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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
Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

This is a tried and tested scaffold for answering Edexcel GCSE English Literature for the evaluative question on ideas, themes and characters. The resource is a scaffold for extended writing with a model answer and prompt questions down the side. The resource aims to make responses more critical through addressing Where a theme is indicative, How it is presented and Why the author chooses to include this detail, ie how does it develop characterisation, change or drive the plot and link to other themes within the text. This can be used for Shakespeare play, 20th Century play and 19th century novella (just without the context bit)
KristinaGeorge
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
English Language Paper 1 Exam Preparation

English Language Paper 1 Exam Preparation

Included in the PowerPoint are two practise exam papers for AQA English Language Paper 1. Word Document versions of the papers are also included as well as a mark scheme. Lesson would be useful for enrichment or revision sessions for the exam post half term.
charlottewetherill21
Creative Writing for KS3

Creative Writing for KS3

This is a resource designed to introduce some of the key ideas in creative writing. MAPSO stands for Metaphor, Alliteration, Personification, Simile and Onomatopoeia. The lesson includes some quick ‘starter style ‘activities before moving into an extended writing paragraph that students are to then Peer Assess.
StevenRoberts33
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Bundle includes: Bean to Bar. How is Chocolate Made - An Assembly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Class Assembly (30+ parts) Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Complete Medium Term Plans and Overview Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Topic Overview Chocolate Week Assembly
ChrisWat
The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

This resource contains ideas for planning a creative literacy unit based on ‘The Garbage King’, a beautifully written novel by Elizabeth Laird*. Suitable for Year 6. Plan a challenging unit of work for your Year 6 class that uses drama, discussion and writing to explore the contrasting lives of two boys who find themselves on the streets of Addis Ababa. Perfect for a post SATs project! Story synopsis Mamo and Dani live opposite lives. For Mamo, home is a ramshackle hut in the slums of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa with his older sister and troubled mother. On the other side of the city, Dani lives a life of privilege with his parents. But when their lives are both turned upside down, they find themselves alone on the city streets with the beggars, orphans and gangs. Despite the dangers and hardship of their new lives, both boys discover a new side to themselves and their unlikely friendship proves crucial as they struggle to get their lives back on track. How to use this resource This resource is structured into five parts. Inspiration - sharing the book with your class. Incubation - exploring the ideas in the book through reading, drama and discussion. Connection - making cross-curricular links with this book. Illumination - bringing the work to life through art and design. Application - getting the children writing creatively. Each part is designed to help you deliver a structured literacy unit that offers children room for creativity, develops opportunities for meaningful learning and is plugged in to different areas of the curriculum. This ‘Have you Tried?’ resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk *Please note this is not a complete set of lesson plans but there are many ideas in this resource that can form the basis of a unit of work. It has been designed in this way intentionally so you can adapt it to your class and school.
articulate_education
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
Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch Literacy Worksheets

Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch Literacy Worksheets

In the word document there is the following worksheets: Character descriptions for Mr and Mrs Grinling and the Seagulls Instruction writing for making disgusting seagull scaring sandwiches Storyboard (Re-telling the story) Change the story (Planning their own version) My Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch (Writing their own version)
sarahwhitneystead
Finding Nemo (2003) Movie Multiple-Choice Analysis & Comprehension Test

Finding Nemo (2003) Movie Multiple-Choice Analysis & Comprehension Test

This 58-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz the movie Finding Nemo (2003) has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, dialogue, making inferences, literary devices, and figurative language. It also includes two essay open-ended questions about the film and characters. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text/film/media. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
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