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The Simpsons - Murder Mystery

The Simpsons - Murder Mystery

Contains a PowerPoint and worksheet based around The Simpsons, a Murder Mystery. The whole PowerPoint is based around children reading and listening and picking out important pieces of information based around the death of Mr Burns. They must then infer and make connections between the information and decide who they thought the killer was and why using evidence to back up their ideas. This is perfect as a way of showing children how to get important information. It is also extremely fun and engaging.
HollywoodR95
Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Takeaway Homework Menu

Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 and KS4 students who are practicing for their English GCSEs. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 and KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Questions for KS2 Reading Content Domains, Guided Reading Prompts, Reading Prompts Fan

Questions for KS2 Reading Content Domains, Guided Reading Prompts, Reading Prompts Fan

Reading Prompts for KS2 Reading Content Domains, Guided Reading Questions These handy Reading Prompts Fans will be a valuable addition to your Guided Reading sessions. Simply print, cut out and assemble with a paper fastener. Each fan gives relevant prompts and questions to cover the content domains from the National Curriculum programme of study (2014). There are 8 fans which give prompts for the following: 2a give / explain the meaning of words in context 2b retrieve and record information / identify key details from fiction and non-fiction 2c summarise main ideas from more than one paragraph 2d make inferences from the text / explain and justify inferences with evidence from the text 2e predict what might happen from details stated and implied 2f identify / explain how information / narrative content is related and contributes to meaning as a whole 2g identify / explain how meaning is enhanced through choice of words and phrases 2h make comparisons within the text
MissPepperPot
Card Sort: Fox Hunting Debate

Card Sort: Fox Hunting Debate

Fox hunting has become for many an emotive issue with the views of the countryside and cities diverging other whether the sport is a cruel or natural past time. This resource aims to help students understand some of the key issues and help then come to a balanced conclusion on the morality of fox hunting. It be used alongside any main stream text book or video clip as a starter, mini plenary or a consolidation exercise. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen statements that can sorted to help summarise the arguments for and against the ban being lifted. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Rights and Responsibilities Know: What is Fox hunting and why was it banned? Understand: What are the arguments for and against lifting the ban on Fox hunting? Evaluate: Should the hunting of all animals be banned or is fox hunting a special case? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is Fox hunting and why was it banned? Explain - the arguments for and against lifting the ban on fox hunting? Analyse - If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

A read, question and then answer worksheet. Designed to improve reading, writing and analytical skills. Designed for KS1 but can also be used for KS2.
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War Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

War Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with war literature in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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War Language KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

War Language KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the english language in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Unseen Poetry KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Unseen Poetry KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with unseen poetry in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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The Hunger Games Lesson Bundle!

The Hunger Games Lesson Bundle!

These engaging, varied, and informative lessons have been designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of the plot, characters, language, and key messages in Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games.’ All of the resources that you need to teach are included in the bundle: Whole lesson step-by-step PowerPoint presentations, informative and engaging , worksheets, activities, and lesson plans. Contained in the bundle are lessons based on: Description of District 12; Katniss Everdeen; Collins’ Key Messages; Race to the Cornucopia (Descriptive Writing Lesson). 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. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: Engaging Defining/ Understanding Identifying/Remembering Analysing/ Creating Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging.
TandLGuru
The Hunger Games Huge Bundle!

The Hunger Games Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE HUNGE GAMES LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO BOTH OF THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLETS, THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games.’ Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer’s ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. 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. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: Engaging Defining/ Understanding Identifying/Remembering Analysing/ Creating Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
The Hunger Games - Race to the Cornucopia! (Descriptive Writing Lesson)

The Hunger Games - Race to the Cornucopia! (Descriptive Writing Lesson)

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to compose sophisticated, imaginative creative writing, through producing a first person account about competing in the opening stages of The Hunger Games. In order to do so, students first analyse the descriptive writing devices and sentence structures used by Suzanne Collins in Chapter 11 of The Hunger Games - the section in which the Hunger Games commence – before applying what they have learnt to their own compositions. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Defining each of the different types of descriptive devices, through playing a fun, interactive bingo game; Reading an extract from Chapter 11 of the text (provided) which describes the moments immediately before and after the Hunger Games commence; Identifying the language techniques used in the extract to paint an image of place in the minds of the readers, and to create the desired atmosphere; Analysing the effectiveness of each of Collins’ descriptive devices; Analysing the sentence structures and lengths employed by Collins in the extract; Creating their own first-person description of the horrific moments at the Cornucopia, before and after the Hunger Games begin; Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; Bingo Cards for the starter activity (and host instructions/ questions);’ Extract from Chapter 11 of The Hunger Games; Structure strips to support the descriptive writing; Writing to Describe Helpsheet to support the descriptive writing; Comprehensive Lesson Plan. All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

A fully differentiated lesson on Mother any distance by Simon Armitage that analyses how the narrator sees his relationship with his mother, and how he reflects on his relationship as he prepares to leave home. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
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Card Sort: Death Penalty - Arguments For & Against

Card Sort: Death Penalty - Arguments For & Against

The issue about whether or not society should execute convicted murderers is highly controversial. Recent polls still show a lot of popular support for the death penalty but Parliament still opposes its reintroduction. In countries where the death penalty does exist, a large number of those on death row are often people who are foreigners, outsiders or misfits. Black people make up 10% of US society but 30% of those on death row. Could this be due to racist judges and juries? This outstanding resources has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the main arguments for and against the death penalty. It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. The main activity involves getting students to cut out the cards in lesson, organize them into their most persuasive order and then sick into their books before they have a go at the extended writing activity / discussion. Alternatively, they can create a key and then sort through the cards and then stick the sheet into their book or you could cut out the cards and place them into an envelope for them to sort prior to a discussion on the topic. This is a great resource that can be easily adapted to suit your classroom and expectations. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen statements that can sorted under them. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Moral Ethics and Philosophy Know: What is the death penalty? Understand: What are the moral arguments for and against the death penalty? Evaluate: Should society execute convicted murderers? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is the death penalty? Explain - the moral arguments for and against the death penalty? Analyse - Should society execute convicted murderers? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
The Complete Romeo and Juliet - All acts and all scenes (16 individual lessons)

The Complete Romeo and Juliet - All acts and all scenes (16 individual lessons)

Shakespeare’s timeless text is presented here through a series of beautifully illustrated slides, each with varying degrees of challenge. I have taught this text for the last seventeen years and can honestly say that these resources have been tried, tested and refined many times. I have used these particular power point lessons to lead my teaching in class, as homework assignments and even as tools of revision. All have worked well for the students. There are 16 individual lessons in this bundle covering all scenes and acts. Each presentation includes, a starter activity, a previous learning slide, a key words’ slide, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a homework. Everything is done for you. Enjoy! This is a complete resource.
MFLYNN-Teacher
Romeo and Juliet KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Romeo and Juliet KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the play Romeo and Juliet in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Poetry from Other Cultures KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Poetry from Other Cultures KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with poetry in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Of Mice and Men KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Of Mice and Men KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the text Of Mice and Men in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Me Myself and I KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Me Myself and I KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with autobiographical texts in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Macbeth KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Macbeth KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the play Macbeth in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Literary Extracts and Creative Writing KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Literary Extracts and Creative Writing KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with literary extracts and creative writing in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Gothic Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Gothic Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the gothic genre in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Dystopian Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Dystopian Literature KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the Dystopian genre in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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AQA An Inspector Calls: Eva Smith

AQA An Inspector Calls: Eva Smith

A lesson designed to examine the character of Eva Smith from J.B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls, a text on the AQA literature paper 1. The lesson has all resources attached including in the model paragraph discussing how Eva Smith is presented throughout the novel. The lesson was successfully delivered to mixed ability KS4.
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Text Types Display

Text Types Display

Grammar posters to explain text types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with sentence types and homophones.
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Sentence Types Display

Sentence Types Display

Grammar posters to explain sentence types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Homophones Display

Homophones Display

Grammar posters to explain homophones. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and sentence types.
Stacyjoannewilson
Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy

Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy

An extract from ‘About a Boy’. You could show students the clip for extra engagement! Can be used as cover or to enable students to focus on their reading comprehension and fully understand what they’re reading. Includes comprehension questions, inference, language and ‘evaluate’ questions leading nicely to Language Paper 1 (AQA) and Component 1 (Eduqas) Includes sentence starters for support and challenges to stretch and challenge.
lhowellpratt
The White Rose and the Swastika play summary and activities

The White Rose and the Swastika play summary and activities

The resource includes: • a detailed summary of the play with images to support comprehension • a structured sentence writing activity about the characters • a sequencing activity • an activity to re-write the key sentences in the past tense • structured character studies on Hans and Robert Scholl, using quotations • a structured leaflet-writing activity. This is suitable for: • The whole class • EAL students ( early stage and more advanced learners) • Late arrivals in KS4 • Individual students who need to catch up • Students with SEN may also find it more accessible.
clas3
A simplified version of My Polish Teacher’s Tie from Telling Tales, the GCSE anthology

A simplified version of My Polish Teacher’s Tie from Telling Tales, the GCSE anthology

A simplified, illustrated version of the story with comprehension, writing and language activities to support learning. It is aimed at EAL students needing to access the story. It could also be used for revision and with SEN and lower ability students and late arrivals to schools. Some of the key quotes from the story are incorporated in underlined italics so that students can start to learn them in preparation for the exam, and perform tasks in which they begin to analyse them. The whole resource is presented in pdf form; there is also a separate version of the activities in Word to allow them to be modified as desired.
clas3
Fiction Reading Comprehension Task

Fiction Reading Comprehension Task

An extract from James Bond: Goldfinger. You could show students the clip for extra engagement! Can be used as cover or to enable students to focus on their reading comprehension and fully understand what they’re reading. Includes comprehension questions, inference, language and ‘evaluate’ questions leading nicely to Language Paper 1 (AQA) and Component 1 (Eduqas) Includes sentence starters for support and challenges to stretch and challenge.
lhowellpratt
Contemporary Novel KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Contemporary Novel KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the text Contemporary Novel in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Blood Brothers KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Blood Brothers KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the text Blood Brothers in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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Persuasive Writing: Analysis and Scenario Revision

Persuasive Writing: Analysis and Scenario Revision

Students really enjoyed this lesson! Said it was one of the funnest persuasive writing revision lessons they had ever done. An engaging starter exploring historical context. A starter selling a run-down house with persasive devices. An analysis of MLK speech (with differentiated questions). 3 (funny) scenarios whereby pupils must create short ‘talks’ and include specific success criteria focusing on purpose, audience, format and tone. A peer assessment plenary.
lhowellpratt
Introduction to Shakespeare KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

Introduction to Shakespeare KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the text Introduction to Shakespeare in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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An Inspector Calls KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

An Inspector Calls KS3 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 students who are just getting to grips with the text An Inspector Calls in preparation for KS4. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
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