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AQA English Language Paper 1 - The Monkey's Paw

AQA English Language Paper 1 - The Monkey's Paw

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that helps students to analyse a text for building a sense of tension. The lesson, ideal for both KS3 and KS4 students preparing for AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A, focuses on a short extract from the ending of The Monkey's Paw by W. W. Jacobs.
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Macbeth: An abridged version for Secondary EAL/SEN students

Macbeth: An abridged version for Secondary EAL/SEN students

This simplified and abridged version of ‘Macbeth’ is guaranteed to enable students understand the play. It is been successfully used in the UK and in international schools for 15 years. This is a complete unit of work and the students will understand: • The important themes of the play • The leading characters how they change • The historical context of the play • The sequence of events that occur in the play and • Original and important quotes clearly explained This is a perfectly differentiated text that ensures that all (i.e. EAL/SEN and low ability) students’ are fully included in the learning process. The extended writing tasks at the end of each unit can be used as an assessment piece.
ahamid
Year 2 Bundle

Year 2 Bundle

A wide range of resources to set up for year 2. Pack includes: - KS1 SATs assessment checklists suitable for 2018 interim framework. - Christmas activities - Year 1 and 2 spelling word searches - Spelling for year 1 and 2 - Bonfire Activities - Mathematical investigations - Writing paper
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Dystopian Fiction KS3 SoW

Dystopian Fiction KS3 SoW

This whole scheme includes extract work from different Dystopian fiction e.g The Road, The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner, which includes language analysis and also writing tasks such as descriptive and narrative. Includes links to videos. Outcomes and progress checks are also included for adaptation for you and your class. Linked to AQA language Paper 1 skills.
elby123
Introduction to presentations and critical thinking, GCSE ( AQA p1:q5) and Functional English

Introduction to presentations and critical thinking, GCSE ( AQA p1:q5) and Functional English

A fun and engaging lesson which can be used in the run up to Halloween, although it can work at any time of the year. I have used this lesson for presentations with both GCSE and Functional Skills lessons and students love it as it involves dressing up someone in their team as a mummy and creating a backstory for it. This is a relaxed take on presentations and I use it to introduce and help more under confident students become used to standing up and presenting in front of others, it embeds elements such as working within a team and introducing structure and planning to presentations. This lesson starts with a few fun critical thinking questions and develops to look at Egyptian Mummies and the curses which surround them, there are two videos and supporting ideas boards to help the lesson move forwards and maintain structure but also to help the students form and plan out ideas. This session will require materials for the students to use, this doesn't have to be much as I have often only used bundles of cheap toilet roll, sellotape and cheap make-up from the pound shop ( in many cases students will often find their own materials to add to their mummy). Over the years of using this lesson I have kept left over materials and added to them each year that now I have a small dress up box in my classroom which has all sorts in it, I also take photos of this sessions which are ideal for classroom displays. This lesson also encourages imagination which some students do struggle with and so I find that Question 5 from Paper 1 on the AQA 8700 GCSE spec is difficult for them. Sessions like this can be used to help develop that skill and recently I have added a piece of independent study in which the students must write up the backstory they created for their mummy up as a piece of creative writing in practice for P1:Q5. Hope it helps
namerased
Speeding and Snail Tickets

Speeding and Snail Tickets

Speeding and snail tickets, asking children to redo their work as they have not taken care with their presentation (speeding) or haven't completed enough work (snail).
misscrsmith93
AQA English Language Paper 1 - Analysing Structure

AQA English Language Paper 1 - Analysing Structure

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that helps students to analyse a text for structure. The lesson, ideal for both KS3 and KS4 students preparing for AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A, focuses on an extract from Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier. The full extract can be found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-87001-RSB.PDF
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Harry Potter Mad Libs Activities

Harry Potter Mad Libs Activities

Four mad lib style activities based around Harry Potter, getting children to consider what type of word should go in the gap from noun, verb, adverb or adjective before putting in their own examples.
krisgreg30
AQA English Language Paper 1 - Remarkable Creatures

AQA English Language Paper 1 - Remarkable Creatures

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that helps students to analyse a text for the use of imagery for effect. The lesson, ideal for both KS3 and KS4 the students preparing for AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A, focuses on an extract from Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier. The full extract can be found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-87001-RSB.PDF
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