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Reading Scheme for year 7 - Reading for Diamond

Reading Scheme for year 7 - Reading for Diamond

This reading scheme has been designed for year 7 students. This initiative is designed to encourage all students to engage with a wide range of genres and to develop a love of literature. The scheme of work includes 5 award booklets - Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond. Plus a letter to parents, templates for certificates and a suggested wall display. To complete the booklets, all students will need to read a set number of books. The books are their choice and can come from the school library, libraries near where they live or from their own bookshelves at home. Once the students have started the reading, they can set about to complete the tasks in the booklet. The aim of the Reading for Diamond scheme is to improve literacy and encourage a wider reading for pleasure. As well as developing a greater appreciation of different styles of writing, research has shown that students who read regularly perform better at GCSE’s, expose themselves to more diverse ideas, and improve their vocabulary, memory, concentration and creativity.
Goughie123
Universal Children´s Day

Universal Children´s Day

Sspeaking exercise for Nov 20, Universal Children´s Day, when children remember what other boys and girls in other countries have or don´t have. It´s a very interesting activity because it makes them become aware of the conditions where they live in while there are some other children that haven´t got anything.
Olynj
The Ultimate Christmas DIRT & Board Game Pack!

The Ultimate Christmas DIRT & Board Game Pack!

This bundle contains seven different board game templates that I've made as well as my A3 DIRT Worksheets (including the 5* rated Christmas edition!) You can get it for just £1! New accounts and first-time buyers can get 90% OFF this resource by entering the code 90NOVEMBER at the checkout before November 30th!
godwin86
Reciprocal Reading

Reciprocal Reading

Resources and PowerPoint's to get you started with Reciprocal Reading. Empower your students by allocating roles in your guided reading sessions and watch the results! Great for upper Key Stage 2 children.
mark harland
A Bundle of Apostrophes - Special Limited Offer

A Bundle of Apostrophes - Special Limited Offer

Available as a bundle for November only. Use code: '90NOVEMBER' with a new TES account or for your first purchase to get this resource for just £1. Includes: - Using apostrophes for missing letters - Writing challenges for using apostrophes for missing letters - Using apostrophes for singular possession - Writing challenges for using apostrophes for singular possession - Apostrophe contraction strips - The Apostrophe Arrow
thinky
Elements of Gothic Horror for iPad - Augmented Reality Lesson

Elements of Gothic Horror for iPad - Augmented Reality Lesson

This is a short augmented reality lesson using iPads for learning the elements of Gothic horror. Students will use their iPads and a set of trigger images to find a set of fun videos that outline the major elements of a typical gothic horror story. For this lesson, students must have use of an iPad, wifi enabled classroom and have installed the free augmented reality app 'Aurasma'. The lesson contains; 1. Nine black and white jpg trigger images that can be printed up to B4 size. 2. Four page student print containing instructions on how to download and install the Aurasma app and use it. Also note taking and writing page for the lesson along with a brief history of Gothic Horror with links to important works in the genre. 3. Four page teacher print containing same as the student print plus answers and instructions for teachers. These materials are also included in the 'Gothic Horror - A Multi Media Introduction' product also available in TES my store. Gothic Horror Elements - A Multimedia Introduction
kibishipaul
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