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 [...]
A selection of YA fiction and more challenging reads for those who enjoyed the timeless themes and plot within Shakespeare's play Romeo & Juliet. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor A beautiful fantasy that is hauntingly captivating. A blue-haired, tattoo-covered Art student in Prague with no (apparent) background tries to understand who [...]
Exemplar analysis of the theme of Conflict within the novella War Horse. Evaluated for strengths and weaknesses
Key quotations for Michel Morpurgo’s War Horse broken down into key themes to support independent learning. Horses in War Chapter 5 “The thunder and dust and the roar of men’s voices in my ears took a hold of me and held me at a pitch of exhilaration had never before experienced” “A Horse hasn’t got [...]
Key quotations for Michel Morpurgo's War Horse broken down into key characters to support independent learning. Albert Narracott “It was Albert of course who stayed with me most of the time” “Albert was always with me and so I was never afraid of the guns any more” Albert’s Father: Ted Narracott Chapter 3 “I think [...]
These follow a similar style and purpose as the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Quotation Retention Challenge cards posted here and here. They can be used in class for analysis, as part of self-quizzing and for display material.
Stretch and Challenge Material 'Postcards from the Dead' Literacy Criticism for Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'
To support our weakest students, Our Writing Checklist focuses on basic levels of accuracy whilst encouraging students to look back and redraft their work.