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KS1 Writing Instructions - Pizza

KS1 Writing Instructions - Pizza

Children loved making pizzas at our Italian pizza class. Resources have been exported from an Activ-primary flip-chart. (Which also includes Italian Pizzeria style music.) Fun to play when the children are making their pizzas or working. If you would like original please message me.Check out my other resources at - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/jreadshaw

By jreadshaw

AQA New 2017 Specification: English Language, Paper 2 Section A: Nonfiction Reading

AQA New 2017 Specification: English Language, Paper 2 Section A: Nonfiction Reading

10 fully resourced lessons to prepare students for the AQA English Language Paper 2, Section A exam: 'Writer's Viewpoints and Perspectives'.This resource bundle includes:Two powerpoint presentations totalling 142 slides.A full lesson by lesson scheme of work including clear learning objectives and outlining assessment opportunities.Eight different extracts to use with students from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Each lesson is clearly structured with learning objectives, learning start activities, learning review activities and opportunities for students to demonstrate and assess their learning in a number of ways. The lessons aim to develop a common approach for tackling each question to build students' confidence. There are a number of opportunities for students to tackle the different question types and the presentations provide clear steps and guidance to support students during the assessment process. Model answers and assessment sheets also included.Extracts included:'American Sniper', Chris Kyle'The Charge of the Light Brigade', William Howard Russell'Letter to My Mother', Wilfred Owen'A Beautiful Job', Gunner William Towers (WW1)'The Death of Lord Nelson', William Beatty'We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches', Winston Churchill'Surrender Speech', Chief Joseph (taken from the AQA Reading Support Booklet)'The Gettysburg Address', Abraham LincolnIn addition to this, the presentations also include some optional Paper 2, Section B questions that link to the extracts and aim to develop students' nonfiction writing skills.The lessons and extracts are focused around the theme of war so they can be linked with the 'Power and Conflict' AQA poetry anthology to develop students' contextual understanding for the English Literature exam.Any feedback on the resource would be greatly appreciated!

By RojoResources

AQA English Language and Literature Revision

AQA English Language and Literature Revision

Five fully differentiated and resourced revision packs for both the English Literature and English Language new spec GCSE examinations. These packs offer ideal preparation for KS4 students as they enter into the busy exam season. I will be continuously updating this bundle with new resources, so regularly check your downloads for updates.

By Lead_Practitioner

AQA English Language Q5 Creative Writing about Inspriational Teachers

AQA English Language Q5 Creative Writing about Inspriational Teachers

Please see attached a creative writing single lesson. This encourages students to think about teachers who always see the best in them. I am hoping to share their work with the staff they have mentioned if they permit me to :) Included in the lesson is a vocabulary activity, reworking cliched language features and a punctuation tasks. Students will have to craft their creative writing to a maximum of 100 words to encourage them to consider the importance of every word, feature and punctuation mark in every sentence.

By Charlotte201290

KS3 and 4 English Language Activities

KS3 and 4 English Language Activities

A series of resources aimed at developing writing skills across key stages 3 and 4. The language paper lessons focus on skills required for question 5 of both AQA language papers 1 and 2 while 'The Road' creative writing lesson focuses on using a film title as stimulus.

By omedoto7

AQA LANGUAGE PAPER 1 - THE GREAT GASTBY - SENTENCE OPENERS SKILLS

AQA LANGUAGE PAPER 1 - THE GREAT GASTBY - SENTENCE OPENERS SKILLS

Included in the resource:- 1 x PPT Whole Lesson Resource - 1 x ISPACED Storyboard WorksheetThis lesson uses the common acronym 'ISPACED' to encourage students to vary their sentence openers. Continuing on from our other resource 'AQA Language Paper 1 - The Great Gatsby - Section A Walking Talking Mock', this resource works on the skills required for Section B of the exam.

By wilsonite

KS3 Language Writing Bundle

KS3 Language Writing Bundle

A series of resources that aims to develop writing skills for English Language papers 1 and 2 as well as creative writing practice for tension. Suitable for high ability year 7 or mixed ability year 8. The additional Question 5 activities offer additional challenge.

By omedoto7

AQA LANGUAGE PAPER 1 LESSON BUNDLE - 'PLANET EARTH'

AQA LANGUAGE PAPER 1 LESSON BUNDLE - 'PLANET EARTH'

Included in this resource:- 1 x AQA style Language Paper 1 (Questions 1-4) - 1 x PPT Research Page (introducing students to SoW)- 3 x PPT (Questions 1-4)- 1 x Transcript to accompany Questions 1-3- 1 x Purple Pen Reflection Worksheet - 1 x Model Response/WAGOLL (David Attenborough Language Analysis - can be used as part of Purple Pen reflection lesson).These lessons were created to engage students using the well-loved BBC documentary 'Planet Earth'. The lessons work through all of the AQA Language Paper 1 questions (1-5 - 5 being the writing task). As well as completing the AQA style exam booklet, students should also write a descriptive piece - a commentary in the style of 'Planet Earth'. To inspire students with this task, it is advised that they find a relevant video clip/stimulus. The Purple Pen Reflection worksheet is to be used once students' commentaries have been graded. It has been used with both KS3 and KS4. As with all resources, this can be easily adapted.

By wilsonite

English Literature Key Stage 3 into Key Stage 4

English Literature Key Stage 3 into Key Stage 4

A bundle consisting of several KS3 English Literature schemes of work: Oliver Twist, A Midsummer Night's Dream, a challenging poetry scheme and Frankenstein (the play adaptation) with additional WW1 poetry lessons. Moving into KS4, there is a 30 lesson scheme that covers An Inspector Calls. The KS3 schemes are aimed at challenging years 7 and 8 while An Inspector Calls can be used for a high ability year 9 group or mixed ability year 10 with revision activities for year 11 at the end of the scheme.

By omedoto7

AQA  LANGUAGE PAPER 1 - REVISION LESSON - STRETCH AND CHALLENGE

AQA LANGUAGE PAPER 1 - REVISION LESSON - STRETCH AND CHALLENGE

Included in the resource:- 1 x PPT Whole Lesson that covers Q2 and Q3 of Section A and Q5 of Section B.- 2 x Extracts - 1 x Model Response (Narrative)- 1 x Writers' Methods Bingo Cards (made using myfreebingocards.com)The lesson was planned and created for an Easter revision conference for high attaining Year 11 students - it therefore pushes students to consider alternative interpretations and deeper, perceptive notions and meanings. Furthermore, it encourages students to research and consider high-level, ambitious vocabulary. As with all resources, it could easily be adapted for all students.

By wilsonite

KS3 Poetry Bundle

KS3 Poetry Bundle

A bundle consisting of an 8 lesson challenge scheme featuring 'Jabberwocky', 'A Martian Sends a Postcard Home', the Witches' Speech from Macbeth, 'Brothers' and 'Mother Diving' by Andrew Forster. Additionally there are separate lessons on war poetry that include 'Dulce et Decorum Est', 'Anthem for Doomed Youth', and 'The Soldier'. Suitable for a high ability year 7 group or a mixed ability year 8 class.

By omedoto7

Reading KS1 and KS2 SAT Preparation - The Apple Pie Tree Unit of Work (Guided reading)

Reading KS1 and KS2 SAT Preparation - The Apple Pie Tree Unit of Work (Guided reading)

Make SATs and National Test preparation fun for you and your pupils with this unit of work packed full of exciting resources.The unit is designed to test pupils' understanding of what they have read and stretch their comprehension skills in preparation for SATs/National Tests. It is also a great pack for use at any time during the year for guided reading.Contents (44 pages)1. Pre-reading activities to extend prediction skills2. Post reading activities to extend cause and effect, inference and deeper examination of the text3. Discussion cards with thought-provoking questions for group work4. Reading comprehension - three separate sequencing activities5. Grammar exercises - editing sentences and alphabetical order6. Phonics and reading strategies - find the phonemes and syllable search7. Writing fiction - create a comic strip and an apple sensory poem8. Art - create a collageThe unit comes complete with all of the resources you will need to deliver it, as well as teacher answer keys where applicable.

By suepowell

Synonym Search - SATs/National Test Practice or Stand-Alone Activity for Supply Teachers

Synonym Search - SATs/National Test Practice or Stand-Alone Activity for Supply Teachers

This resource forms part of a pack of “Now or Later” resources, designed for supply teachers and subs to use as stand-alone activities when no lesson plans have been left. They can also be used in the classroom to supplement writing, reading and maths activities or as warm-up activities. Great for preparation for SAT/National Tests.1. Give the children a synonym card each.2. They have 5 minutes to find their “partner”.3. Use a thesaurus to find other synonyms for their words.4. Work in pairs to write sentences using the words.5. As a class, choose some of the words and make a list of all the synonyms. Put them in alphabetical order.

