Supported Writing - Point of View (Language Paper 2 Q5)

Supported Writing - Point of View (Language Paper 2 Q5)

Resource sheets to support the structuring of writing from a point of view. Great for intervention or supporting students who struggle to effectively structure their work, this resource breaks down long, point of view writing tasks into manageable chunks. Start strong Get to the heart of it Supporting your point of view End strong Each section give suggestions for what to include and an example of how it could be written. The resource can be used with any Language Paper 2, Q5 style writing task. Students can either try and improve the example given or develop their own response using the example as a model. Works well as either a group or independent activity and is a great starting point for planning, drafting and refining extended writing.
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Developing Writing Skills

Developing Writing Skills

Collection of resources and worksheets to support the development of writing skills. Ideal for intervention purposes, these sheets work especially well if printed on A3, laminated and complete collaboratively using dry-wipe pens, as a drafting process, before then getting students to write up final pieces of work.
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Supported Writing - Describe - Language Paper 1 Q5

Supported Writing - Describe - Language Paper 1 Q5

Resource sheets to support the structuring of writing from a point of view. Great for intervention or supporting students who struggle to effectively structure their work, this resource breaks down long, point of view writing tasks into manageable chunks. Start strong Get to the heart of it Supporting your point of view End strong Each section give suggestions for what to include and an example of how it could be written. The resource can be used with any Language Paper 2, Q5 style writing task. Students can either try and improve the example given or develop their own response using the example as a model. Works well as either a group or independent activity and is a great starting point for planning, drafting and refining extended writing.
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The Hunger Games - THUNK questions

The Hunger Games - THUNK questions

A series of THUNK style questions to accompany the reading of The Hunger Games. Two questions per chapter to encourage discussion and challenge deeper thinking about the themes and issues in the novel.
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An Inspector Calls - GCSE Revision Bundle

An Inspector Calls - GCSE Revision Bundle

A selections of revision resources and activities to help students prepare for the GCSE Literature exam question on An Inspector Calls. Includes: - quote remembering task - revision placemat template - 'Who said what?' quote activity - revision 'catch-all' resource summarising plot, characters, key quotes, and context
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An Inspector Calls: revision catch-all

An Inspector Calls: revision catch-all

A double sided revision sheet covering key plot points, character summaries, key quotes, and context. Great for summary revision and recap of key details in the run up to exam.
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Writing Skills Intervention Booklet

Writing Skills Intervention Booklet

Originally put together for a group of year 9 students, this workbook helps students revise and develop key writing skills through activities which build up to them writing a murder mystery monologue. Skills revised include basic punctuation, punctuation for effect, sophisticated vocabulary, varied sentence openers, grammatical structures etc. Can be use 1:1 or with small groups/whole classes.
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Practising Language Analysis - Opening Lines

Practising Language Analysis - Opening Lines

Get students to practice language analysis on this list of opening lines from novels. Taken from a range of genres, these opening lines are language rich, and varied in structure and style. Students can either annotate language on the worksheets and write a brief summary explaining why the writer's language choices are effective, or copy out quotes onto paper/into exercise books and 'explode' them, labelling language techniques and making notes on effect.
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Macbeth - key quotes

Macbeth - key quotes

Fill-in-the-blanks activity and answer sheet for key quotes from Macbeth. Great for helping students revise and remember quotations in preparation for GCSE. (There's also space for them to add class chosen quotes on the bottom of the sheet - they could create their own fill in the blanks and swap with a classmate.)
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Writing Skills - Interactive Worksheets

Writing Skills - Interactive Worksheets

Set of 21 worksheets designed to be printed and laminated so students can work individually or in pairs/groups, completing the sheets using dry-wipe markers to practice and improve a range of writing skills, from punctuation to developing extended metaphors. This enables them to make mistakes without it being permanent in their books, helping to build confidence. (Can be printed and used as paper worksheets too.) There's also a single sheet with suggestions for different activities using the sheets in the classroom. Great for intervention, stretch and challenge, starters/plenaries, 1:1, small group, or whole class teaching.
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Macbeth GCSE (new 1-9) support pack

Macbeth GCSE (new 1-9) support pack

Comprehensive workbook helping students revise key scenes, themes, characters, and context for Macbeth at GCSE (includes AOs from AQA). Working through key scenes from the play chronologically, students answer a series of questions and complete language analysis activities, as well as producing character profiles and exploring links to theme and context.
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A Christmas Carol GCSE support pack

A Christmas Carol GCSE support pack

Comprehensive work booklet enabling students to revise A Christmas Carol for the new English GCSE (AOs are based on AQA paper). The booklets covers context, key characters, key themes, and works through the novella stave by stave with questions directing their attention to key events and extracts. There are also activities on language analysis and making links to context.
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Synonyms Placemat

Synonyms Placemat

Placemat encouraging students to use more interesting and sophisticated vocabulary. Provides alternatives to overused words such as 'big', 'small', 'happy', 'sad', alternative colour words and many more.
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Reading activity worksheets

Reading activity worksheets

Set of activity worksheets where students explore opening lines from fiction texts, looking at what 'hooks' a reader and why certain lines are effective. Can be a great way to encourage reluctant readers to explore new books.
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Tips for supporting reading

Tips for supporting reading

Colour leaflet aimed at parents, filled with tips for supporting reading at home including: reading strategies; questions to ask before, during and after reading; useful websites etc.
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Writing Accuracy Checklist

Writing Accuracy Checklist

Accuracy checklist to be displayed on classroom walls to encourage children to self-check their work. Could also be stuck into books for students to actively check for specific pieces of work.
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