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Fudge-A-Mania - Printable Handouts for Each Chapter

Fudge-A-Mania - Printable Handouts for Each Chapter

This packet of 21 pages includes printable handouts for each chapter of ‘Fudge-A-Mania’ by Judy Blume - Book 4 in the Fudge series. After reading a chapter of the book, your students will complete the handout/s for that chapter. The handouts include cloze exercises, fill-in-the-blank, matching activities and crossword puzzles for reading comprehension and vocabulary building. Answer Key included. Thank you for visiting! Reviews are welcome and very much appreciated.
tspeelman
Using colour wheels to learn or revise a text

Using colour wheels to learn or revise a text

Revising can often be tedious so it is important to pique a student’s interest. There are loads of images of colour wheels on the Internet so employ accordingly. Having used the wheels in this ppt, I have been absolutely amazed by the quality of work students (of all abilities) have produced. Learning objective/s Learn how to interpret ideas by making links within a text. OR Learn how to think outside the box as you explore and justify ideas linked to … Differentiation - Use the more complicated wheels for the more able students. How to use It can be a lesson starter or shape an entire lesson depending on the extent to which you further your questioning. This can be used by printing a slide for relevant students (matched to ability). Or you can provide slides to groups. Either way you are supporting independent learning or group work. And it’s fun :-)
pevans5
Romeo and Juliet - Romeo and Juliet Meet

Romeo and Juliet - Romeo and Juliet Meet

In this lesson we explore Romeo’s use of language as he meets Juliet for the first time and how she responds to his use of religious imagery. Using differentiated activities and engaging and relevant resources, students analyse the use of language in key short extracts, build up an understanding of the relationship between Romeo and Juliet and create their own analytical paragraphs before self-assessing them based on clear success criteria. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner
SLOW WRITING  - 3 COMPLETE STANDALONE  LESSONS

SLOW WRITING - 3 COMPLETE STANDALONE LESSONS

A bundle of 3 complete lessons based around David Dadau’s inspirational**’SLOW WRITING’ **technique. Aimed at upper KS2 and differentiated fully (3 ways) Each lesson develops children’s ability to write precisely and consciously to create a vibrant and vivid description. lesson 1 - CHARACTERS lesson 2 - SETTINGS lesson 3 - SUSPENSE Resources includes a full lesson plan, detailed PowerPoint and three levels of task based around a series of images. All resources and PowerPoint are fully editable. All images and video clip are sourced from PIXABAY
Raphella
English Language Paper 1 and 2

English Language Paper 1 and 2

Based on: -Snow in Paper 2 [Smart Notebook] Alex Cold in Paper 1 [Smart Notebook] Also has Lord of the Flies PPT Notebook slides are designed to be similar as they are based of the same skills.
garetboy
The Sign of Four Revision Lessons

The Sign of Four Revision Lessons

These lessons were originally designed to prepare year 10 students for their mock examination at the end of the summer term; however, they could easily be adapted,/used/embellished for a year 11 group. This would potentially take over three lessons to get through depending on the learners in the classroom and how fast paced your teaching would be. There is a recap of plot, characters, themes as well as reference to exam questions, mark schemes and an opportunity for students to complete a question at the end.
katiewindridge
Macbeth Revision Lessons

Macbeth Revision Lessons

These lessons were originally designed to prepare year 10 students for their mock examination at the end of the summer term; however, they could easily be adapted,/used/embellished for a year 11 group. This would potentially take over three lessons to get through depending on the learners in the classroom and how fast paced your teaching would be. There is a recap of plot, characters, themes as well as reference to exam questions, mark schemes and an opportunity for students to complete a question at the end.
katiewindridge
Greek Myths - KS3

Greek Myths - KS3

22 lessons covering Greek myths and designed for KS3. Differentiated tasks and can be easily adapted. Myths covered: Prometheus, Pandora’s Box, Persephone, Theseus and The Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus, Orpheus and Eurydice
reader95
5 comprehensions on The Red Room by HG Wells

5 comprehensions on The Red Room by HG Wells

These 5 comprehensions are taken from different parts of this ghostly short story. They include different types of questions on vocabulary, language and straight-forward information retrieval, making them useful exercises for KS3 students preparing FOR GCSE 9-1, or to test knowledge and understanding of the text.
Walbere
Romeo and Juliet - Fate and Free Will

Romeo and Juliet - Fate and Free Will

This detailed, differentiated and fully resourced lesson explores the themes of fate and free will in Act 1 Scene 5 from Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s classic tragedy about young love and family loyalty. Designed for KS4 students preparing for AQA English Literature but suitable for other exam boards and easily adaptable for KS3 students, this lesson looks at how Romeo sees his own life, the growing tension between Tybalt and Lord Capulet and what happens when Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. Definitely worth a download!
Lead_Practitioner
The Meringue-utan - A Short Story for English Comprehension or Guided Reading: Year 6+

The Meringue-utan - A Short Story for English Comprehension or Guided Reading: Year 6+

This short story was written to appeal to children of Year 6. It is used in guided reading sessions, for developing English comprehension skills and enhancing vocabulary. The material is designed to be challenging but accessible to children working within the government’s expectation for children at the end of Key Stage 2. It is possible that teachers of children in KS3 may find the resources useful. The story comprises two distinct pages with a mini-cliff hanger at the end of the first page. Each page is designed to be used in either i) a single longer discrete lesson or ii) a series of shorter sessions. To accompany each page of the story, a set of example questions and suggested answers is provided. In the author’s school, three half-hour sessions are devoted to each page. In the first session, the children are introduced to the story and some of the questions are answered in a group setting. In the second session, the children answer the remaining questions independently. In the third session, the group reconvenes and the group discusses their answers and receives feedback.
BerylliumBaboon
5 STAR RATED RESOURCES!

5 STAR RATED RESOURCES!

3 RESOURCES (all rated 5 stars) ‘6 TIMES’ READING & WRITING MANUAL KS1 FRACTIONS PRESENTATION IRON MAN PLANS + RESOURCES SAVE OVER 25% when purchasing this bundle.
Lresources4teachers
AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

You are purchasing a 20 page booklet with a range of short practice questions. There are examples of every single question on both papers, with four P1Q5 and four P2Q5. There are two examples for each of the Q4 from each paper. For the paper 2 sample questions, two short extracts are provided on a common theme - these extracts are not full length but provide plenty of comparison and ancourage students to hone their skills on shorter extracts. The booklet is structured to move through the questions but the questions are interleaved. There is a clear contents table and instructions on the front with a notes page on the back. Both the .pdf document and the editable word version are included, but please note the editable version uses a range of fonts and so will be formatted differently. The answers to P2Q1 are BCDH for the first question and BDEH for the second question.
laurajholder
5 Comprehensions from Sherlock Holmes The Speckled Band

5 Comprehensions from Sherlock Holmes The Speckled Band

Taken from different parts of the story, these 5 comprehensions contain a mixture of information retrieval, language & vocabulary style questions. Designed to focus on key sections of the tale, these extracts should help introduce KS3 students to Conan Doyle’s writing, to the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Watson, to the setting and to the content of this part of the 9-1 GCSE course.
Walbere
8 Sherlock Holmes comprehensions from 8 different stories

8 Sherlock Holmes comprehensions from 8 different stories

These 8 extracts (from: Speckled Band, Study in Scarlett, Hound of Baskervilles,Engineer’s Thumb, Boscombe Valley Mystery, Silver Blaze, 5 Orange Pips & Scandal in Bohemia,) all contain a mixture of language, vocabulary and information retrieval style comprehension questions. The comprehensions are suitable for introducing KS3 students to texts from pre 1914 and providing experience of the demands of the 9-1 GCSE . They focus on the more accessible, interesting sections of the Sherlock Holmes Mysteries & as such, hopefully provide an impression of the characters of Sherlock & Watson, as well as the language and setting, and the complexities of Conan Doyle’s work.
Walbere
Using emojis to revise

Using emojis to revise

This is a fun way to revise characters or texts. The emojis are not mine but loads are available on the Internet and they are a fun way to revise or learn an idea. Differentiation by: a. outcome; b. targeted linking of an emoji and task to student or c. providing challenge for the more able by asking them to find emojis that can be linked to a character as they demonstrate different emotions throughout the source or text, It can also be used to deepen writing.
pevans5
The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

