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IGCSE Edexcel English B Revision brochure

IGCSE Edexcel English B Revision brochure

This is an information sheet I made for my Year 10 and 11 students for their end of term exam. The exam is an hour shorter than the standard IGCSE English B exam, so the creative writing based on the two texts is left out, but the advice should otherwise (hopefully) be useful for revision. Template is from Word.
gudrunbjorg
A Christmas Carol Quiz

A Christmas Carol Quiz

A PowerPoint presentation with both questions and answers regarding the study of A Christmas Carol. This is relevant for pupils studying English Literature GCSE or can be used as a Christmas time quiz. An answer sheet for pupils to work in teams or individually is also inlcuded (Word doc).
cvine
KS3, KS4, structure, close reading, "The Damned United", analysis.

KS3, KS4, structure, close reading, "The Damned United", analysis.

I created this for a year nine literacy group as part of a scheme of work to introduce and embed the skills that they will need for AQA GCSE English Language. It focuses on the opening extract of David Peace's "The Damned United" and the main focus for the analysis is on the structural features of repetition and contrast. The lesson concludes with a grid for the pupils to complete - just to help them to structure their answer. This grid won't be necessary for students who have already done some work on structure but it is a useful way in if this is an early lesson on the skill. The ppt is very plan and unadorned so that it will be easy for you to edit and tweak to suit the needs of your own class. The ppt mentions showing the class the opening of the film - the link is not on the ppt but the link to the clip is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeNG-cj52rg (It's a montage of Leeds in their 70's glory days).
knapster
Christmas Comprehensions Week of Lessons Pack

Christmas Comprehensions Week of Lessons Pack

A week of reading lessons planned on three famous Christmas songs. Detailed PowerPoint easy to teach from. Detailed lesson plans for the whole week. Learning Objectives: L.O. I know how to explore the meaning of words in context L.O. I know how to summarise the main ideas L.O. I know how to identify themes L.O. I know how to explain the effect of language L.O. I know how to ask questions to improve my understanding Each day the skills are modelled before the children independently complete differentiated activities. Higher level thinking challenges for every lesson. Differentiated for 3 ability groups: LA - Purple group MA - Blue group HA - Green group All reviews welcome.
teachallenjoy
Island Man analysis and comparison with Hurricane hits England

Island Man analysis and comparison with Hurricane hits England

Three worksheets: an exploration into the meaning of Island Man, a highly scaffolded analysis of the poem leading into more independent work and a writing frame for comparing Island Man with Hurricane hits England. An accompanying PowerPoint gives some answers to the analysis of the poem and demonstrates to the pupils how to use the substitution tables. This is suitable for: • The whole class KS3 or KS4 and above • EAL students (early stage, advanced stage) • Individual students who need to catch up
clas3
Star Wars Themed KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment record sheet bundle

Star Wars Themed KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment record sheet bundle

This resource has been updated to reflect the new 2017-18 Key Stage 2 writing teacher assessment frameworks published in September 2017. This resource has been downloaded over 11,000 times as a free resource. It incentivises pupils to achieve the targets needed winning Star Wars themed cards and incorporates the 30 elements needed to ensure your pupils are working from 'towards the expected standard' at the end of Key Stage 2 through 'working at the expected standard' to 'working at greater depth'. This resource comes with 3 pupil sheets and 30 Star Wars themed cards. It could be used for pupils in years 5 & 6, or indeed year 7 pupils who did not meet the expected standard in writing at the end of Key Stage 2.
rich4ruth
Holiday writing project with frames

Holiday writing project with frames

This is a diary template to encourage EAL / ESL students to continue their writing development over holiday periods, when a long recess can result in a plateauing of progress. Although 60 pages long, the resource can be printed in booklet form, which requires only 15 sheets of A4 paper. It suggests topics for extended writing based on personal experiences likely to be had over a break from school. It also includes a section where students can write brief notes about what they do each day, to be used as reminders for when they write their longer pieces later on. It could be suggested to students that they make sketches or add photos from their phones/cameras to illustrate their experiences. Another use for the booklet could be to invent some entertaining entries on those topics not personally experienced, possibly using imagined characters and/or a downloaded photo as a stimulus. At the back of the diary, each topic for extended pieces of writing has suggestions for content and most have scaffolds/writing frames with sentence starters and simple structures that students are most likely to need. Not all topics have to be attempted; a wide range has been included to make it more likely that students will be able to do a reasonable number of more extended pieces in addition to their daily notes. They are divided into 3 sections: - 5 topics to write about before the holiday starts - 25 topics to write about during the holidays - 5 topics that encourage reflection (at the end of the holidays) There is also space for writers to create their own topics. The diary may also be useful for other writers who need help with structure and ideas before they can begin to craft texts- reluctant writers and students with SEN, for example.
clas3
Women and Gender in 'An Inspector Calls'

Women and Gender in 'An Inspector Calls'

Looks at the theme of women in 'An Inspector Calls', with opportunities for students to look at contextual information, complete shared writing and answer their own question. Resources include a quiz and a quotations table, which students use to explore characters' attitudes towards women in the play.
ebealocke
Star Wars themed KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment Record Sheet - Working at Greater Depth.

Star Wars themed KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment Record Sheet - Working at Greater Depth.

This resource has been updated to reflect the new 2017-18 Key Stage 2 writing teacher assessment frameworks published in September 2017. This resource has been downloaded over 11,000 times as a free resource and has now been updated and made easier to use. It incentivises pupils to achieve the targets needed winning Star Wars themed cards and incorporates the 6 elements needed to be sure your pupils are working at Greater Depth at the end of Key Stage 2. This resource comes with a pupil sheet and 6 Star Wars themed cards. It could be used for pupils in years 5 and 6, or indeed year 7 pupils who met but did not exceed the expected standard in writing at then end of Key Stage 2. This resource accompanies my other resources - with Star Wars themed assessment frameworks for both; meeting the expected standard and working towards the expected standard.
rich4ruth
Balanced Argument - Logical conjunctions and Impersonal Langauge (2 sessions)

Balanced Argument - Logical conjunctions and Impersonal Langauge (2 sessions)

Grammar focused sessions for Balanced Argument. First looking at logical conjunctions to use within writing this text type with grid that children can stick in to toolkit books to support other writing. Second looking at impersonal language used within balanced arguments ('children' instead of 'you'). Missing word activity followed by text written fully person. Children to convert to impersonal (potential answer provided)
chimneys86
Star Wars themed KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment Record Sheet - Working at the Expected Standard.

Star Wars themed KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment Record Sheet - Working at the Expected Standard.

This resource has been updated to reflect the new 2017-18 Key Stage 2 writing teacher assessment frameworks published in September 2017. This resource has been downloaded over 11,000 times as a free resource and has now been updated and made easier to use. It incentivises pupils to achieve the targets needed winning Star Wars themed cards and incorporates the 12 elements needed to be sure your pupils are working at the expected standard at the end of Key Stage 2. This resource comes with a pupil sheet and 12 Star Wars themed cards. It could be used for pupils in years 5 and 6, or indeed year 7 or 8 pupils who did not meet the expected standard in writing at then end of Key Stage 2. This resource accompanies my other resources - with Star Wars themed assessment frameworks for both; working towards the expected standard and working at greater depth. Check them out. If you have downloaded this resource please take the time to review it...all reviews welcomed. Thanks
rich4ruth