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Creative / Descriptive Writing Random Sentence Type Playing Cards

Creative / Descriptive Writing Random Sentence Type Playing Cards

Do you have students who shrug at inspiration and puff their cheeks at imagination? Use this great tool for slow writing to get them thinking about not just what to write, but how to write it. Currently with 54 different sentence types, print these back-to-back (flipping the page on the short edge), then guillotine the cards, eh voila! Shuffle the cards and get writing. Each card comes with an explanation and at least one example to help guide your students in their writing: Example: the chiasmus sentence A repetition (in reverse order) or words, phrases or ideas already expressed (balanced clauses reverse each other). Readers don’t need to write but writers do need to read. Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you.
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Modes of transport sentence building using colourful semantics

Modes of transport sentence building using colourful semantics

Use colourful semantics to describe modes of transport and their movement style. 3 levels of sentence building. UK and US versions of colour/color included in folder 2 KEY WORD: WHAT? (noun/type of transport) WHERE? (place) 3 KEY WORD: WHAT? IS DOING? (Verb, how the transport moves) WHERE? 4 KEY WORD: COLOUR/COLOR?, WHAT? IS DOING? WHERE? BONUS: Writing sheets with multi level writing options. . Includes symbols with both full colour and white background with coloured borders. Information page is provided on how to use the colourful semantics system. *Colorful semantics is an exciting language intervention that indirectly works on developing a child’s grammar through the use of: •Spoken sentences •Answering W/H questions •Use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives •Story telling skills •Written sentences and language comprehension Colorful semantics works particularly well in the special education classroom, helping students with difficulty in understanding language to compose sentences. These worksheets/taskcards are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills.
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Grammar for Teachers Video Course

Grammar for Teachers Video Course

It consists of 33 video lessons, divided into 10 units. 1 - Words, sentences and letters 2 - Parts of speech and sentence 3 - Word formation and meaning 4 - Types of sentences 5 - Tenses 6 - Clauses and complex sentences 7 - Direct and indirect speech 8 - Voice and register 9 - Cohesive devices and ambiguity 10 - Punctuation You can purchase it as individual video lessons in my shop (£4 per lesson) or units as bundles (at 25% off), but if you purchase the entire course here, you will save 75% of the original cost! You can then take the course on its dedicated website, which I will provide following your purchase along with the username/password. The course involves well over 3 hours of viewing time and is the only such offer in the UK, attempting to plug the gap in grammar awareness. In particular, if you want to serve the needs of EAL learners, who need explicit grammar teaching within your subject, this course is indeed for you.
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Grammar Unit 6+7+8+9

Grammar Unit 6+7+8+9

Unit 6+7+8+9 of the video-based Grammar for Secondary School Teachers course by Kamil Trzebiatowski. Clauses and complex sentences Direct speech and indirect speech Voice and register Cohesive devices and ambiguity
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Grammar Unit 5: Tenses

Grammar Unit 5: Tenses

Unit 5 of the video-based Grammar for Secondary School Teachers course by Kamil Trzebiatowski.
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Adjectives and adverbs descriptive writing bundle

Adjectives and adverbs descriptive writing bundle

I have bundled together ten resources which will assist with the revision of adjectives and adverbs and descriptive writing. Each individual resource comes complete with answers and quiz content can be easily tweaked to address specific needs within the group. These resources could easily be dropped into revision sessions on the approach to assessment weeks. Longer writing tasks are suggested as extensions to each presentation. Suitable for ages 10+
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Revision quiz bundle : spelling, grammar and punctuation

Revision quiz bundle : spelling, grammar and punctuation

I have bundled together ten resources which will prove useful in the approach to assessments. Each quiz is complete with answers for ease of marking. The sections to each quiz can be easily tweaked in order to meet a specific problem within the group. When used on a regular basis, students will come to empathize with the character of Joe who struggles with spelling and who is in desperate need of advice as exams appear on the horizon. Suitable for ages 10+
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SATS revision quiz bundle

SATS revision quiz bundle

I have bundled together ten resources which will help with the revision of spelling, punctuation and grammar in the weeks prior to assessments. Each individual resource has answers to each section of the quiz, which will allow for ease of marking. The sections can be easily tweaked to meet a specific need within the class. Pupils will come to identify with Joe who finds spelling difficult and who clearly needs advice on his approach to the exam season. Suitable for ages 10+
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Beowulf fiction unit, Beowulf journalistic style unit and Beowulf sentence construction

Beowulf fiction unit, Beowulf journalistic style unit and Beowulf sentence construction

I’ll admit it! I’m a bit obsessed with ‘Beowulf’. I do have a good reason: it inspires great writing. You are buying: a mega three week fiction writing unit; a four/five session journalistic style unit; a sentence grammar activity that I use frequently - it can be adapted for any text and is worth revisiting often. Of course, they are all strictly ‘Beowulf’ themed. Get involved - you’ll soon get the Beowulf bug.
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