54 activity task cards based on the Colossal Cinemas stimulus poster.
Welcome to Colossal Cinemas, the world’s greatest movie cinema.
This teaching resource provides 54 activity task cards that prompt learning from the Colossal Cinemas Stimulus poster.
This resource includes a menu poster including:
- movie screening times
- ticket prices and deals
- food items for purchase
Students will engage with ideas and themes from this stimulus posters and answer questions on topics relating to:
Use these task cards for activity ideas for specific learning, or integrate them into your group learning rotations as additional activities. This resource is great for NAPLAN practise, as the task cards and stimulus poster coach students to concentrate on comprehension and using inference skills to solve problems and decode information.
PDF files include colour and black-and-white. You can download the stimulus poster, task cards, answer sheet and the design to use as the back of the task cards when gluing onto card.
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