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St. Columba Presentation

St. Columba Presentation

St. Columba is a well-known and beloved Saint whose memory is still living and strong, especially in Ireland and Scotland. Why should we learn about St. Columba?The question ‘Why are we learning?’ is a core question in any curriculum development. Choosing to learn about St. Columba helps pupils deepen their understanding of how religion and values can shape and contribute to the lives of individuals and communities. This eye-catching and informative lesson presentation on St. Columba also helps pupils to rediscover the spiritual dimension of his life and encourages them to explore and reflect on their personal faith or values and to put these into action in ways which benefit others, as St. Columba did. How to use this presentationThis resource can be used alone or in conjunction with ‘St. Columba’ which can be found here. After this presentation has been shown and discussed, you may want to spend one more period on a range of engaging activities to reinforce students’ learning. Year Groups✶ S1/S2 (Scotland) ✶ Year 7/8 (England)✶ 6th/7th Grade (US)✶ they also work well with S3/Year 9/8th Grade SEN pupils.Learning ObjectivesThis presentation was developed in alignment with the learning objectives for the lesson ‘St. Columba’:✶ to identify basic facts about St. Columba’s life and activity;✶ to explain the key words: illuminated letters, conversion, missionary, monk and pilgrimage.********************************************************************************* This resource contains:✶ Cover✶ Preview✶ Teacher Notes✶ PowerPoint Presentation (fully editable and with animation)✶ TOU/Credits Page Count: 40**********************************************************************************Related Resources Saint Columba BundleExploring the Lives of the Saints**********************************************************************************

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Teacher Appreciation Tags and Gift Tags

Teacher Appreciation Tags and Gift Tags

All teachers deserve to be appreciated for their hard work. I made this file to give your students an opportunity to show appreciation for people in your school who need a little love.Teacher appreciation gift tags for Teacher Appreciation Week and anytime you want to send a little "thank you" to your super sweet teachers! Here there total '40 Gift Tags' are given a s PDF printable file. The gift tags are made in various designs with different bright colors for the sophisticated look. Remember the use of the tags is only limited to your classroom.If your friends or colleagues want to purchase it ,send them to my store and I can offer the discount...You will find lots more in my store, including math, science, ELA, activities/craftivities, special education, interactive activities, and more!

By ilaxippatel

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I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 Book Club - Sequence of Events

I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 Book Club - Sequence of Events

Use I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 to Teach Sequence of EventsThis Book Club Bundle for I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 is an excellent choice for 4th and 5th grade readers who are ready to begin using more sophisticated comprehension strategies. This package includes a Common Core aligned lesson plan and resources designed to support small group reading instruction that focuses on Sequence of Events.Here's What You'll Get:- Interactive Lesson Plan for 5 Book Club Meetings Focusing on Sequence of Events- Chapter by Chapter Discussion Guide- Chapter by Chapter Vocabulary Guide- Book Club Calendar- Conversation Prompts- Expectations for Book Club Anchor Chart / Student Reference Sheet- Student Self Evaluation Forms- Student Reading Response Guide- Comprehension Assessment Rubric- Common Core State Standard Assessment All of the lesson plans and activities included in this package are aligned to the Common Core Standards for fourth grade. I hope that you will enjoy using my resources along with your copy or copies of “I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941” by Lauren Tarshis.If you have any questions about the resources included in this set please email me at AmyMackenzie@BookPagez.com. It will be my pleasure to reply and help you in any way I can.

By BookPagez

Emergency situations, CPR and First Aid.  WHOLE LESSON, 3xworksheets and wall display. KS2 EFL TEFL

Emergency situations, CPR and First Aid. WHOLE LESSON, 3xworksheets and wall display. KS2 EFL TEFL

A lesson introducing emergency situations, CPR and Rescue Breathing to EFL students.Activity 1- students brainstorm emergency scenarios using picture prompts on ppt.Activity 2- Introduce the term ‘emergency call’ and ‘the fire department’, the police’ and ‘ an ambulance. Students then look at pictures of different emergencies and say which should be called for each different situation.Activity 3- Students match pictures to the vocabulary by writing A, B, C, D in the corresponding boxes. (worksheet)Activity 4- In teams, students use the vocabulary learnt in the lesson to write their own emergency call. (worksheet) and the perform it in front of the rest of the class.Activity 5- Students practice CPR and Rescue Breathing on their manikins using the hand out and PPT. Select students to demonstrate correct procedure to the rest of the class.Activity 6- Link in PPT to a Mr. Bean YouTube video. Students assess what he does wrong in the emergency scenario and what they would do differently.Activity 7- Reading comprehension. Can be printed and students read through and answer questions on the PPT.Activity 8- Team guessing game. Students guess which emergency number belongs to which country. (also included as a worksheet where students draw a line to match them)Activity 9- Link to British comedy ‘The IT Crowd) video clip on YouTube. Students watch and then answer questions.Also included: two worksheets, CPR handout, resources needed to create the First Aid classroom display,

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St Columba - bundle

St Columba - bundle

This bundle contains the lesson on St. Columba and a range of activities/homework to help your students learn about St. Columba! More updates to follow soon - all free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

Consumer Words: Life-Skill Lessons

Consumer Words: Life-Skill Lessons

Help your students develop important survival skills while improving their reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary!This practical book is filled with easy-to-use activities that focus on essential vocabulary and real-life situations to help students become more confident and independent. Key words are introduced, then reinforced through step-by-step exercises emphasizing word pronunciation, definitions, spelling, handwriting, problem solving, and more! A terrific way to help your students acquire vital life skills!Words Include: supermarket, coupon, subtotal, method of payment, installation, area code, guarantee, warranty, and many more.Interest Level 7-12 | Reading Level 4-5Contents Include:- 7 Lessons- Activities that cover community services, supermarket, mail order, telephone, warranty, paying bills, and electronic services- Answer keySkills Covered Include:- Apply information- Choose the correct word- Expand vocabulary- Spell correctly- Understand meaning of words and ideas- Use context clues- Use dictionary and glossary skills- Develop consumer skills- Develop life/survival skills- Find relevant facts- Understand and use reference sources- Understand consumer information

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Life-Skill Lessons {Bundle}

Life-Skill Lessons {Bundle}

Help your students develop practical skills while improving their reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary!Help students become proficient in everyday life! Critical life skills at home and in the workplace are covered in each book in this series. The structured lessons build key vocabulary, spelling, reading comprehension, sentence and paragraph writing, and more. An excellent way to bring the daily environment into the classroom!Interest Level 7-12 | Reading Level 4-5Skills Covered Include:- Apply information- Choose the correct word- Expand vocabulary- Understand meaning of words and ideas- Use context clues- Use dictionary and glossary skills- Develop life/survival skills- Find relevant facts- Analyze information- Write an original sentence- Classify information- Make decisions/choices- Develop consumer skills- Understand consumer information- Evaluate information

By RemediaPub

The UK Parliament and Government - 80-Slide Lesson / Assembly Presentation

The UK Parliament and Government - 80-Slide Lesson / Assembly Presentation

This resource contains a highly visual and informative 80-slide presentation on the UK Parliament and Government.It focuses onThe Three Parts of Parliament - The House of Commons, the House of Lords and the MonarchyThe Role of ParliamentThe GovernmentLaw MakingThe end of the PowerPoint contains question slides to check pupils' understanding.The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to five short videos on Elections, Parliament, the House of Commons, the House of Lords, Law making.Further General Election ResourcesGeneral Election 65 Slide Lesson / Assembly PresentationGeneral Election 2017 Bumper 100 Question Interactive Powerpoint QuizThe General Election 2017 - Set of 6 Information Texts and and Comprehension QuestionsThe General Election 2017 - Set of 6 Differentiated Anagrams and Word SearchesYou may also be interested inBrexit – The Triggering of Article 50For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

Saints of Scotland 3. Celebrating success

Saints of Scotland 3. Celebrating success

This resource is the last in a series of resources which assist the teachers and the students in researching a Scottish Saint and producing a short report (see my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010 for the rest of the lessons).The PowerPoint is fully editable - you can add the Saints who are associated with the country you teach in. It is an ideal activity to be used at the end of the unit 'Exploring the Lives of the Saints' and it is suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England). The project is designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time.'Celebrating success' helps pupils to peer- and self-assess the reports, reflect on their learning within this unit and celebrate success. Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is highly appreciated!

By Think_About_It

Hairdressers/Salon/Barbers Role Play Pack - Posters

Hairdressers/Salon/Barbers Role Play Pack - Posters

Hairdressers/Salon Role Play Pack - All you need to set up this role play area in your classroom!Hairdressers/Salon Role Play Pack contains:Hairdressers Opening Times Hairdressers Signs Hairdressers Word Cards Hairdressers Display Banner - HairdresserHairdressers Display Banner - BarberHairdressers Appointment Sheet All you need for your new role play

By ChrisWat

Saints of Scotland research 2. Investigating

Saints of Scotland research 2. Investigating

This resource is the second in a series of resources which assist the teachers and the students in researching a Scottish Saint and producing a short report (see my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010 for the rest of the lessons).The PowerPoint is fully editable - you can add the Saints who are associated with the country you teach in. It is an ideal activity to be used at the end of the unit 'Exploring the Lives of the Saints' and it is suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England). The project is designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time.'Investigating - class time!' helps pupils to research and find out interesting background information about their Saint and to identify two teachings given by their Saint. Also, there is an option for pupils to present their projects.Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is highly appreciated!

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation WeekJust go and print the thank you note to give a clear cut message of 'THANK YOU' to your favorite teacher for everything they did for you as a part of Teacher Appreciation Week...

