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Peer Marking Code English

Peer Marking Code English

A simple set of letters that can be used as a peer marking code for children to use when assessing others writing. These are basic but are effective for getting children to consider the key elements of the writing and being able to mark it quickly and effectively. They could also be used for staff to mark writing with children then responding to these to improve their own, whilst saving time writing lengthy comments.
krisgreg30
Fantastic Mr Fox - Boggis, Bunce and Bean!

Fantastic Mr Fox - Boggis, Bunce and Bean!

This fun and informative lesson helps students to understand the descriptive language techniques used by Roald Dahl in his descriptions of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean in ‘Fantastic Mr Fox.’ In particular, students analyse how Dahl's language is used to create imagery, before designing and describing their very own mean farmers! The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: -Completing a card-sorting activity to define and exemplify each of the descriptive devices; - Reading and understanding extracts from the opening of Fantastic Mr Fox, in which the farmers are described; - Identifying and analysing Dahl's use of language devices throughout the description of the farmers; - Writing their own language device-filled descriptions of their farmers, with support from a clear template; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Language Analysis Worksheet (and answer sheet); - Selected extracts - Billionaire Boy; - Cards for Sorting Activity; - Planning Template (Word and PDF); - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with a mixed-ability year 7 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 9 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Punctuation Posters

Punctuation Posters

Star-shaped posters perfect to cut out and stick or hang around the room. You can pick and choose which posters to use for different year groups. Colourful with the punctuation mark and name shown clearly.
talktokt3
Spooky Book Titles (creative writing prompts for Halloween)

Spooky Book Titles (creative writing prompts for Halloween)

This interactive resource provides randomly generated spooky book titles to be used as prompts for a range of projects. Simply extract the zipped folder and double-click on 'Spooky Book Titles' to launch the application. The folder includes a document with additional supporting information and lesson ideas. If you enjoy this, you might also like the full 'Library of Lost Books' resource here: https://goo.gl/yBqg7A
ZoopResources
English Year 7 Literacy Skills.

English Year 7 Literacy Skills.

Full Fun lesson with multiple tasks which cover homophones, (there, they're and their) superlatives, comparatives, adjectives and colons. Kids will be able to organize and compose a piece of descriptive writing and use adjectives of their own to develop detail. Challenge: Kids will be able to use adjectives to build up their descriptions
Yomama1234
Halloween Stories - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Halloween Stories - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This Halloween themed bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced ESL learners. The bundle comprises of different fictional Halloween stories based on novels by famous authors or my own imagination. After carefully reading each story/text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, definition matching exercises, crosswords, word searches and engage in in-depth class discussions on topics around the texts
MariaPht
Space and Planets Vocabulary Display

Space and Planets Vocabulary Display

Space and Planets Vocabulary Display: A series of over 58 vocabulary cards relating to the theme of space and the planets. Includes blank cards to add your own words if required. A useful addition to your class display. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
helenrachelcrossley
English Classroom display bundle (Banners, posters, bunting and more!)

English Classroom display bundle (Banners, posters, bunting and more!)

A bundle for displays for a complete room. Banners for: - Lost for Words? - Working Wall with '7','8' and '9' posters Coloured Synonyms for the 'Lost for Words?' display. Bunting: - Sentence types and word classes - Book quotes Book covers Disney posters (with pics and examples): - Language techniques - Literary devices
natasha_silk