To Kill a Mockingbird Notes and Activities for KS3 (ZigZag Education)

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To Kill a Mockingbird Notes and Activities for KS3
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To Kill a Mockingbird Notes and Activities for KS3

[The] chapter activities and specific AF activities make it very easy for any teacher to use." K Greaves, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer

Notes and activities which support the exploration of To Kill a Mockingbird for KS3, particularly for Year 9 classes preparing for GCSE studies. This resource will help to bridge any gaps in knowledge, enjoyment or understanding with clear presentation, glossaries and manageable tasks to complete that will increase the students’ confidence.

Activities are clearly linked to KS3 Assessment Foci with progression to GCSE to make picking suitable activities for your class simple and quick. Four grids for Assessing Pupils’ Progress also included!

Chapter worksheets include:
  1. Links to AFs
  2. Mini glossaries
  3. Cloze activity which summaries the chapter
  4. Discussion Points

Other notes include: background on the author, character summaries, historical context and the Scottsboro Trials, glossary of literary terms

Worksheets include: pre-reading tasks, speaking and listening exercises, creative writing prompts, character, theme and symbolism exploration, crossword, and quiz.


What do teachers have to say about this resource? (5128)
"Very impressed with the way in which this guide makes a challenging GCSE text suitable for Key Stage 3 students. Manages some of the difficult themes well and the teachers notes give appropriate guidance for teachers concerned about tackling these topics with a younger age group. Very time saving and I'm sure would be very much appreciated by teachers." A Davenport, English Teacher and Ind. Reviewer
"An incredibly useful resource whatever the intentions for use are e.g. as cover lessons or for experienced teachers looking to save time. It is also fantastic for people less familiar with the novel or those teaching it for the first time. I found it detailed enough without being overly verbose. I really liked the simple one page worksheet for each chapter with differentiated activities - the cloze, the questions and then the extension questions. There is also a wide selection of activities which can easily be selected from to match whatever assessment areas are being focused on in the scheme of work." P Town, English Teacher and Ind. Reveiwer
"This resource very clear and well structured. There are chapter activities and specific AF activities which make it very easy for any teacher to use. This is a good transitional resource for Y9 students going into KS4 as the terminology used and focus on context will help them develop the skills required for GCSE. The worksheets encourage independent research/group research." K Greaves, English Teacher and Ind. Reviewer


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