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I hope my resources simplify your planning, give you the much needed extra hours for an improved work-life balance and take your teaching to the heights you want it to go.

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I hope my resources simplify your planning, give you the much needed extra hours for an improved work-life balance and take your teaching to the heights you want it to go.
Teaching Observation Sheets for Coaching Sessions -

Teaching Observation Sheets for Coaching Sessions -

This resource is to assist the development of teachers in your department. The focus is on their progression as they move towards exceptional teaching skills while building a climate of learning. The resource includes observation templates that achieve the following:  Starter and LO Observation Grid  Development Phase– Observation Grid  Plenary Observation Grid  What is Your Teaching and Learning Balance? Template  Extract from: The Perfect OFSTED Lesson (Pre Observation Checklist)  SWOT: A Post Observation Reflection  Impact on Learning Observation Grid This is also a valid resource for developing a buddy peer observation system across the school or within departments. The templates have been tested numeous times across the curriculum in a busy, inner London secondary school, but it could be used in any teaching sector. Enjoy!
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Combining Writing to Inform and Writing to Explain

Combining Writing to Inform and Writing to Explain

A stand alone lesson that can be used as part of my Writing to Inform lesson (which are all available from my shop!). This lesson explores combining Writing to Inform with Writing to Explain to show the differences. Suitable for KS3 and KS4 The lesson includes everything you need: models starter and plenary suitable writing task which can be completed for HW ( if required). Enjoy!
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Writing to Inform - lessons 4 to 7

Writing to Inform - lessons 4 to 7

This ppt can be purchased with the other set of lessons on sale on my page (i.e. lessons 1-3) or can be bought and used in isolation. This ppt contains 3 lessons that include a range of skills but focus essentially on writing ; practicing what the students have learnt about the genre Writing to Inform. Every lesson has a … starter plenary writing task two lessons have models that can be analysed Suitable for KS4 or advanced KS3 classes.
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Writing to Inform Bundle

Writing to Inform Bundle

In this bundle you will purchase everything you need to teach the genre to KS4 or an advanced KS3. The bundle includes: evaluations criteria sheets HW tasks 10 lessons (including the completion of writing all tasks) Models answers (low grade and higher grade models) for comparison activities to analyse language and style, explore writing for an audience etc.
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Writing to Inform lessons based on appealing to an audience

Writing to Inform lessons based on appealing to an audience

2-4 lessons (depending on the class’s ability) based on the topics of appealing to an audience and using stylistic features to get the highest marks. The ppt contains everything you need: criteria sheet for indpendent writing starters and plenary HW tasks Worksheets Models Fun, engaging tasks and activities Suitable for KS4 or an advance KS3 class
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Writing to Inform - Introductory Lesson

Writing to Inform - Introductory Lesson

This ppt is 1 1/2 to 2 lessons. 2 full lesson if you’re teaching a lower set because it includes a writing in practice task. It introduces the genre ‘writing to inform’ by engaging students in tasks that see them deconstruct and evaluate language, presentational layout and presentational features. This lesson leaves plenty of room to build upon this genre and is purely meant as an introduction only. The lesson includes group work, paired work and individual tasks. Also included is a: starter plenary HW task Model PEE
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