Tag Archives: English Literature

Private Peaceful. World War One Literature.

The kids and I have recently finished reading Private Peaceful. What a brilliant book and it was an excellent way to integrate our History (World War One topic) and our English Literature. But I have to warn anyone who has … Continue reading

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Abridged Shakespeare

We are a bit book obsessed in our house. As much as I love using our library (we often have the maximum number of books out on each on our library cards) I do still like having a selection of … Continue reading

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Starting Year 9 English Literature Resource Ideas

English Literature is a big one for us, my daughter really enjoys it and I let her have quite a big role in deciding what we cover each year. For some my list may appear a bit long but it … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare was one of those topics that I was a bit nervous about. I worried that I would miss something or interpret something incorrectly but when we covered Romeo and Juliet it actually went really well. So well in fact … Continue reading

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English Literature from Twinkl for Secondary years

One of the resources that we are using for KS3 is the Twinkl Website. I know it has traditionally being thought of as a resource for primary years but they have created quite an impressive Secondary section. I must admit … Continue reading

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