1. Resources Home
  2. Whole School
  3. Languages
  4. English language learning
  5. Links to other subjects
  6. Science
KS3/4 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler: Part 5 (5 of 6)

KS3/4 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler: Part 5 (5 of 6)

This resource takes students through a step by step study of this fascinating novel. Activities are differentiated, essay are guided with supportive notes and preparatory activities, close reading is modeled and exemplars offered to ensure that students are inspired by a high standard of work. This resource covers Part 5 of the novel and includes character studies, close reading, thematic and structural studies, hot seating, creative writing, group work, peer assessment and DIRT activities, all with a nod to SMSC. This can be purchased individually or as part of a bundle from my shop. The mark scheme used in this resource is the New Zealand one, as this was originally devised as part of a commission for a New Zealand school, although these slides could easily be edited to reflect your own mark scheme/specification.
joannammarsh
The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 5 pages worksheet presents the life of great artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. It is suitable for higher elementary and advanced native learners as well as ESL/EFL students. The text is complete with two reading comprehension exercises while new vocabulary acquisition is reinforced through three vocabulary exercises (text completion, crossword, definition match). The worksheet is fully editable to allow the freedom of customizable intervention. It can completed as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

This activity is for young ESL learners (aged 7 - 14). It is useful due to the fact that it deals with space vocabulary, repeats new words several times in the text to ensure that the words stick and has pictures that help children follow what is happening in the story. For stronger students, they will not need the pictures, but weaker students can use this to their advantage. The True / False questions aid their reading comprehension. You can also monitor their pronunciation as you can ask them to read out loud. Learning Objectives: To use the space vocabulary studied. To understand how an English story is set out on the page. To practise the present simple tense. To apply preexisting vocabulary to a new theme (colours to space for example) How I used this worksheet/recommended: Teach vocabulary to do with space (I used flashcards for this). Ask students what life is like on a different planet (elicit the words scary, exciting, fun etc.) Tell students that we are going to read a story about aliens. Children read out loud in turns. Children do the True/False by themselves. Correct as a class. Children ‘wind down’ by designing their own planet with aliens and labelling it. (Practises writing skills) This is an excellent activity which was received well by all my students, ranging from 7 to 12.
paspottiswoode1
Problem solving pictures

Problem solving pictures

A simple resource I created for ESL children. Children need to cut and paste the solution to the problem. All in picture format. Children can then talk through the pictures. I made this because all examples I found were in written format and beyond the level of my children.
buttababez
Future & Inventions - Conversation Flashcards

Future & Inventions - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
fingertips-resources
Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

This quiz about the Earth will put student’s knowledge to the test. Students are asked to answer a range of questions on topics such as rocks, deserts, oceans, mountains, gas, volcanoes and more. This resource was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap