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English teacher with a bunch of resources to share - I will keep adding to the resources until everything I have made is uploaded in neat little sets, but bear with me until then.

English teacher with a bunch of resources to share - I will keep adding to the resources until everything I have made is uploaded in neat little sets, but bear with me until then.
Romeo and Juliet Prologue
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Romeo and Juliet Prologue

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The Prologue written in emoji form, used as a puzzle for pupils to tease out the meaning. Intended as a fun starter or plenary, by the time pupils get to the last line it can prompt some interesting responses. Leads in to the 'Shakespeare isn't English' debate as some feel the same about emojis but kids use them happily. There is an accompaning PowerPoint with a sort the prologue activity too, to get them thinking about thyme schemes and what happens in the play too. All together could make a complete first lesson on Romeo and Juliet.
The Soldier - Rupert Brooke Resources
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The Soldier - Rupert Brooke Resources

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Series of PowerPoints and resources about Rupert Brooke's poem, The Soldier. The numbers in brackets are the recommended order to go through the lessons, but you can easily change them around if you like.
Minecraft Detective Lesson
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Minecraft Detective Lesson

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Aimed at KS3 as an introduction to the detective genre, this lesson aims to get them up and moving about the classroom to find clues in order to discover who murdered one of the Minecraft characters. This pack includes: explanatory PowerPoint Minecraft Detective booklet several clues to print out and leave around the room for pupils to discover (One clue suggesting wool was found at the crime scene - points to Nana Swol; one clue showing Banjo working on a community farm project with witnesses when the autoposy says the murder was committed - clear alibi; one clue which is the autopsy, suggesting Steve was killed by sharp implements - points to Nana Swol’ one clue which is a letter of apology from Bob - clears his motive) Once pupils have decided who commited the murder, there is then an extra creative writing task for them to attempt. There is a scaffoled and unscaffolded version of hthis task for them to work on. Could be adapted into a display, with the clues, booklets and final creative writing pieces used.
Class Discussion Card Game
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Class Discussion Card Game

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Designed for pupils who rarely engage in class and pupils who waste time with innane questions or comments. The talkative pupils start off with 3 cards, the others with 0. You get cards taken away for pointless interruptions, questions or comments,a nd you gain a card for insightful or interesting contributions.
Form Group Lessons
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Form Group Lessons

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An ongoing assortment of activities for form groups of all ages. There are worksheets and presentations, some which can be adapted into display ideas (such as the 'what makes you special' human templates, which could be used to make a display of the pupils in your form group).
Vernon Scanell Poetry Pack
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Vernon Scanell Poetry Pack

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Various PowerPoints and accompanying worksheets for a series of Scannell poetry. Also a comparison handout for pupils to attempt on their own.
Japanese Lesson One
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Japanese Lesson One

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Simple introduction to learning Japanese. Intended for after-school club, not a full lesson. NB: you will need to have a Japanese IMI installed on your computer to use!