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Elements of Gothic Horror for iPad - Augmented Reality Lesson

Elements of Gothic Horror for iPad - Augmented Reality Lesson

This is a short augmented reality lesson using iPads for learning the elements of Gothic horror. Students will use their iPads and a set of trigger images to find a set of fun videos that outline the major elements of a typical gothic horror story. For this lesson, students must have use of an iPad, wifi enabled classroom and have installed the free augmented reality app 'Aurasma'. The lesson contains; 1. Nine black and white jpg trigger images that can be printed up to B4 size. 2. Four page student print containing instructions on how to download and install the Aurasma app and use it. Also note taking and writing page for the lesson along with a brief history of Gothic Horror with links to important works in the genre. 3. Four page teacher print containing same as the student print plus answers and instructions for teachers. These materials are also included in the 'Gothic Horror - A Multi Media Introduction' product also available in TES my store. Gothic Horror Elements - A Multimedia Introduction
kibishipaul
Shackleton and the Endurance - Keynote

Shackleton and the Endurance - Keynote

Keynote is presentation software similar to Powerpoint that is produced by Apple Computer and can be used on a Mac or iPad. Be aware that this is the latest version (2014). Please download the preview if you are unsure if it will work on your computer. This lesson is an overview of the story of Ernest Shackleton and the crew of the Endurance during their two years trapped in the wilderness of the Antarctic. The story is told with the aid of a timeline of the expedition in the medium of a Keynote - similar to a Powerpoint presentation but a lot more versatile! There is a need in literature and social studies classes to evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats including visually and aurally. This Keynote Presentation is an engaging way of reaching this standard. The lesson contains; 1. A Keynote which contains 21 slides that tell the story visually, with humorous speech bubbles, and full narration. There is also a short quiz and the last part contains a short online video of a journal entry from a fictional member of the crew. The Keynote can be used by a teacher using a computer or iPad connected to a TV, electronic blackboard or projector. Alternatively, it can be used directly on student's iPads as a self study resource similar to an e-book. 2. A pdf file of materials to use with students, including a one page text outlining the story as well as learning materials for new vocabulary, listening and reading comprehension quizzes and a journal writing exercise. 3. A full set of teachers notes and explanation on how to use the Keynote along with a contact e.mail for enquiries. If you have any questions about using Keynote, please feel free to contact me through TES. An alternative version of this product using a 'Prezi' can be found on my store here; Ernest Shackleton Prezi
kibishipaul
Book Review Activities + 'How to Write a Great Blurb' Poster

Book Review Activities + 'How to Write a Great Blurb' Poster

This packet contains foldable book review templates where students can create their own front cover. Also included is a book report activity. The foldable book review provides space for students to create their own blurb with writing lines. When folded in the middle, students write their favourite part of the book/story. I have also provided a poster that explains how to write a great blurb (clear steps). This is a fun, little project great for any age. It's important for students to reflect on what they have been reading. Recreating a book and offering their own interpretation can encourage creative thinking and help boost students comprehension/writing skills. Spelling alternatives are considered in this packet. Thank you and I hope you enjoy! Feel free to email me at teachsuper@gmail.com for any questions. ©Teach Super
teachsuper
{Freebie} Christmas Vocabulary Read Write the Room Literacy Activity

{Freebie} Christmas Vocabulary Read Write the Room Literacy Activity

This free Christmas Vocabulary Cards Read Write The Room Activity is a little fun challenge as Christmas nears! Included in this mini-pack are 12 cards containing a Christmas word and picture. These can be added to a pocket chart at a writing station or used for a 'Read/Write the Room' Activity. A response sheet is included. Laminate for durability. ****************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • Teacher Notes • Vocabulary Cards x 12 • Response Sheet • Illustration Sheet • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 10 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES All Free Resources ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Free Resources
TeachersToolkit
Cat Academy - Card game for all ages

Cat Academy - Card game for all ages

Thanks for looking - Harle Games release free print and play games for kids and adults of all ages. Check out our other resources on the TES shop! Cat Academy is a fun matching game for kids of all ages and language abilities - designed primarily for EAL, SEN and younger students, this game asks players to match 'Cats' with the best adjective they can. Includes definitions and a range of different words to help language skills - or just have fun! Our games are always free to download, designed and made with the help of our students!
harle
Present and Past Tense Irregular Verb game

