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Reflective Learning Tool Versatile and Unique

Reflective Learning Tool Versatile and Unique

The resource preview is presented as a series of samples of permutations of how this self-reflective tool can be used. Full resource on purchase has the mastersheet within it. The ‘Head, Heart …’ tool has been uniquely developed by me as part of my educational practice over the last ten years as a creative consultant and outstanding classroom educator and training deliverer. A generic tool to use during or after any learning sequence for junior students right through the secondary years and any CPD that you deliver or mentoring that you do. It aims to help you and your students understand what they are learning, how they are feeling about their learning, what they would like to change about the learning and what they think will help them in their next or future learning experiences. Based on the whole learner experience, not just who they are in their heads today, the tool helps the teacher get a deeper understanding of who their learners are, how they are responding to learning and the teaching and how they are shaping their learning futures. Enables teachers or trainers to open discussions on emotional well-being, cognition and learning to learn as well as build resilience and manage expectations. Simple for students to engage with and quick to administer either as mini-plenaries or as end of lesson or end of learning sequence plenaries. Potential for building vocabulary to name and separate thinking from feelings and emotions and learn to assert and voice their experience to build increasingly positive experiences in the future. Ways to use the ‘Head, Heart …’ Self-Reflective Tool: • As a basis for ‘voxpops’ • Self-reflective tool • Quick tests of the ‘temperature’ of your teaching for your self-refection • Student voice • Building future learning/career aspirations • Advocacy for the skills used in English and English Literature • Plenaries and mini plenaries • Imagining the experiences of others (empathy work and understanding characters Who and what the tool is suited to: • Suits teachers and learners at KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5 • Suits evaluation of CPD delivery • Suits anyone in a mentoring role
alisonwhitecreative
WWI Research Task Activity

WWI Research Task Activity

A set of six activity cards to focus research on World War 1 with the view of creating a presentation. This is for GCSE Literature students but would work with History and KS3. Each card is designed to be given to a group leader and has a clear job description for the leader. Included is a fact capture/ peer assessment sheet for students when watching each others’ presentations. Fully editable
MoonPin
Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Includes 12 'storyboard' Nursery Rhymes: The Grand Old Duke of York, Row Row Row Your Boat, Hey Diddle Diddle, Little Miss Muffet, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Old Mother Hubbard, Little Bo-Peep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Itsy-bitsy Spider. Say the rhymes with the students, get them to listen and recite each line afterwards, ask them to order the 4 pictures for each nursery rhyme, then use the differentiated worksheets to assess their writing and listening skills. For the speaking, listening and writing worksheets we ask carers to let us know either during drop off or via email a couple of things their child has done over the weekend. We then ask the students what they did at the weekend, prompting other students to ask questions of their peers, and then do a recap by asking who did what to assess who was listening before getting the children to write either with help or independently what they did at the weekend.
smidgealot
Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

2nd set of Nursery Rhymes Comprehension suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers. 6 Nursery Rhymes for Comprehension- Jack and Jill, Little Miss Muffet, Little Bo-Beep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Old Mother Hubbard. Use the ‘storyboard’ worksheets to say the nursery rhyme, encouraging students to repeat it after you, see if they can recite it back to you after hearing it a couple of times (often students help each other out, seeing who can say it loudest). All students can cut out the 4 pictures for each ‘storyboard’ and arrange them in the correct order. There are then 18 worksheets for comprehension 6 for lower abilities where they can circle/point/say the correct answer from a choice of 3. 6 for middle abilities where they can copy the correct answer after choosing from a choice of 3, practicing their handwriting. 6 for higher abilities where they should be encouraged to answer questions in full sentences, and use descriptive words, and also because… Extension work- get students to ask/ write other questions about the nursery rhyme. See if they can draw their own pictures. See if they can create or recite their own nursery rhyme and illustrate it in 4 pictures.
smidgealot
A years worth of Assemblies

A years worth of Assemblies

Have your whole years assemblies ready to go....no more stressing over every half term. Appropriate for year 2 -y 6.
frazert2
Jekyll and Hyde - Gothic in Chapter 2

Jekyll and Hyde - Gothic in Chapter 2

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that looks at the use of Gothic imagery in Mr Utterson’s dream during Chapter 2. Ideal preparation for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 1 or easily adaptable for KS3 students. Includes video clips, differentiated resources and more.
Lead_Practitioner
Discussion Roles

Discussion Roles

A list of roles that individuals can take within a discussion. If gives a brief description of each roles responsibilities.
PauletteBennett
Romans Assembly

Romans Assembly

Assembly all about the romans, involves a lot of acting and has a line for each child. My year 3 class really enjoyed this and the whole school were interested in Romans the rest of the week. Approriate for y2-y6! Enjoy :)
frazert2
Act 3 Scene 4 Macbeth GCSE English Literature. Full lesson PowerPoint and resources.

Act 3 Scene 4 Macbeth GCSE English Literature. Full lesson PowerPoint and resources.

Everything you need to teach Act 3 Scene 4 of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This is also available as part of a bundle whereby a considerable saving can be made. The lessons have been created specifically for teaching at GCSE level, and cover the key assessment objectives for 9-1 New-Specification AQA: understanding of the text, language and structure, context/themes/author intent (although equally applicable to other exam boards). Differentiated outcomes and tasks allow you to reach all learners, although I would recommend the lessons specifically for middle to higher ability students. Throughout the scheme, students are encouraged to make notes and annotate the text, as this will be a valuable revision tool when preparing for exams. No fear version is also included as a further scaffolding tool for lower ability learners. Teacher notes are provided on the PowerPoint to help explain and guide you through all phases of the lesson, with a range of interesting and engaging tasks for you to choose from. Importantly, full analysis is provided for all the tasks set, to enable you to lead interesting and engaging discussions which will deepen the students’ appreciation of the text. Strictly speaking, there is a lot more here than you would fit into a 1 hour lesson, so you may wish to spread this over a couple of lessons, or perhaps be a little selective with the tasks you wish to do. PDF version is for preview purposes. Buy in confidence from a TES recommended gold author! If you make a purchase and find the resource useful, why not get another one absolutely free? Simply leave a review for the resource purchased, email with your TES username alongside a link to the resource you would like. Your free resource will then be sent over right away!
ajs12345
Macbeth: Macbeth Revision - Lady Macbeth

Macbeth: Macbeth Revision - Lady Macbeth

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that focusses on Lady Macbeth in Act 5 Scene 1 and how she has changed from the beginning of the play. Students analyse the language of Act 5 Scene 1 and how Lady Macbeth gets across her fear and sense of guilt in front of the doctor and gentlewoman. Ideal preparation for KS4 students moving towards AQA English Literature Paper 1 or easily adaptable for KS3 students studying Macbeth.
Lead_Practitioner
Macbeth - Macbeth Revision - Malcolm

Macbeth - Macbeth Revision - Malcolm

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that focusses on the role of Malcolm in the latter half of the play and how he tests Macduff to see how loyal and goodly he is. The lesson also looks at the concept of kingship and how Jacobean society viewed the role of the king. Is Macbeth or Malcolm better suited to the role and why might this be? A fascinating lesson for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 1 and easily adaptable for KS3 students, too.
Lead_Practitioner
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