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A3 Newspaper Template
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A3 Newspaper Template

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A3 Newspaper template comprising of a front page, two middle pages and a back page (simply print off the four A4 sheets and stick to an A3 sheet and copy 2:2). The resource is intended to be folded in half to act as a mini-newspaper with various activities. Front page: space for headline, two written spaces and an image space with 'A picture of the incident' underneath. First page: music review and film review spaces and a comic strip space. Second page: horoscopes, blank word search template and advert space. Back page: sports news section - title, two written spaces and two image spaces. You may also be interested in this complete and engaging lesson: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetic-terms-full-lesson-11184997
The Zombie Apocalypse - Complete Lesson Package
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The Zombie Apocalypse - Complete Lesson Package

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The Zombie Apocalypse Cities lie abandoned. The streets are no longer safe as the K11 virus has spread and infected large numbers of the population. You and a small group of survivors have made it out of the city and have taken refuge in an abandoned farmhouse. You have to hold out against the ‘zombie-like’ hordes for 7 days until help arrives. Will you survive? Students must record their survival story as a series of diary entries (for lower ability students a comic strip story sheet is available.) Visually attractive and engaging creative writing lesson package. Includes full lesson and all resources, including an alternative power point for lower ability students. Lesson package includes: • Attractive title pages. • Zombie Apocalypse word search starter. • Attractive scenario pages. • Lesson objective page. • Planning sheet resources (blow up to A3). This is structured so that students are encouraged to increase the tension as the ‘waves’ of zombie attacks increase daily. • Comic strip resources for lower ability students. • Key word bingo plenary activity, including 30 individual bingo cards and caller card. • Prompts and slide prompt for lesson 2 **Now available in a dystopian and horror bundle*: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/dystopian-and-horror-bundle-11219710 For other engaging resources, including full lessons, visit my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: royalty free images – zombie images pixabay, scenery from Geography UK. Bingo cards from myfreebingo.com)
Massive English Starter Bundle
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Massive English Starter Bundle

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Massive English Starter Bundle This is a huge collection of English starters, suitable for various audiences and occasions, including literacy starters, general English starters, word starters, fun starters and much more. Suitable for KS2-KS4. Something for everyone! Download this pack and never worry about starters for the rest of the year! Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
The Island Survival Writing Lesson
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The Island Survival Writing Lesson

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The Island – Survival Diary Lesson Action-packed desert island survival lesson. Full lesson Power Point is recommended for two lessons and includes: * Attractive title pages throughout * Word list starter activity * Scenario page * Lesson Objectives * Discussion prompts * Writing prompts * Map drawing activity Excellent value, engaging lesson that students of all ages will enjoy! For more great resources and full lessons visit my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: copyright free images used.)
Fun Quiz Pack - Hours of Fun!
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Fun Quiz Pack - Hours of Fun!

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A bumper 68 page quiz pack, featuring riddles, logo quiz, catchphrases and more. Hours of fun for just £2.00! For more great resources, see my page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
Zombie Land - Creative Writing Lesson
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Zombie Land - Creative Writing Lesson

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Zombie Land – Terror at the Fun Fair Highly engaging, zombie creative writing lesson, in which students work from a given scenario in order to write their own engaging horror story. The scenario: It started out as a fun night at the fairground. You and a group of friends letting your hair down and unwinding after a hard week at school. However, soon it becomes clear that something is not quite right. A cold wind blows a chill into the night and you hear strange noises over the beat of fairground music. Suddenly, an eerie darkness descends and all goes quiet. Fairground rides come to a standstill and wild groans and screaming can be heard over the chatter of panic. You and a friend are stuck on the ghost train and desperately trying to find your way outside in the darkness. Outside, it is only then that you realise that the real terror has only just begun. Welcome to your nightmare… Highly attractive Power Point includes: * Full lesson scenario * Starter task * Survival objectives * Planning sheet * Writing and discussion prompts * Interactive ‘zombie bingo’ with callers card and 30 individual bingo cards (from myfreebingo.com) Fantastic lesson!! For great more lessons and resources visit my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: Freeimages.com, Chroniclelive.co.uk.)
Creative Writing: Murder Mystery Generator
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Creative Writing: Murder Mystery Generator

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A fun murder mystery generator to help students write a murder mystery story! The generator will provide a random generation of suspect, motive, weapon and setting. Great for creative writing or drama! You may also be interested in Murder Mystery Bingo: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/murder-mystery-bingo-11219709 See more great resources here from my shop page: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: royalty free images, Pixabay, Gamevuze.)
Flags of the World Form Time Quiz
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Flags of the World Form Time Quiz

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Guess the country quiz! Round 1 – name the country from the flag – 30 flags with answers. Round 2 – remember the country from round 1 and try to guess and order the population size. 3 sets of 5 puzzles with answers. See my home page for more great lessons, bundles and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
KS4 Exam Style Starters - Pack of 3
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KS4 Exam Style Starters - Pack of 3

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Three engaging exam style starters suitable for KS4, especially prepared in particular for the WJEC board curriculum, but suitable for any as they test information retrevial/inference. Each starter includes a short piece of text - (Karl Pilkington, astronauts, recycling) from which students must find 5 relevant pieces of information. There is then a space for students to expand their understanding of the text and find the implied meaning. *** NOW available in a bumper bundle pack: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/english-quizzes-and-starter-pack-bundle-11208695*** Pack 2 available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/ks4-exam-style-starters-2-pack-of-3-11166057 You may also be interested in: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetic-terms-full-lesson-11184997 (Images are copyright free.)
Literacy Bingo Activity with Starters - Ideal for KS2 and KS3
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Literacy Bingo Activity with Starters - Ideal for KS2 and KS3

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A simple and effective way to make literacy and learning fun. Literacy bingo! Students have to spot the incorrect word as each sentence appears (common literacy errors such as there/their, was/were etc) and replace them with the correct word. This is the word they cross off on their bingo cards. Further instructions on how to play inside. Power Point resource, playing time with line and house 15 minute approx. Resource suitable for key stages 2/3, but easily adaptable format/template to create further bingo games. Larger text in this version. Bingo cards included. Also included is a 5 pack find the word starter collection. See more great resources here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Copyright free images used of the bingo balls.)
Word Games and Literacy pack
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Word Games and Literacy pack

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An excellent collection of literacy and word game resources! Click on the links for further details. Visit my page for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
The Apocalypse - Creative Writing Dystopia
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The Apocalypse - Creative Writing Dystopia

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Complete, thoroughly engaging, creative writing lesson pack – three lessons in one! All resources included. Students get the opportunity to write their own apocalypse story. Lessons are carefully structured over three sessions so that students can build up their ideas before the main writing activity in lesson 3. This complete Power Point includes: Lesson 1: • Anagram starter and objectives (anagram within the objectives to add interest.) • Prompt to think about the type of story they might want to write. • An example of a blurb and blurb writing activity. • Interesting character activity where students have to select four images from eight and give them a character profile. Lesson 2: • Anagram starter and objectives (anagram within the objectives to add interest) and crossword starter. • Prompts to consider their story plan – characters, setting, problem and solution. • Prompt to write the first part of their story and spelling tip. • Interactive lesson plenary – key word chance. Lesson 3: • Lesson starter review. • Prompts to write the main writing activity with a review slide to break up the writing if required. • Interactive lesson plenary – key word chance 2. 60+ page Power Point! Please rate if you are happy with the lesson, thank you. (Credits: copyright free images from flickr.com) For more great resources and lessons, see my page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
The Adventure Bundle
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The Adventure Bundle

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The Adventure Bundle A fantastic collection of one-off lessons. Pack consists of: * The Island – Survival Diary * Bakerfield Lodge – Creative Horror Lesson * The Sandman – Poetry Lesson * Climbing Mount Everest – Descriptive Writing Lesson * The Ultimate Apocalypse £14.50 of quality premium lessons for just £5.95! Click on the links for further details. For more great resources and full lessons visit my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
Horror and Dystopia Pack with Monsters
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Horror and Dystopia Pack with Monsters

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Horror and Dystopia Pack with Monsters A fabulous fun and engaging MUST have bundle pack of premuim lessons. Click on the links for further details. Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
Hound of the Baskervilles - Extract Analysis
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Hound of the Baskervilles - Extract Analysis

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Hound of the Baskerville extract analysis/close reading lesson ideal as a one-off lesson or a link to gothic literature. Lesson includes: * Title page * Starter * Lesson objectives (with surprise face in background, linking to close reading) * Link to video clip * Extract prompt (extract included) * Highlight key words * PEE grid (resource included) * Review post-it-note plenary This lesson is available in a double pack with Dracula for £4.50 here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/extract-double-pack-dracula-and-the-hound-of-the-baskervilles-11302068 All resources included at the back of the Power Point. For more great resources and full lessons visit my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits, images copyright free and scenes from Youtube, copyright free text exact from Sherlock Holmes, Hound of the Baskervilles.)
Literacy Bingo
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Literacy Bingo

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A simple and effective way to make literacy and learning fun. Literacy bingo! Students have to spot the incorrect word as each sentence appears (common literacy errors such as there/their, was/were etc) and replace them with the correct word. This is the word they cross off on their bingo cards. Further instructions on how to play inside. Power Point resource, playing time with line and house 15 minute approx. Resource suitable for key stages 2/3, but easily adaptable format/template to create further bingo games. Larger text in this version. Bingo cards included. See more great resources here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Copyright free images used of the bingo balls.)
The Raven, Poetry Lesson, by Edgar Allan Poe
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The Raven, Poetry Lesson, by Edgar Allan Poe

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The Raven, Poetry Lesson, by Edgar Allan Poe Highly engaging, complete lesson(s) around the Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven.” Lesson contains a complete range of activities suitable for GCSE grades 1-5. Engaging starter, featuring unusual images • Information on the author and learning objectives • You tube reading of the poem • Labelling + drawing activity • Main writing task • Review plenary Everything you need for a complete and fun lesson! For a range of other interesting lessons and great resources visit my page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
Halloween Murdery Mystery + Literacy Pack
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Halloween Murdery Mystery + Literacy Pack

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Fantastic bundle of resources, featuring: * The Halloween Murder Mystery Creative Writing Lesson * Literacy Health Check * Literacy True or False - Interactive Game See each link for more details. For more great resources see my page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish
Muhammad Ali Non-Fiction Lessons
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Muhammad Ali Non-Fiction Lessons

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A simple but engaging lesson on Muhammad Ali, particularly useful for lower sets and disengaged boys. Lesson includes: * Boxing category guessing game starter * Engaging short video clip of Ali's life * 3 Inspirational quotes by Ali and a prompt to discuss * Muhammad Ali article and information retrieval prompt * Answer slide * PEE question and review finish Simple but very effective. You may also be interested in the Mike Tyson lessons here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/mike-tyson-english-lessons-11366951 For more great resources, visit my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Copyright free images and text. Main title image from wall.alphacoders.com)
Sports Headlines - Non-Fiction Writing
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Sports Headlines - Non-Fiction Writing

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A newspaper sports writing lesson – Murray, Portugal, Froome and Hamilton lots to write about!! (There’s even an option for those who don’t like sport.) Full lesson includes: • Title page • What to include page • Lesson objectives • Two starter tasks (a quick starter and a pop up starter question) • What you could write about page • Six Ws and planning page • Tips page • Writing prompt page • Review slide Newspaper template and 5 minute planning sheet included! For more great resources and lessons, visit my page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: Images accredited to The Guardian and The Sun.)