Extract Questions - Step by Step Guide.

Extract Questions - Step by Step Guide.

A ppt designed to walk students through how to answer an extract Q. Based on Eduqas but should be fairly easily adapted to other exam boards. I have used R&J example I wrote myself with my own annotations.
Mrshannahlester
A Christmas Carol Quiz

A Christmas Carol Quiz

A 60 Question revision quiz on the book including a round on each Stave plus a "pot luck" round. Answers included at end. Easily modified if needed to make easier, or add extra rounds such as Quotes, Author Biog etc.
Mrshannahlester
Tutor Time Challenges

Tutor Time Challenges

3 Tasks per slide (designed one per week): Literary - aim to extend vocabulary by giving new word and then asking students to provide 3 synonyms plus use it in a sentence. Riddle - to get their thinking hats on and thinking outside the box. Numeracy - to give them a mathematical question to sink their teeth into. All answers on PPT. Dated until July 2018.
Mrshannahlester
Inspiration Person Speaking and Listening Project

Inspiration Person Speaking and Listening Project

A "Base Skills" Unit designed to be taught one lesson per week. Based around the idea of creating a speech about the student's inspirational person, and why they find them inspiring. I designed this unit for Y9 in order to practice sp&l skills ready for GCSE component. This could be used to GCSE as well. Each lesson recaps the key features of speeches plus example speeches from both fiction and real life. Lessons designed to last between 30-45 mins with silent reading to fill remainder of time.
Mrshannahlester
Eduqas Anthology Quiz

Eduqas Anthology Quiz

I used this as a revision activity for my GCSE class once all poems had been studied. Consists of 6 rounds of 10 questions covering all 18 poems: Structure Tone - Quotes Relate - Poet Biog/SHC Imagery - picture round Vocabulary - collapsed extracts Emotion - match the emoji & quote Match the poem to the poet.
Mrshannahlester
A Christmas Carol Quiz

A Christmas Carol Quiz

A 60 Question revision quiz on the book including a round on each Stave plus a "pot luck" round. Answers included at end. Easily modified if needed to make easier, or add extra rounds such as Quotes, Author Biog etc.
Mrshannahlester
Year 7 Literacy Skills - 6 week unit writing NF texts

Year 7 Literacy Skills - 6 week unit writing NF texts

Covers the 7 types of NF texts, aimed to be intro to Transactional writing. First week is an intro, followed the a lesson on: Letters Articles Review Speech Report Each lesson they attempt a task based on the 20th C Prose book they read the previous term ( A Bad Beginning, Lemony Snicket) which could be easily adapted. Full SoW using TEEP cycle, objectives etc on PPTs. Easily adapted for higher or lower ability, could be taught with silent reading time in lesson too.
Mrshannahlester
Y8 Literacy Skills - Creative writing unit

Y8 Literacy Skills - Creative writing unit

This is designed to be a supplementary unit, not a full scheme of work on creative or narrative writing (see my narrative writing scheme for that). It is meant to recap key skills: 1. Structure 2. Language/Planning 3. Setting the Scene 4. Building Characters 5. Openings 6. Creating Tension Full 6 lesson scheme with powerpoints and objectives using TEEP cycle. I would teach this assuming that the class have already had an introduction to creative or narrative writing. Easily adapted to other abilities and year groups.
Mrshannahlester
Macbeth Quiz

Macbeth Quiz

40 Question Quiz on the play, 4 rounds of 10 questions, general/characters/locations/quotes and events. Easily modified to make easier if necessary or add further rounds.
Mrshannahlester
Step by Step Guide to Effective Planning

Step by Step Guide to Effective Planning

I used this to help GCSE students plan their essay answers for exam tasks. (not creative writing or transactional). Includes working out what AOs are being assessed, how to decode a question, tips annotating an extract/text and the a guide to planning.
Mrshannahlester