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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS STORY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1 KS2

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS STORY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1 KS2

Resources included are as follows: 23 Pdf files for you to print. Story presentation – retelling the story, with colourful illustrations. Hand puppets, stockings bunting to hang, reward charts, writing borders, writing worksheets, acrostic poem to complete, addition game, adjectives cards, bingo game, work booklet cover, draw favourite part of story, draw view from window, pairs matching games with card, draw alternative scene, sequencing worksheet, true or false quiz, word search, other worksheets.
hayleyhill
Holes Essay

Holes Essay

An essay for holes. How friendship is shown in the book holes. Gives a guide and what you will need for the lesson
molliefossey
The Ugly Duckling Guided Reading Script

The Ugly Duckling Guided Reading Script

The Ugly Duckling Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater for Group of six speakers This is one of a collection of Hans Christian Andersen stories and includes teaching input, discussion and suggestions for further activities - i.e. ample content for a lesson. It can equally be used as a literary or PSHE resource. It could also be used as a small play, for performance, with a few ‘tweaks’ and the addition of the music suggestions below. Music 1. ‘There once was an ugly duckling’ song 2. Swan Lake – Tchaikovsky 3. You’re so Vain – Carly Simon Cast of 6: Narrator The Ugly Duckling Farmyard Turkey Swan 1, 2 & 3 Duration: Around 10 minutes reading time Sample Text 1 Ugly Duckling: ‘Oh dear!’ Narrator: (Puzzled) Pardon? Ugly Duckling: ‘Oh dear!’ I mean, that was the first thing I heard when I emerged into this world. Swan 1: Oh, you poor, dear sweetheart! Farmyard Turkey: (Mimicking Swan 1) Ah bless! You little darling! Swan 2: (To Turkey) What is your problem? Did nobody ever show you any love? Farmyard Turkey: Well, now you come to mention it, no! Swan 3: Oh dear! That would explain a lot! Farmyard Turkey: (Angrily) I beg your pardon? Heh, I’ve survived, haven’t I? And not, may I add, done so very badly for myself! Think farmyard status again! Narrator: Oh, you and your farmyard status! I wonder how you’d have fared outside that yard, in the bigger world? Farmyard Turkey: (Anxiously) Ooh, you wouldn’t get me going beyond the farmyard gate! Ugly Duckling: And that’s exactly to and beyond where I was chased! Narrator: But, hold on a minute. What about those other ducklings? Swan 1: Yeah. Those first brothers and sisters of yours? Swan 2: Didn’t they stand by you? Swan 3: Didn’t they stick up for you? Ugly Duckling: You are joking? From the minute they saw me they made fun of me! Sample Text 2 (Demonstrating PHSE link) Narrator: Nah! Ever heard the expression, beauty is in the eye of the beholder? Swan 2: Meaning? Narrator: That what is ugly and unattractive to one person, is totally beautiful to another! Ugly Duckling: A shame my brothers and sisters didn’t see that! Narrator: Because you were different from them. And sometimes being different is quite scary to others. They feel threatened. Ugly Duckling: They feel threatened? They want to feel what it’s like to be on the receiving end! Narrator: Which is why we should always treat others as we’d like to be treated ourselves.
suesplays
An Inspector Calls – The Story  by J. B. Priestley - Reading Comprehension Text

An Inspector Calls – The Story by J. B. Priestley - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of J. B. Priestley's play "An Inspector Calls" that explores love, morals and infidelity in the materialistic culture of the 1910s. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a gap filling exercise and a character match exercise. After completeing the exercises, students are given questions on materialism to answer in class. 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. Please note that a full answer key is included.
MariaPht
A picture of Dorian Gray, Language focus  for either AQA or EDEXCEL GCSE exam papers.

A picture of Dorian Gray, Language focus for either AQA or EDEXCEL GCSE exam papers.

This quick paced and fun lesson can be used with either AQA or EDEXCEL GCSE English Language exam papers as its primary focus is on an authors use of language. Using a extract from Oscar Wilde's "A picture of Dorian Gray" this lesson uses group activities and a trailer for the 2009 movie to warm the students up and cement an idea of the plot and main themes before starting to break down and analyse the extract. This lesson uses a series of paired, group and mini discussion tasks to reinforce the notion of independent learning and develops the students self confidence in being able to formulate ideas and answers on their own merit. Tasks are scaffolded in ability to help support the weaker in the class and leads them together towards tougher tasks which aim to stretch and challenge the more able without singling anyone out. The final task is to write up an exam answer which can be used to help track students individual progress and can be used as a mini assessment. Hope it helps.
namerased
The Little Match Girl - Christmas Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary Worksheet

The Little Match Girl - Christmas Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary Worksheet

This worksheet is designed for native speakers and ESL/EFL intermediate level students. The students are introduced to the classic Christmas story by Hans Christian Andersen. They are asked to complete Comprehension exercises to evaluate understanding and Vocabulary exercises aiming at enriching their lexicon. They are also invited to critically think about society through a series of questions aiming to improve their speaking skills. It can be completed as an in-class activity or assigned as homework.
kntonia
Discourse Markers for Descriptive Writing - GCSE English Language

Discourse Markers for Descriptive Writing - GCSE English Language

An accessible, clearly structured PowerPoint for KS3 and KS4 pupils that enables students to use discourse markers effectively in their descriptive writing. Complete with a modeled explanation of the ways in which discourse markers are used, examples from literary texts and a combination of assessments, this PowerPoint helps teachers and pupils understand ways of improving the fluidity of their descriptive writing for English Language, Paper 1 , Question 5.
DeepaSabharwal
Silas Marner by George Eliot: Chapters 9 and 10

Silas Marner by George Eliot: Chapters 9 and 10

This resource is fully differentiated, includes assessment with a DIRT task, close textual analysis modelled using PETAL and then supported with prompt questions, a fun wordsearch and some high order thinking tasks. This lesson is engaging, progressive and fun and offers a detailed study of both the language used in this text and the structure within these chapters and of these chapters as part of the whole novel. This resource is part of a collection of resources on this novel, so if you like this be sure to look up my other resources in my TES shop, or follow me @jomarsh1 on Twitter. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/joannammarsh
joannammarsh
Preparation for English Language, Paper 1

Preparation for English Language, Paper 1

An clearly structured, accessible set of PowerPoint slides that helps teachers and pupils understand the requirements of each question in the reading section of the Paper 1, English Language GCSE exam. With concise tips, model answers and prompt questions, the PowerPoint helps pupils develop the independence to explain their expectations and also fulfill them in their own work.
DeepaSabharwal
Fairy Tale Pantomime and/or Set of Guided Readers

Fairy Tale Pantomime and/or Set of Guided Readers

Fairy Tale Pantomime This script can either be used for performance purposes - as a pantomime, a Christmas play or an assembly - or as a set of guided reading scripts (Readers Theater) to be used within the classroom. 35 pages of fun – and extremely bad jokes! Cast of 30 (five groups of six) Play I SLEEPING BEAUTY Speaker 1 Narrator Speaker 2 Sleeping Beauty Speaker 3 Prince (girl) Speaker 4 Good Fairy (boy) Speaker 5 Bad Fairy (boy) Speaker 6 Sleeping Beauty’s Mother – the Dame Play II CINDERELLA Speaker 7: Cinderella Speaker 8: Bad Sister 1 Speaker 9: Bad Sister 2 Speaker 10: Fairy Godmother Speaker 11: Prince Speaker 12: Cinderella’s Step-Mum alias ‘Dame’ Play III SNOW WHITE Speaker 13: Mirror Speaker 14: Wicked Queen/Step-Mother Speaker 15: Snow White Speaker 16: Huntsman/Prince Speaker 17: Dwarf 1 Dopey/Dame Speaker 18: Dwarf 2 Jolly Play IV Little Red Riding Hood Speaker 19: Little Red Riding Hood Speaker 20: Little Red Riding Hood’s Mother Speaker 21 Big Bad Wolf Speaker 22: Grannie/Dame Speaker 23: Huntsman Speaker 24: Censor Play V RUMPELSTILTSKIN Narrator: Narrator Speaker 25: Rumpelstiltskin Speaker 26: Daughter Speaker 27: King Speaker 28: Miller Speaker 29: Queen/Dame Duration: Around 30 minutes not including music suggestions (around 5 minutes for each of 5 plays) Sample Text: Music 1 – A medley of Christmas songs (Children file in, seating themselves along 2 rows of 15, facing the audience; in 5 groups of 6) Narrator: Good morning and welcome to our pantomime (Whole Cast stands) Whole Cast: (In disbelief) Our what? Narrator: You heard! I have decided that this year Child 1: (Interrupting) No way! Child 2: We’re always happy to come to your drama group, sir, but Child 3: Absolutely no way are we doing panto! Narrator: Oh yes you are! Whole Cast: Oh no we’re not! Narrator: There you are! I knew you wouldn’t take much persuading! Child 4: Er, I think you just misheard. We said Whole Cast: Oh no we’re not!
suesplays
Children Stories and Fairytales - Comprehension Texts / Book Summaries  Bundle

Children Stories and Fairytales - Comprehension Texts / Book Summaries Bundle

This bundle comprises of different fictional stories for children and summaries of popular children novels. After carefully reading each story, 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 vocabulary building purposes in a higher elementary - intermediate ESL classroom.
MariaPht