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Travel journal for students

Travel journal for students

This is for students who travel during term-time and you need to provide a task that requires little effort, knowledge or resources on their behalf.

By lewisjl

Time-Travel Writing - Doctor Who-themed reading/writing KS3 SOW to prepare for GCSE English Language

Time-Travel Writing - Doctor Who-themed reading/writing KS3 SOW to prepare for GCSE English Language

A SOW designed specifically to prepare students for GCSE English Language (specifically OCR 1-9, but could be adjusted). Contents include: SOW Homework menu Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - what is travel writing? Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - the Romans Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - Medieval writings Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - the Tudors Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - the Restoration OCR marking criteria for reading questions Student-friendly marking criteria for reading questions Each Powerpoint includes a starter, extracts (I did also have printable Word versions, but TES would only let me upload so much...), reading questions, helpful hints, and writing tasks.

By GobbyLittleMare

Pokemon Creative Writing - over 35 Pages of Activities

Pokemon Creative Writing - over 35 Pages of Activities

Pokemon Creative Writing over 35 pages of activities and stationary to make writing fun! Pokemon is fun for both girls and boys. These activities allow students to write creatively about Pokemon and his friends. The activities can be differentiated for students at many grade levels and there also is a pre-write worksheet for students to gather their thoughts as well as, a "What are they thinking?" worksheets for those students who may have difficulty getting started. Let your students use their imagination with Pokemon and Friends! Your purchase will include - Pokemon character Dice - Roll and Write Activity What are they thinking? Worksheets Pokemon Final Write Paper Draw and Write Worksheets Character Cut and Draw Activity Writing Prompts Pre-Write Worksheets If you have any question please feel free to contact me at schoolcounselingconfessions@gmail.com Thank you, Vanessa School Counseling Confessions -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

By schoolcounselingconfessions

AQA GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Section A Lessons - 'Propping Up the Line'

AQA GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Section A Lessons - 'Propping Up the Line'

A 59 slide presentation comprised of 5 lessons analysing 'Propping Up the Line'. The extract used is available to download for free on e-AQA Secure Materials, KS3 Test Packs - Year 9 Pack 2. The lessons cover the skills needed to approach questions 1-3 on the new AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1, Section A exam. The lessons have been designed with a lower ability Key Stage Four group in mind and clearly spell out the different steps for success needed for the first three questions. These lessons would also be suitable to use at Key Stage Three or as a transition/revision resource. Each lesson is fully resourced with clear learning objectives, a range of activities and opportunities for self and peer assessment. Clear links are made to the exam assessment objectives and mark scheme throughout. Model answers provided. If you are looking for a more challenging set of resources for middle to upper ability students please see our five star rated Paper 1, Section A resources in our shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/RojoResources

By RojoResources

Story Grid

Story Grid

This activity will support pupils to imagine, structure and tell and story before writing it. Used as dice game, they will think of ways to develop the story based on the images and words on the grid. Great for rich talk for writing, vocabulary building and adding structure to writing.

By MCMLearningMark

Writing to Argue Support

Writing to Argue Support

A table that gives students guidance on how to write to argue paragraph by paragraph. A model opening is also included for reference.

By shoegal44

The Whale (KS2, Fiction) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

The Whale (KS2, Fiction) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

This resource contains ideas for creative literacy planning for the intriguing picture book 'The Whale' by Ethan and Vita Murrow. Suitable for Key Stage 2. It contains tried and tested ideas for: - engaging your class in vibrant discussion - applying their ideas to a piece of imaginative and creative writing - illuminating their work with innovative artwork This 'Have you Tried?' resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. Story synopsis: Two young explorers go to sea to solve the mystery of the great whale hoax 50 years before. Beautifully illustrated, their amazing discovery brings to light questions of destiny, coincidence and fate. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk

By articulate_education

SENTENCE FLUENCY & GRAMMAR in Writing BUNDLE!! - 10 LESSONS!!!! - Middle School

SENTENCE FLUENCY & GRAMMAR in Writing BUNDLE!! - 10 LESSONS!!!! - Middle School

10 COMPLETE LESSONS!!! LESSONS INCLUDE: Adverbs, Commas in a Series, Comma Splice, Complex Sentences, Complex Sentences as Transitions, Compound Sentences, Sentence Fragments and Run-On Sentences, Gerunds / Verbals, Prepositions / Prepositional Phrases, and Transitions / Transitional Words and Phrases 10 POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS with WORKSHEETS and LESSON PLANS!!! NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!! INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!! A great way to learn and teach SENTENCE FLUENCY and GRAMMAR in Writing!!! ********************************************************************* Do you receive papers that are one LONG sentence? Or do you get essays that are choppy and hard to read? Are you looking for a thorough way to incorporate both standards based and 6 Traits writing in your classroom routine? Here is EVERYTHING you need to start helping your students use SENTENCE FLUENCY and correct GRAMMAR in their writing today! These lessons focus on incorporating SENTENCE FLUENCY throughout all types of writing. The students will be introduced to how to properly use and enhance SENTENCE FLUENCY and correct GRAMMAR. Additionally, the lessons discuss SENTENCE FLUENCY in the 6 Traits of Writing. Finally, the lessons include NUMEROUS examples containing SENTENCE FLUENCY. These examples are included on the student worksheet, so the students can not only interact with the SMARTBoard/White Board, but also can make the same corrections and identifications on their worksheets. SMARTBoard users will find interactive slides, while PowerPoint users can project the slides onto a regular white board and have the students use regular dry erase pens. ********************************************************************* 10 Sentence Fluency and Grammar Student Worksheets with: • Explanations and examples of the different methods for incorporating SENTENCE FLUENCY and correct GRAMMAR • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned 10 Sentence Fluency and Grammar PowerPoint s with: • Introduction slides with explanations of SENTENCE FLUENCY and GRAMMAR concepts • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of SENTENCE FLUENCY • Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard

By morgenstern93

COMMA SPLICES - Writing Fluency & Grammar - Middle School

COMMA SPLICES - Writing Fluency & Grammar - Middle School

*Comma Splices in Grammar *Comma Splices in Writing *Differentiated Activities for Comma Splices *Enrichment Activities for Comma Splices ********************************************************************* NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!! INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!! A great way to learn and teach AVOIDING COMMA SPLICES!!! ********************************************************************* Do you receive papers that are one LONG sentence? Or do you get essays that are choppy and hard to read? Are you looking for a thorough way to incorporate both standards based and 6 Traits writing in your classroom routine? Here is EVERYTHING you need to start helping your students use SENTENCE FLUENCY and correct GRAMMAR in their writing today! This lesson focuses on incorporating AVOIDING COMMA SPLICES throughout all types of writing. The students will be introduced to how to identify COMMA SPLICES to enhance SENTENCE FLUENCY. Additionally, the lesson discusses the various methods of correcting COMMA SPLICES and addresses SENTENCE FLUENCY in the 6 Traits in Writing. Finally, the lesson includes NUMEROUS examples containing COMMA SPLICES and how to properly rewrite them. These examples are included on the student worksheet, so the students can not only interact with the SMARTBoard/White Board, but also can make the same corrections and identifications on their worksheets. SMARTBoard users will find interactive slides, while PowerPoint users can project the slides onto a regular white board and have the students use regular dry erase pens. ********************************************************************* Comma Splices Student Worksheet includes: • Explanations and examples of the different methods for identifying and correcting COMMA SPLICES in SENTENCE FLUENCY • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned Comma Splices PowerPoint Presentation includes: • Introduction slides with explanations • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of COMMA SPLICES and how they should be corrected • Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard or white board

By morgenstern93