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Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

An insightful lesson that helps KS3 pupils explore the idea of foreboding and analyse the ways Morpurgo uses Grandma Wolf to create a sense of foreboding in Private Peaceful. Compete with models for guided support, independent tasks and peer-assessment, this accessible powerpoint suitably challenges pupils in their reading assessments.
DeepaSabharwal
Structure in chapter 1- The boy in the striped pajamas.

Structure in chapter 1- The boy in the striped pajamas.

This lesson looks at the various structure techniques used by John Boyne and their effects on the reader. The extract explored covers, character entrances, tension, atmosphere and mood change and repetition. Students are shown a model example to give them the tools/skills ready to create their own structure analysis.
kirstygemmell2809
English Language 13-14

English Language 13-14

This booklet covers a wide variety of topics to provide engaging and differentiated lessons for students of English. I designed it for foreigners learning English (age 13-14), but can also be used for mother tongue speakers. The huge volume of supplementary resources makes it impossible to upload them all here. Once you have purchased the book, email me on siploos1@yahoo.co.uk and I will give you access to download everything from the cloud. There are 12 topics in this booklet, and for each one Power Points, Videos and supplementary worksheets.
siploos
English Language Booklet 12-13

English Language Booklet 12-13

This booklet covers a wide variety of topics to provide engaging and differentiated lessons for students of English. I designed it for foreigners learning English (age 12-13), but can also be used for mother tongue speakers. The huge volume of supplementary resources makes it impossible to upload them all here. Once you have purchased the book, email me on siploos1@yahoo.co.uk and I will give you access to download everything from the cloud. There are 12 topics in this booklet, and for each one Power Points, Videos and supplementary worksheets.
siploos
Special Days - This Day In History - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - BUNDLE!

Special Days - This Day In History - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - BUNDLE!

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts describe different "Special Days" like Mother's Day and Freedom of Information Day giving a historical background to how this day came to be celebrated! After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts through time / history... After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
AQA Question 5 Writing Task

AQA Question 5 Writing Task

Writing activity getting students to use more ambitious techniques to hook their reader's attention. Perfect starter activity. More writing stimulus tasks like this can be found on my TES shop.
xxnats1989xx
Reading and writing a speech

Reading and writing a speech

A G.C.S.E English Language paper 2 practice/revision resource. Learners will need existing knowledge of 'write to persuade', language devices and sentence forms. Includes a speech extract, language question (similar to AQA GCSE Language, paper 2, Q3) and writing task.
sam_j83
Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle

Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts describe the origins of slavery in South America, the abolitionist and post-abolitionist movement as well as Martin Luther King's life and work. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
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
Paper 2 Question 3 AQA English Language spec 8700 - Amy Winehouse and Janis Joplin

Paper 2 Question 3 AQA English Language spec 8700 - Amy Winehouse and Janis Joplin

A fantastic full lesson based on The Forever 27 Club comes with 6 resources which included articles, worksheets, full power point with guidance notes, quiz, music clips and independent study. This lesson covers the essential skills needed for Paper 2 Question 3 and also allows time to cover some deeper social issues which some of your students may have experience with, such as body image, gender stereotypes and substance abuse. This lesson enables the students to look at a piece of non fiction and identify language techniques used to influence the readers. It is a fun and fully interactive quick paced lesson where the students investigate language but also learn about two of the most influential musicians of our time and how their personal issue are still issues we face today. The lesson aims to walk students through the process of piecing together a final answer, based on their investigations, which would be expected in the final exam. The lesson ends with a student self assessment plenary called "The Hand of Truth" and optional independent study. Although the source used in this lesson is not from the 19th century it does still instil the skills a student will need to answer this question. Further examples of older sources can also be found in my shop which will be significantly useful when teaching paper 2. This lesson is designed for a 3 hour session but is easily adaptable to suit your own timetable. Hope it helps.
namerased