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English Games

English Games

A collection of games to use with young people to embed English and technology in your lessons.

By pam_small

Anagrams-Bogglish

Anagrams-Bogglish

Here are 4 anagram puzzles based on a boggle type format. 3 are science based 1 fairy tale based. Students can go any direction and skip letters. There is a hidden nine letter word with a clue and a homophone challenge. If you stay strict to the boggle rules then the nine letter word is not identifiable.

By cowboyz123

Spelling Task Cards

Spelling Task Cards

Spelling Task Cards includes 40 different ways to practice weekly spelling words. Spelling Task Cards are perfect for centers, homework, or class work. These ideas work for any spelling list. Students choose a task card and follow the directions on it using all their spelling words. This may include writing them 3 times each, or writing the synonyms or antonyms or each spelling word. This pack includes 40 different ways to practice spelling!

By teacherstakeout

Latin roots

Latin roots

For primary and secondary colleagues, as well as anyone working with developing the vocabulary of children, including parents. This resource contains information about thirty Latin root words. It gives examples of each word, with a visual representation. There is a teacher notes section for each slide which includes child-friendly definitions, sentence examples, and any other notes. All feedback welcome.

By jack_helen12

Greek roots

Greek roots

For primary and secondary colleagues, as well as anyone working with developing the vocabulary of children, including parents. This resource contains information about twenty-seven Greek root words. It gives examples of each word, with a visual representation. There is a teacher notes section for each slide which includes child-friendly definitions, sentence examples, and any other notes. All feedback welcome as I intend to create a Latin equivalent.

By jack_helen12

Literacy & Numeracy and Music - 6 simple starting point activities

Literacy & Numeracy and Music - 6 simple starting point activities

Literacy & Numeracy and Music - 6 simple starting point activities are simple activities you could try with your classes to begin to develop literacy and numeracy engagement in music. These first 6 activities are simple to do, with all necessary resources included to be copied and used. The activities are as generic as possible - they can be used across any topic you are studying, rather than "pigeon holing" into one individual category. There is no order to the activities - you simply choose one to match your needs and make it as long or as short as you like! Some of the activities might seem quite obvious, but I hope you will find something new to have a go at. The resource can be used across all age groups - they are simple enough to differentiate based on the group you have in front of you. For example, when writing about music, younger children may write single words, whilst older or more able children will write sentences or paragraphs. I hope you enjoy having a go at these activities - please leave some feedback and if there is something you would like to see in the future then let me know!

By trump3tandy

Reading Fluency Running Record Abbreviation Attachment

Reading Fluency Running Record Abbreviation Attachment

While students are being assessed for their reading fluency, make your feedback that much more meaningful but following these simple to use abbreviations. When they are marked on the copy of the reading assignment, it makes the running record of fluency purposeful; not only does it inform you what they need to work on, but provides precise components for parents and students to focus on moving forward. This simple abbreviation reference guide has six per page and is meant to be cut, to include one small one per reading passage. It also has a space for total words read in that given minute. Take you feedback to a whole new level!

By Hashtag_Teached

New Zealand Essential Spelling Words – Activity Sheets – Lists 1-8

New Zealand Essential Spelling Words – Activity Sheets – Lists 1-8

Activity sheets for words from lists 1-8 of the NZ Essential Spelling Word Lists. Activities: ♦ Write the words. ♦ Write the words and identify the vowels (highlight, colour, circle, etc). ♦ How many syllables? Colour the number to show the answer. ♦ Write the words in alphabetical order. ♦ Write the words in the correct letter boxes. ♦ Write the words on the ‘word wall’ (interesting fonts, colours, etc). ♦ Write a sentence using as many of the words as you can. Please click on the 'Preview' button above to see a large example of the worksheets. Included: ♦ 35 activity sheets ♦ Teacher notes ♦ Teaching aids (for explaining the 'letter boxes' if your students are unfamiliar with them) ♦ Answers – for the alphabetical order and letter box activities 10 words per activity sheet. A4 size paper. List 8 = Commonly misspelt words The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. Use these sheets for a word work activity, literacy station, homework sheet, etc. List 1 – 1 sheet List 2 – 2 sheets List 3 – 3 sheets List 4 – 5 sheets List 5 – 5 sheets List 6 – 7 sheets List 7 – 6 sheets List 8 – 6 sheets ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

New Zealand Essential Spelling Words – Mystery Codes

New Zealand Essential Spelling Words – Mystery Codes

A high-interest activity to assist your students with learning their essential spelling words. Students use a ‘Secret Code Alphabet Sheet’ to decode the 5 mystery words on their worksheet. Then they complete the other activities using these 5 words. Activities: ♦ Decode the mystery words using the secret code alphabet sheet. ♦ Write the words in the letter boxes. ♦ Write the words in alphabetical order. ♦ Select one (or more) words and write it in a fancy way (word art). Included: ♦ 58 activity sheets for all of the words in Lists 1-7. ♦ Secret code alphabet sheets ♦ Answers ♦ Teacher notes ♦ Materials for teaching the ‘letter boxes’ activity 58 Worksheets: ♦ List 1 - 2 sheets ♦ List 2 - 4 sheets ♦ List 3 - 6 sheets ♦ List 4 - 10 sheets ♦ List 5 - 10 sheets ♦ List 6 - 14 sheets ♦ List 7 - 12 sheets The Secret Codes: ♦ List 1 & 2 – flowers (the same code) ♦ List 3 - circles ♦ List 4 - faces (emotions) ♦ List 5 - tribal patterns ♦ List 6 - heads ♦ List 7 - ice blocks The ‘Alphabet Code Sheets’ are designed to be laminated and used multiple times. There are 2 on each A4 size page. Print and cut. Sheets are labelled with the list number in the top left corner (eg 4e) The code breaking activity works on important skills such as comparing/contrasting, predicting and skimming/scanning. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

NEW AQA  exams from 2017 GCSE Macbeth Act 1, Scenes 1-7 Lesson Bundle Year 10 & 11

NEW AQA exams from 2017 GCSE Macbeth Act 1, Scenes 1-7 Lesson Bundle Year 10 & 11

For teaching towards the new GCSE AQA style Act 1 Scenes 1-7 Macbeth lessons. This is to start Year 10's or 11's off with Macbeth. Each lesson has a powerpoint (apart from lesson 2) and supporting worksheets. It familiarises them with the plot and the characters of the Witches, Macbeth, Banquo, King Duncan and Lady Macbeth before reading on. After Act 1, Scene 7 there is a recap context powerpoint which should be securing their learning and then an Act 1 - 3 how does Macbeth change sheet which i have attached. It can be used as an assessment or again, more to secure the knowledge of the play and Macbeth's changing character. Mine are a mid ability set but everything can be adapted. Hope it helps!

By beingkateish