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Christmas Activities & Worksheets

Christmas Activities & Worksheets

This is 20 pages of worksheets and activities around the theme of Christmas. The activities are distinctive and varied, from a poem written by myself, with questions, grammar exercises, creative writing prompts to colouring. These activities can be used in a number of ways, as whole class learning, homework, extension work, interesting activities for students who have completed their work, substitute teacher lessons or as you require.
marliv
KS4 AQA Anthology Homework Pack - Conflict and Power - 22 homework tasks

KS4 AQA Anthology Homework Pack - Conflict and Power - 22 homework tasks

If your school is anything like mine, your parents want homework to be set but you don't have time to create a ton of relevant homeworks or mark all this extra work. This homework pack is designed to be challenging, useful and something that you/students can mark in one minute easily. It's a beast of a pack because there are 22 homeworks in this pack (it's designed to give students roughly five homeworks a week). However, each homework will take them only 10-15 minutes, so students stopped complaining about it after about two days (when they realised that they could easily get it done as they ate breakfast). It should definitely satisfy any SLT, parent or concerned student contingent in your school (and genuinely help students to build up their revision skills)! It's designed to hit three essential parts of the GCSE Literature exam: 1. They need to know about the contexts of different poets, so all poets are covered in this pack with easily digestible biographies that they have to summarise. 2. They need to memorise quotations, so most homework tasks either address one or - max - two key quotations from each poem, to aid in memorisation. 3. They need practise analysing quotations, so each homework task requires students to analyse the overall message that is revealed by a specific technique.
RebeccaZN
Poetry Unit of Work

Poetry Unit of Work

A great KS3 poetry unit that is fun and engaging. A full scheme of work with lesson by lesson instructions is provided and fully resourced with activities and powerpoints. All the poems are collated in a handy booklet. I have also added the assessment booklet that I used and have made it as generic as possible so that you can adapt it to your specific exam board. Every poem has an exam question so that students do a weekly piece of extended writing. Would be great as a homework booklet too!
amanda310589
Poetry Analysis Booklet

Poetry Analysis Booklet

A booklet of poetry with exam questions, a writing frame, planning pages and marking stickers to help with peer/self assessment. Perfect to use a as a basis for a poetry unit or as a homework booklet for unseen poetry. Review and follow :-)
amanda310589
AQA Poetry Antology - Power and Conflict

AQA Poetry Antology - Power and Conflict

A booklet of comparison questions based on the AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Cluster. Each question has a planning grid and space to write an answer and mark (peer/self/teacher). I printed this off as a booklet and it was great for weekly homework to consolidate in class learning. It was also a great revision tool for year 11s before their exam.
amanda310589
AQA Poetry Anthology - Power and Conflict

AQA Poetry Anthology - Power and Conflict

There is one slide per poem for all 15 poems in the cluster. On these slides: - A poem summary - Key quotation analysis - Questions - Links to themes These can be used as revision cards/posters or as starters. I use them for a quiz game... one student is the question master with the cards and asks the table questions based on the information. They then award the card to the student who answered the most/best. The student with the most cards at the ends winds.
amanda310589
Poetry - KS3 Conflict Poetry

Poetry - KS3 Conflict Poetry

This KS3 poetry unit is a brilliant introduction in to analysing poems and comparing them. It includes a full scheme of work with lesson by lesson instructions. This unit includes: - Powerpoints for every lesson - Engaging and well structured resources for every lesson - Poems - An acronym that helps students structure their thoughts - A comparative assessment - A writing assessment - Planning aids - Sample answers This unit helps prepare students for studying poetry for any exam board.
amanda310589
Performance poetry - Analysis, Performance and Interpretation (Duffy, Cummings and Bronte)

Performance poetry - Analysis, Performance and Interpretation (Duffy, Cummings and Bronte)

Based on post graduate research into performance poetry and how it can be linked to a class novel to improve understanding of themes, interpreting texts and making connections across texts. Designed to be used with KS3 to build confidence and enjoyment of studying poetry before GCSE study. Powerpoint with a guide to activities, worksheet for notes from observing the performance and copies of poems for use. This could be used as a stand alone sequence of lessons on poetry or connected to reading a novel with themes of child/parent relationships or cities. Originally intended to be used with Katherine Rundell's novel Rooftoppers but can easily be connected with another novel.
marsho
'Poppies' language/ meanings observation lesson

'Poppies' language/ meanings observation lesson

An observation lesson on 'Poppies' by Jan Weir (AQA, Power and Conflict cluster). Differentiated LO and screen shot of the mark scheme. Starter = connotations with stretch and challenge question. Next students begin to read, gloss and summarise each stanza of the poem to show understanding. Students must then write a language based question on the text with a link back to differentiated LO to prompt more able students. Model answer and suggested quotations to support weaker students are included. Dictionaries and a copy of the poem (included) only require printing.
vlittler1
Charge of the Light Brigade

Charge of the Light Brigade

A fully differentiated and resourced 'ready to go' lesson on Tennyson's Charge of the Light Brigade, one of the poems in the AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Anthology, with the lesson ideally suited for both KS3 and KS4 students. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner's Shop
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