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Fantastic Mr Fox - Structure of the Story!

Fantastic Mr Fox - Structure of the Story!

This fun and informative lesson helps students to understand the narrative structure used by Roald Dahl throughout ‘Fantastic Mr Fox.’ In particular, students identify the features of each stage of the narrative structure within the story, before recreating sections of the structure themselves! The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Taking part in a fun group quiz to recap on the key elements of the plot leading up to the ending; - Reading and understanding extracts from the ending of Fantastic Mr Fox, answering comprehension questions to demonstrate their understanding; -Understanding features of narrative structure and applying the plot of Fantastic Mr Fox to the individual elements; -Recreating elements of the plot, using their understanding of the stages of narrative structure; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Storyboard Template (and PDF version); - Selected extracts - Fantastic Mr Fox; - Recreations Template (and PDF version); - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with a mixed-ability year 3 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 1 and 8 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Quiz - 20 Common Writing Errors - Powerpoint with answers and explanation of rules

Quiz - 20 Common Writing Errors - Powerpoint with answers and explanation of rules

This is an editable resource in the form of a power point presentation that covers 20 of the most common writing errors. It can be used in classes to test learners knowledge in group settings. The explanations are contained in the notes area. This will be useful for discussion. 1. There, Their, They’re 2. To, Two, Too 3. Accept vs Except 4. Your vs. You’re 5. A lot vs alot vs allot 6. Lose vs Loose 7. Its vs It’s 8. No vs know 9. Threw vs through 10. Correct use of semi-colon (;) 11. Affect vs Effect 12. Assure, Ensure, Insure 13. Proper use of Commas 14. Using ‘s’ to show plural and possessive (the difference) 15. Passed vs past 16. Weather vs whether 17. A vs An 18. Capitalisation in Sentences 19. Farther vs further 20. Compliment vs complement
biowriterab
50 Amazing Reading Ideas

50 Amazing Reading Ideas

This is a great resource for looking to do something different with a class in English. This has so many good ideas to help teaching to understand texts. The 50 ideas are split into different headings and these are: prior knowledge, prediction, visualising, summarising, questioning, structural analysis, character analysis, thematic analysis, relating to texts and language work. Hope you find it useful!:)
MissCharlotteAndrews
11+ literacy advice booklet

11+ literacy advice booklet

11+ reading and writing advice booklet. Giving great tips and advice on how to tackle the literacy part of the 11+ entrance exam. Perfect to go through with pupils or to give to parents as an advice handout.
joannamcfarlane
Fantastic Mr Fox - Boggis, Bunce and Bean!

Fantastic Mr Fox - Boggis, Bunce and Bean!

This fun and informative lesson helps students to understand the descriptive language techniques used by Roald Dahl in his descriptions of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean in ‘Fantastic Mr Fox.’ In particular, students analyse how Dahl's language is used to create imagery, before designing and describing their very own mean farmers! The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: -Completing a card-sorting activity to define and exemplify each of the descriptive devices; - Reading and understanding extracts from the opening of Fantastic Mr Fox, in which the farmers are described; - Identifying and analysing Dahl's use of language devices throughout the description of the farmers; - Writing their own language device-filled descriptions of their farmers, with support from a clear template; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Language Analysis Worksheet (and answer sheet); - Selected extracts - Billionaire Boy; - Cards for Sorting Activity; - Planning Template (Word and PDF); - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with a mixed-ability year 3 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 1 and 8 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Space and Planets Vocabulary Display

Space and Planets Vocabulary Display

Space and Planets Vocabulary Display: A series of over 58 vocabulary cards relating to the theme of space and the planets. Includes blank cards to add your own words if required. A useful addition to your class display. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
helenrachelcrossley
English Classroom display bundle (Banners, posters, bunting and more!)

English Classroom display bundle (Banners, posters, bunting and more!)

A bundle for displays for a complete room. Banners for: - Lost for Words? - Working Wall with '7','8' and '9' posters Coloured Synonyms for the 'Lost for Words?' display. Bunting: - Sentence types and word classes - Book quotes Book covers Disney posters (with pics and examples): - Language techniques - Literary devices
natasha_silk
Lost for words/ Synonym wall

Lost for words/ Synonym wall

An A3 'Lost for Words?' Poster and coloured synonyms with headings for: connectives, analysing, nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs. Mine are just stapled onto a board that I've backed with pages from an old dictionary. I then refer the students to this for ideas and improved vocabulary. The synonyms range from basic to ambitious.
natasha_silk
KS 1 & 2 Library Treasure hunt grid

KS 1 & 2 Library Treasure hunt grid

KS 1 & 2 Library Treasure hunt grid A simple ‘treasure hunt’ to introduce or develop pupil understanding of a library or book area. Pupils find the treasure and write their answers in the box.
newromantic
Compare & Contrast Genres - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Compare & Contrast Genres - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. This product includes: • 3 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes three multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as conventions of genre and theme • Examples of how to determine genres and their conventions • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire