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Top 10 ACT English Strategies

Top 10 ACT English Strategies

"Top 10 ACT English Strategies" is a tool developed for test-takers based on years of providing ACT prep. Use this product during study groups and individual practice, whether in school or the work force. From reminders to study tips, this top ten list is ideal for first-timers and return test-takers. #JEsupport
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Persuasive device planning sheet

Persuasive device planning sheet

On this sheet is a table with all the IPERSUADE devices, a space to consider the definition of the word and space to create an example of this device linked to the topic you could be studying within the lesson. IPERSUADE stands for; Imperatives Personal Pronouns Emotive language Rhetorical questions Statistics Use discourse markers Anecdotes Direct address Exaggertion Nice and easy for pupils to remember!
mratcliffe88
Persuasive speech - Should Romeo and Juliet REALLY be allowed to get married?

Persuasive speech - Should Romeo and Juliet REALLY be allowed to get married?

A lesson in which pupils cover what is meant by the IPERSUADE devices used for a persuasive speech. This speech links to the pupil's study of Romeo and Juliet and towards the question 'Should Romeo and Juliet REALLY be allowed to get married?' This gives pupils the opportunity to practice their AO5/6 skills for English language and mixing their AO1/3 skills for Literature. This was a really engaging activity and pupils loved arguing their point of view on the issue.
mratcliffe88
Persuasive speech - Should an audience really be afraid of the Witches?

Persuasive speech - Should an audience really be afraid of the Witches?

A lesson in which pupils cover what is meant by the IPERSUADE devices used for a persuasive speech. This speech links to the pupil's study of Macbeth and towards the question 'Should a Jacobean audience really be afraid of the Witches?' This gives pupils the opportunity to practice their AO5/6 skills for English language and mixing their AO1/3 skills for Literature. This was a really engaging activity and pupils loved arguing their point of view on the issue.
mratcliffe88
Persuasive speech - Should women be inspired by Lady Macbeth?

Persuasive speech - Should women be inspired by Lady Macbeth?

A lesson in which pupils cover what is meant by the IPERSUADE devices used for a persuasive speech. This speech links to the pupil's study of Macbeth and towards the question 'Should Jacobean women be inspired by Lady Macbeth?' This gives pupils the opportunity to practice their AO5/6 skills for English language and mixing their AO1/3 skills for Literature. This was a really engaging activity and pupils loved arguing their point of view on the issue.
mratcliffe88
Drone debate! Argument, persuasive writing, debate, discussion, two fully resourced sessions

Drone debate! Argument, persuasive writing, debate, discussion, two fully resourced sessions

Young people are interested in drones, so if you are teaching argument, persuasion or discussion, make the most of their enthusiasm for these popular gadgets. Here are two fantastic drone themed lessons (around 150 minutes required) broken into nine activities, suitable for ages 7-14. All children will have opportunities to 'talk the language of debate' and produce a piece of writing either 'for' or 'against' drones. It's a winner! There is also drone background information; links to videos; key argument cards; banks of useful sentence openers; modal verbs; suggestions for support/extension activities; a planning sheet; an example text and a detailed self/peer assessment sheet (or toolkit). Everything you need. The nine fully resourced activities are: 1. Get to know drones! 2. Meaning breakdown – understand tricky new words 3. Pick a side 4. ‘For’ or ‘against?’ 5. Organise your debate 6. Useful sentence openers for debate and persuasion 7. Switch sides! 8. Write a persuasive letter/blog for the school website 9. Self assessment/peer assessment
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Explorations in Creative Writing Tasks

Explorations in Creative Writing Tasks

Two descriptive writing tasks that helps GCSE English AQA Language students practice for Question 5 on Paper 1. The two tasks are image based, but include six extra objects to include in their writing to encourage planning. Each object needs to be used in a new paragraph and so reinds students of the need to paragraph. These tasks also work well for English/Literacy cover lessons for both KS3 and KS4.
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A day in the life of Comic strip and free writing activity

A day in the life of Comic strip and free writing activity

A day in the life at ... Is a college/school based activity book in which learners will create a comic strip as a story board for their day. Learners will then be prompted to create a piece of writing based on the comic strip - self assessment forms included for teachers to provide formative feedback.
rkristina
Vocabulary building and connectives FULL LESSON

Vocabulary building and connectives FULL LESSON

Lesson which helps to build ambitious vocabulary with learners and challenges them to use connectives in their writing. Prompting them to create sentences and use connectives to expand - all through the use of visual imagery.
rkristina