A worksheet with paintings to inspire a piece of creative writing - suitable for classwork or homework.
Includes a checklist / success criteria.
Can be edited.
(Fiction - can be linked to AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5)
A lesson about Curley's wife with activities linked to the Magenta Principles and a focus on Global Learning - women's rights, discrimination and human rights violations across the globe.
There are also slides on Crooks and racism.
A worksheet using the Magenta Principles of 'Reduce' to help students identify key information and their own personal responses when approaching a text. Suitable for Year 7 - 11.
This has links to Of Mice and Men but can easily be adapted to suit any novel / characters.
Resources linked to the pilot papers provided by AQA. They are designed for Year 9 but I have used them with low ability GCSE.
Starter to help pupils understand tone and perspective, particularly in 19th century texts.
PPT to scaffold answers to Questions 1 - 5.
Worksheets to help with Q2, 3 and 4.
A series of resources (4 lessons) to ease pupils into Paper 2 teaching.
Includes two articles - one is a recount about the Rio Carnival and the other is an article about the impact of the Rio Olympics. Includes opportunities for Global Learning.
5 example exam questions for the AQA exam and worksheets to help scaffold answers.
I've used this with Year 8 mixed ability, very low ability Year 11 and top set Year 11. All engaged with the articles.
Blank Facebook Profiles with names and photographs of the poets from the AQA Anthology Relationships cluster (new spec)
Students use the template to record research linked to context (Assessment Objective 3) for the literature exam.
18 lesson plans for AQA Relationships Poetry - new anthology.
Lessons are for a low ability Year 10 class and cover the poems about romantic love only (not Climbing My Grandfather etc)
There is also a homework booklet with two task per week to develop skills for the unseen exam.
Full PPT will be available shortly.
Powerpoint and work booklet for KS3 PSHE
Links to U-explore site can be used or removed.
Careers Snakes and Ladders
Celebrity job histories
Mock interviews with a speed dating twist
Videos from Barbie and more!
Lesson plan, PPT and worksheet.
A lesson designed to help students explore the portrayal and development of Sheila - could be used for one lesson or two depending on how much detail you want to go into/level of your students.
There is a photo worksheet to help students map out key quotes and how Sheila changes then
the lesson is set out as a court room debate with sheets to scaffold students' reponses.
There is an additional focus on vocabulary to support AO4.
The lesson is linked to AQA assessment objectives but could easily be adapted and / or used with lower school.
PPT to help students compare and contrast print adverts with moving image adverts – includes posters and television campaigns from Cancer research and NSPCC as well as a writing scaffold and worksheets to show progress across the lesson. Supports analysis of advertising.
A PPT to scaffold discussion about the father daughter relationship in Act 1. Could be used for one or two lessons.
Starter - images to stimulate discussion about father daughter relationships. Links to Disney, popular music and Global Learning (forced marriage in UK and globally) Links to Assessment Objectives.
Main Activity - group task to create a performance of Act 1 Scene 1. Task is scaffolded to encourage analysis of language.
Review - Students perform. Worksheet for peer assessment with an added focus on how characters are presented. Worksheet could then be used to support analysis of the extract for a reading assessment.
Exit Pass - Students discuss how they feel about the characters and rate their confidence in studying a Shakespeare play
Homework - Write an extract from Hermia's diary or a speech about forced marriage
This was an attempt at differentiating a KS4 close reading scheme of work so that it was suitable for Year 7. Year 7 enjoyed it but it could be used with KS3 - 4 or even elements for KS5.
The 111 slide PPT includes
- Pride and Prejudice
- Emily Dickinson poetry
- De Bono
- Plus, Minus, Interesting
- Rally Robin
- Think Pair Shair
- Self/Peer assessment
- Hot Seating
- Word classes
- Alan Peat sentences
PPT - Introduction to Advertising - includes links to the Simpsons, the photoshop debate and Banksy. Example adverts stimulate debate as well as supporting analysis of print which can lead to analysis of text.
This is a writing skills worksheet to use for feedforward activities.
The sheet has instructions that students can follow independently to improve a piece of writing.
It could also be adapted to use when drafting their first piece.
Instructions encourage students to write slowly and carefully, using ambitious sentence structures, punctuation and vocabulary.
Prompts for Language Analysis (AQA AO2)
Key quotes from Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. I have used these with sets 8, 6 and 1 so they are quite versatile!
There are also character profile sheets for both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as well as a context card sort.
All worksheets can be edited.