By suepowell

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Phrasal Verbs Beginning with I & J: Worksheet /I & J- Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs Beginning with I & J: Worksheet /I & J- Phrasal Verbs

This worksheet includes the most important phrasal verbs begging with I & J. Frequently used phrasal verbs beginning with I & J. The handout includes two gap filling exercises and a crossword. The worksheet uses 40 phrasal verbs in total and includes a table with an English to English definition for all of the phrasal verbs used. Ideal for the ESL classroom, can be used as an in-class exercise or assigned for homework.

By MariaPht

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Phrasal Verbs Beginning with H: Worksheet / H- Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs Beginning with H: Worksheet / H- Phrasal Verbs

This worksheet includes the most important phrasal verbs begging with H. Frequently used phrasal verbs beginning with H. The handout includes two gap filling exercises and a crossword. The worksheet uses 40 phrasal verbs in total and includes a table with an English to English definition for all of the phrasal verbs used. Ideal for the ESL classroom, can be used as an in-class exercise or assigned for homework.

By MariaPht

Pupil Revision Guide, NEW AQA GCSE English Language, AO5/6 Narrative Writing (ebook)

Pupil Revision Guide, NEW AQA GCSE English Language, AO5/6 Narrative Writing (ebook)

NEW GCSE English Language SKILLS, AO's and EXAM QUESTIONS. All covered in this series of independent and/or co-operative revision sessions, using stimuli relevant to pupils. This ebook will guide pupils through the AO5/6 skill and exam question (Paper 1, Question 5 - Narrative Writing). Pupils are guided through GCSE skill modelling, activities and the staggered completion of this AO5/6 exam question.

By matthewbentham1989

New GCSE English Language, Section B Narrative Writing - AO5/6 (Paper 1 Question 5)

New GCSE English Language, Section B Narrative Writing - AO5/6 (Paper 1 Question 5)

Creative approach to narrative writing. Pupils will write in response to a Q5 exam prompt using a detailed model example to establish success criteria. Full coverage of AO5 and AO6 skills in preparation for English Language Paper 1 Q5 response. Fully resourced, contained within the powerpoint which is stylish and visually stimulating. IMPORTANT NOTE: Tailored to AQA spec, however, easily adaptable to new OCR, Edexcel & WJEC specifications. AO1 - 6 and the skills are universal across all exam boards. Simply adapt the exam question tags in each unit to match the placement of each AO and skill across each exam paper/question depending on the required exam board (5 minutes editing time).

By iCreatEd

Sentence Types

Sentence Types

A powerpoint created for use with my year 5 literacy set. It outlines the three types of sentences and explains how to use a subordinate clause in the middle of a main clause. It also include examples at the end for the children to identify the clauses. A set of sentences for children to add in subordinate clauses. I printed them to A3 and got the children to cut them up and add in a subordinate clause on a coloured piece of paper.

By tasha1988

11+ Verbal Reasoning Questions Letter Patterns Vol s 1 and 2 Plus Aesop Cloze Tests

11+ Verbal Reasoning Questions Letter Patterns Vol s 1 and 2 Plus Aesop Cloze Tests

A great bundle.Volumes 1 and 2 11+ Verbal Reasoning Questions Letter Patterns.I have designed 200 worksheets on letter patterns for the 11+ non verbal reasoning questions. There are 200 worksheets. Letter patterns is an important aspect of the 11+ exams. Ideal for parents, pupils and tutors. Answer sheets provided. Introduce some logic and problem solving skills to students with the Letter Patterns worksheet. Sets of letters related in some way are displayed. Students must find the next two letters in the pattern for each set of letters. Plus Aesop fables cloze tests.

By auntieannie

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

This scheme takes the group step by step through the stages of how to write a story. It is adapted from the government initiative 'Improving Childrens Writing' getting children from level 3 to level 4. I have changed it a little, so that it is also suitable for level 2 and 3 as well. Some resources you will have to get from the government published folder 'improving childrens writing'.

