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Power and Conflict - Exposure and Charge of the Light Brigade

Power and Conflict - Exposure and Charge of the Light Brigade

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that assists students with comparing Charge of the Light Brigade by Tennyson and Exposure by Wilfred Owen. A very useful lesson for KS4 students about to sit their Power and Conflict question as part of AQA English Literature Paper 2. Well worth downloading!
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Year 9 Lessons - Writing to Argue and Persuade - Articles and Speeches

Year 9 Lessons - Writing to Argue and Persuade - Articles and Speeches

These lessons were created for a brief unit for Year 9 looking at writing to argue and persuade. There are a number of whole lessons with handouts which cover articles and speeches. There is also a question 5 assessment taken from the KS3 AQA test papers to test their skills in the same format as the new GCSE.
1981kmorris
Picture Prompts for Discussion and Writing

Picture Prompts for Discussion and Writing

These picture prompt cards for discussion and writing contain a wide variety of topics and tasks to practice speaking and/or writing skills and also encourage creativity and higher order thinking. These topics will have students describing, giving opinions, persuading, explaining a process, comparing/contrasting and creating stories or dialogue as well as writing advertisements, letters, news articles, and personal experiences (often from the perspective of another), etc. There are topics that will only need a short time to complete the activity, and others will take longer. Use them for warm up activities, group projects, journals, presentations, debates, and more. You will find plenty of uses for these cards! Perfect for middle school, high school, and adult ESL!
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Jekyll and Hyde - Model Answer

Jekyll and Hyde - Model Answer

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that looks at a model answer for the AQA English Literature Paper 1 exam on the theme of secrecy in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Ideal preparation for students in KS4 about to sit their Literature exams or for KS3 students moving towards GCSE standard answers. A must-download for any English teacher!
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Story Beginning with a Theme Investigation (Texts and Investigation Record)

Story Beginning with a Theme Investigation (Texts and Investigation Record)

Three texts (story beginnings with a theme) and an investigation record. An opportunity for paired or independent student-led investigation to focus on the type of theme created in different story beginnings by exploring the use of description, action and dialogue. Also an opportunity for students to make valid predictions of what may happen in each text using evidence to back-up their views or continuing the story by keeping the theme alive and evident throughout.
GoughR1
Story with a Theme Beginning (Jealousy and Greed)

Story with a Theme Beginning (Jealousy and Greed)

Mainly suitable for KS2, this resource is designed to allow students to explore how an author creates and demonstrates a theme through use of dialogue, description and detail. It is the very beginning of a possible story, opening opportunities for students to make valid predictions, based on evidence from the text or to continue the story by keeping the theme alive throughout.
GoughR1
AQA English GCSE Paper 1 Full Exam

AQA English GCSE Paper 1 Full Exam

A full paper1 for the AQA English GCSE. If your students need more revision skills, then this is a brand new fiction text that they can develop their comprehension skills and writing for question five. This is perfect for a full lesson, or can be used as homework.
EnglishGrade5
Personification generator! Use personification in poetry - spooky woods and spooky buildings - dice

Personification generator! Use personification in poetry - spooky woods and spooky buildings - dice

Included: detailed lesson plan, presentation, two personification generator dice activities This is a carefully planned, fully resourced and differentiated lesson about personification aimed at upper key stage 2 writers. I used this session to create poetry with personification, but it would work equally well with descriptive writing or story settings. The lesson is structured as follows: Warm up What is figurative language? What is personification? Can you personify your noun using one of the prompts on the screen? Shared writing 2 differentiated dice-based personification generator activities - children use these to create stunning examples of personification about spooky woods (one verse) or spooky buildings (two verse: inside/outside writing) - try it! Peer assessment Fully road tested - in one session the whole class had written superb personification poems (example included), and they really enjoyed the spooky theme. I hope your class have the same success.
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6 KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES

6 KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES

6 GREAT KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES! ALL TRIED AND TESTED … INCLUDING: DILEMMAS THE PLAGUE + GREAT FIRE IRON MAN TEETH AND HEALTHY EATING 7 CONTINENTS FANTASTIC MR FOX
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Writing a letter Black Death

Writing a letter Black Death

A learning mat that will take students a lesson (50 minutes - 1 hour) to complete. Includes a recap of what the Black Death is and what the symptoms were. A letter plan for students and opportunities for AFL traffic light and 2 stars and a wish. Learning objectives: To recap knowledge of The Black Death. To consider what makes an effective letter and to apply this to writing. By the end students should have completed a draft.
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