Tag Archives: KS3 English

Lightning Strike – a must read Victorian story

We read a lot, but this book is one of those that has blown us away. And I can honestly say that this story is going to stay with both of my kids for a long time. If you have … Continue reading

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Myths and Legends from the KS3 English Anthology series

On one of my many internet searches for secondary resources I happened to stumble upon an English series published by Hodder Education called English Anthologies. Now I had never seen these books before or heard about them but I was … 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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Boost Your Vocabulary workbook 2 for KS3

I recently wrote a post about the Boost your Vocabulary workbook 1 that we are using and enjoying and as luck would have it we were also given a copy of the new Boost Your Vocabulary workbook 2 from Oxford … Continue reading

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Sunflower poetry unit from Twinkl

Over the past few months we have been focusing a bit more on poetry (it is one of those areas that I feel we have neglected a bit). We have been working through a workbook, trying to read and discuss … Continue reading

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