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Have you a topic you want covered? Feel free to get in touch for any material you require for an English class. The materials in this shop have been designed for students from 11+. Where possible, lessons are differentiated. Most lessons are suitable for hour long classes with scope for additional lessons should you so wish. Classes with a similar thread have been bundled to save you time and money. If there's something missing, leave feedback to help the shop improve. Happy browsing!

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Have you a topic you want covered? Feel free to get in touch for any material you require for an English class. The materials in this shop have been designed for students from 11+. Where possible, lessons are differentiated. Most lessons are suitable for hour long classes with scope for additional lessons should you so wish. Classes with a similar thread have been bundled to save you time and money. If there's something missing, leave feedback to help the shop improve. Happy browsing!
Three Little Pigs - L1 - Guardian Advert Tweeting News

Three Little Pigs - L1 - Guardian Advert Tweeting News

This complete lesson is differentiated using the 'must, should, could' approach. While this lesson was designed to be completed within 60 minutes, there is scope for it to be developed further. Students take on the roles of characters within the adapted version of the fairytale. Students will develop speaking and listening skills. This lesson is ideal for a media studies module and makes great use of the award winning Guardian Advert featuring the same modernised tale. If you like this lesson, then download the bundle today.
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Advertising Guerilla Marketing

Advertising Guerilla Marketing

These lesson explores how guerilla marketing works in the form of tv and print adverts. There's the potential to create further lessons by examining how each set of adverts could be adapted to suit alternative media. Students will work on their Point, Quote, Explain responses. Slides also include sentence starts in order to answer questions. Lesson 3 explores past exam questions using print advertisements. In this way you can assess students' knowledge and understanding of 'guerilla advertising.' Slides allow students to self assess or peer assess their answers. After you download and use this material, why not leave a review and let me know how to improve this resource. Remember - downloading the bundle saves both time and money!
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Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Theme questions are popular on all exams. What better way to prepare your students than using a week's worth of material. Students will have the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills through discussion of the central issues of the play. Working on P.Q.E paragraphs will see student essays improve over time. Save time and money by downloading the bundle offer today!
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Literary Devices, KS3 creative writing

Literary Devices, KS3 creative writing

Point of view, similes, metaphors, alliteration, onomatopoeia. Nice introduction to the above using a wide variety of activities. Suitable for all year groups for revision of the above terms prior to studying poetry/reading/writing tasks.
LouiseBDaly
Classroom Based Assessment: True Grit - A Great Read and a Terrific Story

Classroom Based Assessment: True Grit - A Great Read and a Terrific Story

This resource contains 28 slides. Slide 1 = Starter and Keywords 2 = Assessment Task Q 3 = Think, Pair, Share Task 4 = Sample points in response to task 3 5 = Discussion q (general) 6 = Why/why not grid task 7 = Sample student responses to 6 8 = 4 questions (suitable for individual/pair/group work) 9 - 18 = Features of Quality/Learning Outcomes Junior Cycle/Grade Descriptors 19 - 21 = Sample Graded Letter to an author/comparison task 22 - Assessment Task 23 = Quote 24 = Planning 25 = Checklist 26 = Editing 27 = Redrafting
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He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

A PowerPoint suitable for Junior Cycle Students Including the following: Starter task - video readings of the poem (links in the notes section) Must. Should. Could. Learning Outcomes Homework - Research Task Discussion Task A look at language task Identifying Metaphors Ambiguity Task
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Poetry Unit

Poetry Unit

In this unit key poetic devices and essential literary terminology are explained and illustrated to provide students with the vocabulary needed to construct answers to questions on both ‘unseen’ and studied poetry. These templates are generic with a view to teachers choosing their own poems to cover. The assignments provide students with the opportunity to apply the specific skills mastered in each section. Included Theme Tone Simile - Metaphor - Personification Descriptive Words PPTs may include the following: Starter Task Must - Should - Could Learning Outcomes Sentence Starts connected with the topic Homework Tasks
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Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

PowerPoints covering the poems of Eiléan Ni Chuilleanáin. All for You starter task - critical phrases open and closing of the poem focus sentence starts to aid linking paragraphs Stylistic Techniques Task Note-making Task 2.* Deaths and Engines* Identifying poem type Run-on lines task Repetition Task Note-making Task 3*. Fireman’s Lift* Image task (reference in notes section) Statement Task Review Task Note-making Task Following Personal Response Task - with sentence starts Language Response Task - with word clues Technique task based on sounds - with phrases explaining the effect of techniques Note-making Task Kilcash Starter Task What the Examiner is looking for advice Method of answering an unseen poem Poetic Voice Task Structure Task - with sentence starts Note-making Task On Lacking the Killer Instinct Starter Task What to mention in an unseen response Title Task Personal Response Task - with sentence starts Stylistic techniques Tasks - word association/imagery - with sentence starts Note-making Task Street Statement task Personal Response Task Creative Writing Task Note-making Tasks The Bend in the Road Starter Task Personal Response/Statement Task Imagery Task OL Exam-Style Question Note-making Task To Niall Woods Starter Task Dictionary Challenge Statement Task OL Functional Writing/Exam-Style Question Task Note-making Task Please Note - copies of the poems cannot be added to these resources due to copyright restrictions.
LouiseBDaly
Funeral Blues by W. H. Auden

Funeral Blues by W. H. Auden

This PPT is designed for an OL group. It includes slides on the following Starter task based on a reading of the poem in a film. A link to a copy of the poem. Must -Should -Could. Learning Objectives Full stops task Group work - respond to statement (these work best when printed on A4/A3 paper) Hyperbole task Note-making task (based on brief points about the poem)
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Junior Cycle - Exam Focus: Film Studies

Junior Cycle - Exam Focus: Film Studies

6x40 minute lessons attached. (lesson 6 could be developed to become one hour). Topics are student centred and include and exam style question. The following are covered: Costumes (this could work with different groups focusing on different characters. Make-up (print outline on slide one and provide students with colouring pencils) Music Shots and angles Colour in film posters (Whale Rider is used here - posters would work here for group work) Role of chosen character The PPTs are generic and should be adapted to suit the film being covered by your group.
LouiseBDaly
Whale Rider - Introduction to the Film

Whale Rider - Introduction to the Film

Three 40xminute lessons: Who are the Maori? Maori Flags Female Heroes All lessons include group tasks. Some slides will require printing/laminating. This set of lessons includes reading, writing and speaking and listening tasks. Please check the notes section of each PPT for more information on how each lesson may be delivered. These lessons have been designed with the Junior Cycle Exam in mind. The film can be found on the recommended list of studied texts for Junior Cycle Students.
LouiseBDaly
The Sun by Benjamin Zephaniah

The Sun by Benjamin Zephaniah

This lesson is intended for LC OL candidates. The PPT includes the following tasks 1.MUST. SHOULD. COULD. Learning objectives 2. Starter - based on Tabloids 2. Historical context - link to documentary on Hillsborough 3. Discussion questions on poem - Money 4. Personal response sentence starts 5. Verbal irony - video explaining concept (students then find examples) 6. Colloquialism - find examples and evaluate effectiveness 7. 20-mark style LC question 8. Note-making task 9. Test-yourself: Personal Response/Imagery sentence starts
LouiseBDaly
Planning a Holiday - Oral Assessment (Speaking and Listening)

Planning a Holiday - Oral Assessment (Speaking and Listening)

This is a group task. There are sufficient tasks for up to 8 people. (allow 6x40 minute lessons - 2 for research; 2 for group work; 1 for reflection tasks; 2 for presentations) Team leaders are assigned one destination from a choice of 14 (these can be assigned at random) Tasks include: Budget - (may be presented in Excel doc/using graphs) Word doc - for presenting the positives and negatives of the trip PPT - for presentation (score sheet attached) Website - tips for families on traveling to this county Publisher - brochure of tips Business cards Accomodation options Eating-in/Eating-out options Contingency plan Route options Suggested activities Reflection Tasks Roles Project Manager/Team Leader = Budget Controller Activities Cordinator (in-door/outdoor = weather permitting) = Accomodation Researcher (hotel/hostel/b and b/ air b and b/ camper van etc) = Route Planner (Start Destination = location of school; must factor in cost of petrol/diesel/electricity etc) Eating-in/Eating-Out (5 meals per day = breakfast/lunch/dinner/2 snacks per person) Contingency planner (bad weather/breakdown of transport/injuries/illness/insurance cover) What to pack – family of 4: 2 adults and 2 children
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Oral Component - Group Presentations on Studied Film

Oral Component - Group Presentations on Studied Film

The group tasks here are based on the film ‘Whale Rider,’ but, may be adapted to suit most of the studied films recommended for Junior Cycle students. The slides include the following: 6 Ws type questions to guide planning. Points on reading and note-taking. Points on organising material. Point on developing a point of view. 3 Peer Assessment Templates (work well for differentiation) Personal Reflection headings.
LouiseBDaly
Speeches - L3 - Planning and Writing Introductions

