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Year 2 Football World Cup Reading Comprehension

Year 2 Football World Cup Reading Comprehension

Celebrate the 2018 Football World Cup with this year 2 comprehension booklet about the world’s top footballers! The booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of ‘what,’ ‘where,’ ‘who’ and ‘why’ questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a booklet form, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format.
blossomingminds
What is Genetic Engineering? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

What is Genetic Engineering? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the controversial theme of genetic engineering, its applications as well as its possible adverse effects and benefits. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a definitions match and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Paired Texts - Australasia - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

Paired Texts - Australasia - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

This guided reading resource includes a pair of texts about Australasia with four comprehension skills sheets to complete, providing reading passages and questions that are challenging and engaging. Using the ‘LIMS’ approach, students work through Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions to ensure that in the course of a week, they have practised skills in reading right across the Common Core. Text is differentiated and an answer scheme is provided. Suggested itinerary: Day 1 (30 mins) – Read both texts as a class. Highlight key parts. Discuss together. What have we learned? What do we want know more about? It is worth asking the students to write down any questions they have about the texts and putting them on display. Day 2 (30 mins) – Literal sheet Day 3 (30 mins) – Inference sheet (or meaning sheet if you prefer) Day 4 (30 mins) – Meaning sheet (or inference sheet if you prefer) Day 5 (45 mins) – Summary sheet and looking back at questions from the start of the week. This is the second in a series of Paired text resources looking at the seven continents of the world. Keep an eye on my store. Differentiation: All questions are the same, which should make marking easier! However, the texts differ, with asterisks in the bottom right corner indicating the reading level.
Richardtownend1978
Comprehension Worksheets

Comprehension Worksheets

Three comprehension activities. All suitable for year 7, 8, 9 Used in lower ability workshops/ Dyslexic workshops/weak working memory. Reading activity – which can be shared reading activity. A question sheet – which has all the new vocabulary explained. Teachers answer sheets to save time - 
Ralstead
What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

What happened in Chernobyl - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of all the tragic events that took place during the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, a fun crossword and engage in an in class discussion over nuclear energy, radiation and it’s effects on human health. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip! A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes in the history of NASA from the Cold War to organizing the first colonies in Mars. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a matching exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip!
MariaPht
In Mary's Garden by Tina and Carson Kugler 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

In Mary's Garden by Tina and Carson Kugler 4-5 Day Lesson Plan and Activities

✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✏ This is a lesson plan for a 4-5 day Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lesson for the book In Mary’s Garden by Tina Kugler and Carson Kugler. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This lesson is focused on a theme of problem-solving, character traits, text evidence and author’s message/lesson but can easily be modified for other uses. This resource includes: ☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔ ☛ Teacher script ✔ ☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔ ☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔ ☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔ ☛ Printable pages for written responses ✔ If you enjoy this resource, please review it! This will help me make more resources. If you have any questions, I will reply within 24 hours. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ��� ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Connect with me: Josh Rageth Facebook Josh Rageth Email ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Rageth. All rights reserved by author. This file is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be displayed or distributed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use only. ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭
rageth
Connecting words display/poster/workbook helper

Connecting words display/poster/workbook helper

This is a little display I made for my students’ planner, to help them use connecting words appropriately. It could be used as a poster, but the format is quite small, so it might be easier to print it out and stick it in the students’ workbooks.
gudrunbjorg
Reading comprehensions Collection

Reading comprehensions Collection

This is a collection of some of my favourite reading comprehension activities, available as a bundle at a heavily discounted price. This will provide enough comprehensions and activities to last for a whole year of guided reading activities, ideally for children in Years 5 and 6.
Richardtownend1978
News and current affairs bundle

News and current affairs bundle

These reading comprehensions focus on news and current affairs, ideal for a topic on newspapers. They are aimed at 9-14 year olds. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
The Life and Work of Charlotte Bronte  - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text / Biography

The Life and Work of Charlotte Bronte - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text / Biography

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the mid-1800s English writer Charlotte Bronte. After carefully reading the text / biography, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including rue or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, a wordsearch and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The Life Cycle Of A Star - Reading Comprehension Text

