Love and Relationships - Climbing My Grandfather

Love and Relationships - Climbing My Grandfather

A fully differentiated lesson that analyses the use of language within Climbing My Grandfather by Andrew Waterhouse. We look at how mountains can be used as metaphors for life, before focusing on the descriptions of the grandfather, Includes an analytical paragraph scaffold, differentiated activities and questions and engaging resources that will prepare KS4 students for AQA English Literature Paper 2. This lesson is also easily adaptable for KS3 students as well.
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Love and Relationships - Singh Song

Love and Relationships - Singh Song

A fully differentiated lesson on Singh Song by Daljit Nagra that analyses how the narrator sees himself, his wife and his relationship to his parents and how they fit into his sense of identity. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
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Cards Sort: Lying For & Against

Cards Sort: Lying For & Against

Can lying ever be morally justified? On the one side of the debate we have those who say that under no circumstances can lying ever be justified, whilst on the other side of the debate we have those argue that lying is okay to prevent harm. So for example, was St Peter right to lie about knowing Jesus after he was arrested? This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the main arguments for and against lying. It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. This lesson is designed to be used in a Moral Philosophy lesson but it is a great tool for tutor time or helping students who need pastoral guidance. The main activity involves getting students to cut out the cards in lesson, organize them into their most persuasive order and then sick into their books before they have a go at the extended writing activity / discussion. Alternatively, they can create a key and then sort through the cards and then stick the sheet into their book or you could cut out the cards and place them into an envelope for them to sort prior to a discussion on the topic. This is a great resource that can be easily adapted to suit your classroom and expectations. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as eighteen statements that can sorted under them. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Moral Ethics and Philosophy Know: Why is it wrong to lie? Understand: What are the arguments for and against lying? Evaluate: Are there any circumstances in which it s acceptable to lie? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - Why is it wrong to lie? Explain - the arguments for and against lying? Analyse - Are there any circumstances in which it is acceptable to lie? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: Lying Moral Pros & Cons

Card Sort: Lying Moral Pros & Cons

Can lying ever be morally justified? On the one side of the debate we have those who say that under no circumstances can lying ever be justified, whilst on the other side of the debate we have those argue that lying is okay to prevent harm. So for example, was St Peter right to lie about knowing Jesus after he was arrested? This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the main arguments for and against lying. It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. This lesson is designed to be used in an RE or Moral Philosophy lesson but it is a great tool for tutor time or helping students who need pastoral guidance. The main activity involves getting students to cut out the cards in lesson, organize them into their most persuasive order and then sick into their books before they have a go at the extended writing activity / discussion. Alternatively, they can create a key and then sort through the cards and then stick the sheet into their book or you could cut out the cards and place them into an envelope for them to sort prior to a discussion on the topic. This is a great resource that can be easily adapted to suit your classroom and expectations. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as eighteen statements that can sorted under them. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Moral Ethics and Philosophy Know: Why is it wrong to lie? Understand: What are the arguments for and against lying? Evaluate: Are there any circumstances in which it s acceptable to lie? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - Why is it wrong to lie? Explain - the arguments for and against lying? Analyse - Are there any circumstances in which it is acceptable to lie? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Persuasive Devices, Examples, Ideas, Sample Questions and More

Persuasive Devices, Examples, Ideas, Sample Questions and More

A huge 23 page document that gives you everything students need to write effective detailed and well developed persuasive pieces. It consists of definitions and a host of examples (most have between 10 and 20) of 31 persuasive devices which include more sophisticated techniques such as parallel structure, antanagogue, absurdity, weasel words, neologisms, allusion, delayed epithet, hypophora, distinction and metabasis. All of the better known devices such as rhetorical questions, emotive language etc are present as are examples of how to use punctuation for persuasive effect such as ellipsis and inverted commas. There is a list of 34 topics for debate followed by 13 AQA style GCSE Language Paper 2 Question 5s. Also provided are 14 ideas that students can choose between to build any argument around which will help them avoid repeating the same point in their writing. 10 mnemonics are included to help students remember these argument ideas. The resource ends with a handy checklist to aid students in ensuring their writing uses the conventions of a persuasive piece. This resource acts as an excelling addition to any scheme of learning or works very well alone. It is also a useful reference when focusing on specific skills with any age group.
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Love and Relationships - Before You Were Mine

Love and Relationships - Before You Were Mine

A fully differentiated lesson on Before You Were Mine by Carol Ann Duffy that analyses how the narrator sees her relationship with her mother, and how she feels her mother may have changed since she was born and the mother became ‘mine’. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
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The Simpsons - Murder Mystery

The Simpsons - Murder Mystery

Contains a PowerPoint and worksheet based around The Simpsons, a Murder Mystery. The whole PowerPoint is based around children reading and listening and picking out important pieces of information based around the death of Mr Burns. They must then infer and make connections between the information and decide who they thought the killer was and why using evidence to back up their ideas. This is perfect as a way of showing children how to get important information. It is also extremely fun and engaging.
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Unseen Poetry KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

Unseen Poetry KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are practicing for the unseen poetry section of their literature paper. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Speaking and Listening KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

Speaking and Listening KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are practicing for their speaking and listening assessments. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Takeaway Homework Menu

Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 and KS4 students who are practicing for their English GCSEs. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 and KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Romeo and Juliet KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

Romeo and Juliet KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are studying the play Romeo and Juliet. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Macbeth KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

Macbeth KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are studying the play Macbeth. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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English Language Paper 2 AQA KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

English Language Paper 2 AQA KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are studying GCSE English Language. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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English Language Paper 1 AQA KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

English Language Paper 1 AQA KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are studying GCSE English Language. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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An Inspector Calls KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

An Inspector Calls KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are studying the text An Inspector Calls. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Questions for KS2 Reading Content Domains, Guided Reading Prompts, Reading Prompts Fan

Questions for KS2 Reading Content Domains, Guided Reading Prompts, Reading Prompts Fan

Reading Prompts for KS2 Reading Content Domains, Guided Reading Questions These handy Reading Prompts Fans will be a valuable addition to your Guided Reading sessions. Simply print, cut out and assemble with a paper fastener. Each fan gives relevant prompts and questions to cover the content domains from the National Curriculum programme of study (2014). There are 8 fans which give prompts for the following: 2a give / explain the meaning of words in context 2b retrieve and record information / identify key details from fiction and non-fiction 2c summarise main ideas from more than one paragraph 2d make inferences from the text / explain and justify inferences with evidence from the text 2e predict what might happen from details stated and implied 2f identify / explain how information / narrative content is related and contributes to meaning as a whole 2g identify / explain how meaning is enhanced through choice of words and phrases 2h make comparisons within the text
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Card Sort: Fox Hunting Debate

Card Sort: Fox Hunting Debate

Fox hunting has become for many an emotive issue with the views of the countryside and cities diverging other whether the sport is a cruel or natural past time. This resource aims to help students understand some of the key issues and help then come to a balanced conclusion on the morality of fox hunting. It be used alongside any main stream text book or video clip as a starter, mini plenary or a consolidation exercise. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen statements that can sorted to help summarise the arguments for and against the ban being lifted. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Rights and Responsibilities Know: What is Fox hunting and why was it banned? Understand: What are the arguments for and against lifting the ban on Fox hunting? Evaluate: Should the hunting of all animals be banned or is fox hunting a special case? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is Fox hunting and why was it banned? Explain - the arguments for and against lifting the ban on fox hunting? Analyse - If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

A read, question and then answer worksheet. Designed to improve reading, writing and analytical skills. Designed for KS1 but can also be used for KS2.
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A Christmas Carol KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

A Christmas Carol KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are studying the text A Christmas Carol. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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English KS4 Takeaway Homework Menus

