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Mr Mac's Resource Packs (1 review=1 FREE emailed resource!)

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I provide a range of exciting and engaging resources that aim to help you ignite the interest of your pupils!

I provide a range of exciting and engaging resources that aim to help you ignite the interest of your pupils!
AQA: P2, Q4: Russia - Ukraine Border Crisis (ALL PROCEEDS TO CHARITY)
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AQA: P2, Q4: Russia - Ukraine Border Crisis (ALL PROCEEDS TO CHARITY)

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ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS RESOURCE WILL BE SENT TO THE UKRAINE EMBASSY OF THAILAND * (Feel free to contact me for more information!) ** AQA APPROVED ** A sensitive and thoughtful resource regarding the Russian - Ukraine Crisis that will help support the skills needed to teach the construction of a compare / contrast response. Particular reference is made to writing an effective response; you can however tweak this as appropriate. Perfect as a thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to reflect on the situation involving Russia and Ukraine. This resource can be used between with a range of age groups and is a perfect introduction or revision tool for ‘article’ writing. This includes: -A reflective engager that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for constructing a compare / contrast response. -Unique and interesting article / video resources (find the links in the powerpoint!) that drives the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P2, Q4: Rise of the Robots?
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AQA: P2, Q4: Rise of the Robots?

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** AQA APPROVED ** An engaging and exciting resource regarding modern advances in AI and deep fakes that will help support the skills needed to teach the construction of a compare / contrast response. Particular reference is made to writing an effective AQA response; you can however tweak this as appropriate. Perfect as a thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to reflect on the powerful applications of technology. This resource can be used between with a range of age groups and is a perfect introduction or revision tool for compare / contrast questions. This includes: -A reflective engager that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content through the medium of a fun game! -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for constructing a compare / contrast response. -Unique and interesting articles / video resources (find the links in the powerpoint!) that drives the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
London: William Blake: Context! (Including starter + independent task resources!)
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London: William Blake: Context! (Including starter + independent task resources!)

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An introductory lesson devoted to the context of ‘London’ by William Blake. Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ introduction to the poem or a key revision resource. Ideal as an engaging, thoughtful and relevant introduction to the poem’s key themes and ideas which includes: -A reflective and interesting starter resource that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider Blake’s context and their own. -A curated range of video clips which guide pupils towards an extended and independent task.
Glitzy Grammar: Introducing direct speech ('Superhero' theme! - PERFECT FOR KS3 LAP/ESL)
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Glitzy Grammar: Introducing direct speech ('Superhero' theme! - PERFECT FOR KS3 LAP/ESL)

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** GLITZY GRAMMAR ARE 40 - 60 MINUTE LESSONS THAT PACK AN ENGAGING PUNCH! ** An exciting and engaging grammar resource that will help support the skills needed to develop an understanding of direct speech. This is explored through the medium of superheroes! Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning in a fun way and through the medium of superheroes. This includes: -A scaffolded series of tasks that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content in a creative way. -Interesting tasks that are relevant and drive the lesson forward. -A unique range of images that provide a clear link to the lesson’s focus. -An insight into using direct speech correctly and in a creative way! Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s primary packs! <3
AQA: P2, Q5: Speech: Santa Claus: Merry or Menace? (Including article, writing mat + resources!)
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AQA: P2, Q5: Speech: Santa Claus: Merry or Menace? (Including article, writing mat + resources!)

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An exciting and engaging resource that will help support the skills needed to teach P2, Q5. Particular reference is made to writing an effective speech and introduction; you can however tweak this as appropriate! Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning: This resource can be used between KS3-4 and is a perfect introduction or revision tool for ‘speech’ writing and P2, Q5. This includes: -A reflective and guided article article engager that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P2, Q5. -A unique and interesting article resource (find the link in the powerpoint!) that drives the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P2, Q5: Writing an Article: Organ Donation (FREE article and Writing Mat!)
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AQA: P2, Q5: Writing an Article: Organ Donation (FREE article and Writing Mat!)

