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Create your own printable pumpkin

Create your own printable pumpkin

A quick and easy way to make pumpkins to decorate your classroom for Halloween. Drag and drop the eyes, nose and mouth onto the pumpkin in this PowerPoint document and then hit print!
martinjgoulden
Predictions for 2050

Predictions for 2050

writing/discussion prompts, predictions for 2050, future will form. First page full of questions/prompts about the future (for example:What will school be like in 2050? Will there be teachers? Will students study though computer only? What kind of subjects will the learn? robotics? genetic engineering?)Giving lots of vocabulary to work with. second page is meant for writing their own predictions for 2050. Practices ´will´ for future.
Olynj
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Embrace the multicultural classroom and improve reading comprehension with our Diwali: Festival of Lights themed differentiated close reading texts and activities. This pack includes four Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) informational non-fiction and narrative passages with six pages of unique and engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. This resource would also be suitable for Grade 6 (Year Seven and Eight learners) as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged! What this resource is all about: The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction and fiction passages and engaging higher order thinking questions. This resource is full of exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create). ***This resource is provided in both US and British English (NZ) paper size and spelling!*** In this pack you will receive: 1. Four texts - all with an extended and scaffold version: - What is Diwali? - The Days of Diwali - The Story of Rama and Sita - Diwali Around the World 2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities (24 activities in total) Each passage features different activities! - Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyze/Analyse - Evaluate - Create Reading Comprehension Strategies included: - Find Facts and Details - Make Inferences - Identify the main idea - Ask and Answer Questions - Vocabulary - Sequence - Summarize/Summarise - Synthesize - Compare and Contrast - Visualising/Visualizing - Make Predictions - Make Connections 3. Three Graphic Organizer Examples - Information Web - Main Idea - Flow Chart - Venn Diagram 4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions 5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom. 6. A BONUS powerpoint with 14 Diwali images to provide extra context for students. 6. Close Reading bookmarks ***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***
topteachingtasks
Stories Told by William Morris and Friends - A Resource To Support Key Stage 2 Literacy

Stories Told by William Morris and Friends - A Resource To Support Key Stage 2 Literacy

Stories Told by William Morris and Friends is a project that uses six art works and designs from William Morris Gallery's collection to support literacy at Key Stage 2. A visit to the Gallery can be built upon to create a half-term unit using the resources downloadable here. The resources consist of: Briefing Notes for teachers and adult helpers to help them talk about the six individual artworks (pictured) in the Gallery. Activity Sheets. These include one page sheets to help pupils explore individual art works in small groups rotating round the gallery spaces. They also include generic Story Frameworks and Scribe Sheets to help adults draw out language and their own ideas for stories from the artworks for further creative writing back at school. Background Information Notes. These provide a lot more contextual information about the stories and the artists and can be used by teachers for preparation or for research by upper Key Stage 2 pupils. Scheme of Work, developed to provide a six week unit of follow-up work linked closely to literacy objectives for Year 5 and 6 with suggestions on adaptations for earlier years. Powerpoint Presentations of the artworks, to support learning in the classroom. All images contained within these documents remain copyright of the William Morris Gallery. As such they may be used for educational purposes but should not be used for any commercial gain.
sharon_trotter
Festivals and Special Holidays Around The World - Reading Comprehension Super Bundle!

Festivals and Special Holidays Around The World - Reading Comprehension Super Bundle!

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts describe different "Special Holidays" and Festivals from around the world. The texts are non fictional and incorporate accurate historical and cultural information. 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
The History of Vampires - Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheet

The History of Vampires - Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the Greek legend behind the creation of the first vampire After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework on or near Halloween.
MariaPht
Essay Writing: First Collection

Essay Writing: First Collection

Here are six Essay Writing titles in one bundle. Five of the eBooks contain one or more pieces of writing and instructions and guidelines for writing an essay (including multiples possible essay topics) using the piece of writing as a starting point. These titles are on the following themes: A Winter Walk; The Site And Antiquities Of Athens; Wild Apples; Narrow Escapes; India: Timeless Topics. Also included is an additional resource called Writing Beginning and Concluding Paragraphs, which allows students to practise that skill specifically.
canadianwinter
Goddess Rhea Wordsearch Greek Gods Myths Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Goddess Rhea Wordsearch Greek Gods Myths Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'The Goddess Rhea'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Fictional Creatures Wordsearch Myths & Legends Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Fictional Creatures Wordsearch Myths & Legends Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Fictional Creatures'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Hamadryads Wordsearch Greek Tree Spirits Myths Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Hamadryads Wordsearch Greek Tree Spirits Myths Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Hamadryads Greek Tree Spirits'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Who Let The Gods Out by Maz Evans

Who Let The Gods Out by Maz Evans

This 22 page PDF file is ideal for follow up work after reading Who Let The Gods Out by Maz Evans.There are a selection of writing, drawing and research tasks all in black and white. These tasks can be printed out individually for differentation or as a complete workbook for each child. They have a similar format to my Roald dahl resources. Activities include: Descriptive and creative writing, creating poetry, writing news broadcast scripts, diary entries, book reviews, favourite characters and research skills working with a partner to create factfiles. A fact sheet all about Zeus is included with vocabulary tasks attached. There are also a couple of drawing activities for the less able child.
teachercellar