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Using emojis to revise

Using emojis to revise

This is a fun way to revise characters or texts. The emojis are not mine but loads are available on the Internet and they are a fun way to revise or learn an idea. Differentiation by: a. outcome; b. targeted linking of an emoji and task to student or c. providing challenge for the more able by asking them to find emojis that can be linked to a character as they demonstrate different emotions throughout the source or text, It can also be used to deepen writing.
pevans5
A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

I am pleased to add a fun, engaging but simple transition project involving your Year 7s and Year 6 pupils. Firstly, you will need to teach your Year 7 group about descriptive writing. The descriptive writing task for Year 6 transition pupils will be to describe Little Red Riding Hood’s journey through the forest to her grandma’s cottage. Pupils will imagine they are her and describe their journey. Pupils from Year 6 transition will visit your classroom and do a series of ‘marketplace’ inspiration stations - each will be to do with an element of descriptive writing – vocabulary, simile, metaphor, personification, zooming in on detail etc. When these stations have been visited, Year 6 pupils will sit down and complete the piece of descriptive writing; your Year 7 pupils will then act as ‘teachers’ – walking around and supporting each Year 6 learner. This is a must-have project that will save lots of time and planning and will create fantastic links between your school and feeder schools!
gonchhollo
Easter Bunny Wanted Literacy Unit

Easter Bunny Wanted Literacy Unit

Imagine the excitement your students will have when they have to fill out a Easter Bunny Assistant Application form! Your students will need to use their persuasive writing, creativity, and sequencing skills to turn themselves into helper bunnies this Easter season! This package contains everything you need to have a literary celebration for Easter! This package contains the following items: A full colored letter from Beaner Cottontail explaining the need for assistants this year. A full colored chart for the students to choose their Easter name. A black & white cover page for the Easter Bunny Assistant Application Forms 2 black & white questionnaire sheets for the students 4 black & white Writing Papers specific to the job your students are applying (persuasive writing activity) 4 black & white Writing Papers specific to the job your students are applying for (sequencing writing activity) 1 black & white Easter Candy IQ Test with reading passages 1 black & white “Roll a Basket” activity 1 black & white “Design an Egg” activity 4 black & white certificates of selection for each of the 4 jobs ALL BLACKLINE MASTERS INCLUDED Please check top right hand corners of each page for specific Canadian/ American content. Should you have any questions or comments about this product, feel free to email me at missmonica@iheartgrade3.com Have a great day!
missmonica1
Dogger Talk For Writing Year 1

Dogger Talk For Writing Year 1

Dogger by Shirley Highes is a classic tale loved by the classes I have taught it to. The reworked Talk For Writing text is approx. 170 words. I used it when teaching in our topic ‘All About Me’ as the children get to discuss their favourite toys and teddy bears. This text would also work with a topic on Teddy Bears and Toys. There is a 6 lesson plan for a short introduction to talk for writing in Year 1. The unit focuses on the immersion side of Talk for Writing and then there is one lesson for the children to have a go at innovating the story using post it notes and oral retelling. The reworked Dogger Talk for Writing text is also provided. These features are covered: -story opener -story language (who, unfortunately, but etc.) -time connectives The learning objectives are: -compose a sentence orally before writing it -say our sentence before writing -retell the story of Dogger -compose sentences orally (when innovating) The activities provided are mainly those for rotation. An activity with the teacher, the teaching assistant and independent activities that the children will get to do all of over 2 lessons. There are two whole class activities. There is also a picture of the story map I drew to support our learning. This will support you to draw your own story map which is really important when teaching in the Talk for Writing style.
hayleyfieldhouse
(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

This is a lesson for a middle-ability Year 8 class focusing on fantasy worlds. This lesson looks at extracts describing key building in Diagon Alley. Pupils have a broken-down task of identifying key language devices in each extract. There is then a GCSE-style (English Language) question for pupils to write a paragraph responding to. There is a model paragraph to support pupils in writing their own. This lesson is easily adaptable for any KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Bundle includes: Bean to Bar. How is Chocolate Made - An Assembly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Class Assembly (30+ parts) Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Complete Medium Term Plans and Overview Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Topic Overview Chocolate Week Assembly
ChrisWat
The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

