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Picture Prompts for Speaking

Picture Prompts for Speaking

I put together picture prompts on different topics which can be used when practising general speaking with your students or preparing them for various certificates and exams. I will later add more resources on different topics.
Albacker
Listening Comprehension - Moana

Listening Comprehension - Moana

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Moana. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify and chronology) and a long-answer section for 30 points (18 questions). I also included a writing journal with a creative writing task. This section has its own evaluation grid.
nadineinprague
Writing to Describe: Famine

Writing to Describe: Famine

A lesson that not only teaches students how to write using a variation of language techniques, but also to raise awareness of world issues. This lesson is accompanied by a series of lessons (reading and writing skills) for the IGCSE non-fiction text, 'Passage to Africa' which you will find on my TES shop. This lesson includes: - Quiz testing students understanding of techniques - Stimulus for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer
xxnats1989xx
Lilly Allen - writers bias and gender stereotypes discussion

Lilly Allen - writers bias and gender stereotypes discussion

This resource looks at writers use of language to reflect opinion and bias in journalism. It can be used in relation to the AQA GCSE English Language exam (8700) for questions 3 and 4 from paper 2 but can also be used in the delivery of L1 and L2 Functional Skills. This resource includes an article with some read and obtain questions which range from simple retrieval of information to questions which require deeper thought and inference, which helps those teachers with mixed ability classes. It also includes a discussion element which looks at gender stereotypes and roles of women and motherhood, which the article touches upon. I have personally found that by including these deeper social and stereotypical elements into my classes helps students to navigate their own thoughts and feelings on certain topics, but also allows them to have their ideas challenged and to work towards accepting diversity. Female stereotypes and sexism is very topical at the moment in the light of the Weinstein scandal and so this is a resource which could be expanded upon. Hope it helps
namerased
The Witches - Roald Dahl - Novel Study Presentation

The Witches - Roald Dahl - Novel Study Presentation

This presentation (Powerpoint) covers a HUGE range of learning areas that are available in the novel The Witches by Roald Dahl. Starting with the history of witches and going through the book itself, author, publisher. We then delve into the characters that are in this story (of which there are plenty). Then we explore Settings, what they are and the different settings that are portrayed throughout the story. In every story, there are conventions that the author uses and this is no different in The Witches, There is Exposition, Rising action, climax and then Resolution. Each of these areas is explored in detail. Plot and Theme are also touched on. This presentation was used over the course of a term as students read through the novel, it was accompanied by worksheets that were generic but could change with the different content in the presentation. i.e. when looking at settings the questions were similar but a different setting was explored each lesson. You could take the bits you need or use it as a whole presentation. A fabulous resource when teaching this novel. P.s - There are some pictures with eyes and a man looking over his shoulder in the upper left of some slides. These are there to remind students to look back through the book at something they have already discussed, or look into something with more detail.
BenjiAus
Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

A full lesson (could be used over a series of lessons) which focuses on the presentation of a Southern belle in the play. The lesson includes: - Examples (videos and theories) of Southern belles in American novels - Collaborative LIVE learning using Google Docs. Students will work together to create A0 focused revision notes around Williams representation of the archetype of a Southern belle through the character of Blanche - In depth quote analysis (Explode the Quote)
xxnats1989xx
ESL/EFL TASK CARDS - Conversation Starters (Grades 7-12)

ESL/EFL TASK CARDS - Conversation Starters (Grades 7-12)

This 7-page file includes: ~24 task cards with Conversation starters (6 pages x 4 cards per sheet) ~Recording sheet These task cards provide a great way to get students talking in the target language! Example Questions: What holiday do you most look forward to? What is your favorite time of day? What three qualities do you look for in a friend? How do you like to spend time on your own?
ninatutor
Argumentative Essay Template (Step-by-Step Guide)

Argumentative Essay Template (Step-by-Step Guide)

DESCRIPTION: This is a colorful step-by-step template on how to write the conventional 6-paragraph argumentative essay. The STEPS in this template will guide students to construct their sentences according to the different stages when writing an argumentative essay. This template can be used along with the Step-by-Step Guide on how to Write an Argumentative Essay which is also provided in my resource compilation GROUP: This template is suitable for students who are just beginning to learn on how to write an argumentative essay. PERSONALTESTIMONY: I use STEPS for writing an argumentative essay in my academic writing course. The step-by-step guide and template are practical when students are composing their work in class, preparing a take-home argumentative essay assignment, and also when they are revising for their final examination
Zuraiyni
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Write an Argumentative Essay

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Write an Argumentative Essay

DESCRIPTION: This is a colorful table of a step-by-step guide on how to write the conventional 6-paragraph argumentative essay. The STEPS highlight the various stages in argumentative essay writing which are divided into 5 main sections: (1) beginning stage, (2) introductory paragraph, (3) body paragraphs (arguments), (4) body paragraph (counterargument) and (5) concluding paragraph. GROUP: This table is suitable for an instructor's lesson plan and for students who are just beginning to learn on how to write an argumentative essay. PERSONALTESTIMONY: I use STEPS for writing an argumentative essay in my academic writing course. This step-by-step guide is practical when students are composing their work in class, preparing a take-home argumentative essay assignment, and also when they are revising for their final examination. The STEPS guide can be used along with the Argumentative Essay Template which is also provided in my compilation of resources.
Zuraiyni
Black History Month: Nelson Mandela

Black History Month: Nelson Mandela

Research task getting students to find key facts on the life of Nelson Mandela. Students are also given a famous quote from Mandela about education. They must make their own interpretations of this and write a PEE paragraph about it. Good activity/starter/homework to lead you into a more in depth discussion or tasks about Nelson Mandela
xxnats1989xx
DAY-TO-DAY LITERACY BUNDLE - USE YOUR WORDS (1) - (6) THEMES X6 workbooklets

DAY-TO-DAY LITERACY BUNDLE - USE YOUR WORDS (1) - (6) THEMES X6 workbooklets

SIX NEW units of work that embed day-to-day literacy skills within SIX different themes for students to apply their skills and knowledge. USE YOUR WORDS (1) DAILY LIVING literacy is about using different messages, calls, documents, technology and visual literacy for daily living. (2) RECREATION focuses on using key literacy skills within health, fitness, wellbeing and community contexts. (3) COMMUNITY using key literacy through community and social interactions to embed different read, write, speak, listening and visual literacy skills. (4) WORK literacy is about exploring different work skills, interests, CV's, work pathways, preparing for work etc. (5) EDUCATION focuses on using key literacy skills within different learning options, technology, support, research and presentation etc. (6) CULTURE & TRADITION explores using key literacy skills to look at your country, cultures, traditions, language, etc . to embed different read, write, speak, listening and visual literacy skills. Each workbooklet is filled with active, visual and practical tasks for students and offers staff flexibility about who delivers the workbooklet and how many tasks are completed. With an easy-to-follow format, a non-specialist teacher or teacher aide can deliver this workbooklet with confidence, add ideas and many student will self-direct their learning.
supportedlearning