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You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Act 2, Scene 4) by Clark Gesner Multiple-Choice Reading Test

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Act 2, Scene 4) by Clark Gesner Multiple-Choice Reading Test

This 30-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on an excerpt (Act 2, Scene 4) from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Clark Gesner has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, making inferences, vocabulary, literary devices, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four - Education Pack

Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four - Education Pack

This resource supports Blackeyed Theatre’s 2018/19 touring production of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign Of Four and provides additional creative and cross-curricular activities to enhance your visit to the production. It is designed for Key Stages 3 and 4, but activities can be adapted for other ages. The resource explores the themes, historical context and form/structure of the original novella and provides lots of background to the adaptation, including commentary from the artistic team about the design of the production. Whether studying the novella as part of an English literature GCSE or evaluating a live performance, this resource is relevant, informative and thought-provoking. For more information about Blackeyed Theatre and the production of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four (touring from September2018), visit www.blackeyedtheatre.co.uk
Blackeyed Theatre
Adam Baron - Boy Underwater - Resource pack

Adam Baron - Boy Underwater - Resource pack

A comprehensive set of Key Stage 2 teaching resources to use with Boy Underwater by Adam Baron - named Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month, June 2018. Twenty-seven activities in all - one for each chapter of the book to facilitate classroom while reading the book together without having to wait to finish. Most chapters also have discussion points. Curriculum links covered include: Understand what they read - asking and answering questions to improve their understanding Understand what they read - identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning Understand what they read - discuss and evaluate how authors use language Understand what they read - drawing inferences such as character’s feelings, thoughts and motives Understand what they read - checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context Understand what they read - summarizing the main ideas, identifying key details to support Understand what they read - predicting what might happen from details supplied and implied Maintain positive attitudes to reading - identifying and discussing themes and conventions Maintain positive attitudes to reading - preparing poems and plays to read aloud and perform Maintain positive attitudes to reading - recommending books that they have read to their peers Maintain positive attitudes to reading - increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books Maintain positive attitudes to reading - participate in discussions about books Maintain positive attitudes to reading - explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read Discuss and evaluate how authors use language
harper_collins
Romeo and Juliet Minor Characters

Romeo and Juliet Minor Characters

A lesson revising minor (and some more major!) characters of Romeo and Juliet. Offers a grid with an example on Friar Laurence as well as key bullet points on each character after students do independent/group work.
adelerobertson
Interactive Macbeth Project Year 7/8

Interactive Macbeth Project Year 7/8

This is a complete set of interactive worksheets that can be downloaded to create a workbook. It is a great introduction to the play without being intense. There is a wide range of activities from drawing, reading and writing, allowing pupils to be stretched and add as much as they can within their own ability. It can be used as part of a lesson or as homework over an 8 week period.
jillkelly1969
Not Now, Bernard 2018 - Teacher Resource Pack

Not Now, Bernard 2018 - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Not Now, Bernard’, an adaptation of David McKee’s classic children’s picturebook, for working with children in Early Years - Year 1. It contains practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’, an adaptation of the iconic children’s book, for working with children in Years 1 - 4. It contains interviews with the director, one of the actors, images of the set design by James Button, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Seesaw’, for working with children in Early Years - Year 4. It contains interviews with the writer, director, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Laika’, working with children in Years 2 - 6. It contains an interview with the directors and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Beowulf’, a reimagining of the Old English epic poem, with students. It contains context around the myth & the poem, interviews with the writer and composer, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Book Review Activity Sheet

Book Review Activity Sheet

A worksheet targeted towards students in KS1, KS2 and early KS3. The worksheet acts as a tool for students to summarise a book they have finished reading.
HannahFaki
KS3 Mid Summer Night's Dream - Parody

KS3 Mid Summer Night's Dream - Parody

Mid and high ability Power Point that covers Post-Modernism, Marxism and homage with the play within a play by the Mechanicals. Has video links to current Youtube star doing a parody of a current pop star to assist understandings. Comparative and developed writng frame to help.
ashtonj06
Beginners - Teacher Resource Pack

Beginners - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is for teachers working with children in Year 4 and above. It contains ideas for classroom activities to explore ‘Beginners’, including an interview with writer and director Tim Crouch, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Romeo and Juliet- Question Banks

Romeo and Juliet- Question Banks

A series of question banks for Romeo and Juliet. Each bank is A4 but could be blown up- Page numbers are for the ‘No Fear Shakespeare’ books but can be easily adapted. Perfect for: End of unit KS3 revision End of unit KS4 revision Differentiation in lessons Starters or plenaries
lswow
An Inspector Calls: The Trial

An Inspector Calls: The Trial

A sequence of lessons based on the premise that the Birlings and Gerald are on trial for Eva Smith’s manslaughter that encourages engagement with the play on a close textual level and improve students’ analytical skills. The structured PPT guides students through the entire process in an emersive way, explaining their role and how to prepare their case. There are slides for every aspect of the trial and an accompanying booklet of resources for students to use whilst they plan/deliver their address to the court. Once the jury have deliberated, students are asked to reflect upon the process of gathering evidence and to consolidate their learning by writing an extended essay.
samrodenpoetry
Suspensions and Secrets: Lesson 11 Blood Brothers AQA

Suspensions and Secrets: Lesson 11 Blood Brothers AQA

Discussion about Grammar schools and Secondary Moderns. Questions for teacher to ask during ready. Discussion on theme of fate. Discussion on theme of secrets. Discussion about parallels and contrasts of Mickey and Edward. Discussion of dramatic irony. Model paragraph annotated by AOs. P.E.E writing frame activity. Plenary to check P.E.E.
aliceboyd1995
Loyalty in Macbeth

Loyalty in Macbeth

Power point exploring a range of scenes from Macbeth focusing on the theme of loyalty. Produced to prepare middle set Y10 students for their GCSE English Literature controlled assessment for WJEC in Wales. Power point introduces theme and goes through a selection of key scenes from Acts one, three and five, identifying key quotations and developing PEEL paragraphs in preparation for essay writing. Also accompanied by a student booklet with the key scenes ready for students to explore and annotate.
em2702
“The Phantom Tollbooth” Play by Susan Nanus Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

“The Phantom Tollbooth” Play by Susan Nanus Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

This 154-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on “The Phantom Tollbooth” a two-act play by Susan Nanus has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It also includes an essay open-ended question about the story and characters. This test is on both acts (entire play). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary, literary devices, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
A New Start, Act 2: Lesson 10 Blood Brothers (AQA)

A New Start, Act 2: Lesson 10 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Discussion on the setting and its impact on the characters’ relationships. Mini-plenaries and questions for reading. Discuss contrasts and parallels between the boys’ lives. Discuss humour and motifs in the play. P.E.E writing frame and plenary checklist.
aliceboyd1995
An Inspector Calls - Gerald and Daisy

An Inspector Calls - Gerald and Daisy

Focussing on the character of Gerald from JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls, we look at how he is portrayed in Act 2 and how he reveals his feelings for Daisy Renton or Eva Smith r. Includes key quotes, differentiated activities and engaging activities that help to bring the play to life for both KS4 and KS3 students, particularly those preparing for AQA English Literature.
Lead_Practitioner
Romeo and Juliet - The Nurse

Romeo and Juliet - The Nurse

Focussing on the character of the Nurse from Romeo and Juliet, we look at how she is presented to us as an audience, how she acts as both a plot device and comic relief, and we analyse her use of language as well. In Act 2 Scene 5 Shakespeare takes advantage of dramatic irony to make the audience laugh, and we explore his use of language in this scene as well. An excellent lesson for AQA English Literature students preparing for their exams, but easily adaptable for other exam boards and other year groups as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Moving Away: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Moving Away: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Discussion about the motif of guns and children having them as toys. Reading the play scene with questions for teacher. Mini-plenary checks for understanding. Discussion on setting, symbols and superstition in the scene. P.E.E. writing frame for: Mickey and Edward seem destined to influence each other’s lives. How does Russell present this to the audience? Plenary check for writing.
aliceboyd1995