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Love and Relationships - When We Two Parted

Love and Relationships - When We Two Parted

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that analyses the use of language within Lord Byron’s classic poem When We Two Parted. Throughout the lesson we look at how the narrator uses language and structure to create a sense of loss, anger and regret. A brilliant lesson for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and easily adaptable for younger KS3 or KS4 students.
Lead_Practitioner
Teaching AQA A Level Tragedy - The Whole Course in 13 weeks - Contents Page and a few free resources

Teaching AQA A Level Tragedy - The Whole Course in 13 weeks - Contents Page and a few free resources

This is a taster and contents page for the main resource which includes over 80 detailed resources.I’ve included a couple of free resources to give a flavour of what is on offer. The details for the MAIN resource are copied below: Teaching AQA Tragedy over 13 Weeks This resource attempts to give you the key information that you need to introduce, teach, assess and revise AQA Tragedy over 13 weeks – ie the long term before Xmas, perhaps. It includes over 90 separate resources, many of them detailed and handmade. There are enough resources here to support 13 weeks’ worth of teaching, allowing also for some activities which you devise to suit your classes and test their knowledge. It is based upon the teaching of “The Great Gatsby”, “Richard II” and “Othello” for the AQA Tragedy specification. It also provides detailed introductions to the genre of Tragedy itself. It provides questions and model answers to assess after each text is taught (3 in total) and then suggests the Summer 2017 paper for an end of unit assessment, which it also fully supports. It offers specific extracts from Othello for detailed focus upon. The resources could be put onto the school network for students to use to support their examinations. NB: We teach Tragedy in Year 13 in long term before Xmas and Crime in Year 12 I assume 10 lessons a fortnight of 60 mins duration 13 weeks equal 65 lessons in total on Tragedy If classes are taught by 2 teachers you will need to divide responsibilities It’s a big advantage if your students are able to read Gatsby at end of Year 12 or during summer holidays Overall, this resource offers a wealth of material to prepare students for this exam. Full details are on the Course overview spreadsheet.
tallybarnett
De-coding poetry - 'Ozymandias'  for SEN AQA GCSE Power and Conflict

De-coding poetry - 'Ozymandias' for SEN AQA GCSE Power and Conflict

De-coding poetry ‘Ozymandias’ by Percy Bysshe Shelley AQA GCSE Power and conflict anthology resources for SEN/learning support or home schooling. Designed to make understanding the poem easier. A comprehensive pack of resources including - Learning outcomes What did you say? handout Narrative handout List task activity Fill in the missing words task Opening and closing lines handout Voice and form handout Themes handout Important quotes handout True/false quiz Answer sheets Write a postcard activity Context handout Wordsearch handout
flissthecat
Teaching A Level AQA Tragedy - The WHOLE Course in 13 weeks

Teaching A Level AQA Tragedy - The WHOLE Course in 13 weeks

Teaching AQA Tragedy over 13 Weeks This resource attempts to give you the key information that you need to introduce, teach, assess and revise AQA Tragedy over 13 weeks – ie the long term before Xmas, perhaps. It includes 87 separate resources, many of them detailed and handmade. There are enough resources here to support 13 weeks’ worth of teaching, allowing also for some activities which you devise to suit your classes and test their knowledge. It is based upon the teaching of “The Great Gatsby”, “Richard II” and “Othello” for the AQA Tragedy specification. It also provides detailed introductions to the genre of Tragedy itself. It provides questions and model answers to assess after each text is taught (3 in total) and then suggests the Summer 2017 paper for an end of unit assessment, which it also fully supports. It offers specific extracts from Othello for detailed focus upon. The resources could be put onto the school network for students to use to support their examinations. NB: We teach Tragedy in Year 13 in long term before Xmas and Crime in Year 12 I assume 10 lessons a fortnight of 60 mins duration 13 weeks equal 65 lessons in total on Tragedy If classes are taught by 2 teachers you will need to divide responsibilities It’s a big advantage if your students are able to read Gatsby at end of Year 12 or during summer holidays Overall, this resource offers a wealth of material to prepare students for this exam. Full details are on the Course overview spreadsheet.
tallybarnett
The Story of Beowulf - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

The Story of Beowulf - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Beowulf. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, ca fill in the gaps, a character match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun word search . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the history of the Transatlantic Slave trade and the effects it had on the development of the African continent. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Literacy - Comparatives and Superlatives

Literacy - Comparatives and Superlatives

A lesson that focuses on using comparatives and superlatives accurately, as well as looking at how to use ‘of’ and ‘have’ correctly and how to differentiate between ‘maybe’ and ‘may be’. Designed for KS3 students and including differentiated activities, this is a literacy lesson that ensures students of all abilities are engaged throughout.
Lead_Practitioner
Remains - Simon Armitage - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Remains - Simon Armitage - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Simon Armitage’s power and conflict poem 'Remains.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; 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
Private peaceful bildungsroman

Private peaceful bildungsroman

Private peaceful bildungsroman lesson High ability idea used for a low ability class- evokes wide discussion through the use of short activities.
b4005424
“The Phantom Tollbooth” Play by Susan Nanus Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

“The Phantom Tollbooth” Play by Susan Nanus Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

This 154-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on “The Phantom Tollbooth” a two-act play by Susan Nanus has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It also includes an essay open-ended question about the story and characters. This test is on both acts (entire play). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary, literary devices, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
A New Start, Act 2: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

A New Start, Act 2: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Discussion on the setting and its impact on the characters’ relationships. Mini-plenaries and questions for reading. Discuss contrasts and parallels between the boys’ lives. Discuss humour and motifs in the play. P.E.E writing frame and plenary checklist.
aliceboyd1995
An Inspector Calls - Gerald and Daisy

An Inspector Calls - Gerald and Daisy

Focussing on the character of Gerald from JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls, we look at how he is portrayed in Act 2 and how he reveals his feelings for Daisy Renton or Eva Smith r. Includes key quotes, differentiated activities and engaging activities that help to bring the play to life for both KS4 and KS3 students, particularly those preparing for AQA English Literature.
Lead_Practitioner
KS2 Shared Reading Bundle

KS2 Shared Reading Bundle

Here are a mix of shared reading worksheets I have created to complete with my Y4 class. Key questions are based on content domain and some SATs content.
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Non-Chronological report on USA WAGOLL

Non-Chronological report on USA WAGOLL

A WAGOLL of a non-chronological report about the USA. Made it so my Year 4 class could highlight and label the features before they wrote their own about the UK. Features it includes: Paragraphs Headings/Subheadings Expanded noun phrase Fronted adverbials Sentences are started in different ways Topic sentences Picture with caption ‘Did you know?’ section Parenthesis in brackets Relative clause Uploaded as a word document so that you can edit anything you like.
kate4613
Rising Five - Norman Nicholson

Rising Five - Norman Nicholson

A complete set of resources for teaching Nicholson’ poem “Rising Five”. This is on the Songs of Ourselves iGCSE poetry exam for CIE and explores themes of childhood and time. There is a descriptive writing PPT included which will allow students to explore how they create imagery in description before going on to look at Nicholson’ use of descriptive techniques and imagery in his poem. There is also a separate PPT with key vocabulary to explore in a physical and engaging way which I thought would be useful for weaker readers or EAL students. I have included everything in the main presentation that you would need to teach this poem for the first time, for revision, or to even ask students to pre-teach from. The lesson objectives (on each slide) and end of lesson exam-style essay question ask students to explore how the language, structure and form present the theme of time. The starter activities, biographical information and the guided questions (with answers provided on the next slide) help students meet that outcome. There is support provided for students’ essay answers in the form of sentence starters, simplified assessment objectives and mark schemes, sentence starters, paragraph structures, and a peer/self-marking slide. An interesting lesson to explore students’ memories of childhood and experience of aging. Enjoy!
Best_Newcomer_2009
Romeo and Juliet - The Nurse

Romeo and Juliet - The Nurse

Focussing on the character of the Nurse from Romeo and Juliet, we look at how she is presented to us as an audience, how she acts as both a plot device and comic relief, and we analyse her use of language as well. In Act 2 Scene 5 Shakespeare takes advantage of dramatic irony to make the audience laugh, and we explore his use of language in this scene as well. An excellent lesson for AQA English Literature students preparing for their exams, but easily adaptable for other exam boards and other year groups as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Jean Craighead George:   "The Bird's Peace"  Lesson Plan

Jean Craighead George: "The Bird's Peace" Lesson Plan

Level: Basic (A2-B1): Elementary level English for English Literature Reading Lesson Lesson Duration: 3- 45 minute lessons This lesson is intended for the Basic Literature class for English language learners. The story is Jean Craighead George’s “The Bird’s Peace” which is taken from the textbook: Spero, Libby, and Judith Factor, editors. Literature: Coral. Mosdos Press, 2006. The lesson includes the lesson plan for three 45 minute lessons, worksheets for pre-reading, during reading (put quotes in order), and post-reading (comprehension questions). Finally, there is a PPT for the pre-reading engage activity that will allow students to engage with the essential question of the story.
jaredcmckee
Moving Away: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Moving Away: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Discussion about the motif of guns and children having them as toys. Reading the play scene with questions for teacher. Mini-plenary checks for understanding. Discussion on setting, symbols and superstition in the scene. P.E.E. writing frame for: Mickey and Edward seem destined to influence each other’s lives. How does Russell present this to the audience? Plenary check for writing.
aliceboyd1995
Storm on the Island Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Storm on the Island Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Seamus Heaney’s power and conflict poem 'Storm on the Island.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; 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
Feedback Sheet

Feedback Sheet

Feedback sheet designed to be laminated and handed out to students when completing feedback to marking. Guides them through the feedback and then directs steps using WWW/EBI/MRI.
Mrshannahlester
Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet

A learning mat designed to be used across KS3 and 4 with key terms, punctuation, acronyms, and useful things to remember. Designed when I found out I would not have my own room next year, and this is info that would useful be on my displays.
Mrshannahlester
Macbeth Revision Activities

Macbeth Revision Activities

Revision bundle of activities for Macbeth including pages for students to fill in on: SHC Plot Writer’s Techniques Key Quotes Quote Splats Character Analysis Character Cards Theme Mindmaps Character Table 5 Ws for GCSE (AQA)
Mrshannahlester
Y7 The Butterfly Lion SoW

Y7 The Butterfly Lion SoW

A full 18 lesson scheme with resources and powerpoints. The text and questions referred to in Lesson 1 can be found on the teach it website. Each lesson is fully differentiated to 3 levels. Designed to compliment reading The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo.
Mrshannahlester
Poetry Introduction Y7

Poetry Introduction Y7

18 fully resourced lessons with accompanying powerpoints and a lesson by lesson scheme overview. Aim to introduce Y7 to poetry, particularly poets who they will come across in the anthology for GCSE later. Focus of techniques.
Mrshannahlester
Secrets Bernard MacLaverty

Secrets Bernard MacLaverty

This worksheet helps pupils prepare for an essay questions about use of Symbolism at GCSE level. It guides them through basic comprehension of the main ideas of the story and leads onto an essay style question. Suitable as a class activity or can be done for homework. Similarly it could be used as a revision exercise.
jennytorniainen
FANTASTIC MR FOX BUNDLE

FANTASTIC MR FOX BUNDLE

Fantastic Mr Fox bundle! This bundle includes: A great class assembly A slide show with integrated passage and activities LOADS of worksheets and a storyboard to accompany the book. Please write a review!!
Lresources4teachers
Edexcel English Language Paper 1 BIG BUNDLE

Edexcel English Language Paper 1 BIG BUNDLE

This SOW will save you a WORLD of time- READY TO USE- it has taken forever to organise and correlate and is highly scaffolded and explicit. 15 lesson SOW: Edexcel English Language Paper 1 scaffolded with resources for low and high ability includes: Overview of MTP; Lessons ordered chronologically with resources for low ability and high ability- all clearly labelled; 7 different extracts; 7 lessons on analysing language and structure; 7 lessons on evaluating an idea; scaffolded with explicit instruction; 2 different planning resources for high/low for language and for evaluating; a folder of 5 a day starters that are literacy orientated; a folder of 5 a day starters which cover macbeth, AIC and Jekyll and Hyde- you can swap these out for literacy. Revision Guide with model answers and comment. Self and peer assessment Assessment Objective grids. a large range of whole class feedback sheets.
KristinaGeorge
Setting for a story draw and describe!

Setting for a story draw and describe!

Here’s a story setting plan I created for my Year 4’s. I wanted them to bring their story to life so asked them to draw it first and then brainstorm ideas around it :) Have attached differntiated sheets. The LA word bank is there to be adapted to use words that are more relevant to your story genre! Thanks for downloading!
Emma0273858294
London - William Blake - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

London - William Blake - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising William Blake’s power and conflict poem 'London.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; 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
KS1 (Year 2 Mainly) Comprehension Bundle - 18 Comprehensions and 4 Activities

KS1 (Year 2 Mainly) Comprehension Bundle - 18 Comprehensions and 4 Activities

This includes mostly differentiated resources, most often 3 or 4 ways. 18 comprehensions and 4 activities. The comprehensions included are: Bear Under The Stairs (based on book) Brazil Letter (letter and powerpoint to practise) Brazil Opener Activity, retrieval Chinese New Year Comprehension 2017 Cinderella Comprehension and Notebook with basic model 3 activity sheets to work on Individual Skills - Brazil based Desert Island Diary Comprehension Engaging with a picture mixed ability activity - inference based 2 Fire of London comprehensions plus two powerpoint to practice George’s Marvellous Medicine Comprehension (based on book) Harvest Comprehension (based on Song Paintbox) Making A Sandwich Comprehension about Instruction text Not Now Bernhard (based on book) Red Riding Hood (based on story extract) Seaside Comprehension with Text Types of Bears Valentine’s Day Where the Wild Things are (based on book) Xmas Comprehension (based on song Wish It would Be Christmas Every Day)
JennyHelmer