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English Creative writing - Show, Don't Tell technique intro - Interstellar inspired

English Creative writing - Show, Don't Tell technique intro - Interstellar inspired

Intro lesson to the Show, Don't Tell technique inspired by Interstellar scene. Students will respond well to this thoughtfully structured and Interstellar inspired creative writing lesson. Lesson Objective: To write descriptively using the Show, Don’t Tell Techniques Starter: Describe your thoughts as you are walking towards the spacecraft. Technique 1: Actions Having watched the scene from Interstellar now imagine you are one of the astronauts in the scene and describe some of the actions you took during the scene. Lesson progresses to focus on 3 other techniques: Thoughts, senses and feelings.
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Eilean Ni Chuilleanain Sample Essay - Leaving Cert Poetry - Higher Level - 2015 Question

Eilean Ni Chuilleanain Sample Essay - Leaving Cert Poetry - Higher Level - 2015 Question

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin 2015 Higher Level Question: “Ní Chuilleanáin’s demanding subject matter and formidable style can prove challenging.” Discuss this statement, supporting your answer with reference to the poetry of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin on your course. Fully worked sample answer/essay in response to the 2015 question. As Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin is a 2018 female poet, this is the ideal style of essay to prepare for the 2018 exam.
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Junior Cycle English Romeo and Juliet notes for revision

Junior Cycle English Romeo and Juliet notes for revision

Key moments and give thoughtful value judgements on the character Act 1 Scene 5 - Romeo and Juliet fall in love at the ball Act 2 Scene 1 - The Balcony Scene Act 3 Scene 1 - The Fight Scene (turning point of the play) Act 4 Scene 3 - Juliet’s soliloquy Act 5 Scene 3 - Churchyard scene of tragedy Figurative language - examples from the play Metaphors Similes Personification Irony
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The Nurse's Song William Blake Year 7 Romantic Poetry #Romanticism #Poetry #English

The Nurse's Song William Blake Year 7 Romantic Poetry #Romanticism #Poetry #English

Lesson 1: Learning Objective: to be able to comment on the language, how it effects the reader and be able to thoroughly analyse the poem. MUST: identify key words in the poem SHOULD: explain the effect on the reader COULD: analyse why this is effective How will we do this All learners are able to pick out key words and contribute to group discussion. All learners are independent and produce a piece of writing from the activity. All learners will be able to reflect on their learning and their next steps in learning. Lesson 2: Learning Objective: to be able to analyse language and explain the meaning behind the poem. MUST: select appropriate evidence from the text to back up your ideas. SHOULD: interpret writer’s ideas and viewpoints. COULD: explain and evaluate how writers use their language to influence the reader. Lesson 3: Learning Objective: To learn how to provide a perceptive/insightful analysis of the differences and similarities between the writer’s choices about language used in both poems. MUST: to explore the writer’s use of language to portray ideas. SHOULD: be able to explain differences and similarities with clear explanation COULD: be able to write in detail and make extended analytical comparison.
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An Idiot Abroad intro to iGCSE #iGCSE #English #Reading #Writing

An Idiot Abroad intro to iGCSE #iGCSE #English #Reading #Writing

L.O: Develop ability to infer meaning in a text. Must: create three questions to ask Karl based on the article Should: find evidence to answer the questions Could: create questions that require you to infer information. Find evidence to support your inferences TASK 1: Answer the questions that you have come up with as if you are Karl Pilkington. Remember the mark scheme Must: read reasonably well, identifying a range of details. Some supporting detail is used Should: interpret the text competently. Some ideas are developed. There is some supporting detail throughout. Could: thoroughly engage with the passage. Integrate an appropriate amount of supporting detail into the response TASK 2: How is language used for effect (Answer in the form of PEEA paragraphs)? What is Karl’s first impression of the place he would be bungee jumping from? What impression are we given of the tribe? How important is the bungee ritual to the people of the tribe? How dangerous is the bungee jumping activity? How did Karl feel about participating in the bungee jump himself?
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Whole school literacy, spelling and grammar masterclass #literacy #grammar

Whole school literacy, spelling and grammar masterclass #literacy #grammar

Set of 20 lessons focusing on a different literacy focus. All the most important topics included: apostrophes, adverbs, homophones, capital letters, full stops, colons, semi-colons, nouns, punctuation and connectives to name but a few. Perfect for a department wide focus on literacy as can be taught at 15 minutes at the start of any lesson not just English.
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Of Mice and Men reading and writing assessment

Of Mice and Men reading and writing assessment

1. Read pages………….(George’s confession to Slim). (15 marks) Imagine that you have heard the discussion. Write a letter to George expressing your views on the situation. In your letter you should: 2. Read pages……………..(the fight scene) (10 marks) How is Lennie made to seem vulnerable? How is Lennie made to seem dangerous?
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