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Mixed Conditional Inventions

Mixed Conditional Inventions

A fun, competitive and engaging series of speaking activities on: Topic: Inventions, inventors and technology Target Language: Mixed Conditionals 2 x games 1 x speaking activity using MIXED CONDITIONALS 1 x writing homework Type 1: IF + PAST SIMPLE, WOULD HAVE Type 2: IF + PAST PERFECT, WOULD ALTERNATIVELY: can be used as: -A general speaking activity about inventions, inventors and technology. -A conversation class -A warmer for a class about inventions or technology -Revision for mixed conditionals
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KS3 English 'Literacy and Fashion' X-Curricular 80 Slide Ppt + Assessment Booklet

KS3 English 'Literacy and Fashion' X-Curricular 80 Slide Ppt + Assessment Booklet

80 slide Powerpoint presentation on ‘Literacy and Fashion’. It is comprised of the following sections: Opinions Students are prompted to respond to questions relating to style, taste, couture vs the high street, the ways in which celebrities may influence fashion, the longevity of certain trends, and the way in which people may be judged on their appearance. Students are also required to research the history of the modern fashion industry. This may be linked to History and Guidance department topics. Fabrics: natural and synthetic This cross curricular section may be useful alongside Chemistry / Biology studies. Fashion and sustainability This cross curricular section may be useful alongside Environmental Science studies. Ideas for alternatives to leather, fur are introduced, and students are then required to research these. Fashion Vocabulary A list of words and a paragraph with blanks to fill in are provided for each letter of the alphabet. Fashions from a variety of cultures are included. Multiple Choice Fashion Quiz and Crossword Fashion Critic Students must review a selection of outfits using a list of both positive and negative descriptions provided. Fashion Controversy Students are required to pick one of a selection of controversial fashion-related issues and write a short essay on the topic. Students are then prompted to analyse quotes by famous designers/photographers/TV characters and decide whether they agree with the ideas/advice provided. Colour Chaos Students are required to match up a list of more unusual colour names with coordinates on a colour grid. On trend Students match up names of trends with representative photos, and then pick a trend and create their own interpretation of it. This may be used alongside an Art and Design project. 7 page Assessment and Activities Booklet based on the Powerpoint also included.
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KS3/4 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler: Part 5 (5 of 6)

KS3/4 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler: Part 5 (5 of 6)

This resource takes students through a step by step study of this fascinating novel. Activities are differentiated, essay are guided with supportive notes and preparatory activities, close reading is modeled and exemplars offered to ensure that students are inspired by a high standard of work. This resource covers Part 5 of the novel and includes character studies, close reading, thematic and structural studies, hot seating, creative writing, group work, peer assessment and DIRT activities, all with a nod to SMSC. This can be purchased individually or as part of a bundle from my shop. The mark scheme used in this resource is the New Zealand one, as this was originally devised as part of a commission for a New Zealand school, although these slides could easily be edited to reflect your own mark scheme/specification.
joannammarsh
The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 5 pages worksheet presents the life of great artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. It is suitable for higher elementary and advanced native learners as well as ESL/EFL students. The text is complete with two reading comprehension exercises while new vocabulary acquisition is reinforced through three vocabulary exercises (text completion, crossword, definition match). The worksheet is fully editable to allow the freedom of customizable intervention. It can completed as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
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
Problem solving pictures

Problem solving pictures

A simple resource I created for ESL children. Children need to cut and paste the solution to the problem. All in picture format. Children can then talk through the pictures. I made this because all examples I found were in written format and beyond the level of my children.
buttababez
Future & Inventions - Conversation Flashcards

Future & Inventions - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

This quiz about the Earth will put student’s knowledge to the test. Students are asked to answer a range of questions on topics such as rocks, deserts, oceans, mountains, gas, volcanoes and more. This resource was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

18 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Music 2) Nations 3) Neighbours 4) Nature 5) Numbers 6) Personality 7) Politics 8) Religion 9) Routines 10) Science 11) Shopping 12) Sport 13) Technology 14) Television 15) Transport 16) Travel 17) Weather 18) Work Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Fashion 2) Feelings 3) Food 4) Future 5) Geography 6) Health 7) History 8) Hobbies 9) Homes 10) Humour 11) Internet 12) Inventions 13) Languages 14) Love 15) Media 16) Money Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Technology - ESL Conversation Activity