This resource contains ideas for planning a creative literacy unit based on ‘The Garbage King’, a beautifully written novel by Elizabeth Laird*. Suitable for Year 6. Plan a challenging unit of work for your Year 6 class that uses drama, discussion and writing to explore the contrasting lives of two boys who find themselves on the streets of Addis Ababa. Perfect for a post SATs project! Story synopsis Mamo and Dani live opposite lives. For Mamo, home is a ramshackle hut in the slums of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa with his older sister and troubled mother. On the other side of the city, Dani lives a life of privilege with his parents. But when their lives are both turned upside down, they find themselves alone on the city streets with the beggars, orphans and gangs. Despite the dangers and hardship of their new lives, both boys discover a new side to themselves and their unlikely friendship proves crucial as they struggle to get their lives back on track. How to use this resource This resource is structured into five parts. Inspiration - sharing the book with your class. Incubation - exploring the ideas in the book through reading, drama and discussion. Connection - making cross-curricular links with this book. Illumination - bringing the work to life through art and design. Application - getting the children writing creatively. Each part is designed to help you deliver a structured literacy unit that offers children room for creativity, develops opportunities for meaningful learning and is plugged in to different areas of the curriculum. This ‘Have you Tried?’ resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk *Please note this is not a complete set of lesson plans but there are many ideas in this resource that can form the basis of a unit of work. It has been designed in this way intentionally so you can adapt it to your class and school.
articulate_education
Paper 1  English language Revision pack

Paper 1 English language Revision pack

This is an excellent resource to use with students when teaching This resource includes: Model answer example for each question How to structure your essay Excellent notes you need A 63 Page booklet There isnt q4 as I dont how to make it and I will send you q4 next week or week after Students love to use this to help structure their writing - can be used in lessons and to set for homework.
kesithana
Improving Creative Writing KS2 - Powerpoint & Workbook - Up level Writing or End of Term Acitivity

Improving Creative Writing KS2 - Powerpoint & Workbook - Up level Writing or End of Term Acitivity

A 19 page Power Point presentation with a 13 page pupil workbook for improving children’s creative writing. Will help to up level children’s writing or can be used for an end of term activity. During the Easter break I completed a creative writing course and this gave me an insight into the features of good writing. We have used this in our school to good effect. It covers vocabulary, imagery, setting, characters and how to show and not tell. The resource is editable if you wish to change or add anything to suit your needs.
SueBeebies
Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

These criteria sheets can be given to students before a task so they know what they’re working towards and then glued in under their HW for the teacher to fill in and comment on. It’s a strategic yet quick and simple way of marking HW The bank includes criteris sheets for: Creative Writing Non Fiction Writing Poetry Analysis Novel Analysis Vocabulary definitions followed by sentence creation
chirpyandcheerful
World Cup 2018  KS2 differentiated reading activities

World Cup 2018 KS2 differentiated reading activities

A set of activities based around the theft of the Jules Rimet trophy which was stolen in 1966 and subsequently found by Pickles the dog. This resource contains the following: A short PowerPoint presentation to introduce the different trophies that have been used since 1930 at the very first World Cup tournament up to the present day. Three differentiated versions of the story with corresponding questions, Answers to the questions. Three styles of a poster for children to complete with details of the stolen trophy. Four versions of a newspaper article template for children to create an article about an aspect of the story- for example how it was stolen or how it was found. A page of useful images. This resource has been made for KS2 but it may be suitable for other age groups.
ummishaq
Paddington Bear lessons based on clips from first film.

Paddington Bear lessons based on clips from first film.

Lesson 1- Children describe Paddington Bear using expanded noun phrases. Lesson 2 - Children watch clip where PB meets the Brown family. They write sentences about this using connectives. Lesson 3 - Children watch the clip where PB eats in the station cafe. They write sentences using a question and an exclamation, as well as connectives. Lesson 4 - Children watch the clip of PB in the bathroom. Again, they write sentences using a question and an exclamation, as well as connectives. The PPT (or alternatively Notebook file) provides teaching and practice activities. There are links to the YouTube promotional clips for the first Paddington film. Learning objectives and checklists are also provided for each lesson. These enable children to proofread their own or a partner’s work. Small pictures are provided which can be printed out for children to use who need additional help. They can be stuck down one side of the page and children can write sentences next to them. Everything is fully editable so you can change it to suit the needs of your class. Objectives: Write narratives about personal experiences and those of others (real and fictional); planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about; proofreading to check for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation; Sentence structure: I can use expanded noun phrases for description; I can use co-ordination (using or, and, but); I can use Subordination (using when, if, that, because); Punctuation: I use capital letters for names; I use capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to demarcate sentences Please take the time to review this resource and to offer any suggestions. Thank you. More resources can be found in my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Jazel
Jazel
Football World Cup Literacy Resource

Football World Cup Literacy Resource

KS1 & KS2 football book lists Classroom games Creative writing ideas for KS1 & KS2 Story starter ideas Fact sheets for researching cross-curricular topics Football quiz Posters Football-themed writing paper Download full resource here: []https://www.bookspaceforschools.co.uk/world-cup-literacy-resource/?utm_source=TES&utm_medium=TESresources&utm_campaign=World-Cup-1
BookSpace
7+ curriculum

7+ curriculum

An exhaustive list of skills that may be assessed in the 7 plus entrance exam. The curriculum is broken into the topics of: Interview techniques English Maths All of the skills have been written in child friendly language, so are ideal to use for target setting with children. The curriculum has been made through years of research of 7 plus sample papers, and has been verified by fellow tutors and parents whose children have been successful in the exam.
wickedsmartplus
Persuasive Writing Assessment Sheet - KS3 and KS4 (FAR Marking)

Persuasive Writing Assessment Sheet - KS3 and KS4 (FAR Marking)

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. This assessment sheet is ideal for marking drafts and final copies of exam preparation essays. It can be used with KS3 and KS4. It corresponds with the FAR marking policy = Feedback - Action -Response. i.e. Stage 1: The teacher gives FEEDBACK using very specific criteria which should be shared with students before the assessment takes place. Stage 2: The teacher uses the criteria to specify which ACTIONS the student needs to take to get to the next grade. Stage 3: The student writes a written RESPONSE to the teacher’s comments about the ACTIONS required to reach the next stage. It’s very useful for showing progress, communicating attainment on HW or timed (in class) essays that form part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone's Song - (Reed Novel Studies)

Fishbone’s Song is a complete 53 page novel study guide based on the popular novel by Gary Paulsen. 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 TES 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.
reednovelstudies
All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing American English

All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing American English

This new teaching resource contains 60 worksheets full of writing and drawing exercises. All the worksheets are designed for young learners to explore facts about themselves, their family and friends. The worksheets are also a great way to build your students’ self-esteem and confidence. You can choose an American version of this new resource or a British one with British spelling and vocabulary. Both versions include the same worksheets. Visit Mr. Mattie for more cool resources http://mrmattie.com
MrMattie
All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing British English

All About Me Worksheets Writing and Drawing British English

This new teaching resource contains 60 worksheets full of writing and drawing exercises. All the worksheets are designed for young learners to explore facts about themselves, their family and friends. The worksheets are also a great way to build your students’ self-esteem and confidence. You can choose an American version of this new resource or a British one with British spelling and vocabulary. Both versions include the same worksheets. Visit Mr. Mattie for more cool resources http://mrmattie.com
MrMattie
DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

This huge collection has been designed to use with seven of David Walliams popular books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Gangster Granny, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Ratburger, The Boy in the Dress and The Midnight Gang. The resources have been designed to be completed along-side the reading of the books. They can be used to develop a range of literacy skills through books that pupils find engaging. These resources help to improve and promote reading.
crigdon
Formal writing prompt mat

Formal writing prompt mat

A one-sided prompt sheet for children writing formal letters. Made for a mixed Year 5 / 6 class. Prompts include sentence structure and grammar (subjunctive form etc), as well as formal language choices (correct greetings and sign-offs) Editable
lindsayjon
Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

These worksheets were designed to go along with the Power Point presentation in the ‘Lesson on Depression for teens’ pack, which you can find here. The two page worksheet can also be used on it’s own, to help students think about common misconceptions about depression (the first activity- ‘myth vs reality’ where students circle the realities and cross out the myths!); make a list of ‘good distractions’ that can help to lift depression; and answer key questions about depression. Included is a colour and grayscale version of the worksheet. These worksheets are perfect for Key Stage 3 PSHE, English or RE lessons. They could also be used as starter activities with Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
HowToBeAGoodHuman
Writing Sheets - Squirrels + Pond Life - Ys 1-4.

Writing Sheets - Squirrels + Pond Life - Ys 1-4.

3 attractively illustrated creative writing sheets, guided. There are two graded squirrel sheets - harder + easier versions, and a pond picture-poem with lots of writing opportunities to complete or choose between. Fun, familiar topics with plenty of rich writing potential. Great price too!
katewilliams_poetry
Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

2 Week Rotation covering – • Responding to feedback • Verbal and written responses to texts demonstrating comprehension • Spelling Patterns • Grammar Rules • Evidence of writing, drafting and editing. Area for recording additional support for children who need it. Handwriting practice completed separately. Minimal tweaking required to apply to any genre. Used last year for year 2 children and got top 10% writing results for SATs. One text required for each 2 week cycle. One comprehension, one spelling activity and one grammar activity also needed. Huge time saver as weekly planning time is small changes to include additional activities (eg. debates for persuasive writing etc)
katherineyeats
Writing Sheet - Squirrels in Woods - Ys 2+3, guided.

Writing Sheet - Squirrels in Woods - Ys 2+3, guided.

The lively illustrations will draw children to this creative writing sheet, encouraging rich, expressive language. The given text will also inspire imaginative and varied descriptions of these familiar and popular animals. An example version is provided for the teacher’s use, with several suggested versions for each line. Perhaps read out one version and use the others as ideas to prompt for as needed. With the potential for fun and lively input and colouring fun, even less enthusiastic writers will be keen to get cracking on this creative writing sheet (or picture poem frame, if you like). While supporting writing development, the resource will also enhance animal and nature studies. Best for Years 2 and 3, and those in Year 4 needing extra writing support.
katewilliams_poetry