We're dead chuffed with this little collection of resources. Ever needed a mask template for KS3? Or what about a cube, domino or bullseye one? Ta dah! Our time-saving Teachit templates allow you to customise to your heart's content.
Play production template
A blank stage with space for students to draw and comment on how they might use set, lights, sound, actors and special effects to bring a play or novel to life on the stage.
Snakes and ladders template
An interactive snakes and ladders template made with SMART Notebook. Could work with any set of question cards for any text. Questions not provided!
Whose bag is it?
Choose a bag to suit the personality of a character and fill with items to match! Send your students 'shopping' then host a bag swap to guess the owner of each bag. Could be used for any text and excellent for revision. A Magnet template is also available.
A great summarising and revision activity. Pick ten features from any text and get students to rank them according to their importance.
An interactive Notebook template. This flexible resource can be used as a starter/plenary or is a great revision tool. Questions not provided!
A handy template which allows students to record their first impressions on almost any text.
Students analyse a text or poem by playing this classic game. Instructions/suggestions are included.
Word analysis quadrant
This handy template will allow students to analyse words and group them in the appropriate category. (Tweak this by adding words of your choice.)
Role on the wall
Two silhouettes (male and female) that can be assigned to any character. Add quotations, thought bubbles, words and phrases associated with the character. (Also works well enlarged to A3)
A template which provides instructions and character cards to stimulate discussion about who should be saved from the balloon.
A template to encourage structured comparison between a book and its film adaptation.
Book cover template
A handy resource which contains all the information needed for students to design their own book covers.
Structure log book
A template which allows students to keep track and analyse a book section by section.
A set of blank colour and pattern coded cards for you to fill in and use in all sorts of imaginative ways! Suggestions for use included.
Two and three-way Venn diagrams for you to tailor to your needs. Includes a label section for you to add in points or quotations for students to allocate to sections.
Using these templates you can encourage students to make connections within and between their texts. The first two versions of the outline are intended for printing out and writing on by hand. The third version includes text boxes for use on-screen.
A flexible resource which can be used to help students explore or create a character in a fun and engaging way.
A pirate-themed board game template which can be used to revise or test any subject.
A domino template for making matching activities and essay planning.
Create a dice for classroom games, or use it for teaching and revision (six themes, characters, ideas, or key words). You could even enlarge and use it as a box, and students could pop questions inside to test each other.
Useful comparison lines for you to customise.
Two mask outlines all ready for decorating. Great for creative work on character and theme and ideal for drama.
de Bono's Six Thinking Hats
A template to use with any text, suggesting application of the six thinking hats to aid exploration and analysis.
A selection of three storyboards for you to print, copy, enlarge and hand out for students to complete with marvellous creations. Choose from a simple storyboard, a more technical film storyboard, or a comic book outline.
Plot the tension in any text using this popular graph outline. Great for looking at structure and narrative.
A concentric circle template that can be used as a ranking, sorting or connections activity. You might want to divide the circle in half or into quarters to examine different aspects of an idea.
The perfect plenary in pyramid form - a simple way of checking students' understanding of any topic, at any level.
Diamond ranking template
A diamond ranking grid for students to place the definitions cards on. Available in B&W and colour versions; the colour one lets you monitor student progress at a glance. The accompanying Tweakit explains how diamond ranking works and suggests some variations.
A handy template for creating a game of Blockbusters on your IWB. This resource links to an idea described in the Teachit/NATE book The Full English and can be used with any text.
Snakes and ladders
A generic game to be adapted to analyse positive and negative sections from any poetry or prose text.