GCSE English Language AQA: A complete guide to q3, paper 1 'Creative Reading and Writing'

GCSE English Language AQA: A complete guide to q3, paper 1 'Creative Reading and Writing'

An 19 slide PPT which has been written as a revision guide for the structure question (q3) in Paper 1 of AQA's GCSE English Language spec. There is a focus on what examiners are looking for as well as handy hints throughout. I look at what is meant by structure and look at what examiners are looking for when marking this question. A simplified marks scheme is given so that pupils can track progression. An example of a level 1 paragraph is also given with a tasks to decide why it is a level 1 and for it to be rewritten and improved. The PPT uses the 2017 'Rosabel' paper as a basis. The revision guide contains activities which can be done at home or in the classroom. The PPT has been designed for either teachers to share in the classroom as part of pupils' revision and/or as a document for pupils to take home. Also available from my shop is a similar guide for question 2 of the same paper.
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EU referendum assembly

EU referendum assembly

A complete script with 22 slide PPT for an informative, age-appropriate assembly for junior and secondary school pupils on the upcoming EU referendum. Can be delivered as a class/form assembly but can also be delivered by a single person. The assembly covers the history of the EU and a look at the two sides of the argument; it contains music for entry into assembly and also has a couple of youtube clips.
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GCSE English Language AQA: A complete guide to q2, paper 1 Creative Reading and Writing

GCSE English Language AQA: A complete guide to q2, paper 1 Creative Reading and Writing

An 18 slide PPT which has been written as a revision guide for the language question (q2) in Paper 1 of AQA's GCSE English Language spec. There is a focus on what examiners are looking for as well as handy hints throughout. I look at what is meant by language and look in detail at what examiners are looking for when marking this question. A simplified marks scheme is given so that pupils can track progression. An example of a level 4 paragraph is also given. The PPT uses the 2017 'Rosabel' paper as a basis. The revision guide contains activities which can be done at home or in the classroom. The PPT has been designed for either teachers to share in the classroom as part of pupils' revision and/or as a document for pupils to take home. See my shop for a similar guide for question 3 (structure).
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New school year / back to school assembly

New school year / back to school assembly

A complete assembly with both PPT and script for the start of the new school year. The assembly features a 'how to start the school year successfully' guide with six main points including 'be prepared to fail' and 'listen'. Youtube clips featuring famous people who have failed, Mo Farrah and the benefits of being positive are included as well as the Back to School soundtrack from Grease 2 as entry music. Designed primarily for year 7 - year 11. The assembly has been written for class delivery or for one person.
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UK Election Assembly

UK Election Assembly

UPDATED 18TH MAY WITH DETAILS OF THE TORY MANIFESTO. A 22 slide PPT containing current information on the forthcoming June 8th election. The assembly looks at why an election has been called, what an election is, the different political parties involved, the views of political parties on Brexit, promises already made (pre-manifestos), current opinion polls and interesting election stats from 2015. Concept of democracy is mentioned. Assembly is student friendly and could be used for juniors and seniors. PPT could also be used as a general classroom resourse perhaps during tutorial time or just as a 'current affairs' resource. The resource is updated to reflect major changes so what you download should be current.
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Shakespeare anniversary assembly

Shakespeare anniversary assembly

A complete assembly celebrating Shakespeare for the anniversary of his death (April 23rd). The assembly consists of a 20 slide PPT with a full script for class delivery, if needed. The assembly talks abit about Shakespeare's life and also looks at why he is still popular today and the reasons why children have to study him at school. I also look at how he has influenced modern day film and TV makers. Suitable for KS2, KS3 and KS4.
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Donald Trump inauguration assembly

Donald Trump inauguration assembly

An 11 slide PPT looking mainly at Donald Trump, who he is and what he has promised to do. There is also a slide on Hillary Clinton and a message that this is democracy in action. This is a slightly modified version of my last Donald Trump PPT so please don't buy again if you bought the original. The PPT has been redesigned to reflect the inauguration of the new president. Could be used in assembly or tutor time and links into current affairs and citizenship. Suitable for upper KS2 and secondary. (For some reason, viewers are not able to preview this PPT and I have notified TES. In the meantime, you can preview my other Donald Trump assembly https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/american-election-donald-trump-11417737 because it is very similar to this one - thanks).
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Shakespeare assembly 400th anniversary