Present and Past Tense Irregular Verb game

The objective of the game is for players to become familiar with past and present tense irregular verbs. The winner of the game will have matched up the most present and past tense verbs. It is a mixture of knowledge, luck and good memory skills. This resource contains two files. A word document (so that it can be edited if necessary) and a pdf document. 1. Print out the pages with the irregular verbs on them. (laminate to preserve if you want) 2. Keep piles separated (past tense verbs are underlined). 3. Have learners work in pairs or groups 4. Place the present tense verbs face down spread out in one area and the past tense verbs in another area. (Keeping them in rows and columns is best). 5. Player 1 turns over one card from the present tense and then tries to find the matching verb from the past tense area. 6. If a match is not made, they turn the cards back over and the next person has their turn. 7. When a match is made the learner keeps the two cards. 8. The winner is the player with the most cards at the end of the game. 9. Optional – learners to then make up sentences with the verbs for extra points.
biowriterab
Halloween Interactive Bingo, Bingo Cards and Call Out Cards, Word Searches, Picture Cards Games Words in a Word Bundle

Halloween Interactive Bingo, Bingo Cards and Call Out Cards, Word Searches, Picture Cards Games Words in a Word Bundle

I have bundled together all three Halloween packs for a Halloween day of fun. There's lots to choose from. Your students will not only be having fun, they will be increasing their vocabulary and using cognitive memory skills. Content: - Teacher's Notes - Interactive Bingo - Tradition Bingo game and call out cards - Matching Pairs Game - Picture Cards - Snap! - Match Pictures and Words Memory Game - Word Searches - Looking for words within a word activities Thank you for visiting my store.:-)
Ro_Milli0110
Halloween Games: Word Searches, Words Within a Word - PowerPoint, Memory Game , Activity,  Notes

Halloween Games: Word Searches, Words Within a Word - PowerPoint, Memory Game , Activity, Notes

This product contains some Halloween games for your students. It contains: - Teacher Notes - 4 Word Searches - 2 words searches with pictures and 2 word searches without pictures - 12 Pictures and Words Cards (Laminate and cut out) - On PowerPoint Words within a Word game - Whole class activity Word Searches - Students shade in or cross through the words they find in the grid. Memory Game - Players shuffle the cards and lay them face down. They take turns to select two cards . If a picture and a word match, e.g. picture of a broom and the word 'broom, the player keeps the cards. If the word/picture do not go together, the cards are returned face down. Players have to remember where the matching cards are. The winner is the player with the most matching picture and word cards. Picture/Word Cards are: bats cauldron witch zombie pumpkin broom cat ghost werewolf spider skeleton and mummy Words within a word - Ideal game for students to increase their vocabulary The PowerPoint shows how the game is played. I have included animation and sound - letters float out of the word Halloween so that your students can see that they only use the letters in 'Halloween'. List of words are included for your information. Slide 8 - As an extra game, you may want to ask your class to find words in the word 'pumpkin'. There are not many - so this will be a short game. See some words in the notes section on the slide. Activity Sheet - I have also produced a worksheet with spaces for 30 words that can be made out of Halloween. You can set a time limit for your class to find as many words as possible. Hope you enjoy these games. Happy Halloween! You may be interested in: Bingo, Snap and Matching Pairs Games Interactive Bingo and other games
Ro_Milli0110
Taboo Game - Halloween

Taboo Game - Halloween

Great game to practice speaking skills or simply have fun! This set contains 84 cards using words related to Halloween. Taboo is a great word and guessing game excellent for parties. So why not have a party in class by using this game in class!! In this particular set you will find 84 cards related to Halloween. The set includes words like pumpkin, Chucky and vampire. It is simple to use and a great time is always guaranteed. Each player must get his/her partners to guess the word on top without using the word or the five other words mentioned below on the card.
nadineinprague
Extra recess?  Persuasive writing example with questions

Extra recess? Persuasive writing example with questions

This persuasive writing piece models for students how to lay out a simple persuasive argument about something they all have an opinion on - recess/play! After the reading are some questions to check for understanding about the arguments made and the layout used by the writer. Finally, it gives the opportunity for students to express their own opinion and give reasons for their choice. I used this soon after introducing persuasive writing to my class. After they returned late from recess we had a class discussion about whether extending recess was a good or bad idea. I think introduced the idea of persuasion before giving them this example of a piece of persuasive writing. It was interesting to see if they came up with the same/different arguments I made in my written argument for having extended recess.
BHOY01
Essay Template (Step-by-Step Guide for Basic Essay Writing)

Essay Template (Step-by-Step Guide for Basic Essay Writing)

DESCRIPTION: This is a colorful step-by-step guide template on how to write the basic 5-paragraph essay. It is applicable for the 4 essay types: narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive. The STEPS in this template will assist students to construct their sentences according to the different stages of writing an essay from introduction to conclusion. This table can be used along with Steps for Writing an Essay which is also provided in my resource compilation. GROUP: This table is a suitable guide to be used for both instructors and students at all levels (primary, secondary, and tertiary). PERSONALTESTIMONY: I use STEPS for my writing courses. The step-by-step guide and template are practical when students are composing their work in class, preparing a take-home argumentative essay assignment, and also when they are revising for their final examination.
Zuraiyni