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A Walker has worked as an LEA Literacy Consultant, an Expert Leading Literacy Teacher, a primary school teacher, an author and was responsible for teaching and learning at one of the UK’s leading Independent Prep schools. She is an author of educational materials used in schools for Cambridge University Press, Pearson, Rising Stars and Cambridge Hitachi and is an experienced KS2 & KS3 English teacher.

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A Walker has worked as an LEA Literacy Consultant, an Expert Leading Literacy Teacher, a primary school teacher, an author and was responsible for teaching and learning at one of the UK’s leading Independent Prep schools. She is an author of educational materials used in schools for Cambridge University Press, Pearson, Rising Stars and Cambridge Hitachi and is an experienced KS2 & KS3 English teacher.
Minion vehicle - fun, supported writing task that gets good writing results

Minion vehicle - fun, supported writing task that gets good writing results

Children draw and write an explanation of how their minion vehicle works supported by an ideas bank, scaffold frame and teaching notes. There is a list of ultimate spy vehicle features for discussion and teaching notes and scaffold frame to ensure you get good explanation text writing results. There are examples of a Year 4s work to give an idea of the end product. There is also an optional extension task included.
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Bundle  -fun advert, persuasive texts PowerPoint, scaffold, teaching notes and learning mat

Bundle -fun advert, persuasive texts PowerPoint, scaffold, teaching notes and learning mat

This is a fun resource pack that will deliver great writing and make children able to read and write adverts. There is a theme park advert model text, purposely written to show persuasive techniques with a writing scaffold & teaching notes explaining the genre features to get great writing results. There is also a fun adverts PowerPoint that uses animation, so pupils remember persuasive techniques. In addition, there are guided reading learning mats for persuasive texts to structure discussion to de-construct adverts and brochures. It gives pupils a new set of glasses with which they can "read" adverts being used in the World around them. Pupils learn adverts are constructed and they build the skills and strategies to de-construct adverts and to write persuasively themselves.
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Explanations - fun explanatory text learning unit that children will enjoy

Explanations - fun explanatory text learning unit that children will enjoy

Meet Petobot - a voice activated robot toy. Pupils read an explanatory text of the toy, written to demonstrate the features of an explanatory text. Children are then asked to draw a design for a robot toy with any features they want. There are detailed teaching notes and both a scaffold frame and a SEN sheet to offer support so that children can write an explanation for how their robot toy works. There is a model text and also an annotated text showing text features.
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Fun Ads Bundle - beach holiday ad, scaffold worksheets, persuasive PowerPoint and learning mat

Fun Ads Bundle - beach holiday ad, scaffold worksheets, persuasive PowerPoint and learning mat

This is a fun resource pack that will deliver great writing and make children able to read and write adverts. There is a beach holiday advert model text, purposely written to show persuasive techniques with a writing scaffold & teaching notes explaining the genre features to get great writing results. There is also a fun adverts PowerPoint that uses animation, so pupils remember persuasive techniques. In addition, there are guided reading learning mats for persuasive texts to structure discussion to de-construct adverts and brochures. Pupils learn adverts are constructed and they build the skills and strategies to de-construct adverts and to write persuasively themselves.
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SPaG - Speech Punctuation Powerpoint  & Charlie and the Chocolate Factory speech investigation task

SPaG - Speech Punctuation Powerpoint & Charlie and the Chocolate Factory speech investigation task

This is a PowerPoint presentation discovering through questions and examples the rules for punctuating dialogue and a speech punctuation investigation task using Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The presentation also shows how to punctuate and use speech tags and includes alternative words for the speech verb, ‘said’. This task gets children to discover the rules of punctuating direct speech for themselves without being told, and thus leads to deeper understanding. There are teaching notes showing the grammar essentials children need to understand to be able to use direct speech accurately. The work can be linked to class study of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, or used as a stand alone grammar group, or individual activity. There are more free resources available at www.angelawalker.co.uk
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Fun English tasks  KS3 - lots of resources

Fun English tasks KS3 - lots of resources

Funny grammar worksheets and advert for beach holiday and instructions and advert for ice cream that deliver good writing results. There are lots of resources - worksheet, model text, word bank, PowerPoint, teaching notes, scaffold frame. Please review.
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Explanations - fun explanatory text learning unit that children will enjoy

Explanations - fun explanatory text learning unit that children will enjoy

Meet Petobot - a voice activated robot toy. Pupils read an explanatory text of the toy, written to demonstrate the features of an explanatory text. Children are then asked to draw a design for a robot toy with any features they want. There are detailed teaching notes and both a scaffold frame and a SEN sheet to offer support so that children can write an explanation for how their robot toy works. There is a model text and also an annotated text showing text features.
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SPaG speech punctuation rules PowerPoint & How to Train Your Dragon speech punctuation investigation

SPaG speech punctuation rules PowerPoint & How to Train Your Dragon speech punctuation investigation

This is a PowerPoint presentation discovering through questions and examples the rules for punctuating dialogue and a speech punctuation investigation task using How to Train Your Dragon The presentation also shows how to punctuate and use speech tags and includes alternative words for the speech verb, ‘said’.This task gets children to discover the rules of punctuating direct speech for themselves without being told, and thus leads to deeper understanding. There are teaching notes showing the grammar essentials children need to understand to be able to use direct speech accurately. The work can be linked to class study of How To Train Your Dragon, or used as a stand alone grammar group, or individual activity. There are more free resources available at www.angelawalker.co.uk
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Task to get great writing - Egypt holiday tour - examples, planners, images and scaffolds

Task to get great writing - Egypt holiday tour - examples, planners, images and scaffolds

There is an example of a holiday brochure tour of Egypt to demonstrate persuasive techniques, including the use of Imperative verbs and adjectives. Children then use the text and the planning worksheet to write their own holiday tour of Egypt. Pupils can use their own knowledge of places from their work on Ancient Egypt, but they don't need to, because places are mentioned in the example holiday brochure for them to use. Extension task - there is an example of an Egyptian holiday brochure, again written to demonstrate genre features and persuasive techniques. There is a scaffold frame, so pupils can produce their own realistic hotel brochures. There are also images included for pupils to add images to make their persuasive holiday work look authentic.
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Bundle of fun holiday advert,  scaffold worksheets, persuasive PowerPoint and learning mat

Bundle of fun holiday advert, scaffold worksheets, persuasive PowerPoint and learning mat

This is a fun resource pack that will deliver great writing and make children able to read adverts. There is a family fun holiday advert purposely written to show persuasive techniques with a writing scaffold & teaching notes explaining the genre features to get great writing results. There is also a fun adverts PowerPoint that uses animation, so pupils remember persuasive techniques. In addition, there are guided reading learning mats for persuasive texts to structure discussion to de-construct adverts and brochures. Pupils learn adverts are constructed and they build the skills and strategies to de-construct adverts and to write persuasively themselves.
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Bundle on punctuating speech including PowerPoint & Percy Jackson dialogue investigation

Bundle on punctuating speech including PowerPoint & Percy Jackson dialogue investigation

This is a bundle of punctuating speech resources. It includes a PowerPoint explaining the rules of punctuating speech and an investigation using Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. It also includes two bookmarks. One bookmark requires children to notice how speech tags are used in guided reading and to compare the ways different writers handle speech. The other bookmark recaps the rules of how to punctuate speech.
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Newspaper - funny headlines task -builds understanding of newspapers with shark attack story

Newspaper - funny headlines task -builds understanding of newspapers with shark attack story

These newspaper tasks teach pupils to notice all the features of a newspapers article . The worksheet includes funny headlines where the meaning can be misinterpreted, but also shows pupils advice on how to write headlines and includes a headlines activity for them to do. The newspaper article has been written to demonstrate the text features of a newspaper. There are comprehensive teaching notes, suggesting extension activities and advice to support pupils to write effective lead lines. There are tasks suggested to teach the use of parenthetic commas as part of the work on the newspaper genre. news article written to demonstrate text features &teaching notes
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Use 'Show Don't Tell' to describe a setting

Use 'Show Don't Tell' to describe a setting

The worksheet shows how to describe setting by describing weather and emotions. The task requires children to write descriptive sentences to show how different weather affects people, places or things. For example, the task requires children to change statements that tell the weather, e.g. 'it is foggy,' to statements that show the affect of the weather, e.g. 'As the fog wrapped itself around her like a scarf, Amy shivered.' It also requires children to show rather than tell emotions in a similar way. There are more free resources available at www.angelawalker.co.uk
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SPaG - modal verbs

SPaG - modal verbs

A PowerPoint explaining and testing knowledge of modal verbs. It is adapted from a US resource about a different part of speech. There are more free resources available at www.angelawalker.co.uk
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Report Writing Comments Bank - general attitude, effort & contribution comments for reports

Report Writing Comments Bank - general attitude, effort & contribution comments for reports

I hope this makes report writing easier for someone. Please review. This is a Report Writing Comments Bank for general contribution, effort and attitude comments, for example, 'He has the ability and commitment to excel in many subjects.' 'He consistently and actively contributes knowledge, opinions, and skills to a group.' 'He is a charming and helpful member of the class who can always be relied upon to carry out any task conscientiously.' 'He is an open-minded and flexible thinker.' 'He needs encouragement to take a more active part in class discussion.' The statements start with general report starter comments and attributes that could be commented on in general reports. Next, statements about attitude and contribution are grouped from very positive and positive to less positive comments.
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National Poetry Day 'The Sea is a hungry dog...'  poem by Reeves comprehension,word mat & extension

National Poetry Day 'The Sea is a hungry dog...' poem by Reeves comprehension,word mat & extension

A structured comprehension on 'The Sea' by James Reeve and a word mat to prompt discussion of any poem. Suitable for upper KS2 and KS3. For differentiation, you can select which questions children complete, or for group discussion you can use the poetry word mat. The session started by discussing the poem and finding examples of poetic techniques, such as rhyme, alliteration, onomatopoeia, assonance and sibilant sounds. We discussed the change in the three verses. For extension, pupils could either write a river metaphor (see river metaphor poem ), or alternatively find points of comparison between the river and a different things (see worksheet).
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Persuasion Bundle of fun zoo brochure model text, scaffold, brochure template, PPTX & learning mat for guided reading

Persuasion Bundle of fun zoo brochure model text, scaffold, brochure template, PPTX & learning mat for guided reading

Loads of fun advert for zoo resources that will deliver great writing and make children able to read and write adverts. There is a zoo brochure model text, purposely written to show persuasive techniques with a writing scaffold & teaching notes explaining the genre features to get great writing results. There is also a blank template of a zoo brochure for pupils to fill in. There is also a fun adverts PowerPoint that uses animation, so pupils remember persuasive techniques. In addition, there are guided reading learning mats for persuasive texts to structure discussion to de-construct adverts and brochures. Pupils learn adverts are constructed and they build the skills and strategies to de-construct adverts and to write persuasively themselves.
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Harry Potter punctuating speech investigation task & SPaG PowerPoint on punctuating dialogue

Harry Potter punctuating speech investigation task & SPaG PowerPoint on punctuating dialogue

A PowerPoint presentation setting out the rules of punctuating dalogue punctuating speech investigation task using Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. This task gets children to discover the rules of punctuating direct speech for themselves without being told, and thus leads to deeper understanding. There are teaching notes showing the grammar essentials children need to understand to be able to use direct speech accurately. The work can be linked to class study of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, or used as a grammar group, or individual activity. There are more free resources available at www.angelawalker.co.uk
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