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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 Top Trumps 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.


A 10-15 minute assembly exploring the culture and tradition behind the Festival of Lights, Diwali. Includes how it is celebrated and what it represents for different parts of India and the Hindu community. Suitable for all ages!
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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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Hinduism: Diwali Fun Activity Pack

IF YOU HAVE BOUGHT THIS RESOURCE ALREADY, PLEASE RE-DOWNLOAD THE UPDATED VERSION. 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’ was 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. When to use these activities? The resource can be used during class activities, for homework or for revision. Answers 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 this Certificate. Year Groups ✶ S1/S2 (Scotland) ✶ Year 7/8 (England) ✶ 6th/7th Grade (US) ✶ they also work well with S3/Year 9/8th Grade SEN / SPED pupils. ********************************************************************************* This resource contains: ✶ Cover ✶ Preview ✶ Teacher Notes (including learning objectives, ways of differentiating, detailed instructions on how and when to use these activities and printing tips) ✶ 4 Activities and answers:         Activity 1: Crack the code         Activity 2: Wordsearches         Activity 3: Word snakes         Activity 4: Word jumbles ✶ TOU/Credits Page Count: 37 ********************************************************************************** Related Resources All Puzzles All Hinduism Resources **********************************************************************************
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Diwali Flashcard Story

This resource is a simplified story of Diwali. The pages come in flashcard size so you can either use as flashcards - one per day to break up the story or put together as a small book and you read to the class/students read individually. 17 pages/flashcards in total. Lots of fun, bright clipart to keep students engaged. Perfect for a special needs/autistic class or pre-k/k


Why is Diwali celebrated? Why are diyas lit? What do you say to greet someone a Happy Diwali ? Your students will enjoy knowing the answers to these and many more interesting questions with this 32 Scavenger Hunt Fun Facts pack on the Indian festival Diwali. WHAT’S INCLUDED ✓ 32 Fact Cards on Diwali ✓ 4 response sheets ✓ Answer Key ✓ Banner reading 'Happy Diwali' ACTIVITY ♦ Place the 32 fact cards on Diwali around the classroom. Students can work individually, in pairs, or in small groups to find the answers to all 32 questions on their response sheets. They must read the fact card to find the answer for each corresponding fact question on their response sheets. ♦ Early finishers who complete the Scavenger Hunt can design their writing posters. Wrap-up the activity by getting students together and asking them to share the facts they found the most interesting. They may refer to their recording sheets and posters. EVIDENCE OF LEARNING After the entire class has finished the Scavenger Hunt, you can display these cards on the interactive whiteboard and discuss answers. This way students can reflect on their responses while referring to the questions again. ** NOTE: you can select any number of cards (1- 18) or (19-32) depending upon time available. Print out recording sheets accordingly.
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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!
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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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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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Learning objective. What is Diwali? This is a 19 page insightful power point. It is good for all ages! There are questions and activities for students to do. This took hours to make and you can have it for a bargain price of £1!
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unit of work mixed ability y3/4 lower key stage 2
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Diwali flashcards

A selection of flash cards depicting items associated with Diwali. Pupils try to match the items and with their purposes. Can be easily laminated and used year after year! An engaging and informative activity
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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.
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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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Hindu Festivals - Diwali

This is the third lesson of the unit 'Exploring Hinduism' (unit outline is provided separately) in which pupils learn to give 2 - 3 examples of key features of Hindu festival of Diwali, to identify the key events of the story of Rama and Sita and to describe 3-4 practices associated with Diwali. It can be used with S1/S2/S3 classes (Scotland) or year 7/8/9 (England) and it is designed to last 1-2 periods. The resource contains a PowerPoint to give structure to lessons, a flip chart with engaging activities for the pupils and 3 worksheets. There are many opportunities for class discussions to encourage young people to present their own opinions and respect the opinion/views of others.
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Diwali (Sikh) Religious Festival Story

KS1 and KS2: Eight page printable PDF. Children can discover how Sikhs celebrate the festival of Diwali, also described as the "Festival of Light". Celebrated on 30 October 2016.
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Diwali Lesson plan and Worksheets / Activity

A lesson plan and worksheets / activity on Hindu stories Diwali: - a lesson plan on Diwali, with a link to a video about it - worksheets / an activity on Diwali There is a PDF of all of the files and an editable version of each file (you just need to delete the watermark logo from each of the editable files). You can find more KS1 RE lesson plans, worksheets and teaching resources on the Save Teachers' Sundays website.