Creative/ descriptive Writing: Image Prompt: Structure strips

Creative/ descriptive Writing: Image Prompt: Structure strips

An activity focusing on descriptive writing. Used as a whole lesson placemat. Blow up onto A3 paper. Starter: Whole class ambitious adjectives to describe the image. Development: Annotating the WAGOLL (model description paragraph) Main: Using structure strips as a guidance, pupils will create their own descriptions.
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The Lamb and The Tyger: William Blake

The Lamb and The Tyger: William Blake

Two lessons looking at the similarities and differences of the presentation of nature and animals in Blake's poetry. First lesson: Engaging poetic device crossword to enable pupils to highlight during annotations Guess the animal? game during the reading of the poem. Independent and collaborative learning encouraged through the use of think/ pair/ share Opportunities for challenge embedded throughout the lesson. Second lesson: Using Venn diagrams to compare the presentation of the two animals
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Christmas lesson: Creative Writing Christmas Morning

Christmas lesson: Creative Writing Christmas Morning

An engaging lesson featuring a spelling rule starter, a class discussion about Christmas Eve and a creative writing task. Pupils are to annotate the WAGOLL and use the success criteria to write their own. Includes GIFS from Fresh Prince and Spongebob. Merry Christmas!
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An Inspector Calls: Eric Birling and the bourgeoisie

An Inspector Calls: Eric Birling and the bourgeoisie

An engaging lesson that my set 3 Y10 adored! A really accessible way to enable pupils to engage with context and quite adept, challenging key terms (Bourgeoisie / Proletariat). Includes a re-cap of writing (AO5) & (AO6) assessment objectives. Engagement task: Pupils create a TINDER profile for Eric Birling. Development: Exploring key quotes. Task: Writing speeches agreeing or disagreeing with a statement. Plenary: How would Eric Birling response to your peer's speech?
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An Inspector Calls SOW

An Inspector Calls SOW

A 12 lesson bundle featuring key extracts and characterization. From settings to lessons exploring characters.
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Macbeth mini SOW

Macbeth mini SOW

Six outstanding lessons of high quality focussing on the following: 1) Introduction to Shakespeare 2) The Witches 3) Whooshes 4) Character analysis games 5) Macbeth and Lady Macbeth Jeremy Kyle 6) The presentation of Lady Macbeth 7) Macbeth's soliloquy
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The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2 Evaluating Prospero and Miranda's Relationship

The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2 Evaluating Prospero and Miranda's Relationship

A lesson graded as OUTSTANDING during a formal observation. Includes kinaesthetic learning: pupils are asked to watch a clip and put their right/ left hand up / stand up depending on how they feel Prospero is presented as a Father. A whoosh of Act 1, Scene 2 with effective pose, pause, pounce, bounce questioning (with examples) A PEER paragraph W.A.G.O.L.L with sentence starters A post-it note whiteboard activity on rating Prospero as a Father
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Macbeth: Act Three Scene 1-3

Macbeth: Act Three Scene 1-3

Entrance Task: Do-it now Act Two summary fill-the-gaps activity Starter: Evaluating the character of Banquo Main: Analysing extract looking at Banquo's ambitions and suspicions with guided questions for language analysis, Main: Writing an Imessage to Banquo's wife Plenary: Engaging with Scene 2 & 3, Macbeth's plot to kill Banquo and Fleance and looking at Lady Macbeth's changing character.
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English Language Paper 1: Section A

English Language Paper 1: Section A

A bundle of lessons, worksheets and homework focusing on the new 2017 English Language GCSE. The pack includes multiple practice questions, sentence starters and 'things to include' in the language and structure questions. Additionally, there is the added bonus of W.A.G.O.L.L paragraphs to inform pupils of the success criteria needed. These lessons have really enabled my KS4 classes to understand the differences between language and structure and have enabled them to secure their target grades in recent mocks.
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Descriptive Writing Placemat

Descriptive Writing Placemat

An activity and lesson in one! Blow place-mat up onto A3 sheet of paper. Starter: Writing down ambitious adjectives to describe the image. Development: Annotate the model paragraph Main: Writing a description based on the image using the structure strips as a guide.
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Romeo and Juliet: Lord Capulet

Romeo and Juliet: Lord Capulet

An engaging lesson focussing on the presentation of Lord Capulet. Includes an extract with key quotes. Pupils are asked to look at the presentation of Lord Capulet using visual hexagons and turn their responses into a PEER paragraph. A nice way of introducing context to KS3 or LA KS4.
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Creative/ Descriptive Writing Placemat: Image Prompt: Structure Strips

Creative/ Descriptive Writing Placemat: Image Prompt: Structure Strips

An activity focusing on descriptive writing. Used as a whole lesson placemat. Blow up onto A3 paper. Starter: Whole class ambitious adjectives to describe the image. Development: Annotating the WAGOLL (model description paragraph) Main: Using structure strips as a guidance, pupils will create their own descriptions.
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Dragons' Den: Create your own Product

Dragons' Den: Create your own Product

A lesson focussing on creating unique products. Pupils will complete a diagram, image ad labels for their product. Additionally, pupils will answer questions about their product.
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Blog Writing: Analysis of Blog

Blog Writing: Analysis of Blog

An engaging resource looking at blog-writing and a letter to sixteen-year-old-self. Pupils are asked to analyse the language in the blogpost before writing their own.
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Bayonet Charge: Ted Hughes

Bayonet Charge: Ted Hughes

A lesson looking at the language used in Bayonet Charge. Focuses on second stanzas with guided questions for response. Includes a WAGOLL.
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Creative/ Descriptive Writing Placemat: Image Prompt: Structure Strips

Creative/ Descriptive Writing Placemat: Image Prompt: Structure Strips

An activity focusing on descriptive writing. Used as a whole lesson placemat. Blow up onto A3 paper. Starter: Whole class ambitious adjectives to describe the image. Development: Annotating the WAGOLL (model description paragraph) Main: Using structure strips as a guidance, pupils will create their own descriptions.
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