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7+ curriculum

7+ curriculum

An exhaustive list of skills that may be assessed in the 7 plus entrance exam. The curriculum is broken into the topics of: Interview techniques English Maths All of the skills have been written in child friendly language, so are ideal to use for target setting with children. The curriculum has been made through years of research of 7 plus sample papers, and has been verified by fellow tutors and parents whose children have been successful in the exam.
wickedsmartplus
Persuasive Writing Assessment Sheet - KS3 and KS4 (FAR Marking)

Persuasive Writing Assessment Sheet - KS3 and KS4 (FAR Marking)

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It can be used with KS3 and KS4. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy = Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW or timed (in class) essays that form part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone’s Song is a complete 53 page novel study guide based on the popular novel by Gary Paulsen. The guide is presented chapter-by-chapter and includes the following distinct sections: Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including the following concepts / activities: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. It also contains a complete Answer Key. Many Links with the Common Core Standards (U.S.) You may wish to check out Island of the Blue Dolphins – a free offering on TES done by the author in the same format as this novel study. The writer of this novel study has had more than 60 curriculum units published. These are available in such outlets as Chapters and Staples and most stores for teachers.
reednovelstudies
Wider Reading Bundle (Context and Critics)

Wider Reading Bundle (Context and Critics)

Includes: Wider reading for AQA English Literature exams: 19th and 20th century context Genre (e.g. gothic) Victorians Feminist critics First/Second World War Class systems Videos for AQA English Literature and Language all papers exam. Videos for writing techniques. Detailed lists for: Charles Dickens Jane Austen Shakespeare Bronte sisters
aliceboyd1995
DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

This huge collection has been designed to use with seven of David Walliams popular books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Gangster Granny, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Ratburger, The Boy in the Dress and The Midnight Gang. The resources have been designed to be completed along-side the reading of the books. They can be used to develop a range of literacy skills through books that pupils find engaging. These resources help to improve and promote reading.
crigdon
DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

This fantastic collection of puzzles, board games and quizzes were designed for children who love David Walliams’ books. These resources are based around six books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Mr Stink, The Midnight Gang, and The World’s Worst Children [1]. This resource has many uses in the classroom and as homework. All the activities are designed to engage the reader and promote a deep love of reading.
crigdon
Formal writing prompt mat

Formal writing prompt mat

A one-sided prompt sheet for children writing formal letters. Made for a mixed Year 5 / 6 class. Prompts include sentence structure and grammar (subjunctive form etc), as well as formal language choices (correct greetings and sign-offs) Editable
lindsayjon
Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Getting bored of reminding students of the generic poetry analysis they can include in their anthology and unseen work? This helpful sheet indicates most of the form and structure analysis students will need to secure the very highest grade. It can also be edited to suit the needs of your learners. Enjoy
michael_davidguard
Unseen Poetry - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Unseen Poetry - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English exam on Friday 25th May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising unseen poetry. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls: Genre

An Inspector Calls: Genre

An information heavy lesson talking students through the various possible genres of An Inspector Calls. This uses the AQA mark scheme as guidance for the context. Ideal for KS4 as either an introductory lesson to the genre or as pre-exam revision.
lizziedc92
Super Pupil Premium Bundle

Super Pupil Premium Bundle

Complete Pupil Premium strategy to rapidly bolster progress. This includes strategies for Teaching and learning Mentoring Attendance and PA Life experiences and enrichment Leadership dashboard Transition
leepeachey
Active and Passive Voice - notebook slides

Active and Passive Voice - notebook slides

This is a series of slides covering what Standard English is as an introduction, moving on to defining the Active Voice and Passive Voice. There are also some activities included in the slides. It is intended as a workshop for staff, however you will easily be able to adapt this for Year 5 or Year 6 children. Please let me know if it’s useful - I will shortly be uploading a Grammar Guide for Parents!
louise21
Power and Conflict Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Power and Conflict 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 2 exam on Friday 25th May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising the Power and Conflict poetry. The activities are engaging and differentiated, and they cover making comparisons, key themes and key contextual information. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
The Death of Curley's Wife: Language Analysis (The American Dream)

The Death of Curley's Wife: Language Analysis (The American Dream)

Included A3 self-contained worksheet with Graded as ‘outstanding’ during observation lesson. Lesson focuses on the key concept of the ‘American Dream’. tarter: Evaluation: Who is ultimately responsible for the death o Curley’s wife? Development: Match up language devices task Reading exercise: identify devices in extract. Task 1: Exploding quotation (heavily scaffolded and modeled) Task 2: PEA paragraph (includes a range of ‘challenges’ throughout the PowerPoint). Plenary: Exit ticket exploding characters’ thoughts and feelings and a summative comment surrounding the lesson
lhowellpratt
PUNCTUATION: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

