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African American American History & Culture - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts

African American American History & Culture - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts focus on different aspects of Aferican American culture and events in African American history such as the abolitionist and post-abolitionist movement. The bundle also includes the bios of major African American visionaries and leaders. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
KS3 Poetry Scheme: Identity, Tone and Imagery.  / Checking Out Me History - John Agard.

KS3 Poetry Scheme: Identity, Tone and Imagery. / Checking Out Me History - John Agard.

Here is a short 3-4 weeks scheme focused on poetry, suitable for KS3, looking at the key themes of marginalisation, identity, tone and imagery. Each lesson contains differentiated learning objectives, a range of starter and review tasks, as well as periodical homework tasks and breakdowns of key words and definitions useful for understanding poetry at KS3, focused around Checking Out Me History by John Agard. There are approximately 6-8 full 1 hour lessons which can be easily modified or changed if needed, depending on your lesson length and ability of learners. All resources are included, just download and teach! No further prep required!
teachsureenglish
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Scheme (8-10 Lessons) for KS3/KS4 Learners.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Scheme (8-10 Lessons) for KS3/KS4 Learners.

This is a scheme centred on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. This has been used with Mid-High ability KS3 and lower to mid KS4 students and covers a wide range of themes in each of the chapters of the story. Each lesson contains developed learning objectives and key word foci, as well as a starter activity. Periodical homework tasks, assessment tasks and exam style questions are included. You can either teach this with or without the text, but I have taught this alongside the text, which means this scheme can last between 6-10 1 hour lessons. Lessons can also be easily differentiated if needed and assessment / exam style tasks can be easily changed if needed. This scheme works best with KS3 (Year 8-9) learners and lower level KS4 (Year 10) students. There are no other resources needed than each of the detailed lessons. Enjoy!
teachsureenglish
Massive 20+ Lesson Oliver Twist Scheme for Low Level Learners

Massive 20+ Lesson Oliver Twist Scheme for Low Level Learners

Here is a full half-terms (20+) lessons for Oliver Twist. The scheme includes a wide range of starter tasks, assessments, reviews and different reading and writing tasks. This scheme is suitable for low level learners. I have used this with my Y7 and Y8 learners who enjoyed the range of activities and tasks. This would also be suitable for Primary School learners and ESL / International learners. All lessons contain levelled learning objectives, key word foci and a review/starter task per lesson. Each lesson should take around 45-60 minutes depending on your learners. You can also use the 2005 version of the film to help accompany the teaching of the scheme as well as the extracts references. This scheme is suitable for low level learners. I have used this with my Y7 and Y8 learners who enjoyed the range of activities and tasks.
teachsureenglish
The World News Crossword (November 12th, 2017)

The World News Crossword (November 12th, 2017)

The World News Crossword (November 12th, 2017) is a one-page crossword based on the events of last week's news. The resource includes three more one-page crosswords - on New Zealand, Australia, and Canada. Answers are included. The World News Crossword (November 12th, 2017) is an ideal lesson activity in home room, PSHE, Social Studies, Geography, Economics and SEN lessons. Crosswords challenge students' logic and problem solving skills, research skills, and require neat handwriting. They work well as small group activities or even as homework activities. In this week's puzzle... North Korea’s leader called the US president ‘old’, and so the US president called North Korea’s leader ‘short and fat’. An Australian jockey punched his horse before a race. Japan’s prime minister fell backwards into a bunker while playing golf, an Australian hit a double century in cricket and New Zealand beat France in rugby. And Lewis Hamilton crashed his Mercedes. And Saudi Arabian women will soon be allowed into sports stadiums. Hyderabad banned begging. Uttar Pradesh told Muslim schools to teach English, maths, and science. And in Delhi, a health emergency was declared because of smog. A rocket launch was delayed because a little plane strayed into its air space. And Walt Disney announced three more Star Wars movies will be made. An escaped lynx was killed and a python was found in a drunk German man’s trousers. And zoo staff in Colombia performed root canal surgery on an African elephant.
BFP
November & December Resource Bundle

November & December Resource Bundle

Get this for FREE using code WOWVEMBER at checkout (WOWVEMBER for return TES buyers or NOVEMBERNEWBIE for new buyers)! Worth £20!! A bundle of seasonal resources for primary classrooms to take you through November and December! Including: - Christmas Literacy Activity (Riddles Lesson) - Anti-Bullying Activity - 3d Bonfire Poems - Autumn Performance Poetry - Christmas Performance Poetry - Christmas Tree Kenning Poems
KS2History
Bill Bryson Identity - Comprehension Reading Lesson

Bill Bryson Identity - Comprehension Reading Lesson

Bill Bryson Identity - Comprehension Reading Lesson A simple, but effective reading lesson based around a Bill Bryson extract. The lesson focus is on the writer's identity and the cultural differences between the US and UK. The lesson is aimed at level 3 and is meant as a heavily scaffolded PEE example/introduction to reading texts and answering in the PEE style. Lesson consists of: * Starter discussing the cultural differences between the US and UK. * Objectives page showing level 3 criteria. * Reading prompt and extract. * Discussion prompt with ideas. * PEE prompt and PEE example. * Writing task prompt. * Review. For more great resources and lessons, see my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: cooltext.com, wiki images.)
EngageinEnglish
The World News Crossword - Nov 5th, 2017

The World News Crossword - Nov 5th, 2017

The World News Crossword is reviews last week’s news events. It’s simple to complete and can be an individual or a small group activity. It will prompt discussion about the world. This week there were corrupt government officials and NGO workers. There was a deadly typhoon in Vietnam. A new ape discovered in Sumatra and some presidents did some strange things - all of which will stimulate discussions, probably beginning with ‘Why...’ And perhaps students will learn that their smartphones can be used to read the news or research places, people, and events. Last week’s news went from a Yemeni rocket to a German zucchini. Saudi Arabia intercepted a rocket fired from Yemen. They also intercepted some corrupt princes and politicians. Catalonia’s president was sacked, Lebanon’s PM quit, and Iceland’s president asked the Left-Green Movement to form a government. Zimbabwe’s president said he favoured the death penalty and Aung Sun Suu Kyi finally visited the area in her country where genocide has been carried out by her country’s army. The US president’s twitter account was shut down and Michelle Obama advised all children not to tweet everything they think because most of it’s rubbish that no one wants to know about. (I wonder which child she had in mind?) Cockatoos attacked Australia’s already slow broadband, a new species of ape was discovered and immediately declared endangered, and scientists said they now know why 90% of mammoth fossils are from males. Ferrari announced it would report a billion Euro profit, a Hong Kong businessman sold his skyscraper for $US 5 billion, and the Red Cross announced that over $US 2 million was stolen by its staff in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis. In France the language authority said no to gender-neutral language, in Switzerland a 7 year old ran away from her parents, took a train to Geneva airport, and snuck onto a plane, and in Germany a man found a bomb in his garden, but it turned out to be a sinister-looking zucchini.
BFP
Lost on the the Island – Survival Adventure Complete Lesson

Lost on the the Island – Survival Adventure Complete Lesson

Lost on the the Island – Survival Adventure Complete Lesson Action-packed desert island survival lesson. Full lesson Power Point is recommended for two lessons and includes: * Attractive title pages throughout * Word list starter activity * Scenario page * Lesson Objectives * Discussion prompts * Writing prompts * Map drawing activity Excellent value, engaging lesson that students of all ages will enjoy! For more great resources and full lessons visit my shop page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: copyright free images used.)
EngageinEnglish
Christmas Writing Prompts and Papers

Christmas Writing Prompts and Papers

Christmas Writing Prompts contains 8 worksheets.Each page has a topic, and the students can practice writing skills. Included two papers without the topic! These Christmas themed writing prompts are a great option for morning work, journal entries, or even turn them into a writing process project. Thanks so much, Nastaran.
Nastarans