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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

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

This scheme takes the group step by step through the stages of how to write a story. It is adapted from the government initiative 'Improving Childrens Writing' getting children from level 3 to level 4. I have changed it a little, so that it is also suitable for level 2 and 3 as well. Some resources you will have to get from the government published folder 'improving childrens writing'.

By asadler79

Harry Potter Comprehension

Harry Potter Comprehension

An activity to revise and test students understanding of a story. Using Harry Potter allows the students to connect to a well known text. ***The extract used is copyright of the author J.K Rowling.

By Sazo123

broom stick games comprehension

broom stick games comprehension

This resource looks at ancient broom-stick games around the world and asks students to read the information collated from Kennilworthy Whisp's Quidditch Through the Ages and then answer a series of questions. The students will need to compare and contrast games from different parts of the globe as well as the different qualities of broomsticks which were invented as a consequence of partaking in the games. Finally students are asked to invent their own broomstick, think of a catchy name for it as well as describe its outstanding features. All answers are provided. This resource will appeal to Harry Potter fans particularly and is one of many Potter-themed resources which can be found in my shop. Suitable for ages 8+

By jlimb

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

Lesson on making inferences from the book 'Wonder'

Lesson on making inferences from the book 'Wonder'

This lesson is based on the book 'Wonder' by R. J. Palacio. The lesson has the learning objective 'how can I confidently explain my inferences?' and helps pupils to make inferences from the imagery used when Palacio describes characters in 'Wonder'. Includes differentiation for weaker abilities and challenge tasks for higher ability pupils.

By srmw

Checking Out me History: John Agard

Checking Out me History: John Agard

An engaging starter asking pupils to create their own curriculum and what to include followed by a looking at the meaning, structure and form of the poem. Pupils have to highlight chosen quotations, identify writers methods and explain the quotations. There is a helpsheet with guided questions for those needing support.

By lhowellpratt

Full Guided Reading Scheme

Full Guided Reading Scheme

This scheme has broken down the reading assessment indicators for the ENC and has nine separate descriptors for the teacher to assess against. It contains independent activities for the other groups to engage in while the teacher works with one group. This is designed to take minimal preparation time but maximum impact for learning.

By conortrg1