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Blood Brothers Knowledge Quiz

Blood Brothers Knowledge Quiz

This booklet contains quizzes on many areas of the text such as the plot, themes and many more. It is useful to consolidate your knowledge and also find out gaps of your knowledge and targets you to revise on those specific areas.

By saishakthi2007

Essay Terms guide, definitions and explanations

Essay Terms guide, definitions and explanations

A presentation that could be printed as poster, place-mat or can be included in a guide. This presentation goes through each essay term that could appear and provides a definition and explanation of what a student must do to answer that question.

By ch2604

Language Features placemat and PEARL guide

Language Features placemat and PEARL guide

A 2 sided place-mat. One side - key language features, word classes, sentence types- to help aid analysis. Second side - PEARL (point, evidence, analysis, reader response, link back tot question) guide with some key vocabulary that students should use when writing a PEARL paragraph.

By ch2604

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespearean Context!

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespearean Context!

This engaging, in-depth lesson enables students to make detailed links between Much Ado About Nothing and its social and historical context. In particular, students analyse how social features such as courtly love, patriarchal society, social class, and illegitimacy are evidence throughout the play. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Defining and exemplifying the key features of Shakespearean context; - Reading and comprehending key extracts from Much Ado About Nothing, relating them to the features of Shakespearean context; - Completing an essay style response in which they consider how the key features of social and historical context influence the events of the play. - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and detailed - just download and teach from it! - Pictures of Shakespearean society for the introduction activity; - Shakespearean society worksheet (and teacher answer sheet); - Extracts from the text; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan.

By TandLGuru

Reading Fluency Running Record Abbreviation Attachment

Reading Fluency Running Record Abbreviation Attachment

While students are being assessed for their reading fluency, make your feedback that much more meaningful but following these simple to use abbreviations. When they are marked on the copy of the reading assignment, it makes the running record of fluency purposeful; not only does it inform you what they need to work on, but provides precise components for parents and students to focus on moving forward. This simple abbreviation reference guide has six per page and is meant to be cut, to include one small one per reading passage. It also has a space for total words read in that given minute. Take you feedback to a whole new level!

By Hashtag_Teached

Main Idea, Supporting Details and Evidence Graphic Organizer

Main Idea, Supporting Details and Evidence Graphic Organizer

This simple and student-friendly graphic organizer takes your students' writing and reading to the next level. Student will begin with a main idea at the top of the page. The students then will identify two supporting details of that main idea. Off of each supporting detail, students will need to identify two sources of evidence from the text. This can also be done working your way backwards, to facilitate students identifying the main idea. The template has three different varieties for differentiation purposes.

By Hashtag_Teached

Onomatopoeia Worksheet

Onomatopoeia Worksheet

This is a sample worksheet on onomatopoeia from a set of 20 worksheets. More Onomatopoeia Resources Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Worksheets This resource contains a set of 20 worksheets on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Tasks include identifying onomatopoeic words in sentences and literature and using onomatopoeia in sentences, to describe scenes and to create adverts. Onomatopoeia PowerPoint Lesson This resource contains a fully editable and engaging 75-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of onomatopoeia. The content includes 1. Explanation and definition of onomatopoeia. 2. Why it is used. 3. Examples of onomatopoeia from poetry, literature, adverts and comics -including The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Tennyson), The Lake Isle of Innisfree (W. B. Yeats), The Bells (Edgar Allan Poe), The Tempest (William Shakespeare) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway). 4. Challenges and opportunities within the PowerPoint for pupils to identify and use onomatopoeia. 6. Images to stimulate students to compose their own onomatopoeic words. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to a short, entertaining video on onomatopoeia; some adverts containing onomatopoeia and a recitation by Roger McGough of his poem 'The Sound Collector'. Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Posters This resource contains a set of 30 colourful posters on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

Onomatopoeia - 75-Slide PowerPoint Lesson, Set of 20 Worksheets, Set of 30 Posters

