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Amazing Anagrams 1 Extend Your Vocabulary

Amazing Anagrams 1 Extend Your Vocabulary

This presentation may be used as a starter or a plenary activity in a English or literacy lesson. There is also scope for it to be used as an enjoyable activity in a tutorial session. The presentation contains 20 challenges. In each challenge the students are presented with two “clues” with the caveat that the correct two answers are anagrams of each other ( for example ~ Celestial body STAR and music, sculpture and painting ARTS). Each challenge is also subject to an embedded 25 second timer to ensure focus and allow element of competition. If more time is needed the freeze button on the whiteboard will enable this. For best effect presentation should be on a large screen smart board. The whole presentation contains 42 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

In this engaging and informative lesson enables students to make clear and insightful links between Arthur Conan Doyle’s 'The Sign of Four' and its historical context of 19th Century London. In particular, students learn about the Jack the Ripper murders and subsequent attitudes towards the police, before considering how these ideas are reflected through Athelney Jones in the novel. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Researching the context of 19th Century London, such as the Jack the Ripper murders and attitudes towards the police; - Reading and understanding chapters 5 and 6, in which Athelney Jones makes his appearance; - Identifying and analysing the language techniques used by Doyle in describing Athelney Jones; - Analysing Doyle's intentions in presenting Athelney Jones in such a manner; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 5 and 6; - Athelney Jones links to context worksheet; - Researching Context worksheet - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. Please note that you'll need access to internet/laptops for the researching activity. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Dangerous Science: The Mad Scientist in Science Fiction

Dangerous Science: The Mad Scientist in Science Fiction

This presentation on Dangerous Science is about the archetype of the mad scientist in classic science fiction. It would be useful for a Key Stage 3 class studying Science Fiction or a LOWER ABILITY Key Stage 4 class studying the Creative Reading and Writing Paper 1, GCSE (for example, AQA). Although it would need adapting for this - perhaps the main task could focus on language for example, rather than genre. The main extract explored is from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Key ideas: growth mind-set, Socratic thinking, self-assessment and independent learning. This Powerpoint would cover at least two lessons and could be used as part of a Science Fiction SOW or as a one-off.
havetocomment
Room 13 - Chapter 1 Reading comprehension and activity.

Room 13 - Chapter 1 Reading comprehension and activity.

Included in this resource is a reading comprehension with different styles of questions including author intentions, vocabulary, inference, deduction and opinion. Alongside this is an activity to enhance the understanding of what has happened in the chapter. It focusses on imagery and gathering evidence from the text to create an illustration for the chapter.
miketaylorsthelens
Equality for Functional Skills English

Equality for Functional Skills English

A reading, writing, speaking and listening assignment with an equality theme, complete with suggested answers and mark schemes for reading and writing. Features: One reading text of approximately 500 words and nine questions to examine comprehension. One Level 1 and one Level 2 writing task. Scenarios for a group discussion and a presentation. Reading and writing mark schemes based on awarding body format. Text box enabled for learning platforms or printable. Encourages critical thought, examination, research and debate in a 'real life' context. Level 1 and Level 2 differentiation/extension, with some suitability for Entry Level and GCSE. Ideal for mixed ability groups, projects, assessment practice and non-specialist cover sessions.
Sumstuff
Noun Madness Interactive PowerPoint Quiz Game

Noun Madness Interactive PowerPoint Quiz Game

Noun Madness is an interactive quiz board game. Noun questions are asked with multiple choice answers; you then click your choice and either go to a thumbs up or thumbs down slide. If you got it wrong, you go back and try again, if you got it right, you go to the next. There are 9 questions in total; perfect for a starter! The PowerPoint has information slides on all the different nouns - common, proper, singular, plural and collective before the quiz. Hope you like it:)
MissCharlotteAndrews
Listening Comprehension - Moana

Listening Comprehension - Moana

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Moana. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify and chronology) and a long-answer section for 30 points (18 questions). I also included a writing journal with a creative writing task. This section has its own evaluation grid.
nadineinprague
Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 9 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 9 assessments that include 40 multiple choice, 1 matching, and 5 sorting questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “Robin Hood” J. Walker McSpadden - “Paul Revere’s Ride” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - “O Captain! My Captain!” Walt Whitman - “A Little Princess” Frances Hodgson Burnett - “Trifles” Susan Glaspell - “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oscar Wilde • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 11 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 10 assessments that include 41 multiple choice, 1 true/false, 1 sorting, and 6 matching questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln” by Wayne Whipple - “Female Warriors” by Carrie Chapman Catt - “The Military Argument” by Alice Stone Blackwell - “Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches” by President Obama • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Impact of Analogies and Allusions - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Impact of Analogies and Allusions - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. This product includes: • 3 links to instructional videos or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one fill-in-the-blank question • Examples of how to analyze allusions in nonfiction texts • "New York, One Month After Sandy" by Michael Byrne (FEMA employee) • "Health Care Costs in the U.S." by Wisewire • An excerpt from "Memo to President Richard Nixon" by Henry Kissinger • An excerpt from "First Inaugural Address, January 20, 2001" by George W. Bush • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
Wisewire
The Impact of Word Choices - Playlist and Teaching Notes

The Impact of Word Choices - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.11-12.4 with this playlist. They will analyze how specific word choice creates lively, aesthetically pleasing text. Students will determine how word choice affects meaning or advances the plot. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as connotation and tone • Examples of how to identify an author's use of personification • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
L.9-10.5.B - Quiz and Answer Guide

L.9-10.5.B - Quiz and Answer Guide

Our quizzes are brief, formative diagnostic tools designed to test mastery and identify misconceptions a student has around a single Common Core standard. Assess your students' ability to analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations with this quiz. This product includes: • 2 multiple choice questions • 1 fill-in-the-blank question • An accompanying answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire