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Christmas Trees Revision Game Quiz Scoreboard

Christmas Trees Revision Game Quiz Scoreboard

Suitable for ALL AGES Suitable for all CURRICULA Use this powerpoint to make quizes and revision more interesting and competitive. When groups get questions correct, they can add a decoration to their christmas tree. The best tree at the end of the game wins.

By roberthowe

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Talk 4 Writing -  We're Going on a Bear Hunt activities, presentations, lesson plan and games

Talk 4 Writing - We're Going on a Bear Hunt activities, presentations, lesson plan and games

A range of activities that can be used as part of the Talk for Writing process based on the story We're going on a Bear Hunt. You have two presentations story and text map presented, text map activities, games and worksheets to develop the writing process linked to this story. You will find an engaging lesson plan and success criteria that can be edited and was graded 'as children activity engaged in their learning from the beginning to the end and made good progress during the lesson.'

By rcooke1

To enhance your presentations, lessons - all sorts of stuff

To enhance your presentations, lessons - all sorts of stuff

Smiley faces collection - mostly animated - can liven up your slides - simply click on an image and copy/paste to your presentation Question mark symbols - great images, many animated other PPT materials - countdown, traffic lights Watch first in presentation view to see animated images move

By gykinga

Much Ado About Nothing: Lesson Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

Much Ado About Nothing: Lesson Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Much Ado About Nothing.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Much Ado About Nothing: Big Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

Much Ado About Nothing: Big Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Much Ado About Nothing.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided. There is a 20 page comprehension booklet, and also a fun 'Pointless' Game included, to enhance your students' knowledge of the text!

By TandLGuru

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare's Dramatic Devices!

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare's Dramatic Devices!

This engaging, in-depth lesson enables students to understand how Shakespeare uses a range of dramatic devices for effect within ‘Much Ado about Nothing.’ In particular, the lesson focuses upon the dramatic irony and tension used to build the themes of confusion and deception. A close analysis of Act II Scene I: The Masquerade Ball, is included, to exemplify the impact of the dramatic devices upon Shakespearean audiences. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Defining and exemplifying the key dramatic devices; - Relating key dramatic devices to the themes of confusion and deception; - Reading and comprehending the predominant plot events in Act II Scene I. - Completing an essay style response in which they consider how dramatic devices help to create Shakespeare's intended effects upon audiences. - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and detailed - just download and teach from it! - Cards for card-sorting activity; - Confusion and Deception worksheet (and teacher answer sheet); - Act II Scene I analysis sheet - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan.

By TandLGuru

Much Ado About Nothing - Pointless Game!

Much Ado About Nothing - Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.' Round 1. The characters in Much Ado About Nothing Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings, Themes, and Objects Round 4. Shakespearean Comedies The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!

By TandLGuru

Full Script of  a play/musical of Oliver Twist

Full Script of a play/musical of Oliver Twist

This is a script that has been performed successfully by primary school aged children with adults, but can be performed by high school age and above. It's 1 hour without an interval but has been written as two 30 minute Acts. Including the music adds about 10 minutes on each Act. The lines are suitable for children to learn (in our performance Oliver and Dodger were 8 years old) and has a suitable ending for a children's production. The cover picture gives you an idea of costume and staging. I have had media consents to use this picture.

By rosie_m

EYFS / Year 1 Writing: Traditional Rhymes - Mary, Mary Quite Contrary (Week 2 out of 2)

EYFS / Year 1 Writing: Traditional Rhymes - Mary, Mary Quite Contrary (Week 2 out of 2)

Termly target: simple phrases/sentences that can be read by themselves and others. capital letters for names of people. words with finger spaces. words spelt using their phonic knowledge. Text(s): The Works Key Stage 1 by Pie Corbett The Nursery Rhyme Book by Helen Cumberbatch. The Puffin Book of Nursery Rhymes by Raymond Briggs. The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes by Faith Jacques. Talk for Writing in The Early Years by Pie Corbett. A variety of nursery songs and rhymes from the BBC School Radio website. Traditional Rhymes. Main outcome: Children write their own poem based on a model Day 1) LO: I can identify features in a text Day 2) LO: I can sequence my ideas Day 3) LO: I can practise a rhyme Day 4) LO: I can reflect to improve my learning Day 5) LO: I can publish a rhyme

By RMeleady

Much Ado About Nothing - Don John

Much Ado About Nothing - Don John

This engaging, in-depth lesson enables students to understand how plot and language are utilised to introduce and develop the character of Don John in Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado about Nothing.’ The lesson places a particular focus upon how quotations by and about Don John, in addition to his position as an 'illegitimate' or outsider, help to clarify and develop his role as a villain. Students also critically analyse how his behaviour develops over the course of the text. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Taking part in a fun team quiz to secure understanding of Don Pedro; - Understanding his role in catalysing the events of the play; - Identifying and analysing quotations by Don Pedro to understand how his character is introduced; - Finding quotations to show how Don Pedro is involved in the confusion and chaos of the plot events; - Completing an essay style response in which they consider how the character of Don Pedro is introduced and developed; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and detailed - just download and teach from it! - Introduction to Don John worksheet; - Development of Don John worksheet; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to higher ability year 9 and 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities.

By TandLGuru

Achievement Award

Achievement Award

I created this resource for students who demonstrate outstanding progress throughout the year in English

By natwest87