KS3 Novels and Short Stories

These KS3 reading resources cover a wide range of fiction from a variety of genres, historical periods and authors. Here you will find high-quality resources for novels and short stories from both pre-1914 and contemporary English literature. Rediscover classics such as 'A Christmas Carol', 'Treasure Island' and ‘The Silver Sword' and teach modern gems like 'Holes', 'War Horse', 'Matilda', 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas', 'Kensuke's Kingdom' and 'Stone Cold’.

A Christmas Carol - Free Resource

A Christmas Carol - Free Teaching Resource    This free resource for A Christmas Carol...

A Christmas Carol KS3

English Teaching Resources – A Christmas Carol   KS3 > Prose > C19th Literature > Novel...

Alice in Wonderland

English Teaching Resources: Alice in Wonderland  (142-slide PowerPoint presentation, 16 worksheets and teacher overview)  The...

Animal Farm Unit of Work

Animal Farm GCSE Unit of Work  Animal Farm is a GCSE unit of work containing...

Anita and Me

English Teaching Resources: Anita and Me by Meera Syal Anita and Me is made up of...

Billionaire Boy by David Walliams

Billionaire Boy by David Walliams teaching resource   120 slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation  29...

Boy (Roald Dahl)

Boy is a brilliant unit of work featuring 10 four-part lessons designed to enhance and...

Boy Roald Dahl - Free Resource

Boy Roald Dahl - Free Resource   This free resource for the Roald Dahl book Boy...

Buddy by Nigel Hinton

English Teaching Resources: Buddy by Nigel Hinton.  Buddy is a 66 slide PowerPoint presentation with...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (sample)

FREE English Teaching Resources – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (sample)   READING > PROSE Charlie...

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web Unit of Work (15 lessons, 147-slide PowerPoint and 20 worksheets)  Our Charlotte's Web...

Cirque Du Freak Unit of Work

Cirque Du Freak Unit of Work - Year 6 / Year 7 (17-lesson unit made...

Cloud Tea Monkeys

Cloud Tea Monkeys (90-slide editable PowerPoint with 20 worksheets) is an engaging English teaching resource...

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Unit of Work

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - GCSE Unit of Work  Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde...

Face by Benjamin Zephaniah

Face by Benjamin Zephaniah  Year 8/9 Unit of Work (148-slide editable PowerPoint teaching resource with...

Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce Unit of Work  (118 slide editable PowerPoint presentation & 14...

Gamer by Chris Bradford

KS3 English Teaching Resources: Gamer by Chris Bradford (Scheme of Work, 62 slide PowerPoint and...

Gangsta Granny by David Walliams

Reading > Comprehension Gangsta Granny by David Walliams teaching resource 123 slide editable PowerPoint presentation...

Holes

Holes - Unit of Work  ‘Holes’ is a 23 lesson KS2/3 unit of work containing...

Holes sample

FREE English Teaching Resources: Holes by Louis Sachar   15 slide PowerPoint presentation This free...

House of Games - A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol's House of Games   (124-slide PowerPoint presentation) Welcome to A Christmas Carol's House...

Kensuke's Kingdom

Our Kensuke’s Kingdom Year 6/7 teaching resource covers a range of activities which provide opportunities...

Kiss of Death by Malcolm Rose

English > Prose > Novel Kiss of Death by Malcolm Rose teaching resource 110 slide...

KS3 Christmas Bundle

Our KS3 Christmas Bundle includes 8 teaching resources ideal for the final weeks of the...

Lamb to the Slaughter

Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl Lamb to the Slaughter is an 18-slide editable...

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies – GCSE Unit of Work Teaching Resource ‘Lord of the Flies’...

Lord of the Flies - Free Resource

Lord of the Flies - Free Resource    This free to download resource contains one...

Matilda

Matilda by Roald Dahl  220-slide editable PowerPoint-based teaching resource with 30 worksheets plus teacher’s notes/unit...

Mr Stink by David Walliams

English Teaching Resources – Mr Stink   Prose > Modern Literature > Novel Mr. Stink by...

My Polish Teacher's Tie

English Teaching Resources: My Polish Teacher's Tie   (61-slide PowerPoint, 5 worksheets and unit of work...

