Posts Tagged ‘English’

December 12th, 2016

Christmas Sentences 02

christmas_sentences_02This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of both sentence structure and reading for meaning. These Christmas sentences are made up of six words.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the six sentence strips and the corresponding words, which are colour co-ordinated to assist with matching. Place velcro in each of the empty boxes on the sentence strips and on the rear of the individual words.

December 12th, 2016

Christmas Jokes Matching

christmas_jokes_matchingThis resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes. There are Christmas Jokes questions on red flashcards and Christmas Jokes answers on green flashcards. Pupils have to sort out the jokes and match the questions to the correct answers. There are twelve jokes to match. The resource assumes an ability to read.

Print out all pages in the resource and, if possible, laminate all of the pages. Cut out all of the flashcards. 

December 3rd, 2016

Christmas Sentences 01

christmas_sentences_01This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of both sentence structure and reading for meaning. These Christmas sentences are made up of six words.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the five sentence strips and the corresponding words, which are colour co-ordinated to assist with matching. Place velcro in each of the empty boxes on the sentence strips

December 1st, 2016

Christmas True or False

christmas_true_or_falseThis resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes. There are statements about Christmas on flashcards and pupils have to sort out the statements and decide whether they are true or false. There are twenty sentences to sort, ten of which are true and ten which are false. The resource assumes an ability to read.

Print out all pages in the resource, including the “True” and “False” signs at the end. If possible, laminate all of the pages. Cut out the true and false headers as well as the twenty sentences.

November 12th, 2016

Lily and the Snowman

Lily and the Snowman is a short animated film from Cineplex Movies from 2015. It tells the story of how, every winter, a magical snowman puts on a show for a little girl. But over time, life pulls them apart. Will she remember to take the time for what she loved?

December 17th, 2015

Christmas Bookmark 12

bookmark_12Printable bookmarks with the words “Nollaig Shona” and a Santa illustration. Bookmarks are a good incentive for reading for pleasure and it’s good to encourage pupils at this time of the year to continue reading for pleasure. There are three bookmarks per page. If you find that the bookmark is still too large, set your printer options to print two pages per page.

December 8th, 2015

Christmas Wonderpondering

christmas_wonderponderingWonder Ponder is a website that specialises in visual philosophy for children over the age of eight. It uses engaging scenes and intriguing questions to prompt reflection and discussion, thereby encouraging children to develop their own thoughts and arguments and to build a visual and conceptual map.

The website has produced a downloadable booklet full of questions and ideas to get older children thinking about Christmas. Examples from the booklet of questions posed to aid talk and discussion on the topic of Christmas are:

November 30th, 2015

Silly Christmas Sentences 01

silly_christmas_sentences_01This resource is aimed at junior/middle pupils or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on literacy. It focuses on Christmas-themed sentence construction in a fun way. There are eight pages in the resource which should be laminated and cut up into 32 separate cards. Pupils choose four cards and put them together in the correct order to make the silly sentence. The colour-coded strips on the last page of the resource are to show pupils the order in which to place the cards in order to make the sentence.

December 11th, 2014

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

Let It SnowThis is a seasonal, fun literacy exercise for junior pupils, SEN pupils or those with literacy difficulties. Pupils have to fill in the gaps to complete the seasonal song, “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”.

Laminate both sheets in this resource. Cut out the five images on pages 2 and adhere them using Velcro to the five spaces at the bottom of page 1.

December 11th, 2014

Christmas Bingo 02

Christmas Bingo 02Educational bingo games are a great way for pupils to learn so many different skills. They help with listening skills, visual discrimination, group work, turn taking and the reinforcement of the learning content of that particular bingo game.

This bingo game focuses on the theme of “Christmas” and it features typical Christmas images. It is aimed at a group of six pupils, so it would be useful for Station Teaching or for Aistear work on the theme of Christmas.