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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 7 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 9 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Billionaire Boy Lesson Bundle!

Billionaire Boy Lesson Bundle!

These engaging, varied, and informative lessons have been designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of the plot, characters, language, and key messages in David Walliams' 'Billionaire Boy.' The lessons enable students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the key features of content, language, and structure, in addition to considering Walliams' key messages throughout the novel. All of the resources that you need to teach are included in the bundle: Whole lesson step-by-step PowerPoint presentations, informative and engaging , worksheets, activities, and lesson plans. Contained in the bundle are lessons based on: - 1. Homelessness; - 2. Shelter; - 3. The Dual Narrative; - 4. Some assorted resources from an old Stone Cold scheme. 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. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging.
TandLGuru
Billionaire Boy Big Bundle!

Billionaire Boy Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE BILLIONAIRE BOY LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of David Walliams' 'Billionaire Boy.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding language devices. 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. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Billionaire Boy - The Ending!

Billionaire Boy - The Ending!

This fun and informative lesson helps students to understand the key events of the ending of David Walliams ‘Billionaire Boy.’ In particular, students explore the concept of narrative structure, and apply the events of Billionaire Boy to each narrative stage. They explore to what extent the ending of the text fits the features of an adequate denouement. 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 Billionaire Boy, answering comprehension questions to check their understanding; - Understanding the features of narrative structure, and applying Billionaire Boy to the individual elements; - Analysing how the ending of Billionaire Boy fits the features of a denouement; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - 'Narrative Structure Template (and PDF version); - Selected extracts - Billionaire Boy ending; - The Ending Essay Template; - 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 7 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 9 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Reading/writing activity

Reading/writing activity

My book about me lets the students be creative and write and draw about themselves. Directions: Clip a colorful ribbon through all pages to make a book. Laminate when done the front and back page for durability or all. I had used this activities for my first grade girls to show parents during family night. (14 pages) full page size. Parents and students loved them.
CoyLearning
Reading and Writing Time KS1

Reading and Writing Time KS1

A 20 page PDF workbook for young readers and writers. Each page has a picture as a clue and a few sentences telling the pupil what they have to write about. Activities include All About Me, Superheroes, descriptive and imaginative writing, writing a list, writing a poem, writing book reviews and predicting from the picture clue. There is space for the children to write about 5/6 sentences. This is a suitable resource for emerging readers and writers or SEN children. Pages may be printed out as separate worksheets for display. A powerpoint presentation is included to be used for model writing.
teachercellar
Who Let The Gods Out by Maz Evans

Who Let The Gods Out by Maz Evans

This 22 page PDF file is ideal for follow up work after reading Who Let The Gods Out by Maz Evans.There are a selection of writing, drawing and research tasks all in black and white. These tasks can be printed out individually for differentation or as a complete workbook for each child. They have a similar format to my Roald dahl resources. Activities include: Descriptive and creative writing, creating poetry, writing news broadcast scripts, diary entries, book reviews, favourite characters and research skills working with a partner to create factfiles. A fact sheet all about Zeus is included with vocabulary tasks attached. There are also a couple of drawing activities for the less able child.
teachercellar
We All Fit Together Activity

We All Fit Together Activity

An activity to build relationships between children from an early age. Sharing a well known story, 'The Richest Crocodile in the World', followed by a jigsaw activity to show all children that they may be different, but they all fit together. Can be used to reinforce manners and rules within the setting.
StephanieMoriarty123
Skulduggery Pleasant - Who Wants to Be A Minionaire Quiz

Skulduggery Pleasant - Who Wants to Be A Minionaire Quiz

Meet the great Skulduggery Pleasant: wise-cracking detective, powerful magician, master of dirty tricks and burglary (in the name of the greater good, of course). Oh yeah. And dead. Test your knowledge of Skulduggery, Valkyrie and the whole gang with this monstrous and magical quiz!
harper_collins
Odd Dog Out - Design Your Own

Odd Dog Out - Design Your Own

Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world in Odd Dog Out, the third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph. Design your own Odd Dog Out, because being different is really great!
harper_collins
Odd Dog Out - A Sausage Among Dogs

Odd Dog Out - A Sausage Among Dogs

Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world in Odd Dog Out, the third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph. Can you find the sausage among the dogs?
harper_collins