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Divided City by Theresa Breslin
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Divided City by Theresa Breslin

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A unit of study for the novel Divided City by Theresa Breslin. Aimed at BGE S1 and S2 classes but could be adapted for primary. Includes understanding questions on the chapters and writing tasks.
National 5 and Higher RUAE / Close Reading Homework Tasks
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National 5 and Higher RUAE / Close Reading Homework Tasks

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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.
Hunger Games Media Study
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Hunger Games Media Study

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To accompany the viewing of the film 'The Hunger Games'. Include questions on sections of the film, as well as a listening assessment based on a behind-the-scenes clip.
Close Reading Passages and Questions for Practising Skills
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Close Reading Passages and Questions for Practising Skills

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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.
Christmas Media Studies
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Christmas Media Studies

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Includes Nightmare Before Christmas, The Snowman and Edward Scissorhands. Tasks and activities on each film for secondary school classes.
White Rose and the Swastika - Drama by Adrian Flynn
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White Rose and the Swastika - Drama by Adrian Flynn

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A complete unit of work on the drama text ‘The White Rose and the Swastika’ by Adrian Flynn. This unit includes questions on scenes in the play, as well as a range of other activities, such as script writing, essay writing, textual analysis, research, listening tasks and a group discussion.
Boy by Roald Dahl Unit of Work for BGE
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Boy by Roald Dahl Unit of Work for BGE

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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.
S2 Literacy Pack
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S2 Literacy Pack

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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.
Media Study of The Snowman Short Film
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Media Study of The Snowman Short Film

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This is a short festive unit of work aimed at S1 or S2 pupils in English. It involves watching the short film 'The Snowman' (available on Youtube) and then learning about setting and plot structure. Tasks on the Powerpoint include plotting the events of the film on a plot rollercoaster and creating a storyboard.
S2 Literacy Homework Pack
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S2 Literacy Homework Pack

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A programme of homework sheets aimed at S2 BGE. These homework tasks cover a range of literacy skills, such as punctuation, sentence structure, verbs, reading for main ideas and complex sentences.
PSE Media Study - Bend It Like Beckham & Prejudice
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PSE Media Study - Bend It Like Beckham & Prejudice

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This is a unit of study on the theme of prejudice, which is explored through a media study of the film 'Bend it Like Beckham'. It includes a research task on racism in football, a study of prejudice in the news, a detailed set of questions on the film and opportunities for discussion. You will need a copy of the DVD.
Reading for Understanding - S1 /S2
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Reading for Understanding - S1 /S2

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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.
The Truman Show - Media Study & Letter of Complaint
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The Truman Show - Media Study & Letter of Complaint

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A unit of study aimed at S2/S3 BGE classes involving the study of the film 'The Truman Show'. Students will discuss reality TV, answer questions on the key scenes and then produce a letter of complaint as their final assessed piece of work.
Noughts and Crosses - Novel Study
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Noughts and Crosses - Novel Study

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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.
Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird Unit of Study
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Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird Unit of Study

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A complete unit of study on the novel Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird. It includes a range of starter activities and comprehension tasks to work through while reading the novel. This book is suitable for ages 11-13, depending on the ability of the class. The page numbers refer to the 2002 Macmillan Edition.