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Creating worksheet activities and puzzles for all ages, including ESOL/ESL learners.

Creating worksheet activities and puzzles for all ages, including ESOL/ESL learners.
The Peterloo Massacre - Handout
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The Peterloo Massacre - Handout

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Aimed at a higher age group, this is an ideal work pack for a history / politics class looking to understand more about democracy and reform. The Peterloo Massacre was an important event in local history. This handout contains an overview of the Peterloo Massacre which explains the reasons why people were protesting and the consequences of the massacre. PLEASE NOTE - this work pack is rather text heavy. The Peterloo Massacre also covers sensitive topics about the right to protest and talks about police brutality with descriptions of violence, injury and murder and should be navigated with sensitivity. As such this work pack is aimed an older student body.
Tanya celebrates Diwali
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Tanya celebrates Diwali

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This exercise is a basic reading and comprehension worksheet, designed to introduce the topic of the Diwali festival to students. This is also a great way to get your learners talking about festivals and holidays, particularly students from diverse backgrounds who celebrate non-western holidays. We see a young Hindu girl, Tanya, describing how she celebrates Diwali with her family. A series of questions then follows to see how your students understand the text.
Holidays & Festivals - Word Search
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Holidays & Festivals - Word Search

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If you’re getting started teaching about festivals and holidays of different cultures, here’s a quick start activity. Use this word search to introduce the names and spellings of popular festivals from different cultures.
The Peterloo Massacre - Eye-witness / Q&A
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The Peterloo Massacre - Eye-witness / Q&A

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(These particular sheets come with a TRIGGER WARNING - violence/ descriptions of brutality and graphic details). Aimed at a higher age group, this is an ideal work pack for a history / politics class looking to understand more about democracy and reform. The Peterloo Massacre was an important event in local history. In this activity you will find an eye-witness account of the massacre from Archibald Prentice, followed by a question and answer comprehension exercise. PLEASE NOTE - this work pack is rather text heavy. The Peterloo Massacre also covers sensitive topics about the right to protest and talks about police brutality with descriptions of violence, injury and murder and should be navigated with sensitivity. As such this work pack is aimed an older student body.
Halloween Word Search Puzzle
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Halloween Word Search Puzzle

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Ideal for all levels (but primarily aimed at children and young adults) this is a fun starter activity word search to help warm up a group of learners or introduce vocabulary and spelling relevant to the Halloween holiday.
The Halloween Pumpkins
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The Halloween Pumpkins

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Perfect little activity for the Halloween season! Great starter activity for teaching young children (along with beginner ESOL/ESL learners) about emotions and feeling. The activity features five blank pumpkins and invites your learners to draw faces to match the words described.
The Peterloo Massacre - Homework
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The Peterloo Massacre - Homework

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Aimed at a higher age group, this is an ideal work pack for a history / politics class looking to understand more about democracy and reform. The Peterloo Massacre was an important event in local history. This sheet begins with an introduction to Richard Carlile, who escaped the Peterloo Massacre and published his own eye-witness account and put pressure on other papers to keep reporting on the massacre. The students are instructed to create their own news article about the Peterloo Massacre. As this is supposed to encourage students to research and explore the events of the Peterloo Massacre for themselves, this is intended as a homework activity, but you are also able to incorporate it into your class if you prefer.
Unity & Strength! - The Peterloo Massacre
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Unity & Strength! - The Peterloo Massacre

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Aimed at a higher age group, this is an ideal work pack for a history / politics class looking to understand more about democracy and reform. The Peterloo Massacre was an important event in local history. This worksheet activity contains an introductory sheet take discusses the types of banners and slogans that were carried on the day of the Peterloo Massacre. There follows a page with a template for pupils to design their own banner to carry to the ‘Manchester Meeting’. Your class can be encouraged to create a banner in groups on a larger scale with more materials, but otherwise, they are able to create a banner design with this easy template as individuals.
The Peterloo Massacre
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The Peterloo Massacre

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(These particular sheets come with a TRIGGER WARNING - violence/ descriptions of brutality and graphic details). Aimed at a higher age group, this is an ideal work pack for a history / politics class looking to understand more about democracy and reform. The Peterloo Massacre was an important event in local history. In this pack you will find: An overview of the Peterloo Massacre which explains the reasons why people were protesting and the consequences of the massacre. A following page of comprehension questions. An eye-witness account from Archibald Prentice. A following page of comprehension questions. Samuel Bamford’s eye-witness account Activity page, including a discussion group and directions to design your own banner for the Manchester Meeting. A worksheet with a template for banner designs. A homework activity instructing students to write their own article about the Peterloo Massacre. PLEASE NOTE - this work pack is rather text heavy. The Peterloo Massacre also covers sensitive topics about the right to protest and talks about police brutality with descriptions of violence, injury and murder and should be navigated with sensitivity. As such this work pack is aimed an older student body.
Dreidel Design
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Dreidel Design

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An artistic activity for your students to accompany their learning about Hanukkah and Judaism. The activity asks students to draw a design on the template provided, which can then be cut out and stuck together to create a dreidel. This is intended as a fun activity to get students creatively engaged with the lesson.
The Peterloo Massacre - Question & Answer Sheet
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The Peterloo Massacre - Question & Answer Sheet

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Aimed at a higher age group, this is an ideal work pack for a history / politics class looking to understand more about democracy and reform. The Peterloo Massacre was an important event in local history. This Q&A sheet follows on from the previous information sheet/handout. PLEASE NOTE - this work pack is rather text heavy. The Peterloo Massacre also covers sensitive topics about the right to protest and talks about police brutality with descriptions of violence, injury and murder and should be navigated with sensitivity. As such this work pack is aimed an older student body.
Tamara Celebrates Hanukkah
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Tamara Celebrates Hanukkah

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A simple reading and comprehension exercise to introduce young learners to the Hanukkah festival. The worksheet features a child named Tamara celebrating Hanukkah with her family. She describes how they celebrate the festival. There is an accompanying Question and Answer sheet. This work is perfect for introducing your students to the Hanukkah festival, other cultures and perfect for RE classes.
Dreidel Game
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Dreidel Game

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Introduce your students to the dreidel game this Hanukkah. This easy to understand worksheet explains in simple terms hoe to play with a dreidel. Along with this resource you will need a dreidel, some tokens, beads, sweets of gelt (chocolate coins for an authentic hanukkah experience). Divide your students into small teams and give them each a driedel and a worksheet and some ‘gelt’. This worksheet is a fun activity aimed at RE students to introduce them to different cultures and holidays.
Design A Rangoli
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Design A Rangoli

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Perfect for introducing your class to the Diwali festival. Students need a second piece of paper, scissors, glue and colouring pens/pencils/crayons to go along with this exercise. Your pupils must colour in the shapes, cut them our and arrange them with glue on a fresh piece of paper. Alternatively the pieces can be used as templates., or as inspiration for the pupils to produce their own designs.
Rangoli Colour-in Activity
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Rangoli Colour-in Activity

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Simple colouring in exercise for your students. Perfect for RE classes or for introducing the topic of Diwali celebrations or Rangolis. Simply as your students to colour in the design. There are several provided for variety. This activity is ideal for warming up or winding down your class and or to build up to more complicated Rangoli creations with other materials. Students merely require colouring materials for this exercise.
Ghost Story
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Ghost Story

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Perfect for the Halloween season, this exercise is aimed at an older age group. Using the story of Mary Shelley, the students are challenged to write their own short ghost story for Halloween. The first sheet briefly introduces the story of Mary Shelley and how she was inspired to write ‘Frankenstein’, followed by two sheets, one of questions to try and trigger ideas amongst your students, the second of suggested words to help as writing prompts.
A Halloween Pumpkin
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A Halloween Pumpkin

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Here is a simple worksheet where your learners can design their own Halloween pumpkin. The exercise is intended to introduce the Halloween holiday to learners, get them talking about the holiday, how it is celebrated, and why we create pumpkin lanterns for this particular holiday. This exercise is aimed at younger learners, but it can be fun for all ages. Students will need items like pens, pencils, colouring pencils, crayons and a good imagination.
Holidays and Festivals
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Holidays and Festivals

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A brief exercise to get your pupils talking about festivals and holidays. There are a small number of the most popular and well-known festivals from different cultures in coloured boxes. Students are asked to circle the holidays they celebrate. This exercise can be used to start a conversation about what holidays they celebrate, which holidays they know about and which they have never heard of.
The Peterloo Massacre - Group discussion
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The Peterloo Massacre - Group discussion

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(This particular sheets comes with a TRIGGER WARNING - violence/ descriptions of brutality and graphic details). Aimed at a higher age group, this is an ideal work pack for a history / politics class looking to understand more about democracy and reform. The Peterloo Massacre was an important event in local history. In this worksheet you will find an eye-witness account from reformer Samuel Bamford. The group is asked to read the account and break into groups and discuss the Peterloo Massacre, the reasons for it and it’s consequences. PLEASE NOTE - this work pack is rather text heavy. The Peterloo Massacre also covers sensitive topics about the right to protest and talks about police brutality with descriptions of violence, injury and murder and should be navigated with sensitivity. As such this work pack is aimed an older student body.