War Horse: Corporal Perkins Chapter 5

War Horse: Corporal Perkins Chapter 5

This lesson is designed for KS3, guiding them through chapter 5 and their first encounter with Cpl Perkins. It encourages close analysis of language in a structured methodical was as well as encouraging students to justify their opinions. Ideal for KS3 with a view to doing AQA specifications in the future.
lizziedc92
Using Metaphors and Similes.

Using Metaphors and Similes.

Whole lesson given over to the use of metaphor and simile in creative writing. The following aspects are required to be evidenced over the course of this hour long lesson. Use the 5 senses Describe the details of the setting (natural & human environment) Describe the people (character, appearance, movement, speech, thoughts & emotions) Use ambitious vocabulary Use a variety of sentence structures including complex sentences Use paragraphs appropriately Include dialogue to help describe characters (using correct punctuation & spelling throughout) Use devices (similes/metaphors/alliteration/personification) to effect
Yomama1234
Summer Reading Challenge - Library - Reading for Pleasure KS3 and KS4

Summer Reading Challenge - Library - Reading for Pleasure KS3 and KS4

This is a clearly presented, generic reading challenge to ensure your students keep on reading! Sometimes it is easier to make it a fun challenge, especially by something like finding a book to read where the main character is not human. It is one thing to tell children what to read, and this should be avoided, as ownership is key. But it is entirely acceptable to give choices and let children self-select with some guidelines. There are many reading challenges available online, but I wanted to create one which was just clear, and uncluttered, with enough choice to appeal, hopefully, to everyone.
WardyWardster
Book Review, Book Review Format, Book Review Spinner, Book Review Display

Book Review, Book Review Format, Book Review Spinner, Book Review Display

Book Review, Book Review Format, Book Review Spinner, Book Review Display This is a fun way for your pupils to review the books they read. You can use this resource in all sorts of ways - print out and give for homework; make available in the reading corner for independent work or use as an English activity. Includes 2 A4 PDF sheets. To make the spinner you’ll also need scissors and a paper fastener. Happy reviewing!
MissPepperPot
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 5)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 5)

This product is JAM-PACKED with interactive read aloud lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Blackout by John Rocco -I Will Not Read This Book by Cece Meng -Ish by Peter Reynolds -Lon Po Po by Ed Young -Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown -Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe -Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson -The Dark by Lemony Snicket -The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires -The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters

Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters

Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters Brighten up your classroom walls quickly and effectively with these beautiful Figurative Language Posters! These posters will help your students understand and use various figurative language techniques. Includes 20 posters (A4 PDF) - Alliteration Allusion Anaphora Assonance Consonance Euphemism Hyperbole Idiom Imagery Irony Litotes Metaphor Onomatopoeia Oxymoron Paradox Personification Pun Simile Synecdoche Tautology
MissPepperPot
The Hunger Games - Pointless Game!

The Hunger Games - Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless’, this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in ‘The Hunger Games.’ Round 1. The characters in The Hunger Games Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings and Objects Round 4. Themes in The Hunger Games The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Fact and Opinion Worksheet III (25 Questions) (Key Included)

Fact and Opinion Worksheet III (25 Questions) (Key Included)

This product contains 25 sentences. The student will indicate whether each statement is a FACT or an OPINION. Next, the student is asked to write an explanation for each response. Key is included Enjoy!! Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support. Image Source: Activity Source: https://goo.gl/TuJQ3s
LightbulbTeaching
Short Story SOW

Short Story SOW

An entire Short Story SOW with resources. This PPT was created for both middle and high ability year 8 sets. Activities are designed to improve reading and writing skills. Full copies of short stories included.
nphilpott
Year 5 Shakespeare Flipchart

Year 5 Shakespeare Flipchart

This ActivInspire Flipchart has weeks worth of lessons including WALTs, starters, activities, website links and modelled examples etc for a unit on Shakespeare. Find out more information about Shakespeare. Learn about Romeo and Juliet: the language used, write dialogue for a scene, grammar exercises. Macbeth: features of playscripts, re-write and perform scenes, subjuctive form of verbs, PSHE on characters feelings and actions, debate on topic and persuasive writing opportunities.
Kayleighp92
Power and Conflict Poetry: The Emigree

Power and Conflict Poetry: The Emigree

Challenge your students with the emotive lesson looking at The Emigree. Perfect for KS4 with opportunities to develop personalised responses and critical thinking. Tailored to the AQA Power and Conflict GCSE Unit
lizziedc92
Focus Worksheets Story Opening Extract Structure Analysis GCSE English

Focus Worksheets Story Opening Extract Structure Analysis GCSE English

1 x Identifying Focus worksheet - ideal for introducing and explaining focus to students. Includes answer sheet. 1 x Focus worksheet - includes the opening paragraphs of a story. Students are asked to identify focus and answer questions as a way to prompt analysis of focus. An answer sheet is included for this worksheet. 1 x Copy of the story extract with no questions or tasks so that you can add your own tasks or use for analysis. Created for GCSE / High School students - specifically students who struggle with answering questions on structure.
academytutoringnul
100 Words to Tell a Story: Worksheet for Independent Work

100 Words to Tell a Story: Worksheet for Independent Work

Top set KS3+ due to comprehension skills needed 4 x 100 word stories. Objectives: To be able to read and assess writer’s skills To be able to describe/explain/analyse writer’s techniques To be able to use techniques to create own piece of fictional writing Differentiation This work can be done individually or in pairs or in small groups Answers to effects and opinion can be given verbally or collated by group scribe Stories can be swapped out depending on group/individual levels
SBob
Bloody Chamber SoW - OCR A2 Lit Spec

Bloody Chamber SoW - OCR A2 Lit Spec

A SoW spanning 13 75min lessons. Includes an intro to Gothic, a breakdown of each tale with reading prompts, context links to original fairytales and two assessment lessons (A01, A03 and A05)
jeni2x
Vocabulary Quiz from Inside Out and Back Again (Key Included)

Vocabulary Quiz from Inside Out and Back Again (Key Included)

Here is a nine (9) multiple choice question vocabulary quiz from the Inside Out and Back Again novel. The terms are as follows: 1. immmigrant 2. refugees 3. discriminated 4. integrated 5. hurdle 6. spectrum 7. resent 8. push factor 9. pull factor Each question has a visual. Key is included Image Source: Enjoy!! Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support!
LightbulbTeaching
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 4)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 4)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 11 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 11 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -What Do You Do With An Idea by Kobi Yamada -What Do You Do With A Problem by Kobi Yamada -Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet -Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming -A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts -Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi -Let Me Finish by Minh Le -Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett -Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson -The Wednesday Surprise by Patricia Polacco -Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 3)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 3)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen -This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen -We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen -Someday by Alison McGhee and Peter Reynolds -The Curious Garden by Peter Brown -The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry -They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel -Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts -Voices In The Park by Anthony Browne -Yoko by Rosemary Wells If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Get the Spanish Dictado Plans for this unit: Spanish Weekly Dictado / Dictation Lesson Plans - Mentor Sentence Mania Unit 3 Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 2)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 2)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus -Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers -Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard -The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce -My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits -Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann -Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tomie DePaola -Olivia by Ian Falconer -On a Beam Of Light by Jennifer Berne -Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Get the Spanish Dictado Plans for this unit: Spanish Weekly Dictado / Dictation Plans Mentor Sentence Mania Unit 2 Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 1)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 1)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Journey by Aaron Becker -Quest by Aaron Becker -Return by Aaron Becker -A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers -A Very Unusual Dog by Dorothy Joan Harris -Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty -Dear Greenpeace / Dear Mr. Blueberry by Simon James -Frida by Jonah Winter -How To Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham -Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty -I Can Read With My Eyes Shut by Dr. Seuss -Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Get the Spanish Dictado Plans for this unit! Spanish Weekly Dictado Lesson Plans - Mentor Sentence Mania Unit 1 Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 -30 books)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 -30 books)

