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Creative Squirrel English Resources

I am currently working as an English HLTA within an SEN department. I am always challenging myself to create new and exciting resources to help my students learn, and also save me time!

I am currently working as an English HLTA within an SEN department. I am always challenging myself to create new and exciting resources to help my students learn, and also save me time!
Checkin Out me History - Powerpoint

Checkin Out me History - Powerpoint

This powerpoint can be covered in one or more lessons. It contains: Differentiated learning objectives •A starter task •List of themes •Context •Overview of the poem •A copy of the poem with key words/phrases highlighted •A list of suggested comparable poems •Five tasks including a writing task in the PEACE structure (explained on slide) •Sentence stems •Challenge task of HAP’s
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Bayonet Charge - Full Lesson Powerpoint

Bayonet Charge - Full Lesson Powerpoint

This powerpoint can be used over one or mores lessons. It contains: Differentiated learning objectives A starter activity Context Themes A stanza-by-stanza copy of the poem (key words and phases highlighted) A list of suggested poems for comparison Four tasks One writing task in the PEACE structure (explained on slide) Sentence stems A challenge tasks for HAP’s
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General Knowledge Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz

A great quiz for the end of term. A 53 slide animated multiple choice quiz with four rounds: Animals Films and Musicals Music and Lyrics Famous Faces
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Charge of the Light Bigade - Powerpoint

Charge of the Light Bigade - Powerpoint

This powerpoint can be covered over one or more lessons. It includes: Differentiated learning objectives A starter task List of themes Context Overview of the poem A stanza-by-stanza copy of the poem with key words/phrases highlighted A list of suggested comparable poems Five tasks including a writing task in the PEACE structure (explained on slide) Sentence stems Challenge task of HAP’s
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Comprehension Booklet - Fiction Texts

Comprehension Booklet - Fiction Texts

A 31 page comprehension booklet containing 15 extracts and corresponding task sheets. Each task sheet contains a list of comprehension questions, three extension tasks and more. Suitable for KS2 - KS3 or for SEN/ EAL subgroups. Can be used in booklet form or used as page-by-page worksheets.
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Macbeth Revision Booklet

Macbeth Revision Booklet

This booklet contains all of key elements students need to revise ‘Macbeth’. This includes: Mark scheme Sentence stems Act-by act-plot summary Revision of key characters, including quotations, links to themes and useful adjectives. Historical context Symbolism Perfect for SEN/EAL differentiation.
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'House of Games' General Knowledge Quiz

'House of Games' General Knowledge Quiz

A general knowledge quiz based upon the BBC show ‘House of Games’. This contains four rounds - “letter switch” “Size Matters” “Put your finger on it” “The Nice Round” A great quiz for the end of the school year, and something a little bit different from the usual! Students can work individually, in pairs or as part of a team. Points should be awarded for each winning answer.
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An Inspector Calls Learning/ Revision Mat

An Inspector Calls Learning/ Revision Mat

This resource contains all of the key information needed when studying ‘An Inspector Calls’ on one A4 document. This contains: • Key character information • Relevant character quotes •Key words •Themes •Context This is excellent for use with SEN/EAL/lower ability students. Can be laminated and put on desks for easy reference as part of a lesson, stuck into class books as a topic summary/introduction document, as a differentiated resource, or as a revision document.
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Much Ado About Nothing Learning/ Revision Mat

Much Ado About Nothing Learning/ Revision Mat

This resource contains all the key information needed for studying ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ on one A4 page. This includes: Plot summary List of main characters and brief description key quotes and their placement Key words explained Context Themes This is fantastic for use with SEN/EAL/lower ability students. It can be laminated and put on desks for students to refer to throughout the lesson, stuck in to books as a topic summary/introduction, as a differentiated resource or as a revision document.
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Romeo and Juliet Quotation Table

Romeo and Juliet Quotation Table

A five page, fully colour-coded document containing all of the key quotes from ‘Romeo and Juliet’. This document also contains: The act and scene of the quote Linked themes A simplified meaning This document is perfect for revision, lower ability groups or SEN as it is quick and easy to use for both students and staff.
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Macbeth Quote Quiz

Macbeth Quote Quiz

A thirty question, multiple choice quiz using key quotes from ‘Macbeth’. A fantastic revision document, plenary or starter task. I have used it for my SEN/lower ability groups to help them memorize important quotations.
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The Sign of Four Learning/ Revision Mat

The Sign of Four Learning/ Revision Mat

This resource contains all of the key information needed when studying ‘The Sign of Four’ on one A4 document. This contains: A plot summary A summary of Sherlock Holmes A summary of Dr John Watson Useful adjectives Key words Themes Key quotes Context This is excellent for use with SEN/EAL/lower ability students. Can be laminated and put on desks for easy reference as part of a lesson, stuck into class books as a topic summary/introduction document, as a differentiated resource, or as a revision document.
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Quotation Table - Macbeth

Quotation Table - Macbeth

This four page document is fully colour-coded, easy to use and contains: Key quotations Linked themes Placement A short explanation. Can be used as a summary/introduction document or as a revision aid for students. Fantastic for lower ability/SEN/EAL and can be used as a differentiated resource. Literature Paper 1 Section A (AQA)
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Lord of the Flies Revision/ Learning Mat

Lord of the Flies Revision/ Learning Mat

This resource contains all of the key information needed when studying ‘Lord of the Flies’ in one A4 document, including: A brief summary / overview of plot A list of key characters and short summary Themes Symbolism Context Key quotes and their placement Key words Fantastic for lower ability/SEN/EA. This can be used as a laminated resource to use within a lesson, stuck into class books as an introduction/summary of topic, as a differentiated resource, or as a revision document. For use with Literature Paper 2 Section A AQA
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Learning/ Revision Mat

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Learning/ Revision Mat

This resource contains all of the key information needed when studying ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’, including: Summary/ overview of plot key characters and a brief description themes symbolism key quotes key words This resource is fantastic for lower ability groups/SEN/EAL. It can laminated and used a part of a lesson, stuck into class books as a summary/introduction of topic, as a differentiated resource or as a revision document.
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Comprehension Cards

Comprehension Cards

A set of fourteen comprehension cards (two per A4 page) Each card contains: A short extract five comprehension questions five identification questions (word types, sentence types, language devices) Six words to define I created these cards to cover as many skills required for GCSE as possible in one easy to use resource. I have found these work brilliantly with by lower ability groups/SEN/EAL, who struggle with not only basic comprehension, but with their vocabulary and identification skills. These cards can be printed and used as a starter/extension task, or laminated and cut to create a re-usable resource pack.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream Learning/Revision Mat

A Midsummer Night's Dream Learning/Revision Mat

This mat contains all the key information needed for studying ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ including: Summary/ overview of the plot Key characters and a short description Key quotes Key vocabulary Much more! This is particularly useful for lower ability/SEN/EAL students. This can be laminated to be put on desks for students to use as part of the lesson, as differentiated material, stuck in to class books as an introduction/summary document or used for revision purposes. For use with Literature Paper 1 Section A (AQA)
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The Tempest Revsion/ Learning Mat

The Tempest Revsion/ Learning Mat

For use with Literature Paper 1 Section A (AQA) Contains all of the key information on one A4 sheet, including: Context A brief overview of the plot Character list Symbols and their meanings Themes Key quotes This can be laminated and put on desks to be used as a resource within the lesson, stuck into books to introduce/ summarize the topic or as a revision document. This is also useful for visual learners/SEN/EAL/lower ability students.
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Quotation Table for A Christmas Carol

Quotation Table for A Christmas Carol

A useful table containing: Key quotes from throughout the book A simple explanation of each quote Where the quote is placed in the novella Each quote is color coded for students to be able to easily locate the evidence that they need. Fantastic as a resource to be embedded within the lesson (I stick it in the back of my student’s notebooks), as a revision document or as differentiation for SEN/EAL/lower ability groups.
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Quotation Table for An Inspector Calls

Quotation Table for An Inspector Calls

This table includes: Key quotations Link to themes A simple explanation of each quote. This table is also colour coded to allow students to quickly and easily locate the evidence that they need. This three page table can be used in a variety of ways: stuck in to the back of workbooks, as a revision aid or as a differentiated resource for SEN/EAL/lower ability students.
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