Key Stage 3 Knowledge Organisers Bundle

Key Stage 3 Knowledge Organisers Bundle

A collection of the Key stage 3 Knowledge Organisers used commonly in most school/academies. These are a great resource to use in class or for homeworks/ quizzes/ revision.
csims6
Community building discussion prompts (handout)

Community building discussion prompts (handout)

It’s so important to build community and trust between students in the classroom. This activity is designed to help students get to know each other in a safe, fun way. Students will have one-on-one guided discussions based on the 7 prompts that are outlined in the activity, including discussing points of pride, challenges, heritage, and sharing preferences., among others. Included: Instructions, assessment and extension activity suggestions, student handout. This activity page is designed for students roughly 7-16 years of age.
mmeoconnor
Interactive Drama Lesson To Teach Mime Skills

Interactive Drama Lesson To Teach Mime Skills

This is a fun and educational lesson created to teach elementary school students mime techniques. The lesson is straight forward and all resources are included on the word document and or in the footnotes. The lesson brings every day examples to teach these techniques making it easy for all students to grasp and understand the concept.
shishbloch
Continuous Provision - Rainbow Challenge YEAR 1

Continuous Provision - Rainbow Challenge YEAR 1

Rainbow Challenges is a type of Continuous provision to be used in Year 1 to support the transition from Reception. This resource includes a set of posters to explain how the Rainbow challenges works and an example week plan. Images are not mine (sourced from google images)
parrianen
Full 30 minute playscript of 'Pippa the Pirate Fights Plastic'

Full 30 minute playscript of 'Pippa the Pirate Fights Plastic'

This is a 30 minute play based on a pirate who becomes famous for fighting plastic pollution. I wrote and produced this play with lower and upper key stage 2 children, who managed the lines and stage directions well. I have adapted the play with current themes and there’s a host of characters who explain how plastic effects their lives in terms which can be understood from foundation stage. There are other themes including friendship and ‘being kind’ as well as a catchy recycle song. I give permission for character genders to be changed to suit your cast.
rosie_m
All About Me Back to School Robot Art & Writing Activity

All About Me Back to School Robot Art & Writing Activity

This ‘Robot About Me’ art and writing activity, is a delightful first week back to school ice breaker and a really creative way for teachers and students to learn more about each other. Invite students to respond to prompts and questions in a personal and imaginative way, using doodles and words, to create a unique robot character. The pack also contains robot themed classroom decor and activities for early finishers. Contents: • Robot templates to decorate and construct, 2 x challenge level options are included a) Single page activity b) Robot activity with fold out booklet for writing and image making • Construction directions and photographs of finished examples for inspiration. I suggest teachers make a finished fold out example to show to students • Classroom decor - garlands, mini garlands and posters, in both colour and outline format • Doodle pages and bookmarks to keep early finishers occupied The finished robots make a fabulous display, on the bulletin board or pegged up on a line as a garland. Photographs of completed and partially completed examples are included in the packet, using a black ball point pen and colored markers to create a modern, illustrative style to appeal to slightly older children, grade 4+ The pack also contains activities for early finishers, including doodle pages and bookmarks to make.
dipagan
KS1 Talk4Writing: The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Four or Six Scheme of Work

KS1 Talk4Writing: The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Four or Six Scheme of Work

This resource uses Pie Corbett’s ‘Talk for Writing’. Although this resource uses the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, the resources and activities can be easily transferred to another story. Planning can also be used as a skeleton plan. It includes: • Four weeks or six weeks of plans (imitation, adapation and independent application - each with Lower Ability, Middle Ability and Higher Ability objectives). Four if you just want to complete the Talk4Writing, six if you would like the children to write and illustrate their own book using their adapted/twisted version. • Powerpoint of The Three Billy Goats Gruff using Pie Corbett’s style of retelling (openers, connectives and language all fit in with actions) • Resources for each session Story mountain activity sheets and IWB resource Never Heard the Word Activity Synonym activity Adjective activities Write up for a variety of practical session to have as evidence in literacy books. Write up for the recitation. Labels to stick in Literacy books with objectives and recount of activity for each activity. • Time opener actions • The hot task word bank/prompt sheet.
linman
Huge (100 Pages!) Aeroplane and Airport Role Play Pack

