Matthew Tett, Author at Homeschooling

Articles by Matthew Tett


Shakespeare: A Continuing Appeal

His plays are as relevant today as they were a few hundred years ago.


Escape With A Good Book This Easter

If you do find yourself stuck for something gripping to read, you won’t be disappointed with any of these suggestions…


Handling Closed Book Literature Texts

Don’t panic: just because you won’t have your trusty, reliable set text in front of you doesn’t mean you need to stress out.


Homophones And Homonyms: What Are They?

It isn’t just about homophones and homonyms, though. There are all sorts of other things in English that can cause head-scratching.


Top Tips For Language And Literature Students

If you are studying English Language or English Literature, you will be aware of the importance of using the concept “Point, Evidence, Explain.”

Burns Night

Burns Night

You might have heard of Burns’ ‘My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose’, too, a very romantic poem. But it’s ‘Address to a Haggis’ which is particularly important at this time of year…

New Year

Starting The New Year As You Mean To Go On

If you plan your work carefully and make sure you stick to the deadlines you have been set, you will be starting off 2022 in a positive and proactive way.


There’s More To Your Christmas Stocking Than Chocolate And Oranges

This blog will give you some helpful tips on how to make the most out of the festivities and support your learning at the same time.


Using News To Help With Writing Skills

How can you use the news to help with your creative writing skills?


Non-Fiction: It’s All About The Little And Often

Reading short pieces of non-fiction little and often is a great way of giving yourself opportunities to become familiar with a range of different texts.