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Language paper 1 question 5

Language paper 1 question 5

A power point adapted from a couple of others which works through question 5 of the language paper, can be used for most exam boards.
NJRevell
Writing Sheets - Nature-Themed (8), EY/KS1

Writing Sheets - Nature-Themed (8), EY/KS1

Creative writing is exciting when you’re zooming in on the wonders of nature and writing your chosen words right inside the lively pictures! These 8 inspiring writing-frames feature squirrels, pond life, creepy-crawlies, sunshine and cloud (2 graded sheets for clouds), all with guidance sheets for teachers. Ideal for emergent and newly independent writers. Great bundle price - 50% saving!
katewilliams_poetry
Sign of Four GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Sign of Four GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
Lead_Practitioner
Jekyll and Hyde GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Jekyll and Hyde GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
Lead_Practitioner
Writing Sheet - Squirrels - KS1,  guided.

Writing Sheet - Squirrels - KS1, guided.

Squirrels are fun to watch and write about, so your class will enjoy this writing sheet. The illustrations will spur ideas, and the Guide sheet will supply you with a handy list of further ideas to bring in. Follow the warm-up introduction suggestions to get everyone focused and enthused first, and set colouring pencils ready for shading in the illustrations when they’ve all had a go and read out their chosen words and phrases. The resource supports creative writing, vocabulary development and other aspects of English, while also nurturing an appreciation of the natural world and local environment.
katewilliams_poetry
Macbeth GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Macbeth GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
Lead_Practitioner
The Sign of Four - Learning Key Quotes

The Sign of Four - Learning Key Quotes

Brilliant as a last-minute revision lesson or even useful on the morning of the exam - this fully differentiated lesson tests students on their knowledge of key quotes from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Sign of Four, and includes two key quote revision packs (one more detailed and one much shorter for last-minute revision). Includes a variety of differentiated activities to help students build up their bank of quotes in their heads before the big day.
Lead_Practitioner
What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Denise Levertov’s poem 'What Were They Like?’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
School Pond - Creative Writing Sheet + Guide, Yrs 2-4

School Pond - Creative Writing Sheet + Guide, Yrs 2-4

If your school has a pond, this picture-poem sheet will provide an excellent way of motivating your class to take an interest in it, while stretching their language and creative skills as well. Children will love writing describing words on the pond itself, and expressing their thoughts about it around the picture. The accompanying guide sheet offers ideas for each section to support discussion and prompting, as needed. This resource supports English, biology, animal and nature studies, outdoor learning opportunities, and celebrations of the school. Best for Years 2-4, able Yr 1 pupils and under-achieving older ones; also as a warm-up sheet for independent writing of poetry, stories or description at all junior levels.
katewilliams_poetry
Street Child - Berlie Doherty Literacy planning KS2

Street Child - Berlie Doherty Literacy planning KS2

Approximately 5 weeks of literacy plans based on the book ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty. Designed initially for lower Keystage Two though can be easily adapted. All resources included alongside success criteria marking ladders for longer writing pieces. A fabulous book that engages the children in the topic of the Victorians. A mixture of drama, narrative, poetry and non-fiction. History objectives can be taught alongside.
mitch7181
Macbeth Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Macbeth Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 exam on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising Shakespeare’s tragedy. The activities are engaging and differentiated, and they cover key quotes, key themes and key contextual information. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘UNSEEN POETRY’ LESSONS, INCLUDING ANALYSING LANGUAGE, ANALYSING STRUCTURE AND COMPARING POEMS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER/ REVISION MAT. These engaging and varied, resources have been designed to aid students in gaining the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the ‘Unseen Poems’ element of English Literature examinations. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons and revision resources, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poems from making key inferences, understanding poets’ ideas through their use of language and structure, and structuring comparative writing effectively to offer clear, considered, qualified responses. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Engaging, comprehensive, presentations, activity resources, worksheets, copies of practice poems and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the structural features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key structural devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the structural features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the structural features in two poems through an exploratory task; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various structural techniques; -Applying their understanding of the structural features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Structural features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Structural Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘The Falling Leaves’ by Margaret Postgate Cole and ‘next to of course god america i’ by E.E. Cummings for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
His or Her

His or Her

This is a fun and cute activity in which the children have to read the sentence and decide if they have to use his or her to finish the sentence. All the students have to do is turn the arrow to show which word is the answer. This activity includes 26 different sentences. Just print, laminate and use butterfly clips to make the arrow move.
TheTeachersResourceShop
Language Analysis Paragraphs: ABCDEF structure (GCSE/A-Level)

Language Analysis Paragraphs: ABCDEF structure (GCSE/A-Level)

This rescource is designed to guide students through using ABCDEF structure to structure language analysis paragraphs that zoom in on quotations, link to wider context/genre conventions and discuss the significance of authorial methods. It descibes the process, includes a writing frame and a model answer. The file includes: a ready-to-print PDF version of the document and an editable Publisher version. ** Please note: the resource was originally designed for AQA Lit B students to analyse Keats’ ‘Eve of St Agnes’, however it can be also used for the Unseen Poetry component of AQA GCSE English Lit. or easily adapted to suit other papers/courses/exam boards.**
kristyjk
Grammar Terms and Parts of Speech Wall Display

Grammar Terms and Parts of Speech Wall Display

MEGA PACK 45 DIFFERENT POSTERS Designed to be laminated and displayed on the wall, each poster includes a term, definition, and clear example or examples. Great for students all ages - simply choose for display the posters which best apply to your class. Posters included in the pack: adjective compound noun abstract noun collective noun proper noun personal pronoun possessive pronoun relative pronoun dynamic verb stative verb article demonstratives quantifiers preposition homophone homonym homograph modal verb prefix suffix superlative imperative verbs adverb connectives compound noun subordinating connective synonyms antonyms phrase main clause subordinate clause root word simple sentence compound sentence complex sentence relative clause noun phrase adverbial prepositional phrase subject object idiom passive voice active voice comparative
ReadWriteResource
Lessons on the witches in Macbeth

Lessons on the witches in Macbeth

A couple of lessons which explore the presentation of the witches in Macbeth. I used this with a high ability year 9 group, but would be fine for GCSE too. This is part of a scheme of work I have made on Power in Macbeth, but encouraged the students to begin thinking about different interpretations in order to make their analysis ‘critical’ and ‘perceptive.’ Some variation of tasks; I also got the students to perform their versions of Macbeth’s inner turmoil, which they enjoyed.
ANHumphrys
Descriptive Writing - Conflict

Descriptive Writing - Conflict

A resource I made for KS3, but would be appropriate for a low to mid ability GCSE set given the nature of the new curriculum. Lots of active tasks involved which encourage them to analyse devices before applying them to their own writing. The lesson contains a balance of reading and writing tasks. My students really enjoyed this lesson, which could be split into two, as it balances independent and collaborative learning.
ANHumphrys
Pardon my French! A Vocabulary Challenge

Pardon my French! A Vocabulary Challenge

Presentation used as a starter or plenary in KS3 English lesson. Pupils are presented with 4 descriptions of terms that are used in everyday English but are taken directly from the French language. Students are challenged, individually or in groups, to discuss and deduce the French term that is described. There are 10 challenges of 4 questions each, the challenges are designed to be progressively more difficult to allow an element of differentiation. The whole presentation contains 23 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout for ease of navigation. Click on the teacher below to access the menu slide.
20JET12
Harry Potter Persuasive Writing

Harry Potter Persuasive Writing

A persuasive writing lesson for KS3 on Harry Potter. Students either pick a House from the ‘Sorting Hat’ or are assigned a House and must persuade Professor Dumbledore that this is where they belong based on characteristics they look at earlier in the lesson. Includes differentiated tasks, writing frames, starters, checklists and video clip links. A light hearted persuasive task, probably best for those who have already been introduced to techniques.
ANHumphrys
Interactive Reading Comprehension Spinners: Range fit for purpose

Interactive Reading Comprehension Spinners: Range fit for purpose

1. Interactive Comprehension spinner: Reading comprehension tool which may be used for a whole class, group or an individual. May be linked to a specific text, chapter or book. Pupils can spin the spinner and then carry out the activity the arrow is pointing. I would like to acknowledge Barry Price who designed the original spinner email: barry@westfield.wigan.sch.uk 2. Guided Reading Task Spinners 1-5: Guided Reading spinners to check comprehension, Tasks are open ended and lead to independent and creative learning. Interactive and kinaesthetic nature makes comprehension enjoyable and fun for children of all ages. 3.Af3: Guided Reading Question Spinners Level 1-8: Af3: Deduce, infer or interpret information events or ideas from texts. Guided Reading Question spinners to be used during reading comprehension with or without the teacher. Opportunity for Gifted & Able, independent work, and assessment. 4. Interactive Reading Comprehension Spinners: Spinners with questions to make reading comprehension interactive, fun and enjoyable. They will also encourage and build on independent skills through making the reading comprehension interactive. These Spinners may be used individually, in pairs, small groups or whole class. They may be used for assessment. These reading comprehension spinners are appropriate for KS-KS4
iffatsardharwalla
Acrostic Poem Frames, 'SEASIDE', 2 versions, Guided, Yrs 5-7

Acrostic Poem Frames, 'SEASIDE', 2 versions, Guided, Yrs 5-7

Creative writing can be irresistibly fun, fascinating and satisfying with an attractive format like the acrostic. This seaside one will relax and enthuse your class after SATs, enticing them to think up expressive language to describe the seaside, to fit with the given initials. There are two versions, one for single describing words, the other for phrases. The phrases one may be easier, but the accompanying Guide supplies suggestions for each. They’re sure to enjoy both.
katewilliams_poetry
Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the language features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key language devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the language features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the language features in examples of poetry in a fun, interactive game; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various language techniques; -Applying their understanding of the language features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Language features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Language Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen and ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
Paddington 1 - Movie comprehension quiz with key

Paddington 1 - Movie comprehension quiz with key

Paddington is a 2014 live-action animated comedy film written and directed by Paul King from a story by King and Hamish McColl and produced by David Heyman. Based on the stories of the character Paddington Bear created by Michael Bond. Key of the comprehension and the worksheet for the assessment is attached. 2 pdf files.
tacss
Romeo and Juliet - Meeting Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet - Meeting Romeo and Juliet

When Romeo meets Juliet it is such a classic scene from a beautifully written William Shakespeare play, and in this fully differentiated and resourced lesson we explore how Romeo and then Juliet are introduced to us before they meet each other for the first time. Includes a variety of worksheets that are all differentiated, video clips with differentiated questions and key quotes from across the scenes mentioned.
Lead_Practitioner
Bundle of Rhyme + Haiku Fun for Yrs 4-6

Bundle of Rhyme + Haiku Fun for Yrs 4-6

Fun verse formats for post-SATs creativity (upper Juniors). 3 skills-stretching writing activities: 2 for rhyming couplets (sheets of couplet frames); 1 for haiku-crafting (10-step guide for teaching, with examples). The rhymes have humorous themes and gradually reduced support; the haiku guide leaves the theme open. Ideal for motivating the whole class and proving that poetry can be fun!
katewilliams_poetry
AQA English Language Paper 2 Revision Booklet Section A + B

AQA English Language Paper 2 Revision Booklet Section A + B

Includes: Assessment Objectives 3 Overview of the paper 4 Question 1 5 Question 2 7 Question 3 10 Question 4 14 Writing P.E.E.L paragraphs in Section A 16 Question 5 17 Vocabulary Strengthening 24 Also includes: Exemplar paragraphs, modelling of annotations, helpful hints for questions and timings and planning guides. Includes examples of punctuation, AFOREST techniques, list of language devices, AQA expectations for text types and vocabulary strengthening hints.
aliceboyd1995
Paper Scrabble Language/Math Game

Paper Scrabble Language/Math Game

This resource includes the letters and two styled games to use with the letters. Letters include both a photocopy black and white version as well as a colored version. Print the letters on cardstock. Then laminate. There are 8 of each vowel and 4 of each consonant. Also includes two blanks. Provide your students with the letters. Have the students use the letters to spell out spelling words, words within their units or give them random letters to come up with the highest valued words. Great for math (addition) Additionally, there is a traditional styled Scrabble board with instructions and a score sheet handout. This resource is good for language unit by having the students total up vocabulary words, or just a great way to reward students by having them play Scrabble.
rombop
Fish In A Tree Novel Study Full Unit

Fish In A Tree Novel Study Full Unit

Fish in a Tree is a great novel for your classroom. This Novel Study full unit is perfect for your students to explore and comprehend the story. This resource is a full unit that has 20 - 40 minute lessons that covers each chapter in the book. This resource has everything you need to teach the novel. Includes:All the files are fully editable on Google Docs and Google Slides ★ Unit Plans (14 pages) - covering what to teach for each lesson ★ Main Slide (63 pages) - This will help you keep on track. The unit plans correspond to each slide ★ Character Map (8 pages) - This is used for a few of the lessons ★ Quotes Slide (30 pages) - This is used for a lesson ★ Digital Journal (12 pages) - This is one of the assessment pieces within the unit. Alternatively, you can have the students use a traditional journal. Assessments: This resource includes all the assessments with rubrics that you need to teach the unit. ★ Digital Journal ★ Perspective Writing Assignment ★ Perseverance Assignment ★ Sketchbook of impossible things (I also sell this separately) ★ Deleted scene Writing Assignment Please Note: This unit is best used in classrooms that have Smart boards and Chromebooks or iPads available to the students. This package is also apart of a Mystery Story & Fish in a Tree Unit Bundle.
rombop