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Battleships- vowels and numbers.

Battleships- vowels and numbers.

To learn or practise the letter names of English vowels(a, e, i, o, u) and numbers that are commonly mispronounced(3, 5, 13, 14, 15). Handout, printable game. Students play Battleships in pairs or small teams. Each player(or a team) gets one handout and they play Battleships. Instructions are written on the worksheet.

By kuknunn

My alphabet, words that I like.

My alphabet, words that I like.

Alphabet learning worksheets for early years and ESL. Students find a word for each letter of the alphabet. They can use classroom posters, books, dictionaries, etc to find a word that they like and associate with each letter. Students may colour the words that are in their name in a different colour. What is your favourite letter and which word begins with it? English as a foreign language, Early Years.

By kuknunn

Year 5 and 6 Grammar and punctuation pack

Year 5 and 6 Grammar and punctuation pack

I have bundled together lots of my most useful SPAG resources I use with year 6. It includes: word mats, posters, word banks, work sheets and grids. The resources cover a range of things including: adverbs, hyphens, active/passive voice, modal verbs, sentence types and more. The resources are child friendly and easy to use. Individually it would cost £15.49 to buy all these resources. I am selling them for less than half the price as a bundle to wish you all a happy start to the new school year. Enjoy

By richbreeds

Spanish Affirmative and Negative Words with Stem Changes Verbs

Spanish Affirmative and Negative Words with Stem Changes Verbs

This Spanish affirmative and negatives activity includes 10 English to Spanish sentence translations with common stem change verbs and nouns. Sample verbs include servir, almorzar, entender, pedir, jugar, and pensar. Nouns include food, family and people vocabulary such as onions, mushrooms, dessert, sister, and grandma. A sample sentence is: This restaurant also serves dessert every day. The activity includes 8 affirmative and negative words that students must translate to Spanish. The answer key is included. 2 pages

By suesummersshop

Pride and Prejudice Huge Bundle!

Pride and Prejudice Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE PRIDE AND PREJUDICE 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 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

Pride and Prejudice Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Pride and Prejudice Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS4 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: Regency England' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience for and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Austen's Description - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'Mr Darcy' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Novel' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is almost 30 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

Touchstone 2 Textbook Multiple Choice Review Quiz

Touchstone 2 Textbook Multiple Choice Review Quiz

44 questions to review some of the vocabulary and grammar points covered in level 2 of the Touchstone text book series from Cambridge English Book. It is a selection of multiple choice questions based on the book, with 4, 6 or 8 options to answer. Teachers notes on the presentation tell you, which page of the book is being referenced.

By xiguaenglish

Science Key Words Translations Arabic of Scientific Skills and Biology

Science Key Words Translations Arabic of Scientific Skills and Biology

These worksheets have translations of key words and definitions from English into Arabic. The translations were done by a professional translator. The worksheets also have 'RAG' column where students can rate their learning in terms of language acquisition. I have uploaded the 'English' versions of the worksheet so you can see what the worksheets say. This resource is useful for anyone who teaches a significant number of arabic speaking students science. If this resources is useful please let me know as I have many more I can upload.

By TeachItResources

Portuguese Translations of Scientific Keys words for Skills and Biology

Portuguese Translations of Scientific Keys words for Skills and Biology

These key word sheets have translations of the key word and their meaning into portuguese. They were translated by a professional translator. The word sheets also have a 'RAG' column where students can record their progress in terms of language acquisition. They will be useful for anyone who has a significant number of native portuguese speakers who have English as an Additional Language. I have uploaded the 'English' worksheets so you can see the translations These are just the start- if there is demand I will upload lots more :) Feedback is gratefully received!

By TeachItResources

An introduction to English spelling and a brief history of the language

An introduction to English spelling and a brief history of the language

This lesson and accompanying resources act as a good introduction to English spelling. The PowerPoint goes through what to expect from the lesson, I followed the structure below: 1. How do you feel about spelling? I usually make notes on the blank PowerPoint page the different connotations 'spelling' has for students 2. Common spelling myths- students given a list of common spelling myths as discussion points, students asked if they think the provided statements are true or false. This usually sparks a good discussion with my groups. The PowerPoint slides which follow show which statements are true/false and also gives an in-depth explanation of each. 3. The PowerPoint contains a 10 minute video about the history of the English language (produced by The Open University- available on YouTube) with an accompanying booklet I have designed myself. 4. The booklet guides learners through the different stages of the development of the English language and the different international influences. There are dictionary activities and sentence writing activities throughout. 5. The final activity is a sorting activity where students sort the different words into the correct categories of Viking origin, French origin, Anglo Saxon and Arabic origin.

By Jadelodell

GCSE English - create a short story, visual group activity.

GCSE English - create a short story, visual group activity.

Many students often struggle with the freedom to use their imagination, particularly under exam conditions. This resource was created for the AQA specification, Paper 1 Question 5 - create a short story based from an image. However this resource is diverse enough to be adapted to a wide range of exam boards and creative writing skills, from encouraging writing in low level Functional skills English students to developing language features in GCSE students. It uses paintings by Picasso and Frieda Kahlo. It is a team activity which allows for differentiation among levels and abilities by using a scaffold questions system. The activity is developed to allow the teacher freedom to build in specifically tailored skills they wish their students to learn. Encouraging students to use their imagination allows English to be fun and engaging whilst also developing their confidence in the subject, as with this activity there is no wrong answer.

By namerased