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“A Backwoods Boy” by Russell Freedman Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Test

“A Backwoods Boy” by Russell Freedman Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Test

This 45-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on “A Backwoods Boy” by Russell Freedman has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It tells about the first time she received a letter from her readers and ends at the part where she is asked if she has anything more to declare and she says “Yes, I do.” It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, author’s purpose, making inferences, vocabulary, and summarization. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) and are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Answer key included. Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. Editable MS Word Doc.
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Edexcel HUGE Revision Bundle English Language and Literature

Edexcel HUGE Revision Bundle English Language and Literature

This bundle is an absolute bargain! It includes questions and papers on both of the Language papers and both of the Literature papers (play text is Blood Brothers) plus both the Conflict and Love and Relationships Poetry collections, so one could be used for revision and one for unseen practice. The Grade Booster Reading Advice Guide has been included FREE here along with a 50% discount on the revision resources…Perfect for teachers, tutors, cover, supply and parents…Follow me for more of the same coming very soon! Bespoke requests to @jomarsh1 on Twitter.
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Nettle poetry

Nettle poetry

A poetry worksheet that helps students understand how to analyse a poem and what to look for when reading / analysing a poem.
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Meghan Markle: Influential Woman - Analysis: UN Speech on Gender - Equality (Royal Wedding)

Meghan Markle: Influential Woman - Analysis: UN Speech on Gender - Equality (Royal Wedding)

A great lesson (with a video clip) during which students investigate Meghan Markle’s speech on the topic of gender equality. I’ve attached an annotated version of the transcript for the teacher or team leader if you want to set students up on an independent task. The lesson structure is as follows: Quick starter looking at some persuasive techniques in print media Look at the transcript and video Annotate the extract Look at model paragraph structure together Write an essay Peer Review Students loved it!
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Walking on fire creative writing with prompt

Walking on fire creative writing with prompt

A step by step guide / plan for creative writing task to help students write using a prompt. This will help with the GCSE section B of Language Paper 1 task or for the independent school creative exam revision.
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Unusual restaurant creative writing with prompt

Unusual restaurant creative writing with prompt

A step by step guide / plan for creative writing task to help students write using a prompt. This will help with the GCSE section B of Language Paper 1 task or for the independent school creative exam revision.
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Tsunami creative writing with prompt

Tsunami creative writing with prompt

A step by step guide / plan for creative writing task to help students write using a prompt. This will help with the GCSE section B of Language Paper 1 task or for the independent school creative exam revision.
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Tight squeeze creative writing with prompt

Tight squeeze creative writing with prompt

A step by step guide / plan for creative writing task to help students write using a prompt. This will help with the GCSE section B of Language Paper 1 task or for the independent school creative exam revision.
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Tiger and bear fight creative writing with prompt

Tiger and bear fight creative writing with prompt

A step by step guide / plan for creative writing task to help students write using a prompt. This will help with the GCSE section B of Language Paper 1 task or for the independent school creative exam revision.
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