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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
Various intervention personalised writing skills placemats

Various intervention personalised writing skills placemats

I am pleased to add several intervention placemat resources. There are several placemats attached: how to use sentence types, how to use commas, punctuation and and lots of placemats that help pupils avoid all the most common grammar mistakes (including some really bespoke, personal skills). These placemats save me the extra burden of constantly reminding pupils of important writing skills. Just simply descide what each pupil struggles with, organise them a personal placemat by quickly pasting in the skills and print them off double-sided! 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 alsoextremely handy for your KS5 classes!
gonchhollo
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
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 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
COMMON MISTAKES & SPEECHES

COMMON MISTAKES & SPEECHES

COMMON MISTAKES & SPEECHES is a small book of 87 pages covering all what is not well known with formulating grammatically correct sentences and reported speeches. It is suitable as a reference book in primary and secondary schools. It can be used in door and outdoor studies. It contains English and Swahili translation.
philip_kibona
PUNCTUATION: LESSON AND RESOURCES

PUNCTUATION: LESSON AND RESOURCES

A lesson plan that presents Teaching Resources in Punctuation. This plan provides perfect teaching resources for 8 days that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a language and vocabulary lesson in punctuation. Learning Objectives: • Recall the list of punctuation types used in writing. • Define punctuation marks. • Explore the usage of punctuations. • Identify and demonstrate the use of punctuations in writing. Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate the use of punctuations in writing. List and define punctuation types demonstrating their use in writing. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Teachers can use this resource to give a complete knowledge and understanding of punctuations to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their language and vocabulary skills. This Resource Includes: Scaffolded Notes - • Vocabulary Overview • Punctuation Table • Rules and Uses Teaching and Learning Activities/Strategies - Flipped Lesson Part - 8 Videos - Punctuation Lesson Starter – Punctuation Characters Success Criteria Lesson Development - Pair-Share, Mini-Plenary Individual Task - Differentiation - 17 Tasks Assessment Criteria Rubrics - Punctuation Plenary - Guess the Question Skills - Social and Cognitive Home Learning - 10 Exercises
john421969
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
Fun SPAG Grammar activity KS2 Year 3&4

Fun SPAG Grammar activity KS2 Year 3&4

This takes a little prep to do but my children enjoyed the freedom of moving about to get the tokens and match them to the definition of the term. It is fully editable so please feel free to add/remove terminology or create your own version. This resource includes 2 worksheets in which the children must solve what term is what and then write an example. They must finally find the terminology token and stick in correct box of the sheet. Hope this helps! Thanks.
Chesholivia
Lots of model answers (persuade and argue) for AQA Paper 2, Question 5, new spec

Lots of model answers (persuade and argue) for AQA Paper 2, Question 5, new spec

I’m pleased to add a series of Q5 writing to argue and persuade questions and model answers for AQA Paper 2. 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
Ramadan Full Lesson KS2/3 Activity Sheet

Ramadan Full Lesson KS2/3 Activity Sheet

Help to improve literacy and reading skills with this reading comprehension looking at the history and practices of Ramadan. Pupils are asked to read an article about Ramadan and then answer questions on the information they have just learned. There is then a group activity to bring the whole class together at the end of the lesson. This resource includes a detailed sheet of example answers for teachers. First News comprehensions are excellent for guided reading, SATS preparation, and improving literacy in the classroom.
FirstNews
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
Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

A short revision lesson to summarise Language Paper 2 (AQA) and booklet for printing. Includes: Assessment Objectives 3 Overview of the paper 4 Question 1 5 Question 2 7 Question 3 10 Question 4 14 Writing P.E.E.L paragraphs in Section A 16 Question 5 17 Vocabulary Strengthening 24 Also includes: Exemplar paragraphs, modelling of annotations, helpful hints for questions and timings and planning guides. Includes examples of punctuation, AFOREST techniques, list of language devices, AQA expectations for text types and vocabulary strengthening hints.
aliceboyd1995
Literacy Resource - Verbs and Prepositions (2)

Literacy Resource - Verbs and Prepositions (2)

Literacy Resource: Verbs and Prepositions. Some verbs are usually followed by prepositions before the object of the verb. Students read the sentences and circle the correct word to complete each sentence. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Comprehension

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Comprehension

Easy to use questions for follow up sessions of guided reading based around the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There are 14 adaptable sessions based on the various parts of the story. All you need to do is read, cut and stick.
ChrisWat
Paper 1  English language Revision pack

Paper 1 English language Revision pack

This is an excellent resource to use with students when teaching This resource includes: Model answer example for each question How to structure your essay Excellent notes you need A 63 Page booklet There isnt q4 as I dont how to make it and I will send you q4 next week or week after Students love to use this to help structure their writing - can be used in lessons and to set for homework.
kesithana
Plural Spelling Challenges - Yrs 4-6

Plural Spelling Challenges - Yrs 4-6

Plurals s, es, ies and unusual variations are all addressed in the 3 varied challenges here. There’s an odd-word-out game (s/es), some practice words for ies plurals with a line for children to think up their own, and a list of single nouns with unusual plurals (all different) to be provided, including some tricky ones like fungus and antenna. Recommended for Years 4-6, with support as needed. Fun to do and share; handy lesson enhancers and gap-fillers. Two sheets.
katewilliams_poetry
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
Poetry Comparison (Using Bloom's Taxonomy) Feedback Sheet-including FAR marking

Poetry Comparison (Using Bloom's Taxonomy) Feedback Sheet-including 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