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Key Stage 3 Spanish - Me, my family and friends - New GCSE style activities

Key Stage 3 Spanish - Me, my family and friends - New GCSE style activities

This 58 page booklet (including answers) contains new GCSE style reading, writing, speaking and translation activities for Key Stage 3 students. This booklet contains activities on the topic of Me, my family and friends, from the AQA theme Identity and Culture. There are 6 subtopics: Introducing myself, family members, pets, physical appearance, personality and relationships. For each of these subtopics, there are 6 activities: a reading task, translation (short paragraph) from Spanish into English, sentences to translate from English into Spanish, a writing task (short passage similar to the foundation writing exam), a photo (like in the foundation writing exam) and a role-play. There are also 6 extension activities which bring together all of the subtopics: a longer reading task, a paragraph translation from English into Spanish, a 90-word task, a 150-word task and a photo card (like in the speaking exam). This booklet can be used in KS3 or for revision in KS4 (foundation). It can either be used to supplement work in lessons as you teach the topic of me, my family and friends, or for assessments. It could also be set as cover work, as the answers are included. A free sample of the booklet is available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/key-stage-3-spanish-introducing-myself-11907640
katelanguages
New Spanish GCSE writing support bundle

New Spanish GCSE writing support bundle

A series of resources to support GCSE students preparing for their GCSE writing exams. The bundle includes three GCSE writing papers at both foundation and higher level, one for each theme of the new course, and a booklet with 24 90-word questions, eight for each theme (two per topic). This booklet has been picked by TES to be part of their GCSE revision hub. Finally, the resource includes a Complex structures guide, with a variety of tenses and structures to encourage the higher ability students to work independently and use increasingly complex language. Finally, the bundle includes a “Correct the mistakes” activity, which includes 54 sentences (covering all topics) with mistakes in them for the students to correct, all based on some of the most common mistakes I keep seeing in students’ work.
corcuera
KS3 Spanish Viva 1 Module 1.3 Tienes hermanos 75-minute lessons - Lesson 1 and 2 bundle

KS3 Spanish Viva 1 Module 1.3 Tienes hermanos 75-minute lessons - Lesson 1 and 2 bundle

Continues the first module of Year 7 using the Viva 1 textbook as a basis for the course. My 75-minute lessons are very structured with clear learning objectives and learning checks for each lesson objective. The learning objectives go over the two lessons and the lessons reference each other to reinforce learning, Several starters to choose from which allows you to customise the learning for your pupils. Easy enough to edit into 2 lessons if you teach hour-long lessons or lesson plus extension activities. Best when used with the textbook and the electronic resources.
LTarantini-Amor
KS3 Spanish Viva 1 Module 1.6 como soy - 75 minute lesson

KS3 Spanish Viva 1 Module 1.6 como soy - 75 minute lesson

Well-planned Spanish lesson with Year 7 using the Viva 1 textbook as a basis for the course. My 75-minute lessons are very structured with clear learning objectives and learning checks for each lesson objective. Several starters to choose from which allows you to customise to your pupils. Easy enough to edit into 2 lessons if you teach hour-long lessons or lesson plus extension activities. Best when used with the textbook and the electronic resources.
LTarantini-Amor
KS3 Spanish Viva 1 Module 1.2 que tipo de persona eres - 75 minute lesson

KS3 Spanish Viva 1 Module 1.2 que tipo de persona eres - 75 minute lesson

Well planned Spanish lesson with Year 7 using the Viva 1 textbook as a basis for the course. My 75-minute lessons are very structured with clear learning objectives and learning checks for each lesson objective. Several starters to choose from which allows you to customise to your pupils. Easy enough to edit into 2 lessons if you teach hour-long lessons or lesson plus extension activities. Best when used with the textbook and the electronic resources.
LTarantini-Amor
KS3 Spanish Physical and Character Description Bundle - 8 resources

KS3 Spanish Physical and Character Description Bundle - 8 resources

Extremely useful and easily editable set of power points which can be used as is for 3-4 lessons or edited into your own creation. Lots of good graphics and clear activities. Variety of activities can be flexibly used for plenaries, starters, SEN or more advanced class activities. Cut down your planning time for any class needing self description revision or introduction.
LTarantini-Amor
French personalised Father's Day card - adjectives and dictionary skills activity

French personalised Father's Day card - adjectives and dictionary skills activity

Pupils choose 8 rays to describe an important man in their life, match them to the French, decorate them and glue them to the sun template. The centre says “My dad is” but also has options for step-dad, carer and a blank option. All vocabulary is provided in English and French, there is a vocabulary list and blank rays to add adjectives if needed. These could be made into a lovely personalised card. For more French and Spanish resources visit my shop - just click on the bumblebee!
lisadominique
Spanish personalised Father's Day card - adjectives and dictionary skills activity

Spanish personalised Father's Day card - adjectives and dictionary skills activity

Pupils choose 8 rays to describe an important man in their life, match them to the Spanish, decorate them and glue them to the sun template. The centre says “My dad is” but also has options for step-dad, carer and a blank option. All vocabulary is provided in English and Spanish, there is a vocabulary list and blank rays to add adjectives if needed. These could be made into a lovely personalised card. For more French and Spanish resources visit my shop - just click on the bumblebee!
lisadominique
Repaso de vocabulario 2 -  Paquete de juegos de cartas (Spoons)

Repaso de vocabulario 2 - Paquete de juegos de cartas (Spoons)

These games are designed to revise the following basic Spanish vocabulary: seasons months days of the week parts of the day weather numbers clothes and accessories colors describing adjectives (peoplel) emtions INSTRUCTIONS The game is similar to Spoons. The objective of the game is to make four of a kind as soon as possible. In each group there is 1 picture card illustrating a particular farm animal and 3 sentence cards describing that animal. The game can be played in groups of 8 students. If there are less than 8 students, you must take out the corresponding number of four-of-a-kind group of cards. If there are more than 8 students, you may print another copy of the game and add the corresponding number of four-of-a-kind group of cards. Shuffle well and deal 4 cards to each player. All cards must be dealt. All the students put down one card, discarding to their left. Then, they all take the card on their right. They keep doing it, silently, until they all reach four of a kind. The last student to reach four of a kind is the burro (loser).
didade
Mi personalidad - Card Game Bundle

Mi personalidad - Card Game Bundle

This game is a version of the classic I-Have-Who-Has game. This game is a way for the students to practice asking for and giving basic personal information (name, nationality, age, birthday, siblings, pets, hobbies, physical and character traits etc). There is a beginner version (with answer prompts) and an intermediate version (with clues). Print the document one-sided, laminate it and cut out the cards. Distribute all the cards randomly to the students. Select a student to begin by reading his card out loud and then putting it down. The other students listen attentively to each question, answer it if they have the answer card and then they read the next question. The game is over when all the cards are down. It is a great game to practice the newly taught vocabulary, as well as speaking and listening skills.
didade
Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spa 9-1 Lesson on Character Description p2

Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spa 9-1 Lesson on Character Description p2

What do you do when your students are overwhelmed by the textbook? Teach from the revision guide! This series of lessons are based on the material from 1 or 2 pages of the purple Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spanish 9-1. They cover all or most of each page mentioned in the title. Most effective if used with the Edexcel Revision Guide. This covers page 2.
LTarantini-Amor
Mi Vida - Spanish Speaking  Bundle

Mi Vida - Spanish Speaking Bundle

11 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Vida Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1, Rutinas 2. Familia 3. Vecinos 4. Personalidad 5. Amor 6. Sentimientos 7. Casas 8. Fiestas 9. Aficiones 10. Comida 11. Infancia Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 3

Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 3

18 x No prep pair-work speaking activities Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Naturaleza 2) Negocios 3) Noticias 4) Números 5) Personalidad 6) Política 7) Publicidad 8) Religión 9) Rutinas 10) Salud 11) Sentimientos 12) Technología 13) Televisión 14) Tiempo 15) Trabajo 16) Transporte 17) Vecinos 18) Viajes Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 1

Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 1

16 x No prep pair-work speaking activities Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Aficiones 2) Amor 3) Animales 4) Arte 5) Casas 6) Ciencia 7) Ciudades 8) Colores 9) Comida 10) Compras 11) Crimen 12) Deporte 13) Dinero 14) Edificios 15) Educación 16) El Campo Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Sentimientos - Spanish Speaking Activity

Sentimientos - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Sentimientos Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Vecinos - Spanish Speaking Activity

Vecinos - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Vecinos Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Personalidad - Spanish Speaking Activity

Personalidad - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Personalidad Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Amor - Spanish Speaking Activity

Amor - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Amor Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Bumper Revision Pack - New GCSE Spanish

Bumper Revision Pack - New GCSE Spanish

Get your students exam ready and fully prepared for the new GCSE writing exam. This pack includes: 1 translation worksheet (english to spanish) for each module of the Viva textbook Vocabulary tests for each module of the viva textbook A foundation and higher tier sample writing paper for each module of the viva textbook A huge saving of £30 when you purchase these items as a bundle!
MySpanishTutor
Spanish – Describing People – Physical Descriptions & Characteristics.

Spanish – Describing People – Physical Descriptions & Characteristics.

This is a set of resources to introduce describing others and oneself. There is a lengthy PowerPoint (76 slides) that goes through describing height, build, hair and eyes with reinforcement activities, match up activities, gap fills, translations and reading comprehension. It then goes on to introduce 16 characteristics with match ups, snake sentences and reading comprehensions. The final activity is the creation of a wanted poster for students to complete. There is an 8-page worksheet that accompanies the PowerPoint. These resources are enough for several lessons and start from introduction through to pupils confidently using all of the new language, creating whole descriptions of themselves and others.
cgazzal
Mira 3 - Unit 4.3 En que trabajas?

Mira 3 - Unit 4.3 En que trabajas?

A whole lesson based on the Mira 3 textbook, En que trabajas topic. Materials included: a powerpoint presentation with a few extended and extra activities I have made up based on the textbook, and a worksheet on professions (to work on definitions and basic grammar based on genders)
Vicky9bp
Spanish Celebrity Descriptions - Appearance

Spanish Celebrity Descriptions - Appearance

There are 10 passports of “Spanish” celebrities, which include names, ages, nationality and profession. Students are expected to describe the celebrities including their appearance and personality. (NB - some information is incorrect, especially height and place of birth!) There is also a PPT as well as a support sheet with sentence starters and key vocabulary.
Jordon9988
Football Fever - Spanish

Football Fever - Spanish

Kick off on the right foot with your class with this exciting resource which contains hundreds of photocopiable pictures, games, puzzles, surveys and quiz questions on: Core Language (non technical): Me and Football • Fans and Players • Food & Drink, Clothes • Travel, Weather, Body • First Aid Kit • Shopping for Souvenirs • Mood of the Match • Adjectives, Verbs • Numbers and Time Additional Language: At The Big Match • Inside the Stadium • Some of the Action • Some of the Rules • My Favourite Player • Match Report Age: 10 – Adult Level: Beginners to Intermediate KS2/3/4 124 pages.
linguascope
Y7 Mi familia y mis amigos! Booklet

Y7 Mi familia y mis amigos! Booklet

This is a booklet created by me keeping all the necessary information for this topic inside. Mi familia y mis amigos Y7 1+Vocabulary by units (How many people there is in your family, physical descriptions, how to describe someone from your family, how its your house , possessives) 2+ 5 Homework tasks 3+ Treasure chest Mr Garcia :)
jogarcia3789
Spanish adjectives for Beginners - Free  Resource, fillable PDF!

Spanish adjectives for Beginners - Free Resource, fillable PDF!

Simple worksheet for beginner Spanish learners, great for working in class or online. Included: - 1 pdf file (A4) for printing or filling in digitally (just click on the lines to type in) > If there are any mistakes -I'm human :)- please contact me and I'll be happy to help. > If you enjoy one of my resources, I'd really appreciate it if you left a review :)
planwitheve
La descripción - Personas - Card Game

La descripción - Personas - Card Game

This game is the classic " I have... Who has ...? " game, designed to practice the description of people´s hair and eyes and the verbs "tener" and "llevar". This is an easy-to-play game and a great way to practice essential language concepts with the whole class. As students match up the answers on their cards with questions on other students’ cards, they get valuable practice with vocabulary, as well as reading and listening skills. Directions: Cut out the cards along the dotted line and laminate. For bigger classes, you might want to print several copies of each set. Give out all the cards in the set to the students. It is important to use all the cards. Choose a student to go first. I usually do that by a counting rhyme (for example, En la casa de Pinocho, solo cuentan hasta ocho, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) Have the selected student read the question at the bottom of the card aloud and then put the card down. The student who has the card with the answer then reads that answer aloud. This student will then read the question at the bottom of their card and put the card down. Play continues in this fashion until all of the cards have been played. The game will end with the same student who started play. Every card in the set is connected to a card before it and a card after it. To keep the game moving at a quick pace, all students need to pay attention to every question that’s asked. I tell my younger students that this is a magic game and that the magic only works if you pay attention, which is actually true. The magic happens in the end, when the question on the last card actually matches the answer on the very first card. Enjoy!
didade
Heroes project - Lesson 5: relationships

Heroes project - Lesson 5: relationships

This is the fith lesson of a project aimed at teaching personal descriptions at KS3. This lesson continues from the work done in lesson 4 to explore more complex espressions linked to describing relationships. It then moves on to writing skills in preparation for the students' end of project piece of work.
kessia
Heroes project - Lesson 4: reading skills

Heroes project - Lesson 4: reading skills

This is the fourth lesson of a project aimed at teaching personal descriptions at KS3. The lesson focuses on reading skills with a creative text focused on a favourite TV show. It then leads into the success criteria for writing good quality paragraphs.
kessia
Heroes project - Lesson 3: practising describing and comparing

Heroes project - Lesson 3: practising describing and comparing

This is the third lesson of a project aimed at teaching personal descriptions at KS3. This lesson is very creative and students will love it - my students always have! It allows students to use the language acquired in the previous 2 lessons in creative ways, without forgetting accuracy. It has been made with the New GCSE expectations in mind. The notes section will give further guidance on how to use each activity - I use it as lesson plan. There is plenty of differentiation, peer assessment, AfL etc.
kessia
Heroes project - Lesson 2: comparing

Heroes project - Lesson 2: comparing

This is the second lesson of a project aimed at teaching personal descriptions at KS3. The lesson comes with a starter, plenary and differentiated activities. The ppt notes explain activities in more details and give ideas for how to exploit them in different ways.
kessia
Heroes project - Lesson 1: adjectives

Heroes project - Lesson 1: adjectives

This is the first lesson of a project aimed at teaching personal descriptions at KS3. The focus is adjectives and adjective agreements for beginners. The lesson comes with a starter and plenary, plenty of differentiation, opportunities for AfL and a range of creative activities. It has the wow factor too!
kessia