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THANKSGIVING ORIGINS AND TRADITIONS + Keys

THANKSGIVING ORIGINS AND TRADITIONS + Keys

This lesson focuses on Thanksgiving origins and traditions. It is based on a video with 23 listening comprehension questions + keys. As a follow up teachers can ask students how their Thanksgiving is different from the first one or what Thanksgiving means today. A Venn Diagram could be used to compare modern traditions with old ones, etc.. The questions help non native English students to improve their listening skills and to learn about an American important holiday. It is suitable for upper intermediate or advanced ESL students aged 14 and up, or native speakers who are not familiar with the origins and the history of the holiday aged 12-16.
Littleamerica
Science - Ancient Greece (Forces)

Science - Ancient Greece (Forces)

KS2, 8 lessons - Science unit of work linked to the Ancient Greeks focusing on the skills of forces. Lessons include: Gravity, mechanical advantage, gears, pulleys and air resistance. Take science lessons back in time to the Groovy Greeks!
Robpmyers
Space Week Bundle

Space Week Bundle

A collection of fun colouring pages and resources which could be used as part of Space Week topics. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable individuals from the world of politics, science and arts. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Creative and fun!!! A project-based approach to learning. Full UNIT OF WORK. ***If you choose to download then please provide feedback - positive or otherwise!*** The aim of this 2 week unit of work is to improve children's use of persuasive language to write an effective advertisement. It contains: 1. A powerpoint to introduce persuasive language for Speaking & Listening opportunities 2. Planning sheets which explain the process of persuasive writing following IPEELL (see below) 3. Resource sheets: WAGOLL to teach from with comprehension sheet, persuasive language mind-map, planning process exemplar, scoring sheet and links to websites. 4. Area & Perimeter lesson plan with resources and example of work. To link with the brochure design aspect of the project. Note IPEELL is a writing scheme (Introduction, Points, Evidence, Elaboration, Links & Language) a pilot program run by CEP.
SportyK
Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle

Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts describe the origins of slavery in South America, the abolitionist and post-abolitionist movement as well as Martin Luther King's life and work. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
THE FIGHT FOR EQUALITY IN THE POST–SLAVERY SOUTH - Reading Comprehension

THE FIGHT FOR EQUALITY IN THE POST–SLAVERY SOUTH - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text gives an account of the fight against the "separate but equal" doctrine in the post-slavery S.America. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including 10 comprehension questions, 10True or False exercises and an in class discussion. This informational tect can also be used for vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Gold Rush Assembly

Gold Rush Assembly

Gold Rush Assembly Four discontented groups - the Forty-Niners, the Wives, the Native Americans and the San Francisco Residents. And just one happy group - The Entrepreneurs. Looks like our Narrator has his work cut out, yet again! A tale of mixed fortunes - fortunately, the tragedy alleviated by plenty of humour along with a great playlist! Cast of 30 (easily adaptable up or down) Duration: 10 to 15 minutes not including music suggestions/routines (which could double length of performance) Other scripts on American history available from TES and www.plays-r-ussell.com Sample Text: Narrator: Oh my goodness. Where did all that Californian sunshine go? (Enter Group 1) Forty-niner 1: You still here? Forty-niner 2: He must have got left behind. (Enter Group 2) Wife 1: Like us! Forty-niner 3: (To others in Group 1) Run, boys! Looks like our wives have caught up with us! (Group 2 bar the way to Group 1 ‘escaping’) Wife 2: Nah! We decided it shouldn’t be you having all the fun! We’re coming too! (Collective groan from Group 1) Wife 3: You see, you are not the only ones with hopes around here. Music 2 Money Money Money – Abba (Performed by Group 2) (Group 1 applaud at end of ‘routine’) Forty-niner 3: Wow! Seems like we have some talent here! Forty-niner 4: Maybe we can cash in on that when we reach our destination. Forty-niner 5: Yeah! I’ve heard there’s plenty of opportunities in San Francisco! Forty-niner 6: Is that where we’re going? Forty-niner 7: (Holding up map) Well, it looks close enough to where all that gold is supposed to be! Forty-niner 8: So. What are we waiting for? Forty-niner 1: Come on, everyone! Let’s go find that gold! (Exit Groups 1 and 2, cheering loudly) Narrator: Wow! Amazing how quickly the mood can change around here! One minute right down in the doldrums. The next scaling the heights of delight! (Enter Group 4, muttering and scowling) Narrator: (To audience) Oh oh! Something tells me that moodometer is about to take another plunge for the worst! (Turning to Group 4) Hi guys! Something not quite right in your neck of the woods? San Francisco, I believe? S.F. Resident 1: Well, I wonder how happy you’d be if your neighbourhood was suddenly invaded Narrator: (Interrupting) Oh you mean by those ‘Forty-niners’?
suesplays
Vikings: Leif Eriksson and Erik the Red(Reader's Theater Script)

Vikings: Leif Eriksson and Erik the Red(Reader's Theater Script)

Leif Eriksson Day is October 9th. * There are different spellings for his name. Studying the Vikings? Looking for a Reader's Theater Script in Social Studies? Check out this script on the Vikings and Leif Ericsson and his father, Erik the Red. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series of plays, Leif Ericsson and his father, Eric the Red are guests on Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show. They share information about their lives and the Vikings. There is a Did You Know? section of fun facts, reading comprehension questions and a teacher section with lots of extension activities, links and the key. Other plays in the Ms. Bie Ografee’s Talk Show Series: The Constitution(A Visit with James Madison, “Father of the Constitution”),Dr. Seuss, A Visit with Josh Crabtree, A Tory during the American Revolutionary War, Charles Dickens, Johnny Appleseed, Albert Einstein, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Bessie Coleman Sacagawea, George Washington Carver, Thomas Edison, Martin Luther King, Sequoia, Michelangelo, DaVinci, Tuskegee Airmen, Susan B. Anthony, Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, an interview with a groundhog, an interview with a leprechaun, an interview with Simon, victim of the Black Death, An Interview with Agent 355, a female agent in the Culper Spy Ring(Revolutionary War), Interview with a 49er from the California Gold Rush , Albert Einstein, Rachel Carson, Katherine Johnson and more. I also have related resources on the Middle Age, a play on Christopher Columbus, the Black Death and Marco Polo and an internet activity(web quest) on the Age of Discovery.
gailhennessey
Why Do People Move To England?

Why Do People Move To England?

There are lots of reasons why for many centuries people have chosen to come to the England to live. These worksheets explore the different terms used to describe their reasons, it looks at a stowaways story and how the media portrays their stories.
WillsonEducation
Viking Beliefs

Viking Beliefs

The Viking Beliefs lesson covers pagan mythology, Viking conversion to Christianity, Viking deities and the four days in the week named after Viking gods. It includes a reading response activity. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6. Pages: 2 Contents: 1 information page 1 reading response quiz All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
PrimaryTopicShop