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Cloze Activity - Johnny Appleseed

Cloze Activity - Johnny Appleseed

Learn a few facts about the person responsible for so many apple trees. Johnny Appleseed. Read the sentences and fill in the missing words. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
KS2 English Resource - Cloze Activity: Anne Frank

KS2 English Resource - Cloze Activity: Anne Frank

Who was Anne Frank? Why is Anne Frank Famous? Find out some facts about Anne Frank by completing this cloze activity. There are 12 facts that students must fill in using the word bank to help them. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
What is Genetic Engineering? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

What is Genetic Engineering? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the controversial theme of genetic engineering, its applications as well as its possible adverse effects and benefits. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a definitions match and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Paper 2 Question 4 - AQA - Flat Earth Theory

Paper 2 Question 4 - AQA - Flat Earth Theory

This is a lesson designed around the Flat Earth Theory for preparation for question 4 from paper 2 of the AQA GCSE English exam. This lesson compares two articles from two different writers about this topic. It is designed to help students understand what the question is asking them to do , which is why the sources are not from two different eras, and helps students to break down the way articles are written and how to structure an answer. This lesson comes with a video and support material including an answer scaffold. It is a quick paced lesson with plenty of group, paired activities ending with an independent writing task, starter, plenary, self and peer assessments. This can be adapted to suit your or your students needs. Please be aware that TES preview can distort the look of the resource and this is not always a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
IB English B - Global issues - Official report writing

IB English B - Global issues - Official report writing

This is a couple of lessons I created on the topic of Global Issues about the issue of the future of Africa. It aims to help students improve on their official report writing, but also evaluate sources (which could come in useful for their extended essays), and work on their critical thinking, and ability to detect fake news. The Powerpoint presentation on report writing is based on the chapter on report writing in the Oxford Skills and Practice book, and the texts are from the internet (links provided in Powerpoint).
gudrunbjorg
Series of Lessons on Transactional Writing

Series of Lessons on Transactional Writing

This is a 32 slide PowerPoint which contains a few lessons applicable to Transactional Writing, made with the Edexcel IGCSE English Language paper in mind. It provides an introduction to Transactional Writing and a couple of lessons which focus on different aspects, particularly the persuasive element. Not so much a unit of work, but a few full lessons. Contains a lesson I made on The Explorer’s Daughter, an extract by Kari Herbert which is included in the Edexcel Anthology. Also available as a stand alone lesson.
ANHumphrys
An Evil Cradling Evaluation and Compare and Contrast Lesson

An Evil Cradling Evaluation and Compare and Contrast Lesson

Two 1.5hr lessons based on Brian Keenan’s An Evil Cradling. First lesson based on Evaluation suitable for both AQA and Edexcel. Step by step guide on how to evaluate. Sample answers included which students need to evaluate. Exam Style question. Second Lesson is compare and contrast. Step by step guide Text included (An Evil Cradling)
bluenell123
'The Lost Thing' Activities (Interactive SMARTboard Notebook + Worksheets)

'The Lost Thing' Activities (Interactive SMARTboard Notebook + Worksheets)

Get 60% off this resource using the code: MIGHTYMAY. This is a SMARTboard Notebook file with interactive activities for ‘The Lost Thing’ by Shaun Tan. Some of the activities have linked worksheets as part of the study of the amazing book! I have included activities that cover the different reading strategies (predicting, questioning, summarizing, visualizing). This notebook contains interactive activities and is the perfect companion to have as you explore the picture book. Included in notebook file: Predictions about the book Describing the lost thing (Option 1) Describing the lost thing WORDLE (Option 2) The Boy vs The Lost Thing SMART LAB Sorting Activity Comprehension Questions Events in the Book - Whole-class Sort LOST Poster LOST Poster Document (+pdf link) Create your own Book Review Write a Book Summary (+ pdf link) Describe the Lost World in the book. Create your own Lost World Task Describe the Scene (Whole-class) Describe the Scene 2 (Whole-class) Independent Describe the Scene Task The Lost Thing Animation Trailer Shaun Tan drawing The Lost Thing Video. Teach Super
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I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen Bundle Lesson Plan, Activities, and Readers Theater

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen Bundle Lesson Plan, Activities, and Readers Theater

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This bundle is PACKED! It has a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses in writing or thoughtful logs. The lesson lends itself for dual language / dual immersion instruction as the book is also available under the title of Yo quiero mi gorro. The printable prompts and activities designed to be glued into a notebook or as stand-alone activity papers are in English and Spanish. The lesson is focused on a theme of patterns and character traits but can easily be modified for other uses. 2 scripts are included and are in English and Spanish. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses in English and Spanish ✔ ☞ 1 English Script. ✔ ☛ 1 Spanish Script ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen Readers Theater Bilingual English/Spanish

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen Readers Theater Bilingual English/Spanish

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a readers theater / readers theatre script for the book I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen. This lends itself to bilingual dual language / dual immersion instruction as the book is also available under the title of Yo quiero mi gorro. 2 scripts are included and are in English and Spanish. This resource includes: ☞ 1 English Script. ✔ ☛ 1 Spanish Script ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

This fantastic collection of puzzles, board games and quizzes were designed for children who love David Walliams’ books. These resources are based around six books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Mr Stink, The Midnight Gang, and The World’s Worst Children [1]. This resource has many uses in the classroom and as homework. All the activities are designed to engage the reader and promote a deep love of reading.
crigdon
Paired Texts - Australasia - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

Paired Texts - Australasia - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

This guided reading resource includes a pair of texts about Australasia with four comprehension skills sheets to complete, providing reading passages and questions that are challenging and engaging. Using the ‘LIMS’ approach, students work through Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions to ensure that in the course of a week, they have practised skills in reading right across the Common Core. Text is differentiated and an answer scheme is provided. Suggested itinerary: Day 1 (30 mins) – Read both texts as a class. Highlight key parts. Discuss together. What have we learned? What do we want know more about? It is worth asking the students to write down any questions they have about the texts and putting them on display. Day 2 (30 mins) – Literal sheet Day 3 (30 mins) – Inference sheet (or meaning sheet if you prefer) Day 4 (30 mins) – Meaning sheet (or inference sheet if you prefer) Day 5 (45 mins) – Summary sheet and looking back at questions from the start of the week. This is the second in a series of Paired text resources looking at the seven continents of the world. Keep an eye on my store. Differentiation: All questions are the same, which should make marking easier! However, the texts differ, with asterisks in the bottom right corner indicating the reading level.
Richardtownend1978
Interview - self evaluation sheet.

Interview - self evaluation sheet.

The year 5 children have been writing their own interviews, this is a differentiated self-evaluation sheet to check what they have included. The first grid is for LA, providing them with more that they needed to include, but giving them room to choose their own too. The second is for MA, again giving them examples and also giving them space to include their own. The last is for HA, this is blank so the children can add what they need to check they have used.
shaunnarae
Writing a sponsorship letter

Writing a sponsorship letter

This is an activity I created for my IMYC EAL students (upper intermediate) as part of their unit on Development, but it could be used for other curricula or year groups. The quiz in the Powerpoint is partly WikiHow, partly mine, and the quiz in the worksheet is adapted from ProProfs and the vocabulary guide is from Pinterest.
gudrunbjorg
Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to establish the content (e.g. the subject matter, poet’s key messages, and surface/ deeper meanings) of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key features of content, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the features of content through a group card-sorting activity; -Discussing , understanding, and practicing some of the skills and techniques needed to initially explore a poem for content; -Considering the ideas of interpretation, inference, surface/deeper meaning, and textual evidence as important mechanisms for exploration; -Applying their understanding of the features of content and the skills needed to find them through a jigsaw activity; -Self-evaluating their own learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Content features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Establishing Content’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Two Scavengers in a Truck…’ by Laurence Ferlinghetti, ‘Nothing’s Changed’ by Tatamkhulu Afrika, ‘Hitcher’ by Simon Armitage and 'Island Man’ by Grace Nichols for annotation (both freely available online); -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
Comprehension Worksheets

Comprehension Worksheets

Three comprehension activities. All suitable for year 7, 8, 9 Used in lower ability workshops/ Dyslexic workshops/weak working memory. Reading activity – which can be shared reading activity. A question sheet – which has all the new vocabulary explained. Teachers answer sheets to save time - 
Ralstead
Writing to persuade - GCSE English

Writing to persuade - GCSE English

This is a generic GCSE English persuasive lesson which can be used with any exam board. It is designed with students mainly on the lower levels in GCSE in mind and is a lesson which is broken down bite sized fun activities to help the students achieve. This lesson focuses on introducing counter arguments into persuasive writing but underpins other skills such as research skills, proofreading, language features and reading to obtain information. All skills which are useful to have in the GCSE English exam. Feel free to adapt where necessary to suit your own learners needs. Please keep in mind that the TES preview does distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection, hope it helps.
namerased
Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 NO Prep Reading Writing Units for 26 Picture Books

Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 NO Prep Reading Writing Units for 26 Picture Books

Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 26 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day units for 26 books. ✔ ☛ Teacher scripts and anchor chart ideas ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses in English (and Spanish if book available in Spanish) ✔ WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet -Emmanuel’s Dream by Laurie Ann Thompson -Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty -Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty -Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming -The Curious Garden by Peter Brown -The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry -The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein -The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins -The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas -They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel -A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts -Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts -A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers -In Mary’s Garden by Carson Kugler and Tina Kugler -Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi -Let Me Finish by Minh Le -The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce -My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits -Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett -Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson -The Wednesday Surprise by Patricia Polacco -Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes -What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamada -What Do You Do With A Problem? by Kobi Yamada If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email
rageth
Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of W.B. Yeats’ poem 'Song of the Old Mother.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Denise Levertov’s poem 'What Were They Like?’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
Let Me Finish! by Minh Le 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

Let Me Finish! by Minh Le 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book Let Me Finish! by Minh Le. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This lesson is focused on a theme of community, retelling, character feelings, text evidence and author’s message/lesson but can easily be modified for other uses. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
Lesson on Past Simple accompanied by the Lesson Plan. EAL support or EFL teaching

Lesson on Past Simple accompanied by the Lesson Plan. EAL support or EFL teaching

This is a whole lesson with the main focus on Past Simple. A text for reading comprehension practice followed by some work on vocabulary. Then Rules on Past Simple as well as Uses, Formation, Spelling and differentiation between regular and irregular verb, followed by a list of irregular verbs. After that, a few activities on Past Simple, for further consolidation. Finally, a writing activity, as an extension and further consolidation. This lesson has been created as EAL support for Intermediate Level learners (secondary education), but can also be used when teaching English as a Foreign Language.
vtatsi
Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘UNSEEN POETRY’ LESSONS, INCLUDING ANALYSING LANGUAGE, ANALYSING STRUCTURE, ESTABLISHING CONTENT AND COMPARING POEMS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER/ REVISION MAT. These engaging and varied, resources have been designed to aid students in gaining the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the ‘Unseen Poems’ element of English Literature examinations. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons and revision resources, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poems from making key inferences, understanding poets’ ideas through their use of language and structure, and structuring comparative writing effectively to offer clear, considered, qualified responses. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Engaging, comprehensive, presentations, activity resources, worksheets, copies of practice poems and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the structural features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key structural devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the structural features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the structural features in two poems through an exploratory task; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various structural techniques; -Applying their understanding of the structural features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Structural features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Structural Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘The Falling Leaves’ by Margaret Postgate Cole and ‘next to of course god america i’ by E.E. Cummings for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of all the tragic events that took place during the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, a fun crossword and engage in an in class discussion over nuclear energy, radiation and it’s effects on human health. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip! A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the language features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key language devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the language features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the language features in examples of poetry in a fun, interactive game; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various language techniques; -Applying their understanding of the language features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Language features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Language Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen and ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This plan would also work well in Spanish dual language / dual immersion / bilingual classrooms as the book is also available in Spanish under the title Ada Magnifica, cientifica. The printable prompts and activities designed to be glued into a notebook or as stand-alone activity papers are in English and Spanish. This lesson is focused on a theme of investigation, describing character traits, analysis of words in a text through close reading, and author’s message / central lesson but can easily be modified for other uses. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses in English and Spanish ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes in the history of NASA from the Cold War to organizing the first colonies in Mars. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a matching exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip!
MariaPht
In Mary's Garden by Tina and Carson Kugler 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

