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Reading skills

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Making links between texts learning mat
A useful learning mat to help students make links between texts  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Reading
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Reading strategies checklist
A handy checklist for active reading strategies. Perfect for  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading
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Text deconstruction - a help sheet
Useful prompts to guide students through deconstructing a te  … read more
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KS4 | Reading
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Fact or opinion?
Get back to basics with facts and opinions. Students discuss  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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Following instructions
A classic test that challenges students' ability to follow instructions.  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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What sort of language?
Students define different styles of language (e.g. poetic, emotive  … read more
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KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary
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The key to a good blurb
Focus on the language used in an autobiography's ‘blurb’  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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Textual organisers
A really versatile way to look at organisational features such  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading
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Quick match up
This works well as a starter and is ideal for easing students  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading | Writing
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The rats grew bolder...
A starter focusing on how effective writers create meaning. Teacher  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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Book reviews
Children investigate a variety of children's stories as part  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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The Da Vinci Code - the opening
Focus on the writer's use of language with this cloze activity  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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Opening hooks
Discuss the different hooks used in this selection of story openings.  … read more
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KS3 | Prose
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Reading paper levels 5, 6 and 7 - moving through the gears!
Strategies for ensuring answers are concise and analytical.  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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Whose theme is it anyway?
An activity to explore key themes in any text and how discussion  … read more
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KS4 | Reading
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Analysing an opening chapter
We think this is useful for its close textual analysis frame.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading
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Close reading techniques: descriptive writing extracts
A focus on close reading and language, using extracts from a  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading
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Book response
A guide for writing a book review. The original resource is followed  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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The PEE chain
A handy poster-style guide to POINT-EXAMPLE-EXPLAIN.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading
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Author profile
A simple sheet to help students record what they find out about  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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How to write a book review
A comprehensive list of questions to consider when writing a  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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What is character?
Use 'character wheels' to write character descriptions. Structured  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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Tortoise book review: complete the tortoise's shell!
A Teachit oldie!  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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