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Cognitive Verbs - Bloom's Taxonomy

Cognitive Verbs - Bloom's Taxonomy

I use this resource once I have written up my Learning Intention and Success Criteria. With the students I will identify which skill (cognitive verb) we are using today in the lesson and put up the relevant, laminated card so they understand what I want their outcome to be. There are definitions for the following words: Define Describe Identify List Name Locate Explain Use Research Understand State Classify Demonstrate Construct Analyse Create Evaluate Compare and Contrast Investigate Summarise
tjflynn17
The BFG by Roald Dahl

The BFG by Roald Dahl

This PowerPoint lesson is in relation to mainly chapter 3 ‘The Snatch’ but also refers to previous chapters. The main activity within this PowerPoint is where students use their imagination and put themselves in Sophie’s shoes and use the ‘negative feelings’ sheet to help them describe when The BFG took them. It also has a PDF of a ‘Missing’ Poster that students can do in class or for homework.
tomgav
Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

This activity is for young ESL learners (aged 7 - 14). It is useful due to the fact that it deals with space vocabulary, repeats new words several times in the text to ensure that the words stick and has pictures that help children follow what is happening in the story. For stronger students, they will not need the pictures, but weaker students can use this to their advantage. The True / False questions aid their reading comprehension. You can also monitor their pronunciation as you can ask them to read out loud. Learning Objectives: To use the space vocabulary studied. To understand how an English story is set out on the page. To practise the present simple tense. To apply preexisting vocabulary to a new theme (colours to space for example) How I used this worksheet/recommended: Teach vocabulary to do with space (I used flashcards for this). Ask students what life is like on a different planet (elicit the words scary, exciting, fun etc.) Tell students that we are going to read a story about aliens. Children read out loud in turns. Children do the True/False by themselves. Correct as a class. Children ‘wind down’ by designing their own planet with aliens and labelling it. (Practises writing skills) This is an excellent activity which was received well by all my students, ranging from 7 to 12.
paspottiswoode1
ESL Food Vocabulary Fun Bundle!

ESL Food Vocabulary Fun Bundle!

Set of 12 cards to teach cooking verbs and/or trigger conversation + 8 cards to play a conversational food quiz to review vocabulary! Add a bit of grammar in and work on Linking Words! Included: 12 jpg cooking verbs cards. 8 jpg food quiz conversation cards. 2 PDF printable files for printing and cutting out the cards in a smaller version. 2 PDF files, US Letter and A4 Size. Each one includes 4 worksheets on Linking Words. You can also use the cards to make a quick and fun-looking PowerPoint presentation! If you enjoy this resource, please leave a review.
planwitheve
Spring Write About the Picture {also editable}

Spring Write About the Picture {also editable}

This Spring Write About The Picture has been created for emerging writers, with the goal of enabling students to achieve success with independent writing. Students have been provided with a word bank to help with spelling and encourage ideas for writing. To begin to extend sentences students have also been provided with colour words. They should first colour the picture with the ‘best’ colour, then use the finished coloured picture to enable them to begin to write longer sentences. This is the core of this resource. Teaching Points: • Students will need some prior knowledge of what it means to extend a sentence and the role that adjectives can play in this • Students should be encouraged to use as many colours as possible to colour their pictures I have added some extras to give students and teachers an element of choice- Differentiation: • Alternative handwriting lines • A second bordered page for students who wish to write at length • The photo section provides more difficult vocabulary and could lead more able writers towards a ‘what happened next’ story writing style, should the teacher wish to lead them in this direction • An editable version of all content has been provided for the teacher to make vocabulary choices. Just type your chosen words in each box! This resource will work equally well as a ‘grab and go’ resource or as a small group activity where students are encouraged to verbalise their sentences first. CONTENT • Cover/Teacher Notes/Contents SECTION 1 • Colour the Pictures • Guided Handwriting Lines • Extra Writing Template SECTION 2 • Photo Images • Guided Handwriting Lines • Extra Writing Template SECTION 3 • Colour the Pictures • Alternative Handwriting Lines • Extra Writing Template SECTION 4 • Photo Images • Alternative Handwriting Lines • Extra Writing Template SECTION 5 Editable PDF: as above, but teacher can add own vocabulary {fillable boxes} • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 173 Teacher’s Toolkit Writing
TeachersToolkit
Literacy Across the Curriculum - Bundle

