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AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

Detailed and relatable assessment preparation lesson and range of activities focusing on English Language Paper 1 Question 5. The bundle includes: quiz to test knowledge of writing skills student friendly mark scheme student example independent writing task opportunity for guided self assessment TEN Paper 1 Q5 writing starters which include a success criteria to help guide students’ writing and create more imaginative openings. Sentence structure worksheet to help students vary their use of sentence form for effect
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AQA Paper 2 Writing Task

AQA Paper 2 Writing Task

Writing activity for AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5. I have used the thought provoking work of artist Kirzart to act as a visual aid and help students write more creatively. I have also included questions for classroom discussions.
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Crime & Politics - Conversation Flashcards

Crime & Politics - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Advertising 2) Animals 3) Art 4) Buildings 5) Business 6) Celebrations 7) Childhood 8) Cities 9) Colour 10) Countryside 11) Crime 12) Education 13) Entertainment 14) Environment 15) Fame 16) Family 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 English 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: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover 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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Colour - ESL Conversation Activity

Colour - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: COLOUR 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 English 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: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover 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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IB English B - Global issues and news report

IB English B - Global issues and news report

This is an activity I created as part of a unit on global issues (migration) for my Year 1 English B students. It includes an introductory analysis of a news report activity, as well as some reading comprehension questions. Could serve as homework or cover work.
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AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES, THE STOLEN GENERATIONS

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES, THE STOLEN GENERATIONS

These two videos deal with Autralian Aborigines , a glimpse at their history and way of life, and the topic of the stolen generations. I have only used parts of the two videos (the times are clearly indicated on the worksheet). The first part of the worksheet deals with the general background; the second part deals more specifically with the official apology presented by the Autralian government to the Aborigines. Skills: oral comprehension oral expression The tasks are very guided to help weaker students since they may have trouble understanding the videos.
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Unseen Poetry: Stephen Lawrence

Unseen Poetry: Stephen Lawrence

A poem written by a former Y9 student of mine after a lesson looking at Stephen Lawrence. Powerful piece of poetry I just had to share with you. "Hopefully it will inspire other people to think about the way society is functioning in the present day and challenge the corrupt aspects of not only our nation but others as well ❤️ " - Caitlin (student) Thank you again.
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ESL/EFL Speaking Activity Based On Iconic Photos

ESL/EFL Speaking Activity Based On Iconic Photos

I based this activity on 10 iconic photos, but you can add more that are more local or more significant for your country. This activity is a great starter for discussion about human rights, democracy, and equality, which are things that our modern society still struggles with. I recommend using this activity with students 16+ as the photos may be disturbing for younger students. I hope you find it useful.
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Martin Luther King Jr.  - Black History Month   - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

Martin Luther King Jr. - Black History Month - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

This worksheet studies the life of Martin Luther King Jr and his work for the African American Civil Rights Movement. Students will be acquainted with Colored People's struggle and will be introduced with one of the most influential personalities in the world. The worksheet is suitable for advanced native students and ESL/ EFL learners. The level of difficulty of the text and vocabulary renders it suitable for IGCSE/ TOEFL classes.The comprehension questions evaluate understanding of the text while the vocabulary exercises solidify and bolster new vocabulary acquisition. The text can be completed as an in-class activity or assigned as homework.
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Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

A resource to commemorate Martin Luther King Day this January. This PowerPoint resource has five flashcards/posters in colour, timeline dates and events for discussion, discussion prompts and pictures of 20/21st century social activists It is accompanied by 8 worksheets (guided writing, poster making, wordsearch).
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