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World Cup 2018 ��� Football Fact Files (45 slide PowerPoint teaching resource)

World Cup 2018 – Football Fact Files (45 slide PowerPoint teaching resource)

World Cup 2018 teaching resources – The Football Fact Files (an editable 45 slide PowerPoint based teaching resource) World Cup 2018 teaching resources – The Football Fact Files includes a range of KS2 and KS3 English teaching activities and ideas for students of all abilities. Contents include: An introduction to the unit – Students will produce a fact file about a country competing in the 2018 Russia World Cup How to research a topic How to find information fast - skim, scan and highlight How to make relevant notes quickly Constructing linear and diagrammatic notes Learning a range of diverse research skills - traditional and digital texts (TV, video, DVD, websites) How to turn notes into prose How to use images and layout to make a fact file which has impact and is engaging To preview the first nine PowerPoint slides of World Cup 2018 - Football Fact Files please click on the image from the PowerPoint above.
Teacher-of-Primary
Writing to persuade - GCSE English

Writing to persuade - GCSE English

This is a generic GCSE English persuasive lesson which can be used with any exam board. It is designed with students mainly on the lower levels in GCSE in mind and is a lesson which is broken down bite sized fun activities to help the students achieve. This lesson focuses on introducing counter arguments into persuasive writing but underpins other skills such as research skills, proofreading, language features and reading to obtain information. All skills which are useful to have in the GCSE English exam. Feel free to adapt where necessary to suit your own learners needs. Please keep in mind that the TES preview does distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection, hope it helps.
namerased
Blood Brothers Context lesson

Blood Brothers Context lesson

Blood Brothers Context lesson which includes context time line activity, revision quiz and detailed links to the text. Really good lesson for context revision in year 11 or to teach context in year 10 after reading some of the play. Easily adaptable and highly relevant for AQA GCSE English literature.
yammyteacher
Ready to use  FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

Ready to use FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. Useful for KS3 and KS4 The bundle includes 6 ‘ready to go’ assessment sheets for: Blood Brothers HW - PEE chains Film Reviews Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde Creative Writing Peer Assessment - Generic Reading and Writing Assessment Sheets
chirpyandcheerful
KS3 Poetry

KS3 Poetry

This is a bundle of lessons and resources (some suitable for cover and homework) all suitable for pupils at KS3. Many are also suitable for KS4, particularly for introducing those skills that are needed for the analysis of unseen poetry.
knapster
Create a Superhero Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

Create a Superhero Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

This resource is great to allow your students to create and write about a Superhero. This resource includes 8 different graphic organizers, all to prepare the creation of their hero. The students go from brainstorming their hero to writing the story and drawing the comic. This resource is great for a language grade as well as an art grade. Plus your students will have fun completing the organizers. Superhero potential powers and traits organizer Story line organizer Plot and conflict organizer Characters organizer Visuals organizer Plot line organizer The Story (where the students can write their story) Simple comic template This resource comes in a printable PDF as well as an editable Google Slide. You can print it out and provide the organizers to your students, or allow them to make a copy and fill it in digitally.
rombop
‘Two Weeks with the Queen’ Morris Gleitzman – Writing a NEWS REPORT based on Colin’s quest to save h

‘Two Weeks with the Queen’ Morris Gleitzman – Writing a NEWS REPORT based on Colin’s quest to save h

An easy-to-follow Power Point guiding and preparing KS3 students towards a FINAL NON-FICTION WRITING ASSESSMENT TASK based on creating a NEWS REPORT. Includes TYPICAL FEATURES of NEWS WRITING together with EXAMPLES of HEADLINES, an INTRODUCTION, a PHOTO, a CAPTION and the MAIN BODY of a NEWS REPORT. Students focus on Colin’s quest to save his brother, Luke, in the novel, ‘Two Weeks with the Queen’.
btmmadstuff
Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

This resource is great to have your students look at and review current events. This resource is a 4 page graphic organizer. The included 4 pages are as follows: Current Events Your Opinion Summary Where you stand This resource comes in a printable PDF as well as an editable Google Slide. You can print it out and provide the organizers to your students, or allow them to make a copy and fill it in digitally.
rombop
85 Writing Prompts (Quick Write Topics)

