Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

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. [...]

Protected: Miss Dunn’s GCSE English Literature Class

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Dystopian Literature & The Giver: Knowledge Organiser

Knowledge Organiser based on conventions of Dystopian literature and The Giver. Including Tier 2 vocabulary for the unit that is supported in weekly vocabulary quizzes and in class 'word focus' work. Knowledge Organiser broken into three main parts: Context, Content and Concepts covered in the unit. Dystopia & The Giver - Knowledge OrganiserDownload

An Inspector Calls: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Weekly vocabulary lists for An Inspector Calls providing Tier 2 vocabulary for effective and sophisticated exploration of the text. Arabic translation included for EAL students and synonyms to encourage variety of word choice. An Inspector Calls - Tier 2 Vocabulary

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 [...]

King Lear Quotations: Authority and Age

“This policy of age makes the world bitter to the best of our times, keeps our fortunes from us till our oldness cannot relish them” p118 “Tis the infirmity of his age; yet he hath ever but slenderly known himself” p115 “Such unconstant starts are we like to have from him” p115 “The King gone [...]

King Lear Quotations: Loyalty

“They told me I was everything; tis a lie” p236 “Of Gloucester’s treachery and the loyal service of his son [Edmund]” p.217  inversion of the truth and justice. Regan about Gloucester “Blind traitor” p229 Gloucester to Regan “Unmerciful lady as you are, I am true” p206 “Ancient love” p214 Goneril and Regan betrayal: We shall [...]

The Handmaid’s Tale: Tier 2 and 3 Vocabulary

  Vocabulary Definition 1 Elegy (n.) A reflective work of literature in response to a death, a lament for the dead 2 Epigraph (n.) Quotation usually found at the beginning of a book, or chapter of a book 3 Bildungsroman (n.) A novel in which the protagonist grows, learns and matures; a 'coming of age' [...]