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Extend your Vocabulary Anagram Challenge #2

Extend your Vocabulary Anagram Challenge #2

This presentation follows same format as Anagram Challenge 1 in that it may be used as a starter or a plenary activity in a English or literacy lesson. There is also scope for it to be used as an enjoyable activity in a tutorial session. The presentation contains 20 challenges. In each challenge the students are presented with two “clues” with the caveat that the correct two answers are anagrams of each other ( for example ~ Celestial body STAR and music, sculpture and painting ARTS). Each challenge is also subject to an embedded 25 second timer to ensure focus and allow element of competition. If more time is needed the freeze button on the whiteboard will enable this. For best effect presentation should be on a large screen smart board. The whole presentation contains 42 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
Alphabet in English Snail game

Alphabet in English Snail game

Print on cardstock and laminate. Make 1 gameboard for every 2-4 students. You will need 1 die for each gameboard. Students take turns moving along the the snail path and saying the letters along the way.
jer520
Seventh Grade Spelling Words, Word Search

Seventh Grade Spelling Words, Word Search

Seventh Grade Sight Words Word Search has 43 pages 949 words Children enjoy word search challenges. Helps in learning spellings. Excellent for early finishers. Great revision exercise. Continued activities like make sentences, writing the spelling 3 times to learn it, looking for meanings of difficult words may be given.
swati3
Inventions that changed our lives

Inventions that changed our lives

Today, we are going to look at some of the inventions that have changed our lives. Automatic washing machines (1962) changed how people did their washing. Many people used to use twin tub washing machines, before moving onto a front loader washing machine. Many people in the USA and Canada use top loaders. In 1963, the fridge freezer was introduced. It helped revolutionise how we stored food, without having to can, pickle or dry it. Two years later, in 1965, dishwashers first appeared. I got my first one in 2007. My parents had one back in the ’90s.
NewsFlashEnglish
Create-A-Word! Vocabulary Activities - Environment Theme

Create-A-Word! Vocabulary Activities - Environment Theme

A multi-sensory, word-creating exercise which is perfect for morning literacy activity, literacy circles, group activity time, home school, or special education. Each student approaches a make-a-word exercise in their own preferred way. There are many strategies which students can use to increase the number of words they make, and a dozen different phonics tips for word-making are included in this resource. Alphabet letter sets are included with this pack, so that students can move the cut-out letters around if needed, to help them form words. The longest word in each set is an environmental term, but dozens to hundreds of smaller words can be created with each set of letters. All word answers are included in the resource. Word exercises such as this one enable students to find new words they may not have heard or seen before, and also help them to recall words which are stored in memory - and thus practice their vocabulary skills. Synthetic phonics skills and word decoding skills are both developed in word creation activities. Students could work in groups, and aim to make the largest number of words. They could also try to create the word with the most letters, in addition to the target word in each set. Students can use the resource to create individual "words of the day", when previously unknown words are found. Each student in turn could share the new words they make with others in the class. If no-one in the class knows the meaning, the words can be added to a weekly chart, and students can take turns writing the dictionary meaning next to each word, throughout the day or week. Students can also work in groups to try and make the largest number of new words which no-one in their group has heard or seen before, and then check dictionary meanings. First group to reach 10 words with meanings could win a prize. Each group could play a word challenge game, finding words with a minimum number of letters (e.g. 4, or 5), working within a time limit. Students could look for the hidden animal words. One or more animal words can be made from each letter set. The target multi-syllable word in each set could be used as a basis for a research report, or a creative writing piece.
janinetes
Dictionary/thesaurus Activity Differentiated

Dictionary/thesaurus Activity Differentiated

Based on Jenny Nimmo's Midnight for Charlie Bone these are three differentiated passages. Each passage has a number of words spelled incorrectly. The children should identify these words, look up the correct spelling and then look for an alternative word. This can then be used as a story starter or stimulus for writing.
Cmacdonald1991
Anagrams

Anagrams

A collection of 22 anagrams of challenging vocabulary to use as lesson starters. Each slide includes the definition of the word, an example and some synonyms. Could be used in English or even in form/tutor time as a wider literacy initiative.
misswright2
Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 9 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 9 assessments that include 40 multiple choice, 1 matching, and 5 sorting questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “Robin Hood” J. Walker McSpadden - “Paul Revere’s Ride” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - “O Captain! My Captain!” Walt Whitman - “A Little Princess” Frances Hodgson Burnett - “Trifles” Susan Glaspell - “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oscar Wilde • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Punctuation to Indicate Pauses & Breaks - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Punctuation to Indicate Pauses & Breaks - 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 • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one fill-in-the-blank question • Definitions of key terms, such as ellipses and dash • Examples of how to correctly use commas, ellipses, and dashes to indicate pauses and breaks in a text • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional information on how punctuation affects tone • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
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L.9-10.5.B - Quiz and Answer Guide

L.9-10.5.B - Quiz and Answer Guide

Our quizzes are brief, formative diagnostic tools designed to test mastery and identify misconceptions a student has around a single Common Core standard. Assess your students' ability to analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations with this quiz. This product includes: • 2 multiple choice questions • 1 fill-in-the-blank question • An accompanying answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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L.9-10.5.A - Quiz and Answer Guide

L.9-10.5.A - Quiz and Answer Guide

Our quizzes are brief, formative diagnostic tools designed to test mastery and identify misconceptions a student has around a single Common Core standard. Assess your students' ability to demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings with this quiz. This product includes: • 5 multiple choice questions • An excerpt from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton • An accompanying answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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