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Is Time Travel Possible? - Reading Comprehension / Informational Text

Is Time Travel Possible? - Reading Comprehension / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the concept of time travel and the possibility of building a time travel machine. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises and engage in an in-class discussion. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Famous Inventions & Inventors - D, E

Famous Inventions & Inventors - D, E

This printable was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk This KS2 worksheet is about famous inventions and inventors starting with the letters 'd' and 'e'. This printable can be added to a lesson plan or used as an extra resource or revision aid.
PrimaryLeap
Famous Inventions and Inventors - V

Famous Inventions and Inventors - V

This resource was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk This KS2 worksheet is about famous inventions and inventors starting with the letter 'v'. This printable can be added to a lesson plan or used as an extra resource or revision aid.
PrimaryLeap
Famous Inventions and Inventors - X, Y, Z

Famous Inventions and Inventors - X, Y, Z

This resource was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk This KS2 worksheet is about famous inventions and inventors starting with the letters x, y and z. This printable can be added to a lesson plan or used as an extra resource or revision aid.
PrimaryLeap
Year 3 & 4 Guided Reading Text - Infection

Year 3 & 4 Guided Reading Text - Infection

In a scientific laboratory a young and eager scientist is developing a threatening virus for the army, but what happens if the virus escapes before it is ready? This document has the following features: → An individually, purpose wrote text, specifically tailored for years 3 & 4 → Frequent use of exception words from the National Curriculum years 3 & 4 → A range of questions specifically taken from across the content domains → An appropriate range of questions designed to test children's knowledge of retrieval, inference and comparison in line with the National Curriculum requirements → Promotes the use of dictionaries to identify meanings of words → Requires children to use evidence and quotes from the text to back up their arguments → Requires children to summarise information from the text → Answers to the questions are provided within the same document → Beautifully hand-drawn watercolour images to bring the text to life ​ We have worked hard to analyse the content domains and the percentage coverage of these in end of year assessment papers from a range of assessment companies and has tailored the questions for this text to reflect those percentages children will face in assessment papers giving them the opportunity to practise answering questions of a similar nature. ​ All text, images and documents belong to Primary Pros and cannot be reproduced without express permission from the author. Explore our other Year 3 & 4 Guided Reading Texts: Anxious In Antarctica Roaring Rockets Are We Alone? Night Flight Tiger Stripes Shiver Me Timbers The School Cauldron Bubble Infection
PrimaryPros
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.K Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS3 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'Context: Magic' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Know the purpose, audience and context of the writing and drawing on this knowledge to support comprehension.' - 'J.K Rowling's Description of Harry' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Know how language, including figurative language, vocabulary choice, grammar, text structure and organisational features, present meaning.' - 'Severus Snape' and 'Ron Weasley' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Study setting, plot, and characterisation, and the effects of these.' - 'Vocabulary Inspector' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Learn new vocabulary, relating it explicitly to known vocabulary and understanding it with the help of context and dictionaries.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 24 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the upper KS2 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'An Interview with Dumbledore' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;' - 'Rowling's Description' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Explain meanings of words that they know and ask the meaning of new words. Link the meaning of new words to words that they already know;' - 'Severus Snape!' and 'Ron Weasley!' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;' - 'Figurative Language in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, to create an impact on the reader.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 22 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Reading Strategies Bookmark and Anchor Charts

Reading Strategies Bookmark and Anchor Charts

Reading strategies bookmarks provide help for students who struggle to decode and focus while reading. This bookmark with movable highlighter window and set of anchor charts provide students with visual clues to remember key reading strategies. Let Chunky Monkey, Flippy Dolphin, Skippy Frog, and friends show kids how to figure out unknown words. Anchor charts can be placed around the room or made into a book for the reading center. They also make a great bulletin board. This set is perfect for reading groups, tutoring, and homeschools. The bookmarks let kids have clues to the strategies at their fingertips. It also acts as a movable highlighter to help kids track print and find words. This is one of my favorite things to use with struggling readers, but all kids love using this. The dark edge and arrow help kids follow what they are reading and is a great tool for those who skip lines or lose their place while reading. It can also be used to find answers to comprehension questions or other text you want to focus on. The cutout rectangle at the top is a great way to hunt for words or parts of words. This bookmark helps kids focus and improves visual tracking. To make the bookmark even more fun, add a piece of transparent colored plastic to the back of the bookmark to create a see-through highlighter. Directions and cutting templates are included. The bookmark can be used with or without the colored plastic. Colored plastic sheets are not included. This set is great for special education, beginning readers, and any student who struggles with focusing on text.
Tammys-Toolbox
KS1 Christmas Poetry Guided Reading Carousel Pack

KS1 Christmas Poetry Guided Reading Carousel Pack

This guided reading pack for purple book band readers includes an original poem, comprehension questions; grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary work linked to the text; and answer sheets for the teacher. The poem is about a sprout's Christmas adventure with Santa. Find more Christmas resources here: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/search/?fwp_topic=christmas
ClassroomSecrets
Building up/scaffolding writing. Modelling Creative writing  Key Stage 2 Year 3 Year 4 grammar.

Building up/scaffolding writing. Modelling Creative writing Key Stage 2 Year 3 Year 4 grammar.

Hi, This resource is great for whole lessons. You can model writing a sustained piece and structure how to add depth and creativity to a paragraph/short/long piece of writing. I've played around with how I use this presentation, here are some suggestions, and if you find better ways then please share your good practice. 1. Print slides and allow children to use as prompts for writing about a stimulus. 2. Show children stimulus and then do some talk for writing, than ask them to write sentence/paragraph 1 and then share with class. Repeat process for all 6 sentence types. 3. Print the slides and cut the strips up. Allow children to mix and match to create different structures. I really hope that this resource is useful. Many thanks
Chesholivia