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Amazing Anagrams 1 Extend Your Vocabulary

Amazing Anagrams 1 Extend Your Vocabulary

This presentation may be used as a starter or a plenary activity in a English or literacy lesson. There is also scope for it to be used as an enjoyable activity in a tutorial session. The presentation contains 20 challenges. In each challenge the students are presented with two “clues” with the caveat that the correct two answers are anagrams of each other ( for example ~ Celestial body STAR and music, sculpture and painting ARTS). Each challenge is also subject to an embedded 25 second timer to ensure focus and allow element of competition. If more time is needed the freeze button on the whiteboard will enable this. For best effect presentation should be on a large screen smart board. The whole presentation contains 42 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

In this engaging and informative lesson enables students to make clear and insightful links between Arthur Conan Doyle’s 'The Sign of Four' and its historical context of 19th Century London. In particular, students learn about the Jack the Ripper murders and subsequent attitudes towards the police, before considering how these ideas are reflected through Athelney Jones in the novel. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Researching the context of 19th Century London, such as the Jack the Ripper murders and attitudes towards the police; - Reading and understanding chapters 5 and 6, in which Athelney Jones makes his appearance; - Identifying and analysing the language techniques used by Doyle in describing Athelney Jones; - Analysing Doyle's intentions in presenting Athelney Jones in such a manner; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 5 and 6; - Athelney Jones links to context worksheet; - Researching Context worksheet - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. Please note that you'll need access to internet/laptops for the researching activity. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Dangerous Science: The Mad Scientist in Science Fiction

Dangerous Science: The Mad Scientist in Science Fiction

This presentation on Dangerous Science is about the archetype of the mad scientist in classic science fiction. It would be useful for a Key Stage 3 class studying Science Fiction or a LOWER ABILITY Key Stage 4 class studying the Creative Reading and Writing Paper 1, GCSE (for example, AQA). Although it would need adapting for this - perhaps the main task could focus on language for example, rather than genre. The main extract explored is from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Key ideas: growth mind-set, Socratic thinking, self-assessment and independent learning. This Powerpoint would cover at least two lessons and could be used as part of a Science Fiction SOW or as a one-off.
havetocomment
Reading to Access Non-Fiction Texts

Reading to Access Non-Fiction Texts

For use with the CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: PAPER 1 SECTION B: READING TO ACCESS NON FICTION TEXTS unit. Students would read through the articles and pick up on why certain techniques are being used to engage.
ndavidson91
Equality for Functional Skills English

Equality for Functional Skills English

A reading, writing, speaking and listening assignment with an equality theme, complete with suggested answers and mark schemes for reading and writing. Features: One reading text of approximately 500 words and nine questions to examine comprehension. One Level 1 and one Level 2 writing task. Scenarios for a group discussion and a presentation. Reading and writing mark schemes based on awarding body format. Text box enabled for learning platforms or printable. Encourages critical thought, examination, research and debate in a 'real life' context. Level 1 and Level 2 differentiation/extension, with some suitability for Entry Level and GCSE. Ideal for mixed ability groups, projects, assessment practice and non-specialist cover sessions.
Sumstuff
AQA style English Language Paper 1 practice paper (Children of Men)

AQA style English Language Paper 1 practice paper (Children of Men)

A full English Language Paper 1 in the style of AQA, based on an extract from 'Children of Men'. The style of this is as close to a real AQA paper as possible in terms of the language used in the questions. This is the full paper, with both the language analysis (questions 1 to 4) and the creative writing section (question 5).
delewiel
AQA style English Language Paper 1 practice paper (The Woman in Black)

AQA style English Language Paper 1 practice paper (The Woman in Black)

A full English Language Paper 1 in the style of AQA, based on an extract from 'The Woman in Black'. The style of this is as close to a real AQA paper as possible in terms of the language used in the questions. This is the full paper, with both the language analysis (questions 1 to 4) and the creative writing section (question 5).
delewiel
PROSE: LORD OF THE FLIES - WILLIAM GOLDING - chapter 5 Beast from Water. (6 PAGES)

PROSE: LORD OF THE FLIES - WILLIAM GOLDING - chapter 5 Beast from Water. (6 PAGES)

The questions are suited to the AO's: explicit meaning, implicit meaning, language, structure, compare and evaluate. This will work as a good resource to use alongside studying the novel. Alternatively, you could set it as homework or revision. There are more in this collection. You can contact: kptutoring@hotmail.com for other worksheets based on literary texts.
KatPus