Reading, Writimg and Colouring Workbook

Reading, Writimg and Colouring Workbook

Do you have students with a range of abilities in your class? This is a purposeful activity that could be used for teaching the names of colours, clothing and some body parts. The worksheets could be used for the whole class or by those who quickly complete their given work. There are two types of worksheet. The first involves reading the given specific colours to be used when colouring particular parts of the picture of either a girl or a boy. The second worksheet allows the student to choose the colours to be used then write the colour word as a sentence completion task. If students are encouraged to use as many colours as possible, they will then be writing the words for the maximum number of colours. In total there are 24 worksheets. The use of colouring pencils or felt tips rather than crayons is suggested as there is some fine detail which might be difficult to accurately complete if using crayons. Reading, writing, the development of fine motor skills and increasing unknown English vocabulary are enabled by completing the worksheets. The vocabulary includes : pinafore, jumper, trousers, laces, shoes, pocket, collar, top, jacket, button, clasp, hair, skin, eyes, name, bow, socks, sweatshirt, T shirt, shirt, cardigan, dress, skirt, heart, stripe, hairband and belt A colour reference sheet is provided for use when writing the colour words if the correct spelling is unknown. A front cover is also included and can be used if the worksheets are being made into a booklet. This resource is suitable for all students, including those who are learning English as an Additional Language.
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House Vocabulary Game

House Vocabulary Game

This House Vocabulary Game is a particular favourite with both native English speakers and students learning English. In my experience, young students become very keen and enthusiastic about being the first to complete their base cards with the appropriate items belonging to their particular part of the house. Older students at the initial / emergent stage of learning English would also benefit from using this resource. There are opportunities for speaking, listening and reading. The game is for 2 – 6 players and is easy to play. Each player is given a base board. The small cards are placed in the middle of the table face down. Players take turns at lifting a card, naming the item then placing it on their base board if it belongs in their part of the house. If it doesn’t, the player then replaces the card in the centre of the table face down. The winner is the first to complete his / her card. Luck and memory are involved in success so the winner isn’t always the most able student. This could be one reason for this type of game being so popular. The base boards and cards have colour coordinated borders to aid with identification. The house scenes and items used are listed below. Kitchen kettle, cooker, sink, cooker, fridge, vacuum, iron, ironing board, washing machine Living Room coffee table, settee, lamp, armchair, rug, television, plant, clock, bookshelves Bathroom toilet, basin, bath, shower, toothpaste, toothbrush, towel, shampoo Bedroom bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table, mirror, alarm clock, lamp, bunk beds, cot Garden lawnmower, tree, watering can, spade, gloves, wheelbarrow, rake, bucket, fork Garage tool box, gardening tools, paint pots, bicycle, broom, workbench, car, oilcan, tyre Included with this game are picture and word cards for learning the vocabulary used in the game. The cards can be used as a snap game (saying the names of items and reading the words as they are placed on the table) or as an individual or group matching activity
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Spanish house vocabulary picture and word dominoes

Spanish house vocabulary picture and word dominoes

This dominoes game is a fun way of learning some Spanish house vocabulary. The Spanish vocabulary used in this game is: fridge, bowl, sink, kettle, saucepan, table, eggs, plates, cooker, washing machine radiator, clock, television ,rug , radio, telephone, plant, bookcase, cushion, chair sponge, bath, towel, shower, soap, bath, toothbrush, water, wash basin, toilet window, bear, pillow, bed, clothes, brush, pictures, light, mirror, chest of drawers This dominoes game could also be used as a picture word matching activity by cutting the dominoes in half.
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First English Words for Initial Learners

First English Words for Initial Learners

First English Words is very useful for all students and particularly beneficial for students who are new to English. It is also suitable for use with a wide age range. The pages provide a collection of vocabulary arranged under a variety of topics so that items can be easily located. Through the use of visuals, students are able to easily gain understanding and the ability to spell the words contained in the resource. The topics covered are:- days, months, seasons, numbers, colours, weather, alphabet, school, body parts, clothes, transport, food and drinks, animals, occupations, emotions, prepositions, multiplication tables, shapes, time The pages can be photocopied back to back, laminated and made into a booklet , so that it can be used for reference over and over again.
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Writing, Reading and Vocabulary

Writing, Reading and Vocabulary

This writing resource is a useful resource for quick finishers. Students practise writing upper and lower case letters and copying words. Reading words with the aid of illustrations is exciting for young students who are learning to read. As a result reading is improved and the experience can increase vocabulary if the English vocabulary is unknown.
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Vegetable Dominoes

Vegetable Dominoes

This dominoes game would be suitable for emergent/ consolidating English as an Additional speakers and native English speakers to develop vocabulary, speaking and language skills. The dominoes are shared out between players. If there are spare cards place them face down on the table. The first player lays a domino in the middle of the table and names the vegetables on the card. Players then take turns to say the name of the vegetables while placing a matching card. Other players can help if vocabulary is unknown. If he/she is unable to play, he can take one of the spare cards, if available, and if it matches, it can be placed. The winner is the first player to use up all his/her dominoes. The vocabulary used in this game includes potato, carrot, cabbage, cauliflower, onion, mushroom, lettuce, cucumber, tomato. celery, turnip, broccoli, peas, beans, aubergine, garlic, asparagus, artichoke, parsnip, peppers, brussels sprouts, sweet corn pumpkin, radish, courgette, leek, sweet potato
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Fruit Dominoes

Fruit Dominoes

This is a fun way of learning English fruit names. It is recommended that the dominoes are either laminated or printed on card for durability. This is a dominoes game where pictures are laid beside the corresponding words. If the fruit names are said when placing the dominoes, this will aid the retention of new vocabulary and improve reading skills. This game could be used with any age group of students who have some reading skills and who are in the initial or emergent stage of learning English. The fruits introduced are pear, apple, orange, grapes, banana, peach, melon, pineapple, cherries, lemon, grapefruit, kiwi fruit, strawberries raspberries, gooseberries, blueberries, blackberries, tangerine, fig, lime, pomegranate, star fruit, plum and mango.
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EAL / ESL / ELL Workbook for Initial Learners - Facts about My Home Country and Me

EAL / ESL / ELL Workbook for Initial Learners - Facts about My Home Country and Me

This workbook provides a useful activity for new arrivals. By using this workbook, new arrivals can show some of their knowledge about their home countries. Teachers also gain some information about level of English acquisition, interests, likes and different cultures of the new students. The following information is requested:- country name, flag, capital city, population, climate, where he/she lived and now lives, map of the country, school attended, then and now, favourite school subjects, sports and hobbies, celebrations, famous people, famous sports people, favourite drinks, favourite food, favourite film, favourite book, favourite music Research on the internet for images to be included in the workbook is suggested. If vocabulary is unknown and students are literate in their home languages, a home language/English dictionary could be used to aid comprehension. Some graphics have been included to support the meanings of unknown vocabulary. Colour has not been used, so that printing cost is kept to a minimum. In addition to writing answers to questions, students could colour and decorate the workbook as an additional activity. When the student has completed the workbook, it could be used as a resource for peers, so that they can learn a few facts about the country and the student’s interests. This would also encourage interaction with other students who could ask the new student questions. This would give the new student some status and help the new student to feel welcome and valued.
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Money - Shopping with up to 50 pence

Money - Shopping with up to 50 pence

Using this resource will soon have your students successfully recognising and counting money and for students new to English there are opportunities for developing English vocabulary as the items for purchase have all been named. This resource would be suitable for use with EAL / ESL students new to learning about the Sterling Currency up to the Primary 7 stage and of course native English speakers in lower primary classes when they are beginning to learn about money. There are two activities – cut and stick for identifying coins and ‘Shopping’ worksheets for practice in counting coins up to the value of 50p. The ‘Shopping’ worksheets can be used in two ways. • Laminated and completed with a white board marker • Individual workbooks can be produced by cutting to make individual ‘Shopping’ cards and stapling them into the workbook cover provided at the end of this resource. These are purposeful reinforcing activities for students who are quick to finish tasks but can also be used when introducing money.
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Money Games - Earn and Buy for EAL /ESL / ELL and Native English speakers

Money Games - Earn and Buy for EAL /ESL / ELL and Native English speakers

The two Earn and Buy games provide scope for addition and subtraction of your selected amounts of money in any currency The maths used can be as easy or as difficult to suit the needs of the students. The earn and spend cards present opportunities for developing/consolidating a range of everyday items English vocabulary and household jobs. Miming activities can also be incorporated in the games if so desired. Full instructions are provided on the last page of this resource . Picture and word matching cards have been included for the ‘Everyday items to be purchased vocabulary.’ This is an additional activity for use if some vocabulary is new to students. The vocabulary used can be seen below. Everyday items to be purchased Pen, sharpener, ruler, balloon, ice cream, fish, pencil, rubber, book, apple, orange, banana, car, ring, doll, toy aeroplane, skateboard, watch, necklace, felt tips, pack of playing cards, knee and elbow pads, helmet, some bubble bath, flippers, bag, goggles, mask and snorkel, chess board, chess figures, hamster, hamster cage, Storm Trooper, guitar, kitten, cat basket, headphones, trampoline, ticket for the zoo, kayak, pair of trainers, light sabre, board game, pair of jeans, ticket for the cinema, bike, mobile phone, television. Jobs for earning money Lay the table, wipe the table, clean the mirror, make your bed, water the plant, sweep the floor, make your own breakfast, clean the sink, dry the dishes, put the clothes into the washing machine, mop the floor, post a letter, vacuum, tidy up the toys, wash the dishes, iron, feed the baby, hang out the washing, feed the dog, fold the washing, sort the rubbish for recycling, go for some shopping, push the supermarket trolley, walk the dog, shovel snow, clean the window, wash the dog, take out the rubbish, cook, dust Visual support is provided for the items to be purchased and the jobs for earning money, so that comprehension is possible if vocabulary is unknown.
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Technology for Young Children

Technology for Young Children

This technology resource could be just what you are looking for if you are teaching technology to young children. Due to popular request, the resource includes technology worksheets, activities and games designed for use with young children. The vocabulary used: Keyboard, monitor, mouse, tower, printer microphone, speakers, USB stick, CD rom, plug, socket, laptop, Mp3, player, camera, calculator, mobile phone, smart board
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Magic 'e'

Magic 'e'

This resource allows students to learn vocabulary, practice and review words that have the ‘magic e’ by using the four skills of speaking, listening reading and writing. Reference pages are available to enable students to complete worksheets independently. Visual support is provided for vocabulary when possible. Extension dictionary worksheets are provided, at the end, for ‘magic e’ words which do not have visuals to support meaning. This is particularly useful for students who have English as an Additional Language. A range of worksheets, games and activities are included, so that learning can take place in fun and interesting ways. The entire resource is designed to reinforce the targeted vocabulary and the variety available, enables differentiation for students who are at different stages There are 89 pages. Here is a list of contents:- Pronunciation Advice Sheet Reference Pages (Set 1) Cut and Stick (Set 1) Reference Pages (Set 2) Cut and Stick (Set 2) Picture and Word Matching Cards / Snap Cards I have… Who has…? Game Dominoes Set 1 Dominoes Set 2 Bingo (10 Base Cards) Bingo Call Out Cards Colour my Vowels Rearrange the letters Write the Words Magic ‘e’ Vocabulary Extension – Dictionary Work Workbook Cover
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Phonics, Vocabulary, Games and Activities with visual support

Phonics, Vocabulary, Games and Activities with visual support

Using this resource will help students with reading, spelling, pronunciation and possibly increase English vocabulary. Often resources for doing phonic work have words without pictures. This is not ideal for students who are learning English. All the words used in this resource have visual support, so that learning the sounds of a combination of two letters is incorporated with learning additional English vocabulary. As with most of my resources, reference pages are included so that students can successfully complete worksheets, play games and take part in activities. This enables students to work independently at times and builds confidence in using the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. When playing the dominoes game, naming the items and reading the words as cards are placed on the table helps with the retention of new vocabulary. This resource is printable. Laminating games is recommended. The same vocabulary (listed below the contents) is used in the different tasks to reinforce the targeted vocabulary. The contents are listed below. Pictures with Words Reference Pages Dominoes Game Bingo Base Cards (12 cards) (Words from the picture and word matching set can be used as callout cards) Picture and Word matching cards Circle the Word for each Picture ee, oo, sh, ch, th wh, ph, ow 5 Crosswords Rearrange the letters to make words 5 Word Searches Word Searches Solutions Complete the words with ee or oo Complete the words with ch, sh or th Complete the words with wh, ph or ow Write the names under the pictures Sound Flash Cards Word Flash Cards with highlighted targeted sounds Word Flash Cards – letters all black Answers for Circle the Word for each Picture Write the Words under the Pictures I have…. Who has…? Game The following sounds and words are used. ee bee, tree, heel ,feet, reel, teeth, green, queen, leek oo spoon, book, wood, stool, foot, moon, hook, book, roof, sh shell, sheep, shed, shelf, shop, shoe, brush, fish, ship ch chips, chest, child, cheese, church, witch, torch, hutch, chick th thread, thrush, three, throne, path, cloth, thistle, bath, thumb wh whisk, whale, white ph phone, dolphin, elephant ow cow, flower, clown
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Occupations - Games and Activities

Occupations - Games and Activities

Research shows, students need multiple and various exposures to a word before they fully understand that word and can apply it. This occupations resource provides a variety of different games and activities for exposing students to the vocabulary associated with the names of some occupations plus some associated vocabulary. The occupations and associated vocabulary used are:- Teacher – desk, whiteboard, pen, computer, printer, book Baker – bowl, bread, spoon, oven, cake, rolling pin Joiner – hammer, nail, saw, toolbox, wood, screwdriver Doctor – stethoscope, thermometer, bed, syringe, pills, hospital Farmer – barn, milk churn, tractor, cow, horse, sheep Firefighter - smoke, ladder, hose, fire extinguisher, axe, boots Gardener – watering can, plant pot, rake, wheelbarrow, lawnmower, spade Hairdresser – hairbrush, comb, hairdryer, scissors, mirror, shampoo This is a useful resource for extending English vocabulary in a fun way. If you are a mainstream teacher and have one or more English as an Additional Language students in your class, he/ she/ they will have a range of educational experience, language proficiency, and academic competence. Finding the time to create lessons that meet all their needs, along with the needs of the mainstream students and students with learning difficulties, you also probably have in your class, can be overwhelming and very time-consuming. The occupation games/activities are fun and of educational value. The games can be played with native English speakers or supervised by classroom assistants, thus freeing up additional teaching time for the mainstream students.
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Carpenter / Joiner Vocabulary Activities and Worksheets

Carpenter / Joiner Vocabulary Activities and Worksheets

This resource has been designed for use with carpenters / joiners who are learning English as an Additional Language and are planning to work in an English speaking country or who are already employed in an English speaking country. The subject specific vocabulary is presented in a variety of ways , offering many different opportunities to allow students to familiarise themselves and learn, in a fun way, some vocabulary related to their trade. There are 90 photographs of tools and other items associated with the trade. Activities include - Picture and Word Matching,2 sets of Dominoes, I have... Who has...? Game and Bingo (13 base boards) with call out cards. There are also some Write the Word worksheets and 6 pages of reference sheets that enable students to work independently. There are opportunities for speaking, listening, reading and writing, with the main focus on speaking and listening. While playing the games vocabulary is reinforced by naming the tool / object when placing a card on the table. If vocabulary building resources are required for other occupations, please let me know. Feedback is important to me so that I am able to produce the most helpful resources.
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Days, Months and Seasons

