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Starters

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Worn out words
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Students practise using more interesting and varied vocabulary.  … read more
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Idiom-match!
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Match the card with the picture to work out what the idiom m  … read more
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Summarise that!
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Using a descriptive extract from 'Out of Africa', students quickly  … read more
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Dullard!
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A great game (perfect as a starter or plenary) in which students  … read more
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Vocabulary choices
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A useful lesson starter. Students explore the effect of vocabulary  … read more
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Scrambled literary terms and their definitions
Twenty-five literary terms and their definitions... simply match  … read more
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Toasty treat
A lovely sequencing activity to introduce instruction writing.  … read more
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Starters for all: prepositions
Remember what prepositions are? A word recognition task for the  … read more
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Starters for all: plurals
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Important plural rules. The 's', 'ies', 'ves' and 'es' are infinitely  … read more
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Starters for all: misplaced connectives
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Rearrange the connectives so that each one fits the sentence.  … read more
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Starters for all: -able, -ible endings
These starters contain extension work. The -able and -ible are  … read more
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Starters for all: punctuation
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These starters are designed for all students and include extension  … read more
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Word games for spelling skills
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Two games to use as starters.  … read more
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Kick-start discussion slides
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A selection of thought-provoking, fairly general, quotations  … read more
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Sci-fi compound words
How many sci-fi compound words can you form from the words g  … read more
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Compound words
Make as many compounds as possible from the words given.  … read more
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To be - a most irregular verb
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Quick starter to focus on the tense changes of the verb 'to  … read more
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Literary terminology
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Match up the literary terms with their definitions. Available  … read more
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Instruction writing
A fill-in-the-blanks exercise on instructions - could be a useful  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'Persuasive techniques bingo'
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Match the terms with their definitions. Perfect for use on an  … read more
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Poetic terms bingo
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To practise recognition of similes, metaphors, alliteration and  … read more
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What am I?
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A noisy starter to revise nouns, verbs, adjectives and adver  … read more
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Which poetic term am I?
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A noisy starter to revise poetic terms.  … read more
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Personal pronoun snap
A quick revision game. Interactive snap game also available.  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'US & UK English starter'
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Match the US word to its UK counterpart.  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'US & UK English starter'
Match the US word to its UK counterpart.  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'US & UK English starter'
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Match the US word to its UK counterpart.  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'Persuasive techniques bingo'
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Match the terms with their definitions. Perfect for use on an  … read more
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First, second or third person?
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Identify whether the phrase is in the first, second or third  … read more
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Bingo!
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To practise recognition of nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.  … read more
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Quickfire adverbs (2)
A nice kinaesthetic quiz activity using PowerPoint. An interactive  … read more
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Types of sentences and clauses
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Simple, compound and complex sentence worksheet. Originally designed  … read more
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Persuasive techniques
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Match the terms with the correct definitions and examples. Available  … read more
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Quickfire adverbs PowerPoint
Lovely. Introductory presentation which would work well as a  … read more
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Self-mark starters (teacher copy)
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Some short, sharp and useful starter activities around spelling,  … read more
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Nouns and verbs
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Sort words into nouns, verbs and words that could be either.  … read more
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Pronouns starter activities
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Underline the pronouns in the sentence.  … read more
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Word scramble (Y7 W11 & Y8 W6)
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Spell useful English words. Includes teacher's notes.  … read more
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Connectives lesson starter
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Advice on how to use connectives to develop thought.  … read more
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Plural rules
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Exploring s/es/ies plurals; f-ves plurals, plurals with vowels  … read more
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Alphabetical order and using a dictionary
3 separate starter activities including all necessary resour  … read more
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Word endings lesson starters
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Materials for looking at -ible / -able / -shun endings, plus  … read more
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Apostrophe starters
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Includes 'apostrophe dominoes' to explore apostrophes for omission  … read more
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Year 7 spelling bank lesson starters
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Starter activities for classroom teachers. Originally designed  … read more
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Punctuation practice: subordinate clauses (teacher copy)
Includes suggested extension tasks.  … read more
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Punctuation practice: subordinate clauses
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Match the main and subordinate clauses. An interactive version  … read more
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Prepositions starter activity
Includes a good list of examples.  … read more
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US and UK English starter activity
Match the US word to its UK counterpart. A number of interactive  … read more
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Vowels and Y starter activity
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Lesson plan and resource.  … read more
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Parts of speech lesson starters
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Uses the 'Parts of Speech' poem as cloze exercise.  … read more
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Persuasive techniques bingo
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Lovely bingo style game, including techniques card, definitions  … read more
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Lesson starters - adjectives, synonyms and antonyms
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Lesson plan and resources. Use word cards to reinforce understanding  … read more
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Lesson starters - spelling
2 user friendly lesson plans exploring vowel choices and unfamiliar  … read more
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Lesson starters - apostrophes
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4 separate user friendly lesson plans.  … read more
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Advertise me! is a fun resource and is particularly useful for emphasising the importance of audience. You could take in a variety of books as visual aids and ask pupils who they think the audience is for those books.

Emma Robinson, KS3 Intervention Manager 

   

 

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