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Sophisticated metaphors and references

Sophisticated metaphors and references

A worksheet to support a research lesson. Pupils can use computers to research famous myths/ legends and construct metaphors/ situations around these i.e Trojan Horse, Icarus, Sisyphus. Used with a top set year 11 group to provoke more sophisticated writing.
vlittler1
Themed Unit + Assessments - Music

Themed Unit + Assessments - Music

Unit of work that allows pupils to develop their skills in Reading, Writing, Listening and Talking. Focus of unit is on music and songs. Activities include: - Solo Talk - Personal Writing - Analysis of song lyrics - Listening Activities
Katcustard
Structure Strips - A Doll's House - Essay/Extract Scaffold - Printable & Adaptable

Structure Strips - A Doll's House - Essay/Extract Scaffold - Printable & Adaptable

Structure strips to support extract response essays for CIE iGCSE World Literature Paper 3 Q1 (Extract Question), but adaptable for any literature response/essay. How to use: Students should staple/glue the strip to the top left of their blank page and complete their essay following the structure outlined in the guidance. Students respond very well to this support, as with all scaffolding, use to gain confidence then gradually remove!
douglm11
G.C.S.E English Christmas resource pack

G.C.S.E English Christmas resource pack

A resource pack that is versatile and adaptable. Includes Christmas novel theme research task and accompanying word search. Fun for winding down for the Christmas break or as a lead-in activity. Also complete with an AQA G.C.S.E English Language paper 1 resource, includes reading source, exam type reading section (4 questions) and a writing task. Also, with option of 'help sheets' to guide learners on how to answer questions 2,3 and 4. Resource may be used as a full paper 1 practice test or broken down and used over 2-3 lessons, with the help sheets as a revision guide. ALL CHRISTMAS THEMED. Hope it's useful :-)
sam_j83
Understanding Character Through Description

Understanding Character Through Description

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that gets students to think about how description of setting can aid a reader's understanding of character. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4 students with a focus on AQA English Language Paper 1 Section B - Descriptive and Narrative Writing.
Lead_Practitioner
3 - COMPLEX SENTENCES WITH EMBEDDED CLAUSES PLUS IMAGE DICE/NUMBER GAME!

3 - COMPLEX SENTENCES WITH EMBEDDED CLAUSES PLUS IMAGE DICE/NUMBER GAME!

Great fun lesson for lower ability students! This lesson focuses on creating embedded clauses but begins by recapping compound sentences (see 2 - compound sentences and connectives) Also included in this lesson is an image dice which is required for one of the activities. Furthermore, the fabulous number game to consolidate learning (teacher will be required to think of questions). Students are placed in teams. A question is given and if students answer correctly, they choose a number. Each number is worth points. The team with the most points is the winner!
thehouseofliteracy
AO2 - Language Analysis and Effect

AO2 - Language Analysis and Effect

This is a lesson that I used with a class that were struggling to understand and analyse the effect of language. Do Now is a word sorting activity. Then we brainstormed words for what qualities make up the best person in the world. After that we exploded the words for meaning/inference (example image attached). They then worked in pairs to complete an antonyms diagram with effects before writing a description and analysing their own use of language. It worked really well and there were many 'penny drop' moments.
scug