The Life Cycle Of A Star - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes what scientist currently believe to be the life circle of stars from heat clashing nebulas to massive supernovae. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Comprehension Dojo - Romans

Comprehension Dojo - Romans

To the The Comprehension Dojo by Vocabulary Ninja! Much like a standard Dojo, The Comprehension Dojo is a place where reading skills can be acquired, practised, and in time…mastered! This time with a fabulous short text about The Romans! https://www.vocabularyninja.co.uk/comprehension-dojo.html to check out the sample and see what you are getting! We all know it is nearly impossible to fit in everything we need to in a school day, and reading often ends up becoming the poor relation in terms of time spent. The Comprehension Dojo will help schools embed reading skills into foundation subject and topic subjects, as well as increase topic subject knowledge. Win, Win! Comprehension Dojo packs have been created to give pupils opportunities to learn and master essential reading retrieval skills that they will encounter in KS1 and KS2 SATs. Questions have been designed to closely match SATs questions. In the packs you will find a high-quality non fiction or fiction text and 8 different reading retrieval activities, based on the 8 core comprehension skills. These can all be printed and easily turned into a handy booklet. All answers have been provided too, reducing teacher workload! Eight Essential Comprehension skills: Matching Sequencing Fill in the Gap Find and Copy Multiple Choice Underline Label True or False
VocabularyNinja
IN THE NEWS: Reading and writing compilation package

IN THE NEWS: Reading and writing compilation package

Here is a bundle of my ‘In The News’ stories. Your students take the role of journalists researching and writing avout the stories involved, which feature April Fools; Elon Musk’s rocket car; the Terracotta Army; and the world’s oldest message in a bottle. Students start by using reading comprehension skills to read the stories, and can use this as a model to write their own stories. Highly engaging as a reading, writing or whole class literacy project.
Richardtownend1978
The fascinating life of Elon Musk - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The fascinating life of Elon Musk - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of one of the most influential bussinessmen of the 21st century, Elon Musk. After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The extraordinary story of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The extraordinary story of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the most influential scientist, professor and author of the 21st century, Stephen Hawking . After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Leonardo Da Vinci's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

Leonardo Da Vinci's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the most influential artist of Renaissance history. After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of the doughnut - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Use this four page, fun and educating worksheet to teach your students the history of the doughnut (or donut) - one of the most cherished sweet delicacies in the world. Your students will discover a lot of fun facts and they will enrich their lexicon with baking related vocabulary and other useful words and phrases. This worksheet is suitable for elementary, higher elementary and advanced learners and it can be used both for native students and ESL/EFL students. Reading Comprehension is evaluated through two exercises (answer questions and TRUE/FALSE) while vocabulary acquisition is tested through three exercises which include a crossword puzzle, word match and sentence completion activities. Additionally, the worksheet is completely customizable to give you the ability to adapt it to your class’s needs.
kntonia
The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of perfume from Ancient Egyptian burials to the first alcohol based fragrance. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht
Depression in Teens - Reading Comprehension Worksheet - Informational Text

Depression in Teens - Reading Comprehension Worksheet - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners. The text discusses teenage depression and its possible causes. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, a definitions match exercise a crossword and a True or False exercise. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of theater / drama from the ancient Greek Dionysian rituals till the establishment of London’s theater houses. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht
Child Beauty Pageants: What Are We Teaching Our Girls? -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Child Beauty Pageants: What Are We Teaching Our Girls? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the controversial world of child beauty pageants and the effects of the child star lifestyle on adult development. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions a True or False exercise, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Reading activity Words in context/vocabulary treasure hunt Year 6

Reading activity Words in context/vocabulary treasure hunt Year 6

I was inspired by a maths treasure hunt I have seen on TES by Beckie- Stevie. This is a words in context/vocabulary treasure hunt. I printed these on paper (worked fine) and stuck them around the hall. Different colour on a different day. Children can either write down what the word means in context, or a suitable synonym. The children were very engaged, and I heard great conversations as a result. The lilac cards are very challenging on purpose, as there are children in our school, who need to be really challenged! I think the activity really forced children to read around the word, replace words etc. I asked the children to work independently, however this could be a paired activity as well. I have attached a basic answer sheet you could use. Partners can be split and then they can compare their answers at the end of the activity. The activity will easily last an hour (muddle the order you stick them up in). I used the google dictionary to go through answers. It was good because at a glance the children were able to see the definition, see the word used in a sentence and they were also able to see synonyms. Happy SATs revising to all us crazy Year 6 teachers!!
MissAhmed00
TWO GENIUSES: PROSE COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

TWO GENIUSES: PROSE COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Prose Comprehension. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 6 days that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Reading Comprehension lesson on Non-Fiction Texts. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Learning Objectives and Outcomes Overview of Vocabulary for a Prose Comprehension Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - 4 sets of 2 Geniuses for Pre-Learning Day 1: Setting - Wit, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary Day 2: Characters - Humour, Guide and Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Day 3: Plot - Obituary, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary Day 4: Analysis - Biography, Guide and Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Day 5: Summary - Quote, Guide and Prompt, Scaffolder, Rubrics, Plenary Day 6: RTC - Interview, Guide and Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Lesson Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Online Quizzes Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Prose Comprehension Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Questions Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Reading Comprehension Passages Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.R.6-8.1-4/6 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of comprehending a story to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills.
john421969
POINT-EVIDENCE-EXPLAIN (PEE) TECHNIQUE FOR TEXT ANALYSIS: PRESENTATION

POINT-EVIDENCE-EXPLAIN (PEE) TECHNIQUE FOR TEXT ANALYSIS: PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources on how to use Point-Evidence-Explain (PEE) technique for text analysis. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Text Analysis lesson. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Spot PEE Overview of Vocabulary used for a PEE Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Video-Prezi-SlideShare: Language Analysis, PEE Paragraph Space for Peer Teaching - PEE Technique Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Sample, Template, Prompts Collaborative Group Task – Think-Share, Pair-Share, Shared Writing Mini-Plenary – Online Quizzes - Report Types, Evidence, PEE Technique Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Completing PEE Paragraph Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PQP - Praise-Question-Polish Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - PEE Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Online Exercises on PEED and PEE Common Core Standards - ELA.LIT.8.RL.1/8.RI.8/8.W.2b/8.SL.1a/L.8.4a Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of PEE Technique for Language Analysis to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading, comprehension, and language skills.
john421969
READING STRATEGIES: INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK FOLDABLES/TEMPLATES

READING STRATEGIES: INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK FOLDABLES/TEMPLATES

READING STRATEGIES: INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK FOLDABLES/TEMPLATES Teach your students 20 essential reading strategies. The 53 interactive notebook foldables will help your students practise key reading strategies with any text they read. Each notebook foldable features a definition or an explanation of the strategy and is accompanied with assembly instructions. Photographs of completed foldables included. ITEMS INCLUDED ✅ 53 Interactive Notebook Templates to document the application of the reading strategies The reading strategies in focus are: ⭐ Author’s Purpose ⭐ Asking Questions ⭐ Cause and Effect ⭐ Characterisation ⭐ Compare and Contrast ⭐ Context Clues ⭐ Determining Importance ⭐ Drawing Conclusions ⭐ Fact and Opinion ⭐ Main Idea and Details ⭐ Making Connections ⭐ Making Inferences ⭐ Making Predictions ⭐ Problem and Solution ⭐ Setting ⭐ Sequencing ⭐ Story Elements ⭐ Summarising ⭐ Synthesising ⭐ Visualising SUGGESTED USE: Focus on one reading strategy at a time. Have students record their responses on the specific interactive notebook templates. Some notebook templates have 2-3 options. Choose one that best suits your students’ needs. This resource will also be very useful to teach, review and apply the reading strategies in preparation for Reading Assessments. THIS RESOURCE IS INCLUDED IN THE BUNDLE:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-strategies-bundle-11614333
Fortheloveofkids3
READING STRATEGIES: TASK CARDS: QR CODES

READING STRATEGIES: TASK CARDS: QR CODES

READING STRATEGIES: TASK CARDS: QR CODES Teach your students 20 essential reading strategies. The 20 task cards with or without QR codes will help your students practise key reading strategies with any text they read. Each card has an explanation of the strategy and 2-3 tasks that requires the application of that strategy. Each reading task card has the option of a QR Code. Students will be able to use their I-pads/tablets to see a video explaining the strategy in focus prior to attempting the task card activity. You will need a QR Code Reader like i-nigma (free download) or similar to access this feature. Please note that the QR Code links provide access to YouTube videos and you may need to seek permission from your IT department to gain access.You will need a QR Code Reader like i-nigma (free download) or similar to access this feature. Links are provided in case your school does not have access to I-pads. ITEMS INCLUDED ✅ 20 reading activity task cards (colour) with a focus on the reading strategies ✅ 20 task cards (colour) with a focus on the reading strategies with QR Codes ✅ PDF file with links to reading strategy videos The reading strategies in focus are: ⭐ Author’s Purpose ⭐ Asking Questions ⭐ Cause and Effect ⭐ Characterisation ⭐ Compare and Contrast ⭐ Context Clues ⭐ Determining Importance ⭐ Drawing Conclusions ⭐ Fact and Opinion ⭐ Main Idea and Details ⭐ Making Connections ⭐ Making Inferences ⭐ Making Predictions ⭐ Problem and Solution ⭐ Setting ⭐ Sequencing ⭐ Story Elements ⭐ Summarising ⭐ Synthesising ⭐ Visualising SUGGESTED USE: Focus on one reading strategy at a time. Use the reading task card as a follow-up activity. Students have the option to access the video via the QR Code Card (on each task card) as review prior to attempting the reading activity. Have students record their responses in their journals, Graphic Organisers or Interactive Notebook templates . This resource will also be very useful to teach, review and apply the reading strategies in preparation for Reading Assessments. THIS RESOURCE IS INCLUDED IN THE BUNDLE:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-strategies-bundle-11614333
Fortheloveofkids3
READING STRATEGIES: GRAPHIC ORGANISERS

READING STRATEGIES: GRAPHIC ORGANISERS

Teach your students 20 essential reading strategies. The 30 graphic organisers (colour and blackline) will help your students practise key reading strategies with any text they read. Each graphic organiser provides an explanation of the reading strategy in focus. Students will be able to successfully document their findings via the writing prompts. The eye-catching graphics and student-friendly organisation will surely motivate the most reluctant. ITEMS INCLUDED ✅ 30 BLACK AND WHITE graphic organisers to document the application of the reading strategies ✅ 30 COLOUR graphic organisers to document the application of the reading strategies ✅ 1 cover sheet (featuring name and grade) to compile all organisers into a booklet ✅ 2 page writing template The reading strategies in focus are: ⭐ Author’s Purpose ⭐ Asking Questions ⭐ Cause and Effect ⭐ Characterisation ⭐ Compare and Contrast ⭐ Context Clues ⭐ Determining Importance ⭐ Drawing Conclusions ⭐ Fact and Opinion ⭐ Main Idea and Details ⭐ Making Connections ⭐ Making Inferences ⭐ Making Predictions ⭐ Problem and Solution ⭐ Setting ⭐ Sequencing ⭐ Story Elements ⭐ Summarising ⭐ Synthesising ⭐ Visualising SUGGESTED USE: Focus on one reading strategy at a time. Have students record their responses on the specific graphic organiser as they read. Use the writing templates if you would like students to write a paragraph/page from information documented in the organiser. This resource will also be very useful to teach, review and apply the reading strategies in preparation for Naplan. THIS RESOURCE IS INCLUDED IN THE BUNDLE:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-strategies-bundle-11614333
Fortheloveofkids3
The history of Earth Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The history of Earth Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins of Earth Day and how the day has managed to become the biggest secular observance in the world. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, and a fun word search. The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Miracles of Jesus Assembly and/or Guided Reading Scripts

Miracles of Jesus Assembly and/or Guided Reading Scripts

Miracles of Jesus Assembly and/or Guided Reading Scripts This assembly can be used as a class play (for performance) or as a set of guided reading scripts within the classroom – there are a set of questions for class discussion included in the Production Notes. The five plays within this assembly are: Turning Water into Wine Feeding the Five Thousand Walking on Water The Raising of Lazarus from the Dead Healing Miracles including Healing the Man Born Blind Cast of 30 - Narrator plus Student, with cast of 5 for the first 4 plays and then cast of 8 for the fifth. Duration: Around 10 – 15 minutes not including hymns Sample Text: Music 1 Love Divine All Loves Excelling hymn (Cast files into hall, seating themselves along two rows of fifteen seats, facing the audience; Narrator and Student standing to one side) Narrator: Good morning and welcome to our assembly on Cast: (Together) Miracles! Narrator: The miracles of Cast: (Together) Jesus! Student: Wow! This should be amazing! I’ve never seen miracles performed live before! Narrator: And I wouldn’t count on seeing any here today! Student: (Protesting) But Narrator: (Interrupting) But nothing! Jesus never intended his work to be seen as magic! He was not there to entertain but to teach. Student: (Stifling a yawn) If you say so! Narrator: I most certainly do! So, if you don’t mind, we’ll get going with the very first miracle Jesus performed at that Wedding in Cana. Music 2 Hymn – Lord at Cana’s Wedding Feast Play 1 Water into Wine Miracle (Enter Jesus, bride, groom, servant 1 & 2) Jesus: Was ever there a happier occasion than a wedding? (Bride and groom talking together in worried tones) Bride: What are we to do? Groom: This is a disaster! Jesus: But wait? What is the matter with our happy couple? Servant 1: Have you not heard? Servant 2: The wine has run out!
suesplays
Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets

Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets

This Easter themed bundle includes 3 Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets presenting the celebration of Easter, the history behind it and the traditions associated with it. The students’ understanding is assessed through comprehension exercises and their lexicon is expanded. The worksheets are suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. They are also ideal for ESL / EFL classrooms and advanced exam preparation (IGCSE, IELTS, GCE, TOEFL etc.)
kntonia
Parables Assembly and/or set of Guided Reading Scripts

Parables Assembly and/or set of Guided Reading Scripts

Parables Assembly This resource may be used either as a class play (for performance) or as a set of guided reading scripts within the classroom. It includes an extra script so the customer is effectively getting two for the price of one. Four parables: *The Good Samaritan (cast of 9) The Unmerciful Servant (cast of 5) The Prodigal Son (cast of 5) The Sower and the Seed (cast of 9) The extra 2 speakers, to make up cast of 30, are Narrator and Student. Duration: 20 minutes (without music suggestions) *This parable is given in two versions – long (10 minutes) and short (5 minutes) All the above come with discussion questions – which could be used in either R.E. or P.S.H.E. classes. Sample Text: Narrator: Good morning and welcome to our assembly on The Parables! Student: On the what? Narrator: On the Parables! Don’t tell me you don’t know what these are? Student: Well, that is kinda why I was asking! Narrator: OK. So you know they’re taken from the Bible? Student: And delivered by Jesus. Yes, I know that much. But what was their point? Narrator: Ah! An excellent question and one which will hopefully be revealed to you this morning. (To Cast) Right? Cast: (Together) Right! Narrator: So, what I suggest you do is sit back with me (Narrator and Student both walk towards their allocated chairs, at the side) Student: Sounds easy enough! (Narrator hands student notepad and pen) Narrator: And then report back to me at the end of the assembly, on the point of all four parables. Student: (Exclaiming) Four? Narrator: Correct! We’re in for a real treat. So sit back, listen and note! The first parable is The Good Samaritan. Other R.E. Assemblies based on the Bible available from TES and www.plays-r-ussell.com : Key Stage I Creation Assembly Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden Assembly Noah’s Ark Assembly Key Stage II Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden Assembly Noah’s Ark Assembly Jonah & the Whale (available cast size 30 or 45 – this could incorporate KS I & II) *The Good Samaritan – 2 plays: Cast of 10 and Cast of 30 David and Goliath script – cast of 10*
suesplays
The history of Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Students can be informed about the ancient Pagan, Hebrew and Christian origins of the celebration of Easter. This fun and informational text is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and perfect for exam preparation. The worksheet is complete with two comprehensions exercises and two vocabulary exercises (Crossword, Definition Match). Teachers can evaluate understanding and solidify the acquisition of new vocabulary through fun and interesting tasks. Additionally, the students are introduced to basic Easter related vocabulary. The worksheet can be used as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
The origins of Easter Traditions - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The origins of Easter Traditions - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Students can be informed about the origins of some of the most popular Easter traditions such as dyeing eggs, the Easter bunny, hot cross buns and hollow chocolate bunnies. This fun and informational text is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and perfect for exam preparation. The worksheet is complete with two comprehensions exercises and three vocabulary exercises. Teachers can evaluate understanding and solidify the acquisition of new vocabulary through fun and interesting tasks. Additionally, the students are introduced to basic Easter related vocabulary. The worksheet can be used as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
Reading Comprehension about x-ray

Reading Comprehension about x-ray

This reading comprehension activity is designed for grade 11 mixed abilities EFL students. Students read the text and answer graded questions worksheet to help them improve reading for specific information. Starts are used to show the level of the item 1 star= easy 2 stars= average 3 starts= average to challenging (here students either reflect or relate personal experience to the given topic)
jidenglish
Editing a story for Ks2 and above

Editing a story for Ks2 and above

This resource consists of the following: a) Introduction to editing vs writing b) Types of editing / revising a story c) Detailed breakdown of structural editing with examples d) Detailed breakdown of detailed editing with examples e) A printable checklist to use for each student As an author of many books and short stories, when I visit schools, I show children my work in progress and they often are surprised that my first draft doesn’t get published. You can extend this resource in class by focussing on specific topics - adverbs, adjectives, writing stories, writing narratives, fiction and non-fiction, planning a story, writing dialogue, writing descriptions, writing specific nouns and active verbs etc.
csoundar
Biographies of leaders and presidents: Comprehension activity pack

Biographies of leaders and presidents: Comprehension activity pack

How does Donald Trump compare to Kim Jong-Un? Should we be worried about North Korea? Or how about Queen Victoria and JFK? Who exactly are Rex Tillerson and Mike Pence? This versatile set of 32 biography cards can be used in numerous ways. Firstly, they will test your students in their Common Core reading skills. Secondly, they will enable them to structure and write biographies of their own. Thirdly, they provide a platform for you as a teacher to critically evaluate your students’ writing with feedback which they will find engaging; encouraging them to write to their very best ability. Fourthly, they provide an insight into Donald Trump’s top team; US presidents of the past; prominent world leaders of today; and influential leaders through history. Fifthly, as a game, this will be a tremendous amount of fun! This is perfect all year round but is especially good as a Presidents Day activity. +++++ THE BIOGRAPHY CARDS ARE SPLIT INTO FOUR SECTIONS: Trump’s Team Trump, Preibus, Spicer, Devos, Conway, Tillerson, Pence, Mattis. US Presidents Obama, Bush, Clinton, Reagan, Kennedy, Nixon, Lincoln, Roosevelt. World Leaders 2017 May, Nieto, Netanyahu, Putin, Trudeau, Merkel, Jong-un, Rouhani World Leaders 2017 Mandela, Malala, Mother Teresa, Luther King Jr., Ghandi, Queen Victoria, Princess Diana, Peron. +++++ HERE ARE SOME IDEAS FOR HOW THE BIOGRAPHY CARDS CAN BE USED: Reading skills Each biography comes with three questions. RETRIEVE: Students will find this answer in the text. REVIEW: They will need to use summarising skills to answer the questions. Answers can be quoted from the text. The question will make this clear. RESEARCH: Students can use the internet to answer a question. The information cannot be found within the text. Compare and contrast Students can take any two cards. Their task is to find three differences and three similarities about the characters they have chosen. Highlight the text Referring to the scores under each image, students can color code the text that applies to each category with a highlighter or colored crayon.
Richardtownend1978
World’s Greatest Scientists - Reading Comprehension Bundle- Informational Texts (SAVE 55%)

World’s Greatest Scientists - Reading Comprehension Bundle- Informational Texts (SAVE 55%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable scientists and inventors. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Full answer keys are included.
MariaPht
Who Was Albert Einstein? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

Who Was Albert Einstein? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the most influential physicist of the 20th century, Albert Einstein. After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Famous Inventors  - Reading Comprehension Bundle- Informational Texts (SAVE 55%)

Famous Inventors - Reading Comprehension Bundle- Informational Texts (SAVE 55%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable innovators and inventors. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Full answer keys are included.
MariaPht