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Year 2 Dictation sentences and some Year 1 dictation sentences. Success criteria.

Year 2 Dictation sentences and some Year 1 dictation sentences. Success criteria.

This includes the success criteria for the lesson. There are 8 simple sentences for the Year two children, common exception words are highlighted in yellow. There are 5 simple sentences for the children working at year 1 level - again year 1 common exception words are highlighted in yellow. You could even copy the Success Criteria table onto another sheet and cut out and stick into their books which will make it easier to mark!
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expanded noun phrases, science fiction writing, KS2, short burst, sci-fi

expanded noun phrases, science fiction writing, KS2, short burst, sci-fi

I couldn't find much out there on KS2 noun phrases. Lots of stuff for KS1, but I feel it still needs pushing in KS2. On top of that, I couldn't find any decent short texts for sci-fi writing... So here is a very exciting - but also brief - sci-fi text. Children have to expand the noun phrases. There are 6 suggested ways they can expand nouns and a detailed word bank to support them. The text could also be used as a model for writing - it would be easy to play with it create something entirely new. Worked for my class.
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Use a hyphen to create a compound adjective -  fun dice game: 'Creepy compound adjective creator'

Use a hyphen to create a compound adjective - fun dice game: 'Creepy compound adjective creator'

Assessment focus I can use a hyphen to combine words and create compound adjectives. Explanation Children need to understand how hyphens can be used to avoid ambiguity (e.g. man eating shark versus man-eating shark, or recover versus re-cover). Also, an understanding of hyphens can add descriptive depth to noun phrases (e.g. the creature) when they are used to form compound adjectives (the ferocious-looking creature). In the compound adjective ‘ferocious-looking’, the hyphen shows that the two component words have a combined meaning. Aim: using the ‘dice guide’, roll to create six compound adjectives with hyphens that you could use before a noun (e.g. muddle-headed monster). Write definitions for your compound adjectives on your ‘game card’. Keep unusual or ridiculous combinations too! Have fun playing with words!
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expanded noun phrases, dice activity, adjectives, preposition phrases, vocabulary, legend, sci-fi

expanded noun phrases, dice activity, adjectives, preposition phrases, vocabulary, legend, sci-fi

There are lots of resources already available for expanded noun phrases, but none that really challenge children to develop their vocabulary and make really adventurous or precise choices. This dice activity encourages children to try out new word choices from extensive word banks, and it is fully differentiated into three versions. In its simplest form, children add adjectives and pairs of adjectives to noun phrases. In its most challenging form, children may have to add two compound adjectives and a preposition phrase - this can result in some wonderfully descriptive sentences. It all depends on the roll of a dice. Of course, teachers that love using my games will have guessed that already! Try it with your class and then ask them to apply the skill in their next composition. Fully editable so that you can easily adapt it to the unit you are working on by changing the single clause sentences that the children will be developing. *The main version here works well with myth, legend and adventure, but I have added a sci-fi version to show how it can be adapted for use with any fiction.
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Noel-Christmas

Noel-Christmas

A range of 6 French Christmas worksheets, they can be used for a cover lesson or as part of a lesson when you want to use Christmas as the theme but still focus on learning. A variety of activities including translation, vocabulary builders, topic vocabulary; nouns, verbs, adjectives and cultural awareness.
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Christmas ESL Interactive Book

Christmas ESL Interactive Book

This is a free interactive ESL Christmas Book with exercises and dictations to help learn all about Christmas. It makes good use of the auxiliary verb 'going to' and ties in with further power point picture presentation listed below. I hope you enjoy this click book which includes vocabulary, sentences, paragraphs and dictation. Have fun and leave a review if you like it. Thanks Merry Christmas to you all, MissMollyMop A2 level ESL ‘going to’ statement, 'not going to' negative statement 'going to' question 'going to' New Year resolutions
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ESL Animal Vocabulary lesson - identifying animals, syllables, phonetics - presentation / worksheets

ESL Animal Vocabulary lesson - identifying animals, syllables, phonetics - presentation / worksheets

This resource contains a 65 page PPT presentation and a worksheet / handout for learners to write in. The animal slides are in groups of 3. The first slide in the group displays a photograph of the animal. The second slide displays a smaller photo and questions around pronunciation. The third slide has the answers to the questions. (Number of syllables, stress, phonemic pronunciation). This resource is suitable for beginners to pre-intermediate level English language learners. It is provided in pdf form and ppt so that you can make edits if required to the presentation. The photographs are professionally presented with frames surrounding them . They may be used for other activities as well, or in your own resources, as they are from open source sites such as pixabay.com. How to use this Presentation: - Show the first slide with the full picture. Elicit from Learners what the animal is. - Demonstrate correct pronunciation. Have the class say the word out loud as a group. - Depending on group size, have the class say the word individually. Or if a large group, break class into three and have them say it out loud as a sub group. - Go to the next slide and have class tell you how many syllables the word contains, and which syllable is stressed. Do they know the IPA translation? - Class to make up a sentence describing what is happening in the picture. - The next slide contains a suggested description and answers to the syllable and stress as well as the phonemic pronunciation. Have class write this in the worksheet handouts. (optional) This resource is suitable for beginners to pre-intermediate level English language learners. ** Leave a review for this resource and receive one free resource of your choice from my shop. Communications, Workplace, ESOL and Computing Resources
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