This product is JAM-PACKED with interactive read aloud aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 30 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 30 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Journey by Aaron Becker -Quest by Aaron Becker -Return by Aaron Becker -Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet -Emmanuel’s Dream by Laurie Ann Thompson -Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty -Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty -Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming -The Curious Garden by Peter Brown -The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry -The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein -The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins -The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas -They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel -A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts -Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts -A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers -In Mary’s Garden by Carson Kugler and Tina Kugler -Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi -Let Me Finish by Minh Le -The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce -My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits -Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett -Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson -The Wednesday Surprise by Patricia Polacco -Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes -What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamada -What Do You Do With A Problem? by Kobi Yamada If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
50+ Essay Titles on Of Mice and Men

50+ Essay Titles on Of Mice and Men

This is a fully comprehensive list of potential essay titles/topics for students studying Of Mice and Men.The worksheet is divided into different character sections and a list of thematic questions. This has successfully been used for GCSE students.
rebeccamrobinson
The Hunger Games - Katniss Everdeen!

The Hunger Games - Katniss Everdeen!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to understand how the lead protagonist of Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games’ – Katniss Everdeen - develops as a character throughout the novel. In doing so, students learn how she develops and acquires the key skills, characteristics, beliefs, and values to become the complete dystopian heroine. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Comprehending how Katniss is initially introduced to the reader; Reading extracts from Chapters 3, 7 and 14 of The Hunger Games, identifying how Katniss’ character develops; Analysing how her character fits the role of the ‘Dystopian Hero/Heroine’, and matching her traits to the different features of this character form; Applying their understanding by creating their own Dystopian Hero/Heroine; Self assessing their learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive;’ Extracts from The Hunger Games (from Chapters 3, 7, and 14); Character Profile for Katniss Everdeen; Blank Template for Creating a Dystopian Hero/Heroine; A comprehensive lesson plan; All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
George Orwell's 'Animal Farm': Study Prompts

George Orwell's 'Animal Farm': Study Prompts

This 22-page resource is a set of short writing tasks, and formal essay questions in the style of AP and IB examinations. The initial tasks focus student attention on significant aspects of each chapter, and build up a full understanding of what Orwell is trying to achieve, how he is trying to achieve it, and how successful he has been. The chapter-based questions can, additionally, be used as a basis for class discussion, and the essay topics as an invaluable tool for pre-examination revision and rehearsal. At a time-saving level, teachers will be relieved of the need to develop their own units of study for the novel, and to seek out relevant questions from past examinations. ‘These prompts are a terrific tool for generating class discussions, creating short answer exams, or longer essay assignments. I have purchased a number of them and am impressed with each one’ (from the LitWorks.com Commendations page).
pakamdogo
Stormbreaker SOW fully resourced

Stormbreaker SOW fully resourced

Fully resourced SOW for the entire novel. Lessons work alongside the chapters of the novel to work with developing reading and writing skills. There is a writing task for each chapter, with peer and self assessment opportunities for each writing element.
Melanie-Ann
Sentences Bundle

Sentences Bundle

A GREAT ‘SENTENCES’ BUNDLE INCLUDING: PUNCTUATE THE SENTENCES CORRECTLY CAPITAL LETTERS AND FULL STOPS COMPLEX SENTENCES MAKING SENTENCES ABOUT A SPECIFIC THEME WRITING SUPER SENTENCES (stages 1 and 2)
Lresources4teachers
Thinking about Thinking - Discussion Starters

Thinking about Thinking - Discussion Starters

Use these thinking-based quotations as a great way to stretch and challenge higher ability pupils and their higher order thinking skills. This activity will help to develop ideas and varying points of view, an ideal way to prepare pupils for studying English Literature.
ksween110