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Characterisation of Miss Havisham

Characterisation of Miss Havisham

A series of 2 lessons that help students to analyse the characterisation of Miss Havisham through the writer's language choices. These lessons are designed for new AQA GCSE Language students working towards narrative writing for paper 1. The lessons are primarily focused on reading skills for section A. However, once students can see how a writer creates characterisation, they can then implement the techniques into their own creative writing for section B of the exam. Both lessons and relevant work sheets are included.
sjl123
The Pearl: close analysis

The Pearl: close analysis

This is an extract from the novel 'The Pearl' by John Steinbeck which focuses on the character Kino and how he is becoming more paranoid and obsessive. The extract includes comprehensive annotations along with additional spaces so that students can include their own interpretation to aid deeper analysis. A list of key evaluative and analytical vocabulary has also been added to support this. You could use this resource to work on close analysis language skills or close analysis perspective skill. It is aimed at top set students in KS4, though could be used to push the more able to achieve a grade 9 response through the use of the analytical and evaluative vocabulary on the resource.
sjl123
Enhance your Vocabulary....Pretty Poly

Enhance your Vocabulary....Pretty Poly

Presentation designed for use as a starter/plenary activity in KS3/4 English. There is potential for use as an activity during a cover period, black and white printable copies of the slides are available as possible homework, research or cover tasks. There are 4 sets of 5 questions. Each set of questions is progressively more difficult that the preceding set. In each question the students are given cryptic clues towards a word that contains the word POLY, either at the start, middle or end of a word. Students are challenged, individually or in groups, to find that word by analysis and discussion. Use of a dictionary is at the teachers discretion. There are 15 slides in the whole presentation
20JET12
Inspiration Person Speaking and Listening Project

Inspiration Person Speaking and Listening Project

A "Base Skills" Unit designed to be taught one lesson per week. Based around the idea of creating a speech about the student's inspirational person, and why they find them inspiring. I designed this unit for Y9 in order to practice sp&l skills ready for GCSE component. This could be used to GCSE as well. Each lesson recaps the key features of speeches plus example speeches from both fiction and real life. Lessons designed to last between 30-45 mins with silent reading to fill remainder of time.
Mrshannahlester
Grammar Worksheet 1 : Nouns & Verbs

Grammar Worksheet 1 : Nouns & Verbs

First sheet in my "Branches of Grammar" worksheets I produced for my KS3 students. Has worked well with middle ability. Can be used alongside other sheets or stand alone. This worksheet has 3 straightforward tasks to help students define, identify and then produce their own sentences containing verbs and nouns. Sample sentences based on student interest/humour containing some more complex noun phrases to challenge more able students. Example: Underline the noun in the sentence "The headmaster had a detention slip in his pocket."
jigglemama
The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

All of my published resources relating to 'The Merchant of Venice' with the added bonus of a free PEAL Paragraph Resource. All of the lessons/activities have been taught at a KS4 level to the 9-1 GCSE specification. All lessons are able to be adapted and changed to suit higher ability and lower ability classes.
adambarry
RELATIVE CLAUSE: HANDOUT

RELATIVE CLAUSE: HANDOUT

A compact review of Relative Clauses organized for quick referencing. A handout that explains the structure, properties, and types of relative clauses with examples. It also includes a rubric for assessment. Teachers can use this cheat sheet as a ready reference material to remind the learners about the formation and usage of relative clauses, thereby helping them to enhance their writing skills.
john421969
Romeo and Juliet Act One Scene One (Act 1:1)

Romeo and Juliet Act One Scene One (Act 1:1)

This resource is a powerpoint lesson that aims to convey the narrative of the opening scene, whilst building on pupils' prior knowledge of themes and writing a P.E.E./P.E.A paragraph. The lesson is scaffolded for lower ability KS3 pupils, but could easily be adapted for a higher ability class, or even as a revision lesson for KS4. The slides are animated and provide pupils with the opportunity to discuss the play and develop their writing skills. I have taught this lesson a few times and have found it to be quite successful.
adambarry