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Stormbreaker SOW fully resourced

Stormbreaker SOW fully resourced

Fully resourced SOW for the entire novel. Lessons work alongside the chapters of the novel to work with developing reading and writing skills. There is a writing task for each chapter, with peer and self assessment opportunities for each writing element.
Melanie-Ann
25 Persuasive Language Book Blurbs

25 Persuasive Language Book Blurbs

This is a document with 25 examples of book blurbs from a variety of genres e.g. classics, horror, adventure. I have used this with both KS3 and GCSE to analyse the persuasive language that writers have used to persuade readers to buy their books. Each example has specific devices that pupils can identify and explain their effect.
rebeccamrobinson
CLAUSE TYPES: BUNDLE

CLAUSE TYPES: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on clause types. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, types, structure, Word-Bank, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
The Hunger Games Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Hunger Games Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Suzanne Collins’ novel ‘The Hunger Games.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); Main Characters; Themes; Collins Language Devices; Features of Dystopian Novels. All key words and ideas are compartmentalised for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Valentine (Carol Ann Duffy) and I wanna be yours (John Cooper Clarke)

Valentine (Carol Ann Duffy) and I wanna be yours (John Cooper Clarke)

This whole lesson (with slides you can print out for worksheets) explores the idea of extended metaphors and figurative devices in both Valentine - by Carol Ann Duffy - and I wanna be yours - by John Cooper Clarke. This then culminates in students creating their own valentine poetry. When I used to teach this lesson, I would actually bring an onion into class and cut it up for the initial reading of ‘Valentine’ - made a stink but definitely got my students interested! Hope you enjoy and please feel free to browse my other resources - a lot of which are free as I understand us teachers work far too hard already!
sarah_hewitt2018
A - Z letters in six colour schemes for display - 156 files - floral design

A - Z letters in six colour schemes for display - 156 files - floral design

Beautifully designed letters A-Z for display use in SIX colour schemes (156 jpg files altogether) The colour schemes have been thoughtfully been named: -cardinal red -duck egg -earth -frosted ice lollies -northern lights -pastel Use these fresh and attention-drawing letter-displays to brighten your classroom, corridor displays and prepare an engaging resource for the new academic year. Each jpg = 800 pixeks by 800 pixels
kidsprintouts
Text styles templates with explanations (pdf ready to fill in)

Text styles templates with explanations (pdf ready to fill in)

The resource contains 6 interactive pdf files covering 6 text styles: report, discussion, procedure, narrative, explanation and recount. To use the resource you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (latest version) available free for Mac OS and Windows. By using the pdf will allow the students to focus on the literacy task, rather than the technical challenge of using word processors. Very easy to use, just open the template and start typing following the guides on the left, then save and print. Tips to use: ask students to complete a report after a trip recount activities from holidays use the procedure text style to describe a recipe. Enjoy!
julianuc
Explicit and Implicit KS3

Explicit and Implicit KS3

This is a whole lesson on explicit and implicit skills aimed at lower ability children. The lesson is based on text Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone CHAPTER ONE ‘THE BOY WHO LIVED’ and also contains a physical activity that allows pupils to infer and ‘act’ out the image.
EduRes
Blood Brothers Huge Bundle!

Blood Brothers Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘BLOOD BROTHERS’ LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER, THE 30-PAGE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Willy Russell’s play ‘Blood Brothers.’ 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 play, understanding the writer’s ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Russell’s language devices. 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.
TandLGuru
The Hunger Games - Description of District 12!

The Hunger Games - Description of District 12!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make precise interpretations of the descriptive language used by Suzanne Collins in her descriptions of District 12 in ‘The Hunger Games.’ They also learn how the depiction of settings can have a profound impact upon the tone and atmosphere of a novel, and apply this understanding (along with their knowledge of the key language devices) to form their own vivid and imaginative descriptions of places. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Understanding the power of places and settings, especially the impact that they have on atmosphere and tone; Defining each of the different types of descriptive devices, through completing an interactive group activity; Reading extracts from the text in which Collins describes District 12, and identifying the language techniques used to paint an image of place in the minds of the readers; Analysing the effectiveness of each of Collins’ descriptive devices; Creating their own description of a desolate, run-down place, utilising appropriate and effective descriptive devices throughout; Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; Cards for the Card Sorting Activity;’ Extracts from The Hunger Games; Individual analysis worksheet; Writing to Describe Helpsheet All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
English for Beginners - A Vocabulary Builder

English for Beginners - A Vocabulary Builder

A Vocabulary Builder for Beginning English Language Learners of all ages. Each page presents 10 basic vocabulary words in English with pictures to color and learn. Each page is based on a particular topic (topics listed below), with one page using all caps and the second page with lowercase letters. A word list is on the bottom of each page. Students can match the picture to the word. This printable packet of 20 pages includes the following topics/words/pictures to learn: wild animals: bear, deer, elephant, giraffe, gorilla, lion, monkey, panda, tiger, zebra house: door, driveway, fence, garage, lawn, mailbox, roof, steps, walkway, window kitchen things: can opener, casserole, frying pan, kitchen knife, ladle, peeler, pizza cutter, sauce pan, spatula, whisk cleaning supplies: broom, mop, bucket, dust pan, duster, sponge, spray bottle, vacuum, carpet sweeper, whisk broom hand and foot: ankle, finger, foot, hand, heel, nail, palm, thumb, toe, wrist clothes: cap, dress, jacket, pants, shirt, shoe, shorts, skirt, socks, tee shirt car exterior: door handle, gas cap, headlight, hood, license plate, roof, tire, trunk, wheel, windshield sports: baseball, basketball, basketball net, bat, football, football helmet, hockey stick, puck, soccerball, soccer goal. office supplies: pen, pencil, marker, scissors, stapler, staple remover, tape dispenser, clipboard, paperclip, letter opener. numbers 1-10. These are sample pages from ‘Coloring in English - A Vocabulary Builder for Beginners.’ If you like using these printable handouts in your classroom, the book offers more topics such as vegetables, fruit, laundry, tools, pets, farm animals, containers, classroom, verbs, furniture, etc. (400 vocabulary words total). Published by ProLingua Associates. www.ProLinguaAssociates.com. Thank you!
tspeelman
ADVERBIAL CLAUSES: BUNDLE

ADVERBIAL CLAUSES: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on adverbial clauses This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Properties, Types, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
ADJECTIVE CLAUSES: BUNDLE

ADJECTIVE CLAUSES: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on adjective clauses. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Description, Properties, Types, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ Early Finishers ✿ Tutoring ✿ Sub Tubs ✿ ESL Stations/Centres ✿ Holiday Work ✿ Small Group Collaborations ✿ End of Unit Quick Assessments ✿ Homework ✿ Reinforcement ✿ Enrichment
john421969
Greek Myths Creative Writing Structure Strips!

Greek Myths Creative Writing Structure Strips!

These creative writing structure strips are designed to help children with formulating creative writing pieces based on 10 different Greek Myths. They include content to include in each paragraph, questions to consider, and key language techniques. They are tried and tested in the classroom - they are loved by teachers and students, and have helped to enable some incredible compositions! Included are structure strips for aiding students’ creative writing about: -Daedalus and Icarus -Echo and Narcissus -Hades and Persephone -Hercules’ Labours -Hermes and Apollo -Odysseus and Cyclops -Pandora’s Box -Perseus and Medusa -Theseus and the Minotaur -The template to create your own structure strips! These structure strips were initially designed for KS2 children, however (perhaps with a tweak here and there) they could be used for lower KS3 or upper KS1. Provided in both PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers) and Word (to allow for easy editing). Each A4 page contains 4 structure strips. Hope that they prove useful for you too - Enjoy!
TandLGuru
Dragons can be... Word-bank building sheet for dragon descriptions (Ys 3-6) + Guide Sheet

Dragons can be... Word-bank building sheet for dragon descriptions (Ys 3-6) + Guide Sheet

Children love this activity. Dragons can be sizzling-hot, ice-cold, fierce, friendly, clumsy, graceful - whatever the individual child wants them to be, and their exciting features, shown in the illustration, are sure to trigger a colourful array of possibilities, as your class dash down their descriptive word ideas on the lines. They’ll need to turn the sheet round as they go to follow the line angles - adding to the fun! Encourage able writers to add in similes under the lines, as demonstrated in the accompanying guide. Suggestions are provided there for warm-up and follow-on activities, as well as for words. See my other resources for more dragon-focused activities and supporting posters.
katewilliams_poetry
Our School - Fun Creative Writing Sheets, Illustrated

Our School - Fun Creative Writing Sheets, Illustrated

School dinners, sounds and outings feature here, as well as the school pond (or one you’ve visited), with lively illustrations to spur and inspire, and opportunities for description, imagery, sound-words and personal thoughts and expression. Flexible for use with Yrs 2-4 approx. 6 sheets (inc. one with 3 grades); 4 themes. Great for end-of-term fun and school celebrations.
katewilliams_poetry
Our School Dinners - Fun, Food-Focused Writing Sheet for Ys 2+3

Our School Dinners - Fun, Food-Focused Writing Sheet for Ys 2+3

Delicious, scrumptious, hot, spicy and tasty are words your children may choose to describe their school dinners on this sheet. Or, with your encouragement, they may think up many other interesting adjectives, such as wholesome, enjoyable, filling, satisfying, refreshing, chunky, gooey, crispy, chewy, and perhaps even tempting, nutritious, colourful and other thoughtful descriptions. As for their ‘magic food’ ideas for the last line - who knows what they’ll dream up! This resource supports both literacy and healthy eating drives, also offering end-of-day or term fun.
katewilliams_poetry
Literature Circles for Middle and High School Levels ---Bonus Videos!!

Literature Circles for Middle and High School Levels ---Bonus Videos!!

What are Literature Circles? In literature circles involve small groups of students who gather together to discuss a piece of literature in depth. The discussion is guided by pupils’ response to what they have read. You may hear talk about events and characters in the book, the author’s craft, or personal experiences related to the story. Source: www.litcircles.org/Overview/overview.html This form of grouping helps the students to dive into complex literature in several different ways. For example, within this study packet the students will take the following roles: 1. Discussion Director 2. Vocabulary Enricher 3. Literary Luminary/Observer 4. Contemplative Connector ** ** Role Graphic Organizers Each role has a thorough and easy to use graphic organizer. I have also included a videos that demonstrates the intricacies of **secondary literature circles. **** Bonus Videos I have included some excellent videos that outline the intricacies of** Upper Level Literature Circles.** ** Developing Collaborative Conversations Through Literature Circles The San Bernardino Unified School District with Instructor Yosan Hailemariam at Curtis Middle School (7th Grade) ** Lit Circles by Tiffany LoSasso** EDUCATOR TIP: This product is in PDF form. Nevertheless, you could upload it onto a PDF writing document program such as DocHub so that your students can easily use their computers to complete the graphic organizers.
LightbulbTeaching
Theseus and the Minotaur Creative Writing Structure Strips!

Theseus and the Minotaur Creative Writing Structure Strips!

These creative writing structure strips are designed to help children with formulating creative writing pieces based on Theseus and the Minotaur. They are tried and tested in the classroom - they are loved by teachers and students, and have helped to enable some incredible compositions! These structure strips were initially designed for KS2 children, however (perhaps with a tweak here and there) they could be used for lower KS3 or upper KS1. Provided in both PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers) and Word (to allow for easy editing). Each A4 page contains 4 structure strips. Hope that they prove useful for you too - Enjoy!
TandLGuru
Love and Relationships Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

Love and Relationships Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Love and Relationships’ anthology: Climbing My Grandfather - Andrew Waterhouse; Eden Rock - Charles Causley; Follower - Seamus Heaney; Letters from Yorkshire - Maura Dooley; Singh Song! - Dalkit Nagra; The Farmer’s Bride - Charlotte Mew; Winter Swans - Owen Sheers. Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Love and Relationships Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

Love and Relationships Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS FOR ALL 15 OF THE LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS POEMS! These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Love and Relationships’ anthology: Before You Were Mine - Carol Ann Duffy; Climbing My Grandfather - Andrew Waterhouse; Eden Rock - Charles Causley; Follower -Seamus Heaney; Letters from Yorkshire - Maura Dooley; Love’s Philosophy - Percy Bysshe Shelley; Mother, Any Distance - Simon Armitage; Neutral Tones - Thomas Hardy Porphyria’s Lover - Robert Browning Singh Song - Daljit Nagra Sonnet 29: ‘I think of thee’ - Elizabeth Barrett Browning The Farmer’s Bride - Charlotte Mew Walking Away - Cecil Day-Lewis When We Two Parted - Lord Byron Winter Swans - Owen Sheers Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Singh Song! Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Singh Song! Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Daljit Nagra’s love and relationships poem 'Singh Song.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
End of term activity A-Z of the year

End of term activity A-Z of the year

Can be used as a more formal dictionary activity or as a less formal group activity for children to come up with words beginning with every letter of the alphabet relating to their year at school. Ideal for the end of term.
rexinstead
Cloze Activity Verbs Past-Tense

