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End Of Year English Quiz

End Of Year English Quiz

Need something engaging for the last few weeks of the academic year? This 46 slide quiz features questions on spelling, punctuation, grammar, language techniques, structure techniques and poetry as well - with multiple choice options that move to new questions or ‘wrong answer’ slides. This is perfect for those lessons when you want to assist with students’ progress but you know that they have one eye on the window and their summer holidays coming up!
Lead_Practitioner
Year 2 Shrek Persuasive Letter Plans

Year 2 Shrek Persuasive Letter Plans

A week of planning and ActivInspire flipchart full of resources for a Persuasive letter asking Lord Farquaard for Shrek’s swamp back. Focusses on having reasons and backing them up with evidence - some from the film and others made up using fairy-tales that we know.
Kayleighp92
Book Review: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Book Review: Fiction and Non-Fiction

FREEBIE! This freebie contains a book review for both fiction and non-fiction texts. It’s a sample from my recent resource: [https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-super-book-of-guided-reading-activities-11926213] Check it out for 25 pages of superhero themed activities.
TheIrishTeacher
More Emotive Language

More Emotive Language

Due to the popularity of the Emotive Language Powerpoint in which students create emotive newspaper headlines, this stand- alone or follow-up Powerpoint looks at other forms of emotive language. Firstly students identify the emotive words form the neutral words, then they rank sets of words in terms of their emotive power. Next they identify the emotive language in two real texts - an extract from a Winston Churchill speech and an extract from an Animal Aid leaflet. They are then supported to use emotive language by re-writing a text on smoking. Emotive images are introduced with three real images from charity leaflets which create discussion on their use/effect. Example answers provided. Finally students are guided with a template to create a leaflet to persuade teenagers to stop eating meat. The question mirrors a GSCE writing task. Twenty-slides in total which could take three lessons - introduction and practice with two lessons to begin and create leaflet.
brahma
Instruction Writing - The Twits (1 Week)

Instruction Writing - The Twits (1 Week)

This week of lesson plans comes with examples of ‘what a good one looks like.’ It comes with ideas on how to support the class with teacher and teaching assistant and clear success criteria for the lessons.
Kayleighp92
Love and Relationships - The Farmer's Bride

Love and Relationships - The Farmer's Bride

A fully differentiated lesson on The Farmer’s Bride by Charlotte Mew, that analyses how the farmer is portrayed and how his relationship with his wife is presented by the writer. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
The Help Post-reading/Viewing Workbook

The Help Post-reading/Viewing Workbook

This resource is the accompanying booklet to: The Help - Pre -reading/viewing workbook. It builds on the knowledge gained from the story and aims to illicit critical thinking responses in students. The guide has: Key historical dates Extended discussion questions and written response task Fill in the gap activity (short response) Brainstorming activity/space Final essay question for practice (long response)
roxaneleescott
The Help  study guide (Pre-viewing/reading activities)

The Help study guide (Pre-viewing/reading activities)

This engaging resource can be used either with the film or the novel by Kathryn Stockett. The questions are focused on helping illicit ideas and prepare students for the actual watching/reading portion of their study. Like most of my other resources there is material for discussion and debate or even just individual critical thinking. The resource addresses: slavery,Jim Crow,segregation,civil rights, women’s rights and the wealth gap. There are also some key dates that teachers can build knowledge on as background information and context. Students can explore the time period of the 60s and the pros and cons of living in that time period. Teachers can also use the tasks to discuss Jim Crow and the impact the laws had on community as a whole.
roxaneleescott
Language of War - The Blitz

Language of War - The Blitz

PowerPoint presentation, extract and worksheet exploring language used to describe the London Blitz in the Second World War. Focus on Language skills (AO1, AO2 and AO4). Questions require students to explore how language and structure are used to show the author’s feelings towards the event and exploring how successfully the event is described. Transactional writing task included to encourage students to respond to what they have read. (AO5 and AO6 skills)
rachelprice11
English Language Paper 2 Transactional Writing Revision

English Language Paper 2 Transactional Writing Revision

GCSE English Language Paper 2 – Section B Transactional Writing revision lesson. Learning Objectives: To have an awareness of exam requirements To practice transactional writing skills Tasks designed to consider what makes a good piece of transactional writing, revision of key subject terminology and revision of key conventions of different forms of transactional writing.
rachelprice11
Love and Relationships - Letters From Yorkshire

Love and Relationships - Letters From Yorkshire

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that analyses the use of language within Maura Dooley’s classic poem Letters From Yorkshire. Throughout the lesson we look at how the narrator uses language and structure to build a sense of romance, 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
Year 4/5 Thesaurus Lesson - KS2 - Literacy

Year 4/5 Thesaurus Lesson - KS2 - Literacy

Excellent thesaurus lesson used in a year 4/5 class. Includes differentiated activities, PowerPoint, lesson plan, learning objectives, success criteria, AfL strategies, timings etc - everything you need!
liamtinner
The Super Book of Guided Reading Activities

The Super Book of Guided Reading Activities

FUN, COLORFUL and SUPERHERO THEMED! This resource is 25 pages of superhero themed guided reading activities to cover lots of objectives from the curriculum. Children will engage with activities such such: *Sorting fiction and non-fiction book titles. *Feature spotting in a non-fiction text. *Adding an appropriate sub-heading. *Adding captions to pictures. *Book review *Designing book covers *Designing blurbs *Identifying what makes a book cover attractive in fiction books. *Identifying what makes a book cover attractive in non-fiction books. *Dictionary work. *Alphabetical ordering and why it’s important… And much more! Just PRINT and TEACH!
TheIrishTeacher
Year 9 Of Mice and Men- Lessons 16-20

Year 9 Of Mice and Men- Lessons 16-20

Approx. 30 lessons. Follow the SOW. Included in this resource is a Scheme of Work, PowerPoints for every lesson, a number of extracts from the novella, worksheets and resources. Students build on their understanding of plot, themes, characters and language with opportunities for debates on social and political issues and some drama. The activities are varied to include videos, music, reading and writing. The scheme begins with a lesson on ‘identity’ that is aimed develop their understanding of a key theme within the play. This was working towards a writing assessment early on in the scheme based on AQA Language Paper 1, Question 5 and a reading assessment based on AQA GCSE English Literature 3. The Scheme of Work specifies the order of the lessons, which PowerPoint to use and the resources needed.
megan9519
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
KS2 Florence Nightingale Reading Comprehension

KS2 Florence Nightingale Reading Comprehension

A brilliant newspaper model text detailing the life of Florence Nightingale with 6 SATs style comprehension questions (answers are included) and a diary recount writing task to compliment it. The writing task comes with an image prompt, task instructions and peer-assessment box for editing and improvement. Ideal for Year 5 and 6 classes.
MissDavidsonTD
Year 8 Oliver Twist/Vocabulary Development SOW

Year 8 Oliver Twist/Vocabulary Development SOW

This download contains a series of lessons linked to a reading of an abridged version of Oliver Twist. The outcome of this unit is not a reading assessment, but a writing assessment which encourages children to use vocabulary from the 19th century. As such, the unit starts with a focus on reading non-fiction texts from the 19th century, with a key focus on identifying ‘unfamiliar’ words and using them in writing. The lessons here end about half-way through completing reading of Oliver Twist (as this was not the main outcome of the unit), so if you’re looking for a full SOW on Oliver Twist, they may seem incomplete (we do carry on reading the rest of the text, but mostly for enjoyment/carrying on building our writing skills. I have not included these lessons as they are not linked to an outcome/assessment - I use this scheme of work in the final summer term). This resource is suitable for any KS3 class, and is pitched towards middle-lower ability students.
krista_carson
Year 8 Speeches SOW

Year 8 Speeches SOW

This download contains all the lessons needed to teach a short scheme of work on writing speeches. It would be suitable for any KS3 group.
krista_carson
Year 8 Travel Writing SOW

Year 8 Travel Writing SOW

This download contains an entire half-term’s worth of lessons for a unit on Travel Writing. It would be suitable for most KS3 classess, although I use it for Year 8. Most resources and examples mentioned in each lesson are provided, although if anything is missing, please do get in touch :)
krista_carson
End of Year Fun Writing all about Travel

End of Year Fun Writing all about Travel

These fun Writing Activities are ready to print. Fun and engaging lead in to the Summer Vacation. Good for reluctant writers. Designed to appeal to different types of learners and to incorporate Higher Order Thinking Skills. Children can work independently or in pairs. Use as whole class, group work or as part of a writing centre. Great for consolidation of writing skills. Contents: • Favourite Destinations = 10 task cards with 10 corresponding worksheets – children can list, sort, explain, compare, identify advantages and disadvantages, design and create, plan and research. • Suggestions for Differentiation. • Holiday Destinations = 10 task cards – covers imaginative, persuasive and informative writing – tasks include writing sentences, paragraphs, story endings, Who Am I and poetry - for completing in children’s exercise books. Offered in word for ease of editing and PDF for ease of viewing.
KnowntoWork
Persuasive Writing Bundle

Persuasive Writing Bundle

All you need to introduce persuasive writing to your class. Jam packed with examples and short activities to consolidate persuasive devices. Fully-editable, 26 page powerpoint with interactive links to help flow through the unit. A model text is included on the presentation with features identified. Don’t forget the partner activity sheet which links to video examples of television advertisements and persuasive writing mat.
MissDavidsonTD
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
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
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
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
Noah's Ark Activity Pack FREEBIE

Noah's Ark Activity Pack FREEBIE

Looking for Bible activities that will excite and engage your students? Have fun teaching them more about the Bible with our FREE Noah’s Ark activity pack. WHO IS IT FOR? 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds) 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds) 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds) 6th Graders (11 to 12-year-olds) 7th Graders (12 to 13-year-olds) Visual Learners Homeschoolers Interactive learners WHAT’S INCLUDED? **Noah’s Ark Word Search Puzzle **The Great Flood coloring activity page **Noah creative writing activity **Clean and Unclean animals coloring worksheet **Plus an Answer Key for teachers and parents Want more Noah’s Ark activities? Check out our Noah’s Ark Activity Book To be kept informed of new resources click HERE and follow!
pip29
Noah's Ark Coloring Activity Book

Noah's Ark Coloring Activity Book

This Activity Book is a wonderful way to help students learn about Noah’s Ark. Includes 89 pages of lesson plans and activities. Plus an Answer Key for teachers. WHO IS IT FOR? 3rd - 8th Graders (8 to 14-year-olds) WHAT’S INCLUDED? 17-page Bible story: The Great Flood Fill in the blanks activity: Part One, Two, and Three **Lesson One** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Giants! Bible Word Search: Noah’s Ark Bible Quiz: Noah Bible Craft: Noah’s Ark puppets Question ’n color activity: Giants! Fact Sheet: Who were the Nephilim? Bible worksheet: Noah Creative Writing: Giants! My Bible Notes worksheet **Lesson Two** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Building the Ark Creative writing activity: Obeying God Bible Question ’n color activity: Building the Ark Fact Sheet: Noah’s Ark Discovered? Bible verse copywork: Trusting God Bible Task Cards: Building the Ark What’s the Word? Genesis 6 Bible copywork ’n color: Getting Ready Let’s Draw: Getting Ready Bible craft: Craft Stick Noah’s Ark **Lesson Three** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Entering the ark Bible Word Search: Clean and Unclean Bible Word Scramble: Noah’s Ark Bible worksheet: Clean and Unclean animals Creative Writing: Noah Coloring worksheet: The Animals Fact Sheet: Clean and Unclean Bible worksheet: I can eat… Bible Task Cards: Animals Bible Maze: All aboard! **Lesson Four** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Animals on the Ark Bible crossword: Noah’s Ark Bible verse match Fill-in-the-blanks & color activity: The Great Flood Connect the dots to create a lion Bible worksheet: The Ark Fact Sheet: Fountains of the Deep Fact Sheet: Fossil Graveyards My favorite Bible animal worksheet What’s the Word? Genesis 8 Creative writing: The Flood **Lesson Five** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Noah celebrates! Bible Quiz: Noah and the Flood Write your own story: Noah’s Ark My story retell: Noah’s Ark Let’s Draw: Noah’s Ark Question ’n color activity: God’s covenant with Noah Recipe: Noah’s New Earth Breakfast Bible worksheet: Everlasting Covenant Fact Sheet: Anchor stones Bible Craft: Make a hanging mobile Creative writing: Everlasting covenant For more inspiring educational resources visit: Bible Pathway Adventures
pip29
Castle Frankenstein Contextual Information and Activities

Castle Frankenstein Contextual Information and Activities

A ten slide ppt which provides a brief, interesting history of Castle Frankenstein in Germany, believed to be one of the central inspirations for Shelley’s novel. There are a handful of descriptive and creative writing tasks which provide good practice for AQA GCSE Language Paper 1 Section B. There is also one activity which asks students to find connections between the history of the castle and characters and events of the novel.
elaine253
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