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IB English B - Brochure design (Celebrations and Festivals)

IB English B - Brochure design (Celebrations and Festivals)

This is a set of two lessons that I created for my First Year IB English B students that provides an introduction to brochure design. It went with our discussion of celebrations and festivals, but can be adapted to suit other themes. Both PowerPoint presentations contain hyperlinks to further information on brochures as provided by other IB teachers, as well as ideas for inspiration.
gudrunbjorg
Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets

Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets

This Easter themed bundle includes 3 Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets presenting the celebration of Easter, the history behind it and the traditions associated with it. The students’ understanding is assessed through comprehension exercises and their lexicon is expanded. The worksheets are suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. They are also ideal for ESL / EFL classrooms and advanced exam preparation (IGCSE, IELTS, GCE, TOEFL etc.)
kntonia
Easter traditions from all over the world - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Easter traditions from all over the world - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 5 page worksheet presents unique Easter traditions from fourteen countries. The students are acquainted with local traditions commemorating Easter while their understanding is evaluated and their lexicon is expanded. It is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and English exam preparation. The text is complemented with questions and an exercise at which the students are called to identify each tradition through pictures and match it with its country of origin. The worksheet is complete with a vocabulary exercise (verbs and prepositions) and a crossword puzzle with words included in the text. The worksheet can be completed in class or assigned as homework.
kntonia
Writing to persuade - introduction

Writing to persuade - introduction

This is short and fun lesson based around the theme of music festivals. The aim of this lesson is to introduce students to the idea of writing to persuade and the mnemonic DAFOREST for writing techniques. Students have activities such as reading for information, writing to persuade and the chance to design their own music festival. TES previews often distorts the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
Easter Poems

Easter Poems

A set of 3 poems based on the Easter theme. Easter Egg is a fun poem about the joy of anticipation when waiting to open Easter eggs. Suitable for younger learners from 4-6. Easter Story is for a slightly older learner and covers the basic points of the Easter story in an easy to remember rhyming fashion. Easter is another simple poem which covers much of the language associated with Easter. Suitable for 4-7 year olds.
eslaloud
The history of Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Students can be informed about the ancient Pagan, Hebrew and Christian origins of the celebration of Easter. This fun and informational text is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and perfect for exam preparation. The worksheet is complete with two comprehensions exercises and two vocabulary exercises (Crossword, Definition Match). Teachers can evaluate understanding and solidify the acquisition of new vocabulary through fun and interesting tasks. Additionally, the students are introduced to basic Easter related vocabulary. The worksheet can be used as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
The origins of Easter Traditions - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The origins of Easter Traditions - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Students can be informed about the origins of some of the most popular Easter traditions such as dyeing eggs, the Easter bunny, hot cross buns and hollow chocolate bunnies. This fun and informational text is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and perfect for exam preparation. The worksheet is complete with two comprehensions exercises and three vocabulary exercises. Teachers can evaluate understanding and solidify the acquisition of new vocabulary through fun and interesting tasks. Additionally, the students are introduced to basic Easter related vocabulary. The worksheet can be used as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
St, Patrick's Day 2018

St, Patrick's Day 2018

A fun resource for St. Patrick’s day this March. Contains a mini-quiz, an acrostic Ireland poem, a reading, a poster, templates for bookmarks, cards, a poem, a name plate, a word search and a map to colour. Great fun for the students this festive day when everyone should be Irish.
LearnersLabyrinth
Shakespeare Week: 12 - 18 March 2018

Shakespeare Week: 12 - 18 March 2018

It has been over 400 years since William Shakespeare died in 1616. Shakespeare Week is a national annual celebration of his life and work, aimed at primary aged students. This resource in prezi includes: an infogram, videos and a quiz. Suitable for individuals or groups.
sojellyfish
Commonwealth Games 2018 Newspaper Writing Scandal Scenario

Commonwealth Games 2018 Newspaper Writing Scandal Scenario

The Commonwealth Games 2018 is upon us. This Visually stunning writing scenario takes the audience on a journey to the Gold Coast as a Newspaper reporter. During this presentation a scandal occurs where the world record holder in the 400m gets tripped over on purpose. Everything is included in this pack to make every student successful.Photos are taken and quotes are given. Included in this pack is a PowerPoint Presentation to show your students. The bigger the screen the better as these are high quality images. During the show, students discuss and fill in the graphic organisers that are included. These notes will help direct the students in their writing with a detailed, accurate and rich story. Then complete the included newspaper templates. Thank you
Kiwilander
Leprechaun's feelings and states (10 flashcards, 2 sets of wordcards and 200+ min of fun!)

Leprechaun's feelings and states (10 flashcards, 2 sets of wordcards and 200+ min of fun!)

Feelings and emotions are something difficult for young learners to talk about. Use these funny pictures of Leprechaun to spark a discussion about feelings. Two sets of word cards will help older children express the language of emotions, enabling them to empathize with others. Regular flashcards activities (matching, sorting, what’s missing, I spy, pelmanism etc.) can be used to add extra fun. **Skills involved: **observing, comparing, expressive and receptive language, empathy. Good luck and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
victoria_patutina
Reading comprehension activities: Easter Story - CHARACTERS OF THE CROSS

Reading comprehension activities: Easter Story - CHARACTERS OF THE CROSS

This reading activity pack tells the story of the Jesus’ death and resurrection from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday. It is ideal all year round for reading or Religious Studies, but is particularly useful in the run up to Easter, as they follow the last week in Jesus’ life. They can also be used as Sunday School activities or as readings in church. Based on the gospel accounts in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, I have written five reports from key people in the Easter story about what happened with comprehension based questions and answers for each. These will bring the well-known story of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection to your students in a fresh, engaging and enlightening way. The characters featured are: Peter Pontius Pilate A Roman soldier Mary Magdalen Cleopas The comprehension questions tackle the following skills: Literal and retrieval Word meaning Inference and deduction There is also an activity at the end to summarise each of the characters stories. All activities are aligned to the common core. As an added extra, there are a number of posters with key bible verses for your displays, including posters to colour in. These can be found at the end of the reading pack. A bit about me: Before teaching, I was a journalist. I still work as a freelance writer, and like nothing more than writing engaging texts to challenge and inspire children and young people. I choose subjects that may not be on the curriculum but are still of great importance for students to know about. Everything I write has been comprehensively researched from a number of sources and been written by myself. No plagiarism here! This is all original material. My questions are pitched at a high level, but with a bit of patience and persistence (and some adult help if necessary) most students will have great fun as they learn, especially as the penny drops. I am aware of the impact of printed resources on our environment so try to condense my reading activities into as compact a space as possible. Hopefully this will help you save time in printing, and keep the bills down! Check out my store if you enjoy this – you’re sure to find more. Thanks! While you are here… You may also be interested in a similar pack of reading comprehensions I have written about the birth of Jesus. Follow the link for more: Stories from the Stable
Richardtownend1978