Teaching resources - English - Secondary

< Back to all secondary teaching resources Find teaching resources, lesson plans and worksheets for KS3 and KS4 level English pupils. Scroll down to search resources by key stage.

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< Back to all secondary teaching resources

Find teaching resources, lesson plans and worksheets for KS3 and KS4 level English pupils. Scroll down to search resources by key stage.

Links go to both general educational websites and individual resources to be used for planning lessons or demonstrating to pupils. All resources are free, but you may need to sign up to the website to access some of them.

Key stage 3

TES - English KS3 resources

Free teaching resources: lesson plans, worksheets, teaching ideas and much more.

BBC - English KS3

Teaching resources from the Bitesize series, games and worksheets.

BBC - Resource - Bitesize KS3 lesson plans

Objectives and teaching activities to support KS3 English - Shakespeare, Writing and Reading.

TES - Resource - Macbeth in Simpsons images

This is a Powerpoint listing the major events in Macbeth, each slide describes the event and has a corresponding image using Simpsons characters.

TES - Resource - Student friendly national curriculum levels

A table with levels 2-8 from the new NC for English in student-friendly language. Covers Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing.

Key stages 3 and 4

Teachers TV - Video - From 'good' to 'outstanding' - the English teacher

Follow a 'good' teacher as they try to improve their teaching and aim for 'outstanding'. Can secondary English teacher David Pollicutt raise his game? On guardian.co.uk.

Poetry archive - website - Lesson plans

Lesson plans and classroom activities designed by poetry specialists. They offer lively, engaging ways of working with poetry at all Key Stages.

TES - Resource - Punctuation worksheet

A reminder of the different punctuation marks and examples for pupils to add correct punctuation to.

TES - Resource - Are spelling, grammar and punctuation important?

A fun Powerpoint with amusing examples of why spelling, grammar and punctuation are important, with a short quiz attached.

TES - Resource - Persuasive devices

A single A4 worksheet giving examples of around 30 different persuasive techniques used by advertisers in particular.

TES - Resource - Creative writing

Powerpoint with plenty of good ideas for short creative writing sessions.

Key stage 4

TES - English KS4 resources

Free teaching resources: lesson plans, worksheets, teaching ideas and much more.

BBC - KS4 English

Teaching resources from the Bitesize series, games and worksheets.

General

TES – Resource – Powerpoint quiz template

A great Powerpoint template for a maths quiz – just add your own questions and answers!

What are your top teaching resources for key stages 1 and 2 English? Add them to the comments section below.

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