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Love and Relationships - Eden Rock

Love and Relationships - Eden Rock

A fully differentiated lesson on Eden Rock by Charles Causley that analyses how the narrator thinks of his parents and the imaginary or heavenly place and situation he describes within the poem Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
NOUN CLAUSE: BUNDLE

NOUN CLAUSE: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on noun clauses. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Types, Structure, Word-Bank, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
War Horse: Corporal Perkins Chapter 5

War Horse: Corporal Perkins Chapter 5

This lesson is designed for KS3, guiding them through chapter 5 and their first encounter with Cpl Perkins. It encourages close analysis of language in a structured methodical was as well as encouraging students to justify their opinions. Ideal for KS3 with a view to doing AQA specifications in the future.
lizziedc92
Summer Reading Challenge - Library - Reading for Pleasure KS3 and KS4

Summer Reading Challenge - Library - Reading for Pleasure KS3 and KS4

This is a clearly presented, generic reading challenge to ensure your students keep on reading! Sometimes it is easier to make it a fun challenge, especially by something like finding a book to read where the main character is not human. It is one thing to tell children what to read, and this should be avoided, as ownership is key. But it is entirely acceptable to give choices and let children self-select with some guidelines. There are many reading challenges available online, but I wanted to create one which was just clear, and uncluttered, with enough choice to appeal, hopefully, to everyone.
WardyWardster
KS2 and KS 3 Adjective of the week.

KS2 and KS 3 Adjective of the week.

Quick activities which are simple warm up exercises for extending vocabulary. They can be performed as a starter or over the course of a week or a month. Ideally they are for KS2 learners or for KS3 year 7 learners. Many are the activities are kinesthetic so the activities can good icebreakers too.
Yomama1234
Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters

Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters

Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters Brighten up your classroom walls quickly and effectively with these beautiful Figurative Language Posters! These posters will help your students understand and use various figurative language techniques. Includes 20 posters (A4 PDF) - Alliteration Allusion Anaphora Assonance Consonance Euphemism Hyperbole Idiom Imagery Irony Litotes Metaphor Onomatopoeia Oxymoron Paradox Personification Pun Simile Synecdoche Tautology
MissPepperPot
The Hunger Games - Pointless Game!

The Hunger Games - Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless’, this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in ‘The Hunger Games.’ Round 1. The characters in The Hunger Games Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings and Objects Round 4. Themes in The Hunger Games The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Language Feature Revision

Language Feature Revision

A mix-and-match activity for 12 language features and their definitions and examples; there is also a small bingo task to start and finish and an ‘improve these similes’ task.
pip_knowles
Short Story SOW

Short Story SOW

An entire Short Story SOW with resources. This PPT was created for both middle and high ability year 8 sets. Activities are designed to improve reading and writing skills. Full copies of short stories included.
nphilpott
Power and Conflict Poetry: The Emigree

Power and Conflict Poetry: The Emigree

Challenge your students with the emotive lesson looking at The Emigree. Perfect for KS4 with opportunities to develop personalised responses and critical thinking. Tailored to the AQA Power and Conflict GCSE Unit
lizziedc92
Focus Worksheets Story Opening Extract Structure Analysis GCSE English

Focus Worksheets Story Opening Extract Structure Analysis GCSE English

1 x Identifying Focus worksheet - ideal for introducing and explaining focus to students. Includes answer sheet. 1 x Focus worksheet - includes the opening paragraphs of a story. Students are asked to identify focus and answer questions as a way to prompt analysis of focus. An answer sheet is included for this worksheet. 1 x Copy of the story extract with no questions or tasks so that you can add your own tasks or use for analysis. Created for GCSE / High School students - specifically students who struggle with answering questions on structure.
academytutoringnul
Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful

This SOW was created by myself for both a middle and top set year 8 group. It lasted about 6 weeks and includes assessments and activities designed to develop reading and writing skills. My year 8’s absolutely loved studying Private Peaceful.
nphilpott
Adjectives' Worksheet w/ Graphic Organizers 2 (Full Key Included)

Adjectives' Worksheet w/ Graphic Organizers 2 (Full Key Included)

This product has ten (10) sentences that allow students to identify adjectives within a sentence. The lesson demonstrates how to find adjectives within a sentence step by step . First, the students are instructed to find the nouns in the sentence first through annotation (underlining). Second, the lesson notes the "adjective questions" to pose when you need to find the adjective in the text: Which One? What Kind? How Many? This strategy is then placed in a graphic organizer. Here the students note the noun(s) in the sentence and do a checklist under the question columns. Lastly, the students highlight the adjectives and underline the nouns again. This process is visual strategy that has been proven in allowing students to interpret the process more readily. A full key is included. Enjoy!! Image Source:
LightbulbTeaching
Adjectives' Worksheet 1 w/ Graphic Organizers (Full Key Included)

Adjectives' Worksheet 1 w/ Graphic Organizers (Full Key Included)

This product has ten (10) sentences that allow students to identify adjectives within a sentence. The lesson demonstrates how to find adjectives within a sentence step by step . First, the students are instructed to find the nouns in the sentence first through annotation (underlining). Second, the lesson notes the "adjective questions" to pose when you need to find the adjective in the text: Which One? What Kind? How Many? This strategy is then placed in a graphic organizer. Here the students note the noun(s) in the sentence and do a checklist under the question columns. Lastly, the students highlight the adjectives and underline the nouns again. This process is visual strategy that has been proven in allowing students to interpret the process more readily. A full key is included. Enjoy!! Image Source: https://goo.gl/79hToc
LightbulbTeaching
The Hunger Games - Katniss Everdeen!

The Hunger Games - Katniss Everdeen!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to understand how the lead protagonist of Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games’ – Katniss Everdeen - develops as a character throughout the novel. In doing so, students learn how she develops and acquires the key skills, characteristics, beliefs, and values to become the complete dystopian heroine. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Comprehending how Katniss is initially introduced to the reader; Reading extracts from Chapters 3, 7 and 14 of The Hunger Games, identifying how Katniss’ character develops; Analysing how her character fits the role of the ‘Dystopian Hero/Heroine’, and matching her traits to the different features of this character form; Applying their understanding by creating their own Dystopian Hero/Heroine; Self assessing their learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive;’ Extracts from The Hunger Games (from Chapters 3, 7, and 14); Character Profile for Katniss Everdeen; Blank Template for Creating a Dystopian Hero/Heroine; A comprehensive lesson plan; All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Stormbreaker SOW fully resourced

Stormbreaker SOW fully resourced

Fully resourced SOW for the entire novel. Lessons work alongside the chapters of the novel to work with developing reading and writing skills. There is a writing task for each chapter, with peer and self assessment opportunities for each writing element.
Melanie-Ann
25 Persuasive Language Book Blurbs

25 Persuasive Language Book Blurbs

This is a document with 25 examples of book blurbs from a variety of genres e.g. classics, horror, adventure. I have used this with both KS3 and GCSE to analyse the persuasive language that writers have used to persuade readers to buy their books. Each example has specific devices that pupils can identify and explain their effect.
rebeccamrobinson
CLAUSE TYPES: BUNDLE

CLAUSE TYPES: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on clause types. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, types, structure, Word-Bank, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
Paper 2, Question 3 - Introducing and Developing Language Skills

Paper 2, Question 3 - Introducing and Developing Language Skills

Introducing students to language skills in preparation for Paper 2, Question 3. Students will be required to take part in activities that allow assessment through flipped learning, Q&A, class discussions, mini-whiteboard activities and written work. Stretch and challenge activities included. Included is a lesson plan document so you can drop information into your chosen choice of lesson plan template. Lesson Outcomes Explain the meaning of a variety of language features, presenting your information to peers. Select a range of language features used within two different texts and establish the effects of them. Awarding Organisation Criteria A02: Expain, comment on and analyse how writers use language to achieve effect and influence readers, using relevant subject terminology to support their views.
connie-91
Christmas Activities (Paper 1 Revision)

Christmas Activities (Paper 1 Revision)

These two lessons are designed for the final week before students break up for the Christmas break. They do involve friendly competitive games but they also require students to use skills required throughout Paper 1. Activities include using language features in relation to the ideal Christmas/other religious celebration, analysing Christmas adverts and making crackers. These activities are separated by fun, competitive tasks for students to take part in. Stretch and challenge activities are included. Included is a document which details information that can be placed into your own lesson plan template. Awarding Organisation Criteria A02: Explain, comment on and analyse how writers use language to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant terminology to support their views. A04: Evaluate texts critically and support this with appropriate textual references. A05: Communicate clearly, effectively and imaginatively, selecting and adapting tone, style and register for different forms, purposes and audience.
connie-91
Synonyms for Boring Words

Synonyms for Boring Words

This is a selection of ‘boring’ words which are frequently used in students’ writing. Attached are a range of synonyms that can be used in place of the boring word. With my students, I have laminated them and cut them up. Students will then be able to choose a synonym at random to use in their writing. The boring words are: Bad Big Good Happy Little Nice Pretty Sad Said Ugly Went
connie-91
Our Day Out (2009) - The Musical

Our Day Out (2009) - The Musical

Whole scheme of work for Willy Russell’s updated musical Our Day Out. There are 8 detailed PowerPoints/ lessons with hyperlinks to video clips and songs from the musical. There is a midterm quiz and a final assessment where students are asked to analyse a character from the play using an extract. There are extra homework/ cover lesson tasks and a knowledge organiser.
sinead242
KS3 Poetic Devices

KS3 Poetic Devices

Includes fully differentiated tasks and worksheets Song Lyric Analysis Poetic Devices matching task End rhyme and Internal Rhyme tasks Similes and Metaphors Also comes with a huge Interactive poetry booklet which I used as starters for each lesson.
TMDDodd
The Hunger Games Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Hunger Games Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Suzanne Collins’ novel ‘The Hunger Games.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); Main Characters; Themes; Collins Language Devices; Features of Dystopian Novels. All key words and ideas are compartmentalised for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Witch Child by Celia Rees - loads of bits for exploring this fantastic novel

Witch Child by Celia Rees - loads of bits for exploring this fantastic novel

A complete range of lessons and worksheets to accompany teaching the fab historical/fictional novel ‘Witch Child’ by Celia Rees. For me, this book seemed to resonate most with my Yr 9 girls groups and they really enjoyed the range of activties including reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. There are some lessons shorter than others or have been deleted due to now irrelevant mark scheme/curriculum work (including APP). I hope you enjoy this selection and please feel free to review and look at my other resources as well. Many thanks
sarah_hewitt2018
Valentine (Carol Ann Duffy) and I wanna be yours (John Cooper Clarke)

Valentine (Carol Ann Duffy) and I wanna be yours (John Cooper Clarke)

This whole lesson (with slides you can print out for worksheets) explores the idea of extended metaphors and figurative devices in both Valentine - by Carol Ann Duffy - and I wanna be yours - by John Cooper Clarke. This then culminates in students creating their own valentine poetry. When I used to teach this lesson, I would actually bring an onion into class and cut it up for the initial reading of ‘Valentine’ - made a stink but definitely got my students interested! Hope you enjoy and please feel free to browse my other resources - a lot of which are free as I understand us teachers work far too hard already!
sarah_hewitt2018
AQA English Language Paper 1 Mock Review - Jamaica Inn

AQA English Language Paper 1 Mock Review - Jamaica Inn

A fully differentiated lesson that looks at Language Paper 1-style AQA English Language questions (around an extract from Daphne du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn), providing students with suggested ideas on the use of language and structure in the extract and how to approach Q4. It also covers Section B - narrative/descriptive writing. Easily adaptable for other exam questions and for other exam boards. I’m really proud of this one!
Lead_Practitioner
A - Z letters in six colour schemes for display - 156 files - floral design

A - Z letters in six colour schemes for display - 156 files - floral design

Beautifully designed letters A-Z for display use in SIX colour schemes (156 jpg files altogether) The colour schemes have been thoughtfully been named: -cardinal red -duck egg -earth -frosted ice lollies -northern lights -pastel Use these fresh and attention-drawing letter-displays to brighten your classroom, corridor displays and prepare an engaging resource for the new academic year. Each jpg = 800 pixeks by 800 pixels
kidsprintouts
Text styles templates with explanations (pdf ready to fill in)

Text styles templates with explanations (pdf ready to fill in)

The resource contains 6 interactive pdf files covering 6 text styles: report, discussion, procedure, narrative, explanation and recount. To use the resource you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (latest version) available free for Mac OS and Windows. By using the pdf will allow the students to focus on the literacy task, rather than the technical challenge of using word processors. Very easy to use, just open the template and start typing following the guides on the left, then save and print. Tips to use: ask students to complete a report after a trip recount activities from holidays use the procedure text style to describe a recipe. Enjoy!
julianuc
Skimming and Scanning KS3

Skimming and Scanning KS3

This is a whole lesson on skimming and scanning for a mid ability ks3 group. There is a video clip that tests pupils’ skimming and scanning skills as well as multiple questions (you can pick and choose which ones you wish to do depending on ability).
EduRes
Explicit and Implicit KS3

Explicit and Implicit KS3

This is a whole lesson on explicit and implicit skills aimed at lower ability children. The lesson is based on text Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone CHAPTER ONE ‘THE BOY WHO LIVED’ and also contains a physical activity that allows pupils to infer and ‘act’ out the image.
EduRes
Inference Skills KS3

Inference Skills KS3

An interactive way to learn and apply inference skills based on Ray Bradbury’s A Sound of Thunder. This lessons also contains The Simpson’s appropriation of the plot to help lower abilty pupils understand the Bradybury’s plot.
EduRes
Blood Brothers Huge Bundle!

Blood Brothers Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘BLOOD BROTHERS’ LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER, THE 30-PAGE 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 Willy Russell’s play ‘Blood Brothers.’ 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 play, understanding the writer’s ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Russell’s 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
The Hunger Games - Description of District 12!

The Hunger Games - Description of District 12!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make precise interpretations of the descriptive language used by Suzanne Collins in her descriptions of District 12 in ‘The Hunger Games.’ They also learn how the depiction of settings can have a profound impact upon the tone and atmosphere of a novel, and apply this understanding (along with their knowledge of the key language devices) to form their own vivid and imaginative descriptions of places. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Understanding the power of places and settings, especially the impact that they have on atmosphere and tone; Defining each of the different types of descriptive devices, through completing an interactive group activity; Reading extracts from the text in which Collins describes District 12, and identifying the language techniques used to paint an image of place in the minds of the readers; Analysing the effectiveness of each of Collins’ descriptive devices; Creating their own description of a desolate, run-down place, utilising appropriate and effective descriptive devices throughout; Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; Cards for the Card Sorting Activity;’ Extracts from The Hunger Games; Individual analysis worksheet; Writing to Describe Helpsheet; Comprehensive Lesson Plan. All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
GCSE Romeo and Juliet (16) Act 5 Scene 3

GCSE Romeo and Juliet (16) Act 5 Scene 3

Shakespeare’s timeless text is presented here through a series of beautifully illustrated slides, each with varying degrees of challenge. I have taught this text for the last seventeen years and can honestly say that these resources have been tried, tested and refined many times. I have used this particular power point lesson to lead my teaching in class, as a homework assignment and even as a tool of revision. All have worked well for the students. This presentation focuses on the meaning of the Act 5 Scene 3 through structured tasks and academic writing. It includes, a starter activity, a previous learning slide, a glossary of terms, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a homework. Everything is done for you. Enjoy! This is a complete resource.
MFLYNN-Teacher
GCSE Romeo and Juliet (15) Act 5 Scenes 1 and 2

GCSE Romeo and Juliet (15) Act 5 Scenes 1 and 2

Shakespeare’s timeless text is presented here through a series of beautifully illustrated slides, each with varying degrees of challenge. I have taught this text for the last seventeen years and can honestly say that these resources have been tried, tested and refined many times. I have used this particular power point lesson to lead my teaching in class, as a homework assignment and even as a tool of revision. All have worked well for the students. This presentation focuses on the meaning of the Act 5 Scenes 1 and 2 through structured tasks and academic writing. It includes, a starter activity, a previous learning slide, a glossary of terms, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a homework. Everything is done for you. Enjoy! This is a complete resource.
MFLYNN-Teacher