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Promethean whiteboard resources

On this page you will find all of our Promethean resources. Have a poke around and we're sure you'll find something to satisfy the ICT whiz inside of you. Go forth with your interactive highlighting pen and enjoy! 

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All themes are equal ...
An engaging series of activities to explore themes in the novel. (Pages 1 & 7 work best enlarged to A3.) Includes a Promethean Flipchart version of some of the tasks.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Animal Farm by George Orwell
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The male characters in Dracula
Explore the roles and presentation of the male characters in chapters 1-16. Page numbers relate to the Penguin Classics edition (1993).
KS5 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Dracula by Bram Stoker
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Tragic Hexbusters
A Hexbusters game using Promethean software. Perfect for re-invigorating sleepy students on a rainy afternoon.
KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Romeo and Juliet
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Hexbusters game
Use this interactive Promethean activity as revision or consolidation (or to relieve your group from the tedium of a rainy afternoon).
KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Catcher in the Rye
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A real bunch of characters
A family tree charting relationships between the characters and a sequencing activity. Available in both whizzy and Promethean versions.
KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Othello
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Chapter headings
Analyse the significance of the chapter headings. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Lord of the Flies by William Golding
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Beginnings, endings and critical interpretations
Analysing the conventional functions of the openings and closings of novels and applying this to the novel. Students then read/evaluate critics' quotations. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS5 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Analysing quotations
A worked example followed by a list of quotations with suggestions for analysis to help students sharpen up their skills, leading to an activity focusing on one character. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS5 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Hamlet
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Symbolism
A handy interactive slide show that revises the use of symbolism across the novel. Great for revision! Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Lord of the Flies by William Golding
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Tragedy!
A handy worksheet which asks students to match up some key terms from the tragedy genre with their definitions. Also available as an interactive matching activity and a Promethean flipchart.
KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Thematic work on 'depression' and Hamlet
Students focus on the theme of depression for their devised project. Lesson 1 focuses on depression whilst lesson 2 links specifically to Hamlet. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Exploring and devising for Drama |  From the resource collection(s): Devised Drama workshops
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Island paradise or island hell?
A lovely activity looking at descriptons of the island. Students then use these to help them draw and annotate a map and think about how the island is portrayed. (Refers to Faber & Faber 2002 edition.) Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Lord of the Flies by William Golding
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Sort it out, Romeo!
A great resource for encouraging students to engage with Romeo and Juliet's language in Act 2 Scene 2, by sorting their speeches into categories of their own choice. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Romeo and Juliet
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Pimp my writing!
Rate your writing using the snooze-ometer, then use the suggested techniques to pimp your writing! (You might like to hand out page 2 after page 1 as it contains re-worked examples of the page 1 activity.) Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Drafting and redrafting
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Charting the senses
A lovely resource encouraging a close look at the description in chapter 7. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Lord of the Flies by William Golding
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Curley's wife - do we sympathise with her?
Rank the statements from most to least sympathetic. Also available as an interactive sequencing activity and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - 'Of Mice and Men' for AQA
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Alternative titles
Exploring the significance of the alternative titles that Fitzgerald considered for the novel. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS5 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Descent into savagery
A selection of events which pupils use to build a timeline of boys' descent into savagery. Also available as an interactive ranking activity and a Promethean flipchart.
KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Lord of the Flies by William Golding
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'Of Mice and Men': An interactive revision quiz
A fun revision activity with sections on symbolism, themes and image association. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck | Of Mice and Men trail
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Concept map starter
An activity to get students thinking about the connections between the main characters. Also available as a SMART Notebook and a Promethean flipchart.
KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Romeo and Juliet
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Chapter specific activites
A selection of activities on chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS5 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Matching character exercise
Students work out who is speaking, then explore the impressions the language gives. Answer: Piggy, Ralph, Piggy, Jack, Ralph, Simon, Ralph, Jack. Also available as an interactive multiple choice activity and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Lord of the Flies by William Golding
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The tragedy of Ophelia
Varied activities including a symbolism, image and sequencing task. (Film version needed for task 3.)
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KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Introduction to Shakespeare: the plays
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Holden Caulfield and Harry Potter
A nice way of exploring the voice Salinger creates. Includes an opportunity for pupils to write 'in the style of'. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Catcher in the Rye
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'Crunched' version of the play made using Teachit's Cruncher
'Macbeth' word samples: the selection is drawn from the text collapsed into reverse alphabetical order (rhyme-sort). Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Syntex: advert for Warwick Castle (difficulty rating 4)
Explore the word order of this slogan. Also available as a Promethean flipchart. (Clues: 1 - The key is where you put the word 'just'! 2 - Two verbs are contrasted) (Answer: You don’t just visit Britain’s greatest medieval experience. You live it.)
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KS3 KS4 | Print media |  From the resource collection(s): Print advertising
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Pub quiz team activity
A fantastic pub quiz style team game, including a picture round. Great for a wet afternoon or for use as a revision activity. Includes answer sheet. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Characters - who is the odd one out?
A fun revision activity that could be used in groups or as a class quiz. Also available as a SMART Notebook and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Act 1 Scene 2 statements
How far do you agree? A discussion task to consolidate understanding of the first couple of scenes. Also available as an interactive activity and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 KS5 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Hamlet
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Ranking statements
A pre-reading activity to generate discussion. Also available as an interactive ranking activity and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 KS5 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Hamlet
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Curley's wife: Miss Dynamite or lonely victim?
Activities focusing on the presentation of Curley's wife. A handy grid helps students to hone their PEE skills; the final discussion task could be used for speaking and listening assessment. The original resource is followed by a differentiated version for use with students with SEN. Also available as a SMART Notebook and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck | Of Mice and Men trail and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - 'Of Mice and Men' for AQA
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Persuasive writing skills - a set of worksheets covering (nearly) everything!
A set of worksheets showing students how to use rhetorical questions, comparatives and superlatives. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS3 KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Writing to argue, persuade, advise
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Steinbeck's use of darkness and light
A fabulous resource - lesson plan with quote cards - designed to encourage students to interpret the use of darkness and light. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck | Of Mice and Men trail
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A whizzy matching exercise for To Kill a Mockingbird
Match the questions and quotations from the novel. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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An interactive quiz
Try this quiz with questions ranging across the play - a fun starter or quick revision activity. The PowerPoint version is multiple choice; the whizzy interactive version is 'true or false?'. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Study pack
A variety of activities and fact file on Holden Caulfield. Also available as an interactive ranking activity and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Catcher in the Rye
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Confusing conundrums!
Unscramble the anagrams to reveal the character names - a quick starter activity. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Chapter 2 - Introducing more characters
Two tasks which can be used for starter or plenary activities. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - 'Of Mice and Men' for AQA
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Character quotation quiz
Identify the character that fits each quotation. Also available as an interactive snap activity and a Promethean flipchart.
KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Who said what in the play?
Match each quote to: Who said it? About whom or what? To whom? Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Romeo and Juliet
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Match the events to the time and place
An interactive matching revision activity. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
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Act 3 - changing feelings
An interactive ranking activity - consider the changing feelings of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth during this act. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS3 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth - Act 3
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'That which hath made them drunk...' Teachit Interactive sequencing exercise for Act 2 Scene 2
Put the scrambled lines from Lady Macbeth's speech into the correct sequence. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS3 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth - Act 2
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'Is this a dagger...' Teachit Interactive sequencing exercise for Act 2 Scene 1
Put the scrambled lines from Macbeth's speech into the correct sequence. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth - Act 2
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An interactive matching exercise for 'Persuasive techniques bingo'
Match the terms with their definitions. Perfect for use on an interactive whiteboard. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): Persuasive writing trail | Starters
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Hamlet: resources
Series of practical and fun drama activities related to Hamlet SOW. Also available as a Flash activity and a Promethean flipchart to enable students to create effective Shakespearean insults!
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KS3 | Plays | Plays for Drama |  From the resource collection(s): Hamlet: KS3 drama-based activities
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Proof reading exercise: Romeo and Juliet poster
This works well as an on-screen resource too. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 | Skills |  From the resource collection(s): SPaG correction exercises
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Character quotes: Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
Match the quote to the statement. Also available as an interactive matching activity and a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Who is being talked about?
Match the quote with the character in the opening three chapters. Includes teacher's copy. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS5 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Animals and other creatures in Of Mice and Men
An interesting resource which uses colour coding to clearly define animal imagery. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS4 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck | Of Mice and Men trail
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Act 1 Scene 5
Say whether statements about this scene are true or false. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth - Act 1
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Act 1 Scenes 6 and 7 workbook
Six pages of accessible and creative tasks. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth - Act 1
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Quiz me
Test your knowledge of the play! Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Romeo and Juliet
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Act 2 Scene 2 - Part 1 (lines 1 to 33)
Detailed prompt and extended questions. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth - Act 2
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Character adjectives
Match the adjectives to the characters. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
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KS3 KS4 | Plays |  From the resource collection(s): Macbeth
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Study pack
Generous resource, including information about: context, plot, characters, themes and style, plus sample essays and a timeline. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS5 | Prose |  From the resource collection(s): The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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'Send a Cow' practice questions and answers
An exploration of persuasive writing and presentational devices in a charity leaflet. Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
KS4  |  From the resource collection(s): Leaflets and featured in our teaching pack(s) Non-fiction and media teaching pack | Argue and persuade pack
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