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Bookworm Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Bookworm Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Here is a Bookworm themed reading incentive bookmark in color and B&W. They have a grid of 12 boxes for students and/or parents to check off progress on their reading goal. Do you like bookmarks? These are included in my Bookmark Bundle at https://www.tes.com/us/teacher-lessons/bookmark-bundle-printable-bookmarks-11158803

By WindupTeacher

Wild About Books Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Wild About Books Reading Incentive Bookmarks

Here are 8 different Wild About Books themed reading incentive bookmarks both in color and B&W. They have a grid of 12 boxes for students and/or parents to check off progress on their reading goal. Do you like bookmarks? These are included in my Bookmark Bundle at https://www.tes.com/us/teacher-lessons/bookmark-bundle-printable-bookmarks-11158803

By WindupTeacher

ALADDIN STORY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-2 ENGLISH LITERACY GENIE LAMP

ALADDIN STORY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-2 ENGLISH LITERACY GENIE LAMP

Resources included are as follows: 50 PDF files for you to print. Title page for introduction, story sack tag, folder cover, spine labels etc. Display borders; patterned and plain, backing paper, character picture flashcards to use as display or props, character name flashcards, book synopsis poster, long banner to head wall display, large lettering to spell story title, letters bunting, colourful buntings. Character description pages, writing pages, can/have/are worksheet, door hanger to draw, draw a new world task, flow chart to complete of story events, draw a new lamp task, anagrams worksheet, questions writing sheet, redesign a book cover, well done cards, story question sheet to test understand of story, borders and frames, bingo game, number square, matching pairs card game, retell the story for another point of view, write a conversation, list story elements, reward charts, describe favourite part of the story, speech bubbles worksheets, fill in the missing words, hand puppets for role play or retelling the story, colouring pages, wishes writing task, make a mobile, story board, I like this story because…, learning objective tracker, work booklet cover for project work, word search.

By hayleyhill

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

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE MACBETH LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY 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 William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' 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 Shakespeare'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.

By TandLGuru

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

This diary is great used alongside the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. Great to be used with EYFS, Special Needs pupils or pupils with EAL Group activity and worksheets included!! The pack includes: 2 Diary front cover options Group Diary - 5 diary pages: day of the week, foods tried, comment on how it tasted. Also hidden caterpillars on each page! Individual Diary - to allow children to draw/write what they practiced as a group. All of the foods found in the story! A TEACCH task great for independent work! Just print, cut, laminate and velcro! Great bound as a book! Great for speaking and listening, days of the week, commenting, group participation and encouraging those with restrictive diets to explore new foods! The TEACCH task is a lovely activity to help build independence!

By theautismplayground

Books are Treasure Activity Sheet * Book Care *

Books are Treasure Activity Sheet * Book Care *

Here are some activity sheets that you can pick and choose from for your Book Care unit. These are pirate and treasure themed as I needed some activities to go along with my read aloud of the book "Henry and the Buccaneer Bunnies" by Carolyn Crimi (book not included). This includes 9 pages. 1. "I Treasure Books" Activity. Students draw a picture of a way they take care of books and color the illustration. - 2 pages (one boy and one girl pirate themed) 2. "Books are Treasure Activity. Students draw a cover for their favorite book and make sure to add the title and author. - 1 page 3. YOUR Writing Prompt/Coloring/Writing Activity - Students color the top portion and write a sentence or two below it. You choose what you want them to write about. - 2 pages (one boy and one girl pirate themed) 4. "How to Take Care of a Book" Activity - Students use first, next, then and last to explain how to take care of a book. - 1 sheet 5. Generic writing paper with book clip art. Comes with boxes on top for illustrations and a variety of lines for writing. - 3 sheets

By WindupTeacher

Reading Comprehension Strategy - Visualising

Reading Comprehension Strategy - Visualising

Two whole class activities for teaching the reading comprehension strategy - visualising. The first activity looks that the importance a title plays in creating a visual in our minds ahead of reading. Choose from 20 different titles as drawing prompts. Drawing template provided. The second lesson allow children to become more aware of the layering of ideas and understanding that occur as we are reading. A playful lesson that has children guessing 'What I am?' a clue at a time. More than 30 different drawing prompts are included along with the drawing template.

By clevermonkey

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

Writer's Workshop Resources BUNDLE

Writer's Workshop Resources BUNDLE

Provide idea organizers for brainstorming, writing paper with primary grade lines, and editing marks pages (as well as wall posters) to help your students edit their own work. This bundle has all you'll need to stock a creative writing center!

By Rebecca-Reid