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Year 1 Comprehension Pack - Autumn term

Year 1 Comprehension Pack - Autumn term

A collection of 20 short comprehension activities for year 1 on the theme of autumn. All the comprehensions contain a short piece of text with picture clues for tricky words and five simple questions. There are also accompanying PowerPoints for you to read the texts through with your class if you wish. This pack contains: 4 comprehensions on autumn 4 comprehensions on autumn wildlife 4 comprehensions on harvest 4 comprehensions on Halloween 4 comprehensions on Bonfire Night

By blossomingminds

Easter Comprehension

Easter Comprehension

This resource contains 10 different comprehension activities related to the theme of Easter. Each activity comes with 1 x story page and 1 x questions page. There is a short amount of information provided on each page and then 4 questions on another page - you can see examples in preview/thumbnail pictures. All stories are linked to Easter. This is great for students to be able to read a passage and recall details from it, answering relevant questions.It is related to Easter to give a twist on the usual comprehension activities. This activity is a great way for you to introduce the theme of Easter into your teaching while still providing students with their valuable learning. Comes in black and white for ink friendly printing. The images are eye catching and appropriate for young students who will find them engaging.

By nikkirobs

St Patrick's Day Comprehension

St Patrick's Day Comprehension

This resource contains 7 different comprehension activities related to the celebrate of St. Patrick's Day. Each activity comes with 1 x story page and 1 x questions page. There is a short amount of information provided on each page and then 4 questions on another page - you can see examples in preview/thumbnail pictures. This is great for students to be able to read a passage and recall details from it, answering relevant questions. It is related to St Patrick's Day to give a twist on the usual comprehension activities. Comes in black and white for ink friendly printing. The images are eye catching and appropriate for young students who will find them engaging.

By nikkirobs

Ancient Benin Study: Design the Head of an Oba

Ancient Benin Study: Design the Head of an Oba

This resource supports opportunities for children to research the changes in video game characters over time before designing their own. This resource can also be used by children who are designing their own Scratch game! What's Included: - Curriculum Links - Handouts **Link also included to digital file for editing and sharing on learning platforms such as Google Classroom and Seesaw.

By erinbrasington

World War 1 Comprehension

World War 1 Comprehension

This resource includes 7 different comprehension activities. Each activity comes with 1 x story page and 1 x questions page. They are all based on the theme of World War 1. There is a short amount of information provided on each page and then 4 questions on another page - you can see examples in preview/thumbnail pictures. This is great for students to be able to read a passage and recall details from it, answering relevant questions. They are related to World War 1 to give a twist on the usual comprehension activities. Comes in black and white for ink friendly printing. The images are eye catching and appropriate for young students who will find them engaging.

By nikkirobs

Year 1 comprehensions - Halloween

Year 1 comprehensions - Halloween

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Halloween.' There are four different comprehensions: Halloween Traditions History of Halloween How to carve a pumpkin Spooky Poem There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

 Using Adjectives and Adverbs; Complete Lesson  – Gangsta Granny

Using Adjectives and Adverbs; Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Complete Lesson on Using Adjectives and Adverbs - Related to Gangsta Granny by David Walliams This download includes a complete, English writing lesson on the third chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. The lesson focuses on how to use and understand adjectives and adverbs in the children’s own writing and recognising them in others’, this lesson uses the events in the chapter as a base. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a detailed PowerPoint to ensure children’s understanding of the adjectives and adverbs. The class will write a short text together and then the children will use writing frames, cloze sheets and word mats to create their own pieces of work. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for children to complete to reflect on the chapter read. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. This download includes: - Full and detailed lesson plan - Complete lesson PowerPoint - Writing frame - Word bank - Cloze sheet and answers - Chapter review sheets This is the third chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Thanks for looking. Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ***************************************************************************** Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit *****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

Assessment grids for writing in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 based on the National Curriculum

Assessment grids for writing in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 based on the National Curriculum

These grids are for assessing independent writing in years 1 to 6 based on the National Curriculum (including grammar from the appendix). They have proved very useful in assessing whether children have met age-related expectations as well as increasing staff knowledge of NC objectives and identifying gaps. Please let me know how they fare in your school, including any suggestions for improvements.

By philshepp

Farewell to Manzanar: Japanese Culture Crossword—Good Research Opportunity!

Farewell to Manzanar: Japanese Culture Crossword—Good Research Opportunity!

This puzzle focuses on Japanese culture, both the tidbits of info offered in FAREWELL TO MANZANAR and other researched information. Here are a few clues and their answers. * Japan has over 200 of these geological landmarks (VOLCANOES) Japan's most abundant mineral (COAL) * banzai, in English (LONG LIFE) * ____ garden (ROCK) * Means “empty orchestra” in Japanese and is very popular in the U.S. (KARAOKE) * Japan is a world leader in this highly technical field (ROBOTICS) Both fun and enlightening! Good quick research project. More unique products over FAREWELL TO MANZANAR—see them all in my store! • Bookmarks Plus: FAREWELL TO MANZANAR edition—Handy Reading Aid! Helps students keep track of characters and provides definitions for new words—and so much more! • FAREWELL TO MANZANAR: 16 Theme-Related Quotations + Teaching Ideas Well-researched, thought-provoking quotations by some of history’s greatest thinkers—each quotation relates to a theme in the book! • FAREWELL TO MANZANAR: Figurative Language Crossword Students use their knowledge of the story, their knowledge of language, and their imaginations to complete these clues. All are examples of similes, metaphors, hyperbole, etc., from the story! A great way to approach figurative language • FAREWELL TO MANZANAR: 5 Category Jumbles Puzzles—Really Fun! Students unscramble each word and then place the letters into a series of squares. They then arrange the letters in the shaded boxes to spell out the category word at the top of the puzzle. Students love uncovering the mystery word! Word-Wise Language Arts Resources —100s of unique products based on most-taught literature! Fun Teaching~Fun Learning!

By prbevins

Year 1 comprehensions - Bonfire Night (Fireworks/Guy Fawkes)

Year 1 comprehensions - Bonfire Night (Fireworks/Guy Fawkes)

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Bonfire Night.' There are four different comprehensions: The Gunpowder Plot Bonfire Night Food How to build a bonfire Bonfire Night Safety There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Section B: Fill the GAPS (EDITABLE)- for AQA Language Paper 1 and 2 Poster

Section B: Fill the GAPS (EDITABLE)- for AQA Language Paper 1 and 2 Poster

Section B: Fill the GAPS Poster Designed as a method of preparation and planning for AQA Language Paper 1 and 2 for Section B (Question 5) THIS IS THE EDITABLE VERSION. For the PDF non-editable version see my other resources. Used effectively with students from Year 9-11 with various abilities. Used to ensure students read the question thoroughly and answer it to the full extent of the markscheme. This method has been used for both Paper 1 (creative) and Paper 2 (persuasive). Two are provided: one simplified one, one with details and examples. I would recommend using the first one on a wall, the second as a 1/2 page handout. Apologies for the watermarks, but as my resources have been ripped from the samples and resold by others on TES, all previews will have watermarks. Thankyou in advance for your understanding. Once downloaded, just print the second, non-watermarked page. If you wish to leave a rating please do, but please include an 'EBI' so I can improve my resources in future! Thankyou :)

By jessicaedwards07