Literacy Across the Curriculum - Bundle

This bundle combines resources for: Improving handwriting Assessing the gaps in a student’s literacy skills so the teacher knows what needs to be improve upon Practical strategies for teachers to differentiate reading material to make it accessible for all pupils - regardless of their ability range A grid outlining explicitly the active literacy skills that are embedded in the content of all subjects in secondary schools A resource for engaging reluctant readers A resource for Parents’ Evening to show concerned parents simple techniques that will help them to build their child’s spelling skills at home This bundle supports all subjects across the curriculum - including SEN and EAL groups too
chirpyandcheerful
SPAG REVISION: Year 2 Punctuation Revision and Practice

SPAG REVISION: Year 2 Punctuation Revision and Practice

This SPAG Revision Year 2 Punctuation Revision and Practice resource has been designed with whole class revision in mind. I have set the presentation so that you can click onto the next example/question when ready. You may have instances where students ask questions or you may wish to expand on a specific section, so basically you can go at your own speed or pause and come back to it. The PowerPoint includes exactly what is required for Year 2 punctuation, with clear examples for revision and follow up practice questions. Using an interactive white board/basic white board, students can use the appropriate markers to fill in the missing punctuation. I have structured each practice section to progress in degrees of difficulty, to ensure appropriate challenge for all ability levels. Practice worksheets will also accompany this resource, so please check back at a later stage. CONTENT • Cover • Teacher Notes • PowerPoint Presentation • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 36 <strong><a href=“”>PHONICSTOOLKIT: SPAG</a></strong>
PhonicsToolkit
Questioning

Questioning

Questioning PowerPoint with activities to develop and improve questioning, including inference skills. Supporting worksheets for children to apply skills, following the 5 Ws for questioning - who, what, when, where and why. Inference grid can be used for any images, when displayed on white board. All ‘Task’ documents include a different image (however these are not showing on the previews). Easily edited to suit images related to topics.
DosbarthJJ
Persuasive Writing Plan

Persuasive Writing Plan

I made the link between boxing and writing. When trying to persuade we need to not only put forward our strongest 2-3 arguments (throw our strongest 2-3 punches), we also need to defend ourselves against any opponent's argument (block) and then say why it isn't a good enough reason against our argument (counter punch). This simple plan really helped my students work out what exactly they were arguing for and against and how to formulate a counter argument. The boxing analogy - which we acted out - really helped them understand what a counter-argument actually was. I had my class of 8 year old kids in Japan write a persuasive argument in favour of a chosen energy source with a counter argument. This was not an easy task - the fact they all managed to achieve the end goal was in large part to the solid foundations this plan gave them.
BHOY01
A Christmas Carol plot summary for EAL and SEN students

A Christmas Carol plot summary for EAL and SEN students

This was originally part of the British Council EAL Nexus, but I edited the story to ensure it was all written in the same tense and used more simplified vocabulary for low-level EAL and SEN students. I have added a comprehension task and an independent creative writing task at the end which is for higher level students (NASSEA level 3+). I have also included a Modern Christmas Carol Powerpoint story to help students get their creative ideas flowing and to show what is expected of them.
veryenglishstacie
The Twits  simplified story,  activities, cooking and worksheets for KS2, EFL, TEFL, Summer camp

The Twits simplified story, activities, cooking and worksheets for KS2, EFL, TEFL, Summer camp

Day 3 of my Roald Dahl themed summer camp (originally taught to Korean EFL students) It includes: *A simplified version of the story using Quentin Blake illustrations. * A memory game based on food items found in Mr Twit's beard and worksheet. *Scavenger Hunt worksheet and clues (which are printed and hidden around the school- the first pair to find all the words win!) *Birds Nest Crispy Cakes Recipe *Mrs Twit's spaghetti toasties recipe *Wordsearch and colouring page
lofford1
James and the Giant Peach  board game, art and cooking activities KS2 summer camp EFL TEFL

James and the Giant Peach board game, art and cooking activities KS2 summer camp EFL TEFL

Day 2 of my Roald Dahl themed Summer Camp (originally for Korean EFL students) Includes: * A short summary of the story- using images from the film and Quentin Blake illustrations * A board game and counters that I made (the same rules as 'snakes and ladders') *Team activity 'Egg Drop' where students must construct a contraption using art supplies to protect their egg when it is dropped from a window. *Instructions to make decorative peach ornaments out of string, paint, balloons and PVA glue (original idea found on pinterest) *Links to recipes for making cookies, peach trifle, ladybird cracker snacks and peach pancakes. *Wordsearch and colouring worksheet. Day 1 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' activities and worksheets are available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/charlie-and-the-chocolate-factory-summer-camp-worksheets-cooking-and-fun-activities-ks2-efl-tefl-11818679?theme=1
lofford1