Introduction to English transition resources

A selection of activities to introduce students to key topics in English, including poetry, reading and Shakespeare.


Arachnocure: transition unit
A mini project based on the fear of spiders, including a narrative  … read more
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KS3 | Spoken English | Writing | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Introduction to English
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Beginnings
Students match the beginnings and ending of poems and then write  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Poetry | Writing | Published: 30/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Introduction to English | Writing poetry
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Book survey
A reading and book survey encouraging discussion and the sharing  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading | Published: 06/03/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Independent reading | Introduction to English
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First impressions of a poem
A number of accessible questions for students to consider after  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Poetry | Published: 09/01/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | An introduction to poetry | Introduction to English | Unseen poetry
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Leaflet for 'New' Parents
Information and advice to hand to Y7 parents on open days or  … read more
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KS3 | Planning and assessment | Published: 25/11/2005 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Introduction to English | Resources for communicating with parents / carers
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'Making a difference' Part 1: transition unit - an Oxford University Press resource
Sessions 1-6 of an introductory unit to secondary English that  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 12/09/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Back to School | Oxford University Press | Introduction to English
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'Making a difference' Part 2: transition unit - an Oxford University Press resource
Sessions 7-12 of an introductory unit to secondary English that  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 12/09/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Back to School | Oxford University Press | Introduction to English
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Research Shakespeare's life, times and works
Task sheet.  … read more
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KS3 | Plays | Published: 01/12/2001 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Introduction to English | Introduction to Shakespeare: background and biography
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Tortoise book review: complete the tortoise's shell!
A creative tortoise-shaped template for students to complete.  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 01/01/2000 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Independent reading | Introduction to English | Reading skills
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Write your own sonnet
A handy resource that leads pupils to analyse the argument structure  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Writing | Published: 27/04/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Introduction to English | Writing poetry  and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - Poetry through the ages
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