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20 Lessons on The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - full scheme
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20 Lessons on The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - full scheme

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20 1-hour ready-to-teach and fully resourced lessons on every chapter of 'The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas' by John Boyne. This scheme also includes contextual lessons to introduce students to Nazi Germany, the Holocaust and Auschwitz. All lessons are easily adaptable and ready to teach with teacher instructions included. This resource also includes a detailed knowledge organiser and a homework menu to accompany the unit. An overview of the scheme of work can be found here. If you are having problems downloading it, please check your Downloads section as you should have no problems downloading it from there. If you are teaching this online, you may prefer this adapted scheme of work which has been created for students working from home. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Research skills - 2 lessons to teach students how to research any topic
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Research skills - 2 lessons to teach students how to research any topic

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Two engaging and resourced hour-long lessons to teach students how to approach Internet research and identify reliable sources of information. This is applicable to any research topic and is suitable for key stage 3 or key stage 4. It could also be adapted for key stage 2. Students will learn how to: Identify relevant research questions. Critically analyse the strengths and weaknesses of various sources Identify key words to use in search engines Choose what information to write down. This resource includes: A Powerpoint for two lessons including teaching and printing instructions Worksheets/printouts for each lesson (included as part of the Powerpoint). I have included an example use for the Holocaust, however these can be easily adapted to suit any relevant research topic. I have used these in my English lessons but they could be adapted to work in any subject which requires students to complete independent research. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Cambridge IGCSE 0500 English Language Paper 1 Bundle
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Cambridge IGCSE 0500 English Language Paper 1 Bundle

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These resources have been made for the CIE 0500 First Language English syllabus to be first examined in 2020. The specification can be found (here). This bundle contains: A detailed knowledge organiser to support students in approaching language paper 1. An original practice paper modelled on the specification paper for the exam first examined in 2020 (currently there is only one specification paper available). Marking templates for marking practice papers for language paper 1. A detailed lesson which gives students practice in how to approach the comprehension questions Q1(a)-(e) in language paper 1. A detailed and engaging lesson teaching students how to approach the 15 mark summary question for paper 1. Two detailed lessons teaching students how to approach Language paper 1 Q2 (analysis questions). An overview lesson on what students can expect from language paper 1. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 15
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Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 15

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Engaging and ready to teach one hour lesson to cover chapter fifteen of ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ by John Boyne. This lesson asks students to probe how they think Bruno would feel after betraying Shmuel to Lieutenant Kotler. They then write a letter to Shmuel to explain how they feel. If you find this lesson useful, please consider purchasing this ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ Bundle or have a look at other resources available in my shop. Leave a review and receive any other resource for free.
Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 13
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Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 13

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Engaging and ready to teach one hour lesson to cover chapter thirteen of ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ by John Boyne. This lesson requires students to consider how John Boyne creates tension in the dinner party scene and how this is shown in the movie. Students will then devise their own drama scene to put into practice tension-building devices. If you find this lesson useful, please consider purchasing this ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ Bundle or have a look at other resources available in my shop. Leave a review and receive any other resource for free.
Cambridge IGCSE 0500 - Writing a summary (paper 1)
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Cambridge IGCSE 0500 - Writing a summary (paper 1)

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An engaging and detailed lesson to teach students how to approach the summary question in their reading paper for the CIE 0500 English First Language specification. This resource contains: A ready-to-teach powerpoint with printing and teaching instructions. An example summary question/extract and the mark scheme A revision handout so that students can practise the four step method for approaching this question. I have made this for the CIE syllabus to be first examined in 2020. There is currently only one specification paper available (here) for this exact syllabus. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Cambridge IGCSE 0500  English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Bundle
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Cambridge IGCSE 0500 English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Bundle

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These resources have been made for the CIE 0500 First Language English syllabus to be first examined in 2020. The specification can be found (here). This bundle contains nine full lessons plus other resources such as a practice paper. This bundle contains: A detailed knowledge organiser to support students in approaching language paper 1. An original practice paper modelled on the specification paper for the exam first examined in 2020 (currently there is only one specification paper available). Marking templates for marking practice papers for language paper 1. A detailed and engaging lesson teaching students how to approach the comprehension questions in language paper 1: Q1(a)-(e). A detailed and engaging lesson teaching students how to approach the 15 mark summary question for paper 1. Two detailed lessons teaching students how to approach Language paper 1 Q2 (analysis questions). An overview lesson on what students can expect from language paper 1. A lesson giving a detailed overview of language paper 2. A lesson on how to approach the directed writing question. A lesson on how to approach the descriptive writing task. Two lessons on how to approach the narrative writing task. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 12
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Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 12

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Engaging and ready to teach one hour lesson to cover chapter twelve of ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ by John Boyne. This lesson prompts students to considering how John Boyne shows Bruno and Shmuel’s innocence and requires them to compare and contrast the two characters. If you find this lesson useful, please consider purchasing this ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ Bundle or have a look at other resources available in my shop. Leave a review and receive any other resource for free.
Cambridge IGCSE 0500 English Language Practice Paper 1
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Cambridge IGCSE 0500 English Language Practice Paper 1

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I have made this for the CIE syllabus to be first examined in 2020. There is currently only one specification paper available (here) for this exact syllabus. This resource includes a full practice paper for Language paper 1 with three texts, answers/marking guide and references. All the questions and answer scheme have been based on the Cambridge IGCSE First Language English 0500 syllabus and the questions have been worded so that they are similar/identical to the specification paper. The resource is included as a pdf for easy printing or as a word doc in case you wish to amend the layout (although the layout is based on the exam). Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Merchant of Venice act 1 scene 3 - Shylock and anti-Semitism
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Merchant of Venice act 1 scene 3 - Shylock and anti-Semitism

