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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Narrative Structure: Openings

Narrative Structure: Openings

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.
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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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