A really interesting activity I made up for my Advanced Higher class who are studying both plays.
Great for revision purposes and a bit of end of term fun.
Sets of questions for three teams with an answer sheet.
general questions; multiple choice; who said...?; anagrams etc.
My class really enjoyed it.
This is a great resource for revising the Norman MacCaig set text poems. My class loved it and it lasted for a double period. 5 rounds of questions for up to 6 teams: general; complete the quotation; multiple choice; name the technique; anagram.
Answer sheet supplied.
A set of questions about all 10 chapters of this lovely short novel.
'Stars Shall Be Bright ' is a terrific story inspired by the true story of the Quintinshill rail disaster where more than 200 first world war soldiers were killed in the UK's worst ever rail collision.
This Barrington Stoke book is specifically developed to support dyslexic readers, but can be used with all pupils.
To accompany my resource - My Left Foot studying a key scene - this is a completed booklet with model examples of analysis for each bullet point. I get pupils to complete their own notes first, collate their ideas on the projector, then issue this booklet with examples of how they could develop their observations into written analysis.
It's been a great resource for helping pupils to write essays about a key scene in the film.
An A3 poster with important quotations and techniques from all 6 of the Norman MacCaig set text poems. My class loved this and are using it at home to revise for their exam. It covers: Assisi, Basking Shark, Aunt Julia, Visiting Hour, Memorial and Sounds of the Day.
A booklet to support the final set text question - clear links between each of the poems: Visiting Hour, Aunt Julia, Memorial, Basking Shark, Assisi, and Sounds of the Day
A very helpful resource for exam revision.
An excellent resource for getting pupils to analyse the effectiveness of a writer's word choice. A homework sheet with a step-by-step guide to how to tackle each sentence. My pupils' close reading (comprehension/interpretation) marks improved significantly after doing this.
My senior classes absolutely love this team game at the end of studying the text. Five rounds of fun questions, with a bonus anagram round at the end. Answer key provided. A totally riotous lesson (even without beer!)
A booklet with a guided plan for choosing a topic and producing a persuasive essay. Detailed notes about persuasive writing techniques that pupils can use to enhance their writing in this genre. Model opening paragraphs.
Work to suit secondary pupils in S3/4 (age 14+)
A set of questions to support pupil analysis of the text, and then a detailed essay plan to help pupils write an essay about the range of feelings communicated in the poem.
a comprehensive unit of study via powerpoint for first and second year secondary school pupils.
Includes focus on: genre, conventions, plot, Walt Disney research, discussion tasks, analysis of film, youtube links to documentary, characterisation, themes, music, setting and symbolism.
My class LOVED doing this and wrote brilliant film evaluations afterwards.