Simple but it worked with my year 10s. Comparing the poems Bayonet Charge, Mametz Wood, The Yellow Palm, At the Border 1979 and Come on, Come Back.
Can be adapted to suit other poems.
AQA - Moon on the Tides anthology - Conflict cluster.
A grid to guide pupils to focus on the correct aspects of the ballads studied, whilst also providing a clear view of comparisons one explored. Ballads studied include ‘The Sad Story of Lefty and Ned’ by Jade Marie Gabbusch, ‘The Highwayman’ by Alfred Noyes and ‘The Ballad of Charlotte Dymond’ by Charles Causley.
Supporting lesson plans available here:
Lesson where students explore persuasive techniques used in a water aid advert. Which can be found here:
Students then create their own advert for this cause.
Good Section A and B preparation for non-fiction exam (AQA)
Spring /Easter Poetry Learning Intention : to compose Spring Poems/ Easter Poems
PowerPoint presentation which provides a stimulus for a variety of poetry forms- including acrostic style and free verse.
Some Spring poems to read, enjoy and perform.
Vocabulary and word wall is provided to stimulate composition .
In addition, some clip art and a few pro formas for 2nd draft display or publication.
I have included several slide files in the preview so teachers can peruse the resource more comprehensively.
Hope your learners enjoy composing Spring and Easter poems.
Many thanks for free use clip art provided by http://www.clipartlord.com
Set of resources used in the year 4 topic of creating images with poetry, similes and metaphors.
A great idea is for the children to describe a beach using similes and metaphors.
Includes homework ideas, display material and many worksheets around the topic! Enjoy!
Due to the popularity of this resource I have included a Powerpoint I used for a very successful observation lesson by Ofsted.
Also a bank of poems that I developed using Similes and Metaphors in them to create images and a few more resources too including a soothing soundtrack and background to play on your IW on loop.
MAY UPDATE: I have recently added even more poems and simile / metaphor references for this resource!
A collection of Novel Studies for Christopher Paul Curtis's popular books 'Elijah of Buxton' and 'Bud, Not Buddy'. The study guides authored by Nat Reed have been published by a number of reputable companies and are available at many nationwide retailers such as Chapters/Indigo and other nationwide bookstores. The novel studies are presented chapter-by-chapter and include Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); as well as many challenging Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including concepts / activities such as: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms & antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. Answer Key included.