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Using powerful verbs in descriptive and creative writing
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Using powerful verbs in descriptive and creative writing

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A set of worksheets aimed at improving the quality of writing by learning to use verbs effectively. Includes an explanation and example of verbs and their use, peer assessment, differentiated objectives, three tasks of increasing difficulty and vocabulary to aid writing. There is space for students to write so nothing else is needed and therefore this would be ideal for cover and, with very little adapting, for homework too.
Developing vocabulary in creative and descriptive writing
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Developing vocabulary in creative and descriptive writing

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A set of worksheets aimed at improving the quality of writing by learning to use vocabulary effectively. Includes assessment grids, differentiated objectives, three tasks of increasing difficulty and an extension. There is space for students to write so nothing else is needed and therefore this would be ideal for cover and, with very little adapting, for homework too.
Purple Hibiscus SOW and resources with answers Part 1
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Purple Hibiscus SOW and resources with answers Part 1

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Scheme of work on almost half the novel. Introduces all main characters, context and provides the opportunity for students to engage with the plot. Includes: PowerPoint and related word document resources with answers for most lessons. The scheme of work is designed to be easy to use, but flexible so it is easily adapted. There are also several homework tasks, which are research or reading based so require little or no marking.
Goodnight Mr Tom Workbook/activity pack. Whole unit of work ready to print
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Goodnight Mr Tom Workbook/activity pack. Whole unit of work ready to print

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A detailed, differentiated workbook with tasks for almost every chapter, including SPaG starters, extension tasks, wordbanks, sentence starters and examples for students to use as a guide. Includes approximately three tasks per chapter of increasing complexity. Tasks focus on understanding and interpreting the text, using quotations and explaining their significance. There are also writing tasks such as diary entries and character analyses. Easy to mark assessment grids included (a range of self/peer and teacher assessment).
Poems of the Decade resources. ‘Eat Me’, ‘Chainsaw vs Pampas Grass’, ‘Material’ & ‘History’
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Poems of the Decade resources. ‘Eat Me’, ‘Chainsaw vs Pampas Grass’, ‘Material’ & ‘History’

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• Covers 4 poems: ‘Eat Me’, ‘Chainsaw vs Pampas Grass’, ‘Material’ & ‘History’ • Resources: 23 slide PowerPoint with starter task, notes on structural features, key language features to highlight, questions on each poem (5 simple & 5 extended), lots of images related to the poems for visual learners • All about the poem template for students to organise notes on structure, form and language • Essay planning grid (compares different aspects of ‘Eat Me’ & ‘Chainsaw Vs Pampas Grass’) and a blank template • Sample essay comparing ‘Eat Me’ & ‘Chainsaw Vs Pampas Grass’ • Printable worksheets on each poem for cover, classwork or homework
Describing settings lesson - ideal for cover
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Describing settings lesson - ideal for cover

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A whole lesson on worksheets, just print and teach - ideal for cover or when you're technology has failed. Includes differentiated objectives starter with extension on powerful verbs and adjectives - using a thesaurus to find synonyms main task: create sentences with synonyms in starter then peer assess (checklist included) Developmental task: Describe the image using ambitious vocab from previous activities and self assess
Describing weather effectively in descriptive and creative writing
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Describing weather effectively in descriptive and creative writing

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A set of worksheets aimed at improving the quality of writing by learning to describe weather effectively. Includes assessment grids, differentiated objectives and three tasks of increasing difficulty. There is space for students to write so nothing else is needed and therefore this would be ideal for cover and, with very little adapting, for homework too.
Prefixes Activity Worksheet
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Prefixes Activity Worksheet

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A brief explanation and example of prefixes followed by several simple tasks. Tasks become progressively more difficult and include extensions. A 2 page word document.