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** AQA APPROVED ** An exciting and engaging resource regarding organ donation that will help support the skills needed to teach the construction of an article. Particular reference is made to writing an effective article; you can however tweak this as appropriate! Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning: This resource can be used between with a range of age groups and is a perfect introduction or revision tool for ‘article’ writing. This includes: -A reflective picture engager that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for article writing. -A unique and interesting article resource (find the link in the powerpoint!) that drives the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P1, Q5: Narrative: Will Smith / Chris Rock (Includes TWO free writing support sheets)
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AQA: P1, Q5: Narrative: Will Smith / Chris Rock (Includes TWO free writing support sheets)

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A narrative writing lesson inspired by the recent incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock at the Oscars. Perfect as a revision tool or assessment opportunity! An exciting and engaging resource that supports pupils in completing Q5 independently and applying their skills appropriately. Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning and improve further. This includes: -A reflective and guided four page A4 resource which reminds pupils of the key criteria they must meet. -A number of scaffolded guides which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P1, Q5. -A ‘model’ narrative for pupils to follow. -Two ‘writing support’ sheets with a large list of writing devices. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P2, Q5: Article: Amazon: Good or Evil? (Including starter article + video resources!)
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AQA: P2, Q5: Article: Amazon: Good or Evil? (Including starter article + video resources!)

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An exciting and engaging resource that will help support the skills needed to teach P2, Q5. Particular reference is made to writing an effective article; you can however tweak this as appropriate! Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning: This resource can be used between KS3-4 and is a perfect introduction or revision tool for ‘Article writing’ and P2, Q5. This includes: -A reflective and guided article annotation engager that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P2, Q5. -A range of unique and interesting video resources (find the links on the powerpoint!) that drives the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P1, Q5: Description: The Boy in the Bubble (Including starter sheet+'descriptive strip' guide!)
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AQA: P1, Q5: Description: The Boy in the Bubble (Including starter sheet+'descriptive strip' guide!)

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An exciting and engaging resource that will help support the skills needed to teach P1, Q5. Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning. This includes: -A reflective and guided ‘descriptive writing’ strip that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P1, Q5. -A truly unique and interesting video resource (find the link on the powerpoint!) that drives the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: Paper 1, Q2: Mini-mock sheet & walkthrough: 2 (Perfect independent task, revision or homework!)
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AQA: Paper 1, Q2: Mini-mock sheet & walkthrough: 2 (Perfect independent task, revision or homework!)

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A ‘mini-mock’ style resource that can be used for Paper 1, Q2: This is particularly useful as a ‘walkthrough’ task that helps pupils understand the skills that are needed to answer this question. If you use it this way, I tend to follow this structure: Worksheet (engages/helps pupils access the extract)- 10 minutes. Watch (Helps pupils further contextualise the extract)- 5 minutes. Read/discuss (Pupils to underline any ‘interesting’ language)- 5 minutes. Annotate (pupils to complete task #1, teacher guidance as appropriate)- 10 minutes. Read/SPAG (pupils to complete task #2, a ‘paragraph guide’ for pupils!)- 10 minutes. Own (Pupils to complete task #3, if extension is needed get pupils to continue this in their books!)- 10 minutes. Conclusions (discuss/read out work and the focus of the overall lesson)- 5 minutes. Please leave a review! :-) I’ll email you a free resource of your choice! Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P2, Q5: Video Games: Addictive? (Including article, writing strip + word search!)
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AQA: P2, Q5: Video Games: Addictive? (Including article, writing strip + word search!)

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An exciting and engaging resource about video games that will help support the skills needed to teach P2, Q5. Particular reference is made to writing an effective article; you can however tweak this as appropriate! Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning: This resource can be used between KS3-4 and is a perfect introduction or revision tool for ‘article’ writing and P2, Q5. This includes: -A reflective engager that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P2, Q5. -A unique and interesting article resource (find the link in the powerpoint!) that drives the lesson forward. -A fun, ambitious vocabulary word search activity. -Perfect for low and high ability pupils alike! Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P1: Q2 / Q5: Frankenstein: Mini-mock 'One Sheets' (plus resource mats + writing strips!)
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AQA: P1: Q2 / Q5: Frankenstein: Mini-mock 'One Sheets' (plus resource mats + writing strips!)

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A stimulating and relevant ‘mini-mock’ style resource that can be used for Paper 1, Q2/Q5: This is particularly useful as a ‘walkthrough’ task that helps pupils understand the skills that are needed to answer this question. If you use it this way, I tend to follow this structure: #1 - Read the extract. Find out the meanings of any unfamiliar vocabulary and add these to the accompanying ‘word bank’ (10 minutes - 20 minutes) #2 - Complete the discussion tasks (S&L opportunity) and read the accompanying articles (15 - 20 minutes) #3 - Annotate the extract for gothic conventions and language devices (10-15 minutes) #4 - Discuss the reading question and read a pupil’s response. Get your pupils to mark it with regards to a WWW/EBI! (10 minutes) #5 - Pupils will construct their own response - Use the FREE reading scaffold sheets to help you! Differentiated by outcome (15 -20 minutes) This is a brief outline - These sheets contain at least a week’s worth of work! The second ‘one sheet’ covers an ‘AQA-style’ writing question with a twist! Pupils will love it. Use the FREE writing mat to help support pupil progress. Please leave a review! :-) I’ll email you a free resource of your choice! Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P1, Q5: 'Writer's Craft' Series - 'Zoom Lens' Writing (Includes FREE 'Writing Mat')
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AQA: P1, Q5: 'Writer's Craft' Series - 'Zoom Lens' Writing (Includes FREE 'Writing Mat')

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An exciting and engaging resource that will help support the skills needed to develop ‘zoom lens’ writing, a crucial skill for narrative and descriptive writing with regards to P1, Q5! Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning. This includes: -A scaffolded series of tasks that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content in a creative way. -An interesting text and relevant video (find the link in the PowerPoint!) that drives the lesson forward. -A unique narrative task that provides a clear link to the lesson’s focus. -A FREE writing mat to support narrative and descriptive writing skills. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P1, Q2: The Tell-Tale Heart: Mini-mock (Includes preparation resources!)
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AQA: P1, Q2: The Tell-Tale Heart: Mini-mock (Includes preparation resources!)

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A stimulating and relevant ‘mini-mock’ style resource. It is particularly pertinent to AQA Paper 1, Q2/Q5: This resource also includes an array of ‘walkthrough’ tasks that aid pupil understand of the skills needed to answer this question. If you use it this way, I tend to follow this structure: #1 - Read the extract. Find out the meanings of any unfamiliar vocabulary and add these to the accompanying ‘word bank’ (10 minutes - 20 minutes) #2 - Complete the discussion tasks (S&L opportunity) and read the accompanying material (15 - 20 minutes) #3 - Annotate the extract for gothic conventions and language devices (10-15 minutes) #4 - Discuss the reading question and consider the tension graph (10 minutes) #5 - Pupils will plan their own response - Use this as an opportunity to meaningfully gauge pupil understanding (15 -20 minutes) The second ‘one sheet’ operates as a self-contained mock; it builds on the previous walkthrough material. This is a brief outline - Use these however you see fit! Please leave a review! :-) I’ll email you a free resource of your choice! Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3 Tes paid licence
Mr. Mac's Descriptive/Narrative Writing Pack (1): Four quality resources, videos, worksheets and more!
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Mr. Mac's Descriptive/Narrative Writing Pack (1): Four quality resources, videos, worksheets and more!

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A collective of exciting resources that support pupils in identifying the skills necessary to good descriptive/narrative writing. Perfect as a link between KS3-KS4 or simply as fun, memorable and useful revision lessons! ‘Inspiring’ and thought provoking resources; these will enable pupils to connect with their learning and improve further. This pack includes: -Four quality resources, each with their own associated worksheets and videos. -A number of scaffolded tasks and challenges which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P1, Q5. -Relevant and interesting topics that pupils will be fascinated by. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
KS3/KS4: AQA: P1, Q5: Description: Planet Earth (Includes printable starter, video links+2 lessons!)
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KS3/KS4: AQA: P1, Q5: Description: Planet Earth (Includes printable starter, video links+2 lessons!)

