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Touching the Void Language Analysis - GCSE English Language Paper 2 Q2 (PowerPoint + annotations)

Touching the Void Language Analysis - GCSE English Language Paper 2 Q2 (PowerPoint + annotations)

A collection of resources on analysing language for the paper 2 non-fiction exam. This question uses an extract from ‘Touching the Void’ and uses the question, HOW DOES JOE SIMPSON MAKE THE EXTRACT TENSE AND DRAMATIC?’ I have included the 82 slide PowerPoint, extract annotations and the extracts themselves. The following is covered: Model answer Language analysis Group activities Lecturer exam paper annotations and comments Examiner insight Modern, fun and dynamic images to help analyse the text. Connotation advice Answer Structure Exemplar work
SteveNoyce1
Unseen Poetry

Unseen Poetry

Three fully differentiated and resourced lessons from a TES Award nominated author that help to prepare students studying AQA English Literature to prepare for the ‘Unseen Poetry’ sections in AQA English Literature Paper 2. All three lessons are also easily adaptable for KS3 students, too.
Lead_Practitioner
Touching the Void annotated extracts - GCSE English Language Paper 2 (non-fiction)

Touching the Void annotated extracts - GCSE English Language Paper 2 (non-fiction)

A selection of teacher annotated and highlighted extracts from Touching the Void. I have included my PowerPoint and the individually scanned PDFs. They are annotated by whole extract and individual paragraphs. Extracts included. The following extracts are examined, annotated and analysed: Leg break - Joe’s account Leg break - Simon’s account Cutting the rope
SteveNoyce1
Phonics Screening Check Preparation

Phonics Screening Check Preparation

A set of 10 PowerPoint activities to help prepare your class for the Phonics Screening Check. Each PowerPoint includes 40 words, one on each slide. 20 words are pretend or ‘alien’ words and 20 are real words. They are organised in the same way as the screening check, starting with four simple phase 2 words, before moving on to phase 3, 4 and 5 and concluding with more complex words. Get your class to call out together or choose targeted children to decode the words. Fit in during 5 minute gaps or use during a phonics lesson to make sure your entire class are prepared for the screening check!
blossomingminds
Goldilocks and the  Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Pack includes planning for literacy and maths covering a wide range of abilities in my Reception class over a two week period there are a range of practical activities, instruction cards as well as writing frames the children may choose to use if they so wish also included is my Talk for Writing Story Map.
flexyfish
High Frequency Words Bookmarks.

High Frequency Words Bookmarks.

I created these bookmarks to laminate and have in my children’s English books as they struggle to spell these words. By seeing them spelt correctly so often, they got better at spelling them themselves. Easy to edit also.
Morrisr9
Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

A Unit of work comprising 10 lessons. Focus is on learning about Ancient Egypt through engaging, differentiated activities, worksheets and games. All resources are printable and editable. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to extend the more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. It is suggested to view in PDF format (much clearer) and download in Word to allow for editing.
KnowntoWork
SPELLING GRID GAME

SPELLING GRID GAME

Excel worksheet that produces a 9 letter grid to play spelling/word making games on an interactive whiteboard. I use this as an assembly starter activity for junior assemblies but it could just as easily be used as a lesson starter or end of day game. Just click on the change button to produce a new grid to play with. Favourite games with my pupils are longest word, unique word, most 3/4/5 letter words etc. Rules are simple - you can use each letter only once and you must use the middle letter in your word. You can make your own rules of course! I use a minute sandtimer as I can’t work out how to make a countdown timer in Excel.
jakedaykin
EASTER SPELLING BOARD GAME

EASTER SPELLING BOARD GAME

Microsoft Excel, counters and dice required Fifty four game squares. Print and enlarge to A3 for best results. Laminate Join the two landscape boards together Twenty four Easter words provided. Stick A4 sheet on to card and cut out individual words Template for you to create and print out your own words The game covers many spelling skills e.g. Spell the word, How many vowels does the word have? Which letter in the word comes last in the alphabet? Name the silent letters in the word. Spell the word backwards, How many syllables in the word? Make a mistake and go back the required number of squares Hours of fun and something for all your students
pjmcc2
The Cat in the Hat Lesson Plans & Activities Package, Second Grade (CCSS)

The Cat in the Hat Lesson Plans & Activities Package, Second Grade (CCSS)

This set of lesson plans, resources, and activities is for use with “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss. It can be used for whole group, small group, and independent instruction – which makes these resources a smart choice for literacy centers or Reader’s Workshop. Here’s What You’ll Get and Why: My goal was to make it easy to teach readers how to think about ���The Cat in the Hat” using a variety of comprehension strategies. That’s why I’ve included page by page lesson plans, guided practice worksheets, and text specific reader’s notebook prompts for the following strategies: Retelling and Summarizing Visualizing Asking Questions Understanding Text Structure Synthesizing I also created an Extension Activity for early finishers. Next, I find that vocabulary instruction works best when it’s done within the context of books that students are already reading. That’s why I’ve included the following vocabulary resources: Vocabulary Word List Flash Cards (match words to pictures and match words to definitions) Interactive Vocabulary Notebook Cards Vocabulary Word Games Printable Personal Vocabulary Word Bookmark I’ve also included a word study lesson plan and set of activities, because, much like vocabulary, I find that word study works best within context. As a result, I have identified word patterns within trade books and have developed lesson plans and resources based on the word study that can be done with specific books. The lesson plan and set of resources for “The Cat in the Hat” focuses on Rhyming Word Families and includes the following: Lesson Plan Interactive Activity Practice Page Independent Word Work This set of resources also includes the following: Running Record Assessment Answer Keys Common Core State Standard Alignment BONUS: Surprise Sample Resource I hope that you will enjoy using my resources along with your copy or copies of “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss. If you have any questions about the resources included in this set please email me at . It will be my pleasure to reply and help you in any way I can.
BookPagez