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English Language Paper 1 and 2

English Language Paper 1 and 2

Based on: -Snow in Paper 2 [Smart Notebook] Alex Cold in Paper 1 [Smart Notebook] Also has Lord of the Flies PPT Notebook slides are designed to be similar as they are based of the same skills.
garetboy
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
The Sign of Four Revision Lessons

The Sign of Four Revision Lessons

These lessons were originally designed to prepare year 10 students for their mock examination at the end of the summer term; however, they could easily be adapted,/used/embellished for a year 11 group. This would potentially take over three lessons to get through depending on the learners in the classroom and how fast paced your teaching would be. There is a recap of plot, characters, themes as well as reference to exam questions, mark schemes and an opportunity for students to complete a question at the end.
katiewindridge
Macbeth Revision Lessons

Macbeth Revision Lessons

These lessons were originally designed to prepare year 10 students for their mock examination at the end of the summer term; however, they could easily be adapted,/used/embellished for a year 11 group. This would potentially take over three lessons to get through depending on the learners in the classroom and how fast paced your teaching would be. There is a recap of plot, characters, themes as well as reference to exam questions, mark schemes and an opportunity for students to complete a question at the end.
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
Phonics Screening Check FUN racing game   Year 1  KS1  eyfs  Split digraphs. Real/Nonsense words

Phonics Screening Check FUN racing game Year 1 KS1 eyfs Split digraphs. Real/Nonsense words

This game is loved by my mixed R/1 class. This download includes 5 PDF documents with 4 pages (20 boards in all). Each split digraph a_e , e_e, i_e , o_e and u_e have been split into three levels of difficulty and the middle ability has a copy with the sounds highlighted to further differentiate. The pupils simply roll die and then move car and say word they land on. These sounds are ideal to cover if you are working on phase 5 or set 3 RWI phoncis schemes. This can be used as a whole class activity / starter or with 1:1/group interventions. The interactive Smartboard game uses a die that only goes up to 3. This makes it a snappy but not too long a game. Children could play best out of three or you could use the game boards to set out a mini competition/tournament around the classroom. It’s also great wen doing transport as a theme and to check and stretch learning. I’ve included the word documents so that you can edit and create your own words. Great revision activity for the upcoming phonics screening. No real preparation needed. Simply print and use. You only need toy cars or a playing piece and a die. I really hope you and your class enjoy this as much as my class do. Please leave feedback if possible :) Thanks
Chesholivia
Literacy resources:  World Cup Football 2018

Literacy resources: World Cup Football 2018

Some literacy resources for the World Cup Football 2018. Differentiated resources and answer sheets included. Alphabetical order sort the WC teams into alphabetical order Crossword - two versions one with wordbank clues, one without clues Capital cities wordsearch Solve the clues and then find the capital cities in the wordsearch Criss-cross - two versions main version and easier version Research template and sample answers research the teams and complete the template Aimed at Key stage two students and the reluctant readers in older years. Ideal resource for start of term or tutor time.
jamakex
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
The Meringue-utan - A Short Story for English Comprehension or Guided Reading: Year 6+

The Meringue-utan - A Short Story for English Comprehension or Guided Reading: Year 6+

This short story was written to appeal to children of Year 6. It is used in guided reading sessions, for developing English comprehension skills and enhancing vocabulary. The material is designed to be challenging but accessible to children working within the government’s expectation for children at the end of Key Stage 2. It is possible that teachers of children in KS3 may find the resources useful. The story comprises two distinct pages with a mini-cliff hanger at the end of the first page. Each page is designed to be used in either i) a single longer discrete lesson or ii) a series of shorter sessions. To accompany each page of the story, a set of example questions and suggested answers is provided. In the author’s school, three half-hour sessions are devoted to each page. In the first session, the children are introduced to the story and some of the questions are answered in a group setting. In the second session, the children answer the remaining questions independently. In the third session, the group reconvenes and the group discusses their answers and receives feedback.
BerylliumBaboon
5 STAR RATED RESOURCES!

5 STAR RATED RESOURCES!

3 RESOURCES (all rated 5 stars) ‘6 TIMES’ READING & WRITING MANUAL KS1 FRACTIONS PRESENTATION IRON MAN PLANS + RESOURCES SAVE OVER 25% when purchasing this bundle.
Lresources4teachers
AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

You are purchasing a 20 page booklet with a range of short practice questions. There are examples of every single question on both papers, with four P1Q5 and four P2Q5. There are two examples for each of the Q4 from each paper. For the paper 2 sample questions, two short extracts are provided on a common theme - these extracts are not full length but provide plenty of comparison and ancourage students to hone their skills on shorter extracts. The booklet is structured to move through the questions but the questions are interleaved. There is a clear contents table and instructions on the front with a notes page on the back. Both the .pdf document and the editable word version are included, but please note the editable version uses a range of fonts and so will be formatted differently. The answers to P2Q1 are BCDH for the first question and BDEH for the second question.
laurajholder
Using emojis to revise

Using emojis to revise

This is a fun way to revise characters or texts. The emojis are not mine but loads are available on the Internet and they are a fun way to revise or learn an idea. Differentiation by: a. outcome; b. targeted linking of an emoji and task to student or c. providing challenge for the more able by asking them to find emojis that can be linked to a character as they demonstrate different emotions throughout the source or text, It can also be used to deepen writing.
pevans5
IMAGERY TYPES: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

IMAGERY TYPES: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Imagery Types. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources 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 an Imagery Lesson. This Presentation Includes: Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Caption This Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Overview of Vocabulary used for an Imagery Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Videos - Imagery Types and Sensory Words Collaborative Group Task – Pair-Share, Shared Writing Space for Peer Teaching - Imagery Types Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Quizzes on Imagery Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Imagery Template Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Tasks Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Daffodils Imagery Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PQE: Point-Quote-Explain Success Criteria for Self/Peer Evaluation - My Imagery Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Online Exercises Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.L.6-8.5a/9-10.3 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of Imagery to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their creativity and skills.
john421969
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
(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

This is a lesson for a middle-ability Year 8 class focusing on fantasy worlds. This lesson looks at extracts describing key building in Diagon Alley. Pupils have a broken-down task of identifying key language devices in each extract. There is then a GCSE-style (English Language) question for pupils to write a paragraph responding to. There is a model paragraph to support pupils in writing their own. This lesson is easily adaptable for any KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

A short revision lesson to summarise Language Paper 2 (AQA) and booklet for printing. Includes: Assessment Objectives 3 Overview of the paper 4 Question 1 5 Question 2 7 Question 3 10 Question 4 14 Writing P.E.E.L paragraphs in Section A 16 Question 5 17 Vocabulary Strengthening 24 Also includes: Exemplar paragraphs, modelling of annotations, helpful hints for questions and timings and planning guides. Includes examples of punctuation, AFOREST techniques, list of language devices, AQA expectations for text types and vocabulary strengthening hints.
aliceboyd1995
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Bundle includes: Bean to Bar. How is Chocolate Made - An Assembly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Class Assembly (30+ parts) Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Complete Medium Term Plans and Overview Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Topic Overview Chocolate Week Assembly
ChrisWat
Paper 1  English language Revision pack

Paper 1 English language Revision pack

This is an excellent resource to use with students when teaching This resource includes: Model answer example for each question How to structure your essay Excellent notes you need A 63 Page booklet There isnt q4 as I dont how to make it and I will send you q4 next week or week after Students love to use this to help structure their writing - can be used in lessons and to set for homework.
kesithana
Paper 2 Question 4 - AQA - Flat Earth Theory

Paper 2 Question 4 - AQA - Flat Earth Theory

This is a lesson designed around the Flat Earth Theory for preparation for question 4 from paper 2 of the AQA GCSE English exam. This lesson compares two articles from two different writers about this topic. It is designed to help students understand what the question is asking them to do , which is why the sources are not from two different eras, and helps students to break down the way articles are written and how to structure an answer. This lesson comes with a video and support material including an answer scaffold. It is a quick paced lesson with plenty of group, paired activities ending with an independent writing task, starter, plenary, self and peer assessments. This can be adapted to suit your or your students needs. Please be aware that TES preview can distort the look of the resource and this is not always a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
Sea and Sardinia - Voices in Speech and Writing Anthology

Sea and Sardinia - Voices in Speech and Writing Anthology

A whole lesson on Sea and Sardinia by DH Lawrence suitable for AS and A2 English Language and Literature students studying Voices in Speech and Writing antholgy in preparation for final exams. Teachers can demonstrate how to annotate their anthology by identifying literary and linguistic features and analysing the effect. They can also explore the context in which the text was written in and how it has influenced the writing.
carmen_jackson-mcken
Riding the Red Rooster - Voices in Speech & Writing Anthology

Riding the Red Rooster - Voices in Speech & Writing Anthology

A resource for AS and A2 English Language and Literature students studying Edexcel Voices in Speech and Writing Anthology. This resource will help teachers demonstrate to students how to annotate their anthology by identifying literary and linguistic techniques and commenting on the effect. It will focus on the context in which the text was written and how it influenced the writer. The powerpoint can be used for whole class teaching and independent learning.
carmen_jackson-mcken
Poetry Comparison (Using Bloom's Taxonomy) Feedback Sheet-including FAR marking

Poetry Comparison (Using Bloom's Taxonomy) Feedback Sheet-including 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
Poetry  Comparison Assessment Feedback Sheet _ FAR Marking_2018

Poetry Comparison Assessment Feedback Sheet _ FAR Marking_2018

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
KS3/4 English - PEA Planning Sheet

KS3/4 English - PEA Planning Sheet

A double-sided, printable resource to help students build confidence in PEA paragraph writing. Works well at KS3 and as a differentiated resource for KS4. The double-sided sheet can be laminated and written on by students to help plan their PEA paragraphs. It includes a brief description for “Point, Evidence, Analysis” and includes an example that students can follow. Can be printed at A3, A4 or A5 and used as a display poster as well.
DifferentiatedLearning
Series of Lessons on Transactional Writing

Series of Lessons on Transactional Writing

This is a 32 slide PowerPoint which contains a few lessons applicable to Transactional Writing, made with the Edexcel IGCSE English Language paper in mind. It provides an introduction to Transactional Writing and a couple of lessons which focus on different aspects, particularly the persuasive element. Not so much a unit of work, but a few full lessons. Contains a lesson I made on The Explorer’s Daughter, an extract by Kari Herbert which is included in the Edexcel Anthology. Also available as a stand alone lesson.
ANHumphrys
Riddles and Puzzles (End of term)

Riddles and Puzzles (End of term)

This is a slide show that contains 22 slides of puzzles and riddles. They are easy enough to guess the answers but hard enough to present a fun challenge for primary school-aged children. I used these riddles as part of an English lesson in Year 5 and they were very well received. It also includes a worksheet where the riddles have been differentiated to solve in groups as an alternative to a whole-class activity. This is a light hearted end-of-term fun activity for the children who are tired, and in need of something a bit lighter, but it will nonetheless develop their critical thinking skills, and hopefully foster a love of these word-play type problems. The presentation includes slides explaining what riddles are and how they work, and giving several guided examples before launching into the whole class slides. Each separate riddle is presented on one slide, which is then animated to reveal the answer, alongside an explanation of any that may need further clarification. Having carried out this lesson previously where children simply read the printed riddles from a worksheet, I am really pleased with the slide show, as the pictures add another element of deception - you are further able to mislead their thinking with subtle/subconscious red-herrings! I hope you have fun using this resource. I would be grateful if you could leave a review.
Nataliebu
Act 4 Scene 2 Macbeth GCSE English Literature 9-1

Act 4 Scene 2 Macbeth GCSE English Literature 9-1

Everything you need to teach Act 4 Scene2 of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This is also available as part of a bundle whereby a considerable saving can be made; following the full scheme is recommended. The lessons have been created specifically for teaching at GCSE level, and cover the key assessment objectives for 9-1 New-Specification AQA: understanding of the text, language and structure, context/themes/author intent (although equally applicable to other exam boards). Differentiated outcomes and tasks allow you to reach all learners, although I would recommend the lessons specifically for middle to higher ability students. Throughout the scheme, students are encouraged to make notes and annotate the text, as this will be a valuable revision tool when preparing for exams. No fear version is also included as a further scaffolding tool for lower ability learners. Teacher notes are provided on the PowerPoint to help explain and guide you through all phases of the lesson, with a range of interesting and engaging tasks for you to choose from. Importantly, full analysis is provided for all the tasks set, to enable you to lead interesting and engaging discussions which will deepen the students’ appreciation of the text. Strictly speaking, there is a lot more here than you would fit into a 1 hour lesson, so you may wish to spread this over a couple of lessons, or perhaps be a little selective with the tasks you wish to do. PDF version is for preview purposes. Buy in confidence from a TES recommended gold author! If you make a purchase and find the resource useful, why not get another one absolutely free? Simply leave a review for the resource purchased, email with your TES username alongside a link to the resource you would like. Your free resource will then be sent over right away!
ajs12345
Year 6/able 5s - SATs Reading Comprehension Scheme on F.E.V.E.R (environmental theme)

Year 6/able 5s - SATs Reading Comprehension Scheme on F.E.V.E.R (environmental theme)

This is a full unit of work created specifically for SATs focusing on reading comprehension skills. There are 10 lessons including resources, worksheets, powerpoints and a lesson by lesson overview. Each 2 lessons covers a similar activity and all lessons are within the theme of ‘The Reading Detectives’ under 'Researchers / Volcanic Eruptions / Environment / Floods / Earthquakes. The lessons are as follows: Lesson 1 – Lava - Based on the Lava mini animation then RIC based questions and tasks. Lesson 2 – Lava - Character Profiles and then summary activities. Lesson 3 - Volcanic Eruption text - Explore the image and then analyse quotations in a layer format. Lesson 4 - Volcanic Eruption text - Explore using RIC based questions. Lesson 5 - Poem on Earthquakes - Pupils rotate around the room to explore poetry techniques and then quotations Lesson 6 - Poem on Earthquakes - Annotation station then a worksheet with SATs style questions Lesson 7- The Earth’s Layers - Text on the Earth’s surface. Pupils discuss and analyse the presentation of the text including colours: image: font: content and layout. Lesson 8 - The Earth’s Layers - Pupils create their own mini SATs style paper using the worksheet including: True/false, Retrieve, Interpret, Summary and Choice style questions. Lesson 9 - 4 Posters on Polar Bears - Group work lesson and discussion on the features presented within their posters. Rotate sheets and then engage in discussion using challenge, compliment and suggest mini cards. Lesson 10 - Profile on the polar bear with extended ideas to develop discussion and interpretation skills. Then pupils analyse the text using the staged circle technique on the image.
NHickton
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