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Heroes: Essay Structure and Examples

Heroes: Essay Structure and Examples

Using Robert Cormier’s excellent “Heroes” this power point remind students of the components of an essay structure they require as well as three examples (grade 2/3, grade 6 and grade 9). Why waste time when it’s already been done for you.
michael_davidguard
KS3 Victorian London and Oliver Twist Booklet

KS3 Victorian London and Oliver Twist Booklet

You are purchasing a 16 page booket (both the .pdf and editable word document) as well as a page of teacher’s notes and the resources needed for the timeline activity. This booklet was created for year 8, to resource an entire unit looking at the historical context of Victorian England/ the Industrial Revolution and the key contextual factors contributing to the novel ‘Oliver Twist’. The booklet therefore also contains an abridges version of ‘Oliver Twist’, the lenth of approximately 6 A4 pages. Although this unit was intended for year 8, it would be suitabe for the whole of key stage 3 (or, perhaps as an introduction to Dickens for KS4 before studying ‘A Christmas Carol’ or ‘Great Expectations’). The booklet includes: A double page spread for a carousel activity where students look at key aspects of the victorian era (such as Queen Victoria, health and sanitation, the British Empire etc.) and then record key dates on an A3 timeline for the period. A look at the lives of children in the Victorian era, considering the jobs they did, and Lord Shaftsbury’s Ragged Schools. A page to record notes on the impact of the Industrial Revolution, linked to an online video. Some consideration of crime and punishment in the Victorian era. A look at the class system and the different hobbies, work and education of each class. An opportunity to create a fact file of Charles Dickens’ life An abridged version of ‘Oliver Twist’ including a series of key extracts, with a large margin to record new vocabulary. key plot points. An ‘Oliver Twist’ summary page with 6 original ilustations for students to explain.
laurajholder
Romeo and Juliet - Romeo and Juliet Meet

Romeo and Juliet - Romeo and Juliet Meet

In this lesson we explore Romeo’s use of language as he meets Juliet for the first time and how she responds to his use of religious imagery. Using differentiated activities and engaging and relevant resources, students analyse the use of language in key short extracts, build up an understanding of the relationship between Romeo and Juliet and create their own analytical paragraphs before self-assessing them based on clear success criteria. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner
English Language Paper 2 Walkthrough

English Language Paper 2 Walkthrough

This is a mini SOW that walks students through each question on the AQA English Language Paper 2. It includes references to mark schemes and provides WAGOLLs for students as well. There is a detailed part of the writing section as well. This was built around an example paper found online.
katiewindridge
Greek Myths - KS3

Greek Myths - KS3

22 lessons covering Greek myths and designed for KS3. Differentiated tasks and can be easily adapted. Myths covered: Prometheus, Pandora’s Box, Persephone, Theseus and The Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus, Orpheus and Eurydice
reader95
The World News Crossword - May 27th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 27th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 27th, 2018 is a simple pdf made up of a crossword based on the events in last week’s news a search & cloze activity that explains Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a search & cloze activity that gives background information about North Korea a crossword all and only about the Democratic Republic of the Congo. And the solutions are included, of course. Excellent for Geography, Economics, English, SEN, PSHE… In the news crossword… The leaders of North and South Korea met, but not with yhe who shall not be named. North Korea blew up some of its research facility. Ebola cases were confirmed in DRC and 4000 trial vaccines were distributed. Switzerland’s trains were declared the world’s best. A Polish author won the Man Booker International Prize and a Swedish Court said no to a new Nobel Centre. Real Madrid won the Champions League (what a goal). A German bank announced 7000 job cuts and German police can now stop parents at airports with children during school time. Lava continued to flow on Hawaii and a hurricane swept into Oman. A UK man had to be cut out of a children’s swing, but we didn’t put that into the crossword because like him, it wouldn’t fit.
BFP
Write Your Own School Report

