Examples of reading activities


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Examples of reading activities

  1. 4. Make a Wordfind LADYBIRD GORILLA HYENA JAWS BEETLE TAIL WASP CHEST STINGER BEAK RHINOCEROS http://ictprofessionaldevelopment.wikispaces.com/How+to+make+a+Wordfind L A D Y B I R D Z R A D H Y E N A R G H E G T B E A K V T I K L I U T G W H N N G O R I L L A J R O C D F G E H S H E C H Y U I X O P R V E E G C S T I N G E R S N U Y T R H B I O T A I L K M J A W S
  2. 5. Put the pictures in order
  3. 7. Match key words to pictures lamb train
  4. 9. Character Analysis
  5. 12. Where the Wild Things Are Story by Maurice Sendak Pictures and Voices Room 3 Type the story, illustrate with student pictures, add voice over or turn it into a Theatre reading activity by colouring the different characters speech.
  6. 13. The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind
  7. 14. His mother called him “WILD THING!’ and Max said “I’LL EAT YOU UP!” so he was sent to bed without eating anything.
  8. 15. Activity ideas with PowerPoint
  9. 22. Inspiration
  10. 24. From this write a copycat story changing characters, settings, Problems, Events and solution
  11. 28. Map the story
  12. 29. In this example children use pictures and text to map a story to illustrate the setting. They can use solid and dotted lines to show relationships.
  13. 36. Artemis Fowl is the main character in the book. He is a child prodigy which means he is very smart. But he is also a criminal . Aa Create an A-Z in PowerPoint
  14. 37. The Fairy Book is what Artemis is after. It is written in Gnomish. He wants to translate it and then rule the Fairy world. Bb           
  15. 38. Commander Julius Root is the boss of the Reconnaissance division of the LEP. He has a nickname 'Beetroot' because he gets very angry very often and his face goes red. Cc http://www.spydirweb.com/pictures/JuliusRoot.jpg
  16. 39. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster 1. Use the computer thesaurus and your own dictionary to find other meanings or synonyms for these words. Type a sentence using the original word. Word Computer Your Dictionary Sentence dejectedly precautionary depicting 2. In this book there are lots of words and phrases that are used figuratively (the meaning in the story) rather than literally (the real meaning). Click the box that best demonstrates the figurative meaning in the book The Doldrums  an area with no wind or light variable winds  a place you go when you are thinking of nothing The Watchdog  a person guarding against illegal practices  a dog used for ensuring that time is not wasted 3. Complete the activities on the Reading Bingo chart