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Emancipation Proclamation ESCAPE ROOM: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War

Emancipation Proclamation ESCAPE ROOM: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War

Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room Activity: The Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln, slavery and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical executive order in a fun way! The Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Emancipation Proclamation. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Each “clue” also has one question to answer to ensure comprehension for a total of 10 questions. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
lisaf5005
KS2 English Resource - 'mis' or 'ex'?

KS2 English Resource - 'mis' or 'ex'?

A year 5 literacy worksheet on the prefixes ‘mis’ and ‘ex’. Students read the sentences and fill in the missing words from the word bank. This resource was created by Primary Leap.
PrimaryLeap
World Cup Stars - Russia 2018

World Cup Stars - Russia 2018

World Cup Stars - Russia 2018 (73 slide editable PowerPoint and 3 worksheets) World Cup Stars – Russia 2018 uses the World Cup to help students develop important English reading and writing skills. It includes a range of activities for students of all abilities such as: An introduction to the task - write a brief biography about a footballer competing in the 2018 Russia World Cup A research, note making and writing task - research the player, make notes and produce an article Understanding the key features of biographical writing? Writing in the third person and using personal pronouns effectively Developing effective research skills Skimming, scanning and highlighting Selecting appropriate material and making relevant notes Using linear and diagrammatic notes Key research skills How to transform notes into prose How to use images and layout for effect Writing frame to scaffold the article 73 slide PowerPoint 3 worksheets Click on the preview image to view the first 9 slides of the 73 slide PowerPoint.
Teacher-of-Primary
Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

Basic Planning (2 week rolling timetable covering reading, writing, grammar and spelling)Yr 2 and 3

2 Week Rotation covering – • Responding to feedback • Verbal and written responses to texts demonstrating comprehension • Spelling Patterns • Grammar Rules • Evidence of writing, drafting and editing. Area for recording additional support for children who need it. Handwriting practice completed separately. Minimal tweaking required to apply to any genre. Used last year for year 2 children and got top 10% writing results for SATs. One text required for each 2 week cycle. One comprehension, one spelling activity and one grammar activity also needed. Huge time saver as weekly planning time is small changes to include additional activities (eg. debates for persuasive writing etc)
katherineyeats
Editing passes

Editing passes

Editing passes to aid the process of editing writing. Each pass focuses on a different area of a child’s writing they can edit. I personally printed them off, laminated them and put them on a key ring. This is not my resource. It was shared with me and I am also sharing it at the request of others. I have loved using them and hopefully you find them useful too.
cnesbitt1811
Holidays/transport sorting boards.

Holidays/transport sorting boards.

Simple sorting boards offering opportunity for fine motor development coupled with phonics and oral language development for words on the topic of holidays/transport sorted according to category. Boards and words can be either laminated for use in station work or used as a cut and paste sorting exercise.
butterbeans65
100 High Frequency Words - Spelling

100 High Frequency Words - Spelling

This resource includes all the 100 High Frequency Words Each set of words shows clearly which phase they belong to. Great resource for teaching spellings of the 100 high frequency words. This resource is also going to be made available in the colour coded version for each phase.
paulagalovics
Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Here is a lesson plan and resource you will truly enjoy using. Based on Henry V as the main task (“once more…”) this lesson will help students analyse how writer’s are able to persuade their listeners. Feel free to adapt to suit the needs of your students. Enjoy
michael_davidguard
Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Persuasive Language Techniques (S&L) Part 2 - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 12/20

Persuasive Language Techniques (S&L) Part 2 - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 12/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Persuasive Language Techniques (S&L) Part 1 - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 11/20

Persuasive Language Techniques (S&L) Part 1 - Gothic Writing Skills SOW - Wolsey Academy 11/20

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW 20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test. SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills. Lessons are as follows: Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem. Gothic Filmn Review Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace). See www.wolseyacademy.com for more SOW, Learning Worlds, Online Quizzes and Free Resources.
WolseyAcademy
Nocturnal Animals Word Mat

Nocturnal Animals Word Mat

A word mat to assist children in their written work about nocturnal animals. See www.knightowl.education for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
World Cup 2018 – Football Fact Files (45 slide PowerPoint teaching resource)

World Cup 2018 – Football Fact Files (45 slide PowerPoint teaching resource)

