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An Inspector Calls Comprehension Activities Booklet!

An Inspector Calls Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.B. Priestley's 'An Inspector Calls.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in exam revision, comprehension tasks, or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the KS4 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework - this makes the tasks suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that students gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'Context: Pre-War Britain' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Priestley's Description' - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'The Inspector' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Play' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is around 30 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).

By TandLGuru

LANGUAGE PAPER 1 - Q1-4 (3 lessons and worksheets)

LANGUAGE PAPER 1 - Q1-4 (3 lessons and worksheets)

This is a bundle of lessons (worksheets included) created to teach and develop the skills required for the new GCSE curriculum - specifically Language paper 1. There are worksheets to be printed for the students within the slides. It has been designed to meet the needs of KS3 pupils but can be used for KS4 too. The lessons are scaffolded to teach the students how to approach questions one to four. There are stretch and challenge questions throughout. Some resources have been inspired by other TES users but primarily I have created these lessons to suit the needs of my more able Y8 students.

By zara_nahla

COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS - Sentence Fluency and Grammar in Writing - Middle School

COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS - Sentence Fluency and Grammar in Writing - Middle School

*Complex Sentences as Transitions in Grammar *Complex Sentences as Transitions in Writing *Differentiated Activities for Complex Sentences as Transitions *Enrichment Activities for Complex Sentences as Transitions ********************************************************************* NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!! INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!! A great way to learn and teach COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS!!! ********************************************************************* 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 COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS throughout all types of writing. The students will be introduced to how to properly use COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS to enhance SENTENCE FLUENCY. Additionally, the lesson discusses COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS in SENTENCE FLUENCY in the 6 Traits of Writing. Finally, the lesson includes NUMEROUS examples containing COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS. 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. ********************************************************************* Complex Sentences as Transitions Student Worksheet includes: • Explanations and examples of the different methods for incorporating COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS in SENTENCE FLUENCY • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned Complex Sentences as Transitions PowerPoint Presentation includes: • Introduction slides with explanations of COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of COMPLEX SENTENCES AS TRANSITIONS • Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard or white board

By morgenstern93

GERUNDS / VERBALS - Sentence Fluency and Grammar in Writing - Middle School

GERUNDS / VERBALS - Sentence Fluency and Grammar in Writing - Middle School

*Gerunds / Verbals in Grammar *Gerunds / Verbals in Writing *Differentiated Activities for Gerunds / Verbals *Enrichment Activities for Gerunds / Verbals ********************************************************************* NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!! INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!! A great way to learn and teach GERUNDS!!! ********************************************************************* 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 GERUNDS throughout all types of writing. The students will be introduced to how to properly use GERUNDS to enhance SENTENCE FLUENCY. Additionally, the lesson discusses GERUNDS in SENTENCE FLUENCY in the 6 Traits of WritingFinally, the lesson includes NUMEROUS examples containing GERUNDS. 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. ********************************************************************* Gerunds / Verbals Student Worksheet includes: • Explanations and examples of the different methods for incorporating GERUNDS in SENTENCE FLUENCY • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned Gerunds / Verbals PowerPoint Presentation includes: • Introduction slides with explanations of GERUNDS • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of GERUNDS • Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard or white board

By morgenstern93

PREPOSITIONS / PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES - Sentence Fluency & Grammar in Writing - Middle School

PREPOSITIONS / PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES - Sentence Fluency & Grammar in Writing - Middle School

*Prepositions / Prepositional Words and Phrases *Prepositions / Prepositional Words and Phrases *Differentiated Activities for Prepositions / Prepositional Words and Phrases *Enrichment Activities for Prepositions / Prepositional Words and Phrases ********************************************************************* NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!! INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!! A great way to learn and teach PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES!!! ********************************************************************* 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 PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES throughout all types of writing. The students will be introduced to how to properly use PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES to enhance SENTENCE FLUENCY. Additionally, the lesson discusses PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES in SENTENCE FLUENCY in the 6 Traits of Writing. Finally, the lesson includes NUMEROUS examples containing PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES. 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. ********************************************************************* Prepositions / Prepositional Words and Phrases Student Worksheet includes: • Explanations and examples of the different methods for incorporating PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES in SENTENCE FLUENCY • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned Prepositions / Prepositional Words and Phrases PowerPoint Presentation includes: • Introduction slides with explanations of PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES • Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard

By morgenstern93

ADVERBS - Sentence Fluency and Grammar in Writing - Middle School

ADVERBS - Sentence Fluency and Grammar in Writing - Middle School

*Adverbs *Grammar *Adverb Comprehension *Activities for Identification of Adverbs *Sentence Fluency- 6 Traits of Writing *Differentiation Activities for Adverbs *Enrichment Activities for Adverbs ********************************************************************* NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!! INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!! A great way to learn and teach ADVERBS!!! ********************************************************************* 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 ADVERBS throughout all types of writing. The students will be introduced to how to properly use an ADVERB to enhance SENTENCE FLUENCY. Additionally, the lesson discusses various methods of introducing sentences with ADVERBS and how the use of ADVERBS addresses SENTENCE FLUENCY in the 6 Traits in Writing. Finally, the lesson includes NUMEROUS examples containing different types of ADVERBS. 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. ********************************************************************* Adverbs Student Worksheet includes: • Explanations and examples of the different methods for incorporating ADVERBS in SENTENCE FLUENCY • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned Adverbs PowerPoint Presentation includes: • Introduction slides with explanations ADVERBS • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of ADVERBS used in sentences and what questions they answer • Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard or white board

By morgenstern93

Year 3 and 4 comprehension - Mince Pie Recipe

Year 3 and 4 comprehension - Mince Pie Recipe

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for lower key stage 2, perfect for using in the run up to Christmas. There are three differentiated sets of instructions on how to make mince pies, with differentiated questions. It is based on a mixture of the KS1 and KS2 SATs reading papers. There are a range of 'what, ' 'where,' 'who,' 'how' and 'why' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

A School Day Out

A School Day Out

This is the fourth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 400 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

@AllRoundRes ULTIMATE PEEL Paragraph Guide! + Planning Pages!

@AllRoundRes ULTIMATE PEEL Paragraph Guide! + Planning Pages!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback. ***** FOLLOW @AllRoundRes, to stay up-to-date with the latest resources and news! ***** #GetYourLearnOn I created this resource to be used a display in classrooms to show and explain what a PEEL paragraph is. It is designed to help students understand what a PEEL paragraph is and how they can use it in their writing, across all subjects and levels. The resource itself is split into 4 different posters/displays/worksheets. The first is a guide to show what each letter of PEEL stands for and how you form a paragraph using the acronym. It also gives simple image to illustrate the main point of the letter. The second includes a range of sentence starters for each of the letters, giving students a starting point form and write a PEEL paragraph. The third gets students to think about what they need to do when forming a peel paragraph. Giving simple questions, that students should think about and try to find out before writing the paragraph. The fourth is writing frame template to help student form and write the perfect PEEL paragraph. Also, included is a variety of different planning sheets, to help students prepare and plan what they are going to write in their paragraph. All 5 planning pages coincide with colour codes of PEEL for each letter, perfect to help students get their learning and understanding together to form the perfect paragraph! All slides are colour coded, in conjunction with PEEL, so each letter has its own colour. You could print them in A3 size to display around your classroom, so if students get stuck they can refer to them. Or, you could print onto one sheet and hand to students to put in their diary or stick in their books for future reference. The template page you could print a few up and pin them to a board so student can take one to help them when needed. I would suggest printing them in colour, to get maximum use of the individual colour coded letters. *************************************************************************************** If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email allroundresources@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help! ***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

School

School

This is the second of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 200 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

KS1 & 2 Writing Flipchart

KS1 & 2 Writing Flipchart

This 23 page Flipchart is designed to support KS1 and 2 students with their written classwork and homework in the National Curriculum. With 20 pages including: punctuation, parts of a sentence, nouns, adjectives for characters and settings, verbs, adverbs, synonyms for overused words, conjunctions, reading comprehension questions for parents and teachers, plus a writing checklist for children to self assess. Each page has clear examples for how to use the Punctuation, Grammar and Vocabulary. This resource can be printed and bound as a Flipchart or a Book. Children can focus on one target or several. If their target is to use more adverbs in their writing they use the contents page to find out what page the adverbs are on and flick to that page. Then they can choose a suitable and more interesting adverb to put into their writing. Though this resource was originally intended to support KS1 students, after I researched all the vocabulary and tested it with several of my KS2 students they also found it very helpful therefore I recommend it for KS2, especially lower abilities. The Font is OpenDyslexic which has bottom heavy letters to support those students that are visually impaired or have Dyslexia.

By richardflook9

Inference Writing with pictures and graphic organizers

Inference Writing with pictures and graphic organizers

This inference writing activity comes with a teacher powerpoint to display. Teach inference in steps with real life pictures. Students write what they know from a picture and then infer what happened before, during, and after the picture was taken using a graphic organizer. Students then use this to sequence a story based on the picture. Venn Diagram for students to compare and contrast inferences they made about the same photo. Pages of download: 1- Cover 2- For the teacher 3-What is inference? Poster 4-7- Introduction to activity and class example 8- instructions to turn inferences into a written story 9- writing sheet 10 - Venn Diagram to compare and contrast with other student inferences 11 - Instructions for individualized writing 12-21 - 10 different real life pictures with graphic organizers following the same inferencing and writing steps 22- student writing sheet 23 - Venn Diagram 24-26 - Credits and Terms of Use

By ashleybrennan