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Interview - self evaluation sheet.

Interview - self evaluation sheet.

The year 5 children have been writing their own interviews, this is a differentiated self-evaluation sheet to check what they have included. The first grid is for LA, providing them with more that they needed to include, but giving them room to choose their own too. The second is for MA, again giving them examples and also giving them space to include their own. The last is for HA, this is blank so the children can add what they need to check they have used.
shaunnarae
What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of all the tragic events that took place during the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, a fun crossword and engage in an in class discussion over nuclear energy, radiation and it’s effects on human health. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip! A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes in the history of NASA from the Cold War to organizing the first colonies in Mars. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a matching exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip!
MariaPht
Connecting words display/poster/workbook helper

Connecting words display/poster/workbook helper

This is a little display I made for my students’ planner, to help them use connecting words appropriately. It could be used as a poster, but the format is quite small, so it might be easier to print it out and stick it in the students’ workbooks.
gudrunbjorg
IGCSE ESL - English Writing Checklist

IGCSE ESL - English Writing Checklist

I designed this short PowerPoint to be used by students when peer assessing each other’s writing (mainly based on Exercise 6 & 7) towards the end of the IGCSE ESL course of study. The second slide can be printed a used repeatedly by students when reading their peers’ work. This resources proved very helpful in my classes and helped to highlight any areas that needed further study/revision.
badbuzz88
The Life and Work of Charlotte Bronte  - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text / Biography

The Life and Work of Charlotte Bronte - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text / Biography

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the mid-1800s English writer Charlotte Bronte. After carefully reading the text / biography, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including rue or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, a wordsearch and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The Life Cycle Of A Star - Reading Comprehension Text

The Life Cycle Of A Star - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes what scientist currently believe to be the life circle of stars from heat clashing nebulas to massive supernovae. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Comprehension Dojo - Romans

Comprehension Dojo - Romans

To the The Comprehension Dojo by Vocabulary Ninja! Much like a standard Dojo, The Comprehension Dojo is a place where reading skills can be acquired, practised, and in time…mastered! This time with a fabulous short text about The Romans! https://www.vocabularyninja.co.uk/comprehension-dojo.html to check out the sample and see what you are getting! We all know it is nearly impossible to fit in everything we need to in a school day, and reading often ends up becoming the poor relation in terms of time spent. The Comprehension Dojo will help schools embed reading skills into foundation subject and topic subjects, as well as increase topic subject knowledge. Win, Win! Comprehension Dojo packs have been created to give pupils opportunities to learn and master essential reading retrieval skills that they will encounter in KS1 and KS2 SATs. Questions have been designed to closely match SATs questions. In the packs you will find a high-quality non fiction or fiction text and 8 different reading retrieval activities, based on the 8 core comprehension skills. These can all be printed and easily turned into a handy booklet. All answers have been provided too, reducing teacher workload! Eight Essential Comprehension skills: Matching Sequencing Fill in the Gap Find and Copy Multiple Choice Underline Label True or False
VocabularyNinja
The fascinating life of Elon Musk - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The fascinating life of Elon Musk - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of one of the most influential bussinessmen of the 21st century, Elon Musk. After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The extraordinary story of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The extraordinary story of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the most influential scientist, professor and author of the 21st century, Stephen Hawking . After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Leonardo Da Vinci's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

Leonardo Da Vinci's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the most influential artist of Renaissance history. After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Use this four page, fun and educating worksheet to teach your students the history of the doughnut (or donut) - one of the most cherished sweet delicacies in the world. Your students will discover a lot of fun facts and they will enrich their lexicon with baking related vocabulary and other useful words and phrases. This worksheet is suitable for elementary, higher elementary and advanced learners and it can be used both for native students and ESL/EFL students. Reading Comprehension is evaluated through two exercises (answer questions and TRUE/FALSE) while vocabulary acquisition is tested through three exercises which include a crossword puzzle, word match and sentence completion activities. Additionally, the worksheet is completely customizable to give you the ability to adapt it to your class’s needs.
kntonia
Animal Farm - Creative project

Animal Farm - Creative project

This is a summative project I created for my lower ability IGCSE English B students, which gives them a chance to revise some of the text types and conventions they need to have mastered for the exam. All tasks can be done as group or individual tasks, and can be done on computers or in their books.
gudrunbjorg
Animal Farm  - by George Orwell - GCSE Reading Comprehension

Animal Farm - by George Orwell - GCSE Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of George Orwell’s dystopian novel “Animal Farm”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, discussion prompts and a fun crossword. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
GCSE English Language  bundle - WJEC exam board

GCSE English Language bundle - WJEC exam board

This is a bundle pack for the GCSE English language paper from the WJEC exam board. This bundle contains 2 mock papers, 1 for each component, Cheat sheets (with lesson) for each component and creative writing lessons. There are 8 complete lessons all together. All resources sold separately would cost a total of £24. I’m selling this bundle at £20 . Hope it helps
namerased
A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of theater / drama from the ancient Greek Dionysian rituals till the establishment of London’s theater houses. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht
Child Beauty Pageants: What Are We Teaching Our Girls? -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Child Beauty Pageants: What Are We Teaching Our Girls? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the controversial world of child beauty pageants and the effects of the child star lifestyle on adult development. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions a True or False exercise, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Edexcel HUGE Revision Bundle English Language and Literature

Edexcel HUGE Revision Bundle English Language and Literature

This bundle is an absolute bargain! It includes questions and papers on both of the Language papers and both of the Literature papers (play text is Blood Brothers) plus questions on the Love and Relationships Poetry collection. The Grade Booster Reading Advice Guide has been included FREE here along with a 50% discount on the revision resources…Perfect for teachers, tutors, cover, supply and parents…Follow me for more of the same coming very soon! Bespoke requests to @jomarsh1 on Twitter.
joannammarsh
STORY WRITING PRESENTATIONS: BUNDLE

STORY WRITING PRESENTATIONS: BUNDLE

A bundle of five presentations on Story Writing. This bundle includes presentations on: Alternative Ending Story Fictional Story Narrative Story Picture Story Digital Story
john421969
NARRATIVE STORY WRITING: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

NARRATIVE STORY WRITING: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Narrative Story Writing. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Story Writing lesson. This Presentation Includes: Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Story Elements Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Overview of Vocabulary used for a Story Writing Lesson - Story Terms Real Life Application and Career Options of Story Writing Flipped Lesson Part - 3 Videos - Telling a Story, Write a Narrative Story Collaborative Group Task – Pair-Share, Shared Writing Space for Peer Teaching - Story Guide Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Quizzes on Narrative Story Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Story Starters Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - 3 Prompts Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PGP: Praise-Question-Polish Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Narrative Story Sketch Home Learning for Reinforcement - Online Stories Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.3/3.abde/5/10 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of Narrative Story Writing to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their creative writing skills.
john421969
Inference booklet - GCSE English Language

Inference booklet - GCSE English Language

This is a printable booklet which you can use as a handout or in class support material. It comes with a wide variety of examples of inference, both visual and written, and comes with a few easy tasks for the students. Please keep in mind that the TES previews does distort the look of the resources and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
CREATIVE WRITING( SENTENCES)  - WJEC GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

CREATIVE WRITING( SENTENCES) - WJEC GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

This is a mini workshop session which focuses on how to use sentence structures for effect for the creative writing section of paper 1 of the WJEC GCSE English exam. This lesson is designed for revision sessions as the exam draws close but can be developed further or used with another exam board. This session uses Donald Trump for inspiration in how to use interesting sentences to describe. It also recaps high and low level language features. It is a fast paced session with paired activities and a main writing task taken from a practice paper. It ends with a self assessment plenary. Be advised that the TES preview does distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
CREATIVE WRITING - WJEC - GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WORKSHOP

CREATIVE WRITING - WJEC - GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WORKSHOP

This is a quick workshop designed to be used as recap/revision for when the exam draws near. It can be used as a full lesson and it can but altered to suit any exam board. This session looks at high and low level language features which can be used in the creative writing task of paper 1 of the WJEC GCSE English exam board. It is a quick paced lesson which uses Donald Trump, images of an eccentric looking man and a John Oliver Clip to help inspire the students. Be advised that the John Oliver clip does use swear words and may be unsuitable for some learners. However as I work with 16+ and adults, this clip works very well in getting teaching metaphors and similes. The main task is to complete a descriptive writing task and a peer marking assessment. You may wish to cut this out or use an alternative. Please be aware that the TES preview does distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
Sorting boards for play vet's surgery

Sorting boards for play vet's surgery

Sort and select suitable labels for headings on pretend information leaflets on the vet’s surgery bulletin board. Alternatively make simple notices for a blank board and then list some rules for caring for a pet.
butterbeans65
Gothic Literature- Dracula for lower ability and SEN.

Gothic Literature- Dracula for lower ability and SEN.

A set of 3 lessons that last approximately 5 hours (depending on ability) Originally created for a group of year 8 and 9 foundation learners to help them explore Gothic literature. The lessons link to the original Bram Stoker’s Dracula, including descriptive writing, analytical writing and peer assessment. This could also be simply differentiated for younger years.
kirstygemmell2809
AQA- Language Paper 2- Q1 and Q2

AQA- Language Paper 2- Q1 and Q2

Looking at the AQA Language paper 2- Greenwich Fair and Glastonbury extract. This lesson walks students through the AQA model examples and markschemes. All abilities catered for- a great preparation lesson when focusing on the Q2 Summary.
kirstygemmell2809
POINT-EVIDENCE-EXPLAIN (PEE) TECHNIQUE FOR TEXT ANALYSIS: PRESENTATION

POINT-EVIDENCE-EXPLAIN (PEE) TECHNIQUE FOR TEXT ANALYSIS: PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources on how to use Point-Evidence-Explain (PEE) technique for text analysis. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Text Analysis lesson. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Spot PEE Overview of Vocabulary used for a PEE Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Video-Prezi-SlideShare: Language Analysis, PEE Paragraph Space for Peer Teaching - PEE Technique Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Sample, Template, Prompts Collaborative Group Task – Think-Share, Pair-Share, Shared Writing Mini-Plenary – Online Quizzes - Report Types, Evidence, PEE Technique Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Completing PEE Paragraph Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PQP - Praise-Question-Polish Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - PEE Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Online Exercises on PEED and PEE Common Core Standards - ELA.LIT.8.RL.1/8.RI.8/8.W.2b/8.SL.1a/L.8.4a Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of PEE Technique for Language Analysis to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading, comprehension, and language skills.
john421969
The London Eye Mystery  - by Siobhan Dowd - GCSE Reading Comprehension

The London Eye Mystery - by Siobhan Dowd - GCSE Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Siobhan Dowd’s novel “The London Eye Mystery”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a fun crossword. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Quickie Workshop - Structural Features

Quickie Workshop - Structural Features

This resource is designed for revision workshops and focuses on structural features to be used for question 3 of the AQA GCSE English exam, however it can be altered to suit an alternative exam board. As the exam draws closer I find spending a half hour at the end of each session as a “quickie workshop” very useful and have developed these short, sharp revision activities. To teach structural features I use the mnemonic “ROW OF CLONES” ( available in the powerpoint) to help with some of the more common structural features used. This quickie workshop uses an extract from Chocolat in order to practice identifying structural features, this can be a individual or group activity depending on the needs of your class. It can also be used as homework. Please note that TES previews distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
Struggling with inference?

Struggling with inference?

This is what I call a “Quickie Workshop”. It is specific to identifying inference and GCSE English Exam answer format (PEE - You may adapt to suit whatever answer format you use with your students". Inference is something students, particularly second language learners, struggle with and it is always worth a re-fresh as much of the GCSE exam does require this skill. This lesson starts simply with everyday phrases and works it’s way up to a book extract and a whole article based around Cheryl Cole’s divorce. It has a supporting grid scaffold to help put the PEE structure together and wraps up with a quick self assessment. This is ideal for half term workshops or tutorials but just as easily can be used as an introduction to inference or fattened out to be a whole lesson with example exam questions. Please be aware that TES previews can distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
The history of Earth Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The history of Earth Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins of Earth Day and how the day has managed to become the biggest secular observance in the world. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, and a fun word search. The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Edexcel Pick n Mix English GCSE Revision Bundle

Edexcel Pick n Mix English GCSE Revision Bundle

This bundle comprises 3 revision papers for the Edexcel specification. All papers are original. The English Language Paper 1 includes indicative content for responses, so is particularly useful for non specialists. If you would like a different ‘pick n mix’ bundle just let me know on my Twitter account and I can make one up for you. (@jomarsh1).
joannammarsh
Edexcel  'Pick n Mix': Revision Questions Literature Paper 1 - Blood Brothers

Edexcel 'Pick n Mix': Revision Questions Literature Paper 1 - Blood Brothers

This resource includes 3 separate exam style questions on Blood Brothers, all original questions, written with the higher challenge of the new (9-1) exams in mind. This also includes the Edexcel mark scheme. This resource is available as an individual resource or at a 50% discount as part of a bundle. This resource would be perfect for final revision lessons, use by parents to keep their children motivated over holidays, tutors and homeschooled learners alike. Follow me to see more along these lines over the next few weeks.
joannammarsh
AQA 8700 GCSE English Language - exam plan

AQA 8700 GCSE English Language - exam plan

This is a simple A4 sheet which shows a break down of each question of the AQA exam (both papers). Students can keep in a folder or fold up and keep in their pockets and use for revision. It is very useful as it reminds student of the main elements of each question, times, marks and skills the question is testing and how they need to structure their answers. This helps students to gain in confidence, promotes independent learning and active revision. Hope it helps.
namerased
Idiomatic language activities

Idiomatic language activities

This resource contains a list of commonly used idioms and expressions that can be used for a variety of activities. The list of words can be used for either Actionary or Pictionary (so the paper can be cut up and students draw out of a hat for example), or drawn out of a hat and used for a spontaneous roleplay activity using the prompts on page 3. The prompts can also be used for a writing activity or an individual oral presentation activity. The Calvin and Hobbes comic strips can then be used for extended writing activities, or each frame can be assigned an idiom, or students could even make up their own idioms. In short, a versatile resource that can be used for differentiation, for a sit-down lesson or a more active lesson for a variety of year groups and abilities.
gudrunbjorg
OCR Revision Bundle: Romeo and Juliet, Inspector Calls plus Language Paper 1: Section A

OCR Revision Bundle: Romeo and Juliet, Inspector Calls plus Language Paper 1: Section A

This bundle comprises three of the pick ‘n’ mix resources for revision of the OCR paper. These are perfect for use by teachers, tutors, parents or supply for a one stop task that is wholly exam focused. If you would like a different combination, or resources on different texts, message me @jomarsh1 on Twitter. I’m midst creating a wealth of these resources so if this is useful make sure you follow me!
joannammarsh
Theseus and the Minotaur: Audio Story + Questions

Theseus and the Minotaur: Audio Story + Questions

Tale Time re-tells the classic Greek Myth: Theseus and the Minotaur, plenty of atmosphere but told with a little Tale Time fun . Synopsis A terrible thing happens in Athens every year… fourteen children are sent to Crete and sacrificed to the Minotaur, a beast with the body of a man and the head of a bull. When the young Prince Theseus hears of this, he is determined to kill the Minotaur. But Theseus must face the minotaur inside the Labyrinth, a maze of darkness: once he’s killed the creature, how will he find his way out? Activity This resource comes with a set of Listening and Thinking Questions and answers. Use the Listening Questions for a straightforward listening task. The Thinking Questions delve a little deeper and test reading comprehension and understanding. This KS2 resource is perfect for a whole class or small group listening activity. The story is just over ten minutes (10.47). We hope you enjoy - your feedback is most welcome.
TaleTimeStories
Audio Story + Word Fill: Theseus & the Minotaur

Audio Story + Word Fill: Theseus & the Minotaur

Tale Time re-tells the classic Greek Myth: Theseus and the Minotaur, plenty of atmosphere but told with a little Tale Time fun . Synopsis A terrible thing happens in Athens every year… fourteen children are sent to Crete and sacrificed to the Minotaur, a beast with the body of a man and the head of a bull. When the young Prince Theseus hears of this, he is determined to kill the Minotaur. But Theseus must face the minotaur inside the Labyrinth, a maze of darkness: once he’s killed the creature, how will he find his way out? Activity This resource comes with a Word Fill activity -differentiated three ways, with answers and a how to use sheet for teachers. This KS2 resource is perfect for a whole class or small group listening activity. The story is just over ten minutes (10.47). We hope you enjoy - your feedback is most welcome.
TaleTimeStories