World Cup 2018 teaching resources – The Football Fact Files (an editable 45 slide PowerPoint based teaching resource) World Cup 2018 teaching resources – The Football Fact Files includes a range of KS2 and KS3 English teaching activities and ideas for students of all abilities. Contents include: An introduction to the unit – Students will produce a fact file about a country competing in the 2018 Russia World Cup How to research a topic How to find information fast - skim, scan and highlight How to make relevant notes quickly Constructing linear and diagrammatic notes Learning a range of diverse research skills - traditional and digital texts (TV, video, DVD, websites) How to turn notes into prose How to use images and layout to make a fact file which has impact and is engaging To preview the first nine PowerPoint slides of World Cup 2018 - Football Fact Files please click on the image from the PowerPoint above.
Teacher-of-Primary
Ready to use  FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

Ready to use FAR Assessment Sheets Bundle -KS3 and KS4

A quick and easy way to give VERY SPECIFIC feedback without copious amounts of writing. Simply glue the sheet in under the student’s work. Tick the relevant criteria, set targets quickly and ensure the student has read your marking by getting them respond to in the student response section. Useful for KS3 and KS4 The bundle includes 6 ‘ready to go’ assessment sheets for: Blood Brothers HW - PEE chains Film Reviews Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde Creative Writing Peer Assessment - Generic Reading and Writing Assessment Sheets
chirpyandcheerful
KS3 Poetry

KS3 Poetry

This is a bundle of lessons and resources (some suitable for cover and homework) all suitable for pupils at KS3. Many are also suitable for KS4, particularly for introducing those skills that are needed for the analysis of unseen poetry.
knapster
Create a Superhero Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

Create a Superhero Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

This resource is great to allow your students to create and write about a Superhero. This resource includes 8 different graphic organizers, all to prepare the creation of their hero. The students go from brainstorming their hero to writing the story and drawing the comic. This resource is great for a language grade as well as an art grade. Plus your students will have fun completing the organizers. Superhero potential powers and traits organizer Story line organizer Plot and conflict organizer Characters organizer Visuals organizer Plot line organizer The Story (where the students can write their story) Simple comic template This resource comes in a printable PDF as well as an editable Google Slide. You can print it out and provide the organizers to your students, or allow them to make a copy and fill it in digitally.
rombop
Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

Current Evens Graphic Organizer (Editable in Google Slides)

This resource is great to have your students look at and review current events. This resource is a 4 page graphic organizer. The included 4 pages are as follows: Current Events Your Opinion Summary Where you stand This resource comes in a printable PDF as well as an editable Google Slide. You can print it out and provide the organizers to your students, or allow them to make a copy and fill it in digitally.
rombop
85 Writing Prompts (Quick Write Topics)

85 Writing Prompts (Quick Write Topics)

This ready-to-use set of printables includes everything you need to provide your students with fun quick write topics. Each writing prompt is it’s own page that includes a border, art work, writing prompt title and description to get the student started. You can print these out and use it in a ore traditional way or allow your students to complete these quick writes on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. These 85 writing prompts come on an editable Google Slide!
rombop
Printable Bookmark Templates (Editable in Google Slides)

Printable Bookmark Templates (Editable in Google Slides)

Create custom bookmarks for your students with this resource. This is a great way to introduce an activity, but can also be used in other content areas such as math, social studies, and science. Use Google slides and add your own text and pictures, or print them out blank for the students to design their own. This editable Google slide is setup with a standard 8.5” x 11” paper template. Each bookmark page has either 2 or 4 to a page. This makes it easy to print and distribute to students. Just print, distribute to students, & have them design their own for the book or content you are studying. Or create your own for a novel or lesson: just add the title or a notable quote, then print. Includes 12 pages of bookmark templates, 6 outline styles in 2 sizes each. 3 different style, printable reading log.
rombop
Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

Wanted Poster (Editable in Google Slides)

This is a fun WANTED poster is perfect for a Western Themed classroom. Use it to follow the theme in your class, or have your students design and write a wanted poster for a villain in the novel you are reading. This handout is great for short stories! You can print these out and use it in a traditional way or allow your students to complete this Wanted Poster on a Chromebook, iPad or any other BYOD. This worksheets come on an editable Google Slide!
rombop
Royal Wedding Newspaper Reports

Royal Wedding Newspaper Reports

Included are two newspaper reports written about the Royal Wedding of Price Harry and Meghan Markle: one about the ceremony and celebrations and the other about the global audience. They both include all the feathers of GDS writing at KS2. Can be used a WAGOLLs or to find features.
lukeearley
Street Child - Berlie Doherty Literacy planning KS2

Street Child - Berlie Doherty Literacy planning KS2

Approximately 5 weeks of literacy plans based on the book ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty. Designed initially for lower Keystage Two though can be easily adapted. All resources included alongside success criteria marking ladders for longer writing pieces. A fabulous book that engages the children in the topic of the Victorians. A mixture of drama, narrative, poetry and non-fiction. History objectives can be taught alongside.
mitch7181
What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of all the tragic events that took place during the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, a fun crossword and engage in an in class discussion over nuclear energy, radiation and it’s effects on human health. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip! A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address Escape Room Activity: The Gettysburg Address Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical speech in a fun way! The activity includes modern, easy to understand translations of Lincoln’s speech. The Gettysburg Address Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students will complete a short formative that corresponds to the readings. This will ensure they are reading the content, not just solving the puzzles. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Gettysburg Address. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
lisaf5005
Mystery Short Stories Unit

Mystery Short Stories Unit

This is a full unit for mystery short stories. Included is 14 - 40 minute lesson plans aligned with the Ontario Curriculum. This package includes all the assessments, rubrics and answer keys you would need for the unit. The corresponding Slide is editable on Google Slides. Please Note: This unit is best used in classrooms that have Smart boards and Chromebooks or iPads available to the students.
rombop
Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This plan would also work well in Spanish dual language / dual immersion / bilingual classrooms as the book is also available in Spanish under the title Ada Magnifica, cientifica. The printable prompts and activities designed to be glued into a notebook or as stand-alone activity papers are in English and Spanish. This lesson is focused on a theme of investigation, describing character traits, analysis of words in a text through close reading, and author’s message / central lesson but can easily be modified for other uses. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses in English and Spanish ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
12 Different Peer Evaluation Template (Editable Google Docs)

12 Different Peer Evaluation Template (Editable Google Docs)

This is a Peer Evaluation For Group Work, Presentations, Cooperative Tasks, and Team Assignments. This package has 12 different peer evaluation forms for larger groups as well as pairs. You can use these Peer Evaluations in any subject at any level. Included is a printable PDF file as well as an editable Google Doc.
rombop
A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes in the history of NASA from the Cold War to organizing the first colonies in Mars. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a matching exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip!
MariaPht
Magazine Template for Google Docs

Magazine Template for Google Docs

This is a high quality template for Google Docs that students can use to create magazine articles for class projects. It can be used for nearly every subject, is easily editable, and looks much cleaner and more professional than every other Google Docs magazine template available. I hope you enjoy it! Once you download the .pdf, you will find a link on the second page that you can use to access the editable template. Once you open the template, be sure to click “file” - “make a copy.” This will give you your own editable copy to use freely. Feel free to make as many copies of the template as you’d like for your students.
ltgunkel
Newspaper Template for Google Docs

Newspaper Template for Google Docs

This is a high quality template for Google Docs that students can use to create newspaper articles for class projects. It can be used for nearly every subject, is easily editable, and looks much cleaner and more professional than every other Google Docs newspaper template available. I hope you enjoy it! Once you download the .pdf, you will find a link on the second page that you can use to access the editable template. Once you open the template, be sure to click “file” - “make a copy.” This will give you your own editable copy to use freely. Feel free to make as many copies of the template as you’d like for your students.
ltgunkel
English Department - Individual Learning Plans for KS3 and KS4 (new GCSE course)

English Department - Individual Learning Plans for KS3 and KS4 (new GCSE course)

These colour sheets can be glued into the front of students’ exercise books at the start of the year and revisited each new term when new, updated versions, can be glued into the exercise books. This is a method for tracking a student’s progress. They’re linked to the new 2 year linear GCSE English Language and Literature courses. It has suggested topics (i.e. programmes of study) on each IEP too if you’re a new HOD and need some guidance.
chirpyandcheerful