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Speaking and listening trail

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Speaking and listening trail map and guide
Suggestions for how to tackle the speaking and listening element of the GCSE course. Includes a list of key Teachit resources and how they might be used.
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KS4 | Skills | Trails |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks | Speaking and listening trail
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Desert island decisions take two
An adaptation of the original 'Desert island decisions'. As surviving members of a shipwreck, individuals within a group must make decisions about their future survival.
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KS3 KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening trail | Thinking and discussion skills
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Prom speaking and listening task
Students plan an end of year prom. (Discuss, argue, persuade)
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KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks | Speaking and listening trail
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Doctors' dilemma
Group work guaranteed to generate lively discussion. Pupils debate which patients should receive funding for live-saving treatment.
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KS3 KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks | Speaking and listening trail
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Save my dog!
Lovely speaking and listening activity. Vets have to make some difficult decisions - can you persuade them to save your dog? Includes different role-play cards for each 'dog owner'. (Search for 9537 for support materials for this resource.)
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KS3 KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Persuasive writing trail | Speaking and listening tasks | Speaking and listening trail and featured in our Argue and persuade teaching pack.
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What are your views on education?
A set of statements to debate and/or rank before reading Blake's 'The Schoolboy'. Could also be used at KS3 with Skellig by David Almond.
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KS5 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening trail | William Blake
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How to write a good speech
An advice and planning sheet.
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KS3 KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks | Speaking and listening trail
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Spend some of the school's money!
Group activity based on a school council debate focused on discuss, argue, persuade.
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'What has happened to Lulu?'
A shortish scheme (3 or 4 lessons) based on the Causley poem, ideal for early secondary years. Poem not included.
KS3 | Exploring and devising for Drama |  From the resource collection(s): Devised Drama workshops | Speaking and listening trail
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Eva Smith's inquest
A great speaking and listening activity in which students act as a witness for Eva Smith's inquest. You will need to allocate parts to students.
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KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley | Speaking and listening trail
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Arguments!
Two emotive and relevant scenarios to improvise and develop.
KS4 | Exploring and devising for Drama |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening trail | Stimulus for devised Drama
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Ambitions talk
A useful guide sheet on preparing a talk about ambitions and an effective self evaluation exercise.
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Speaking and listening assessments: explain, describe, narrate.
A task sheet for a presentation on a great place to visit. Includes marking criteria.
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Chocolate: an advertising project
Advice and resources to help students market their own chocolate product. The original resource is followed by a differentiated version for use with students with SEN.
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KS3 KS4 | Non-fiction & media |  From the resource collection(s): Print advertising | Speaking and listening trail
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'Stealing' speaking and listening activity
Versatile role cards for use in discussion.
KS4 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy | Speaking and listening trail
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View the Uccello painting
Fill in thought bubbles for the three main characters.
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KS4 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening trail | Voices & readings - introducing poetry
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Introduction - discuss the story of George and the Dragon
Draw pictures and make notes on conventional representations.
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Junk food
What is a discussion? Introduction to arguments for and against banning junk food.
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