Onomatopoeia - 75-Slide PowerPoint Lesson, Set of 20 Worksheets, Set of 30 Posters

This bundle contains a fully editable 75-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of onomatopoeia, an accompanying set of 20 worksheets and a set of 30 engaging posters. PowerPoint Lesson The content includes an explanation and definition of onomatopoeia, why it is used and examples from poetry, literature, adverts and comics -including The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Tennyson), The Lake Isle of Innisfree (W. B. Yeats), The Bells (Edgar Allan Poe), The Tempest ( William Shakespeare) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway). Challenges and opportunities within the PowerPoint for pupils to identify and use onomatopoeia. It contains images to stimulate students to compose their own onomatopoeic words. The PowerPoint also contains hyperlinks to a short, entertaining video on onomatopoeia; some adverts containing onomatopoeia and a recitation by Roger McGough of his poem 'The Sound Collector'. Worksheets This resource contains a set of 20 worksheets on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Tasks include identifying onomatopoeic words in sentences and literature and using onomatopoeia in sentences, to describe scenes and to create adverts. Set of 30 Posters A set of 30 colourful posters on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

Onomatopoeia PowerPoint Lesson and Set of 20 Worksheets

Onomatopoeia PowerPoint Lesson and Set of 20 Worksheets

This resource contains a fully editable and engaging 75-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of onomatopoeia and an accompanying set of 20 worksheets. PowerPoint Lesson Content includes 1. Explanation and definition of onomatopoeia. 2. Why it is used. 3. Examples of onomatopoeia from poetry, literature, adverts and comics -including The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Tennyson), The Lake Isle of Innisfree (W. B. Yeats), The Bells (Edgar Allan Poe), The Tempest ( William Shakespeare) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway). 4. Challenges and opportunities within the PowerPoint for pupils to identify and use onomatopoeia. 6. Images to stimulate students to compose their own onomatopoeic words. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to a short, entertaining video on onomatopoeia; some adverts containing onomatopoeia and a recitation by Roger McGough of his poem 'The Sound Collector'. Worksheets This resource contains a set of 20 worksheets on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Tasks include identifying onomatopoeic words in sentences and literature and using onomatopoeia in sentences, to describe scenes and to create adverts. Further Onomatopoeia Resources Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Posters This resource contains a set of 30 colourful posters on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

The Literary Device of Onomatopoeia - Set of 20 Worksheets

The Literary Device of Onomatopoeia - Set of 20 Worksheets

This resource contains a set of 20 worksheets on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Tasks include identifying onomatopoeic words in sentences and literature and using onomatopoeia in sentences, to describe scenes and to create adverts. Further Onomatopoeia Resources Onomatopoeia PowerPoint Lesson This resource contains a fully editable and engaging 75-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of onomatopoeia. The content includes 1. Explanation and definition of onomatopoeia. 2. Why it is used. 3. Examples of onomatopoeia from poetry, literature, adverts and comics -including The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Tennyson), The Lake Isle of Innisfree (W. B. Yeats), The Bells (Edgar Allan Poe), The Tempest ( William Shakespeare) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway). 4. Challenges and opportunities within the PowerPoint for pupils to identify and use onomatopoeia. 6. Images to stimulate students to compose their own onomatopoeic words. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to a short, entertaining video on onomatopoeia; some adverts containing onomatopoeia and a recitation by Roger McGough of his poem 'The Sound Collector'. Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Posters This resource contains a set of 30 colourful posters on the literary device onomatopoeia. Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

Student Weekly Reading Log With Summaries

Student Weekly Reading Log With Summaries

In an effort to hold students accountable in a meaningful way, try giving this template a try for when students read at home. This simple and student friendly organizer allows students to record the title of their book, the time they spent reading, and a brief summary about what they read. Parents will then initial each night, and at the end of the week you will have a quick reference guide of what students read, and their level of understanding the text. This has the ability to build comprehension, fluency, and ultimately the love of reading. This form offers great documentation for interventions and reference. It also holds students and families accountable with the initials component.

By Hashtag_Teached