New Key Stage 3 resources

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A mansion of Gothic activitiesNew!
This resource features a range of ideas and activities for students  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Reading | Published: 28/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Fiction texts
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Christmas advent calendar New!
An interactive advent calendar with festive starters, plenaries  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 23/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Chapter 5 - questions and grammar activities New!
Grammar focused activities for students to complete as they read  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 21/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman
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Varying your sentences - with kittens!New!
Help students to vary their sentences by matching up the advice  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Writing | Published: 14/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Imaginative writing | Sentence construction
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Writing style investigationNew!
This self-assessment task is designed to follow an extended writing  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Planning and assessment | Writing | Published: 14/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Assessment and targets | Proofreading
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Understanding a 19th century textNew!
Suitable as a way in to challenging 19th century fiction, this  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading | Published: 14/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Comprehension
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Creative writing word challengesNew!
Three vocabulary challenges to help students practise using compound  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 14/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary
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MR SCIL's reading skillsNew!
A useful acronym to support students when analysing texts. Suitable  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading | Published: 07/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Paragraph practice
Students identify paragraph breaks for an extract about Hotel  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 17/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Structure and paragraphs
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Sorting out your Standard English
A quick starter for students to 'correct' non-standard or incorrect  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 17/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Standard English
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Exploring the poem 'The Chimney Sweeper'
Students choose their level of challenge and answer a series  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Published: 10/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Blake, William
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Understanding 'Stealing'
Comprehension questions on the poem, with some prompts for analysis  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Poetry | Published: 10/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Duffy, Carol Ann
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Purpose placemat
A learning mat to support students when writing, with reminders  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing | Published: 10/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Writing for purpose and audience
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Adjectives relating to characters
A list of interesting adjectives for students to investigate  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 03/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary
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Looking at a poem for the first time
A step-by-step resource helping students understand the poem  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Poetry | Published: 03/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Unseen poetry
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Writing poems about messages
Written for National Poetry Day 2016, this is a teacher-facing  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Poetry | Writing | Published: 19/09/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Writing poetry
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Punctuation and conjunctions pyramids
A set of pyramids to cut out and display on students' desks for  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 19/09/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary | Punctuation
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Drama approaches and activities
This teacher-facing resource includes a number of suggested drama  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 19/09/2016 | From the resource collection(s): The Tulip Touch by Anne Fine
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Using assistive technology to support dyslexic writers
Written by Malcolm Litten, expert in assistive technology and  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Planning and assessment | Published: 19/09/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Making the most of ICT
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Modal verbs fortune tellers
Help students practise accurate use of modal verbs in sentences  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 19/09/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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