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Macbeth Huge Bundle!

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE MACBETH LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY BOOKLET, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' 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 Shakespeare's language devices. 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. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

This diary is great used alongside the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. Great to be used with EYFS, Special Needs pupils or pupils with EAL Group activity and worksheets included!! The pack includes: 2 Diary front cover options Group Diary - 5 diary pages: day of the week, foods tried, comment on how it tasted. Also hidden caterpillars on each page! Individual Diary - to allow children to draw/write what they practiced as a group. All of the foods found in the story! A TEACCH task great for independent work! Just print, cut, laminate and velcro! Great bound as a book! Great for speaking and listening, days of the week, commenting, group participation and encouraging those with restrictive diets to explore new foods! The TEACCH task is a lovely activity to help build independence!

By theautismplayground

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

Reading Comprehension Strategy - Visualising

Reading Comprehension Strategy - Visualising

Two whole class activities for teaching the reading comprehension strategy - visualising. The first activity looks that the importance a title plays in creating a visual in our minds ahead of reading. Choose from 20 different titles as drawing prompts. Drawing template provided. The second lesson allow children to become more aware of the layering of ideas and understanding that occur as we are reading. A playful lesson that has children guessing 'What I am?' a clue at a time. More than 30 different drawing prompts are included along with the drawing template.

By clevermonkey

A Reading Bundle KS1

A Reading Bundle KS1

Save yourself time buy this selection of 10 workbooks to be used with class novels or for guided reading with upper KS1 classes. Books include, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and The Giant Peach, The Day the Crayons Quit, The Enormous Crocodile, Charlotte's Web, The Magic Finger, The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me and The Twits. Also included are guided reading activity cards and Mini-beast booklet. Each workbook includes comprehension activities, character traits, drawing and writing activities. This is a super bargain.

By teachercellar

FANTASY THEMED READING SIGNPOST - DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES ENGLISH MYTH

FANTASY THEMED READING SIGNPOST - DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES ENGLISH MYTH

Resources included on the disc are as follows: PDF files for you to print. A great signpost to display around your classroom or school. All the areas shown on the picture are included – 25 in total. All signs are based around fantasy theme and can accompany this topic in literacy. Also a picture of wood grain is included to allow you to make the sign as small or large as you wish. Chose to display just a few signs or all of them. You could make one signpost or several depending on the display area. Each sign is half an A4 in size landscape. You can print smaller by selecting options on the printer screen or photocopy them larger.

By hayleyhill

Reader's Notebook Constructed Response Mega Pack

Reader's Notebook Constructed Response Mega Pack

Have your students extend their thinking with constructed response journal prompts for reader's notebooks! These journal prompts bump up the rigor for the reading Common Core Standards which can be used in either 3rd or 4th grade. All prompts are classroom tested. Use the included teacher examples to model expectations with your students! Check out the preview to get an idea of what this awesome Mega Pack includes! Included: Title Page Thank You Page Table of Contents Pg 4 : Asking and Answering Questions (RI.1) Pg. 5 : A Letter to the Author (RL.1) Pg. 7 : Retelling Important Events (RL.2) Pg. 9 : A Letter to the Teacher: Book Review (RL. 2) Pg. 11 : Ask the Character (RL.3) Pg. 13 : Dear Diary (RL.3) Pg. 15 : Incredible Idioms (RL.4) Pg. 17 : Poetry Rocks (RL.5) Pg. 19 : Totally Text Features (RI.5) Pg. 21 : Take it From Me! (RL.6) Pg. 23 : Let’s Celebrate Kid’s Day (RI.6) Pg. 25-26: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (RL.7) Pg.28: Compare and Contrast Informational Texts (RI.9) Pg. 30 : Author Study (RL.9) Pg. 32 : Additional Rubrics *All prompts come with examples* Thanks for downloading! Abby Sandlin

By abbysandlin

Writer's Workshop Resources BUNDLE

Writer's Workshop Resources BUNDLE

Provide idea organizers for brainstorming, writing paper with primary grade lines, and editing marks pages (as well as wall posters) to help your students edit their own work. This bundle has all you'll need to stock a creative writing center!

By Rebecca-Reid

ABC book & ABC rap

ABC book & ABC rap

An ABC book for learning/practising the English alphabet. The words taught include: apple, bear, cat, dog, egg, fish, garden, hat, Indian, jungle, kite, lion, monkey, name, o’clock, pen, queen, rat, socks, tiger, umbrella, van, water, x-ray, yo-yo, zebra. If these are the words you want to teach your class, then... Bingo! Each letter is taught and practised in two pages: the first one presents the letter as well as one word that starts with the letter. The second page offers space for handwriting practice as well as two frames for the learners to draw their own pictures of words that start with the letter taught. The book is accompanied by a video where students can rap their ABCs in a fun way that makes them learn and remember the letters, their sounds and the words better. I showed this video to my class on the interactive whiteboard, and when each letter appeared on the screen, we used to rap like this (first the name of the letter, then the word, then the sound twice, then the word again): [eɪ] APPLE /a/ /a/ APPLE [biː] BEAR /b/ /b/ BEAR and so on … I’ m sure you can rap, too!

By nan_dia

Idea Organizers

Idea Organizers

A good writer's workshop provides plenty of room for brainstorming before the writing begins. The 15 brainstorming and idea graphic organizers provide blank templates for brainstorming, freewriting, writing, and revision. They are perfect for stocking a writing center in a classroom working in writing workshops. Download the preview to see a thumbnail of each page included in this product. See also Writer's Workshop Editing Helps and Writer's Workshop Writing Papers. They are also available BUNDLED.

By Rebecca-Reid

1000 Books Tracking Sheet

1000 Books Tracking Sheet

Literacy experts suggest that reading aloud to your young children makes a profound impact on their later learning. The 1000 Books project challenges parents and children to read 1000 Books together before the child is Kindergarten age. Included is a colorful cover, an information page (for adults), and 47 lined pages providing a numbered list from 1 to 1000 for tracking book titles and dates read. The headers provide colorful and cheerful animals, children and books, and there are inspiring quotes about reading throughout. At the end, there is a certificate of completion to fill out for each of your children who finishes the challenge! When you and your child read a book together, write it down to remember. Once you get to 1000 books, celebrate! I hope you have a great time reading together. Nothing could be better than reading with your child! *Please note: Purchasing this product grants you a license for one parent, one teacher, or one classroom’s use only! Contact me with questions about other uses.*

By Rebecca-Reid

Yr1 Science: Pets Bundle (Animals including Humans)

Yr1 Science: Pets Bundle (Animals including Humans)

A collection of resources that can be used with Year 1 Science students on the topic of pets. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277