EAL/ESL New to School

EAL/ESL New to School

Ever struggled with new learners of English in the classroom? Not sure where to start? This booklet contains a selection of worksheets, games and activities for new learners of English. The 22 page booklet contain sections relating to; - Themselves - Their School - Classroom Objects - Plurals - Classroom Instructions - Subjects and timetables - Basic Maths Vocabulary Each section contains word / question cards which can be cut out to play matching pair games, or board games (included). Great for homework during the first few weeks of term.
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Creative Writing - Inspirations for Characters

Creative Writing - Inspirations for Characters

Use these 10 inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about effective and interesting characters in their creative writing. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. These pictures each come with a set of developmental questions which can be differentiated according to the understanding and levels of the pupils. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Creative Writing - Metaphor and Simile

Creative Writing - Metaphor and Simile

Use these 10 inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about and use effective and interesting metaphor and simile in their creative writing. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. Teach your children to write in this format: 'Electricity is like a pulsing jellyfish stretching its tentacles into the dark sea' using the framework/questions provided. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Phonological Awareness - Syllables, Rhyme and Phonemes - Animal Pack

Phonological Awareness - Syllables, Rhyme and Phonemes - Animal Pack

Over 100 pages in total! Perfect for Nursery, Reception and Kindergarden Classrooms as well as for use with pupils with Speech and Language Difficulties. Work on Syllables, Rhyme and Phonemes using an animal theme the pupils will love. An incredible resource containing a workbook, word cards and power point file for use with the interactive whiteboard. The resource focuses on developing the core pre reading skills relating to syllables, rhyme and phoneme awareness. Essential for early literacy. It can be used to support children with language difficulties who are struggling to grasp early phonetics. The pack is matched to National Curriculum, Early Years and Common Core reading standards and provides a range of animal themed games, activities, raps, worksheets and cards (just add a puppet!). Print out the pictures, or just use the presentation for quick, engaging activities with minimal work! Use the raps, pictures and slides to engage children during short, whole class, directed activities; lead focused group work with the cards and activities; consolidate and check understanding with the worksheets and games. Work on Syllables
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Behaviour Management - Fun Animal Posters and Activities

Behaviour Management - Fun Animal Posters and Activities

Your pupils will absolutely love these animal themed posters and activities which support positive behavior in the classroom. Do you want to introduce back to school rules and behaviour guidelines in a new and fun way? This amusing 22 page document allows you to introduce the rules of the classroom in a thought provoking manner using animals, speech bubbles and 'I can' statements. Instructions and activities are included. Rules include: Share with others Be kind to one another Follow instructions Show respect No shouting Line up sensibly No fighting or bullying Help others Play together No arguing Keep my classroom clean Put my hand up Work hard Listen Look Use as a whole class, individually or as a group! Particularly good for ESL students as the visual images provides context for learners.
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Materials and Their Properties - Superheroes Game

Materials and Their Properties - Superheroes Game

Use these superheroes pictures to explore the properties of materials including strength, elasticity, hardness, toughness, waterproof, feeling, and magnetism. I have included cards which feature heroes made of sand, stone, elastic, plastic, copper, gold, glass, wood, water, sponge, iron, paper, bricks and fire. Also includes a vocabulary list to support understanding and discussion. Complete the cards by giving each character a score out of 100 in each of the categories relating to properties. Then play against each other to see who can collect the most cards. Brilliant for scientific discussion, vocabulary development, cooperative learning and independent discovery.
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Phonological Awareness - Syllables, Rhyme and Phonemes - Summer Pack

Phonological Awareness - Syllables, Rhyme and Phonemes - Summer Pack

Over 100 pages of games, activities and worksheets. Brilliant for Nursery, Reception, Kindergarden and SEN pupils. Explore Syllables, Rhyme and Phonemes using these fun and engaging Summer Themed Activities. An incredible resource containing a workbook, word cards and power point file for use with the interactive whiteboard. The resource focuses on developing the core pre reading skills relating to syllables, rhyme and phoneme awareness. Essential for early literacy. It can be used to support children with language difficulties who are struggling to grasp early phonetics. Summer topic based for added discussion and vocabulary development. The pack is matched to National Curriculum and Common Core Reading standards and provides a range of summer themed games, activities, raps, worksheets and cards (just add a puppet!). There are slides, matching activities, dominoes, and a fun fishing game all to download. Use the raps, pictures and slides to engage children during short, whole class, directed activities; lead focused group work with the cards and activities; consolidate and check understanding with the worksheets and games.
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Creative Writing  - Developing Plot

Creative Writing - Developing Plot

Use these 10 inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about effective and interesting plots in their creative writing. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. These pictures each come with a set of developmental questions which can be differentiated according to the understanding and levels of the pupils. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Creative Writing - Inspirations for Settings On the Road

Creative Writing - Inspirations for Settings On the Road

Use these 10 inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about effective and interesting settings in their creative writing. This pack all contains road or lanes that lead to ?????? Let your imaginations decide. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. These pictures each come with a set of developmental questions which can be differentiated according to the understanding and levels of the pupils. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Creative Writing  - Summer Themed

Creative Writing - Summer Themed

Use these inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about topics relating to Summer. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. These pictures each come with a set of developmental questions which can be differentiated according to the understanding and levels of the pupils. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Creative Writing - Inspirations for Transport

Creative Writing - Inspirations for Transport

Use these inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about effective and interesting characters and their transportation. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. Also contains a word bank of alternative words for 'driving'. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Creative Writing - Quick thinks for Easter

Creative Writing - Quick thinks for Easter

Use these inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about effective and interesting Easter themed stories. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. These pictures each come with a set of developmental questions which can be differentiated according to the understanding and levels of the pupils. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Creative Writing - Speech

Creative Writing - Speech

Use these 10 inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about characters and their speech in their creative writing. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. Also provides a word bank of alternative words for 'said'. Each picture comes with speech and though bubbles which can be used on the interactive whiteboard. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework.
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Creative Writing - Inspirations for Settings

Creative Writing - Inspirations for Settings

Use these 10 inspiring pictures to inspire your pupils to be able to imagine, discuss and write about effective and interesting settings in their creative writing. Suitable for use with Key Stages 2, 3 or even 4. No preparation required - Can be used for whole class starters, whole lessons, group work or independent writing. Brilliant for writing stations. These pictures each come with a set of developmental questions which can be differentiated according to the understanding and levels of the pupils. Great to support children learning EAL/ESL. These pictures can support oral vocabulary development, understanding, thinking skills and communication. Also good as a quick think or for sending as homework. See my other creative writing pictures to inspire!
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