A whole lesson contextualising the school system (secondary modern/grammar) with questions based on 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).
The lesson covers the relationship between Mickey and Edward and the increasing hostility created by their social conditions. Includes questions and sample response.
A free 3 slide power point focussing on the language used to describe utopias/dystopias.
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
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.
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.
Focussing on Mercutio and Tybalt fight scene with gifs, images and chunked text and targted differentiated questions.
A lesson introducing students to sentence structures (simple, compound, complex) as as well as sentence types (imperative, declarative, exclamative and interrogative.
A fun interactive resource on semantic fields with a peer assessed activity at the end. Includes an additional activity if time permits.
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.
feedback lesson using pupils’ work to feedback best and worst.
A look at different types of structure in Blood Brothers with a modelled response. Foreshadowing Analepsis Juxtaposition Repetition Cyclical structure Motif Focus Prolepsis