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Of Mice and Men Huge Bundle!

Of Mice and Men Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE OF MICE AND MEN LESSONS, THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET 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 John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. 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, 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 a 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. There is also a fun 'Pointless' Game included, to test your students' knowledge of the text!

By TandLGuru

Of Mice and Men Comprehension Activity Booklet!

Of Mice and Men Comprehension Activity Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in exam revision, comprehension tasks, or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the KS4 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework - this makes the tasks suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely 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 students gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'Context: The Great Depression' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Steinbeck's Description' - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'Curley's Wife' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Play' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is around 30 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).

By TandLGuru

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90 Sophisticated Adjectives Describing the Characters in 'An Inspector Calls' PLUS Activities

90 Sophisticated Adjectives Describing the Characters in 'An Inspector Calls' PLUS Activities

This worksheet provides pupils with a word bank of 90 sophisticated adjectives describing the characters of the play. The activities guide them through evaluating each character and the way that they evolve from on act to the next. Ideal as a whole lesson or as homework. Editable and easy-to-follow (ideal for a cover lesson - just add dictionaries!). Extension activity: ask pupils to pair up and argue for the best three adjectives to describe their allocated character at a specific point in the play. Then, each pair joins another pair to argue about the most suitable adjectives. A fantastic way of getting pupils to use new vocabulary as soon as possible.

By MissDFacey

Whodunit Mystery Unit for Middle Schoolers

Whodunit Mystery Unit for Middle Schoolers

In this ready for October, student-centered middle school language arts unit, students explore the genre of mystery. What makes a mystery? Why do some people love to be scared? What makes mysteries interesting? A great addition to your middle school English and Language Arts classroom. Learn about how I teach it on the blog. Get a free sneak peak into the clues that I use to introduce the unit here. Delve into mystery fun just in time for Halloween or any time of year. This detailed guide includes: ● Complete unit guide for teachers to create student-centered mystery unit complete with a mystery for students to solve to introduce them to the unit. ● Student handouts including detailed directions for reading, writing, art, and research projects. ● Mystery resources for teachers and students ● Ideas for extensions and presentations Skills Developed in this lesson: - Students will write arguments and support them with evidence related to a fiction book (Writing Anchor Standard 1). - Students will write narratives to develop imagined experiences (Writing Anchor Standard 3). - Students will identify elements of the mystery genre - Students will demonstrate their understanding of elements of mystery through multiple projects. This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.

By DocRunningHistory

ULTIMATE CLASSROOM BUNDLE!

ULTIMATE CLASSROOM BUNDLE!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback! UPDATED - NEW RESOURCES ADDED SUMMER 2017 ************** SAVE 22% ************** ------A MUST HAVE FOR ANY CLASSROOM!------- This bundle contains everything you to assess your students learning in the classroom and motivate them to do the work! #GetYourLearnOn From AfL assessment stickers, which are quick and easy for students to fill out. To Emoji & Social Media exit tickets to end the lesson in style! To a poster to help students aim to reach for the top and achieve those high grades. To motivational posters to decorate your classroom (FREE!), to 100+ quotes to inspire and motivate your students each day and lesson. To the ULTIMATE plenary toolkit. To a range of thinking out the box starters, to get students brain warmed up at the start of the lesson or end on a positive thought! To helping students write the perfect paragraph. To helping you ease class workload, when marking work with 'Can I have feedback to SIR' and simple marking codes (perfect for classroom display). To helping your students think about their futures, with 'Career Clouds'! **************************************************************************** If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email allroundresources@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help! ***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

A Christmas Carol - An Introduction to Context

A Christmas Carol - An Introduction to Context

Key ideas: growth mindset, Socratic thinking, independent learning, self-assessment. This presentation asks children to explore the context of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, through speaking and listening and independent research. It encorporates a starter and plenary and would be suitable for a full lesson or, perhaps, two. It incorporates some of the principles of Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset, using language which suggests that success comes from hard work. Students are also asked to audit their own effort, as well as self-assess. After the main task, there is the opportunity to take part in 'Socratic' discussion, encouraging risk taking, then the 'Take It Further' slide encourages students move forward independently.

By havetocomment

Developing Research Skills with Task Cards Activity

Developing Research Skills with Task Cards Activity

These 36 printable task cards are a terrific way to actively practise the IB PYP transdisciplinary skills needed for research and that we use continuously throughout inquiry based teaching. Covering data analysis, questioning, inferring, synthesising and much more, the task cards can be used in a variety of ways that encourage the children to reflect and think about the strategies for researching, with various scenarios and data that are easily relatable to them. As you help the children with these research skills in a safe, familiar environment, it will greatly benefit them throughout school and particularly as they approach the IB PYP Exhibition. A great review activity! Differentiated for 3rd-5th grade. The grey cards are more challenging text. UK and USA spelling. Suggestions: Whole class - sitting in circle, each child will have a card to read aloud and then share their opinion. These can be discussed as you go around the circle. Some of the picture cards could be shown on a document camera or overhead projector. Small groups- Place a pile of cards face down in the middle of the group. Each person will take a turn to read a card, act out, complete or offer their opinion and then those can be discussed within the group. Teacher led - working with a small group, you could select a few specific cards that target skills you are hoping to reinforce. Independent work - Each child can work with a few cards and write or draw how they would solve the research problems presented on the task cards. You will find 36 task cards ready to print and go. You can find more task cards for developing Social Skills and Self Management skills as well as many more tools for implementing the IB PYP within my store and on my blog. You may like my posters explaining the Transdisciplinary Skills . There are separate sets for big kids and also for younger kids. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.PYPteachingtools.com

By susanpowers09

Charge of the Light Brigade - Power and Conflict Cluster

Charge of the Light Brigade - Power and Conflict Cluster

A full lesson (could cover two lessons depending on ability of the class) that introduces students to the poem, guides them through annotation and encourages them to analyse aspects of language and structure. Model paragraph and extended writing task included. Detailed teacher notes at the bottom of the slide to aid in annotation as PPT was designed to be used by non-specialists within the department.

By shoegal44

SENTENCE FLUENCY & GRAMMAR in Writing BUNDLE!! - 10 LESSONS!!!! - Middle School

SENTENCE FLUENCY & GRAMMAR in Writing BUNDLE!! - 10 LESSONS!!!! - Middle School

10 COMPLETE LESSONS!!! LESSONS INCLUDE: Adverbs, Commas in a Series, Comma Splice, Complex Sentences, Complex Sentences as Transitions, Compound Sentences, Sentence Fragments and Run-On Sentences, Gerunds / Verbals, Prepositions / Prepositional Phrases, and Transitions / Transitional Words and Phrases 10 POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS with WORKSHEETS and LESSON PLANS!!! NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!! INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!! A great way to learn and teach SENTENCE FLUENCY and GRAMMAR in Writing!!! ********************************************************************* Do you receive papers that are one LONG sentence? Or do you get essays that are choppy and hard to read? Are you looking for a thorough way to incorporate both standards based and 6 Traits writing in your classroom routine? Here is EVERYTHING you need to start helping your students use SENTENCE FLUENCY and correct GRAMMAR in their writing today! These lessons focus on incorporating SENTENCE FLUENCY throughout all types of writing. The students will be introduced to how to properly use and enhance SENTENCE FLUENCY and correct GRAMMAR. Additionally, the lessons discuss SENTENCE FLUENCY in the 6 Traits of Writing. Finally, the lessons include NUMEROUS examples containing SENTENCE FLUENCY. These examples are included on the student worksheet, so the students can not only interact with the SMARTBoard/White Board, but also can make the same corrections and identifications on their worksheets. SMARTBoard users will find interactive slides, while PowerPoint users can project the slides onto a regular white board and have the students use regular dry erase pens. ********************************************************************* 10 Sentence Fluency and Grammar Student Worksheets with: • Explanations and examples of the different methods for incorporating SENTENCE FLUENCY and correct GRAMMAR • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned 10 Sentence Fluency and Grammar PowerPoint s with: • Introduction slides with explanations of SENTENCE FLUENCY and GRAMMAR concepts • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of SENTENCE FLUENCY • Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard

By morgenstern93