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Columbus' Expedition Activities

Columbus' Expedition Activities

This package includes a Fact Sheet about Columbus, Pictures and Guidelines and Directions to make a book to document Columbus' expedition. Students will practice reading skills to find the info needed for their book and match it with the pictures. They will also practice their writing skills to summarize and rephrase the most important facts of Columbus' expedition. Cutting and pasting pictures will help them stay focused and engaged. This resource is suitable for ESL intermediate students aged 10 -13 and for social studies students in grade 4 to 6.
Littleamerica
Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable individuals from the world of politics, science and arts. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
INSTRUCTIONS WRITING SET - starter, activity and writing frame - RECIPES

INSTRUCTIONS WRITING SET - starter, activity and writing frame - RECIPES

TOOLS TO GET YOU STARTED WITH INSTRUCTION WRITING! This pack contains brainstorm questions to get children thinking about instructions. It also includes an activity differentiated two ways for children to think about layout, the importance of order in instructions and the features. Children can then write their own recipe with the writing frame. I N S T R U C T I O N F U N
tamrai
Year 2 Christmas Story Comprehension Pack

Year 2 Christmas Story Comprehension Pack

A collection of comprehension booklets for year 2 retelling the Christmas story. Each booklet tells a different part of the story and comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions. They are also laid out in the same way as a SATs booklet to provide the children with greater experience. The story is split into the following sections: Angel Gabriel visits Mary The birth of Jesus The shepherds visit baby Jesus The Wise Men visit baby Jesus
blossomingminds
Diary of Anne Frank Lesson: Characterization / Analysis and Self-Reflection

Diary of Anne Frank Lesson: Characterization / Analysis and Self-Reflection

ANNE FRANK CHARACTERIZATION ACTIVITY This is a deeply engaging activity for your students to not only learn how to analyze/characterize literature, but learn how to reflect and grow as individuals through reading. What is included: 1) Powerpoint Presentation with definition and examples of Dynamic, Static, Round, and Flat Characters; Characterization (Indirect and Direct) 2) Student Guided Notes: Two options to correspond with the PowerPoint (fill-in notes or ready-to-use) 3) Character Brainstorming Sheets: Students will be given an acronym (T.R.A.I.T.S.) to help them remember what to consider when analyzing characters. Upon filling out the brainstorming work, there is an option for a paragraph or essay portion of Characterization (for one or all of the characters included). 4) Self-Reflection: I think one of the most important aspects of character analysis in literature is the opportunity for Self-Reflection. In characters, we often can see similar or very dissimilar traits within ourselves. This portion of the packet allows students to complete the same process of characterizing they did with the characters, but for themselves. With this, hopefully they are able to be given some insight as to why reading is so important.
CaitlinAKnight
Modern day slavery -Balanced argument - 3  lessons

Modern day slavery -Balanced argument - 3 lessons

These smartboards are for 3 lessons based on modem day slavery. The lessons allow the children to investigate modern day slavery before planning and writing a balanced argument based on this topic. Please see my other slavery resources if you wish to buy a whole unit of work which includes this lesson in a series of 8 lessons Please leave positive feedback
sparkle1978
Upper KS2 Slavery Unit of Work- 8 lessons

Upper KS2 Slavery Unit of Work- 8 lessons

These smartboards are complete lessons with a starter, differentiation, main activity and modelling and plenaries. All lessons include all the resources. There is a focus on developing historical skills and using this in 2 genres of writing. There are 8 lessons based on the subject of slavery and focus on: triangulation trade and summarising key events, interpreting a range of sources linked to middle passage and plantations , letter writing as a slave ( 3 lessons), looking at modern day slavery to draw conclusions before planning and writing a balanced argument on modern day slavery ( 2 lessons) Please leave positive feedback.
sparkle1978
Year 3-4 Gansta Granny Reading lesson

Year 3-4 Gansta Granny Reading lesson

This smartboard is based on the first two chapters of the book. It is an entire lesson based on the reading skill of retrieval. Children focus on finding out about a character in the book. Please leave positive feedback
sparkle1978
Street Child Reading Lessons

Street Child Reading Lessons

These smartboards are for 6 worth of teaching lessons based on Street child. The lessons focus on chapters 1-6. These lessons are focused on the key reading skills in question style questions. The lessons are based on preparing the children for year 6 SATS. The lessons focus on being able to understand unfamiliar words in the text ( 2 lessons), making inferences and summarise key events, find the key words and retrieve information. Smartboards include the whole lesson and activities for most of the lessons.
sparkle1978