Write Your Own School Report

Get the children to write their own school report. Includes tips and advice which can be removed afterwards. Could be printed on A3 paper. If you like this resource please take a look at my other resources on Tes and visit my TOTALLY FREE teaching resources website by going to www.davlae.co.uk.
davlae
Romeo and Juliet - Fate and Free Will

Romeo and Juliet - Fate and Free Will

This detailed, differentiated and fully resourced lesson explores the themes of fate and free will in Act 1 Scene 5 from Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s classic tragedy about young love and family loyalty. Designed for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature but suitable for other exam boards and easily adaptable for KS3 students, this lesson looks at how Romeo sees his own life, the growing tension between Tybalt and Lord Capulet and what happens when Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner
Year 2 Football World Cup Reading Comprehension

Year 2 Football World Cup Reading Comprehension

Celebrate the 2018 Football World Cup with this year 2 comprehension booklet about the world’s top footballers! The booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of ‘what,’ ‘where,’ ‘who’ and ‘why’ questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a booklet form, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format.
blossomingminds
The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

Animal Farm is a must and its importance cannot be understated! For many students this provides their very first venture into the world of politics and the corruption that surrounds it. These resources are designed to focus on writing skills and inference, and are perfect for GCSE study and above. These power point lessons explore the meaning of chapters 1-10 through structured tasks and academic writing. Each presentation is dynamically illustrated making the learning visually engaging, this resource has been used successfully as a teaching resource in class, a revision tool and even as a homework assignment – all have worked well for the students.
MFLYNN-Teacher
KS2 Balanced Diet - Healthy food plate matching task with 5-a-day activities.

KS2 Balanced Diet - Healthy food plate matching task with 5-a-day activities.

Learners cut out the foods and stick them on the plate template ensuring they match the correct food groups. Introduction PowerPoint also included to engage learners. Extension tasks - Look at the table of foods and decide/ research which quantities and types make up part of your 5-a-day (Fruit & Vegetables). All worksheets included. Tried and tested classroom resource. Please note images are clip art.
hifisher
Everything you need - various technique placemats

Everything you need - various technique placemats

I am pleased to add several placemats with definitions for a series of specific techniques, including general language techniques, narrative techniques, persuasive techniques, poetic techniques, poetic structure techniques, descriptive techniques, fiction and structure techniques, presentational techniques, types of punctuation and sentence types. Pretty much every technique is covered with these placemats! These placemats save me the extra burden of constantly reminding pupils of various techniques. These placemats work really well laminated and left on tables while pupils work in groups, pairs or independently. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4. The placemats are really handy for your KS5 classes!
gonchhollo
A lovely, well-presented reading intervention booklet.

A lovely, well-presented reading intervention booklet.

I am pleased to add a well-presented reading intervention booklet. This booklet has a variety of reading skills embedded into it and used a wide variety of small passages/extracts. Students work through the booklet and there is room you you to give immediate feedback. This booklet will save you loads of time having to give underachieving students extra sheets/tasks. I always give these students 10 minutes per-week on the booklet. It has made a big impact. Ideal for KS3 but just as effective if used for KS4 students.
gonchhollo
Year 1 - Instruction Writing

Year 1 - Instruction Writing

Year 1 - The Weather (Non-Chronological Report) This unit worked really well with my class and the children (especially the boys) loved writing instructions for Bee-bot and how to draw an owl. Differentiated tasks and helpful presentations, notebooks and unit plan to help deliver the unit.
Paineltd
Year 1 Football World Cup Pack

Year 1 Football World Cup Pack

This resource is a bundle of activities perfect for using with your year 1 class during the 2018 football World Cup. The bundle contains: Phonics Booklet Maths Booklet Footballers Comprehensions x 5 PDF file format
blossomingminds
Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that explores Act 1 Scene 4 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and looks in detail Mercutio’s famous Queen Mab speech, allowing students to gain an excellent understanding of the use of imagery, repetitions, verbs and more. Definitely worth a download for KS4 and KS3 students alike.
Lead_Practitioner
Year 1 Football World Cup Reading Comprehensions - Footballers

Year 1 Football World Cup Reading Comprehensions - Footballers

This resource contains 5 comprehension activities all about the world’s top football players. They are suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be predominantly sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. Each comprehension can be used individually or you can print out together to create a booklet. There are five different footballers included: Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo Neymar Kevin de Bruyne Harry Kane There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format. (Please note: due to copyright reasons, no pictures of any of the footballers are included.)
blossomingminds
Lots of model answers (persuade and argue) for AQA Paper 2, Question 5, new spec

Lots of model answers (persuade and argue) for AQA Paper 2, Question 5, new spec

I’m pleased to add a series of Q5 writing to argue and persuade questions and model answers for AQA Paper 2. These questions and model answers will save you hours of planning. The models can be broken down and analysed before pupils write their own response. This style of teaching has really improved the scores of all of my intervention and main class pupils. These models and questions are for KS4 classes but can easily be used/adapted for KS3 pupils.
gonchhollo
Ramadan Full Lesson KS2/3 Activity Sheet

Ramadan Full Lesson KS2/3 Activity Sheet

Help to improve literacy and reading skills with this reading comprehension looking at the history and practices of Ramadan. Pupils are asked to read an article about Ramadan and then answer questions on the information they have just learned. There is then a group activity to bring the whole class together at the end of the lesson. This resource includes a detailed sheet of example answers for teachers. First News comprehensions are excellent for guided reading, SATS preparation, and improving literacy in the classroom.
FirstNews
Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

I’m pleased to add Paper 1 and 2 AQA Language revision placemat. Each placemat is differentiated with sentence starters, key words/vocabulary and a full set of model answers for both question 5s. There is a helping hand box focusing on ‘the effect on the reader’. This has saved me lots of time worrying about differentiation as students use it while they write responses to each question!
gonchhollo
Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

THE GREATEST SHOW! - A PLAY OR CLASS ASSEMBLY! A class assembly/play for reception, KS1 or even KS2! We did this with a Reception class - they were incredible! It ran alongside our ‘Circus’ theme. We focussed lots on The Greatest Showman and the song ‘This is Me’. I’ve included the script, presentation (which includes all music) and some costume letters to be sent home. I added photos of the children to the slide show which made it even better. The slide show has all been set up and timings suited us. We had such great feedback from this production! I hope you enjoy it! (SEE MAIN IMAGE FOR REAL PREVIEW! -The font and pics look a little weird in the TES preview pics? But it’s actually all done in Comic Sans! I did have it all in pre-cursive, but knew that some schools wouldn’t have this font, so changed it all to Comic Sans. Hopefully it should be in that font when you download!)
harleyharleydee
A series of weekly reading homework tasks

A series of weekly reading homework tasks

I am pleased to add a series of weekly homework tasks that will be enough for at least two whole terms. The reading tasks focus on extracts from various poems, narratives, and non-fiction texts. The extracts are really engaging, such as The Fresh Prince, A Christmas Carol, Jaws and poems such as ‘Valentine’ and ‘Two Scavengers…’ and many, many more. The homework tasks come complete with space to write a full writing response. These tasks will save you hours of planning. Ideal for KS3
gonchhollo
A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

I am pleased to add a series of plenary games that have been used to support and motivate more challenging and demotivated students. The games have worked wonders for getting students interested in a number of topics and engaging in a variety of skills. The games include: pass the question/ball, Manchester Monopoly, Nought and Crosses, Snakes and Ladders, Penalties, Street Fighter, Simpsons Card Reveal and Reveal. Attached is also an electronic dice to use in line with some of the games (to controll the dice, press F5 and then the letter ‘S’ to stop the dice). The games will not fail to deliver engagement and promote good progress - especially for students whio struggle to retain information and who are demotivated. Ideal for any subject area and for any age group.
gonchhollo