Animal Farm is a must and its importance cannot be understated! For many students this provides their very first venture into the world of politics and the corruption that surrounds it. These resources are designed to focus on writing skills and inference, and are perfect for GCSE study and above. These power point lessons explore the meaning of chapters 1-10 through structured tasks and academic writing. Each presentation is dynamically illustrated making the learning visually engaging, this resource has been used successfully as a teaching resource in class, a revision tool and even as a homework assignment – all have worked well for the students.
MFLYNN-Teacher
Everything you need - various technique placemats

Everything you need - various technique placemats

I am pleased to add several placemats with definitions for a series of specific techniques, including general language techniques, narrative techniques, persuasive techniques, poetic techniques, poetic structure techniques, descriptive techniques, fiction and structure techniques, presentational techniques, types of punctuation and sentence types. Pretty much every technique is covered with these placemats! These placemats save me the extra burden of constantly reminding pupils of various techniques. These placemats work really well laminated and left on tables while pupils work in groups, pairs or independently. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4. The placemats are really handy for your KS5 classes!
gonchhollo
A lovely, well-presented reading intervention booklet.

A lovely, well-presented reading intervention booklet.

I am pleased to add a well-presented reading intervention booklet. This booklet has a variety of reading skills embedded into it and used a wide variety of small passages/extracts. Students work through the booklet and there is room you you to give immediate feedback. This booklet will save you loads of time having to give underachieving students extra sheets/tasks. I always give these students 10 minutes per-week on the booklet. It has made a big impact. Ideal for KS3 but just as effective if used for KS4 students.
gonchhollo
A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

I am pleased to add a fun, engaging but simple transition project involving your Year 7s and Year 6 pupils. Firstly, you will need to teach your Year 7 group about descriptive writing. The descriptive writing task for Year 6 transition pupils will be to describe Little Red Riding Hood’s journey through the forest to her grandma’s cottage. Pupils will imagine they are her and describe their journey. Pupils from Year 6 transition will visit your classroom and do a series of ‘marketplace’ inspiration stations - each will be to do with an element of descriptive writing – vocabulary, simile, metaphor, personification, zooming in on detail etc. When these stations have been visited, Year 6 pupils will sit down and complete the piece of descriptive writing; your Year 7 pupils will then act as ‘teachers’ – walking around and supporting each Year 6 learner. This is a must-have project that will save lots of time and planning and will create fantastic links between your school and feeder schools!
gonchhollo
Three progress and intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing

Three progress and intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing

I am pleased to add three intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing. All necessary skills are covered as required by the mark scheme. Pupils work through tasks that cover all the skills needed - vocabulary, sentence structure, punctuation, ‘zooming-in’ etc. The booklet is ideal for middle-ability pupils but is easily differentiated for higher/lower-ability pupils. An ideal resource that will save you hours of trawling through your previous lessons for activities.
gonchhollo
A series of intervention tasks focusing on AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 literature and language skills.

A series of intervention tasks focusing on AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 literature and language skills.

I am pleased to add a series of KS4 reading and writing intervention mini lessons based on all of the reading and writing skills for AQA Paper 1 and 2. There are also sessions focusing on the play ‘DNA’, the novella ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘Macbeth’ and a poetry session - all designed so that pupils can work on personalised targets and skills. The lessons focus on all of the tricky AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 reading skills - inference, language, structure, evaluation, comparison and context and the key writing skills. The literature tasks also focus on the tricky AQA literature skills - inference, language and comparison. There are extracts from fiction and non-fiction texts that allow pupils access to skills that causing a problem. There are also a variety of quotations from the play DNA’, the novella ‘A Christmas Carol’ and various poems. The mini lessons are easily differentiated - they are also easily adapted so that they can weekly tasks - simply just change the extracts. This has worked wonders with my intervention pupils and pupils in my main classes!
gonchhollo
A High Windy Place: A Ghost Story with Reading Comprehension Tasks

