This extract is for year 10/11 for the new GCSE English Language exam from 2017.
A student, having read this section of the text said: “The writer brings the very different characters to life for the reader. It is as if you are inside the coach with them.”
To what extent do you agree?
In your response, you could:
write about your own impressions of the characters
evaluate how the writer has created these impressions
support your opinions with quotations from the text.
Starter - quiz on the terminology in the extract.
Main - identify writer techniques and create a paragraph.
Plenary - Students swap and assess each other's works based on the grades on the slide.
A complete lesson on the film Jaws! Students watch a 10 minute clip of Jaws (choose a dramatic section at the start of the film) and do an extract analysis using the planning and prompt sheets provided.
Power Point includes additional prompts, starter and plenary ideas and lesson objectives.
Resources included are:
* Planning Sheet
* Prompt Sheet
* Additional Images (if required, these can be printed off and placed around the room for immediate impact to go with the starter.)
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(Copyright free: to the best of my knowledge all images are copy right free.)
a range of resources designed to explore what makes Roald Dahl's work so loved by millions of children, exploring character, language features, words etc. Starting project now, will add to as i continue.
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.
A variety of Literacy Tasks
Word mat provides useful words and phrases to support writing tasks.
Pirate Character Description Sheet with Writing Prompts and Graphics
Island Setting for a pirate adventure with further writing prompts
Simple Drawing Tasks
Label a Pirate
A great additional resource for a pirates topic.