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A Christmas Carol Pointless Game!

A Christmas Carol Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in 'A Christmas Carol.' Round 1. The characters in A Christmas Carol Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Themes, Ideas, and Objects Round 4. Places where the ghosts take Scrooge The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!

By TandLGuru

Characterization Comprehension Passage

Characterization Comprehension Passage

This comprehension passage I wrote, is entertaining, as well as inferential. It could be used to teach characterization, inferences, or problem & solution, among many others. It is easy reading and has comprehension questions at the end to test students understanding of character traits.

By Butterfly242

Two Minute Book Report with Powtoon

Two Minute Book Report with Powtoon

This is a perfect book report for middle school. It combines knowledge of the novel with use of a fun and easy-to-use online platform Powtoon. The challenge is to create a book trailer but not to reveal the ending of the book. The advantage of this type of book report is that other students in the class also benefit and enjoy seeing the presentation.

By Bergstein

Mr Gum Reading Paper - Year 5 - Fiction

Mr Gum Reading Paper - Year 5 - Fiction

This is a reading paper focused on Mr Gum similar to practice SATS papers from Raising Stars Assessment (Pira) Inside this package you will receive the assessment paper with questions, place to write and place to mark. You will also receive the Mr Gum story booklet (i do not own this story) and the mark scheme I put together for this assessment paper. Happy assessing!

By alouisestroud

A Christmas Carol Lesson Bundle!

A Christmas Carol Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Dicken's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Megamind  Reading Paper - Year 5 Fiction

Megamind Reading Paper - Year 5 Fiction

Assessment Paper Modelled in a similar way to Rising Stars assessments Fiction Part A. In this package you will recieve the Megamind Year 5 Practice paper (perfect for Beginning of Year Assessment/EOY assessment). You will also receive the Megamind story which was adapted by myself from the Megamind DVD. You will also receive the Mark scheme I put together for this paper. Happy assessing!

By alouisestroud

A Christmas Carol: The Ending!

A Christmas Carol: The Ending!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make insightful and developed interpretations regarding the ending of Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol.’ In particular, they explore how the ending is in keeping with the traditional features of resolutions stage in the narrative structure model. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Clarifying the events leading up to the end of the novel; - Reading and comprehending the events of Stave 5 - the end of the novel; - Understanding the key stages of Narrative Structure and applying 'A Christmas Carol' to this model; - Analysing Dickens' ending in relation to the key features of traditional resolutions; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Stave 5 - Narrative Structure Template; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

5x Educational PSHE SMSC Quizzes Back to School Quiz Bundle - Tutor time: Transition / SRE / Healthy Eating / Literacy / Environment

5x Educational PSHE SMSC Quizzes Back to School Quiz Bundle - Tutor time: Transition / SRE / Healthy Eating / Literacy / Environment

5x Educational PSHE SMSC Quizzes Back to School Quiz Bundle - Tutor time: Transition / SRE / Healthy Eating / Literacy / Environment 2017 Set of 3x Whole school (FORM TIME/ ENGLSH/PSHE/CITIZENSHIP) Fun Quiz Quizzes - This bundle contains some of my most popular student quiz resources for 2017. 1. 2017 Fast Food and Healthy Eating 2. 2017 Back to School Quiz and transition 3. 2017 Literacy Big Book Quiz 4. 2017 Sex and Relationships and Contraception Quiz 5. World Environment and sustainability Quiz Each Quiz Contains 7 Rounds and 40+ Questions A student/ Team Worksheet Comprehensive Answers provided This is a fun and engaging way to go through the answers. The resources are thoughtful and will help students engage with the world around them and current affairs. I have made available a Mini (Short) Quiz for FREE so you can check the quality of my Resources. Its available here: Famous Guitarists Mini Quiz Click on my name to see my full shop containing lots more useful free and paid resources for Citizenship and PSHE. TOP TIP: What a great way to end the year with a 1hr tutor Quiz Period. By the time they come up with Team names - do the quiz, check the answers and tot up the points and announce winners and then summarise what they have learnt. lesson done :) Could have an end of term' Quiz Day' and rotate through the Quizzes This resource would work really well with my other 2017/2018 educational resources and Quizzes. Over 40+ in total. Why not take a look at a few.... Literacy Whole School Quiz Bundle The Big Film & TV Quiz 5x British Values Quiz Bundle

