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A Christmas Carol (2): English Comprehension and Activities

A Christmas Carol (2): English Comprehension and Activities

The second in a series of comprehension exercises from Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The text (unabridged) is the description of Scrooge in Stave 1. There are 7 questions on the text, worth 20 marks in all. Mark scheme is provided. The same text is used as a starting point for four other exercises (cloze, punctuation, reading aloud, and spelling). Suitable for Y6 and up.
ReallLanguages
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
Black Friday

Black Friday

READING COMPREHENSION ABOUT BLACK FRIDAY WITH KEY Black Friday shopping crosswords
Olynj
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
ESL - ELL Bundled Speaking Activities and Games - House and Home Vocabulary - American English

ESL - ELL Bundled Speaking Activities and Games - House and Home Vocabulary - American English

ESL - ELL Bundled Speaking Activities and Games - House and Home Vocabulary This bundle is 25% off the regular price, and includes 5 engaging activities for the ESL - ELL classroom. Here's what's included, click on links provided below for full details of each resource. ↳ House and Home: ESL - ELL Group Speaking Activity: Find someone who… ↳ ESL - ELL Taboo Speaking Game, House and Home Vocabulary ↳ I have ... Who has? ESL - ELL house and home vocabulary activity ↳ 30 ESL - ELL conversation starters and speaking prompts - House and Home ↳ ESL - ELL speaking activity - House Vocabulary - UFO Paired Speaking Activity Each of the 5 activities provides a fun, interactive way to review vocabulary about HOUSE AND HOME and to practice speaking. Your students will enjoy learning fun facts about their classmates, and you will certainly like hearing them speak English! LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students. ESL - ELL Bundled Speaking Activities and Games - House and Home Vocabulary - American English
jenniferlcrespin
ESL - ELL Taboo Speaking Game, House and Home Vocabulary

ESL - ELL Taboo Speaking Game, House and Home Vocabulary

Playing TABOO in English is a great way to get ESL students to speak English and learn a lot of new vocabulary. This game focuses on HOUSE AND HOME vocabulary. It is simple to modify and use with beginners and advanced students alike. Advanced students try to get teammates to guess the word at the top of the card without saying any of the "taboo" words listed below. Beginner students can still play, but they should be allowed to use the "taboo" words to help learn new vocabulary and build sentences in English. This ESL Taboo game includes the following: 30 Taboo game cards to print, cut out and laminate if possible Color and black and white versions included Object of the game: One player tries to get his teammate to guess the word at the top of a card. The player must give clues, but he can't use any of the Taboo words in his description. The taboo words are written beneath the word at the top of the card. Teams score points for each word successfully guessed. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins. Beginner students should be allowed to use the TABOO words printed on the cards. This will encourage them to use new vocabulary and will help them in forming sentences to use as clues. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
jenniferlcrespin
ESL - ELL speaking activity - House Vocabulary - UFO Paired Speaking Activity

ESL - ELL speaking activity - House Vocabulary - UFO Paired Speaking Activity

ESL - ELL speaking activity - House Vocabulary - UFO Paired Speaking Activity 5 worksheets for paired speaking activities when teaching HOUSE vocabulary. Each worksheet displays six images of common household objects, rooms or appliances. Students describe an image to partners using short, descriptive sentences. Great activity for putting words together using new vocabulary and simple verb forms. Suggestions on how to begin sentences are included in English at the bottom of each page. This is a fun, interactive way to review vocabulary about HOUSE AND HOME and to practice speaking. Your students will enjoy learning fun facts about their classmates, and you will certainly like hearing them speak English! LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students. ESL - ELL speaking activity - House Vocabulary - UFO Paired Speaking Activity
jenniferlcrespin
KS3 Poetry Scheme: Identity, Tone and Imagery.  / Checking Out Me History - John Agard.

KS3 Poetry Scheme: Identity, Tone and Imagery. / Checking Out Me History - John Agard.

Here is a short 3-4 weeks scheme focused on poetry, suitable for KS3, looking at the key themes of marginalisation, identity, tone and imagery. Each lesson contains differentiated learning objectives, a range of starter and review tasks, as well as periodical homework tasks and breakdowns of key words and definitions useful for understanding poetry at KS3, focused around Checking Out Me History by John Agard. There are approximately 6-8 full 1 hour lessons which can be easily modified or changed if needed, depending on your lesson length and ability of learners. All resources are included, just download and teach! No further prep required!
teachsureenglish
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
Why Facebook is the Future - Reading/Listening Comprehension

Why Facebook is the Future - Reading/Listening Comprehension

An authentic reading material based on an article taken from "Time." The article is about the history of the most popular social network - Facebook. You can make it both reading and listening (if you read it out to your students, or record yourself, which I did - that was fun experience). The comprehension part contains multiple-choice, T/F questions, open-ended questions and vocabulary part.
Olynj