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ThemesNew!
Students colour code a number of themes and match them to the  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Published: 27/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): AQA AS and A level anthology: love poetry through the ages
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Setting in the novelNew!
Students annotate a number of extracts exploring setting in this  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 27/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (The Strange Case of) by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Power and conflict poetry quizNew!
A fantastically useful PowerPoint quiz to test students' knowledge  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 27/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for AQA (2015 onwards)
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Comparing texts with biographical textsNew!
A resource designed for the Edexcel course from 2015, comparing  … read more
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KS5 | Language and Literature | Published: 27/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Voices in Speech and Writing anthology for Edexcel (from 2015)
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Book seventh: Chapter by chapter activitiesNew!
A number of questions and activities to help students when readingthe  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 27/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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'Catchphrase' word quizNew!
A fun PowerPoint 'Catchphrase' style game. Perfect as a starter  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 27/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Word games
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The analogy of the rainbow in Keats' 'Lamia'New!
A suggested lesson plan and resources to enhance students' understanding  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Published: 20/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): AQA AS and A level anthology: Poetry: tragedy and comedy | Keats, John
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Mood graphNew!
Students plot points along an 'emotive' graph and decide whether  … read more
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KS3 | Plays | Published: 20/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Tempest
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Exploring the character of Lady MacbethNew!
An essay question, prompt notes and word bank designed to help  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 20/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Exploring interpretations of the poem: 'The Scrutiny' by Richard LovelaceNew!
This resource focuses on how students should combine critical  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Published: 20/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): AQA AS and A level anthology: love poetry through the ages
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Direct speech at the end of 'Lamia'New!
A resource designed to support discussion at the end of the poem.  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Published: 20/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): AQA AS and A level anthology: Poetry: tragedy and comedy | Keats, John
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'The Eve of St Agnes' close analysis questions New!
Questions to guide students through this poem. Written for students  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Published: 20/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): AQA AS and A level anthology: Poetry: tragedy and comedy | Keats, John
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Oscar Wilde dominoesNew!
A domino game to encourage students to revise Wilde's life and  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 15/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
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Impressions of the charactersNew!
A number of tasks exploring the characters and their development  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 15/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
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Angel in the dairyNew!
Students explore the character of Angel in the text, focusing  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 15/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
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Creative writing picture promptsNew!
A PowerPoint of images for students to practise the option of  … read more
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KS4 | Writing | Published: 07/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing
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Quick fire language questionsNew!
A selection of questions for 'An Explorer's Daughter' focusing  … read more
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KS4 | Reading | Published: 06/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology for Edexcel IGCSE
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Practice exam questionsNew!
Two exam style questions with extracts suitable for students  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 06/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Identifying text types New!
Students are given a number of different text types to identify,  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 06/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Purpose and audience
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Close analysis of '1st Date - She' and '1st Date - He'New!
A series of tasks to introduce the idea of first dates, exploring  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 06/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for Edexcel (2015 onwards)
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Relationship analysis New!
A set of cards with different relationships and characters at  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 06/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
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Practice exam question on powerNew!
Students practise this section of the exam with an extract from  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 01/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Tempest
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Key quotes from the playNew!
A number of key quotes from different characters, organised into  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 01/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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How much sympathy do we have for Kate Barlow? New!
Students think about how sympathetic they feel towards Kate Barlow,  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 01/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Holes by Louis Sachar
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Getting to know the text New!
A number of quiz questions for students to answer as they read  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 01/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley
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Creative writing activitiesNew!
A selection of writing ideas and topics which will help students  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 01/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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Connecting poems New!
Students complete a table connecting authorial methods in Keats'  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Published: 01/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): AQA AS and A level anthology: Poetry: tragedy and comedy | Keats, John
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Making negative words
A useful resource explaining how negative words are created and  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 23/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling
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Book sixth: Chapter by chapter activities
A series of activities to take students through the sixth book  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 23/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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Book fifth: Chapter by chapter activities
A number of questions and activities to help students as they  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 23/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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Book fourth: Chapter by chapter activities
A series of questions and activities to take students through  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 23/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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Book third: Chapter by chapter activities
A number of activities to take students through the third book.  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 23/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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Book first: Chapter by chapter activities
Activities and questions for students to complete as they read  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 23/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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Prefix and suffix slider
This resource was written by specialists Victoria Honeybourne  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 19/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling
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Narrative voice and structure
A series of activities analysing Shelley's narrative techniq  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 19/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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Barriers to love
Students think about the various barriers to love that are in  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 19/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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Comparing 'Dulce et Decorum Est' and 'The Soldier'
Structured questions and guidance to help students plan an essay  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 19/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Comparing poems
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The presentation of women
Detailed questions to guide students through the whole play,  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 19/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Measure for Measure
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'Isabella, or the Pot of Basil': Understanding the poem
A number of questions to guide students stanza by stanza through  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Published: 19/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): AQA AS and A level anthology: Poetry: tragedy and comedy | Keats, John
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Quotation quest
Students complete a number of key quotes and explore the aspects  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 09/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Othello
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Assef – evil thug?
Notes to help students plan and answer an essay style question.  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 09/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
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Assessment for learning ticklist
Students assess their learning, thinking about the techniques  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Teaching tools | Published: 09/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Assessment and targets
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Macbeth's state of mind
Students look at the famous 'Is this a dagger which I see before  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 09/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Macbeth - Act 2
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Practice exam question on Prospero and the audience
Students practise this section of the exam with an extract from  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 09/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Tempest
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Aspects of love in Act One
A number of key quotations for students to identify and explore  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 09/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Othello
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Comparing two poems - 'Winter Swans' and 'Tissue'
A teacher-facing resource focusing on poem comparison and how  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 03/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for AQA (2015 onwards)
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AQA English Language Paper 1: Practice exam question using 'Skellig'
An exam style question for Paper 1 (first teaching from 2015),  … read more
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KS4 | Reading | Published: 03/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Matching modern language
Students match a number of key statements from the play with  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 03/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Workpack
A detailed pack taking students through the play, with practice  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 03/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Othello
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Quiz
A PowerPoint presentation with quiz questions for Chapter 9.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 01/05/2016 |  Featured in our teaching pack(s) Animal Farm
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Allegories and fairy tales
A PowerPoint presentation detailing the key differences between  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 01/05/2016 |  Featured in our teaching pack(s) Animal Farm
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Who started the rebellion?
Students put the character names in order of how integral they've  … read more
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What makes a good leader?
Students think about the qualities of a good leader and rank  … read more
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True or false?
Students decide which statements relating to the rebuilding of  … read more
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Squealer's sneaky tactics
Students look at and rank the tactics Squealer uses to make Snowball  … read more
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Reality vs spin
Students explore the words in Squealer's speech and compare these  … read more
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Putting in the work
Students match the animals with the work they put in to the running  … read more
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Mystery of the milk and apples
Students match the language from Squealer's speech with the techniques  … read more
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Frederick vs Pilkington
Students match the character traits with the correct farmer.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 01/05/2016 |  Featured in our teaching pack(s) Animal Farm
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Using sounds in writing
A number of activities for students to introduce effective sound  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 25/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing
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Themes
AQA AS and A level anthology: love poetry through the ages

Setting in the novel
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (The Strange Case of) by Robert Louis Stevenson

Power and conflict poetry quiz
Anthology poetry for AQA (2015 onwards)