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Vocabulary for poetry analysisNew!
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 27/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Analysing poetry | Unseen poetry
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An unseen poem: 'Boy at the Window' by Richard WilburNew!
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 27/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Unseen poetry
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Comprehension activities New!
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 27/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): The Maze Runner by James Dashner
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Making whole-school literacy stickNew!
A comprehensive and research-based guide to implementing a whole-school  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Teaching tools | Published: 21/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Observation, advice and teaching tips
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Words to help you describe textureNew!
Pupils look up the definition of words that relate to texture  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Skills | Published: 20/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Writing to inform, explain, describe
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A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in LondonNew!
A PowerPoint to help students to explore and analyse this complex  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 20/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Thomas, Dylan
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Characters and relationships New!
Students use quotations to explore relationships between the  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 13/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
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Practising with where, were and we'reNew!
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KS3 | Skills | Published: 13/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Grammar - sentence construction
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Descriptive writing - extreme weatherNew!
This PowerPoint models descriptive writing and encourages development  … read more
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KS3 | Skills | Published: 13/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Creative writing (KS3)
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Who's who?New!
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 07/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): The Merchant of Venice
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Subject-verb agreement practiceNew!
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KS3 | Skills | Published: 07/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Grammar - sentence construction
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Learning grid New!
A revision game designed to encourage higher order thinking skills.  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 07/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Blood Brothers by Willy Russell
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Mickey and EdwardNew!
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 07/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Blood Brothers by Willy Russell
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Design your own villainNew!
Look at a sample of descriptions and images of iconic villains,  … read more
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KS3 | Skills | Published: 02/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Creative writing (KS3) and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
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Exam practice question using an unseen extract New!
Prepare students for the unseen element of the English Language  … read more
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KS4 | Skills | Published: 30/03/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Chapter 7 – the climax?New!
Students explore and analyse Chapter 7 to establish whether it's  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 30/03/2015 | From the resource collection(s): The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Reading and comparing modern literary proseNew!
Students are given two extracts to answer questions on and compare.  … read more
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KS4 | Skills | Published: 30/03/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Know the difference: where, were, wear, we're and wareNew!
A SPaG worksheet explaining the differences between these words  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Skills | Published: 30/03/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling
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The structure of the novel
Once students have read the novel, get them to think about its  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 26/03/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (The Strange Case of) by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Reactions to Victorian London
As an introduction to the novel's context, ask students to look  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 24/03/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (The Strange Case of) by Robert Louis Stevenson and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
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