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The Hobbit - KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Hobbit - 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 J.R.R Tolkien's 'The Hobbit.' 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 Gandalf!' - 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;' - 'Tolkien'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;' - 'Hobbits!' - 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 'The Hobbit' - 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 21 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

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Bundle!

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.' 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 Austen's use of language. 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. Whole-lesson PowerPoints, activity resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Alphabet Displays, Teaching Aids and Alphabet Homework Sheets

Alphabet Displays, Teaching Aids and Alphabet Homework Sheets

I have uploaded 3 sets of Alphabet posters to be laminated and displayed in your classroom. There are 3 different frames to choose from. You can use one set to teach with and one set to display. Homework Alphabet Sheets: Also in the pack is a set of Alphabet sheets in the same format for children to take home whenever you are working on a particular letter of the alphabet. Activities include: Trace inside letters, colour in and add more pictures around the frame of the sheet. For example, on the Bb sheet, children can draw a beach, a butterfly, a bucket etc. Make some suggestions to the children before they take the sheet home. File Type: Pdf Thanks for stopping by my store.

By Ro_Milli0110

Toffee Apple Alphabet Display

Toffee Apple Alphabet Display

Toffee Apple Alphabet: A fun display resource featuring the alphabet in both upper and lower case letters on toffee apples. A fun addition to any class room. Matching products are also available.

By helenrachelcrossley

Year 1 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 1 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 1 Common Exception Words Rockets Display: A series of brightly coloured rockets including the Year 1 Common Exception Words. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 and Years 1&2 common exception words. Other matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Phonics Phase 2 Rockets Display

Phonics Phase 2 Rockets Display

Phonics Phase 2 Rockets Display: A series of brightly coloured rockets including all of the Phase 2 decodable and tricky words. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 and Years 1&2 common exception words. Other matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

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

Tolsby Frame Bundle

Tolsby Frame Bundle

This bundle consists of lots of flashcards for the Tolsby Frame. Get started with Colour and Number Recognition, Number Bonds to 10, Phonics and Table Group Names! Purchase the bundle and save over 40%

By PollyPuddleduck

The Alphabet: Presentations, Capital/lower case letters, Interactive picture to word activity

The Alphabet: Presentations, Capital/lower case letters, Interactive picture to word activity

This presentation pack comprises 5 PowerPoint Presentations. Aim: To develop children's knowledge of the alphabet (upper/lower case letters). A very useful resource which can be used in a variety of ways. It will save you a lot of preparation time. Just choose a presentation and play. The 5 presentations all include animation in Slide View. They can be used as lesson starters, standalone lessons or as a plenary. The Teacher's Notes describes all the presentations and the interactive activity using the superhero picture to link pictures to words. Children recite the alphabet as they appear in alphabetical order: - with letters, pictures and words - capitals letters only - lower case letters only - a mix of lower and upper case letters (children name the letters as they appear) - alphabet pictures (a-z) with each picture linked to Slide 28 that contains a table of words listing each picture on the slides. You can click on the links to go back and forth to pictures and words. See Preview Panes. You can use this resource with Learning the Alphabet lesson: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/alphabet-presentation-lesson-plan-alphabet-flash-cards-gap-filling-activities-11693549 File Type: PowerPoint Presentation Royalty free images accessed via Microsoft clipart.

By Ro_Milli0110

Alphabet: Presentation, Lesson Plan, Alphabet flash cards, Gap filling, Activities

Alphabet: Presentation, Lesson Plan, Alphabet flash cards, Gap filling, Activities

This educational material relates to learning the alphabet. Aimed at: Reception/Year 1/ESL & EFL Learning objectives are to develop children's knowledge of upper and lower letters of the alphabet and begin to learn alphabetical order. Contents: - Flexible detailed Lesson Plan includes lesson starter, main lesson and whole class activities and plenary. - Colourful PowerPoint Presentation on the alphabet (letters float in as you click through the slides) - Upper and lower case alphabet flash cards - Editable flash cards - Washing line alphabet activity - Gap-filling alphabet strips (upper and lower case letters) - Blank alphabet strips - Upper and lower case letters to be cut out for extra activities Children are introduced to capital/upper and lower case letters, recite the alphabet, to know that the capital A and the lower case a have the same sound. Briefly: Washing line activity - questions marks are placed where there should be either a capital letter or a lower case letter. Children are given a selection of laminated letters and have to decide whether the letter they have should go where the question mark is. Reinforcement of what the children have learnt: There are a selection of gap-fill strips from easier to challenging. - Cut out the gap-filling alphabet strips and stick into workbooks; and/or - Laminate for continuous use The lesson plan is flexible in that you can refer to it each time you teach a letter. - There are 26 upper and lower letters for the children to cut out each time you focus on a letter. The children draw or stick pictures around a letter that begin with the same letter sound. File Type: Word and Pdf. contained in a zip file. You are welcome to leave feedback. Hope you find this resource useful.

By Ro_Milli0110