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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 9 Activities
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This lesson explores the keywords ‘tension’ and ‘drama.’ Students will be able to identify tension in the chapter by listing examples between characters. A table of quotes will be presented for students to complete in their books by analysing how tension is created by the author. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 12 Activities
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Students will explore Bruno and Shmuel’s journey by creating a table of differences. Students will write a PETER paragraph to answer how the author shows Bruno’s innocence in the chapter by probing two particular quotes. The plenary will inform teaching and learning by assessing the students’ confidence level in using the PETER structure of paragraph writing. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides Printable plenary ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 13 Activities
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Students will start with a discussion around the prominent themes in the novel so far. Focussing on the theme of fear, the lesson will look at Maria’s fear of her superiors by locating quotes to evidence this. Using a modelled paragraph, students will label for PETER and then write their own couple of paragraphs to answer, “How does John Boyne show that Shmuel is afraid in these lines?” Students will self-assess their work. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides Printable modelled paragraph ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 16 Activities
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas | Chapter 16 Activities

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Students will begin by watching a short video regarding Nazis (BBC Bitesize must be accessible). They will use their inference skills to understand the effect of Lieutenant Kotler’s transfer on Bruno’s family. Students will organise quotes about Gretel into two categories which will help explain her character development and change throughout the course of the novel. Using this information, students will write a couple of paragraphs to explain how Gretel’s character changed. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 9 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 6 Activities
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Students will take a closer look at Maria’s character and hot-seat her in pairs to make inferences. They will use the information to complete an analysis table on characterisation. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Globe Theatre | Activities
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Students will begin the lesson by working in partners following a script to role-play questions and answers about The Globe Theatre. To consolidate their learning, students will watch a video on The Globe Theatre and make their own notes using the information they have heard. They will be given a worksheet to label The Globe Theatre and then they will check and correct their worksheet. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides Printable role-play question and answer script Printable Label The Globe Theatre worksheet ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 10 Activities
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In an outstanding lesson, student will work collaboratively in groups to identify the roles of each character using parts of a bicycle as a metaphor. They will delve deeper into the characterisation of Shmuel and explore his implicit and explicit traits as they jot down words and quotes around a figure outline. Individually, students will complete a quotes analysis table on Shmuel and then watch an accompanying short video of Bruno’s encounter with his new friend. Students will explore Bruno’s thoughts and feelings through diary writing and then peer assess work using a checklist. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 8 slides Printable writing checklist Printable figure outline Printable bicycle starter activity in colour and b/w ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 17 Activities
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Students will begin by brainstorming higher-order questions to ask Mother. They will hot-seat her character in turns after reading the chapter. Students will answer some comprehension questions regarding Mother’s attitude to Out-With and then peer-assess their work. After having explored Mother’s thoughts and feelings from the chapter, students will write a letter in her character using the sentence starters provided. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 8 Activities
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Students will identify modal and imperative verbs whilst exploring Bruno’s feelings in his letter to Grandmother. In groups, students will read an Agony Aunt style letter to understand how to advise, before writing their own letter to Bruno as Grandmother. Students will self-assess their work using a writing check-list. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 9 slides Printable writing checklist Printable Agony Aunt letter Printable excerpt from chapter for highlighting activity ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 11 Activities
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Students will explore relationships between characters and their reactions to the Fury’s arrival. Students will dramatise freeze frames in groups from the scenario assigned to them. The lesson will culminate in a writing activity where students will use a PETER structured paragraph to explore the question, “How do the different members of the family react to the arrival of The Fury?” Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 8 slides Printable freeze frames ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
William Shakespeare | Introduction Activities
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Students will begin the lesson by creating a mind map of what they already know about William Shakespeare. They will then play a memory game using images associated with William Shakespeare and his work. After watching a video based on his life, students will make their own notes to use for a collage. They will collaborate with one another to share facts about William Shakespeare which will have them excited and engaged as they walk around the classroom to learn different facts from one another. They will work in groups to collate their facts to add to the collage. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides Printable facts on Shakespeare ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 18 Activities
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Students will analyze clues to make predictions regarding the upcoming adventure. They will probe the language in quotes for literary techniques and zoom in on words to make predictions. There are opportunities for self-assessment and paired discussions throughout the lesson. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 7 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
World War 1  |  Carousel Activity
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Students will move from station to station around the classroom to collect information about the war in order to fill out their worksheet. This resource is an excellent introduction to war poetry and culminates with a diary entry to consolidate students’ learning. Assessment objectives can be typed in on the slides where appropriate. Topics covered: Causes of War WW1 Facts Trench Rats Women’s Roles A Soldier’s Equipment School During WW1 End of War and Remembrance Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 4 slides 7 printable factsheets in colour 7 printable factsheets in black and white 1 printable factsheet worksheet ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
A Christmas Carol  |  The Businessmen Activities
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A Christmas Carol | The Businessmen Activities

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The conversation of the businessmen held great significance in Stave 4 as they highlighted Scrooge’s character through jest. After reading their conversation, students will highlight clues from the extract and answer questions independently. They will explore Scrooge’s thoughts and feelings by writing a diary entry. Sentence starters are provided for the independent piece of writing and students will challenge themselves by explaining Scrooge’s remorse for his actions. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides Printable extract ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
Dulce et Decorum est  |  Poetry Analysis
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Students will probe and analyse language to look for insightful meanings in war propaganda. Over seven hours of reading, playing class games, watching videos, and completing group tasks, students will be able to confidently discuss Owen’s view on war and how he uses language to describe war through his famous poem. The resource also includes a bonus modelled paragraph on how war is presented in the poem (can be compared to Rupert Brooke’s ‘The Soldier’). Assessment objectives can be typed in on the slides where appropriate. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 20 slides Printable progress check cards Printable clue cards + answer key Printable summary cards Printable Wilfred Owen facts Printable copy of the poem Printable modelled paragraph Printable information table ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 3 Activities
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Students will begin with an engaging game to recap what they know so far about the novel. After reading the chapter, students will answer comprehension questions to test their knowledge (answers included). Students will share ideas about Gretel and then write a paragraph of their impressions of her using sentence starters provided. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 13 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 1 Activities
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An exciting introduction to John Boyne’s novel where students will explore the title and blurb to find clues in order to figure out what the book is about. The study of chapter 1 will look into character analysis by zooming into words to form impressions of the novel’s protagonist. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 6 slides Printable character image ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ �� Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 4 Activities
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An engaging dive into the context of the novel and Hitler’s rise to power where students will work in groups to read information regarding the Holocaust. The context sheets can be passed on from group to group during the activity or set up as stations around the classroom where the students move to them instead! Important keywords are explored in this lesson as students work together to fill out their context table. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 7 slides Printable context information sheets - Adolf Hitler - The Rise of the Nazis - Propaganda and its Effects - 25 Point Programme - Consequences of the Munich Putsch Printable context information table ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 5 Activities
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Students will role-play scenarios to understand the relationship between Bruno and Father. The lesson checks students’ understanding with comprehension questions (answers included) and a paired activity before culminating with paragraph writing on Father’s character and his relationship with his son. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 13 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  |  Chapter 14 Activities
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Students will explore symbolism and their significance in the novel. They will be assigned a student in the class and draw for them a symbol based on what they know about them. This will explore the negative feelings associated with certain symbols and allow students to empathise with Shmuel. Includes: Animated PowerPoint presentation of 7 slides ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ ✧ Kindly leave feedback for this product. We’d love to hear from you! Tes ✧ Blog ✧ Twitter ✧ Facebook ✧ Instagram ✧ Pinterest ✧ Email ©2021 The Nifty Ninja