New Key Stage 3 resources

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Bullying poem   
A selection of activities for students to discuss bullying and  … read more
KS3 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Quotations about journeys   
Perfect for getting students to engage with a theme - in this  … read more
KS3 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Autobiographical writing - Me, myself and I
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Formal versus informal   
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Based on an extract from Sharon Creech's 'The Wanderer', students  … read more
KS3 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Writing for audience and purpose
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Understanding unusual words   
Help students develop their confidence with 19th century texts  … read more
KS3 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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'Travels with a Donkey' missing words   
A good way of building students' confidence in tackling unseen  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Character impressions - reflect and evaluate   
Students think about Stevenson's narration of 'Travels with a  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Who the Dawkins is he? Thought tracking   
Read the excerpt from Dickens' 'Oliver Twist' in which Oliver  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Prose | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading | Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
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A perfect night... comprehension questions   
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Students read the excerpt from Stevenson's 'Travels with a Donkey  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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What they actually said ...   
Help students become more confident in approaching early 20th  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Describing a scene   
Useful as a way of helping students develop their descriptive  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Creative writing (KS4)
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Freedom to choose? - 'The life story of a Polish sweatshop girl'   
An excerpt from a 20th century non-fiction text: 'The Life Stories  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Critical reading
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Chapter sixteen – the opening   
Students make inferences/use clues to help them complete the  … read more
KS3 | Prose  |  From the resource collection(s): Once by Morris Gleitzman
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'Still I Rise' - group work tasks   
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A handy worksheet to help students access this moving poem. Contains  … read more
KS3 | Poetry  |  From the resource collection(s): Angelou, Maya
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Introducing 'Adlestrop'   
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A useful pre-reading or warm up task. Students read the poem  … read more
KS3 | Poetry  |  From the resource collection(s): Thomas, Edward
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Plenty of care   
Before introducing the poem 'Leisure' to students, use this resource  … read more
KS3 | Poetry  |  From the resource collection(s): Davies, W.H.
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20 teaching ideas for GCSE writing   
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20 creative and engaging teaching ideas to help students with  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Teaching tools  |  From the resource collection(s): 20 teaching ideas for ...
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Haiku puzzles
This is a way to test how well your students have learned the  … read more
KS3 | Poetry  |  From the resource collection(s): An introduction to poetry
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Varying sentences
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An interactive Smart board resource for teaching sentences. Starts  … read more
KS2 KS3 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Grammar - sentence construction
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Making links between texts learning mat
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A useful learning mat to help students make links between texts  … read more
KS3 KS4 KS5 | Skills  |  From the resource collection(s): Reading skills
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Guilt-free planning
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Written by David Didau for our series of English teaching emails,  … read more
KS3 KS4 KS5 | Teaching tools  |  From the resource collection(s): Planning aids
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