Days, Months and Seasons

The aim of this resources is to teach students the names and order of days, months and seasons in English. There are opportunities for ordering, cut and stick and writing. A front cover has been included if the making of a booklet is required. The words for some special days are included. They are New Year’s Day, Christmas, Chinese New Year, Eid and St Valentine’s Day. It is suggested that the internet can be used to find unknown information. At the end there is a chart for recording class birthdays, followed by a worksheet for recording the survey results. This has been produced for students who are new to English but it is also suitable for use with native English Speakers.
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Number Dominoes

Number Dominoes

Number dominoes is suitable for use with students who have a range of levels of English acquisition. It is also useful for native English speakers who are working at different levels. There are six sets of dominoes in this resource. Dominoes Game 1 - Matching number words and numbers in order 1 -50 Dominoes Game 2 – Matching number words and numbers in order 51 – 100 Dominoes Game 3 - Matching number words and numbers out of order 1 – 50 Dominoes Game 4 – Matching number words and numbers out of order 51 - 100 Dominoes Game 5 – Matching number words and numbers in order 1 - 20 Dominoes Game 6 – Matching number words and numbers out of order 1 – 20 The individual dominoes for each game are easily identified by the different coloured borders. The games can be used for learning to read the names of the numbers up to 20 or 100. For younger students the dominoes in order games are also useful for learning number order. It is suggested that students name the number and read the number word on the domino as it is placed on the table. This will help students to retain the vocabulary.
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Farm vocabulary Games, Worksheets and Activities

Farm vocabulary Games, Worksheets and Activities

Are you doing a class topic on farms or just wanting to increase English vocabulary? The worksheets, activities and games in this resource provide fun ways of introducing and reinforcing vocabulary in a variety of ways. After students have learned to identify and name the targeted vocabulary, the look and say reference pages enable students to work independently when completing worksheets and activities and while participating in the games. Opportunities for improving the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing are available. This resource is printable and can be used within the purchasing institution.
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Days, Months and Seasons Worksheets and Activities

Days, Months and Seasons Worksheets and Activities

The aim of this resources is to teach students the names and order of days, months and seasons in English. There are opportunities for ordering, cut and stick and writing. A front cover has been included if the making of a booklet is required. The words for some special days are included. They are New Year’s Day, Christmas, Chinese New Year, Eid and St Valentine’s Day. It is suggested that the internet can be used to find unknown information. At the end there is a chart for recording class birthdays, followed by a worksheet for recording the survey results. This has been produced for students who are new to English but it is also suitable for use with native English Speakers
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Verbs - worksheets and games

Verbs - worksheets and games

Verbs Worksheets and Games provides an introduction to four of the English tenses – Present Simple, Present Continuous, Past Simple and Past Continuous. A reference page with visual support has been provided to aid comprehension. The verbs used are:- run, write, sing, dance, sleep, read, eat, drink, play and paint. The information provided is :- • Verb ‘to be’ present and past tenses • When to use the tenses • Spelling rules • Pronouns and use of ‘s’ or ‘es’ in present simple third person singular The games/activities included are :- • Verb Dominoes- picture and words • Verb Picture and word matching cards • Verb Bingo There is a wide range of worksheets, including cut and stick, crossword and word search. Some answers are provided.
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About me

About me

This resource is useful for children who have learned the correct letter formation and who are now able to write over dotted letters and copy simple sentences. The content, (as the title suggests) is about the child. Worksheets include opportunities for reading, writing, speaking, drawing and discussion. Topics include their physical appearance, some body parts, who lives at home, likes and dislikes, the alphabet, numbers to ten and friends. If this resource is to be used as a booklet, two choices of front cover are available. For children who are at the initial stage of learning English, the visuals help with developing English vocabulary. If the booklet pages are used as homework tasks, this will allow parents to see their child’s progress and provide input if required.
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