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English Language Paper 1, Q3

English Language Paper 1, Q3

An accessible and guided lesson, which enables KS3-4 pupils to analyse how writers use structure to interest readers. With an extract, model answer and opportunities for pupils to be practice and be assessed, the powerpoint lends itself perfectly for a whole lesson. By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to analyse structure at the whole text level.
DeepaSabharwal
Shekespeare's Greatest Treagedies - Readin Comprehension Bundle

Shekespeare's Greatest Treagedies - Readin Comprehension Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate William Shakespeare's most popular tragedies incuding: - Othello - Macbeth - Hamlet The bundle also includes a biography of the famous playwright. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches 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
Othello - the story - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

Othello - the story - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Othello based on William Shakespeare's famous tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False and a character match exercise. 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
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text is a summary/ short story based on Ivring's short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" also know as the story of the headless horseman. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally the worksheet can be completed on or near Halloween.
MariaPht
Paper 1 Question 3: introduction to  Structure

Paper 1 Question 3: introduction to Structure

A fantastic lesson full of group and paired activities to help students understand structural features. Based on the story of Jekyll and Hyde this lesson uses comic books / storyboards to help students visualise structural features as if the story were a movie. I have found that by teaching structure this visual way, the students find it easier to identify these features and therefore this question becomes less daunting. I have also incorporated a new mnemonic called ROW OF CLONES to help students remember some of the More commonly used structural features. The lesson uses peer assessment, whole group and paired activities, it is quick paced and fun to teach. Hope it helps
namerased
Spooky Book Titles (creative writing prompts for Halloween)

Spooky Book Titles (creative writing prompts for Halloween)

This interactive resource provides randomly generated spooky book titles to be used as prompts for a range of projects. Simply extract the zipped folder and double-click on 'Spooky Book Titles' to launch the application. The folder includes a document with additional supporting information and lesson ideas. If you enjoy this, you might also like the full 'Library of Lost Books' resource here: https://goo.gl/yBqg7A
ZoopResources
Halloween Stories - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Halloween Stories - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This Halloween themed bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced ESL learners. The bundle comprises of different fictional Halloween stories based on novels by famous authors or my own imagination. After carefully reading each story/text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, definition matching exercises, crosswords, word searches and engage in in-depth class discussions on topics around the texts
MariaPht
Witches & Witchcraft - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Witches & Witchcraft - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This Halloween themed bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets on witches and witchcraft suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced ESL learners. After carefully reading each story/text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, definition matching exercises, crosswords, word searches and engage in in-depth class discussions on topics around the texts
MariaPht
The Witches - by Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension

The Witches - by Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text is a summary/ short story based on Roald Dahl's "The Witches". After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, gap filling, matching and True or False exercises. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally the worksheet can be completed on or near Halloween.
MariaPht
Orwells 1984 for Paper 1 Question 4 AQA GCSE English Language SPEC 8700

Orwells 1984 for Paper 1 Question 4 AQA GCSE English Language SPEC 8700

A great lesson to help students get ready for Paper 1 Question 4 (critical thinking) from the AQA GCSE English Language exam, spec 8700. This lesson focuses on fast paced group activities and discussions based on an extract from 1984 where students actively investigate the use of the familiar and unfamiliar to create a unsettling atmosphere in the book. The session starts with a critical thinking question as a starter task and builds up to the main task through quick fire questions and a video to help students visualise and understand this world created by Orwell. The session builds towards a final written task which doubles as exam practice, allowing you to track how each individual handles this tricky question. This session allows for the opportunity to stretch and challenge your students but also comes with support structures and starter sentences to help those who need it and a peer marking plenary which allows the students to self assess and learn from each other. Hope it helps
namerased
Dracula: A look at Paper 1 Question 4, critical thinking. AQA GCSE English Language spec 8700

Dracula: A look at Paper 1 Question 4, critical thinking. AQA GCSE English Language spec 8700

This quick paced and engaging lesson is designed to get students ready for question 4, paper 1 from the AQA GCSE English Language 8700 spec. In this question students are to critically analyse a text. This lesson breaks down the question and best ways in to which to answer this tricky question by looking at Bram Stokers 'Dracula'. Dracula is a character who has been written about for decades in various ways. For this reason students can relate easily to this story and text and is the reason I have used it as the source in the lesson. This is a full 3 hour lesson filled a wide range of engaging and challenging tasks from small group discussions, story-boarding/drawing tasks to short, timed paired activities, peer marking and a self assessment plenary. This lesson comes with both support scaffolds and stretch and challenge opportunities. Hope it helps.
namerased
The History of Vampires - Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheet

The History of Vampires - Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the Greek legend behind the creation of the first vampire After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework on or near Halloween.
MariaPht