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End of Term Quiz June 2018

End of Term Quiz June 2018

My students loved this quiz - particularly the headline writing and music intros round! 5 rounds of general knowledge questions suitable for year 6 and above. Film and TV, Children’s Literature, News Headline picture round, royal wedding, and a music round with clips from YouTube linked Make sure you freeze the screen or hide the video. All the inbetween slides are included too - team names, swapping papers, answers, marking and handing in. I have provided an answer sheet for students to complete, but they could also do this on spare paper if photocopying is an issue. So long as you have the PowerPoint, you’re good to go. That means it would also fill a cover lesson you’re thrown into at the last minute! Also check out my previous years’ end of term resources. They’re all 20% off until the end of term :) Enjoy!
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Improving Creative Writing KS2 - Powerpoint & Workbook - Up level Writing or End of Term Acitivity

Improving Creative Writing KS2 - Powerpoint & Workbook - Up level Writing or End of Term Acitivity

A 19 page Power Point presentation with a 13 page pupil workbook for improving children’s creative writing. Will help to up level children’s writing or can be used for an end of term activity. During the Easter break I completed a creative writing course and this gave me an insight into the features of good writing. We have used this in our school to good effect. It covers vocabulary, imagery, setting, characters and how to show and not tell. The resource is editable if you wish to change or add anything to suit your needs.
SueBeebies
Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

These criteria sheets can be given to students before a task so they know what they’re working towards and then glued in under their HW for the teacher to fill in and comment on. It’s a strategic yet quick and simple way of marking HW The bank includes criteris sheets for: Creative Writing Non Fiction Writing Poetry Analysis Novel Analysis Vocabulary definitions followed by sentence creation
chirpyandcheerful
World Cup 2018  KS2 differentiated reading activities

World Cup 2018 KS2 differentiated reading activities

A set of activities based around the theft of the Jules Rimet trophy which was stolen in 1966 and subsequently found by Pickles the dog. This resource contains the following: A short PowerPoint presentation to introduce the different trophies that have been used since 1930 at the very first World Cup tournament up to the present day. Three differentiated versions of the story with corresponding questions, Answers to the questions. Three styles of a poster for children to complete with details of the stolen trophy. Four versions of a newspaper article template for children to create an article about an aspect of the story- for example how it was stolen or how it was found. A page of useful images. This resource has been made for KS2 but it may be suitable for other age groups.
ummishaq
Football World Cup Literacy Resource

Football World Cup Literacy Resource

KS1 & KS2 football book lists Classroom games Creative writing ideas for KS1 & KS2 Story starter ideas Fact sheets for researching cross-curricular topics Football quiz Posters Football-themed writing paper Download full resource here: []https://www.bookspaceforschools.co.uk/world-cup-literacy-resource/?utm_source=TES&utm_medium=TESresources&utm_campaign=World-Cup-1
BookSpace
Creative writing - mythical beasts

Creative writing - mythical beasts

A mini unit of work designed to encourage students to produce a report and letter based on the idea that a mythical beast has been discovered in the school playground. Designed for post 14 SEN but would be suitable for years 7-9 and as a summer holiday homework project.
MilyFawcett
Composing texts

Composing texts

This unit of work is aimed at the NCFE Certificate in English Level 2 The unit is designed to encourage students to produce 4 pieces of work based around whether the Monarchy should be abolished. • 1x Letter (Letters must be in business convention in order to fulfil criteria.) • 1x Power point • 1x Hand written piece of writing • 1x 500 word essay This would be a good summer homework pack for years 8/9. Designed for students with SEN in a 14-25 college but will work across mainstream for letter writing, powerpoint and creative writing.
MilyFawcett
Persuasive Writing Assessment Sheet - KS3 and KS4 (FAR Marking)

Persuasive Writing Assessment Sheet - KS3 and KS4 (FAR Marking)

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It can be used with KS3 and KS4. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy = Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW or timed (in class) essays that form part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone’s Song is a complete 53 page novel study guide based on the popular novel by Gary Paulsen. The guide is presented chapter-by-chapter and includes the following distinct sections: Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including the following concepts / activities: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. It also contains a complete Answer Key. Many Links with the Common Core Standards (U.S.) You may wish to check out Island of the Blue Dolphins – a free offering on TES done by the author in the same format as this novel study. The writer of this novel study has had more than 60 curriculum units published. These are available in such outlets as Chapters and Staples and most stores for teachers.
reednovelstudies
All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing American English

All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing American English

This new teaching resource contains 60 worksheets full of writing and drawing exercises. All the worksheets are designed for young learners to explore facts about themselves, their family and friends. The worksheets are also a great way to build your students’ self-esteem and confidence. You can choose an American version of this new resource or a British one with British spelling and vocabulary. Both versions include the same worksheets. Visit Mr. Mattie for more cool resources http://mrmattie.com
MrMattie
All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing British English

All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing British English

This new teaching resource contains 60 worksheets full of writing and drawing exercises. All the worksheets are designed for young learners to explore facts about themselves, their family and friends. The worksheets are also a great way to build your students’ self-esteem and confidence. You can choose an American version of this new resource or a British one with British spelling and vocabulary. Both versions include the same worksheets. Visit Mr. Mattie for more cool resources http://mrmattie.com
MrMattie
Wider Reading Bundle (Context and Critics)

Wider Reading Bundle (Context and Critics)

Includes: Wider reading for AQA English Literature exams: 19th and 20th century context Genre (e.g. gothic) Victorians Feminist critics First/Second World War Class systems Videos for AQA English Literature and Language all papers exam. Videos for writing techniques. Detailed lists for: Charles Dickens Jane Austen Shakespeare Bronte sisters
aliceboyd1995
DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

This huge collection has been designed to use with seven of David Walliams popular books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Gangster Granny, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Ratburger, The Boy in the Dress and The Midnight Gang. The resources have been designed to be completed along-side the reading of the books. They can be used to develop a range of literacy skills through books that pupils find engaging. These resources help to improve and promote reading.
crigdon
Language Revision- Paper 1 and 2 AQA with sources

Language Revision- Paper 1 and 2 AQA with sources

This is a full revision lesson designed for a lesson during the half term, but it can be used as a normal lesson (although it would fill a few lessons). It is a guide to each question on both papers (apart from Q1s), which gives examples, models, tips and guidance through the questions. It is fairly simple to follow, and can be easily adapted if you would like less on each slide (there is a lot of information). There are also three sources- two written by me and one called ‘The Open Door’- part of a horror story.
laurapickup
Formal writing prompt mat

Formal writing prompt mat

A one-sided prompt sheet for children writing formal letters. Made for a mixed Year 5 / 6 class. Prompts include sentence structure and grammar (subjunctive form etc), as well as formal language choices (correct greetings and sign-offs) Editable
lindsayjon
Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Getting bored of reminding students of the generic poetry analysis they can include in their anthology and unseen work? This helpful sheet indicates most of the form and structure analysis students will need to secure the very highest grade. It can also be edited to suit the needs of your learners. Enjoy
michael_davidguard
Unseen Poetry - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Unseen Poetry - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English exam on Friday 25th May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising unseen poetry. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls: Genre

An Inspector Calls: Genre

An information heavy lesson talking students through the various possible genres of An Inspector Calls. This uses the AQA mark scheme as guidance for the context. Ideal for KS4 as either an introductory lesson to the genre or as pre-exam revision.
lizziedc92
Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

These worksheets were designed to go along with the Power Point presentation in the ‘Lesson on Depression for teens’ pack, which you can find here. The two page worksheet can also be used on it’s own, to help students think about common misconceptions about depression (the first activity- ‘myth vs reality’ where students circle the realities and cross out the myths!); make a list of ‘good distractions’ that can help to lift depression; and answer key questions about depression. Included is a colour and grayscale version of the worksheet. These worksheets are perfect for Key Stage 3 PSHE, English or RE lessons. They could also be used as starter activities with Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
HowToBeAGoodHuman
Ready Player One: Creating your own Oasis

Ready Player One: Creating your own Oasis

This is a lesson created for a middle-ability Year 8 class. It focuses on comparing two small extracts describing Wade’s situation and the Oasis. Pupils will select language devices used and the impressions they create for the reader. Pupils will then use these descriptions to write an opening description of their own Oasis. Sentence starters are provided to support pupils in their writing. This is easily adaptable for a KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
Academic Record Keeping

Academic Record Keeping

This is an excel spreadsheet, fully editable and conditionally formatted to compare students’ results in assessments with their unique target grades. It is designed with the AQA GCSE English Language specification in mind, but it can be altered to accommodate any course or specification.
Whiteru55ianjai
No Longer at Ease COMPLETE SOW

No Longer at Ease COMPLETE SOW

Save yourself hours of work and lesson preparation with this COMPLETE lesson by lesson scheme of work for Chinua Achebe’s novel No Longer at Ease. Each lesson has a PowerPoint presentation which guides every step of the lesson from starter to plenary and everything in between! It includes: learning objectives for each lesson, historical, social and political context, webquests and research projects, silent debates book cover analysis, games, a word search, vocabulary activities and sentence level activities, guided reading with questions on characters, relationships,motives, authorial purpose and viewpoint, essay structure and scaffolding, exemplar essay on Obi and exemplar paragraphs on several topics, mark schemes for iGCSE, self- and peer-assessment criteria and so much more!! Minimal prep or printing. I hope your students find this as moving and enlightening as mine did. Enjoy!
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KS3, KS4, poetry, reading, writing, simile, analysis, crr, WW1, war poetry, cover

KS3, KS4, poetry, reading, writing, simile, analysis, crr, WW1, war poetry, cover

This lesson uses Margaret Postgate Cole’s “The Falling Leaves”. The lesson was originally planned as cover. There is a short powerpoint (only 9 slides and one of those slides is a printable) accompanied by a worksheet which has a copy of the poem together with six questions, two of which are on the poem’s structure and its effect; the others focus on Cole’s use of simile and its effect. The main focus of the lesson is on the use of simile. Once the analysis of the poem is done, the pupils are then asked to create their own similes to go alongside an image of a WW1 soldier in a trench. Having done this, they are asked to use their similes along with four of Cole’s words to produce a piece of creative writing, either in poetry or in prose.
knapster
golen triangle tour in india

golen triangle tour in india

get the full information about the tours for enjoy the journey of your vacation because after stress we need to take rest so we can enjoy the whole holidays then see the proper information about the best amazing tours of Golden triangle tour in India
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Power and Conflict Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

Power and Conflict Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English Literature Paper 2 exam on Friday 25th May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising the Power and Conflict poetry. The activities are engaging and differentiated, and they cover making comparisons, key themes and key contextual information. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
KS3 7/8/9: Introduction to Fantasy Worlds

KS3 7/8/9: Introduction to Fantasy Worlds

This is a lesson planned for a middle ability Year 8 class. It introduces pupils to fantasy worlds but initial discussing the worlds they know and based on this, what they think they key features of a fantasy world should be. There is then a brief example of an opening description of a fantasy world for them to discuss before they then have a extended writing task of writing their own opening. There are sentence starters to support pupils with their writing and level descriptions to aid them in their writing and the self-assessment task. This lesson can be easily adapted for a KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
An Inspector Calls Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

An Inspector Calls Revision - Pre-Exam Breakfast

This has been designed so students can work together during a pre-exam breakfast session in preparation for the AQA English Literature Paper 2 exam on Friday 25th May 2018, but it’s useful for any exam board or any year group revising Priestley’s play. The activities are engaging and differentiated, and they cover key quotes, key themes and key contextual information. Definitely worth a download before the big exam.
Lead_Practitioner
Writing Sheets - Squirrels + Pond Life - Ys 1-4.

Writing Sheets - Squirrels + Pond Life - Ys 1-4.

3 attractively illustrated creative writing sheets, guided. There are two graded squirrel sheets - harder + easier versions, and a pond picture-poem with lots of writing opportunities to complete or choose between. Fun, familiar topics with plenty of rich writing potential. Great price too!
katewilliams_poetry
Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

2 Week Rotation covering – • Responding to feedback • Verbal and written responses to texts demonstrating comprehension • Spelling Patterns • Grammar Rules • Evidence of writing, drafting and editing. Area for recording additional support for children who need it. Handwriting practice completed separately. Minimal tweaking required to apply to any genre. Used last year for year 2 children and got top 10% writing results for SATs. One text required for each 2 week cycle. One comprehension, one spelling activity and one grammar activity also needed. Huge time saver as weekly planning time is small changes to include additional activities (eg. debates for persuasive writing etc)
katherineyeats