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Character Facial Expressions Tolsby Frames

Character Facial Expressions Tolsby Frames

Perfect for any class to up-level their writing with simple character facial expression phrases for different parts of the face and different emotions. Especially perfect for Year 6 classes to help with their fiction writing.
MissDavidsonTD
Persuasive Writing Bundle

Persuasive Writing Bundle

This bundle includes 9-11 lessons based on “Persuasive Writing”. This pack includes whole lessons that have everything you need to teach the topic and genre. Every lesson has a starter, a plenary, teaching models, group work and individual writing activities and HW tasks. I have also included a handy FAR inspired assessment sheet that can be used to mark the students’ work using specific criteria that they can learn and use to make very clear progress easily, and there is also a self-assessment activity that draws on FAR marking strategies too. It’s suitable for KS3 and KS4. However, some ppts are more suited to KS4 classes and gifted (or accelerated) KS3 classes. You’ll have to make that decision based on your class’ abilities and skills.
chirpyandcheerful
Year 6 Leavers Assembly - Prison Break

Year 6 Leavers Assembly - Prison Break

This assembly script is designed for Y6 leavers - focusing on being locked in ‘primary jail’ for various crimes and needed to perform tasks to escape to secondary school. Each child has committed a crime (e.g. crimes against handwriting/dad dancing etc). one child from each task escapes until they join a group at the end, who perform a dance - therefore when adapting to suit your class, you may need to change the crimes or order of children. It could be adapted to suit any transition year. Our class thoroughly enjoyed this play.
sophieharris36
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Act 2, Scene 4) by Clark Gesner Multiple-Choice Reading Test

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Act 2, Scene 4) by Clark Gesner Multiple-Choice Reading Test

This 30-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on an excerpt (Act 2, Scene 4) from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Clark Gesner has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, making inferences, vocabulary, literary devices, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Adam Baron - Boy Underwater - Resource pack

Adam Baron - Boy Underwater - Resource pack

A comprehensive set of Key Stage 2 teaching resources to use with Boy Underwater by Adam Baron - named Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month, June 2018. Twenty-seven activities in all - one for each chapter of the book to facilitate classroom while reading the book together without having to wait to finish. Most chapters also have discussion points. Curriculum links covered include: Understand what they read - asking and answering questions to improve their understanding Understand what they read - identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning Understand what they read - discuss and evaluate how authors use language Understand what they read - drawing inferences such as character’s feelings, thoughts and motives Understand what they read - checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context Understand what they read - summarizing the main ideas, identifying key details to support Understand what they read - predicting what might happen from details supplied and implied Maintain positive attitudes to reading - identifying and discussing themes and conventions Maintain positive attitudes to reading - preparing poems and plays to read aloud and perform Maintain positive attitudes to reading - recommending books that they have read to their peers Maintain positive attitudes to reading - increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books Maintain positive attitudes to reading - participate in discussions about books Maintain positive attitudes to reading - explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read Discuss and evaluate how authors use language
harper_collins
Interactive Macbeth Project Year 7/8

Interactive Macbeth Project Year 7/8

This is a complete set of interactive worksheets that can be downloaded to create a workbook. It is a great introduction to the play without being intense. There is a wide range of activities from drawing, reading and writing, allowing pupils to be stretched and add as much as they can within their own ability. It can be used as part of a lesson or as homework over an 8 week period.
jillkelly1969
The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’, an adaptation of the iconic children’s book, for working with children in Years 1 - 4. It contains interviews with the director, one of the actors, images of the set design by James Button, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Seesaw’, for working with children in Early Years - Year 4. It contains interviews with the writer, director, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Laika’, working with children in Years 2 - 6. It contains an interview with the directors and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Beowulf’, a reimagining of the Old English epic poem, with students. It contains context around the myth & the poem, interviews with the writer and composer, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Book Review Activity Sheet

Book Review Activity Sheet

A worksheet targeted towards students in KS1, KS2 and early KS3. The worksheet acts as a tool for students to summarise a book they have finished reading.
HannahFaki
Beginners - Teacher Resource Pack

Beginners - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is for teachers working with children in Year 4 and above. It contains ideas for classroom activities to explore ‘Beginners’, including an interview with writer and director Tim Crouch, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
“The Phantom Tollbooth” Play by Susan Nanus Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

“The Phantom Tollbooth” Play by Susan Nanus Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

This 154-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on “The Phantom Tollbooth” a two-act play by Susan Nanus has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It also includes an essay open-ended question about the story and characters. This test is on both acts (entire play). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary, literary devices, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Oliver Twist Diary Entry Literacy Unit (Victorians Y4)

Oliver Twist Diary Entry Literacy Unit (Victorians Y4)

