Gothic genre including starter, conventions, tasks, lists, questions, popular culture, creative writing.
At least 3 lessons worth.
Matching picture starter
Gothic conventions checklist
Gothic picture conversation activity
Related vocab activity
Questions based on The Gothic
Creative task A (2 activities – students pick 1)
Woman in Black extract and related questions
Write your own definition
Creative writing task B with planning and scaffolding
Peer marking checklist criteria
Can be used for Section B on the GCSE language papers - preparation. Also for the spoken language GCSE section.
Or for a Year 9 unit of work.
Contains tons of speech examples so you don’t have to find any! Plus starter activities, essay planning grids and examples and speeches PPT. etc!
Will cover at least 6 lessons worth of work minimum.
Literacy activities / SPAG
common spelling mistakes
their there they’re
where were we’re
Also included student worksheets they can fill in.
Great as starters or to clarify!
A level English Language lesson
Aims of the lesson:
To re-cap on the Dominance and Deficit approaches.
To understand the Difference approach, exploring how male and female language is simply different rather than ‘blaming’. Focussing on Tannen but looking at some other researchers.
To work together on a transcript, identifying aspects of conversation between men and women flagged up by Tannen.
Of Mice and Men context 1930s America - dust bowl , wall st crash, great depression, roaring 20s etc.
Plot the events on a timeline activity
Wall St crash newspapers
Wall St crash info
Dust bowl video clip
Dust bowl info
Empathy writing task
American Dream info
Front cover prediction task
ENGLISH LANGUAGE A LEVEL
To understand and evaluate the research of Coates, Pilkington and Kuiper.
To identify features of Lakoff’s ‘Deficit Model’ in a past exam text.
How can I apply and evaluate Tannen’s categorisation of male and female language features?