By asadler79

English Language Paper 2 Revision

English Language Paper 2 Revision

A fully differentiated revision guide for KS4 students to prepare for Language Paper 2 - Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives - of the new specification AQA English Language specification, which includes differentiated activities and resources to support students.Revision activities are based around two texts available to download on AQA's Paper 2 Reading Resource: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-87002-RSB.PDF

By Lead_Practitioner

KS2 SATS English Grammar Revision on Determiners - PowerPoint Lesson and Set of 13 Worksheets

KS2 SATS English Grammar Revision on Determiners - PowerPoint Lesson and Set of 13 Worksheets

This resource contains a set of 13 worksheets on determiners (4 with SATS style questions and answers), a 22-slide powerpoint revision lesson on determiners, a lesson plan and a determiner revision mat.Set of WorksheetsThis resource contains a set of 13 worksheets on:- The articles ( Definite and Indefinite)- Demonstrative Determiners- Possessive Determiners- Quantifier Determiners- Number Determiners- Ordinal Determiners- Interrogative DeterminersThe resource includes 4 SATS style questions worksheets (24 questions) and 9 extension worksheets.Revision PowerPoint LessonThis is a 22 slide, fully editable and interactive SATS English grammar revision PowerPoint lesson on determiners. The PowerPoint explains what determiners are, gives examples and asks pupils to identify the determiners in sentences in SATS style questions.Further English Grammar SATS Revision ResourcesDeterminers - 62 Slide PowerPoint Lesson This resource contains a fully editable and interactive 62 slide PowerPoint lesson on determiners. Determiner Revision MatThis resource is a determiner revision mat containing an explanation of, and examples, for all the different types of determiner.You may also be interested in Key Stage 2 SPaG SATS Revision PowerPoint QuizThis resource contains a quiz / revision resource on KS2 SATS English - spelling punctuation and grammar. The questions are in 2016 SATS style and include questions on grammatical terms, word/classes, combining words, phrases and clauses, punctuation and spelling. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

KS2 SATS English Grammar Revision SAT Style Worksheets on Personal, Possessive and Relative Pronouns

KS2 SATS English Grammar Revision SAT Style Worksheets on Personal, Possessive and Relative Pronouns

This resource contains 4 revision / practice worksheets (24 questions) on personal, possessive and relative pronouns. Further SATS Grammar ResourcesThis resource contains a 50 slide, fully editable and interactive SATS English grammar revision PowerPoint lesson on pronouns and includes.- Personal Pronouns - Object Pronouns- Subject Pronouns- Possessive Pronouns- Relative Pronouns- When to use who or whomPronouns - 50 Slide SATS Revision PowerPoint Lesson /a> Determiners - 62 Slide PowerPoint Lesson A fully editable and interactive 62 slide PowerPoint lesson on determiners. Determiner Revision MatA determiner revision mat containing an explanation of, and examples, for all the different types of determiner.You may also be interested in Key Stage 2 SPaG SATS Revision PowerPoint QuizA quiz/revision resource on KS2 SATS English - spelling punctuation and grammar. The questions are in 2016 SATS style and include questions on grammatical terms, word/classes, combining words, phrases and clauses, punctuation and spelling. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

Summer Poetry Planning

Summer Poetry Planning

Download our new Summer Performance Poetry Pack!A five-lesson literacy unit of summer poetry planning for Year 1 and Year 2, based on performing summer poetry and built around the KS1 literacy objectives. In this unit, pupils will read a classic summer poem about a baby playing with the sand on the beach. Pupils will have a chance to consider how the sounds and language patterns come alive when the poem is read aloud. There is also a grammar focus on expanded nouns and using command sentences. Children will work towards creating their own version of the summer poem and turning it into an effective performance, which could be used for a summer-themed assembly or celebration.The aims of the unit for pupils are:• To listen to a classic summer poem being read aloud• To use expanded nouns• To use command sentences• To prepare a poetry performance including actions• To perform a poem to an audienceThe PDF file contains 5 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poem and all accompanying pupil resources.You may also like our other KS1 poetry packs:Going to Sea Poetry PackYear 2 Performance Poetry PackSpring Performance Poetry

By KS2History

3rd / 4th Grade Word of the Day Bulletin Board Set with 140 Vocabulary Cards

3rd / 4th Grade Word of the Day Bulletin Board Set with 140 Vocabulary Cards

Expand your students' vocabulary with the Word of the Day! Incorporate the Word of the Day into your daily routine to not only expand your students' vocabulary, but also to practice dictionary skills, context clues, sentence structure, synonyms, and antonyms. Add these words to your word wall to strengthen your students' speech patterns and word choice in their writing.Includes:- Word of the Day Title Page- Word of the Day Bulletin Board Set- How to Use this in Your Classroom- 140 Vocabulary Word Cards- Definition/Synonyms/Antonyms Reference Sheets- Thank you PageHappy Learning! Abby Sandlinhttp://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Abby-Sandlin

By abbysandlin