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AQA GCSE English Paper 2 Question 4 - Immigration and refugees

AQA GCSE English Paper 2 Question 4 - Immigration and refugees

This resource is an entire lesson with enough material to fill up a 3 hour session or 2 smaller sessions. The session aim to help students practice their skills for paper 2 question 4, the comparison between a modern and older text on the same theme / topic. The topic of this session is immigration and looks at the immigration of Irish people to America and modern day Syrian refugees and underpins the idea of equality and compassion. Comparison materials are a letter written in 1884 and a poem written in 2017. I have found that in a world of fake news, memes and multicultural classrooms that students are very interested in these topics as they are often unsure of today's world and it's politics. This is a lesson which is designed to let the students do most of the thinking and analysing and is a perfect session to deliver as exam dates become nearer and they need to become more independent in delivering answers and insight. There are plenty of short timed paired and team activities which build up students knowledge and insight and ends with a chance to deliver a exam style answer and a short self assessment. Worksheets come with support material to help those who struggle and open questions to push those who are more capable. Please keep in mind that at times the TES preview somehow distorts slides and worksheets and that is not reflective of how the resource will look when downloaded. Hope it helps.
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Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the lives and fates of children who are deprived of their most basic rights as a result of poverty and/or war. After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises, crosswords and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Children Refugees - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Children Refugees - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the harsh reality of children refugees and exposes the shortfalls in funding, aid and support for war-stricken children. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a crossword and engage in an in-class discussion. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Practice exam paper - Paper 2 AQA GCSE English Language , War Speeches

Practice exam paper - Paper 2 AQA GCSE English Language , War Speeches

This resource is a complete lesson with a complete mock exam for Paper 2 of the AQA English Language exam and enough material to fill a 3 hour session. It is designed to be a informal and supportive lesson to help students become more comfortable and confident in the lead up to mock and real exams, although it can be altered to be presented in a way which suits the individual teachers style or to be more formal in delivery. Based around two war speeches made by Winston Churchill and Chief Joseph this lesson examines to two sides of war made by two different war leaders from different eras, it allows the student to work in teams and as individuals with bite sized activities which help the student to focus and develop ideas around the materials, supporting the less able in the class to get up to speed but also allowing your more able to push further and develop insightful answers. As the theme is war, this lesson also allows room for embedding of deeper social issues. Hope it helps
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IGCE: Passage to Africa Lessons

IGCE: Passage to Africa Lessons

Series of detailed lessons for Passage to Africa. Persuasive writing and context lessons: Students will act as 'Save the Children' and research into the issues affecting the lives of those in Somalia due to the war (research pack provided). They will then write a persuasive speech to the Prime Minister using the research that they have learnt. This can be taught over a series of lessons. Activities led to really interesting and insightful discussions, and students developed a more insightful understanding of the issues that affect their world :o) Nice idea to extend learning outside the classroom: - letters could be sent to the MP -speaking and listening activities -assembly presentations (A VARIATION OF THIS LESSON FOCUSING ON THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS CAN BE FOUND ON MY TES SHOP FOR FREE AND IS A TES RECOMMENDED LESSON) Descriptive Writing Lesson: - Quiz testing students understanding of language techniques - Stimulus (focusing on famine in Somalia) for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer to help students write a successful response (THIS LESSON CAN BE FOUND FOR FREE ON MY TES SHOP FOR YOU TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF LESSONS YOU WILL RECEIVE) Analysis Lesson: -Lessons unpicking the language and structure of the text. Students will work together to identify key techniques and the effect of these. -Exam style question provided with step by step instructions on how to approach the question. Student example also given to help student write a more successful answer.
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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
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AQA Q5 Writing Starters

AQA Q5 Writing Starters

TEN writing starters for Paper 1, Question 5. Students are given a series of pictures as a stimulus (some of the photography is taken by me!) and a success criteria for each picture. This will help guide their writing and create more imaginative openings using ambitious writing techniques to impress an examiner! Find some free examples to download on my Tes shop. If you like it, download the collection :o)
xxnats1989xx
Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

An insightful lesson that helps KS3 pupils explore the idea of foreboding and analyse the ways Morpurgo uses Grandma Wolf to create a sense of foreboding in Private Peaceful. Compete with models for guided support, independent tasks and peer-assessment, this accessible powerpoint suitably challenges pupils in their reading assessments.
DeepaSabharwal