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Differentiated lesson, 6x differentiated worksheets, clip and activities and a quiz Complete 1 hour lesson with starter handout and worksheet, suitable for KS2/3 - loads to do for different abilities, includes card making game and instructions. Variety of different level tasks for MA,LA or Core, differentiated to 3 levels or more, designed to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or above.
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Diwali - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the traditions, legends and cultural practices around Diwali. The text also describes how the Festival if Lights is celebrated around the world. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, gap filling exercises and a fun word search. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
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Diwali - Paper lantern craft

Celebrate Diwali (The Festival of Lights) by making these paper lanterns. Fun, easy to make and they look great hanging in the classroom. Included: ♦ 10 x different templates ♦ Handle template (just cut paper strips if you want to cut down on printing) ♦ Construction instructions ♦ One substitute template for the spelling of the word colour/color A variety of templates to suit what you are looking for. Some are plain (so your students can add their own patterns/designs) while others are already decorative and just need colouring. Designed on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Diwali Story

The Story of Rama and Sita, using comic strips and a video that can be found on youtube. Full comic strip included if wanted to be used instead
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Learning objective. What is Diwali? This is a power point with a quiz. It has lots of questions about Diwali. The pupils can then make a poster. It is good for all ages! It has been updated on 3.11.17. There are questions and activities for students to do. This took hours to make and you can have it for a bargain price.
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BBC Blue Peter clip with background of Diwali festival. Missing word worksheet with Diya lamp and Rangoli pattern to colour in to link.
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Powerpoint useful for assembly/form time. Outlines basic facts about hinduism and Diwali. Include activity and clip links
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Diwali Activity Pack for EYFS/KS1

Everything you need is included in this pack to tackle Diwali! Pack includes the story of Princess Sita and Prince Rama. Follow on worksheets included for all the class (differentiated sheets included for the less able). A huge pack of 91 pages - classwork, discussion cards, worksheets and display materials! Check out the preview!
Why do Sikhs celebrate Diwali/ Bandi Chhor Divas?Quick View

Why do Sikhs celebrate Diwali/ Bandi Chhor Divas?

Aimed at Y7/8, this PPT is easily adapted for Y5/6. The PPT includes teaching notes, lesson plan and differentiated questioning. The whole lesson including plenty of peer & self assessment with LOTS & HOTS and green pen reflection. The aim of the lesson is for pupils to understand why Sikhs celebrate Diwali but why Sikhs call it Bandi Chhor divas (Prisoner release day). The lesson takes them through the story and enables them to identify themes in common with Diwali, Christmas, Hannukah such as good & evil. Can be easily linked to the Holocaust and Black history month through questioning and extending the activities. The next lesson looks and how Sikhs celebrate Diwali. Please help me to improve and review they lesson.
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unit of work mixed ability y3/4 lower key stage 2
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Lesson on Diwali, aimed at Year 7 but can be adapted. Full lesson with lots of activities. Very good group activity included.
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A lesson on Diwali put together for primary students/low ability secondary students.
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Diwali Cryptogram Puzzle

Can your class work out the number/letter code and decipher the paragraph on Diwali? Can they then use this paragraph to tell you three key facts about the religious celebration? This quiz works well as a stand alone activity to start a topic or as a recap before a test. These cryptograms also make excellent homework activities!
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Hinduism: Diwali

‘Hindu Festivals: Diwali’ is the third lesson of the unit ‘Exploring Hinduism’ (unit plan can be found here and the complete unit of study here) and it is designed to last 1-2 periods. ‘Hindu Festivals: Diwali’ complements ‘Diwali Fun Activity Pack’ and ‘Diwali Jigsaw Puzzles’. The resource contains a PowerPoint to give structure to lessons, a flip chart with engaging activities for students and worksheets. The animation added to all slides helps teachers to pause whenever necessary to explain, expand or clarify any questions pupils may have. Should the teacher want to add other pieces of information which he/she thinks is relevant Diwali or to change the order of slides, the PowerPoint is fully editable to allow all of these. There is a mixture of stimulating and attractive activities which ensure high-quality learning experiences for all students: give me 5; think pair share, missing words activity, class discussions, drawing Rangoli patterns etc. There are many opportunities for class discussions to encourage young people to present their own opinions and respect the views of others. All activities are clearly linked to success criteria and they proved to be very successful in helping pupils consolidate their knowledge and understanding of Diwali. I have included a sample of pupils’ feedback which was very positive. At the end of this topic you can celebrate pupils’ success with one of these certificates. <strong> This resource contains</strong>: ✶ Cover ✶ Teacher Notes (including learning objectives, ways of differentiating, detailed instructions on how and when to use this resource and printing tips) ✶ PowerPoint Presentation (fully editable and with animation) ✶ Flipchart Interactive Activities ✶ Worksheets ✶ TOU/Credits <strong> Page Count</strong>: 42 <strong>Related Resources</strong> All puzzles All Hinduism Resources
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Hinduism: Diwali

