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The World News Crossword - May 20th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 20th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 20th, 2018 is a teaching and learning activity based on the events of last week’s news. There is a crossword on last week’s news events, there are two background/explainer search and cloze puzzles (The Venezuela crisis and Jerusalem), and there is another crossword based on a country mentioned in the news crossword (this week it’s Comoros). What happened in last week’s news? India inaugurated a hydro-electric dam that prompted protests from Pakistan because it affects water flowing into the Indus River. Ebola cases were reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and 4000 vaccine doses arrived in Kinshasa. Comoros’ ex-president was arrested on charges relating to selling citizenship. Malaysia’s ex-PM’s residence was raided of bags of cash and jewelry. A mountain lion killed a mountain biker in the US. Hawaii’s volcano erupted, prompting more evacuations. Australia and the US were the only countries to vote against a UN investigation into the Israeli killings of Palestinians in Gaza. The two background/explainer puzzles aim to teach more about ongoing news stories. This week there is an explanation of why Jerusalem is central to the Middle East troubles. There is also an explanation of Venezuela’s economic and human crisis. These puzzles are excellent for driving students’ research skills. When students work in small groups they learn cooperation and team work. They help with concentration and, of course, handwriting. But best of all, these puzzles generate real-world discussions. The students leave the less asking questions like, ‘Why would North Korea even want nuclear weapons and why does the US care?’ ‘Why does China want a military base in the South China Sea?’ ‘Why have some UK supermarkets added a ‘plastic-free’ label on some products?’
BFP
New York Monologues – Descriptive Writing

New York Monologues – Descriptive Writing

A sophisticated descriptive writing lesson based on images from New York and scenes Woody Allen’s masterpiece Manhattan. Students fill in the senses sheet, watch and briefly analyse the opening of Manhattan (resources and links provided) before writing their own monologues! Great engaging lesson! For great more lessons and resources visit my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: all images copyright free, available from Wikipedia and other royalty free sites.)
EngageinEnglish
Reading comprehensions Collection

Reading comprehensions Collection

This is a collection of some of my favourite reading comprehension activities, available as a bundle at a heavily discounted price. This will provide enough comprehensions and activities to last for a whole year of guided reading activities, ideally for children in Years 5 and 6.
Richardtownend1978
News and current affairs bundle

News and current affairs bundle

These reading comprehensions focus on news and current affairs, ideal for a topic on newspapers. They are aimed at 9-14 year olds. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

These reading comprehensions for 9- 14 year olds are ideal for your studies on World War One and Two. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
IN THE NEWS: Reading and writing compilation package

IN THE NEWS: Reading and writing compilation package

Here is a bundle of my ‘In The News’ stories. Your students take the role of journalists researching and writing avout the stories involved, which feature April Fools; Elon Musk’s rocket car; the Terracotta Army; and the world’s oldest message in a bottle. Students start by using reading comprehension skills to read the stories, and can use this as a model to write their own stories. Highly engaging as a reading, writing or whole class literacy project.
Richardtownend1978
The World News Crossword - May 13th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 13th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 13th, 2018 is a simple PDF document that contains: A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, A Search & Cloze puzzle that explains the plastic pollution problem, A Search & Cloze puzzle that explains the Rohingya Crisis, and A crossword about Climate Change. (The answers are included.) So what happened in last week’s news? Rohingya refugees were killed by wild elephants in the refugee camps in Bangladesh. The US-imposed tariffs on imported Canadian newsprint has raised the cost of US newspapers’ newsprint. A Pakistan court ruled that a US diplomat who allegedly killed a motorcyclist while driving drunk does not have diplomatic immunity. Iraq and East Timor held elections. Moldova’s government ruled out reunification talks with Romania. Poland’s government cut its politicians’ salaries and Zimbabwe’s government raised the pensions and salaries of war veterans and government workers. Israel won the Eurovision song contest, the sea off San Diego glowed blue, and India’s prime minister opened a hydro-electric construction project in Nepal. But it’s less about what happened and more about why. Why are a million Rohingya people living in squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh? Why did US air force planes intercept Russian bombers of the Alaskan coast and why did Chinese air force planes fly around Taiwan? Why is the US president meeting the North Korean leader? Why did Malaysia elect a 92 year old prime minister? Why are Africans still dying of hunger and Ebola? These puzzles are a simple and effective teaching tool for research skills (finally, they can use their smart-phones for something useful), for collaborative learning (because these puzzles work really well when students work in pairs or small groups), for reasoning skills and handwriting skills… We’ve had positive feedback from teachers using the puzzles with ADHD students and with GATE students, in PSHE / homeroom lessons, in English, Economics, Geography, Business… (some teachers even say they make staff meetings bearable - cheeky, eh?) A new World News Crossword resource is published every week.
BFP
Reading comprehensions: Sporting events - Olympics, World Cup and Winter Olympics

Reading comprehensions: Sporting events - Olympics, World Cup and Winter Olympics

Here is a bundle of five of my bestselling products looking at the following sporting events: The Olympics The Winter Olympics The World Cup In total, there are sixteen reading comprhehensions exploring the history of these sporting festivals, as well as looking at recent sporting stars like Usain Bolt, Simone Biles and Lionel Messi. There is a big saving on offer for this bundle - ideal for those readers in your class who love sport!
Richardtownend1978
GCE English Literature 9-1 Revision

GCE English Literature 9-1 Revision

Lessons on Macbeth, Jekyll and Hyde, An inspector Calls and Blood Brothers for revision of characters, themes and events in each text. Comparative poetry lesson: Porphyria’s Lover Vs Farmer’s Bride.
NDOUGLAS06
The World News Crossword - May 6th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 6th, 2018

The World News Crossword - May 6th, 2018 is 4 word puzzles in one easy-to-download and save PDF. The first puzzle is a crossword based on last week’s news events. Lava flowing in Hawaii. Women allowed in Japan’s bull-fighting rings. People traffickers intercepted leaving Sri Lanka. Protests in France and Russia. An election in Lebanon after 10 years. A game keeper attacked by a lion in South Africa. A crack in the core of a nuclear reactor in Scotland. The next two puzzles and Search & Cloze puzzles - an extended passage with words removed and put into a word search grid. The first of these two puzzles is a Brexit explainer, and the second is a discussion about data protection. The fourth puzzle is a crossword about climate change. All of these puzzles encourage research skills, logic and problem solving skills, and even handwriting skills. More significantly each of the puzzles will prompt discussion about the events in the puzzles. Who owns our personal data? Why aren’t firms like Facebook and banks fined when they lose our personal information? Why don’t they even apologise? The Syrian war has been going longer than World War 2. And MH370 is still missing - after 4 years of high-tech. searching, can an airliner still be missing? Why is Russia so concerned about simple street protests? These are xxcellent activities for Business, Economics, Geography, Social Studies, PSHE, ESL, and SEN.
BFP
Listening Comprehension - Election

Listening Comprehension - Election

** answer key included A listening comprehension for the 1999 movie Election. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and vocabulary) and a long-answer section for 40 points (24 questions). I also included a writing journal section with its own evaluation grid. It can be completed in class or at home. Students have three questions to answer.
nadineinprague
World Cup: Russia 2018: The Cube

World Cup: Russia 2018: The Cube

World Cup: Russia 2018: The Cube Interactive PowerPoint activity/game, based on the 2018 World Cup. 48 slides with problems to solve. https://vimeo.com/267271700
CollEd
GCSE English Language  bundle - WJEC exam board

GCSE English Language bundle - WJEC exam board

This is a bundle pack for the GCSE English language paper from the WJEC exam board. This bundle contains 2 mock papers, 1 for each component, Cheat sheets (with lesson) for each component and creative writing lessons. There are 8 complete lessons all together. All resources sold separately would cost a total of £24. I’m selling this bundle at £20 . Hope it helps
namerased
Whole School Literacy Improvement Pack

