Middle school English language learning resources: fundamentals

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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

Food Advertising Lesson for KS2/KS3

Food Advertising Lesson for KS2/KS3

Here is an amazing 2/3 Lesson activity that can be done with Y5, Y6 or Y7 age learners. Learners need to be able to use language to market and sell their own luxury food item. They will work in teams, with assigned roles to pitch their product, look at costs and then advertise the product. They will need to use a variety of DAFOREST features which is recapped in the lesson. This has been extremely successful when done with KS2 and KS3 learners and can be a brilliant way to get your class using and enhancing their reading and writing skills, as well as speaking and listening skills when doing the pitch. All of the materials and worksheets are also included for easy use.

By teachsureenglish

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Stop the bus! Fantastic vocabulary game for KS1/KS2/EAL and ESL Learners

Stop the bus! Fantastic vocabulary game for KS1/KS2/EAL and ESL Learners

Stop the bus is a fantastic team based game to play with learners, where they need to practice and use vocabulary both old and new in order to win points for their team. The Powerpoint will show a category or picture and the teams need to work together to find words to match them. The quickest teams get points, there are also double point rounds. This game is best played on whiteboards.

By teachsureenglish

Who / What Am I? ESL Riddles

Who / What Am I? ESL Riddles

A fun ESL powerpoint taking students through over thirty different what am I riddles. A perfect time filler for the last ten minutes of class, when you get done early. Can easily be adapted to fit different purposes and to review some new vocabulary

By xiguaenglish

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Weakest Link Scattegories Game for KS1/KS2/EAL and ESL learners!

Weakest Link Scattegories Game for KS1/KS2/EAL and ESL learners!

This is a fun weakest link style Scattegories game which can be used to help use and develop vocabulary skills and as a way of building teamwork skills in your classroom. This lesson was originally used for EAL learners but can be adapted easily for KS1/KS2 classes as categories/rounds can be changed where needed. Worksheets are also provided and can be modified where needed to make sure learners have help. You can also quickly add further rounds where needed or modify the existing ones to make them more challenging. A lesson plan is provided and the lesson should run for at least 45 minutes.

By teachsureenglish

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Fun Personality Test/Quiz for KS2/KS3/ESL/EAL Learners!

Fun Personality Test/Quiz for KS2/KS3/ESL/EAL Learners!

This is a fun personality test that learners can use as a fun way for the teacher to get to know learners better, and learners to learn about themselves. The learners write answers to each question on their worksheet and the teacher can go through the slides 1 by 1 to reveal the true meaning of each of the answers. This has been a huge hit with younger and older learners and take approximately 30/40 minutes to complete if done properly.

By teachsureenglish

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Who's the Alien? Feelings and Emotions Game for KS1/KS2/EAL Classes

Who's the Alien? Feelings and Emotions Game for KS1/KS2/EAL Classes

A simple and fun game where students have to guess who the Alien is by working out the emotions and feelings of the other characters in the game. Students work around the room filling in the emotions and feelings of each of the other characters on their worksheet and then use those to work out who the alien is.

By teachsureenglish

Christmas Time Maths Bundle

Christmas Time Maths Bundle

A collection of maths activities just for Christmas fun. 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

Slimy Things Bundle

Slimy Things Bundle

A collection of things that feel slimy! 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

Halloween Time Bundle

Halloween Time Bundle

A collection of Halloween themed resources. 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

Christmas Time Bundle

Christmas Time Bundle

A collection of resources for the Christmas period. 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

Y1 Science: Weather and Shadows Bundle

Y1 Science: Weather and Shadows Bundle

A collection of year 1 science resources on the topic of weather and shadows. 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