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Literacy masterclass #literacy #GCSE #English

Literacy masterclass #literacy #GCSE #English

Set of 20 lessons focusing on a different literacy focus. All the most important topics included: apostrophes, adverbs, homophones, capital letters, full stops, colons, semi-colons, nouns, punctuation and connectives to name but a few. Perfect for a department wide focus on literacy as can be taught at 15 minutes at the start of any lesson not just English.
mchaled5
DAFOREST - Writing techniques

DAFOREST - Writing techniques

A lesson on using DAFOREST. Includes a fun starter on movie titles, a cut out activity, group work and an activity on the Goldenballs TV show. Clip included.
SteveNoyce1
GCSE Question "Blood Brothers"

GCSE Question "Blood Brothers"

A full lesson preparing GCSE students to answer the "Blood Brothers" question for Eduqas GCSE English Literature. The lesson uses an extract and question created in the style of the exam focusing on the relationship between Mickey and Linda. There is a full step by step lesson powerpoint, a question and a WAGOLL.
englishlanglit1
Year 10/11: Comparing Conflict Poetry

Year 10/11: Comparing Conflict Poetry

A lesson that's ideal at completion of the GCSE "Power and Conflict" poetry cluster. Activities for retaining quotes, comparing themes and critical writing (through a differentiation focused "draw of the hat" exercise) are included.
tess247
Year 10/11: Checking Out Me History

Year 10/11: Checking Out Me History

Part of the Power & Conflict cluster for GCSE poetry, these 2-3 lessons firstly cover contextual factors (Agard's subjective experience and the broader issues/aftermath of colonialism), in depth annotations of the poem, themes and ideas. An guided annotation sheet can be done in class or as homework.
tess247
'Refugee Blues' by W.H Auden

'Refugee Blues' by W.H Auden

A lesson analysing ‘Refugee Blues’ by W.H Auden. It closely analyses poetic features and considers the context behind the poem. At the end of the lesson, students are encouraged to link this poem to the current issues refugees face today.
EB03
State of the Union Address( A History-Webquest)

State of the Union Address( A History-Webquest)

The founding fathers stated in the Constitution that the President "shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” It wasn’t spelled out HOW the president was to do this or even when such an update should be given. The State of the Union Address has taken many forms since the birth of our nation. It has come to be an annual speech given by the President of the United States and is done in the month of January. In 2018, the address will be given on January 30th. Learn about the history of the State of the Union Address with this internet activity so you can WOW your friends with all you know about the history of this yearly event! There are 10 web questions, 9 Did You Know? Facts, 6 comprehension questions, a student page(handout to give for homework or extra credit for the night of the State of the Union Address), a teacher page with a couple of extension activities and the key to both the web quest and the comprehension questions. This would be a great opportunity for those teaching in the United States to bring the news into the classroom with the 2018 State of the Union Address scheduled for January 30th.
gailhennessey