Non-fiction writing vocabulary sheet

Non-fiction writing vocabulary sheet

A vocabulary sheet for improving non-fiction writing. Contains connectives, modal and imperative verbs, words and idioms to express a range of feelings, and intensifiers.
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Lesson on evaluating Shakespearean sonnets

Lesson on evaluating Shakespearean sonnets

A single lesson used in a job interview to teach Shakespearean sonnets (evaluating to what extent they conform to or subvert traditional love sonnet). Uses prologue to R+J, Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130.
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Willy Russell's 'Blood Brothers' flipped learning non-fiction booklet

Willy Russell's 'Blood Brothers' flipped learning non-fiction booklet

A booklet of non-fiction linked to Blood Brothers by Willy Russell. Used as a flipped learning tool for higher ability students. Each task has a “key question” which is based in contextual understanding of play. Each piece of non fiction has its own set of questions for students to answer at home. Students then bring booklet to lesson and work on responses to key questions.
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Ambitious vocabulary sheet/ word list

Ambitious vocabulary sheet/ word list

A sheet with ambitious vocabulary for students. Used to improve their vocabulary in creative writing. Categorised as follows: words for smells, tastes, feels, sounds, buildings, big, small, walk, weather.
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Lesson on proof reading for common errors

Lesson on proof reading for common errors

A full lesson with worksheet resource helping students to understand the importance of proof reading. Goes through 4 common errors made by students (capital letters, apostrophes, homophones and comma splices). Used with Y7 catch up premium students to help them access the curriculum.
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Prepositions of space complex sentences lesson

Prepositions of space complex sentences lesson

A lesson on prepositions of space complex sentences for Year 7 catch up premium students. Basic lesson structure and use of formulaic approach to teaching complex sentences to help weaker students grasp the concept. Lots of opportunity to practice writing complex sentences using images and Where’s Wally as stimulus. Lots of opportunity for modeling.
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27 lesson comprehensive Powerpoint and all resources for Dickens' Oliver Twist.

27 lesson comprehensive Powerpoint and all resources for Dickens' Oliver Twist.

27 fully resourced lessons for teaching Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. All lessons ready to teach immediately. Covers a range of Learning Objectives for both Reading and Writing. Lots of context embedded within the lessons and uses plenty of non-fiction to engage students with the novel. Lessons follow text in chronological order and allows them to experience the whole text, but due to time frame some chapter summaries are used throughout.
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Romeo and Juliet flipped learning/ revision of key scenes- 2 differentiated documents

Romeo and Juliet flipped learning/ revision of key scenes- 2 differentiated documents

Two differentiated documents for Romeo and Juliet. High ability document contains four key scenes and exam questions and room for planning. Lower ability contains same key scenes with modern translation and close reading questions based around the extracts. Both documents were originally used for Flipped Learning (students do the work at home in prep for the lesson ahead), but can very easily be used for revision purposes. Focus scenes: Prince's speech Nurse talking about breastfeeding Juliet Tybalt seeing Romeo at the feast Balcony scene
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Shakespeare cultural literacy session for Y7 Pupil Premium students

Shakespeare cultural literacy session for Y7 Pupil Premium students

A cultural literacy lesson aimed at Y7 Pupil Premium students. Lesson covers key information about Shakespeare and emphasises importance of improving cultural literacy. Card sort activity of common Shakespeare words/phrases and their meanings. Worksheet included- students collect answers to questions throughout lesson and write down any new vocabulary and definitions.
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GCSE Blood Brothers academic non fiction booklet

GCSE Blood Brothers academic non fiction booklet

A booklet that I created for my Y11 more able pupils. Collection of academic non fiction with questions for each source. Ables students to develop understanding of context and leads to more insightful analysis of the text.
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