Tag Archives: English Literature

Romeo and Juliet pages from the Twinkl website

My daughter really enjoys English Literature. She loves the older, more classic stories, Jane Austen and Shakespeare are current favourites. She enjoys the way they are written, the fact that she sometimes has to figure out what they mean and … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Literature Companion

My daughter and I have started putting together book/ resource lists for her Year 8 academic year. And number 1 on her English Literature book list was Pride and Prejudice. Pride and Prejudice is normally covered as part of GCSE’s … Continue reading

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RSC School Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet

My daughter loves reading and actually enjoys Shakespeare. She has read a number of his works (in a slightly condensed version) and thought they were amazing. And I must admit I also enjoyed Shakespeare at school but when it came … Continue reading

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Reading the Classics with Oxford Children’s Classics

One of the book series that we come back to time and time again are the Oxford Children’s Classics. I purposely sought out these stories because I was determined the kids would be exposed to a wide range of books … Continue reading

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English Literature Update – Black Beauty

Over the summer I wrote a number of “starting Year 7” posts where I mentioned the different resources that we were planning on using. So I thought I would give an update on one item that is proving to be … Continue reading

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