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The World News Crossword (September 17th, 2017)

The World News Crossword (September 17th, 2017)

The World News Crossword (September 17th, 2017) is a simple crossword based on last week's news events. There are THREE more FREE crosswords based on cities and countries around the world. The World News Crossword (September 17th, 2017) is a great activity for supporting literacy, logic, and research skills. It quietly helps students with handwriting issues and it sneakily encourages students to learn more about their word and to discuss why... Why? Why did the UN impose more sanctions on North Korea? Why did Russia suggest UN peacekeepers for Crimea? Why are Australian landowners encouraging Australians to eat kangaroos? And why is Amsterdam's government wanting to discourage tourism? These are just some of the discussions that will pop out of this week's crossword. Or maybe they'll ask where? Where is Lahore? Sri Lanka? New Zealand? South Africa? Myanmar? North Korea? Paris? Barcelona? Crimea? It's a pdf so it can be downloaded quickly, saved to a flash drive, opened and printed quickly for use at a moment's notice.
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NEW GCSE CITIZENSHIP 9-1 Democracy, Government and Politics  UNIT.

NEW GCSE CITIZENSHIP 9-1 Democracy, Government and Politics UNIT.

Democracy Government and Politics UNIT NEW GCSE CITIZENSHIP 9-1 Bundle: In-depth look at the political landscape across the UK Including ideologies, voting systems and elections. This unit will look at the structure and form of different Governments with a focus on the UK Government and the development of democracy over time and evaluating different electoral systems. This resource bundle includes 10 fun and engaging separate Activities/resources/material to be used for the teaching of Democracy, Government and Politics (Includes between 11-12 lessons worth of material) Combine all these resources to bring the British constitution alive in the classroom (As much as this topic can be...) This resource also includes an assessment and feedback and answer sheet to track your GCSE Citizenship Students progress against the NEW 9-1 CITIZENSHIP GCSE Click on my name to see my full shop containing lots more useful free and paid resources for GCSE Citizenship and PSHE. These resources work well with my other popular PSHE and Citizenship Resources - See Below.. Student Election Campaigning Resource UK 2017 Educational Election Quiz Learning about the United Nations European Union and Brexit NATO, WTO and the Commonwealth New 9-1 GCSE Citizenship Assessments and Feedback Bundle Learning about the law – Civil and Criminal and the Justice System Click on my name to see my full shop containing lots more useful free and paid resources for Citizenship and PSHE.
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Paper 1 Question 5 AQA English Language SPEC 8700

Paper 1 Question 5 AQA English Language SPEC 8700

This is a well paced, exciting lesson filled with fun and team games. Paper 1 Question 5 is worth a lot of marks and today the examiners expect students to use a wide range of sentence forms and language features to obtain those marks. Many students jump into this question as it looks deceptively easy and they will forget to PLAN for what the examiner wants to see. This lesson is a fun well paced lesson to help students to remember what to plan for in this question. Using games and short activities, students will build up a bank of language features and sentences on the topic of Donald Trump over the course of the lesson to use in their final task. Hope it helps
namerased
Picture-Based Discussion (part1)

Picture-Based Discussion (part1)

*Pictures and questions for discussion about people and society ( poverty, homelessness and luxury). *Pictures and questions stimulate discussion about friendship. *Pictures and questions for discussion about addictions. *Pictures and questions for discussion about going on holiday. *Pictures and questions for discussion about global warming (its causes, impacts and solutions). *Pictures and questions for discussion about means of communication. *Pictures and questions for discussion about healthy way of life. *Pictures and questions stimulate discussion about Science and Technology. *Pictures and questions for discussion about Crime and Justice. *Pictures and questions for discussion about Education. Suitable for students for preparing for oral exams. A word bank is added to revise/teach vocab.
Olynj
Picture-Based Discussion (part1)

Picture-Based Discussion (part1)

*Pictures and questions for discussion about people and society ( poverty, homelessness and luxury). *Pictures and questions stimulate discussion about friendship. *Pictures and questions for discussion about addictions. *Pictures and questions for discussion about going on holiday. *Pictures and questions for discussion about global warming (its causes, impacts and solutions). *Pictures and questions for discussion about means of communication. *Pictures and questions for discussion about healthy way of life. *Pictures and questions stimulate discussion about Science and Technology. *Pictures and questions for discussion about Crime and Justice. *Pictures and questions for discussion about Education. Suitable for students for preparing for oral exams. A word bank is added to revise/teach vocab.
Olynj
The Beast of Bodmin Moor - Team Investigation Lesson

The Beast of Bodmin Moor - Team Investigation Lesson

The Beast of Bodmin Moor Investigation - Fact or Fiction An amazing investigation lesson into the 'Beast of Bodmin Moor.' Students get to explore and research the legend of the 'Beast of Bodmin Moor' in groups, moving from investigation area to investigation area before writing their final reports. All resources included. The investigation areas are: * Newspaper reports * Photos * Video footage * Fact files * Eyewitness Accounts Students fill in their investigation sheets as they go to each area. An outstanding lesson. Teacher note included. For more great resources and lessons, see my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish Please consider rating the lesson. Thank you. (Credits: copyright free images. Articles taken from the Mirror, Telegraph and Daily Star taken from the public domain.)
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The World News Crossword - September 10th, 2017

The World News Crossword - September 10th, 2017

The World News Crossword - September 10th, 2017 is a pdf containing a crossword based on the events in last week's news. There are three more BONUS crosswords based on world geography that can be used at any time - substitute lessons, homework activities, time-out sessions, staff meetings (yes, really). Crosswords are good for encouraging neat handwriting and literacy. These crosswords are good for encouraging research on current world events. More than that, these crosswords will encourage discussions about the stories behind the news events, for example... almost 30,000 weapons were handed in in Australia during an amnesty. A German gun manufacturer promised not to sell weapons into war zones and to corrupt governments. And the UK arms manufacturers reported record profits from soaring sales. The UK government condemned North Korea's missile programme. Irma, Kim Jong-un, and Aung San Suu Kyi... Why was so much news time devoted to a hurricane when an entire ethnic group were being persecuted by the Myanmar military? Previously extinct tigers in Kazakhstan, plastic in the ocean and now in the food chain, and three mega-hurricanes. Are these related? Six farmers in the Amazon were murdered by gangs who want to steal the land to farm palm oil. What's palm oil used for? An artist who donated some of (but not all?) of his prize money because the competition was sponsored by BP (er, why did he enter?) Bad behaviour by German football fans in Prague and 50,000 people protested in London against Brexit.
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Hurricane Irma - reading comprehension

Hurricane Irma - reading comprehension

This reading comprehension supports a BBC News text which compares Hurricane Irma to other hurricanes that have occurred in the past. The resources contains 3 sets of questions differentiated for use in KS 1-2. It is also suitable for supporting readers in KS3. Answers and content domain references for each question.
Headway_Learning
Afghanistan to Bhutan - 20 crosswords

Afghanistan to Bhutan - 20 crosswords

Afghanistan to Bhutan - 20 crosswords These are the first twenty countries on an alphabetical journey around the world. Crosswords on each of Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina (and the tango), Armenia, Australia (are there kangaroos on Tasmania?), Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados (do they play cricket in Barbados?), Belarus (does it really mean ‘white Russia’?), Belgium (mmmm, chocolates), Belize, Benin, Bhutan, and of course the solutions. Interesting and engaging group activity material for almost any subject. Supporting literacy, handwriting, research skills, and logic. Or simple homework activities. Or easy but engaging and worthwhile learning material for substitute lessons. BONUS EXTRAs... And there’s more... crosswords on New Zealand, China, United Kingdom, Europe, USA... And a crossword on climate change. And three witty Nonsense Rhymes Crosswords for those who enjoy playing with words and rhymes (these puzzles are excellent for those learning phonemic awareness, for this struggling with handwriting, and for those who like a silly little giggle during staff meetings. (Really!) I hope you enjoy using these crosswords and that your students learn more about their world.
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Non fiction example texts - GCSE English Language AQA SPEC 8700

Non fiction example texts - GCSE English Language AQA SPEC 8700

Not many students willingly pick up texts from the 19th, 20th or 21st century to read for leisure. However the new AQA English Language exam will give students a range of texts from those eras, therefore I have pieced together a useful booklet of non fiction texts from a wide range of time periods. This booklet covers topics such as war, health, education and includes letters, diary extracts and autobiographies. Each topic has a modern text alongside a text on a similar topic but from another era in order to help students compare texts and writers viewpoints. Texts includes diary entries by Karl Pilkington and Anne Frank, autobiographies from Jessica Ennis and Billy Connolly, BBC articles looking at Stephen Hawkings view of the NHS next to a letter sent to The Times by Florence Nightingale and much more. Hope it helps
namerased
AQA GCSE English Language Spec 8700 Paper 1 Question 4, introduction to critical thinking

AQA GCSE English Language Spec 8700 Paper 1 Question 4, introduction to critical thinking

An engaging and relevant lesson which introduces critical thinking but in a real world context. This lesson focuses around Donald Trump (which my students LOVE talking about) and his comments made around his inauguration attendance figures. This is a fantastic lesson which allows students to express their opinions but also teaches them to express their opinions in a thoughtful and considered way which will suit an exam question. In a world of multimedia and free information, I find it important to teach students how to think about the information they hear and to research their opinions, but also that it is acceptable to have mixed opinions on a topic. I have tried to bring all these elements together in this introductory lesson. The lesson includes group / paired discussion, group work , independent work and videos and a fun break down of the numerical grading system using a Bee metaphor (Are you a honey / busy or queen bee?) to help encourage students to become the type of student they want to be. There are fun starter activities, aims and objectives and a dairy entry plenary. I originally designed this lesson to fill 3 hours, but it can be edited to suit your session length. I hope you find it useful, thanks.
namerased
SPECIAL EDUCATION bundle - LITERACY SKILLS bundle - READ TO UNDERSTAND, WRITE TO COMMUNICATE, SPOKEN INTERACTIONS x3 workbooklets

SPECIAL EDUCATION bundle - LITERACY SKILLS bundle - READ TO UNDERSTAND, WRITE TO COMMUNICATE, SPOKEN INTERACTIONS x3 workbooklets

THREE fantastic units of work for SEN students that follow on from the READ IT. WRITE IT. SPEAK IT series and focus on key literacy skills for students. (1) READ TO UNDERSTAND is about identifying different reading texts and using skills to find facts, ideas, opinions and assess the writers purpose etc. (2) WRITE TO COMMUNICATE focuses on identifying different writing styles and situations as well as planning, composing, revising and editing writing (3) SPOKEN INTERACTIONS works through language, style, tone and behaviours for different spoken interactions and has a variety of 1:1 and small group settings. Each workbooklet is filled with active, visual and practical tasks for students with special educational needs and offers staff flexibility about who delivers the workbooklet and how many tasks are completed. With an easy-to-follow format, a non-specialist teacher or teacher aide can deliver this workbooklet with confidence, add ideas and many student will self-direct their learning. Each workbooklet also includes an Assessment for Learning Feedback sheets.
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