English KS4 Takeaway Homework Menus

10 KS4 takeaway homework menus specifically for KS4 schemes of learning. Each menu has a different takeaway restaurant from Mcdonalds to Wagamama and starts with “extra mild” through to “extra hot” to reach those high achievers. All menus contain 6 extracts relevant to the questions on the powerpoint slides that follow. See below for the list of work schemes covered: A Christmas Carol KS4 An Inspector Calls KS4 Language Paper 1 Language Paper 2 Macbeth KS4 Poetry Anthology- Power and Conflict Romeo and Juliet KS4 Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Unseen Poetry KS4
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War Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

War Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with war literature in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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War Language KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

War Language KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the english language in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Unseen Poetry KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Unseen Poetry KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with unseen poetry in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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The Hunger Games Lesson Bundle!

The Hunger Games Lesson Bundle!

These engaging, varied, and informative lessons have been designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of the plot, characters, language, and key messages in Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games.’ All of the resources that you need to teach are included in the bundle: Whole lesson step-by-step PowerPoint presentations, informative and engaging , worksheets, activities, and lesson plans. Contained in the bundle are lessons based on: Description of District 12; Katniss Everdeen; Collins’ Key Messages; Race to the Cornucopia (Descriptive Writing Lesson). 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 this 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.
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The Hunger Games Huge Bundle!

The Hunger Games Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE HUNGE GAMES LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO BOTH OF THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLETS, THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER 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 Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games.’ 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, understanding dramatic and language devices, 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 this 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.
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The Hunger Games - Race to the Cornucopia! (Descriptive Writing Lesson)

The Hunger Games - Race to the Cornucopia! (Descriptive Writing Lesson)

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to compose sophisticated, imaginative creative writing, through producing a first person account about competing in the opening stages of The Hunger Games. In order to do so, students first analyse the descriptive writing devices and sentence structures used by Suzanne Collins in Chapter 11 of The Hunger Games - the section in which the Hunger Games commence – before applying what they have learnt to their own compositions. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Defining each of the different types of descriptive devices, through playing a fun, interactive bingo game; Reading an extract from Chapter 11 of the text (provided) which describes the moments immediately before and after the Hunger Games commence; Identifying the language techniques used in the extract to paint an image of place in the minds of the readers, and to create the desired atmosphere; Analysing the effectiveness of each of Collins’ descriptive devices; Analysing the sentence structures and lengths employed by Collins in the extract; Creating their own first-person description of the horrific moments at the Cornucopia, before and after the Hunger Games begin; Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; Bingo Cards for the starter activity (and host instructions/ questions);’ Extract from Chapter 11 of The Hunger Games; Structure strips to support the descriptive writing; Writing to Describe Helpsheet to support the descriptive writing; Comprehensive Lesson Plan. All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah - Assessment Bundle (Set of 4 Quizzes, Unit Test & Keys)

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah - Assessment Bundle (Set of 4 Quizzes, Unit Test & Keys)

This bundle of four constructed response quizzes measures comprehension, encourages thoughtful discussion, and holds students accountable for reading A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah. Each individual resource is editable and includes an answer key. The breakdown of each assessment follows. Chapters 1-9. This is a 10-question constructed response quiz. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ An imminent threat ♦ Rap music’s role in helping Ishmael learn English ♦ The reason for an early dismissal from school ♦ Devastating sights to behold in the village of Kabati ♦ Siaka Steven’s return to power ♦ Ishmael’s nightmares ♦ Evidence of the rebels’ desire to be welcomed ♦ An attack in Kamator ♦ A painful punishment exacted upon the boys ♦ The significance of cassette tapes falling out of the boys’ pockets Chapters 10-14. This is a 9-question constructed response quiz. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ The psychological impact of witnessing violent, violating acts ♦ An unlikely source of food ♦ The cause of Saidu’s “fainting” spell ♦ A discovery about the boys’ families ♦ Expository information on Ngor Gasemu ♦ The cause of Ishmael’s anger toward Ngor Gasemu ♦ Techniques used by authority figures to convince boys to join the army ♦ How Ishmael rationalizes killing a man during his first experience on the front lines ♦ The influence of drugs and movies on boy soldiers Chapters 15-16. This is a 12-question constructed response quiz. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ A contest involving the slaughter of POWs ♦ A life-changing opportunity brought on by UNICEF ♦ A fundamental misunderstanding of how army boys and rebels would interact with in a different environment ♦ Benin Home, a rehabilitation center ♦ The cause of the boys’ violent behaviors ♦ A visit with a nurse ♦ Ishmael’s second hospitalization in a single day ♦ The boys’ actions involving books ♦ The boys’ motivation to attend school regularly ♦ A nightmarish recollection of forcing prisoners to dig their own graves before being buried alive ♦ Ishmael’s reaction to injury Chapters 17-21. This is a 13-question constructed response quiz. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ Nurse Esther’s nurturing demeanor and its effect on Ishmael ♦ Ishmael’s recollection of having life-threatening injuries and his reaction ♦ The dream Ishmael tells Esther about ♦ Uncle Tommy’s effect on Ishmael ♦ Mambu’s tragic circumstances ♦ The United Nations Conference in New York City ♦ Ishmael’s difficulty in acquiring a passport and Visa ♦ Laura Simms’ background ♦ The radio announcement ♦ The death of Uncle Tommy ♦ Ishmael’s escape ♦ The novel’s resolution The summative unit assessment measures reading comprehension of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah. It also assesses the ability to write claims in an analysis of the text and its characters using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence. An answer key is included, as well as a holistic rubric for evaluating the essay portion of the test. For a breakdown of each individual section of the test, continue reading. Part 1 - Character Identification & Plot. Twenty-seven multiple choice questions. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ Ishmael Beah ♦ Junior ♦ Laura Simms ♦ Leslie ♦ Esther ♦ Mohamed ♦ Saidu ♦ Uncle Tommy ♦ Lieutenant Jabati ♦ Alhaji ♦ Mambu ♦ Siaka Stevens ♦ Ngor Gasemu ♦ Poppay ♦ UNICEF ♦ RUF ♦ CAW Part 2 - True/False. Nine true/false questions. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ Siaka Stevens’ return to power ♦ Ishmael’s education ♦ Ishmael’s fighting background ♦ Ishmael’s history with and interest in music ♦ Ishmael’s treatment of Esther ♦ UNICEF’s mistake pairing army boys and rebel boys Part 3 - Short Answer. Seven constructed response questions. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ The boys’ separation from their families ♦ What led to the boys becoming barefoot ♦ Ishmael’s anger toward Gasemu ♦ The cause of Saidu’s apparent depression ♦ What helped Ishmael learn English ♦ How movies motivated the boys ♦ What motivated Ishmael Beah to write the novel Part 4 - Essay. One question. A holistic rubric modeled after the 6 Traits + 1 Writing Model is included. Question pertains to the following: ♦ Determining which character demonstrates the trait of perseverance ♦ Identifying representative situations (textual evidence) that support claims ♦ Analyzing the character’s motivation to overcome his/her challenges ♦ Evaluating whether the character is better or worse for enduring their obstacles.
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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah - Test & Key

