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Library Challenge Cards

Library Challenge Cards

These ‘Library Challenge’ cards were made for my class library, but they could be used in a school library as well. The idea was just to get the children excited about reading and properly engaged with the books, and they’ve really enjoyed working through the activities – an added bonus being that I use this work to decorate the walls of our library. There’s a selection of 10 Library Challenge Cards, plus a ‘Library Challenge of the Week’ which just allows for changing things up a little without having to print and laminate more cards.

By sh2810

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1

A complete 12 week scheme of work that is fully resourced and differentiated. Contains powerpoint lessons, medium term plan, text extracts and sample practice papers. Everything you need to teach the new GCSE English Language Paper 1. Also contains revision activities for GCSE Literature Paper 1 (easily adapted to suit your texts.)

By stebbingk05

AQA New 2017 Specification: English Language, Paper 2 Section A: Nonfiction Reading

AQA New 2017 Specification: English Language, Paper 2 Section A: Nonfiction Reading

10 fully resourced lessons to prepare students for the AQA English Language Paper 2, Section A exam: 'Writer's Viewpoints and Perspectives'.This resource bundle includes:Two powerpoint presentations totalling 142 slides.A full lesson by lesson scheme of work including clear learning objectives and outlining assessment opportunities.Eight different extracts to use with students from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Each lesson is clearly structured with learning objectives, learning start activities, learning review activities and opportunities for students to demonstrate and assess their learning in a number of ways. The lessons aim to develop a common approach for tackling each question to build students' confidence. There are a number of opportunities for students to tackle the different question types and the presentations provide clear steps and guidance to support students during the assessment process. Model answers and assessment sheets also included.Extracts included:'American Sniper', Chris Kyle'The Charge of the Light Brigade', William Howard Russell'Letter to My Mother', Wilfred Owen'A Beautiful Job', Gunner William Towers (WW1)'The Death of Lord Nelson', William Beatty'We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches', Winston Churchill'Surrender Speech', Chief Joseph (taken from the AQA Reading Support Booklet)'The Gettysburg Address', Abraham LincolnIn addition to this, the presentations also include some optional Paper 2, Section B questions that link to the extracts and aim to develop students' nonfiction writing skills.The lessons and extracts are focused around the theme of war so they can be linked with the 'Power and Conflict' AQA poetry anthology to develop students' contextual understanding for the English Literature exam.Any feedback on the resource would be greatly appreciated!

By RojoResources

Harry Potter Comprehension

Harry Potter Comprehension

An activity to revise and test students understanding of a story. Using Harry Potter allows the students to connect to a well known text. ***The extract used is copyright of the author J.K Rowling.

By Sazo123

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

4 workbooks to be used as a bundle when studying Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Includes a Roald Dahl fascinating fact file, a quiz and timeline a guided reading workbook and a workbook for activities based on ther novel.

By teachercellar

Year 2 greater depth maths and reading resources

Year 2 greater depth maths and reading resources

Year 2 greater depth maths resources-addition, multiplication, fractions, reasoning, empty box problems and reading resources on inference and comparison. My more able children enjoyed these activities and found them challenging. directly relate to the 2017 interim framework. Six activities in total.

By victoria_sponge

Ice Cream Phonics game  covering ou and ow sounds Year 1 Phonics link with lighthouse keeper

Ice Cream Phonics game covering ou and ow sounds Year 1 Phonics link with lighthouse keeper

Seagull attack! lighthouse keep link How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

Ice cReam Phonics oa ow o-e sounds Year 1 Lighthouse Keeper link

Ice cReam Phonics oa ow o-e sounds Year 1 Lighthouse Keeper link

Seagull attack!How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

ai ay a-e ice cream phonics Year 1 Phonics screen

ai ay a-e ice cream phonics Year 1 Phonics screen

Seagull attack!How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

6 games Ice Cream Phonics  ee ea,  ow oa o-e,  ow ou,  ur ir er , ay, ai a-e  igh, ie, Year 1 screen

6 games Ice Cream Phonics ee ea, ow oa o-e, ow ou, ur ir er , ay, ai a-e igh, ie, Year 1 screen

6 games coveringee/eaow, oa o-eow, ouir ur erai ay a-eigh ie i-e ySeagull attack!How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

igh ie i-e Phonic game - Ice cream seagull attack! Phonics Year 1 screen

igh ie i-e Phonic game - Ice cream seagull attack! Phonics Year 1 screen

Seagull attack!How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

The Horror Bundle

The Horror Bundle

The Horror BundleA collection of exciting horror lessons and resources. Fantastic value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image:)

By EngageinEnglish

Print-and-Go Reader: Grade 5 - Disneyland Resort Parades SPaG, Non-Fiction, CCSS Lesson for Centers

Print-and-Go Reader: Grade 5 - Disneyland Resort Parades SPaG, Non-Fiction, CCSS Lesson for Centers

Print-and-Go Readers – Grade 5 – is a series of English Language Arts lessons that allows students to incorporate engaging and essential ELA themes and standards while learning about fun places to visit. Perfect for centers, early finishers, ESL, intervention, whole class, SPaG and more.Disneyland Resort Parades – contains 12-print and go pages of activities that include: fluency practice, comprehension, word play, informational text , grammar, study and more.Perfect for whole class, groups, pairs, intervention, centers and more. Use with the entire Journey series for a comprehensive fifth grade program. Works for summer school as well.• Twelve pages in color and also in black and white for printing ease• Great for students learning English• Great for early finishers• Work in pairs for intervention Students practice reading, writing, grammar, critical thinking and 21st century skills• Access their creativity • Learn new words• Learn about new placesTable of Contents2. Fluency3. Comprehension Assessment4. Grammar: Contraction Practice and Adjective and Alliteration Practice5. Pronouns6. Words, Words, Words7. Vocabulary practice8. Figurative Language: Metaphors9. Grammar: Proof reading practice10. Sentences and Personification11 -12. Sentence Writing Practice13. Answers

