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The Death of Curley's Wife: Language Analysis (The American Dream)

The Death of Curley's Wife: Language Analysis (The American Dream)

Included A3 self-contained worksheet with Graded as ‘outstanding’ during observation lesson. Lesson focuses on the key concept of the ‘American Dream’. tarter: Evaluation: Who is ultimately responsible for the death o Curley’s wife? Development: Match up language devices task Reading exercise: identify devices in extract. Task 1: Exploding quotation (heavily scaffolded and modeled) Task 2: PEA paragraph (includes a range of ‘challenges’ throughout the PowerPoint). Plenary: Exit ticket exploding characters’ thoughts and feelings and a summative comment surrounding the lesson
lhowellpratt
World Cup Stars - Russia 2018

World Cup Stars - Russia 2018

World Cup Stars - Russia 2018 (73 slide editable PowerPoint and 3 worksheets) World Cup Stars – Russia 2018 uses the World Cup to help students develop important English reading and writing skills. It includes a range of activities for students of all abilities such as: An introduction to the task - write a brief biography about a footballer competing in the 2018 Russia World Cup A research, note making and writing task - research the player, make notes and produce an article Understanding the key features of biographical writing? Writing in the third person and using personal pronouns effectively Developing effective research skills Skimming, scanning and highlighting Selecting appropriate material and making relevant notes Using linear and diagrammatic notes Key research skills How to transform notes into prose How to use images and layout for effect Writing frame to scaffold the article 73 slide PowerPoint 3 worksheets Click on the preview image to view the first 9 slides of the 73 slide PowerPoint.
Teacher-of-Primary
Editing passes

Editing passes

Editing passes to aid the process of editing writing. Each pass focuses on a different area of a child’s writing they can edit. I personally printed them off, laminated them and put them on a key ring. This is not my resource. It was shared with me and I am also sharing it at the request of others. I have loved using them and hopefully you find them useful too.
cnesbitt1811
Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Here is a lesson plan and resource you will truly enjoy using. Based on Henry V as the main task (“once more…”) this lesson will help students analyse how writer’s are able to persuade their listeners. Feel free to adapt to suit the needs of your students. Enjoy
michael_davidguard
Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Extended Writing Planning - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 16/20

Extended Writing Planning - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 16/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to establish the content (e.g. the subject matter, poet’s key messages, and surface/ deeper meanings) of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key features of content, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the features of content through a group card-sorting activity; -Discussing , understanding, and practicing some of the skills and techniques needed to initially explore a poem for content; -Considering the ideas of interpretation, inference, surface/deeper meaning, and textual evidence as important mechanisms for exploration; -Applying their understanding of the features of content and the skills needed to find them through a jigsaw activity; -Self-evaluating their own learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Content features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Establishing Content’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Two Scavengers in a Truck…’ by Laurence Ferlinghetti, ‘Nothing’s Changed’ by Tatamkhulu Afrika, ‘Hitcher’ by Simon Armitage and 'Island Man’ by Grace Nichols for annotation (both freely available online); -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
Tangled Movie Song I See the Light comprehension worksheet,Key and Mp3 file

Tangled Movie Song I See the Light comprehension worksheet,Key and Mp3 file

Hand over the copy with blanks to the students and the teacher will keep the lyrics with her- then ask the student to listen to the song for 3 times only and fill in the blanks- this is a good and engaging way to assess listening to the language- students thoroughly enjoy this class.Interesting activity my class loves song comprehension activity.
tacss
Ready to use  FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

Ready to use FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

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. Useful for KS3 and KS4 The bundle includes 6 ‘ready to go’ assessment sheets for: Blood Brothers HW - PEE chains Film Reviews Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde Creative Writing Peer Assessment - Generic Reading and Writing Assessment Sheets
chirpyandcheerful
HW - PEE Assessment Feedback Sheet

HW - PEE Assessment Feedback Sheet

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 forms part of exam preparation revision.
chirpyandcheerful
Film Review - FAR Marking Assessment Sheet

Film Review - FAR Marking Assessment Sheet

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
Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde - FAR Assessment Marking Sheet

Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde - FAR Assessment Marking Sheet

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
Creative Writing - FAR Marking Feedback Sheet

Creative Writing - FAR Marking Feedback Sheet

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
Blood Brothers - Assessment Feedback Sheet with SPaG feedback section (FAR marking)

Blood Brothers - Assessment Feedback Sheet with SPaG feedback section (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 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
Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

This resource is great to have your students look at and review current events. This resource is a 4 page graphic organizer. The included 4 pages are as follows: Current Events Your Opinion Summary Where you stand This resource comes in a printable PDF as well as an editable Google Slide. You can print it out and provide the organizers to your students, or allow them to make a copy and fill it in digitally.
rombop
Digital Book Report (Editable in Google Slides)

Digital Book Report (Editable in Google Slides)

Whether you are in a 1 to 1 classroom or have access to Chromebooks, laptops or iPads, this resource is a great way to implement a book report in your classroom. Go paperless with this digital editable Google Slides. This can be used independently or as a collaborative project for novel study/book study groups. This digital book report covers visuals (the book cover), main characters, setting of the book, book summary, favourite part, a change that the student wants to see in the book and a rating of the book. Each slide comes with instructions for your students. You can have the students print out their digital book report as the resource is set to 8.5 x 11 paper size. Or have your students present their completed Book Report to the class!
rombop
Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

This is a fun WANTED poster is perfect for a Western Themed classroom. Use it to follow the theme in your class, or have your students design and write a wanted poster for a villain in the novel you are reading. This handout is great for short stories! You can print these out and use it in a traditional way or allow your students to complete this Wanted Poster on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. This worksheets come on an editable Google Slide!
rombop
Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of W.B. Yeats’ poem 'Song of the Old Mother.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Denise Levertov’s poem 'What Were They Like?’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘UNSEEN POETRY’ LESSONS, INCLUDING ANALYSING LANGUAGE, ANALYSING STRUCTURE, ESTABLISHING CONTENT AND COMPARING POEMS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER/ REVISION MAT. These engaging and varied, resources have been designed to aid students in gaining the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the ‘Unseen Poems’ element of English Literature examinations. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons and revision resources, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poems from making key inferences, understanding poets’ ideas through their use of language and structure, and structuring comparative writing effectively to offer clear, considered, qualified responses. 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. Engaging, comprehensive, presentations, activity resources, worksheets, copies of practice poems and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the structural features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key structural devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the structural features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the structural features in two poems through an exploratory task; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various structural techniques; -Applying their understanding of the structural features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Structural features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Structural Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘The Falling Leaves’ by Margaret Postgate Cole and ‘next to of course god america i’ by E.E. Cummings for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
Descriptive Writing - Conflict

Descriptive Writing - Conflict

A resource I made for KS3, but would be appropriate for a low to mid ability GCSE set given the nature of the new curriculum. Lots of active tasks involved which encourage them to analyse devices before applying them to their own writing. The lesson contains a balance of reading and writing tasks. My students really enjoyed this lesson, which could be split into two, as it balances independent and collaborative learning.
ANHumphrys
Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the language features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key language devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the language features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the language features in examples of poetry in a fun, interactive game; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various language techniques; -Applying their understanding of the language features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Language features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Language Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen and ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru