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100 Speaking and Listening Prompt Cards
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100 Speaking and Listening Prompt Cards

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A set of 100 speaking and listening cards. Each card has a different prompt question and they have worked well with students of all abilities, but have worked particularly well with SEN and EAL pupils. I have used these for speaking and listening lessons, as a fun starter task and occasionally as writing prompt for extension tasks. Each flashcard has a fun and interesting prompts that will not only allow for students to think critically but will help them in developing their vocabulary and language skills.
Dystopian Creative Writing Prompts and Graphic Organisers
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Dystopian Creative Writing Prompts and Graphic Organisers

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Spark your students’ creativity and inspire them to write dystopian tales with our Dystopian Creative Writing Prompts. This download includes everything you need to get your students started on their dystopian writing journey. These versatile and engaging prompts can be used for writing assessments, writing challenges, homework, cover lessons, free writing, or shared writing. With a range of prompts available, students can pick their level of challenge, or you can select it for them. Included in the download: ★ 48 prompts in total, comprising: ⋆ 12 plot prompts to help students generate ideas for their dystopian stories. ⋆ 12 character prompts to inspire the creation of memorable and complex characters that fit into a dystopian world. ⋆ 12 first lines to get students started on their dystopian stories with a thought-provoking hook. ⋆ 12 setting prompts to help students craft immersive and eerie dystopian settings. ★ A PowerPoint presentation containing all 48 prompts, perfect for the whole class to work from the same prompt. ★ Two graphic organisers to help students plan and organise their dystopian stories. Challenge your students to imagine a bleak future and explore the darker side of humanity with these dystopian writing prompts. Whether they’re crafting tales of rebellion, oppression, or survival, these prompts will push their creativity and help them develop their writing skills in a thrilling and engaging way. With a range of prompts to choose from, students can tailor their writing experience to their own interests and skill levels. Download these prompts today and see what kind of chilling dystopian stories your students can create!
Animal Farm Chapter 9 Post-Reading Creative Writing Prompts
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Animal Farm Chapter 9 Post-Reading Creative Writing Prompts

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Enhance your study of Chapter 9 of Animal Farm with these stimulating and thought-provoking creative writing prompts. Created for teaching language through literature, these prompts are perfect for homework assignments, writing assessments, extension tasks, cover lessons, and filler activities. With a variety of prompts, these will ignite your students’ imagination and deepen their understanding of the themes and characters in the novel. From the initial rebellion to the complex dynamics among the animals, these prompts foster critical thinking and encourage creative storytelling. This resource is ideal for English classrooms, offering a range of prompts that cater to different levels of ability, ensuring that students remain engaged and challenged throughout their exploration of Chapter 9. Don’t miss out on this invaluable tool for teaching George Orwell’s Animal Farm. The download includes the following: ★ A list of all 10 prompts for Chapter 9 ★ Individual handouts for each prompt on which students can plan or write their creative pieces. Some examples of the prompts are: ➤ Write a diary entry from Clover’s perspective, reflecting on Boxer’s tireless dedication, his fall, and her feelings of loss after his departure. ➤ Write a letter from Benjamin to the other animals, expressing his skepticism about Boxer’s fate and the true intentions of the pigs.
Who's for the Game? by Jessie Pope 4 Lessons Unit of Work World War 1 Poetry
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Who's for the Game? by Jessie Pope 4 Lessons Unit of Work World War 1 Poetry

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Engage yourstudents with a deep dive into Jessie Pope’s* Who’s for the Game?* through this series of four engaging lessons. Originally designed for mixed ability Year 9 classes as part of a broader unit on World War One poetry, this resource can easily be adapted for different ages and stages. Lesson Breakdown: Lesson 1: Recap persuasive techniques, explore the context of the poem, and capture students’ initial responses. Lesson 2: Conduct an in-depth analysis of the poem, featuring a guided annotation PowerPoint and task cards for independent analysis. Lesson 3: Facilitate a poetry writing lesson where students craft a response to Pope’s poem, followed by peer assessment. Lesson 4: Conduct a D.I.R.T. (Directed Improvement and Reflection Time) lesson to refine and improve students’ work. Included in the Download: A comprehensive PowerPoint covering all lessons and homework tasks A copy of the poem Who’s for the Game? A D.I.R.T. reflection worksheet Poetry analysis task cards This resource is ideal for exploring themes of war and persuasion in poetry, providing a robust framework for analysis, creative writing, and critical reflection. Adaptable and engaging, this unit is a valuable addition to your English curriculum, ensuring students develop a deeper understanding of World War One poetry and enhance their analytical and writing skills.
War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy 4 Lessons Unit of Work PowerPoint
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War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy 4 Lessons Unit of Work PowerPoint

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Delve into Carol Ann Duffy’s powerful poem ‘War Photographer’ with this comprehensive 4-lesson unit, designed to engage and challenge your students. Ideal for CIE IGCSE classes, this unit can easily be adapted for other exam specifications such as AQA GCSE and SQA National 5. This resource pack includes a detailed PowerPoint that covers all four lessons, along with supplementary materials to enhance your teaching and support student learning. Included in this Resource: PowerPoint Presentation: A complete slide deck covering all four lessons, providing a structured and visually engaging way to teach the poem. Blank Copy of the Poem: For students to annotate and refer to during lessons. Homework Worksheet: A thoughtfully designed worksheet to reinforce learning and provide additional practice outside of class. D.I.R.T. Reflection Worksheet: A dedicated worksheet for Directed Improvement and Reflection Time, helping students to reflect on their understanding and improve their analytical skills. Group Discussion Task Cards: Engaging task cards to facilitate group discussions, encouraging collaborative learning and deeper exploration of the poem. Lesson Breakdown: Lesson 1 – Introduction to the Poem and Personal Response: Introduce students to ‘War Photographer’, encouraging them to engage with the poem and share their initial responses. This lesson sets the stage for deeper analysis and personal connection with the text. Lesson 2 – Annotating the Poem: Guide students through a detailed annotation of the poem, focusing on key themes, literary devices, and Duffy’s use of language. This lesson helps students develop critical reading and analytical skills. Lesson 3 – Narrative Writing Task Based on the Poem: Inspire creative thinking with a narrative writing task that prompts students to write from the perspective of the war photographer or another character in the poem. This activity enhances their understanding of the poem’s themes and context. Lesson 4 – D.I.R.T. Lesson: Focus on Directed Improvement and Reflection Time, allowing students to reflect on their work, receive feedback, and make targeted improvements. This lesson consolidates their learning and prepares them for assessments. Why Choose This Resource? Engaging and Comprehensive: Each lesson is designed to build on the previous one, ensuring a thorough understanding of the poem. Versatile and Adaptable: While tailored for CIE IGCSE, the unit can be easily adapted for different exam boards such as AQA GCSE and SQA National 5. Skill Development: Helps students develop key skills in analysis, creative writing, and reflective thinking. Collaborative Learning: Group discussion task cards encourage student interaction and deeper engagement with the poem. Equip your students with the tools they need to analyse and appreciate Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘War Photographer’. Download this comprehensive unit today and provide your students with a rich, engaging learning experience.
Christmas Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Narrative and Descriptive Writing
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Christmas Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Narrative and Descriptive Writing

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Get your students in the holiday spirit with these 34 Christmas-themed writing prompts. Each prompt features a festive image, perfect for narrative or descriptive writing exercises. These prompts are an excellent way to inspire creativity and encourage independent writing in your classroom. Use these prompts for a variety of activities: one-off lessons, cover work, extension tasks, writing challenges, writing stations, homework assignments, or anytime you want to incorporate a fun and festive activity. The Polaroid-style prompts are easy to use—simply print, cut, and laminate for repeated use. Incorporate these prompts into your holiday lesson plans to help your students practice essential writing skills such as descriptive language, imaginative storytelling, and sentence structure. These prompts are suitable for all grade levels and can be easily adapted to meet the needs of your students. The download includes: 34 Polaroid-style Christmas-themed writing prompts. Get your students excited about writing this holiday season with these engaging and festive Christmas-themed prompts. Perfect for enhancing creativity and writing proficiency, these prompts will make your classroom buzz with holiday cheer.
YA Famous First Lines Reading Display for English Classrooms and Libraries
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YA Famous First Lines Reading Display for English Classrooms and Libraries

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Are you in search of a bulletin board that will encourage your students to read more? Look no further! This First Lines Bulletin Board is a quick and easy display that will spark your students’ interest in 20 engaging and exciting books. This set includes opening lines from well-known titles such as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, The Hunger Games, and Harry Potter, as well as lesser-known gems! A full list of books is below. With two quotes per page and a sleek black-and-white design, this set is perfect for printing on white or colored paper. Display these quotes on their own, or pair them with the corresponding book covers (easily found on Google). Don’t miss out on this opportunity to boost your students’ reading motivation! The quotes come from: ★ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs ★ Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe - Benjamin Alire Sáenz ★ The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins ★ Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone - J.K. Rowling ★ The Fault in Our Stars - John Green ★ The Maze Runner - James Dashner ★ The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas ★ To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before - Jenny Han ★ Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo ★ We Were Liars - E. Lockhart ★ Holes - Louis Sachar ★ Uglies - Scott Westerfeld ★ The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien ★ Gone - Michael Grant ★ Malice - Chris Wooding ★ The Giver - Lois Lowry ★ Cinder - Marissa Meyer ★ Scythe - Neal Shusterman ★ The Enemy - Charlie Higson ★ Legend - Marie Lu
Easter Themed Visual Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Narrative and Descriptive Writing
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Easter Themed Visual Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Narrative and Descriptive Writing

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Get your students excited for Easter and enhance their writing skills with these 44 Easter-themed picture prompts. Perfect for narrative or descriptive writing exercises, these prompts feature a variety of unique Easter images, from colourful Easter eggs to adorable rabbits and exciting egg hunts. These polaroid-style prompts are versatile and can be used for one-off lessons, cover work, extension tasks, writing challenges, writing stations, homework assignments, or independent writing activities. Each prompt features: A unique Easter-themed image in a polaroid-style design Two prompts per page for easy printing, cutting, and laminating The download includes: ★ 44 polaroid-style picture prompts ★ A handout for each individual prompt on which students can plan write their creative pieces Encourage your students to unleash their creativity and imagination with these engaging prompts while improving their writing skills and descriptive language. Download these prompts today and bring the festive spirit of Easter into your classroom!
Free 5 Senses Worksheets for Sensory Imagery in Descriptive Writing
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Free 5 Senses Worksheets for Sensory Imagery in Descriptive Writing

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Enhance your students’ descriptive writing skills with our engaging 5 Senses Descriptive Writing Worksheets! This free download includes 5 worksheets, each featuring a unique image for students to practice identifying and describing sensory details. Ideal for homework, paired work, individual assignments, or cover lessons, these worksheets provide a fun and creative way to develop students’ ability to write vividly and descriptively. Download now to inspire your students and help them master the art of descriptive writing through the use of sensory details!
Romeo and Juliet Roll the Dice Discussion Board Revision Activity
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Romeo and Juliet Roll the Dice Discussion Board Revision Activity

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An interesting and engaging revision activity for * Romeo and Juliet* by William Shakespeare. The board contains 36 different questions that cover characters, plot, themes and cause and effect. Some of the questions on the board include: Who is responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Explain your answer. Do you think Romeo being exiled was justified? Explain your answer. Explain how the theme of love is explored throughout the play. How to use: The student rolls the dice. Using the discussion board the student finds the corresponding question. The student either answers the question or uses it as a basis for discussion. The student crosses off the question and the next student repeats the process. The download includes two PDF copies of the discussion board: One A4-sized discussion board that is perfect for partner work. One A3-sized discussion board that works for small groups. I have used for revision with GCSE students or for a fun activity with Year 9 students.
Macbeth Roll the Dice Discussion Board Revision Activity
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Macbeth Roll the Dice Discussion Board Revision Activity

