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Equality - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

Equality - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the concept of equality and inequality through the history of human rights and any form of modern injustice such as child labour. After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Macbeth Worksheet - Make Your Own Graphic Novel - Teaching Macbeth

Macbeth Worksheet - Make Your Own Graphic Novel - Teaching Macbeth

Macbeth Worksheet - Create a Summary of Macbeth using the website What-is-Macbeth-About.com and this FREE Printable Graphic Novel Template. Many students find Shakespearean language impenetrable. 'What the (insert expletive here) are they talking about?' is not an uncommon utterance during the literary discourse of high school classrooms. ;-) If you then mix this ‘inaccessibility of the language’ with an abhorrence for the 'over analysis' at sentence level, many students miss the beauty, themes, insight into the human condition and complexities of how the narrative is woven. This is, of course, is a complete tragedy. It means many students leave Shakespeare bleeding on the classroom floor, never to be revisited. Enter the FREE Blank Graphic Novel Template! This free template encourages students to create a no fuss graphic novel summary of Macbeth. All the dialogue and narration has been removed from the template so students must visit a website, read the summary of the play and fill in the blanks to create their own graphic novel. The aim is for students to finish the activity with an overarching understanding of the play's content, structure and schema before they approach the formal study of the play. As a byproduct of this process they might actually enjoy the play. How it Works: 1. Print off the graphic novel template from https://what-is-Macbeth-about.com 2. Read through each page of the online Macbeth summary from the same site and fill in the blanks in the template. NB I believe if students do this activity in pairs (2 templates with 1 internet enabled device) the discussions they have about what to write down is valuable on many levels. Preparation​: * Email a copy of the blank template or the link to the download page to each student. * Encourage the students to print out the template in color. Tip for Young Players: * Have photocopied copies of the blank template handy for those that didn't, couldn't, wouldn't or... 'forgot' to print it out at home.Kicking off the Activity: DO NOT JUST COPY THE TEXT FROM THE SCREEN TO THE TEMPLATE. NO POWERFUL LEARNING HAPPENS BY DOING THIS! #putssoapboxaway A Tried and Proven Process - Summary 1. Teacher models reading the first page and leads into discussion. 2. In pairs students discuss and record what they think should be written. 3. Students form groups of four (Think. Pair. Square) and discuss what they have included. Compare. 4. Teacher facilitates discussion on what should be recorded and why. 5. Repeat this process for pages 2 & 3. 6. Students complete the paired summary. 7. Think. Pair. Square. 8. Model Annotation - Return to the graphic novel summary over the course of study to add annotations.
GoTeachThis
Word Meanings and Mythology - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Word Meanings and Mythology - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • Definitions of key terms, such as allusions and context clues • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Examples of how to determine the meaning of a word based on how it refers to mythology • "How the Camel Got His Hump" by Rudyard Kipling • "If You Were Coming in the Fall" by Emily Dickinson • "The Elves and the Shoemaker" by the Grimm Brothers • An excerpt from "The Lost Prince" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Describe Character, Setting, and Events - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Describe Character, Setting, and Events - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.4.3 with this playlist. They will learn how to understand how the characters, setting, and events in a story can help the reader understand a text. Students will draw on specific details in a text to help describe a story, such as characters’ thoughts, words, and actions. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 1 link to instructional videos or texts • 4 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as drama and mood • "Dreams of the Mole People" by Wisewire • An excerpt from "Little Red Riding Hood" by Charles Perrault • An excerpt from "Hansel and Gretel" by the Grimm Brothers • "Ronnie and the Roller Coaster" by Wisewire • An excerpt from "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • Differentiation ideas to help all of your students master the standard • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Determining Theme - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Determining Theme - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.4.2 with this playlist. They will determine the theme of a story, drama, or poem using details in the text. Students look at examples of stories and ask questions to help determine the theme. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as theme and inference • An excerpt from "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • "The Tiger" by William Blake • An excerpt from "The Fox and the Grapes" by Aesop • An excerpt from "The Boor" by Anton Chekhov • An excerpt from "The Mischievous Dog" by Aesop • An excerpt from "Hansel and Gretel" by the Grimm Brothers • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Christmas Crafts - Jesus is Born POP-UP Manger Scene

Christmas Crafts - Jesus is Born POP-UP Manger Scene

This is a wonderful, religious craftivity for your students to enjoy this Christmas. To learn how to create this POP-UP, you must watch the video. What is included: - Base template - which is the Manger Scene with Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus, 6 options to choose from - Front cover / Back cover - 3 options to choose from, back cover has a simple writing activity - 2 additional pop-ups to be placed beside the manger (a King, gifts) Requires: coloring pencils, scissors, glue Always make sure you download and save the project before printing! Sometimes customers just right click on the preview of a download and things don't print properly!
Artsy-Crafter
ComparativeWritingFrame:  An Inspector Calls - Mr Birling V The Inspector

ComparativeWritingFrame: An Inspector Calls - Mr Birling V The Inspector

UPDATED - Comparative Writing Frame : An Inspector Calls - Birling V The Inspector. A carefully structured, guided 11 Step Writing Frame for lower ability KS4 students encouraging focused textual analysis. Students are shown how to include succinct, embedded QUOTES; when to offer and label relevant SUBJECT TERMINOLOGY (both Language AND Structural); the difference between COMMENTING and EXPLAINING and how to use SEQUENCING CONNECTIVES to carefully structure their response. Links to OCR Comparative Modern Drama Question 1 and OCR Language Paper 1 Question 2.
nadolig