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KS3-4 English, 1, Teaching Talking 1
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produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 14 mins
Getting pupils to engage and participate in group and class discussions in the secondary English classroom is a difficult and often undervalued teaching skill. Drama offers obvious opportunities, but Teaching Talking 1 shows that it's not just set-piece performances that can help. A Year 7 class at Swanlea Schoo...
produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 14 mins
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KS3-4 English, 1, Meet the Writer: Tim Bowler
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produced by Lambent Productions, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
"The best way to boost creativity in your class is to get a writer in. Failing that, watch this, Teachers TV's virtual equivalent. Meet award-winning author Tim Bowler, well-known for his mystical, psychological adventure thrillers such as Frozen Fire, Storm Catchers and River Boy. We film his inspirational vi...
produced by Lambent Productions, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
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KS3-4 English, 1, Teaching Pre-1914 Fiction
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produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
"Finding ways to help pupils engage with pre-1914 fiction can be a challenge. In this programme, we follow teacher Bridget Johnson and her mixed-ability Year 9 class at Battersea Technology College, as they get to grips with the Sherlock Holmes short story, The Red-Headed League. The programme follows the planni...
produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
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KS3-4 English, 1, Laura's Writing Journey
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produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 19 mins
"Laura is a Year 9 pupil who is passionate about writing. She lets us into her world as we follow her developing a piece of extended creative writing over a period of a week. She explains her thought processes, from early plot, setting and general planning through various drafts to completion, narrating her writin...
produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in KS3-4 English, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 19 mins
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KS3-4 English, 2, Teaching Talking 2
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produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 14 mins
Speaking and listening skills are often sidelined at KS3 in favour of reading and writing. Teaching Talking 2 follows Kate Bomford, a newly qualified teacher at Swanlea School, East London, as she plans and delivers a lesson based on the novel 'Holes'. Structuring opportunities for purposeful speaking and listeni...
produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 14 mins
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KS3-4 English, 2, Meet the Writer: Anthony McGowan
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produced by Lambent Productions, in KS3-4 English, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
Get drawn into the anarchic world of award-winning author Anthony McGowan whose books Hellbent and Henry Tumour combine toilet humour with existential philosophy and have been described as vulgar, boisterous, funny, sensitive and wise. In this witty portrait, McGowan reveals his inspirations and demonstrates a sim...
produced by Lambent Productions, in KS3-4 English, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
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KS3-4 English, 2, Studying Sherlock Holmes
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produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
"This programme offers three levels of engagement with a Sherlock Holmes short story with a particular focus on The Red-Headed League. In The Magic of Sherlock Holmes, well-known author Philip Ridley shares his enthusiasm for the Sherlock Holmes stories both as a reader engaging with the language and characters,...
produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
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KS3-4 English, 3, Non Fiction -Travel Writing (KS4)
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produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 3 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
As a non-fiction genre, travel writing offers an excellent way in to understanding how texts work in the real world, and particularly, the ways in which they can fulfil more than one purpose. In this programme, English teacher Ava Houris, from Parliament Hill School for Girls in North London, teaches travel writin...
produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 3 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
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KS3-4 English, 4, 2 Travel Texts: The Guide Book and The Travelogue (KS4)
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produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 4 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 22 mins
Two professional travel writers, Charlotte Hindle (author for the Lonely Planet guides) and travelogue writer Paul Gogerty, take viewers through the processes involved in researching and writing for different purposes and audiences. They start off in the same location - Exmouth Market - but Charlotte is writing an...
produced by Big Heart Media, in KS3-4 English, 4 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 22 mins
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