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Follower by Seamus Heaney

Follower by Seamus Heaney

A complete resource analysing Seamus Heaney's 'Follower'. Beginning with discussion points about how sons view their fathers, this resource focuses on the use of nautical imagery and how Heaney admires his father working the plough as a child. Example PEE responses and a full annotation of the poem are included. Everything you need to teach this poem in one resource!
SIKLessons
The Christmas Present

The Christmas Present

This is a poem I wrote as an exemplar for my pupils. it can be used in English as a talking point for work on a pet or a Christmas present. It can also be used to link to numeracy (rhyme pattern = tessellations, metre = number patterns)
tiredandworried
The Firebird Planning (2 Weeks)

The Firebird Planning (2 Weeks)

The Firebird The Firebird is a miraculous bird whose plumage shines with fiery colors. It travels secretly by night and few beholders had the chance to witness this bird’s mysterious whereabouts. It is mentioned in fairy tales and legends of all the Slavic people, being the most prominent among the Eastern Slavs. The Firebird is usually the reason for sending heroes to difficult journeys, but is sometimes heroic itself, throwing pearls from its beak to the poor peasants. Of all the stories about this creature, the following two are most widely known. Speakers of Slavic languages will most likely be familiar with a number of other interpretations from their native surroundings. This planning is based on the beautiful book called 'The Firebird' by Saviour Pirotta with links to the Royal Ballet. This pack contains9 lessons worth of planning, resources and SMART board notebooks (with differentiation). It was a very successful module in year 4 but could easily be differentiated down to year 3 or up to year 5. It covers text types such as letter writing, poetry, character description, comparison writing and dance (optional).
williamsmichaela
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 5 of 5)

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 5 of 5)

This 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' planning is designed for years 3/4 depending on the ability range in the class. By the end of this week... Pupils will be able to: Use inference. Pupils will know how to: Create a brochure. Improve a brochure. Design a shape poem. Complete a shape poem. Planning includes resources and SMART book notebook. This planning is well differentiated and was a really successful unit, lovely in the build up to Christmas!
williamsmichaela
Comparison of London and The Prelude- GCSE AQA

Comparison of London and The Prelude- GCSE AQA

Resources included: -- A PowerPoint containing a lesson, building up to a comparison of the poems London and The Prelude (includes essay plan). -- A model comparison essay -- A slide which includes how to structure a paragraph, sentence starters for essays, and a paragraph writing frame Created for the GCSE AQA specification- PowerPoint includes AQA mark scheme. Suitable for mid-high ability and can be adapted for lower ability *some information adapted from Millum, T. et al. Poetry GCSE English Literature for AQA Student Book
ksshakeshaft
Poetry Unit Plans (Year 4)

Poetry Unit Plans (Year 4)

Detailed unit plans to teach poetry (Classic-Themed) in Year 4 focused on Talk for writing strategies.Unit plans give clear instructions at each stage as well as recommended texts to support teaching.
MehreenQ
Halloween Bundle

Halloween Bundle

SAVE 20% BY PURCHASING THE BUNDLE! Included in the Halloween Bundle are the following files: FILE 1: This fun, but challenging Halloween Puzzle Pack is useful for early finishers at a busy and distracting time of the year! Packed full of engaging puzzles, using key Halloween vocabulary, your students are sure to find something to focus on! CONTENT • Cover • Wordsearch 1: easy • Wordsearch 2: hard • Wordsearch 3: descriptive • Codebreaker • Secret Trails • Missing Letters • Scrambled Letters • Word Shapes • Alphabetical Order • Word Challenge x 2 • Colour By Code • I Spy Words x 2 • Answer Keys • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 34 ******************************************** FILE 2: Have fun at Halloween with this versatile Spooktacular Story Starters Writing Pack, full of choice and differentiation, there is sure to be just the right challenge for your students! The pack also includes a helpful picture/word spelling mat. CONTENT • Cover • Word Help Mat • Sensing Halloween • Acrostic Poem Templates x 5 • Graphic Organizers x 3 • Story Starters x 15 in 2 versions • Writing Lines Templates x 6 in both large/small line versions • Story Ideas x 10 - to use with above writing templates • Bonus Writing Template in Landscape Orientation • HALLOWEEN and BOO large display letters for your bulletin board • Blackline Version: Print from P77 onwards for a complete copy of this pack, which includes blacklines where applicable. • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 154 ******************************************** FILE 3: Students can enjoy some Halloween fun with this engaging game pack, which includes 8 'Roll, Say, Keep' games, a syllable sort and candy corn number puzzles - a great way to review important skills in a fun, but challenging way! Stations enable students to interact in a relaxed setting. They have the opportunity to navigate the learning environment on their own and in small, diverse groups. They allow for student self-direction, as they apply skills and strategies in fun and engaging ways. These games will prove useful for consolidation and review of early skills, and give young students much needed practice at working independently. Please be aware that this file is graphics heavy and will require the use of a colour printer for best results. CONTENT Cover • ROLL, SAY KEEP GAMES: Teacher Notes/Game Boards • Die Template • CARD SET 1: Upper Case Letters • CARD SET 2: Lower Case Letters • CARD SET 3: Blends • CARD SET 4: Number Words to 20 • CARD SET 5: Numerals 1-50 • CARD SET 6: Numerals 50-100 • CARD SET 7: Tally Marks • CARD SET 8: Common Exception Words: Phases 2-5 • Halloween Vocabulary Syllable Sort • Candy Corn Number Puzzles to 10 TOU/Credits ******************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Puzzle Pack Halloween Writing Pack Halloween Games ******************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
TeachersToolkit
Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 9 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 9 assessments that include 40 multiple choice, 1 matching, and 5 sorting questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “Robin Hood” J. Walker McSpadden - “Paul Revere’s Ride” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - “O Captain! My Captain!” Walt Whitman - “A Little Princess” Frances Hodgson Burnett - “Trifles” Susan Glaspell - “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oscar Wilde • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
The Impact of Word Choices - Playlist and Teaching Notes

The Impact of Word Choices - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.11-12.4 with this playlist. They will analyze how specific word choice creates lively, aesthetically pleasing text. Students will determine how word choice affects meaning or advances the plot. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as connotation and tone • Examples of how to identify an author's use of personification • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire