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Drone debate! Argument, persuasive writing, debate, discussion, two fully resourced sessions

Drone debate! Argument, persuasive writing, debate, discussion, two fully resourced sessions

Young people are interested in drones, so if you are teaching argument, persuasion or discussion, make the most of their enthusiasm for these popular gadgets. Here are two fantastic drone themed lessons (around 150 minutes required) broken into nine activities, suitable for ages 7-14. All children will have opportunities to 'talk the language of debate' and produce a piece of writing either 'for' or 'against' drones. It's a winner! There is also drone background information; links to videos; key argument cards; banks of useful sentence openers; modal verbs; suggestions for support/extension activities; a planning sheet; an example text and a detailed self/peer assessment sheet (or toolkit). Everything you need. The nine fully resourced activities are: 1. Get to know drones! 2. Meaning breakdown – understand tricky new words 3. Pick a side 4. ‘For’ or ‘against?’ 5. Organise your debate 6. Useful sentence openers for debate and persuasion 7. Switch sides! 8. Write a persuasive letter/blog for the school website 9. Self assessment/peer assessment
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Barack Obama - American Presidents - Worksheets and Readings - Bilingual

Barack Obama - American Presidents - Worksheets and Readings - Bilingual

This set of worksheets and reading comprehension are related to US presidents with a special version of Barack Obama. In this set, you will find the following activities: 1. A reading text (short biography) of the president. 2. Reading comprehension questions sheet. 3. Write facts sheet. 4. A bubble map to write words related to the president. 5. A KWL chart. 6. Facts square chart. 7. An interactive activity. 8. A Venn diagram to compare and contrast with another US president. 9. A poster of the president in color. You can use these sheets for Social Studies centers, classwork or homework. **************************************************************** Este set de hojas de trabajos y de lectura comprensiva está relacionado con los presidentes norteamericanos con una versión especial sobre Barack Obama. En este set, encontrarás las siguientes actividades: 1. Un texto de lectura (biografía corta) del presidente. 2. una hoja con preguntas de comprensión. 3. Una hoja para escribir información. 4. Un mapa de burbujas para escribir palabras sobre el presidente. 5. Un cuadro KWL en español. 6. Cuadro de información. 7. Una actividad interactiva. 8. Un diagrama de Venn para comparar y contrastar con otro presidente norteamericano. 9. Un poster en color. Tú puedes usar estas hojas de trabajo en los centros de Ciencias Sociales, trabajo de clase o de tarea para el hogar.
hernigian
George Washington - American Presidents - Worksheets and Readings - Bilingual

George Washington - American Presidents - Worksheets and Readings - Bilingual

This set of worksheets and reading comprehension are related to US presidents with a special version of George Washington. In this set, you will find the following activities: 1. A reading text (short biography) of the president. 2. Reading comprehension questions sheet. 3. Write facts sheet. 4. A bubble map to write words related to the president. 5. A KWL chart. 6. Facts square chart. 7. An interactive activity. 8. A Venn diagram to compare and contrast with another US president. 9. A poster of the president in color. You can use these sheets for Social Studies centers, classwork or homework. **************************************************************** Este set de hojas de trabajos y de lectura comprensiva está relacionado con los presidentes norteamericanos con una versión especial sobre George Washington. En este set, encontrarás las siguientes actividades: 1. Un texto de lectura (biografía corta) del presidente. 2. una hoja con preguntas de comprensión. 3. Una hoja para escribir información. 4. Un mapa de burbujas para escribir palabras sobre el presidente. 5. Un cuadro KWL en español. 6. Cuadro de información. 7. Una actividad interactiva. 8. Un diagrama de Venn para comparar y contrastar con otro presidente norteamericano. 9. Un poster en color. Tú puedes usar estas hojas de trabajo en los centros de Ciencias Sociales, trabajo de clase o de tarea para el hogar.
hernigian
Abraham Lincoln - American Presidents - Worksheets and Readings - Bilingual

Abraham Lincoln - American Presidents - Worksheets and Readings - Bilingual

This set of worksheets and reading comprehension are related to US presidents with a special version of Abraham Lincoln. In this set, you will find the following activities: 1. A reading text (short biography) of the president. 2. Reading comprehension questions sheet. 3. Write facts sheet. 4. A bubble map to write words related to the president. 5. A KWL chart. 6. Facts square chart. 7. An interactive activity. 8. A Venn diagram to compare and contrast with another US president. 9. A poster of the president in color. You can use these sheets for Social Studies centers, classwork or homework. **************************************************************** Este set de hojas de trabajos y de lectura comprensiva está relacionado con los presidentes norteamericanos con una versión especial sobre Abraham Lincoln. En este set, encontrarás las siguientes actividades: 1. Un texto de lectura (biografía corta) del presidente. 2. una hoja con preguntas de comprensión. 3. Una hoja para escribir información. 4. Un mapa de burbujas para escribir palabras sobre el presidente. 5. Un cuadro KWL en español. 6. Cuadro de información. 7. Una actividad interactiva. 8. Un diagrama de Venn para comparar y contrastar con otro presidente norteamericano. 9. Un poster en color. Tú puedes usar estas hojas de trabajo en los centros de Ciencias Sociales, trabajo de clase o de tarea para el hogar.
hernigian
AQA English Literature - Complete approach

AQA English Literature - Complete approach

All of my AQA English Literature resources at GCSE level in one bundle. Covers the following texts: DNA An Inspector Calls Jekyll and Hyde (revision only - not a whole text study) Conflict and Power poetry Unseen poetry The bundle also includes a tracking spreadsheet for GCSE Literature.
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AQA English Literature Paper 2 Bundle: Modern Texts and Poetry  (version 2)

AQA English Literature Paper 2 Bundle: Modern Texts and Poetry (version 2)

Three complete units of work that go through the teaching of An Inspector Calls, all 15 of the Conflict and Power poems AND a selection of Unseen Poems. I've included a version of the poetry anthology I've created that lends itself to annotating and revising better than the AQA version too - bit of a beast that. Also, you will find attached a spreadsheet that allows you to track the scores for all of these components.
streetno9
The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the effects of the media and social media in particular, on body image. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a title-match exercise and engage in an in-class discussion. The text can be used for IGSCE / TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
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