Myths and Legends - St George: English Comprehension and Interactive PowerPoint

Myths and Legends - St George: English Comprehension and Interactive PowerPoint

There is enough material here for more than one lesson on myths and legends. An interactive PowerPoint shows the difference between myth and legend. The second slide has six flags of St George, which, when clicked, reveal a Raphael painting of St George and the dragon. At the end of the show, pupils are asked to read the accompanying comprehension text, decide whether St George and the Dragon is a myth or a legend, and to write their answer. The comprehension text is marked out of 20. A mark scheme is supplied.
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Pancake Day: Cross-Curricular Activities, Maths, English

Pancake Day: Cross-Curricular Activities, Maths, English

A selection of activities that could be used in the classroom or sent for half-term homework. They include 2 PowerPoints. One is an interactive one that makes a great lesson starter. Cards are turned as pupils answer quiz questions correctly (quiz is supplied). As cards are flipped, they reveal a picture of pancake ingredients and cooking utensils. The second PowerPoint presentation is a short spot-the-verb exercise based on the pancake poem by Christina Rossetti. The pancake recipe which forms the comprehension text could be used for a practical cooking session. The comprehension exercise consists of 10 questions worth 20 marks in all. The last question is quite challenging and requires the pupil to produce a short piece of persuasive writing. The maths worksheet consists of five word problems based on the pancake recipe. Answers are supplied.
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Spelling Bingo (Set 2):  Year 5/6 statutory spelling list

Spelling Bingo (Set 2): Year 5/6 statutory spelling list

This is the second Bingo activity based on the spelling list for Year 5/6) It consists of a teacher card with 50 spellings and their meanings plus 30 different pupil cards ( 10 sheets of 3). The teacher has the choice of simply reading out the words from the caller card, or - for higher ability groups - the meanings. Great as a starter or plenary activity.
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English: Direct and Indirect Objects

English: Direct and Indirect Objects

Bright 17 slide PowerPoint show on direct and indirect objects. Indirect objects are shown in two positions in the sentence. The presentation is teacher controlled, and be used for whole class work with individual whiteboards. The supporting worksheets, are picture coded at 3 levels (horse = HAP, monkey = MAP, lion = LAP).
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English Subject, Verb, Direct Object

English Subject, Verb, Direct Object

The presentation is on subject - verb - direct object sentence structure. It includes slides showing how adverbs in a sentence do not form part of the SVO structure. The accompanying worksheets are differentiated to cater for High, Middle and Low ability pupils. They are coded with animal symbols for pupil and teacher convenience (Horse = High; Monkey = Middle; Leopard = Low). There are two worksheets for each level. Answers are supplied.
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Y5 Fractions: Comparing and Ordering.  Complete unit of work.

Y5 Fractions: Comparing and Ordering. Complete unit of work.

Five fully resourced lessons to cover Y5 objective on comparing and ordering fractions. A comprehensive set of resources, including lesson plans, presentation with teacher notes, worksheets, activities/games and display material. More than enough for five lessons. Sufficient worksheets for homework/assessment as well as class work.
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Y5/6 Statutory Spellings.  50 Activity Sheets.

Y5/6 Statutory Spellings. 50 Activity Sheets.

Five folders each containing 10 worksheets with answers. Spelling lists included - alphabetical and randomised. Also a list for Look Say Cover Write Check activity, Could be used in class as starter activities, or set as homework. For more of my resources, please visit my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/ReallLanguages
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Comparing contrasting characters: A Christmas Carol

Comparing contrasting characters: A Christmas Carol

There is material here for several days' work for year 6 and above on Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The starting point is a guided reading session to allow pupils to get to grips with the meaning of the texts. The pack contains annotated teacher copies of the two texts to be used for comparison . In a second file are notes for a follow-up drama session where pupils explore the contrasting characters of Scrooge and his nephew. The PowerPoint presentation is a step by step guide on how to write a comparison of contrasting characters. A follow-up pupil worksheet is provided.
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A Christmas Carol (4): English Comprehension and Activities

A Christmas Carol (4): English Comprehension and Activities

The fourth in a series of comprehension exercises from Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The text is the dialogue between Scrooge and his nephew in the counting-house in stave one. The 10 questions on the text are worth 20 marks in all. The same text is used as the basis of four other activities (cloze, 2 punctuation exercises, and a speed reading text). Suitable for Y6 and up.
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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.
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A Christmas Carol (3): English Comprehension and Activities

A Christmas Carol (3): English Comprehension and Activities

The third in a series of comprehension exercises from Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The text (unabridged) is the description of Scrooge and Bob Cratchit in the counting-house in Stave 1. There are 8 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.
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English Sentence Structure: Complex Sentences.

English Sentence Structure: Complex Sentences.

PDF Presentation about complex sentences (with both relative and subordinate clauses). Includes a list of subordinating conjunctions and examples of both types of complex sentence. An accompanying worksheet consists of 15 complex sentences where the task is to underline the main clause. A more difficult extension activity (identifying the verbs) is included for more able pupils.
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A Christmas Carol: Comprehension (1) and Other Activities

A Christmas Carol: Comprehension (1) and Other Activities

The beginning of Dickens' A Christmas Carol is set as a comprehension text suitable for upper KS2 and KS3. A mark scheme is supplied. The same text forms the basis of four more worksheets: a timed reading test, a cloze activity, spelling correction, and a missing capital letter exercise.
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