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Macbeth Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!
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Macbeth Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

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This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Scene by Scene Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Dramatic Devices; - Features of Tragedy. 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).
Non-Chronological Reports!
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Non-Chronological Reports!

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This stimulating and informative lesson develops students’ skill in creating non-chronological reports that precisely meet the content, language and structural features of the form. In particular, they gain an in-depth understanding of how non-chronological reports are ordinarily set out on the page, what information should be included within them, and what style they should be written in, in order to meet form and purpose. These resources contain 3 example non-chronological reports, differentiated by the accessibility of their language. Students follow a clear and logical learning journey, in which they: -Define what non-chronological letters are and clarify their purpose; Establish the structural features of non-chronological letters; -Work collaboratively to identify and analyse the content and language features in further model examples of non-chronological reports; -Create a success criteria for effective non-chronological reports; -Write their own non-chronological reports, using a planning sheet (if needed) and the techniques that they have learnt; -Peer/self-assess their writing attempts. There are enough resources here really for two lessons, including: -Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint; -Non-chronological reports x 3 (based on tennis, great white sharks, and Dubai) -Non-chronological reports structure worksheet; -Non chronological reports planning sheet; -Step-by-step lesson plan. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.
Creativity Assembly!
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Creativity Assembly!

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This fun and original assembly aids children in understanding the value of being creative in all of their endeavours, through: Understanding what creativity is, and recognising why it is such an important skill; Understanding that creativity is a trait within everyone (including themselves) that should be encouraged and harnessed; Observing some amazing examples of what creativity can result in; Learning strategies to demonstrate creativity in their own lives. This assembly is tried and tested, and has always been really well received in the past. The slides are visually engaging and well-presented, and the subject matter is tailored to the interests and needs of young people. The session also includes a fun role-play task to demonstrate how everyone can be creative and the internet link to a beautiful, thought-provoking video demonstrating the power of creativity. There are also various discussion prompts to enable children to understand how they can be creative in different areas of their own lives. The slides are fairly self-explanatory, but I’ve included guidance notes to assist the speaker. Hope that you find this useful!
An Inspector Calls Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!
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An Inspector Calls Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

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This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising J.B. Priestley's 'An Inspector Calls.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Scene by Scene Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Priestley's Dramatic Devices; - Features of Form. 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).
Dragons' Den Persuasive Project! (Building Speaking & Listening and Persuasive Writing Skills!)
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Dragons' Den Persuasive Project! (Building Speaking & Listening and Persuasive Writing Skills!)

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This resource is perfect for enabling students to build both their persuasive writing and their speaking and listening skills. Based upon the popular BBC series 'Dragons' Den', students have the opportunity to research, design, pitch, and evaluate arguments for their own inventions, whilst simultaneously analysing persuasive pitches, revising persuasive techniques, structuring arguments and articulating convincingly. Included is a 16 page booklet (I would say at least 4-5 hour lessons of tasks) that lead students to: - Introduce themselves and their interests; - Watch persuasive pitches (links included) and identify persuasive devices; - Analyse why persuasive devices are effective; - Structure an analysis appropriately; - Brainstorm ideas for an invention using imagination and helpful aiding questions; - Formulate an argument by considering key questions and counter arguments; - Write and present a persuasive pitch; - Peer-evaluate and self-evaluate persuasive pitches. I have also provided some examples of news stories featuring the worst and best pitches from the den, in order to provoke discussion about what makes a strong pitch. All images are licensed for commercial use and are cited throughout.
New GCSE English Language - Comparing and Contrasting
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New GCSE English Language - Comparing and Contrasting

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This informative and engaging double lesson aims to improve students’ ability to compare and contrast two different texts based on a similar subject. They will focus particularly on the purpose, audience, language, and structure of texts, and will learn to use comparing and contrasting connectives to highlight any similarities and differences. This has always been a crucial skill in English, but has an increased importance in the new GCSE for English Language, as there is a greater requirement for students to be able to make links and comparisons between texts. The lesson follows a clear and logical learning journey, with students learning to: - Understand the key terms 'compare' and 'contrast', and the importance of these skills in English; - Categorise the different features that they can compare, under the headings 'Purpose', 'Audience', 'Language' and 'Structure;' - Read (and identify the key features within) two morally and ethically intriguing texts, offering diverse views of young people in the media; -Compare the two texts, using a clear and concise template, and newly-acquired knowledge of different types of connectives; - Peer-assess each other's comparative essay attempts. Included in this resource pack are: - Whole double lesson, colourful and engaging PowerPoint presentation (Including assessment for learning referral slides) - Cards for card-sorting activity; - Two interesting and thought-provoking non-fiction media extracts (one a newspaper extract from The Evening Standard, and another a persuasive leaflet, both focused on the issue of how young people are perceived.) - Template for main comparative analysis task; - Full teacher guidance plan. All images are licensed for commercial use and are cited on the final slide of the PowerPoint presentation
Upper KS2 Computing Huge Knowledge Organisers Bundle!
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Upper KS2 Computing Huge Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

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These clear, detailed and visually-appealing resources offer a complete reference point for subject leaders, teachers, parents and children covering the computing curriculum at upper KS2. Included are organisers based on: -Year 5: Computing Systems and Networks -Year 5: Creating Media - Vector Drawing -Year 5: Creating Media - Video Editing -Year 5: Data and Information - Flat-File Databases -Year 5: Programming - Selection in Physical Computing -Year 5: Programming - Quizzes in Scratch -Year 6: Computing Systems and Networks -Year 6: Creating Media - Web Page Creation -Year 6: Creating Media - 3-D Modelling -Year 6: Data and Information - Spreadsheets -Year 6: Programming - Variables in Games -Year 6: Programming - Using Micro:bits The content is fully aligned with the age-related expectations for upper KS2 children in computing. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDF and Word versions (so that you can edit if you want to).
Romeo and Juliet Revision Cards!
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Romeo and Juliet Revision Cards!

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These colourful, comprehensive, and well-structured revision cards have been creatively designed for students securing their understanding of William Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ Each card is visually-appealing and highly-detailed, covering aspects of each feature including a full summary, cited quotations from the play, definitions/ examples, and a consideration of audience reactions. They are tried and tested, with teachers incorporating them in revision games, using them as essay writing aids, or utilising them as home revision aids. They are provided as both PDFs (to prevent formatting issues between computers) and as Word documents (for easy editing). The revision cards included in this pack are: Characters - Romeo, Juliet, Mercutio, Friar Laurence, The Nurse, Tybalt; Context - William Shakespeare, Patriarchal Society, Religion; Devices - Dramatic Irony, Soliloquies, Dramatic Tension; Scenes - Act 1 Scene 5 (The Masquerade Ball Scene), Act 2 Scene 2 (Juliet’s Window Scene), Act 3 Scene 1 (The Death of Mercutio/ Tybalt Fight Scene); Themes - Love, Hatred, Fate and Free Will. For any questions or comments, please contact TandLGuru@yahoo.co.uk - Many thanks!
Diary Writing!
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Diary Writing!

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This stimulating and informative lesson aims to improve students’ ability to adapt the style of their writing to suit their audience and purpose. In particular, they attempt to meet the purpose of writing diary entries. Students follow a clear and logical learning journey, in which they: -Define diaries and their key content features; -Read extracts of diaries, and explain which content features different writers employ; -Work collaboratively to ascertain the language and structure features of diary entries; -Create a success criteria for effective diary writing (although a ready-made success criteria is included) -Write a diary entry for a famous character from their favourite movie, using the techniques that they have learnt; -Peer/self-assess their diary writing attempts. There are enough resources here really for two lessons, including: -Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint; -Diary extracts x 4 (Adian Mole, Anne Frank, etc.) -What's in a Diary Entry worksheet; -Success Criteria; -Step-by-step lesson plan. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!
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Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

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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).
Writing Newspaper Articles!
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Writing Newspaper Articles!

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This interesting and engaging enables students to know what newspaper articles are and why people read them, understand the features that make effective newspaper articles, and write their own interesting and appropriate newspaper articles. In particular, students learn to use a range of appropriate features in writing their own newspaper articles, including facts and opinions, jargon, testimonies, and puns. There are easily enough resources here for 2 lessons on this topic. Over the course of their learning journey, students: - Define and exemplify what newspapers are; - Understand why people read newspapers; - Understand and categorise the different techniques used by newspapers; - Identify the features of newspapers in model examples; - Analyse the effect of techniques in newspapers upon the reader; - Use a wide-range of techniques in writing their own newspaper articles; - Peer and self assess each other's newspaper article attempts. The resources include: -Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint; -A colourful and helpful 'Writing Newspaper Articles' Help-Sheet; -Techniques cards for defining the key key features of newspaper articles; -Analysing newspaper articles worksheet; -Blank newspaper article template; -A model example of a newspaper article; -Helpful and comprehensive step-by-step lesson plan. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.
Huge Primary Design and Technology Knowledge Organisers Bundle!
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Huge Primary Design and Technology Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

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These clear, detailed and visually-appealing resources offer a complete reference point for children, teachers and parents building knowledge of the Primary Design and Technology curriculum. The organisers are clear, logical and fully aligned with the expectations of the National Curriculum. Included are organisers based on: -KS1 Structures: Freestanding Structures -KS2 Structures: Shell Structures; -KS2 Structures: Frame Structures; -KS1 Mechanisms: Slides and Levers; -KS1 Mechanisms: Wheels and Axles; -KS2 Mechanisms: Gears and Pulleys; -KS1 Textiles: Joining Techniques; -KS2 Textiles: Simple Sewing; -KS2 Textiles: More Complex Sewing; -KS2 Electrical Systems: Simple Circuits and Switches; -KS2 Electrical Systems: More Complex Circuits and Switches; -KS1 Food and Nutrition: Preparing Food -KS2 Food and Nutrition: Healthy and Varied Diet; -KS2 Food and Nutrition: Culture and Seasonality The resources are designed to be printed onto A3 (although can be printed onto A4), and are provided in both PDF and Word versions (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).
Travel Brochure Writing!
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Travel Brochure Writing!

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This engaging and stimulating lesson enables students to create travel brochure texts containing appropriate and imaginative language choices, utilising a range of different language techniques with subtlety in order to craft writing that serves the dual purpose of being descriptive and persuasive. In particular, students learn how descriptive language such as of similes, metaphors, and personification, in addition to persuasive devices such as statistics, rhetorical questions, and personal pronouns, can help to create truly authentic and effective travel brochure pieces. The lesson follows a clear, logical, bite-size learning journey, which guides students towards differentiated learning objectives. Over the course of this journey, they become able to: - Define what travel brochures are and understand their purposes; - Identify the persuasive and descriptive language devices that travel brochure writers employ - Analyse the effects of the language in a model travel brochure text; - Utilise a clear and challenging success criteria document in order to construct their own travel brochure pieces; - Self/Peer assess travel writing attempts. This resource pack includes: - A visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; - An interesting and ambitious travel writing extract (with a highlighted version for teachers): -A logical and challenging worksheet, encouraging students to analyse key features; - A detailed lesson plan, complete with what the teacher and students should aim to achieve at each stage of the lesson. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the PowerPoint.
Refugees - Brian Bilston - Comprehension Activities Booklet!
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Refugees - Brian Bilston - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

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This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Brian Bilston’s poem ‘Refugees.’ This is a clever poem that can be read in two ways - offering two perspectives regarding attitudes to refugees. Teachers have found the activities particularly useful throughout teaching, or for revision or guided reading sessions. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. It is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
Romeo and Juliet Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!
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Romeo and Juliet Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

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This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Scene by Scene Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Dramatic Devices; - Features of Tragedy. 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).
Lord of the Flies Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!
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Lord of the Flies Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

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This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Golding's Language Devices; - Features of Form. 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).
Behaviour Management CPD Session!
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Behaviour Management CPD Session!

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This CPD session offers an engaging and original approach to improving behaviour management practices. Grounded in educational research, this CPD session is interactive, well-structured, and has been successfully tried and tested. The aim of the CPD session is to develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed in order to utilise behaviour management even more effectively in lessons, and it achieves this by embarking upon the following learning journey: 1. Fully understanding the various reasons for challenging behaviour; 2. Observing and analysing behaviour management practices through a Youtube video; 3. Evaluating the main behaviour concerns in the participants' school/classrooms 4. Gaining familiarity with a range of research and theory suggesting the best methods and strategies for a number of different challenging situations; 5, Planning effective behaviour management strategies to prevent and combat challenging behaviour in the participants' real-life classrooms. Included in this pack are: Full PowerPoint presentation, a hyperlinked video for analysis, cards fro the Diamond Nine activity, a top tips helpsheet, instructions for the main group task, and guidance for trainers/ presenters. All images and videos are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide.
Effective Questioning CPD Session!
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Effective Questioning CPD Session!

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This CPD session offers an engaging and original approach to introducing or revisiting effective questioning. Grounded in educational research, this CPD session is interactive, well-structured, and has been successfully tried and tested. The aim of the CPD session is to develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed in order to utilise questioning even more effectively in lessons, and it achieves this by embarking upon the following learning journey: 1. Fully understanding the various reasons for questioning; 2. Gaining familiarity with the different types of effective questions (linking to Bloom's and higher/lower cognitive questioning); 3. Gaining an awareness of the most appropriate questions for different situations, topics, and students; 4. Identifying the commonly agreed strategies in educational research for effective questioning; 5, Planning effective questioning into our own teaching. Included in this pack are: Full PowerPoint presentation, a video for analysis, resources for CPD activities, a Bloom's helpsheet, instructions and guidance for trainers/ presenters. All images and videos are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide.
Animal Farm Huge Bundle!
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Animal Farm Huge Bundle!

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THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ANIMAL FARM LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE 30-PAGE ANIMAL FARM COMPREHENSION BOOKLET, THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of George Orwell’s allegorical novella ‘Animal Farm.’ The lessons enable students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the key features of plot, character, context, and language, in addition to considering the key messages being offered by Orwell. All of the resources that you need are included in the bundle: informative and engaging whole lesson PowerPoints, worksheets, activities, and lesson plans. The bundle is made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, including: - The Russian Revolution; - Old Major’s Dream; - The Rise of the Pigs; - Dictatorship; - Squealer; - The Ending (Orwell’s Message) Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging.
Social Media Blog Writing Template
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Social Media Blog Writing Template

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This writing resource is perfect for use in literacy/writing lessons across the curriculum. Bright, colourful, and realistic, this resource enriches students' writing experiences whilst enabling them to showcase the skills and knowledge that they have picked up throughout their learning. This lesson is also available as a part of a larger multi-media writing template bundle from TandLGuru that includes: Facebook page template, email template, messenger template, tabloid template, broadsheet template, and a postcard template. Most are easily editable and visually stimulating for students.