Christmas Activities & Worksheets

Christmas Activities & Worksheets

This is 20 pages of worksheets and activities around the theme of Christmas. The activities are distinctive and varied, from a poem written by myself, with questions, grammar exercises, creative writing prompts to colouring. These activities can be used in a number of ways, as whole class learning, homework, extension work, interesting activities for students who have completed their work, substitute teacher lessons or as you require.
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Figurative Language

Figurative Language

Figurative Language This is a 20 page collection of language features, a requirement of every English curriculum. Each page is a different feature; there is a definition, examples and exercises for the students to complete. Related terms: language features and their effects structural features sentence forms emotive language figurative language types These pages can be used in a number of ways, homework, class activities, interest groups, formal lessons, booklet style, as an introduction to writing and poetry instruction etc
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A Dragon Themed Language Arts and Research Unit - UPDATED

A Dragon Themed Language Arts and Research Unit - UPDATED

I have updated my Dragon Language Arts Unit to include extra creative writing and poetry activities. This is a Language and research unit of work written for students around the theme of Dragons. The unit has numerous activities that will appeal to various age groups, as individual tasks, group activities, extension, as a book of work to be completed at the student’s own pace etc. I have tried to arrange the activities around a short story that I have written called, A Dragon’s Tale! I have tried to balance language and research activities in this unit. This is a standalone unit with the theme of dragons, it is also a part of a Dragon and Medieval themed Unit. A Dragon’s Tale! How Well Did You Read? Dictionary Skills Contractions Fiery Tales Just Published! Storyboard Lost Little Dragon Poetry Writing Create Your Own Dragon Venn Diagrams – Dragons V Dinosaurs Dragon Wonderword Chinese New Year Research Creative Writing The Earth is Flat! Sea Monsters Dragon Constellations Dragon Cooking Fiery Story Starters Dragon Story Writing Dragon Slayer Research Dragon Fine Arts Dragon Task cards Acrostic Poetry Dragon Flags Cinquain Poetry Simile Poetry Komodo Dragon Facts and Opinions Colouring Poetry Writing Alliteration
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Task Cards X's  50

Task Cards X's 50

A set of 50 Task Cards designed to stimulate creativity and imagination. The cards can be used as group or individual activities. As a group activity the cards foster communication and discussion in order to solve the problems. In a mixed ability class, I found it necessary to have activities available for those students who complete work quickly. Not simply more work but tasks that the students would consider challenging and enjoyable. Topics include: Schools Camping Leisure Road Rules Tourism Computers
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Word Skills for All!

Word Skills for All!

This is a 15 page bundle of activities to improve student’s word skills. These activities can be used as homework, individual lessons, group work or an introduction into a specific skill. Word activities included are: Classifying words Shades of meaning Word associations Animal idioms One word for many Collective nouns Common errors Singular & plural Punctuation Gender & their young Adjectives Direct speech Vocabulary fun ANSWERS
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Word Skills for All!

Word Skills for All!

This is a 15 page bundle of activities to improve student’s word skills. These activities can be used as homework, individual lessons, group work or an introduction into a specific skill. Word activities included are: Classifying words Shades of meaning Word associations Animal idioms One word for many Collective nouns Common errors Singular & plural Punctuation Gender & their young Adjectives Direct speech Vocabulary fun ANSWERS
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Grammar Activities

Grammar Activities

This is 16 pages of updated Grammar Activities that can be used in a variety of ways, as homework, group or individual activities or as an introduction a new concept to the students. There is answer sheets included at the end of the activity pages. Activities Include: Jumbled Words Analogies Tautology Punctuation Spelling & Proofreading Homonyms Spelling Antonyms Dictionary Work Abbreviations Similes Apostrophes Alphabetical Order Answers
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Task Cards X's Various Topics.

Task Cards X's Various Topics.

A set of 50 Task Cards designed to stimulate creativity and imagination. The cards can be used as group or individual activities. As a group activity the cards foster communication and discussion in order to solve the problems. In a mixed ability class, I found it necessary to have activities available for those students who complete work quickly. Not simply more work but tasks that the students would consider challenging and enjoyable. Topics include: Schools Camping Leisure Road Rules Tourism Computers
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26 Research  Tasks. Each Task Needs  Bibliographic  Information

26 Research Tasks. Each Task Needs Bibliographic Information

There are 9 pages of research topics and bibliographic details, and answers. The research is based on the letters of the alphabet, so the sheets can be distributed to the students as a research project over time. Alternatively, the sheets can be cut into 26 individual smaller projects, I have found in the past that this is a good activity for students who finish work quickly or are motivated to do more work. When the questions have been answered, the students have to write the book details on the sheet as well. This is preparation for writing bibliographies.
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Quotes from Shakespeare Task Cards

Quotes from Shakespeare Task Cards

This is a collection of 50 task cards written using well known quotes from the plays written by William Shakespeare. These cards can be used in a variety of ways; as individual or group tasks, homework, extension or whole class activity. I am sure that you will know of the best ways to use them with your class. I have also included pages that contain only the 50 quotes. I have found, in the past that it is an interesting and valuable experience to give the students a quote, 5 quotes a lesson, or as you wish and have them write what they perceive the quote means. Very interesting activities There is a total of 37 pages, including the task cards, a list of all of the quotes used and answers.
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Comprehensions and Activities - Naplan Reading

Comprehensions and Activities - Naplan Reading

This unit is made up of 5 original pieces of writing and questions. There are two foreign postcards, two poems and a page of classifieds that require the students to read carefully and; Locate Information Identify Inferences Work with Words Dictionary Work Sequence of Events and Answers
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Easter Fill-er-in-er-er

Easter Fill-er-in-er-er

This is another of my units of ‘Fill-er-in-er-ers’ which are 10 enjoyable and informative lessons. The series is about different subjects and learning experiences. There are 10 activities that can be used in a variety of ways, as a unit of work over a week or so, individual homework or class lesson, some can be group activities and the series can be used as extension activities…or in any way you like. This is a poetry ‘filler’ which includes: Easter Messages Original Poetry Appreciation Dylan Thomas Portraits Clerihew Poetry Diamantes Than-bauk Poems Ezra Pound Couplets Haiku Poetry
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Seasons Task Cards x 40

Seasons Task Cards x 40

UPDATED 11/2016 These cards are designed as extension for those students who often complete their work at a faster rate. The cards could also be fun for the whole class. The activities on the cards are creative and imaginative and require the students, in some cases, to use problem solving skills. Students are required to draw, list, invent, design and adapt to a number of different situations.
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Food Task Cards X 36

Food Task Cards X 36

These are task cards and do not fit into any category. These cards are designed as extension for those students who often complete their work at a faster rate. The cards could also be fun for the whole class. The activities on the cards are creative and imaginative and require the students, in some cases, to use problem solving skills. Students are required to draw, list, invent, design and adapt to a number of different situations. Suitable for sale in the UK and US.
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A Themed Unit Based on the Subject of Flight.

A Themed Unit Based on the Subject of Flight.

This is a 67-page unit of work based around the subject of flight. The unit can be used in a variety of ways depending on the students in your class, their interests and abilities. Types of activities included: History of flight research Flight development Airlines and their symbols Major international airports of the world research Flight industry and careers Flight quiz Jet lag research Create your own airline Design uniforms for pilots and flight attendants Seat design and décor Design tickets and boarding passes Original poem introducing personification Poetry writing Writing a business plan Mapping your air routes Ticket pricing Airline meals menus Flight idioms Advertising your airline, newspapers, posters, magazines Kite making & research Icarus The Hindenburg research Flight experiments Painting Mime Air Traffic Control and radar Aviation vocabulary Bird proverbs Debating topics Flow charts Imaginative drawing activity Hot air balloons Make a hot air balloon Parts of a bird Bird research Flightless birds How to write a short story Visual literacy comprehension Comprehension exercise Boomerangs Flight songs Black Box Recorder
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Alphabetical Mini Research Projects & 26 Illustrations to Enjoy!

Alphabetical Mini Research Projects & 26 Illustrations to Enjoy!

There are 9 pages of living things research topics, space to illustrate and answers. The research is based on the letters of the alphabet, so the sheets can be distributed to the students as a research project over time. Alternatively, the sheets can be cut into 26 individual smaller projects, I have found in the past that this is a good activity for students who finish work quickly or are motivated to do more work. When the questions have been answered, the students illustrate the subject of their research on the sheet. Answers included.
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28 Book Themed Task Cards

28 Book Themed Task Cards

These cards are designed as extension for those students who often complete their work at a faster rate. The cards could also be fun for the whole class. The activities on the cards are creative and imaginative and require the students, in some cases, to use problem solving skills. Students are required to draw, list, invent, design and adapt to a number of different situations.
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Easter Themed Poetry Unit.

Easter Themed Poetry Unit.

This is a poetry unit around the theme of Easter. I have worksheets for your students to complete to help them appreciate poetry writing. The exercises are easy and fun for the students but there are rules for writing that they need to appreciate and use. There is also an Easter card to make, coloring, short story writing, teacher tips and a look at Easter bonnets. My Poetry Sheet Acrostic Poetry Beginning Cinquain Poetry Haiku Poetry & Teacher Tips Simile Poetry Painted Easter Eggs Shape Poetry Easter Card Egg Coloring Clowns & Eggs Short Story & Teacher Tips Short Story Writing Diamantes Catalogue Poems Spring by MOAG Easter Bonnets
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Halloween Themed Poetry Unit

Halloween Themed Poetry Unit

his is 15 pages of Halloween themed poetry writing. The poetry writing examples used in the unit are original verse. The students get so involved in Halloween each year and are so motivated by the numerous "scary themes" they are more susceptible to the writing process.
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Conjunctions  - Coordinating/ Subordinating/ Correlative - Conjunction Posters

Conjunctions - Coordinating/ Subordinating/ Correlative - Conjunction Posters

This is a unit of work designed to instruct primary students in the correct usage of conjunctions. The unit consists of 31 pages of grammar activities, including 2 tests and 11 Conjunction Posters. Included in the package are exercises to instruct in the correct usage of coordinating, subordinating and correlative conjunctions.
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Creative Task Cards - The  Adventures  of the  City  of  Wandelotte  on the  Island  of  Wanddleit

Creative Task Cards - The Adventures of the City of Wandelotte on the Island of Wanddleit

This is a set of 10 Task Cards revolving around the imaginary city of Wandalotte on the island of Wanddleit. Each of the cards involves a specific scenario that requires the students to solve. Students will invent, construct, design, problem solve and write poetry. The tasks are imaginative and will enable students through dis-cussion to solve the problems. These Task cards can be used in a variety of innovative ways: • As an integrative component of many Humanities, Science and English classes. • As contract activities • Group discussion activities • Homework activities • Competitive group work • Individual Resource list for these tasks: Small pieces of different sized woods. String & wool Cardboards of various thickness. Construction materials Plastic tubing or garden hose. Paper bags A variety of different sized containers Ice Cream containers Newspapers Aluminium foil Straws Paper plates Paper clips Various tapes Balloons Shoe boxes Rubber bands. Pieces of material Toilet paper rolls
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