A Passage to Africa

A Passage to Africa

A Passage to Africa - Annotated Extract https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9v74ZVfTjs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ThciKENA2M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mtv4kvYNSI

What makes good descriptive writing?

Sensory Description This is another great tool that will help you to establish sense of place and sensory description: here Imagery Imagery is a powerful tool in a writer's arsenal. Whether you decide to make explicit comparisons (through simile) or implicit comparisons (through metaphor), you can draw upon a range of connotation already held by [...]

Epic Narratives

A unit dedicated to Myths and Legends; exploring how epic narratives are formed and how we can use our creative writing skills to create epic narratives of our own. What makes good descriptive writing? Creative Writing - Knowledge OrganiserDownload Creative Writing Knowledge Organiser @awaken_english Here is our list of Tier 2 vocabulary for this unit, [...]

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan Analysis Breakdown

A breakdown of the non-fiction text from the Edexcel English Language Non-Fiction Anthology. Exploring GAPS, title analysis and a paragraph by paragraph coverage of indicative content. Useful for supporting student revision and embedding sound understanding of linguistic features within the text. Genre: Well-researched, informative, travel writing piece. Retrospective but written in present tense for immediacy. [...]

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

A fully annotated copy of the short story 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin to support the teaching of Edexcel IGCSE English Language Poetry & Prose Anthology. This can also be used to guide the teaching of this prose text as a coursework element.

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Science Fiction

Exploring the genre of science fiction through a range of canonical extracts and short stories. Science Fiction Knowledge Organiser using extracts from Ted Hughes' Iron Man. Addressing the context of the genre; content within the extracts and the main concepts or skills addressed within this topic. Tier 3 Terminology and Tier 2 Vocabulary lists accompany [...]

Back to School: About Me Template

A template for an introductory activity getting to know new students and classmates with a blend of academic and pastoral reflection. Boxes specifically designed for reflecting on the impact of Distance Learning and celebrating achievements during this period. Template includes a 'I wish my teacher knew' section. This is a strategy I used with classes [...]

Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary

A compendium of all the Tier 2 vocabulary lists for English Literature, Language and ESL Blog Posts: Embedding Vocabulary into the Curriculum: Romeo and Juliet Word of the Week: Case Studies   Key Stage 3 War Horse: Tier 2 Vocabulary   GCSE: Of Mice and Men: Tier 2 Vocabulary Great Expectations: Tier 2 Vocabulary Edexcel [...]