Whole School Literacy Improvement Pack

This Whole School Literacy Improvement Pack contains a mix of tools, quizzes, activities, lessons and CPD which can be implemented throughout the curriculum to help drive up your school’s literacy outcomes. It is perfect for helping Literacy Co-ordinators to implement their plans throughout the school, enabling them to reach students through a variety of subjects as well as tutor time. Everything is editable too. It contains: A pack of 11x 20-30 minutes comprehension tasks on issues teens are interested in which are guaranteed to get them reading (gamers, cosmetic surgery and celebs, youtube-bloggers, virtual reality, tattoos and much more). An interactive literacy, spelling, punctuation and grammar quiz, with questions for all abilities of KS3 and KS4. A CPD session on engaging students and pushing your more able whizz-kids even further. A DIRT feedback sheet with evidence space for a three-paragraph immediate illustration of progression (which can be used in any essay based subject). Targets can be edited on this to include any literacy-specific feedback. It is currently set for students to demonstrate written progression using SPAG and Blooms. Loads more resources for Whole School and PSHE available here:
EC_Resources
The World News Crossword - April 29th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 29th, 2018

The World News Crossword document is a one-page crossword based on the events of last week’s news. There are also two one-page ‘Search and Cloze’ puzzles: Facebook users’ personal data and What started the Syrian civil war? These extra puzzles give students the opportunity to learn a little more about two recent news events. The crossword includes questions the EU ban on an insecticide that’s been killing bees for years, Japan’s objection to the mango mousse at the North and South Korea summit, and the really big news about the Tasmanian devils. There was also big news that Australia’s government is spending 500 million dollars to rescue the Great Barrier Reef and a university in Melbourne was evacuated because of a toxic gas leak (which turned out to be stinky rotting fruit in a library cupboard). But it’s less about what happened last week around the world and more about why. That’s the discussion that students will create among themselves as they complete this crossword. Why are India and China having a border dispute? Why did Myanmar’s sort-of leader contact the UN and not just lead her country? Why is a virus killing indigenous Australians? Why is Facebook making so much money? Or how? Why is Saudi Arabia at war with Yemen? What does the rodent population in New Zealand have to do with climate change? The World News Crossword is an excellent homework activity because it encourages students to watch or read the news. It’s an excellent group-activity for home room because it encourages students to use their IT for research. It’s an excellent activity for encouraging problem-solving skills.
BFP
Globalisation - 7 lessons & revision guide

Globalisation - 7 lessons & revision guide

Part of a Wolsey Academy SOW of 7 lessons with a revision guide and online end of unit test. Designed for EAL and weaker students to introduce them to new vocabulary regarding economics and globalisation. Lessons focus on key word acquisition and simple comprehension tasks (word match up/cloze activities/labelling diagrams etc). As lessons progress more scope for creative and thinking tasks emerge. Every lesson comes with a reward word search puzzle. Made for students at International Schools in the Middle East but ideal for all. Could also act as a general introduction to younger students of all abilities. Globalisation – Key Terms Globalisation – Benefits Globalisation – Negatives Globalisation – Barriers Globalisation – Case Study on United Arab Emirates Globalisation – Food Miles Globalisation – Immigration Globalisation – Revision Guide Find more and the end of unit online test at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Globalisation - Revision Guide

Globalisation - Revision Guide

Part of a Wolsey Academy SOW of 7 lessons with a revision guide and online end of unit test. Designed for EAL and weaker students to introduce them to new vocabulary regarding economics and globalisation. Lessons focus on key word acquisition and simple comprehension tasks (word match up/cloze activities/labelling diagrams etc). As lessons progress more scope for creative and thinking tasks emerge. Every lesson comes with a reward word search puzzle. Made for students at International Schools in the Middle East but ideal for all. Could also act as a general introduction to younger students of all abilities. Globalisation – Key Terms Globalisation – Benefits Globalisation – Negatives Globalisation – Barriers Globalisation – Case Study on United Arab Emirates Globalisation – Food Miles Globalisation – Immigration Globalisation – Revision Guide Find more and the end of unit online test at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Globalisation - Immigration

