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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Summary

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Summary

This 3 page worksheet will introduce your students to "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery one of the most popular and most loved books by children, teenagers and adults in the world. The summary is followed by comprehension questions and opinion questions to help students expand their understanding of the characters and the plot. After reading the summary and completing the exercises the students will feel motivated to read the book or watch the animated movie.
kntonia
The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

In this engaging and informative lesson enables students to make clear and insightful links between Arthur Conan Doyle’s 'The Sign of Four' and its historical context of 19th Century London. In particular, students learn about the Jack the Ripper murders and subsequent attitudes towards the police, before considering how these ideas are reflected through Athelney Jones in the novel. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Researching the context of 19th Century London, such as the Jack the Ripper murders and attitudes towards the police; - Reading and understanding chapters 5 and 6, in which Athelney Jones makes his appearance; - Identifying and analysing the language techniques used by Doyle in describing Athelney Jones; - Analysing Doyle's intentions in presenting Athelney Jones in such a manner; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 5 and 6; - Athelney Jones links to context worksheet; - Researching Context worksheet - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. Please note that you'll need access to internet/laptops for the researching activity. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

This Reading Comprehension bundle is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The texts describe the origins and traditions behind Guy Fawkes and Thanksgiving Day. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, gap filling exercises, word searches, True or False exercises and more. These worksheets can be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework on or near Thanksgiving Day.
MariaPht
Thanksgiving Day - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

Thanksgiving Day - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the most common traditions around Thanksgiving day and gives some information about the origins of this American holiday. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a gap filling, a word search and a True or False exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally the worksheet can be completed on or near Thanksgiving Day,
MariaPht
The Life and Work of Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

The Life and Work of Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the great children's writer, Roald Dahl. The text gives a brief biography and pays tribute to the writers key books and novels. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions and True or False exercises. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
The Sign of Four Pointless Game!

The Sign of Four Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, interesting tasks, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Sign of Four.' Round 1. The characters in The Sign of Four Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings and Objects Round 4. Themes in The Sign of Four The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Reading Comprehension - Halloween

Reading Comprehension - Halloween

This reading comprehension includes a short passage with some interesting facts about Halloween. Children read the text and then answer the questions that follow. This worksheet was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk
PrimaryLeap
James And The Giant Peach - by Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension Text

James And The Giant Peach - by Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text is a summary/ short story based on Roald Dahl's famous children's story "James and the Giane Peach". After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, matching and True or False exercises and a fun word-search. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.This worksheet can also be used for vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Black History Month Reading Comprehensions

Black History Month Reading Comprehensions

A bundle of reading comprehensions related to famous people that links to any work around Black History Month, focussing on significant figures and their lives whilst also developing comprehension abilities.
krisgreg30
The Sign of Four - Doyle's Use of Language

The Sign of Four - Doyle's Use of Language

In this engaging and informative lesson, students make clear and insightful interpretations of Arthur Conan Doyle’s use of language throughout 'The Sign of Four.' In particular, students analyse how Doyle uses metaphor, alliteration and pathetic fallacy to describe the journey Holmes and Watson take across the dreary streets of London in Chapter 3. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Define and exemplify a range of language devices, including pathetic fallacy; - Reading and understanding chapters 3 and 4, in which Holmes, Watson, and Miss Marston travel across London to meet Mr Thaddeus Sholto; - Identifying and analysing the language techniques used by Doyle in describing the London streets; - Analysing Doyle's intentions in using each of the language features, and considering the effect that these have upon the reader; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 3 and 4; - Cards for the Card-Sorting Activity; - Language Techniques Worksheet (and Teacher Answer Sheet); - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
The Sign of Four - Holmes and Watson

The Sign of Four - Holmes and Watson

In this engaging and informative lesson, students make clear and insightful interpretations of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson – the chief protagonists in Arthur Conan Doyle’s 'The Sign of Four.' In particular, students learn about their key characteristics, mannerisms, appearance, and interactions of others – and relate these to ideas of societal expectations of the time. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Inferring and deducing what the novel may be about, from clues in the title; - Reading and understanding chapters 1 and 2, and demonstrating understanding through answers to comprehension questions; - Establishing the key character traits of Holmes and Watson, including their appearance, mannerisms and personality, using precise and relevant textual evidence; - Analysing how each character is presented in the opening two chapters; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 1 and 2; - Holmes Character Profile (and PDF); - Watson Character Profile (and PDF); - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru