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Year 9 SOW on the theme of Prejudice

Year 9 SOW on the theme of Prejudice

A variety of language and literature tasks based on the theme of prejudice and discrimination. Lots of ideas which can be used to introduce KS3 students to reading and writing skills needed for GCSE
lorrainecroft13
The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's vivid power and conflict poem: The Charge of the Light Brigade. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. This bundle contains the comprehensive and engaging lesson, the visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, and a range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

This full double lesson (the resources are enough for at least 2-3 hours of teaching time) provides an engaging and highly-informative study of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s conflict poem ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ Students learn to interpret and analyse the poem in terms of content, language, and structure, learn more about the context of the Crimean War and the Battle of Balaclava, and gain crucial skills in structuring analytical responses to texts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and engaging videos) Context of the Light Brigade - worksheet (teacher’s answer-sheet also provided); Copy of poem; Content, language and structure mind map; Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s power and conflict poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Daffodil Assembly

Daffodil Assembly

An Assembly looking at the daffodil. it starts with the famous poem by William Woodsworth and a little background information. it then moves onto some interesting information about the daff from its cultural references and some mythological background. it finishes with a suggestion for pupils to get their parents some daffs to cheer them up and Vivaldi and his spring work. hopefully will make a fun and cheerful spring assembly
colin959
Nursery Rhyme Characters Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Nursery Rhyme Characters Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Nursery Rhyme Characters’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Robert Burns Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Author Poet Scottish

Robert Burns Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Author Poet Scottish

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Robert Burns’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Wilfred Owen's vivid and harrowing World War I poem: 'Exposure.' Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. This bundle contains the comprehensive and engaging 'Exposure' lesson, the visually-appealing and informative 'Exposure' knowledge organiser/ revision mat, and a range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Exposure - Wilfred Owen

Exposure - Wilfred Owen

This engaging, comprehensive lesson aims to improve students’ understanding of Wilfred Owen’s WWI power and conflict poem ‘Exposure’ with particular focus upon the language, structure, and subject matter used within the poem. By the end of the lesson, students demonstrate their knowledge of the text analytically, through assured, appropriate, and sustained interpretations. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Considering the meanings of the word ‘exposure’ and inferring what this may suggest about the meaning of the poem; Securing contextual understanding of the conditions and weather faced by WWI soldiers; Reading and interpreting the poem, using a provided line-by-line analysis, and interactive group activities; Developing their understanding through inferring and analysing key language and structural choices; Analysing how the themes of suffering and misery are conveyed through Owen’s language and structure choices; Self/ Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and videos) Copy of poem (freely available online); Deeper thinking worksheet; Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. All resources are provided as word documents (for easy editing) and PDF documents (to ensure consistency of formatting between computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 and 11 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Year 6 Reading Revision

Year 6 Reading Revision

This resource is aimed at Year 6 pupils in order to get them ready for their SATs test. This resource is made up of 5 worksheets that allow children to practice specific question types. The sheets focus on different questions: word meaning in a poem, finding evidence in a poem, find and copy questions, listing questions and ‘how can you tell’ questions. I have used these as the starter to my reading lessons. There are suggested answers included.
aliworgan
JUlius Caesar Act 3 scene 1 (two lessons)

JUlius Caesar Act 3 scene 1 (two lessons)

Powerpoints and resources for teaching Julius Caesar Act 3 scene 1. INcludes a newspaper report and some controverisal ideas for stimulating discussion (though can be easily adapted or edited)
keeleboy