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Writing to Describe: Famine

Writing to Describe: Famine

A lesson that not only teaches students how to write using a variation of language techniques, but also to raise awareness of world issues. This lesson is accompanied by a series of lessons (reading and writing skills) for the IGCSE non-fiction text, 'Passage to Africa' which you will find on my TES shop. This lesson includes: - Quiz testing students understanding of techniques - Stimulus for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer
xxnats1989xx
AQA Q5 Writing Starters

AQA Q5 Writing Starters

TEN writing starters for Paper 1, Question 5. Students are given a series of pictures as a stimulus (some of the photography is taken by me!) and a success criteria for each picture. This will help guide their writing and create more imaginative openings using ambitious writing techniques to impress an examiner! Find some free examples to download on my Tes shop. If you like it, download the collection :o)
xxnats1989xx
Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

An insightful lesson that helps KS3 pupils explore the idea of foreboding and analyse the ways Morpurgo uses Grandma Wolf to create a sense of foreboding in Private Peaceful. Compete with models for guided support, independent tasks and peer-assessment, this accessible powerpoint suitably challenges pupils in their reading assessments.
DeepaSabharwal
Structure in chapter 1- The boy in the striped pajamas.

Structure in chapter 1- The boy in the striped pajamas.

This lesson looks at the various structure techniques used by John Boyne and their effects on the reader. The extract explored covers, character entrances, tension, atmosphere and mood change and repetition. Students are shown a model example to give them the tools/skills ready to create their own structure analysis.
kirstygemmell2809
"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts through time / history... After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
AQA Question 5 Writing Task

AQA Question 5 Writing Task

Writing activity getting students to use more ambitious techniques to hook their reader's attention. Perfect starter activity. More writing stimulus tasks like this can be found on my TES shop.
xxnats1989xx
News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

This is a News English lesson for ESL students. They read a real news report taken from the day after the 911 terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre and then answer different reading comprehension exercises. There are also some cool pair-work exercises giving students the chance to practice speaking and listening skills.
stuartallen77
A term's comprehension pack (B)

A term's comprehension pack (B)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .
Headway_Learning
Power and Conflict Poetry - Hughes' Bayonet Charge

Power and Conflict Poetry - Hughes' Bayonet Charge

Perfect for mixed ability GCSE classes, this printable lesson helps pupils analyse Hughes' 'Bayonet Charge' by exploring its meaning (AO1) through language/structure (AO2) and considering how it presents wider ideas/issues (AO3). With model answers and differentiated questioning, this powerpoint can also be printed so pupils can independently explore the meaning (AO1), analyse the poem (AO2) and establish its links to wider context over 3 lessons. Pupils are given model answers for analytical and comparative writing so can then analyse the poem in prose and compare it to different poems in the anthology. In the final lesson, pupils are given the opportunity to write their own comparative essay following an exam answer.
DeepaSabharwal
Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Theme questions are popular on all exams. What better way to prepare your students than using a week's worth of material. Students will have the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills through discussion of the central issues of the play. Working on P.Q.E paragraphs will see student essays improve over time. Save time and money by downloading the bundle offer today!
LouiseBDaly