101 English Activities / Literacy Tasks – Starter, Main and Plenary Activities

Stuck for an exciting English / Literacy task? These 101 English PowerPoint activities are designed to help students enjoy English. The English tasks can help boost engagement, confidence and gratification. Each of the 101 English activities can be easily navigated using the contents page and adapted according to the needs of your English or Literacy class.

The 101 English tasks range from word games to extended written responses. Included in the 101 activities: 1) Conundrum 2) Synonyms 3) Join Four 4) 9 Letter Grid 5) Word Tiles 6) One Minute Recall 7) Forbidden Words 8) Busting Blocks 9) A-Z 10) Hangman 11) Anagrams 12) Spelling Test 13) Literary Devices 14) Grammar 15) Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives 16) Lang. Techniques 17) Bingo 18) Brainteasers 19) Quiz Creation 20) Crossword 21) Word Search 22) Thunks 23) What if? 24) Context 25) Fact Page 26) Research 27) Family Tree 28) Word Blanks 29) Memory Game 30) Picture Quote 31) Hot-Seating 32) Interview 33) 20 Questions 34) Character’s Mind 35) Press Conference 36) Character Analysis 37) Character Profiles 38) True or False 39) Extract Annotation 40) Spider Diagram 41) Word Exploration 42) Word Explosion 43) PEEL Paragraphing 44) Detailed PEEL Writing 45) Essay Structure 46) Memory Test 47) Quote Blanks 48) Quote Quiz 49) Quote Order 50) Character Compare 51) Similarities / Differences 52) Diary Writing 53) Empathy Writing 54) Monologue 55) Summary 56) Pride Graph 57) Tension Graph 58) Appearance / Reality 59) Responsibility 60) Recipe 61) Next Chapter 62) Prequel Episode 63) News Summary 64) News Report 65) Newspaper 66) Eight Questions 67) Layered Questions 68) Letter Writing 69) Email Writing 70) Picture Inference 71) Describe Image 72) Mystery Writing 73) Mystery Story 74) Mini Sagas 75) Radio Script 76) Play Re-write 77) Acting Scene 78) Freeze Frame 79) Book Review 80) Film Review 81) Obituary Writing 82) Speech Writing 83) Debate 84) Fight Club 85) Spoken Language 86) Poetry Annotation 87) Newspaper Poetry 88) Poetry Inspired 89) Acrostic Poem 90) Performance Poet 91) Song Techniques 92) Song Creation 93) Quote Song 94) Storyboard 95) Film Trailer 96) Film vs Text 97) Globe Theatre 98) Word Association 99) Change Words 100) Cover Re-design 101) Book Share

This PowerPoint, with 101 English activities, is an ideal accompaniment for teaching students in Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, GCSE and A-Level. The 101 English activities have been successfully tried and tested in an English classroom setting.

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