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The Story of Gelert - Myths and Legends from E2BN. Tsk%20absolutely%20true%20diary. This list of 10 creative ways to work with reading texts was kindly shared by Churchill House, and is available for public download on their website

The web is a great source of textual information, but if you are like us, you won’t have the time or inclination to spend hours turning pages from the web into complete lesson plans with worksheets, handouts etc. So here are our top ten ideas for taking ANY text and using it in class with the least amount of preparation time on your part. Enjoy! With short, simple texts, get students to add an adjective in front of every noun / an adverb to every verb etc. For slightly longer texts - before class write (10) extra clauses or sentences that can be inserted into the text.

Get students to reduce the text to EXACTLY (100) words OR reduce the total number of sentences by (50%). Before class, write a list of key words from the text in jumbled order on a sheet of paper. Copy the text onto a piece of A4 paper. HolesStudyGuideInteractive. Holes EdGuide. Holes bookfiles. Reading Comprehension - Literature - Louis Sachar's Holes Comprehension Companion.

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Reading Comprehension - Literature - Louis Sachar's Holes Comprehension Companion

The goal of the "Holes Comprehension Companion" is to help teach reading comprehension in an enjoyable context, and to directly teach the skills instead of providing "practice" for a skill a student may not yet have. These exercises also require students to think about what they've read; unfortunately, all a student must do when asked to write a summary of a novel is to ask a search engine and copy. Holes by Louis Sachar is a Newbery-winning novel that has a straightforward plot (with flashbacks), clearly defined characters, and an intertwining of past and present personalities with neo-Shakespearean twists, as many seemingly insignificant details tie together.

Holes lends itself to explicitly teaching comprehension skills such as understanding themes, inferences, and character and quote analysis. Here are some comprehension activities related to Holes. Draw it! 10 things to know about Swedish food. #1 Lingonberries go with anything Just like ketchup and mustard, lingonberry jam is widely used to accompany a variety of dishes, from meatballs and pancakes to porridge and black pudding (blodpudding).

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But despite its sweetness, it is rarely used on bread. Thanks to the Right of Public Access (Allemansrätten), which gives everyone the freedom to roam and enjoy nature, many Swedes grow up picking lingonberries in the forest, and using these tiny tart red fruits to make a jam-like preserve. #2 Pickled herring – centre of the smorgasbord You might swap meatballs (köttbullar) for mini sausages (prinskorvar) or pick cured salmon (gravad lax) rather than smoked, but your smorgasbord wouldn’t be complete without pickled herring (sill)

. #3 Crispbread – what’s your favourite topping? In addition to bread and butter, you’ll often find a type of crispbread (knäckebröd) served alongside your main meal. Idiom Worksheets and Tests. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4 – Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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