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Formal and in formal letter writing bundle featuring Harry potter

Formal and in formal letter writing bundle featuring Harry potter

I have bundled together seven resources which will be useful when revising skills needed for letter writing. The majority of these resources include extracts from the Harry Potter books and so will appeal to students familiar with the characters from the books or films. These resources will enable students to hone their letter writing skills but will also encourage further reading at the same time. Suitable for Potter fans of all ages.
jlimb
Reading activity Words in context/vocabulary treasure hunt Year 6

Reading activity Words in context/vocabulary treasure hunt Year 6

I was inspired by a maths treasure hunt I have seen on TES by Beckie- Stevie. This is a words in context/vocabulary treasure hunt. I printed these on paper (worked fine) and stuck them around the hall. Different colour on a different day. Children can either write down what the word means in context, or a suitable synonym. The children were very engaged, and I heard great conversations as a result. The lilac cards are very challenging on purpose, as there are children in our school, who need to be really challenged! I think the activity really forced children to read around the word, replace words etc. I asked the children to work independently, however this could be a paired activity as well. I have attached a basic answer sheet you could use. Partners can be split and then they can compare their answers at the end of the activity. The activity will easily last an hour (muddle the order you stick them up in). I used the google dictionary to go through answers. It was good because at a glance the children were able to see the definition, see the word used in a sentence and they were also able to see synonyms. Happy SATs revising to all us crazy Year 6 teachers!!
MissAhmed00
STORY WRITING PRESENTATIONS: BUNDLE

STORY WRITING PRESENTATIONS: BUNDLE

A bundle of five presentations on Story Writing. This bundle includes presentations on: Alternative Ending Story Fictional Story Narrative Story Picture Story Digital Story
john421969
*BUNDLE* 5 CHRISTMAS RESOURCES

*BUNDLE* 5 CHRISTMAS RESOURCES

5 GREAT SETS OF CHRISTMAS RESOURCES 2 SETS OF STORY RESOURCES TIMES TABLES RESOURCES TO USE THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE OF WINTER CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES AND CHRISTMAS POST OFFICE ROLE PLAY AND RESOURCES
hayleyhill
Blood Brothers - Mrs Johnstone and Mrs Lyons!

Blood Brothers - Mrs Johnstone and Mrs Lyons!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to make clear and developed interpretations of the characters of Mrs Johnstone and Mrs Lyons in Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers. In particular, students infer and interpret key information about the characters from their introductions into the play, before tracking how their characters develop through close analysis of key quotations. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: Considering the meaning of the key term ‘stereotype’ and how Mrs Johnstone and Mrs Lyons represent stereotypes of social groups; Engaging with the opening to the text and interpreting how Mrs Johnstone and Mrs Lyons are presented; Tracking how the characters are developed throughout the play, through engagement with key quotations; Answering an essay-style question about the introduction and development of the characters; Self-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; Appropriate extracts from the play; A worksheet with key quotations to enable students to track the development of characters; A template to help scaffold the main task, complete with quotes from the text; A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing)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
PICTURE PERCEPTION STORY WRITING: LESSON PRESENTATION

PICTURE PERCEPTION STORY WRITING: LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Picture Perception Story Writing. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Picture Story Writing lesson. This Presentation Includes: Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Thirsty Crow Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Overview of Vocabulary used for a Story Writing Lesson - Story Terms Real Life Application and Career Options of Story Writing Flipped Lesson Part - 3 Videos - How to Write a Picture Story Collaborative Group Task – Pair-Share, Shared Writing Space for Peer Teaching - Genre Features Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 2 Quizzes on Picture Story Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Story Template Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Think of a Picture Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PGP: Praise-Question-Polish Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Picture Story Sketch Home Learning for Reinforcement - Picture Chart Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.3/3.abde/5/10 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of Picture Perception Story Writing to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their creative writing skills.
john421969
Revision bundle Potter style

Revision bundle Potter style

I have bundled together ten resources which will assist with revision of reading and writing skills on the approach to assessment weeks. Each individual resource is inspired by J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and so will inspire further reading and investigation whilst fundamental skills are being honed. Prior knowledge of the Potter books is not necessary in order to complete the tasks and all answers are provided. The intention of this bundle is to make revision more appealing to Potter fans of all ages. Suitable for ages 10+
jlimb
The Falling Leaves - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Falling Leaves - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Margaret Postgate Cole’s war poem 'The Falling Leaves.’ 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
FICTIONAL STORY WRITING: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

FICTIONAL STORY WRITING: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Fictional Story Writing. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Story Writing lesson. This Presentation Includes: Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – KWL Chart Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Overview of Vocabulary used for a Story Writing Lesson - Story Terms Real Life Application and Career Options of Story Writing Flipped Lesson Part - Video - How to Write a Fictional Story Collaborative Group Task – Interactive Venn Diagram, Think-Write-Share Space for Peer Teaching - Fiction VS Non-Fiction Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – Quizzes on Elements of Fiction Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Story Template Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Story Writing Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PEEC: Point-Evidence-Explain-Conclude Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Fictional Story Sketch Home Learning for Reinforcement - Fantasy Story Outline Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.3/3.abde/5/10 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources to make Student Outcome Engaging-Lively Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of Fictional Story Writing to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their creative writing skills.
john421969
Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

This activity is for young ESL learners (aged 7 - 14). It is useful due to the fact that it deals with space vocabulary, repeats new words several times in the text to ensure that the words stick and has pictures that help children follow what is happening in the story. For stronger students, they will not need the pictures, but weaker students can use this to their advantage. The True / False questions aid their reading comprehension. You can also monitor their pronunciation as you can ask them to read out loud. Learning Objectives: To use the space vocabulary studied. To understand how an English story is set out on the page. To practise the present simple tense. To apply preexisting vocabulary to a new theme (colours to space for example) How I used this worksheet/recommended: Teach vocabulary to do with space (I used flashcards for this). Ask students what life is like on a different planet (elicit the words scary, exciting, fun etc.) Tell students that we are going to read a story about aliens. Children read out loud in turns. Children do the True/False by themselves. Correct as a class. Children ‘wind down’ by designing their own planet with aliens and labelling it. (Practises writing skills) This is an excellent activity which was received well by all my students, ranging from 7 to 12.
paspottiswoode1