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PAPER    1, question 2- 5 (AQA GCSE English Language 8700 )

PAPER 1, question 2- 5 (AQA GCSE English Language 8700 )

What is in this bundle? This bundle contains 20 full lessons on powerpoint with supporting worksheets, activities and videos for questions 2 - 5 of the AQA paper 1 exam. It also contains bite sized assessments for some of the tougher questions and independent study material. It contains a wide selection of texts and references from extracts from Divergent, Atonement, Dracula, Orwells 1984, Graham Greenes The Destructors and Stephens Kings The Body (Stand By Me). The total amount of the individual resources combined as a bundle is £53.00 but I’m willing to sell at £20, saving you 62% What type of lessons are they? My style is very much about class participation, student ownership of learning and quick pace. Lessons come with starters, plenaries, paired, group and independent activities which last from 5 /10 / 15 / 20 and 30 mins at a time. I teach 3 hour sessions therefore all lesson have enough material to fill 3 hours. I also like to base parts of my sessions around pop culture and current issues in order to engage students and demonstrate that English is not a subject or skill confined to the classroom but rather it is a life long skill with real relevance in the world. I also like English to have an element of fun and try to encourage students to have fun with language and encourage creativity. Many lessons cover a range of levels as I teach mixed level classes, I use supportive techniques such as sentence starters, word banks and peer assessment and self assessment.
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The Unexplained: The Sixth Sense, official trailer

The Unexplained: The Sixth Sense, official trailer

The well-know movie raises the issue of life after death and communication with the deceased: the trailer introduces the main character, Cole, a psychic child. The worksheet is an exercise in oral comprehension and it can lead to a debate as to what students think about the topic.
Nadouchka
THE PONY EXPRESS

THE PONY EXPRESS

A short video summing up briefly the origins and role of the Pony Express in the USA in the nineteenth century . It also introduces the character of William Cody. The worksheet is essentially based on listening comprehension. Students will need a blank map of the USA to draw the journey made by the Pony Express riders.
Nadouchka
BULLYING: KB'S FIRST DAY AT SCHOOL

BULLYING: KB'S FIRST DAY AT SCHOOL

Students will identify the different types of bullying while analyzing the implicit. The video is provided with subtitles on Youtube. Once students have completed the worksheet, the teacher may lead them into a debate: should KB have told her mother about what actually happened to her at school? If they had been Melanie, what would they have done (which could be an opportunity to introduce/brush up conditional 3)?
Nadouchka
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.
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NESSIE

NESSIE

A double activity on the topic of Nessie and Scotland the first part is to be done with a powerpoint and is versatile (skills: written comprehension / expression grammar) topics: Scotland adjectives /nouns (wide / width…) questions starting with “how” (how wide…?) both pasts the legend of St Columba The second part is a humorous Toyota commercial on the topic of Nessie (skills: oral comprehension written expression)
Nadouchka
A JOURNEY ACROSS THE USA

A JOURNEY ACROSS THE USA

I HAVE NOTICED THAT WHEN I CLICK “PREVIEW”, ONLY PART OF THE ACTIVITY APPEARS BUT WHEN I DOWNLOAD IT, I HAVE THE ENTIRE DOCUMENT. THE SECOND PART INCLUDES A CROSSWORD PUZZLE, WHICH MAY EXPLAIN THE GLITCH. I have regularly used this puzzle-solving activity as an ice-breaker at the beginning of the academic year and it works particularly well with 11th graders. It can also be used if you are studying the USA. Students have to solve riddles to discover American states and cities while drawing their itinerary on a map. The activity also enables them to clarify some common confusions (for example, distinction between New York State and NYC). Usually, it takes most students about 50mins to cover the whole activity. The answer key is provided.
Nadouchka
Shakespeare Stories Comprehensions Bundle - Lower KS2

Shakespeare Stories Comprehensions Bundle - Lower KS2

A bundle of 3 reading comprehension booklets to introduce your children to the works of Shakespeare. All the booklets are aimed at Lower Key Stage 2, with each play adapted into a fictional story format suitable for this age range . The texts and questioning are differentiated for three different ability levels. The following are included: -Macbeth -Twelfth Night -Much Ado About Nothing PDF file format. Answers included. (Also available as part of other Blossoming Minds' bundles.)
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KS2 Reading Comprehensions - Shakespeare's Romances Bundle

KS2 Reading Comprehensions - Shakespeare's Romances Bundle

A bundle of 3 reading comprehension booklets that tell the stories of some of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies. All the booklets are aimed at Lower Key Stage 2, with each story adapted to be suitable for this age range . The texts and questioning are differentiated for three different ability levels. The following are included: -Much Ado About Nothing (story format) - Twelfth Night (story format) - A Midsummer Night's Dream (play format) Perfect for a Shakespeare unit, a unit on play writing or for Shakespeare Week in March. PDF file format. Answers included.
blossomingminds
Shakespeare Comprehension Bundle - Year 3 and 4

Shakespeare Comprehension Bundle - Year 3 and 4

A bundle of 6 reading comprehension booklets that tell the stories of some of Shakespeare's most popular plays. All the booklets are aimed at Lower Key Stage 2, with each story adapted to be suitable for this age range, with a range of interesting questions. All six stories are differentiated for three different ability levels. The following are included: -Macbeth (story format) -Twelfth Night (story format) -Much Ado About Nothing (story format) - Romeo and Juliet (play format) - Hamlet (play format) - A Midsummer Night's Dream (play format) Perfect for a Shakespeare unit, a unit on play writing or for Shakespeare Week in March. PDF file format
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Twelfth Night - Year 3 and 4 Comprehension (Shakespeare Week)

Twelfth Night - Year 3 and 4 Comprehension (Shakespeare Week)

This resource is a comprehension booklet aimed at Lower Key Stage 2 (7-9 yrs). It is a story adapted from **Shakespeare’s **play of Twelfth Night. The story is a romance and covers the themes of identity, disguise and love among others. The story has been adapted so that is is suitable for ages 7-9. There are three differentiated booklets. The higher booklet has three pages of text for the children to read before they complete a range of questions based on a mixture of the KS1 and KS2 SATs. The middle and lower ability booklets have the text split into separate pages with questions on each page. PDF file format.
blossomingminds
Philosophy, whole lesson, currently used with EAL

Philosophy, whole lesson, currently used with EAL

I am a secondary teaching assistant and have recently been given a group of EAL students to work with. I have tried quite a few things so far with them, and have found philosophy to be something they particularly enjoy. As we are together for just one hour per week, I find this a useful way for them to engage with each other. Hope you you can make use of them.
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