This is a set of ideas for a stage presentation that works very well for assemblies, open days and Science Week! It is a series of Magic tricks that will really engage your learners and that are very simple and cheap to set up and perform!
I like not to give away the answers, but let the learners try to figure out how they work. I found that this encourages them to talk about the demonstrations for a long time after the show and it encourages scientific discussions!
10 fully resourced lessons to prepare students for the AQA English Language Paper 2, Section A exam: 'Writer's Viewpoints and Perspectives'.
This resource bundle includes:
Two powerpoint presentations totalling 142 slides.
A full lesson by lesson scheme of work including clear learning objectives and outlining assessment opportunities.
Eight different extracts to use with students from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Each lesson is clearly structured with learning objectives, learning start activities, learning review activities and opportunities for students to demonstrate and assess their learning in a number of ways.
The lessons aim to develop a common approach for tackling each question to build students' confidence. There are a number of opportunities for students to tackle the different question types and the presentations provide clear steps and guidance to support students during the assessment process.
Model answers and assessment sheets also included.
'American Sniper', Chris Kyle
'The Charge of the Light Brigade', William Howard Russell
'Letter to My Mother', Wilfred Owen
'A Beautiful Job', Gunner William Towers (WW1)
'The Death of Lord Nelson', William Beatty
'We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches', Winston Churchill
'Surrender Speech', Chief Joseph (taken from the AQA Reading Support Booklet)
'The Gettysburg Address', Abraham Lincoln
In addition to this, the presentations also include some optional Paper 2, Section B questions that link to the extracts and aim to develop students' nonfiction writing skills.
The lessons and extracts are focused around the theme of war so they can be linked with the 'Power and Conflict' AQA poetry anthology to develop students' contextual understanding for the English Literature exam.
Any feedback on the resource would be greatly appreciated!
A booklet of practice texts, reading questions and writing tasks to help students studying for the new AQA English Language GCSE Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing (first exam Summer 2017). Accompanying unit of work: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-gcse-english-language-scheme-of-work-analysing-language-lessons-1-4-11348739
3 worksheets for translations.
The first one is for them to draw the translated shape and the second is for the pupils to write the translation themselves.
The third contains both of the above plus a few blank grids for pupils to create their own shape and translation and to pass to a friend to translate the shape.
These simple revision mats can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic.
These 3 printable A3 mats cover unit 4 part 2 - acids, alkalis and neutralisation
Reaction of metals with acids to produce salts and hydrogen
Formation of hydrogen and hydroxide ion in solution
Neutralisation and salt formation
Names and formulae of common laboratory acids
Names and formulae of common laboratory alkalis
Charges on common ions
Soluble and insoluble hydroxides
Metals and acids as redox reactions
Formation of soluble salts by evaporation and crystallisatiion
pH scale and neutralisation
Indicators vs. pH probes
Calculations for titrations
Ionic equation for neutralisation
Strong and weak acids
Ionisation of acids
Difference between the terms strong and weak and concentrated and dilute
The meaning of the pH scale