By bkingsnorth

Whole Year of Quizzes - 12x Fun Educational Quiz . Back to School

Whole Year of Quizzes - 12x Fun Educational Quiz . Back to School

Whole Year of Quizzes - 12x Fun Educational Quizzes. End of Term. Back to School 2017 Set of 12x Whole school (FORM TIME/ ENGLSH/PSHE/CITIZENSHIP) Fun Quiz Quizzes This bundle contains some of my most popular quiz resources for 2017.You could use 1 topical Quiz per month to celebrate and promote major festivals and significant days. 1. 2017 School and Education 2. 2017 Black History 3.Christmas Quiz 4. Halloween 5. British Values 6. Monarchy 7.Easter 8. Fast Food and Healthy Eating 9. Literacy and World book Day 2018 10. World Environment Day and saving the planet 11. International women Day 12. Sikhism Quiz and Divali Each Quiz Contains 7 Rounds and 40+ Questions (some are 8 Rounds and 45+ Qs) A student/ Team Worksheet Comprehensive Answers provided This is a fun and engaging way to go through the answers. The resources are thoughtful and will help students engage with the world around them and current affairs. I have made available a Mini (Short) Quiz for FREE so you can check the quality of my Resources. Its available here: Famous Guitarists Mini Quiz Click on my name to see my full shop containing lots more useful free and paid resources for Citizenship and PSHE. TOP TIP: What a great way to start the year with a 1hr tutor Quiz Period. By the time they come up with Team names - do the quiz, check the answers and tot up the points and announce winners and then summarise what they have learnt. lesson done :) Could have a start of term' Quiz Day' and rotate through the Quizzes This resource would work really well with my other 2017/2018 educational resources and Quizzes. Over 40+ in total. Why not take a look at a few.... Literacy Whole School Quiz Bundle The Big Film & TV Quiz 5x British Values Quiz Bundle

By bkingsnorth

Sharing Activity

Sharing Activity

About This Product: An activity to help children understand sharing. Goes best with the book Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey but can be done as any part of learning about sharing. Year Level: Preschool and Kindergarten Resource Type: PDF Size: 2.14Mb Number of Pages: 4 Curriculum Link Australian Curriculum Foundation Year Health and Physical Education Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing Practise personal and social skills to interact with and include others (ACPPS004) EYLF OUTCOME 1: CHILDREN HAVE A STRONG SENSE OF IDENTITY Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect Terms of Use: © Copyright 2016 TeachEzy @ teachezy.com. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher or classroom, or for an entire department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed for public view, uploaded to school or district websites, distributed via email, or submitted to file sharing sites such as Amazon Inspire. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for single classroom and personal use only.

By TeachEzy

A Christmas Carol: The Development of Scrooge!

A Christmas Carol: The Development of Scrooge!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make insightful and developed interpretations regarding the character of Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Christmas Carol.’ In particular, they explore how his character is originally introduced, and then developed throughout the appearances of the three ghosts. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Reading and understanding the selected extracts to determine the key traits of Scrooge's character at different points in the text; - Noticing trends in Scrooge's character throughout the text, observing how he has developed from the opening of the text through completion of a 'Character Arc.' - Analysing Dickens' intentions in developing the character of Scrooge throughout the text; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Selected extracts demonstrating Scrooge's development; - Character Arc template; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

A Christmas Carol: Allegory!

A Christmas Carol: Allegory!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make insightful and developed interpretations of Dickens’ use of allegory throughout 'A Christmas Carol.' In particular, they explore how Dickens utilises various characters and events to reveal hidden meanings about selfishness, greed, and hidden ugliness in Victorian society. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Defining the key term 'allegory' and establishing the key message of Dickens' allegory; - Reading and understanding the selected extracts to determine how Dickens' characters are allegorical; - Demonstrating an understanding of the allegorical meanings of individual events and scenes in the novel, through a fun interactive game! - Analysing the extent to which the allegory is effective in presenting Dickens hidden message; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Selected extracts demonstrating Dickens' allegory; - Features of Dickens' Allegory Worksheet (and completed answer sheet for teachers); - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru