GCSE English Language Practise Inference

GCSE English Language Practise Inference

This is a seven page workbook to help learners understand inference. The workbook includes four short pieces of fiction with questions on what is inferred in each text. The learners are then asked to describe a character to a reader and guided through the process of using inference in their writing. The booklet also includes a peer assessment sheet to allow the learners to evaluate the success of the inference. This resource has simplified inference making it ideal for learners who struggle to find inference in more complex texts. Suitable for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills learners. This booklet takes about an hour to complete and a highlighter should be used to complete the reading section.
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GCSE English Language Features Bingo

GCSE English Language Features Bingo

Perfect for GCSE English Language or Functional Skills Level 2 revision. Language Features Bingo includes 30 different game cards and can be used for up to 30 learners. The language features can be used to revise language features, language techniques and persuasive writing techniques. After each feature is called out the learners should give a definition of the technique and the winner is the first to fill their bingo card. The resource can also be used to quiz the learners on how each feature has an effect on a reader. After the quiz the learners can use their game card to guide them through a writing task, using the language features on their card. Language features included are: Rhetorical Question Repetition Alliteration Rule of Three Adjectives Powerful Verbs Comparative Direct Address Imperative Verb Exaggeration Fact Oxymoron Proper Noun Adverb Hyperbole Statistics Short Sentences Emotive Language Humour Personification Simile Metaphor Pun Onomatopoeia Anecdote Opinion Rhyme Common Noun Pronoun.
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Writing a Newspaper Article - Crime Journalism

Writing a Newspaper Article - Crime Journalism

This is a Power Point presentation and worksheet perfect for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills Level 1- 2. The learners are asked to act as journalists, watching a report about the Hatton Garden Gang and taking notes to locate the vital information. The learners then get into groups of three or four and answer questions on the report. The worksheet allows the students to answer the questions on paper. The answers are provided on the Power Point. The Power Point then asks the learners to partake in a board blast to list what they would include in a newspaper article and some answers are provided. Finally, the learners can use some time to research the gang before creating a newspaper article on the Hatton Garden Gang appealing to the public for information on the missing suspect. This lesson last around an hour and a half and can be split into two equal lessons of the listening comprehension and the writing task.
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Flags of the European Union

Flags of the European Union

An ideal task for group work or paired work, this resource includes a list of the EU countries and the students match the flag to the country. This is excellent for engaging students who are also into football or athletics as they recognise the flags and feel comfortable with the task. This is also perfect for inspiring a discussion about the EU. It can also be used as a starter activity.
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Writing a Newspaper Article - Crime Journalism

Writing a Newspaper Article - Crime Journalism

This is a Power Point presentation and worksheet perfect for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills Level 1- 2. The learners are asked to act as journalists, watching a report about the Hatton Garden Gang and taking notes to locate the vital information. The learners then get into groups of three or four and answer questions on the report. The worksheet allows the students to answer the questions on paper. The answers are provided on the Power Point. The Power Point then asks the learners to partake in a board blast to list what they would include in a newspaper article and some answers are provided. Finally, the learners can use some time to research the gang before creating a newspaper article on the Hatton Garden Gang appealing to the public for information on the missing suspect. This lesson last around an hour and a half and can be split into two equal lessons of the listening comprehension and the writing task.
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Mixed Wordsearch Bundle 2

Mixed Wordsearch Bundle 2

Wordsearch mixed bundle for wordsearch addicts! Various subjects, ideal for starters and extension tasks. £40.00 of resources for £12.00
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Mixed Wordsearch Bundle

Mixed Wordsearch Bundle

A bundle of wordsearches for wordsearch addicts! Various subjects, ideal to use as starters or extension tasks. £40.00 worth of resources for £12.00.
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GCSE English Language Practise Inference

GCSE English Language Practise Inference

This is a seven page workbook to help learners understand inference. The workbook includes four short pieces of fiction with questions on what is inferred in each text. The learners are then asked to describe a character to a reader and guided through the process of using inference in their writing. The booklet also includes a peer assessment sheet to allow the learners to evaluate the success of the inference. This resource has simplified inference making it ideal for learners who struggle to find inference in more complex texts. Suitable for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills learners. This booklet takes about an hour to complete and a highlighter should be used to complete the reading section.
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GCSE English Language Revision Games and Puzzles

GCSE English Language Revision Games and Puzzles

Bumper pack of games and puzzles to revise English Language GCSE or Functional Skills English Level 1 and Level 2. Pack includes: Language feature snakes and ladders Four language feature based wordsearches Three presentational features based wordsearches Two starter activities, English based Catchphrase and Four Pictures One Word. Language features bingo for up to 30 students. A game to practise the use of imperative verbs Language features crossword. These resources are all available to buy separately. £16.00 of resources for £6.00.
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Word Classes

Word Classes

This resource is a Power Point with tasks and activities to help learners revise word classes. There is a workbook for students to follow the exercises including a wordsearch, a crossword, anagrams, a board blast style game and other activities. I have included some pictures for the imperative verb game. This resource is perfect for learners studying GCSE English language and Functional Skills Level 1- 2. It helps learners understand how to use word classes to help their writing. This activity takes one and half to two hours.
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Language Features Crossword Using Examples

Language Features Crossword Using Examples

A ten question crossword of language features with examples as the clues. Ideal to use as a starter activity or an extension task. This crossword can be used for GCSE English, old and new exam or Functional Skills Level 2.
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GCSE English Language Exam Words Match Up

GCSE English Language Exam Words Match Up

A challenging acticity for students. Ideal for pushing learners but may need to be simplified for lower level students. The resource needs to be cut into two piles. One pile of verbs used in the exam and one pile of definitions. The learners need to match up the two. This resource is versatile. Learners can be given one card each and ask to match them, they could work on the whole activity in pairs or small groups.
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Internet Safety/ Hoaxes

Internet Safety/ Hoaxes

A booklet that explores some of the weird and wonderful hoaxes of the Internet. Fake websites range from the endangered tree octopus to an online pregnancy scanner. Learners are asked to evaluate the sites and decide why things on the page may not be as they seem. At the end of the resource the learners are asked to look at some less controversial conspiracy theories such as time travel and life on Mars. This is a light-hearted and fun lesson designed to remind learners not to believe everything they see on the internet.
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Vocabulary Wordsearch

Vocabulary Wordsearch

This wordsearch includes 23 words designed to expand your learners' vocabulary. The wordsearch includes space for the learner to write a definition of each word. Ideal to use as a starter or extention task.
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25 Images for Creative Writing

25 Images for Creative Writing

25 imagination inspiring photos for creative writing. Can be used as prompts for story writing or for group discussions/ planning exercises. Ideal for GCSE English and FS Level 2.
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50 GCSE English Creative Writing and Story Writing Prompts

50 GCSE English Creative Writing and Story Writing Prompts

50 varied and fun ideas for writing shot stories. Ideal to use individually for the whole class to write the same story or to use as a whole and let the students choose a prompt. Prompts can also be used as a starter or discussion points. Also, these are very good to practise planning a piece of work as they promote imagination.
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Maths Wordsearch

Maths Wordsearch

A wordsearch containing 26 maths related words. A good way to embed English into a maths lesson. Wordsearches can improve reading skills as the learners practise skimming and scanning. Ideal to use as a starter or extention task.
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