One hour revision lesson with plot and symbolism
A great template to adapt for your HAP
This task provides reading stimulus from the Guardian newspaper with language questions. This task omits the comparison questions. An ideal resource for homework or cover work.
A bank of x3 styles of starter that are conveniently sized to reduce printing. Ideal as starters or homework
In this extract, Mary arrives at Misselthwaite Manor. A Youtube clip of this film is available and may support students’ understanding of the extract if low ability. Please note that questions are in the ‘style’ of AQA but suitably differentiated for age and ability.
A differetiated and accessible test for Y7-8 HAP or Y9 students. Also ideal for low ability GCSE. Marks out of 40. Please use the latest AQA paper 1 mark scheme available to download on AQA.org
An age appropriate extract and test based on key pre-GCSE skills.
Useful tracker derived from the PSHE Association end of key stage statements. Ideal for KS3-5
Writing Skills. You will need the AQA booklet of extracts (black crow on front) from GCSE Language Teaching Materials. Free to access.
This can be easily adapted (wording) to fit the Gold course. Includes very accessible tasks, written by an EAL specialist. Will require student-friendly dictionaries for vocabulary tasks.
Easy to follow with no additional resources required (optional mini white boards). Students learn the basic elements of creative writing. Ideal for grades 4-8.
A series of 11 bright and highly visual 'outstanding' lessons to engage GCSE students in descriptive writing. Some lessons may require additional resources e.g. a sensory box or smells for Lessons 1-2. Ideal for Grades 1-5.
Easy-to-adapt long term plan with current statutory and non-statutory topics included, taken from highly recommended topics by local authorities and Ofsted.
A writing plan template for transactional writing along with a supporting lesson for GCSE mid to higher ability (5-9)
A series of video links and slides that can be used with newspaper clippings. It is recommended that a list of key definitions is handed out within the introduction.
Simple and easy to adapt. Ideal homework activity for any novel.
Easy guide to the dangers and myths involved with Grooming. Explains how to seek help and links to the NSPCC web page. Suitable for ages 10-14.
A beginner's lesson. Includes scaffold and exam-style question and extract.
An SMSC - rich unit of work to introduce Y9 students to literary skills and language analysis. Contains images of the Great Depression and extreme weather conditions. Perfect for enriching reading units or even for tutorial time.
A nice, simple lesson where students identify metaphor and create their own poem about the sea.
Suitable as a quick reminder before the examination when time is short.