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Finger Puppets - Peg and Pog: a Language Learning App for Kids

Finger Puppets - Peg and Pog: a Language Learning App for Kids

This free support material has been produced to use alongside Peg and Pog the “highly recommended” educational app for young kids. Simply print off, cut out and add a bit of glue! Peg and Pog is a digital play adventure that helps children build early vocabulary and become familiar with the world around them. It is available worldwide on the App Store. Just visit www.appstore.com/pegandpog on your device. If you like our resources and have a moment to spare, please leave a review or rating. Thank you. ABOUT PEG AND POG Journey into space, dress up in adorable clothes, swim in the ocean, and much more. Learn new words and how they sound, as you build beautiful, animated scenes full of characters, animals, and objects. Pretend play with over 170 words and a choice of 5 languages. CREATE Bring to life 8 beautiful scenes full of sounds, words and animations. Play along with Peg, Pog and their adorable cat, Cosmo. Build and interact with each scene by dragging and dropping characters, animals and objects. EXPLORE & PLAY Play dress up, go shopping and fly in a hot air balloon. Explore the ocean, go on a sleigh ride and meet a helpful penguin. Travel into space, tidy the bedroom and go to a birthday party with a rather special guest DJ. DISCOVER Observe, ask questions and make guesses about the characters, animals and objects in a scene. Is Pog happy or sad? Does Peg like the hat? LEARN WORDS & SOUNDS Learn how to read and say words in a choice of 5 different spoken languages. Tap on a character, animal or object to listen to the word and hear its sound. Each scene has a slide-show where kids can see the objects and how they are spelled and sound. FEATURES Adorable interactive characters. 8 beautifully illustrated scenes. Play dress up with hundreds of possible outfits! Over 170 different spoken words in 5 languages. Original audio in English (US), English (UK), French, Spanish, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese. Safe, easy-to-use, and kid-friendly. Perfect for young learners. Play in peace! No in-app purchases or 3rd party advertising. Play wherever! No Wi-Fi or Internet required. ABOUT KENIKENI Kenikeni is an independent studio. We are artists, engineers and educators. We create beautiful, fun and immersive digital play experiences that stimulate the imagination and encourage children to discover and engage with the world around them. Visit us: kenikeni.com Believe in the magic of play.
Kenikeni
EDEXCEL PAPER 2 QUESTION 7B - Sophie Lancaster

EDEXCEL PAPER 2 QUESTION 7B - Sophie Lancaster

This lesson is centered around the tragic story of Sophie Lancaster, who was murdered in 2007 for being a Goth. I have used this story over the last 10 years with all my classes as it helps to address prejudice and build tolerance. This session uses the Story of Sophie to introduce question 7B to students. It does this by breaking question 7B into two and only looking at the writers views and perceptions part of the question rather than the comparison part, as I have found in my experience that diving straight into comparing two texts tends to stress and confuse students. This session has enough material to cover 3 hours but has optional tasks and can be altered to suit you or your classes needs, session time and sensitivity levels. It comes with 10 worksheets, a video and full powerpoint with starters, team tasks, individual tasks, plenary, question 7B breakdown, group discussion and homework which focuses on section B of Paper 2. I have found that over the years that this lesson is diverse. It has been used in tutorials outside of the English department and by youth workers when delivering their sessions. I usually invite support workers and youth workers when delivering this session to help support any students for who this may bring up memories or for them or to help students overcome any of their own prejudices. Because of this sessions holistic and cross college appeal it was a big hit with managers and Ofsted. Hope it helps.
namerased
PLURALS

PLURALS

Students learn several pairs of nouns, identify those with the same ending and complete the rules. Plural of noun to practice
Olynj
My New Neighbour Reading with Question Words / Interrogatives - ESL / EFL / ELL

My New Neighbour Reading with Question Words / Interrogatives - ESL / EFL / ELL

In this reading a teenage girl introduces herself to her new neighbor who is from Latin America. The dialogue incorporates a number of question words so students may learn how to form questions with interrogatives. The reading includes 8 true/false reading comprehension questions and a short writing assignment. Activity idea: students may complete the writing assignment in class or for homework. They may then read their own dialogue with a partner.
ninatutor
What have you done today? - ESL / EFL / ELL Script in the Present Perfect Tense

What have you done today? - ESL / EFL / ELL Script in the Present Perfect Tense

In this beginner level script, students of English can see 20+ examples of the present perfect tense underlined as two friends discuss what they have done recently. The script is followed by 8 true/false comprehension questions. Activity idea: After reading the script in pairs, have the students underline all the examples of the present perfect tense they can find. For extra difficulty, have them circle all the irregular participles!
ninatutor
The Window - Lesson Plan

The Window - Lesson Plan

“Behind every closed window there is a story.” This lesson is based around a single image of a window with the shutters closed. The lesson includes a variety of discussion and conversation tasks that you can use to get students thinking and talking about the image. These are followed by language focus tasks and some more creative tasks. Finally, there are some suggestions for digital creation and research follow-up tasks. It’s not necessary to use all of the tasks in the plan, you can choose to use any of the tasks individually or change the order of the tasks depending on the approach you want to take and the level of your students.
nikpeachey
Child Language Development: Reading, Writing and Speaking Notes

Child Language Development: Reading, Writing and Speaking Notes

Child Language Development Reading, Writing and Speaking Notes for new AQA English Language A Level (2018 onwards) Contains everything needed to know about CLD (plus some interesting extras) Topics covered: Language aquisition theories -> Skinner ->Chomsky -> Lenneberg -> Piaget -> Bruner -> Vygotsky -> Tomasello -> Ibbotson -> Peccei -> Garvey -> Ervin-Tripp Speaking Phonological development -> Baby phonological stages -> Early sounding mistakes -> Berko and /brown Lexical and semantic development -> Katherine Nelson -> Elizabeth Spelke -> Leslie Rescorla -> Thomson and Chapman -> Jean Aitchison Grammatical development (syntax and morphology) -> Grammatical stages -> Brown -> Brain -> Bellugi Pragmatic development -> MAK Halliday Discourse development -> Berko -> Brown Child directed speech Case Studies -> Jim- De Villiers and De Villiers -> Genie Reading/ Writing Labov’s Narrative Structure Models of Children’s Literacy Stages of learning to read -> Chall -> Harris and Coltheart -Miscue analysis and emergent literacy -> Goodman Stages of Writing -> Kroll -> Barclay -> Anon Types of writing -> Rothery -> Britton Approaches to teaching reading Creative VS Rule Based Model Traditional VS Functional Approach -Learning to Spell -> S R Gentry -Other ->Lyle ->Grant ->Hepplewhite -> Crystal’s Skills -> Perera -> Shirley Brice Health -> Stanovich
hannah_fry1
Interactive book: emotions - sentence writing using colourful semantics

Interactive book: emotions - sentence writing using colourful semantics

Get students identifying different emotions and commenting on people’s emotions. This activity can be made into interactive books or used as task cards. 2 levels of sentence building: LEVEL 1: emotion. LEVEL 2: Person + emotions 8 emotions -Happy -Sad -Angry -Confused -Excited -Scared -Bored -Tired 4 pictures cards for each emotion. 32 pages per level. Title pages supplied for each emotion, as well as general “My Emotions Books” title page. Create different type of books. Create each different emotion book with 4 pages per book. OR Mix the emotions together in a book, to have students identifying different style. Colourful semantics is an exciting language intervention that indirectly works on developing a child’s grammar through the use of: •Spoken sentences •Answering W/H questions •Use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives •Story telling skills •Written sentences and language comprehension Colourful semantics works particularly well in the special education classroom, helping students with difficulty in understanding language to compose sentences. These worksheets are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills. The sentence strips at the top of each worksheet demonstrate the sentence structure.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Thoughts from a Cat

Thoughts from a Cat

I love to write poetry in a different perspective and one of these is to write a poem as seen by animals. This poem is great for creative writing projects to show how creative you can be with poetry.
madpoet
The history of Football World Cup

The history of Football World Cup

a reading about how the World Cup was first organizes,when, where and by whom…a table is also included about the hosting country and the winning one…a true or false activity is also there to check understanding…
Olynj
PLURALS

PLURALS

Students learn several pairs of nouns, identify those with the same ending and complete the rules. Plural of noun to practice.
Olynj
A poem from an animals point of view.

A poem from an animals point of view.

I love to write poetry in a different perspective and one of these is to write a poem as seen by animals. This poem is great for creative writing projects to show how creative you can be with poetry.
madpoet
ESL with Emotional Intelligence

ESL with Emotional Intelligence

The author has kindly given us permission to release this version of her book fro FREE during Ramadan. She has been a teacher, trainer and an academic coordinator in the English Language department for a prestigious University. Her latest training program has been accreditted by Ofqal as a level 5 Diploma. This latest work is a unique way to support people acquiring the English language. The key to successful English language is reading and writing. One of the struggles with ESL students is an intrinsic awareness of not wanting to look foolish when speaking another language. Writing journals are a great way to get a student engaged in the art of writing. What strengthens this process is when the writing is relatable and supports the development of the individual. The journals cater for ESL students with prompts related to the four intelligences, making it easy for them to write and minimising the effective filter. The journals are an excellent source for differentiated teaching and self-learning, as the subject matter is the most popular one amongst nearly all students…. Themselves. Suad Mohamed
carlgarner
DO , DON´T, DOES, DOESN´T

DO , DON´T, DOES, DOESN´T

Simple Present Tense activities. Students fill in the blanks in the sentences under the pictures with the appropriate auxiliary verb( do, don’t,does, doesn’t). I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a nice day!
Olynj
A bundle of Father's Day activiies

A bundle of Father's Day activiies

This bundle contains six resources which are all related to Dads and would be especially useful on the days leading up to Father’s Day, but could be used at other times as well. There are funny poems, quizzes and creative activities included which should provide inspiration when thinking about fathers and father figures. Suitable for ages 7 to 12 years.
jlimb
Grammar HOT sale!!!

Grammar HOT sale!!!

There are many worksheets collected here that will help you easily learn grammar and make lessons interesting!!!
Olynj
What Would You Do? English Reading in Conditional: ELA/ESL/EFL

What Would You Do? English Reading in Conditional: ELA/ESL/EFL

This 2-page file includes: ~A fun reading in which five people are interviewed about what they would do in specific situations. In the answers the students can see the conditional verb forms in context! ~A worksheet based on the reading which includes two parts: a true/false reading comprehension section and a writing section where students need to describe what they would do in the following situations: What would you do if you lost something important? What would you do if you found a wallet on the street? What would you do if your friend gave you a gift that you do not like? What would you do if it were the last day of school? What would you do if you could sing very well? Editable word file.
ninatutor
Daily Routine - Times, Days of the Week and Routines - Board Games

Daily Routine - Times, Days of the Week and Routines - Board Games

This resource is designed to practice telling the time in Spanish and talking about every day of the week´s routine activities. This resource includes: 1 board game to practice the time (sharp, quarter past, half past, quarter to) 1 board game to practice the time (every five minutes) 1 board game to practice asking and answering about daily routines (What time do you wake up?) 1 board game to practice asking and answering about daily routines with the days of the week, parts of the day and time (*What do you do on a Thursdays at three o´clock in the afternoon? * INSTRUCTIONS: Print each page one-sided on A3 paper/cardboard and laminate. To play the game you will need two dice and many counters. Set up centers with all four games and have students find a pair and play the games one by one. Set a limited number of times each student should throw the dice (for example 5), depending on how much time you have. Students earn one counter for each correct answer. When the students have played all the games, they count their counters to see who has the most . Students take turns to throw both dice. They read and answer the question that corresponds to the numbers on the dice (e.g.: where 1 and 6 meet on the grid).
didade
Informal Letter Writing (IGCSE English as a Second Language)

Informal Letter Writing (IGCSE English as a Second Language)

Three lessons on the topic of informal letter writing. This was intended for CIE IGCSE English as a Second Language question 6, but could be used also with KS3. 1. Generating ideas - four different routes into coming up with ideas for letter writing (PPT) 2. Formal/informal language with a variety of activities and model answers (PPT) 3. Peer assessment (PPT) This also comes with a success criteria based on the CIE mark scheme.
ExpertEnglish
English Language Reader - ESL/ EFL / ELL - All About My Life English Language Reader

English Language Reader - ESL/ EFL / ELL - All About My Life English Language Reader

This Easy English Reader is offered here at 50% off! It is about Cory, a first year university student living in Boston with a roommate. Each chapter includes a different aspect of his life: Chapter 1 About Me Chapter 2 My family Chapter 3 My house Chapter 4 My hobbies Chapter 5 My Daily Routine Chapter 6 Getting groceries Chapter 7 At the movies Chapter 8 New Year’s Eve Each chapter features reading comprehension questions and some cultural insights on North American life. The back features a page of cultural notes and explanations of idioms of more challenging vocabulary. This Reader makes for great supplemental material in your ESL/ EFL classroom:)
ninatutor
Compound nouns

Compound nouns

Compound nouns practice. First the students join the halves of compound nouns together and then they have to match them to the correct pictures. Hope it is useful!
Olynj
Compound nouns

Compound nouns

Compound nouns practice. First the students join the halves of compound nouns together and then they have to match them to the correct pictures. Hope it is useful!
Olynj
Sixty-Six Little Lessons - PDF and PPT

Sixty-Six Little Lessons - PDF and PPT

‘Sixty-Six Little Lessons’ is a resource pack for EFL teachers of individual and small-group classes. This deluxe pack includes both the pdf and the ppt PowerPoint slides for the complete set of lessons. Each lesson opens with a large picture accompanied by four prompts, perfect for students of English at level B1 to explore with their teacher. The next page offers a series of discussion questions, a speaking exercise, and a homework prompt, all of which is supported by some suggested language that can be integrated into the lesson. Everything here is suitable for B2 to C2 level students of English, and with minor modifications can also be used with B1 level students. All of the photographs are copyright the author, which means by buying the book you have permission to make copies of every page without worrying about photocopy limits or royalties.
closelyobserved
SUPER PACK

