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Argue, Persuade, Advise

English Teaching Resources: Argue, Persuade, Advise teaches pupils how to identify the key differences and features of writing to argue, persuade and advise.  These fully editable 8 slide PowerPoint resources/lessons can be used as a starter activity, a stand alone lesson or developed into further lessons on language.  The activities include:

   1. What is the difference between writing to argue, persuade and advise?
   2. Key features of writing to argue persuade and advise
   3. Argue, persuade, advise consolidation / assessment task
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An Inspector Calls (free resource)

Free KS4/GCSE English Teaching Resources: An Inspector Calls
 
An Inspector Calls free teaching resources (sample) - a 'taster' Powerpoint presentation - provides a brief introduction to our English teaching resources for JB Priestley's play An Inspector Calls.   This free sample includes 9 slides from the complete 160 slide Powerpoint resource which can be viewed here: An Inspector Calls.
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GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: An Inspector Calls teaching resource (PowerPoint and worksheets) contains a huge 160 slide PowerPoint with 25 accompanying worksheets.  Lessons are structured using the 4 part lesson format: starter activity, introduction, development and plenary.  All PowerPoint slides can be tweaked, personalised and differentiated to allow you to make the resource fit your teaching needs exactly.  You can view the resource in more detail by clicking on the images below.

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: An Inspector Calls includes a range of activities for pupils of all abilities:

    * a brief biography of JB Priestley and the social and historical context of pre and post war British society

    * activities to develop knowledge of the plot

    * in depth analysis of the characters of Arthur, Sybil, Sheila, Eric, and Inspector Goole

    * exploration of the key themes (socialism, capitalism, social responsibility, etc)

    * the literary, social and historical context of the play (1940s theatre, Pre 1914 Britain, rise of Socialism,  Capitalism, the post WWII political climate, Priestley’s contribution to the welfare state)

    * developing awareness of the features of a drama text – character, stage directions, etc

    * teaching the use of Point/Evidence/Explain to write about An Inspector Calls

    * Priestley’s political message and the role of Eva Smith and Inspector Goole

    * cloze passages for each act to consolidate understanding of the plot

    * analysis of Priestley’s language in key scenes

    * Priestley’s use of tension and suspense

    * hot seating activities

    * empathy question preparation - Diary and letter writing

    * sequencing activities

    * video links to help the teaching and learning of key scenes

    * developing inference and deduction skills
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An Inspector Calls teaching resource (includes PowerPoint and worksheets) contains a huge 160 slide PowerPoint with 73 accompanying worksheets.  Lessons are structured using the four part lesson plan format: starter activity, introduction, development and plenary.  All PowerPoint slides can be tweaked, personalised and differentiated to enable English teachers to make the resource fit their teaching needs exactly.  You can view the An Inspector Calls teaching resources in more detail by clicking on the images below.
These An Inspector Calls teaching resources include a wide range of activities for pupils of all abilities:
    * a brief biography of JB Priestley and the social and historical context of pre and post war British society
    * activities to develop knowledge of the plot
    * in depth analysis of the characters of Arthur, Sybil, Sheila, Eric, and Inspector Goole
    * exploration of the key themes (socialism, capitalism, social responsibility, etc)
    * the literary, social and historical context of the play (1940s theatre, Pre 1914 Britain, rise of Socialism,  Capitalism, the post WWII political climate, Priestley’s contribution to the welfare state)
    * developing awareness of the features of a drama text – character, stage directions, etc
    * teaching the use of Point/Evidence/Explain to write about An Inspector Calls
    * Priestley’s political message and the role of Eva Smith and Inspector Goole
    * cloze passages for each act to consolidate understanding of the plot
    * analysis of Priestley’s language in key scenes
    * Priestley’s use of tension and suspense
    * hot seating activities
    * empathy question preparation - Diary and letter writing
    * sequencing activities
    * video links to help the teaching and learning of key scenes
    * developing inference and deduction skills
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A Christmas Carol (GCSE 9-1) is made up of an 80 slide PowerPoint presentation, 22 worksheets and a ten lesson unit overview.  
Each of the ten lessons have been constructed using the four part structure (starter, introduction, development and plenary) and all can be edited, modified and differentiated to fit your individual teaching needs.  GCSE 9-1 English Teaching Resources: A Christmas Carol covers a range of activities including:

Social and historical context - what was Christmas like in Victorian society?

Use of structure – chronological order, flashbacks and a timeline task

Inference and deduction skills

Analysis of character development and Dickens' use of language

Speaking and listening task

Using Point, Evidence, Explain when writing about A Christmas Carol

GCSE exam preparation - Two essay tasks

Unit of work – 80 slide PowerPoint, 22 worksheets and a 10 lesson overview
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CAPITAL LETTERS AND FULL STOPS

Capital Letters and Full Stops is a 30 slide PowerPoint teaching resource designed to help pupils develop their knowledge and understanding of capital letters and full stops. 

English Teaching Resources: Capital Letters and Full Stops teaches pupils how to identify capital letters and full stops in a piece of writing and how to use them effectively and accurately in their own work.  The resource includes:

  1. Capital letters and full stops - definitions with examples of each.

  2. Understanding how capital letters and full stops aid clarification in a piece of writing.

  3. Identifying capital letters and full stops in a range of sentences.

  4. Correcting a range of sentences by inserting capital letters and full stops.

  5. 30 slide PowerPoint presentation.

  6. 5 accompanying worksheets to assess pupil understanding
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