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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
Easter traditions from all over the world - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Easter traditions from all over the world - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 5 page worksheet presents unique Easter traditions from fourteen countries. The students are acquainted with local traditions commemorating Easter while their understanding is evaluated and their lexicon is expanded. It is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and English exam preparation. The text is complemented with questions and an exercise at which the students are called to identify each tradition through pictures and match it with its country of origin. The worksheet is complete with a vocabulary exercise (verbs and prepositions) and a crossword puzzle with words included in the text. The worksheet can be completed in class or assigned as homework.
kntonia
Writing to persuade - introduction

Writing to persuade - introduction

This is short and fun lesson based around the theme of music festivals. The aim of this lesson is to introduce students to the idea of writing to persuade and the mnemonic DAFOREST for writing techniques. Students have activities such as reading for information, writing to persuade and the chance to design their own music festival. TES previews often distorts the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
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
St, Patrick's Day 2018

St, Patrick's Day 2018

A fun resource for St. Patrick’s day this March. Contains a mini-quiz, an acrostic Ireland poem, a reading, a poster, templates for bookmarks, cards, a poem, a name plate, a word search and a map to colour. Great fun for the students this festive day when everyone should be Irish.
LearnersLabyrinth
Commonwealth Games 2018 Newspaper Writing Scandal Scenario

Commonwealth Games 2018 Newspaper Writing Scandal Scenario

The Commonwealth Games 2018 is upon us. This Visually stunning writing scenario takes the audience on a journey to the Gold Coast as a Newspaper reporter. During this presentation a scandal occurs where the world record holder in the 400m gets tripped over on purpose. Everything is included in this pack to make every student successful.Photos are taken and quotes are given. Included in this pack is a PowerPoint Presentation to show your students. The bigger the screen the better as these are high quality images. During the show, students discuss and fill in the graphic organisers that are included. These notes will help direct the students in their writing with a detailed, accurate and rich story. Then complete the included newspaper templates. Thank you
Kiwilander
Reading comprehension activities: Easter Story - CHARACTERS OF THE CROSS

Reading comprehension activities: Easter Story - CHARACTERS OF THE CROSS

This reading activity pack tells the story of the Jesus’ death and resurrection from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday. It is ideal all year round for reading or Religious Studies, but is particularly useful in the run up to Easter, as they follow the last week in Jesus’ life. They can also be used as Sunday School activities or as readings in church. Based on the gospel accounts in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, I have written five reports from key people in the Easter story about what happened with comprehension based questions and answers for each. These will bring the well-known story of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection to your students in a fresh, engaging and enlightening way. The characters featured are: Peter Pontius Pilate A Roman soldier Mary Magdalen Cleopas The comprehension questions tackle the following skills: Literal and retrieval Word meaning Inference and deduction There is also an activity at the end to summarise each of the characters stories. All activities are aligned to the common core. As an added extra, there are a number of posters with key bible verses for your displays, including posters to colour in. These can be found at the end of the reading pack. A bit about me: Before teaching, I was a journalist. I still work as a freelance writer, and like nothing more than writing engaging texts to challenge and inspire children and young people. I choose subjects that may not be on the curriculum but are still of great importance for students to know about. Everything I write has been comprehensively researched from a number of sources and been written by myself. No plagiarism here! This is all original material. My questions are pitched at a high level, but with a bit of patience and persistence (and some adult help if necessary) most students will have great fun as they learn, especially as the penny drops. I am aware of the impact of printed resources on our environment so try to condense my reading activities into as compact a space as possible. Hopefully this will help you save time in printing, and keep the bills down! Check out my store if you enjoy this – you’re sure to find more. Thanks! While you are here… You may also be interested in a similar pack of reading comprehensions I have written about the birth of Jesus. Follow the link for more: Stories from the Stable
Richardtownend1978
Bullying , Depression and Mental Health - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 55%)

Bullying , Depression and Mental Health - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 55%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the effects of bullying on children and adult psychology and mental health. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. Full answer keys are included.
MariaPht
GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE BOOK SUMMARIES / AQA READING COMPREHENSION (SAVE 70%)

GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE BOOK SUMMARIES / AQA READING COMPREHENSION (SAVE 70%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets based on different novels and plays in the AQA reading list. These handouts are suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore summarize different novels and plays. After carefully reading each story, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for GCSE vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
NYC’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

NYC’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the history of the NYC Easter Parade / Bonnet Festival from the late 19th century to contemporary customs and traditions. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False statements and a definitions match. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. This worksheet can be completely in class or assigned for homework on or near Easter. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for elementary to lower intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. This Easter themed story was authored by me and it recounts the magic Easter adventure of Jill and Tom who come across a golden Easter egg. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, a word search and a definitions match, a fun crossword a word scramble and an Easter themed maze. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes on and around Easter. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht