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Kensuke's Kingdom KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Kensuke's Kingdom KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Michael Morpugo’s Kensuke’s Kingdom.’ Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the upper KS2 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as 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 children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: ‘An Interview with Michael’s Parents’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Morpugo’s Description’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Explain meanings of words that they know and ask the meaning of new words. Link the meaning of new words to words that they already know;’ ‘Michael’ and ‘Kensuke!’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Figurative Language in Kensuke’s Kingdom’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, to create an impact on the reader.’ Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is over 20 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).
TandLGuru
Phonics CVC Flashcards | Phonics Resources | EYFS | Year 1 | 10 Pages

Phonics CVC Flashcards | Phonics Resources | EYFS | Year 1 | 10 Pages

Phonics CVC word flashcards with pictures! Great to use again and again after laminating. CVC words are with pictures. Can be used with the whole class or copied and laminated for groups to play with. Words on flashcards: -can -cab -bus -cap -cup -hut -cot -win -mug -ham -jog -fin -leg -hen -jam -man -sun -six -map -net -yes -ten -web -zip -rat -van -tin -mat -dog -wax -run -lip -pig -box -bag -bat -pin -nut sad -peg Take a look at my website for great online phonics games www.readwithphonics.com FREE FOR TEACHERS!
PhonicsSophie
Phonics CVC Flashcards Sample | Phonics Resources| EYFS | Year 1 | 9 Pages

Phonics CVC Flashcards Sample | Phonics Resources| EYFS | Year 1 | 9 Pages

Phonics CVC word flashcards with and without pictures! Great to use again and again after laminating. CVC words are with and without pictures. Can be used with the whole class or copied and laminated for groups to play with. This is a sample pack including over 9 pages of flashcards with and without pictures! If you like this resource, take a look at my full set of flashcards! Take a look at my website for great online phonics games www.readwithphonics.com FREE FOR TEACHERS!
PhonicsSophie
'a' Sound Phonics Bundle | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words | EYFS

'a' Sound Phonics Bundle | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words | EYFS

Teach the ‘a’ sound with 16 pages of no prep phonics worksheets. Available in color and in eco friendly black and white. Use each resource individually or print out the whole sound book for each student to work through. RESOURCES INCLUDED Find the ‘a’ sound Picture matching (cvc words) Sentence starters Be an ‘a’ sound detective Handwriting using the ‘a’ sound Spelling using the ‘a’ sound Real and alien words using the ‘a’ sound ‘a’ sound word comprehension Word list quiz (cvc) The ideal way to teach the ‘a’ phonics sound. Take a look at my website for great online phonics games www.readwithphonics.com FREE FOR TEACHERS!
PhonicsSophie
't' Sound Phonics Bundle 36 Pages | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words | EYFS

't' Sound Phonics Bundle 36 Pages | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words | EYFS

Teach the ‘t’ sound with 16 pages of no prep phonics worksheets. Available in color and in eco friendly black and white. Use each resource individually or print out the whole sound book for each student to work through. RESOURCES INCLUDED Find the ‘t’ sound Picture matching (cvc words) Sentence starters Be an ‘t’ sound detective Handwriting using the ‘t’ sound Spelling using the ‘t’ sound Real and alien words using the ‘t’ sound ‘t’ sound word comprehension Word list quiz (cvc) The ideal way to teach the ‘t’ phonics sound. Take a look at my website for great online phonics games www.readwithphonics.com
PhonicsSophie
's' Sound Phonics Bundle 36 Pages | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words | EYFS

's' Sound Phonics Bundle 36 Pages | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words | EYFS

Teach the ‘s’ sound with 16 pages of no prep phonics worksheets. Available in color and in eco friendly black and white = 36 pages! Use each resource individually or print out the whole sound book for each student to work through. RESOURCES INCLUDED Find the ‘s’ sound Picture matching (cvc words) Sentence starters Be an ‘a’ sound detective Handwriting using the ‘s’ sound Spelling using the ‘s’ sound Real and alien words using the ‘s’ sound ‘s’ sound word comprehension Word list quiz (cvc) The ideal way to teach the ‘s’ phonics sound. Take a look at my website for greta online phonics games www.readwithphonics.com
PhonicsSophie
Year 3 Narrative Lessons

Year 3 Narrative Lessons

Generic narrative literacy lesson plans for when you are using ICT in the literacy lesson such as word processors, presenation software or telling stories with images using MS Photostory.
ictesolutionsau
MY FABULOUS SUMMER HOLIDAY - Back to school activity English - Great conversation starter! ESL

MY FABULOUS SUMMER HOLIDAY - Back to school activity English - Great conversation starter! ESL

😊 My fabulous summer holiday 😊 What a wonderful worksheet with so many potential conversation starters! You can use it as a classroom quiz as well: hand out the worksheet and let students fill in the blanks. Later you pass them on in class and let others guess who’s the author. Please rate my resources and help building a good reputation among thousands of great authors. Thanks for working with me ☺️ ** ❤️ Please see my other resources, too:** [https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/CindyKuehne]
CindyKuehne
Comprehension, plurals, syllables and descriptive writing for SEN, Early Years and Primary

Comprehension, plurals, syllables and descriptive writing for SEN, Early Years and Primary

Ideal for teacher training or NQT a literacy bundle that has a range of worksheets for SEN, Early Years, Reception, Primary and Preschoolers. Includes differentiated worksheets for students who are at the pre-writing stage, up to writing independently. This bundle has worksheets for comprehension of photos, nursery rhymes, identifying singular photos and plurals, and descriptive writing from writing about events/ things shown in a range of photos. Includes differentiated comprehension from 16 photos, and 12 nursery rhymes. No preparation needed apart from cutting out and laminating of plural pictures so that they can be reused if needed.
smidgealot
Numbers Dice game

Numbers Dice game

Print on cardstock and laminate to last for years to come. Make 1 game board for every 2-3 students. You will need 2 dice for each game board. You also need bingo chips to mark squares. Or, if laminated, students can use a dry erase marker to initial a square. Students take turns rolling the dice to determine which square. Students must correctly identify the number in the square to win it. Student with most squares at the end of time wins the game OR student who gets 6 in a row (“bingo”) wins. Can be used for any language. Includes 3 games: 1 - 39; 40 - 99; 1 - 100.
jer520
Koala Visual Timetable

Koala Visual Timetable

Hand designed and drawn Koala themed visual timetable. Most suited to a KS1 class to stick in the classroom and show what is happening in the day. Includes; phonics, English, maths, science, circle time, geography, history, story time, golden time, assembly, music. recorders, handwriting, reading, D.T. art, P.E, register, lunch and break. Hope you like them! They took a very long time!
kennykoalabear
Refugee Boy KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Refugee Boy KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Benjamin Zephaniah’s ‘Refugee Boy.’ Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS3 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children 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 children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: ‘Context: Eritrean-Ethiopian War’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Know the purpose, audience and context of the writing and drawing on this knowledge to support comprehension.’ ‘Zephaniah’s Description’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Know how language, including figurative language, vocabulary choice, grammar, text structure and organisational features, present meaning.’ ‘Mr and Mrs Fitzgerald Character Profile’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Study setting, plot, and characterisation, and the effects of these.’ ‘Vocabulary Inspector’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Learn new vocabulary, relating it explicitly to known vocabulary and understanding it with the help of context and dictionaries.’ Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 23 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).
TandLGuru
Phonics Screening Check (Generator)

Phonics Screening Check (Generator)

This isn’t just one phonics screening check, or two…or three. This resource draws on a bank of over 1000 (editable) words to randomly generate 1000s of checks at just the push of a button. Answer sheets and pupil cards are randomly generated and then all you have to do is print and go! For each check, 40 words are generated (20 real words and 20 pseudo words) in line with the national checks and should be carried out in exactly the same way using the corresponding pupil cards. Also included is a colour coded tracking sheet to easily track pupils across the academic year. Enter names, enter scores and the spreadsheet will do the rest and calculate a class average, These resources are great to prepare pupils for the phonics screening check and to track pupils progress throughout the year.
mrajlong
Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? - Reading Comprehension

Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores Africa’s “Great Green Wall” initiative. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, an in class discussion and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
Introducing worksheet - learners find out about each other, English, ESL, Getting to know each other

Introducing worksheet - learners find out about each other, English, ESL, Getting to know each other

A different kind of introducing activity Students speak to each other and find out about interests, hobbies and favorite things. Great activity for getting to know each other and avoiding embarrassing moments when speaking in front of the whole class Applicable for English classes but also other subjects Hope you enjoy this worksheet. I would highly appreciate your feedback 😊 Regards, Cindy Kühne All of my resources have been tested in class and will be updated regularly. Please rate my resources to help me build a reputation among millions of resources. Thanks for working with me ☺️ ** ❤️ Please see my other resources, too:** [https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/CindyKuehne]
CindyKuehne
Holiday BINGO Party Game

Holiday BINGO Party Game

Have you always wanted to play Christmas BINGO with your class of 20-40 or even more but you can only make so many unique BINGO cards? Worry not because this resource is here to solve that! Holiday BINGO Party Game is designed so individual player could make their own unique set of cards! Why is this perfect for a large group of players? Just like the total numbers of balls in a real BINGO game, this fun resource includes 75 vocabulary words related to Christmas It includes blank templates so players could create their own set of BINGO cards. Players can make and use up to two cards for each round to make the game more competitive and thrilling (they can’t blame you this time if they don’t win the game, can they?) It has ready-to-print word cards for calling out words There are 8 clever winning patterns illustrated in a Christmas-themed PowerPoint presentation to make each round more exciting! Liven up that holiday party you’ve been planning all along with this Holiday BINGO Party Game! Follow us on Facebook or visit our website English Teaching 101
englishteaching101
Descriptive Writing for SEN, Early Years, Primary and ESOL

Descriptive Writing for SEN, Early Years, Primary and ESOL

27 Differentiated worksheets (9 different photos, for either lower, middle or higher abilities) for students to either cut out and stick words to make descriptive sentences after looking at the photo, write a sentence or two using the words provided as a prompt or spelling aid, or to use a dictionary/ thesaurus to independently write their own descriptive sentences. Extension- encourage students to find their own pictures and describe them in as many sentences as they can.
smidgealot
SEQUENCING STORIES BOOK 3

SEQUENCING STORIES BOOK 3

Stories to improve sequencing and text comprehension, each with a five-part text to put in order. Each story has two versions: one with simpler text and more limited vocabulary, which is useful for less-confident readers. Suitable for KS2 plus older pupils with less-developed literacy skills. Previously available through Easylearn. Two more books available.
bellalettice
SEQUENCING STORIES BOOK 2

SEQUENCING STORIES BOOK 2

Stories to improve sequencing and text comprehension, each with a four-part text to put in order. Each story has two versions: one with simpler text and more limited vocabulary, which is useful for less-confident readers. Suitable for KS1-mid KS2 plus older pupils with less-developed literacy skills. Previously available through Easylearn. Two more books available.
bellalettice
SEQUENCING STORIES BOOK 1

SEQUENCING STORIES BOOK 1

Stories to improve sequencing and text comprehension, each with a three-part text to put in order. Each story has two versions: one with simpler text and more limited vocabulary, which is useful for less-confident readers. Suitable for KS1 plus older pupils with less-developed literacy skills. Previously available through Easylearn. Two more books available.
bellalettice
Proofreading Checklist Adhesive Labels Printable Self Assessment Sticky Label J8163

Proofreading Checklist Adhesive Labels Printable Self Assessment Sticky Label J8163

Useful label printable for students to check their work independently. 14 labels per page, designed to fit on the Avery J8163 adhesive labels or similar. Download comes with or without gridlines. The gridlines version is useful if you want to print onto paper, cut and stick onto student work, whereas the no gridlines version is great for if you want to print directly onto adhesive labels. I regularly use these with my secondary age SEMH students as it helps focus their work, and they begin to learn to self check before submitting for marking.
EMcLearning
To Kill a Mockingbird Huge Bundle!

To Kill a Mockingbird Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD’ LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER, THE 30-PAGE COMPREHENSION 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 Harper Lee’s novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’ 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 novel, understanding the writer’s ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Lee’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.
TandLGuru
The Deadliest Wars in Human History - Reading Comprehension

The Deadliest Wars in Human History - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text enumerates the deadliest wars in the history of humankind. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
Animated Movies Quiz

Animated Movies Quiz

Animated Movies Quiz Over 10 rounds and 50+ Questions. Animated Movies Quiz Lesson. This resource contains: 1xPowerPoint 1x Student Answer Sheet double sided out of /50+ Marks (PDF and PPT Version) and all the answers!! Contains 10 Rounds: Identify the location, True or False, Match the Item to the Film, De-Scrabble, Design Challenge and more… This quiz resource is perfect for lesson time, form time, extra curricular clubs, part of a drop down day or as a fun and educational treat for your class. This will last a full hour by the time you get students into small teams and run through the Quiz and the interactive way the answers appear. A tie-breaker is included which involves drawing an image top 3 score points. Inject some fun into your classroom with this informative and engaging quiz. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter You may also like some of our popular cre8tive resources… News Quiz Big film and TV Quiz Healthy Eating Quiz
thecre8tiveresources
Numbers Slides and Ladders game

Numbers Slides and Ladders game

Print on cardstock and laminate to last for years to come. Make 1 board for every 2-4 students. You will need 1 die per game and 1 token for each player. All tokens start off of the board. Students take turns rolling the die to advance. If the student lands on a green ladder, he/she goes to the top of the ladder. If the student lands on a red slide, he/she goes to the bottom of the slide. When landing on a number, the student must say the number in the target language. If wrong, student goes back to original square and loses his/her turn. Uses the numbers 1 - 100. Good for any language.
jer520
Alphabet Spot the Match game

Alphabet Spot the Match game

Includes 55 unique cards. Print on cardstock and laminate to save for years to come. Every card has one letter that matches exactly with each other card. The student to find the match and correctly identify it in the target language wins. Directions include rules for several variations of the game. Can be played with groups of 2 to 8 students. This game uses all 26 letters of the alphabet. Good for any language.
jer520
Alphabet Slides and Ladders game

Alphabet Slides and Ladders game

Print on cardstock and laminate to last for years to come. Make 1 board for every 2-4 students. You will need 1 die per game and 1 token for each player. All tokens start off of the board. Students take turns rolling the die to advance. If the student lands on a green ladder, he/she goes to the top of the ladder. If the student lands on a red slide, he/she goes to the bottom of the slide. When landing on a number, the student must say the letter in the target language. If wrong, student goes back to original square and loses his/her turn. Good for any language.
jer520
Visual Classroom Instructions

Visual Classroom Instructions

This is an aid for pupils who struggle to process classroom instructions and who would benefit from having reminders on the whiteboard. Categories are: type of activity; type of interaction; noise level.
TimP83
Comparison of adjectives for young learners, ESL - have fun with the ice cream game plus worksheets

Comparison of adjectives for young learners, ESL - have fun with the ice cream game plus worksheets

❤️ COMPARISON of ADJECTIVES - ice cream game ❤️ Enjoy this yummy ice cream game! CONTENT: 6 pages with 21 adjectives both coloured and b/w Just laminate the cones and scoops and use them again and again. 2 pages worksheet with adjective given - learners write comparative and superlative onto scoops 2 pages fun reading and gap filling worksheet 4 pages including blank templates for you to print out and be creative a little bonus colouring picture for your kids ❤️ About me ❤️ Hi there 👋🏼! I´m Cindy from Leipzig, Germany. I have been a German and English teacher for more than 12 years now. And I love coffee breaks ☕️. Coffee is just great. Over the years I have realized how much my students benefit most from lessons where THEY are the leaders, where THEY are encouraged to be proactive and learn from each other. Handing over the reins to my students doesn’t make me weaker as a teacher. It makes them responsible for their own learning and is highly motivating. I don’t want my students to be sailors. I want them to be CAPTAINS! (And I want coffee!) My teaching resources are all designed to enable students to USE the language. This is why you will always find the communicative approach in my resources - even simple crosswords come with ideas for speaking activities. All of my resources have been tested in class and will be updated regularly. Please rate my resources to help me build a reputation among millions of resources. Thanks for working with me ☺️ Cindy ❤️ Please see my other resources, too: [https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/CindyKuehne]
CindyKuehne
English Language Flashcards - Animals, Bugs & Sea Creatures

English Language Flashcards - Animals, Bugs & Sea Creatures

40 super cute animal flashcards - giving the English word for each in CAPITAL and lowercase letters. 3 pages. Simply print, laminate and use as display items, a frieze, flashcards - or print 2 copies and use as a memory or matching game. Great fun for the kids while learning English animal names and improving their language skills. *CHECK OUT my other great preschool resources - I have some great clip cards for counting, addition and subtraction which may interest you and your little person/s! learn english, animals, kids activity, kids activities, preschool kids, resources for kindy, resources for preschool, educational kids, educational game, animal game
spannarosy
Phonics clothes peg cards, KS1 / Autism / ADHD / SEN

Phonics clothes peg cards, KS1 / Autism / ADHD / SEN

Children read the word and attach clothes peg onto the appropriate picture. To reduce the possibility of guess work, many of the pictures are of items which are similar to the word if read incorrectly, for example ‘scare’ shows pictures for ‘scar’, ‘scare’ and ‘share’. Three sets of cards are in pack, 15 cards in each set, so 45 cards in total. Cards need trimmed and ideally laminated. I designed these for my learners with autism / ADHD as a more interactive way to practice reading, but they are also suitable for KS1 / SEN.
jlp76
Phonics, clothes peg cards to support reading of phase 2 phonics

Phonics, clothes peg cards to support reading of phase 2 phonics

Children read the word and attach clothes peg onto the appropriate picture. To reduce the possibility of guess work, many of the pictures are of items which are similar to the word if read incorrectly, for example ‘feel’ shows pictures for ‘fall’, ‘feel’ and ‘feet’. Three sets of cards are in pack, 15 cards in each set. Cards need trimmed and ideally laminated. I designed these for my learners with autism / ADHD as a more interactive way to practice reading, but they are also suitable for KS1 / SEN.
jlp76
Food Tech: Hygiene and Safety - my 4 basic resources + Bonus set of cue cards

Food Tech: Hygiene and Safety - my 4 basic resources + Bonus set of cue cards

Perfect for introducing new concepts, for consolidation and for revision. The workbooks are suitable for cover work as well as for class work, self study or homework. The board game includes all pictures and concepts from the 2 work books. This game is self-explanatory though you would need to provide dice and counters. A PowerPoint Presentation is included with the board game as well. In order to upload this with the BONUS cards, I had to include 5 zip-files within one zip-file, so please be patient when opening. I hope you enjoy all the activities included in the end. Please respect the time it took me to create the included resources and do not share this with your colleagues unless you or your school have purchased the school licence too. Thank you. In return I always aim to keep my prices down. ©MosaiK
MosaiK
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising George Orwell’s ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); Main Characters; Themes; Orwell’s Language Devices; Features of Dystopian Novels Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Cootie Catcher/ Comecoco - Spanish and English version

Cootie Catcher/ Comecoco - Spanish and English version

Here is a great resource which can be used for speaking activities . A come coco/ cootie catcher is a great way to get pupils to speak in the classroom in the Target Language. This resource has been made for preschool and Primary level but can be adapted for all age groups. This file includes 3 Cootie catchers/comecocos- Spanish/ English and a Blank copy for adaptable use/ to print so pupils can even create there own cootie catcher . To see how to fold this activity to achieve the final result please follow my instagram for a homemade video @senoritaseeta.
senoritaseeta
Summer holiday vocabulary support sheets

Summer holiday vocabulary support sheets

A sheet with words to describe emotions during the holidays for holiday writing activities and a sheet with vocabulary choices for children to choose from to describe their holiday activities. The sheets can be used to help them edit and check their own work or to write it in the first place. Images available to support lower ability with identifying vocabulary meaning
rexinstead