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Word Meanings and Mythology - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Word Meanings and Mythology - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • Definitions of key terms, such as allusions and context clues • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Examples of how to determine the meaning of a word based on how it refers to mythology • "How the Camel Got His Hump" by Rudyard Kipling • "If You Were Coming in the Fall" by Emily Dickinson • "The Elves and the Shoemaker" by the Grimm Brothers • An excerpt from "The Lost Prince" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Describe Character, Setting, and Events - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Describe Character, Setting, and Events - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.4.3 with this playlist. They will learn how to understand how the characters, setting, and events in a story can help the reader understand a text. Students will draw on specific details in a text to help describe a story, such as characters’ thoughts, words, and actions. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 1 link to instructional videos or texts • 4 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as drama and mood • "Dreams of the Mole People" by Wisewire • An excerpt from "Little Red Riding Hood" by Charles Perrault • An excerpt from "Hansel and Gretel" by the Grimm Brothers • "Ronnie and the Roller Coaster" by Wisewire • An excerpt from "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • Differentiation ideas to help all of your students master the standard • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Determining Theme - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Determining Theme - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.4.2 with this playlist. They will determine the theme of a story, drama, or poem using details in the text. Students look at examples of stories and ask questions to help determine the theme. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as theme and inference • An excerpt from "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • "The Tiger" by William Blake • An excerpt from "The Fox and the Grapes" by Aesop • An excerpt from "The Boor" by Anton Chekhov • An excerpt from "The Mischievous Dog" by Aesop • An excerpt from "Hansel and Gretel" by the Grimm Brothers • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
English KS3 Curriculum

English KS3 Curriculum

An integrated KS3 Curriculum plan, Reading list and skills overview. Ideal when planning a KS3 structure to prepare students for GCSE.
acnichols99
Macbeth - Lady Macbeth

Macbeth - Lady Macbeth

In this fully differentiated and resourced lesson we explore how Lady Macbeth is introduced and how she reacts to the letter received from Macbeth about the witches and their news. We look at key quotes from her soliloquy and decide how she would respond to her husband when he arrives back from battle.
Lead_Practitioner
Free Practice Paper and Support Powerpoint - GCSE Paper 1 Reading Skills "Home Time"

Free Practice Paper and Support Powerpoint - GCSE Paper 1 Reading Skills "Home Time"

This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA GCSE Language Paper 1 – “Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing”. It looks at an example Paper 1 source, “Home Time”, with a question paper, and then includes a support PowerPoint to use with students AFTER they have attempted the paper, which includes model answers and approaches etc. This could be used with Years 9, 10, or 11 as preparation for this examination. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
English Starter - Scrabble Grid

English Starter - Scrabble Grid

A great resource that can be used as a warm-up activity for English learners. In pairs or individually, learners should try to think of words related to their English sessions. The winning pair/learner has the word with the highest scrabble score.
x7xemilyx7x
WW2 Film Narrative based on Literacy Shed video

WW2 Film Narrative based on Literacy Shed video

An approximate 3-week block of Upper Key Stage 2 (5/6) writing base don the topic of WW2 and the stimulus of a Literacy Shed video. . Can be condensed or extended to suit individual teachers. Resource pack includes: - Individual lesson plans - Grammar starters (based on EXS at end of KS2 objectives) - Guided writes (as appropriate) - Pre-written teacher model that includes appropriate grammatical features - Resources such as planning sheet etc.
Drama_Rich
Julius Caesar -Interviewing writing lesson

Julius Caesar -Interviewing writing lesson

This smartboard is based on Julius Caesar and writing and interview. This is a writing lesson and encompasses the aspects of the writing objectives The whole lesson is on the smartboard including starter, main activity an plenary
sparkle1978
Information text/Non Chronological report for Year 5/6 new curriculum - The Arctic Frost Dragon

Information text/Non Chronological report for Year 5/6 new curriculum - The Arctic Frost Dragon

This text has been designed to help years 5/6 meet the standards of the new curriculum by creating a model which can be used with children as part of the shared text. This can be used at the beginning of the unit as a good model for children to find the features of. Or as a modelled text upon which to base their own writing. As a follow up to this, it works best for children to design their own type of dragon and the features it has. When used before children have been extremely excited and engaged in this as a writing unit.
ldk2
Christmas Quiz: English Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quiz: English Christmas Quiz

Quiz - Christmas Quiz: A fun and accessible English Christmas Quiz with over 20 questions and hidden YouTube surprises. Works on PowerPoint. Questions focus on lessons students have been using to prepare for GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature.
Lead_Practitioner
KS2 Julius Caesar Story and Biography

KS2 Julius Caesar Story and Biography

This smartboard includes 2 lessons based on Julius Caesar for upper key stage 2. The lessons have a starter, main activity and plenary and include visuals and videos to support the learning. Two lessons that focus on retelling the story of Caesar and the other writing a biography of the man. Please leave positive feedback
sparkle1978