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A range of high-quality, engaging and heavily-differentiated resources catered to secure the learning of all. Easily accessible for all learners with SPLD, dyslexia and a range of barriers to learning. All lessons provide challenge for the most able, whilst additionally providing support, sentences starters and exemplar material for those in need of support.

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A range of high-quality, engaging and heavily-differentiated resources catered to secure the learning of all. Easily accessible for all learners with SPLD, dyslexia and a range of barriers to learning. All lessons provide challenge for the most able, whilst additionally providing support, sentences starters and exemplar material for those in need of support.
Creative/ descriptive Writing: Image Prompt: Structure strips
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Creative/ descriptive Writing: Image Prompt: Structure strips

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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.
Marcus Rashford Poverty Letter Writing
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Marcus Rashford Poverty Letter Writing

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Two lessons on letter-writing using Marcus Rashford’s letter as inspiration. I used this with a low-ability class of Y11 and they really enjoyed it and also were able to write Grade 5-6 standard letters. Frayer Models used for direct vocabulary instruction. Using Personally/ Socially/ Future/ Solutions as a template to plan a letter Features WAGOLL introduction Includes structure strips
Romeo and Juliet Revision: Themes
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Romeo and Juliet Revision: Themes

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Revision including key vocabulary / ambitious key terms. Explores love, fate, age and conflict. Includes key quotations, guided questions to explore with relation to a range of characters and main essay/ topic points that may come up on the exam. Challenge asks students to criticize / play devil’s advocate to statements. My students learned a LOT from these lessons and it enabled them to revise and plan their essay responses.
Prince Escalus Speech: How is Conflict presented in the play
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Prince Escalus Speech: How is Conflict presented in the play

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Starter: Exploring social and historical context and analysing Lord Capulet’s reaction to the servants’ brawling in Act 1, Scene 1. Development: Guided annotations (differentiated key questions to analyse the characterisation of Escalus). Main: Essay plan exploring conflict in th play so far Plenary: Exploring the character of Romeo and his Petrarchan ways. Includes sentence starters, model paragraphs. Aimed at Middle-High ability (4-6)
The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2 Ariel and Prospero's Relationship
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The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2 Ariel and Prospero's Relationship

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Hook: Exploring what three wishes students would have if they were given by a fairy. Starter: Re-capping questions verbally/ watching Act1, Scene 3 Development:Comprehension questions/ analysis (challenge) questions on the conversation between Prospero and Ariel Main: Students will analyse Ariel’s language in his fight to freedom and Prospero’s responses-exploring the theme of power Plenary: Students are to write a paragraph exploring why Ariel does/ does not deserve power
A Christmas Carol: Transformation
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A Christmas Carol: Transformation

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A revision PowerPoint looking at Scrooge's transition in each Stave. Includes key context slide, a quotation 'fill the gaps' activity and a table to complete. Key quotations are identified and pupils have to plan PETER paragraph responses.
Romeo and Juliet: Act 1, Scene 5 Romeo Exploding Quotatio
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Romeo and Juliet: Act 1, Scene 5 Romeo Exploding Quotatio

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Match-up Activity: Exploring language techniques employed in the scene: from similes to juxtaposition. Starter: Re-cap of the scene. Development: Guided reading analysis of the scene Main: Exploding quotation including guided anlysis and model responses (according to Assessment Objectives- AQA) Differenation: Guided questions relating to each quotation to be put on support station. ‘Challenges’ embedded throughout.
Descriptive Writing Placemat
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Descriptive Writing Placemat

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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.
Exploring Language: Paper 1, Q2: Harry Potter
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Exploring Language: Paper 1, Q2: Harry Potter

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An guided analysis of a Harry Potter extract. An engaging match-up starter. PEER paragraphs. A nice way of introducing pupils to the new language paper and explorations in creative reading. (All resources printable from PowerPoint).
The Tempest: Act 2, Gonzalo and Colonialism
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The Tempest: Act 2, Gonzalo and Colonialism

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Starter: Exploring rules students would create in school Development: Exploring the theme of colonialism / how the message is conveyed in The Tempest Main: Exploring Gonzalo’s Commonwealth ideas/ creating their own shared set of social ideas Plenary: PEAR paragraph ‘What social message is Shakespeare trying to send through the character of Gonzalo?’
Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy
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Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy

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An extract from ‘About a Boy’. You could show students the clip for extra engagement! Can be used as cover or to enable students to focus on their reading comprehension and fully understand what they’re reading. Includes comprehension questions, inference, language and ‘evaluate’ questions leading nicely to Language Paper 1 (AQA) and Component 1 (Eduqas) Includes sentence starters for support and challenges to stretch and challenge.
Narrative Structure: Openings
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Narrative Structure: Openings

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An engaging lesson for Y8 pupils looking at narrative structure and effective ways of opening stories. Features a WAGOLL to analyse, a match-up activity and a helpdesk. Pupils are encouraged to write an opening to a story using structure strips.