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Symbol of doors in Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Symbol of doors in Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

LO: To explain the symbolism of doors in “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”. Students will answer comprehension questions about the cultural symbolism of doors and then read an extract comparing Jekyll's doors, showing awareness of him having two different sides.
aliceboyd1995
Analysing language in Chapter 1 Lord of the Flies

Analysing language in Chapter 1 Lord of the Flies

Resource includes extract, key words, definition of foreshadowing for students, writing frames and differentiated assessment criteria. LO: To be able to analyse how language is used by Golding to show the theme of conflict and danger in Chapter 1.
aliceboyd1995
Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

This Reading Comprehension bundle is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The texts describe the origins and traditions behind Guy Fawkes and Thanksgiving Day. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, gap filling exercises, word searches, True or False exercises and more. These worksheets can be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework on or near Thanksgiving Day.
MariaPht
Thanksgiving Day - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

Thanksgiving Day - 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 Thanksgiving day and gives some information about the origins of this American holiday. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a gap filling, a word search 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 Thanksgiving Day,
MariaPht
Nouns for the Not High School Ready

Nouns for the Not High School Ready

A lesson that covers the concept of nouns and proper nouns. It is aimed at not high school ready learners. There are tasks throughout that encourage learners to assimilate the new information presented.
shd132
The Life and Work of Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

The Life and Work of Roald Dahl - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the great children's writer, Roald Dahl. The text gives a brief biography and pays tribute to the writers key books and novels. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions and True or False exercises. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Frankenstein Unit of Work for Year 7/8 Not High School Ready Learners

Frankenstein Unit of Work for Year 7/8 Not High School Ready Learners

This is a 5-6 week unit of work based on the Ladybird Classics version of Frankenstein. At the core of this unit of work is an Active Inspire flipchart, so please ensure that you have access to this software before you download. The unit looks initially at the science versus religion debate and follows with a guided reading of the novel. Learners engage in a range of activities aimed at comprehension and basic analysis, and the whole unit culminates in a reading and writing assessment based on the novel. You will need to purchase copies of the novel separately. Here is the ISBN: 978-0723297062.
shd132
Stand Up Gloria

Stand Up Gloria

Fun PSHE lesson and game. Students focus on the importance of standing up to a member of their family and write their own story. Includes discussion questions and hand drawn illustration.
lilybass
RL.7.1 - Quiz and Answer Guide

RL.7.1 - Quiz and Answer Guide

Assess student understanding of standard RL.7.1 with this quiz. Students answer five questions that test their ability to cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. This product includes: • 5 multiple choice questions • "A New Normal" by Wisewire • "O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman • An accompanying answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire