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5 Comprehension Lessons on Asking Questions when Reading

5 Comprehension Lessons on Asking Questions when Reading

A week's plan, powerpoint and resources for year 5 reading focusing on the comprehension skill of asking questions. Easily adaptable for all other KS2 classes. Engaging and relevant starters, main activities and plenaries planned for everyday. Differentiated resources and activities for four groups of children (green LA, yellow M/LA, blue MA, red HA). Questions prompting higher order thinking and activities designed to develop comprehension skills and enhance reading assessment results. Each lesson builds and expands on the previous one. All texts provided, a range of interesting genres and styles with helpful resources, such as the questioning grid.

By marich

5 Reading Lessons on Recommending Books

5 Reading Lessons on Recommending Books

A week's plan, powerpoint and resources for year 5 reading focusing on the comprehension skill of recommending books. Easily adaptable for all other KS2 classes. Engaging and relevant starters, main activities and plenaries planned for everyday. Differentiated resources and activities for four groups of children (green LA, yellow M/LA, blue MA, red HA). Questions prompting higher order thinking and activities designed to develop comprehension skills and enhance reading assessment results. Each lesson builds and expands on the previous one. Different activities for this skill including making trump cards and writing speeches.

By marich

Alphabet: Lesson Plans, Presentations, Worksheets, Activities, Draw/Trace/Colour, Displays Bundle

Alphabet: Lesson Plans, Presentations, Worksheets, Activities, Draw/Trace/Colour, Displays Bundle

This resource bundle contains materials you can use to teach children the alphabet together with supporting resources. It includes: - Detail Lesson Plan plus worksheets and whole class activities - 5 Sets of Presentations - Extra worksheets for ongoing teaching of the alphabet - Handwriting - Drawing and colouring of pictures relating to each letter of the alphabet - Matching pictures to the correct letter -Alphabet gap-filling exercises - Displays - Homework sheets PLUS TWO FREEBIES Please see preview panes.

By Ro_Milli0110

10 Things in my 'Back to School' Bag

10 Things in my 'Back to School' Bag

A fun and easy-to-do 'back to school' activity for your new class, which is ideal for getting to know each other and for creating a first day display. The objective of the lesson is for the children to create an imaginative list of 10 things that they would like to have in their school bag for the first day of a new school year. Their choices can be as strange or as sensible as they like, allowing for plenty of creative writing opportunities. The resource has two writing frames - one for a simple decorative piece and one for adding more imaginative written details - so the task can easily be differentiated to your class' needs. I have used the activity across KS2, but it can also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation - provides instructions and examples for introducing the activity. • Writing frame 1 - can be completed with personal details and the 10 chosen items and then used for display. • Writing frame 2 - can be used to add imaginative written details about each of the children's 10 items and can then also form part of the display. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox

By goldtopfox

Inference Writing with pictures and graphic organizers

Inference Writing with pictures and graphic organizers

This inference writing activity comes with a teacher powerpoint to display. Teach inference in steps with real life pictures. Students write what they know from a picture and then infer what happened before, during, and after the picture was taken using a graphic organizer. Students then use this to sequence a story based on the picture. Venn Diagram for students to compare and contrast inferences they made about the same photo. Pages of download: 1- Cover 2- For the teacher 3-What is inference? Poster 4-7- Introduction to activity and class example 8- instructions to turn inferences into a written story 9- writing sheet 10 - Venn Diagram to compare and contrast with other student inferences 11 - Instructions for individualized writing 12-21 - 10 different real life pictures with graphic organizers following the same inferencing and writing steps 22- student writing sheet 23 - Venn Diagram 24-26 - Credits and Terms of Use

By ashleybrennan

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE MACBETH LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY 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 William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' 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 Shakespeare's 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.

By TandLGuru

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Huge Bundle!

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY 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 Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.' 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 Stevenson's 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.

By TandLGuru

Talk for Learning - T4L - Display

Talk for Learning - T4L - Display

TALK FOR LEARNING - T4L Encourage deep and meaningful conversations between your students to aid their leaning with this attractive and clear display. You can choose which way children will discuss and share the information depending on which T4L strategy you specify. This display is available in blue, orange and red versions to help fit into any classroom.

By lukepadley

Life Cycle Bundle

Life Cycle Bundle

This bundle includes 4 life cycle units - butterfly, frog, plant, and insect. All units come with reading passages with opportunities to engage readers with "turn and talk", interactive notebooks for life cycle stages and unit vocabulary, reading comprehension, compare and contrast with Venn Diagrams, coloring pages, sequencing, and more. The bundle is at a 25% discount on each item. All resources in this bundle were updated September 2016 to include additional interactive notebook templates and a level 1 and level 2 vocabulary for differentiation across grade levels or within the classroom. Observation logs were also added and the assessments are differentiated for vocabulary.

By ashleybrennan

October Themed Kindergarten Math and Literacy Printables

October Themed Kindergarten Math and Literacy Printables

This resource includes 25 pages of math and 25 pages of literacy printables to supplement the kindergarten curriculum. In the October pack are: Letters Q - Z Beginning Sounds Rhyming words Word Families - at, ag, ap Colors Sight Words - like, is, a, my, and Numbers 1-20 Counting Objects Ten Frames Shapes - diamond, rhombus, star, oval Sorting shapes Patterns Comparing numbers Counting practice These printables are perfect for: Centers Fast finishers Review Homework Reinforcement

By ashleybrennan