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Would you rather: Christmas Edition

Would you rather: Christmas Edition

This resource includes 50 full page full page would you rather handouts, all Christmas themed. Print them out or share them digitally with your students. Use it as a writing idea piece for your students.
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Comic Book Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Comic Book Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Whether you are in a 1 to 1 classroom or have access to Chromebooks, laptops or iPads, this resource is a great way to have your students create a comic. Go paperless with this digital editable Google Slides. This resource includes 15 different blank comic book layouts. You can have the students print out their comic book once they finalize their digital version, as the resource is set to 8.5 x 11 paper size. Or you can pre-print the blank layouts with the included PDF and have the students draw on a paper copy. The choice is yours! WHY USE COMIC STRIPS? Another option for projects Allows for a lot of creativity Uses a familiar format Can incorporate both visual and written information Improve narrative writing skills It’s fun! INTEGRATING IT INTO YOUR CLASSROOM Illustrate a concept from class, such as a property of science Retell a story or a portion of a story they have read for class Re-enact a famous scene from history Students can tell about themselves with an autobiographical comic. Students can make a comic that uses vocabulary words for that week.
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Create a Superhero Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

Create a Superhero Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

This resource is great to allow your students to create and write about a Superhero. This resource includes 8 different graphic organizers, all to prepare the creation of their hero. The students go from brainstorming their hero to writing the story and drawing the comic. This resource is great for a language grade as well as an art grade. Plus your students will have fun completing the organizers. Superhero potential powers and traits organizer Story line organizer Plot and conflict organizer Characters organizer Visuals organizer Plot line organizer The Story (where the students can write their story) Simple comic template This resource comes in a printable PDF as well as an editable Google Slide. You can print it out and provide the organizers to your students, or allow them to make a copy and fill it in digitally.
rombop
Macbeth's loss of power.

Macbeth's loss of power.

This PowerPoint was made as a lesson within a unit on power in Macbeth. This was made for a top set year 9, but would work with a GCSE set. I use these lessons to balance alongside the RSC active approaches. This particular lesson focuses on Macbeth’s soliloquy following Lady Macbeth’s death. The graph activity works quite nice as a an active task, so I have previously got the students to use wool and physicalise the graph. However, the paper version acts as quite a helpful resource to support a written assessment.
ANHumphrys
‘Two Weeks with the Queen’ Morris Gleitzman – Writing a NEWS REPORT based on Colin’s quest to save h

‘Two Weeks with the Queen’ Morris Gleitzman – Writing a NEWS REPORT based on Colin’s quest to save h

An easy-to-follow Power Point guiding and preparing KS3 students towards a FINAL NON-FICTION WRITING ASSESSMENT TASK based on creating a NEWS REPORT. Includes TYPICAL FEATURES of NEWS WRITING together with EXAMPLES of HEADLINES, an INTRODUCTION, a PHOTO, a CAPTION and the MAIN BODY of a NEWS REPORT. Students focus on Colin’s quest to save his brother, Luke, in the novel, ‘Two Weeks with the Queen’.
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Nettles by Vernon Scannell

Nettles by Vernon Scannell

Interactive KS4 or upper KS3 Lesson on Nettles by Vernon Scannell prepared for the Edexcel exam paper, but can be taught on its own. Focus on the following objectives: LO: Understand the context of the poem and the motivations and viewpoint of the poet. LO: Analyze the writer’s use of linguistic features; military language, extended metaphor and sibilance. Includes: Engaging Starter Activity Whole text annotation Terminology Definitions Key Quotations Contextual Information Sample Exam Question
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85 Writing Prompts (Quick Write Topics)

85 Writing Prompts (Quick Write Topics)

This ready-to-use set of printables includes everything you need to provide your students with fun quick write topics. Each writing prompt is it’s own page that includes a border, art work, writing prompt title and description to get the student started. You can print these out and use it in a ore traditional way or allow your students to complete these quick writes on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. These 85 writing prompts come on an editable Google Slide!
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Printable Bookmark Templates (Editable in Google Slides)

