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Books are Treasure Activity Sheet * Book Care *

Books are Treasure Activity Sheet * Book Care *

Here are some activity sheets that you can pick and choose from for your Book Care unit. These are pirate and treasure themed as I needed some activities to go along with my read aloud of the book "Henry and the Buccaneer Bunnies" by Carolyn Crimi (book not included). This includes 9 pages. 1. "I Treasure Books" Activity. Students draw a picture of a way they take care of books and color the illustration. - 2 pages (one boy and one girl pirate themed) 2. "Books are Treasure Activity. Students draw a cover for their favorite book and make sure to add the title and author. - 1 page 3. YOUR Writing Prompt/Coloring/Writing Activity - Students color the top portion and write a sentence or two below it. You choose what you want them to write about. - 2 pages (one boy and one girl pirate themed) 4. "How to Take Care of a Book" Activity - Students use first, next, then and last to explain how to take care of a book. - 1 sheet 5. Generic writing paper with book clip art. Comes with boxes on top for illustrations and a variety of lines for writing. - 3 sheets

By WindupTeacher

Ghostly Vowels

Ghostly Vowels

A word and pdf version of a missing vowels exercise, in time for halloween. Students use their understanding of vowels to fill in the spaces and create words that wil hopefully make the short story make sense.

By cowboyz123

Working with the Super Six Comprehension Strategies -  Say Something

Working with the Super Six Comprehension Strategies - Say Something

SMART Notebook must be installed to use the product. Suitable for Year 1+2. This 33 page interactive SMART Notebook explores practical ways to foster a love of literacy in students while significantly enhancing students’ reading comprehension skills. Created by teachers for teachers, this interactive whiteboard resource includes modelled, guided and independent SMART Notebook activities for teaching students to work with the Say Something strategy for QUESTIONING. Worksheets and detailed teacher notes have been included to help teachers make the best use of the resources. Thank you for purchasing a Learning Interactive product. We hope you enjoy it. Terms of Use: This product is for individual use only. Purchasing and downloading this products entitles you to ONE single user license for use in your own classroom or on your personal computer. You are not permitted to share, transfer, reproduce or sublicense this product to any other party. To purchase multiple or school licenses, contact Learning Interactive to arrange - taryn@learninginteractive.com.au

By taryn7

Working with the Super Six Comprehension Strategies – Test Style Questioning

Working with the Super Six Comprehension Strategies – Test Style Questioning

SMART Notebook must be installed to use the product. Suitable for Year 3+4. This 19 page interactive SMART Notebook explores practical ways to foster a love of literacy in students while significantly enhancing students’ reading comprehension skills. Created by teachers for teachers, this interactive whiteboard resource includes modelled, guided and independent SMART Notebook activities for teaching students to work with the Test Style Questions strategy for QUESTIONING. Worksheets and detailed teacher notes have been included to help teachers make the best use of the resource. Thank you for purchasing a Learning Interactive product. We hope you enjoy it. Terms of Use: This product is for individual use only. Purchasing and downloading this products entitles you to ONE single user license for use in your own classroom or on your personal computer. You are not permitted to share, transfer, reproduce or sublicense this product to any other party. To purchase multiple or school licenses, contact Learning Interactive to arrange - taryn@learninginteractive.com.au

By taryn7

Working with the Super Six Comprehension Strategies – Questioning – Coding

Working with the Super Six Comprehension Strategies – Questioning – Coding

SMART Notebook must be installed to use the product. Suitable for Year 5 & 6. This 21 page interactive SMART Notebook explores practical ways to foster a love of literacy in students while significantly enhancing students’ reading comprehension skills. Created by teachers for teachers, this interactive whiteboard resource includes modelled, guided and independent SMART Notebook activities for teaching students to work with the Coding strategy for QUESTIONING. Worksheets and detailed teacher notes have been included to help teachers make the best use of the resource. Thank you for purchasing a Learning Interactive product. We hope you enjoy it. Terms of Use: This product is for individual use only. Purchasing and downloading this products entitles you to ONE single user license for use in your own classroom or on your personal computer. You are not permitted to share, transfer, reproduce or sublicense this product to any other party. To purchase multiple or school licenses, contact Learning Interactive to arrange - taryn@learninginteractive.com.au

By taryn7

Pride and Prejudice - Elizabeth and Darcy's Relationship Graph Task!

Pride and Prejudice - Elizabeth and Darcy's Relationship Graph Task!

This interesting task provides students with an opportunity to track Elizabeth and Darcy's relationship throughout 'Pride and Prejudice.' Students first rate Elizabeth and Darcy's feelings for one another at different points in the text on a 1-10 scale, plotting their rating on the graph. They then justify the rating with an explanation and textual evidence, in the table beneath. It's great for helping them to see how the relationship develops over the course of the text, and also offers a novel cross-curricular link with maths. Shameless plug - if you like this resource, please take a look at my paid 'Pride and Prejudice' resources, available as single lessons or in the lesson bundle. Thanks!

By TandLGuru

The Hobbit - KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Hobbit - 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.R.R Tolkien's 'The Hobbit.' 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 Gandalf!' - 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;' - 'Tolkien'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;' - 'Hobbits!' - 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 'The Hobbit' - 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 21 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).

By TandLGuru

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Bundle!

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Austen's use of language. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Whole-lesson PowerPoints, activity resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Pride and Prejudice - The Bennet Sisters!

Pride and Prejudice - The Bennet Sisters!

In this engaging and informative lesson, students develop a deeper understanding of the Bennet sisters in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. In particular, students compare and contrast the sisters’ physical and emotional characteristics, and comprehend how each sister is implicated within the plot. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Playing a fun quiz to determine 'Which Sister?' is involved in different plot events; - Reading and understanding how the sisters are introduced in the novel, using relevant textual evidence; - Retrieving information from the text to create character profiles for each sister, including their age, physical and emotional descriptions; - Comparing and contrasting each of the Bennet sisters analytically; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extracts from Chapters 1, 2, and 3; - 'Character Profile task resources - in Word and PDF form; - Supportive and clear essay template; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

Toffee Apple Alphabet Display

Toffee Apple Alphabet Display

Toffee Apple Alphabet: A fun display resource featuring the alphabet in both upper and lower case letters on toffee apples. A fun addition to any class room. Matching products are also available.

By helenrachelcrossley

Year 2 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 2 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 2 Common Exception Words Rockets Display: A series of brightly coloured rockets including the Year 2 Common Exception Words. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 and Years 1&2 common exception words. Other matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley