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A Big,Spooky Bundle of Halloween Literacy Activities and Craftivity

A Big,Spooky Bundle of Halloween Literacy Activities and Craftivity

This big bundle of fun and funny Halloween themed literacy activities is perfect for guided reading, writing and centers. You will find three packets with over 5 activities geared towards reading comprehension, sentence building, fluency, grammar and vocabulary skills. With a Mad Libs style, this card game is such a fun way to engage kids as they learn to build sophisticated sentences and move away from the ordinary. With vivid verbs to add to Halloween themed subjects and prepositional phrases, they can create a myriad of mix and match. The rigour is increased with the task of identifying their subject and predicate within their created sentences, together with ensuring that the subject and verb matches. Have fun this Halloween season or any season with this hysterical activity perfect for literacy centres, guided reading and independent work. Great fun for 3rd-5th grades. Included in this printable packet: •16 subject/noun cards •16 adverb cards •24 verbs/action cards •20 prepositional phrases •Recording sheets •Gravestone shaped recording sheets for synonyms •Instructions for creating the gravestone craftivity A fun and ghoulish printable packet with two games in one and interactive notebook activities. These CCSS ELA aligned activities all work on the skill of identifying cause and effect within text. Suitable for 2nd – 5th grade, the cards are differentiated to allow you to accommodate your class needs. The interactive notebook activities increase the rigor when the children have to create their own cause for a stated effect and their own effects for specified causes. Making literacy fun, these can be a great addition to your centers or guided reading groups. Perfectly timed for Halloween but fabulous year round too! Included in this printable packet: •28 cause and effect cards, differentiated. ( green is more challenging text) •Student instruction cards. •Recording sheet •2 additional Interactive notebook activities •Games include: Memory matching and Classifying and Categorising Halloween literacy kit: This is a fun, reproducible 24 page literacy packet of games and activities for developing reading comprehension skills and creative writing skills. Kids LOVE this! I have targeted the language and the CCSS ELA for 4th and 5th grades. It can of course be used for 3rd and 6th as you see fit. The Best Game of Guess the Halloween Character Traits is a variation on one of my best selling reading comprehension games. It is 3 games in one set of 28 playing cards.Perfect for differentiating for all students needs. Building A Spooky Halloween Story is another card game where the possibilities for creative writing could be endless! The children love to pick the cards randomly, selecting their setting,character and conflict and building the rest of their story from their imagination. There are 8 cards to choose from for each area: character, setting, conflict and character’s wants. All of this is one big easy bundle where you SAVE! Happy Halloween! Susan Powers
susanpowers09
A Ghoulish Game of Cause and Effect Reading Comprehension Halloween Activity

A Ghoulish Game of Cause and Effect Reading Comprehension Halloween Activity

A fun and ghoulish printable packet with two games in one and interactive notebook activities. These CCSS ELA aligned activities all work on the skill of identifying cause and effect within text. Suitable for 2nd – 5th grade, the cards are differentiated to allow you to accommodate your class needs. The interactive notebook activities increase the rigor when the children have to create their own cause for a stated effect and their own effects for specified causes. Making literacy fun, these can be a great addition to your centers or guided reading groups. Perfectly timed for Halloween but fabulous year round too! Included in this printable packet: •28 cause and effect cards, differentiated. ( green is more challenging text) •Student instruction cards. •Recording sheet •2 additional Interactive notebook activities •Games include: Memory matching and Classifying and Categorising Happy Halloween! Susan Powers www.PYPteachingtools.com
susanpowers09
ICT task -  Ancient Egyptian Museum visit story - to improve writing  by adding suspense

ICT task - Ancient Egyptian Museum visit story - to improve writing by adding suspense

This is a suspense story about being locked in the Egyptian Gallery of a museum over night. This is a word document, so can be used as an ICT text for pupils. The pupils are instructed to improve and finish the story, using techniques (such as, adding description of the character's feelings, describing sounds and setting). There is a self assessment worksheet ( that proves far more effective than success criteria) and also detailed teaching notes.
AWalkerEducation
Short Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative Forms

Short Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative Forms

I’ve just finished creating 180 cards which can be used to teach comparative and superlative forms of the so-called short adjectives. If your students need more practice or if you’re looking for a complete teaching resource to help them understand comparative and superlative forms of adjectives, these cards may be exactly what you need. All of the cards are very colourful and they all contain equally colourful images that will hopefully make using the cards more enjoyable. This time I’ve created four different types of cards. The first group consists of cards with multiple-choice sentences. There are 60 cards of this type in the pack. This next type of cards includes 60 cards too. These cards, however, contain sentences with gaps. The next cards are cards with pictures. Students’ task is to look at the cards, think for a second and compare the objects/people in the pictures. There are 30 cards of this type. The final type of cards are cards containing questions with comparatives and superlatives. These questions are followed by more detailed questions so that your students get to practise both comparative and superlative forms of short adjectives as well as speaking. The pack includes 30 cards of this kind. One more thing, the cards also teach the comparative and superlative forms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’. Additionally, the cards can be used to practise the expression as…as.
leba87
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
Yr  5 / 6 Slavery letter writing 3 lessons

Yr 5 / 6 Slavery letter writing 3 lessons

This smartboard includes 3 lessons based on writing a letter from the point of view of a slave on the plantations. This is a wonderful resource to apply their knowledge from previous lessons Complete lessons with starters-main activity and plenary. Please see my other resource that includes a series of lessons based on learning about slavery and is a bulk buy of 8 lessons Please leave positive feedback
sparkle1978
Fantastic Mr Fox Lesson Bundle!

Fantastic Mr Fox Lesson Bundle!

These engaging, varied, and informative lessons have been designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of the plot, characters, language, and key messages in Roald Dahl's 'Fantastic Mr Fox.' All of the resources that you need to teach are included in the bundle: Whole lesson step-by-step PowerPoint presentations, informative and engaging , worksheets, activities, and lesson plans. Contained in the bundle are lessons based on: - 1. Boggis, Bunce and Bean; - 2. The Very Clever Mr Fox; - 3. The Structure of the Story; 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.
TandLGuru
Fantastic Mr Fox Huge Bundle!

Fantastic Mr Fox Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE FANTASTIC MR FOX LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Roald Dahl's 'Fantastic Mr Fox.' 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 story, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding language devices. 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. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Fantastic Mr Fox - The Very Clever Mr Fox!

Fantastic Mr Fox - The Very Clever Mr Fox!

This fun and informative helps students to gain a deeper understanding of the main character in Roald Dahl’s ‘Fantastic Mr Fox:’ Mr Fox himself! Students use their skills of inference and deduction in order to establish key information about Mr Fox’s character, likes, dislikes, and mannerisms. They then create a character profile using the information that they have gathered! The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: -Considering how Roald Dahl was influenced by real-life foxes in his characterisation; - Reading and understanding extracts from the opening of Fantastic Mr Fox, in which Mr Fox's character traits are revealed; - Inferring and deducing key features about Mr Fox from across the text; - Creating a character profile for Mr Fox, utilising knowledge that they have gathered from over the course of the lesson; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Text Detectives Worksheet (and answer sheet); - Selected extracts - Fantastic Mr Fox; - Character Profile Template (Word and PDF); - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with a mixed-ability year 3 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 1 and 8 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
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
Fantastic Mr Fox Pointless Game! (and template to create your own games!)

Fantastic Mr Fox Pointless Game! (and template to create your own games!)

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, interesting tasks, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in 'Fantastic Mr Fox.' Round 1. The characters in Fantastic Mr Fox Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings and Objects Round 4. Themes in Fantastic Mr Fox The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru