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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows  - Reading Comprehension Text

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K Rowling, the seventh and final novel in the Harry Potter series. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, a definitions match exercise, True or False exercises, a characters match, a word search exercise, a word scramble exercise and a fun crossword. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full Answer Key is included.
MariaPht
Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Includes 12 'storyboard' Nursery Rhymes: The Grand Old Duke of York, Row Row Row Your Boat, Hey Diddle Diddle, Little Miss Muffet, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Old Mother Hubbard, Little Bo-Peep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Itsy-bitsy Spider. Say the rhymes with the students, get them to listen and recite each line afterwards, ask them to order the 4 pictures for each nursery rhyme, then use the differentiated worksheets to assess their writing and listening skills. For the speaking, listening and writing worksheets we ask carers to let us know either during drop off or via email a couple of things their child has done over the weekend. We then ask the students what they did at the weekend, prompting other students to ask questions of their peers, and then do a recap by asking who did what to assess who was listening before getting the children to write either with help or independently what they did at the weekend.
smidgealot
Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

2nd set of Nursery Rhymes Comprehension suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers. 6 Nursery Rhymes for Comprehension- Jack and Jill, Little Miss Muffet, Little Bo-Beep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Old Mother Hubbard. Use the ‘storyboard’ worksheets to say the nursery rhyme, encouraging students to repeat it after you, see if they can recite it back to you after hearing it a couple of times (often students help each other out, seeing who can say it loudest). All students can cut out the 4 pictures for each ‘storyboard’ and arrange them in the correct order. There are then 18 worksheets for comprehension 6 for lower abilities where they can circle/point/say the correct answer from a choice of 3. 6 for middle abilities where they can copy the correct answer after choosing from a choice of 3, practicing their handwriting. 6 for higher abilities where they should be encouraged to answer questions in full sentences, and use descriptive words, and also because… Extension work- get students to ask/ write other questions about the nursery rhyme. See if they can draw their own pictures. See if they can create or recite their own nursery rhyme and illustrate it in 4 pictures.
smidgealot
'How Does Ernie Feel?'- Comprehension & writing

'How Does Ernie Feel?'- Comprehension & writing

**English literacy lesson on comprehension, understanding and interpreting the characters emotions, and communicating through writing. ** Using a chapter from the book explore how Ernie felt when his family chooses not to believe in his dreams and his family ridicules him. The worksheet looks at questions such as; How you think Ernie may have felt when his brothers laughed at him? How do you think Ernie felt to know his family were not supporting him? What do you think Ernie hoped would happen when he told his family? Was his family disbelief in his dreams another factor in him leaving home? And encourages writing activities on these questions. Can be used in preparation for the lesson ‘Ernie’s Letter Home’ in which pupils write a letter home to persuade family to believe in his dream and come with him. See other resource for this lesson. Includes chapter from the book, teachers notes, worksheet for pupils and cover image over presentation. All text copyright Beth Shepherd. Images by Lisa Buckridge.
bethshepherd2
Superheroes! Assembly

Superheroes! Assembly

‘Superheroes!’ is one of a series of outstanding assemblies created for primary school children, which includes full script songs and prayers with a part for every child. This assembly is ready to go! ‘Superheroes’ links with many areas of the National Curriculum, including the: English, Music, Drama, History and PSHE spheres, with a theme that is rooted in upstanding values and is relevant to the children’s everyday lives and interests - including a healthy ‘self-esteem’ injection for all! This assembly is all about recognising the ‘superhero’ in you, giving each child the chance to shine by stating their own unique ‘superhero’ power - from amazing reading skill or artistic genius to the sports star or reliable friend. This assembly also teaches to spot the ‘superhero’ in others and to be thankful for those who support and save us in a hundred little ways every day. There is a part for every child - whether acting, singing, dancing or leading a prayer! Plans created by an Ofsted Good - Outstanding primary school teacher - History and Drama coordinator with over ten years of experience. These outstanding assemblies have consistently engage and excited all 30 performers in class… and have even got the adults in the audience up on their feet!
MissAndrews1983
World Book Day/Reading Assembly

World Book Day/Reading Assembly

Assembly for teachers/a class to introduce World book Week. It includes ideas such as a whole school competition and key stage reading groups. Great way to show staffs love of reading.
frazert2
Being Determined - lesson & worksheet

Being Determined - lesson & worksheet

**Exploring what we know about being determined through sharing of previous experiences and reflecting on strategies used. ** As adults we know too well the importance of being determined towards a goal, and that its only a determined attitude that will keep us going when we hit a tough point in our journey. Teach kids this great life lesson, whilst developing sentence structure, self reflection and use of words to express emotion, through 3 main questions: 1- have you ever been determined to achieve a goal? 2- what strategies did you use to achieve it? 3- what did it feel like when you achieved it? Invite children to discuss these questions and to share their strategies and experiences with the group. Worksheet on being determined. For key stage 2. Based on the book Ernie Gonzales: The Determined Dreamer. Download includes printable worksheet. Copyright Beth Shepherd.
bethshepherd2
The Easter Story - Retell the Story Picture Cards

The Easter Story - Retell the Story Picture Cards

Picture cards for retelling the Easter Story. Excellent for assisting children with communication and language skills and for use as a prompt for writing. A great resource for Talk for Writing lessons. Provided in different sizes: 2 per page, 4 per page and 8 per page. Suitable for Early Years and Key Stage 1. Use alongside the Easter Story PowerPoint The Easter Story PowerPoint - simple version The Easter Story PowerPoint - more detailed version Other <strong><i>Fairydoesit!</i></strong> Easter resources available. The Easter Story Colouring Sheets Tell Me a Story - Story Maps for the Easter Story The Easter Story Writing Sheets The Easter Story Writing Booklets <b><i>Check out more resources at</i></b> Fairy does it! Teaching Resources
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George's Marvellous Medicine based SPAG activity

George's Marvellous Medicine based SPAG activity

This is an activity to use in a SPAG lesson when reading George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. It is great for nouns as the first part requires the children to match the objects used by George to a picture of the character they most likely belong to. Once the warm up is complete the children will write sentences using possessive apostrophes to explain what ingredients George put into his medicine and who they belonged to. There is a ‘Must, Should, Could’ for differentiation and a LA activity is on the final sheet whereby the children simply fill in the character’s name with the apostrophe on a line within a sentence. You can then get them to copy the sentences into their books if you desire. Example sentence the children could write; George put Mrs Kranky’s lipstick into the pan. The ‘Could’ also encourages children to use and to make their sentences longer. George put Mrs Kranky’s lipstick and powder into the pan.
Peaches1980
George's Marvellous Medicine timeline/sequence activity KS1

George's Marvellous Medicine timeline/sequence activity KS1

This is an activity based around George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. There are 3 pages to the resource. Page one is LA, page 2 MA and page 3 HA. The idea is for the children to put the events of George’s Marvellous Medicine in order, with a link to the times of day taught in Key Stage One. This makes it a reading lesson with a Cross Curricular maths focus, or a maths lesson with a CC reading focus. In a reading lesson it is great for the reading objective; discussing the sequence of events in books and how items of information are related The differentiation is that LA children have 8 cards with events and times on them to put in the right order (cards to be cut up prior to the lesson) using their knowledge of time and of the events from the story to help them. MA children are given 4 events and have to recall 4 others that fall between the given ones and write about them and draw a picture before sequencing all 8 cards. HA children are given the first and the last thing to happen in the story and must recall events from the story to fill in the other 6. Again for MA and HA the cards can be cut up in advance so they have more work to do on the sequencing side. When I taught this I had the children work in pairs and order the cards on cardboard strips. You can prepare more of the blank cards from the HA sheet so that early finishers can add further events from the story, making sure they place them correctly in relation to what they already have on there. This way it becomes a lovely open-ended task that suits a range of abilities.
Peaches1980
The Princess and the Frog story sequencing activity KS1

The Princess and the Frog story sequencing activity KS1

This is a story sequencing activity based on the Ladybird Tales version of the Princess and the Frog. The Ladybird tales version is told by Vera Southgate. The activity is primarily a reading lesson and is great for the Year 2 objectives; -discussing the sequence of events in books and how items of information are related -becoming increasingly familiar with and retelling a wider range of stories, fairy stories and traditional tales. The story sequencing strips include text and pictures, so a great for a range of learners. The task is differentiated by reading and by number of sequence strips. The HA task has the most reading, with the MA being a reduced version of the HA, and the LA has simplified sentences and a few of the strips removed. For each version the story is split into beginning, middle and end, with each section being on a new page, apart from the LA, where the beginning and the middle are on the same page. The strips tell the story but are jumbled up. This is to save the teacher time as the children will cut out the strips themselves. You could of course cut them out in advance but I find this to be very time consuming so once I’ve taught children how to sequence I let them cut out for themselves. To teach this lesson I first read the book then had a short discussion with the class. I then sat the children in their reading groups and allowed them to work in pairs to sequence the events in the story. You could give them all three sheets at once or have everyone do the beginning before moving on the middle and the the end together. As an extension task for early finishers you could put some of the text into a cloze activity and see if the children can fill in missing words and/or phrases. Within the text itself I made sure to include plenty of Common Exception words as well as words which follow the spelling rules taught at Year 2. This could however also be used with Y1, perhaps leaving the HA version out.
Peaches1980