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A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come!

A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make insightful and developed interpretations of Dickens’ use of language in describing ‘The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come’ in A Christmas Carol. In particular, they explore how the descriptive language used to describe the appearance, mannerisms, and movements aid the haunting portrayal of the ghost. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Reading and understanding the key plot elements of stave 4 - in which The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come appears; - Identifying and exemplifying the key language features used by Dickens in describing the ghost, including its appearance, actions, and mannerisms; - Analysing the extent to which the language used creates a haunting and imposing image of the ghost; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Stave 4 of A Christmas Carol; - Dickens' Language: The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come Worksheet (and completed answer sheet for teachers); - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

Mock exam reflection survey package

Mock exam reflection survey package

Two short surveys to help students reflect on their mock exam preparation and performance. Surveys are general enough to be used in a range of subjects. The first survey (pre-results) is designed to be completed as soon as possible after the exam is written. The second survey (post-results) should be completed once students have had the opportunity to review their marked exams. These are great tools for self-assessment/AfL, and provide useful information for the teacher as well. Surveys are in PDF format, 2-up on an A4 page.

By cvb368

EYFS Exceeding Descriptors Cards

EYFS Exceeding Descriptors Cards

Keep these cards on a key ring for easy use! Great for use when planning, assessing and observing the children. You can also buy a set of EYFS cards with all age bands (based on Development Matters) from Birth - 60 months here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/eyfs-cards-all-areas-birth-60-months-statements-and-early-learning-goals-11679803

By littlelearnersmail

Teaching and Learning Support - Differentiation and Sustainable Resources

Teaching and Learning Support - Differentiation and Sustainable Resources

This PPT provides various different examples of activities that can be easily differentiated and re-used across different classes and key stages. This is to promote high quality teaching and show how good techniques and tasks are transferable. This would be useful as whole staff training, NQT sessions or for those looking to add quality and variety to their lessons.

By HistoryTeacherToday

Teaching and Learning Support - Constructive Feedback

Teaching and Learning Support - Constructive Feedback

This training session could be used for line managers, heads of departments, heads of year, teaching and learning guides etc. The aim of the session is to emphasise the importance of constructive feedback and give some advice and ideas on how this can be achieved. Role play scenario included so new advice can be implemented.

By HistoryTeacherToday

Teaching and Learning Support - Strategies to avoid copying

Teaching and Learning Support - Strategies to avoid copying

This PPT gives templates for several different ways to avoid copying in lessons. These activities are easy to implement and could be transferred to multiple subjects and key stages. Explanations of the intention behind the tasks are included. This would be valuable to share with any staff looking to add variety to their lessons and make students think more independently.

By HistoryTeacherToday

Teaching and Learning Support - New Activities

Teaching and Learning Support - New Activities

This document has been used to support NQTs, RQTs and more experienced staff in terms of widening their teaching practice by showing them different activities that are available at every point of the lessons. The document includes various suggestions of activities that could be used in starters, mains and plenaries along with brief description. Helpful and multiple uses.

By HistoryTeacherToday

KS4 - Elizabethan England - Engaging Bell Tasks and Starter activities

KS4 - Elizabethan England - Engaging Bell Tasks and Starter activities

This PPT includes 15 examples of Bell Tasks and Starter activities that relate to the new 9-1 Edexcel Elizabethan England course. However, these examples could easily be adapted to relate to any topic. Examples include - Head and Tails, 5 minutes to find, Questioning grids, 'Hook' images and questions etc. Explanation of tasks included on PPT where needed, Could be used for wider whole school T and L on starters and Bell Tasks.

By HistoryTeacherToday

WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Teaching & Learning

WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Teaching & Learning

WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Whole school learning walk policy -learning walk feedback template Ideal tool to implement learning walks within a school/college the policy (which can be adapted to suit) outlines a clear and fair procedure around learning walks the feedback templates allows the learning walks to be constructive & developmental. the template gives clear feedback around what has been observed and helps to provide evidence around teaching & learning

By merk90

Book / Work Scrutiny Proforma - Whole School Departmental Leadership Tool

Book / Work Scrutiny Proforma - Whole School Departmental Leadership Tool

Book / Work Scrutiny Proforma - Whole School Departmental Leadership Tool -Book Scrutiny Template to be used to asses the quality of marking & assessment a excellent tool to provide quality feedback when looking at student work Termly, I ask subject leaders to bring a sample of books from their department to be looked at. This template is used to consistently look through work and provide feedback.

By merk90

Odd and Even - Lesson plan, 2 Flipcharts and Digit cards

Odd and Even - Lesson plan, 2 Flipcharts and Digit cards

Lesson plan for a lesson about odd and even numbers, including 'Bod and Steven' who like odd and even numbers! Starts with sharing cakes between two plates, then moves onto numerals. 2 Flipcharts - one for lesson plan and one to use at another time for recap/revision. 0-20 digit cards in orange for odd and green for even.

By littlelearnersmail