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Settings and themes in 'The Great Gatsby'
This comprehensive PowerPoint is a useful summary or introduction  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 29/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Macbeth role-play cards
With this fun role-play activity, GCSE English Literature students  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 26/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Plan your own fantasy story
An excellent scaffolded template to help KS3 students consider  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 26/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing | Imaginative writing | Narrative writing
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Settings and encounters: Italy vs England in 'A Room with a View'
This comprehensive A-level English Literature or A-level English  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 26/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
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Exploring the theme of love
Students explore the different types of love treated in the play,  … read more
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KS5 | Plays | Published: 26/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller
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Offred - Heroine or victim?
Students look at a number of key quotations from the novel, and  … read more
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KS5 | Prose | Published: 26/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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Reading response mat
A helpful template to encourage and support independent reading  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 25/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Independent reading
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Unseen poetry: Exploring Robert Herrick’s ‘Delight in Disorder’
A Poetry Place resource, written by Teachit's poet in residence,  … read more
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KS4 KS5 | Poetry | Published: 25/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Unseen poetry
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Exploring Thomas Hardy's 'The Man He Killed'
An engaging set of pre-reading activities to introduce GCSE English  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 25/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for WJEC Eduqas (2015 onwards)
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Power and conflict quiz cards
These Q&A revision cards can be used in pairs, for group games  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 25/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for AQA (2015 onwards) Power and conflict
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Punctuation and word class booklet
A versatile student workbook that includes punctuation and word  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 24/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Punctuation | Word classes
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Comparing 'London' and 'Composed upon Westminster Bridge'
GCSE English Literature students are given two GCSE poetry anthology  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 22/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for AQA (2015 onwards) Power and conflict | Anthology poetry for Edexcel (2015 onwards) Time and Place
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Turning pictures into word banks
A lovely creative, descriptive or imaginative writing impetus  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing | Published: 22/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing | Imaginative writing | Story writing
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Nouns and adjectives in 'Ozymandias'
An introductory or pre-reading activity for Shelley's poem '  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 22/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for WJEC Eduqas (2015 onwards)
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How to build an essay
A useful introduction on how to build and plan a formal essay,  … read more
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KS4 | Writing | Published: 22/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Formal and narrative essays | Non-fiction texts | Planning
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Exploring 'The Broken Heart' by John Donne
An introductory resource for unseen poetry analysis which offers  … read more
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KS4 KS5 | Poetry | Areas | Published: 22/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Unseen poetry
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Memory-inspired creative writing
A lovely resource building upon the idea of forgotten memories.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing | Published: 16/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Imaginative writing | Narrative writing
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Fiction structure revision cards
These revision cards focus on structure terminology for fiction  … read more
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KS4 | Reading | Published: 15/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Critical reading | Fiction texts | Form and structure
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Exam style question on charity in A Christmas Carol
An exam-style question on the theme of charity in A Christmas  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 15/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Eva Smith's timeline in An Inspector Calls
A timeline activity focused on Eva/Daisy's experiences. Students  … read more
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KS4 | Plays | Published: 03/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley
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Asking questions after a presentation/speech
Help KS3 and KS4 students to understand the differences between  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 03/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Speeches and presentations
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Building resilience
Help your students better understand what resilience is, why  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 03/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Wellbeing - English | CPD
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Simple wellbeing strategies
This pick-and-mix resource offers simple strategies for students  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 01/03/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Wellbeing - English | CPD
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Activities for World Poetry Day - year 7
This set of three World Poetry Day-inspired activities by children's  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Published: 18/02/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Writing poetry
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Activities for World Poetry Day - KS3
Celebrate World Poetry Day by getting your KS3 students to engage  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Published: 18/02/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Writing poetry
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Unseen poetry: Exploring Thomas Hardy's 'Neutral Tones'
A scaffolded unseen poetry resource exploring Thomas Hardy's  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 27/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Unseen poetry
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Revision tasks for AQA Power and conflict poems
A series of revision tasks to help AQA GCSE English Literature  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 27/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for AQA (2015 onwards) Power and conflict
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Revising GCSE poems: getting back to basics
A Poetry place resource, written by Teachit's poet in residence,  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 27/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology for Edexcel IGCSE | Anthology poetry for OCR (2015 onwards) | Anthology poetry for WJEC Eduqas (2015 onwards)
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Re-creative task: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Designed as exam preparation for students studying Into the Wild  … read more
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KS5 | Language and Literature | Published: 27/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): AQA A Lang/Lit exam preparation
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Pre-reading: 'Composed upon Westminster Bridge'
A pre-reading activity for students to compare two versions of  … read more
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KS4 | PoetryPublished: 27/01/2021 | 
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Flexible lesson ideas for World Book Day
Three fun and flexible lesson ideas to celebrate World Book Day  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | ReadingPublished: 27/01/2021 | 
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10 remote learning ideas to celebrate World Book Day
Encourage reading for pleasure with 10 remote teaching ideas,  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | ReadingPublished: 26/01/2021 | 
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10 evidence-based approaches for remote learning
A set of ten approaches to support remote learning, based on  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 25/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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10 things parents want teachers to know about home learning
This tips resource brings together ten things parents wish teachers  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 18/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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10 ways to build relationships with students remotely
One of the most difficult aspects of remote teaching and learning  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 18/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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10 ways to support social-emotional learning during the pandemic
This resource explores 10 ways to foster social and emotional  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 18/01/2021 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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Wherever learning happens, we're here to help...   Learners,  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 Published: 12/01/2021 | 
10 ways to find support with children and young people's mental health
With mental health so high on the agenda as a result of COVID-19,  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 23/12/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Wellbeing - English
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GCSE revision notes for Edexcel's ‘Conflict’ cluster
Students create their own comparison grid for Edexcel's 'Conflict'  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 23/12/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for Edexcel (2015 onwards) Conflict
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GCSE revision quiz with answers - poems about war
A series of quiz questions on the war-themed poems from AQA's  … read more
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Introducing students to Emily Dickinson
An introduction to the poet, Emily Dickinson, along with tips  … read more
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Analysing Rossetti's poem as a group
An engaging, open resource with five group activities to help  … read more
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KS5 | Poetry | Subjects | Published: 25/11/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Rossetti, Christina
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Analysing language in Byron's 'She Walks in Beauty'
A useful, first reading resource to help GCSE students explore  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 24/11/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Byron, George Gordon
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10 activities for Wordsworth's 'Daffodils': 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud'
An introductory resource with ten creative activities to help  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Published: 24/11/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Unseen poetry | Wordsworth, William
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Power play and first impressions in Act 1 Scene 1
Explore the power dynamics established in Act 1 Scene 1 of Othello  … read more
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KS4 KS5 | Plays | Published: 24/11/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Othello
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AQA Power and conflict: Comparing the poems’ language, structure and form
Help students focus on A02 language, structure and form, with  … read more
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KS4 | Poetry | Published: 24/11/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Anthology poetry for AQA (2015 onwards) Power and conflict
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Pearson Diversity and Inclusion in History
Pearson believes that the History curriculum should be representative  … read more
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KS4 KS5  | Published: 10/11/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Diversity and inclusion
Hachette Schools
Hachette Schools have shared book lists to help teachers and  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 15/10/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Diversity and inclusion
Keeping us hooked on digital media
This resource provides some insights into the world of digital  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 13/10/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Wellbeing - English
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Teaching ideas for National Poetry Day 2020: Vision
Four tasks to support students in writing poems on the theme  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Poetry | Published: 29/09/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Writing poetry
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Closing the word gap: a toolkit for parents
A practical toolkit for schools, teachers and tutors to share  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 27/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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Competency toolkit for teachers
A practical, classroom-focused CPD guide for teachers to help  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): ITE - English | CPD
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Strength spotting
A lovely wellbeing resource for younger students, encouraging  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Wellbeing - English | CPD
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Handling complex trauma in the classroom
A range of suggestions to help teachers to manage classroom  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Wellbeing - English | CPD
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20 teaching ideas for gifted and talented students
Flexible CPD ideas for working with higher attaining and gifted  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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Handwriting support for primary children
A teacher-facing SEND resource providing tips on helping primary  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): SEND - English
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Creative revision ideas for students
Kick-start reluctant students' revision with 20 creative and  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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20 engaging ideas for starters
20 fun and flexible starter activities which can be adapted to  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching and learning - English | CPD
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20 tips for surviving as an NQT
Advice from the chalkface! Teachit's editors, all experienced  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): ITE - English | CPD
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20 tips for surviving and thriving during teacher training
Essential tips and advice from experienced teachers on how to  … read more
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KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 26/08/2020 | From the resource collection(s): ITE - English | CPD
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