Speeches - L3 - Planning and Writing Introductions

This lesson has students look at a sample graduation speech. Then students work on a past exam question, plan it and write the introduction. Additional lessons are possible by having students write the complete piece. This is a good exercise for Leaving Certificate students preparing for Paper One writing tasks. Remember to download all the lessons available as part of this bundle to save time and money!
LouiseBDaly
Poetry Exam Style Questions - Nettles by Vernon Scannell

Poetry Exam Style Questions - Nettles by Vernon Scannell

This lesson includes 13 slides Slide 1: Starter and LOs Slide 2: A copy of the poem Slide 3+4: Exam Questions Slide 5 + 6: Examiner's Tips Slide 7: LOs Slide 8: Guided questions/sentence starts Slide 9: Sentence starts Slide 10: Sentence starts Slides 11 + 12: Guided qs Slide 13: Sentence starts
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Poetic Techniques in Nettles by Vernon Scannell

Poetic Techniques in Nettles by Vernon Scannell

This lesson contains 6 slides Slide 1: Learning Objectives and Starter task Slide 2: A copy of the poem Slide 3: Imagery task Slide 4: Pair work analysis task Slide 5: Group Illustration task Slide 6 Techniques grid - define, find, and effect
LouiseBDaly
Letter/E-mail/Radio Talk Task suitable for CBA Junior Cycle Exam

Letter/E-mail/Radio Talk Task suitable for CBA Junior Cycle Exam

This lesson contains 26 slides Slide 1 = Starter and Keywords 2 = Assessment Task Q 3 = Think, Pair, Share Task 4 = Sample points in response to task 3 5 = Discussion q (general) 6 = Why/why not grid task 7 = 4 questions (suitable for individual/pair/group work) 8 - 17 = Features of Quality/Learning Outcomes Junior Cycle/Grade Descriptors 18 - 20 = Sample Graded Letter to an author/comparison task 21 - Assessment Task 22 = Quote 23 = Planning 24 = Checklist 25 = Editing 26 = Redrafting
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Junior Cycle Exam Style Question - Bravery

Junior Cycle Exam Style Question - Bravery

This lesson contains 14 slides. It is suitable for use with any of the following text types - novel, play or film. Slide 1: Slide 1 = Starter 2 = Thesaurus Challenge 3 = Group Discussion Task 4= Key Moment Reference and Quotation Task 5-7 = Types of bravery 8 -13= Types of questions/sample questions/guess who task 14 = Hot seating
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True Grit - The Opening - Exam Style Question

True Grit - The Opening - Exam Style Question

This PowerPoint contains 9 slides. Slide 1 = Starter/ questions - functions of the opening chapter 2 = Sentence Start/Paragraph opening 3 = 10 mark q = Planning 4 = Sample points 5 + 6 = 10 mark q = Sample Answer 7+8 = Sample Points/Sample Answer 9 = Question/Sample points
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Junior Cycle Exam Style Questions- Openings (film/play/novel)

Junior Cycle Exam Style Questions- Openings (film/play/novel)

This PowerPoint contains 8 slides. It could be used to analyse the opening of the studied film/novel/play. Slide 1 = Starter/ questions - functions of the opening chapter 2 = Sentence Start/Paragraph opening 3 + 4= 10 mark q = Planning (blank slide to insert sampel 6+7 = 10 mark q = Sample Points (blank slide to insert sample) 8= Question/Sample points
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True Grit - Setting Junior Cycle Exam Style Questions

True Grit - Setting Junior Cycle Exam Style Questions

This Power Point contains 16 slides 1 =Exam Style Question/ Starter - definition 2 - 4 = Definitions explained/map/locations task 5 = Time - guide qs 6 = Social Environment - guide qs 7 = Physical Environment - guide qs 8 - 14 = Headings to guide students with a P.Q.E (e.g. view of women/guns etc) These slides contain quotations as selected by the students.
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Introduction to 'Nettles' by Vernon Scannell

Introduction to 'Nettles' by Vernon Scannell

This lesson contains 14 slides. Slide 1 - Thesaurus based task Slide 2 - Learning Objectives Slide 3 - Emotions task Slides 4-6 Background to the Poet/Poem Slide 7 - Themes Slide 8 - Assessment questions Slide 9 - The Poem Slide 10 - 13 Questions re the speaker/subject/poem
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