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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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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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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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Beowulf warm up activity,  hunt down and classify words, create multi-clause sentences

Beowulf warm up activity, hunt down and classify words, create multi-clause sentences

Using ‘Beowulf’ for inspiration, play this to develop children’s understanding of clauses and to encourage children to vary the number of clauses they include within their sentences. Assessment focus I can understand the terms ‘clause’ and ‘conjunction’. I can say sentences with one or more clauses. I can write sentences with many clauses, without confusing the reader. This activity promotes lots of talk around word classes and building multi-clause sentences.
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SATs Preparation Bundle

SATs Preparation Bundle

An awesome bundle of resources that will make preparation for SATs much easier and certainly improve outcomes! Saving over 30% Including 3 KS2 SAT arithmetic papers. Maths SATs Facts - over 600 maths facts questions and answers. SPaG SATs Facts - Over 400 SPaG fact questions and answers. SPaG Spotter Packs - Find specific SPaG element within sentences. Over 300 questions. Noun vs. Verb - Over 100 questions where pupils must use the same word as a noun and a verb, or even decide the role it plays. Which Sentence? - 26% of the 2017 SAT SPaG questions were ‘Which Sentence?’ questions. Over 60 questions for pupils to decide from, in the multiple choice SATs format, all answers included.
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