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AQA Power and Conflict Anthology Cluster SOW- All 15 Poems- New Spec

AQA Power and Conflict Anthology Cluster SOW- All 15 Poems- New Spec

A full set of lessons covering all 15 poems from the AQA anthology- power and conflict. The learning journey is linked to the AQA assessment objectives and develops students’ analytical skills. The lessons comprise of activities such as: Starter activity linked to the idea of viewpoints/types of war/representation Links to video clips to enhance understanding A first impression grid for students to use Modeled annotations with questions to scaffold annotation Contextual information Linking grids Sample essay questions with success criteria linked to AO’s Modelled paragraphs Comparison paragraphs Updated lessons based on examiner reports on the examination. This lessons are planned for a year 10 middle/high ability group and can be easily differentiated to suit the personalised needs of your students. Yellow lightbulbs on slides mark out stretch and challenge questions that have been included. Each lesson is between 15-22 slides.
F-J-O
Homework Mat- Lord of the Flies

Homework Mat- Lord of the Flies

A half term’s worth of tasks to accompany a Lord of the Flies module. There are 7 tasks in total. All the tasks are included on a mat that can be stuck in the students books at the beginning of the module- there is space left for students to add a due date for each. Each activity then includes a slide that gives more information about the task set. I tend to use these as a plenary task before setting the homework so all students are clear on the task. Each task also includes an extra ‘challenge’ task to help stretch and challenge the more able. The ppt is fully editable so you can amend the tasks to suit your own groups. I have used versions of this with high, middle and low ability students from years 9-11. As a school we have found these help increase homework completion as both parents and students are clear about what will be set across the half term. Also enables students to catch up easily with homework tasks even if they have missed the lesson where it was set. Lord of the Flies SOW also available in my shop.
F-J-O
ANIMALEASE An Introduction to Music Making, Notation and Rhythm (With MP3 Audio)

ANIMALEASE An Introduction to Music Making, Notation and Rhythm (With MP3 Audio)

Music making should be fun, irrespective of age and ability. The purpose of this guide is to provide the foundations of rhythm that can be used in a variety of learning environments. It will introduce a person to musical notation using animal names that will already be familiar to them. It works by chanting the animal names in time to a given pulse. Linking this then to a group of written musical notes to sing, tap, bang, shout, or whistle. This is not a step by step guide and we encourage anyone who uses this book to develop their own ideas using the framework. No two Animalease sessions will be the same and nor should they be. Children often see this method as a game (this is completely fine), and as it uses information that they already possess, the pupil has less to think about. This results in a more relaxed performance and learning environment. The focus should always be on active music making (but ensure that it is always in time). We have found over the years of using this method that the vast majority of pupils would be able to perform the following information in a short space of time. Before using this method, many pupils thought that making sense of written music would be very difficult. Pupils already familiar with the conventional counting method also found it useful and, in many cases, preferred it. We feel that the use of the animal names not only helps the pupil but also makes it accessible for someone who may not be confident to deliver music lessons, making Animalease a great tool for many primary school teachers. This resource comes with MP3 Files for demonstration purposes. Enjoy! Steve & Ben
animalease
Homophones: Full Introduction Lesson & Worksheets

Homophones: Full Introduction Lesson & Worksheets

An introductory lesson to homophones used with my year 5 class, including differentiated worksheets. Worksheets included picture prompts for initial PowerPoint discussion, picture cutting and matching sheets for extreme lowers, picture aids for low/middle, no pictures for middle/high (ish) and completely independent sentence work for highers. Worked well for my class, hopefully will for yours too!
elasticbandy
'Words to Replace SAID' Word Mat

'Words to Replace SAID' Word Mat

A word mat with a list of words to use instead of said depending on how a character is saying their speech. Broken up into different emotions too. I use this for my Year 5’s. They keep it in their own document wallet on their desk and pull it out when they need to add a bit of variety to their vocabulary in any lesson.
elasticbandy
An Inspector Calls - Gerald Croft

An Inspector Calls - Gerald Croft

We look at three important quotes from Gerald Croft, one of the key characters in JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls, and reflect on how and why he feels more comfortable with the older generation than the younger characters.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls - Eric Birling

An Inspector Calls - Eric Birling

We look at three key quotes from Eric Birling, one of the most important characters from An Inspector Calls by JB Priestley, and look at how and why he changes throughout the three acts of the play.
Lead_Practitioner
The Farmer's Bride (Love and Relationships)

The Farmer's Bride (Love and Relationships)

Lesson on The Farmer’s Bride (AQA Love and Relationships cluster)- suited to low/mid range students as there is supported tasks throughout which point them to various techniques/use of language and structure. All instructions are on the slides.
smiley87
Porphyria's Lover (Love and Relationships)

Porphyria's Lover (Love and Relationships)

Lesson on Porphyria’s Lover (AQA Love and Relationships cluster)- suited to low/mid range students as there is supported tasks throughout which point them to various techniques/use of language and structure. All instructions are on the slides.
smiley87
Before You Were Mine (Love and Relationships)

Before You Were Mine (Love and Relationships)

Lesson on Before You Were Mine (AQA Love and Relationships cluster)- suited to low/mid range students as there is supported tasks throughout which point them to various techniques/use of language and structure. All instructions are on the slides.
smiley87
Gothic Fiction - Edgar Allan Poe & Bram Stoker: 5 Week Plan

Gothic Fiction - Edgar Allan Poe & Bram Stoker: 5 Week Plan

A five week plan (possibly 7 depending on differentiation and year group) for The Tell Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum and Dracula’s Guest - PDFs of the texts can be found on Google. Different aspects of Gothic Fiction and elements of creative writing is included in the activities, as well as British National Curriculum 2014 codes, but alternative curriculum objectives can be substituted instead.
jamescampbellmanchester
Twelfth Night - 6 Week Plan

Twelfth Night - 6 Week Plan

A detailed extended plan of Twelfth Night, ideally covering 6 weeks of work but depending on differentiation, 8 weeks is also suitable. Great theories of comedy at the start of the unit, linking to The Office (American) t.v show. 2014 British National Curriculum codes included, but CIE or other curriculum objectives can be substituted instead. Resources for the first week also included, as well as particular lines of analysis within each plan.
jamescampbellmanchester
Asian War Poetry - 4 Week Plan and Resources

Asian War Poetry - 4 Week Plan and Resources

A four week detailed plan for Asian War Poetry. Great resource for international students, rather than studying British War Poetry, this resource will be more accessible as well as being more in depth. Creative writing is also included in the plans which allows for varied differentiation. British National Curriculum 2014 codes are included, however, CIE or other curriculum objectives can be substituted instead.
jamescampbellmanchester
An Inspector Calls revision notes

An Inspector Calls revision notes

This is a revision resource of An Inspector Calls packed with notes on characters, themes and main motifs, with each quotes heavily analysed, as well as being linked to the context. I collected notes from videos, revision guides and other places and put them all together, as well as including my own ideas. This is very useful for GCSE students as I had made this for my own exams (the new 9-1 GCSE’s). With these notes I was able to receive grade 9’s on my exams.
rrosexx
Teaching Paper 1 Reading at GCSE - 22 complete lessons on 22 different texts !

Teaching Paper 1 Reading at GCSE - 22 complete lessons on 22 different texts !

This resource offers lots of INSTANT/Ready to teach lessons to teach AQA GCSE Language Paper 1 Section A Reading Section The bundle offers resources for 22 separate lessons to support READING Skills. Each resource contains enough material for, on average, two 1 hour lessons, depending upon ability Each resource contains: The exam paper/the source/the mark scheme An attractive, detailed support Powerpoint (usually at least 50 slides long) which goes through each question with model answers/tips to improve/ guidance/peer assessment opportunities/reminders of assessment objectives/ and some examiner comments where appropriate Some resources also include printable model answer sheets Some resources include support posters to offer further ideas on answering the questions Some resources offer peer assessment sheets to encourage student self-assessment/peer assessment I have also thrown in some discrete resources to support Paper 1 - Structure question and Question 4 Basically, these are ready made lessons to support teaching the READING Section on Paper Overall, this comprises 118 documents Texts include: 1984, Animal Farm, Carrie’s War, Lord of the Flies, Don’t Ask Jack, Perfume, Enduring Love, Jamaica Inn, Labyrinth, Brighton Rock, Pick your Poison, Propping Up the Line etc All resources have been successfully used in class over last two years Getting ready for September? Save yourself a lot of time and effort!
tallybarnett
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

All key vocabulary taken from War Horse and split into chapters. Each word has a definition, synonyms and antonyms unless not applicable. Each word is defined in context of War Horse. Can be used for other SPaG activities as well.
racsprawl
KS3 Exam Revision Packs

KS3 Exam Revision Packs

These packs are perfect for setting students up for exams. They can easily be set as homework activities and worked through in class. They are also ideal for pupils who miss extended periods unexpectedly, as they can work through them at home!
krissyk5
Skellig - Almond - Entire Powerpoint of lessons and Scheme of Work

Skellig - Almond - Entire Powerpoint of lessons and Scheme of Work

This pack contains everything you could need for teaching Skellig at KS3. It includes all powerpoints of lessons and the entire scheme of work with handouts and resources included in handy packs. This was taught over two terms, but can easily be condensed into one by selecting your favourite lessons. Very comprehensive!
krissyk5
Narrative writing to encourage lower sets

Narrative writing to encourage lower sets

I created these very positive reinforcement based lessons, to encourage a struggling lower set to engage with extended writing for GCSE in year 9. It worked! Definitely worth a try and could easily be used with EAL pupils.
krissyk5
Stone Cold - Swindells Complete Scheme of Work and Entire Presentation with Activities

Stone Cold - Swindells Complete Scheme of Work and Entire Presentation with Activities

This is an entire scheme of work, with slides for all lessons, to accompany the novel Stone Cold and is aimed at KS3 higher ability groups. Everything you could need for teaching this novel is right here at your finger tips, and I have loved teaching this topic and creating these resources for my team to use. It can easily be differentiated down for other sets to suit. This was taught over two terms, however you can easily teach it in one term, picking and choosing your favourite lessons.
krissyk5
Autumn Leaves Picture Poem Sheets -Yrs 1-3

Autumn Leaves Picture Poem Sheets -Yrs 1-3

Your young writers and emergent writers will feel as free as the sailing autumn leaves as they write on these leaf pictures. Three worksheets: Leaf colour similes, Autumn leaves can be (with guidance sheet) and a simpler version for younger children. The activities will support literacy and your autumn focus simultaneously, also offering scope for colouring.
katewilliams_poetry
AQA Grade 9-1 Paper 1, Question 5 Forty Creative Writing Assignments Mock Assessments New Spec

AQA Grade 9-1 Paper 1, Question 5 Forty Creative Writing Assignments Mock Assessments New Spec

I have created forty creative writing assignments to give to discuss with students. Each question has 2 options to them creating forty, I have tried to select a range of pictures and story writing examples. I am going to use these with my top set Year 10 classes to get them thinking outside of the box and if anything came up, they could talk about anything. As well as this, it encourages them to discuss and widen their ideas about what they could write about in their actual exam.
beingkateish
Flying Away - bird migration poetry sheet + guide

Flying Away - bird migration poetry sheet + guide

This simple illustrated poetry frame celebrates the beauty of birds in flight and the wonders of bird migration. The theme will inspire your children’s imagination and ignite their poetic powers, spurred on by the sketches and line-starters. They’ll love thinking up similes to describe how the birds look and other aspects of them, and also thinking up their own developments and rounding-off line. The accompanying Guide Sheet offers suggestions for each line, in case handy for reading out as examples or prompting for, while encouraging independent thinking and word choices. Recommended for KS2.
katewilliams_poetry
Elf on the Shelf Kindergarten ELA Unit:

Elf on the Shelf Kindergarten ELA Unit:

Elf on the Shelf Kindergarten ELA Unit. Following worksheets are included. Count the number of syllables(1 worksheet). Beginning Sound worksheets(2 worksheets). Tracing words(2 worksheets). Naughty Or Nice worksheets(2 worksheet). ABC order(1 worksheet) I found my elf…(2 worksheets) Read the passage. Questions answers worksheets.(3 worksheets) Blank Elf Calendar Blank Elf Report Card Elf Passport 3 Photo frames (paste your picture). 16 coloring worksheets.
zatmazmat_100
An Inspector Calls - Sheila Birling

An Inspector Calls - Sheila Birling

We look at three key quotes from Sheila Birling, one of the most important characters from An Inspector Calls by JB Priestley, and look at how and why she changes throughout the three acts of the play.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls - Mr Birling

An Inspector Calls - Mr Birling

We look at three key quotes from the pivotal character of Arthur Birling from JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. Helpful revision for GCSE and KS3 students analysing this classic play.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling

An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling

I’m an experienced English teacher and I run through some key quotes from Mrs Birling, analysing her language used and the type of character she is presented as. A key character from An Inspector Calls and a fascinating character to analyse.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls - Key Quotes

An Inspector Calls - Key Quotes

I’m an experienced English teacher that loves discussing interpretations of texts. In this video I choose three key scenes from each major character in JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls and analyse the use of language in each one.
Lead_Practitioner
Who's for the Game? - Assessment and Follow-up

Who's for the Game? - Assessment and Follow-up

Four lessons preparing students for an assessment on Jessie Pope’s ‘Who’s for the Game?’ Model analysis and model answers included to help students prepare for an assessment focusing on context and language analysis. Follow-up lesson encourages students to reflect on and improve their work. Suitable for higher ability KS3 or mid- to lower-ability KS4.
louisegill21
Song Lyrics - Poetry

Song Lyrics - Poetry

Introduction to poetry and language features using Eminem’s Lose Yourself (clean version) as a stimulus. Also includes a matching game for students to complete. Suitable for higher ability KS3 or mid- to lower-ability KS4. Model answer, scaffolding/sentence starters included.
louisegill21
Never Let Me Go - Characterisation of Tommy!

Never Let Me Go - Characterisation of Tommy!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make clear, detailed and well-informed interpretations of Tommy’s characterisation in ‘Never Let Me Go.’ In particular, students develop their understanding of how his character is introduced and developed, drawing on a varied range of textual evidence from across the novel, before demonstrating their understanding of how the character reflects Ishiguro’s intentions. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Reading an extract detailing Tommy’s introduction in the novel and answering comprehension questions about the initial portrayal of his character; Reading around quotations in order to track how Tommy’s characterisation is developed over the course of the novel; Understanding how Tommy reflects Ishiguro’s key meanings and ideas; Using their deep understanding of Tommy’s character to write a diary entry from his viewpoint; Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; Quote Interpretation worksheet; Selected extract (from chapter 1); Diary writing succcess criteria; Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 10 and 11 classes, however colleagues have used them for between year 9 and year 13 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Opposites game. Complete the sentences.

Opposites game. Complete the sentences.

This is a set of printable activities about opposites. The students have to complete the sentences with a correct word and then find the picture and its opposite that matches. If you play with elementary levels students you can use suggesting words. You can vary this game on your own aims. The set includes 30 opposites: fail/pass lose/find straight/curly depart/arrive forward/backward build/destroy near/distant lead/follow hard-working/lazy calm/excited soft/hard narrow/broad before/after smooth/rough fat/thin The colourful pictures can be used as posters or as a clipart for your classes. This game is attended for intermediate level students. Cut them out and enjoy!
bouledeneige
GCSE AQA Literature paper 1 'Romeo and Juliet' bundle

GCSE AQA Literature paper 1 'Romeo and Juliet' bundle

A bundle of PowerPoints and resources for teaching Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to a GCSE class. Lessons for the entire play included with high quality exemplar responses and revision resources. Bundle also includes booklet of academic non fiction to help develop students’ understanding of the play and its context.
Aimsnapfall
Dickens 'A Christmas Carol' GCSE AQA English Literature bundle

Dickens 'A Christmas Carol' GCSE AQA English Literature bundle

A bundle of PowerPoints and resources for teaching ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens at GCSE. Lessons and resources specifically created for AQA exam. Booklet of academic non fiction to accompany teaching of this fictional text and knowledge organiser with all relevant contextual information to help students understanding of text, and to be used as revision tool.
Aimsnapfall