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Comprehension Worksheets

Comprehension Worksheets

Three comprehension activities. All suitable for year 7, 8, 9 Used in lower ability workshops/ Dyslexic workshops/weak working memory. Reading activity – which can be shared reading activity. A question sheet – which has all the new vocabulary explained. Teachers answer sheets to save time - 
Ralstead
Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

These reading comprehensions for 9- 14 year olds are ideal for your studies on World War One and Two. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
15  Movies comprehensions / quizzes bundle

15 Movies comprehensions / quizzes bundle

1: Movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch 2: Mary and the Witch’s Flower, 3: Coco 4: Moana, 5: The Breadwinner 6: Life of Pi, 7: How to Train Your Dragon 8: Spirited Away, 9: Jumanji 10: Beauty and the Beast, 11: Paddington, 12: The Hobbit -An Unexpected Journey, 13: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 14: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and the Wardrobe, 15: The Chronicles of Narnia- The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
tacss
AQA Language Paper 1/Question 3

AQA Language Paper 1/Question 3

This lesson focuses on an extract from ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ and guides students through answering question 3 from language paper 1 (AQA) on structure. Model sentence starters are included along with the extract. I hope it can be of some use!
broganrobertson
World Cup: Russia 2018: Quiz Bundle

World Cup: Russia 2018: Quiz Bundle

World Cup: Russia 2018: Quiz Bundle Six PowerPoint quizzes on the 2018 World Cup: • Capital Cities • Countries • Flags • Odd one out • Russia trivia • Countries trivia
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 32 countries ompeting in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 69 questions on geography and language/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/268400648
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt

World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt

World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Two sets of questions are included, but any set of questions would work with this. https://vimeo.com/268401180
CollEd
A-grade Higher English Folio Reflective essay Spanish holiday

A-grade Higher English Folio Reflective essay Spanish holiday

An A-grade Higher English folio style reflective essay (that is around 1100 words) on the topic of a Spanish holiday entitled ‘Provincial life’. The essay explores the ways in which an area may change over the years in response to an increasingly profitable tourist industry. It also reflects upon the history of Catalonia and historical conflicts.
biggles1230
The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Use this four page, fun and educating worksheet to teach your students the history of the doughnut (or donut) - one of the most cherished sweet delicacies in the world. Your students will discover a lot of fun facts and they will enrich their lexicon with baking related vocabulary and other useful words and phrases. This worksheet is suitable for elementary, higher elementary and advanced learners and it can be used both for native students and ESL/EFL students. Reading Comprehension is evaluated through two exercises (answer questions and TRUE/FALSE) while vocabulary acquisition is tested through three exercises which include a crossword puzzle, word match and sentence completion activities. Additionally, the worksheet is completely customizable to give you the ability to adapt it to your class’s needs.
kntonia
World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal

World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal

World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal Interactive PowerPoint game on the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 20 boxes/questions/multiple choice answers. Based on the TV game show – Deal or No Deal. https://vimeo.com/268092895
CollEd
Listening Comprehension - Mona Lisa Smile

Listening Comprehension - Mona Lisa Smile

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Mona Lisa Smile. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and artwork) and a long-answer section for 40 points (23 questions). I also included a writing journal with a creative/opinion writing task. This section has its own evaluation grid. Students are asked to select one of the proposed artwork and to write an appreciation of the selected artwork.
nadineinprague
Punctuation Bundle

Punctuation Bundle

A variety of resources about punctuation. A set of basic rules (used either as a teaching tool or as a reminder for students); A set of 10 fiction and non-fiction extracts with the basic punctuation missing, each one with an answer sheet, and some labelled by section as to how many missing marks there are; and a punctuation/paragraph practice.
Sazo123
World Cup: Russia 2018: Russia Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Russia Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Russia Trivia Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz about Russia, the country hosting the 2018 World Cup. 32 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/264687395
CollEd
Edexcel Paper 2 GCSE English Reading Revision

Edexcel Paper 2 GCSE English Reading Revision

Two sets of two texts with questions attached, designed to be used as practice for students studying Edexcel GCSE English Language. These have also been used as initial discussion-prompting texts, and by students of all abilities. UPDATED (24.04.18): This resource now includes PowerPoints for both texts with all of the questions and ‘possible’ answers for each question. There are links on each question page to a timer set to the amount of time student should aim to complete questions in also. *Each text has the source link straight after.
Sazo123
AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