85 Writing Prompts (Quick Write Topics)

This ready-to-use set of printables includes everything you need to provide your students with fun quick write topics. Each writing prompt is it’s own page that includes a border, art work, writing prompt title and description to get the student started. You can print these out and use it in a ore traditional way or allow your students to complete these quick writes on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. These 85 writing prompts come on an editable Google Slide!
rombop
Printable Bookmark Templates (Editable in Google Slides)

Printable Bookmark Templates (Editable in Google Slides)

Create custom bookmarks for your students with this resource. This is a great way to introduce an activity, but can also be used in other content areas such as math, social studies, and science. Use Google slides and add your own text and pictures, or print them out blank for the students to design their own. This editable Google slide is setup with a standard 8.5” x 11” paper template. Each bookmark page has either 2 or 4 to a page. This makes it easy to print and distribute to students. Just print, distribute to students, & have them design their own for the book or content you are studying. Or create your own for a novel or lesson: just add the title or a notable quote, then print. Includes 12 pages of bookmark templates, 6 outline styles in 2 sizes each. 3 different style, printable reading log.
rombop
Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

This is a fun WANTED poster is perfect for a Western Themed classroom. Use it to follow the theme in your class, or have your students design and write a wanted poster for a villain in the novel you are reading. This handout is great for short stories! You can print these out and use it in a traditional way or allow your students to complete this Wanted Poster on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. This worksheets come on an editable Google Slide!
rombop
Non-fiction writing- cover letter for job application

Non-fiction writing- cover letter for job application

A whole lesson for mixed ability KS3 or KS4, focusing on the style and structure of a cover letter when applying for a job. Resources include 10 different job adverts from a range of industries for students to ‘apply’ to with a formally written cover letter. This was used for an English lesson but could be adapted for whole school e.g. students applying for work experience.
suzie86
Jekyll and Hyde - Learning Key Quotes

Jekyll and Hyde - Learning Key Quotes

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that aids KS4 students as they prepare for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 exam that is coming up. The lesson is also easily adaptable for KS3 students. It includes a pack of key quotes, as well as a variety of differentiated activities to help students learn quotes for the upcoming exam. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner
Sign of Four GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Sign of Four GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
Lead_Practitioner
Jekyll and Hyde GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Jekyll and Hyde GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
Lead_Practitioner
ANALYSED Christina Rossetti's Poems: English Literature AS

ANALYSED Christina Rossetti's Poems: English Literature AS

15 of Christiana Rossetti’s poems analysed meaning structure and language fully broken down with detailed annotations. A total of 17 pages (one of each poem and three for Goblin Market). Key quotes are highlighted and potential interpretations given. Poems: Goblin Market From the Antique Good Friday Maude Clare Shut Out Twice No Thank you John Echo SONG: When I am dead my dearest Remember In the round tower at Jhansi Up-Hill A Birthday Winter: My Secret Soeur Louise de la Misericorde
Osauwese
Analyse a 'rant'

Analyse a 'rant'

Comic article ranting about wasps with some activities to encourage KS3 students to analyse language choices and create their own writing inspired by the text.
red_hot_chili_frog
Persuasive writing revision

Persuasive writing revision

Revise GCSE writing criteria by applying it the model paragraphs - should generate some discussion before attempting own persuasive writing. With some adaptation, suitable for all secondary students.
red_hot_chili_frog
Macbeth GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Macbeth GCSE 9-1 Exam Practice / Revision

Get your students ultra-ready with this collection of revision materials that include: key quote packs, model answers, approaches to answering the exam question, modelled analytical paragraphs, activities on approaching AO3 (historical and social context) and more!
Lead_Practitioner
Ultimate Survival Story

Ultimate Survival Story

Extended extract from Aron Ralston’s account of getting trapped by a boulder in Utah and being forced to amputate his own arm with a multitool. On last page have included some tasks. Probably best for Year 9, 10 and 11. Effective for exploring how tension and suspense is created through language.
red_hot_chili_frog
The Sign of Four - Learning Key Quotes

