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February Escape Rooms- 5 pack: Valentine's, Groundhog, Black History

February Escape Rooms- 5 pack: Valentine's, Groundhog, Black History

The 5 pack Bundle of Escape Rooms will take students on 5 separate secret missions around the classroom! The escape rooms have students decode interesting facts that honor the achievements of Black Americans and Abraham Lincoln. Also included are escape rooms that include fun facts about Groundhog Day and Valentine's Day. There are two Black History Escape rooms included! This is the perfect activity to introduce Black History Month or celebrate the February holidays. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about February holidays, Black Americans or Abraham Lincoln. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about important February dates and celebrations. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end! An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes Save over 20% with this bundle!
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New Years Around the World Lapbook

New Years Around the World Lapbook

Ever wondered how New Years is celebrated in other countries? Use this hands-on tool to explore this celebration around the world. Create booklets to place inside the Lapbook folders, and improve retention of the information. Includes a Study Guide that can be used for teaching the topic. This product can stand alone or be used as a supplement to any other curriculum. Depending on the maturity level of the child and the parent involvement, this product could be used with all grade levels. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
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Experiencing & discovering the Olympic Games: Special PyeongChang 2018

Experiencing & discovering the Olympic Games: Special PyeongChang 2018

This educational kit contains information on PyeongChang 2018, the 23rd Olympic Winter Games and their host country, South Korea. It suggests a number of classroom activities for pupils aged between 6 and 15. Thirty years after hosting the Summer Games in its capital city, Seoul, the Republic of Korea will welcome the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2018 to the city of PyeongChang. Hosting this global event places South Korea in the media spotlight, and brings it to the attention of the public worldwide. As host of an event with universal resonance and international scope, Korea is drawing upon its rich culture to present itself to the world. The “Experiencing & discovering the Olympic Games: Special PyeongChang 2018” kit includes: • Essential information about the 23rd Olympic Winter Games; • An introduction to Korean culture as it affects the Games; • Classroom activities for pupils aged 6 to 11 and 12 to 15. The purpose of this kit is to show how the Olympic values and the culture of the host country have been incorporated into the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The themes are designed to link with educational curricula in a variety of ways, and awaken students’ curiosity, while familiarising them with the Olympic Games. Enjoy learning about PyeongChang 2018!
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Chinese New Year 2018 Presentation

Chinese New Year 2018 Presentation

This resource contains a PowerPoint slideshow on the Chinese New Year and the legends of how the Chinese calendar came to be. These slides are taken from the following, more detailed, presentation. Chinese New Year Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 80 Slides This is a fully editable, highly interactive and informative 80-slide assembly PowerPoint on the Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) which lasts for 15 days culminating in the Lantern Festival. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to animated legends of how the Chinese came to have their calendar, New Year's Eve street firework displays, the Lion and Dragon Dance and the Festival of Lanterns. The PowerPoint covers: - the legends - the zodiac - decorations - the fireworks - customs - symbols - preparations - red envelopes - New Year's Eve - New Year's Day - Street Celebrations - The Lion and Dragon Dance - The Lantern Festival This resource will contribute to the pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural learning (SMSC) and will help to actively promote the British Values of mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. Other Chinese New Year Resources Chinese New Year Interactive PowerPoint Quiz Coordinates in The First Quadrant Worksheets Chinese New Year Battleships Team Coordinates Interactive PowerPoint Game Chinese New Year Activity Pack - Word Searches, Crossword, Anagrams, Chinese Riddles, Word Making Chinese New Year Information Sheets and Comprehensions Thinking of publishing your own resources? Check out this step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide
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Activités de carnaval

Activités de carnaval

Activités de carnaval--Un excellent moyen de revoir le vocabulaire de Le Carnaval avec vos élèves. -deux acrostiches---Le Carnaval et Le Bonhomme -une feuille- mots correspondants avec réponses -une feuille- ordre alphabétique -une feuille-faire des mots-- avec les mots "Le Carnaval" -Le Carnaval-Mots cachés avec réponses 9 Pages.
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Matariki – Traditional Māori Kites

