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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1

A complete 12 week scheme of work that is fully resourced and differentiated. Contains powerpoint lessons, medium term plan, text extracts and sample practice papers. Everything you need to teach the new GCSE English Language Paper 1. Also contains revision activities for GCSE Literature Paper 1 (easily adapted to suit your texts.)

By stebbingk05

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

Library Challenge Cards

Library Challenge Cards

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.

By sh2810

Book Review Bundle

Book Review Bundle

4 Different Book Reviews2 Page Book Review for an in-depth review.Standard Book Review - use it every time.Book Review for Non FictionBook Review with snazzy pencils to rate that book!

By BubbleResources

Analyzing Arguments with Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Analyzing Arguments with Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Teach students how to analyze an author���s arguments with Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail! Analyzing an author’s arguments can be challenging for students; however, this step-by-step method will make this skill clear and easy while creating an in-depth analysis! Everything to teach rhetoric, and logical fallacies is included. Show your students how to analyze the rhetoric/fallacies/message/language of any author’s arguments through this iconic passage from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail. Includes:- PowerPoint and Google Presentation on rhetoric and logical fallacies- PowerPoint Presentation & Google Presentation to introduce this step-by-step method- Close reading passage of Dr. King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail- Analyzing rhetoric graphic organizer - Reader response questions to further the depth of analysis- Separate logical fallacies PowerPoint and Google Presentation- Lesson plans- Lesson plans on teaching close reading strategies with this passage- Google Apps Links to Google Presentations & Graphic Organizer Google Documents- Extended response questions allow students to craft their own argument in response to this text. Do your students need more than a quick review with Ethos, Pathos, Logos & Logical Fallacies? Check out my Complete Guide to Analyzing King's Argument BUNDLE!

By taylor1teacher

Logical Fallacies made Easy!

Logical Fallacies made Easy!

Logical Fallacies are a critical component of your argument Common Core standards! Teach your students this critical life skill through engaging, real-life examples, videos, commercials, print advertisements, and literature examples. Included with Purchase:-Real life examples in media to analyze! -Lesson- 32 slides explain, with great depth, the 12 most common fallacies with definitions, examples, videos, commercial/media applications, debate examples, written examples, and Bell Ringer practice applications.- Notes document allows students to record definitions and examples for future use within your argument unit, the assessment, and the Bell Ringer practice. -Real life examples in media and politics to analyze! -Application activity that gets students moving and collaborating.-Bell Ringer practice to reinforce skills each day and engage students in learning! Beautifully designed for Google documents with one bell ringer per page. Word/PDF documents put 3 to a page for easy printing! -Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and PDF documents provided. -No Prep Plans- Just print or link and go!-Lesson plans/suggestions for teaching included!

By taylor1teacher

Rhetoric- Ethos/Pathos/Logos Bell Ringer Activities!

Rhetoric- Ethos/Pathos/Logos Bell Ringer Activities!

These quick 5 minute bell ringer activities give students an opportunity to identify real life examples of rhetoric. Engaging advertisements, PowerPoint and Google slides to present material, handouts for student application (or Google Document provided) and answer slides to facilitate quick discussion and understanding. Includes:1. PowerPoint bell ringer slides (47 slides) for 23 bell ringer activities!2. PowerPoint answer slide for each bell ringer means NO teacher prep!3. PDF Printable bell ringer handouts (23 pages)4. Google Presentation bell ringer slides for digital classrooms5. Google Document handouts for digital classrooms with student directions for use.

By taylor1teacher

Literary Analysis Made Easy (Digital and Printable!)

Literary Analysis Made Easy (Digital and Printable!)

Literary Analysis Made Easy! Teach your students this easy step-by-step process for developing a rich, insightful, and well supported literary analysis. Breaking down this challenging process for students allows for further depth in each key area of a quality response! Included: -Google Slides Presentation & PowerPoint on the steps for writing a literary analysis-Graphic organizer (Google Doc, Word Doc, and PDF) that breaks down each step-Topics and elements to analyze classroom poster and lesson (3 different sizes)-Rubric for assessment-Assess the Examples Activity provides examples and discussion prompts for better response techniques. -Lesson plan, with slide notes for easy, no prep plans!

By taylor1teacher

Allusions in Literature Unit Bundle- Allusion Lessons

Allusions in Literature Unit Bundle- Allusion Lessons

These allusion lessons are perfect for personalized, differentiated, flipped, and/or 1:1 technology classrooms!ANDThis pack also works great in teacher led and planned traditional classrooms! PDF printable options are included on EVERY activity! I have included lesson plans & unit plan for both types of instruction! These can be applied to one anchor novel or story, yet is open to work with any novel, story, or poem! I have included application activities to the novels To Kill a Mockingbird and The Outsiders as I have frequently taught allusion in conjunction with these texts. I have recently opened my teaching style to include a personalized learning platform of teaching and learning. I have relied less on prescribed texts for all students, and started offering more voice and choice in learning options, as well as assessment options. I have included both a standard set of lesson plans, as well as a personalized learning plan and week outline of teaching, coaching, and assessing options. Contents:-1 Google Presentation Lesson- 36 Slides, 9 Videos, 3 Quick Check Slides-1 Note taking sheet for the lesson-both PDF and Google Doc-1 Practice with allusions-both PDF and Google Doc-3 Summative (Final) Assessment Options-both PDF and Google Doc-1 Mini-Lesson on Allusions for student support as Google Presentation-1 PDF version of Kate Chopin’s ���Story of an Hour” to use with the mini-lesson - Lesson plans for the unit- Personalized learning unit plan-No prep plans! - Allusion assessments for both To Kill a Mockingbird & The Outsiders-both PDF and Google Doc- Personalized learning information and support

By taylor1teacher

Year 1 Comprehension - Easter Story

Year 1 Comprehension - Easter Story

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1. They each contain a short piece of text (about 5 sentences) with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 questions, containing 'what' 'who' and 'when' questions and some multiple choice questions.The theme in this pack is the Easter Story. The story is split into 4 sections:Palm SundayThe Last SupperGood FridayEaster SundayThere is also a powerpoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them.PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

A level English - Hamlet Complete Set of Notes

A level English - Hamlet Complete Set of Notes

This is a complete set of notes for the A level play of Hamlet by Shakespeare. The set includes six notes:-A complete study guide on Hamlet encompassing many themes and character analysis-A collection of critical quotations for each theme and character to reach AO5 -An essay on Hamlet's delay at an A/A* standard -Collection of analsyis notes from critical essays and readings AO1 and AO2-A collection of all the key quotes in Hamlet throughout the whole play AO2-A collection of critical interpretations of plays and mise-en-scenes in many production for additional AO5

By gaspardduchaff

Dolch Sight Words- Word Searches

Dolch Sight Words- Word Searches

This is a pack of 10 word searches for the Dolch Sight Words. Each list of words is divided into two word searches. This includes pre-primer, primer, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade. Answer keys to each word search is also included.

By Elementary_Teachers_Pet

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 2 Analysis

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 2 Analysis

Quotes and analysis for Act 2 of Websters The Duchess of Malfi. It tracks through the scene in chronological order and is designed to help students hit A01 and A02 for WJEC examinations and language analysis objectives for other exam boards at A-level. The analysis is also laid out in a grid format, making it easy to convert into que cards for revision.

By raw1892

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 1 Analysis

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 1 Analysis

Quotes and analysis for Act 1 of Websters The Duchess of Malfi. It tracks through the scene in chronological order and is designed to help students hit A01 and A02 for WJEC examinations and language analysis objectives for other exam boards at A-level. The analysis is also laid out in a grid format, making it easy to convert into que cards for revision.

By raw1892

Eve's Medals, Hannah's Phonics Stories, split digraph e-e sound

Eve's Medals, Hannah's Phonics Stories, split digraph e-e sound

A Phonics Story focusing on the split digraph e-e sound, including a simple story, the common exception words she, her and are, as well as other resources. Original water colour illustrations by myself.Perfect as a resource to support your phonics, during guided reading, or as an intervention for SEN or older children filling gaps in their phonics knowledge.Can be opened in iBooks to be read on iPad, perfect for at school or on the go.So far in the series there are packs for ay, ee, igh, ow, long oo, short oo, ar, or, sh, ch, tch, voiced th, unvoiced th, ai, ur, oa, ow (cow), a-e, i-e, o-e, u-e and e-e. As well as 2 phonics games; phonics lotto and phonics cards. Watch this space for more phonics stories adn games!!Included is 2 formats; 1 story to be used on IWB, and 1 to be printed and folded into a book.Now included is a page of alien words to practice alongside the other words.

By hannahmhayes91

Dolch Words – Fun Activity - Hot Laps Racing Track

Dolch Words – Fun Activity - Hot Laps Racing Track

An engaging sight word activity …. particularly for your boys.Build a racing track and drive a toy car along it, reading the sight words as you go. This resource contains all 220 Dolch words. They are grouped in the following categories:♦ Pre-primer♦ Primer♦ First Grade♦ Second Grade♦ Third GradeProvided in the following formats: ♦ Letter size paper♦ A4 size paperThe Dolch words are written on a piece of ‘racing track’. Print them off, laminate, and cut. Use as many pieces as you wish and combine them with the corners, starting grid and finishing line. Your students can design their very own racing track! You can use this resource to make up all sorts of games and activities. For example …* Make a racing track that is in the form of a loop. Roll a dice and travel that many spaces along the race track, reading the sight words as you go. Every time you pass the finishing line (chequered squares or flags) you score one point. Who can score 10 points first?* As above, but when you land on a word you count how many letters it has. You say the word out loud that many times. For example, if you land on the word ‘little’ you say it 6 times.* The teacher (or a buddy) says a word. Drive your car to that word. * The teacher (or a buddy) gives a clue to a word. Drive your car to that word. For example, drive your car to a word that starts with b and ends with k. Or, drive your car to a 3 letter word that rhymes with ‘man’.A different racing track layout can be built each time. Great for your creative learners!Included: ♦ Track pieces with one Dolch word written on each.♦ Blank track pieces (to add additional words if necessary).♦ Corners, starting grid and finish line.♦ Teacher notes and a word list.Ink friendly - all in black/grey/white. The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. This is a great font for students learning to read. Each word is written on a faint grey line.You will need to provide the toy cars. This resource is very versatile. Print more than one copy to make more track pieces, combine more than one set, etc.4 track pieces (4 words) on each page.This resource is also available for NZ Sight Words (available in my TES store).© Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Split Digraphs - Magic E - Sentence Builder - English Activity -Phonics

Split Digraphs - Magic E - Sentence Builder - English Activity -Phonics

Designed to support small group teaching and independent consolidation within the National Curriculum! This activity allows children to read a sentence and choose the correct word to fit! Every resource is colour coded to make it easy to sort the vowels!**Check my store for my Split Digraphs Bundle & get 6 resources for the price of 4!**Product includes:*6 sentences per vowel (a_e, e_e, i_e, o_e, u_e)*Corresponding words to match the sentences. --------------------------------------------------------------------Terms of useCopyright ©TheSunshineTeacher. All rights reserved by the author. Intended for classroom and personal use only.

By TheSunshineTeacher

Split Digraphs - Magic E - Multiple Choice - English Activity - Phonics

Split Digraphs - Magic E - Multiple Choice - English Activity - Phonics

Designed to support small group teaching and independent consolidation within the National Curriculum! This activity allows children to look at each picture and choose the correct word that matches! This could be a peg clipped on, or a circle drawn with a whiteboard marker! Every resource is colour coded to make it easy to sort the vowels!**Check my store for my Split Digraphs Bundle & get 6 resources for the price of 4!**Product includes:*8 multiple choice cards per vowel (a_e, e_e, i_e, o_e, u_e)--------------------------------------------------------------------Terms of useCopyright ©TheSunshineTeacher. All rights reserved by the author. Intended for classroom and personal use only.

By TheSunshineTeacher

Split Digraphs - Magic E - BUNDLE - 6 Activities - Phonics

Split Digraphs - Magic E - BUNDLE - 6 Activities - Phonics

Designed to support small group teaching and independent consolidation within the National Curriculum! Every resource is colour coded to make it easy to sort the vowels! These activities can be used as an introduction, teaching activity or consolidation. You could focus on one split digraph, or mix the packs to work on all five! I created this as I found it was something my children needed lots of revision on, to allow them to apply it in their daily reading and writing! Save 33% by buying the bundle!*Check my store if you'd prefer to buy the resources individually!*Product includes:*Board Games - 12 board games (6 picture, 6 word - one per vowel plus mixed)*Long and Short Vowel sorting - 16 cards per vowel (8 long, 8 short) and header cards. *Match, Trace & Write - 8 word cards, 8 picture cards per vowel with a template cards for children to use (space for picture card, tracing card and writing guidelines)*Picture & Word Match - 16 puzzles per vowel, choose a picture, find the matching word! *Sentence Builder - 6 sentences per vowel with corresponding missing words*Multiple Choice - 16 cards per vowel, three words, pick the correct word! --------------------------------------------------------------------Terms of useCopyright ©TheSunshineTeacher. All rights reserved by the author. Intended for classroom and personal use only.

By TheSunshineTeacher

Ben and Me - (Reed Novel Studies)

Ben and Me - (Reed Novel Studies)

'Ben and Me' is a complete 65 page novel study guide. The guide is presented chapter-by-chapter and includes the following distinct sections: Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including the following concepts / activities: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. It also contains a complete Answer Key.Many Links with the Common Core Standards (U.S.)You may wish to check out Island of the Blue Dolphins – a free offering on Teachers Pay Teachers done by the author in the same format as this novel study.The writer of this novel study has had more than 60 curriculum units published. These are available in such outlets as Chapters and Staples and most stores for teachers.

By reednovelstudies

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 3 Analysis

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 3 Analysis

Quotes and analysis for Act 3 of Websters The Duchess of Malfi. It tracks through the scene in chronological order and is designed to help students hit A01 and A02 for WJEC examinations and language analysis objectives for other exam boards at A-level. The analysis is also laid out in a grid format, making it easy to convert into que cards for revision.

By raw1892

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 4 Analysis

The Duchess of Malfi- Act 4 Analysis

Quotes and analysis for Act 4 of Websters The Duchess of Malfi. It tracks through the scene in chronological order and is designed to help students hit A01 and A02 for WJEC examinations and language analysis objectives for other exam boards at A-level. The analysis is also laid out in a grid format, making it easy to convert into que cards for revision.

By raw1892

Harry Potter Comprehension

Harry Potter Comprehension

An activity to revise and test students understanding of a story. Using Harry Potter allows the students to connect to a well known text. ***The extract used is copyright of the author J.K Rowling.

By Sazo123

Middle School the Worst Years of My Life Discussion Questions and Answers

Middle School the Worst Years of My Life Discussion Questions and Answers

This is a thorough overview of Middle School the Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson. There are group or whole class questions and homework questions broken down by each chapter. The questions could be placed on the board or handed out to different groups of students. All of the questions have complete answers provided in the answer key.The following questions types and skills are used:*Analyze characters*Identify major plot elements*Explain cause and effect relationships*Draw inferences*Determine central ideas and details*Determine theme*Describe plot*Identify conflict and resolution*Assess author's purpose*Inferencing

By XClass

Zoey and Sassafras Dragons and Marshmallows Fill in the Blanks Activity

Zoey and Sassafras Dragons and Marshmallows Fill in the Blanks Activity

This is a fill in the blank activity that can be used for classwork, homework or a test based on the book Zoey and Sassafras by Asia Citro and The Innovation Press. There are two versions of the activity for differentiation. One has a word bank and one does not.For the first one, there is a word bank at the top of the page and the students must fill in the blanks in the sentences with the correct word or word pair. Each word or word pair is used only once.For the second one, there is only the set of sentences and children must complete them with words from the story that make the sentences correct.

By XClass

Zoey and Sassafras Dragons and Marshmallows Discussion Questions and Answers

Zoey and Sassafras Dragons and Marshmallows Discussion Questions and Answers

This is a thorough overview of Zoey and Sassafras Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro. There are group or whole class questions and homework questions broken down by each chapter. There are three different levels of questions so you can differentiate with your students.The questions could be placed on the board or handed out to different groups of students. All of the questions have complete answers provided in the answer key.After the discussion questions there is a list of many examples of figurative language found in the book.The following questions types and skills are used:*Analyze characters*Identify major plot elements*Explain cause and effect relationships*Draw inferences*Determine central ideas and details*Determine theme*Describe plot*Identify conflict and resolution*Assess author's purpose

By XClass

Multimedia Starter Pack

Multimedia Starter Pack

A collection of work units and resources for Industrial Technology - Multimedia Technologies. (NSW BOSTES HSC Course) This bundle contains enough resources to take your students through most of the Preliminary year of this course.

By kellyocs

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

Chrysanthemum - an ELA unit featuring a Kevin Henke's mouse

Chrysanthemum - an ELA unit featuring a Kevin Henke's mouse

This ELA unit features one of Kevin Henke's delightful mouse characters named Chrysanthemum. The objectives are clearly defined. Students will discuss bullying and teasing and how to be kind to others. There are activities for students to explore their names. Handouts are provided.

By chicadee