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Three Little Pigs - Media/English/Fairy Tales/Adaptations/Newspapers

Three Little Pigs - Media/English/Fairy Tales/Adaptations/Newspapers

Using The Three Little Pigs as inspiration for this Media bundle, you'll find all you need to cover key terms such as adaptations and stereotypes. Please allow 3-5 hours to cover all material attached. Included: x3 PPTS Embedded videos (links in notes); sample sentence starts, differentiated activities - must,could, should approach. Students will consider the changing nature of how we view and interact with news stories today. Lessons will encourage speaking and listening. Students will also work on their writing skills, with a particular focus on their functional writing skills. I usually follow these lessons up with a segment on Fake News and I'm currently working on developing a bundle for that topic.

By LouiseLenihan

The Woman in Black: Jennet Humfrye and Nathaniel Drablow!

The Woman in Black: Jennet Humfrye and Nathaniel Drablow!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make precise and sustained interpretations regarding the sub-plot of Jennet Humfrye and Nathaniel Drablow in The Woman in Black. Through close analysis of extracts of the sub-plot, they consider how the woman in black herself came to being, and learn her ghastly purpose. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Reading and understanding the sub-plot of Jennet Humfrye and Nathaniel Drablow; - Understanding and comprehending the key themes and ideas raised in the sub-plot; - Empathising and evaluating the sub-plot, arguing a viewpoint on behalf of a character; - Analysing how Hill utilises the sub-plot to aid and develop the wider story; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extracts from 'The Woman in Black' which details the sub-plot; - 'Jennet Humfrye and Nathaniel Drablow' worksheet (and answer sheet for teachers); - Empathy Footprints for 'In Your Shoes' task; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

My Life as a Book Digital Novel Study

My Life as a Book Digital Novel Study

This is a complete digital novel study for My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian. You will find everything you need to completely teach and review the plot, characters, setting, themes, etc. with your class. There are also pre and post reading activities that will introduce/review concepts in the story. All materials can be uploaded to a variety of online platforms including: Google Classroom, Microsoft OneDrive, Schoology, Edmodo, Notability, Seesaw, Padlet, Nearpod, Canvas, Evernote and Blackboard. There is a Student Edition, Teacher Edition, Essay Tasks, End Projects, and a tutorial on how to upload the files to various online platforms. Included in the Novel Study: * Introduction to the Book * Suggested Pacing Calendar * Author Study * Calvin and Hobbes Study * Reluctant Readers Info and Worksheet * Vocabulary words and quiz * Discussion Questions and Answers broken down by chapter * Character Graphic Organizers * 4 End of Book Projects * 2 Essay Tasks * Answer Keys or Rubrics included for all questions, quizzes and activities

By XClass

Alice in Wonderland Creativity Project

Alice in Wonderland Creativity Project

A series of activities with stimuli related to 'Alice in Wonderland': costume and make-up design, set design, storyboarding and mask-making. Includes words and images for display.

By rwebbie

The Woman in Black: Hill's Description of the Woman!

The Woman in Black: Hill's Description of the Woman!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make precise and sustained interpretations regarding Susan Hill’s portrayal of the title character in The Woman in Black. In particular, they consider how the language techniques used (e.g. similes, adverbs and alliteration) are used to introduce and develop the mysterious woman each time that she appears. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Defining the key conventions of ghostly characters; - Understanding and exemplifying key descriptive devices; - Reading extracts introducing and developing the woman, comprehending key meanings; - Analysing how the features of Hill's language help to create a chilling portrayal of the woman; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extracts from 'The Woman in Black' in which the woman appears; - 'Hill's Language' worksheet (and answer sheet for teachers); - Cards for descriptive devices sorting activity - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

The Woman in Black Pointless Game!

The Woman in Black Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in 'The Woman in Black.' Round 1. The characters in The Woman in Black Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings, Themes, and Objects Round 4. Places where the woman appears. The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!

By TandLGuru

The Woman in Black: Eel Marsh House - The Ghostly Setting!

The Woman in Black: Eel Marsh House - The Ghostly Setting!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make precise and sustained interpretations regarding Susan Hill’s portrayal of Eel Marsh House in the early chapters of The Woman in Black. In particular, they consider how the language (e.g. similes and pathetic fallacy) are used to introduce and develop the imagery and atmosphere of the house. They also consider how the features of the house (e.g. its isolation and age) relate to the generic conventions of scary settings. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Defining the key conventions of ghostly settings; - Reading extracts introducing Eel Marsh House, and relating the conventions of ghostly settings to the description of Eel Marsh House; - Identifying and exploring how the features of Hill's language help to create imagery and an atmosphere that surrounds Eel Marsh House; - Analysing how Hill's language and subject matter are effective in the description of Eel Marsh House; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extracts from 'The Journey North' and 'Across the Causeway' of The Woman in Black; - The Features of Ghostly Settings worksheet; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

A Sequence of Debating Activities and Debates

A Sequence of Debating Activities and Debates

Based around the 'Debate Mate' and University debating society structure, a sequence of different debates and topics to explore. Perfect for debating activities within the class or for a debating club.

By rwebbie