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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
HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

Huge collection of creative writing lessons. 70% saving! These are not a SOW but intended for use as individual one off lessons to consolidate skills or springboard ideas. Some links to famous texts such as Christmas Carol, Woman in Black, Macbeth. Areas covered: Description Persuasive writing Word bank of adjectives/adverbs Writing to Argue Structure Hooking your reader Poetry Symbolism Extended Metaphor
sianbrowett
Jekyll and Hyde - Chapter 3: Jekyll

Jekyll and Hyde - Chapter 3: Jekyll

As we are introduce to the character of Dr Henry Jekyll in Chapter 3, we look at how he is portrayed to the reader, how his emotions change as Utterson tries to discuss Mr Hyde, and then we create analytical paragraphs based on strict success criteria. Ideal preparation for KS4 students getting ready for AQA English Literature Paper 1, but adaptable for KS3 as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Jekyll and Hyde: Chapter 2 - The Will

Jekyll and Hyde: Chapter 2 - The Will

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that focusses on Utterson’s conversation with Lanyon about Jekyll, the way Stevenson describes Hyde and how he engages his readers with his use of language. Includes differentiated activities and all resources to help KS4 students get ready for AQA English Literature Paper 1, but is also easily adaptable for KS3 students.
Lead_Practitioner
World Book Day / Book Week Activities

World Book Day / Book Week Activities

Here are some whole school activity ideas for book week. My favourite is the book cover quiz. Print the powerpoint, stick up the close ups of book covers on a display somwhere around school and get all classes to visit. They use the provided worksheets to record which book each close up is from (and author if they can). Just check with the answer sheet that you number the pictures of the close ups properly as there are differentiated KS1 and KS2 pictures. Also attached an activity where children discuss an illustration from a book :) Enjoy!
JennyHelmer
Value of Literature - Great for World Book Day

Value of Literature - Great for World Book Day

This would be great for form time or for World Book Day. Discussion based lesson developing their understanding of what ‘value’ literature has. Discussion of the value of literature. What are the students favorite books? Favourite books of teacher. Exploration of themes within books - why are they included. Discussion of purpose of individual texts.
sianbrowett
SATS FOCUS - Y5 6 OUTSTANDING GUIDED READING - JABBERWOCKY POEM- WORDS IN CONTEXT

SATS FOCUS - Y5 6 OUTSTANDING GUIDED READING - JABBERWOCKY POEM- WORDS IN CONTEXT

A LESSON ON READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS (WORDS IN CONTEXT) BASED ON THE JABBERWOCKY. EACH SLIDE TAKES YOU STEP BY STEP THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S UNDERSTANDING OF READING SKILLS WITH FOCUS ON ANSWERING WRITTEN QUESTIONS. INCLUDES A CHILD FRIENDLY OVERVIEW OF THE SAT’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE SHOWING THE DIFFERENT STRANDS THE CHILDREN WILL BE EXPECTED TO ANSWER FROM. EXAMPLE ANSWERS GIVEN AND EXPLAINED.
alivelrning
SATS FOCUS - YEAR 5 6 - OUTSTANDING READING COMPREHENSION-KENSUKE'S KINGDOM- COMPARISONS WITHIN TEXT

SATS FOCUS - YEAR 5 6 - OUTSTANDING READING COMPREHENSION-KENSUKE'S KINGDOM- COMPARISONS WITHIN TEXT

A LESSON ON READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS (MAKING COMPARISONS WITHIN TEXTS) BASED ON KENSUKE’S KINGDOM. EACH SLIDE TAKES YOU STEP BY STEP THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S UNDERSTANDING OF READING SKILLS WITH FOCUS ON ANSWERING WRITTEN QUESTIONS. INCLUDES A CHILD FRIENDLY OVERVIEW OF THE SAT’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE SHOWING THE DIFFERENT STRANDS THE CHILDREN WILL BE EXPECTED TO ANSWER FROM. EXAMPLE ANSWERS GIVEN AND EXPLAINED.
alivelrning
SATS FOCUS Y5 6 OUTSTANDING READING COMPREHENSION- HARRY POTTER- SUMMARISING READING STRAND

SATS FOCUS Y5 6 OUTSTANDING READING COMPREHENSION- HARRY POTTER- SUMMARISING READING STRAND

A LESSON ON READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS (SUMMARISING IDEAS) BASED ON HARRY POTTER. EACH SLIDE TAKES YOU STEP BY STEP THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S UNDERSTANDING OF READING SKILLS WITH FOCUS ON ANSWERING WRITTEN QUESTIONS. INCLUDES A CHILD FRIENDLY OVERVIEW OF THE SAT’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE SHOWING THE DIFFERENT STRANDS THE CHILDREN WILL BE EXPECTED TO ANSWER FROM. EXAMPLE ANSWERS GIVEN AND EXPLAINED.
alivelrning
SATS YEAR 5 6 OUTSTANDING READING COMPREHENSION - HUNGER GAMES INFERENCE FOCUS

SATS YEAR 5 6 OUTSTANDING READING COMPREHENSION - HUNGER GAMES INFERENCE FOCUS

A LESSON ON READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS (INFERENCE) BASED ON THE HUNGER GAMES. EACH SLIDE TAKES YOU STEP BY STEP THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S UNDERSTANDING OF READING SKILLS WITH FOCUS ON ANSWERING WRITTEN QUESTIONS. INCLUDES A CHILD FRIENDLY OVERVIEW OF THE SAT’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE SHOWING THE DIFFERENT STRANDS THE CHILDREN WILL BE EXPECTED TO ANSWER FROM. EXAMPLE ANSWERS GIVEN AND EXPLAINED.
alivelrning
SATS FOCUS YEAR 5 6 OUTSTANDING - READING COMPREHENSION - AUTUMN RAIDERS- POETRY-WORD MEANING

SATS FOCUS YEAR 5 6 OUTSTANDING - READING COMPREHENSION - AUTUMN RAIDERS- POETRY-WORD MEANING

A LESSON ON READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS (WORD MEANING& EFFECT) BASED ON THE POEM ‘AUTUMN WIND’. EACH SLIDE TAKES YOU STEP BY STEP THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S UNDERSTANDING OF READING SKILLS WITH FOCUS ON ANSWERING WRITTEN QUESTIONS. INCLUDES A CHILD FRIENDLY OVERVIEW OF THE SAT’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE SHOWING THE DIFFERENT STRANDS THE CHILDREN WILL BE EXPECTED TO ANSWER FROM. EXAMPLE ANSWERS GIVEN AND EXPLAINED.
alivelrning
First World War drama or literacy  lesson Year 5/6/7 outstanding teacher World War I World War 1

First World War drama or literacy lesson Year 5/6/7 outstanding teacher World War I World War 1

This drama or literacy lesson enables children to explore themes and feelings relating to the First World War and trench warfare, and is ideal for Year 5, 6 or 7. It includes a learning objective, success criteria, video clip, lesson plan, scene cards for children to choose from and a suggestion for mini plenaries. I have not been observed teaching this particular lesson but all my recent literacy observations have been rated as outstanding.
Sammy55