Huge (100 Pages!) Aeroplane and Airport Role Play Pack

CABIN CREW PREPARE FOR TAKE OFF! Over 100 pages of airport and aeroplane resources to support a role play area, travel or around the world topic! In this pack you will find… 20 airport/aeroplane phases written on globes. 39 different flags from countries around the world. Cloud bunting. Writing sheets with both a globe border/aeroplane border. 8 different language speech bubbles. 8 role play badges for children to wear 2 travel posters. ‘What to pack for travelling’ writing stimulus sheets. Role play luggage tags. Huge departures/arrivals board. 30 ‘I can see’ cards featuring photos of famous landmarks/places around the world (can be blown up to use as both posters or cards). 16 airport signs. ‘What to pack’ checklists. 17 ‘Animals Around The World’ cards. These stand up when folded over, and feature both photos of the animal, as well as the name of/outline of the place in the world they can be found on the back of the card. 6 flight departure and arrival to continents posters. Clouds featuring ‘welcome aboard’ insert school name ‘airways’. Boarding passes and role play Passports. This pack truly took me an incredible amount of time to create, but I had a lot of fun making it and I hope that by sharing it with others, I can save them some time too. I hope other children enjoy these resources as much as my class did! The Teacher Traveller
Kayleighm89
Dragons! Rhymes, Simple Writing/Colouring Sheets + 6 Crazy Pictures

Dragons! Rhymes, Simple Writing/Colouring Sheets + 6 Crazy Pictures

Dragons are fun, exciting and versatile - open to any interpretation while offering thrilling and fascinating features. This bundle of activities and imagination-firing colour-sketches will inspire your children’s creativity, while supporting phonics, language and literacy development - not to mention colour clarifying and rhyme, rhythm and performance development. Recommended for Reception + KS1, while the rhymes and pictures will appeal to older children too.
katewilliams_poetry
Curiosity Teaching Ideas for the Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist 2018

Curiosity Teaching Ideas for the Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist 2018

Teaching Ideas for the Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist 2018 Set up to honour Klaus Flugge, founder of Andersen Press, this award is for the most promising & exciting newcomer to children’s picture book illustration. Title: Curiosity Author/Illustrator: Markus Motum Publisher: Walker Studio These notes have been written by the teachers at CLPE to provide schools with sessions which focus on the importance of illustration in building a narrative and supporting children’s response. They build on our work supporting teachers to use picture books to enhance critical thinking and develop creative approaches in art and writing. The teaching notes show you how to use picture books with your class to enhance children’s reading comprehension and understanding of how to convey messages through illustration. We hope you find them useful.
KlausFluggePrize
'Arty' Creative Story Writing

'Arty' Creative Story Writing

The ‘Arty’ Creative Story Writing is aimed for KS2 learners. The aim is for learners to be inspired through the arts to enable their creative thinking and imagination to grow. Once learners have written their stories, they will then create a 3D model based from their stories. The learners will be able to reflect from their handouts to support their creative writing. The package includes a five week plan (SOW), five session plans, a power point presentation on figurative language, a doodle map, a character handout and a reflection form.
UmbrellaArtsNW
Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Ideal end-of-term fun for classes of all ages, with scope for physical movement and multi-arts development. Once there was a dragon dressed in red. He liked to stay all day in… - but you can guess the last word, and so can the children, although some may prefer to offer alternatives with other rhyming words. Red is just one example of the numerous colours featuring in these crazy dragon verses, which lend themselves to being enacted, and even sung to a made-up tune, as well as chanted and clapped. Follow on with dragon sketches or try my dragon’s menu for easy, crazy writing fun.
katewilliams_poetry
Not Now, Bernard 2018 - Teacher Resource Pack

Not Now, Bernard 2018 - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Not Now, Bernard’, an adaptation of David McKee’s classic children’s picturebook, for working with children in Early Years - Year 1. It contains practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’, an adaptation of the iconic children’s book, for working with children in Years 1 - 4. It contains interviews with the director, one of the actors, images of the set design by James Button, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Seesaw’, for working with children in Early Years - Year 4. It contains interviews with the writer, director, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Laika’, working with children in Years 2 - 6. It contains an interview with the directors and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
8 of 8: Jobs in publishing

