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Monsters Poetry SOL - Homework

Monsters Poetry SOL - Homework

These six homework tasks (saved as both word and PDF documents) are to be used in conjunction with the Monsters Poetry SOL which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-2015-spec-skills-monsters-poetry-sol-year-8-or-9-11697343 It is an accumulation of a range of online sources. I do not own the rights to the material; I have simply organised them to fit the needs of the scheme. I hope that it saves you time.

By TheTeachingBee

*2015+ SPEC SKILLS* Monsters Poetry SOL - Year 8 or 9

*2015+ SPEC SKILLS* Monsters Poetry SOL - Year 8 or 9

This SOL contains 20 fully planned and differentiated lessons and aims to teach poetry analysis skills to year 8 students. It incorporates teaching both reading skills (AO1 and AO2) and descriptive and narrative writing skills (AO5 and AO6), often in response to poems they have studied. I have also snuck in some Language AO4 questions to stretch higher ability students, though that is not the focus of this scheme. In this SOL, monsters are explored as being mythical creatures, wild animals and human beings. A range of stimuli, including still and moving image (fiction and non-fiction), newspaper extracts, wordalls and audio clips have been used throughout this SOL to help students to engage creatively, personally and at times critically with the scheme's topic. The SOL covers the teaching of the following poems: - The Jabberwocky - Medusa - Education for Leisure - Caliban's Dream (The Tempest) - Paradise Lost - The Kraken - The Villain Six homework tasks (which have been adapted from various online sources) can be found by following the link below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/monsters-poetry-sol-homework-11697376 Enjoy and please do rate it/contact me with any feedback that I can use to benefit the rest of us relentlessly hard-working professionals. :)

By TheTeachingBee

AQA style moderation folderLanguage  Paper 1

AQA style moderation folderLanguage Paper 1

AQA style moderation folder for Language Paper 1 using short story 'The Fog'. 30 page booklet with example answers for every question, and every level . Includes a 'test yourself' section at the end- could be used for department moderation. Section a full answers for all four levels on every question. Section b full answers for all four levels, including the upper and lower levels (making eight in total).

By grainnehallahan

The Hitchhiker

The Hitchhiker

A lesson with a series of activities based on the short story, The Hitchhiker by Anthony Horowitz. Intended to develop skills in information retrieval, inference and deduction, and writer's use of language.

By a.snowball

Valentine

Valentine

A lesson on Carol Ann Duffy's Valentine where students cut up an actual onion and think about how it relates to the poem. Steps are given with questions to guide their thinking. I used this with low ability KS3. This lesson needs to be supervised closely (I fortunately had 2 support assistants when I did it).

By a.snowball

School Items-Places-Subjects PowerPoint Slideshow

School Items-Places-Subjects PowerPoint Slideshow

School Items-Places-Subjects PowerPoint Slideshow-ESL Fun Games Try out our School Items-Places-Subjects PowerPoint Slideshow. Description: Each Regular PowerPoint Slideshow has one topic with 6 task categories; What’s in the Photo?  Answer the Question, True or False, Fill in the Blank, Multiple Choice and Spot the Error.  Every PowerPoint Slideshow has a total of 60 different tasks with answers.  All 120 slides are also animated with sounds! How to Use It:       Open the slideshow in PowerPoint.  Click the mouse or the right arrow button on your keyboard to advance to the next slide.  To move back a slide, click the left arrow button.  Students can take turns performing the tasks on the slides or present the slideshow to the entire class as a fun classroom activity or topic warmer. Notes: Use our worksheets, Jeopardy Game, Board and Card Games as complimentary activities for the PowerPoint Slideshow

By eslfungames

School Items-Places-Subjects Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow

School Items-Places-Subjects Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow

School Items-Places-Subjects Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow-ESL Fun Games Try out our School Items-Places-Subjects Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow. Description: Each Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow can be played with 3 players or 3 teams. All games have one topic with 6 task categories; What’s in the Photo? Answer the Question, True or False, Fill in the Blank, Multiple Choice and Spot the Error. Every game includes Regular Jeopardy, Double Jeopardy, The Daily Double and Final Jeopardy, for a total of 61 different tasks with answers, automatic or manual scoring and a colored timer bar. All 126 slides are also animated with Jeopardy sounds! How to Use It: 1st, Adjust the Countdown Timer to 30. This will give 30 seconds for the student to answer. The game can be played with three individuals or three groups. Students will take turns picking a category and dollar amount. Click on the chosen box for the task or question. Immediately click on the timer bar at the bottom. It will count for 30 seconds if you preset it to do so. This matches the amount of time the music plays. Of course, if you want to give students less time to answer you may do so. Just preset the timer for less seconds. After the student answers, click on the arrow at the bottom right hand corner of the presentation. This will take you to the answer slide. Next click the arrow at the bottom left hand corner of the presentation. This will take you back to the question where you can enter “correct” or “incorrect”. You must choose one or the other for the game to function properly. Clicking “correct” will add to their score and incorrect will deduct from their score. Click on “Board” to go back to the board for another task. If you know the student is correct and don’t want to take time to move back and forth between the slides simply click “correct” on the task slide and the correct response will then be shown. Click on “Board” to go back to the board for another task. If the student gives the wrong answer, click “incorrect”. Click on the bottom right hand arrow to see the answer. The click on “Board” to return to the game. To skip viewing the correct responses all together, check the box below Click “Adj Scores” from the board to manually change scores if a mistake was made. If time permits you can move on to Double Jeopardy after completing the first board by clicking “go double” in the upper right-hand corner of the board. Both boards have completely different tasks or questions. The final phase of the game is “Final Jeopardy” which can be played at the end of either or both boards. Notes: Use our worksheets, board and card games as complimentary activities for the Jeopardy game.

By eslfungames