This is a selection of resources that can be used in any English/Literacy lesson. Carry a selection of these resources with you and you have a better chance of surviving the most difficult of lessons that you are thrust into. There are differentiated reading and writing activities, some that will engage most pupils. There are also many full units of work so that if you are with the same class for a longer period of time, you have the resources ready to go.
This bargain bundle includes:
4 All About Me Units, including differentiated reading texts and comprehension exercises and writing plans and activities.
Both full sets of Stage 3 challenges of the Ultimate Writing Championship! All the writing challenges focus on particular literacy skills and the pupils can use them to write about any topic. A very valuable resource.
Reading questions that can fit any fiction or non-fiction book. You can therefore use any reading resources, in any classroom and you will have differentiated reading questions ready to give to the pupils.
A full imaginative writing unit of work including the short story ‘The New Pupil’ with numerous activities for the pupils to do about it.
A booklet containing many engaging short stories with comprehension exercises and other activities to go with each story. You can give these to pupils to work independently or in groups. Or you can read them to the class, engaging them this way before they complete the tasks.
Functional Skills reading tips and practice papers. A good resource for teaching basic reading skills.
GCSE editing and proof-reading activities.
A whole unit of work for the increasingly popular wrestling novel ‘Night Of Warriors’. This is used in a growing number of schools as a reading catch-up resource for use of with small groups. However if you carry a copy of this book with you, reading it to a class is sure to engage many more challenging pupils and you can then use their interest as springboard to their engagement in this unit’s resources.