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah - Test & Key

This summative assessment measures reading comprehension of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah. It also assesses the ability to write claims in an analysis of the text and its characters using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence. An answer key is included, as well as a holistic rubric for evaluating the essay portion of the test. For a breakdown of each individual section of the test, continue reading. Part 1 - Character Identification & Plot. Twenty-seven multiple choice questions. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ Ishmael Beah ♦ Junior ♦ Laura Simms ♦ Leslie ♦ Esther ♦ Mohamed ♦ Saidu ♦ Uncle Tommy ♦ Lieutenant Jabati ♦ Alhaji ♦ Mambu ♦ Siaka Stevens ♦ Ngor Gasemu ♦ Poppay ♦ UNICEF ♦ RUF ♦ CAW Part 2 - True/False. Nine true/false questions. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ Siaka Stevens’ return to power ♦ Ishmael’s education ♦ Ishmael’s fighting background ♦ Ishmael’s history with and interest in music ♦ Ishmael’s treatment of Esther ♦ UNICEF’s mistake pairing army boys and rebel boys Part 3 - Short Answer. Seven constructed response questions. Questions pertain to the following: ♦ The boys’ separation from their families ♦ What led to the boys becoming barefoot ♦ Ishmael’s anger toward Gasemu ♦ The cause of Saidu’s apparent depression ♦ What helped Ishmael learn English ♦ How movies motivated the boys ♦ What motivated Ishmael Beah to write the novel Part 4 - Essay. One question. A holistic rubric modeled after the 6 Traits + 1 Writing Model is included. Question pertains to the following: ♦ Determining which character demonstrates the trait of perseverance ♦ Identifying representative situations (textual evidence) that support claims ♦ Analyzing the character’s motivation to overcome his/her challenges ♦ Evaluating whether the character is better or worse for enduring their obstacles.
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Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

A fully differentiated lesson on Mother any distance by Simon Armitage that analyses how the narrator sees his relationship with his mother, and how he reflects on his relationship as he prepares to leave home. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
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Card Sort: Death Penalty - Arguments For & Against

Card Sort: Death Penalty - Arguments For & Against

The issue about whether or not society should execute convicted murderers is highly controversial. Recent polls still show a lot of popular support for the death penalty but Parliament still opposes its reintroduction. In countries where the death penalty does exist, a large number of those on death row are often people who are foreigners, outsiders or misfits. Black people make up 10% of US society but 30% of those on death row. Could this be due to racist judges and juries? This outstanding resources has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the main arguments for and against the death penalty. It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. The main activity involves getting students to cut out the cards in lesson, organize them into their most persuasive order and then sick into their books before they have a go at the extended writing activity / discussion. Alternatively, they can create a key and then sort through the cards and then stick the sheet into their book or you could cut out the cards and place them into an envelope for them to sort prior to a discussion on the topic. This is a great resource that can be easily adapted to suit your classroom and expectations. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen statements that can sorted under them. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Moral Ethics and Philosophy Know: What is the death penalty? Understand: What are the moral arguments for and against the death penalty? Evaluate: Should society execute convicted murderers? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is the death penalty? Explain - the moral arguments for and against the death penalty? Analyse - Should society execute convicted murderers? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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The Complete Romeo and Juliet - All acts and all scenes (16 individual lessons)

The Complete Romeo and Juliet - All acts and all scenes (16 individual lessons)

Shakespeare’s timeless text is presented here through a series of beautifully illustrated slides, each with varying degrees of challenge. I have taught this text for the last seventeen years and can honestly say that these resources have been tried, tested and refined many times. I have used these particular power point lessons to lead my teaching in class, as homework assignments and even as tools of revision. All have worked well for the students. There are 16 individual lessons in this bundle covering all scenes and acts. Each presentation includes, a starter activity, a previous learning slide, a key words’ slide, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a homework. Everything is done for you. Enjoy! This is a complete resource.
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Romeo and Juliet KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Romeo and Juliet KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the play Romeo and Juliet in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Poetry from Other Cultures KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Poetry from Other Cultures KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with poetry in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Of Mice and Men KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Of Mice and Men KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the text Of Mice and Men in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Me Myself and I KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Me Myself and I KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with autobiographical texts in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Macbeth KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Macbeth KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the play Macbeth in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Literary Extracts and Creative Writing KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Literary Extracts and Creative Writing KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with literary extracts and creative writing in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Gothic Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Gothic Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the gothic genre in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Dystopian Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Dystopian Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the Dystopian genre in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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