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Martin Luther King Jr. Biography - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

Martin Luther King Jr. Biography - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

This worksheet studies the life of Martin Luther King Jr and his work for the African American Civil Rights Movement. Students will be acquainted with Colored People's struggle and will be introduced with one of the most influential personalities in the world. The workshet is suitable for advanced native students and ESL/ EFL learners. The level of difficulty of the text and vocabulary renders it suitable for IGCSE/ TOEFL classes.The comprehension questions evaluate understanding of the text while the vocabulary exercises solidify and bolster new vocabulary acquisition. The text can be completed as an in-class activity or assigned as homework.
kntonia
Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

A resource to commemorate Martin Luther King Day this January. This PowerPoint resource has five flashcards/posters in colour, timeline dates and events for discussion, discussion prompts and pictures of 20/21st century social activists It is accompanied by 8 worksheets (guided writing, poster making, wordsearch).
LearnersLabyrinth
Short Story 'Spiderhands' with reading and writing activities for KS3

Short Story 'Spiderhands' with reading and writing activities for KS3

1-2 weeks worth of lessons The short story Spiderhands by V.H. Hey is about a boy who was born with six fingers on each hand - this has advantages and disadvantages. He's bullied by George Smith, makes friends with Angela, becomes a keyboard player in a band. He lives in England but wasn't born there, his dad's in prison, he has a whacky Grandad who lives in a van ... There are comprehension questions and tasks. Aimed at Y7 but also enjoyed by up to Y11 EAL students. Warning: there is one rude word in the story. That word is 'goolies'.
janehazel
Equality - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

Equality - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the concept of equality and inequality through the history of human rights and any form of modern injustice such as child labour. After carefully reading each story / 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 IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Listening Comprehension - Selma

Listening Comprehension - Selma

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Selma. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and vocabulary), a complete the dialogue section (20 points) and a long-answer section for 30 points (17 questions). I also included a writing journal section which can be completed in class or at home. For the writing journal, students are asked to select and answer two of the proposed questions.
nadineinprague
Listening Comprehension - Selma (plus oral presentation project)

Listening Comprehension - Selma (plus oral presentation project)

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Selma. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and vocabulary), a complete the dialogue section (20 points) and a long-answer section for 30 points (17 questions). I also included a writing journal section which can be completed in class or at home. For the writing journal, students are asked to select and answer two of the proposed questions. You will also find an oral presentation project to get the students to acquire additional knowledge about the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. This way the movie becomes an excellent pre-activity to a broader learning opportunity for students. Note: My personal way of using the oral presentation project is that I get students in pairs to work on the project and present to the rest of the class. I ask students to take notes because afterwards I give them a quiz on everything which was presented… not necessarily for a final “official” grade but a final “unofficial” assessment of who has acquired the most knowledge… students love the challenge of trying to beat their classmates and no stress about it showing up on their report card… I usually give a few bonus points to my first three pairs who got the most correct answers on the final quiz.
nadineinprague
Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. 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 IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
African American American History & Culture - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts

African American American History & Culture - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts focus on different aspects of Aferican American culture and events in African American history such as the abolitionist and post-abolitionist movement. The bundle also includes the bios of major African American visionaries and leaders. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
KS3 Poetry Scheme: Identity, Tone and Imagery.  / Checking Out Me History - John Agard.

KS3 Poetry Scheme: Identity, Tone and Imagery. / Checking Out Me History - John Agard.

Here is a short 3-4 weeks scheme focused on poetry, suitable for KS3, looking at the key themes of marginalisation, identity, tone and imagery. Each lesson contains differentiated learning objectives, a range of starter and review tasks, as well as periodical homework tasks and breakdowns of key words and definitions useful for understanding poetry at KS3, focused around Checking Out Me History by John Agard. There are approximately 6-8 full 1 hour lessons which can be easily modified or changed if needed, depending on your lesson length and ability of learners. All resources are included, just download and teach! No further prep required!
teachsureenglish
Listening Comprehension - Remember the Titans (plus oral presentation project)

Listening Comprehension - Remember the Titans (plus oral presentation project)

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Remember the Titans. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and vocabulary) and a long-answer section for 30 points (17 questions).  I also included a writing journal section which can be completed in class or at home. For the writing journal, students are asked to select and answer two of the proposed questions. You will also find an oral presentation project to get the students to acquire additional knowledge about the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. This way the movie becomes an excellent pre-activity to a broader learning opportunity for students. Note: My personal way of using the oral presentation project is that I get students in pairs to work on the project and present to the rest of the class. I ask students to take notes because afterwards I give them a quiz on everything which was presented… not necessarily for a final “official” grade but a final “unofficial” assessment of who has acquired the most knowledge… students love the challenge of trying to beat their classmates and no stress about it showing up on their report card… I usually give a few bonus points to my first three pairs who got the most correct answers on the final quiz.
nadineinprague
Listening Comprehension - Remember the Titans

Listening Comprehension - Remember the Titans

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Remember the Titans. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and vocabulary) and a long-answer section for 30 points (17 questions).  I also included a writing journal section which can be completed in class or at home. For the writing journal, students are asked to select and answer two of the proposed questions.
nadineinprague
Poetry Comparison: J Cole and Tupac

Poetry Comparison: J Cole and Tupac

A lesson teaching students how to compare poetry. I'm all about trying to make learning relatable to my students and for them not just to learn about poets they cannot connect with. This is why I have decided to use J Cole ("Change") and Tupac's ("Changes") songs for this lesson. Students will: -begin with a general overview of what it means to compare -Work in groups to unpick the songs using TSLAP (Questions are given to help aid students analysis of the songs) -Identify the similarities and differences between the songs -Class discussion -Complete a comparison essay (sentence starters provided and comparison flashcard) My Youtube video on how to analyse a poem using TSLAP is also included. This could be set as a homework task before the lesson so students already have a secure understanding of how to analyse a poem.
xxnats1989xx