New key stage 3 resources

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Morpurgo's presentation of war New!
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
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Getting to know your classmates New!
Activities to help students get to know each other and the best  … read more
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KS3 | Spoken English | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Transition activities
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Growth mindset New!
A resource written for us by Mike Gershon. An exploration of  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Planning and assessment | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Observation, advice and teaching tips
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Reading and writing tasks
A selection of reading and writing tasks based on extracts from  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Prose | Published: 23/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Colour in creative writing
Students explore the synonyms for colours and practise using  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 23/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing
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Supporting learners with EAL
A resource written for us by Sue Cowley. Five tips for working  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Planning and assessment | Published: 16/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Observation, advice and teaching tips
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Getting to know your learners
A resource written for us by Sue Cowley. Five top tips for getting  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Planning and assessment | Published: 16/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Observation, advice and teaching tips
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Fiction and imaginative writing practice tasks
Using an extract from 'Stone Cold' and with imaginative writing  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Writing | Published: 03/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Critical reading | Imaginative writing
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Juxtaposed descriptions
A selection of mini plots for students who struggle with ideas  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing | Published: 03/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing
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Taking responsibility for protecting the environment: a persuasive task
A series of provocative images to prompt students' opinions on  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing | Published: 26/02/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Argument and persuasive writing
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Analysing Caliban: Act 1 Scene 2
Students study an extract from Act 1 Scene 2 and answer an essay  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Plays | Published: 22/01/2018 | From the resource collection(s): The Tempest - Act 1
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Poetic techniques spinner
Students 'spin' the poetic techniques wheel and give an example  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Published: 09/01/2018 | From the resource collection(s): An introduction to poetry
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First impressions of a poem
A number of accessible questions for students to consider after  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Poetry | Published: 09/01/2018 | From the resource collection(s): An introduction to poetry | Unseen poetry
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Strategies for understanding new words
A resource which helps students learn ways to understand new  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 02/01/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary
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Understanding Marcia
This resource helps students explore Marcia's character and consider  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 11/12/2017 | From the resource collection(s): The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo
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Guessing the meaning of a word from context
A PowerPoint with tips and pointers for how students can identify  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 04/12/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary
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Build a sentence fortune teller
A fun starter or game to help students create sentences. Students  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 04/12/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Describing an autumnal scene
Students are given an autumnal image to describe, with a word  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing | Published: 20/11/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Descriptive writing
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20 teaching ideas for Christmas
20 fun and festive ideas for end-of-term jolliness.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Planning and assessment | Published: 06/11/2017 | From the resource collection(s): 20 teaching ideas for ...
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Independent reading journal
A fun, attractive reading journal that students can use before,  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 30/10/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Independent reading
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