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.
A comprehensive lesson that looks at the narrator’s role with questions, essay question and a sample response with key extracts from the play.
A KS3 lesson designed to get pupils thinking about how punctuation shapes meaning. The main activity is based around Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
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.
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).
A free 3 slide power point focussing on the language used to describe utopias/dystopias.
Mini activities on point of view, descriptions and explanations. Questions based on H G Wells The Red Room.
Comprises of a couple of lessons on representations of childhood in Victorian England and 20C. Language based lesson with questions, activities based around Ragged Schools pamphlet.
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.
Lesson includes context and work sheet to support pupils study the poem.
A lesson introducing students to sentence structures (simple, compound, complex) as as well as sentence types (imperative, declarative, exclamative and interrogative.
A lesson which covers staging terms as well as poses questions on tension and superstition with a sample response.
Explores the staging and set as well as key terminology. Main activity asks pupils to act out a key scene.
A look at the perception of motherhood in Blood brothers with an essay question and sample response.