By ilaxippatel

Land of Lullabies (Rest time)

Land of Lullabies (Rest time)

This song is designed to help children feel restful and calm so that they can settle down for a sleep either at bedtime or for a daytime nap. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com

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Exploring the Lives of the Saints

Exploring the Lives of the Saints

Inspire and engage your students with this great bundle exploring the lives of ones of the most well-known saints of Christianity: St Andrew, St. Nicholas, St. Columba and the Apostles. More updates to follow soon - all will be free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

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Saints of Scotland research - complete pack

Saints of Scotland research - complete pack

This bundle is a complete pack of resources which assist the teachers and the students in researching a Scottish Saint and producing a short report. The PowerPoints are fully editable - you can add the Saints who are associated with the country you teach in. It is an ideal activity to be used at the end of the unit 'Exploring the Lives of the Saints' and it is suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England). The project is designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time. Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

Mental Health Assembly

Mental Health Assembly

An assembly that defines mental health, provides key facts and figures, looks at the signs and symptoms, has 2 videos looking at how it impacts people and gives top tips to avoid mental health issues.

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The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan: one stop shop to inspire and engage your students! All you need to teach a memorable lesson on 'The Good Samaritan': the PowerPoint presentation, the lesson plan, worksheets, flipcharts, puzzles and homework suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and year 7/8/9 (England). Celebrate success with the certificate included! More updates to follow soon - all will be free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

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Exploring Parables - bundle

Exploring Parables - bundle

This bundle helps your students explore some of the well-known parables: the Good Samaritan, the Prodigal Son, the Sower, the Lost Sheep and Lost Coin. It includes presentations, puzzles, homework a wide range of activities and a certificate to celebrate pupils' success. More parables to be included soon! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

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High-Interest Reading {Bundle}

High-Interest Reading {Bundle}

These intriguing stories are designed to capture student interest while building essential reading skills. All 72 stories are followed by step-by-step activities that improve reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing, and more! The truly high-interest topics and low reading levels make this bundle ideal for reluctant readers, those reading below grade level, and teachers who simply want to spice up their reading curriculum.Reading Level 1-5 | Interest Level 3-12Contents Include:- 72 Articles (12 stories per topic)- List of Words to Know - Skill-Based Comprehension Questions- Cloze Reading Activities- Review Pages- Extended Activities- Skills Chart- Answer Key

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Cool Jobs: High-Interest Reading

Cool Jobs: High-Interest Reading

This action-packed book is sure to capture and hold student interest while building essential reading skills. Each intriguing story is followed by step-by-step activities that improve reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing, and more! The truly high-interest topics and low reading levels make this book ideal for reluctant readers, those reading below grade level, and teachers who simply want to spice up their reading curriculum. Reading Level 1-3 | Interest Level 3-12

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The Apostles - bundle

The Apostles - bundle

This bundle contains presentations and a range of activities/homework to help your students learn about the Apostles! More updates to follow soon - all free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

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The Exam Assemblies Bundle

The Exam Assemblies Bundle

A collection of assemblies designed to prepare students for upcoming exams. Bundle also comes with a revision booklet and blank revision timetable.

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Guru Nanak crossword

Guru Nanak crossword

Learn and play at the same time. Keep your students engaged with this crossword which consolidates understanding of Guru Nanak's life.Suitable to be used for homework, or during class activities.Related Resources All puzzles

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The Good Samaritan homework

The Good Samaritan homework

Differentiated homework to support the understanding of the parable of the Good Samaritan. A very good extension would be to ask pupils to write down a sentence using some of the keywords they identified.Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

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Remembrance Day word snake

Remembrance Day word snake

An engaging and fun activity to be used as plenary or homework in which pupils are asked to summarise their knowledge about Remembrance Day. Two word snakes are included.The activity gives greater flexibility as pupils can use the letter either as the beginning of a word or part of a sentence. Suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and year 7/8/9 (England).Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

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Remembrance Day activities

Remembrance Day activities

A set of attractive and stimulating activities designed to fully engage your pupils in exploring Remembrance Day! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

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UK General Election Bundle - Two Presentations, 100 Question Quiz, Information Texts and Comprehension Questions, Set of 6 Differentiated Word Seaches and Anagrams

UK General Election Bundle - Two Presentations, 100 Question Quiz, Information Texts and Comprehension Questions, Set of 6 Differentiated Word Seaches and Anagrams

This bundle contains a set of 5 resources on the forthcoming UK General Election. - There are two Powerpoint presentations. - A bumper 100 question interactive PowerPoint quiz. - A set of 6 information texts and comprehensions - A set of 6 differentiated word searches and anagrams. Click on the individual links for further details. Purchased separately these resources would cost £13.48. Save money and buy the bundle for just £6.50. That's a massive saving of 52%! For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas