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Dictionary/thesaurus Activity Differentiated

Dictionary/thesaurus Activity Differentiated

Based on Jenny Nimmo's Midnight for Charlie Bone these are three differentiated passages. Each passage has a number of words spelled incorrectly. The children should identify these words, look up the correct spelling and then look for an alternative word. This can then be used as a story starter or stimulus for writing.
Cmacdonald1991
Amazing Anagrams 1 Extend Your Vocabulary

Amazing Anagrams 1 Extend Your Vocabulary

This presentation may be used as a starter or a plenary activity in a English or literacy lesson. There is also scope for it to be used as an enjoyable activity in a tutorial session. The presentation contains 20 challenges. In each challenge the students are presented with two “clues” with the caveat that the correct two answers are anagrams of each other ( for example ~ Celestial body STAR and music, sculpture and painting ARTS). Each challenge is also subject to an embedded 25 second timer to ensure focus and allow element of competition. If more time is needed the freeze button on the whiteboard will enable this. For best effect presentation should be on a large screen smart board. The whole presentation contains 42 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

In this engaging and informative lesson enables students to make clear and insightful links between Arthur Conan Doyle’s 'The Sign of Four' and its historical context of 19th Century London. In particular, students learn about the Jack the Ripper murders and subsequent attitudes towards the police, before considering how these ideas are reflected through Athelney Jones in the novel. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Researching the context of 19th Century London, such as the Jack the Ripper murders and attitudes towards the police; - Reading and understanding chapters 5 and 6, in which Athelney Jones makes his appearance; - Identifying and analysing the language techniques used by Doyle in describing Athelney Jones; - Analysing Doyle's intentions in presenting Athelney Jones in such a manner; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 5 and 6; - Athelney Jones links to context worksheet; - Researching Context worksheet - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. Please note that you'll need access to internet/laptops for the researching activity. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Dangerous Science: The Mad Scientist in Science Fiction

Dangerous Science: The Mad Scientist in Science Fiction

This presentation on Dangerous Science is about the archetype of the mad scientist in classic science fiction. It would be useful for a Key Stage 3 class studying Science Fiction or a LOWER ABILITY Key Stage 4 class studying the Creative Reading and Writing Paper 1, GCSE (for example, AQA). Although it would need adapting for this - perhaps the main task could focus on language for example, rather than genre. The main extract explored is from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Key ideas: growth mind-set, Socratic thinking, self-assessment and independent learning. This Powerpoint would cover at least two lessons and could be used as part of a Science Fiction SOW or as a one-off.
havetocomment
Reading to Access Non-Fiction Texts

Reading to Access Non-Fiction Texts

For use with the CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: PAPER 1 SECTION B: READING TO ACCESS NON FICTION TEXTS unit. Students would read through the articles and pick up on why certain techniques are being used to engage.
ndavidson91
PROSE: LORD OF THE FLIES - WILLIAM GOLDING - chapter 5 Beast from Water. (6 PAGES)

PROSE: LORD OF THE FLIES - WILLIAM GOLDING - chapter 5 Beast from Water. (6 PAGES)

The questions are suited to the AO's: explicit meaning, implicit meaning, language, structure, compare and evaluate. This will work as a good resource to use alongside studying the novel. Alternatively, you could set it as homework or revision. There are more in this collection. You can contact: kptutoring@hotmail.com for other worksheets based on literary texts.
KatPus
PROSE: LORD OF THE FLIES - WILLIAM GOLDING - chapter 3 Huts on the Beach. (4 PAGES)

PROSE: LORD OF THE FLIES - WILLIAM GOLDING - chapter 3 Huts on the Beach. (4 PAGES)

The questions are suited to the AO's: explicit meaning, implicit meaning, language, structure, compare and evaluate. This will work as a good resource to use alongside studying the novel. Alternatively, you could set it as homework or revision. There are more in this collection. You can contact: kptutoring@hotmail.com for other worksheets based on literary texts.
KatPus
KS4: Things Fall Apart Part 3, Chapters 20-25

KS4: Things Fall Apart Part 3, Chapters 20-25

These presentations are beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. These presentations include learning objectives, a slide outlining previous learning, a slide for key terms and critical language, a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. All tasks try and capture the context of Nigeria by exploring customs and traditional. A great GCSE resource. Each presentation has been tested and refined in class, and revised once every academic year. This presentation also has a literacy and language focus in the starter and extension activities.
MFLYNN-Teacher
KS4: (25) Things Fall Apart - Part 3 Chapter 25

KS4: (25) Things Fall Apart - Part 3 Chapter 25

This presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This presentation includes learning objectives, a slide outlining previous learning, a slide for key terms and critical language, a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. Each presentation has been tested and refined in class, and revised once every academic year. This presentation also has a literacy and language focus in the starter and extension activities.
MFLYNN-Teacher
KS4: (24) Things Fall Apart - Part 3 Chapter 24

KS4: (24) Things Fall Apart - Part 3 Chapter 24

This presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This presentation includes learning objectives, a slide outlining previous learning, a slide for key terms and critical language, a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. Each presentation has been tested and refined in class, and revised once every academic year. This presentation also has a literacy and language focus in the starter and extension activities.
MFLYNN-Teacher