Slang matching – discover how to work out the meaning of words you can’t possibly know!
Write a story using slang words
Listen to a song & discuss
Paired dictation to improve accuracy of listening, writing & reading.
Questions about the song for your first listen:
How old is the singer?
How old is the writer of the song? (songwriter)
What is the song about?
Now listen to the song (no video):
Play ‘You say we pay’ game.
Now watch the video and answer these questions:
How does the song make you feel?
What emotions does the song express?
The songwriter, Trent Reznor around the time he wrote the song:
Who and whom review
Read about dilemmas and give opinions and say what you would do in that situation
Watch Blackadder’s trial and form an opinion
Read and discuss dilemmas
Read about Ann Timson
Conditionals Kahoot quizzes
To leg it = to run away
if/when push comes to shove
if you say that something can be done if push comes to shove, you mean that it can be done if the situation becomes so bad that you have to do it Look, if push comes to shove we’ll just have to sell the car.
without a shadow of a doubt
and beyond the shadow of a doubt
without the smallest amount of doubt. I am certain that I am right, without a shadow of a doubt. I felt the man was guilty beyond the shadow of a doubt.
planning your writing & writing an email quiz
Formal and informal writing advice
You say, we pay game
The Great Padiham Pie Robbery
Hot-seating, interviewing, perspective/point of view, direct speech, indirect speech
Write a 1st person report from the crime scene
Mousy brown hair:
conveyor belt at a supermarket checkout:
cash register (cash till / the till)
meat and potato pie:
boast verb (SPEAK PROUDLY)
Progress review test
Irina’s presentation on Elvis Presley
What do these slang terms for money mean?
dough fiver grand monkey quid score tenner ton
Money quiz answers:
Monopoly in different languages:
The largest ever Banknote:
The world’s most expensive phone:
Somalia coins shaped like guitars:
One trillion dollar Zimbabwe banknote:
smallest ever banknote:
The first ever cash machine (ATM) in Enfield, North London in 1967:
First ever banknote in China:
› informal very old:He’s got an ancient laptop.
Decoding meaning. Activity based around the use of words in text to influence meaning.
Finding information Activity about using organisational features in text to aid reading.
Identifying main points Activity about identifying the main points of a text using sub-headings and careful reading.