In Mary's Garden by Tina and Carson Kugler 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book In Mary’s Garden by Tina Kugler and Carson Kugler. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This lesson is focused on a theme of problem-solving, character traits, text evidence and author’s message/lesson but can easily be modified for other uses. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
THE LOST DOLLAR: PROSE COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

THE LOST DOLLAR: PROSE COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Prose Comprehension. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 5 days 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 a Reading Comprehension lesson on a Humorous Story. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Learning Objectives and Outcomes Short Description of the Author with an Introduction and Summary to the Story Overview of Vocabulary for the Story - The Lost Dollar by Stephen Leacock Flipped Lesson Part - Audio, Text of the Story, Life and Works of the Author Day 1: Story Setting - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary-PEE Day 2: Character Description - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary-PQP Day 3: Story Analysis - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary-PQE Day 4: Summary - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary-PEEL Day 5: Reference to Context - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary-PEEC Lesson Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Quizzes Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Story Comprehension Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Retrieval and Inferential Questions Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - MCQs Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-8.1-4/6 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of comprehending a humorous story to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills.
john421969
Connecting words display/poster/workbook helper

Connecting words display/poster/workbook helper

This is a little display I made for my students’ planner, to help them use connecting words appropriately. It could be used as a poster, but the format is quite small, so it might be easier to print it out and stick it in the students’ workbooks.
gudrunbjorg
AFTER TWENTY YEARS: PROSE COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

AFTER TWENTY YEARS: PROSE COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Prose Comprehension. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 6 days 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 a Reading Comprehension lesson on a Crime Story. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Learning Objectives and Outcomes Short Description of the Author with an Introduction and Summary to the Story Overview of Vocabulary for the Story - After Twenty Years by O. Henry Flipped Lesson Part - Audio, Video, Text of the Story, Life and Works Day 1: Story Setting - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary-PEE Day 2: Character Description - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary-PQP Day 3: Plot Development - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary-IQE Day 4: Story Analysis - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary-PQE Day 5: Summary - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary-PEEL Day 6: Reference to Context - Starter, Guide and Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary-PEEC Lesson Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Quizzes Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Story Comprehension Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Peer Assessment Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - MCQs Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-8.1-4/6 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of comprehending a crime story to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ Early Finishers ✿ Tutoring ✿ Sub Tubs ✿ ESL Stations/Centres ✿ Holiday Work ✿ Small Group Collaborations ✿ End of Unit Quick Assessments ✿ Homework ✿ Reinforcement ✿ Enrichment
john421969
A Bike Like Sergio's by Maribeth Boelts 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

A Bike Like Sergio's by Maribeth Boelts 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This lesson is focused on a theme of problem-solving, character traits, text evidence and author’s message/lesson but can easily be modified for other uses. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat Comprehension Reading Task

Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat Comprehension Reading Task

This worksheet is designed to be used alongside Roald Dahl’s short story; Mrs Bixby and the Colonel’s Coat. Worksheet contains pre-reading, mid-reading and post-reading tasks where students make predictions about the outcome, boost their vocabulary, do a close reading of the text. Can be used for ESL learners.
jessica58
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising John Boyne’s ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); Main Characters; Themes; Language Devices; Features of Historical Fiction. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Reading comprehensions Collection

Reading comprehensions Collection

This is a collection of some of my favourite reading comprehension activities, available as a bundle at a heavily discounted price. This will provide enough comprehensions and activities to last for a whole year of guided reading activities, ideally for children in Years 5 and 6.
Richardtownend1978
News and current affairs bundle

News and current affairs bundle

These reading comprehensions focus on news and current affairs, ideal for a topic on newspapers. They are aimed at 9-14 year olds. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
IGCSE ESL - English Writing Checklist

IGCSE ESL - English Writing Checklist

I designed this short PowerPoint to be used by students when peer assessing each other’s writing (mainly based on Exercise 6 & 7) towards the end of the IGCSE ESL course of study. The second slide can be printed a used repeatedly by students when reading their peers’ work. This resources proved very helpful in my classes and helped to highlight any areas that needed further study/revision.
badbuzz88