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Describing People - Appearance, personality / Graphic Organizer

Describing People - Appearance, personality / Graphic Organizer

This was designed for students to practice describing characters, although it can be implemented in different ways. ESL teachers may like to use it for working with adjectives! The last 2 pages can be used as a Differentiated Instruction activity (one of the group activities is aimed at higher achievers) and also as a communicative activity: each group will complete a part of the organizer and then exchange information with someone from the other group :) PDF with 3 pages included - A4 and US Letter sizes. If you enjoy one of my resources, I'd really appreciate it if you left a review :)
planwitheve
Adjectives and Synonyms for Feelings and Emotions - with pictures

Adjectives and Synonyms for Feelings and Emotions - with pictures

Pictures, adjectives and synonyms for 30 different emotions and feelings. Can be used with ESL/EAL/SEN pupils to develop vocabulary. Also suitable for developing emotional literacy in pupils with ASD/ pragmatic language difficulties. This resource is also brilliant for developing descriptive writing skills in all children aged 8-16.
dotty34
Being authentic

Being authentic

Topic- Authenticity Aim- to practise reading and speaking skills, to learn more about your true self Level - B2+ Age group- Older teengers/adults Time - 60 min
InspirationalEnglish
The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

Short story spread over 4 lessons Skills: Reading, speaking, writing plus lexical skills (vocabulary) and pronunciation practice Intermediate Learner outcomes: Students practice the skill of reading aloud, reading for specific information, free speaking and writing practice Worksheets and answer keys included
ybez
VIDEO-BASED CREATIVE WRITING

VIDEO-BASED CREATIVE WRITING

This four-page creative writing activity based on BBC's short video, 'The Supporting Act' is ideal both for ELA and ESL students. It includes two graphic organizers to scaffold writing a summary, before the creative writing activity. Play the video until 00:59 and ask your students to predict the rest of it. At the end of the creative writing project, you can also show this video https://vimeo.com/82282346 to your students for fun.
aysinalp58
Idiolect

Idiolect

Idiolect. In essay style and very relaxed. Activity set at Wakefield College
lcork99
Lesson Starters

Lesson Starters

Twenty plus lesson starters that could be used in any secondary school age range and in any subject.
ahamid
Great Expectations- Charles Dickens- Miss Havisham Analysis

Great Expectations- Charles Dickens- Miss Havisham Analysis

A lesson originally created for a mixed ability year 9 class but can easily be adapted for your own class. This lesson explores the use of language in the character Havisham from Great Expectations. Taught as part of a 'History of the English Language topic" but can also be used as a great expectations scheme or other language analysis topic. -Context of Great Expectations/Charles Dickens -Creative writing from Havisham's perspective -YouTube clips to BBC adaptation -Extract - to annotate with class or individually -Model answer to the question "How does Dickens use language to present Miss Havisham?" -Supported sentence starters to enable students to answer the question -Peer assessment
kirstygemmell2809
Wonder- R.J.Palacio- Language and Structure analysis

Wonder- R.J.Palacio- Language and Structure analysis

This lesson looks at the use of language and structure throughout an extract from the book 'Wonder' by R.J Palacio. Students are given a list of things to look for in the extract, a group task which allows students to work together to create a grid of techniques and effects. Complete with a model answer to be discussed as a class and the tools/support to enable students to answer the GCSE styled question "How has Palacio used language and structure to engage the reader?"
kirstygemmell2809
Wonder- R.J.Palacio- Analysis of Structure

Wonder- R.J.Palacio- Analysis of Structure

This lesson explores how structure is used in the story looking at a particular extract. The lesson covers the structure techniques and effects used in the extract (extract and revision sheet of techniques attached). Students are directed through a pre-analysed section of the extract of how to analyse the use of structure and then given the full extract to do this independently. The end result supports students in answering the GCSE styled question "How does Palacio use structure to influence the reader?"
kirstygemmell2809