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Performance poetry - Analysis, Performance and Interpretation (Duffy, Cummings and Bronte)

Performance poetry - Analysis, Performance and Interpretation (Duffy, Cummings and Bronte)

Based on post graduate research into performance poetry and how it can be linked to a class novel to improve understanding of themes, interpreting texts and making connections across texts. Designed to be used with KS3 to build confidence and enjoyment of studying poetry before GCSE study. Powerpoint with a guide to activities, worksheet for notes from observing the performance and copies of poems for use. This could be used as a stand alone sequence of lessons on poetry or connected to reading a novel with themes of child/parent relationships or cities. Originally intended to be used with Katherine Rundell's novel Rooftoppers but can easily be connected with another novel.
marsho
Creative Writing - Discovery Island

Creative Writing - Discovery Island

A fun and kinaesthetic unit of work to engage students in creative writing. Suitable for low ability KS3 classes and KS2 classes. This unit of work has a full scheme of work with lesson by lesson instructions and is fully resourced with bright and well crafted resources. It is also based around the BIG Write idea and has weekly writing tasks and homework. In this unit: - Characters - Setting - Language Devices - Vocabulary - The senses - Newspaper articles - Story structure Can be easily adapted to match any exam board. Review and follow :-)
amanda310589
The First Christmas Story Bundle

The First Christmas Story Bundle

SAVE 20% BY PURCHASING THE BUNDLE! This First Christmas Story Retold bundle is jammed full of beautiful images, text and literacy activities to teach your students about the Nativity. The bundle contains three files detailed below. ******************************************** FILE 1: This First Christmas Story Retold pack is jammed full of beautiful images and text to teach your students about the Nativity. Students will be captivated by the visual journey of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus in the poster sets which accompany the narration - valuable reference tools or simply for a beautiful display. The pack also includes a text of the story for teacher reference, as well as the ability to make a 'big' book for story time, teaching or your class library. The story questions are designed to encourage discussion at all levels of comprehension. Each set of questions is accompanied by the relevant text for reference - this is useful to display on an interactive white board. CONTENT ⋆ Cover/Contents/Notes ⋆ Poster Set 1 – Colour Intensive ⋆ Poster Set 2 – Ink Saving ⋆ Quick Reference Story Text ⋆ Teacher ‘Readaloud’/Big Book ⋆ Comprehension Discussion Questions ⋆ TOU/Credits ******************************************** FILE 2: This First Christmas Story Retold pack is jammed full of beautiful images and text to teach your students about the Nativity. Students will be captivated by the visual journey of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus in the delightful, differentiated student readers. The pack also includes 3 differentiated sequencing activities to ensure comprehension at all ability levels. CONTENT ⋆ Cover/Contents ⋆ Differentiated Student Readers x3 ⋆ Sequencing Activities x 3 ⋆ TOU/Credits ******************************************** FILE 3: This First Christmas Story Retold pack contains everything required for students to retell the Christmas story in their own words. A range of helpful graphic organisers will enable and encourage students to make notes and organise their thoughts and story content, before attempting to write a sequential story. The writing templates are differentiated to allow all students to achieve success with the writing process. CONTENT ⋆ Cover/Contents ⋆ Landscape Graphic Organisers ⋆ Portrait Graphic Organisers ⋆ Quick Reference Story Text ⋆ Writing templates ⋆ Word Mat Spelling Help ⋆ Story Illustrations ⋆ Write About The Picture ⋆ TOU/Credits Total Page Count: 113 ******************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Christmas: The First Christmas Story Retold Read and Comprehend Christmas: The First Christmas Story Retold Part 2 Read and Sequence The First Christmas Story Part 3: Write and Draw ******************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Christmas
TeachersToolkit
Zimbabwe coup - reading comprehension

Zimbabwe coup - reading comprehension

This reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsround text that covers the events in Zimbabwe and answers the question 'what is a coup?'. The resource contains 3 sets of questions differentiated for use throughout KS1 and 2. The resource is also suitable for supporting reading in KS3. Answers and content domain references are included for each question.
Headway_Learning
Contraction Puzzles - Winter

Contraction Puzzles - Winter

Use these puzzles in a learning center, in a small group, or for early finishers. Print, laminate, and cut the puzzles. 45 Puzzles Students will match the three sections of each puzzle. - Contraction - Pronoun - Verb Pronouns – I, you, he, she, it, we, they, that, who Verbs – forms of be, will, would, have, had, Cover for a container is included
SweetiesClass
Contraction Puzzles - Monsters

Contraction Puzzles - Monsters

Use these puzzles in a learning center, in a small group, or for early finishers. Print, laminate, and cut the puzzles. 45 Puzzles Students will match the three sections of each puzzle. - Contraction - Pronoun - Verb Pronouns – I, you, he, she, it, we, they, that, who Verbs – forms of be, will, would, have, had, Cover for a container is included
SweetiesClass
MOUSE BIRD SNAKE WOLF – [Almond & McKean] Graphic Novel STUDY BOOKLET & RESOURCES

MOUSE BIRD SNAKE WOLF – [Almond & McKean] Graphic Novel STUDY BOOKLET & RESOURCES

MOUSE BIRD SNAKE WOLF – STUDY BOOKLET – RESOURCES provides everything a teacher needs to share this highly acclaimed graphic novel in detail – SHORTLISTED for the CILIP KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL 2014. The study booklet has been designed as a short unit of work where pupils consider the structure of ‘Creation Stories’ through the genre of a graphic novel [no specific religions are explored in this study]. The book is read to pupils [in two parts] before the graphics are revealed and explored, then pupils are required to answer a range of related questions through written and oral responses. The resources provided will help pupils understand and retain the story, while developing their knowledge to create their own graphic novel [extension activity]. This Unit of Work can be used as a whole class resource, independent/group work, or set individually as homework. The questions are clear and progress is easily achieved. The book used is; Mouse Bird Snake Wolf by David Almond and Dave McKean. First published 2013. This edition published 2014 - Walker Books Ltd. ISBN: 978-1-4063-4599-5
crigdon
4 x Author Beatrix Potter Wordsearches Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson Wordsearch

4 x Author Beatrix Potter Wordsearches Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson Wordsearch

4 x Wordsearches on the theme of 'Beatrix Potter'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean