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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

Alan Peat Sentence Types - Display

Alan Peat Sentence Types - Display

Easily referable "displayable" Alan Peat sentence types. Each sentence type has a description and an example. Could be laminated and used with Velcro - so that children can choose, remove and read.

By Danny7107

Macbeth Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Macbeth Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS4 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers 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: - 'Context: Shakespearean Britain' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Shakespeare's Description' - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'Lady Macbeth' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Novel' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is around 30 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

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

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS4 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers 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: - 'Context: 19th Century England' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Stevenson's Description' - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'Mr Hyde' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Novel' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is around 30 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

August / September Kindergarten Math and Literacy Printables

August / September 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 August/September pack are: Letters A - P Beginning Sounds Rhyming words Colors Sight Words - I, see, the Concepts of print Numbers 1-10 Counting Objects Shapes Sorting shapes Patterns Comparing numbers Counting practice These printables are perfect for: Centers Fast finishers Review Homework Reinforcement

By ashleybrennan

A term's comprehension pack (B)

A term's comprehension pack (B)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .

By Headway_Learning

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .

By Headway_Learning

Reading and Writing Workshop Anchor Charts - Kindergarten

Reading and Writing Workshop Anchor Charts - Kindergarten

61 Anchor Charts that complement the Reading and Writing Workshop curricular plan at the kindergarten level. These are perfect for mini-lessons and/or bulletin boards. Color and black and white printing options are available with instructions on how to TILE print these charts on a large scale. The Anchor Chart Titles are as follows: 1. Reading is an Adventure 2. How do Readers Read? 3. Parts of a Book 4. Reading Adventures 5. More Reading Adventures 6. What Do Readers Look For? 7. Reading Strategies 8. What is a Reading Buddy? 9. A Good Reading Buddy 10. Readers Reread 11. Reading Strategies 12. Careful Readers 13. Readers Retell 14. Reading Buddies Have A Plan 15. Sticky Notes 16. Readers Make Connections 17. Readers Talk 18. Talking about Reading 19. Reading with Expression 20. Why Should I Read With Expression? 21. Readers Have Superpowers 22. Superpower Strategies 23. More Superpower Strategies 24. Pattern Power 25. Using you Reading Superpowers 26. Glue Words 27. Reading with Fluency 28. Rhyming and Repeating 29. Making Predictions 30. Fiction Retelling 31. Just Right Books 32. Ways to Reread 33. The Story Test 34. Non-Fiction 35. Non-Fiction Readers 36. Getting Ready to Read Non-Fiction 37. Non-fiction Reading Strategies 38. Non-fiction Retelling 39. Book Walks 40. Characters 41. Character Thoughts 42. Talking About Characters 43. Backpack of Strategies 44. Authors 45. Storytellers 46. Telling Stories 47. Writers Tell Stories 48. How Writers Write 49. Punctuation 50. Capitals and Spaces 51. Writers Add Details 52. Writers Think of Ideas 53. Writers Plan for Writing 54. More Planning for Writing 55. Writing Strategies 56. Writers Reread their Writing 57. Editing Checklist 58. Writing Process 59. When Do I Use Capitals? 60. Writers Share Their Writing 61. How-To Writing

By ashleybrennan

The Solar Eclipse 2017 - Science Center - Bilingual Resource

The Solar Eclipse 2017 - Science Center - Bilingual Resource

This set of worksheets and reading comprehension are related to the solar eclipse. In this set, you will find the following activities: 1. A reading text (short description). 2. Reading comprehension questions sheet. 3. Write facts sheet. 4. A bubble map to write words related to the topic. 5. A KWL chart. 6. Facts square chart. 7. An interactive activity. 8. A Venn diagram to compare and contrast the solar eclipse with the lunar eclipse. 9. A poster of the solar eclipse in color. You can use these sheets for Science centers, classwork or homework. ************************************************** Este set de hojas de trabajos y de lectura comprensiva está relacionado con el eclipse solar. En este set, encontrarás las siguientes actividades: 1. Un texto de lectura (descripción corta). 2. una hoja con preguntas de comprensión. 3. Una hoja para escribir información. 4. Un mapa de burbujas para escribir palabras sobre el tema. 5. Un cuadro KWL en español. 6. Cuadro de información. 7. Una actividad interactiva. 8. Un diagrama de Venn para comparar y contrastar el eclipse solar con el eclipse lunar. 9. Un poster en color. Tú puedes usar estas hojas de trabajo en los centros de Ciencias Naturales, trabajo de clase o de tarea para el hogar.

By hernigian

High Interest Guided Reading Passages - Extreme Sports

High Interest Guided Reading Passages - Extreme Sports

Vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, grammar, spelling, and sequencing activities for each passage. These HIGH INTEREST reading passages are geared toward grade level students and older students reading at a lower level. They are sure to engage students in the reading process. Perfect for small group reading and special education students. There are 10 reading passages that are 3 pages each. Each reading passage includes a vocabulary interactive notebook, vocabulary matching page, grammar, a spelling sort, timeline, and comprehension questions. Activities are aligned to Common Core standards. Answer keys are included. 155 page download. All reading passages include real pictures to further engage students. Also included is a main idea graphic organizer, KWL chart, and Venn Diagram that can be used with all of the passages. The 10 extreme sports included are: Skateboarding Mountain Biking BMX In-line skating Surfing Snowboarding Kayaking Scuba Diving Skydiving BASE Jumping

By ashleybrennan