Printable Bookmark Templates (Editable in Google Slides)

Create custom bookmarks for your students with this resource. This is a great way to introduce an activity, but can also be used in other content areas such as math, social studies, and science. Use Google slides and add your own text and pictures, or print them out blank for the students to design their own. This editable Google slide is setup with a standard 8.5” x 11” paper template. Each bookmark page has either 2 or 4 to a page. This makes it easy to print and distribute to students. Just print, distribute to students, & have them design their own for the book or content you are studying. Or create your own for a novel or lesson: just add the title or a notable quote, then print. Includes 12 pages of bookmark templates, 6 outline styles in 2 sizes each. 3 different style, printable reading log.
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Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

This is a fun WANTED poster is perfect for a Western Themed classroom. Use it to follow the theme in your class, or have your students design and write a wanted poster for a villain in the novel you are reading. This handout is great for short stories! You can print these out and use it in a traditional way or allow your students to complete this Wanted Poster on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. This worksheets come on an editable Google Slide!
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A Christmas Carol - Extracts

A Christmas Carol - Extracts

A collection of extracts from Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’. Each extract has a focus on a certain character so that students can analyse key quotations and make links to themes within the text. It includes main characters such as Scrooge through to minor characters such as Fan, the charity collectors and Mrs Dilber.
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Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 NO Prep Reading Writing Units for 26 Picture Books

Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 NO Prep Reading Writing Units for 26 Picture Books

Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 26 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day units for 26 books. ✔ ☛ Teacher scripts and anchor chart ideas ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses in English (and Spanish if book available in Spanish) ✔ WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet -Emmanuel’s Dream by Laurie Ann Thompson -Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty -Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty -Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming -The Curious Garden by Peter Brown -The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry -The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein -The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins -The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas -They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel -A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts -Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts -A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers -In Mary’s Garden by Carson Kugler and Tina Kugler -Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi -Let Me Finish by Minh Le -The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce -My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits -Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett -Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson -The Wednesday Surprise by Patricia Polacco -Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes -What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamada -What Do You Do With A Problem? by Kobi Yamada If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email
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Jekyll and Hyde - Learning Key Quotes

Jekyll and Hyde - Learning Key Quotes

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that aids KS4 students as they prepare for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 exam that is coming up. The lesson is also easily adaptable for KS3 students. It includes a pack of key quotes, as well as a variety of differentiated activities to help students learn quotes for the upcoming exam. Definitely worth a download!
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GCSE- A Christmas Carol Revision Quiz!

GCSE- A Christmas Carol Revision Quiz!

A GCSE Christmas Carol revision lesson based around key quotes and language analysis. Begins with ‘Who Am I?’ and ends with slides analysing key quotes for language devices for pupils later to use as focused extract analysis.
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Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of W.B. Yeats’ poem 'Song of the Old Mother.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.���
TandLGuru
Language paper 1 question 5

Language paper 1 question 5

A power point adapted from a couple of others which works through question 5 of the language paper, can be used for most exam boards.
NJRevell
Sign of Four GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Sign of Four GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
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Jekyll and Hyde GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Jekyll and Hyde GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
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Macbeth GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Macbeth GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
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The Sign of Four - Learning Key Quotes

The Sign of Four - Learning Key Quotes

Brilliant as a last-minute revision lesson or even useful on the morning of the exam - this fully differentiated lesson tests students on their knowledge of key quotes from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Sign of Four, and includes two key quote revision packs (one more detailed and one much shorter for last-minute revision). Includes a variety of differentiated activities to help students build up their bank of quotes in their heads before the big day.
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KS3, KS2 Poetry, "Rain", Shel Silverstein, symbolism - good link to "Holes" by Louis Sachar

KS3, KS2 Poetry, "Rain", Shel Silverstein, symbolism - good link to "Holes" by Louis Sachar

