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ULTIMATE CLASSROOM BUNDLE!

ULTIMATE CLASSROOM BUNDLE!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback! UPDATED - NEW RESOURCES ADDED SUMMER 2017 ************** SAVE 22% ************** ------A MUST HAVE FOR ANY CLASSROOM!------- This bundle contains everything you to assess your students learning in the classroom and motivate them to do the work! #GetYourLearnOn From AfL assessment stickers, which are quick and easy for students to fill out. To Emoji & Social Media exit tickets to end the lesson in style! To a poster to help students aim to reach for the top and achieve those high grades. To motivational posters to decorate your classroom (FREE!), to 100+ quotes to inspire and motivate your students each day and lesson. To the ULTIMATE plenary toolkit. To a range of thinking out the box starters, to get students brain warmed up at the start of the lesson or end on a positive thought! To helping students write the perfect paragraph. To helping you ease class workload, when marking work with 'Can I have feedback to SIR' and simple marking codes (perfect for classroom display). To helping your students think about their futures, with 'Career Clouds'! **************************************************************************** If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email allroundresources@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help! ***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

Story Grid

Story Grid

This activity will support pupils to imagine, structure and tell and story before writing it. Used as dice game, they will think of ways to develop the story based on the images and words on the grid. Great for rich talk for writing, vocabulary building and adding structure to writing.

By MCMLearningMark

A View from the Bridge Huge Bundle!

A View from the Bridge Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE 'A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET AND POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Arthur Miller's play 'A View from the Bridge.' 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, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. 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

A View from the Bridge Comprehension Activities Booklet!

A View from the Bridge Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Arthur Miller's 'A View from the Bridge.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in exam revision, comprehension tasks, or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the KS4 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework - this makes the tasks suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that students gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'Context: 1950s America' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Miller's Description' - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'Eddie' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Play' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is around 30 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).

By TandLGuru

Imaginative Texts - Working with Narrative - Year 1 + 2

Imaginative Texts - Working with Narrative - Year 1 + 2

SMART Notebook must be installed to use this resource. This massive unit of work is comprised of 5 separate SMART Notebooks - Choose a Complication (planning), Orientation, Complication, Resolution, Editing containing a total of 172 SMART Notebook pages. It is made up of lessons and activities designed to develop an interesting and well written Narrative. These lessons and activities include modelled, guided and independent opportunities for students to put learning into practise, utilising simple and effective strategies created to inspire the writing process. Detailed teacher notes and worksheets have also been included to help to make the best use of the resource. Thank you for shopping with Learning Interactive. Please note: Some pages of this resources contain the copyright i-LEARN Education & Training, our previous business name. Terms of Use: This product is for individual use only. Purchasing and downloading this products entitles you to ONE single user license for use in your own classroom or on your personal computer. You are not permitted to share, transfer, reproduce or sublicense this product to any other party. To purchase multiple or school licenses, contact Learning Interactive to arrange - taryn@learninginteractive.com.au

By taryn7

Whole School Grammar Glossaries New Curriculum

Whole School Grammar Glossaries New Curriculum

A whole school resource designed for the new curriculum. All the technical vocabulary used in the new curriculum explained for children from year 1 to 6. Every word class and sentence type explained with clear helpful examples. Useful to have as a large display or as a laminated mat for the tables. Very useful stuck in English or SPAG books to encourage independence, revision and confidence during lessons. Also very useful stuck in homework books to support children with explaining these new technical terms to people at home. All reviews welcome.

By marich

10 Things in my 'Back to School' Bag

10 Things in my 'Back to School' Bag

A fun and easy-to-do 'back to school' activity for your new class, which is ideal for getting to know each other and for creating a first day display. The objective of the lesson is for the children to create an imaginative list of 10 things that they would like to have in their school bag for the first day of a new school year. Their choices can be as strange or as sensible as they like, allowing for plenty of creative writing opportunities. The resource has two writing frames - one for a simple decorative piece and one for adding more imaginative written details - so the task can easily be differentiated to your class' needs. I have used the activity across KS2, but it can also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation - provides instructions and examples for introducing the activity. • Writing frame 1 - can be completed with personal details and the 10 chosen items and then used for display. • Writing frame 2 - can be used to add imaginative written details about each of the children's 10 items and can then also form part of the display. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox

By goldtopfox

An Inspector Calls Comprehension Activities Booklet!

An Inspector Calls Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.B. Priestley's 'An Inspector Calls.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in exam revision, comprehension tasks, or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the KS4 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework - this makes the tasks suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that students gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'Context: Pre-War Britain' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Priestley's Description' - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'The Inspector' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Play' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is around 30 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).

By TandLGuru

Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Super Bundle!

Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Super Bundle!

This Halloween themed bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced ESL learners. After carefully reading each story/text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, definition matching exercises, crosswords, word searches and engage in in-depth class discussions on topics around the texts

By MariaPht

Frankenstein – A story by Mary Shelley / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Frankenstein – A story by Mary Shelley / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein". The story is about a young aspiring scientist who commits hubris by creating a monster from the remains of the deceased. The scientists, Victor Frankenstein will go on to suffer the deer consequences of his action. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, and participate in an in-class discussion on some of the issues raised by the novel. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, it could be used on or near Halloween!

By MariaPht

A School Day Out

A School Day Out

This is the fourth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 400 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

At the Seaside

At the Seaside

This is the third of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 300 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65