Technology - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: TECHNOLOGY Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Science - ESL Conversation Activity

Science - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: SCIENCE Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Inventions - ESL Conversation Activity

Inventions - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: INVENTIONS Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Plastic debate - Persuasive writing and Science investigation

Plastic debate - Persuasive writing and Science investigation

Cross curricular activity involving English persuasive writing, comprehension, scientific investigation and data analysis skills. Students will debate the use of plastic packaging. Both sides of the argument are presented and the teacher can decide if they choose. Ideal for cross curricular (also citizenship and fund raising) or even a one off cover lesson. Requires printing of colour data sheets (3 A4 per group). Supporting PowerPoint with prompts. Lesson plan. All proceeds will go towards The War on Plastic fund:
TommyC82
The life and work of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The life and work of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Students can be introduced to the life and work of one of the most innovative and inspiring scientists, Stephen Hawking. This four page worksheet is suitable for higher intermediate and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classes and it can also be used for IGCSE, IELTS, TOEFL exams practice. The students will learn about the life and work of the scientist and this informational text could serve as an introduction and onset for further scientific study of the cosmos. The text is followed by two reading comprehension exercises and three vocabulary exercises which evaluate and solidify understanding and lexicon expansion. Moreover, students are introduced to some basic cosmological terminology. The worksheet can be completed in-class or handed out as homework.
kntonia
Genetically Modified Food - Complete Debate Pack

Genetically Modified Food - Complete Debate Pack

Get your class involved in the GM Food debate Level Upper-Intemediate CEF Rating B2+ This is a complete multi-day lesson plan for students to improve their spoken confidence in the classroom. This lesson includes a magazine-like introduction, articles, vocabulary, grammar, images. To help students organize their debate worksheets are included for appropriate language and pros and cons to get them started. The included rubric can be used by teachers or students to help access their needs. Students who are learning English (ESL) would find this lesson of benefit as grammar pages are included. For those teaching Citizenship or similar, this lesson is a great way to launch into the subject while also providing facts and details. Overview Page 1 - 6: Teacher’s notes and debating rubric Page 7: Quotations, conversation questions Page 8: Vocabulary Page 9-11: Reading comprehension Page 12: Grammar practice Page 13 - 14: Debate motion, pros and cons Page 15: Debating language Page 16 - 17: Images for the classroom Please note that all images used in this lesson plan can be used freely as they are Royalty Free images. For any questions or support, please contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Keywords: GM Food, Genetically Modified Foods. ESL, EAL, EAP, TEFL, TESOL, ESOL, TOFEL, Reading Comprehension, Debating, Debates, Pros and Cons, Linking Words, Discourse Markers
BalvinderKataora
Daffodil Poem and Resources

Daffodil Poem and Resources

A simple poem about daffodils aimed at 4 - 8 year olds. Full of language, it's a good basis for discussion on daffodils or even other springtime flowers. Accompanied by a short PowerPoint and a cut and stick activity on the topic.
eslaloud
Effective Online Searches

Effective Online Searches

In this activity, students work in pairs to research the important issue of sustainable use of water resources. Students will discover the most appropriate way to find credible information about this issue on the internet. Students are given time to find internet material that they evaluate according to a set of criteria. Students identify websites that are credible, useful, and informative.
TheTeachersFriend
Classification of Living Things! Quiz!

Classification of Living Things! Quiz!

Short quiz/mini-test on Classification of Living Things. It could also be used to review before exams or to summarise a unit's content. Includes PDF in A4 and US letter sizes. If you enjoy one of my resources, I'd really appreciate it if you left a review :)
planwitheve
Classification of Living Things - Quiz/Graphic Organizer

Classification of Living Things - Quiz/Graphic Organizer

Great graphic organizer! It can be used for different purposed: introducing concepts and triggering discussions, reviewing, organizing, or as a quiz! Includes printable PDF files in A4 and US Letter sizes. If you enjoy one of my resources, I'd really appreciate it if you left a review :)
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Classification of Living Things / Groups / Taxonomy - The Lion! From Kingdom to Species!

Classification of Living Things / Groups / Taxonomy - The Lion! From Kingdom to Species!

Nice worksheet for practising classifying animals. For students to complete this, I've used two methods in the past: either giving them a reading with the information or giving them instructions to do their own research. Answers included :) (Species, Genus, Family, Order, Class, Phylum, Kingdom) 2 PDF files included, A4 and US Letter size. Each file contains activity and answers. If you enjoy one of my resources, I'd really appreciate it if you left a review :)
planwitheve
Persuasion, argument, discussion, debate MEGA BUNDLE

Persuasion, argument, discussion, debate MEGA BUNDLE

Everything you need to get your KS2/KS3 class using the language of argument, persuasion, discussion or debate. This set of resources includes games to develop vocabulary and resources that lead to extended writing. You'll love these - I use them often in year 5 and year 6!
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GCSE Physics Structure Strips - Kinetic Theory and Density

GCSE Physics Structure Strips - Kinetic Theory and Density

As a teacher, one thing that I have always found is that students find extended answer questions either really easy or extremely difficult - there never seems to be a middle ground! To help, I have put some structure strips together for the GCSE physics course to support the students that really struggle with providing an extended answer. So far the feedback is that students love them as they really have helped these students become more independent in their study. There are 3 parts to this product: 1) The structure strips for 3 separate GCSE questions (one on density, one on changes of state and one on kinetic theory). These can be printed, cut and glued into students books (I have used pastel colours because of printing in black and white, but feel free to change this to liven it up!). 2) 2 copies of each of the questions with lines for students to write their answers on. Print these 2 to a page, and they can be glued next to the structure strips in an A4 book. 3) A WAGOLL (What A Good One Looks Like) with annotations to show students how they could further improve their answers if required. This can be used over a projector to show students, zooming in and moving around with a projector remote as a peer/self-assess exercise when marking answers. I have started putting this resource together for Atomic Structure and Radioactivity, and more will be in the pipework if people like them! Enjoy!
MrBPhysics
Minibeast bingo - Insect and Bug Bingo

Minibeast bingo - Insect and Bug Bingo

Fun minibeast bingo that is great for a project on invertebrates for younger students, or for practicing vocabulary or listening skills. Good for EFL / ESL or MFL. This resource contains two versions of the bingo set, one with words (in English) and the other without words so that it can be used in any language. Each set contains 30 full colour student bingo cards (all different) and a teacher’s master board. Includes the following images: ant, bee, butterfly, moth, spider, woodlouse, ladybird, beetle, snail, slug, grasshopper, dragonfly, centipede, fly, caterpillar and worm.
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Cloze Activity - The Heart

Cloze Activity - The Heart

Students are asked to fill in the missing words from the word bank to complete the facts about the heart. This worksheet was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk
PrimaryLeap
KS2 Science worksheet - Photosynthesis

KS2 Science worksheet - Photosynthesis

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well. This worksheet describes the process of photosynthesis. Students read the text and then answer the study questions. This worksheet was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk
PrimaryLeap
Plastic Diary

Plastic Diary

Students can track their weekly plastic usage using this worksheet. Can be used for all ages. Use as part of a series of lessons about plastic, the environment and how we can reduce our usage.
ybez
Summary Writing: Elephant Hunting (CIE IGCSE ESL)

Summary Writing: Elephant Hunting (CIE IGCSE ESL)

This lesson contains one whole lesson looking at summary writing for the topic of elephant hunting. It also appears in a larger scheme of work available on my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/summary-writing-animal-rights-cie-igcse-esl-11797921 Inside is a PowerPoint, a listening task in CIE format, a stimulus article and a Kahoot I created. This was designed with CIE IGCSE English as a Second Language in mind.
EnglishShanghai
Speaking and Debating: Space (CIE IGCSE ESL)

Speaking and Debating: Space (CIE IGCSE ESL)

Two lessons on the topic of space aimed at the CIE IGCSE English as a Second Language speaking exam. Lesson 1 looks at the topic of space and using precise language within the speaking exam. Lesson 2 is a debating lesson, using ethos, pathos and logos to create a persuasive argument. Also included is a space Kahoot I created, vocabulary cards, a model answer and a vocabulary homework task.
EnglishShanghai
Researching Animals - Giraffe

Researching Animals - Giraffe

This worksheet was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk This KS1 science worksheet asks students to write a short report about giraffes. They must include the answers to the questions in their report. This will help a child's research skills, reading and writing.
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