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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
Writing to Describe: Famine

Writing to Describe: Famine

A lesson that not only teaches students how to write using a variation of language techniques, but also to raise awareness of world issues. This lesson is accompanied by a series of lessons (reading and writing skills) for the IGCSE non-fiction text, 'Passage to Africa' which you will find on my TES shop. This lesson includes: - Quiz testing students understanding of techniques - Stimulus for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer
xxnats1989xx
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
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
School Subjects for ESL / EFL Students

School Subjects for ESL / EFL Students

This resource introduces 15 school subjects with many fun practice activities. It introduces questions and answers about likes and dislikes as well as opinions/ reasons. It goes on to introduce and practise phrases connected to being good/ bad at subjects as well as talking about favourite subjects. There are pair work speaking activities, reading activities and writing activities. The reading activities include texts with true/false exercises as well as activities with open-ended questions. There is a school timetable that students could replicate and questions to answer about the timetable they see. Answers for all activities appear on the PowerPoint. By the end of the PowerPoint (70 slides) pupils will be able to write a paragraph about their school subjects (likes/dislikes, opinions and so on), either by using a given template or by prompts. There is a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies the activities on the PowerPoint and a separate word search document.
cgazzal
Thanksgiving English Cultural Reading - (Pilgrims, Mayflower)

Thanksgiving English Cultural Reading - (Pilgrims, Mayflower)

This English language cultural reading describes the history and meaning behind the holiday of Thanksgiving as celebrated in Canada and the US. It talks about the history of the first Thanksgiving in the United States in the 1620s and also its cultural significance today. Reading is followed by 8 true/false reading comprehension questions.
ninatutor
Lilly Allen - writers bias and gender stereotypes discussion

Lilly Allen - writers bias and gender stereotypes discussion

This resource looks at writers use of language to reflect opinion and bias in journalism. It can be used in relation to the AQA GCSE English Language exam (8700) for questions 3 and 4 from paper 2 but can also be used in the delivery of L1 and L2 Functional Skills. This resource includes an article with some read and obtain questions which range from simple retrieval of information to questions which require deeper thought and inference, which helps those teachers with mixed ability classes. It also includes a discussion element which looks at gender stereotypes and roles of women and motherhood, which the article touches upon. I have personally found that by including these deeper social and stereotypical elements into my classes helps students to navigate their own thoughts and feelings on certain topics, but also allows them to have their ideas challenged and to work towards accepting diversity. Female stereotypes and sexism is very topical at the moment in the light of the Weinstein scandal and so this is a resource which could be expanded upon. Hope it helps
namerased