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English Teaching Resource Collections

Resources | Published 25 February, 2011

TES English provides and publishes printable and editable teaching and interactive resources, worksheets, games, MP3 audio files, lesson plans and schemes of work for teachers of English at secondary level. All materials are developed and produced by practising subject specialists and, as an online resource, TES English’s collection of teaching resources and materials is ever-expanding. We publish teaching resources for use with the following awarding bodies: WJEC, AQA, Edexcel and OCR.

TES English Teaching Resource Collections

 

Interactive Whiteboard Tools & Resources

www.tes.co.uk/iwbtools

  • A selection of interactive whiteboard tools from TES English.
  • Can be used to support teaching and learning of secondary English across a range of topics or texts.
  • Includes tools for creating interactive whiteboard games, activities and quizzes.
  • Where applicable, the option to save question / quiz sets is included.
  • Suitable for use during teacher-led presentations and / or in the computer suite.

Key Stage 3 English Teaching Resources

APP in English

www.tes.co.uk/appinenglish

  • Includes resource pack, scheme of work and information, advice, guidance and support for departments / teachers implementing and applying APP in English at Key Stage 3.

GCSE English Language Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/gcseenglishlanguage

Unit 1 – Understanding and Producing Non-fiction Texts
Scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 1 - Understanding and Producing Non-fiction Texts.

Unit 2 – Speaking and Listening Controlled Assessment
Scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 2 - Speaking and Listening Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part a – Extended Reading
The Crucible by Arthur Miller - Controlled Assessment

Teacher guide, scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 3, Part a – Extended Reading. The Crucible Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part a – Extended Reading
Macbeth by William Shakespeare - Controlled Assessment

Teaching resource pack and lesson ideas to support AQA GCSE English Language, Part a – Extended Reading. Macbeth Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts
Moving Image Film Review Controlled Assessment

Teacher guide, scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts. Moving Image Film Review Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts
Commissions Controlled Assessment

Teacher guide, scheme of work overview, lesson plans and teaching resources for AQA GCSE English Language Unit 3, Part b – Producing Creative Texts. Commissions Controlled Assessment.

Unit 3, Part c – Spoken Language Study

www.tes.oc.uk/spoken-language

Teaching resources, worksheets and activities for spoken language study controlled assessment.

GCSE English Literature Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/gcseenglishliterature

Unit 3: Poetry and drama (literary heritage)
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare – Controlled Assessment
Overview, teaching resources, worksheets and activities to support WJEC GCSE English Literature - Unit 3: Poetry and drama (literary heritage) controlled assessment. Covers: male / female relationships and conflict in Romeo and Juliet, ‘Cousin Kate’ by Rossetti, ‘Sonnet 43’ by Browning, ‘MCMXIV’ by Larkin and ‘The Man He Killed’ by Hardy. Resources can be used and adapted across all of the awarding bodies for which the texts are on the syllabus.

An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley

www.tes.co.uk/an-inspector-calls

Print-based teaching resources, activities and worksheets, plus a range of interactive whiteboard resources and twenty audio files on many aspects of the play. Can be used to support study as exam text and / or controlled assessment as applicable.

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels

www.tes.co.uk/kindertransport

Developed by TES English, a range of teaching resources, worksheets and activities to support teaching and learning of Kindertransport by Diane Samuels. Though prepared with the AQA GCSE English Literature examinations in mind, also included are a range of activities that teachers can use and / or adapt for Controlled Assessment tasks with other awarding bodies or specifications.

Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks

Study & Revision Pack

For AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 1, Section A: Exploring modern texts. A selection of worksheets and activities to aid study and revision of Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks.

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

www.tes.co.uk/ofmiceandmen

Print-based teaching resources, activities and worksheets, plus a range of interactive whiteboard resources and twenty audio files on many aspects of the novella. Can be used to support study as exam text and / or controlled assessment as applicable.

Touching the Void by Joe Simpson

Study & Revision Pack

For AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 1, Section A: Exploring modern texts. A selection of worksheets and activities to aid study and revision of Touching the Void by Joe Simpson.

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology – Moon on the Tides E-poetry Booklets & MP3 readings

www.tes.co.uk/aqamoononthetides

  • Eight illustrated e-poetry booklets covering each cluster in the AQA GCSE poetry anthology.
  • For each cluster of fifteen poems, two e-poetry booklets are available: one with and one without audio MP3 readings of each poem.
  • Click ‘Play’ to launch the e-poetry booklets.

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology – Moon on the Tides
Character and Voice Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/aqacharacterandvoice

Free teaching resources, worksheets and activities on each poem from the ‘Character and Voice’ cluster. Supported by illustrated e-poetry booklets and MP3 readings and commentaries on each of the poems. Developed for Unit 2, Section A but could be adapted to support delivery of Unit 5, Exploring poetry.

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology – Moon on the Tides
Relationships Teaching Resources

www.tes.co.uk/aqarelationships

Free teaching resources, worksheets and activities on each poem from the ‘Relationships’ cluster. Supported by illustrated e-poetry booklets and MP3 readings and commentaries on each of the poems. Developed for Unit 2, Section A but could be adapted to support delivery of Unit 5, Exploring poetry.

WJEC Unseen Poetry

www.tes.co.uk/wjecunseenpoetry

Free teaching resources, worksheets and activities to support teaching and learning of Unit 1, Section B – Unseen poetry comparison. Supported by illustrated e-poetry booklets and MP3 readings and commentaries on each of the poems.

A Level English Teaching Resources

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 1 - LITA1
Texts in Context: Victorian Literature (LITA1A)

www.tes.co.uk/victorianliterature

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 2 - LITA2

Creative Study: A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

Teaching and study pack for AQA Literature A, Unit 2 Creative Study - A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde.

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 3 - LITA3

Reading for Meaning - Love Through the Ages

Teaching and study pack for AQA English Literature Specification A, Unit 3 LITA3 Reading for Meaning - Love Through the Ages.

AQA Literature Specification A: Unit 4 - LITA4

Extended Essay & Shakespeare Study Teaching guide and study pack for AQA Literature A

Unit 4 Extended Essay & Shakespeare Study. Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller, Closer by Patrick Marber and Othello by Shakespeare.

AQA Literature Specification B: Unit 1 - LITB1
Aspects of Narrative: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

www.tes.co.uk/greatgatsby

Teaching resources, worksheets and activities for AQA English Literature (Specification B): Unit 1 – Aspects of Narrative. However, it can be used and adapted across all of the awarding bodies for which the text is on the syllabus. It is designed to give teachers and students both an overview of the novel, its characters and themes, as well as more focused analysis of key passages. Furthermore, it should support students in approaching exam style questions with specific reference to the Assessment Objectives.

TES English Calendar Resource Collections

Ask Shakespeare – 2 February

www.tes.co.uk/askshakespeare

Collection of Shakespeare activities and schemes of work including audio and video resources. This collection was originally compiled to celebrate Ask Shakespeare day on the 2nd of February 2011.

Dickens 2012 - 7 Feb

www.tes.co.uk/dickens2012

Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens with a TES English competition and teaching resource collection.

World Book Day – 3 March

www.tes.co.uk/worldbookday

Celebrating World Book Day with a collection of resources and activities for all key stages.

World Poetry Day – 21 March

www.tes.co.uk/worldpoetryday

Celebrating World Poetry Day with a selection of teaching resources assembled to engage students in a range of reading, writing and speaking & listening poetry-themed tasks and activities.

Remembrance Day War Poetry - 11 November

www.tes.co.uk/warpoetry

Teaching resources and digital poetry resources.

GCSE and A Level English and English Literature Revision

www.tes.co.uk/englishrevision

A selection of revision resources assembled to engage students in a range of reading, writing and speaking and listening revision tasks for GCSE and A Level English and English Literature.


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  • Are there resources available for teaching functional skills english levels entry 3, level 1 and level2?

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    20:47
    17 February, 2012

    Ruthlindamcbride

  • Is there not anything for: LTA1B?

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    16:30
    23 April, 2012

    LumosMidnight13990

  • Are there any Schemes for Learning available for AS Language - Language and Gender; Language and Power please?

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    10:32
    13 June, 2012

    avisking

  • Please help
    I am new to tes resources - I wish to find resources ( plans, especially cards, strategies to promote 'storytelling" ( sharing reminisence, fact fiction etc.) with a group of people. But I do not how to search the resources bank.
    Bob Seberry

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    13:21
    5 July, 2012

    bobseberry

  • Are there resources available for teaching functional skills english levels entry 3, level 1 and level2?

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    10:26
    13 August, 2012

    Gingery123

  • @bobseberry

    Your best bet is to go to the main resources section here:
    http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resources/

    Then look for the dark blue box and specify your school type: "Primary" in your case?
    Do the same on the next page - look for the dark blue box and specify further: maybe "KS2 - English"
    Continue with this method on the next page, maybe "narrative texts".

    Hope that info helps you find the kind of thing you're looking for :-D

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    11:23
    27 August, 2012

    callyfox

  • Hi I am looking for an interesting and fun approach to Oscar Wilde's IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST
    tHX!

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    6:15
    2 September, 2012

    mickydee

  • I thought I saw a website link for very quick lesson plans and now I can't seem to find it. Where might it have gone? Did I see it elsewhere?
    Thanks
    M1

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    17:33
    9 October, 2012

    Medea1

  • The website is very difficult to negotiate. I can't find the resource which looked so promising on an email flyer. In fact, I can never find what I'm looking for

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    10:52
    19 October, 2012

    wanderer6607

  • What a shame that the search box rarely seems to work. All those wonderful resources but no easy way to find what you want without trawling through hundreds of pages!

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    7:53
    22 November, 2012

    rogersmith

  • We are sorry to hear you are having problems navigating the site.

    Please be aware that we are working hard to improve our internal search engine and you will soon see an improvement.

    In the meanwhile, if you are looking for resources on a particular topic please use the internal search engine in the top right-hand corner of the page. Once a list of resources has appeared you are able to narrow down your search by level: primary, secondary etc and then subject on the left hand panel.

    If you have any other resource queries, please contact us at resources@tes.co.uk
    Kind regards,

    Victoria

    TES Resource Team

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    14:24
    6 December, 2012

    TES Resource Team

  • Please help I am looking for any resources based on the two novels
    Mysterious Benedict Society
    The Grants in Trouble

    If you have anything I would be really greatful.

    Thanks

    Suzanne

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    10:37
    12 December, 2012

    leechs

  • I work in adult community education. Are there resources for teaching Functional Skills English L1 and 2 to adults?
    Thanks
    Caroline

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    16:36
    21 January, 2013

    readwritespellwell

  • I find it frustrating that I receive a newsletter with suggested resources and then I have to start searching for it when I log in.

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    21:28
    29 January, 2013

    eyris123

  • Only AQA resources...anything for the current Edexcel spec?

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    1:33
    21 March, 2013

    yumnaali

  • I am looking for a placemat with info that helps students writing full and meaningful sentences. It has common spelling mistakes, connectives etc.
    I fiest spotted it when it was one of the resources sent by email. It had lots of formats so you could choose how busy you wanted the appearance. It is so frustrating when you cannot find resources.

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    14:55
    23 April, 2013

    scigib

  • I am looking to do a novel study which will hopefully culminate in a class trip to see lion king. Can anyone recommend a teen novel that could be linked with an Africa topic?

    K

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    18:35
    13 August, 2013

    kerrikezza

  • I am looking for EAL resources. Since the website changed I'm finding it difficult to find stuff!

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    22:29
    27 August, 2013

    Dramakween

  • Does anyone have a Key Stage 4 war poetry scheme of work for the AQA GCSE English syllabus. If so, i'd be really grateful if you could email it to me at laura_w66@hotmail.com

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    20:35
    1 September, 2013

    Laura_w66

  • Can anyone help with ideas for teaching formal versus informal English language to key stage 4/5 and adults?

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    16:33
    28 September, 2013

    helencottington

  • Can you please provide more resources, worksheets and lesson plans for lower secondary Year 8?

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    3:06
    21 February, 2014

    yvonnemavris

  • I am new to TES and my computer skills are poor. How can Ifind reading texts and vocabulary worksheets on various topics like shopping, child labour or enter the site of UNICEF and download articles concerning children`s rights?

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    20:55
    5 March, 2014

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    10:52
    2 June, 2014

    Cheran321

  • Hi¡¡¡
    I´m looking for Succeed in English book and how can find teacher´s resources of this book

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    18:47
    6 July, 2014

    monica6

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