Tag Archives: KS3 English

KS3 Comprehensions

I have always been a big fan of using comprehensions in our home learning. For the simple reason that when kids work through a comprehension they are actually practicing a lot of different skills all at the same time – … Continue reading

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Watching Jane Austen

The last 2 weeks have been a bit of a Jane Austen watching marathon. It started when my daughter had some flu and was just not feeling great so she asked to rewatch Emma (the mini-series) which she has watched … Continue reading

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The Austen Girls

I have been looking for good fictional books for my daughter to read as part of her year 8 academic year. Books that are entertaining and also link in with our topics. This coming year we are planning on covering … Continue reading

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Starting Year 8 – English Literature Ideas

I am starting to slowly gather together the different resources that we are planning on using with our daughter for her Year 8 academic year. And as I did last year I am going to put together a post for … 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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