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EDEXCEL PAPER 2 QUESTION 7B - Sophie Lancaster

EDEXCEL PAPER 2 QUESTION 7B - Sophie Lancaster

This lesson is centered around the tragic story of Sophie Lancaster, who was murdered in 2007 for being a Goth. I have used this story over the last 10 years with all my classes as it helps to address prejudice and build tolerance. This session uses the Story of Sophie to introduce question 7B to students. It does this by breaking question 7B into two and only looking at the writers views and perceptions part of the question rather than the comparison part, as I have found in my experience that diving straight into comparing two texts tends to stress and confuse students. This session has enough material to cover 3 hours but has optional tasks and can be altered to suit you or your classes needs, session time and sensitivity levels. It comes with 10 worksheets, a video and full powerpoint with starters, team tasks, individual tasks, plenary, question 7B breakdown, group discussion and homework which focuses on section B of Paper 2. I have found that over the years that this lesson is diverse. It has been used in tutorials outside of the English department and by youth workers when delivering their sessions. I usually invite support workers and youth workers when delivering this session to help support any students for who this may bring up memories or for them or to help students overcome any of their own prejudices. Because of this sessions holistic and cross college appeal it was a big hit with managers and Ofsted. Hope it helps.
namerased
'Written Near a Port on a Dark Evening' by Charlotte Smith: Cambridge IGCSE Poetry (UK and US)

'Written Near a Port on a Dark Evening' by Charlotte Smith: Cambridge IGCSE Poetry (UK and US)

These resources offer a complete study of the poem through encouraging student engagement and independence using Jigsaw Activities and a highly effective Challenge Task. This lesson would work well if you are teaching both the Cambridge IGCSE specification or as an Unseen Poem from KS3 on. This collection of resources includes a thorough assessment and evidence of progression proforma, as such this would make an excellent observation lesson on poetry.
joannammarsh
Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Imtiaz Dharker’s power and conflict poem 'Tissue.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
What have you done today? - ESL / EFL / ELL Script in the Present Perfect Tense

What have you done today? - ESL / EFL / ELL Script in the Present Perfect Tense

In this beginner level script, students of English can see 20+ examples of the present perfect tense underlined as two friends discuss what they have done recently. The script is followed by 8 true/false comprehension questions. Activity idea: After reading the script in pairs, have the students underline all the examples of the present perfect tense they can find. For extra difficulty, have them circle all the irregular participles!
ninatutor
The Story of Beowulf - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

The Story of Beowulf - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Beowulf. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, ca fill in the gaps, a character match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun word search . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the history of the Transatlantic Slave trade and the effects it had on the development of the African continent. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Remains - Simon Armitage - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Remains - Simon Armitage - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Simon Armitage’s power and conflict poem 'Remains.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
World Cup Russia 2018 Literacy Booklet and powerpoint

World Cup Russia 2018 Literacy Booklet and powerpoint

A literacy resource aimed at KS3 and KS4 students and based on a football theme linked to the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Booklet consists of a reading section (with a range of texts from infographics to online articles each with tasks covering skills such as information retrieval, inference and deduction, summarising, comparing texts and “how does the writer” questions) and a writing section exploring a range of writing purposes (inform, explain, instruct, recount, persuade, argue) All answers are also provided. Booklet is accompanied by a powerpoint which contains approximately 12 complete lessons following the TEEP learning cycle and including starter tasks and review tasks.
em2702
KS3 Writing Bundle: Theme Park

KS3 Writing Bundle: Theme Park

A series of detailed lessons focused on students creating their own theme park. Each lesson requires students to write for a different purpose or form (writing a review, pitch, leaflet). SPaG tasks are also included.
xxnats1989xx
Storm on the Island Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Storm on the Island Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Seamus Heaney’s power and conflict poem 'Storm on the Island.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Conflict Poetry Introduction Lesson

Conflict Poetry Introduction Lesson

Introduction lesson for conflict poetry. Lesson includes: questions to aid class discussion about different types/topics of conflict poetry students using extracts from different poems to develop their understanding of the different topics that could be explored in conflict poetry group activity involving students creating their own conflict poem using words from ‘Where is the Love?’ by The Black Eyed Peas
xxnats1989xx
A Level- Utopian/Dystopian Introduction Lesson

A Level- Utopian/Dystopian Introduction Lesson

An introduction lesson into dystopian literature. Students will look at the similarities, differences and features of utopian and dystopian literature. The lesson includes discussion based activities to develop students’ critical thinking and analysis of the short story, ‘The Ones Who Walked Away from Omelas’.
xxnats1989xx
London - William Blake - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

London - William Blake - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising William Blake’s power and conflict poem 'London.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
The Prelude (Extract) Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Prelude (Extract) Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising William Wordsworth’s power and conflict poem 'The Prelude.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Lord of the Flies - by William Golding - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

Lord of the Flies - by William Golding - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of William Golding ’s novel “Lord of the Flies”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, ca fill in the gaps, a character match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes myth of the Amazons and any real-life correlations they may have with the Pazyryk tribe of Siberia. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, a definitions match, a word search and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
ESL with Emotional Intelligence

ESL with Emotional Intelligence

The author has kindly given us permission to release this version of her book fro FREE during Ramadan. She has been a teacher, trainer and an academic coordinator in the English Language department for a prestigious University. Her latest training program has been accreditted by Ofqal as a level 5 Diploma. This latest work is a unique way to support people acquiring the English language. The key to successful English language is reading and writing. One of the struggles with ESL students is an intrinsic awareness of not wanting to look foolish when speaking another language. Writing journals are a great way to get a student engaged in the art of writing. What strengthens this process is when the writing is relatable and supports the development of the individual. The journals cater for ESL students with prompts related to the four intelligences, making it easy for them to write and minimising the effective filter. The journals are an excellent source for differentiated teaching and self-learning, as the subject matter is the most popular one amongst nearly all students…. Themselves. Suad Mohamed
carlgarner
Comprehension Dojo - England Players

Comprehension Dojo - England Players

Welcome to the The Comprehension Dojo by Vocabulary Ninja! Much like a standard Dojo, The Comprehension Dojo is a place where reading skills can be acquired, practised, and in time…mastered! This time with a fabulous short text about England’s Football Players! We all know it is nearly impossible to fit in everything we need to in a school day, and reading often ends up becoming the poor relation in terms of time spent. The Comprehension Dojo will help schools embed reading skills into foundation subject and topic subjects, as well as increase topic subject knowledge. Win, Win! Comprehension Dojo packs have been created to give pupils opportunities to learn and master essential reading retrieval skills that they will encounter in KS1 and KS2 SATs. Questions have been designed to closely match SATs questions. In the packs you will find a high-quality non fiction or fiction text and 8 different reading retrieval activities, based on the 8 core comprehension skills. These can all be printed and easily turned into a handy booklet. All answers have been provided too, reducing teacher workload! Eight Essential Comprehension skills: Matching Sequencing Fill in the Gap Find and Copy Multiple Choice Underline Label True or False
VocabularyNinja
My Last Duchess Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

My Last Duchess Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Robert Browning’s power and conflict poem 'My Last Duchess.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Movie 'Kubo and the Two Strings' comprehension with key

Movie 'Kubo and the Two Strings' comprehension with key

Kubo and the Two Strings is a very engaging 3D animated fantasy movie. My students loved it- Here is the comprehension comprised of 20 comprehension questions which includes both MCQs and self writing questions about the movie. Solved comprehension (Key) is also attached.
tacss
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: Exposure - Wilfred Owen; Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes; The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Poppies - Jane Weir War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Beatrice Garland’s power and conflict poem 'Kamikaze.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Summer Cursive Sentences.

Summer Cursive Sentences.

Font: CCW Cursive Dotted1 required. Twelve pages of Summer cursive handwriting sentences with correct word order based on the theme of circus and funfair. There is an emphasis on the space a word takes up and also the spaces between words in each sentence as well as a themed picture to color in.
butterbeans65
Advertising - Revision challenge

Advertising - Revision challenge

This is a resource I created as a revision lesson, but could also work as an end-of-term activity. The second activity can be done individually or in pairs, and can be done with or without thesauruses. A possible extension would be to write an advertising text, or to come up with a slogan. The quiz at the end is borrowed and adapted from ProProfs.
gudrunbjorg
Grammar HOT sale!!!

Grammar HOT sale!!!

There are many worksheets collected here that will help you easily learn grammar and make lessons interesting!!!
Olynj
A View from the Bridge Revision Cards!

A View from the Bridge Revision Cards!

These colourful, comprehensive, and well-structured revision cards have been creatively designed for students securing their understanding of Arthur Miller’s play 'A View from the Bridge.’ Each card is visually-appealing and highly-detailed, covering aspects of each feature including a full summary, cited quotations from the play, definitions/ examples, and a consideration of audience reactions. They are tried and tested, with teachers incorporating them in revision games, using them as essay writing aids, or utilising them as home revision aids. They are provided as both PDFs (to prevent formatting issues between computers) and as Word documents (for easy editing). The revision cards included in this pack are: Characters - Eddie, Beatrice, Catherine, Rodolpho, Marco, and Alfieri. Context - Arthur Miller, Italian Immigration, Omerta; Devices - Dramatic Irony, Stage Directions, Dramatic Tension; Scenes - Alfieri’s Prologue, Chair-Lifting Scene, The Tragic Ending; Themes - Community Law, Irrationality, Masculinity. For any questions or comments, please contact TandLGuru@yahoo.co.uk - Many thanks!
TandLGuru
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Christopher Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, comprehension questions, a definitions match, a character match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different cultures and civilization during ancient times. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Doctor Faustus - by Christopher Marlowe - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Literature Text

Doctor Faustus - by Christopher Marlowe - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Literature Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Christopher Marlowe’s adventure novel “Doctor Faustus”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, comprehension questions, a character match and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Treasure Island - by Robert Louis Stevenson  -   GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

Treasure Island - by Robert Louis Stevenson - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Robert Louis Stevenso’s adventure novel “Treasure Island”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, a character match, a word search, a fill in the gaps exercise, a definitions match and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Comprehension Dojo - World Cup 2018

Comprehension Dojo - World Cup 2018

Welcome to the The Comprehension Dojo by Vocabulary Ninja! Much like a standard Dojo, The Comprehension Dojo is a place where reading skills can be acquired, practised, and in time…mastered! This time with a fabulous short text about World Cup Russia 2018! We all know it is nearly impossible to fit in everything we need to in a school day, and reading often ends up becoming the poor relation in terms of time spent. The Comprehension Dojo will help schools embed reading skills into foundation subject and topic subjects, as well as increase topic subject knowledge. Win, Win! Comprehension Dojo packs have been created to give pupils opportunities to learn and master essential reading retrieval skills that they will encounter in KS1 and KS2 SATs. Questions have been designed to closely match SATs questions. In the packs you will find a high-quality non fiction or fiction text and 8 different reading retrieval activities, based on the 8 core comprehension skills. These can all be printed and easily turned into a handy booklet. All answers have been provided too, reducing teacher workload! Eight Essential Comprehension skills: Matching Sequencing Fill in the Gap Find and Copy Multiple Choice Underline Label True or False
VocabularyNinja
Social Media Day - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Social Media Day - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Keep your students inspired and focused with a fun, informative and educational resource. This 5 page resource contains information about Social Media Day and a brief history of Social Media. It is ideal for elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. The informational text is complemented with two Reading Comprehension exercises followed by four vocabulary exercises (word search, idioms, sentence completion, definition matching, text completion). The text and exercises are fully customizable to meet the standards of your individual classroom needs if necessary. It can be completed in-class or assigned as homework.
kntonia
KS2 History Resource: Britain in the 1990s

KS2 History Resource: Britain in the 1990s

KS2 History Resource - Britain since 1948. This worksheet includes some interesting facts and events in the 1990s. Students read the text and answer the study questions. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
KS2 History Resource - Britain in the 1980s

KS2 History Resource - Britain in the 1980s

KS2 History Resource - Britain since 1948. This worksheet includes some interesting facts and events in the 1980s. Students read the text and answer the study questions. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
KS2 History Resource - Britain in the 1970s

KS2 History Resource - Britain in the 1970s

KS2 History Resource - Britain since 1948. This worksheet includes some interesting facts and events in the 1970s. Students read the text and answer the study questions. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
What Would You Do? English Reading in Conditional: ELA/ESL/EFL

What Would You Do? English Reading in Conditional: ELA/ESL/EFL

This 2-page file includes: ~A fun reading in which five people are interviewed about what they would do in specific situations. In the answers the students can see the conditional verb forms in context! ~A worksheet based on the reading which includes two parts: a true/false reading comprehension section and a writing section where students need to describe what they would do in the following situations: What would you do if you lost something important? What would you do if you found a wallet on the street? What would you do if your friend gave you a gift that you do not like? What would you do if it were the last day of school? What would you do if you could sing very well? Editable word file.
ninatutor