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An interesting and engaging revision activity for Macbeth by William Shakespeare. The board contains 36 different questions that cover characters, plot, themes and cause and effect. Some of the questions on the board include: Explain how the theme of ambition is explored throughout the play. Who is responsible for the events of the play? Explain your answer. Do you think Macbeth and Lady Macbeth have a good marriage? Explain your answer. How to use: The student rolls the dice. Using the discussion board the student finds the corresponding question. The student either answers the question or uses it as a basis for discussion. The student crosses off the question and the next student repeats the process. The download includes two PDF copies of the discussion board: One A4-sized discussion board that is perfect for partner work. One A3-sized discussion board that works for small groups. I have used for revision with GCSE students or for a fun activity with Year 9 students.
Harry Potter Themed House Colours Alphabet Display Bunting Classroom Decor
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Harry Potter Themed House Colours Alphabet Display Bunting Classroom Decor

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Brighten up your classroom with the enchanting world of Harry Potter! Transform your teaching space into a captivating learning environment with this Harry Potter-themed bunting. Perfect for classrooms, libraries, or educational events, this resource allows you to incorporate the magic of Harry Potter into your teaching materials and displays. The download includes: ★All 26 letters of the alphabet (capitalized), numbers 0-9, and essential punctuation marks (. , : ; ? ! &) and a blank flag for you to write on. ★ All letters, numbers and punctuation marks come in all 4 Hogwarts house colours, so: Gryffindor (red and gold), Ravenclaw (blue and bronze), Hufflepuff (yellow and black), and Slytherin (green and silver). This bunting is ideal for bulletin boards, classroom walls, or thematic displays, adding a touch of magic to your teaching resources whether you are teaching one of the series or just love Harry Potter!
Halloween Visual Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Descriptive and Narrative Writing
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Halloween Visual Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Descriptive and Narrative Writing

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Ignite your students’ imagination with our 40 Halloween picture prompts, designed to encourage independent and imaginative writing. Each prompt features a Halloween-themed image, perfect for inspiring narrative or descriptive writing. These prompts are versatile and ideal for one-off lessons, cover work, extension tasks, writing challenges, writing stations, homework, or independent writing. Conveniently formatted with two polaroid-style prompts per page, they are easy to use: simply print, cut out, and laminate to create reusable writing prompts. Elevate your classroom’s Halloween activities with these engaging and spooky prompts!
Poetry Analysis Task Cards for Any Poem
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Poetry Analysis Task Cards for Any Poem

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Enhance your students’ poetry analysis skills with this comprehensive set of 16 Poetry Analysis Task Cards. Designed to guide students through the analysis and annotation of any poem, these task cards are invaluable tools for deepening understanding and fostering confidence in poetry study. Perfect for class discussions, group work, literature teams, jigsaw tasks, and individual activities, these versatile task cards are suitable for KS3 and KS4 (Year 7 through Year 11) students. Simply select the cards that best fit your students’ age and stage for an engaging learning experience. Task cards included: Context Form and structure The title The speaker Paraphrasing Themes Imagery Language devices Sounds Lexical choices Shifts Tone and attitudes Setting Mood and atmosphere Questions Visualising key aspects of the poem These Poetry Analysis Task Cards are designed to make poetry accessible and engaging for all students. Ideal for English literature classrooms, they support a range of teaching strategies and activities, ensuring students develop a thorough and confident approach to poetry analysis. Unlock the full potential of your poetry lessons with these essential task cards, perfect for KS3 and KS4 students. Download now to inspire and elevate your poetry analysis sessions!
Dystopian Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Narrative and Descriptive Writing
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Dystopian Creative Writing Picture Prompts for Narrative and Descriptive Writing

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Enhance your students’ writing skills with these 44 dystopian-themed picture prompts. Explore the bleak and unsettling world of dystopian literature through these captivating prompts, perfect for narrative or descriptive writing exercises. Each polaroid-style prompt features a unique dystopian image, ideal for one-off lessons, cover work, extension tasks, writing challenges, filler activities, homework assignments, or independent writing activities. Each prompt includes a handout for students to write their pieces. Simply print, cut out, and laminate the prompts for reuse in your classroom. The download includes: ★ 44 Polaroid-style picture prompts. ★ A handout for each prompt for students to write their pieces. Unleash your students’ creativity and challenge their imagination with these thought-provoking prompts. Encourage them to explore the bleak and unsettling aspects of dystopian literature while improving their writing skills and descriptive language.
Science Fiction Creative Writing Prompts and Graphic Organisers
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Science Fiction Creative Writing Prompts and Graphic Organisers

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Inspire your students to embark on imaginative journeys into the realm of science fiction with our Science Fiction Creative Writing Prompts. This comprehensive download provides everything you need to kickstart their sci-fi writing adventure. These versatile and engaging prompts are perfect for writing assessments, challenges, homework, cover lessons, free writing sessions, or collaborative writing projects. With a diverse range of prompts available, students can choose their challenge level or have it selected for them. Included in the download: ★ 48 prompts in total, including: ⋆ 12 plot prompts to ignite ideas for thrilling sci-fi narratives. ⋆ 12 character prompts to create vivid and multifaceted characters that fit into futuristic worlds. ⋆ 12 first lines to hook students into their sci-fi stories with captivating openings. ⋆ 12 setting prompts to help students build immersive and futuristic environments. ★ A PowerPoint presentation featuring all 48 prompts, ideal for whole-class engagement. ★ Two graphic organizers to assist students in planning and organizing their sci-fi stories effectively. Challenge your students to envision futuristic worlds, advanced technology, and explore the mysteries of the universe with these science fiction writing prompts. Whether they’re crafting tales of space exploration, futuristic societies, or encounters with extraterrestrial life, these prompts will stretch their creativity and enhance their writing skills in an exhilarating and educational manner. With a variety of prompts catering to different interests and skill levels, download these prompts today and witness the captivating sci-fi stories your students can create!
The Fall of the House of Usher Post-Reading Creative Writing Prompts
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The Fall of the House of Usher Post-Reading Creative Writing Prompts

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Enhance your student’s exploration of The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe with these stimulating and thought-provoking post-reading creative writing prompts. Tailored for a variety of class activities such as bell ringers, homework assignments, writing assessments, and cover lessons, these prompts are designed to enrich your students’ understanding and analytical skills regarding the narrative. Focusing on key elements like characters, themes, and concepts such as isolation and Gothic convention, these prompts inspire critical thinking and imaginative writing. With a diverse range of options, students can select their own challenge or have one assigned, allowing for differentiation based on individual levels of proficiency. Unlock the potential of these prompts to deepen your students’ engagement and exploration of Poe’s masterpiece. This valuable resource for English classrooms is sure to become a favourite, enhancing your students’ reading experience and fostering a deeper connection with the themes of The Fall of the House of Usher. The download includes the following: ★ A list of all 10 prompts ★ Individual handouts for each prompt on which students can write their creative pieces. Some examples of the prompts include: ➤ Create a diary entry from Madeline’s perspective, describing her feelings and experiences leading up to her entombment. ➤ Imagine you are hosting a podcast about haunted places. Write a script discussing the legend of the House of Usher, its history, and the eerie events that occurred there.
Dystopian Creative Writing Prompts Bundle for Narrative and Descriptive Writing
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Dystopian Creative Writing Prompts Bundle for Narrative and Descriptive Writing

