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Describing People - Appearance, personality / Graphic Organizer

Describing People - Appearance, personality / Graphic Organizer

This was designed for students to practice describing characters, although it can be implemented in different ways. ESL teachers may like to use it for working with adjectives! The last 2 pages can be used as a Differentiated Instruction activity (one of the group activities is aimed at higher achievers) and also as a communicative activity: each group will complete a part of the organizer and then exchange information with someone from the other group :) PDF with 3 pages included - A4 and US Letter sizes.
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Adjectives and Synonyms for Feelings and Emotions - with pictures

Adjectives and Synonyms for Feelings and Emotions - with pictures

Pictures, adjectives and synonyms for 30 different emotions and feelings. Can be used with ESL/EAL/SEN pupils to develop vocabulary. Also suitable for developing emotional literacy in pupils with ASD/ pragmatic language difficulties. This resource is also brilliant for developing descriptive writing skills in all children aged 8-16.
dotty34
Being authentic

Being authentic

Topic- Authenticity Aim- to practise reading and speaking skills, to learn more about your true self Level - B2+ Age group- Older teengers/adults Time - 60 min
InspirationalEnglish
The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

Short story spread over 4 lessons Skills: Reading, speaking, writing plus lexical skills (vocabulary) and pronunciation practice Intermediate Learner outcomes: Students practice the skill of reading aloud, reading for specific information, free speaking and writing practice Worksheets and answer keys included
ybez
VIDEO-BASED CREATIVE WRITING

VIDEO-BASED CREATIVE WRITING

This four-page creative writing activity based on BBC's short video, 'The Supporting Act' is ideal both for ELA and ESL students. It includes two graphic organizers to scaffold writing a summary, before the creative writing activity. Play the video until 00:59 and ask your students to predict the rest of it. At the end of the creative writing project, you can also show this video https://vimeo.com/82282346 to your students for fun.
aysinalp58
Reading and Writing Activity - Lost and Found

Reading and Writing Activity - Lost and Found

This is an engaging, deductive activity resulting in finding and matching the lost children with their descriptions. It is suitable for use with children who have the basics of reading with understanding in English. It involves reading the descriptions of twelve children and recording the identities on a worksheet. An answer sheet is included for use by teachers or to provide the opportunity for peer marking. Clothes and colour reference pages are also available for use to aid comprehension if vocabulary is unknown. This is of particular value to children who have English as an additional language. Clothes and accessories picture and word matching cards are included and could be used prior to taking part in the deductive activity to ensure familiarisation with the vocabulary to be used. Reading, writing and deductive skills are required for the worksheet completion. If the activity is done as pair work or group work, speaking, listening and interaction are also involved. This activity is suitable for use by all Primary 2 / Primary3 children. If children have English as an additional language, using the activity with older children would also be beneficial for the learning /consolidation of English clothes and colour vocabulary. This resource could be used by an individual, as pair work, group work or by all children who could complete individual worksheets. The total number of twelve illustrations of children and twelve find cards would always have to be provided for the worksheet completion as twelve answers are required.. If using as a class activity more duplicated illustrations and find cards would need to be provided. Suggestions for use • The illustrations of the children could be secretly hidden in the classroom. (while the children are outside) The children could each be given a find card and then play ‘Hunt the lost children’ . • The illustrations could be pinned on walls around the classroom. • Single illustrations could be given to each child who would then swop with another child who has a different illustration. An optional follow up activity could be individual pupils writing a description of one class member. The descriptions could then be redistributed randomly to the class for identification by other class members. A worksheet is included for use.
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Idiolect

Idiolect

Idiolect. In essay style and very relaxed. Activity set at Wakefield College
lcork99
Top Secret: School-led CoJos Character and Lifeskills Curriculum

Top Secret: School-led CoJos Character and Lifeskills Curriculum

Endorsed by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the “world’s greatest living explorer”, our unique character education curriculum is designed to ensure every child reaches their full potential. Based on the lives of real-life adventurers and explorers, such as Sir Ranulph and Tim Peake, we have designed a complete package of lessons and online support that is ready to go in your school today and form part of your curriculum. Pupils learn about a different hero or heroine over each term, with practical and mental tasks to complete based on their adventures. Designed with educationalists, each lesson is structured to give pupils the character tools and values they need to be successful in life such as resilience, determination, empathy, and courage. Lessons are supported with “field report” films featuring Commando Joe, developed by a Bafta-winning animation company. Plus, a whole website of dedicated resources, support, celebration and reflection materials tools. Choose between enlisting one of our Commando Joe’s instructors to deliver the course in school, or our new school-led package with full training and support for your staff to deliver our character education curriculum themselves. Either way, we are confident that when it comes to Character Education, this is the best of the best.
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Lesson Starters

Lesson Starters

Twenty plus lesson starters that could be used in any secondary school age range and in any subject.
ahamid
Great Expectations- Charles Dickens- Miss Havisham Analysis

Great Expectations- Charles Dickens- Miss Havisham Analysis

A lesson originally created for a mixed ability year 9 class but can easily be adapted for your own class. This lesson explores the use of language in the character Havisham from Great Expectations. Taught as part of a 'History of the English Language topic" but can also be used as a great expectations scheme or other language analysis topic. -Context of Great Expectations/Charles Dickens -Creative writing from Havisham's perspective -YouTube clips to BBC adaptation -Extract - to annotate with class or individually -Model answer to the question "How does Dickens use language to present Miss Havisham?" -Supported sentence starters to enable students to answer the question -Peer assessment
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