This is a short and simple lesson with the aim: explain the effect of rain as a symbol. Demonstrate understanding through writing. The poem used is Shel Silverstein’s “Rain”. The lesson begins with a hinge question to assess what pupils already understand about symbolism. There are then two questions (best used in a sort of pitch-pause-pounce-bounce kind of way) which ask how rain could be used as a symbol in two different contexts, that of a funeral and that of a desert. The lesson then introduces Silverstein’s poem and points out that it can be read on two levels, both as a nonsense poem for children but, with more depth, with the rain as a symbol. Pupils are asked to explain what they think the rain could symbolise, and why. I planned this to work alongside Louis Sachar’s novel “Holes” though it would work as a stand-alone lesson or as part of a unit on poetry.
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Let Me Finish! by Minh Le 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

Let Me Finish! by Minh Le 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book Let Me Finish! by Minh Le. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This lesson is focused on a theme of community, retelling, character feelings, text evidence and author’s message/lesson but can easily be modified for other uses. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
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AQA Poetry, Christmas Carol, Romeo and Juliet and Inspector calls

AQA Poetry, Christmas Carol, Romeo and Juliet and Inspector calls

Key quotes explained for Christmas Carol, Romeo and Juliet and Inspector calls Including themes and language analysis For poetry: Model Answers for each poem Comparison between: Porphyria’s Lover and When we two parted Winter swans and neutral tones eden rock and neutral tones Letters from yorkshire are Singh Song Loves Philosophy and Sonnet 29 Porphyria’s lover and when we two parted Sonnet 29 and Climbing my grandfather The farmer’s bride and Sonnet 29 Walking away and Before you were mine Winter swans and Mother any distance Detailed Notes for each poem including a revision guide
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Street Child - Berlie Doherty Literacy planning KS2

Street Child - Berlie Doherty Literacy planning KS2

Approximately 5 weeks of literacy plans based on the book ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty. Designed initially for lower Keystage Two though can be easily adapted. All resources included alongside success criteria marking ladders for longer writing pieces. A fabulous book that engages the children in the topic of the Victorians. A mixture of drama, narrative, poetry and non-fiction. History objectives can be taught alongside.
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Macbeth Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Macbeth Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 exam on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising Shakespeare’s tragedy. The activities are engaging and differentiated, and they cover key quotes, key themes and key contextual information. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
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Instagram Template (Editable on Google Slides)

Instagram Template (Editable on Google Slides)

The use of social media is a great way to engage and gain the interest of your students. Best of all, this resource is available in both printable pdf format as well as a Google Slides editable format. This Instagram template allows students to add text and pictures to an “Instagram Template”. The template is locked, so your students can’t mistakenly move or delete the background. Use this to: Have your students discuss a character or setting in a novel Focus on a historical person Focus on a Geographic area Use it in science and have your students record their information
rombop
The Boss Baby Movie Guide/Analysis Multiple-Choice Test

The Boss Baby Movie Guide/Analysis Multiple-Choice Test

This 28-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on The Boss Baby Movie has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It also includes two essay open-ended questions about the film and characters. Show the movie and feel confident that students will see it through a language arts and English class lens. It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, point of view, making inferences, literary devices, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. Answer key and writing rubric included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text/film/media says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text/film/media. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
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Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘UNSEEN POETRY’ LESSONS, INCLUDING ANALYSING LANGUAGE, ANALYSING STRUCTURE AND COMPARING POEMS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER/ REVISION MAT. These engaging and varied, resources have been designed to aid students in gaining the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the ‘Unseen Poems’ element of English Literature examinations. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons and revision resources, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poems from making key inferences, understanding poets’ ideas through their use of language and structure, and structuring comparative writing effectively to offer clear, considered, qualified responses. 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. Engaging, comprehensive, presentations, activity resources, worksheets, copies of practice poems and lesson plans are all provided.
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