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David Lisgo
David Lisgo
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I am now, after more than 5 decades in the work force, officially semi-retired. New hobby: gardening. Old hobby restarting: table tennis. I still have some classes to teach and materials to design, many of which I will continue to share with the dear members of ESLPs. You may come across my materials on Facebook and my blog.

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Simple Past Simple 8 with keys
The phonic pattern within these verbs /oo/ representing both common sounds. Once again I am trying to use well known verbs. I am thinking of changing the format slightly for future worksheets in this series to make them a little more challenging.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 52


 
Adverbs of Manner Flash/Game Cards 11-20
These can be used as game cards or flash cards. You will need 10 Switchit cards (It is an UNO style game called Adverb Switchit) and there are two of those cards on page 3. I will upload more later this week. I have not written the rules yet but will do so soon (I know well how to play). I will include the optional backs each time. I print on thick...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type:
Downloads: 52


 
Adverbs of Place Flash/Game Cards 21-30
These can be used as game cards or flash cards. You will need 10 Switchit cards (It is an UNO style game called Adverb Switchit) and there are two of those cards on page 3. I will upload more later this week. I will hope to and write the rules tomorrow. I will include the optional backs each time. I print on thick inkjet paper, laminate and cut. Yo...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type: flash-card
Downloads: 52


 
Mini Book 13: Black Sands in colour and greyscale
Another short story which I wrote in 2005. This story uses only single letter sounds apart from the word the, so early readers and dyslexics should have little difficulty in reading it. For reading comprehension interact with the children like this: What is the name of the holiday resort? What color is the sand? What is a lad/lass? What are t...
Level: elementary
Age: 4-14
Type: reading
Downloads: 51


 
Moving On: two versions of the worksheet with answer key
I included two versions of the worksheet, believing that page 1 is more suitable for online classes than page 2. The answer key can easily be adapted to make it into a written assignment.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Type:
Downloads: 51


 
Adverbs and Adjectives (series 2) with keys
This is the first in a new series, which focuses on longer adjectives and adverbs. Students complete the word search, crosswords and read the sentences to distinguish the context to help them choose the correct adverb or adjective to complete each sentence. If the response is reasonable, I will create some more. I hope that you and your stude...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type:
Downloads: 51


 
Haves and Have Nots: in colour and greyscale with key
This worksheet is primarily designed for practicing ‘have/has’. The two original monologues focus on this, whilst the characters give self introductions. The quiz highlights teenage possessions and the comprehension questions help contrast the different lifestyles. It’s a useful worksheet to give while having a discussion on materialism or similar....
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 50


 
Months of the Year: May and June (4 worksheets color and B & W)
I couldn´t upload yesterday as it was my daughters 18th birthday. We picked her up at the airport yesterday evening. I was asked about fonts. They are fron here: http://www.fonts4teachers.com/Fonts_4_Teachers_p/ft4.htm I decided not to be too specific with the sentences as they are the hardest part of the worksheet for me to do. Notice some of th...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 49


 
Months of the Year: July and August (4 worksheets color and B & W)
The colouring of July is not perfect as I reduced the number of colours to squeeze in August. A unique design to indicate the northern and southern hemispheres. I intend to use 24 countries altogether. We really need for children to get a grasp of the wider world. They trace over the words, color when using the B & W worksheet, then read what they ...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 49


 
Months of the Year: September and October (4 worksheets color and B & W)
Just two months to go. I´ll try and find time to make them tomorrow. A unique design to indicate the northern and southern hemispheres. I intend to use 24 countries altogether. We really need for children to get a grasp of the wider world. They trace over the words, color when using the B & W worksheet, then read what they have written.
Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 49

 

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