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The Woman in Black Huge Bundle!

The Woman in Black Huge Bundle!

THIS HUGE RESOURCE PACK CONTAINS ALL OF THE POPULAR WOMAN IN BLACK LESSONS, AND ALSO THE WOMAN IN BLACK COMPREHENSION BOOKLET AND THE WOMAN IN BLACK POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Susan Hill's ghost story 'The Woman in Black.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Hill's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

The Woman in Black Big Lesson Bundle!

The Woman in Black Big Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Susan Hill's ghost story 'The Woman in Black.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Hill's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

REASONS TO READ DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 READING MINIONS

REASONS TO READ DISPLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 READING MINIONS

Resources included are as follows: A great set of resources ready to be printed and displayed. Excellent for use in a reading or literacy area within your classroom or around the school. 60 A4 posters each showing a reason to read. You can use some of them or all of them, depending on the size of your display. Reading log to complete for pupils as they read in class or otherwise. General reading associated tasks – such as drawing the book cover, writing a review, recount, setting, plot etc. Booklet cover for project work etc. Bookmarks with pictures. Writing and drawing frames for pupils work, in A4 and A5 sizes. A5 patterned lettering A – Z so you can spell any title you want. Long banner to head wall display – ‘A Minion Reasons to Read’. ** Please note, you are not paying for the images, but for the time taken to create the resources for education.

By hayleyhill

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to build a bonfire

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to build a bonfire

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2. There are three differentiated booklets on how to build a bonfire. They are based on the year 2 SATs comprehension paper and contain a range of 'what,' 'who,' 'how' and 'why' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Reading Challenge Cards

Reading Challenge Cards

20 cards that include different challenges to improve children's reading, such as comprehension questions and special tasks. These can be used independently in the classroom for older children, or sent home with reading books.

By littlelearnersmail

Year 2 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

Year 2 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2, perfect for using in the autumn term. There are three differentiated booklets on the story of The Gunpowder Plot. The middle ability booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. There are a range of 'what,' 'where' and 'when' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

End of School Fun Pack

End of School Fun Pack

End of School Fun Pack A collection of one-off resources ideal for the last days of school. Click on the links for further details. Bundle saves a massive 75%! For a range of other interesting lessons and great resources visit my page here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Alphabet Sorting Worksheets - 4 Sets

Alphabet Sorting Worksheets - 4 Sets

There are four sets of worksheets / 104 pages - Match upper and lower case letters (2 sets – Century Gothic Font only / Different Fonts) - Match the upper case letter and sort out the letters that do not match - Match the lower case letter and sort out the letters that do not match The letters at the top of each worksheet are Century Gothic font. On each sheet, there are 10 letters for the students to cut out and paste to the correct areas. Each sheet will have 5 letters on each side of the center line for the matching and sorting activity. This is a great activity to learn the differentiation of the letters for upper and lower case and different font styles. Once you have guided the activity a few times, students will be able to complete the rest of the set independently for early finishers or for morning work.

By SweetiesSurpriseParty

Year 2 SPaG booklets - Halloween theme

Year 2 SPaG booklets - Halloween theme

A collection of 3 SPaG activity booklets for year 2 with the theme of Halloween. All three booklets are based on the 2016/2017 SPaG SATs papers. Each activity contains 18 questions focussing on a range of punctuation and grammar. This includes tenses, sentence types, commas, question marks, full stops, apostrophes, nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs. The children are asked to circle, tick, fill in the missing gap, match up words and write full sentences, with all questions based around the theme of autumn. Answers included. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Phonics phase 5 activity booklet - The 'ph' sound

Phonics phase 5 activity booklet - The 'ph' sound

This resource is a booklet that can be used by children to revisit or revise the phonics phase 5 'ph' sound. There are 10 pages of activities for children to complete. It could be used as a start-of-day activity, filler, phonics lesson or homework activity. Simply print and staple or use pages as individual worksheets. A fun, visually appealing way to reinforce a phoneme. PDF file format.

By blossomingminds

Phonics/Literacy Assessment

Phonics/Literacy Assessment

A sheet to record your assessment of the children in phonics/literacy. Print this sheet twice (there are enough rows for 15 names) and use it for on-entry, term 2 and term 3 assessment. Simply fill in beside each child's name their results for the number of phonemes, graphemes tricky words and so forth that the child knows. Each term's entry is on the same page to allow for progression to be seen easily.

By MrEarlyYears

The Woman in Black: The Features of Ghost Stories!

The Woman in Black: The Features of Ghost Stories!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to show a detailed and sustained understanding of the conventions of effective ghost stories, through analysis of extracts from Susan Hill's 'The Woman in Black.' They study how individual features of subject matter (such as the setting and the hero) and language (e.g descriptive features) are used to create suspense and tension in the mind of the reader. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Defining the key elements of ghost stories; - Planning a ghost story using the key features; - Identifying the elements of ghost stories within key extracts of The Woman in Black; - Analysing the effectiveness of Hill's features of ghost stories in The Woman in Black; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extracts from the blurb and Chapter 1 of The Woman in Black; - Template for creating their own ghost stories; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru