1. Resources Home
  2. Whole School
  3. English
  4. Fiction
The Way up to Heaven by Roald Dahl

The Way up to Heaven by Roald Dahl

Complete lessons or lessons, on the excellent short story by Roald Dahl! Complete and attractive lesson pack includes: • Engaging starters • Lesson objectives • Full story and discussion prompts throughout (pdf of the complete story included) • Key quote analysis discussion • Main question • The Way up to Heaven quiz An engaging lesson to use time and time again. For the Roald Dahl lesson, The Hitchhiker see here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-hitchhiker-by-roald-dahl-11628326 Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: image http://wallls.com/wallpaper/61117, cooltext.com.)
EngageinEnglish
The Speckled Band - Sherlock Holmes

The Speckled Band - Sherlock Holmes

The Speckled Band - Sherlock Holmes Three complete lessons on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Classical Sherlock Holmes story, “The Speckled Band.” What’s included in this download? 20 page Power Point with tasks and information slides throughout. Character activity task. Your opinion task for the end of the story. A great starting point to teach this story! Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Copyright: Images: wikipedia and youtube, text from cooltext.com.)
EngageinEnglish
BFG Writing Stimulus/Moderation

BFG Writing Stimulus/Moderation

Very simple writing stimulus for the Roal Dahl story of BFG. I have used this for my writing moderation from year 2 to 6. It can also be a very simple homework for the kids.
frazert2
KS3 Imaginative/Creative writing Fairy Tale lesson. Complete differentiated lesson resource.

KS3 Imaginative/Creative writing Fairy Tale lesson. Complete differentiated lesson resource.

Once upon a time there was a teacher who needed a last-minute lesson plan… and here it is. A complete lesson including detailed Plan, engaging PowerPoint, differentiated resources and fun and creative activities. Your students will learn all about the conventions and characters associated with Fairy Tales whilst developing their skills as writers, shaping their own ideas around the concept of story arcs and story stages and generally tapping in to their wonderful imaginations. The resource aims to develop a variety of creative skills and is perfect for a thematic curriculum and encouraging a love of storytelling.
Godzillavsresources
“La Leña Buena” by John Phillip Santos Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

“La Leña Buena” by John Phillip Santos Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

This 16-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on “La Leña Buena” by John Phillip Santos has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, author’s purpose, making inferences, vocabulary, and summarization. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) and are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to printable copy of the selection for student annotation (recommended). Answer key included. Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Editable Word Doc. Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Sentences BUNDLE!

Sentences BUNDLE!

THIS BUNDLE INCLUDES: Complex sentences ‘presentation’ Sentences about a specific theme activity Super sentence activities - stages 1 and 2 Cursive handwriting resources Writing progress indicators and tracking sheets Writing template sheets
Lresources4teachers
Piecing Me Together - (Reed Novel Studies)

Piecing Me Together - (Reed Novel Studies)

Piecing Me Together is a complete 81 page novel study guide based on the popular novel by Renée Watson. The guide is presented chapter-by-chapter and includes the following distinct sections: Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including the following concepts / activities: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. It also contains a complete Answer Key. Many Links with the Common Core Standards (U.S.) You may wish to check out Island of the Blue Dolphins – a free offering on TES done by the author in the same format as this novel study. The writer of this novel study has had more than 60 curriculum units published. These are available in such outlets as Chapters and Staples and most stores for teachers.
reednovelstudies