Superheroes Unit of Work - Comics in the Classroom

Superheroes Unit of Work - Comics in the Classroom

With Wonder Woman, Thor: Ragnarok, Justice League and Spider-Man: Homecoming all hitting cinema screens this year, comic book fever is gripping the world. Use mrwatt1's lesson pack to heat up your classroom. Although it might seem strange to ditch Dickens for Marvel or Shakespeare for DC, there's more to these popular publications than meets the eye. Comic books and superhero films explore the culture of our time, just as great novelists delved into the social issues of theirs. This is a unit based on comic books. Detailed resource containing a range of writing activities: short story, informative, biography and comic strip. Contains a huge number of resources and detailed lesson plans. I have included a selection of powerpoint lesson presentations - but I also use a lot of film clips to highlight points, especially explaining character motivation etc. These resources have been recommended by TES several times over the years! https://www.tes.com/news/tes-archive/tes-publication/english-resource-week-zap-pow-comic-book-classes "The country that gave us Spider-Man, Batman and the Incredible Hulk is still obsessed with superheroes - particularly in the classroom. One of the nation's favourite resources is this series of PowerPoints and worksheets designed to help pupils understand the genre while developing their own storytelling skills. Pupils analyse film clips and comic books, develop character profiles by creating top trumps cards and design a map of a fantasy city for a superhero to live in. They then create their own superhero, write their biography and develop a short story on the theme "The day I discovered I had superpowers"." Victoria Grace Walden - TES article
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2017 End of Year/Christmas Quiz

2017 End of Year/Christmas Quiz

A fun-filled quiz for the end of term! Consists of eight separate rounds with 72 separate questions and a total of 112 possible points. Great fun for all ages and will certainly provide enough material to cover a double period at the end of term! Rounds include: Name the film, guess the celebrity, who am I?, dinosaur, fictional bears, Christmas, General Knowledge, 7s.
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Four Lions - Media Unit

Four Lions - Media Unit

Unit of work looking at the British film 'Four Lions'. Powerpoint focuses on key aspects of Media - in particular the societal context of the film. Revision guide included.
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Magical Harry Potter Activity Pack

Magical Harry Potter Activity Pack

The magical world of Harry Potter has cast a spell over the world for the past 20 years - delighting readers both young and old. Bring the magic to your classroom with this huge variety of Potter resources. Includes: full scheme of work for the 1st book in the series "Harry potter and the Philosophe's Stone" including tasks for every chapter and close-reading worksheets, presentations, games, activities and a Harry Potter RPG simulator that will whisk the class off to Hogwarts. Perfect materials for an enjoyable unit of work with classes. Alternatively decorate your classroom with Hogwarts banners, posters and other Potter paraphenalia and use the resources, like I do, to create an unforgettable Harry Potter experience activity day!
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Escape from Sunnydale - creative writing

Escape from Sunnydale - creative writing

A unit of work created to run alongside the old 'Escape from Kraznir' fantasy writing unit. This is a workbook tailored specifically for girls in the class using a Mean Girls/Pretty Little Liars type scenario. Very uiseful at engaging girls who do not connect well with the fantasy element of Kraznir. Similar writing activites to Kraznir but more modern and girl focused.
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Dystopian Film Unit of Work - The Matrix

Dystopian Film Unit of Work - The Matrix

A complete unit of work including all resources needed to teach the concept of dystopia with regards to the film 'The Matrix'. Resources can be easily altered to fit any dystopian text, film or otherwise - for example: Hunger Games, Maze Runner, Divergent, V for Vendetta, Equilibrium etc.
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Memento - genre

Memento - genre

Deatiled look at the genre of neo-noir with regards to the film 'Memento'. Also focuses on narrative and language of the film
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Media Bundle

Media Bundle

Bundle of all media text resources
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