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English and Drama activities and resources.
Emoji Tension Graphs
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Emoji Tension Graphs

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A simple way of incorporating Numeracy into English or Literacy lessons. When reading a novel pupils could plot points of tension, including a quotation or using the emojis included at the bottom of the page to suggest the feelings created as the chapters progress. This can be used a s a summary sheet or for keeping track of major themes of the novel.
Gothic Fiction- Character Types
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Gothic Fiction- Character Types

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Lesson to provide suggestions of characters that appear in gothic Fiction. Pupils will decipher the qualities, descriptions and effects of these characters on the tone and action of Gothic Fiction narratives. For homework pupils could create a profile for their own Gothic monster.
Analysing Speeches from Films
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Analysing Speeches from Films

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Pupils will read through the speech and then watch the video. Pupils will identify the underlined phrases to describe why these are emotive and what emotions are created for the reader/ audience throughout this short speech from 'Remember The Titans'.
Pride & Prejudice- Profiles
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Pride & Prejudice- Profiles

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A fun activity when discussing relationships in Pride & Prejudice. This worksheet requires pupils to choose a character from the novel and complete a dating profile for them- suggesting their character's thoughts on love, marriage, money and society.
Peer Assessment Pyramids
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Peer Assessment Pyramids

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A different version of the Plenary Pyramid to use during peer assessment. At the base of the pyramid pupils can write two comments to suggest what went well with others' work. In the middle pupils can write something that needs improved about the work. At the top of the pyramid and the most important part, pupils will write something they have learned from others' work.
Spelling Book
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Spelling Book

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A useful tool for pupils and teachers to keep their spelling sores continuously throughout the term. Pupils will receive a new target for every week and ask their parents to sign the book. Printed on coloured paper make these books very attractive.
Marking SPAG (codes)
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Marking SPAG (codes)

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A sheet for display or to stick into pupil books which will cut down on marking time and pupils asking what 'sp' or 'g' means on their marked pieces of work.
Know your Film Genres
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Know your Film Genres

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Film genres, film posters, DVD covers and analysis work to get your class started on learning to analyse the images and colours!
Yr12 English Language GCSE Revision Resources
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Yr12 English Language GCSE Revision Resources

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For Yr12 pupils studying English Language for GCSE it can be difficult to take in all the information necessary to achieve. These resources make it a lot easier- broken up into Paper 1 and Paper 2, pupils can practice their work at home or use these as helpful guides for their personal revision.
Lady Windermere's Fan- Characters and Costumes
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Lady Windermere's Fan- Characters and Costumes

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Using the app Pic Collage to create bright images for character study, analysis of costume, period and style as well as genre. These resources would be useful as part of a working wall display or to provide visual stimuli for pupils through study of the play.