By elizabethpinotti

following the sounds in RWI set 2 and set 3  2 games Ice Cream phonics  covering those sounds

following the sounds in RWI set 2 and set 3 2 games Ice Cream phonics covering those sounds

rWI set 2 and set 3 two games includedSeagull attack!How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

Phonics game using RWI set 2 sounds Ice Cream ay ee igh oo ou ar or ir oy air

Phonics game using RWI set 2 sounds Ice Cream ay ee igh oo ou ar or ir oy air

Following the sounds found in RWI set 2Seagull attack!How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

Following RWI set 3 sounds Ice cream phonics game Year 1 Phonics screen

Following RWI set 3 sounds Ice cream phonics game Year 1 Phonics screen

Following the sounds in RWI set 3Seagull attack!How to playEach player can have 1 or more cones to collect their ice cream scoops.Shuffle the cards and place face down in the centre of the table.Take it in turns to turn over. Find the sounds and read the word. If they read the word keep it. If not return to base of the pile.Build your ice cream but watch out for seagulls attack. If you turn this card over all your ice creams have to go back into the shop!The winner is the player with the most ice cream scoops!

By LiziP

3 - Print-and-Go Reader: Grade 5 -  SPaG, Non-Fiction, CCSS , Centers

3 - Print-and-Go Reader: Grade 5 - SPaG, Non-Fiction, CCSS , Centers

Three Print-and-Go Readers – Grade 5 are included in this bundle. Print-and-Go readers are the perfect way to practice reading fluency, comprehension, grammar, figurative language and more. They are a series of English Language Arts lessons that allows students to incorporate engaging and essential ELA themes and standards while learning about fun places to visit. Perfect for centers, early finishers, ESL, intervention, whole class, SPaG and more.Each book is 12 engaging pages of student work.Perfect for whole class, groups, pairs, intervention, centers and more. Use with the entire Journey series for a comprehensive fifth grade program. Works for summer school as well.• Twelve pages in color and also in black and white for printing ease• Great for students learning English• Great for early finishers• Work in pairs for intervention Students practice reading, writing, grammar, critical thinking and 21st century skills• Access their creativity • Learn new words• Learn about new placesTable of Contents for each are themed and include:2. Fluency3. Comprehension Assessment4. Grammar: Contraction Practice and Adjective and Alliteration Practice5. Pronouns6. Words, Words, Words7. Vocabulary practice8. Figurative Language9. Grammar: Proof reading practice10. Sentences and Personification11 -12. Sentence Writing Practice13. Answers

By elizabethpinotti

End of Year Literacy Centers

End of Year Literacy Centers

Summer is around the corner. Wrap up the year with these fun and colorful literacy centers. Perfect to review first grade concepts, but can be used for kindergarten or for second grade as well. What's included:-Rhyme Time (match rhyming words- 2 levels) & extension sheet-Past, Present, Future activity & extension sheet-ABC Order (2 levels)-Contraction Match (Go Fish Game)-Homophone (Memory Game)-Noun, Adjective, Verb (Lemon Slices Board Game)

By michellemcdonald9515

Blank weekly planning template for Guided Reading

Blank weekly planning template for Guided Reading

This is a blank, adaptable template for a week's Guided Reading. My class were grouped by ability and their activities were rotated each day:Adult- led readingTeacher - led readingReciprocal reading (a group activity where pupils would read and discuss a shared text, taking on different roles)Paired reading.The plan could be used or adapted for any KS2 group.

By Christianne

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

This scheme takes the group step by step through the stages of how to write a story. It is adapted from the government initiative 'Improving Childrens Writing' getting children from level 3 to level 4. I have changed it a little, so that it is also suitable for level 2 and 3 as well. Some resources you will have to get from the government published folder 'improving childrens writing'.

By asadler79

The Eduqas English Language Component 1 Bumper Pack! A wide selection of exam papers and revision resources

The Eduqas English Language Component 1 Bumper Pack! A wide selection of exam papers and revision resources

A range of exam papers, mark schemes and inserts to help prepare students for their English Language Component 1 GCSE exam paper. Included in the bundle are the following papers:Animal FarmGreat GatsbyOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestLord of the FliesBelovedA Handmaid's TaleInvisible ManTo Kill a Mockingbird.Also included are mark scheme's tailored to assist marking of all 8 papers as well as a step by step walk through lesson with handy revision print outs for students to practice the skills and improve their analysis.

By owl_eyed_resources

Blood Brothers GCSE English Revision key cards. Eduqas/WJEC/AQA

Blood Brothers GCSE English Revision key cards. Eduqas/WJEC/AQA

A set of revision cards that cover the entire play scene by scene with key quotes, key terminology and the major themes. Each slide is cut into 4 pocket sized cards that can be hole punched and put on a key ring to make a set of flip cards helping students with every aspect of the play. The last 3 cards cover the context, about the author and the key characters in the play. An incredibly useful revision resource for students needing to 'get to grips' with Blood Brothers ready for their English Litearture exams.

By owl_eyed_resources