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This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Robert Swindells' 'Stone Cold.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS3 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children have found these resources engaging, and for teachers there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text.

Activities within the booklet include:
- 'Context: Homelessness in London' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Know the purpose, audience and context of the writing and drawing on this knowledge to support comprehension.'
- 'Swindell's Description' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Know how language, including figurative language, vocabulary choice, grammar, text structure and organisational features, present meaning.'
- 'Ginger' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Study setting, plot, and characterisation, and the effects of these.'
- 'Vocabulary Inspector' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Learn new vocabulary, relating it explicitly to known vocabulary and understanding it with the help of context and dictionaries.'

Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 21 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer.

All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).

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This bundle contains 7 fantastic comprehension activity booklets - each is over 20 pages in length, and focuses upon a different popular classic text. This includes a text by Shakespeare, a play, fiction and non-fiction texts, as prescribed by the National Curriculum. The resource booklets contain a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful activities - perfect for use throughout class reading of texts or equally in guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS3 comprehension expectations within the National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. There are booklets included for the following texts: \- The Woman in Black \- The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas \- Private Peaceful \- Anne Frank - Diary of a Young Girl \- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime \- Stone Cold \- Much Ado About Nothing There are a huge range of activities! A PDF of each booklet is also provided, to prevent formatting issues.

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THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE STONE COLD LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET, THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Robert Swindells' 'Stone Cold.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. 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. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

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