A comprehensive lesson that looks at the narrator’s role with questions, essay question and a sample response with key extracts from the play.
This is a whole lesson on skimming and scanning for a mid ability ks3 group. There is a video clip that tests pupils’ skimming and scanning skills as well as multiple questions (you can pick and choose which ones you wish to do depending on ability).
An interactive way to learn and apply inference skills based on Ray Bradbury’s A Sound of Thunder. This lessons also contains The Simpson’s appropriation of the plot to help lower abilty pupils understand the Bradybury’s plot.
This lesson introduces pupils to reviewing and crafting their writing in response to films. Main activity involves a film review in response to Pixar’s Paperman with modelled examples.
This is a whole lesson on explicit and implicit skills aimed at lower ability children. The lesson is based on text Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone CHAPTER ONE ‘THE BOY WHO LIVED’ and also contains a physical activity that allows pupils to infer and ‘act’ out the image.
A whole lesson contextualising the school system (secondary modern/grammar) with questions based on extracts from the play.
Three to four lessons on Dahl’s Lamb to the Slaughter. Aimed at KS3 and includes a fun trial of Mary Maloney.
A look at different types of structure in Blood Brothers with a modelled response. Foreshadowing Analepsis Juxtaposition Repetition Cyclical structure Motif Focus Prolepsis
Each device includes questions and activities to help pupils learn and apply the techniques. Devices covered include: Simile Metaphor Analogy Imagery Motif Hyperbole Alliteration Allegory Anecdote Onomatopoeia Assonance Juxtaposition Symbolism Pathetic Fallacy Personification Repetition
The lesson covers the relationship between Mickey and Edward and the increasing hostility created by their social conditions. Includes questions and sample response.
This is a lesson introducing pupils to structure through the notion of story mountains (they have the opportunity to create their own) as well as a look at Todorov’s Narrative Theory before moving on to analysing an extract from Bradbury’s A Sound of Thunder.
A short scheme of work examining Wordsworth, Keats and Shelley’s poems also containing creative lessons on poetry as well.
This lesson covers the following techniques: Anaphora Pathos Holophrase Synecdoche Metonymy Semantic Field This can be used as a linguistic lesson or just a fun creative wriiting activity.