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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
Wisewire
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
Wisewire
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
Wisewire
Silent Letters Wordsearch English Spelling Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Silent Letters Wordsearch English Spelling Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Silent Letters'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
L.8.1.A - Quiz and Answer Guide

L.8.1.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 explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences with this quiz. This product includes: • 3 multiple choice questions • 1 fill-in-the-blank question • 1 sorting question • An accompanying answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
HOMOPHONES TEST

HOMOPHONES TEST

The aim of this PowerPoint file is to test pupils' knowledge of Homophones. All of the words used in these tests are commonly misspelt or confused with other similar-sounding words. There are two versions, in the first the pupil simply has to choose from the two words alongside each definition. The second version is a little more demanding as the choice needs to be made from a randomly-sorted list of homophones.
PUBLICSECONDARY
Split Digraph Wizard

Split Digraph Wizard

Help children master split digraphs. Includes detailed guidance notes for teachers with different approaches to explaining split digraphs along with four activities based on active learning games that can involve the whole class. Activities are progressive and support children to understand digraphs and split digraphs. The introductory activities use simple and familiar words that can be transformed into split digraphs. Further activities include more challenging words to stretch children and consolidate learning. Resources include: - Guidance notes for teachers - Printable letters and accompanying slides - Worksheets (113 slides/sheets in total)
MagicSounds
50% OFF! The Tempest lessons, assessments, resources and acting ideas

50% OFF! The Tempest lessons, assessments, resources and acting ideas

Students can enjoy a range of types of assessments (including discussion, directing and formal letter writing). They can also enjoy activities such as storyboards, radio shows, diary entries and acting opportunities. Students can discuss in detail the relationships between the characters and how language is used for effect. Animated videos for support included.
aliceboyd1995