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'Catchphrase' word quizNew!
A fun PowerPoint 'Catchphrase' style game. Perfect as a starter  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 27/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Word games
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Mood graphNew!
Students plot points along an 'emotive' graph and decide whether  … read more
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KS3 | Plays | Published: 20/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Tempest
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Identifying text types New!
Students are given a number of different text types to identify,  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 06/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Purpose and audience
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How much sympathy do we have for Kate Barlow? New!
Students think about how sympathetic they feel towards Kate Barlow,  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 01/06/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Holes by Louis Sachar
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Making negative words
A useful resource explaining how negative words are created and  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 23/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling
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Prefix and suffix slider
This resource was written by specialists Victoria Honeybourne  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 19/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling
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Assessment for learning ticklist
Students assess their learning, thinking about the techniques  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Teaching tools | Published: 09/05/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Assessment and targets
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Using sounds in writing
A number of activities for students to introduce effective sound  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 25/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing
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Zero – inside and out
Students think about Zero's thoughts and emotions compared with  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 25/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Holes by Louis Sachar
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Perfecting direct speech
Students practise punctuating direct speech and writing their  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 04/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Punctuation
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Story writing
Students write a story from the perspective of each of the main  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Published: 29/03/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Ballads | Tennyson, Alfred
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Analysing a vivid description
Students analyse an extract from an Anita Desai short story,  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 23/03/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Fiction texts
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Reading comprehension
Students are given an extract from 'Oliver Twist' with some comprehension  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 23/03/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Comprehension
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Sort -ing words
An activity for students to sort 'ing' words into the correct  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 29/02/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling
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Newspaper report
A structured resource to help students write a newspaper report  … read more
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KS3 | Plays | Published: 09/02/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Romeo and Juliet
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First and third person SNAP!
A number of statements written in first and third person for  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 09/02/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Attitudes to homelessness
Starter activity to encourage pupils to think about different  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 01/02/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Stone Cold by Robert Swindells
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24 creative writing prompts
A PowerPoint presentation with a selection of images and unusual  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 01/02/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Imaginative writing
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Adverbial phrases and exploring the writer's use of language
Students familiarise themselves with adverbial phrases, analyse  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 26/01/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary
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Apostrophe practice
A worksheet that explains the two main uses of apostrophes through  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 25/01/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Punctuation
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