HINDUISM : Diwali: 2 x Tutor Time / Collective Worship / Autumn activities This pack contains 2 separate Tutor Time resources for Diwali. All PowerPoints are fully resourced with YouTube links and activities to discuss the topic in question. The PPT consists of 14 slides and work booklet consists of 2 sheets. Tutor Time 1: This introduces pupils to the significance of Diwali and directs you to a youtube clip on Rama and Sita. Pupils have to make a cartoon strip based on this session. Tutor Time 2: This develops pupil’s knowledge of Diwali and introduces them to one of the decorations used during this festival, the Toran. Pupils have to design and decorate their own Toran. If you review this resource we will give you another resource of the same value for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite’s Shop click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Diwali Comprehension

This resource contains 7 different comprehension activities linked to the celebration on Diwali. Each activity comes with 1 x story page and 1 x questions page. There is a short amount of information provided on each page and then 4 questions on another page - you can see examples in preview/thumbnail pictures. This is great for students to be able to read a passage and recall details from it, answering relevant questions while working on their reading and writing skills. It is related to Diwali to give a twist on the usual comprehension activities. The pages come in black and white for ink friendly printing. The images are eye catching and appropriate for young students who will find them engaging.
Hinduism: Diwali Jigsaw PuzzlesQuick View

Hinduism: Diwali Jigsaw Puzzles

Regardless of their age, all students love a puzzle - learning and fun at the same time! Motivate and enthuse your students with these five differentiated jigsaw puzzles which have the advantage of combining learning about Diwali with the enjoyment of playing. Differentiation All your students can benefit from this resource. There are five jigsaw puzzles included (1 text puzzle and 4 image puzzles) which are of different levels of difficulty to help all students to achieve the learning objectives. Ask pupils to pick one which they are most comfortable with. When and how to use this resource The puzzles are suitable to be used as part of the lesson ‘Hindu Festivals - Diwali’ during class activities, for revision or as a stand-alone activity. Pupils can work on them individually, in pairs or in mixed-ability groups. All you need to do is to print off the puzzle (as many copies as you need), laminate them for durability, cut them out carefully to ensure close matching and finally, put the pieces in envelopes. Each jigsaw puzzle is numbered-coded for organisational convenience. Please be aware that all image puzzles are graphic heavy and will require a colour printer and lots of ink! At the end of this topic you can celebrate pupils’ success with one of these certificates. ********************************************************************************** This resource contains: ✶ Cover ✶ Teacher Notes (including learning objectives, ways of differentiating, detailed instructions on how and when to use this resource, the benefits of using a jigsaw puzzle and printing tips) ✶ Numbered-coded text puzzle (8 pages) ✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 1 (8 pages) ✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 2 (8 pages) ✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 3 (8 pages) ✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 4 (8 pages) ✶ TOU/Credits Page Count: 46 ********************************************************************************** Related Resources All puzzles All Hinduism Resources **********************************************************************************
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Diwali – Candle Display Mats

A fun, effective art activity for your students when celebrating Diwali (The Festival of Lights). Colour, cut and place a tealight candle in the centre. Laminate if desired. Included: ♦ 4 x templates with a design ♦ 1 x blank template (students design their own pattern) Size: Approximately 16.5cm in diameter. Provided in 2 paper sizes: ♦ A4 paper ♦ Letter paper ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Hinduism: Diwali Fun Activity Pack

This fun activity pack consists of a set of four differentiated puzzles to use with your students when teaching about Diwali: ‘wordsearches’, ‘word jumbles’, ‘word snakes’ and ‘crack the code’. ‘Diwali Fun Activity Pack’ is designed not just for creating ‘busy-work’ for students, but for engaging students in the learning process while consolidating their learning about Diwali. The key words used in these puzzles have been carefully chosen to offer the repetition needed for this new word list to be integrated into the students’ growing RE vocabulary. <strong>When to use these activities?</strong> The resource can be used <strong>during class activities</strong>, <strong>for homework</strong> or for <strong>revision</strong>. Answer keys are provided for all activities! Just print as many copies of each activity as you need. You may want to give each student a copy or, you may consider giving the students the option to work in pairs. At the end of this topic you can celebrate pupils’ success with one of these certificates. <strong> This resource contains</strong>: ✶ Cover ✶ Teacher Notes (including learning objectives, ways of differentiating, detailed instructions on how and when to use these activities and printing tips) ✶ 4 Activities and Answer Keys:         Activity 1: Crack the code         Activity 2: Wordsearches         Activity 3: Word snakes         Activity 4: Word jumbles ✶ TOU/Credits <strong> Page Count</strong>: 36 <strong>Related Resources</strong> All Puzzles All Hinduism Resources