1 x Fact v. Opinion Introduction - students write their own definitions of fact and opinion and complete tasks to identify facts and opinions. 1 x Sentence worksheet - students identify fact and opinion in single sentences. 1 x Paragraph worksheet - students identify the fact and opinion in paragraphs. A good follow on exercise from the sentence worksheet. Created for Functional Skills students but can be used for Primary school or recap for high school students.
1 x Informative Extract with activities. 1 x Copy of the extract with no activities or questions, to use as you need or to set your own questions or tasks. Charity leaflet - fictional charity created. Full instructions are given on the worksheet. Includes aims so that students understand why they are completing the activities. Ideal for GCSE / High School / Functional Skills students. The aim of the worksheet is to get students considering the main purpose of a text and linking words and features to that purpose. Great for developing skills in language analysis.
14 x Vocabulary building worksheets - all “5 Words” Task. Students are asked to write five synonyms down for the given word and the extension task asks students to use one of the words from each group in a sentence. Great for a quick warm-up activity or homework. Some have English Literature text themes but can still be used if not studying the texts. These were created to help students who were struggling to use a range of words in their responses to exam questions.
1 x Oxymoron Introduction worksheet - students are encouraged to write the definition of oxymoron and identify examples. Includes answers. 1 x Oxymoron vs. juxtaposition information and worksheet - explaining the difference between the two and identifying both. 1 x Oxymoron and Juxtaposition information and worksheet - info in a table and a task to identify both. Great for GCSE / High school students.
Several resources with everything students need to write formal emails. Basic information for all areas of an email and plenty of tasks with examples. Great for encouraging students to proofread and evaluate writing whilst learning what is required for formal emails.
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Mock Exam. Includes: Source (Lord of the Flies), question booklet (both Section A and Section B) and a cover page with space for feedback. Follows the same structure and wording of the AQA exam. Great for practising timings and preparing for exams.
1 x Sample email - great for getting students to proofread, evaluate and amend formal emails. 1 x Sheet with 2 versions of the same email - ideal for students to compare a well-written formal email and a poorly written email. 1 x Email writing task - students have information and are asked to write an email using that information. Great for preparing for exams.
These worksheets were created for Year 10 EAL students who needed help to build vocabulary for the GCSE exams. They would be helpful to any students wishing to expand their vocabulary or to write more concisely. The set includes tasks based on 12 adjectives that can be used instead of phrases using very. Worksheet 1 is a word matching table that works well as a group activity / think, pair, share / carousal activity. Worksheet 2 is a picture match activity. I usually do this as a recap / starter in a later lesson, to see what students remember from the word matching table task. Worksheet 3 is a cloze activity / gap fill activity where students add the words to paragraphs or sentences that show what the word mean.
2 x foreshadowing worksheets. Great for helping students to identify and explain foreshadowing. Ideal for GCSE / High School students.
1 x Guess Who Worksheet - students go into detail about who the audience is of five examples and consider what language was used for that audience. 1 x What’s The Point Worksheet - students say what the main purpose is of five examples and consider what language has been used by the writer for that purpose. Full instructions are given on the worksheet. Includes aims so that students understand why they are completing the activities. Ideal for GCSE / High School / Functional Skills students. The aim of the worksheet is to get students considering how language is used by writers for specific audiences and purposes. Great for developing skills in language analysis.
1 x Formal Letter Template. Includes Labels to guide students. Ideal for Primary School, High School (Year 7, 8, 9) or Functional Skills students.
1 x Information sheet explaining concise writing and containing practical tips. 1 x Concise writing worksheet - students are given sentences that they have to rewrite. Great to improve academic writing and practice proofreading. Includes answer sheet. 1 x Writing confidently info sheet / worksheet - gives brief info about writing confidently and includes a task where students evaluate examples of writing. Created for A-Level students but would also be suitable for GCSE students too.
1 x Email Do’s and Dont’s - ideal for introducing the way to write formal emails. 1 x Email subject lines information and worksheet - includes information about what subject lines should be like and tasks for students to put that into practice. Great for learning to evaluate own writing too. 1 x blank email template plan. 1 x email checklist example - students can see one way to plan their writing.
1 x Extract from a health leaflet giving advice. 1 x Two page Exam Style Questions. Based on AQA Functional Skills Level 1 Exam. Created for Functional Skills students.
Outline of Paper 1 and Paper 2 of AQA GCSE English Literature exam. Includes: Basic information - allocated marks, exam times, approx. time on each question, structure of exam. Simplified mark scheme. General tips. Structure guide. Ideal to talk through with students in class and give as a handout for revision.
1 x Information sheet about the structure of conclusions in an essay with example and questions. 1 x Example conclusions for students to evaluate - the aim is to get students finding for themselves what makes a good conclusion. 1 x Do’s and Dont’s of writing a conclusion with tips and strategies for writing them. Created for A-Level students but would also be suitable for GCSE / adult learners.
2 x Worksheets about Tone. Created to help students understand and identify tone. Includes aims so students know why they are being asked to complete tasks. Ideal for GCSE / High School students.
A collection of worksheets to help students generate ideas and write for a dystopian story. Ideal for KS3 and KS4 students.
1 x Grid to compare poetry. Ideal for comparing poems by language, structure, form and context. Created for GCSE / high school students.
3 x Printable revision timetables: 1 x Detailed with day and time slots. You can plan your revision to the hour! 1 x Partially detailed with days indicated. Can add your own times (the example plan is based on this timetable). 1 x Least detailed with just days indicated. You can just write in tasks you wish to accomplish on specific days. 1 x Example timetable showing how you can use the partially detailed timetable and some revision ideas. Great for planning the last few weeks of revision for exams.