Great as a stand alone lesson or as a cover lesson, this resource and accompanying PPT offers students a choice of tasks with an exam style layout. They choose from three argue style writing questions and complete one.
Students in Year 8 or Year 9 would love these activities to stretch and challenge them to the top grades. There is also a useful paragraph model included which is great for a comparative essay between Daisy (Gatsby) and Curley's Wife. This model is Grade 6/7 in order to allow students to improve it as an activity.
All the commonly misspelt words, enlarged and ready to print. Perfect to print one copy onto A4 then enlarge to A3, it is then really easy for students to see and check from anywhere in the classroom. Empower students and teachers not to make these common errors!
Perfect for the new GCSE specification, this revision guide gives students a structured set of tasks, with preceding information which guides them. Enough for at least 5 hours homework if not more. Perfect for an ongoing half termly homework or a holiday project.
Connectives (linking words) are useful as part of VCOP to support students in improving writing. These resources are perfect for a skills lesson or for a short interview lesson (20 minutes). There is a teacher copy in case of non-specialists using this as a cover lesson. There are multiple copies of the sheet to help show differentiation by task.
This bundle of resources provides a differentiated guide to writing about a text using PEE, it is focussed on Macbeth but great as an example for any text. Could be blown up to make a display too. Each sheet has both the model (how to) but also exemplar / model material to make this clear.
Perfect for starters or plenaries, this bundle of 4 10 minute tests is a brilliant way to test the basics. Useful for those students who would be previously called Level 3, these tests offer various benefits:
1. they are following a similar structure
2. they promote basic skills in punctuation and grammar
3. they don't take very long
4. the structure provided here could easily be replicated
This single lesson supports students' understanding of adverbs, with a PPT to guide them through and a worksheet. Perfect for a non-specialist teacher or a new teacher who wants to work explicitly on grammar.
Great for Y9 students who will study Lord of the Flies as part of the new GCSE specification. They can study both texts and then do this assessment to compare them. This cross-references with the comparative language questions too, thus, preparing them for both Lang and Lit.
Helpful for students to aid understanding of the novel. Could be used in Y9 as a preparation for GCSE style assessment. Contains multiple activities, extracts from the book, with sample essay questions at the back. Perfect also for a non-specialist, or a holiday / self directed homework.
This resource is designed to accompany the reading of Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. It would work well to read the opening chapter in class with Y7/8, then have them read the remainder as homework over a holiday. Then reading the opening and closing chapter together, enables teachers to discuss some of the structural terms that will be needed for AQA 8700/1 Q3 at GCSE. The activity is designed so students can create a paragraph of analysis as well as complete DIRT activities and retry the activity after looking at model answers.
Use these stickers to mark student work quickly, can be printed onto A5 stickers and used to stick into student books as the have a go at GCSE papers or GCSE style questions. Save time by highlighting or underlining in one colour where students have met the WWW and circling relevant targets which are set up.
Fully editable for you to adapt or change.