This resource feeds in a rich vocabulary for students - so that they can use this vocabulary while practising their descriptive writing with a 'fun' and popular theme - spooky stories.\nThe nature of feeding in the vocabulary makes this Dyslexia friendly and the general theme makes it boy friendly.
Write a description of the tropical jungle in the book "The Tin Forest" by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson. Focuses on the use of adjectives. Sheet comes with writing checklist that can be adapted depending on lesson focus. Also there is a leaf
A Full scheme of work covering writing objectives using various of Roald Dahl's works (including Matilda and The BFG). It is easy to differentiate for KS 2 (7-11 year olds) and KS3 (11-14 year olds)and contains many worksheets for activities including vocabulary and punctuation use as well as descriptive and creative writing techniques.
These ‘Library Challenge’ cards were made for my class library, but they could be used in a school library as well. The idea was just to get the children excited about reading and properly engaged with the books, and they’ve really enjoyed working through the activities – an added bonus being that I use this work to decorate the walls of our library.
There’s a selection of 10 Library Challenge Cards, plus a ‘Library Challenge of the Week’ which just allows for changing things up a little without having to print and laminate more cards.
Resources to introduce dystopian/post-apocalyptic literature conventions to AS students, but also suitable for GCSE or KS3 students. Designed to lead to a comparative essay on 'The Road' and 'The Handmaid's Tale' but easily adaptable for your choice of novels or to stand alone as a study of the four short stories included.
An introduction to gothic literature, originally aimed at A2 students preparing for OCR's 'Texts in Time' coursework but suitable for GCSE and KS3, if AOs changed.
Includes conventions and extracts of key texts as well as suggestions for assessment titles.