KS3 Reading - 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 '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...

A Christmas Carol Word Search

A Christmas Carol Word Search 'A Christmas Carol Word Search' is a handy Christmas themed...

Alice in Wonderland

English Teaching Resources: Alice in Wonderland  (142 slide PowerPoint presentation, 20 worksheets and teacher overview) ...

Animal Farm (George Orwell)

Animal Farm by George Orwell – English teaching resources  Animal Farm is made up of...

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

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Year 4/5 This Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Unit...

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 by Darren Shan

English Teaching Resources - Cirque Du Freak  Prose Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan teaching...

Cloud Tea Monkeys

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

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)

English Teaching Resources: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde  Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is made...

Framed (Frank Cottrell Boyce)

Reading > Comprehension Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce teaching resource 120 slide editable PowerPoint presentation...

Gamer by Chris Bradford

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

Gangsta Granny (David Walliams)

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

Gripping Openings

Gripping Openings (teaching unit with PowerPoint and worksheets)   This is a short  three lesson unit...

Holes

English Teaching Resources - Holes   KS3 > Reading > Prose > Novel Study (also...

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 teaching resource covers a range of activities which provide opportunities for reading...

Kensuke's Kingdom (sample)

FREE RESOURCES - Kensuke's Kingdom (sample) is a 'taster' Powerpoint presentation that provides a brief introduction...

Kiss of Death by Malcolm Rose

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

KS3 Autumn Bundle 2

KS3 Autumn Term Bundle 2   Our KS3 Autumn Bundle 2 includes 7 excellent teaching resources...

KS3 Christmas Bundle

Our KS3 Christmas Bundle includes 9 teaching resources ideal for the final weeks of the...

KS3 Roald Dahl Bundle

Our KS3 Road Dahl bundle includes six complete teaching units for some of Roald Dahl's...

Lamb to the Slaughter

English Teaching Resources: Lamb to the Slaughter (Roald Dahl).  PowerPoint and worksheets.   English Teaching...

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies is a very detailed teaching resource for William Golding’s classic novel. Resources...

Lord of the Flies - Free Resource

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

Matilda

Reading > Prose > Novel Matilda by Roald Dahl teaching resource 221 slide editable PowerPoint...

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 by Malorie Blackman

Noughts and Crosses teaching resources – 173 slide Powerpoint presentation and 19 accompanying worksheets.  English...

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 by Michael Morpurgo

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 (David Almond)

A teaching unit for the novel Skellig by David Almond (includes a 204 slide editable...

Skellig - Free Resource

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

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

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas teaching resources   14 lesson teaching unit, a 149 slide editable PowerPoint presentation...

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Free Resource

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

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

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 1 (14-slide editable PowerPoint...

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 - Lesson 3

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 3  (19-slide PowerPoint-based lesson...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 4

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 4  (18-slide PowerPoint-based differentiated...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 5

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 5 (18-slide PowerPoint with...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 6

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Lesson 6  (20-slide differentiated PowerPoint...

The Darkness Out There

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

The Demon Headmaster

English Teaching Resources: The Demon Headmaster (Gillian Cross).  PowerPoint and Worksheets.  English Teaching Resources: The...

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 resource 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...

Treasure Island (sample)

FREE RESOURCES - Treasure Island  Our Treasure Island free sample resource introduces our full Treasure...

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 teaching resources (138 slide PowerPoint, 14 lessons and 7 worksheets) Our War Horse...

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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