Powerpoint This is a short unit (approx 2-3 50 minute periods) which aims to improve students ability to create effective characterisation in creative or personal pieces of writing. Pack contains a self-explanatory PowerPoint which you simply run through and it gives students examples of good practice and gives them tasks on how to improve characterisation. There is also a worksheet which gives pupils the opportunity to work independently and build their skills at characterisation.
Video The recent commemoration events of 'The Great War' coupled with Sainsburys use of this topic as an advert has brought this wonderful story to the forefront of many peoples minds. It is a story that has been told for a 100 years and is a great story to explore with children in the run up to Christmas.
Lesson TES - Lesson planning that links with History theme - Tudors, rich and poor. Texts include 'The Prince, the Cook and the Cunning King' by Terry Deary, 'The Queen's Token' by Pamela Oldfield and the dvd of 'The Prince and the Pauper' (Aidan Quinn, Alan Bates).