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Writing to Describe: Famine

Writing to Describe: Famine

A lesson that not only teaches students how to write using a variation of language techniques, but also to raise awareness of world issues. This lesson is accompanied by a series of lessons (reading and writing skills) for the IGCSE non-fiction text, 'Passage to Africa' which you will find on my TES shop. This lesson includes: - Quiz testing students understanding of techniques - Stimulus for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer
xxnats1989xx
Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

A full lesson (could be used over a series of lessons) which focuses on the presentation of a Southern belle in the play. The lesson includes: - Examples (videos and theories) of Southern belles in American novels - Collaborative LIVE learning using Google Docs. Students will work together to create A0 focused revision notes around Williams representation of the archetype of a Southern belle through the character of Blanche - In depth quote analysis (Explode the Quote)
xxnats1989xx
Conditional Clauses with Eminem

Conditional Clauses with Eminem

A brief review of the three different kinds of conditional clauses in the English language, along with examples of their usage as rap lyrics in songs from iconic rapper Eminem (born Marshall Mathers). Students have to determine which type of conditional clauses Eminem uses, and highlight which words helped them reach their conclusion. Perfect as supplemental practice, especially for students who love rap music or maybe think that they're "too cool" for English class.
benjamineugene_91
News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

This is a News English lesson for ESL students. They read a real news report taken from the day after the 911 terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre and then answer different reading comprehension exercises. There are also some cool pair-work exercises giving students the chance to practice speaking and listening skills.
stuartallen77
Working Class Hero: a song and discussion lesson about school, class division and 'the system'

Working Class Hero: a song and discussion lesson about school, class division and 'the system'

This is a thought-provoking advanced ESL lesson plan for teens and adults about school, working life, class differences, getting a job and societal pressure. Good for a debate class and includes discussion questions. The students will listen to a John Lennon song and discuss. As an ESL activity, this includes a listening activity where students have puzzle pieces and must stick them together as they listen to the words of the song. Once completed correctly, the reverse of the puzzle shows a fat banker giving crumbs to the poor. Can also be used for a sociology class.
stuartallen77
Made in Britain: a discussion lesson plan about crime and juvenile delinquency

Made in Britain: a discussion lesson plan about crime and juvenile delinquency

This lesson plan is for teachers of older teens and adults who want to have a discussion lesson about crime, youth crime, juvenile delinquency and how the state deals with young offenders and kids going off-track. It provides a platform for thoughtful discussion and debate. Teachers may use parts of the docu-film 'Made in Britain', staring Tim Roth. There are selected scenes in the lesson plan and start/stop times for each scene.
stuartallen77
Half-day debate competition

Half-day debate competition

Following the TES-recommended debate competition resource, this follows a similar, more structured format. A great speaking and listening tool which involves the whole class the whole way through!
essexboy
Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Theme questions are popular on all exams. What better way to prepare your students than using a week's worth of material. Students will have the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills through discussion of the central issues of the play. Working on P.Q.E paragraphs will see student essays improve over time. Save time and money by downloading the bundle offer today!
LouiseBDaly
The Merchant of Venice - L3 -The World of the Text - New Setting

The Merchant of Venice - L3 -The World of the Text - New Setting

What better way to have your students consider key themes in the play than have them consider an alternative location to set the play. This Power Point includes sentence starts to aid less able students. Don't forget, there's a bundle of resources available on 'The World of the Text.' These can be easily adapted to suit any text should you wish your students to consider the world of the text in greater depth.
LouiseBDaly
Merchant of Venice The World of the Text L2 Lessons from the theme

Merchant of Venice The World of the Text L2 Lessons from the theme

If you've already started with Lesson One, then this lesson is a perfect one to build on in-class discussions. The activities here encourage students to consider personal lessons from the themes explored in the play. The lesson is differentiated to support all abilities. Sentence starts have been included to encourage brainstorming. This lesson may be adapted to suit any text. Have your students enjoyed these lessons so far? Why not continue to the next set of lessons? Or download the bundle to save time and money. Remember, reviewing helps with improvements - leave your comment below.
LouiseBDaly
Sheila Birling and Eva Smith: The Class Divide

Sheila Birling and Eva Smith: The Class Divide

A lesson focusing on Sheila Birling's involvement in the death of Eva Smith. The lesson includes: - starter activity using Michaela Coel's article, 'Adele’s tribute to Beyoncé was a frank admission of privilege. I salute it.' Students will identify the explicit information in the text -activity looking at the differences between Eva and Sheila -exam style questions (theme and character)
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