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An English teacher at a Secondary School in the UK. * Sharing and questioning the day job. * I teach KS3/4/5.
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Dystopia. You wake up and look out of the window. What has happened? Describe where you are and how it came to be.

Dystopia. You wake up and look out of the window. What has happened? Describe where you are and how it came to be.

You need to get to that bridge and cross it. Narrate your journey,

Books

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booksfrommyshelf:

one hundred and forty two (by i am not Ana)

Beautiful book cover

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Great book quote

Great book quote

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Lovely quote about #reading

Questioning

It is essential that pupils have the opportunity to interact and engage with texts and move beyond literal comprehension. They need to consider questions that require them to deduce, infer, justify and evaluate.

Literal questions: repeating directly, or in own words what the text…

booksdirect:

“Traveling with Books” - illustration by Momo Carretero