A virtual school lesson in which my Lower 6th explore chapter 7 of Gatsby and begin to consider how the chapter echoes the earlier sections of the novel, with a sense of impending destruction.... Read More "Great Gatsby: Chapter 7. Echoes"
I am experimenting in Teams and here I use MS Whiteboard to work on Achebe's poem Vultures with Y11. It is a hard time for Y11 - exams are cancelled, but they are still in school... I am so pleased …
The virus seems to have thrown few boons in our direction, but this is potentially brilliant. I have no idea how long it will exist, but this PBS documentary set is potentially wonderful. Ken Burns in the schoolroom Read More …
I have made a loom video of a presentation I gave last year as part of a LitDrive CPD evening. I hope it is useful. It is long - 56 minutes, but might be a useful virtual teaching tool. video …
A video to introduce Do Not Go Gentle for Edexcel IGCSE. The content is not in any way board-specific. Microsoft Streams link Read More "Introducing Do Not Go Gentle."
A short video to introduce Blake's Tyger... Microsoft Stream link Read More "Introducing The Tyger"
Introducing Kipling's 'If-' Microsoft Stream link Read More "Introducing ‘If-‘"
A video introduction to Alice Walker's Poem at 39. Microsoft Streams link Read More "Introducing Poem at 39."
A short video presentation to introduce the poem Hide and Seek: Microsoft Streams link Read More "Hide and Seek (Scannell): Introduction"
An introduction to U.A. Fanthorpe's poem about the constraints of time and childhood innocence. Microsoft teams Read More "Half Past Two: Introduction"