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Got the Flow: the Hip-Hop Diary of a Young Rapper (Printable YA eBook) by Carlos Salinas

Got the Flow: the Hip-Hop Diary of a Young Rapper (Printable YA eBook) by Carlos Salinas

Working with young people who claimed to "hate reading" or that books are "boring" inspired me to write this book. I want to help spark a love of reading for your students. There are YouTube links to the clean hip-hop songs written by the protagonist in this novel. It is designed to be interactive for the students especially those who like hip-hop and rap music. How far would you go to make your dream come true? Troy Jones is a 16-yr-old high school student with the dream of becoming a successful rapper. He doesn’t want fame; he wants to help his mother who works three jobs to support her family after Troy’s father was killed as a bystander in a tragic drive-by. Having problems in school, Troy tries to get I.S.S. as often as he can so he can work on his rap lyrics. Mrs. Hass, his science teacher hates rap & hip-hop music and constantly gives Troy a hard time. On the other hand Troy’s English teacher, Mr. Salas, is a beacon of hope and inspiration to the young, aspiring rapper. Mr. Salas provides him with the tools to improve his craft of writing hip hop lyrics. When Troy’s best friend Jimmy moves to another school, Troy’s opportunity to perform in rap battles arrives. Being a nobody, he has nothing to lose and everything to gain. He dubs himself a mix “between a G and a nerd”. Along the way, he meets a love interest, suffers a big loss, meets his idol rapper and an ex-con, gets his music equipment stolen, and has doubts about his rapping ability. He knows that he does not only want to succeed; he needs to succeed.
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Halloween Writing Pack

Halloween Writing Pack

Have fun at Halloween with this versatile Spooktacular Story Starters Writing Pack, full of choice and differentiation, there is sure to be just the right challenge for your students! The pack also includes a helpful picture/word spelling mat. ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • Word Help Mat • Sensing Halloween • Acrostic Poem Templates x 5 • Graphic Organizers x 3 • Story Starters x 15 in 2 versions • Writing Lines Templates x 6 in both large/small line versions • Story Ideas x 10 - to use with above writing templates • Bonus Writing Template in Landscape Orientation • HALLOWEEN and BOO large display letters for your bulletin board • Blackline Version: Print from P77 onwards for a complete copy of this pack, which includes blacklines where applicable. • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 154 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Puzzle Pack Halloween Games Halloween Bundle ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
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Colours Poetry Bundle

Colours Poetry Bundle

A couple of poems based on colours in nature/surrounding environment. They are a good basis for discussion on colour around us and can be used in conjunction with the topics of weather or seasons.
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Winter Poetry Bundle

Winter Poetry Bundle

A collection of poems on the topic of 'Winter.' Suitable for EAL and young learners. The poems deal with aspects of winter such as hibernation, snow and bare trees. They can be used as a lesson starter or as the basis of a very basic poetry lesson.
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Myself Poetry Bundle

Myself Poetry Bundle

A collection of simple poems on the theme of Myself. They focus on various elements of the theme including: My Face, My Body, Eyes, Hair and My Family. Suitable for very young and EAL learners. They can be used to introduce or consolidate vocabulary.
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She Walks In Beauty - Lord Byron - Eduqas

She Walks In Beauty - Lord Byron - Eduqas

A lesson which focuses on analysing the poem. The questions asked ensure the pupils are able to break down a particularly tricky poem and get to grips with the language of it. Homework task included as well.
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50% OFF! Macbeth assessment tools, lessons and annotated extracts

50% OFF! Macbeth assessment tools, lessons and annotated extracts

50% off when bought as bundle. Macbeth assessment tools, lessons and annotated extracts. Includes writing frames as well as mark schemes for structure question and model examples. Debating and hot seating opportunities within the lessons and peer assessment tools for students. Quote banks and character maps included.
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Food Poetry Bundle

Food Poetry Bundle

A collection of short poems on the topic of food. Suitable for very young and EAL learners. The focus is very much on vocabulary. Could be used as a lesson starter, as a stimulus for a basic poetry lesson or as part of a phonics lesson on rhyming words.
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Carol Ann Duffy Annotated Poem Bundle

Carol Ann Duffy Annotated Poem Bundle

All six of Duffy's poems needed for NATIONAL 5 and HIGHER exams, annotated in an engaging and informative way. PowerPoints are editable so that you can add your own analysis of the poems if you wish.
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