Cloze Activity Verbs Past-Tense

Printable Handout (1 page plus answer key) ‘A Summer Day at the Beach.’ Students will fill in the blanks using the word bank of past-tense verbs: parked, swam, collected, drove, decided, watched, walked, sat, read, ate, packed, carried. Cloze activity for ESL, EFL, ELL, ESOL. Vocabulary building, Reading Comprehension, Grammar.
tspeelman
Our School Sounds - fun writing sheet for Ys 2-4: onomatopoeias

Our School Sounds - fun writing sheet for Ys 2-4: onomatopoeias

Schools are noisy places, and noises are fun to sound out and make up words for, as children will find here. Do their shoes go CLUMP CLATTER, CLICK CLACK or SHUFFLE, for instance? And how about all those dinner hall sounds? This sheet combines Creative Writing opportunities and all-round Literacy with a focus on school, helping children identify with it and develop their sense of belonging. An excellent end-of-term activity, gap-filler, writing prompt or onomatopoeia teaching aid.
katewilliams_poetry
Idioms Quiz for European Day of Languages

Idioms Quiz for European Day of Languages

This is a fun quiz about idioms from various languages. It contains quiz questions with sound effects, fun pictures and the solution at the end. Great to start a discussion around foreign languages!
Lorilai
GCSE English Language - Terminology SOW

GCSE English Language - Terminology SOW

A collection of resources focusing on terminology needed for the exam. The following is included: Verbs, adjectives, nouns and adverbs Metaphors and similes Figurative language Quizzes PowerPoints Worksheets
SteveNoyce1
English Display Materials - PEEZL

English Display Materials - PEEZL

Create an informative and visually engaging display with these ‘responding to a text’ materials. Ideal for Key Stages 3 and 4 There are lost of acronyms out there when responding to a text. PEEZL is an ideal middle ground between the more simple PEE model and some of the ridiculously complicated ones that seem to be around these days! Each part of PEEZL is broken down with a pupil-friendly definition alongside two worked examples. Image depicts what the finished display could look like (although I’m guessing you’ll be better at lining up the letters than me!) All the slides are fully editable and adaptable, so can be changed to suit your needs. When you’re ready to print them off, simply opt for the ‘print full page slides’ option on your settings and the resources will print as displayed. Feedback welcomed and appreciated!
ajs12345
Persuasive Speech Writing - The Great Dictator

Persuasive Speech Writing - The Great Dictator

Suitable for Years 7-11 for persuauive writing lesson. Analysis of The Great Dictator and students then use that information to create their own speeches. Use of Success criteria and AFORRESTPIE techniques
fif_ok
A Complete IB PYP Unit of Inquiry How We Express Ourselves with Fairy Tales

A Complete IB PYP Unit of Inquiry How We Express Ourselves with Fairy Tales

Fairy tales. An inherent part of childhood that take us on adventures of fantasy and culture. This complete IB PYP unit of inquiry delves into the imaginative world of classic fairy tales from around the world as we explore the central idea of: People around the world create stories to express emotion, ideas and values. With over 180 pages of trans disciplinary, hands on, inquiry based activities that provoke and engage, we develop our reading skills and strategies as we analyse different tales and text. (British & USA spelling is included. ) Designed for 2nd-5th grades, this packet provides differentiated activities and resources, making it easy to plan for your class’s needs. Activities that are marked A. are more challenging than those marked B. Lines of inquiry: How does literature invite different interpretations? How beliefs and values are taught through stories. What are different methods of storytelling? You will find the following within this packet: Comparing & contrasting different texts Inferring Theme-morals and values Sequencing Character traits Fictional writing & plot structure Descriptive writing & figurative language Puppets and puppet shows Digital storytelling Reader’s Theatre Fractured Fairy Tales Geometry – identifying polygons Tessellations Data analysis Formative assessments throughout. Rubrics & checklists And much, much more. This unit culminates with a summative assessment that requires the children to create their own fairy tale or recreate a well known tale, telling it in a way that demonstrates their own unique form of expression. The kids love every part of this unit and are thoroughly involved. Be prepared to have them share a myriad of fairy tales that they actively find by themselves!  If you enjoy this unit, you will also love my other complete units of inquiry. Stop by and browse around my store. You can also keep in touch via my blog PYPteachingtools Find me @pypteaching Enjoy! Susan Powers PYPteachingtools.com
susanpowers09