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War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy - Bundle!

War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Carol Ann Duffy’s contemporary ‘Power and Conflict’ poem: ‘War Photographer.’ Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s meaning/ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Weir’s language devices. The bundle contains: The comprehensive and engaging lesson, The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Carol Ann Duffy’s power and conflict poem 'War Photographer.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); 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
PAPER    1, question 2- 5 (AQA GCSE English Language 8700 )

PAPER 1, question 2- 5 (AQA GCSE English Language 8700 )

What is in this bundle? This bundle contains 20 full lessons on powerpoint with supporting worksheets, activities and videos for questions 2 - 5 of the AQA paper 1 exam. It also contains bite sized assessments for some of the tougher questions and independent study material. It contains a wide selection of texts and references from extracts from Divergent, Atonement, Dracula, Orwells 1984, Graham Greenes The Destructors and Stephens Kings The Body (Stand By Me). The total amount of the individual resources combined as a bundle is £53.00 but I’m willing to sell at £20, saving you 62% What type of lessons are they? My style is very much about class participation, student ownership of learning and quick pace. Lessons come with starters, plenaries, paired, group and independent activities which last from 5 /10 / 15 / 20 and 30 mins at a time. I teach 3 hour sessions therefore all lesson have enough material to fill 3 hours. I also like to base parts of my sessions around pop culture and current issues in order to engage students and demonstrate that English is not a subject or skill confined to the classroom but rather it is a life long skill with real relevance in the world. I also like English to have an element of fun and try to encourage students to have fun with language and encourage creativity. Many lessons cover a range of levels as I teach mixed level classes, I use supportive techniques such as sentence starters, word banks and peer assessment and self assessment.
namerased
Poppies - Jane Weir - Bundle!

Poppies - Jane Weir - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Jane Weir’s contemporary ‘Power and Conflict’ poem: Poppies. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s meaning/ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Weir’s language devices. The bundle contains: The comprehensive and engaging lesson, The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Poppies - Jane Weir - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Poppies - Jane Weir - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Jane Weir’s power and conflict poem 'Poppies.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); 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
The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's vivid power and conflict poem: The Charge of the Light Brigade. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet's ideas/messages within the poem analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Tennyson's language devices. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

This full double lesson (the resources are enough for at least 2-3 hours of teaching time) provides an engaging and highly-informative study of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s conflict poem ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ Students learn to interpret and analyse the poem in terms of content, language, and structure, learn more about the context of the Crimean War and the Battle of Balaclava, and gain crucial skills in structuring analytical responses to texts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and engaging videos) Context of the Light Brigade - worksheet (teacher’s answer-sheet also provided); Copy of poem; Content, language and structure mind map; Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Question 5, AQA - writing Haiku's

GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Question 5, AQA - writing Haiku's

This is a fun, lively student centered lesson which revolves around team work activities and allowing the students to push their creativity and imagination. Many students struggle with imagination when it comes to question 5 and many panic, especially as it holds so many marks. This lesson uses images to inspire a range of vocabulary, language features and ideas for a storyline all within the planning of a haiku, therefore underpinning some of the essential skills needed to answer this question. This is quick paced session with a range of 10 minute activities which encourage independent learning and team work. I found that many students created a range of fantastic haiku’s which I made into a booklet for the students to take away with them. This sort of thing also scores brownie points with the managers and Ofsted but also helps to develop a sense of achievement and self confidence in English, which many students lack. It is also great for the students to know their work in English has a use other than for passing an exam and many feel pride in that. This lesson covers: planning for written work, synonyms, metaphors, similes, personification, hyperbole, long short sentences, imagination but can be adapted to cover much more if so desired. It ends with a peer marking assessment based on the Facebook liking system using emoticons and a chance to act like an examiner and identify language features. There is a homework task, which if desired, could be turned into a in class task other than homework. Hope it helps
namerased
The British Isles

The British Isles

A task-based teaching unit designed for ESL-students practicing intermediate English while building a cultural knowledge about the UK. The unit is mainly about England, but the map-task helps the students get a geographical idea of what the British Isles consist of. I would recommend spending about two months using the teaching course, depending on how many lessons you have with your class. The only thing you need to find yourself is the movie "This is England". I found the film on Netflix, where it's still available.
jtl1203
Blooms's Taxonomy Differentiated Higher Order Thinking Reading Responses

Blooms's Taxonomy Differentiated Higher Order Thinking Reading Responses

Bloom;s Taxonomy cards for your class for higher order thinking in their reading comprehension. These cards can be used during whole class lessons, small group, differentiated small groups, literature circles, literacy centers, independent work and much more! They are a great teaching tool and a great way to get students thinking and applying reading skills with selections! Included in this download are 64 differentiated comprehension question cards: - 10 Remembering questions - 11 Understanding questions - 10 Applying questions - 10 Analyzing questions - 15 Evaluating questions - 7 Creating questions All you need to do is print, cut and laminate and they are ready to go. Please remember to follow me Enjoy
Kiwilander