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The Hobbit - KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Hobbit - KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.R.R Tolkien's 'The Hobbit.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the upper KS2 expectations within the new 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. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'An Interview with Gandalf!' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;' - 'Tolkien's Description' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Explain meanings of words that they know and ask the meaning of new words. Link the meaning of new words to words that they already know;' - 'Hobbits!' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;' - 'Figurative Language in 'The Hobbit' - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: 'Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, to create an impact on the reader.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 21 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).

By TandLGuru

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Bundle!

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.' 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, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Austen's use of language. 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. Whole-lesson PowerPoints, activity resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Pride and Prejudice - The Bennet Sisters!

Pride and Prejudice - The Bennet Sisters!

In this engaging and informative lesson, students develop a deeper understanding of the Bennet sisters in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. In particular, students compare and contrast the sisters’ physical and emotional characteristics, and comprehend how each sister is implicated within the plot. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Playing a fun quiz to determine 'Which Sister?' is involved in different plot events; - Reading and understanding how the sisters are introduced in the novel, using relevant textual evidence; - Retrieving information from the text to create character profiles for each sister, including their age, physical and emotional descriptions; - Comparing and contrasting each of the Bennet sisters analytically; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extracts from Chapters 1, 2, and 3; - 'Character Profile task resources - in Word and PDF form; - Supportive and clear essay template; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

10 X Synonyms Wordsearch Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

10 X Synonyms Wordsearch Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

10 x Wordsearches on the theme of 'Synonyms'. Synonyms are: 1. Stop 2. Brown 3. Beautiful 4. Big 5. Small 6. Love 7. Make 8. Enthusiasm 9. Noise 10. Go For some there is more than 1 wordsearch, so there's more than 10 overall. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Brown Synonyms 1&2 Wordsearch Art Colours Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Brown Synonyms 1&2 Wordsearch Art Colours Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

3 x Wordsearch on the theme of 'Brown Synonyms'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Brown Synonyms 2 Wordsearch Art Colours Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Brown Synonyms 2 Wordsearch Art Colours Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Brown Synonyms 2'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Brown Synonyms 1 Wordsearch Art Colours Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Brown Synonyms 1 Wordsearch Art Colours Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Brown Synonyms 1'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Rhyming Words (-un)

Rhyming Words (-un)

This worksheet can be used to teach rhyming words to students of Kindergarten and Grade1. It is a find, colour and write type of worksheet which can be used by the teacher in various ways.

By ErumTaj1

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies PowerPoint Slideshow

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies PowerPoint Slideshow

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies PowerPoint Slideshow-ESL Fun Games Try out our Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies PowerPoint Slideshow. Description: Each Regular PowerPoint Slideshow has one topic with 6 task categories; What’s in the Photo?  Answer the Question, True or False, Fill in the Blank, Multiple Choice and Spot the Error.  Every PowerPoint Slideshow has a total of 60 different tasks with answers.  All 120 slides are also animated with sounds! How to Use It:       Open the slideshow in PowerPoint.  Click the mouse or the right arrow button on your keyboard to advance to the next slide.  To move back a slide, click the left arrow button.  Students can take turns performing the tasks on the slides or present the slideshow to the entire class as a fun classroom activity or topic warmer. Notes: Use our worksheets, Jeopardy Game, Board and Card Games as complimentary activities for the PowerPoint Slideshow

By eslfungames

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow-ESL Fun Games Try out our Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow. Description: Each Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Slideshow can be played with 3 players or 3 teams. All games have one topic with 6 task categories; What’s in the Photo? Answer the Question, True or False, Fill in the Blank, Multiple Choice and Spot the Error. Every game includes Regular Jeopardy, Double Jeopardy, The Daily Double and Final Jeopardy, for a total of 61 different tasks with answers, automatic or manual scoring and a colored timer bar. All 126 slides are also animated with Jeopardy sounds! How to Use It: 1st, Adjust the Countdown Timer to 30. This will give 30 seconds for the student to answer. The game can be played with three individuals or three groups. Students will take turns picking a category and dollar amount. Click on the chosen box for the task or question. Immediately click on the timer bar at the bottom. It will count for 30 seconds if you preset it to do so. This matches the amount of time the music plays. Of course, if you want to give students less time to answer you may do so. Just preset the timer for less seconds. After the student answers, click on the arrow at the bottom right hand corner of the presentation. This will take you to the answer slide. Next click the arrow at the bottom left hand corner of the presentation. This will take you back to the question where you can enter “correct” or “incorrect”. You must choose one or the other for the game to function properly. Clicking “correct” will add to their score and incorrect will deduct from their score. Click on “Board” to go back to the board for another task. If you know the student is correct and don’t want to take time to move back and forth between the slides simply click “correct” on the task slide and the correct response will then be shown. Click on “Board” to go back to the board for another task. If the student gives the wrong answer, click “incorrect”. Click on the bottom right hand arrow to see the answer. The click on “Board” to return to the game. To skip viewing the correct responses all together, check the box below Click “Adj Scores” from the board to manually change scores if a mistake was made. If time permits you can move on to Double Jeopardy after completing the first board by clicking “go double” in the upper right-hand corner of the board. Both boards have completely different tasks or questions. The final phase of the game is “Final Jeopardy” which can be played at the end of either or both boards. Notes: Use our worksheets, board and card games as complimentary activities for the Jeopardy game.

By eslfungames

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Shapes Worksheet

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Shapes Worksheet

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Shapes Worksheet-ESL Fun Games Try out our Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Shapes Worksheet. Description: This is a 2 page word shapes worksheet.  Each worksheet has a total of 30 words, word boxes, sentence clues with the target words missing and a word bank at the bottom of page of the second page. How to Use It:  Students will look at the word bank and use the words to fill in the missing words in the sentence clues.  The missing words becomes the target words to be written in the word boxes.  The shape of the words must match the shape of the boxes. These worksheets can be printed and handed out to students in class.  They also work great for extra homework practice. Notes: Each worksheet includes an Answer Key on a separate page. Don’t forget to download our free “US Government-Citizenship Word Shapes” sample from our website to try one out. eslfungames.com

By eslfungames

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Maze Worksheet

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Maze Worksheet

Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Maze Worksheet-ESL Fun Games Try out our Household Chores-Cleaning Supplies Word Maze Worksheet. Description: This is a 2 page word maze worksheet.  Each worksheet has a total of 30 words, a word puzzle grid, sentence clues with the target words missing and a word bank at the bottom of page of the second page. How to Use It:  Students will look at the word bank and use the words to fill in the missing words in the sentence clues.  The missing words becomes the target words to be located on the grid.  Students will begin with the one circled letter of the puzzle.  Students will mark the trail of letters of all of the words.  All of the words connect to one another through the maze until the last word.  The path can wander up, down, right, left and diagonally. These worksheets can be printed and handed out to students in class.  They also work great for extra homework practice. Notes: Each worksheet includes an Answer Key on a separate page. Don’t forget to download our free “Telling Time Word Maze” sample from our website to try one out. eslfungames.com

By eslfungames