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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! (The font looks a little weird in the 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
Edexcel 9-5 Conflict Poetry Revision Flashcards

Edexcel 9-5 Conflict Poetry Revision Flashcards

Edexcel Revision flashcards for Conflict Cluster. There is a card per poem with 4 important language quotations, the technique and an inference as well as structural features and inferences. The other side has a summary of the poem’s ideas and context. Also comes with tips for answering the question and planning guidance. I made these for my department and I have been flooded with requests to print more for Year 11 for the last two years so hopefully they will be valuable on a wider level! The cards are ordered on PowerPoint so that when they are printed they will be back to back. The ycan be laminated or printed on card.
KristinaGeorge
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
Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

These criteria sheets can be given to students before a task so they know what they’re working towards and then glued in under their HW for the teacher to fill in and comment on. It’s a strategic yet quick and simple way of marking HW The bank includes criteris sheets for: Creative Writing Non Fiction Writing Poetry Analysis Novel Analysis Vocabulary definitions followed by sentence creation
chirpyandcheerful
Much Ado About Nothing: 10 Character Revision Posters

Much Ado About Nothing: 10 Character Revision Posters

10 colourful revision posters on major and minor characters from Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado about Nothing’. Lovely to display on classroom walls as A3, or could be printed as A4 for revision purposes for any ability students. Might be uploaded to school intranet to revise electronically, or could be stapled into a booklet.
englbee
War Photographer - Video and matching, differentiated worksheets for HA, MA, LA and EAL

War Photographer - Video and matching, differentiated worksheets for HA, MA, LA and EAL

Complete lesson. Video features detailed analysis and built-in pauses for students to complete tasks on worksheets provided. Worksheets are fully differentiated for higher, middle, lower and EAL students. ** MANY MANY HOURS have gone into the preparation of these resources but they are FREE because I’m more interested in your FEEDBACK than your money :)** I'd like to make more of these and I can work with any suggestions you can offer.
LitSkills
Much Ado about Nothing: Don John Revision Poster

Much Ado about Nothing: Don John Revision Poster

A poster for your classroom wall with key character descriptions and quotations for Don John from Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado about Nothing’. Could also be printed A4 for students to glue into books. Might also be useful to upload onto school intranet for revision purposes. Especially useful with lower ability students, and also those who find revising and note-making difficult for GCSE English Literature
englbee
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
KS3, KS4, poetry, Romantics, dramatic monologue, Browning "The Laboratory", writer's methods, effect

KS3, KS4, poetry, Romantics, dramatic monologue, Browning "The Laboratory", writer's methods, effect

This is a lesson planned for an able year 9 class as part of a unit on poetry and developing the skills that they’ll need for GCSE. It uses Browning’s “The Laboratory” and there is a focus, through questioning, on the methods that the writer uses to suggest the character of the speaker in the poem. At the end of the lesson, the pupils are asked to focus independently on two further methods (alliteration and contrast) and explain their effect in the context of developing the character of the speaker. There is a brief mention of the fact that Browning was influenced by the Romantic poets and the homework after the study of the poem is for the pupils to write an extended paragraph (perhaps bolstered by independent research) about the attitude of the Romantics to the French Revolution.
knapster
The Human Abstract and London by W.Blake

The Human Abstract and London by W.Blake

A lesson focusing on The Human Abstract and London by W.Blake. The lesson includes: Analysis of The Human Abstract Independent analysis of London Introduction to constructivism Creating an introduction
lydz1989
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
Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone’s Song is a complete 53 page novel study guide based on the popular novel by Gary Paulsen. The guide is presented chapter-by-chapter and includes the following distinct sections: Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including the following concepts / activities: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. It also contains a complete Answer Key. Many Links with the Common Core Standards (U.S.) You may wish to check out Island of the Blue Dolphins – a free offering on TES done by the author in the same format as this novel study. The writer of this novel study has had more than 60 curriculum units published. These are available in such outlets as Chapters and Staples and most stores for teachers.
reednovelstudies
Suicide in the Trenches

Suicide in the Trenches

This lesson has no powerpoint. The lesson has a writing frame, teacher guide, copies of the poem and a group work task.
lydz1989
Wider Reading Bundle (Context and Critics)

Wider Reading Bundle (Context and Critics)

Includes: Wider reading for AQA English Literature exams: 19th and 20th century context Genre (e.g. gothic) Victorians Feminist critics First/Second World War Class systems Videos for AQA English Literature and Language all papers exam. Videos for writing techniques. Detailed lists for: Charles Dickens Jane Austen Shakespeare Bronte sisters
aliceboyd1995
DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

This huge collection has been designed to use with seven of David Walliams popular books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Gangster Granny, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Ratburger, The Boy in the Dress and The Midnight Gang. The resources have been designed to be completed along-side the reading of the books. They can be used to develop a range of literacy skills through books that pupils find engaging. These resources help to improve and promote reading.
crigdon
DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

This fantastic collection of puzzles, board games and quizzes were designed for children who love David Walliams’ books. These resources are based around six books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Mr Stink, The Midnight Gang, and The World’s Worst Children [1]. This resource has many uses in the classroom and as homework. All the activities are designed to engage the reader and promote a deep love of reading.
crigdon
All AQA Power and Conflict poems grouped on A3 sheet

All AQA Power and Conflict poems grouped on A3 sheet

All the AQA Power and Conflict poems grouped together on 1 sheet. Poems are grouped into 4 colour-coded sections to make it easier for the students to make comparative links. Seeing the poems laid out this way has proved to be extremely effective for students. Perfect for Y9, Y10, Y11 JPEGS and PDF versions included.
chrislisett
Power and Conflict Poetry

Power and Conflict Poetry

This bundle focuses on a range of activities from the GCSE Power and Conflict Poetry unit (AQA) and is aimed at mixed ability classes. Some of the lessons focus on comparing, whilst others focus on deconstructing individual poems.
jclarkebob325
Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Getting bored of reminding students of the generic poetry analysis they can include in their anthology and unseen work? This helpful sheet indicates most of the form and structure analysis students will need to secure the very highest grade. It can also be edited to suit the needs of your learners. Enjoy
michael_davidguard
Remains - Simon Armitage

Remains - Simon Armitage

A step-by-step deconstruction of Simon Armitage’s poem ‘Remains’ aimed at a mixed ability class and is differentiated in order to deconstruct the poem as a whole.
jclarkebob325
Unseen Poetry - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Unseen Poetry - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English exam on Friday 25th May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising unseen poetry. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
Pre 1900s Poetry Revision Guide

Pre 1900s Poetry Revision Guide

We created a revision guide for each of the pre 1900’s poetry Love through the Ages poems. There is 14 poems each including a line by line analysis as well as crirics, themes, form and structure as well as key quotes and comparisons to other poems in the anthology
revisionguidemachine
The Handmaids Tale and Feminine Gospels Revision Guide Essay Plans

The Handmaids Tale and Feminine Gospels Revision Guide Essay Plans

This Revision guide includes a paragraph by paragraph plan for each Essay title comparing The Handmaids Tale and Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy, includes direct quote and themes comparisons paragraphy by paragraph Titles included Freedom Gender/ Femininity Love/ Relationships Loneliness/ Isolation Identity Insecurity Control/ Powerlessness Fear Conflict and War Truth Transformation/Change Past/ History Defiance and disobedience/ Resistance and Rebellion
revisionguidemachine
The Great Gatsby and Poetry pre 1900's comparisons

The Great Gatsby and Poetry pre 1900's comparisons

The first half of the resource includes content we found on The Great Gatsby to do with love and Key Quotes, The second part focuses on each of the 14 poems from the pre 1900’s love through the ages anthology in making direct comparisons to The Great Gatsby using quotes and highlighting the key themes in both
revisionguidemachine