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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1

A complete 12 week scheme of work that is fully resourced and differentiated. Contains powerpoint lessons, medium term plan, text extracts and sample practice papers. Everything you need to teach the new GCSE English Language Paper 1. Also contains revision activities for GCSE Literature Paper 1 (easily adapted to suit your texts.)

By stebbingk05

Play script Bundle!

Play script Bundle!

Everything you would ever need to teach play scripts (including Shakespeare) in English from Year 7 to Year 13! The SOWs cover texts such as: Doctor Faustus, Equus, Hamlet, An Inspector Calls, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, The Amazing Maurice, Othello, The Tempest, and A Streetcar Named Desire. All schemes are accompanied by comprehensive PPTs and other resources.

By somtamntinks

Word types. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Back to the future themed lesson. Creative writing

Word types. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Back to the future themed lesson. Creative writing

A refresh lesson lesson packed full of moving images to get your class excited! This presentation gives a refresh on nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. It uses both still images and moving images to give children the opportunity to say what they see. I.e. Pictures of Marty and the Doc are nouns. Then the presentation displays a short clip from the movie. Here children will watch the clip and on their whiteboards they will write one sentence, they will have to identify what types of words they used in their sentence. Now tell children you're taking them back in time to watch Marty McFly in concert. When they come back to the future they will act as reporters and write an account of what they saw. Children will then watch the 'Johnny B Goode' clip from the film and write an article telling people of the performance they witnessed. Great and effective lesson (plus it gets children interested in this great movie!).

By paddyd422

'Outstanding' lesson on varying sentence openers in gothic writing

'Outstanding' lesson on varying sentence openers in gothic writing

This lesson was observed and graded 'Outstanding'. I planned this for a scheme of work on gothic writing, but can be used for any genre of writing, just would need to change the picture pupils are describing. Lesson has the learning objective 'how can I vary my sentence openers confidently?' Includes differentiation for higher and lower abilities. Also differentiated for pupils with dyslexia and includes a fully written model at the end. Lesson includes a sheet for pupils to work on for an investigate task where they move around the room to different stations to discover the different types of sentence openers. This lesson also includes Bingo sheets which I made so pupils focus during modelling and listen out for the different types of sentence openers that I use in my model. Lesson planned for set 3 year 9 but can be used for KS3 and KS4.

By srmw

Descriptive Writing: Image Prompt

Descriptive Writing: Image Prompt

An activity focusing on descriptive writing. Used as a whole lesson placemat. Blow up onto A3 paper. Starter: Whole class ambitious adjectives to describe the image. Development: Annotating the WAGOLL (model description paragraph) Main: Using structure strips as a guidance, pupils will create their own descriptions.

By lhowellpratt

Complete Lesson: Francis Brandywine  KS2

Complete Lesson: Francis Brandywine KS2

A complete English lesson, written for year 5/6 and differentiated 3 ways. The objective covered is suspense writing, with a starter that looks at the passive voice. The planning uses the animated film: Francis Brandywine, which is available on You tube. Directed by Richard Hickey All images are public domain from pixabay.com

By Raphella

Complete lesson: Alma, creating tone and mood -   Ks2

Complete lesson: Alma, creating tone and mood - Ks2

A complete English lesson, written for year 5/6 and differentiated 3 ways. The objective covered is mood and tone, with a starter that looks at sentence and cohesion for sense. The planning uses the animated film: Alma, by Rodrigo Blaas, which is available on Youtube. All images are public domain from pixabay.com

By Raphella

DIALOGUE WRITING RULES: HANDOUT

DIALOGUE WRITING RULES: HANDOUT

A handout that explains rules related to dialogue writing. This Includes: 1. Dialogue Writing Rules 2. Assessment Rubrics 3. Dialogue Tags Teachers can use these handouts as ready reference material to remind the learners about the dialogue writing procedures and assessment criteria, thereby helping them to enhance their writing skills.

By john421969