A selection of resources for a lesson or lessons about the poem Jabberwocky.
I ask students to find 10 nonsense words in the poem.
Use the planning sheet to help them design monster.
Write a description of their monster.
Write a story of poem about their monster using some words they have made up, or made up words from the poem. Here you may need to spend some time deciding what these words mean.
Finally an activity on non-fiction writing to support pupils to include titles, sub-titles, captions and to write in paragraphs. Use the example about Komodo dragons to spot these features. Use the information about Swordfish (easier) and Ichthyosaurus (harder as headings are not included and the information is not in order) or your own research to write your own non-fiction article about a real life monster.
CPD session on identifying and teaching SEN learners. Learning outcomes: Understand the distinction between Barriers to learning and SEN.
Gain knowledge of the stigma associated with SEN.
explanation of and strategies for differentiation.
PPT with activities on identification of needs and labeling (and the problems of this).
I used this for revision for my class. The items sold in the shop are a bit silly/childish because that’s what my class likes but they could quickly and easily be changed with find and replace if you don’t like them.
Worksheet to practice half, whole and quarter with practical colouring (or cooking) activity.
I used this with a small SEN class and made the pizzas following the instructions and whilst they were cooking coloured the recipe sheet with the ingredients covering the correct fractions but you could use it only for colouring the correct fractions.
6 page SEN handbook with basic information on SEN, teachers responsibilities to SEN learners and strategies to troubleshoot various issues e.g. off task behavior, organisation, time management, specific learning difficulties etc. There is also a section on exams and exam technique that can be given to students to support them with assessments.