PEEL Your Paragraphs writing scaffold. Literacy mats. Particularly for extended writing in history or essays. Helps to make sure students can access at least Level 6 at Keys Stage 3 by explaining and evaluating.
KS3 English Teaching Resources: Smart Ice Cream by Paul Jennings (PowerPoint presentation lessons with worksheets) Smart Ice Cream is a KS3 English teaching resource featuring a series of enjoyable lessons designed to enhance and develop pupil understanding of the structure and features of short stories.
Poetry Workshop: A Framework for Teaching Poetry Year-Round
Poetry workshop for middle school
Have fun with your poetry unit by incorporating blackout poetry! Your middle school and high school English language arts students will love creating these poems.
KS3 English Teaching Resources: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas contains a range of lessons, tasks and activities designed to develop pupil knowledge and understanding of the historical context, plot, characters, language and themes of John Boyne's novel. http://www.teacher-of-english.com/the-boy-in-the-striped-pyjamas-teaching-resources-556.html#.UWgyV7XU9WU