The Sign of Four - Learning Key Quotes

Brilliant as a last-minute revision lesson or even useful on the morning of the exam - this fully differentiated lesson tests students on their knowledge of key quotes from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Sign of Four, and includes two key quote revision packs (one more detailed and one much shorter for last-minute revision). Includes a variety of differentiated activities to help students build up their bank of quotes in their heads before the big day.
Lead_Practitioner
Macbeth Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Macbeth Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 exam on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising Shakespeare’s tragedy. The activities are engaging and differentiated, and they cover key quotes, key themes and key contextual information. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of all the tragic events that took place during the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, a fun crossword and engage in an in class discussion over nuclear energy, radiation and it’s effects on human health. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip! A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
DYSTOPIA - 1984  - How to Apply Ernest Becker's Philosophy of Death Denial

DYSTOPIA - 1984 - How to Apply Ernest Becker's Philosophy of Death Denial

Rather than the obvious critical approaches (Marxism/Feminism etc.) I used this to get students to apply the far more interesting and arguably more relevant principles of the philosophy of ‘Death Denial’. As an examiner myself - it would really impress me if a student analysed dystopia - especially 1984 - through the lens of this critical approach. Used it last week with year 13 and they really took to it and it made their essays sound very sophisticated. Attached is an overview of the philodophy and the worksheet for them to apply. Also used with year 12 - I blew these up to A3 , for an obs lesson - each group applied one strand, then they did a carousel around the room, adding to each strand worked excellently.
gthorpe1982
Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address Escape Room Activity: The Gettysburg Address Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical speech in a fun way! The activity includes modern, easy to understand translations of Lincoln’s speech. The Gettysburg Address Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students will complete a short formative that corresponds to the readings. This will ensure they are reading the content, not just solving the puzzles. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Gettysburg Address. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
lisaf5005
Pardon my French! A Vocabulary Challenge

Pardon my French! A Vocabulary Challenge

Presentation used as a starter or plenary in KS3 English lesson. Pupils are presented with 4 descriptions of terms that are used in everyday English but are taken directly from the French language. Students are challenged, individually or in groups, to discuss and deduce the French term that is described. There are 10 challenges of 4 questions each, the challenges are designed to be progressively more difficult to allow an element of differentiation. The whole presentation contains 23 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout for ease of navigation. Click on the teacher below to access the menu slide.
20JET12
GCSE English Language Paper 2: Question 5 (Persuasive Writing)

GCSE English Language Paper 2: Question 5 (Persuasive Writing)

Designed to help develop the persuasive language and extended writing skills needed for success in Question 5 of Paper 2. This resource has been used to engaging and productive results with 16-19 year-old vocational students resitting their GCSE English but would also work well within a Secondary School context. Its contemporary and contentious thematic focus on drill rap music and its link with violent crime has been met with enthusiastic engagement within each class used to date. In order of sequence, this resource includes… Slide 3 of Power Point: A target-setting checklist differentiated for three possible levels of achievement. This also doubles up as a progress review plenary, allowing students to assess individual progress. Attached Word document: A Top 10 ranking exercise which requires students to rate potentially negative influences (e.g. horror films) on young people in order of relevance. Students’ choices then provide a helpful basis for stimulating discussion around the issue of youth violence. Slide 5: A video featuring Croydon residents presenting their views on the issue. This is then used to help compile arguments ‘For’ and ‘Against’ the argument that drill is responsible for London’s dramatic spike in violent crime. Slide 6 and attached Word doc: An article from The Guardian that explores these arguments to a thorough level of detail and includes a selection of comprehension questions. Slide 8: A Question 5-style written task using the statement “Drill rap is just music. It can’t make you commit murder.” This also includes a model answer that requires students to annotate examples of persuasive language features.
faye_coulman1
Young and Dyslexic IGCSE Edexcel Anthology

Young and Dyslexic IGCSE Edexcel Anthology

A PowerPoint presentation containing a series of lessons I did with my Year 10 IGCSE English class. Many activities are based on the SoW provided by Pearson. I’ve also included some supporting documents. Pupils analyse the text, write an essay, and complete a linked transactional writing task. Just some bits and pieces that I hope somebody might find useful.
bronwyn_robinson