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Teachit Talk

23rd June 2016


Latest resources

Now the exams are over you may have a (little) bit more time to peruse our latest resource offerings.

This month's includes creative writing prompts, Oscar Wilde dominoes and poetry analysis activities.

You can find more new resources on our latest resources page.

Lindy Leslie



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Close analysis of '1st Date – She' and '1st Date – He'

A series of tasks to introduce the idea of first dates, exploring presentation of character, language analysis questions and context discussion.

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Creative writing picture prompts

A PowerPoint of images for students to practise the option of a creative writing task based on an image in the AQA English Language GCSE.

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Oscar Wilde dominoes

A domino game to encourage students to revise Wilde's life and writing, as well as some of the characters in The Importance of Being Earnest

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Key quotes from the play

A number of key quotes from different characters, organised into themes.

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Animal Farm teaching pack


Brand new pack just published!

Written for the English Literature GCSE, our latest teaching pack will take your students through the text chapter by chapter and includes creative activities and exam style questions for AQA, Edexcel and OCR.

The pack is free for subscribers or £15 for free members.

» Download the pack now

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Hitting the headlines

More schools use pupil premium to offset cuts, say charity (BBC)

UK state school pupils for US Ivy League (BBC)

UK schools with large numbers of EU migrant pupils 'perform better' (Independent)

Book news and competitions

Penguin Modern Poets gets 21st century relaunch.

The Babel Young Writer's Competition invites students to write up to 2,500 words on an interesting and accessible topic to do with language.

What's on



Life of Pi

The film based on Yann Martel's prize-winning novel.

Sat 25th June | 8pm - 10:30pm | Channel 4


Graham Greene: The Power and the Glory

Part one of an adaption starring Stephen Rea.

Fri 12th July | 11.00pm - 11.30pm | BBC Radio 4


An Inspector Calls

Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning production returns to London's Playhouse Theatre.

4th November - 4th February 2017 | London's Playhouse Theatre


Introducing our time-saving teaching packs

Teaching packs

Now available to buy and download


Latest resources

Latest resources

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)