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A fully-resourced one hour lesson to introduce students to the character of Shylock in The Merchant of Venice in the context of the history of anti-Semitism. Students will read the scene and consider how Antonio and Shylock treat each other as well as considering how Shakespeare presents Shylock and whether this makes him anti-Semitic or not. This resource includes: A full Powerpoint including all teacher instructions that is ready to download and teach straight away. A worksheet for students to use to collate quotes from Antonio and Shylock. For character revision posters for your classroom, click here. For detailed character profiles, please click here. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Merchant of Venice - act 2 scene 3 (Jessica's character)
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Merchant of Venice - act 2 scene 3 (Jessica's character)

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A fully-resourced one hour lesson to introduce students to the character of Jessica in act 2 scene 3 of The Merchant of Venice . Students will complete a guided annotation and then consider different ways of staging the scene to make Jessica appear more or less sympathetic. This resource includes: A full Powerpoint including all teacher instructions that is ready to download and teach straight away. A printable version of the scene for annotation including a glossary. For character revision posters for your classroom, click here. For detailed character profiles, please click here. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Cambridge IGCSE 0500  - Directed Writing
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Cambridge IGCSE 0500 - Directed Writing

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An engaging and detailed lesson to teach students how to approach the directed writing question in paper 2 for the CIE 0500 English First Language specification. This resource contains: A ready-to-teach powerpoint with printing and teaching instructions. An original example directed writing question with two insert texts provided. A revision handout so that students can can revise how to approach this question. I have made this for the CIE syllabus to be first examined in 2020. There is currently only one specification paper available (here) for this exact syllabus. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Reading Strategies for Secondary Staff CPD - for Literacy Coordinators
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Reading Strategies for Secondary Staff CPD - for Literacy Coordinators

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An engaging and detailed staff CPD session on reading strategies that lasts one hour. This session covers: Why you need a whole-school approach to reading. The Matthew Effect Tier 1, 2 and 3 words and what this means. Orthography and background of English spelling Five strategies for struggling readers that can be used across subjects. Please note that I have provided some suggestions in the notes section of the slides about how to guide discussion as well as the answers to some questions. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
How to write a slam poem - full lesson
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How to write a slam poem - full lesson

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Fully resourced 1 hour lesson in which students learn a history of slam poetry, discuss an example and then plan their own. Easily adaptable for KS3 and KS4. This lesson includes: - Detailed instructions on how to write a slam poem - Graphic organiser for students to plan their poems - List of Youtube links to recommended slam poems as extension work Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 7
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Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 7

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Engaging and ready to teach one hour lesson to cover chapter seven of ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ by John Boyne. This lesson helps students to consider the changing identity of Pavel. Students are prompted to think about how Pavel is directly and indirectly characterised and then write a diary entry from Pavel’s perspective. Students will need to synthesise information for this task - adapting what they know from the text to their diary format. This lesson also promotes empathy by supporting students to think from Pavel’s perspective. If you find this lesson useful, please consider purchasing this ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ Bundle or have a look at other resources available in my shop.
IGCSE Curious Incident (play) - lesson bundle!
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IGCSE Curious Incident (play) - lesson bundle!

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12 engaging and fully-resourced lessons which support students studying ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ play by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens. This is targeted towards students taking the Edexcel English Literature IGCSE 4ET1, but the resources could be easily adapted for key stage 3 or for another exam board. This bundle contains: A lesson on autism and the Edexcel Pearson assessment objectives. A lesson considering structure and how Christopher is presented at the start of the play. A lesson on the train station scene and how the writer creates empathy for Christopher. A lesson on the theme of truth and lies. A lesson on humour and dramatic irony. A lesson on how Judy is presented. A lesson on Judy’s letters. A lesson on how Judy changes throughout the play. A lesson on the relationship between Ed and Christopher. A lesson on the theme of curiosity and investigation. A lesson on how Siobhan is presented. A lesson on how to approach the IGCSE exam for Curious Incident. A detailed knowledge organiser including key vocabulary and themes (2 A3 pages) An overview scheme of work document with a suggested order for teaching these lessons. A poster displaying the Assessment Objectives for this IGCSE course. If you find these resources helpful, please leave a review and have a look at other resources available in my shop.
The ultimate poetry quiz - 40 questions
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The ultimate poetry quiz - 40 questions

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An engaging and detailed quiz style Powerpoint containing 40 questions and answers that covers poetic forms and techniques as well as famous poets and lines of poetry. The questions are split into four rounds - each containing 10 questions. This resource would be ideal for use at the beginning or end of a poetry unit for key stage 3 or 4. This could be used as one whole lesson, or as a detailed starter across multiple lessons. 29 slides in total. Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the <a href="https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/LikeAnExpert ">LikeAnExpert</a> shop.
Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 1
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Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 1

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Engaging and ready to teach one hour lesson (ppt and worksheet) to introduce students to ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ by John Boyne. This lesson requires students to infer what themes they think the novel will cover and then guides them through independent analysis of some key quotes by Bruno at the start of novel. This lesson is easy to differentiate for different abilities). This resource includes a Powerpoint presentation and a worksheet. The worksheet is provided as a pdf and as a word document - for easy printing and editing. If you find this lesson useful, please consider purchasing this ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ Bundle or have a look at other resources available in my shop.
Merchant of Venice worksheet: Shylock's monologue in act 3 scene 1
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Merchant of Venice worksheet: Shylock's monologue in act 3 scene 1

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A free worksheet for use in class or for homework to extend analysis - or prompt independent analysis - of act 3 scene 1 of The Merchant of Venice, focusing on Shylock’s monologue. This worksheet gives an extract from Shylock alongside questions to prompt students to begin to independently analyse the text themselves. This would be suitable for any age group studying The Merchant of Venice, but would need additional explanation depending on the ability of the class.