point and resources for Transactional Writing. Designed for Y9 but can be adapted. Credit to Mr S Pryke as some of his amazing resources are included. Put together quite quickly so feel free to... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Great Expectations using GCSE Lang skills and Lit Theory

A series of lessons using extracts mainly to explore the Lang P1 GCSE skills through the text and apply literary and social theory.  Another teacher completed other book content teaching at the s... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature

Exam/Board: AQA

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Literary Villains

An introduction to some literary villains looking at common threads of description etc. There is assessment for Reading, Writing and S&L, and ultimately it was designed top lead into a Scheme on S... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Y9 Speech writing based on themes in AQA non-war related Conflict poems

This Scheme tries to combine Paper 2 non-fiction writing skills with an introduction to the poems not related to war. It focuses on feminism, poverty, race and the environment building towards pupils... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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A Midsummer Night's Dream SOW Yr8

This contains PPTs and resources for a full scheme of work. It is not all my work; I have used many different resources that I have collected over time, and many thanks to all those who produced them,... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Vocabulary Lessons

Some examples of how Katie Ashford's book Building Brilliant Vocabulary can be turned into PowerPoints to teach alongside your SoLs. Just choose the words that suit the texts/tasks and embed them into... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Vocabulary

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King of Shadows - Pupil Booklet

I put this booklet together to support Year 6 pupils last year during lockdown. It could easily be adapted for Year 7 pupils. I hope you find it useful.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels

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Year Seven Poetry From Other Cultures

A five week (20 lessons) poetry scheme for Year Seven.  Some resources are original, some are collated from a variety of other sources.  SOW, lesson PPTs, resource booklet and homework ideas... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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KS3 Creative Writing Task

Useful revision task for creative writing, with an example paragraph, structure, and language technique checklist for introduction to Paper 1, Section B. Can be tailored as GCSE exam practise.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 2

Suitable for remote learning adapted from another resource from TES.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays

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Poetic Form

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

Exam/Board: AQA

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'Loose Change' other cultures unit

Taught to year 8 as part of our 'poetry and short stories from other cultures' unit. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry, Reading

Exam/Board: AQA, EDEXCEL, OCR, IGCSE, WJEC, Eduqas

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'Unrelated Incidents' other cultures poetry

Taught to year 8 as part of our 'poetry from other cultures' unit.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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'Refugee Boy' other cultures unit

This extract is studied as part of our 'Poetry and short stories from other cultures' unit.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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'Vultures' poetry from other cultures

This taught as part of our year 8 'Poetry from Other Cultures' unit of work.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

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A short series of lessons based on the The Woman in Black

This is a series of lessons based around The Woman in Black. It covers some techniques and mostly analytical writing focussing on atmosphere. I have adapted some of this to use as a creative writing f... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Novels, Reading

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Literacy Outline for Y7-Y9

Our school timetables 1 lesson each week for our weakest pupils in Y7-Y9 for literacy.  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Whole School Literacy

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Watch List

I've updated my list of great things to watch that support the teaching of English at KS3 & KS4. I've added some documentaries also. VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Homework

Exam/Board: AQA

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Unseen Poetry Scheme

This is a scheme I used with KS3 but you could take to poems and use them at GCSE also to practice for the Unseen element.Let me know if it is useful :)  VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

Exam/Board: AQA

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KS3 Progression Map of key skills in English

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Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading, SPAG Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar, Writing

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Gothic Literature

Two lessons starting with the red room in Jane Eyre followed by a lesson on The TellTale Heart using the online text:https://www.poemuseum.org/the-tell-tale-heart VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: 19th Century Literature

Exam/Board: AQA

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Children Across Time SOW

A scheme of work that includes a range of fiction and nonfiction sources exploring the experience of childhood from the Bronze Age all the way to the modern-day. The scheme focuses on key reading skil... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Reading

Exam/Board: AQA, EDEXCEL, OCR, IGCSE, WJEC, Eduqas

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Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

This is a scheme of work to support the teaching of the book Love That Dog. Would work very well with a low ability KS3 group.The book is essentially a journal written by 'Jack' in response to hi... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Poetry

Exam/Board: AQA

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KS3 Narrative Writing Success Criteria

Use these success criteria for different parts of narrative writing, linked to Freytag's Pyramid.  Great for breaking down each part of the story into chunks.  Can be used to create rubrics... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Writing

Exam/Board: AQA

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Lady Macbeth Downfall

A lesson for KS3 - year 7 - on Lady Macbeth and her downfall. The students are investigators and must find out  what happened to her and why through clues such as doctors notes, secret letters fr... VIEW

Level: Key Stage 3

Unit: Plays