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I'm an English teacher who enjoys creating resources. I create things mainly for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills. I also teach creative writing and I like to look at ways for my learners to improve their writing. I have been teaching for six years and I like to make complex material as simple as possible for my learners.

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I'm an English teacher who enjoys creating resources. I create things mainly for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills. I also teach creative writing and I like to look at ways for my learners to improve their writing. I have been teaching for six years and I like to make complex material as simple as possible for my learners.
GCSE English Quick Glossary of Language Features with Definitions and Effects on the Reader
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GCSE English Quick Glossary of Language Features with Definitions and Effects on the Reader

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GCSE English Language revision sheet could be used in lessons for revision, to help complete classwork and practise questions. A glossary of 22 language techniques with definition and the effects the techniques have on the reader. This resource is two pages long, easy to read, easy to understand and colourful. It can be used to help learners start to think how language features are effective. Perfect to include in a revision pack for learners. Can also be used for revision of Functional Skills Level 2.
Chemical Elements Crossword
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Chemical Elements Crossword

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A crossword with 20 chemical elements. The clues are the chemical symbols for each element. Ideal to use as a starter or as an extension activity.
GCSE English Language Revision Games and Puzzles
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GCSE English Language Revision Games and Puzzles

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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.
Writing a Newspaper Article - Crime Journalism
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Writing a Newspaper Article - Crime Journalism

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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.
6 Icebreaker Activities
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6 Icebreaker Activities

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A collection of 6 A4 icebreaker worksheets. These activities are ideal for new classes and helping the learners to get to know each other. Full instructions are given on each sheet and some activities will require sellotape, paper and coloured pens.
Punctuation and Writing Wordsearch
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Punctuation and Writing Wordsearch

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A wordsearch containing 20 words relating to punctuation and writing. Ideal to use as a starter or extension activity. Wordsearches can improve learners reading ability by allowing them to practise their skimming and scanning skills.
Language Features Wordsearch/Anagrams
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Language Features Wordsearch/Anagrams

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A wordsearch with two sets of clues. One set has normal words and one set with anagrams of the words for learner who like to be challenged. Suitable for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills.
Language Features Crossword
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Language Features Crossword

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A colourful crossword for the revision of language features and persuasive writing techniques. Ideal for revision of GCSE English Language or Functional Skills Level 2. Clues include testing the learners on both definitions of the terms and how they effect a reader.
GCSE English Language Features Wordsearch
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GCSE English Language Features Wordsearch

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Easy to read wordsearch includes a table so the learners can provide a definition for the words they find in the grid. Perfect for GCSE English Language revision or Functional Skills Level 2.
GCSE English Presentational Features Wordsearch Pack of Three
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GCSE English Presentational Features Wordsearch Pack of Three

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Three word-searches based on 16 different presentational features with colour and pictures. The word-searches have varying difficulty levels. Wordsearch One - Star shaped with 10 presentational features to find. Wordsearch Two - Large square wordsearch with 16 presentational features to find. Wordsearch Three - Large Diamond wordsearch with 11 presentational features to find. Ideal for GCSE English Language or Functional Skills Level 1-2.
GCSE English Language Practise Inference
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GCSE English Language Practise Inference

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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.
Large Roald Dahl Books Wordsearch
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Large Roald Dahl Books Wordsearch

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This wordsearch includes 16 of Roald Dahl's children's books. It is a large wordsearch and includes a separate page that lists the books to search for. There is an extension task at the end of the resource which asks pupils to create a book cover in the template for their favourite Roald Dahl book. Ideal for lovers for Roald Dahl!
Vocabulary Wordsearch
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Vocabulary Wordsearch

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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.
Jargon
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Jargon

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A one page resource on jargon suitable for GCSE and Functional Skills. The worksheet has an example of jargon used in climate change and gives examples of jargon for the students to define.
Descriptive Writing With Colour
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Descriptive Writing With Colour

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A resource to develop the use of adjectives in creative writing. The inspiration for the story is taken from unusual names for colours. The learners are asked to match names of colours with examples and to find five things they associate with the colours. The learners then plan a story by drawing a picture and consider their use of adjectives.