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Stasiland - Character study: Karl-Eduard von Schnitzler

Stasiland - Character study: Karl-Eduard von Schnitzler

Karl-Eduard von Schnitzler was the compere on The Black Channel, a program on East German television until 1989. He is a true believer in the Communist cause and the methods the Stasi used to silence critics. Anna Funder interviews him in her search for how the activities of the Stasi affected the lives of ordinary East Germans. This set of activities includes background information, a passage from the text and a blank Stasi file for students to complete on von Schnitzler’s background,personal details and beliefs.
WayneWoods
Supreme Court ESCAPE ROOM! American Government - Judicial Branch

Supreme Court ESCAPE ROOM! American Government - Judicial Branch

The Supreme Court Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Supreme Court. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review the U.S. Judicial Branch. The Supreme Court Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. . Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Supreme Court. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes »»»<strong> Civics and Government ESCAPE ROOMS:</strong> <a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/u-s-constitution-escape-room-no-prep-11806521 “>U.S. Constitution ESCAPE ROOM!</a> <a href=” https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/branches-of-government-u-s-government-and-civics-11832987 “>Branches of Government ESCAPE ROOM!</a> <a href=” https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/u-s-bill-of-rights-escape-room-no-prep-11806529 “>Bill of Rights ESCAPE ROOM!</a> <a href=” https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/preamble-escape-room-u-s-constitution-11832997 "> Preamble ESCAPE ROOM!</a>
lisaf5005
Malcolm X - His life and Work - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Malcolm X - His life and Work - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 3 pages Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet studies the life and work of American activist Malcolm X. Introduce your students to the history of the Civil Rights Movement and how Malcolm X helped to shape the fight. Ideal for higher elementary and advanced native and EFL/ESL students it is complete with two reading comprehension exercises to assess understanding. There is also a vocabulary exercise engaging students with advanced key words and their definitions. The worksheet can be completed in class or assigned as homework.
kntonia
AQA 8700 Paper 2:  Drinking Problem Comparison

AQA 8700 Paper 2: Drinking Problem Comparison

A PowerPoint that demonstrates the structure of GCSE Language Paper 2, Section A (AQA 8700/2) and the skills that examiners are looking for. Source A is an extract from ‘The Seven Curses of London’ by James Greenwood. (19th Century Non-Fiction) Source B is a Guardian article entitled ‘On the Streets of Binge Britain’. (Link provided on slide) This PowerPoint covers Section A only but there are sample answers included for each question, 1-4. If you can obtain a copy of the 8700/2 mark scheme, you may wish to encourage learners to mark the sample responses. Appropriate for middle-upper ability learners.
shd132
HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

Huge collection of creative writing lessons. 70% saving! These are not a SOW but intended for use as individual one off lessons to consolidate skills or springboard ideas. Some links to famous texts such as Christmas Carol, Woman in Black, Macbeth. Areas covered: Description Persuasive writing Word bank of adjectives/adverbs Writing to Argue Structure Hooking your reader Poetry Symbolism Extended Metaphor
sianbrowett
Jekyll and Hyde - Chapter 3: Jekyll

Jekyll and Hyde - Chapter 3: Jekyll

As we are introduce to the character of Dr Henry Jekyll in Chapter 3, we look at how he is portrayed to the reader, how his emotions change as Utterson tries to discuss Mr Hyde, and then we create analytical paragraphs based on strict success criteria. Ideal preparation for KS4 students getting ready for AQA English Literature Paper 1, but adaptable for KS3 as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Jekyll and Hyde: Chapter 2 - The Will

Jekyll and Hyde: Chapter 2 - The Will

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that focusses on Utterson’s conversation with Lanyon about Jekyll, the way Stevenson describes Hyde and how he engages his readers with his use of language. Includes differentiated activities and all resources to help KS4 students get ready for AQA English Literature Paper 1, but is also easily adaptable for KS3 students.
Lead_Practitioner
Pre Reading: Kaffir Boy

Pre Reading: Kaffir Boy

These resources are used in high school English Language Arts courses. They are great for Global History, however, if the English teacher uses these as a supplement to what the Social Studies teacher is doing, it will reinforce relevant information. Students begin responding independently to the Anticipation Guide. They share out as time permits. In small groups, students are given a portion of the Apartheid background information. The teacher should cut them into strips. Each group should read and discuss the content of their passage. The teacher can opt to use a discussion protocol, in this case, they can use the Literature Circle Roles attached (basic). Once students have shared out, they JIG-SAW the information by making connections between passages. They self assess using the rubric.
mzmorse
Y3 English - Discussion (Talk for Writing)

Y3 English - Discussion (Talk for Writing)

These resources might be useful for KS2 teachers who are wishing to deliver lessons about discussion texts using Talk for Writing. The theme for the text map and accompanying ‘boxing up’ table is ‘Should People Live Near Volcanoes?’ Included: Text map (3 pages) Exemplar text (to accompany text map) ‘Should People Live Near Volcanoes’? ‘Boxed up’ version of exemplar text plus accompanying notes for new discussion ‘Should Schools Have Pets?’ I hope these resources prove useful to others.
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