A complete unit of work on the novel Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman. This unit features questions on the book as well as writing activities and an essay plan. I have also included a textual analysis assessment.
This pack contains four homework booklets (two for National 5 and two for Higher) with passages and questions to complete. The RUAE questions are modeled on past paper tasks and are designed to help with in your own words, word choice, sentence structure and imagery questions.
A collection of worksheets aimed at S1 to promote literacy skills. Can be adapted to suit all levels or given as homework. It includes work on parts of speech (adjectives, tenses, prepositions, etc), punctuation, and reading for understanding.
Two close reading passages with questions. I created this resource for S3 but it would also work with N4 classes to help them develop strategies for answering close reading questions.
The first is on the Sainsburies Christmas advert and has two sets of questions.
The second is on Band Aid and has one set of questions.
This is a pack of reading for understanding passages and questions. It's aimed at BGE classes (particulary S1 and S2) and focuses on developing reading skills and asks pupils questions which test their ability to read thoroughly and critically.
This is a complete unit of work on the poem 'The Highwayman' by Alfred Noyes. It includes a research task on highwaymen, an animated clip, questions, hot-seating activities on the characters, a storyboard task and activities on imagery.
It also includes an essay task about how imagery is used to create a sinister atmosphere.
A complete unit of work on 'Boy' by Roald Dahl, including questions on the chapters, vocabulary work, research task, poster activity, letter writing task and a final essay question. The essay question focuses on how Dahl creates memorable characters.
I created this for an S2 class but it would also work for S1 or a low-ability S3.
A comprehensive collection of worksheets aimed at S2 to promote literacy skills. Can be adapted to suit all levels or given as homework. It includes work on parts of speech (adjectives, tenses, prepositions, etc), punctuation, and reading for understanding.
Included are two lessons on Duffy’s poem The Way My Mother Speaks. There is an annotation task, identifying quotes on the two key themes, storyboard task, and exam-style analysis questions with answers.
A complete unit on the novel The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald. The Powerpoint contains detailed notes on each chapter, as well as range of tasks, including understanding questions, annotating the text and identifying questions. There are three essay tasks at the end. This unit was designed for Higher English classes but could be adapted for National 5.
This is a unit of work on The Crucible for Arthur Miller, created for a National 5 class. It includes questions on each act, analysis of key quotations, mind maps about the characters, and an essay plan.