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Why do we yawn?

Why do we yawn?

An interesting lesson about why we yawn. Designed to improve thinking and speaking skills of students.
ahamid
Columbus' Expedition Activities

Columbus' Expedition Activities

This package includes a Fact Sheet about Columbus, Pictures and Guidelines and Directions to make a book to document Columbus' expedition. Students will practice reading skills to find the info needed for their book and match it with the pictures. They will also practice their writing skills to summarize and rephrase the most important facts of Columbus' expedition. Cutting and pasting pictures will help them stay focused and engaged. This resource is suitable for ESL intermediate students aged 10 -13 and for social studies students in grade 4 to 6.
Littleamerica
Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable individuals from the world of politics, science and arts. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches 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
Grammar Worksheet Pack: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs

Grammar Worksheet Pack: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs

First three worksheets in my Branches of Grammar series, aimed at mid-ability KS3 English students. This pack contains Worksheet One Nouns & Verbs Worksheet Two Nouns, Verbs & Adjectives Worksheet Three Adjectives & Adverbs Each worksheet includes detailed definitions and examples. Straightforward activities to help them identify parts of speech and then produce their own sentences. Particular emphasis on how parts of speech work together and modify one another. Sample sentences based on student interest/humour containing some more complex examples for more able students e.g. verbs used as adverbs (The terrifying clown) and longer noun phrases. Example: Underline the adjective and adverb in the sentence: "The terrifying clown made us scream loudly."
jigglemama
Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

Private Peaceful: Exploring Foreboding and Grandma Wolf

An insightful lesson that helps KS3 pupils explore the idea of foreboding and analyse the ways Morpurgo uses Grandma Wolf to create a sense of foreboding in Private Peaceful. Compete with models for guided support, independent tasks and peer-assessment, this accessible powerpoint suitably challenges pupils in their reading assessments.
DeepaSabharwal
Streetcar Named Desire: American Civil War Debate

Streetcar Named Desire: American Civil War Debate

Lesson focusing on the historical context of the play. Students will explore the American Civil War through debate. They will then analyse how the Emancipation Proclamation affected America and influenced the setting and characters in the play. To end the lesson, students will make connections between America then and now and question how much ideas of race and equality has changed.
xxnats1989xx
INSTRUCTIONS WRITING SET - starter, activity and writing frame - RECIPES

INSTRUCTIONS WRITING SET - starter, activity and writing frame - RECIPES

TOOLS TO GET YOU STARTED WITH INSTRUCTION WRITING! This pack contains brainstorm questions to get children thinking about instructions. It also includes an activity differentiated two ways for children to think about layout, the importance of order in instructions and the features. Children can then write their own recipe with the writing frame. I N S T R U C T I O N F U N
tamrai
Year 2 Christmas Story Comprehension Pack

Year 2 Christmas Story Comprehension Pack

A collection of comprehension booklets for year 2 retelling the Christmas story. Each booklet tells a different part of the story and comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions. They are also laid out in the same way as a SATs booklet to provide the children with greater experience. The story is split into the following sections: Angel Gabriel visits Mary The birth of Jesus The shepherds visit baby Jesus The Wise Men visit baby Jesus
blossomingminds