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Guess the Canadian Lingo

Guess the Canadian Lingo

This Powerpoint allows students to guess words that are common in Canada but are not well known elsewhere. This has been tested with 5-year-olds and 10-year-olds and they enjoy guessing the words and discovering life in Canada. This is a great resource for that extra five minutes of class when students finish work early or to supplement learning about Canada.

By andyfilipowich

A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Past!

A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Past!

This engaging and informative lesson students to make insightful and developed interpretations of The Ghost of Christmas Past in Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol.’ In particular, they explore the ghost’s physical appearance, actions, and mannerisms, and analyse the extent to which the ghost symbolises the power of memories. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Reading and understanding the key plot elements of stave 2 - in which The Ghost of Christmas Past appears; - Identifying and exemplifying the key features of the ghost, including its appearance, actions, and mannerisms; - Analysing the extent to which the ghost represents the power of memories; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Chapter 2 of A Christmas Carol; - Features of The Ghost of Christmas Past Worksheet (and completed answer sheet for teachers); - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

Bumper Year 2 Comprehension Pack - Autumn Term

Bumper Year 2 Comprehension Pack - Autumn Term

This is a pack of 17 year 2 SATs style comprehensions, perfect for using throughout the autumn term. Each booklet comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions and a similar layout. There are a wide range of autumn topics covered, including: Autumn poetry (x 2) Autumn non-fiction (x 4) Harvest non-fiction (x2) Thanksgiving non-fiction Halloween non-fiction (x 2) Halloween poem Bonfire Night non-fiction (x 4) Bonfire poem PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Year 2 Bonfire Night Comprehension Bundle (Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

Year 2 Bonfire Night Comprehension Bundle (Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

This bundle contains a collection of 5 comprehension booklets aimed at year 2. The theme for the booklets is Bonfire Night. The five topics covered are: - The Gunpowder Plot - Bonfire Night Food - Bonfire Night Safety - How to Build a Bonfire - Fire Poem Each booklet is differentiated and based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format.

By blossomingminds

Year 2 Comprehension - Bonfire Night Food

Year 2 Comprehension - Bonfire Night Food

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2. There are three differentiated booklets on Bonfire Night food, which covers hot food, cold food and how to make hot chocolate. The booklets are based on the year 2 SATs comprehension paper and contain a range of 'what,' 'who' and 'why' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

A Christmas Carol: The Context of Victorian Britain!

A Christmas Carol: The Context of Victorian Britain!

This engaging and informative lesson students to make sustained and developed links between Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and its social and historical context. In particular, students learn about the harsh treatment of the poor in Victorian society, the selfishness and cruelty of those in power, and attitudes towards sin, religion, and the supernatural. The lesson explores how Dickens explores these ideas through the allegorical nature of the text. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Understanding key information about Charles Dickens, his life, and influences; - Researching and sharing key contextual understanding about the rich, poor, healthcare, and religion in the 19th Century; - Reading Stave 1 of 'A Christmas Carol' and identifying evidence of contextual influences; - Analysing how Dickens presents his views about the cruelty of 19th Century life through the opening of the text; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Chapter 1 of A Christmas Carol; - Template for researching 19th Century life (and completed answer sheet for teachers); - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

English Workbook Years 3 /4 Book 2

English Workbook Years 3 /4 Book 2

Another 14 units in addition to Book 1! A workbook aimed at upper Year 3 and Year 4 that covers a wide variety of Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar, Creative Writing, Comprehension....This workbook is divided in 14 units each totalling 20 marks with a Tracker at the end where students can record their progress visually. A total of 47 pages with comprehensive answer sheet.There are a variety of activities in each unit which allows students to keep their practice going. It's a great additional resource for Early Morning work, Homeschoolers and even can be printed a unit at a time for homework. No need to go looking for the next worksheet to issue to a student. Just follow the units. Purchase both booklets and it will cover a whole year. Please leave a comment and any suggestions will be most welcome.

By goforgoldlearning

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespearean Context!

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespearean Context!

This engaging, in-depth lesson enables students to make detailed links between Much Ado About Nothing and its social and historical context. In particular, students analyse how social features such as courtly love, patriarchal society, social class, and illegitimacy are evidence throughout the play. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Defining and exemplifying the key features of Shakespearean context; - Reading and comprehending key extracts from Much Ado About Nothing, relating them to the features of Shakespearean context; - Completing an essay style response in which they consider how the key features of social and historical context influence the events of the play. - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and detailed - just download and teach from it! - Pictures of Shakespearean society for the introduction activity; - Shakespearean society worksheet (and teacher answer sheet); - Extracts from the text; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan.

By TandLGuru

Year 2 poetry comprehension - Cold

Year 2 poetry comprehension - Cold

This resource is a comprehension activity for Year 2. It based on a poem called 'Cold' by Shirley Hughes, perfect for using in the autumn or winter. The questioning is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of 'what,' 'who,' and 'where' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. Answers are included. PDF file format and editable Microsoft file format included in price.

By blossomingminds

Whole Class Reading - Elmer

Whole Class Reading - Elmer

A week long unit based on Elmer to use during Whole Class Reading. Ideal for Reception or Year 1. Resources include: Teaching Plan National Curriculum Objectives Examples of text If you use and like this resource, I'd be very grateful if you left a review. To be kept informed on any new resources I publish please click Taylor's Teaching Timesaversand follow me.

By TaylorsTeachingTimesavers

Onomatopoeia Worksheet

Onomatopoeia Worksheet

This is a sample worksheet on onomatopoeia from a set of 20 worksheets. More Onomatopoeia Resources Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Worksheets This resource contains a set of 20 worksheets on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Tasks include identifying onomatopoeic words in sentences and literature and using onomatopoeia in sentences, to describe scenes and to create adverts. Onomatopoeia PowerPoint Lesson This resource contains a fully editable and engaging 75-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of onomatopoeia. The content includes 1. Explanation and definition of onomatopoeia. 2. Why it is used. 3. Examples of onomatopoeia from poetry, literature, adverts and comics -including The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Tennyson), The Lake Isle of Innisfree (W. B. Yeats), The Bells (Edgar Allan Poe), The Tempest (William Shakespeare) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway). 4. Challenges and opportunities within the PowerPoint for pupils to identify and use onomatopoeia. 6. Images to stimulate students to compose their own onomatopoeic words. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to a short, entertaining video on onomatopoeia; some adverts containing onomatopoeia and a recitation by Roger McGough of his poem 'The Sound Collector'. Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Posters This resource contains a set of 30 colourful posters on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas