Primary English language learning resources: non fiction

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Summer Holiday Reading Bingo!

Summer Holiday Reading Bingo!

Give your pupils a reading challenge over the holidays with this new Summer Reading Bingo, created in partnership with the booksfortopics.com team. Instructions 1. Print out the bingo cards for pupils to take home over the summer holidays. 2. When pupils return to school after the holidays you can award prizes, housepoints or certificates for a completed line or for a full house!

By KS2History

The Romans Book - a comprehensive reference resource!

The Romans Book - a comprehensive reference resource!

This child-friendly 48 page eBook covers all aspects of Roman life. Use it as a whole class teaching tool by showing the PDF on a large display (e.g. an interactive whiteboard), print it for children to read independently, let your pupils access it on a mobile device for research purposes, or use it to learn about the Romans during your guided reading sessions. Chapters in the ebook include: * Who were the Ancient Romans? * Romans families, * Roman children, * Roman fashion, * Roman food and drink, * Roman jobs, * Roman houses and towns, * Roman entertainment, * Roman religion * The Roman army. A comprehensive glossary is also included at the end of the book. Find other related resources in our Romans Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-romans-pack/

By teachingideas

The Plants Book - A quality reference resource for children

The Plants Book - A quality reference resource for children

Discover the wonderful world of plants with this child-friendly guide to plant growth, pollination, photosynthesis, classification, adaptation and much more! Chapters inside the book include: * What are plants? * Types of plants, * Parts of a plant, * Making food, * Plant reproduction, * Seed dispersal, * Non-flowering plants, * Life in extreme conditions, * Plant protection, * Humans and plants, * Animals and plants, * Common British plants. A comprehensive glossary is also included on the final page of the PDF. Find other related resources in our popular Plants Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-plants-pack/

By teachingideas

End of Year!

End of Year!

Get 20% off this resource using code GREAT-YEAR at checkout! End of year activities for primary! A bundle of three of our popular end of term activities! 1. End of term iPhone activity booklet. 2. Fidget Spinner All About Me activities (end of term/transition). 3. All About Me time capsules - fill these in at the end of term and pass on to the next teacher to be opened in a year's time! 3 great activities to have up your sleeve for the end of term! BONUS FREEBIE: Summer Holiday Bingo!

By KS2History

The history of Halloween - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

The history of Halloween - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins of Halloween and explains how some of our modern day Halloween traditions came to be. The text also gives an account of how this ancient holiday is celebrated around the world in our modern day and time. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, gap filling exercises and a fun word search. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.

By MariaPht

Transition Bundle!

Transition Bundle!

A bundle of popular transition activities for primary teachers meeting their new classes! Save time with our popular transition day resources.

By KS2History

20 WRITING, READING, SPEAKING HANDOUTS: BUNDLE

20 WRITING, READING, SPEAKING HANDOUTS: BUNDLE

This Bundle Includes: 1. Writing Handouts - * Argumentation * Article Writing * Biography Writing * Creative Writing * Dialogue Writing * Formal Letter Writing * Imaginative writing * Informal Letter Writing * Paragraphing * Report Writing * Reviews * Setting and Plot * Summarizing 2. Language Learning Handouts - * Comparison Devices * Literary Analysis * Personification * Prefixes and Suffixes 3. Speaking Handouts - * Classroom Debate 4. Reading Handouts - * Guided Reading * Skim, Scan, and Read

By john421969

REVIEWS: HANDOUTS

REVIEWS: HANDOUTS

A list of handouts that explain the steps followed for writing a review. This Includes: 1. Review Types 2. Review of a Movie 3. Book Review 4. Place Review 5. Assessment Rubrics Teachers can use these handouts as ready reference material to remind the learners about the review writing procedures and assessment criteria, thereby helping them to enhance their writing skills.

By john421969

INFORMATION TEXT: PRESENTATION

INFORMATION TEXT: PRESENTATION

A Presentation on Information Text that explains 5 different information text types - Description; Problem and Solution; Compare and Contrast; Cause and Effect; Sequence. This Presentation Includes: 1. Structures 2. Samples 3. Templates 4. Prompts 5. Rubrics 6. Exercises Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete understanding of information text types and its usage to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their writing skills.

By john421969

Tutankhamun Activity

Tutankhamun Activity

Tutankhamun Activity – This is a perfect activity to introduce Egypt as a topic or to be used as a comprehension task. Activity has pupils reading text with challenging vocabulary and answering a series of question. Questions have a point value to encourage in-depth answers, copy of answers included. Suitable for Y6,7, 8

By Ralstead