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The Evolution of Computers - - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Evolution of Computers - - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text is gives an account of the evolution of computers from the first to the fourth generation and the current speculations about what the future generations of computers will be like. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
The History of Tea - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The History of Tea - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text is recounts the history of tea and how it came to be the world's second most consumed beverage. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, gap filling and True or False exercises. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
The Merchant of Venice - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

The Merchant of Venice - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story/ plot summary of The Merchant of Venice based on William Shakespeare's famous play. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, gap filling and character match exercises. 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.
MariaPht
Iron Age Lesson Bundle

Iron Age Lesson Bundle

FREE with code VALUEDCUSTOMER (return buyers) or OUTSTANDINGOCT (new Tes customers)! Problems downloading? Click here for download help Iron Age Lesson Plans for Year 3/4 These plans belong to our popular Stone Age to Iron Age Resource Pack recommended by TES. - Includes full lesson plans and pupil resources/worksheets. Topics include Iron Age hill forts and Iron Age art. 1 . Introduction: What does Prehistory Mean? This lesson puts the Iron Age in context by introducing the period of British history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Pupils will make a timeline to set this period into the wider context of British History and they will discover how we break up this period into distinct Ages. 2. No Place Like Home: What was life like at an Iron Age hill fort? Pupil will discover what life was like in an Iron Age hillfort in Britain. This lesson encourages pupils to engage imaginatively with this historical setting and reflect on how life in this period might have been different to life today, making a storyboard to record their ideas. As an extension activity pupils are challenged to find out about archaeological sites like Maiden Castle. 3. Picturing the Iron Age:What was Iron Age art like? Pupils will consider what kind of artefacts tell us about life in the Iron Age. They will investigate the designs found in Celtic art and use these ideas to make their own Celtic design.
KS2History
Cirque Du Soleil, Crystal Palace , Millennium Dome - Paper 2 question 3 and 4 AQA English Lan 8700

Cirque Du Soleil, Crystal Palace , Millennium Dome - Paper 2 question 3 and 4 AQA English Lan 8700

This is a full, interactive, quick paced lesson which covers a lot of ground as this lesson has enough material to cover a 3 hour class, however it can easily be broken into 3 separate lessons if needs be as there is a lot of information in this session. The lesson warms up the students by using vocabulary building activities and by looking at Cirque Du Soleil to practice the skills needed for paper 2 question 3. The lesson then moves on to an older piece of writing covering the Great Exhibition in 1851, developing the skills needed for P2:Q3 but also preparing the students for a piece of 19th century writing. The last phase of the lesson then compares the Great Exhibition to a piece of writing covering the Millennium Dome Exhibition in 2000. The lesson is broken up with 3 videos, worksheets and has lots of room for interactive paired and group activities and also includes practice exam answer tasks which involve deeper thinking skills. Students support and learn from one another with peer assessment and a short self assessment plenary which encourages independent learning whilst slides and worksheets include starter sentences to support the weaker students. Hope it helps
namerased
A Mid-Summer Night's Dream- Bottom and Shakespeare's use of humour.

A Mid-Summer Night's Dream- Bottom and Shakespeare's use of humour.

A lesson that spans over two hours- Originally created for a mixed ability year 7 group but easily adapted to different classes. The lesson includes: -Links to humour in everyday life -Key terminology discussion 'malapropism' -What makes Bottom such a funny character (discussion) -Differentiated support in answering the question "How is Bottom presented as being a humourous character?" -Peer assessment -Creative Writing
kirstygemmell2809
Persuasive Speeches- Speaking and Listening- Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Speeches- Speaking and Listening- Persuasive Writing

3 lesson that should be taught in sequence lasting 6 hours. Analysing different speeches including, Martin Luther King, Winston Churchill and more movie based speeches such as; Armageddon... This bundle aims to give students the knowledge of speeches needed to create their own either written persuasive piece or for a speaking and listening assessment. Enjoy!
kirstygemmell2809
Persuasive Speeches- End of the world and Movie Speeches.

Persuasive Speeches- End of the world and Movie Speeches.

A lesson aimed at working in groups to analyse 4 different speeches and create a second group to teach each other about their speech. Lesson includes: -4 speeches from movies: Armageddon, Independence day, Braveheart and Coach Carter. -YouTube links to all speeches to spark discussion with the class. -Guided steps to help students annotate their speeches -Independent structure used to help students answer the question "How does the language used in the speech help motivate the audience?"
kirstygemmell2809
Persuasive Speeches- Winston Churchill. (Beaches speech)

Persuasive Speeches- Winston Churchill. (Beaches speech)

This lesson covers two hours looking at 2 of the most famous speeches of Winston Churchill. Originally taught at high ability KS3 it can also be used at KS4 in preparation for the speaking and listening assessment. The lesson includes: -Printed versions of the speech -Context of W.Churchill -Group work- annotations of the speeches -Teacher grid of techniques and effects used in the speeches - Supported sentence starters to enable students to answer the GCSE styled question "How is persuasive language used to show the writer's opinion of war?" -A YouTube clip linking to the speeches -Peer assessment
kirstygemmell2809
Persuasive Speeches- Martin Luther King analysis

Persuasive Speeches- Martin Luther King analysis

A lesson that lasts 2 hours- analysis of language used in the famous 'I have a dream' speech. The lesson includes: -Starter activity linking to speeches today -Confidence scales for AFL -YouTube link and summary of speech -Analysis of language on a particular section of the speech -Model answer to the GCSE question "How does the writer use persuasive language to engage the audience?" -Complete with helping hand worksheet -Print out of the confidence scale and comprehension questions for the starter. -
kirstygemmell2809
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- The Balcony Scene (Beginning)

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- The Balcony Scene (Beginning)

This lesson explores the beginning of the Balcony Scene - Originally taught at an able group of year 8 students but can be used for different abilities/classes with minimal adaptation. The lesson includes: -Discussion around the themes of the play -Guided reading of the scene -A summary section on the scene -Guided skills for annotating the extract -The lesson then prepares the students to select from three different GCSE styled questions: 1. Explore how Shakespeare presents the theme of love between the two characters. 2.Explore how Shakespeare presents the character of Romeo, in this scene. 3.Explore how Shakespeare presents the character of Juliet, in this scene.
kirstygemmell2809
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- When Romeo meets Juliet.

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet- When Romeo meets Juliet.

A lesson that explores the meeting of the star crossed lovers in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. This lesson was originally taught to an able year 8 class but can be adapted to any group. The lesson is packed with helping hand tasks for lower ability and challenge tasks for the more able. The lesson includes: -A starter activity that recaps student's understanding of the two main characters. -Discussion around the key term 'Sonnet' -Comprehension questions based on the extract of the characters meeting each other. -Differentiated questions based on this section of the play. -Analysis of the use of religious imagery (Language) -A supported language analysis to support student's response to the GCSE styled question "How does Shakespeare use language to portray Romeo and Juliet’s first meeting?" -Peer assessment
kirstygemmell2809