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Creative Writing - Sentence Openers

Creative Writing - Sentence Openers

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that focuses on varying sentence openers for effective narrative writing, descriptive writing and creative writing. Ideal preparation for both KS3 and KS4 students.
Lead_Practitioner
Simplified Mark Scheme for English Language AQA (Paper 1 and 2)

Simplified Mark Scheme for English Language AQA (Paper 1 and 2)

Simplified mark schemes based on the on-screen drag and drop comments on the AQA Examiner marking software. These much reduced mark schemes help teachers to understand exactly what the examiner is look for, can streamline marking and planning and can be modified to give feedback to students by simply highlighting their areas of competence. A valuable resource.
LindseyTill
Plan a Festival Scheme of Work

Plan a Festival Scheme of Work

This unit asks students to exercise their Literacy skills and plan a festival. They are required to write a letter to apply for the job, write a report, design logos and band profiles, design posters and respond to a complaint. This is an engaging collection of resources that would be ideal for Summer 2 or in a situation where students benefit from working on a 'real' task.
LindseyTill
8 Examples of Persuasive Speeches

8 Examples of Persuasive Speeches

I have used these speeches for Year 11 CCEA English Language Writing for Purpose and Audience. The speech topics are very relevant and relatable to the pupils. I use this to model examples of highly persuasive speeches and what the pupils should be aiming for. I also use it as a way for them to identify the devices that are being used frequently e.g. facts and figures, list of three. It is a handy worksheet for them to read and annotate especially when analysing purpose and audience which will then help them to structure their own answers.
rebeccamrobinson
AQA LIT GAME - Macbeth/ A Christmas Carol/ Pigeon English/ Poetry: Power&Conflict

AQA LIT GAME - Macbeth/ A Christmas Carol/ Pigeon English/ Poetry: Power&Conflict

A great resource to encourage students to revise through game play. Highly challenging and competitive. Students soon forget that they are even revising. 64 cards - Key quotes, Themes and Techniques for: Macbeth A Christmas Carol Pigeon English Poetry: Power and Conflict The multi-coloured board game and the rules are included too. This game is very versatile and that is why I have left some aspects of the rules up to you. What may work with one group, may not work with another. How I play: Start in the middle and work your way around the board with each role of the dice. The group that land on the category picks a representative who has to: -draw -articulate -act - guess (speaker/ poem etc) something that is similar to the point on the card. The rest of the team need to guess within the time allotted. If the group fail to guess, then they need to move their counter back to where they came from. Happy playing (I mean - REVISING!) If you want to discuss anything with regards to this resource you can contact me on: kptutoring@hotmail.com
KatPus
NON-FICTION BOOK REPORT

NON-FICTION BOOK REPORT

Use this flipbook organiser to scaffold the structure of a non-fiction Book Report. The prompts for each of the key elements of the Report will help students write effectively and keep on track. WHAT’S INCLUDED: Six posters/anchor charts on a non-fiction book report and its key elements. Print, laminate and display in class and/or view as PDF slideshow. Cover templates x 6 (students details and quote editable) Editable templates x 5: The Introduction, Topic Facts (x2), My Opinion, Conclusion (prompts editable) Lined sheets for publishing x 4 Teacher Marking Rubric x 3 Self-editing and Peer editing Checklists Banners (plain and decorated) SUGGESTED USE: Project the PDF file on the interactive notebook to introduce the parts of a non-fiction book report via the posters/anchor charts. Also show students the flipbook templates and completed sample. Discuss the requirements for each template of the book report. Have students collect information in their flipbook on the specific book under study. This could also serve as their draft where they could use the self-editing and peer-editing checklists to edit. Finally have students publish on given writing sheets or type out content from draft observing corrections. ddfdfd HOW TO ASSEMBLE FLIPBOOK: You can choose either of the two options. Print out the templates in blackline. Cut around each template and assemble from smallest template to largest template. Have students colour in pages. Staple at top tab for flipbook or glue descending order in notebook. Print out the templates on cardstock (different colours). Cut around each template and assemble. Attach at top. PREPARATION → For grades 2-3, bundle up to 6 sheets together after sorting, align them perfectly and cut. → For grades 4-6, students are old enough to cut and compile flipbooks on their own. I have my students compile all sections of the flipbook prior to research and writing. DISPLAY After completion, display students’ flipbooks under the Banner. These flipbooks are sure to make an interesting bulletin board display.
Fortheloveofkids3
Creative Writing - Endings

Creative Writing - Endings

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that helps students to analyse different types of endings to narratives and tie them in to specific genres and tones. Ideal preparation for both KS3 and KS4 students for descriptive writing, narrative writing and general creative writing.
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Creative Writing - Building Tone

Creative Writing - Building Tone

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson for both KS3 and KS4 students that focusses in on building a consistent tone within creative writing. Students look at pace, symbolism and synonyms to help create particular tones within their own writing.
Lead_Practitioner
What happened on Easter Sunday - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

What happened on Easter Sunday - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for intermediate to advanced ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores Easter Sunday and recounts the story of Jesus's resurrection. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a fill in the gaps exercise. The vocabulary used in the text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
English Language GCSE Comprehensions

English Language GCSE Comprehensions

4x easy to use reading comprehension packs with three sections of differentiated questions each. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. 1. Rise of the YouTube Vloggers - who are they and how did they make their millions? 2. Brexit - what's going on in 2018? Why are people getting annoyed? What does this mean for Britain? 3. Trump - what has he said now? What are the global implications of his presidency? What is this man's background and why is he still so popular with some? 4. Environmental issues - a very serious article about very scary problems students will face in their lifetimes unless serious action is taken. All of these articles are pretty interesting for students and teachers! All are useful, very easy to use and a good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
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