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GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Question 5, AQA - writing Haiku's

GCSE English Language, Paper 1 Question 5, AQA - writing Haiku's

This is a fun, lively student centered lesson which revolves around team work activities and allowing the students to push their creativity and imagination. Many students struggle with imagination when it comes to question 5 and many panic, especially as it holds so many marks. This lesson uses images to inspire a range of vocabulary, language features and ideas for a storyline all within the planning of a haiku, therefore underpinning some of the essential skills needed to answer this question. This is quick paced session with a range of 10 minute activities which encourage independent learning and team work. I found that many students created a range of fantastic haiku’s which I made into a booklet for the students to take away with them. This sort of thing also scores brownie points with the managers and Ofsted but also helps to develop a sense of achievement and self confidence in English, which many students lack. It is also great for the students to know their work in English has a use other than for passing an exam and many feel pride in that. This lesson covers: planning for written work, synonyms, metaphors, similes, personification, hyperbole, long short sentences, imagination but can be adapted to cover much more if so desired. It ends with a peer marking assessment based on the Facebook liking system using emoticons and a chance to act like an examiner and identify language features. There is a homework task, which if desired, could be turned into a in class task other than homework. Hope it helps
namerased
Creating a Comic Strip unit of work (Photoshop)

Creating a Comic Strip unit of work (Photoshop)

A bundle of resources for a 'creating a comic strip' unit of work using Photoshop. the bundle includes a selection of starters, a lesson ppt, useful websites, and success criteria for assessing the work. Please take a look at my other bundles of resources if you found these useful!
LucyCollingwood
Bertram Bile Collection (Books 1-8)

Bertram Bile Collection (Books 1-8)

8 short stories set along the River Thames at Thames Head/Tewksbury Mead, the source of the River Thames. Based on actual folklore, history, and fairytales from the area. For students aged 8 and above. Download books 1-8 for free for the first 5 days (http://amzn.to/2nLanK2), I upload a new book each day, which is free for five days. Each book can be read as a standalone book or as part of the series. Can be tied in with a free Skype in the Classroom session for World Book Day and World Read Aloud Day, or to invite an author into your classroom (https://education.microsoft.com/Story/SkypeLesson/?token=BBGDV) "What could possibly go wrong on a school field trip with your favourite geography teacher? Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Bertram Bile and best friend Molly. #Bertram&Molly
sarah277
Funny Sentences - Practice Linking Words!

Funny Sentences - Practice Linking Words!

Great worksheet to make some tedious practice a bit more fun and check comprehension! It could be used with Differentiated Instruction as there are 4 different topics students could choose from, or each worksheet can be used separately as well. 2 PDF files, US Letter and A4 Size. Each one includes 4 worksheets. If you enjoy one of my resources, I'd really appreciate it if you left a review :)
planwitheve
Hansel and Gretel in the 80's Assembly/Play Script

Hansel and Gretel in the 80's Assembly/Play Script

Class assembly/play script linking the 80's topic to the classic Hansel and Gretel Tale. It has a comedy theme and was a great stimulus for writing alternative endings to the Hansel and Gretel story. Appropriate for year 2 to year 6. Enjoy-my kids loved this assembly and even made tie-dye t-shirts for their costumes (it covered both a science and art lesson).
frazert2
WJEC Component 1 portfolio

WJEC Component 1 portfolio

Component 1 for WJEC/Eduqas portfolio templates. Students need to log and develop their chosen stimulus, practitioner and changes in ideas. These sheets are a guide and students can then add multiple sheets for areas they wish to explore further and develop.
AYLETTE
Visual Effects for Green Screen Movies

Visual Effects for Green Screen Movies

Making a film with green screens? Need a cool spaceship cockpit background? This resource is for students interested in filmmaking and media. It provides a great looking futuristic background with 2 different color options. Created by Richard Pritchard a professional Visual Effects artist who has worked on films such as Happy Feet and Mad Max Fury Road. It also has a foreground interface element and video tutorial using an iPad and Greenscreen by Doink. For more information and resources go to www.beateducation.com.au
richardpritchard
Masks Poster Pack 2- Recreational  and Disguise

Masks Poster Pack 2- Recreational and Disguise

This is Set 2 (containing 13 posters) of the Types of Masks Poster Pack, a collection of over 50 posters in four packs depicting a range of different types of masks from around the world. Set 2's thirteen posters are organised into two groups. Group one is protective masks found in common sports and recreational activities and includes Paintballing, Fencing, Scuba Diving, Ice Hockey, Baseball, Skiing and Kendo. The second group covers masks to disguise identities and includes Criminal, Police Officer, Activist/Protester, Wild West Outlaw and Superhero.. An introductory poster contains background information. A PowerPoint presentation is included with all the main photographs and the text. Each poster features a large, photograph highlighting the mask in context. A smaller photograph shows variations on that style of mask. A small information box details the masks use and function. The mask set was designed with the Drama teacher in mind as part of a comprehensive collection of masks. Masks can be integrated into many other areas of the curriculum and would be useful as topic starters in English, discussions of occupations and careers in HASS, models for Design and Technology or for creative play and art work. Pack 1 focuses on occupational protective masks including beekeeper, firefighter and surgeon. Pack 3 will focus on masks in entertainment such as the theatre and movies. Pack 4 will be a Cultural pack and look at ethnic and historical masks.
OzFlynx
Storywriting with a Focus on Building Suspense

Storywriting with a Focus on Building Suspense

The Powerpoint presentation explains the basic structure of a narrative, including several techniques for writing the different parts. The main focus is on creating suspense. The pack includes a handout and story outline template in PDF format, which you can also print on A3 paper as a poster.
nxxos
Masks Poster Pack 1: Protective Masks

Masks Poster Pack 1: Protective Masks

This is Set 1 (containing 13 posters) of the Types of Masks Poster Pack, a collection of over 40 posters in three packs depicting a range of different types of masks from around the world. Set 1's thirteen posters are organised into two groups. Group one is protective masks found in common occupations and includes Beekeeper, Welder, Astronaut, Diver, Police Officer, Firefighter and Cleaner. The second group covers medical protective masks and includes Surgeon, Nurse, Dentist, Hospital Visitor and Medical researcher. An introductory poster contains background information. A PowerPoint presentation is included with all the main photographs and the text. Each poster features a large, photograph highlighting the mask in context. A smaller photograph shows variations on that style of mask. A small information box details the masks use and function. The mask set was designed with the Drama teacher in mind as part of a comprehensive collection of masks.Masks can be integrated into many other areas of the curriculum and would be useful as topic starters in English, discussions of occupations and careers in HASS, models for Design and technology or for creative play and art work. Pack 2 will focus on Recreational Masks such as Hockey, Fencing and Paintballing. Pack 3 will focus on masks in entertainment such as the theatre and movies. Pack 4 will be a Cultural pack and look at ethnic and historical masks.
OzFlynx