PUNCTUATION: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Punctuation. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 8 days that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a language and vocabulary lesson in punctuation. This Presentation Includes: Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Punctuation Characters Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Overview of Vocabulary used for a Punctuation Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Videos - Punctuations Space for Peer Teaching - Punctuation Table Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 4 Online Quizzes Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Punctuation Uses Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Exercises for Level Learners - 27 Exercises Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - Guess the Question Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Punctuation Checklist Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2abcd/6.2a/8.2ab Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of punctuations to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their language and vocabulary skills. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ Early Finishers ✿ Tutoring ✿ Sub Tubs ✿ ESL Stations/Centres ✿ Holiday Work ✿ Small Group Collaborations ✿ End of Unit Quick Assessments ✿ Homework ✿ Reinforcement ✿ Enrichment
john421969
KS4 English GCSE Revision Toolbox

KS4 English GCSE Revision Toolbox

A 12-page printable pamphlet/PowerPoint presentation that can be used for GCSE revision. The booklet covers tips on: PEA/PETER basics How to analyse a quote Features of Language (Such as verb, adverb, noun, adjective with pictures and examples) Basic and Advanced Language Techniques (Metaphor, Simile, Personification etc) Rhetorical Language (Definitions and examples) Analysing Poetry (Context, Technique, Effect, Meaning) Comparing Poetry Common Misspellings A handy breakdown of the AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 mark-scheme and AO’s The booklet is visually engaging, packed with information and perfect for last-minute revision. It prints to A5 Pamphlet size, or can be printed slide-by-slide as a booklet. Slides can be displayed on the board, or printed and handed out as needed. The content is brief and to the point in order to aid revision.
DifferentiatedLearning
Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

2 Week Rotation covering – • Responding to feedback • Verbal and written responses to texts demonstrating comprehension • Spelling Patterns • Grammar Rules • Evidence of writing, drafting and editing. Area for recording additional support for children who need it. Handwriting practice completed separately. Minimal tweaking required to apply to any genre. Used last year for year 2 children and got top 10% writing results for SATs. One text required for each 2 week cycle. One comprehension, one spelling activity and one grammar activity also needed. Huge time saver as weekly planning time is small changes to include additional activities (eg. debates for persuasive writing etc)
katherineyeats
Fronted Adverbial Lesson

Fronted Adverbial Lesson

An excellent resource to introduce and teach Fronted Adverbials in the context of Sherlock Holmes (was originally for a Sherlock Holmes day, so fitted in well). Three differentiated tasks and use of ‘challenge by choice’ to choose the appropriate according to confidence and ability.
andytheedom
SPAG Year 4 Booklet

SPAG Year 4 Booklet

Year 4 SPAG booklet including: Root words Prefixes Suffixes All year 3/4 spelling list Punctuating speech activities Fronted adverbials activities Story writing space I use these booklets for half term homework, but they could be used in class for SPAG or morning activites also.
sezle23
Onomatopoeia - fun slotting-in activity - Lower KS2

Onomatopoeia - fun slotting-in activity - Lower KS2

Which of the eight given sound-words fits which slot? That’s the simple challenge here. Eight separate lines of prose are given below them, each with a gap for one, but which? There’s a blank line at the end, with an invitation to write a sentence containing onomatopoeia independently.
katewilliams_poetry
Editing passes

Editing passes

Editing passes to aid the process of editing writing. Each pass focuses on a different area of a child’s writing they can edit. I personally printed them off, laminated them and put them on a key ring. This is not my resource. It was shared with me and I am also sharing it at the request of others. I have loved using them and hopefully you find them useful too.
cnesbitt1811
Verb flash cards x 55

Verb flash cards x 55

Verb flash cards, total of 55 large sized flash cards. These can be down sized with Adobe which will allow you to use them with individual users. All cards are colour pictures and easily followed and understood by all levels of learners.
paulagalovics
worksheet simile construction activity differentiated 3 ways-

worksheet simile construction activity differentiated 3 ways-

3 versions of a construct- similes activity: LA cut out and match simile beginnings/ endings (well worn similes) MA- build similes using given beginnings, option to use cliche endings support, OR own endings HA- explains cliche and asks for 2 versions of each simile: one cliche onoe interesting own version
sweekle
Differentiated Mini Mock: AQA Lang Paper 2

Differentiated Mini Mock: AQA Lang Paper 2

I created these two lessons for my set five, year nine class to prepare them for their end of year ‘Language Paper 2’ (AQA) assessment. The mini mock walks the students through how to answer each question and gives them top tips, whilst the presentation provides sentence starters and model responses to help students formulate their own ideas. The extracts have been shortened and the language is more accessible for the lower ability classes. The extracts focus on ‘The life of a Prisoner’ and the students really engaged with this topic. It stimulated some interesting whole class discussion and I was able to use the topic as a focus for their section B extended writing task.
broganrobertson
Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Poetry Techniques - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 18/20

Poetry Techniques - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 18/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Extended Writing Assessment - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Acadmy 17/20

Extended Writing Assessment - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Acadmy 17/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Extended Writing Planning - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 16/20

Extended Writing Planning - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 16/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Understanding Criteria - Gothic Writing Skills - English - Wolsey Academy 15/20

Understanding Criteria - Gothic Writing Skills - English - Wolsey Academy 15/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy