Dictionary Work Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Dictionary Work Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Complete Lesson on Dictionary Work Related to Gangsta Granny This download includes a complete lesson on dictionary work, using the twenty-third chapter of the book Gangsta Granny. Children will read and discuss the chapter, there is a PowerPoint to explain ordering alphabetically to the class and some sample questions to practice together, before they try to answer questions independently. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for children to complete to reflect on the chapter read. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. Please note the page numbers referenced refer to the paperback version, although the page needed is indicated as clearly as possible to avoid any confusion. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan PowerPoint slides for the lesson Question sheets (3 differentiated) Complete answer keys Chapter review sheets This is the twenty-third chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
Guided Reading and English Comprehension: 20-Pack

Guided Reading and English Comprehension: 20-Pack

This bundle contains twenty short stories (along with suitable questions and suggested answers) written to appeal to children of Year 6. The stories are used in guided reading sessions, for developing English comprehension skills and enhancing vocabulary. The material is designed to be challenging but accessible to children working within the government’s expectation for children at the end of Key Stage 2. It is possible that teachers of children in KS3 may find the resources useful. Each story comprises two distinct pages with a mini-cliff hanger at the end of the first page. Each page is designed to be used in either i) a single longer discrete lesson or ii) a series of shorter sessions. To accompany each page of the story, a set of example questions and suggested answers is provided. In the author’s school, three half-hour sessions are devoted to each page. In the first session, the children are introduced to the story and some of the questions are answered in a group setting. In the second session, the children answer the remaining questions independently. In the third session, the group reconvenes and the group discusses their answers and receives feedback.
BerylliumBaboon
Firework Poem aids

Firework Poem aids

Firework poem aids. Examples of alliteration, similies and onomatopoeia. Examples of poems are included to help aid children’s learning.
neefiz
KS 3 Romeo and Juliet. Unit of Work.

KS 3 Romeo and Juliet. Unit of Work.

Entire Unit of Work on Romeo and Juliet for Key Stage Three English. To understand some of the contexts for Shakespeare’s plays. To fill in the notes page during the lesson and answer all of the questions correctly. To be able to comment in detail on some of the play’s main characters & their situation. To understand the ways in Shakespeare’s use of language & form suggest certain interpretations of the play and its ideas. To analyse the language used and how it directs the plot at this pivotal point in the play. To complete a piece of writing to reinforce student understanding of the plot & characters. To complete Shakespeare Assessment Part One on ‘Romeo & Juliet’. Scheme included for delivery. All resources and and assessment folders included.
Yomama1234
Year 3 Narrative Lessons

Year 3 Narrative Lessons

Generic narrative literacy lesson plans for when you are using ICT in the literacy lesson such as word processors, presenation software or telling stories with images using MS Photostory.
ictesolutionsau
Year 2 Writing Challenge Activities (differentiated)

Year 2 Writing Challenge Activities (differentiated)

This is a fantastic, tried and tested resource. Great as a morning starter or for early finishers. This resource pack contains three differentiated grids. Each grid contains 20 short activities that will help children to develop their writing skills. Why not laminate this resource so it can be used time and time again. Each grid is numbered so that children can use a dice to select an activity at random or even work with a friend to see who can be the first to complete a line of activities.
Miss_Jackson
Titanic Poetry - set of lessons & resources Yr3/4

