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I teach GCSE English Literature Creative Writing and ESOL students. I try to include creative thinking/tasks in lessons whenever I can to encourage the students' own creativity and enrich their learning experience. My resources seek to give students the skills they need.

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I teach GCSE English Literature Creative Writing and ESOL students. I try to include creative thinking/tasks in lessons whenever I can to encourage the students' own creativity and enrich their learning experience. My resources seek to give students the skills they need.
A Christmas Carol - Adapted - Stave 1
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A Christmas Carol - Adapted - Stave 1

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A specially adapted version of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens for foundation skills reading and writing and special education. It is also Common Core aligned for Kindergarten level. This unit covers Stave 1 and includes all handouts, a presentation and worksheets for a variety of activities designed to increase vocabulary, assist with spelling, reading comprehension and creative writing - working as a group and individually. This resource means foundation level students/kindergarten/Key stage 1 level can enjoy classic literature - and improve their reading and writing skills at the same time. The resources have been designed to stimulate imaginations and make learning fun. Contents - Adapted text Powerpoint - 8 slides. Story journal cover Colour poster Worksheet - Scrooge’s problem Worksheet - Meet Scrooge! (Cut & paste activity) Worksheet - Meet Bob Cratchit! (Cut & paste activity) Worksheet - Complete the sentence Worksheet - Fill in the missing words Answer sheet Write the front page of a newspaper Worksheet - Scrooge true/false Worksheet - Scrooge poem Activity - Interview Scrooge Worksheet - Creative writing exercise Word search
Animal Farm Ch10 PDF/Google Slides
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Animal Farm Ch10 PDF/Google Slides

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Adapted resources for Animal Farm by George Orwell Chapter 10 for ESL/Special education, but also suitable for GCSE/lower level students. Ideal for differentiating/scaffolding. A variety of handouts and worksheets you can use with lower level students whilst studying the novel to ensure differentiation. Can also be used as a revision aid/homework. ****A link for resources has been added for Google Slides as well as the PDF file.
Animal Farm Ch1 PDF/Google Slides
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Animal Farm Ch1 PDF/Google Slides

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Adapted resources for Animal Farm by George Orwell (Chapter 1 for ESL/ESOL and special education but also suitable for GCSE/High school lower level students). Ideal for classes where you need to differentiate. **A link for resources has been added for Google Slides as well as the PDF file. ** This resource covers chapter one. Further resources covering the rest of the text also available. Contents - Draw a map of the farm Character description worksheets How does the novel mirror historical events? The shift of power in the novel poster Power shifts in the novel handout Major’s speech handouts Major’s speech - irony/foreshadowing The 7 commandments handout Short answer quiz Lost the plot?? worksheet Answers Wordsearch
Animal Farm Ch 4 PDF/Google Slides
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Animal Farm Ch 4 PDF/Google Slides

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Specially adapted resources for Animal Farm by George Orwell Chapter 4 for ESL/special education, but also suitable for GCSE/High school lower level students/differentiation/scaffolding. ****A link for resources has been added for Google Slides as well as the PDF file. 16 pages This resource covers chapter Four. Further resources covering the rest of the text are available. Lost the plot?? Who the characters represent The Battle plan! Write a diary entry Write the front page of a newspaper Class discussion CH 4 Takeaways Quiz Answers Wordsearch
Animal Farm Chapters 1-10  ESL/ESOL/Spec.ed resources
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Animal Farm Chapters 1-10 ESL/ESOL/Spec.ed resources

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The complete bundle covering chapters 1-10 of Animal Farm by George Orwell. Adapted resources for ESL/ESOL/Spec.ed. Ideal for lower ability students for differentiation. Use alongside the original text. A variety of worksheets, handouts wordsearches and true/false quizzes. Also ideal as a revision resource or for homework/homeschooling.
A Christmas Carol Presentations (ADAPTED) staves 1-5
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A Christmas Carol Presentations (ADAPTED) staves 1-5

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‘A Christmas Carol’ presentations covering staves 1-5, specially adapted for foundation level reading and writing skills, special education, ESOL and adult literacy classes. The accompanying scheme of work and further lesson resources are also available. All clip Art - www.edu-clips.com Border on cover - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com
Animal Farm Ch5 PDF/Google Slides
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Animal Farm Ch5 PDF/Google Slides

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Adapted resources for Animal Farm by George Orwell Chapter 5 for** ESL/special education, **but also suitable for GCSE/High school lower level students. Ideal for differentiating lessons. This resource covers chapter five. Further resources covering the rest of the text are available. ****A link for resources has been added for Google Slides as well as the PDF file. 23 pages - Lost the plot?? worksheet Design an election poster Class ballot papers Write a letter from Mollie Write Snowball’s diary entry What should Snowball do next? Plan your strategy (group activity) Write the front page of a newspaper Class discussion - Equality Class discussion - Boxer Class discussion - Where is he? Ch.5 takeaways Quiz Answers Wordsearch
A close reading of 2 extracts from A Christmas Carol, Stave 1.
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A close reading of 2 extracts from A Christmas Carol, Stave 1.

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A close reading lesson using 2 extracts from 'A Christmas Carol', stave 1. Updated with illustrations. Resources include a handout explaining what a close reading is, 2 text extracts from stave 1, question worksheets and answer sheets. AQA GCSE English Literature the 19th-century novel Other resources covering A Christmas Carol are available. visit my shop to see more. Scrooge clip art by www.edu-clips.com Clip art used in what is a close reading by - http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Artifex Frame on cover of what is a close reading by - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com
A Christmas Carol - Adapted Stave 2
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A Christmas Carol - Adapted Stave 2

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A specially adapted version of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens for foundation skills reading and writing and special education. It is also Common Core aligned for Kindergarten level. This unit covers Stave 2 and includes all handouts, a presentation and worksheets for a variety of activities designed to increase vocabulary, assist with spelling, reading comprehension and creative writing - working as a group and individually. This resource means foundation level students/kindergarten/Key stage 1 level can enjoy classic literature - and improve their reading and writing skills at the same time. The resources have been designed to stimulate imaginations and make learning fun. Contents - Adapted text Powerpoint Story journal cover Colour poster Worksheet - Scrooge’s problem Worksheet - Meet Scrooge! (Cut & paste activity) Worksheet - Meet Bob Cratchit! (Cut & paste activity) Worksheet - Complete the sentence Worksheet - Fill in the missing words Answer sheet Write the front page of a newspaper Worksheet - Scrooge true/false Worksheet - Scrooge poem Activity - Interview Scrooge Worksheet - Creative writing exercise Word search
A Christmas Carol - Adapted. Stave 3
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A Christmas Carol - Adapted. Stave 3

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A specially adapted lesson/version of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens for foundation skills reading and writing and special education.Equally suitable for ESOL or adult literacy classes. Common Core aligned. This complete unit covers Stave 3 and includes handouts, a presentation and worksheets for a variety of activities. This resource means foundation level students can enjoy classic literature and improve their reading and writing skills at the same time.
A Christmas Carol presentation (Adapted) - Stave 2
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A Christmas Carol presentation (Adapted) - Stave 2

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A Christmas Carol 10 slide presentation which covers stave 2 and is specially adapted for foundation level reading and writing skills, special education, ESOL and adult literacy classes. The accompanying scheme of work and further lesson resources are also available. All Clip Art - www.edu-clips.com Border - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com
A Christmas Carol presentation - Adapted. Stave 4
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A Christmas Carol presentation - Adapted. Stave 4

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A Christmas Carol 7 slide presentation which covers stave 4 and is specially adapted for foundation level reading and writing skills, special education, ESOL and adult literacy classes. The accompanying scheme of work and further lesson resources are also available. All Clip Art - www.edu-clips.com Cover border - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com
A Christmas Carol presentation (Adapted) - Stave 5
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A Christmas Carol presentation (Adapted) - Stave 5

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A Christmas Carol presentation covers stave 5 and is specially adapted for foundation level reading and writing skills, special education, ESOL and adult literacy classes. The accompanying scheme of work and further lesson resources are also available. UPDATED All Clip Art - www.edu-clips.com Border of cover - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com
A Christmas Carol presentation - Adapted. Stave 3
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A Christmas Carol presentation - Adapted. Stave 3

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A Christmas Carol 9 slide presentation which covers stave 3 and is specially adapted for foundation level reading and writing skills, special education, ESOL and adult literacy classes. The accompanying scheme of work and further lesson resources are also available. All Clip Art - www.edu-clips.com Cover border - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com
Amelia Earhart workbook  PDF/Google Slides
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Amelia Earhart workbook PDF/Google Slides

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This resource covers the icon Amelia Earhart and her mysterious disappearance. **PDF file and link for Google Slides for distance learning. ** It includes - A handout explaining who Amelia was, how she went missing and the many theories of the cause of her disappearance. A reading comprehension task. Creative writing tasks. Can be used as a workbook or as separate handouts. 17 pages No prep.
A Christmas Carol presentation. (Adapted) - Stave 1
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A Christmas Carol presentation. (Adapted) - Stave 1

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An 8 slide presentation containing an adapted text of Stave 1 for foundation level/spec ed students. The scheme of work/other resources to be used alongside this presentation are available. All clip art - www.edu-clips.com Cover border - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com