SUPER PACK

Bumper Pack as a limited introductory offer for my first month on TES… I have put together a pack of £25 of my materials for under £ 11.99. (as a bonus I have included a bunch of my free materials also so that you don’t have to run around looking for it. I make my own materials and love trying to make the design look light, young and professional.) This offer will only be available until the end of the school year before I get more of my work ready to upload! (If you use for EFL/ESL … B1 and above.) take advantage now
mason_neil1
A-Grade Higher English Critical Essay on Liz Lochhead's Box Room Poem

A-Grade Higher English Critical Essay on Liz Lochhead's Box Room Poem

A-Grade Higher English Critical Essay on Liz Lochhead’s Box Room Poem. SQA 2017 Question: Choose a poem which deals with a powerful emotion. With reference to appropriate techniques, discuss how the poet’s presentation of this powerful emotion enhances your appreciation of the poem as a whole. The essay is around 1300 words.
biggles1230
7 fun quizes

7 fun quizes

Do your studens love quizes as much as my students? Here’s a set of 7 fun quizes for teen English students at about B1 – B2 level of English. [Colour and Black & White versions]
mason_neil1
Coffee - A Little English Lesson

Coffee - A Little English Lesson

This lesson is designed for EFL teachers with individual or small group classes. Go through the speaking activities, look at the suggested language along the way, and end the lesson with some homework in the form of the Follow-Up task. Like this lesson? Get the whole pack of 66 here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sixty-six-little-lessons-11909266
closelyobserved
Sixty-Six Little Lessons - PDF

Sixty-Six Little Lessons - PDF

‘Sixty-Six Little Lessons’ is a resource pack for EFL teachers of individual and small-group classes. Each lesson opens with a large picture accompanied by four prompts, perfect for students of English at level B1 to explore with their teacher. The next page offers a series of discussion questions, a speaking exercise, and a homework prompt, all of which is supported by some suggested language that can be integrated into the lesson. Everything here is suitable for B2 to C2 level students of English, and with minor modifications can also be used with B1 level students. All of the photographs are copyright the author, which means by buying the book you have permission to make copies of every page without worrying about photocopy limits or royalties.
closelyobserved
Study / Revision skills for exams

Study / Revision skills for exams

This is a short lesson about study / revision skills to help students plan and prepare for up coming exams and independent study. It comes with some tips and suggestions about how to best prepare and plan your time, advice on rest breaks, avoiding procrastination and a short video. This is useful to use in tutorials, booster sessions or workshops. Feel free to adjust to suit your needs and classes. Please note that the TES preview distorts the look of the resource and this is not always a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
Video: The colourful present

Video: The colourful present

Alisha helps Ronnie put together a colourful fruit and vegetable basket for his Grandma’s birthday. This is one of six stories which forms a new resource to support cross-curricular/inter-disciplinary learning for primary schools in the UK. Teachers’ notes, worksheets and interactive whiteboard activities are also available to support the story. The resource is brought to you from www.foodafactoflife.org.uk.
foodafactoflife
Interactive/adapted books: animals

Interactive/adapted books: animals

Series of 4 interactive matching books My Farm Animals Book My Pets Book My Jungle Animals Book My Ocean Animals Book Each book contains 4 pages of animals to match and an “I see…” reading sentence with text and symbols. Books come as two levels: LEVEL 1 picture to picture matching LEVEL 2 sorting using symbol and sentence prompts
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Writing to persuade - GCSE English

Writing to persuade - GCSE English

This is a generic GCSE English persuasive lesson which can be used with any exam board. It is designed with students mainly on the lower levels in GCSE in mind and is a lesson which is broken down bite sized fun activities to help the students achieve. This lesson focuses on introducing counter arguments into persuasive writing but underpins other skills such as research skills, proofreading, language features and reading to obtain information. All skills which are useful to have in the GCSE English exam. Feel free to adapt where necessary to suit your own learners needs. Please keep in mind that the TES preview does distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection, hope it helps.
namerased
Teach me to write

Teach me to write

This is a 30 page presentation full of starter / small activities designed to broaden imagination and develop creative writing skills. I personally like to start the academic year with these as a way to promote a fun and lively image to GCSE English and engage learners with the course early on. I find that these types of fun, group activities help break down any negative barriers students may have to English and helps to build confidence in disengaged learners. These activities are mostly group / paired activities which can be boiled down to individual tasks. These tasks can be achieved by learners of all levels and are very useful in helping students tackle the creative writing sections of the GCSE exam. Hope it helps
namerased