Titanic Poetry - set of lessons & resources Yr3/4

A set of lessons (2-3 weeks) on poetry leading the children to write their own Titanic themed poem inspired by James Reeves ‘Slowly’. This overview and set of resources was made by me, it is based on Bob Cox’s quality writing ideas & section on James Reeves. The slow picture to do a slow reveal with and ask ch to annotate (lesson 1-2) is in this book. A link is available below: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=bob+cox Some of the poems and ideas presented are quite tricky for the children, this is about spending quality lengths of time on understanding and exploring which will lead to the children producing quality poems. The children in my class produced amazing poems well beyond their ability! Includes: Exploring other poems/poets Exploring the features of poems Practicing the literary techniques of poetry - assonance, denouemont, personification, alliteration, adverbs etc Exploring the concept of slow/slowly Imagining what would be moving slowly/quickly on the Titanic Writing a draft and class poem Writing a final piece In one lesson the ch watch clips of ‘Titanic’ and ‘A night to remember’ DVDs, annotating pictures on what is happening quickly or slowly. Parents permission must be sought. Email me any questions. Enjoy!
beablondie
WJEC EDUQAS FICTION MOCK PAPER - WITH MARK SCHEME

WJEC EDUQAS FICTION MOCK PAPER - WITH MARK SCHEME

This paper is ideal for mock examination purposes for your year 10 or 11 classes currently following the WJEC/EDUQAS English Language Specification. The paper is written in the correct format, and has both Section A - 5 reading questions and Section B - 4 creative writing options. The extract for Section A has been taken from the novel ‘The Great Gatsby’. There is also a mark scheme included, which again follows the wording of WJEC/EDUQAS’ typical mark schemes.
jessomalley
Write Lots Of Stories About Being Out And About: Pack 3 (7-11 years)

Write Lots Of Stories About Being Out And About: Pack 3 (7-11 years)

25 pages This work book includes 2 packs: Write A Story Called ‘The Summer Barbecue’ Ask the child to read Gareth and Gemma’s stories. Then, read the plans for these stories. Make sure the child sees that each sentence starts in a new way. Now, they should write their own story about a summer barbecue or alternatively, a trip to the supermarket, where things didn’t go quite to plan. Lots Of Writing Tasks About Being Out And About The child should read the radio script from Guinea Pig Radio and learn about dialogue, as presenters George and Christabelle chat. Next, the child is asked to write a text or e-mail to the shows feature ‘Love To Be There’, describing the most exciting places they have visited. Alternatively, the child could write a radio script of a phone conversation between themselves and the presenter, describing an incredible event they have experienced. Next, the child is asked to imagine what the other listeners who contact the radio show are like. They should use their experiences to write some stories with characters, setting and plot. Now, the child is asked to think up some outstanding verbs to add to the ‘I am’ list. The child will learn more about varying their sentences and the use of sub clauses in complex sentences. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write Lots Of Stories About Being Out And About: Pack 2 (7-11 years)

Write Lots Of Stories About Being Out And About: Pack 2 (7-11 years)

19 pages This work book includes 2 packs: Write A Story Called ‘My Trip To The Frozen North’ This pack encourages the child to plan and write a detailed imaginative story. Use the prompts to imagine what it would be like to go on an expedition to the frozen north. The child is asked to make a plan, jotting down ideas under headings - when, where, what, who, how. They are asked to think of ways of developing the action, building up suspense and winding up their story with a suitable resolution. The child should write an opening that grabs the reader’s attention, making him or her want to read on. They should start the story by going straight into the action and write a moral for the last sentence. Write A Story Called ‘Let’s Go On Safari’ The child is asked to imagine that they went on a safari holiday and to write the story. The child is asked to write three paragraphs. In paragraph one they should introduce the characters, setting and plot. In paragraph two they should develop the action and build up suspense. In paragraph three, they are asked to wind up their story with a suitable resolution. The child should write an opening that grabs the reader’s attention, making him or her want to read on. They should start the story by going straight into the action. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write Lots Of Stories About Being Out And About: Pack 1 (7-11 years)

Write Lots Of Stories About Being Out And About: Pack 1 (7-11 years)

27 pages This work book includes 2 packs: Write A Story Called ‘The Dragon Kite’ The child is asked to write a story, using the title above, completing the sentences by selecting one of the multiple choice options or using their own ideas. Write A Story Called ‘The Stunt Kite’ The child should use The Story Planner to write their own story, called ‘The Stunt Kite’. The child is asked to consider the genre of their story. Will it be an adventure, rescue or fantasy story? They are asked to write three paragraphs. In paragraph one they should introduce the characters, setting and plot. In paragraph two they should develop the action and build up suspense. In paragraph three, they are asked to read the three possible endings and then wind up their own story with a suitable resolution. They should use the prompts to grasp some high level vocabulary. Next, they are asked to read the poem and then have a go at writing their own poem, called ‘Flying My Kite’. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Leon and the Place Between complete set of English lessons KS2

Leon and the Place Between complete set of English lessons KS2

Set of lessons that build to a final piece. Can be done in one full day or over a week. I did this with my (able) class of year 3/4s as part of World book day/reading week. It assumes ch know the following list of literary techniques… alliteration personification similes/metaphors repeated verbs/adverbs assonance (rhyme) preposition ellipsis Onomatopoeia So could be done as a full day/week filler/piece of assessment, towards the end of term so ch can show their knowledge independently. Ch explore the book through engaging activities and then write their own version from a different perspective challenged to only use 20 words on each picture in the zig zag book or, write an in depth description of 3 acrobats.
beablondie
Recount A Personal Experience And Recount A Special Event (7-11 years)

Recount A Personal Experience And Recount A Special Event (7-11 years)

29 pages Write A Recount Of A Special Event The child should read the recounts that children in Mrs Barker’s class have written about special events. Then, they should write one of their own. Their writing can be informal and can contain humour to make it interesting. Write A Recount Of A Personal Experience The child is asked to write a recount of an event, like a special birthday party. They should read the prompts and jot down some notes about their event. The child should describe the activities in the order they occurred and add some of their own opinions. They should add lots of interesting details. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Lot's Of Writing Tasks About Christopher Columbus (7-11 years)

Lot's Of Writing Tasks About Christopher Columbus (7-11 years)

15 pages Lot’s Of Writing Tasks About Christopher Columbus In this pack, the child is asked to read the historical account about the voyage of Christopher Columbus and then to answer the questions. After this, they are asked to read the play script and then write some more dialogue for each scene in the play. They are then asked to write another play script about a different explorer. The child can use the Internet or a book to help them. Lastly, they are asked to research some exotic holiday destinations in the world and to make a brochure. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Persuasive Holiday Brochure (7-11 years)

Write A Persuasive Holiday Brochure (7-11 years)

19 pages Write A Persuasive Holiday Brochure Ask the child to read the travel information from The Rushford Gazette’s special holiday feature. They will learn about using good adjectives, verbs, adverbs and rhetorical and other persuasive devices. The child is then asked to write their own travel information on the Norfolk Broads. After this, they are asked to make a holiday brochure for a holiday in Europe. Lots of prompts are given to choose from, as well as lists of suitable words and phrases to use. Next, George and Christabelle of Guinea Pig Radio ask their listeners what they would do if they could take off and go anywhere in the world. In this pack, the child is asked to write about their dream holiday destination. Then, they are asked to read the listeners texts and emails and to imagine these dreams came true and to write the listeners stories. Lastly, ask the child to use the question prompts to write about a holiday that they have enjoyed. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Help To Organise A Village Fair (7-11 years)

Help To Organise A Village Fair (7-11 years)

19 pages Help To Organise A Village Fair In this pack, the child is asked to carry out a number of writing activities based around the Rushford Village Fair. For example, they are asked to write persuasive posters advertising the fair, a detailed program and plan for the day, formal letters asking people to donate items to sell and to make up some competitions. The child is then asked to read the newspaper article written the day after the fair and to find facts and opinions and direct and reported speech. Lastly, they should write their own newspaper report about the fair, for the school magazine. They should write in third person. The child should use all the prompts given to help them write their report. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write About An Outing I Have Enjoyed (7-11 years)

Write About An Outing I Have Enjoyed (7-11 years)

21 pages Write About An Outing I Have Enjoyed In this pack, the child is asked to read the descriptions about a trip to the common and then write their own detailed description about a visit to a park or common. They should put in lots of little interesting facts and opinions. Next, the child is asked to write about an outing they have been on with their parents, school or holiday club, adding their own facts and opinions. Before they start, ask the child to make a list of interesting verbs, adjectives and adverbs that they can use in their writing. They should try using some literary devices, like similes, metaphors and alliteration as well. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Story Called 'The Summer Barbecue ' (7-11 years)

Write A Story Called 'The Summer Barbecue ' (7-11 years)

11 pages Write A Story Called ‘The Summer Barbecue’ Ask the child to read Gareth and Gemma’s stories. Then, read the plans for these stories. Make sure the child sees that each sentence starts in a new way. Now, they should write their own story about a summer barbecue or alternatively, a trip to the supermarket, where things didn’t go quite to plan. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Story Called 'Let's Go On A Safari' (7-11 years)

Write A Story Called 'Let's Go On A Safari' (7-11 years)

9 pages Write A Story Called ‘Let’s Go On A Safari’ The child is asked to imagine that they went on a safari holiday and to write the story. The child is asked to write three paragraphs. In paragraph one they should introduce the characters, setting and plot. In paragraph two they should develop the action and build up suspense. In paragraph three, they are asked to wind up their story with a suitable resolution. The child should write an opening that grabs the reader’s attention, making him or her want to read on. They should start the story by going straight into the action. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Story Called 'My Trip To The Frozen North' (7-11 years)

Write A Story Called 'My Trip To The Frozen North' (7-11 years)

9 pages Write A Story Called ‘My Trip To The Frozen North’ This pack encourages the child to plan and write a detailed imaginative story. Use the prompts to imagine what it would be like to go on an expedition to the frozen north. The child is asked to make a plan, jotting down ideas under headings - when, where, what, who, how. They are asked to think of ways of developing the action, building up suspense and winding up their story with a suitable resolution. The child should write an opening that grabs the reader’s attention, making him or her want to read on. They should start the story by going straight into the action and write a moral for the last sentence This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Lot's Of Writing Tasks About Being Out And About' (7-11 years)

Lot's Of Writing Tasks About Being Out And About' (7-11 years)

13 pages Lot’s Of Writing Tasks About Being Out And About The child should read the radio script from Guinea Pig Radio and learn about dialogue, as presenters George and Christabelle chat. Next, the child is asked to write a text or e-mail to the shows feature ‘Love To Be There’, describing the most exciting places they have visited. Alternatively, the child could write a radio script of a phone conversation between themselves and the presenter, describing an incredible event they have experienced. Next, imagine what the other listeners who contact the radio show are like. Use their experiences to write some stories with characters, setting and plot. Now, the child is asked to think up some outstanding verbs to add to the ‘I am’ list. The child will learn more about varying their sentences and the use of sub clauses in complex sentences. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Plan And Write A Story Called 'The Stunt Kite' (7-11 years)

Plan And Write A Story Called 'The Stunt Kite' (7-11 years)

13 pages Write A Story Called ‘The Stunt Kite’ The child should use The Story Planner to write their own story, called ‘The Stunt Kite’. The child is asked to consider the genre of their story. Will it be an adventure, rescue or fantasy story? They are asked to write three paragraphs. In paragraph one they should introduce the characters, setting and plot. In paragraph two they should develop the action and build up suspense. In paragraph three, they are asked to read the three possible endings and then wind up their own story with a suitable resolution. They should use the prompts to grasp some high level vocabulary. Next, they are asked to read the poem and then have a go at writing their own poem, called ‘Flying My Kite’. This series provides prompts to encourage children, of 7-11 years, to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively ‘magazine style’ format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children’s work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language. The work packs are ideal for home study and will reinforce the work done in school. They may be purchased in any order. There are a number of titles to choose from. By working through the packs, the student will grow in confidence and will learn to enjoy writing. The packs are also a useful resource for teachers and save hours of time when preparing lessons or homework tasks.
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