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The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's vivid power and conflict poem: The Charge of the Light Brigade. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. This bundle contains the comprehensive and engaging lesson, the visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, and a range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Double Lesson!

This full double lesson (the resources are enough for at least 2-3 hours of teaching time) provides an engaging and highly-informative study of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s conflict poem ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ Students learn to interpret and analyse the poem in terms of content, language, and structure, learn more about the context of the Crimean War and the Battle of Balaclava, and gain crucial skills in structuring analytical responses to texts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and engaging videos) Context of the Light Brigade - worksheet (teacher’s answer-sheet also provided); Copy of poem; Content, language and structure mind map; Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Question 5, AQA - writing Haiku's

GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Question 5, AQA - writing Haiku's

This is a fun, lively student centered lesson which revolves around team work activities and allowing the students to push their creativity and imagination. Many students struggle with imagination when it comes to question 5 and many panic, especially as it holds so many marks. This lesson uses images to inspire a range of vocabulary, language features and ideas for a storyline all within the planning of a haiku, therefore underpinning some of the essential skills needed to answer this question. This is quick paced session with a range of 10 minute activities which encourage independent learning and team work. I found that many students created a range of fantastic haiku’s which I made into a booklet for the students to take away with them. This sort of thing also scores brownie points with the managers and Ofsted but also helps to develop a sense of achievement and self confidence in English, which many students lack. It is also great for the students to know their work in English has a use other than for passing an exam and many feel pride in that. This lesson covers: planning for written work, synonyms, metaphors, similes, personification, hyperbole, long short sentences, imagination but can be adapted to cover much more if so desired. It ends with a peer marking assessment based on the Facebook liking system using emoticons and a chance to act like an examiner and identify language features. There is a homework task, which if desired, could be turned into a in class task other than homework. Hope it helps
namerased
The British Isles

The British Isles

A task-based teaching unit designed for ESL-students practicing intermediate English while building a cultural knowledge about the UK. The unit is mainly about England, but the map-task helps the students get a geographical idea of what the British Isles consist of. I would recommend spending about two months using the teaching course, depending on how many lessons you have with your class. The only thing you need to find yourself is the movie "This is England". I found the film on Netflix, where it's still available.
jtl1203
Blooms's Taxonomy Differentiated Higher Order Thinking Reading Responses

Blooms's Taxonomy Differentiated Higher Order Thinking Reading Responses

Bloom;s Taxonomy cards for your class for higher order thinking in their reading comprehension. These cards can be used during whole class lessons, small group, differentiated small groups, literature circles, literacy centers, independent work and much more! They are a great teaching tool and a great way to get students thinking and applying reading skills with selections! Included in this download are 64 differentiated comprehension question cards: - 10 Remembering questions - 11 Understanding questions - 10 Applying questions - 10 Analyzing questions - 15 Evaluating questions - 7 Creating questions All you need to do is print, cut and laminate and they are ready to go. Please remember to follow me Enjoy
Kiwilander
Close Reading: for higher level students

Close Reading: for higher level students

This would be a useful addition to the Reading Skills ppt's. It would be more helpful to First Language students who are studying for Cambridge or Oxford AQA exams. Simply put it is to help students get ready for dealing with higher level reading, e.g. fiction/ non-fiction texts. It gives suggestions to the students as to how to approach the text and to move beyond the standard approach of skimming and scanning a piece of reading. It tries to encourage students to think more deeply about what the author is trying to say. This would be especially useful to students learning English as a Second Language who are at a much higher level of ability.
rob67
Acrostic Poem - Telephone

Acrostic Poem - Telephone

This worksheet was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk Famous Inventions An acrostic poem is a very fun poem for kids. Students write an acrostic poem about the telephone. Start each line with a word or phrase that starts with the letter on that line.
PrimaryLeap
'Twas the Night Before Christmas: Comprehension and Vocabulary Activities

'Twas the Night Before Christmas: Comprehension and Vocabulary Activities

This is a Key Stage 2 reading SAT style comprehension based on the poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C Moore. It also includes the answers which follow the format of the SATs answer booklet, identifying the content domain for each question, possible answers and the number of marks available. There is also a crossword included in the pack which is differentiated 3 ways and allows pupils to practise identifying the meaning of the word from the context and is a useful fun way of preparing them for the find and copy type questions. I have also included a wordsearch, to help expose pupils more to the vocabulary used in the poem. This again is differentiated 3 ways and includes the solutions to each of the problems. The activities included in the pack are suitable for Key Stage 2.
literacyclassroom
Big Limericks Bundle!

Big Limericks Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS THE ENTIRE ANIMAL LIMERICKS ANTHOLOGY, THE COMPREHENSION TASKS, THE LUDICROUS LIMERICKS LESSON AND THE COMPARING POEMS LESSON! These engaging, original and detailed resources are designed to help students gain an understanding of how to analyse and create imaginative limerick poems. Made up of interesting and exciting lessons, exceptional original examples, and fun tasks, students will complete this series of learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of haikus and limericks, understanding the writer's ideas within poems, understanding and using creative language and structural devices, and conjuring and developing imaginative content. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the resources are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Activity resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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