Shakespeare assembly 400th anniversary

Powerpoint and script for a complete assembly to celebrate Shakespeare. It has been written for the 2016 anniversary but can be adapted as it is predominantly about the importance of Shakespeare. Can be used as a class assembly or for a single teacher to deliver. For junior school and secondary school pupils.
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American Election Donald Trump

American Election Donald Trump

An 11 slide PPT which could be used for an assembly or tutor time or as general information for your class. Suitable for KS2 / KS3 and KS4, it looks at Trump and Clinton and then goes on to say what Trump has pledged to do and how America might change. There is also a short clip of Trump's acceptance speech and the message of democracy. A current and relevant PPT.
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Paragraphs- When and Why

Paragraphs- When and Why

A comprehensive PPT presentation on the use of paragraphs. Ideal for Year 6 SATs but would also work well for any other KS2/KS3/KS4 students needing to know about paragraphs. The presentation has 4 lesson outcomes which could be delivered over one lesson or divided into smaller chunks (learning reflection/mini-plenaries included for each learning outcome). The resource looks briefly at the importance of paragraphs and then talks about TiP ToP. Pupils need to identify where and why paragraphs are needed in two different texts (worksheets included). Also included is a planning task where pupils need to plan their paragraphs and topic sentences for a piece of non-fiction writing. I am an English teacher who specialises in grammar and who works in both primary and secondary schools. Thanks for looking.
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St. Andrew's Day / Scotland assembly

St. Andrew's Day / Scotland assembly

A complete assembly including a 23 slide PPT and script. The assembly has been designed for whole class delivery or by an individual teacher. The assembly looks at who St. Andrew was and moves on to focus on the actual celebrations in Scotland. Includes music for entry and exit and a couple of clips. Is suitable for KS2, KS3 and KS4. Can also be used in the classroom as a general St. Andrew's Day resource.
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Capital Letters for Year 6 SATS and others

Capital Letters for Year 6 SATS and others

A 9 slide PPT ideal for Year 6 SATs prep but also good for teachers of KS2/3/4 needing to teach / revise where capital letters go. The PPT looks at where capital letters need to go and includes several independent tasks which results in pupils having to really think for themselves. Also includes a SATs style question which can easily be removed if not relevant to your class. The last task is the creation of a poster to demonstrate pupils' knowledge of where capital letters need to go. Please see my other KS2 SATs resources including PPTs about the subjunctive; simple past and present; present perfect verb form and present and past progressive verbs.
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Inspirational and motivational Olympic champion assembly

Inspirational and motivational Olympic champion assembly

Complete assembly including PPT and script looking back at the Rio Olympics (originally written for whole class delivery). It celebrates the success stories and looks at what it takes to become an Olympic champion. Two short case studies looking at Mo Farah and the Brownlee brothers; two clips to watch and entry music on slide 1 (Hall of Fame instrumental by The Script). The assembly has been written for whole class delivery or by a single person and is intended for junior and secondary pupils.
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Persuasive Speech homework (4-5 weeks)

Persuasive Speech homework (4-5 weeks)

This resource contains 4 different, independent tasks which culminate in pupils writing a persuasive speech to be delivered to their peers. Each activity has been designed to complete at home, thus giving you 4 weeks worth of homework and one more if you add a week for rehearsal or making a PPT to go with their speech. The first homework looks at Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech and asks pupils to identify persuasive features. Self-assessment is also included.
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An introduction to Shakespeare

An introduction to Shakespeare

A complete assembly/presentation on the significance of William Shakespeare. Comes with script and PPT whch features YouTube clips. Looks at his history and his relevance today. Can be used as a classroom presentation before a topic of work on Shakespeare or as a school assembly. If used as an assembly then it has been written for either a class to deliver or an individual.
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The Red Room assessment

The Red Room assessment

A detailed essay plan for KS3 looking at suspense in The Red Room. Can be used as an assessment piece. Could be used at the end of the topic as it assumes that some work has been done on character, setting and language. Students should use the bullet points to help them write PEE paragraphs. Resource consists of one essay plan.
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Word Classes

Word Classes

A one-page revision worksheet concentrating on nouns, adjectives, adverbs and adjectives. Consists of two activities. Firstly a cloze activity which explains what each of the four word classes are and secondly, four easy sentences for pupils to read and identify the word classes.
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Apostrophes and Plurals

Apostrophes and Plurals

An 11 slide PPT and exercise sheet looking at apostrophes of omission and possession and also what to do with plural words. Good as a starter activity or general recap.
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