A Christmas Carol Stave 5

A Christmas Carol Stave 5

Lesson to support the teaching of the whole of Stave 5 of the novel. Learning Objectives: To read and understand Stave 5 of the novel. AO1 To consider the characterisation of Scrooge. AO2 To show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written. AO3 Lesson includes relevant contextual information to support pupils’ knowledge and understanding of a range of cultural references within this stave. Starter activity focuses on Scrooge’s redemption and how language has been used to display this. Lesson also includes revision task, where students can complete their own ‘Top Trumps’ cards for a number of characters within the novel, in order to revise key characters and their involvement in the story.
rachelprice11
Power and Conflict Poetry: Kamikaze

Power and Conflict Poetry: Kamikaze

Lesson for the Power and Conflict poem ‘Kamikaze’. Lesson includes: -information and video clips exploring the contextual factors that influence the poem (A03) -visual aids to help students with word level analysis (A02) differentiated worksheet with a series of questions to help students analyse the poem (A01/A02) word level analysis planning sheet (A02)
xxnats1989xx
A Christmas Carol Stave 4

A Christmas Carol Stave 4

Lesson for the first half of stave 4. Differentiated tasks and challenges provided throughout lesson to target all learners. Learning Objectives: To read and understand Stave 4 of the novel. AO1 To consider the characterisation of the ghost of Christmas yet to come. AO2 Lesson helps pupils to re-cap key themes encountered so far. Pupils will analyse how the ghost of Christmas yet to come has been described, will consider how ‘self-interest’ is presented through stave 4 and will begin to consider the purpose of the third spirit’s visit.
rachelprice11
A Christmas Carol Stave 3

A Christmas Carol Stave 3

Second half of stave 3. Learning Objectives: To read and understand Stave 3 of the novel. AO1 To analyse key language features and techniques within the text. AO2 To understand the relationship between the novel and the context in which it is written. AO3 Lesson includes comprehension questions to check students understanding of the novel, differentiated questions to explore the importance of visiting Fred’s house and a worksheet to support the exploration of the characters Ignorance and Want.
rachelprice11
A Christmas Carol Stave 3

A Christmas Carol Stave 3

Lesson on first half of stave 3. Used with a middle ability set - opportunities for higher level challenge. Learning Objectives: To read and understand Stave 3 of the novel. AO1 To analyse key language features and techniques within the text. AO2 Lesson introduces key terms and encourages students to consider how Scrooge is changing. Provides relevant context related to the writings of Thomas Malthus and Dickens’ attitude towards the poor. Differentiated questions included to help students explore the characterisation of the Ghost of Christmas Present. Further analysis of the Cratchit’s and how they embody Christmas Spirit - worksheet to support exploration of characters.
rachelprice11
Language of War - The Blitz

Language of War - The Blitz

PowerPoint presentation, extract and worksheet exploring language used to describe the London Blitz in the Second World War. Focus on Language skills (AO1, AO2 and AO4). Questions require students to explore how language and structure are used to show the author’s feelings towards the event and exploring how successfully the event is described. Transactional writing task included to encourage students to respond to what they have read. (AO5 and AO6 skills)
rachelprice11
Conflict Poetry: Remains by Simon Armitage

Conflict Poetry: Remains by Simon Armitage

Detailed lesson for the AQA Power and Conflict poetry text ‘Remains’. Students read and watch interviews from ex-soldiers to gain understanding of the contextual ideas that may help their understanding of the poem. A series of questions are given to aid students’ analysis of the poem. In addition, an exam style question and Assessment Objective planning sheet is also included.
xxnats1989xx
World Cup: Task Sheets

World Cup: Task Sheets

World Cup: Task Sheets Task/fact sheets on the World Cup, including 20 anagrams to solve; word search and true or false quiz.
CollEd
World Cup: Introduction and Quiz

World Cup: Introduction and Quiz

World Cup: Introduction and Quiz Interactive PowerPoint introduction and quiz on the history of the World Cup. 48 slides; 21questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/274242857
CollEd
World Cup: History Quiz

World Cup: History Quiz

World Cup: History Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the history of the World Cup. 51 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/274236457
CollEd
A-Grade Higher English Critical Essay On Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Novel 'Sunset Song'

A-Grade Higher English Critical Essay On Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Novel 'Sunset Song'

A-Grade Higher English Critical Essay On Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Novel ‘Sunset Song’. SQA 2017 Question: Choose a novel or short story which deals with the theme of love or loss or redemption. With reference to appropriate techniques, explain how the writer develops this theme, and discuss how it adds to your understanding of the text as a whole. The essay is around 2100 words.
biggles1230
A-Grade Higher Drama Essay on Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible' Play

A-Grade Higher Drama Essay on Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible' Play

A-Grade Higher Drama Essay on Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. SQA Question: As an actor, choose a character from your selected text. Consider the way(s) in which his/her values conflict with those of the society in which the play is set. You must use textual references from the play to help you justify your answer. Explain, in detail, the way in which you would use five acting concepts to convey your chosen character’s conflicting values. The essay is around 1000 words.
biggles1230
Comprehension Worksheets

Comprehension Worksheets

Three comprehension activities. All suitable for year 7, 8, 9 Used in lower ability workshops/ Dyslexic workshops/weak working memory. Reading activity – which can be shared reading activity. A question sheet – which has all the new vocabulary explained. Teachers answer sheets to save time - 
Ralstead
Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

These reading comprehensions for 9- 14 year olds are ideal for your studies on World War One and Two. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
19 top  Movies for students- comprehensions / quizzes with keys

19 top Movies for students- comprehensions / quizzes with keys

Ready Player One 2018 Coco Movie comprehensions with Key Moana Movie comprehension with Key How to Train Your Dragon 1 Movie comprehension worksheet with key Paddington 1 Movie comprehension worksheet with Key WALL-E Movie comprehension with Key The Breadwinner Movie comprehension worksheet with Key Life of Pi Movie comprehension with Key comprehension with Key Spirited Away Movie comprehension worksheet with Key Jumanji Movie comprehension worksheet with Key ** Beauty and the Beast** Movie comprehension worksheet with Key Kubo and the Two Strings Movie comprehension worksheet with Key The Hobbit 1 -An Unexpected Journey Movie comprehension quiz with Key The Hobbit 2 The Desolation of Smaug Movie comprehension quiz with Key The Hobbit 3 The Battle of the Five Armies Movie comprehension quiz with Key The Chronicles of Narnia 3 - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie comprehension with Key Chronicles of Narnia Prince Caspian 2 - Movie comprehension with Key The Chronicles of Narnia 1 : The Witch and the Wardrobe comprehension with Key Movie
tacss
AQA Language Paper 1/Question 3

AQA Language Paper 1/Question 3

This lesson focuses on an extract from ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ and guides students through answering question 3 from language paper 1 (AQA) on structure. Model sentence starters are included along with the extract. I hope it can be of some use!
broganrobertson
World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 32 countries ompeting in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 69 questions on geography and language/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/268400648
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt

World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt

World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Two sets of questions are included, but any set of questions would work with this. https://vimeo.com/268401180
CollEd
A-grade Higher English Folio Reflective essay Spanish holiday

A-grade Higher English Folio Reflective essay Spanish holiday

An A-grade Higher English folio style reflective essay (that is around 1100 words) on the topic of a Spanish holiday entitled ‘Provincial life’. The essay explores the ways in which an area may change over the years in response to an increasingly profitable tourist industry. It also reflects upon the history of Catalonia and historical conflicts.
biggles1230
The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Use this four page, fun and educating worksheet to teach your students the history of the doughnut (or donut) - one of the most cherished sweet delicacies in the world. Your students will discover a lot of fun facts and they will enrich their lexicon with baking related vocabulary and other useful words and phrases. This worksheet is suitable for elementary, higher elementary and advanced learners and it can be used both for native students and ESL/EFL students. Reading Comprehension is evaluated through two exercises (answer questions and TRUE/FALSE) while vocabulary acquisition is tested through three exercises which include a crossword puzzle, word match and sentence completion activities. Additionally, the worksheet is completely customizable to give you the ability to adapt it to your class’s needs.
kntonia
World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal

World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal

World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal Interactive PowerPoint game on the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 20 boxes/questions/multiple choice answers. Based on the TV game show – Deal or No Deal. https://vimeo.com/268092895
CollEd
Listening Comprehension - Mona Lisa Smile

Listening Comprehension - Mona Lisa Smile

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Mona Lisa Smile. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and artwork) and a long-answer section for 40 points (23 questions). I also included a writing journal with a creative/opinion writing task. This section has its own evaluation grid. Students are asked to select one of the proposed artwork and to write an appreciation of the selected artwork.
nadineinprague
Punctuation Bundle

Punctuation Bundle

A variety of resources about punctuation. A set of basic rules (used either as a teaching tool or as a reminder for students); A set of 10 fiction and non-fiction extracts with the basic punctuation missing, each one with an answer sheet, and some labelled by section as to how many missing marks there are; and a punctuation/paragraph practice.
Sazo123
World Cup: Russia 2018: Russia Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Russia Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Russia Trivia Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz about Russia, the country hosting the 2018 World Cup. 32 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/264687395
CollEd
Edexcel Paper 2 GCSE English Reading Revision

Edexcel Paper 2 GCSE English Reading Revision

Two sets of two texts with questions attached, designed to be used as practice for students studying Edexcel GCSE English Language. These have also been used as initial discussion-prompting texts, and by students of all abilities. UPDATED (24.04.18): This resource now includes PowerPoints for both texts with all of the questions and ‘possible’ answers for each question. There are links on each question page to a timer set to the amount of time student should aim to complete questions in also. *Each text has the source link straight after.
Sazo123
AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

Detailed and relatable assessment preparation lesson and range of activities focusing on English Language Paper 1 Question 5. The bundle includes: quiz to test knowledge of writing skills student friendly mark scheme student example independent writing task opportunity for guided self assessment TEN Paper 1 Q5 writing starters which include a success criteria to help guide students’ writing and create more imaginative openings. Sentence structure worksheet to help students vary their use of sentence form for effect
xxnats1989xx
The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 5 pages worksheet presents the life of great artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. It is suitable for higher elementary and advanced native learners as well as ESL/EFL students. The text is complete with two reading comprehension exercises while new vocabulary acquisition is reinforced through three vocabulary exercises (text completion, crossword, definition match). The worksheet is fully editable to allow the freedom of customizable intervention. It can completed as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
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.
extra golden-time
Hero Journalism, Beowulf, Greater Depth Writing, Year 5/6, Newspaper Reports, Journalistic Style

Hero Journalism, Beowulf, Greater Depth Writing, Year 5/6, Newspaper Reports, Journalistic Style

Reading comprehension! Drawing! Drama! High quality writing! Newspaper reports! These sessions give children an opportunity to produce ‘greater depth non-fiction writing’ using a fiction context - no research required! Available in Word and PDF. Through these sessions, children will explore 3 news reports about heroes; generate their own toolkits; strip a fiction text (Beowulf) back to its bare bones; create captions and draw scenes from the story; take part in drama activities and finally write news reports using a consistent style and appropriate register. This resource contains four fully resourced sessions (you need nothing else!) pitched at middle and high attaining Year 5 and Year 6 writers. Just work through the 12 page pack with your pupils, and then set them loose on their own news reports - they’ll be ready! It is helpful (though not essential) if the children have previously explored the story of Beowulf - I have written a fully resourced unit that you can purchase from my store. If they have not heard the story before, allow a little extra time to get familiar with the text (included). I ran these four sessions over a day, as a one day writing workshop. It would work equally well as four/five sessions across a week, depending on the speed of the class/group. The outcomes were fantastic and the children enjoyed the sessions. I have also included a bank of good examples from children working at age related expectation (ARE) and some children moving into greater depth - of course these are my judgements - feel free to disagree! These may be useful to look at with your class. Enjoy!
extra golden-time
Movie comprehension 'The Breadwinner'- comprehension worksheet

Movie comprehension 'The Breadwinner'- comprehension worksheet

The Breadwinner is a 2017 animated drama film - It is an emotional and thought-provoking movie- detailed comprehension questions to access the knowledge of the movie- critical analysis assessment of the students through long and short/ MCQs. Amazing movie The Breadwinner . This movie talks about women empowerment, fighting your fears, component of a story, breaking taboos, fight against false norms. stand up for ones right, effects of war on the children, role of women in a conservative society, respect and love for one’s country and values. women education, stand up for your family, value of a family, stepping out of your comfort zones, you can do anything if you are determined, etc etc etc
tacss
Rap, rhyme & learn about prehistory.

Rap, rhyme & learn about prehistory.

This rap & rhyme takes kids through humankind’s development. Initially created as an ESL resource it is equally suitable for English-speaking primary students. Illustrations by Maria Tarrago and design & layout by Eva Morell.
raefenton1
History & Geography - Conversation Flashcards

History & Geography - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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