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Year 2 Christmas Comprehension - Trifle Recipe

Year 2 Christmas Comprehension - Trifle Recipe

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2, perfect for using in the run up to Christmas. There are three differentiated sets of instructions on how to make trifle, with differentiated questions. It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. There are a range of 'what, ' 'whose' and 'where' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft Word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Verb tenses chart

Verb tenses chart

This is a one page chart covering present/past/future -- simple/progressive/perfect/perfect progressive forms. How each is formed is summarised, examples are given and brief explanations for each are provided. I originally made it for myself to summarise and collect together what I found in several other places. Other teachers have been pleased to receive it because it can be read quickly, but is comprehensive. It uses different colours so that it is more attractive for students. It can be printed out and laminated, or just placed in a plastic pocket, if you want students to keep it on their desks while reading or writing.

By Tave

NEW AQA GCSE English Language - Diagnostic Assessments Booklet (LEARNING STYLES)

NEW AQA GCSE English Language - Diagnostic Assessments Booklet (LEARNING STYLES)

The booklet is used as a diagnostic assessment of students reading and writing skills in preparation for their GCSE English retake. The resources can be easily amended to suit your own establishment is you so wish. The booklet works especially well for Further Education as you are judging the levelling and capability of the student relating specifically to their previous school. The reading extracts were written by myself and are not based on real life events. Includes: Learning Styles Booklet; x2 Optional reading questions x1 Writing question x1 Language devices test x1 Personal details document x2 Reading extracts x1 Feedback sheet

By MrWSherwood

NEW AQA GCSE English Language - Paper 1 (Suspense): Alma's 'Thriller'

NEW AQA GCSE English Language - Paper 1 (Suspense): Alma's 'Thriller'

This lesson focuses on exploring suspense and the language techniques that help to build it. It covers two lessons (one reading, one writing). This pack includes the following: x1 PowerPoint (videos embedded in pictures on slides) x1 Work sheet x1 Song lyrics x1 Wheels of Feeling Dinosaurs and Michael Jackson. What else do you need? In the writing lesson, students initially rely on their sense of hearing to interpret a short film.

By MrWSherwood

NEW AQA GCSE English Language - Paper 1 (Pathetic Fallacy & Atmospheric Writing): Wuthering Heights

NEW AQA GCSE English Language - Paper 1 (Pathetic Fallacy & Atmospheric Writing): Wuthering Heights

This lesson focuses on introducing pathetic fallacy and semantic fields, with the help of some classics. It covers two lessons (one reading, one writing). This pack includes the following: x1 PowerPoint (videos embedded in pictures on slides) x1 Work book x1 Wheels of Feeling Students explore the futuristic, eerie beach of The Time Machine and the opening of Wuthering Heights to develop their knowledge of key language techniques for Paper 1, Question 2. In the writing lesson, students re-examine how environments can change with time and how a pivotal scene from Jurassic Park can generate some great pieces of writing.

By MrWSherwood

ULTIMATE CLASSROOM BUNDLE!

ULTIMATE CLASSROOM BUNDLE!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback! UPDATED - NEW RESOURCES ADDED SUMMER 2017 ************** SAVE 22% ************** ------A MUST HAVE FOR ANY CLASSROOM!------- This bundle contains everything you to assess your students learning in the classroom and motivate them to do the work! #GetYourLearnOn From AfL assessment stickers, which are quick and easy for students to fill out. To Emoji & Social Media exit tickets to end the lesson in style! To a poster to help students aim to reach for the top and achieve those high grades. To motivational posters to decorate your classroom (FREE!), to 100+ quotes to inspire and motivate your students each day and lesson. To the ULTIMATE plenary toolkit. To a range of thinking out the box starters, to get students brain warmed up at the start of the lesson or end on a positive thought! To helping students write the perfect paragraph. To helping you ease class workload, when marking work with 'Can I have feedback to SIR' and simple marking codes (perfect for classroom display). To helping your students think about their futures, with 'Career Clouds'! **************************************************************************** If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email allroundresources@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help! ***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

Time-Travel Writing - Doctor Who-themed reading/writing KS3 SOW to prepare for GCSE English Language

Time-Travel Writing - Doctor Who-themed reading/writing KS3 SOW to prepare for GCSE English Language

A SOW designed specifically to prepare students for GCSE English Language (specifically OCR 1-9, but could be adjusted). Contents include: SOW Homework menu Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - what is travel writing? Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - the Romans Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - Medieval writings Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - the Tudors Powerpoint (2-3 lessons) - the Restoration OCR marking criteria for reading questions Student-friendly marking criteria for reading questions Each Powerpoint includes a starter, extracts (I did also have printable Word versions, but TES would only let me upload so much...), reading questions, helpful hints, and writing tasks.

By GobbyLittleMare

Lift Synonyms Wordsearch English Language Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Lift Synonyms Wordsearch English Language Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Lift Synonyms'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Argue Synonyms Wordsearch English Language Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Argue Synonyms Wordsearch English Language Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Argue Synonyms'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean