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The Lost Art of Talk

One Friday, our school had an unusually long lock-down drill.  A lock-down is a drill, similar to fire and tornado drills, where teachers and students go through the steps they would take in the event of an active shooter or a hostage situation. 644 more words

High School

Whose been eating all our porridge?

For the last three weeks we have been focusing on the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. As part of this theme today we have been looking at opposites and odering for size. 21 more words


Whole school literacy resources

Thought I’d upload our whole school literacy resources. Here’s our Punctuation Time Line, which includes all the classics: full stops, commas etc.

Here’s our whole school  69 more words

Teaching And Learning

Destination America

My second year teaching I had an amazing group of seventh graders. To put it into context it was the year Barack Obama was elected to his presidential term. 384 more words

Speaking And Listening

The Black Death

My McDougall-Littell seventh grade text offered two subjects for its informational text practice: Sharks (which never seemed to be a good fit for my students) or THE BLACK DEATH. 148 more words

Speaking And Listening

Exploring Character With "William Wilson"

I found this version of Edgar Allen Poe’s short story William Wilson in the October 2009 edition of Scope. It is written as a reader’s theater, so my kids always had fun reading and acting it out. 110 more words

Speaking And Listening

Mr Legowski's 7ab2 Group discussion preparation - due Thursday 8 January

Prepare arguments, points and opinions about which film version of Macbeth is most effective at presenting the witches as terrifying beings. You should write your ideas down as short bullet points as you will just need prompts that you will develop during the group discussion. 44 more words

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