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The Sign of Four - Cracking the Case!

The Sign of Four - Cracking the Case!

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
Farm animal worksheet for  preschool

Farm animal worksheet for preschool

Prewriting practice. Worksheets that don't need to be fill in by pencil! Use ABC stamps, stickers, cut outs..... Practice tracing as well while kids are learning their farm animals. ESL
giovannaleon1
iMovie Skills Progression (Film Making)

iMovie Skills Progression (Film Making)

This document is for any age group and shows the progression of skills to be used for film making using iMovie. It can be adapted to be used with any film making apps and platforms. There are around 6-8 hours worth of resources here.
ferrycaptain
December Kindergarten Math and Literacy

December Kindergarten Math and Literacy

23 pages December Kindergarten Math and Literacy Packet, Part 1 has 23 printable worksheets Revision Number worksheets related to counting 1- 20 like Trace and write Number names Skip counting Color the bigger number What comes before and after What comes next Ten frames Count and write Count and graph Make it 12 Count, Match, cut and paste Literacy worksheets Read color names and color the picture True or false Color the boxes with vowels Number or letter sorting Write the sentence in the correct sequence Sight words, see, have, like, my December easy word search Word Family Beginning sounds Match uppercase and lowercase letters Has cute graphics as well so that kids enjoy doing the worksheets
swati3
Story Openers using Padlet

Story Openers using Padlet

This is a full lesson allowing children to compare and comment on different story openers and what makes a good on. Mini activities built into the lesson
ferrycaptain
Short I Word Family Word Search Short Vowels

Short I Word Family Word Search Short Vowels

16 pages Short I Word Family, Word Search ( Short Vowels ) has word searches on the below ending words IB, ICK, ID, IG, ILL, IM, IN, ING, INK, IP, ISH, IT, IX WORDS Relevant and Cute Coloring pictures included Excellent exercise for early finishers ... Kids absolutely love word search challenges. :)
swati3
Inventions that changed our lives

Inventions that changed our lives

Today, we are going to look at some of the inventions that have changed our lives. Automatic washing machines (1962) changed how people did their washing. Many people used to use twin tub washing machines, before moving onto a front loader washing machine. Many people in the USA and Canada use top loaders. In 1963, the fridge freezer was introduced. It helped revolutionise how we stored food, without having to can, pickle or dry it. Two years later, in 1965, dishwashers first appeared. I got my first one in 2007. My parents had one back in the ’90s.
NewsFlashEnglish
Character - positive character traits vocab building list.

Character - positive character traits vocab building list.

Character - positive character traits vocab building list. I cut up the words and pupils sorted the list into words they knew, thought they might know and definitely didn't know. Words could also be used to sort, for example, words with linked meanings and made into Mind Maps. Suited to some pupils in Upper Key Stage 2, but also some pupils in Key Stage 3 and 4.
AWalkerEducation
Character - negative character traits vocab building list

Character - negative character traits vocab building list

Character - negative character traits vocab building list. I cut up the words and pupils sorted the list into words they knew, thought they might know and definitely didn't know. Words could also be used to sort, for example, words with linked meanings and made into Mind Maps. Suited to some pupils in Upper Key Stage 2, but also some pupils in Key Stage 3 and 4.
AWalkerEducation