Language

Pangrams

by admin on 16/11/2016

pangramsThis presentation explains what pangrams are (sentences using each of the 26 letters of the alphabet at least once); why they are important/interesting; who uses them; what a perfect pangram is; lots of examples of pangrams.

At the end of the presentation, there is also a challenge for pupils [click to continue…]

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Materials Bingo

by admin on 25/09/2016

materials_bingoEducational 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 “Materials” in SESE Science and it features images like glass, metal, stone, leather, material etc. It is aimed at a group of six pupils, so it would be useful for Station Teaching [click to continue…]

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Word Analysis 01

by admin on 29/07/2016

word_analysisThis resource deals with looking at and analysing language. Pupils should have a prior knowledge of consonants, vowels and syllables. The resource requires pupils to read the words and then count the letters, consonants, vowels and syllables in the word, recording their answers in the table. [click to continue…]

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Under / Over Sorting 02

by admin on 13/04/2016

under_over_02This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. It focuses on the concept of the difference between under and over. This resource also aims to encourage the development of oral language skills.

All three pages should firstly be laminated. The small images on page 3 should be cut out. Velcro should be attached to the shapes on pages 2 and at the back of all cut out images [click to continue…]

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Under / Over Sorting 01

by admin on 12/04/2016

under_over_01This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. It focuses on the concept of the difference between under and over. This resource also aims to encourage the development of oral language skills.

All three pages should firstly be laminated. The small images on page 3 should be cut out. [click to continue…]

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Peg The Opposites

April 2, 2016

This peg literacy resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is made up of cloze sentences with one word missing. The focus of the sentences is learning antonyms (words of opposites meaning). The pack contains 20 cards – on the left hand side of each card is a sentence with […]

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Receptive Language Cards 01

March 4, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties, especially receptive language. Its aim is to develop listening skills as well as deduction skills. The resource contains twelve cards with colourful photographs of items/objects. There are also three different sets of twelve question cards based on the same […]

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Which is the Longest/Shortest?

January 24, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Its aim is to encourage oral language, especially sentence structure. The focus is also on the concept of longest/shortest. The teacher can start with the question at the top of each card: “Which Is The Longest? / Which Is […]

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At The Optician Bingo

January 5, 2016

Educational 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 “At the Optician” and it features images like glasses, […]

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Hospital Matching 01

October 31, 2015

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or SEN pupils with speech and language difficulties. It assumes an ability to read. The hospital vocabulary would also need to be taught in advance. Its aim is to assess whether pupils can match the hospital-related words with the appropriate images. Laminate all of the pages in the […]

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Hospital Bingo 01

October 29, 2015

Educational 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 “The Hospital” and it features images like a syringe, […]

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Peg Hallowe’en Characters

October 5, 2015

This seasonal resource, based on Hallowe’en characters,  is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils. Pupils should try to identify the Hallowe’en character in the image on the left of the card and, if they are able to read, to match it to the word on the right of the card by attaching a clothes peg […]

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Find the Word 03

July 13, 2015

This literacy resource focuses on positional language which can pose some difficulties for younger pupils and SEN pupils. This pack includes five worksheets based on vegetables for pupils to practise these essential skills. The worksheets include language like first, last, after, under, above, to the right of, to the left of.

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ESL Aloud Website

June 2, 2015

ESL Aloud is a new website from an Irish primary school teacher. The teacher creates simple poems in order to teach basic vocabulary to pupils learning English as a second language. The poems are colourful and engaging and would look great projected large onto an IWB. Images pertinent to the vocabulary of the poem accompany […]

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Pizza Bingo

May 27, 2015

Educational 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 “Pizza” and it features images like a pizza chef, pizza […]

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