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World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018

Contains a Powerpoint for introducing the topic of the World Cup. Looks at all 32 teams participating and gives some basic information about the country and the team. At the end it leads to the children choosing a team and creating a small report or project based around that team to know more about it. Provides children with the sub-headings they should use to guide them.
HollywoodR95
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
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! (SEE MAIN IMAGE FOR REAL PREVIEW! -The font and pics look a little weird in the TES 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
(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
Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

This is a tried and tested scaffold for answering Edexcel GCSE English Literature for the evaluative question on ideas, themes and characters. The resource is a scaffold for extended writing with a model answer and prompt questions down the side. The resource aims to make responses more critical through addressing Where a theme is indicative, How it is presented and Why the author chooses to include this detail, ie how does it develop characterisation, change or drive the plot and link to other themes within the text. This can be used for Shakespeare play, 20th Century play and 19th century novella (just without the context bit)
KristinaGeorge
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
Victorian Crime and Jack the Ripper ENTIRE SCHEME and RESOURCES

Victorian Crime and Jack the Ripper ENTIRE SCHEME and RESOURCES

This scheme of work was originally made for a SEN group but has since been differentiated for KS3 and taught at year 8 and year 9 to a range of abilities. Though it suits lower to mid for some activities, most lessons are easily adaptable to suit a higher ability class - particularly the Jack the Ripper case file section at the end. It has lessons on the history of Victorian Crime and Punishment, covering topics such as the Queen, the bloody code, Sweeney Todd (truth/fiction), Robert Peel, and the development of new detection methods (such as: finger prints and mugshots). Some a bit creepy or gory, so know your audience! Finally at the end is a case study of Jack the Ripper, which uses a range of original sources and offers students the chance to deduce who they think Jack was based on several possible suspects. This is themed around Sherlock Holmes for fun. There are over 200 slides and all worksheets are included. This has been a popular unit for several years at my school. There are notes on how to apply each worksheet and most slides have explanations. I’ve spent a long time developing this and the vast majority is my own work - I hope you and your students enjoy it!
charstars
Article & Essay Writing Learning Mat

Article & Essay Writing Learning Mat

A learning mat that summarises the basic layout of an article and an essay and the structure of a full paragraph. Sold separately here but will eventually become part of a KS3 unti of work on article writing, all being well. Suited to higher ability KS3.
shd132
End of Term Quiz June 2018

End of Term Quiz June 2018

My students loved this quiz - particularly the headline writing and music intros round! 5 rounds of general knowledge questions suitable for year 6 and above. Film and TV, Children’s Literature, News Headline picture round, royal wedding, and a music round with clips from YouTube linked Make sure you freeze the screen or hide the video. All the inbetween slides are included too - team names, swapping papers, answers, marking and handing in. I have provided an answer sheet for students to complete, but they could also do this on spare paper if photocopying is an issue. So long as you have the PowerPoint, you’re good to go. That means it would also fill a cover lesson you’re thrown into at the last minute! Also check out my previous years’ end of term resources. They’re all 20% off until the end of term :) Enjoy!
Best_Newcomer_2009
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
IB English B - Global issues - Official report writing

IB English B - Global issues - Official report writing

This is a couple of lessons I created on the topic of Global Issues about the issue of the future of Africa. It aims to help students improve on their official report writing, but also evaluate sources (which could come in useful for their extended essays), and work on their critical thinking, and ability to detect fake news. The Powerpoint presentation on report writing is based on the chapter on report writing in the Oxford Skills and Practice book, and the texts are from the internet (links provided in Powerpoint).
gudrunbjorg
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
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
Composing texts

Composing texts

This unit of work is aimed at the NCFE Certificate in English Level 2 The unit is designed to encourage students to produce 4 pieces of work based around whether the Monarchy should be abolished. • 1x Letter (Letters must be in business convention in order to fulfil criteria.) • 1x Power point • 1x Hand written piece of writing • 1x 500 word essay This would be a good summer homework pack for years 8/9. Designed for students with SEN in a 14-25 college but will work across mainstream for letter writing, powerpoint and creative writing.
MilyFawcett
Jekyll and Hyde writing mat

Jekyll and Hyde writing mat

This is a writing mat for Jekyll and Hyde. It includes: key quotations to encourage links across the text key characters Stevenson’s message Contextual information Links to the assessment objectives Sentence starters Key subject terminology
lydz1989
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
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