A user-friendly tutorial based on Commonly Misused Words. Includes a table containing pairs of words which are often confused in meaning, model examples of sentences to show their meanings correctly and tasks to test students’ understanding.
A user-friendly tutorial based on Commonly Misused Words. Includes a table containing pairs of words which are often confused in meaning, model examples of sentences to show their meanings correctly and tasks to test students’ understanding. Another handy resource suited to SPAG at KS3 Level.
I have taken a selection of those annoying words which have not only caused us all at some stage to hesitate before putting pen to paper, but also usually manage to escape the automatic spell-check! I hope that these activity sheets will help students to become more familiar with the words and their different definitions.
Although not exhaustive, this document contains most of the words my pupils spell incorrectly on a regular basis. I have these words displayed on my classroom wall. <br /><br />(NOTE: I found it rather ironic that I had to check whether it should be 'misspelt' or 'misspelled'!)
A series of lessons relating to young people's rights and responsibilities in relation to the law. Most of the activities are good starters to promote discussion of a number of areas. It covers legal ages that young people can do various things, attitudes and values towards drugs and the issue of consent both sexual and medical.
I have checked the information recently and it all seems to conform to current legal position.
The questionnaire is a good way of assessing pupils' current knowledge. The vertebrate classification table is in English and French from a time when I had a number of bilingual French children in my class.
This is a programme of work to be done over a number of sessions. Getting students to think about the qualities and skills needed for particular jobs, what qualities and skills they have then moving on to interviewing skills and roleplay. Getting young people to think of questions for a job interview gives them a good insight into how to answer questions well
KS3/GCSE Functional Skills Activity: students have to calculate wall and floor areas, calculate how much paint and flooring they will need and calculate a cost. They then have to furnish the room on a budget - I have been quite generous with the budget- you may want to be more restrictive.
Inspired by the RSC's Shakespeare Live: 400th Anniversary Performance (2016) and Sir Ian Mckellen's performance of Shakespeare's Sir Thomas More Migrant Speech (free recording included). Including full exploration of the speech and Shakespeare's views/context with a focus on migration. The continued relevance of this debate throughout history and into the modern day is explored through the work of street artist Banksy as well as several thought provoking modern news clips all of which are included within the PowerPoints to generate productive classroom debate and positive messages and attitudes to both Shakespeare and Migration/Equality.<br />
This literacy mat can be printed off back to back in A3 colour and laminated to use with your students in lesson to help them structure their work using the correct sentence starters and connectives. The literacy mat also includes guidance on spelling, punctuation, structuring paragraphs using PEE and PEEL as well as the correct then, their and they're.<br />
This is a must have resource for any teacher. The idea of a 'mat' is UK idea where you stick or place a resource like this one on the desks of your students to help them structure their work and avoid common mistakes.<br />
Please note, it might be an idea to run this resource through your own US spell checker to avoid any common errors. E.g. we spell words like colour and neighbours slightly differently to you guys across the pond.<br />
I have posted this resource at a low price as I believe that it is a must have - give it and go and enjoy. It will impress your principle.<br />
In terms of PEE, I always get me students to structure their paragraphs using either PEE or PEEL which stands for Point - Examples - Explain - Link. If you would like to know more then get in touch.
The main purpose of this product is for students to take on the role of either defender or prosecutor of the main villain from one of the literary classics listed below. Using the resources supplied here they can investigate the book for textual evidence that will support claims that the character has or has not carried out any crimes or villainy and then, either on paper or in the classroom, engage in a mock trial to demonstrate their persuasive argument skills.<br />
The works covered are;<br />
• Frankenstein<br />
• Jekyll and Hyde<br />
• Dracula<br />
• Twenty Thousand Leagues Beneath the Sea<br />
• Sherlock Holmes – The Adventure of the Final Problem<br />
• Oliver Twist<br />
There several different sets of materials that can be utilized with the novels I have included. They can be used alone or in combination. These are;<br />
1. A PDF slideshow to introduce the characters from the novels and elicit knowledge of their ‘villainy’.<br />
2. A set of ‘Wanted Posters’ in color and black and white for the characters; The Monster, Mr. Edward Hyde, Count Dracula, Captain Nemo, Professor James Moriarty and Bill Sikes.<br />
3. A set of ‘rap sheets’ in color and black and white containing picture and background information relating to the history and alleged crimes of the same characters.<br />
4. The same ‘rap sheets’ without the background information.<br />
5. Student explanation print outlining the type of information they need to find for the purposes of the lesson.<br />
6. A student note taking print.<br />
7. A student writing print for making either a character analysis or a persuasive essay.<br />
8. Teacher Notes print.<br />
These materials can be used with the actual books, targeted chapters, graded readers, or movies based on the works. As they are PDF files they can also be opened in most note taking apps on teacher and student iPads.<br />
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This is a fourteen page comic book version of the letters from Captain Walton section of the Frankenstein classic novel. The language has been edited to appeal to learners of ESL/EFL or it can be used as an introduction to younger readers of the Mary Shelley classic. If you would like a free copy of my first Frankenstein comic (monster brought to life scene), it can be obtained here;<br />
#Important: The strange characters that replace word spaces in the product view here are an artifact of this site. The PDF downloads do not have this problem. If you are concerned about this, please download my free product which suffers from the same viewing problem here:<br />
There are three versions of the comic.<br />
1. A full version PDF file, which can be given to students or used by teachers as a PDF slide show on a computer.<br />
2. A part 1 and 2 shorter version with comprehension questions and Antarctic map. These are useful for printing, either in color or black and white.<br />
3. An ePUB of the full version This means it can be viewed on various platforms including computers, e.book readers and tablets. It can also be printed out in full color or black and white.<br />
4. There is also an answer sheet for the comprehension questions.<br />
Eventually, I am planning to make all of these and the videos into an interactive e.book, therefore I would greatly appreciate any feedback or advice you can give as to the usefulness of the product.<br />
Similar ELA comic books can be found in my store here;<br />