Two page worksheet with activities on homophones. A range of common homophones used. Lots of sentences with missing homophones and students have to insert the correct one out of the options given. Extension activity for students at end so that they can write independently using a range of homophones. Easy to understand and helpful to build essential literacy skills. Reviews are appreciated.
At least an entire lesson on apostrophes. A range of activities that help students use apostrophes for contractions and possession. Includes examples, extensions, misconceptions. Great resource for different ages as it is useful to remind students regularly. Can be used as part of a grammar scheme or used when writing creatively or non-fiction. Used many times, with always successful outcomes. Reviews are appreciated.
A lesson on creating and recognising narrative hooks. Includes openings from horror genre and students have to write down questions they have. Students try to create their own copying a style of their choice.
More challenging vocabulary from each chapter of Private Peaceful with definitions. Could easily be printed and stuck in books Reviews are gratefully received.
To apostrophe or not to apostrophe worksheet A worksheet with 25 sentences. Students have to identify which sentences are missing an apostrophe and add it in. Tests students ability to identify missing apostrophes so it helps with proof-reading. It tests whether students understand why they need to use apostrophes. Includes answer sheet. Reviews are appreciated.
A well-resourced, effective lesson on chapter ten (Twenty Five Past Three) of Private Peaceful. Starter - If this is the answer, what is the question Detailed quiz about key events in the chapter with answers Quotes that open discussions about Tommo as a victim Key vocabulary from the chapter with definitions. Well-suited for upper key stage 2/lower key stage 3. Reviews are greatly appreciated.
Lessons 16 and 17 (A Packet of Letters and The Woman in Black) At least two lessons worth of work. Detailed quizzes with answers for both chapters. Tasks based on Victorian England and foreshadowing. Overall detailed quiz based on events in the text with answers Reviews would be appreciated.
An Inspector Calls wordsearch worksheet with extension and teacher answer worksheet. Perfect for revision!
A worksheet with 20 questions with multiple choice answers. All based on Act 1 of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Great way to test students’ understanding of main plot and character. Answers included. Great revision activity/starter/plenary.
Apostrophes for Possession Worksheet with answers A worksheet with three activities that test students on using apostrophes for possession. Instructions, examples and answers included. Activity one - students decide whether or not to put an apostrophe in a sentence depending on whether something is owned. Activity two - students write a sentence using apostrophes to show that there is a singular owner. Activity three - students write a sentence using apostrophes to show that there is a plural owner. Reviews are appreciated.
A simple six box storyboard with key events. Students draw a picture to summarise the event. Challenges could include adding speech or thought bubbles or adding quotes that link to the summary. Great for revision, cover, homework or for home learning.
A worksheet with two paragraphs that have no capital letters and full stops. Paragraphs are made up of simple and compound sentences and works well when teaching these concepts. Reviews are greatly appreciated.
A scheme of work well-suited for upper key stage 2/lower key stage 3. Detailed, well-resourced lessons for every chapter of Private Peaceful including knowledge organiser for revision. Each powerpoint includes: key vocabulary for the chapter detailed summarising quiz of the chapter with answers contextual information varied starters that check understanding of previous chapters key quotations worth discussing discussion points structural points about how the text has been organised Includes a detailed, fun wordsearch Includes a wordbank for each chapter with key vocabulary and definitions. Designed to take a minimum of 7 weeks but could take longer or reduced by taking out resources. Any reviews would be greatly appreciated.
A character based worksheet that asks students to find quotations for each character in each act. Students are prompted to look for quotations that support the presentations listed. This worksheet could be helpful in preparation for character essays as they will have tracked quotations across the play. Great for revision or could be set for homework.
A wordsearch with vocabulary that focuses on Shakespeare’s life and work. Includes an answer worksheet and an extension. Great to develop students ability to skim and scan as well as introducing new vocabulary. Reviews are appreciated.
A worksheet with quotations from Harry Potter. Students have to identify which sense/senses J.K. Rowling is focusing on in each quotation. Gives students high-quality examples of sensory language. Great as an activity that leads into writing a sensory language focused paragraph. You could ask students to choose five of the sensory words that J.K.Rowling uses and put them into their own creative writing paragraph.
A well-structured and effective lesson based on The Woman in Black - Lesson 15 (Whistle and I’ll Come to You) Lesson includes: An analytical starter A storyboard of key events in the chapter A quiz based on events in the chapter with answers Reviews are appreciated.
A worksheet that teaches students how to identify and use compound sentences. First activity involves underlining compound sentences in a paragraph. Second activity involves writing compound sentences by completing the sentence. Third activity involves writing compound sentences by starting them. Fourth activity involves writing compound sentences independently. Includes instructions with guidance on how to be successful. Suitable for a range of ages as students need frequent reminders on how to construct sentences accurately.