1. Resources Home
  2. Secondary
  3. Languages
  4. English language learning
  5. Texts
  6. Other texts
Christmas Tree Evolution - - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Christmas Tree Evolution - - 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 and history of Christmas tree decorating After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises and a word search exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. This reading comprehension worksheet can ideally be shortly before Christmas.
MariaPht
What is Kwanzaa? -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet

What is Kwanzaa? - 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, customs and traditions around the African American holiday Kwanzaa. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises and a definitions match exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. This reading comprehension worksheet can ideally be shortly before Christmas.
MariaPht
A Christmas Carol: Debate

A Christmas Carol: Debate

A debate lesson looking at whether Scrooge should be forgiven or not. Lesson includes: -starter (discourse markers) - reading of Stave 3 with guided questions - step by step on how to conduct a debate
xxnats1989xx
Thanksgiving worksheets bundle

Thanksgiving worksheets bundle

This Thanksgiving essential bundle includes 3 worksheets covering the history of Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving traditions all over the world and Black Friday. Suitable for upper-intermediate and advanced native students and ESL/EFL learners these worksheets will provide a historical and cultural background for the holiday with Comprehension exercises to evaluate understanding and Vocabulary exercises to enrich your student's lexicon with a great gamut of colonialism, shopping and Thanksgiving holidays related words, verbs and phrasal verbs.
kntonia
Thanksgiving traditions all over the world - Reading Comprehension Worksheet/ Vocabulary Worksheet

Thanksgiving traditions all over the world - Reading Comprehension Worksheet/ Vocabulary Worksheet

This Thanksgiving theme worksheet explores how different nations incorporate Thanksgiving or variations of Thanksgiving into their culture and how they celebrate this holiday. It is suitable for upper-intermediate and advanced native students and ESL/EFL learners. The worksheet is complete with two reading comprehension exercises and two vocabulary exercises. It can be used as an in-class activity or it can be assigned as homework.
kntonia
New Year's Eve celebrations around the world - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

New Year's Eve celebrations around the world - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes different New Year's Eve traditions around the globe. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises and a word search exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. This reading comprehension worksheet can ideally be shortly before Christmas.
MariaPht
The history of Thanksgiving - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of Thanksgiving - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Vocabulary Worksheet

This complete 3-page worksheet provides historical background and introduces students to the history of Thanksgiving. It is equally suitable for native students and ESL, EFL advanced and high-level students. The worksheet includes Reading Comprehension exercises to evaluate the understanding of the text and Vocabulary exercises to familiarize learners with the vocabulary used into the context of the subject. It can be used as an in-class activity or it can be assigned as homework.
kntonia
Unseen Poetry Scheme for KS4 / Poppies / Remains / Checking Out my History / War Photographer

Unseen Poetry Scheme for KS4 / Poppies / Remains / Checking Out my History / War Photographer

Here is a fantastic 8-10 lesson scheme on Unseen Poetry covering a wide range of poems for KS4 (Year 10/11) from the Unseen Poetry spec. The scheme covers the main themes in each of the poems: Poppies, Remains, Checking Out my History and War Photographer, and has a range of tasks in them to link to each other, looking at key language and phrases in the poem. Students are encouraged to look in detail at certain phrases in each of the poems and the significance of the themes of power and conflict throughout the scheme. Each lesson contains developed learning objectives, key word foci, starter tasks and periodical assessment, exam practice and homework. Each lesson lasts around 1 hour in length and can be easily adapted to suit a range of abilities if needed. This is an ideal scheme for one half term to look at with Y10 as a first teach and Y11 as a review of Unseen poetry. No resources required, just download and go!
teachsureenglish
An Inspector Calls / J.B Priestley, full 20+ Lesson scheme for KS4 learners, AQA exam spec 2017.

An Inspector Calls / J.B Priestley, full 20+ Lesson scheme for KS4 learners, AQA exam spec 2017.

Here is a full 20+ Lesson scheme for An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestley. Each lesson has differentiated learning outcomes, key word foci and starter tasks, as well as periodical homework and a wide range of writing tasks to suit all levels. This is a great compliment to the play and there are various activities to compliment the scheme of work. Throughout the scheme is a focus on exam skills, and a range of example questions to be attempted, reflected upon and improved throughout the scheme. There is also a range of character analysis, quote analysis and discussion / speaking and listening tasks. This can be used both with Year 10 as a first teach scheme and Year 11 as a shortened review of the play. Activities can be easily modelled and modified as needed to suit the abilities and needs of learners. This scheme is ready to teach, no prep required! The only other resource needed is a copy of the text. Enjoy!
teachsureenglish
New Year - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

New Year - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This bundle comprises of three different Reading Comprehension worksheets to introduce students to New Year's traditions and festivities from around the globe. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False statements, crossword puzzles, gap filling exercises and word search puzzles. The worksheet can be completed as a fun activity in class or be assigned for homework, ideally before Christmas or New Year Day.
MariaPht