Language Frameworks – Gender
Spoken and written texts, questions and commentaries on the topic of language and gender.
Units from The Poetry Pack – Developing Critical Skills at 14-19
Develop students' abilities to read and respond critically to poetry.
EMC Approaches to Arcadia
Tackling the most challenging aspects of the play, this publication provides resources and practical activities to engage students in exploring the structure and Stoppard’s use of science, ideas of Classicism & Romanticism.
20 EMC Approaches to Revising Sunlight on the Grass
Lively activities to sharpen up your students' appreciation and analysis of the seven short stories in AQA's GCSE anthology.
The Hunger Games – An EMC Study Guide
A range of activities to support pupils in exploring the novel as both a literary text and global media phenomenon, with print and screen-friendly formats, folder of images and PowerPoint.
EMC Approaches to Coraline
A lively selection of pick and mix activities for teaching this popular gothic fantasy novel, in print and screen friendly formats.
EMC Approaches to Kindertransport
At the heart of this publication are the video interviews with playwright Diane Samuels and Vera Coppard, who escaped Germany on the kindertransport in 1939.
Doing Documentary: Educating Essex
A lively, light-touch introduction to documentary with textual analysis and simulation activities.
Teaching Non-fiction for the GCSE Exam
Fresh and stimulating approaches to reading non-fiction.
Arctic Adventure – Real World Contexts for Talk and Writing
With authentic video material and blogs from the Arctic Survey.
The Poetry Writing Spark with Michael Rosen
Video performances to stimulate poetry writing.
The Knight's Tale – Storytelling for KS3
Small-scale experiments build towards a final telling of the story.
Days Like These – Ways into autobiography
Four short autobiographical animations offer creative and engaging stimulus for autobiographical writing.
Scribble Away – Activities to fuel autobiography
Sparks for autobiographical writing, that will free up students to write with enthusiasm and discover their own voice.
Of Mice and Men 10 New EMC Approaches
With contemporary images, readings and songs from the period, 10 fresh EMC approaches to the novel, to add to and enrich existing resources.
To Kill a Mockingbird 12 New EMC Approaches
12 self-contained activities to support students in getting to grips with the novel and developing the skills to discuss it critically.
Media Approaches to Shakespeare’s Language
A fresh and engaging introduction to close reading of Shakespeare’s language through active media approaches to A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
An Introduction to Language Frameworks
With print and video texts, plus interactive screen versions, a pack designed to support students taking A Levels in English Language.
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EMC's photocopiable Video PDF study guide on Cormac McCarthy's post-apocalyptic novel with classroom activities, resources on contexts and different readings, plus a video interview with academic and novelist Adam Roberts.