Early years English language learning resources: texts

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REASONS TO READ DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 READING MONSTERS

REASONS TO READ DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 READING MONSTERS

Resources included are as follows: A great set of resources ready to be printed and displayed. Excellent for use in a reading or literacy area within your classroom or around the school. 60 A4 posters each showing a reason to read. You can use some of them or all of them, depending on the size of your display. Reading log to complete for pupils as they read in class or otherwise. General reading associated tasks – such as drawing the book cover, writing a review, recount, setting, plot etc. Booklet cover for project work etc. Bookmarks with pictures. Writing and drawing frames for pupils work, in A4 and A5 sizes. A5 patterned lettering A – Z so you can spell any title you want. Long banner to head wall display – ‘A Million Reasons to Read’.

By hayleyhill

REASONS TO READ DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 READING MINIONS

REASONS TO READ DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 READING MINIONS

Resources included are as follows: A great set of resources ready to be printed and displayed. Excellent for use in a reading or literacy area within your classroom or around the school. 60 A4 posters each showing a reason to read. You can use some of them or all of them, depending on the size of your display. Reading log to complete for pupils as they read in class or otherwise. General reading associated tasks – such as drawing the book cover, writing a review, recount, setting, plot etc. Booklet cover for project work etc. Bookmarks with pictures. Writing and drawing frames for pupils work, in A4 and A5 sizes. A5 patterned lettering A – Z so you can spell any title you want. Long banner to head wall display – ‘A Minion Reasons to Read’. ** Please note, you are not paying for the images, but for the time taken to create the resources for education.

By hayleyhill

Much Ado About Nothing: Lesson Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

Much Ado About Nothing: Lesson Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Much Ado About Nothing.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Much Ado About Nothing: Big Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

Much Ado About Nothing: Big Bundle! (All Lessons, Resources, Plans, Everything!)

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Much Ado About Nothing.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided. There is a 20 page comprehension booklet, and also a fun 'Pointless' Game included, to enhance your students' knowledge of the text!

By TandLGuru

Much Ado About Nothing - Pointless Game!

Much Ado About Nothing - Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.' Round 1. The characters in Much Ado About Nothing Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings, Themes, and Objects Round 4. Shakespearean Comedies The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!

By TandLGuru

Boat Race Animated Quiz Scoreboard - Quick on the Draw

Boat Race Animated Quiz Scoreboard - Quick on the Draw

ALL SUBJECTS ALL LEVELS Make your revision activities fun and competitive using this boat race themed score board. Give each boat a name if you wish and start the powerpoint. All that remains then is to click on the boats when a team gets a question correct and they gradually move along the screen. Great for revision activities or making answering questions in teams competitive. Screen shot shows the boats playing for house points but you could change this for raffle tickets, stickers, reward points of another kind, sweets - whatever motivates your students! The powerpoint is set up so that you can have 5, 10 or 15 teams but this can easily be edited to have a different number.

By roberthowe

Summer Holiday Reading Bingo!

Summer Holiday Reading Bingo!

Give your pupils a reading challenge over the holidays with this new Summer Reading Bingo, created in partnership with the booksfortopics.com team. Instructions 1. Print out the bingo cards for pupils to take home over the summer holidays. 2. When pupils return to school after the holidays you can award prizes, housepoints or certificates for a completed line or for a full house!

By KS2History

End of Year!

End of Year!

Get 20% off this resource using code GREAT-YEAR at checkout! End of year activities for primary! A bundle of three of our popular end of term activities! 1. End of term iPhone activity booklet. 2. Fidget Spinner All About Me activities (end of term/transition). 3. All About Me time capsules - fill these in at the end of term and pass on to the next teacher to be opened in a year's time! 3 great activities to have up your sleeve for the end of term! BONUS FREEBIE: Summer Holiday Bingo!

By KS2History

Popular Fiction KS3 Comprehension Activity Booklets Big Bundle!

Popular Fiction KS3 Comprehension Activity Booklets Big Bundle!

This bundle contains 7 fantastic comprehension activity booklets - each is over 20 pages in length, and focuses upon a different popular classic text. This includes a text by Shakespeare, a play, fiction and non-fiction texts, as prescribed by the National Curriculum. The resource booklets contain a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful activities - perfect for use throughout class reading of texts or equally in guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS3 comprehension expectations within the National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. There are booklets included for the following texts: - The Woman in Black - The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Private Peaceful - Anne Frank - Diary of a Young Girl - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime - Stone Cold - Much Ado About Nothing There are a huge range of activities! A PDF of each booklet is also provided, to prevent formatting issues.

By TandLGuru

Transition Bundle!

Transition Bundle!

A bundle of popular transition activities for primary teachers meeting their new classes! Save time with our popular transition day resources.

By KS2History

Apostrophes (Flow Chart Poster)

Apostrophes (Flow Chart Poster)

Flow chart poster on apostrophes for your classroom! Fonts are free for commercial use and can be used in your classroom. When printing, select A3 for poster size (this is saved as high quality so it may stretch even larger than that if needed). Black font and coloured font available.

By alouisestroud