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A rainbow analysis template and many other fab ideas by @HeadofEnglish click here!
What to do:
Students use their text to analyse keywords and key terms.
The write their word in the first circle and then write the
Resources:A description/a piece of text.What to do:Students should sit back to back with each other.One by one they should read out their descriptions. Whilst one is reading the other is to draw what they hear.I have used this to get
ResourcesCreate your own overlays- such as…
What to do:
Create your own overlays which can be printed in A4 or A3 size and can be placed over any text. They can be adapted and edited
Roll of wallpaper backing paper which was about two metres high and rolled together and taped to become a cylinder for the Totem Pole.
My lesson plan and 5 things worksheet is available by clicking here.
Resources: Post-It notes/ Paper cut into small squaresHow It Works:Students are asked to work in pairs– and asked to write down 9 keywords/points/sentences/ each. (If AS/A level student- they could work on their own- link the points to mark schemes/model answer and
Resources: Create your own squares.
How It WorksThere are many versions of this activity. (I was first introduced this on a training session with fellow ASTs by Dr Andy Love.)You can adapt it for any subject and any year groupA picture?
Do you remember getting told off at school for passing notes in class?
That age-old teenage tradition that is now rapidly being replaced by its 21st Century counterpart: under-the-desk texting?
Resources:Crime scene props: Masking tape to create an outline of a dead body, murder weapon, Police “do not cross” tape, various other clues – photos, money, wallet etc.How It Works: You need to create a murder scene; As students come in, ask them
Resources:Picture of a compassHow It Works:The NEWS point on a compass represent an area for debate.For example, when exploring a topic with complex issues- N could stand for Negative points, E could stand for Environmental Factors and so on.