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Silas Marner by George Eliot Chapters 7 & 8

Silas Marner by George Eliot Chapters 7 & 8

This resource includes fully differentiated activities to support close textual analysis of an extract, an engaging Newspaper Report activity and links between this and previous chapters alongside a close focus on the use of pathetic fallacy. Language, structure and motifs are considered at different points in this lesson. Group work is used. SMSC is evident. This is a well rounded lesson that will nurture a real love of English and this text. This resource is also available as part of a bundle at a discounted price, follow my on Twitter @jomarsh1 or here for further resources on this text.
joannammarsh
Howard Carter Bundle

Howard Carter Bundle

Four Howard Carter resources. A diary comprehension with differentiated questions. A Newspaper Comprehension about the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. A Lesson about including quotes in newspapers linked to Howard's discovery and 5 display posters all about Mr Carter. Quality Ancient Egypt resources!
oldham30
The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night Time (Bundle) Chapters 2-107

The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night Time (Bundle) Chapters 2-107

These presentations are beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the pupils. They contain a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. The materials included within these presentations really capture the beauty and the fun of this novel, there are many opportunities for discussion and debating.
MFLYNN-Teacher
Howard Carter Tutankhamen Information Poster Display Set

Howard Carter Tutankhamen Information Poster Display Set

A set of 5 information posters about Howard Carter and the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. Could be used as an information text or could be used as apart of an Ancient Egypt display. Colourful and informative. Posters include: Who was Howard Carter?, Finding the tomb, What happened next?, The death mask and The curse of the tomb! Word files (for editing) and PDF versions included.
oldham30
Improving Descriptive Writing

Improving Descriptive Writing

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that is ideal for both KS3 and KS4 students to reflect on their descriptive writing abilities and to use modelled examples to make improvements to their writing. Includes detailed self-reflection sheets focussed on descriptive writing. Useful for students preparing for AQA English Language Paper 1 Section B.
Lead_Practitioner
KS3: (9) The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night Time - Chapters 83, 89 and 97

KS3: (9) The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night Time - Chapters 83, 89 and 97

This 16 slide presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the pupils. It contains a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. The materials included within this presentation really capture the beauty and the fun of this novel, there are many opportunities for discussion and debating.
MFLYNN-Teacher
KS3: (8) The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night Time - Chapters 71, 73 and 79

KS3: (8) The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night Time - Chapters 71, 73 and 79

This 14 slide presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the pupils. It contains a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. The materials included within this presentation really capture the beauty and the fun of this novel, there are many opportunities for discussion and debating.
MFLYNN-Teacher
AQA, GCSE English Language, Paper 2, writers' viewpoints and perspectives, question 2, inference

AQA, GCSE English Language, Paper 2, writers' viewpoints and perspectives, question 2, inference

Planned for my year 11 class after their mock exam had revealed that they hadn't remembered that the key skill tested on this question is inference rather than summary, this powerpoint takes them right back to basics, starting with the mark scheme, developing the skills of inference and contrasting via a look at two images (images chosen to chime with the texts) and then looking at drawing inferences from two texts about poverty. The first (19th century) text is an excerpt from George R.Sims' "How the Poor Live" and the second is from a modern blog by Kathleen Kerridge.
knapster
KS3, KS4, structure, close reading, "The Damned United", analysis.

KS3, KS4, structure, close reading, "The Damned United", analysis.

I created this for a year nine literacy group as part of a scheme of work to introduce and embed the skills that they will need for AQA GCSE English Language. It focuses on the opening extract of David Peace's "The Damned United" and the main focus for the analysis is on the structural features of repetition and contrast. The lesson concludes with a grid for the pupils to complete - just to help them to structure their answer. This grid won't be necessary for students who have already done some work on structure but it is a useful way in if this is an early lesson on the skill. The ppt is very plan and unadorned so that it will be easy for you to edit and tweak to suit the needs of your own class. The ppt mentions showing the class the opening of the film - the link is not on the ppt but the link to the clip is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeNG-cj52rg (It's a montage of Leeds in their 70's glory days).
knapster