Globalisation - Immigration

Part of a Wolsey Academy SOW of 7 lessons with a revision guide and online end of unit test. Designed for EAL and weaker students to introduce them to new vocabulary regarding economics and globalisation. Lessons focus on key word acquisition and simple comprehension tasks (word match up/cloze activities/labelling diagrams etc). As lessons progress more scope for creative and thinking tasks emerge. Every lesson comes with a reward word search puzzle. Made for students at International Schools in the Middle East but ideal for all. Could also act as a general introduction to younger students of all abilities. Globalisation – Key Terms Globalisation – Benefits Globalisation – Negatives Globalisation – Barriers Globalisation – Case Study on United Arab Emirates Globalisation – Food Miles Globalisation – Immigration Globalisation – Revision Guide Find more and the end of unit online test at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Globalisation - Food Miles

Globalisation - Food Miles

Part of a Wolsey Academy SOW of 7 lessons with a revision guide and online end of unit test. Designed for EAL and weaker students to introduce them to new vocabulary regarding economics and globalisation. Lessons focus on key word acquisition and simple comprehension tasks (word match up/cloze activities/labelling diagrams etc). As lessons progress more scope for creative and thinking tasks emerge. Every lesson comes with a reward word search puzzle. Made for students at International Schools in the Middle East but ideal for all. Could also act as a general introduction to younger students of all abilities. Globalisation – Key Terms Globalisation – Benefits Globalisation – Negatives Globalisation – Barriers Globalisation – Case Study on United Arab Emirates Globalisation – Food Miles Globalisation – Immigration Globalisation – Revision Guide Find more and the end of unit online test at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Globalisation - United Arab Emirates - Case Study

Globalisation - United Arab Emirates - Case Study

Part of a Wolsey Academy SOW of 7 lessons with a revision guide and online end of unit test. Designed for EAL and weaker students to introduce them to new vocabulary regarding economics and globalisation. Lessons focus on key word acquisition and simple comprehension tasks (word match up/cloze activities/labelling diagrams etc). As lessons progress more scope for creative and thinking tasks emerge. Every lesson comes with a reward word search puzzle. Made for students at International Schools in the Middle East but ideal for all. Could also act as a general introduction to younger students of all abilities. Globalisation – Key Terms Globalisation – Benefits Globalisation – Negatives Globalisation – Barriers Globalisation – Case Study on United Arab Emirates Globalisation – Food Miles Globalisation – Immigration Globalisation – Revision Guide Find more and the end of unit online test at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Globalisation - Barriers & Tariffs

Globalisation - Barriers & Tariffs

Part of a Wolsey Academy SOW of 7 lessons with a revision guide and online end of unit test. Designed for EAL and weaker students to introduce them to new vocabulary regarding economics and globalisation. Lessons focus on key word acquisition and simple comprehension tasks (word match up/cloze activities/labelling diagrams etc). As lessons progress more scope for creative and thinking tasks emerge. Every lesson comes with a reward word search puzzle. Made for students at International Schools in the Middle East but ideal for all. Could also act as a general introduction to younger students of all abilities. Globalisation – Key Terms Globalisation – Benefits Globalisation – Negatives Globalisation – Barriers Globalisation – Case Study on United Arab Emirates Globalisation – Food Miles Globalisation – Immigration Globalisation – Revision Guide Find more and the end of unit online test at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Globalisation - Negatives

Globalisation - Negatives

Part of a Wolsey Academy SOW of 7 lessons with a revision guide and online end of unit test. Designed for EAL and weaker students to introduce them to new vocabulary regarding economics and globalisation. Lessons focus on key word acquisition and simple comprehension tasks (word match up/cloze activities/labelling diagrams etc). As lessons progress more scope for creative and thinking tasks emerge. Every lesson comes with a reward word search puzzle. Made for students at International Schools in the Middle East but ideal for all. Could also act as a general introduction to younger students of all abilities. Globalisation – Key Terms Globalisation – Benefits Globalisation – Negatives Globalisation – Barriers Globalisation – Case Study on United Arab Emirates Globalisation – Food Miles Globalisation – Immigration Globalisation – Revision Guide Find more and the end of unit online test at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
IB English B - Science and technology - Immortality

IB English B - Science and technology - Immortality

This is a resource I created for my first year English B students about the topic of Immortality. For the new curriculum, it could fall under Human Ingenuity, Experiences or Sharing the Planet at a stretch. It contains vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension and a writing activity. The arguments for and against immortality are adapted from various sources on the Internet.
gudrunbjorg
Punctuation Bundle

Punctuation Bundle

A variety of resources about punctuation. A set of basic rules (used either as a teaching tool or as a reminder for students); A set of 10 fiction and non-fiction extracts with the basic punctuation missing, each one with an answer sheet, and some labelled by section as to how many missing marks there are; and a punctuation/paragraph practice.
Sazo123
The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018 is a simple document containing a one page crossword based on last week’s news events. There are three bonus crosswords (Canada, China, and Australia). The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018 can be used in Geography, English, SEN (excellent for concentration, logical thinking skills, research skills and handwriting), PSHE/homeroom, Economics, Business… and of course it’s a lot less about what happened and a lot more about the discussions that begin with ‘why…’ Why did China impose a tariff on US sorghum? Why are people protesting in Nicaragua? Why will KitKat lose its trademark protection in the EU? Why are 11,000 Vanuatau residents being evacuated from Ambae Island? The solutions are included.
BFP
IB Language and Literature Part 1: Language and Power

IB Language and Literature Part 1: Language and Power

This is a series of lessons for Part 1: Language in Cultural Contexts of the IB Language and Literature course. They may also be relevant to A-Level English Language. These lessons are focused on the topic of Language and Power. Although listed as three lessons, these are likely to last 6-8 lessons depending on the pace you move and depth you cover in class. The topics covered are: Standard English vs Non Standard English (using a Dizzee Rascal/Jeremy Paxman interview) Language and Immigration Language and Immigration with a case study focus on Australia. There are assessment opportunities throughout which could be set as homework tasks. Challenge tasks are also embedded. There is also a final assessment included: preparation for a Paper 1 exam using two texts on immigration as sources.
cdgray
Edexcel Paper 2 GCSE English Reading Revision

Edexcel Paper 2 GCSE English Reading Revision

Two sets of two texts with questions attached, designed to be used as practice for students studying Edexcel GCSE English Language. These have also been used as initial discussion-prompting texts, and by students of all abilities. UPDATED (24.04.18): This resource now includes PowerPoints for both texts with all of the questions and ‘possible’ answers for each question. There are links on each question page to a timer set to the amount of time student should aim to complete questions in also. *Each text has the source link straight after.
Sazo123
AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

AQA GCSE Writing Bundle

Detailed and relatable assessment preparation lesson and range of activities focusing on English Language Paper 1 Question 5. The bundle includes: quiz to test knowledge of writing skills student friendly mark scheme student example independent writing task opportunity for guided self assessment TEN Paper 1 Q5 writing starters which include a success criteria to help guide students’ writing and create more imaginative openings. Sentence structure worksheet to help students vary their use of sentence form for effect
xxnats1989xx
CREATIVE WRITING( SENTENCES)  - WJEC GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

CREATIVE WRITING( SENTENCES) - WJEC GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

This is a mini workshop session which focuses on how to use sentence structures for effect for the creative writing section of paper 1 of the WJEC GCSE English exam. This lesson is designed for revision sessions as the exam draws close but can be developed further or used with another exam board. This session uses Donald Trump for inspiration in how to use interesting sentences to describe. It also recaps high and low level language features. It is a fast paced session with paired activities and a main writing task taken from a practice paper. It ends with a self assessment plenary. Be advised that the TES preview does distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
Top 25 Jobs in Canada: A One Page Webquest

Top 25 Jobs in Canada: A One Page Webquest

Are you covering a work or employment theme in your classes? Have your students learn about the top 25 jobs in Canada, according to a popular media website! This one page (okay, one page double-sided) webquest directs your students to a popular website to answer questions about the top jobs in Canada. The website has been running this feature yearly for some time now, so you can be sure it will run for some time in the future. What does this webquest offer your students? It tackles the issue of “you can not be what you can not see’.” If you’re working with newcomers to Canada as I am, you’re probably aware that many of them simply don’t know what jobs are out there. Well, this webquest addresses that. It also works on the skills of following instructions, comprehending information, and reproducing information. It helps develop skimming skills and the ability to identify key information. Who is this webquest for? It’s primarily aimed at English language learners from CLB 2-4, but it could also be used in elementary school classes. It could also be used at higher levels: while the language is simple, the content is not. Anything I should know? Webquests require a lot of explicit guidance at first. When I start doing them, I usually take students the process of answering the first one or two questions, step by step. You can never be too obvious when showing students how to complete them. Anything else? For your convenience, an answer key has been provided. The web site has been confirmed active and in use as of 2018-04-15. Feedback is appreciated! :)
rthulbert
IB Language and Literature: Part 1 Language in Cultural Context SOW

IB Language and Literature: Part 1 Language in Cultural Context SOW

A series of lessons for the IB Language and Literature course. These lessons are suitable for Part 1: Language in Cultural Context. They cover the topics of: Language and Identity Language and Community Language and Social Relations Language and Stereotypes There are suggestions of tasks in preparation for students completing WT1 or FOAs throughout.
cdgray
AQA Paper 2 Writing Task

AQA Paper 2 Writing Task

Writing activity for AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5. I have used the thought provoking work of artist Kirzart to act as a visual aid and help students write more creatively. I have also included questions for classroom discussions.
xxnats1989xx
The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018 is a simple crossword based on the events in last week’s news from around the world. We create a new puzzle every week so it can be built into a weekly PSHE, Geography, Economics, English, or Social Studies lesson. These crosswords have been used with significant success in with both GATE and SEN students. The puzzles can be used at all levels of high school and middle school, as homework activities or as in-class, small-group activities. Each week there are three bonus puzzles. This week’s download includes two puzzles on climate change and a puzzle on the Amazon Basin. And of course, all the solutions are included. What happened last week? The CEO of the world’s largest advertising agency resigned suddenly. An Australian company advertised for ‘Anglo-Saxon’ staff. A forest fire resulted in evacuations around Sydney. Two Indian athletes were sent home from the Commonwealth Games because needles were found in their accommodation. Indian police rescued 70 children who were working in a jewelry factory. A Russian-built military plane crashed in Algeria killing all passengers and crew. And the US, UK, and France attacked military installations in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government. It’s less about what happened around the world and more about why. Why did the prime minister of Hungary get re-elected for a third term? Why did the US, UK and France attack Syria because of chemical weapons, but not because of ‘ordinary’ bombs? Why were 11 lions killed in a national park? Why did the New Zealand government announce that it will not issue any new permits to oil exploration companies? Why did the UK government deny entry to an Austrian and a Hungarian?
BFP
Alternative Facts - Reading Comprehension

Alternative Facts - Reading Comprehension

An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on Trump and all the crazy/interesting recent events of his presidency. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3 / KS4 GCSE comprehension training.
Lead_Practitioner
Mock paper 2 -WJEC GCSE English exam - Bryson vrs Engles

Mock paper 2 -WJEC GCSE English exam - Bryson vrs Engles

This is a complete mock exam for the WJEC exam board for the GCSE English exam - component 2. It comes with both reading and writing sections and uses extracts from Bill Bryson and Fredrich Engles, who both talk about the city of Manchester. Please keep in mind that TES previews do distort the look at the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
Earth Day - 3 word searches - 3 levels

Earth Day - 3 word searches - 3 levels

Earth Day - 3 word searches - 3 levels 3 fun, no prep printable word search worksheets for Earth Day, April 22nd. Includes 3 versions for different levels of difficulty. No prep, just print and you’re ready to go! Have a look at the preview to see the words used. Level 1 is suitable for grades 1 and 2. Words are hidden across and down only. Level 2 is suitable for grades 3 and 4. Words are hidden across, down and diagonally. Level 3 is suitable to grades 5+. Words are hidden across, down, diagonally and backwards.
jenniferlcrespin
WJEC mock paper 1 - To kill a mocking bird

WJEC mock paper 1 - To kill a mocking bird

This is a complete mock exam for paper 1 of the WJEC GCSE English exam. The extract is taken from To Kill a Mockingbird. The resource uses the formal layout of the exam with extract as separate. There are two videos which you may wish to use as warm up with your students. One is the blu-ray trailer for the movie and second is a break down of the story by Thug Notes. Please note that Thug Notes does contain some mild use of language and adult themes, as I work with 16+ and adults, this is fine for me to use but you may wish to use the trailer or an alternative. Be advised that TES preview does distort the view of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps.
namerased
The environment - 20 questions game - Earth Day - No prep speaking activity

The environment - 20 questions game - Earth Day - No prep speaking activity

The environment - 20 questions game - Earth Day - No prep speaking activity The game of 20 questions is a fun and effective way to practice forming questions. In this version of the game students will practice asking questions about 30 different words related to the environment and pollution. This is a one page, no prep printable. This speaking and listening activity will work well with your chapter on the environment or for Earth Day. Have students work in small groups of 2-4 or project the game and do a whole class activity. Many of the words will likely be new to your students as this game is meant not only to practice asking questions, but also to build and reinforce vocabulary. I like to allow my students to look at the game chart while they play until they’re somewhat familiar with the words written on the chart. One student in the small group or class chooses a word on the chart. Other students ask up to 20 questions trying to guess the secret word. EST-CE QUE……. … tu es une personne? … tu es un animal? … tu es un minéral? … tu es un endroit? … tu es un aliment? … tu es une plante? … tu es un objet? … etc The student who has chosen the secret word can answer using the following responses: YES - NO - SOMETIMES - RARELY - GENERALLY - MAYBE - IT DEPENDS - PROBABLY Alternative game play: To change up the game and to make it more challenging as well as practicing other skills, have the student who chooses the secret word describe it to others in the group. Instead of asking questions about the secret word, other students listen to the description and guess it. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
jenniferlcrespin
Mock Paper 1 - GCSE English AQA 8700 - To Kill a Mockingbird

Mock Paper 1 - GCSE English AQA 8700 - To Kill a Mockingbird

This is a full informal mock of paper 1 for the AQA GCSE English Language exam based on an extract from To Kill a Mockingbird. It comes with a full powerpoint with a video starter from Thug Notes. Be advised that Thug Notes does contain some adult themes and low level adult language. As I teach 16 + this is fine as a resource but if this is not the case for your class you can stick to the trailer or use an alternative. This powerpoint can be printed off or converted to a more formal paper version of a mock if you wish to use it in that way. Please keep in mind the TES previews can at time distort the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
The environment - ESL conversation questions - No prep speaking activity

The environment - ESL conversation questions - No prep speaking activity

The environment - ESL conversation questions - No prep speaking activity List of 25 vocabulary words related to the environment and pollution with 20 thought provoking discussion questions. The questions are suitable for middle school, high school and adult learning. This resource is especially useful for your chapter on the environment or for Earth Day. Next to each word there is space for students to either write the definition in English or to write the translation in their native language. I like to print the list of words on one side of a page and the questions on the other side so that students can easily refer to the new vocabulary during their conversations. If you make a two sided copy everything will fit on one page. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
jenniferlcrespin
The World News Crossword - April 8th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 8th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 8th, 2018, is a crossword based on events in last week’s news. (And there are 3 more crosswords that can be used any time to support students’ knowledge of the world around them.) A huge cargo ship smashed into a house on its way from Russia to Saudi Arabia. Government forces in Syria appear to have used chemical weapons again. More Palestinians were killed by Israeli gun fire. Monkeys fought off would-be thieves in Wellington’s zoo in New Zealand. A Japanese man was arrested for licking his violent son in a cage for more than 20 years. A football club suspended most of its players for an argument they were having on… Facebook. I have the students work on the News Crossword in small groups and they compete to be first finished. But they usually get side tracked discussing the events in the news, mostly asking, ‘why?’ Why was China’s space-lab left to crash into the Earth? Why is there so much plastic pollution in the sea near UK? Why are the US and China imposing tariffs on each other’s exports? Why was Prince Charles made an honory chief in Vanuatu? (And why is it ‘honorary’ and not ‘honourary’?) And at what stage do we tell Facebook that our personal information belongs to us and not them?
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