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'Twas the Night Before Christmas: Comprehension and Vocabulary Activities

'Twas the Night Before Christmas: Comprehension and Vocabulary Activities

This is a Key Stage 2 reading SAT style comprehension based on the poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C Moore. It also includes the answers which follow the format of the SATs answer booklet, identifying the content domain for each question, possible answers and the number of marks available. There is also a crossword included in the pack which is differentiated 3 ways and allows pupils to practise identifying the meaning of the word from the context and is a useful fun way of preparing them for the find and copy type questions. I have also included a wordsearch, to help expose pupils more to the vocabulary used in the poem. This again is differentiated 3 ways and includes the solutions to each of the problems. The activities included in the pack are suitable for Key Stage 2.
literacyclassroom
Year 2/3 - The Enormous Crocodile (thesaurus and wanted poster)

Year 2/3 - The Enormous Crocodile (thesaurus and wanted poster)

An engaging unit based on Roald Dahl's much loved 'The Enormous Crocodile'. The flipchart provides some questions based on the text which allow the children to develop an understanding of the story. The flipchart then models how to create a thesaurus and a wanted poster based on the story.
dorset24
'Macbeth' Two GCSE Literature KS4 Character study worksheets: Lady Macbeth and King Duncan

'Macbeth' Two GCSE Literature KS4 Character study worksheets: Lady Macbeth and King Duncan

Two worksheets helping students to conduct in-depth analysis of Lady Macbeth and King Duncan. Great for KS4 English Literature revision or preparation. Each worksheet has some background information, looks at key imagery surrounding the characters, considers their input to the story-line before taking students through some more in-depth language analysis. The second side of each worksheet has three longer questions to inspire a full, personal, exam-style response.
MTB1757
Robin Hood pantomine script

Robin Hood pantomine script

A full script for Robin Hood. The full performance lasts approximately two hours (split into two acts/ 12 scenes). Suitable for KS2 upwards. Cast list as follows: ROBIN HOOD - Principal boy -8 scenes MAID MARIAN - Principal Girl – 9 scenes NURSE TITTLE TATTLE - The Dame – 11 scenes MUCH, THE MILLER’S SON -The “Buttons” character – 9 scenes THE SHERIFF OF NOTTINGHAM - The bad guy! – 7 scenes NICKIT & SCARPER - The Sheriff’s Tax Collectors – 9 scenes THE FAIRY STARDUST OF THE FOREST - The “Good Fairy” character – 8 scenes MYSTIC MEG Works for the Sheriff, giving him guidance for the future – 6 scenes ALARNAA / SCARLET / LITTLE JOAN / FRIAR TUCK Robin’s men & women! – 7 scenes KING RICHARD Act II Scene 12 only – 2 scenes The “Hoodies” – trainee “Merry Men”, played by teenagers “Teen-speak” - 7 scenes HELEN HARDUP “Know-it-all” villager. Lines in Scene 1 only - 4 scenes SALLY SKINT & PENNY PENNILESS Villagers, with a few lines – 3 scenes CHORUS ROLES: - Peasants, Merry Men & Hoodies, School Children – 7 scenes
SIKLessons
Year 1/2 acrostic poem - Winter

Year 1/2 acrostic poem - Winter

A set of resources to support an 'winter acrostic poem' unit. The resources include a flipchart, winter photographs, two writing frames and two word banks.
dorset24
English: Direct and Indirect Objects

English: Direct and Indirect Objects

Bright 17 slide PowerPoint show on direct and indirect objects. Indirect objects are shown in two positions in the sentence. The presentation is teacher controlled, and be used for whole class work with individual whiteboards. The supporting worksheets, are picture coded at 3 levels (horse = HAP, monkey = MAP, lion = LAP).
ReallLanguages
Writing to Explain

Writing to Explain

This bundle includes: 1.) 2 PowerPoint presentations: Writing to explain + Cause and Effect 2.) A variety of writing frames 3.) Assessment rubrics for all ages (4-11)
mark harland
Genre: Understanding Genre

Genre: Understanding Genre

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson for both KS3 and KS4 students (different resources provided) to support them as they develop an understanding of genre and genre conventions in preparation for GCSEs, including AQA English Language Paper 1.
Lead_Practitioner
Stave 3 'A Christmas Carol' Assessment Lesson GCSE Literature focusing on the theme of Family (AQA)

Stave 3 'A Christmas Carol' Assessment Lesson GCSE Literature focusing on the theme of Family (AQA)

This a lesson I planned for a year 10 class. It was the first lesson where we looked at the AQA GCSE Literature style question (theme of family) and it involved one lesson where students planned their responses and a second lesson where they wrote their responses. It was carefully scaffolded as they are bottom set. This includes: a full Powerpoint presentation, a sentence starter and planning sheet with key quotes for students to use; a teacher marking feedback sheet (with tick targets); an exam question which focuses on an extract from the Cracthit family and the AQA mark scheme.
amyslinger