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Chores Connect the Dots Squares game

Chores Connect the Dots Squares game

This is a partner activity. Students take turns identifying chores and then connecting them if correct. The goal is to complete as many squares as possible. Uses the vocabulary for: to clean the bathroom, to clean your room, to cook, to do the dishes, to do the grocery shopping, to do the laundry, to empty the wastebasket, to make the bed, to mow the lawn, to set the table, to sweep, to vacuum, to walk the dog, to wash the car, to wash the windows. Good for any language.
jer520
Chores in English Snail game

Chores in English Snail game

This game uses pictures for 16 chores. Students must identify the picture (use in sentences to make it more challenging) as they advance along the snail path. Just pictures are given, so it is easy to adapt for each textbook. Make 1 copy for every 3-4 students; print on cardstock and laminate to keep forever. You need 1 die for every game board. Pictures represent: to dust, to vacuum, to sweep, to take the garbage out, to set the table, to clear the table, to load the dishwasher, to unload the dishwasher, to wash the dishes, to make the bed, to clean your room, the clean the bathroom, to do the grocery shopping, to cook, to do the laundry, to mow the lawn.
jer520
New Year Bundle 2018

New Year Bundle 2018

Three fun new year resources for primary classrooms! Start 2018 off in style with these fun activities that help pupils to think about the year ahead. 1. Recipe for a Happy New Year - a fun activity lesson where pupils reflect on what will make a successful year and creative a recipe to display. 2. Our Class Poem - a teamwork activity to bring your class together at the start of the year. They will create and perform a class poem. 3. Time Capsule - pupils create an 'All About Me' time capsule envelope to seal up and open again at the end of the year! Please follow the download instructions at the bottom of the page to make sure you get all of the files included in this resource. Problems downloading? Click here for download help. Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page and click on each resource to go to the product listing. 2. Scroll to the files included within the resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’/'All Files'. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file.
KS2History
Our Class Poem - Back to School

Our Class Poem - Back to School

Special offer: buy this back to school resource today and you'll also get a free Christmas bundle of 12 festive resources worth £23, including our popular Christmas Riddles Lesson Pack! Very popular! This is a great one-off literacy activity and a wonderful teamwork project to help your class work together to make a class poem. You could use this as a great way to start a new year, as pupils come together in unity to create a new class poem using the letters in the name of their class. The pack contains a Powerpoint lesson, teacher instructions and pupil resources - everything you need for this fun poetry lesson, including warm up/getting to know you games and a fun teamwork project based on making and performing a class poem. The activity allows pupils to work together to make a class poem that spells out the name of their new class. The session is based around Edward Lear’s ‘Alphabet Poem’ and the activities include suggestions for adapting the lesson for KS1 or KS2. This resource is structured in the following way: 1. Fun warm up activities and games including name games, a classroom hunt activity, a paper-chain race and 'Find Someone Who' bingo. 2. A poetry time activity following the lesson Powerpoint to help the class to become familiar with Edward Lear’s ‘Alphabet Poem’. There are different options to adapt this for different age groups. 3. A group activity in which pupils create their own stanzas for the alphabet poem, using the letters that spell out your class name or their new teacher's name. 4. A whole class performance of the new poem. Check out our other popular resource packs: All About Me Time Capsule Recipe for a Great School Year! Autumn Poetry Pack KS1 All About Me Fidget Spinner Pack Stone Age Boy Pack Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page. 2.Further down the page you’ll see the files included within the Resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file. Please note that due to terms of use in the images used, the Powerpoint file is not editable.
KS2History
Action Verbs - 46-Slide PowerPoint Lesson

Action Verbs - 46-Slide PowerPoint Lesson

This resource contains a fully editable and highly visual 46-slide PowerPoint Lesson on action verbs. Contents include - Explanation of action verbs with examples - Identifying action verbs in sentences - Action pictures as a stimulus for pupils to think of appropriate verbs - Sorting words into adjectives, nouns and verbs An accompanying set of differentiated worksheets on action verbs are also available Actin Verbs Set of Differentiated Worksheets These worksheets involve - matching verbs to pictures - choosing correct verb to insert into a sentence - identifying verbs within sentences - choosing verbs - writing own sentences using verbs The resource is also suitable forolder SEN pupils who will benefit from the visual nature of the resource. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!n information sheet on action verbs with explanation and examples.
Krazikas
A list of 55 questions for EAL/ESOL students  - Speaking /Vocabulary - Term plan

A list of 55 questions for EAL/ESOL students - Speaking /Vocabulary - Term plan

55 questions organised into popular and relevant themes. Each topic includes a creative task to assist with cementing understanding. The questions are based on Blooms taxonomy and aim to extend higher thinking in the student's second language. I use this resource at the beginning of my one on one lessons. I ask a question each lesson and work through the list. It's a productive and highly organised way to promote speaking skills. Each topic has five questions.
gregwilson1987
Sentence Writing Frames - High Frequency Words and 'a' or 'an' Bundle

Sentence Writing Frames - High Frequency Words and 'a' or 'an' Bundle

This resource contains a set of 26 high-frequency word and 'a' or 'an'writing frames. It also contains sentence writing sheets for the construction of sentences. These frames are a particularly useful resource for students who struggle to master the basics of writing. It provides a framework and scaffolding for pupils to achieve some success in creating sentences independently. Writing sentences and reading them back helps pupils to embed and consolidate high-frequency words which they will then be able to use freely in their writing. It is particularly appropriate for SEN students who find reading and writing challenging. The support of the frame makes sentence writing accessible and gives pupils a feeling of confidence - that they can do it! Often the key to success in getting pupils to write is giving them self-confidence. I have used these frames successfully over many years to get older SEN students motivated to read and write independently. The frames can be laminated and used time and time again. Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!
Krazikas
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.K Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS3 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: Magic' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Know the purpose, audience and context of the writing and drawing on this knowledge to support comprehension.' - 'J.K Rowling's Description of Harry' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Know how language, including figurative language, vocabulary choice, grammar, text structure and organisational features, present meaning.' - 'Severus Snape' and 'Ron Weasley' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Study setting, plot, and characterisation, and the effects of these.' - 'Vocabulary Inspector' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Learn new vocabulary, relating it explicitly to known vocabulary and understanding it with the help of context and dictionaries.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 24 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).
TandLGuru
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the upper KS2 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as 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: - 'An Interview with Dumbledore' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;' - 'Rowling's Description' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Explain meanings of words that they know and ask the meaning of new words. Link the meaning of new words to words that they already know;' - 'Severus Snape!' and 'Ron Weasley!' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;' - 'Figurative Language in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, to create an impact on the reader.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 22 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).
TandLGuru
ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING - A READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING - A READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Argumentative 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 an Argumentative Writing lesson. This Presentation Includes: 1. Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Decide on an Argument/Fight/Debate 2. Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes 3. Overview of Vocabulary used for an Argumentation Lesson 4. Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links 5. Flipped Lesson Part - Video - Argumentative Essay: Definition, Format, Examples 6. Collaborative Group Task – Pair-Share - Argument and Reason 7. Space for Peer Teaching - Basic Argumentative Paragraph Format 8. Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – Quiz 9. Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Samples and Template 10. Assessment Criteria and Rubrics to state Outcome Expectations 11. Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards 12. Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Persuasion Map, Prompts 13. Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PEEL - Point-Evidence-Explain-Link 14. Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Argumentation Sketch 15. Home Learning for Reinforcement - Argumentative Writing Prompts 16. Common Core Standards - ELA-LIT.W.6-8.1.a-e/W.6-8.4/W.6-8.5/W.6-8.10 17. Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive 18. Educational Tools and Resources to Scaffold the Low Achievers Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of Argumentation to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their writing skills.
john421969
Persuasive language sorting/matching task

Persuasive language sorting/matching task

Designed for GCSE English Language groups, this is a useful plenary task, or revision/recap task at the start of a session. It comprises tiles divided into 3 categories: persuasive technique, example and why it is effective. Print, laminate if you wish, and cut out tiles. You could add images as well. Mix them up and ask students in pairs or groups to sort out and match up the tiles . My students in years 10-11,post-16 and adult education always enjoy this task, and it promotes discussion and peer learning.
ClareJaap
Use a hyphen to create a compound adjective -  fun dice game: 'Creepy compound adjective creator'

Use a hyphen to create a compound adjective - fun dice game: 'Creepy compound adjective creator'

Assessment focus I can use a hyphen to combine words and create compound adjectives. Explanation Children need to understand how hyphens can be used to avoid ambiguity (e.g. man eating shark versus man-eating shark, or recover versus re-cover). Also, an understanding of hyphens can add descriptive depth to noun phrases (e.g. the creature) when they are used to form compound adjectives (the ferocious-looking creature). In the compound adjective ‘ferocious-looking’, the hyphen shows that the two component words have a combined meaning. Aim: using the ‘dice guide’, roll to create six compound adjectives with hyphens that you could use before a noun (e.g. muddle-headed monster). Write definitions for your compound adjectives on your ‘game card’. Keep unusual or ridiculous combinations too! Have fun playing with words!
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