There's something for all your key stage 3 learners here, and you'll find them in each of the main subject areas.
"Theme park fun is a brilliant resource in which students work together to create a theme park! This resource is fantastic, as it encompasses a range of skills needed for studying non-fiction texts: the ability to persuade, inform and structure writing. I am going to use this with my class and have a competition for the best theme park – the students are going to love it!"
Planning and assessment
These are essential creative approaches, planning, marking, assessment and display materials. Our featured Resource templates and Revision Resources are versatile and creative resources that you'll find you can reuse again and again, whatever you're teaching!
It is essential that students in this age group have an understanding of everyday topics - politics, the world around us, people's rights and beliefs. They should be encouraged to analyse what they see and hear on TV and the radio, and to read a variety of newspapers, so that they they are aware of a variety of viewpoints before forming their own opinions. Here you will find some more advanced writing tasks on a variety of subjects and in various forms. At this age pupils should be able to embrace all forms of writing including: letter writing, debating, Shakespeare and compiling dissertations. KS3 spelling can be found on the spelling page.
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Pickwick papers, Frankenstein and Jane Eyre are comprehension topics which will help pupils extend vocabulary and ensure that pupils can analyse, form an opinion and enjoy passages from famous books.
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