For some reason, Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar can still reduce teachers to jelly – even English teachers. But why? Why is something so simple, the cause of so much stress? Continue reading Teaching SPaG: Every Teacher’s Nightmare?
I’m a sucker for a craze, especially Wordle, and if I’m being honest with myself, I also love those Pop-It fidget toys. I was thinking about trends of previous years and am glad to leave bottle flipping firmly in the … Continue reading Remember Why You Love Teaching
Content writer Katrina is a big fan of language. Just don’t mention ‘moist’. I’ve recently been reading a best-seller dedicated to giving a larger audience to some of the greatest correspondence in history. The author of the book, and the blog it derives from, isn’t elitist. He gives equal page space to letters from famous authors and presidents, school teachers and teenagers. One of my favourites from the first collection is a letter written by an ex-copywriter who quit his job in advertising with the dream of being a screenwriter. His covering introduction for the job at MGM is actually … Continue reading Which Words Do You Love to Hate and Love to Love?
It’s the run up to Christmas, things are starting to feel a bit festive, but you need something to challenge and absorb your class for those last few lessons. Never fear, our gift from Twinkl Secondary is a selection box of Christmas tasks to educate, engage and excite your students. All of the resources below are available, free, on the website for the remainder of 2018 – just make sure you have registered on the site. A Winter Poem Teaching Pack (https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t3-e-119-new-a-winter-poem-teaching-pack, https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t3-e-208-writing-prompts-winter-lesson-pack) Engage your KS3 pupils in a seasonal and fun lesson which includes a short, step by step … Continue reading English Teachers – Have you Seen Twinkl’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway?
Beyond explores English Language Paper 2 revision, sharing teacher-approved techniques, tips and tricks for exam triumph! Continue reading AQA English Language Paper 2 Revision
Beyond explores question 4 of AQA English Language Paper 1, offering insights into successful answers for GCSE English revision. Continue reading AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 4 Revision
Beyond explores AQA English Language Paper 1 Revision, providing a range of teacher insider tips and tricks for exam supremacy! Continue reading AQA English Language Paper 1 Revision