This is a smart notebook file for the text 'Monkey Puzzle' by Julia Donaldson.
It looks at extending sentences to include more interesting verbs and nouns and the use of ly words. It introduces it in a structured way all linked to the text.
In this video from PatrickJMT we ask, 'What Happens?' with the Monkey and the Weight. A monkey and a weight exactly balance each other out when connected to a rope that hangs through a wheel. If the monkey climbs, what happens?
In this lesson plan you will find the steps to introduce your students to the topic of Human Rights in an interactive way through videos, small group discussions, a quiz and the news. All these activities will prepare students to perform a class discussion about one of the two topics of discussion presented in the plan according to their age and linguistic level.
To introduce the topic of Human Rights.
To prepare students for a discussion about Human Rights offering specific content and language input.
To develop critical thinking skills by giving opinions supported by evidence.
To raise students’ awareness of their own rights.
Files included: Lesson plan with two topics of discussion (for two levels). Rubric to assess the discussion. Interactive Power Point presentation with videos and a quiz.
This is a part of the new Year 7 History Curriculum. Excellent as a self-contained lesson with great images, to leave for another teacher looking after a lesson or, use to demonstrate student research, inquiry based learning and scaffolded note making.
This resource includes all background information and key terms (section 1). Questions and activities for students to use (Section 2). Extension activity for abler students and a mind map for the teacher to use to correct student work (Section 3).
Alternatively, students can use technology to demonstrate their understanding and create their own flash cards, mind maps or questions/quiz by using the site:
https://www.goconqr.com/ amazing content delivered with ease using an open platform that’s designed to engage students and revitalise learning.
This activity meets ACARA Year 7 History content:
Historical Knowledge and Understanding
Investigating the ancient past
• Students build on and consolidate their understanding of historical inquiry from previous years in depth, using a range of sources for the study of the ancient past.
• How historians and archaeologists investigate history, including excavation and archival research (ACDSEH001)
• The range of sources that can be used in an historical investigation, including archaeological and written sources (ACDSEH029)
• Methods and sources used to investigate at least ONE historical controversy or mystery that has challenged historians or archaeologists, such as in the analysis of unidentified human remains (ACDSEH030)
This resource looks at state and national parks in Australia and why we should protect them and who protects them.
This could lead to persuasive writing, letter writing, information report or a research project.
Engage students in the 2016 Rio Olympics with this slideshow. All the sports, from Archery to Wrestling are documented. A slide is dedicated to each sport (39). An ideal visual resource for encouraging interest and discussion.
Enjoy the Games!