Marking time-buster. 50 ideas

Marking time-buster. 50 ideas

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'Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl'/The Holocaust (Workbook and Homework Units)

'Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl'/The Holocaust (Workbook and Homework Units)

The purpose of this resource is to not only explain the historical context of the Holocaust, but also show the social significance it had on a personal level for the Jewish nation. The source uses the context of 'Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl' to explain this in depth. The source has: An introduction to Jewish Persecution An Introduction to 1933 Nazi Germany An introduction of the novel and it's characters 12 homework units based on each chapter of the book
roxaneleescott
Creating a charity

Creating a charity

This is like a mini project as you will probably need three lessons to complete the task and students presentation. This lesson starts by asking the students questions that they have to think about when watching the news clips about refugees (internet access needed) The next slide tells the students what their task is and shows them other charities that are available to refugees at the moment. The final slide gives students a success criteria which they need to follow. This lesson aims to show students what being a refugee is a like and how we as a country could help.
jesspon
A Taste of Honey Unit for 2017 GCSE (33 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Mock Exams!

A Taste of Honey Unit for 2017 GCSE (33 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Mock Exams!

A challenging, rigorous and detailed unit focused upon Shelagh Delaney's charming 1950s play 'A Taste of Honey'! This unit has been created specifically for the new AQA Paper 2a (Modern Texts) exam to be sat from June 2017. This unit focuses upon analysis of the whole text, punctuated by two practice exam questions (one focused upon character, the other on theme) plus a closed-book mock exam. Students are supported throughout these with sentence starters to help them structure their responses, and are given a choice of questions. This detailed and high quality unit includes: * 33 lesson plans (with 13 differentiation strategies) * 147 slide PowerPoint presentation (divided into lessons) * All resources and worksheets (9 sheets) * Homework project (9 tasks) that includes both reading and writing skills Unit's lessons include: * Cloze activity on the play's contexts * Detailed, thorough comprehension questions on each scene * Spelling tests on key vocabulary * SPaG starter activities * Character crosswords * Huge 60-question revision quiz * In-depth key scene analyses (including group work) * Exploring characters - Helen, Jo, Peter, Boy, Geof * Exploring themes - marriage, motherhood, relationships * AfL activities - improving sample exam responses * Essay planning * Writing a formal essay on a chosen character * Writing a formal essay on a chosen theme * 'Closed book' mock exam to reflect new GCSE exam expectations * Teacher/peer/self assessment opportunities
ryan_wood16
Holes KS3 Unit (26 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Exam!

Holes KS3 Unit (26 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Exam!

A thoroughly tried, tested and engaging unit focused upon Louis Sachar's fantastic novel 'Holes'! This unit has been created specifically to intigrate KS4 skills into the KS3 curriculum to prepare students for the rigors of the new 100% exam GCSE specification. The unit covers reading of the entire novel and draws focus to the exploration of character (the Warden) by analysing key chapters. The unit culminates in an end-of-unit reading and writing exam styled upon the 2017 GCSE Specifications for English Language and English Literature. This detailed and high quality unit includes: * 26 lesson plans (with 13 differentiation strategies) * 68 slide PowerPoint presentation (divided into lessons) * All resources and worksheets (5 sheets) * Homework project (7 tasks) that includes both reading and writing skills * End-of-unit reading/writing exam * End-of-unit exam mark scheme (suitable for KS3 Levels 4-7, with GCSE 1-9 coversion) Unit's lessons include: * Learning Mats on plot, themes, characters and settings of the novel * Reading and discussion of the whole novel * Analysing the novel's opening (setting) - mini essay * Creating a map of Camp Green Lake through quote deduction * Exploring how a character is presented - the Warden * Creative writing skills - sensory language and writing based on an image * Group role play S&L - scripting an performing a novel extract * Spelling tests on key vocabulary (differentiated by writing level) * SPaG starter activities * End-of-unit reading exam (GCSE English Language/Literature style) * End-of-unit writing exam (GCSE English Language style) * Teacher/peer/self assessment opportunities
ryan_wood16
Name randomiser with extras...

Name randomiser with extras...

This randomises your class so a random pupil will be asked a question. It also randomises what question they will answer. It will also determine if they get a reward!
Boosteration
TO DO LIST

TO DO LIST

Over the years, I have perfected how to manage a huge workload. The key is to have a good to-do-list template. Follow my personal template and follow the simple 9 instructions to lighten your workload. You will find that you hardly ever feel stressed about workload again. Your capacity for work will also increase. You will never carry anything in your head again. You can leave work without taking anything home in your head!
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Critical Thinking Task:  Refugees-Allow or Refuse Entrance?

Critical Thinking Task: Refugees-Allow or Refuse Entrance?

The task focuses on the long-debated question- whether refugees deserve to seek refuge in safer countries or whether they should not be allowed entry to first world countries.The lesson includes 2 clip sets that can be shown in class, a series of questions allowing for critical thinking and a short-essay section in which students argue for or against this topic.
roxaneleescott
Refugee Boy: Context and Culture

Refugee Boy: Context and Culture

This is a great lesson on the contextual and cultural links to the book Refugee Boy. It has a great little booklet that goes with the presentation that the students can work on throughout. It also includes selected pieces of information that can be stuck around the class for the students to pick the contexts that links and put it on the outlined hand. It worked really well with my Y8 class as it got them up and about finding out the relevant information and then moving onto using language techniques from Alem's point of view from the book.
jesspon
Character  Analysis of the Novel : 'The Help'

Character Analysis of the Novel : 'The Help'

This resource explains each of the characters from the 2009 novel: 'The Help'. It explains the context and background of each character as well as the historical background of the time, such as: the Jim Crow laws and segregation.
roxaneleescott
Higher English Harper Lee 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Presentations and Questions

Higher English Harper Lee 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Presentations and Questions

Higher English 'To Kill A Mockingbird' resources. 2 x Powerpoint presentations: 7 slide presentation exploring aspects of setting, racism, characterisation and minor characters. 6 slide presentation discussing how a critical essay on the text may be structured. Sample essay questions document which includes 3 examples of exam style questions, which may be suitable for this text.
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