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Alternative Christmas Cryptograms

Alternative Christmas Cryptograms

The attached cryptograms cover the subject of Christmas from different angles. The first looks at 'The Festive Season around the World'; the second looks at 'Being Homeless or Lonely at Christmas'. They are a great way to prompt student thinking about the not-so-often thought of elements of the season. Answers are also included.
Sazo123
Great Method! Improve preschooler memory power (Linking Memory)

Great Method! Improve preschooler memory power (Linking Memory)

What is Linking Memory (LM)? LM program is designed based on the unique photographic memory linking system using fun and whimsical stories. It utilizes the right brain’s ability to record, store and recall images by linking each image with another by stories. These stories are silly and nonsensical. How to prepare the LM materials. Complete set of LM comprise of: - 1 to 100 big cards (A5). 1 image/card - 1 to 100 small cards (A4). 1 sheet of A4 comprises of 50 small image cards. Cut out the small cards for arrange on blank template. - 1 set of 1- 100 storylines. Print on 2 sheets of A4 paper. 1 sheet of A4 contains 50 storylines (first 1-50 images) (2nd sheet of A4 contains the next 51 to 100 storyline for subsequence 51 to 100 images) - 2 sheets numbered blank template for child to arrange small image cards. Print of 2 sheets of A4 paper. Steps: 1. For beginner, start with 3 cards to 5 cards. Gradually increase the number of cards based on the child’s progress. Let’s take the first 5 cards as example. Refer to LM file purchased. No. of card Image/Keyword Storyline 1st image card Kangaroo A Kangaroo 2nd image card School Hiding in a School 3rd image card Orange Which like to eat Orange 4th image card Flower But it was belongs to Flower 5th image card Black coffee Watered with Black coffee 2. Flash the first 5 image cards and read out the storyline that links to the respective cards loudly. The story is silly, and it doesn’t make sense! 3. After reading the storyline, flash the cards again in the same order and read out the keywords only (skip the storyline this round) 5. Next, ask the child to arrange the cards based on the sequence that they were presented on the template provided. PS: The video is for your reference only.
123chirpchirp
A Christmas Carol Pointless Game!

A Christmas Carol 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, engaging visuals, 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 'A Christmas Carol.' Round 1. The characters in A Christmas Carol Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Themes, Ideas, and Objects Round 4. Places where the ghosts take Scrooge 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
My Family at Christmas

My Family at Christmas

A story about a typical UK family Christmas. The preparations and the day itself. Merry Christmas!
Olynj
Word Meanings and Mythology - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Word Meanings and Mythology - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • Definitions of key terms, such as allusions and context clues • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Examples of how to determine the meaning of a word based on how it refers to mythology • "How the Camel Got His Hump" by Rudyard Kipling • "If You Were Coming in the Fall" by Emily Dickinson • "The Elves and the Shoemaker" by the Grimm Brothers • An excerpt from "The Lost Prince" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Describe Character, Setting, and Events - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Describe Character, Setting, and Events - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.4.3 with this playlist. They will learn how to understand how the characters, setting, and events in a story can help the reader understand a text. Students will draw on specific details in a text to help describe a story, such as characters’ thoughts, words, and actions. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 1 link to instructional videos or texts • 4 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as drama and mood • "Dreams of the Mole People" by Wisewire • An excerpt from "Little Red Riding Hood" by Charles Perrault • An excerpt from "Hansel and Gretel" by the Grimm Brothers • "Ronnie and the Roller Coaster" by Wisewire • An excerpt from "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • Differentiation ideas to help all of your students master the standard • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire