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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Summary

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Summary

This 3 page worksheet will introduce your students to "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery one of the most popular and most loved books by children, teenagers and adults in the world. The summary is followed by comprehension questions and opinion questions to help students expand their understanding of the characters and the plot. After reading the summary and completing the exercises the students will feel motivated to read the book or watch the animated movie.
kntonia
Hanukkah History & Traditions - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

Hanukkah History & Traditions - 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 the Jewish light festival - Hannukah and gives a brief account of the day's origins. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a gap filling, 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 Hannukah.
MariaPht
Great Expectations - Edexcel - Language Paper 1 Section A Lessons

Great Expectations - Edexcel - Language Paper 1 Section A Lessons

A rolling PowerPoint with structured resources for a series of 4-5 lessons looking at answering questions for Edexcel 19th century fiction. This is based on the specification for English Language Paper 1 Section A. There is a PowerPoint ready to use with starters, plenaries and peer-assessment. Structured worksheets have also been included - this can easily be used for mid-low ability group or to stretch a more able group.
LM7658
The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

The Sign of Four - Links to Historical Context!

In this engaging and informative lesson enables students to make clear and insightful links between Arthur Conan Doyle’s 'The Sign of Four' and its historical context of 19th Century London. In particular, students learn about the Jack the Ripper murders and subsequent attitudes towards the police, before considering how these ideas are reflected through Athelney Jones in the novel. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Researching the context of 19th Century London, such as the Jack the Ripper murders and attitudes towards the police; - Reading and understanding chapters 5 and 6, in which Athelney Jones makes his appearance; - Identifying and analysing the language techniques used by Doyle in describing Athelney Jones; - Analysing Doyle's intentions in presenting Athelney Jones in such a manner; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 5 and 6; - Athelney Jones links to context worksheet; - Researching Context worksheet - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. Please note that you'll need access to internet/laptops for the researching activity. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Room 13 - Chapter 1 Reading comprehension and activity.

Room 13 - Chapter 1 Reading comprehension and activity.

Included in this resource is a reading comprehension with different styles of questions including author intentions, vocabulary, inference, deduction and opinion. Alongside this is an activity to enhance the understanding of what has happened in the chapter. It focusses on imagery and gathering evidence from the text to create an illustration for the chapter.
miketaylorsthelens
Reading to Access Non-Fiction Texts

Reading to Access Non-Fiction Texts

For use with the CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: PAPER 1 SECTION B: READING TO ACCESS NON FICTION TEXTS unit. Students would read through the articles and pick up on why certain techniques are being used to engage.
ndavidson91
Equality for Functional Skills English

Equality for Functional Skills English

A reading, writing, speaking and listening assignment with an equality theme, complete with suggested answers and mark schemes for reading and writing. Features: One reading text of approximately 500 words and nine questions to examine comprehension. One Level 1 and one Level 2 writing task. Scenarios for a group discussion and a presentation. Reading and writing mark schemes based on awarding body format. Text box enabled for learning platforms or printable. Encourages critical thought, examination, research and debate in a 'real life' context. Level 1 and Level 2 differentiation/extension, with some suitability for Entry Level and GCSE. Ideal for mixed ability groups, projects, assessment practice and non-specialist cover sessions.
Sumstuff
Analysing Scrooge as a character

Analysing Scrooge as a character

I have attached a PowerPoint explaining how to use the board game, as well as a board game for the characterisation of Scrooge The aim of the board game is to sit the pupils in pair, with one A3 size board game, their A Christmas Carol books, and two dice each. The need to roll the dice once and go along the corridor on their game, then on their second roll they go down the stairs until they land on one square. For example if they land on a square which says 'miserly' they need to find the best quote they can that describes Scrooge as a miser, and write it on their board game. The winner of the game is the team who have the most amount of squares filled in with brilliant quotes. IN the end they will end up with 36 quotes on Scrooge, which can later be used for their Point and their Evidence in their PEE paragraphs. Pupils get very competitive and feel like it's a game, it is a really good way of stretch and challenging your pupils to work independently.
Jamiecalcutt