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An exciting resource that supports pupils in identifying the skills necessary to good descriptive writing. Perfect as a link between KS3-KS4 or simply as a fun and memorable revision lesson! An ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking resource that will enable pupils to connect with their learning and improve further. This includes: -Thoughtful and relevant links to ‘Planet Earth II’, a brilliant stimuli that enthuses learners. -A number of scaffolded tasks and challenges which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P1, Q5. -A truly unique and interesting video resource (find the link on the powerpoint notes!) that drives the lesson forward and provides support. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3 https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p048sflc/planet-earth-ii-1-islands https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08397lq/planet-earth-ii-2-mountains
AQA: P2, Q5: Guide/Leaflet: The Obesity Crisis (Including wordsearch + 'guide writing' strip!)
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AQA: P2, Q5: Guide/Leaflet: The Obesity Crisis (Including wordsearch + 'guide writing' strip!)

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An exciting and engaging resource that will help support the skills needed to teach P2, Q5. Particular reference is made to writing an effective guide/leaflet; you can however tweak this as appropriate! Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning: This resource can be used between KS3-4 and is a perfect introduction or revision tool for ‘guide/leaflet’ writing and P2, Q5. This includes: -A reflective and guided article annotation engager that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P2, Q5. -A range of unique and interesting video resources (find the links on the powerpoint!) that drive the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: Paper 1, Q2: Mini-mock sheet & walkthrough! (Perfect independent task, revision or homework!)
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AQA: Paper 1, Q2: Mini-mock sheet & walkthrough! (Perfect independent task, revision or homework!)

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A ‘mini-mock’ style resource that can be used for Paper 1, Q2: This is particularly useful as a ‘walkthrough’ task that helps pupils understand the skills that are needed to answer this question. If you use it this way, I tend to follow this structure: Worksheet (engages/helps pupils access the extract)- 10 minutes. Watch (Helps pupils further contextualise the extract)- 5 minutes. Read/discuss (Pupils to underline any ‘interesting’ language)- 5 minutes. Annotate (pupils to complete task #1, teacher guidance as appropriate)- 10 minutes. Read/SPAG (pupils to complete task #2, a ‘paragraph guide’ for pupils!)- 10 minutes. Own (Pupils to complete task #3, if extension is needed get pupils to continue this in their books!)- 10 minutes. Conclusions (discuss/read out work and the focus of the overall lesson)- 5 minutes. Please leave a review! :-) I’ll email you a free resource of your choice! Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P1, Q5: Description: Richard Overton: America's Oldest Man (Guided A3 resource + video link!)
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AQA: P1, Q5: Description: Richard Overton: America's Oldest Man (Guided A3 resource + video link!)

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An exciting and engaging resource that will help support the skills needed to teach P1, Q5. Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning. This includes: -A reflective and guided A3 worksheet that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A number of scaffolded tasks which increasingly ask pupils to consider the skills necessary for P1, Q5. -A truly unique and interesting video resource (find the link on the worksheet!) that drives the lesson forward. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3
AQA: P1, Q5: 'Zoom Lens' Writing: Black Friday (Includes free 'YouTube storyboard' task!)
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AQA: P1, Q5: 'Zoom Lens' Writing: Black Friday (Includes free 'YouTube storyboard' task!)

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An exciting and engaging resource that will help support the skills needed to develop ‘zoom lens’ writing, a crucial skill for Q5. Perfect as an ‘inspiring’ and thought provoking lesson that will enable pupils to connect with their learning. This includes: -A scaffolded series of tasks that will help pupils connect with the lesson’s content. -A variety of interesting and relevant videos (find the link on the powerpoint!) that drive the lesson forward. -A unique ‘written Youtube storyboard’ task that provides a clear link to the lesson’s focus. Find more resources like this on my store: Mr. Mac’s resource packs! <3