Elementary school grammar and punctuation resources
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Children loved making pizzas at our Italian pizza class. Resources have been exported from an Activ-primary flip-chart. (Which also includes Italian Pizzeria style music.) Fun to play when the children are making their pizzas or working. If you would like original please message me.
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10 fully resourced lessons to prepare students for the AQA English Language Paper 2, Section A exam: 'Writer's Viewpoints and Perspectives'.
This resource bundle includes:
Two powerpoint presentations totalling 142 slides.
A full lesson by lesson scheme of work including clear learning objectives and outlining assessment opportunities.
Eight different extracts to use with students from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Each lesson is clearly structured with learning objectives, learning start activities, learning review activities and opportunities for students to demonstrate and assess their learning in a number of ways.
The lessons aim to develop a common approach for tackling each question to build students' confidence. There are a number of opportunities for students to tackle the different question types and the presentations provide clear steps and guidance to support students during the assessment process.
Model answers and assessment sheets also included.
'American Sniper', Chris Kyle
'The Charge of the Light Brigade', William Howard Russell
'Letter to My Mother', Wilfred Owen
'A Beautiful Job', Gunner William Towers (WW1)
'The Death of Lord Nelson', William Beatty
'We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches', Winston Churchill
'Surrender Speech', Chief Joseph (taken from the AQA Reading Support Booklet)
'The Gettysburg Address', Abraham Lincoln
In addition to this, the presentations also include some optional Paper 2, Section B questions that link to the extracts and aim to develop students' nonfiction writing skills.
The lessons and extracts are focused around the theme of war so they can be linked with the 'Power and Conflict' AQA poetry anthology to develop students' contextual understanding for the English Literature exam.
Any feedback on the resource would be greatly appreciated!
This scheme takes the group step by step through the stages of how to write a story. It is adapted from the government initiative 'Improving Childrens Writing' getting children from level 3 to level 4. I have changed it a little, so that it is also suitable for level 2 and 3 as well. Some resources you will have to get from the government published folder 'improving childrens writing'.
A powerpoint created for use with my year 5 literacy set. It outlines the three types of sentences and explains how to use a subordinate clause in the middle of a main clause. It also include examples at the end for the children to identify the clauses.
A set of sentences for children to add in subordinate clauses. I printed them to A3 and got the children to cut them up and add in a subordinate clause on a coloured piece of paper.
A fully differentiated and resourced lesson for KS3 and KS4 students to prepare to write newspaper articles. This lesson is ideal preparation for Section B of the AQA Language Paper 2 exam paper.
Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop.
A fully differentiated lesson for KS3 and KS4 classes that analyses Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address and uses it as a stimulus for students preparing for the AQA Spoken Language element of the GCSE English Language course. It can also be used as preparation for Paper 2 Section B.
This resource tests knowledge of apostrophes, proper nouns and prefixes. Students will need to apply their skills to decipher Joe's writing and correct his mistakes. This resource can be dropped into a revision session and can be easily tweaked. All answers are provided, so students can identify their own errors and address them. This is one of many quizzes to be found in my shop which, if used regularly, will improve standards of spelling and grammar.
Suitable for ages 10+
Here are three sets of task cards that will review commonly confused words. Includes three sets of 20 cards, answer keys, and student recording sheets.
Includes loose, lose, pair, pairs, passed past, raise, rise, sit, set, than, and then
Lots of good reading practice as well.
Compound Word Cookies is a differentiated matching activity for students to practice identifying words that can be combined to make compound words.
Students match the word cookies to the compound word picture on the plates. They can check their work with the glasses of milk that include the compound word and picture.
Two set of the cards are included:
On Level/Above: Print the set of cookies that only have words
Below Level/Extra support: Print the set of cookies that have words and picture clues
Two recording sheets are included.
All cards are included in full color and black & white, so you can pick which ones you want to print.
8 page word document: Poetic Devices Exercise Booklet.
Students are tasked to provide definitions, examples and descriptions of effects of various poetic techniques (including alliteration, allegory and allusion), forms, and meters. They also have to create their own examples of poetry (e.g. an acrostic poem) using these techniques and to justify an identification of theme. Research tasks are also included. Students are asked to match up extracts from well-known poems with the techniques used.
AQA GCSE English Literature Sample Essay
The exam question chosen:
"Compare the ways the relationships between the speaker of the poem and other people are shown in four of the listed poems".
The four poems chosen from the list for comparison within the essay:
'Education for leisure', 'Mother, any distance greater than a single span', 'The Laboratory' and 'My Last Duchess'.
The essay is around 2900 words.