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An Inspector Calls – The Story  by J. B. Priestley - Reading Comprehension Text

An Inspector Calls – The Story by J. B. Priestley - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of J. B. Priestley's play "An Inspector Calls" that explores love, morals and infidelity in the materialistic culture of the 1910s. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a gap filling exercise and a character match exercise. After completeing the exercises, students are given questions on materialism to answer in class. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Please note that a full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The Great Gatsby - A story by F. Scott Fitzgerald / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

The Great Gatsby - A story by F. Scott Fitzgerald / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of JF. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby" that explores love and infidelity in the materialistic culture of the 1920s. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a gap filling exercise and a character match exercise. After completeing the exercises, students are given questions on materialism to answer in class. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
An Inspector Calls: Gerald and his Treatment of Women

An Inspector Calls: Gerald and his Treatment of Women

A detailed lesson looking at Gerald from An Inspector Calls. The lesson focuses on Gerald's treatment of women in the play. Students will explore the context and Priestley's presentation of the upper class in order to make connection with the characters and main themes. Lesson includes quote analysis and exam style questions.
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ATONEMENT paper 1 question 4 AQA GCSE English language

ATONEMENT paper 1 question 4 AQA GCSE English language

This lesson is focused around one of the, arguably, harder questions from paper 1 of the AQA exam - question 4. This lesson is quick paced, supportive and full of student focused activities. This lesson focuses around students formulating their own opinions and thoughts on the characters, Robbie and Cecilia from the book Atonement. Many tasks are designed to provoke deeper, independent thought from students with plenty of group and paired activities so students can discuss and share ideas, promoting critical thinking and independent learning skills. Tasks come with word banks and starter sentences for those who struggle to get started yet they can also be used to push the more able in your class to formulate deeper and more insightful answers and ideas . This lesson come with a full lesson powerpoint with enough material to fill a 3 hour lesson, extract and trailer for the movie, 3 worksheets and a support scaffold which can be distributed in class to support students. The session ends with a quick peers assessment task. Hope it helps.
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Book Sumaries - Reading Comprehension Texts - based on popular novels / plays

Book Sumaries - Reading Comprehension Texts - based on popular novels / plays

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets based on different novels and plays. These handouts are suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore summarize different novels and plays in story-form. After carefully reading each story, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
A Christmas Carol End of Stave 3: Ignorance and Want

A Christmas Carol End of Stave 3: Ignorance and Want

Detailed lesson looking at the ending of Stave 3. Students will focus on the social and historical context (child poverty and workhouses) and how this influences the themes/ideas explored in the novel. Lesson includes: - literacy starter (using dialogue correctly) -video and key questions -language analysis tasks
xxnats1989xx
Practice exam paper - Paper 2 AQA GCSE English Language , War Speeches

Practice exam paper - Paper 2 AQA GCSE English Language , War Speeches

This resource is a complete lesson with a complete mock exam for Paper 2 of the AQA English Language exam and enough material to fill a 3 hour session. It is designed to be a informal and supportive lesson to help students become more comfortable and confident in the lead up to mock and real exams, although it can be altered to be presented in a way which suits the individual teachers style or to be more formal in delivery. Based around two war speeches made by Winston Churchill and Chief Joseph this lesson examines to two sides of war made by two different war leaders from different eras, it allows the student to work in teams and as individuals with bite sized activities which help the student to focus and develop ideas around the materials, supporting the less able in the class to get up to speed but also allowing your more able to push further and develop insightful answers. As the theme is war, this lesson also allows room for embedding of deeper social issues. Hope it helps
namerased
Massive 20+ Lesson Oliver Twist Scheme for Low Level Learners

Massive 20+ Lesson Oliver Twist Scheme for Low Level Learners

Here is a full half-terms (20+) lessons for Oliver Twist. The scheme includes a wide range of starter tasks, assessments, reviews and different reading and writing tasks. This scheme is suitable for low level learners. I have used this with my Y7 and Y8 learners who enjoyed the range of activities and tasks. This would also be suitable for Primary School learners and ESL / International learners. All lessons contain levelled learning objectives, key word foci and a review/starter task per lesson. Each lesson should take around 45-60 minutes depending on your learners. You can also use the 2005 version of the film to help accompany the teaching of the scheme as well as the extracts references. This scheme is suitable for low level learners. I have used this with my Y7 and Y8 learners who enjoyed the range of activities and tasks.
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