A mat that include a number of different synonyms to help students vary their vocabulary. it also include writing challenges. Excellent resource to have on each desk so that students can work independently.
The booklet is 50 pages and includes a vast amount of tasks that help students build on the skills required for descriptive writing - there are basic tasks to begin with that leads up to exam practice and should build up confidence in students. I have used this with a group of year 9 students and it has helped them to progress.
These ice breaker cards are a really good way for students to get to know each other and for the teacher to learn something about their students. I use these cards with all my year groups as I think they are really good to help build up confidence with questioning and speaking to others. There are a numbers of ways to include these in your lessons and I also use them in a competitive way to see who can remember information about their peers
I have made these based on the dingbats game and I have to say, my groups love playing it. I have had the pictures laminated so that it can be fun activity for when student have completed tasks. It really does get the students thinking.
Based on the English Language question 5 from paper one. I have used these for homework tasks
based on the Dingbats game. All my groups love playing this. its a good resource that can be played as a whole class or a fun activity for small groups or individuals. I have laminated a set of the cards so that they are available at hand.
This resource helps students to understand the key characters and themes on one side and challenges them on the other side. I have laminated mine and placed this on each students table so that they could keep using the mat to refer back to.
I have designed this booklet for my KS3 LA groups. the booklet is complete with a vast amount of tasks, challenges, scenes from the play, progress checks and an assessment. I have tailored this to suit my groups so feel free to add/ remove scenes. I have also included any extra resources needed. if you require any more information please do not hesitate to contact me.
An interactive lesson where students have to share their fact on Roald Dahl. This is aimed at year 7. I have included the facts and the worksheet.
This mat can be used for the English Language Paper 2 writing section but it is also useful to use with any persuasive writing task. I have had mine laminated and placed on each table so that students can use these whenever they need to. This also allows students to work independently.
This resource offers a breakdown for each question of the new English Language Paper 2, reading section. This is a useful resource for learners to use, especially to help independent learning. I have used different coloured paper for each question and had them laminated and they are placed on each desk. I make sure the students refer to these before asking me for guidance.
The Detective Writing lessons helps students to understand what inference is and how this will help them to give a clearer explanation. The students become detectives to help solve crimes.
I have put this together to help support my year 11 students - so they remember what happening in each chapter, who the characters are. I have also added the Assessment Objectives and used questioning to help them understand how to reach each AO. questions added for them to test their knowledge.
A booklet I have designed to help my LA year 7 and 8 group to understand different types of poetry and the techniques. I have included examples for the student to work from and then added activities, challenges, extension tasks and homework tasks. I have also included progress checks throughout the booklet so that students can evaluate their learning. I have also included the PAMS game and cards and the bingo resources. In the booklet used symbols that are relevant for my students C =credits to be given (rewards/stamps)
Using the story of Goldilocks, and The Grinch it shows students to produce a magazine article and a formal letter. Examples included, along with worksheets.My year 8 group loved these lessons.
I have used popular children's characters e.g. Peter Pan, Scar etc for the non fiction lessons. Lesson 1:They have to identify the crimes they have committed and discuss the punishment they deserve. I have also used Roald Dahl's Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Lesson 2: Students have to analyse a crime report then have a go at producing their own, based on Goldilocks. A checklist has been included so students check through their work. starter tasks and homework task included. These lessons were put together for a low ability year 8 group but my high ability group really enjoy the tasks too.
There are 77 challenge card questions which will be suited to use with all English topics. You can choose which ones are most relevant to your specific lesson. I have had mine laminated and placed in a wallets around my classroom, so when the students finish their class work they help themselves to a challenge card.
A range of discussion cards with prompt questions. I use these regularly with my older classes and I have found that they have helped build up confidence with speaking. Some of the topics may not be suited for particular groups or individuals.