KS3 Reading - Understanding Texts Critically

Alice in Wonderland

English Teaching Resources: Alice in Wonderland  (142 slide PowerPoint presentation, 20 worksheets and teacher overview)  The range of activities in this unit of work are...

An Introduction to Charles Dickens

English Teaching Resources - An Introduction to Charles Dickens contains a 62 slide Powerpoint presentation and 8 worksheets.  The resource provides a selection of different...

An Introduction to Drama Texts

English Teaching Resources - An Introduction to Drama Texts is a ten slide PowerPoint presentation designed to help children understand the basic features of a...

An Introduction to Shakespeare

An Introduction to Shakespeare is a 95 slide editable PowerPoint presentation with a 10 page booklet of worksheets.  The resource contains a range of tasks and activities designed to introduce...

Argue, Persuade, Advise

English Teaching Resources: Argue, Persuade, Advise teaches pupils how to identify the key differences and features of writing to argue, persuade and advise.  These fully...

Bias and Rhetoric

English Teaching Resources: Bias and Rhetoric teaches pupils how to identify the use of bias and rhetoric in non fiction and media texts.  These fully...

Christmas Word Search

English Teaching Resources: Christmas Word Search. This teaching resource provides pupils with an opportunity to practise their word reading skills - with a Christmas theme....

Dictionary Skills

English Teaching Resources : Dictionary Skills.  Dictionary Skills is a 13 slide PowerPoint presentation focusing on how to use a dictionary to improve reading and...

Fact and Opinion

English Teaching Resources: Fact and Opinion  This Fact and Opinion resource teaches pupils how to identify fact and opinion in non-fiction texts.  This fully editable...

Formal and Informal

English Teaching Resources: Formal and Informal Writing teaches pupils how to identify the key differences and features of formal and informal writing.  These fully editable...

Gamer by Chris Bradford

KS3 English Teaching Resources: Gamer by Chris Bradford (Scheme of Work, 62 slide PowerPoint and 30 worksheets)  An excellent teaching unit for lower ability Year...

Halloween Games

Halloween Games (PowerPoint and worksheets) is a fully editable 14 slide PowerPoint presentation which can be edited and adapted to provide a quick and fun Halloween activity.  Halloween Games contains...

Halloween Word Search

English Teaching Resources: Halloween Word Search. This teaching resource provides pupils with an opportunity to practise their word reading skills - with a Halloween twist....

How to write about fictional characters

English Teaching Resources - How to write about fictional characters is a 13 slide PowerPoint presentation which, as with all our PowerPoints, can be tweaked, personalised...

Improving Reading Skills

English teaching resources - Improving Reading Skills - 73 slide PowerPoint presentation and a booklet of 13 worksheets.  Improving Reading Skills has been created to...

Infer and Deduce

English Teaching Resources: Inference and Deduction is designed to help students learn how to develop deduction skills when reading fiction and non-fiction texts.  The PowerPoint...

Infer and Deduce 2

English Teaching Resources: Infer and Deduce 2 is designed to help students learn how to develop inference and deduction skills when reading fiction and non-fiction texts.  The PowerPoint uses...

Metaphors

English Teaching Resources: Using Metaphors to Improve Writing teaches pupils how to identify metaphors in their reading and how to use metaphors in their written...

Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia teaching resources.   Teaching Onomatopoeia is a 10 slide PowerPoint presentation with 4 accompanying worksheets focusing on writing skills. This onomatopoeia teaching resource explores...

Pathetic Fallacy

English Teaching Resources: Pathetic Fallacy teaches pupils how and why writers use pathetic fallacy.  This 10 slide PowerPoint resource with 3 accompanying worksheets can be...

Point, Evidence, Explain

English Teaching Resources: Point, Evidence, Explain  English Teaching Resources: Point, Evidence, Explain is a five slide PowerPoint presentation designed to help develop reading and understanding...

Presentational Devices

English Teaching and Learning Resources: Presentational Devices is a PowerPoint lesson designed to help pupils learn how presentational devices are used by writers to influence...

Presentational Devices 2

English Teaching and Learning Resources: Presentational Devices 2 is a PowerPoint lesson designed to help pupils learn how presentational devices are used by writers to...

Reading Fiction - Pick a Number

Reading Fiction - Pick a Number is a fully editable PowerPoint teaching resource which can be edited and adapted to provide a quick and fun...

Reading Fiction - Pick a Number 2

Reading Fiction - Pick a Number 2 follows on from the first Pick a Number resource with more ideas for discussion and talking points when...

Reading for Meaning

English Teaching Resources: Reading for Meaning is a 9 page PowerPoint presentation which helps children develop their reading skills and focus on understanding the meaning...

Reading Non Fiction and Media Texts

Reading Non-fiction and Media Texts Teaching Resources is a 104 slide PowerPoint presentation with a 15 page booklet of worksheets and 10 stage by stage...

Reading Non-fiction and Media Texts (sample)

Free English Teaching Resources: Reading Non-fiction and Media Texts    Reading Non-fiction and Media Texts (sample) - a 'taster' Powerpoint presentation - provides a brief introduction...

Searching for Shakespeare

Searching for Shakespeare (Reading Non fiction, research and note making skills) is a 40 slide Powerpoint unit of work for teaching research and note making skills....

Similes

English Teaching Resources: Using Similes to Improve Writing teaches pupils how to identify similes in their reading and how to use similes in their written...

Skimming and Scanning

English Teaching Resources: Skimming and Scanning skills.  (PowerPoint teaching resource).  English Resources: Skimming and Scanning skills is a 6 slide PowerPoint presentation designed to teach...

Texts to Inform and Entertain

English Teaching Resources: Texts to Inform and Entertain teaches pupils how to identify the key differences and features of informative and entertaining texts.  These fully...

The Highway Code

Non-fiction English Teaching Resources: The Highway Code (skimming, scanning and key reading skills) PowerPoint and worksheets.  This great little resource is designed to help (especially...

The Life of Charles Dickens

English Teaching Resources: The Life and Times of Charles Dickens is a 56 slide PowerPoint resource with 11 worksheets and a unit plan with step...

Top Gear Accident Report

Top Gear (Proof Reading and Opinion Writing) - PowerPoint and worksheets. This great little resource is designed to help (especially male) learners develop proof reading...

Understanding onomatopoeia

English Teaching Resources: What is Onomatopoeia? is a 10 slide PowerPoint presentation designed to help develop poetry reading and understanding skills.  The PowerPoint resource includes:...

V for Vendetta

English Teaching Resources: V for Vendetta (alliteration, thesaurus and dictionary tasks).  PowerPoint and worksheet.  This great little resource is designed to help learners develop knowledge...

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