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Checking Out Me History, a guide - for revision or classroom handout.

Checking Out Me History, a guide - for revision or classroom handout.

This three-page resource provides detailed historical context for the poem, explaining the historical figures in the poem and their importance. Also included is a full page on structure and language, explaining forms and techniques. students can be encouraged to locate these in the poem and consider there effect. The resource can encourage further research.
dandan73
Writing Persuasive Texts  Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Writing Persuasive Texts Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

** Writing Persuasive Texts Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny** ** Complete Lesson on Writing Persuasive Letters, related to Gangsta Granny by David Walliams** This download includes a complete, KS2, English lesson on the sixteenth chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. Full resources and plans for teaching persuasive writing. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a PowerPoint to explain the activity and then practice persuading each other. Children can then plan and write their own persuasive letters. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for children to complete to reflect on the chapter read. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan PowerPoint slides for the lesson Word prompt sheets Writing frame Chapter review sheets This is the sixteenth chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is <strong><a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-reading-comprehension-complete-lesson-gangsta-granny-11671260”> here</a></strong> Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
English Language AS/A2 Paper 1

English Language AS/A2 Paper 1

Uses the specimen AQA texts (motorcars - found on AQA website) and rephrases the markscheme to guide students in their writing of response to Q1/2/3 on Paper 1
Smitchell86
Text Analysis Questions

Text Analysis Questions

When investigating how to read and analyse a text, a number of different aspects need to be considered. Having a basic overview of the text is important. Additionally, knowing whether the text conforms to the basic conventions of its genre and pointing out how stylistic and language devices have been used to create shades of meaning and effect is essential.
drewwilsonHK
Love and Relationships - Neutral Tones

Love and Relationships - Neutral Tones

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that analyses the use of language within Thomas Hardy’s classic poem Neutral Tones. Throughout the lesson we look at how the narrator uses language and structure to build a sense of loss, bitterness and anger, including analysing key quotes and language techniques. A brilliant lesson for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and easily adaptable for younger KS3 or KS4 students
Lead_Practitioner
ADJECTIVES - DEGREES OF COMPARISON: LESSON AND RESOURCES

ADJECTIVES - DEGREES OF COMPARISON: LESSON AND RESOURCES

A Lesson Plan that presents Teaching Resources in Adjectives: Degrees of Comparison. This teaching resource will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a vocabulary lesson on Degrees of Comparison. Learning Objectives: Define adjectives in different degrees of comparison. Examine the rules of using the degrees of comparison of the given adjective. Identify the degree of comparison of the adjectives used in writing. Demonstrate the use of degrees of comparison of adjectives in writing. This Resource Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Vocabulary Overview - Positives, Comparatives, Superlatives Flipped Lesson Part - Video - Adjectives: Degrees of Comparison Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Describing Game Success Criteria - Degrees of Comparison Checklist Collaborative Group Tasks – Pair-Share, Shared Writing, Think-Write-Share Scaffolder Notes - Degrees of Comparison Rules Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Online Quizzes Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - Writing Task by Outcome Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - 5 Online Exercises Plenary to Assess Learning Outcomes - Ten Questions Home Learning for Reinforcement – 4 Worksheets Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.L.6-8.1/4ad/6 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Teachers can use this lesson to give a complete knowledge and understanding of Positives, Comparatives, and Superlatives to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their vocabulary knowledge of Adjectives.
john421969
Introduction to writing - PAFT, GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDEXCEL

Introduction to writing - PAFT, GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDEXCEL

This session is a quick paced, fun, interactive session with group and paired activities, handouts include match up tasks, planning tasks, read and obtain tasks and helpful handouts. This is an introductory lesson to writing using PURPOSE, AUDIENCE, FORM, TONE (PAFT) . It is focused for the Edexcel GCSE English Language paper as many of the questions of this paper are multi layered / skilled and ask for layers of understanding from the student in ways that other exam boards don’t. It comes with a “writing gibberish” starter and takes the student through various stages which can help them improve their own writing, get into the habit of planning but also touches upon being able to analyse writing, therefore bridging over both the reading and writing section of the exam. This session is aimed quite low as it is an introduction but does offer elements of stretch and challenge for more able students. It comes with helpful handouts for low ability learners and tackles some more high level concepts such as tone. There is enough material in this resource to be adapted into two sessions if needs be but is also adaptable to include more if necessary. Please be aware that the TES preview does sometimes distort the way the resource looks and this is not always a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
Paper 2, Question 3 Lessons (3 lessons)

Paper 2, Question 3 Lessons (3 lessons)

These three lessons are designed for students who are working towards the AQA GCSE English Language qualification. All three lessons focus on Paper 2, Question 3. Each lesson comes with resources, a PowerPoint Presentation (with a completed notes section) and a very detailed Scheme of Work extract. The information on the Scheme of Work extract can be easily transferred over to your preferred lesson plan template. If you have set texts that you would like to use, these can easily be used in replacement of the texts within these lessons. Topics Covered: Introducing and developing language skills Applying language skills using a modern source Applying language skills using a 19th Century source Assessment Methods: Q&A (verbal) Q&A (mini-whiteboards) Q&A (post-it notes) Flipped learning Class discussions Written work (timed) Written work (untimed) Peer-assessment Equipment Required: Sweets/chocolate/other suitable prize Internet access in the classroom (phones/laptops) Flipchart paper Coloured pens/flipchart pens Mini-whiteboards, whiteboard pens and erasers/cloth Textbook: AQA GCSE English Language for post-16, A one-year course by Jo Heathcote (ISBN: 978-0-00-820-933-9) Sample answers for Paper 2, Question 3 from previous students or lessons (approximately 3) Post-it notes If you do not have the above textbook, you can easily select another text that you wish to use instead as this textbook is only used for an eight line extract.
connie-91
Key Stage 3 English Language Exam Prep

Key Stage 3 English Language Exam Prep

A lesson, which could stretch over two, 1 hour, periods this lesson prepares key stage 3 for a practice language exam. This lesson is based on the sample AQA English Language Key Stage 3 paper which avaliable on their site, I cannot put this as an attachment due to copyright laws BUT this is very easy to find on the AQA site. The lesson walks the pupils, step by step, through question 1,2,4, and 5 by using model examples and top tips to answer each questions - there is also time for the pupils to have a go at this question too. Question 3 is omitted from this ppt as we don’t include it on our own examination for key stage 3, but it can be easily added if required. Many thanks for looking :)
mratcliffe88
Story 'The Clever Jeweller' Reading Comprehension, Worksheet plus answers key

Story 'The Clever Jeweller' Reading Comprehension, Worksheet plus answers key

Reading comprehension story of a jeweller who successfully hid his precious stone while traveling with a thief. This is a moral story with a lesson that everything is within us, inside us but we spend our lives searching for them in others. Faith , beauty, opportunities , talent ,love everything is inside us. Reading comprehension questions and solves answer sheet is given. This story is suitable for grade 4 or 5 level.
tacss
AQA Poetry Exam Questions Power Conflict

AQA Poetry Exam Questions Power Conflict

A range of resources that cover some of the poems in the Power and Conflict AQA culster for poetry. A range of exam style questions and PPTs for explanation. Some pinched and some original.
Yolandajade
A Christmas Carol GCSE AQA Themes and Writers intention

A Christmas Carol GCSE AQA Themes and Writers intention

A PPT to take you over two lessons that focus on the themes in A Christmas Carol and Dicken’s intentions when writing. Question prompts. It refers to a video but the video is just on youtube and is a general one about Charles dickens point of view. Information sheets come from the British Library. This is very much Student led.
Yolandajade
Persuasive Writing Self-Assessment Activity - includes FAR marking strategies

Persuasive Writing Self-Assessment Activity - includes FAR marking strategies

Suitable for KS3 and KS4. This resource is suitable as a criteria sheet that students can use to achieve their persuasive writing targets. They can keep re-visiting the sheet for HW tasks too throughout the year (if it’s glued into their exercise books). The key strategy governing the activity is that students are taking charge of their own progress and learning to be independent learners as the criteria sheet is an important tool in their learning toolbox. The activity also deploys FAR marking techniques.
chirpyandcheerful
Ahoy There! Clue-Solving Quiz for Juniors, with full-page illustration

Ahoy There! Clue-Solving Quiz for Juniors, with full-page illustration

In this 3-sheet quiz, comprising clues, picture and answers. (Only 2 visible here.) The pirates are unaware of the 8 dangers, hidden in the clues - not even counting the advancing sea monster! This dramatically themed and humorously presented quiz promotes literacy (spelling, vocabulary and reading and writing fluency), as children unravel the clues and add one or more of their own. Answers are provided on a separate page. Recommended for Yrs 3-5 approximately.
katewilliams_poetry
The Suitcase Kid SOW (AQA English GCSE)

The Suitcase Kid SOW (AQA English GCSE)

Struggling to reach your bottom set year 7s or 8s? This is the scheme of work for you! Complete with assessements, lesson by lesson worksheets, resources and differentiated tasks, this scheme of work makes reaching those tricky students a little less stressful. Every lesson has been adapted to fit in with the new AQA English Literature and Language GCSE, to help prepare those weaker students with an accessible text.
podmc002
Persuasive Writing Bundle

Persuasive Writing Bundle

This bundle includes 9-11 lessons based on “Persuasive Writing”. This pack includes whole lessons that have everything you need to teach the topic and genre. Every lesson has a starter, a plenary, teaching models, group work and individual writing activities and HW tasks. I have also included a handy FAR inspired assessment sheet that can be used to mark the students’ work using specific criteria that they can learn and use to make very clear progress easily, and there is also a self-assessment activity that draws on FAR marking strategies too. It’s suitable for KS3 and KS4. However, some ppts are more suited to KS4 classes and gifted (or accelerated) KS3 classes. You’ll have to make that decision based on your class’ abilities and skills.
chirpyandcheerful
AQA Language paper 1

AQA Language paper 1

This resource uses the painting ‘faces in the fire’ by Francis Montague Holl to access the requirements of Language Paper 1, taking away the barriers created by the text. After practicing the skills needed students can then read/answer questions on the section from Jane Eyre (which presents similar themes to the painting).
BethanyDawson
AQA Language paper 2 using images

AQA Language paper 2 using images

This lesson asks students to complete language paper 2 style questions but through images (Brighton Pierotts painting) - the images help ALL students to access the content especially in relation to context and discussing how the piece is formed, to ‘read’ critically and make inferences. This is a creative way into a rather difficult task for some students. It uses a link to the Ashmolean Museum website as an interactive way of exploring the content of the image and linking to context (19th and 21st Century). Included: Lesson plan presentation Brighton Pierotts Non-fiction writing about Brighton 21st & 20th century
BethanyDawson
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: London - William Blake; The Prelude (Extract) - William Wordsworth; The Emigree - Carol Rumens; Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker Remains - Simon Armitage My Last Duchess - Robert Browning Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley Checking Out Me History - John Agard Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). For all 15 of the Power and Conflict poems knowledge organisers, please search for the 'Huge Bundle.' The remaining 7 poems are also available in their own bundle (‘Big Bundle 1’)
TandLGuru
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS FOR ALL 15 OF THE POWER AND CONFLICT POEMS! These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: Exposure - Wilfred Owen; Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes; The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Poppies - Jane Weir War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley My Last Duchess - Robert Browning Storm on the Island - Seamus Heaney Checking Out Me History - John Agard Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker Remains - Simon Armitage The Prelude (Extract) - William Wordsworth The Emigree - Carol Rumens London - William Blake Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Love and Relationships - Sonnet 29

Love and Relationships - Sonnet 29

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that analyses the use of language within Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s classic poem Sonnet 29. Throughout the lesson we look at how the narrator uses language and structure to build a sense of obsession and frustration, including analysing key quotes and language techniques. A brilliant lesson for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 and easily adaptable for younger KS3 or KS4 students
Lead_Practitioner
Checking Out Me History Knowledge Organiser / Revision Mat!

Checking Out Me History Knowledge Organiser / Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising John Agard’s power and conflict poem 'Checking Out Me History.’ 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
10 Minute Slogan Evaluation - Bundle

10 Minute Slogan Evaluation - Bundle

This is a collection of 10 minute starter activities to be used at the beginning of an evaluation lesson to get students into an “evaluative mood” complete with some teacher answers!
stephenalty
Paper 1: Section A - Full Scheme - Middle Year 9/10

Paper 1: Section A - Full Scheme - Middle Year 9/10

This is an entire scheme of work with a variety of extracts from different cultures, writers, backgrounds and time periods. It is a 4 week scheme but may last longer. I would recommend following up with a walk and talk mock and peer-assessment before completing a final assessment. I have a free one of these to go with the PIXL Woman in Black mock elsewhere!
youdarkblue
Analysing slogan starter/plenary

Analysing slogan starter/plenary

Help students with their analysis by using this slogan activity. Students analyse the words, and consider the connotations of certain words. This will help them for language and structure for most specs!
kilbridejack91
Reading and Comprehension Booklet: Exam Style Questions (AQA Paper 1/2)

Reading and Comprehension Booklet: Exam Style Questions (AQA Paper 1/2)

A standalone reading and comprehension booklet, using the AQA Telling Tales Anthology (short stories) with other key extracts, to be used with Key Stage 4. Texts used are: When The Wasps Drowned Chemistry Odour of Chrysanthemums Polish Teacher’s Tie Korea A Family Supper Invisible Mass of the Back Row The Darkness Out There The Outsiders The Sniper The aim of the booklet is to allow students to independently work and revise: each text has comprehension and exam-style questions which accompany them. Within the booklet there are also independent writing tasks which could be set as either classwork or homework. The current layout is set to print as an A5 booklet, rather than A4, to save paper and reduce costs.
JenniferLouiseAvery
10 Minute Task - Slogan Evaluation

10 Minute Task - Slogan Evaluation

This task is designed to be used right at the start of a lesson that will develop the skill of evaluation. I have used this resource as a starter activity that is on the desk waiting for students whilst they’re filtering into the classroom. The first 10 minutes of the lesson is spent with the students evaluating how successful certain slogans are which I found was successful at showing them how evaluation could look outside of the classroom.
stephenalty