A High Windy Place: A Ghost Story with Reading Comprehension Tasks

This original ghost story is for secondary students. It’s taken from my short story collection ‘The Wishing Sisters’. The story proved popular with secondary students in my school and this is why I adapted it as a resource. The story has a supernatural element but it’s not creepy for the Young Adult age group. It is about a chance meeting between Sally, a retired school teacher, and a ghost child who she finds in the cellar of her new home. When Sally decides to help the child, in return he helps her to make an important decision about her own life. The 24-page resource contains: The 8-page story text, pre-reading discussion tasks, a ‘new vocabulary’ master sheet, 30 comprehension questions with answers, 12 plot sequence cards with a master solution sheet, a missing words task with answers, post-reading discussion questions, a creative activity in which students take on the role of journalists and a non-fiction background reading sheet. The resource can be used as part of an English unit about the supernatural, and works either as a class resource or as an extension task for individual students.
runjumpjive
Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that explores Act 1 Scene 4 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and looks in detail Mercutio’s famous Queen Mab speech, allowing students to gain an excellent understanding of the use of imagery, repetitions, verbs and more. Definitely worth a download for KS4 and KS3 students alike.
Lead_Practitioner
A series of model answers for KS4 (and 3) AQA Paper 1, Question 5.

A series of model answers for KS4 (and 3) AQA Paper 1, Question 5.

I’m pleased to add a series of Q5 writing to describe questions and model answers for AQA Paper 1. These questions and model answers will save you hours of planning. The models can be broken down and analysed before pupils write their own response. This style of teaching has really improved the scores of all of my intervention and main class pupils. These models and questions are for KS4 classes but can easily be used/adapted for KS3 pupils.
gonchhollo
A series of AQA Paper 1 and 2 New Spec exam papers

A series of AQA Paper 1 and 2 New Spec exam papers

I am pleased to add a series of AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam papers. The Paper 1 sources are from a variety of 19th/20th texts - .these include Salem’s Lot, The Amityville Horror, the novelisation of the film ‘Halloween’, Jekyll and Hyde, ‘IT’, ‘Rear Window’, ‘Jaws’, ‘Psycho’, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, ‘Wuthering Heights’ and more. I’ve made sure that the texts are engaging yet challenging! These are great for engaging boys and other reticent learners. The Paper 2 sources are based on a variety of topic - sharks, aviation, sport, workhouses, Majorca, Beaches and whale hunting, dogs. Again, I’ve made sure that the texts are engaging yet challenging. These exam papers will save you hours and hours of planning and will last you several months!
gonchhollo
Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

I’m pleased to add Paper 1 and 2 AQA Language revision placemat. Each placemat is differentiated with sentence starters, key words/vocabulary and a full set of model answers for both question 5s. There is a helping hand box focusing on ‘the effect on the reader’. This has saved me lots of time worrying about differentiation as students use it while they write responses to each question!
gonchhollo
A series of weekly reading homework tasks

A series of weekly reading homework tasks

I am pleased to add a series of weekly homework tasks that will be enough for at least two whole terms. The reading tasks focus on extracts from various poems, narratives, and non-fiction texts. The extracts are really engaging, such as The Fresh Prince, A Christmas Carol, Jaws and poems such as ‘Valentine’ and ‘Two Scavengers…’ and many, many more. The homework tasks come complete with space to write a full writing response. These tasks will save you hours of planning. Ideal for KS3
gonchhollo
A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

I am pleased to add a series of plenary games that have been used to support and motivate more challenging and demotivated students. The games have worked wonders for getting students interested in a number of topics and engaging in a variety of skills. The games include: pass the question/ball, Manchester Monopoly, Nought and Crosses, Snakes and Ladders, Penalties, Street Fighter, Simpsons Card Reveal and Reveal. Attached is also an electronic dice to use in line with some of the games (to controll the dice, press F5 and then the letter ‘S’ to stop the dice). The games will not fail to deliver engagement and promote good progress - especially for students whio struggle to retain information and who are demotivated. Ideal for any subject area and for any age group.
gonchhollo
(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

This is a lesson for a middle-ability Year 8 class focusing on fantasy worlds. This lesson looks at extracts describing key building in Diagon Alley. Pupils have a broken-down task of identifying key language devices in each extract. There is then a GCSE-style (English Language) question for pupils to write a paragraph responding to. There is a model paragraph to support pupils in writing their own. This lesson is easily adaptable for any KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182