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Dive into the dark and captivating world of dystopian literature with our comprehensive Dystopian Writing Bundle. This bundle combines three powerful resources to spark your students’ creativity and inspire them to write compelling dystopian tales. Perfect for English classrooms, creative writing sessions, homework assignments, and more, this bundle provides a wealth of prompts and activities to engage and challenge your students. Included in the Bundle: Dystopian First Lines Creative Writing Prompts Explore dystopian worlds and inspire creativity with 30 evocative opening lines from iconic dystopian novels and short stories. These prompts immerse students in eerie landscapes and stimulate their imagination, making them ideal for writing assessments, starter activities, cover lessons, homework tasks, and more. Dystopian-Themed Picture Prompts Enhance your students’ writing skills with 44 dystopian-themed picture prompts. Each polaroid-style prompt features a unique dystopian image, perfect for narrative or descriptive writing exercises. These prompts are suitable for one-off lessons, cover work, extension tasks, writing challenges, writing stations, homework assignments, or independent writing activities. Simply print, cut out, and laminate the prompts for reuse in your classroom. Dystopian Creative Writing Prompts Spark your students’ creativity and inspire them to write dystopian tales with 48 versatile prompts. This set includes: 12 plot prompts to help students generate ideas for their dystopian stories. 12 character prompts to inspire the creation of memorable and complex characters. 12 first lines to get students started with a thought-provoking hook. 12 setting prompts to craft immersive and eerie dystopian environments. Also included is a PowerPoint presentation containing all 48 prompts, and two graphic organisers to help students plan and organise their dystopian stories. Ideal for writing assessments, writing challenges, writing centres, homework, cover lessons, free writing, or shared writing. Why Choose This Bundle? Versatile and Engaging: Suitable for a variety of classroom activities, from starter tasks to in-depth writing assignments. Customisable and Reusable: Printable and laminate-friendly prompts for repeated use. Comprehensive and Inspiring: Covers all aspects of dystopian writing, including plots, characters, settings, and engaging first lines. Enhances Writing Skills: Encourages critical thinking, creativity, and the development of descriptive language and narrative techniques. Challenge your students to imagine a bleak future and explore the darker side of humanity with these dystopian writing prompts. Whether they’re crafting tales of rebellion, oppression, or survival, this bundle will push their creativity and help them develop their writing skills in a thrilling and engaging way. Download the Dystopian Writing Bundle today and watch your students create chilling dystopian stories that will captivate and intrigue their readers!
Of Mice and Men Chapter 1 Post-Reading Creative Writing Prompts
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Of Mice and Men Chapter 1 Post-Reading Creative Writing Prompts

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Enhance your study of Chapter 1 of “Of Mice and Men” with these stimulating and thought-provoking creative writing prompts. Created for teaching language through literature, these prompts are perfect for homework assignments, writing assessments, extension tasks, cover lessons, and filler activities. With a variety of prompts, they will ignite your students’ imagination and deepen their understanding of the themes and characters in the novel. From the introduction of George and Lennie to the depiction of their dreams and struggles, these prompts foster critical thinking and encourage creative storytelling. This resource is ideal for English classrooms, offering a range of prompts that cater to different levels of ability, ensuring that students remain engaged and challenged throughout their exploration of Chapter 1. Don’t miss out on this invaluable tool for teaching Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men.” The download includes the following: ★ A list of all 10 prompts ★ Individual handouts for each prompt on which students can plan or write their creative pieces. Some examples of the prompts are: ➤ Imagine you are Lennie. Write about the moment you found the dead mouse, why you put it in your pocket, and why you tried to hide it from George. ➤ Write a short scene that happens before the events of Chapter 1. It should show the relationship between George, Lennie and Aunt Clara.
Analytical Verbs Wall Display
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Analytical Verbs Wall Display

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A collection of 60 different analytical verbs used to create a word wall to support students with their analytical writing. My classes have found have this wall display incredibly helpful when writing essays and they need inspiration to vary their use of analytical verbs to help strengthen their work.