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Classroom Objects Wordsearch

Classroom Objects Wordsearch

A simple but fun Classroom Objects-themed word search. Could be used at the beginning of a new term, to settle a class in spare time or as a spelling activity. Available in PDF format. Words featured in the puzzle are: BIN, CHAIR, DOOR, PENCIL, SCISSORS, WINDOW, TRAY, CARPET, DESK, GLUE, DISPLAY, BOOK, COMPUTER, RUBBER, SHARPENER, WHITEBOARD, PAPER, RULER, TABLE

By stephgrimes86

Silhouette Bingo Carousel2

Silhouette Bingo Carousel2

Silent k, br, ch, ff, ing, pp, qu, sh, th, wh. This pack consists of 10 sets of four mats with each set consisting of a 3x3 silhouette grid mat, corresponding b&w image mat, combined pic and word mat and word only card mats. Pupils engage with up to 90 images and words if used in a carousel fashion. Ideal for both individual and station work. Guide notes included. Can be used in a variety of ways.

By butterbeans65

cvc Silhouette Bingo Carousel

cvc Silhouette Bingo Carousel

4cvc mats; 2cvcc mats; 1 double t mat; 2mixed double letters mats; 1mixed mat; This pack consists of 10 sets of 4 mats with each set consisting of a 3x3 silhouette grid mat, corresponding b&w image mat, combined pic and word mat and word only card mats. Pupils engage with up to 90 images as none of the mats have repetitions. Ideal for both individual and station work. Guide notes included. Can be used in a variety of ways.

By butterbeans65

Alphabet: Lesson Plans, Presentations, Worksheets, Activities, Draw/Trace/Colour, Displays Bundle

Alphabet: Lesson Plans, Presentations, Worksheets, Activities, Draw/Trace/Colour, Displays Bundle

This resource bundle contains materials you can use to teach children the alphabet together with supporting resources. It includes: - Detail Lesson Plan plus worksheets and whole class activities - 5 Sets of Presentations - Extra worksheets for ongoing teaching of the alphabet - Handwriting - Drawing and colouring of pictures relating to each letter of the alphabet - Matching pictures to the correct letter -Alphabet gap-filling exercises - Displays - Homework sheets PLUS TWO FREEBIES Please see preview panes.

By Ro_Milli0110

US Version Alphabet Activities: Trace Draw Color Alphabet Activities

US Version Alphabet Activities: Trace Draw Color Alphabet Activities

This resource relates to the alphabet. There are two sets of activity sheets to support children's learning of the alphabet. Aimed at: Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Each letter activity covers half a page to be cut out. Download: 29 Sheets Activity 1: Students can trace inside the ghost letters with different colors and then trace over the dotted letters. Draw pictures beginning with the letter on the activity sheet, e.g. Gg pictures. Activity 2: Students say and sound out the letter, trace inside the ghost letters and over the dotted letters. They should only color in the pictures beginning with the letter stated. There are 5 pictures for each alphabet and students need to color in 3 pictures that start with the same letter name/sound. File Type: Pdf Thanks for stopping by my store.

By Ro_Milli0110

Alphabet Activities: Trace Draw Colour Pictures beginning letters of the alphabet

Alphabet Activities: Trace Draw Colour Pictures beginning letters of the alphabet

This resource relates to the alphabet. There are two sets of activity sheets to support children's learning of the alphabet. Aimed at: Reception/Year 1 Each letter activity covers half a page (A5 size) to be cut out. Download: 29 Sheets Activity 1: Children can trace inside the ghost letters with different colours and then trace over the dotted letters. Draw pictures beginning with the letter on the activity sheet, e.g. Gg pictures. Activity 2: Children say and sound out the letter, trace inside the ghost letters and over the dotted letters. They should only colour in the pictures beginning with the letter stated. There are 5 pictures for each alphabet and children need to colour in 3 that start with the same letter name/sound. File Type: Pdf Thanks for stopping by my store.

By Ro_Milli0110

More Alphabet letters activities, Matching pictures to letters, Upper/Lower case, Trace over dots

More Alphabet letters activities, Matching pictures to letters, Upper/Lower case, Trace over dots

I have uploaded differentiated sets of worksheets to support students' learning of the alphabet. Aimed at: Reception/Year 1 Total download: 80 Sheets Included: 1. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters). 2. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to draw lines to match up. (Upper case letters). 3. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters with letters underlined). 4. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters). 5. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Upper case letters). Students can colour in the pictures. 6. Laminate for write and wipe: Alphabet worksheets with four pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters). 7. Laminate for write and wipe: Alphabet worksheets with four pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Upper case letters). Visit my store for the freebie that goes with this resource. Thank you for looking. File Type: Pdf

By Ro_Milli0110

Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Super Bundle!

Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Super Bundle!

This Halloween themed bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced ESL learners. After carefully reading each story/text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, definition matching exercises, crosswords, word searches and engage in in-depth class discussions on topics around the texts

By MariaPht

Frankenstein – A story by Mary Shelley / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Frankenstein – A story by Mary Shelley / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein". The story is about a young aspiring scientist who commits hubris by creating a monster from the remains of the deceased. The scientists, Victor Frankenstein will go on to suffer the deer consequences of his action. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, and participate in an in-class discussion on some of the issues raised by the novel. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, it could be used on or near Halloween!

By MariaPht

The Ship

The Ship

This is the fifth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 500 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

At the Seaside

At the Seaside

This is the third of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 300 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

SHAKESPEAREAN SONNET: LESSON AND RESOURCES

SHAKESPEAREAN SONNET: LESSON AND RESOURCES

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of Shakespearean Sonnets. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with teaching sonnets in your classroom. Teachers can use this to enhance the language skills of the learners, especially the technique needed to analyze the Shakespearean sonnets and interpret looking for an overall meaning. Learning Objectives: • Define a sonnet and understand its structure. • Identify the vocabulary and figurative language used in sonnets. • Discover ideas and themes in the sonnets. • Explore characteristics of the sonnet form. • Analyze the text line by line and interpret looking for an overall meaning. This Resource Includes: * Lesson Plan * Graphic Design - Sonnets * Sonnet Description * Assessment Rubrics * Worksheets with Answers (4 Exercises) * Word Bank (4)

By john421969