Matariki – Traditional Māori Kites

A scavenger hunt and activity sheets for learning about Māori kites (manu tukutuku) from long ago. All of the information used in this resource was sourced from books and the internet. The Scavenger Hunt: Place the cards around the room. Your students walk around with a question sheet and they read the information on the cards to answer the questions. The cards have numbers that correspond to the question numbers. ♦ 22 information cards (2 per A4 sheet). ♦ Student question sheet (they write the answers on this too) ♦ Answer sheet (for marking) I have written the information in ‘kid speak’ to the best that I could. The font is size 20 so it can be read from a bit of a distance. The answers that your students record are all simple answers (1-2 words). I would estimate the required reading age to be 8+ years (for independent reading of the cards). Lower ability students can buddy up with a friend during the scavenger hunt if necessary. All of the cards are ink-friendly black and white. Of course, you don’t have to use the cards as a scavenger hunt. They can be used for whatever purpose you wish. Chart: An A4 size chart that shows 6 reasons why Māori made and flew kites. Pictures: 4 coloured pictures (A4 size) that were hand drawn by a NZ artist (based on her interpretation). Use these on a wall display or as an aid for learning. The same pictures (in black and white) have been used throughout this resource. Activity Sheets: ♦ Word search. ♦ Venn diagram (comparing/contrasting Māori kites with modern day kites). ♦ Acrostic poem (kites / manu tukutuku). ♦ Letter boxes (word work activity). ♦ Kite design (design a kite and list equipment needed). ♦ Did you know … (write information in the speech bubble. ♦ Graphic organisers (for students to present research information on). ♦ Senses (what did they look/smell/feel/sound like?) ♦ Postage stamp design ♦ Trifold (for students to present research information on). ♦ Diorama (for students to present research information on). ♦ Flip flap (variety of uses). ♦ Interview questions (write questions you would like to ask an expert about). ♦ Kites ‘can/have/are’ graphic organiser. ♦ Procedural writing template – how to make a kite. Made on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki - Acrostic Poetry

Matariki - Acrostic Poetry

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this fun writing activity. Write an acrostic poem on the bunting, colour the strip of pattern, cut it out and hang. (Simply trim the flap off if you don’t want to display it as bunting). Each of the 5 words are written on 10 different templates. There are 50 pages altogether, just print the ones you want to use. The Words: MATARIKI PUANGA PLEIADES NEW YEAR STARS The Templates: ♦ 9 different pattern strips ♦ Blank – design your own pattern Made on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki – Cinquain Poetry

Matariki – Cinquain Poetry

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this fun poetry writing activity. Lift the flap to see the poem underneath the decorative star. 1. Write (draft) the poem on the student template. This is located on the same sheet as the star (to reduce photocopying!). 2. Colour the star. 3. Publish the poem on the big circle template. 4. Cut both circles out. 5. Staple the circles together at the top. These look wonderful displayed on the classroom wall. There are 5 different star templates, allowing plenty of choice and variety. The Cinquain Poem looks at nouns, verbs, adjectives and synonyms so it is the perfect writing activity to compliment your word work programme. There are two different frameworks included in this resource (see below). Included: ♦ Framework chart - A and B ♦ Example poems. ♦ Publishing templates - front and back - 5 different star options ♦ Publishing template with a blank star (students design their own) ♦ Additional student handouts (for students to draft their writing on). 2 per A4 page. You probably won't need these, but handy to have just in case. A full set of resources are included for both frameworks. Made on A4 size paper. Two sheets of paper are required for each published poem (front circle with star and back circle with poem). Approximate size when cut out is 18cm in diameter. Framework A: 1 Noun (topic) 2 Adjectives 3 Verbs (-ing words) 4 Nouns 1 Synonym Framework B: The same as Framework A except line four changes to a ‘4 word phrase’. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki – Diamante Poetry

Matariki – Diamante Poetry

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this fun poetry writing activity. The Diamante Poem looks at nouns, verbs, adjectives and synonyms so it is the perfect writing activity to compliment your word work programme. There are two different frameworks included in this resource. Included: ♦ 2x Framework charts ♦ 2x Student handouts (for drafting their writing on). 2 per A4 page. ♦ 1x Example poem (Matariki) ♦ 5x Publishing templates ♦ Publishing template with blank star (students design their own) The published poems look great cut out and displayed on the classroom wall. Made on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki Art

Matariki Art

Celebrate the Māori New Year by creating some gorgeous artwork that looks great displayed on your classroom wall. The names of the 9 stars of Matariki are repeated within the circle frame. Use coloured pencils or watercolour paints to draw and decorate a star. Various templates are provided to suit your learners, along with 4 coloured examples. Included: ♦ 4 x examples - 4 different patterned stars. ♦ 4 x blank templates, each with different fonts – draw and decorate your own star. ♦ 4 x templates with patterned stars (different star on each one) – just add colour. ♦ 4x templates with blank stars (same outline star, different font on each one) – add patterns and colour. Designed on A4 size paper. Approximate size of outer circle: 18cm x 18cm. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki Bookmarks

Matariki Bookmarks

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this set of 10 bookmark templates. Instructions: colour, cut, fold and glue. (Laminate if desired). There are 10 designs in total, plus a blank template for your students to design their own Matariki bookmark. One side has a picture and the other side has the word ‘Matariki’. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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