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By Graeme Westwood
This package is theme based, focusing on social media. There are five papers: 1. "8 Dangers of Social Media We’re Not Willing to Admit" - A reading comprehension activity. 2. "5 Crazy Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain Right Now" - Activities
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Handouts, Minilessons
$5.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
Resources, handouts, comprehension questions, and extended activities for the movie "Donnie Darko". A great movie for inspiring critical thinking and emotional intelligence. There are thirteen files in total, and in conjunction with viewing the
Subjects:
Reading, Visual Arts, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$2.00
1 rating
3.5
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By Graeme Westwood
A complete lesson about determining the main idea from informational text. Includes explanations (with 'focus points' highlighted), and activities. A great introduction, useful for either high level ESL/ELD, or low level/grade high
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
This resource includes a reading assignment, "The History of American Sign Language", plus comprehension questions. Previewed by discussion topics, the article also encourages plenty of scope for conversation. Students also get the chance to look
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Minilessons
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
A great article, that initiated a great deal of interest and discussion among my freshmen. Smartphones are THEIR world - they all had a vested interest in the content. Full engagement. The article is accompanied by a worksheet, covering vocabulary,
Subjects:
Writing, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
A tried-and-tested fun resource for secondary schoolers! The resource focuses on 'Foley Artists' - the sound engineers who create sound effects for movies. The resource begins with a reading activity, with comprehension questions, based on a foley
Subjects:
Reading, Critical Thinking, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Minilessons
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
A video-based bundle of activities based around the theme of Pizza. Includes: 1. Pizza Passion - A comprehension activity based around a short documentary, "Frank & Gus Pizza" (a traditional pizzeria in Canada). 2. Video activity based on "A
Subjects:
Writing, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Internet Activities
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
This package is theme based, focusing on 'Body Language'. There are four papers: 1. "Body Language Basics" - A reading comprehension activity, based on an article from 'Psychology Today'. The paper includes comprehension questions, a vocabulary
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Handouts, Minilessons
$4.00
1 rating
3.5
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By Graeme Westwood
A written response writing assignment, based on the YouTube video '5 Crazy Ways Social Media is Changing Your Brain Right Now'. Includes comprehension questions based on the clip's central themes, hints and advice, plus social media facts and trivia.
Subjects:
Writing, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Minilessons
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
A three page unit covering frequency adverbs, explaining structure, use, syntax, etc. Includes gap-fill and word-order exercise, and text comprehension, plus partner-related activities.
Subjects:
Reading, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Minilessons
$1.50
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By Graeme Westwood
A complete unit covering the modal verb should/shouldn't, as used for advice and obligation. The resource covers grammar structure, syntax, and use. There are 4 student activities included in the resource, including gap-fill, true/false, text
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Minilessons
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
When we order fast food, why does it often look nothing like the photos on the wall? This resource examines tactics the fast food industry use to entice customers, and make the food they offer look more appealing than it maybe is. There are two
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Multimedia, Minilessons
$5.00
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By Graeme Westwood
Tried and tested, and my students loved this! It's social media, it's their world (sometimes obsessively so), and this resource gets students engaged, focused, and more than ready to share their opinions! The resource is largely based around an
Subjects:
Reading, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Minilessons
$5.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
This activity is based on a music video by the British group 'Gorillaz'. The activity is meant to fit in with imagery and symbolism modules, for practice and consolidation. I've used this song as a teaching unit for 6th, 7th and 9th grades, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Music, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Multimedia
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By Graeme Westwood
A good critical thinking activity. Students have to analyze a sequence of photos/images and work out why each one is ironic. Includes one 7-page worksheet (as PDF or editable .doc).
Subjects:
Graphic Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Graeme Westwood
A four-page/five-exercise activity reinforcing students' understanding and use of frequency adverbs.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$2.00
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By Graeme Westwood
A complete unit based around 'some' and 'any', as used as quantifiers. Includes concise explanations, with examples, plus notes on structure, syntax, and usage. Activities include gap-fill, error correction, dialogue completion, and a photo-based
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Minilessons
$2.00
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By Graeme Westwood
This is a reading/writing/vocabulary resource based around an article which suggests screentime might not be as damaging as society, and parents, believe. It inspires both critical thinking and self-reflection.
Subjects:
Reading, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Printables
$3.20
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By Graeme Westwood
This is a reading/writing resource based on the potential benefits, or ill-benefits, of today's 'selfie' fad. Encouraged to get teens thinking about their own selfie use, and what they 'expose' of themselves online, the unit is highly focused on
Subjects:
Reading, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Printables
$4.20
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By Graeme Westwood
A range of activities based around a short documentary, "Street Art, Croatia". The bundle includes extended reading and comprehension activities, critical thinking exercises, and discussion topics, plus ideas for further extension. The bundle is
Subjects:
Writing, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Minilessons, Video Files
$3.00
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