Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Scheme Resources

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Scheme Resources

BSP Powerpoints and Resources. Accompanies the Scheme of Work created by TESEnglish for the text. Brilliant Scheme that has enabled me to adapt and use the activities/tasks with mixed ability groups, and differentiate by outcome. ***The extracts are all copyright of the author, John Boyne.
Sazo123
Reading Skills - Visualising Descriptions

Reading Skills - Visualising Descriptions

An activity designed to explore how we all read descriptive passages but see them differently. It requires students to read the extracts from the novels and then draw their interpretation of the description. Both extracts are copyright of their authors.
Sazo123
30 Photos of Celebrations

30 Photos of Celebrations

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about different celebrations. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different celebrations. The students can then discuss why we celebrate. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Letter Card Sort

Letter Card Sort

A useful kinaesthetic activity. Cut out the following and place into pacts and get student to rearrange into the correct order. These can be laminated and re-used to provide a long lasting, kinaesthetic and visual resource, very handy. *Now available in a great value bundle: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/kinaesthetic-activity-pack-11211107* You may be interested in this other great resource: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/literacy-health-check-full-lesson-11188874
EngageinEnglish
Happy Birthday! 30 Photos Of British Celebrations!

Happy Birthday! 30 Photos Of British Celebrations!

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Birthdays. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Birthday activities. The students can then discuss what they like about each one. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Australian Visual Writing Prompts, 30 Hours of Australian worksheets + 31 ways to use this resource

Australian Visual Writing Prompts, 30 Hours of Australian worksheets + 31 ways to use this resource

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different locations being shown in each of the photos. I also have added a 30 hour elementary speaking course about Australia and 31 teaching ideas about how to use flashcards about Australia in the classroom. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching set of story prompts. The students could also take five of the laminated photos and create them into a story . The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Reading Skills - Annotating Poetry

Reading Skills - Annotating Poetry

A PowerPoint and resources to introduce the idea of annotating poetry to upper KS3 and all KS4. This allows whole-class annotation followed by peer work and answering questions to aid understanding. Both poems are freely available on the internet - just look for 'Mirror' by Sylvia Plath and 'Mid-Term Break' by Seamus Heaney.
Sazo123
Using Poetry* to assess Reading Skills

Using Poetry* to assess Reading Skills

Two assessment pieces designed to assess the reading skills of higher ability Yr9 students. However, the poems used can be given to KS4 students as a pre-exam revision task also. The task is designed to assess all elements of reading skills. *The poems being assessed by these questions can be downloaded via the internet for free.
Sazo123
How Touching! Word games like Boggle for Hallowe'en, Thanksgiving, Hannukah and Christmas.

How Touching! Word games like Boggle for Hallowe'en, Thanksgiving, Hannukah and Christmas.

It includes thematic puzzles for Hallowe’en, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hannukah and • full colour copies and B &W copies of each puzzle • a thematic vocabulary for each theme • answer keys • a “how to play” guide Try the free TES activity, “Hippity Hoppity, Easter’s on its Way” to see if this activity is for you: https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Hippity-Hoppity-Easter-and-39-s-on-its-way-boggle-6194577/
Carlav
NYE in Rio

NYE in Rio

Reading task for beginners level English, with related writing and vocabulary activities. Ideal for a cover lesson as self-explanatory.
amazonsam