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Functional Writing

Functional Writing

This pack is perfect to work on writing skills. Students will complete the following tasks: Descriptions for Travel Brochures Diaries Interviews Each starter focuses on commonly misspelt words as our literacy focus for the month. All lessons include tips, samples and links to past exam papers.

By LouiseLenihan

Interview Writing

Interview Writing

This lesson includes TV, radio and newspaper samples. Students are required to write an interview at the end of this lesson. The task has been taken from past exam papers. Links have been included in the Power Point to all relevant material. Allow two hours for this lesson. 35-40 minutes should be set aside for students to write the interview. This is to match the time allowed under exam conditions for Leaving Certificate candidates. Remember - if these lessons work, then let everyone know in the review section below. Don't forget to visit the shop to check out other English resources. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/LouiseLenihan/English

By LouiseLenihan

Animal Farm Knowledge Quiz

Animal Farm Knowledge Quiz

This booklet contains quizzes on many areas of the text such as the plot, themes and many more. It is useful to consolidate your knowledge and also find out gaps of your knowledge and targets you to revise on those specific areas.

By saishakthi2007

Diary Entries

Diary Entries

This is an activity designed for Leaving Certificate Candidates. Here, students will look at the features of a diary entry, concentrate on a reading comprehesion, view and grade two samples before writing their own version. Allow at least two hours for this lesson. Commonly Confused Words features again at the beginning of the lesson. Although this has been designed for an Irish Curriculum, there's sufficient scope to adapt this lesson. Don't forget to visit the shop should you enjoy using this class material. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/LouiseLenihan/English

By LouiseLenihan

The History Boys Knowledge Quiz

The History Boys Knowledge Quiz

This booklet contains quizzes on many areas of the text such as the plot, themes and many more. It is useful to consolidate your knowledge and also find out gaps of your knowledge and targets you to revise on those specific areas.

By saishakthi2007

14 lessons plus assessment & resources on: The Gothic & AQA English Language Paper 1

14 lessons plus assessment & resources on: The Gothic & AQA English Language Paper 1

Fifteen lessons (incl. one assessment, also provided) based on introducing pupils to The Gothic genre which are suitable for KS3 or KS4 students. However, the lessons are also tailored towards teaching the necessary skills to answer Q1-4 of the AQA English Language Paper One (8700). These activities are easily tweaked to match other exam board specs. The lessons are well-prepared, and contain video stimulus, SPAG work, basic grammar, and structuring of responses. The genre conventions covered included the supernatural, science vs religion, femmes fatales, pathetic fallacy etc. This really is everything you need for a high ability Y9 group or any GCSE class.

By WutheringHemlock

Everything You Need To Know About Dia De Los Muertos - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

Everything You Need To Know About Dia De Los Muertos - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins and modern day celebrations behind the popular Mexican holiday "Dia de los Muertos" on Nov 1 & 2. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises and a fun crossword. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.

By MariaPht

Food Banks

Food Banks

Food banks provide food for people in need. They resource stock that is close to use by dates, has labelling that may not be perfect or there is too much of a type of food. Students watch the video War on Waste to learn about Food banks. They answer set questions and then design a pamphlet on a relief organisation

By JaneWenlock1

The Wizard of OZ   Full Narrative Scheme of work - 12 days of planning, presentation and resources.

The Wizard of OZ Full Narrative Scheme of work - 12 days of planning, presentation and resources.

A complete scheme of work, presentations and resources for the book ' The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' by L Baum. Aimed at year 6/7 but easily adaptable. Differentiated at least 3 ways. Each lesson is also available separately and includes a presentation and all resources. The original text is in the public domain and available online. Lessons are based on the understanding of the text and its themes, as well as narrative, non-fiction and descriptive writing skills. Touches on, and links well to American History at turn of the 20th century. This scheme was incredibly engaging and produced brilliant pieces of writing. All images sourced from Pixabay. Original illustrations are in the public domain.

By Raphella

Literature Lab: Of Mice and Men - Social & Historical Context

Literature Lab: Of Mice and Men - Social & Historical Context

This 3-page lesson for STUDENTS AGED 14-16 years includes a 1-page printable handout. Students research topics including the Great Depression and the 'American Dream'. This entire resource is included in our Of Mice and Men: Complete 8-Week Program Value Bundle. For free stuff and more products visit www.literature-lab.com

By Literature_Lab