Oliver Twist’s Diary Entry Literacy Unit (Victorians Y4) Literacy Y4 Unit - Topic - Who put the great into Great Britain: The Victorians 1 week Diary Entry Unit - linked to Newspaper Article Unit Included: Modelled text - Mr Bumble’s Diary from the day Oliver Twist asked for more gruel Research the workhouse challenge: differentiated Comprehension questions to go with BugClub - Chapter 1 Oliver Twist for young readers. Send task: to complete a cartoon stip to retell the events in the chapter. Oliver Twist fact-file Modelled write: smartboard, word bank and boxing up grid for children to create their own diary entry in the role of Oliver Twist. Lots of great drama opportunities and online film clips you can use to bring this to life!
beckyhackett
Julius Caesar - Comparing Sources

Julius Caesar - Comparing Sources

A differentiated task using sources to generate a picture of what Julius Caesar was like as a person. Higher Level reading skills - comparing different sources - discussing the reliability of each source- comparing fact and opinion - using multiple sources to come to a conclusion - referring to the text when expressing an opinion on the main themes and characters Sources - Mark Antony’s Monologue (Shakespeare) www.biography.com The death of Julius Caesar (Plutarch) The Ides of March, Article from The Telegraph
Roseborne88
Noah Barleywater runs away scheme of work 6 weeks of work 5 lessons each

Noah Barleywater runs away scheme of work 6 weeks of work 5 lessons each

6 weeks of lessons for 5 lessons in each week for teaching Noah Barleywater runs away, potentially a book that can be a little dry and boring for the child! so I have designed some fun and engaging lessons on my weekends…and they went down a treat with my class! assessment criterias and structures for letter writing etc… don’t spend your saturdays on extensive planning like I did!
SajidaM
Firebird - week of lessons

Firebird - week of lessons

I have created a week of lessons based on the The Firebird, the Russian classic, which is suitable both for primary and secondary English lessons, it was a book we taught during book week. The lessons are fun and engaging. I have created sentence starters and structures for each.
SajidaM
Oliver Musical Bundle

Oliver Musical Bundle

This Bundle includes everything you need to produce the Oliver Musical at a saving of 13%
rosie_m
English GCSE Narrative Techniques in Disney Films (useful for Drama too)

English GCSE Narrative Techniques in Disney Films (useful for Drama too)

We all know that teaching sophisticated terminology can be really dull, so I decided to teach my class 18 top terms using Disney (and other family films). This will take 2 lessons, unless you skip some parts of the clips, or don’t complete them all. Included is the powerpoint that contains a starter and all the answers for the students (and yourself beforehand), whilst the worksheet contains the definitions for later revision and the space to conduct the quiz format lesson. I teach these terms by first having students read the terms and definitions aloud in class and clear up any misunderstandings. I then open the YouTube playlist and put it on shuffle. The students should write on their worksheets in pencil and should write the name of the film next to the technique that they think is present in the clip. You can choose to reveal the answers as you go through or all at the end… Normally, I do it all at the end because students change their answers after seeing a clip like Finding Nemo and realising that Dory and Marlin are foils of each other. Unfortunately, you will need internet for this lesson as YouTube is a central part, and as the playlist I have made is on YouTube, I cannot promise that videos won’t randomly stop working. I would double check these before doing the lesson, but you have all the answers and can search the same video on YouTube otherwise. Lastly, use the two Lion King videos together, one shows Scar killing Mufasa, and the other shows him blaming Simba (DRAMATIC IRONY OR WHAT?!)
Charlie925
The Gingerbread Man A Reader's Theatre with Props

The Gingerbread Man A Reader's Theatre with Props

Drama! Bring out the risk taking, creativity in your young actors t with this fun script for reading and fluency. Complete with fun props, which are entirely optional, you could have a full blown Oscar worthy performance! With masks, speech bubbles and puppets, let the children decide how to perform this classic fairy tale. Perfect for literacy groups with 9 in the cast. The script is designed for 3rd-5th grade. With a focus on the traditional American fairy story of The Gingerbread Man this drama will reinforce the children’s understanding as well as reinforcing reading fluency. The performance takes approximately 12 minutes once rehearsed. The props are easy to print and go, with simple preparation involving nothing more than construction paper, scissors and glue. Bring this engaging and funny reading activity into your classroom and enjoy the kiddos’ creativity. This readers’ theatre is a part of my complete unit of inquiry of Fairy Tales. You may also be interested in these dramas too - Pilgrims in A Pickle , a tale of the American Thanksgiving story and The Nose Glows, a comedy about Rudolph and the need to be friends. Follow along with my store. You can find many more hands on tips and tools in my store and on my blog. Enjoy! Susan Powers PYPteachingtools.com
susanpowers09