This is a full lesson powerpoint that is ready to teach on the novel Stone Cold. I have uploaded several other lessons that you could use in conjunction with it, but all are good to teach by themselves. This particular lesson has links to viewing the BBC version and pupils fill in the attached sheet whilst they watch.
This is a full lesson powerpoint that is ready to teach on the novel Stone Cold. I have uploaded several other lessons that you could use in conjunction with it, but all are good to teach by themselves. This particular lesson covers the theme of murder.
Debating Skills Preparation for a speaking and listening controlled assessment on the topic 'Mobil Phones should be banned'. Includes general GCSE debating techniques and specific 'Mobile Phones' facts and figures.
Lesson on Narrative Writing techniques taught to a high ability Year 10 class in preparation for the WJEC controlled assessment. This lesson focuses on how to plot a narrative in accordance with the WJEC themes and starters provided.
There is also a focus on matching plot techniques with genre.
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.
A full scheme of work (11 lessons) that focuses primarily on the topic Analyse, Comment and Review. This scheme of work explores the features used in a range of short films. Throughout this scheme of work, pupils will learn to comment, analyse and review elements of film, such as mise en scène, music and connotations. This scheme of work will equip the pupils with the skills needed to complete a summative assessment on a review of a short film. I have used this lesson for both my KS3 and KS4 English classes and have differentiated appropriately to suit the needs of all students.
List of learning objectives explored throughout this scheme of work:
1. L.O: To understand the features of a film review.
2. L.O: To understand genre and be able to identify different varieties.
3. L.O: To analyse the different features used in a film trailer.
4. L.O: To explore how character is created without dialogue in film.
5. L.O: To develop a knowledge of foreshadowing. (*Disclaimer: Contains one expletive.)
6. L.O: To develop a knowledge of and analyse Mise en Scène.
7. L.O: To understand how tension is created through music.
8. L.O: To develop our understanding of the different types of sound used in film.
9. L.O: To comment on a poem that has been adapted to film.
10. L.O: To understand the term connotations and consider how it is used in film.
11. L.O: To complete a detailed review on the film ‘Lovefield’.
Explores coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. Footbal/ Euro 2016 themed - excellent for engaging boys!
Learning focuses around choosing appropriate conjunctions - a challenge for many children.
Learning progresses throughout the lessons.
Opportunity for discussion and reasoning (good for mastery).
Opportunity for all children to be involved in lessons.
Differentiated worksheets are provided for each lesson.
Conjunction word mats included (within activity 1).
Learning is as follows:
1. We are learning to identify different types of conjunctions
2 differentiated sorting and reasoning activities also includes conjunction word mats.
2. Conjunction quiz (programmed with hyperlinks, so use in full screen mode and click on the footballs. Even the most challenging boys and SEN children in my class were very engaged with this.
3. We are learning to choose appropriate conjunctions.
3 levels of differentiated activities.
4. We are learning to use coordinating conjunctions
2 levels of differentiated activities.
5. We are learning to use subordinating conjunctions
3 levels of differentiated activities.