New Key Stage 4 resources

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Book cover predictionsNew!
Use this as a pre-reading task in order to get students discussing  … read more
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KS4 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Stretch and challenge - analysing and evaluating the openingNew!
A series of questions and tasks to extend your most able students'  … read more
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KS4 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Introducing Mr UttersonNew!
Students think about the characterisation of Mr Utterson by exploring  … read more
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KS4 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Creative writing: setting and atmosphereNew!
Students look closely at effective vocabulary in a range of twentieth-century  … read more
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KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Hexagon gridsNew!
A template for ranking seven statements (as in a diamond nine),  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Teaching tools  |  From the resource collection(s): Resource templates
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Adjectives relating to soundNew!
Encourage students to broaden their vocabulary by getting them  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Poetry | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Analysing poetry | Writing to inform, explain, describe
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'Singh Song!' in contextNew!
A resource specifically targeting AO3, the cultural and social  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry  |  From the resource collection(s): GCSE 2015 Anthology poetry
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Exploring 'Dracula' as an unseen fiction textNew!
This resource takes an extract from 'Dracula' to support students  … read more
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KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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GCSE 2015 specification summariesNew!
An essential overview of the GCSE specifications for first teaching  … read more
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KS4 | Teaching tools  |  From the resource collection(s): Planning aids
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Exploring 'Love's Philosophy'New!
A useful starting point for unpicking Shelley's poem featured  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry  |  From the resource collection(s): GCSE 2015 Anthology poetry
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Close reading: the scene of the crimeNew!
Students read and analyse unseen fiction texts from the 20th  … read more
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KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Settings in Jane EyreNew!
Students explore how the settings in the text reflect the various  … read more
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KS4 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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Poetry comparison 'dominoes'New!
This game makes an ideal starter, plenary or revision task to  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry  |  From the resource collection(s): GCSE 2015 Anthology poetry
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Reading activities New!
A selection of tasks focusing on reading to encourage critical  … read more
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KS4 | Plays  |  From the resource collection(s): An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley
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Andrew Moore's study guide to MacbethNew!
A detailed commentary of the play. Originally published on  … read more
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KS4 | Plays  |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Feminist icon?
Students think about what it means to be a feminist and explore  … read more
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KS4 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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Non-fiction text analysis: monkeys and slow lorises
Activities to help students learn how to approach unseen non-fiction  … read more
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KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Public speaking
A comprehensive resource which covers the basics and a detailed  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks
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Patterns of dramatic tension
Students plot the tension in each chapter in order to appreciate  … read more
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KS4 KS5 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Emma by Jane Austen
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Performing a monologue
Guided activities to help students prepare a dramatic monologue  … read more
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KS4 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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