Detailed and relatable assessment preparation lesson and range of activities focusing on English Language Paper 1 Question 5. The bundle includes: quiz to test knowledge of writing skills student friendly mark scheme student example independent writing task opportunity for guided self assessment TEN Paper 1 Q5 writing starters which include a success criteria to help guide students’ writing and create more imaginative openings. Sentence structure worksheet to help students vary their use of sentence form for effect
xxnats1989xx
The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 5 pages worksheet presents the life of great artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. It is suitable for higher elementary and advanced native learners as well as ESL/EFL students. The text is complete with two reading comprehension exercises while new vocabulary acquisition is reinforced through three vocabulary exercises (text completion, crossword, definition match). The worksheet is fully editable to allow the freedom of customizable intervention. It can completed as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
Beowulf fiction unit, Beowulf journalistic style unit and Beowulf sentence construction

Beowulf fiction unit, Beowulf journalistic style unit and Beowulf sentence construction

I’ll admit it! I’m a bit obsessed with ‘Beowulf’. I do have a good reason: it inspires great writing. You are buying: a mega three week fiction writing unit; a four/five session journalistic style unit; a sentence grammar activity that I use frequently - it can be adapted for any text and is worth revisiting often. Of course, they are all strictly ‘Beowulf’ themed. Get involved - you’ll soon get the Beowulf bug.
extra golden-time
Hero Journalism, Beowulf, Greater Depth Writing, Year 5/6, Newspaper Reports, Journalistic Style

Hero Journalism, Beowulf, Greater Depth Writing, Year 5/6, Newspaper Reports, Journalistic Style

Reading comprehension! Drawing! Drama! High quality writing! Newspaper reports! These sessions give children an opportunity to produce ‘greater depth non-fiction writing’ using a fiction context - no research required! Available in Word and PDF. Through these sessions, children will explore 3 news reports about heroes; generate their own toolkits; strip a fiction text (Beowulf) back to its bare bones; create captions and draw scenes from the story; take part in drama activities and finally write news reports using a consistent style and appropriate register. This resource contains four fully resourced sessions (you need nothing else!) pitched at middle and high attaining Year 5 and Year 6 writers. Just work through the 12 page pack with your pupils, and then set them loose on their own news reports - they’ll be ready! It is helpful (though not essential) if the children have previously explored the story of Beowulf - I have written a fully resourced unit that you can purchase from my store. If they have not heard the story before, allow a little extra time to get familiar with the text (included). I ran these four sessions over a day, as a one day writing workshop. It would work equally well as four/five sessions across a week, depending on the speed of the class/group. The outcomes were fantastic and the children enjoyed the sessions. I have also included a bank of good examples from children working at age related expectation (ARE) and some children moving into greater depth - of course these are my judgements - feel free to disagree! These may be useful to look at with your class. Enjoy!
extra golden-time
Movie comprehension 'The Breadwinner'

Movie comprehension 'The Breadwinner'

The Breadwinner is a 2017 animated drama film by Cartoon Saloon directed by Nora Twomey and executive produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin and Angelina Jolie. Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis, the film was an international co-production between Canada, Ireland, and Luxembourg detailed comprehension questions to access the knowledge of the movie- critical analysis assessment of the students through long and short/ MCQs. Amazing movie The Breadwinner . This movie talks about women empowerment, fighting your fears, component of a story, breaking taboos, fight against false norms. stand up for ones right, effects of war on the children, role of women in a conservative society, respect and love for one’s country and values. women education, stand up for your family, value of a family, stepping out of your comfort zones, you can do anything if you are determined, etc etc etc
tacss
Rap, rhyme & learn about prehistory.

Rap, rhyme & learn about prehistory.

This rap & rhyme takes kids through humankind’s development. Initially created as an ESL resource it is equally suitable for English-speaking primary students. Illustrations by Maria Tarrago and design & layout by Eva Morell.
raefenton1
History & Geography - Conversation Flashcards

History & Geography - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
fingertips-resources
ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Fashion 2) Feelings 3) Food 4) Future 5) Geography 6) Health 7) History 8) Hobbies 9) Homes 10) Humour 11) Internet 12) Inventions 13) Languages 14) Love 15) Media 16) Money Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
fingertips-resources
History - ESL Conversation Activity

History - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: HISTORY Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
fingertips-resources
Gothic Fiction Wuthering Heights (Character)

Gothic Fiction Wuthering Heights (Character)

Lesson developed as part of a year 8 introductory module to Gothic Fiction. Lesson starts with a ‘gothic scrabble’ activity to encourage pupils to develop their vocabulary and expand their writing choices (thesauruses are useful to support this task). Pupils will learn some background about the author Emily Bronte and consider the social/historical context of the novel by exploring why she wrote under a pseudonym. When reading an extract from the novel, pupils will focus on how the writer presents the character of Heathcliff, using evidence to back up their ideas. WAGOLL’s used to show pupils how to explore language in depth. Differentiated task to assess pupils understanding of the text. Learning objectives: To use interesting vocabulary choices. To explore language choices used by a writer. To demonstrate an understanding of a character.
rachelprice11
Gothic Fiction Castle of Otranto

Gothic Fiction Castle of Otranto

Introduction lesson to Gothic Fiction, featuring an extract from Horace Walpole’s ‘The Castle of Otranto’. Lesson Objectives: To be able to identify the main features of the gothic genre. To learn about the origin and purpose of gothic fiction. To interpret information from a text and use quotations to explain your ideas. (English Language style questions within lesson to assess pupils comprehension of the text).
rachelprice11
Macbeth: The Witches (Act1 Scene 1 and 3)

Macbeth: The Witches (Act1 Scene 1 and 3)

Detailed lesson looking at the presentation of witches and their role in the play ‘Macbeth’. Lesson includes: -spelling test -guided questions to help students analyse the scene -explode the quote language analysis task -homework tasks (my YouTube video focusing on the context and exam question)
xxnats1989xx
EAL for Secondary Students - Workbook 2

EAL for Secondary Students - Workbook 2

EAL for Secondary Students (Workbook 2) directly addresses the unique academic needs facing students who arrive in the UK with little or no English. Beginning with first principles and slowly advancing to high order thinking skills, EAL for Secondary Students (Workbook 2) ensures that the student will develop an effective understanding of English. The tremendous advantage of this resource is that the student will immediately become fully included in the learning process. At the end of each unit, the student can record the progress they have made by completing the user friendly self-assessment sheet. EAL for Secondary Students (Workbook 2) is a student-centred resource which enables the student to be actively engaged in developing skills that are required in an academic environment. The teacher can witness and monitor the steady progress the EAL student is making towards becoming an independent learner. EAL for Secondary Students (Workbook 2) allows the teacher the flexibility to select appropriate topics. EAL for Secondary Students (Workbook 2) can, also, be used as an excellent Induction programme. When it is necessary and appropriate to withdraw students from mainstream classes, this is a systematic self-contained resource that enhances language development and activates confidence in the student. EAL for Secondary Students Workbook 2 contains over 80 pages of excercises.
ahamid
Shakespeare - Plays and Biography Worksheets

Shakespeare - Plays and Biography Worksheets

This bundle includes three worksheets related to the life and work of one of the greatest writers of all time, William Shakespeare. The bundle includes Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets for Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth. It is completed with a worksheet studying the life and work of the great playwright and sonnet writer. The worksheets are suitable for upper intermediate and advanced learners and can also be integrated into ESL/EFL classrooms especially for exam preparation such as KET, PET, IGCSE, IELTS, TOEFL.
kntonia
William Shakespeare - His life and work - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

William Shakespeare - His life and work - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Teachers can use this 3-page informative worksheet to present to the classroom the life and work of William Shakespeare, one of the most important writers of all times. Students will gain some general knowledge about the theater culture during the sixteenth century and how William Shakespeare developed into one of the most significant writers of all time. The worksheet is suitable for intermediate and upper intermediate level. It can also be taught in ESL/EFL classrooms. The worksheet includes a reading comprehension exercise to consolidate and evaluate reading comprehension. It is completed with three vocabulary exercises which deal with vocabulary derived from the text.
kntonia
Leprechaun's feelings and states (10 flashcards, 2 sets of wordcards and 200+ min of fun!)

Leprechaun's feelings and states (10 flashcards, 2 sets of wordcards and 200+ min of fun!)

Feelings and emotions are something difficult for young learners to talk about. Use these funny pictures of Leprechaun to spark a discussion about feelings. Two sets of word cards will help older children express the language of emotions, enabling them to empathize with others. Regular flashcards activities (matching, sorting, what’s missing, I spy, pelmanism etc.) can be used to add extra fun. **Skills involved: **observing, comparing, expressive and receptive language, empathy. Good luck and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
victoria_patutina
Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears

Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears

A worksheet to study the song which can conclude a series of lessons on Ireland. It glimpses at the story of Annie Moore, Ellis Island, the American Dream and hints at the potato famine. The first part is a written expression: with the help of pictures from the video, students have to write a short narrative (some clues are provided) to prepare the second part. The second part is a task of listening comprehension which helps students understand the reasons for the massive emigration of Irish people to the USA during the nineteenth century.
Nadouchka
THE PONY EXPRESS

THE PONY EXPRESS

A short video summing up briefly the origins and role of the Pony Express in the USA in the nineteenth century . It also introduces the character of William Cody. The worksheet is essentially based on listening comprehension. Students will need a blank map of the USA to draw the journey made by the Pony Express riders.
Nadouchka