Year 7: Passport to British Literature | jwpblog

Year 7: Passport to British Literature | jwpblog

My colleague Bethan Davies came up with this idea and put together this anthology to use in our transition period in Autumn Year 7. The texts are rich and intellectually challenging, but should be entertaining.

We will have whole group staging posts at week 3 and at the end of the first section of the term, when an unseen passage will be tested….

There is a range of stamps to be awarded to engage with the passport idea and teachers can teach in any order – apart form the designated testing/assessment  moments…

PBL word doc.

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Night: Alice Munro, for Edexcel IGCSE. | jwpblog

Night: Alice Munro, for Edexcel IGCSE. | jwpblog

Alice Munro’s semi-autobiographical short story is the longest of the stories in the anthology.

This PowerPoint uses material from the Edexcel text book to give a starting point for analysis. The story engages with her struggles as a teenager to cope with mental illness and also develops an interesting discussion about her evaluation of her father’s role in stabilizing her as she grows up….

Night

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Questioning | anewhoffod

Questioning | anewhoffod

Setting these pages up for a summer of work in getting ready for Sep.

I have used Ian Gilbert’s Thunk book to produce these thunk laminated cards.

Going to use during community time in KS3.  Six group tables max with one card on each.  Pupils spend 2-3 minutes at each station before swapping round (in different groups each time).  Then choose 1-2 thunks to discuss as a class using talking tokens or, in my case, a ball eliciting pupils’ responses and trying to deepen their contributions.

Thunks

 

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Questioning | anewhoffod

Questioning | anewhoffod

Setting these pages up for a summer of work in getting ready for Sep.

I have used Ian Gilbert’s Thunk book to produce these thunk laminated cards.

Going to use during community time in KS3.  Six group tables max with one card on each.  Pupils spend 2-3 minutes at each station before swapping round (in different groups each time).  Then choose 1-2 thunks to discuss as a class using talking tokens or, in my case, a ball eliciting pupils’ responses and trying to deepen their contributions.

Thunks

 

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200 Word Challenge Tasks 2016/2017 | Xris32

200 Word Challenge Tasks 2016/2017 | Xris32

I am currently organising resources for next year and given how popular the 200 Word Challenge has been I though I’d share my tasks for next year. The original blog is here for more details.I am grateful to my department for coming up with some of the tasks. As before, I am happy to share the tasks, but I will not share PowerPoints. That bit is up to you.

Thanks for reading,

Xris

Term 1
Task Area of focus Week 1 Describe an object in great detail without naming it Perspective Week 2 Write a love ballad for a popular musician Poetry Week 3 Write the…

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Year 7: Passport to British Literature | jwpblog

Year 7: Passport to British Literature | jwpblog

My colleague Bethan Davies came up with this idea and put together this anthology to use in our transition period in Autumn Year 7. The texts are rich and intellectually challenging, but should be entertaining.

We will have whole group staging posts at week 3 and at the end of the first section of the term, when an unseen passage will be tested….

There is a range of stamps to be awarded to engage with the passport idea and teachers can teach in any order – apart form the designated testing/assessment  moments…

PBL word doc.

Continue reading at:
http://ift.tt/2rXMQ9s

Night: Alice Munro, for Edexcel IGCSE. | jwpblog

Night: Alice Munro, for Edexcel IGCSE. | jwpblog

Alice Munro’s semi-autobiographical short story is the longest of the stories in the anthology.

This PowerPoint uses material from the Edexcel text book to give a starting point for analysis. The story engages with her struggles as a teenager to cope with mental illness and also develops an interesting discussion about her evaluation of her father’s role in stabilizing her as she grows up….

Night

Continue reading at:
http://ift.tt/2tRxBR5