Myths of the Constellations

English Teaching Resources – Myths of the Constellations   Reading > Comprehension   Myths of the Constellations...

Noughts and Crosses - KS3 Unit of Work

Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman – KS3 Unit of Work  Noughts and Crosses is...

Of Mice and Men (KS3)

A 244 slide PowerPoint presentation with 58 worksheets and a scheme of work with 29...

Pegasus the Winged Horse

KS2/KS3 English Teaching Resources: Pegasus The Winged Horse Myths and Legends > Reading > Prose...

Pig Heart Boy

Pig Heart Boy - Malorie Blackman (Unit of work with 175-slide PowerPoint presentation, 25 worksheets...

Private Peaceful

Our Private Peaceful teaching resource contains 13 lessons designed to develop knowledge and understanding of...

Robin Hood - Myths and Legends

  Myths and Legends (74 slide editable PowerPoint teaching resource with 25 worksheets) is a...

Skellig - Free Resource

Skellig - Free Resource    This free resource for the novel Skellig by David Almond...

Skellig Unit of Work

Skellig Unit of Work Skellig is a unit of work containing a 204-slide PowerPoint, 11...

Stone Cold

Stone Cold - Unit of Work (18-lesson, 203-slide PowerPoint-based unit of work with 49 worksheets) ...

Stories from other Cultures

Stories from Different Cultures is a 53 slide PowerPoint based teaching unit with of 12...

The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams

The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams (133 slide PowerPoint and 23 worksheets)  This...

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Free Resource

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Free Resource   This free teaching resource for The...

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Unit of Work

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Unit of Work  The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 1

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 1 Free Resource  (Free...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 2

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 2  (18-slide PowerPoint lesson...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Unit of Work

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Unit of Work  (22-lesson unit of...

The Darkness Out There

English Teaching Resources: The Darkness Out There (Penelope Lively) is an 81 slide fully editable...

The Demon Headmaster

The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross Year 6/7 Unit of Work (146-slide editable PowerPoint teaching...

The Horror Story Genre

The Horror Story Genre  This teaching resource is designed to help Year 9 and Year...

The Hunger Games

English Teaching Resources: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins  The Hunger Games is a complete unit...

The Landlady by Roald Dahl

The Landlady by Roald Dahl   The Landlady by Roald Dahl is a unit of work made up...

The Monkey's Paw

The Monkey's Paw – Teaching Unit   ‘The Monkey's Paw’ is a unit of work with...

The Red Room by HG Wells

The Red Room by H.G. Wells unit of work is made up of a 63-slide editable PowerPoint presentation, a five lesson...

The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier

The Silver Sword teaching resources (PowerPoint, worksheets and lessons)   Our teaching resource for Ian Serraillier’s...

The Suitcase Kid

The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline Wilson   This teaching unit is designed to help Upper KS2...

The Twits by Roald Dahl

The Twits by Roald Dahl teaching resources   This teaching resource is designed to help KS2...

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (115 slide PowerPoint presentation and 47 worksheets)  ...

To Kill a Mockingbird (KS3)

To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee) – English teaching resources.  Includes a 229 slide PowerPoint,...

Treasure Island

Our Treasure Island unit of work provides opportunities for students to access an example of...

Two Weeks with the Queen

English Teaching Resources: Two Weeks with the Queen (Morris Gleitzman) is a 23 slide fully...

Varjak Paw

English Teaching Resources – Varjak Paw   Prose > Novel Varjak Paw by SF Said teaching...

War Horse - Free Resource

War Horse - Free Teaching Resource    This free resource for War Horse contains one...

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

War Horse Unit of Work  War Horse is a unit of work containing a 138-slide...

Wonder - Unit of Work Part Four

Wonder - Unit of Work Part Four   (17 lessons, 129-slide editable PowerPoint presentation and 7...

Wonder - Unit of Work Part One

Wonder - Unit of Work Part One  ‘Wonder – Unit of Work Part One’ explores...

Wonder - Unit of Work Part Three

Wonder – Unit of Work Part Three     (10 lessons, 77-slide PowerPoint presentation and 5...

Wonder - Unit of Work Part Two

Wonder - Unit of Work Part Two (10 lessons, 79-slide PowerPoint presentation and 14 worksheets)...

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