8 of 8: Jobs in publishing

Chapter 8 of 8: Jobs in publishing KS2: Inferring meaning from evidence, roleplay, heroes, calculating printing costs, planning a project (Reading, Maths, Careers) KS2, KS3: Our readers’ questionnaire was part of the initial evaluation of Freedom City Comics. It’s also a good reading and discussion activity in its own right! (PSHE, English, Maths) This is one section of our larger Freedom City Comics learning framework. To download all resources in one file, please see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/freedom-city-comics-learning-framework-11919380 This learning framework and resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC). You can change this framework and share it with other people as long as you credit our project, but you can’t use it commercially. All artwork remains the copyright of the original artists. KS2 curriculum links include: Science, Art, Citizenship, History, Politics, Writing, Literacy, Reading, Maths, Geography, Drama, Careers, PSHE. Key Stage 2 learning framework developed by Mike Thompson and Lydia Wysocki. KS3 curriculum links include: Media, Art, English, Modern Foreign Languages, History, Drama, PSHE, RE/Ethics, Geography, Maths. Key Stage 3 learning framework developed by Gary Bainbridge and Lydia Wysocki. Freedom City Comics is our free comics anthology presenting snapshots of the history of civil rights and politics on Tyneside. It was created as part of Freedom City 2017. Thanks to all our Freedom City Comics contributors: • Paul Peart-Smith, working with alumnus Paul Barry and researcher Brian Ward • Terry Wiley, working with researcher Rachel Hammersley • Patrice Aggs, working with researcher Brycchan Carey • Mack Chater and Ian Mayor, working with researcher Joan Allen • Sha Nazir, working with researcher Matt Perry • Ragavee Balendran, working with researcher Matt Perry • ‘Brick’, working with project lead Matthew Grenby • Managing editor is Britt Coxon; Editor in chief is Lydia Wysocki.
lyd_w
10 Minute Bullying Play, Primary school Stage Playscript.

10 Minute Bullying Play, Primary school Stage Playscript.

**** STAGE PLAY VERSION **** This is a tried and tested Script, created for a after-school drama club. It was performed by a mixture of Lower and Upper KS2 children. It would be perfect for a Drama Club or PSHE project. It also highlights ‘first days’ and transition along with sibling and peer relationships. It has an appropriate ending to promote ‘doing the right thing’ and forgiveness I give permission for the names and genders to be changed to suit the group performing. Please leave a review to help others thinking of purchasing.
rosie_m
Pack of 5 Drama Games/Activities

Pack of 5 Drama Games/Activities

These are good warm up games or class activities. Each game teaches a different drama skill and the games are brightly printed so could be displayed. Please leave a review for others.
rosie_m
The Gingerbread Man A Reader's Theatre with Props

The Gingerbread Man A Reader's Theatre with Props

Drama! Bring out the risk taking, creativity in your young actors t with this fun script for reading and fluency. Complete with fun props, which are entirely optional, you could have a full blown Oscar worthy performance! With masks, speech bubbles and puppets, let the children decide how to perform this classic fairy tale. Perfect for literacy groups with 9 in the cast. The script is designed for 3rd-5th grade. With a focus on the traditional American fairy story of The Gingerbread Man this drama will reinforce the children’s understanding as well as reinforcing reading fluency. The performance takes approximately 12 minutes once rehearsed. The props are easy to print and go, with simple preparation involving nothing more than construction paper, scissors and glue. Bring this engaging and funny reading activity into your classroom and enjoy the kiddos’ creativity. This readers’ theatre is a part of my complete unit of inquiry of Fairy Tales. You may also be interested in these dramas too - Pilgrims in A Pickle , a tale of the American Thanksgiving story and The Nose Glows, a comedy about Rudolph and the need to be friends. Follow along with my store. You can find many more hands on tips and tools in my store and on my blog. Enjoy! Susan Powers PYPteachingtools.com
susanpowers09
Sample Pages For Romeo and Juliet Play Script

Sample Pages For Romeo and Juliet Play Script

A short extract from the play script Love Me Tender, which is a simple one act adaptation of the first half of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy. The play covers events which lead up to Tybalt’s death, allowing for a cliff-hanger ending and giving students the opportunity to improvise, or write, the remainder of the play. It’s great for scriptwriting sessions at KS2 or KS3 and works really well as a performance. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample, the full script - with production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/romeo-and-juliet-play-script-for-ks2-ks3-11373888 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Comics in Classrooms: Full Bundle Lessons 1-11 (3 Weeks of Lessons!

Comics in Classrooms: Full Bundle Lessons 1-11 (3 Weeks of Lessons!

This is much more than an art lesson unit! These comic handouts and assignments are specifically and strategically designed to teach comic creation AND work with ACADEMIC projects in classrooms. Have students “show what they know” in SCHOOL with COMICS! Lessons 1-10 lead up to Lesson 11, where students put it all together in “Make a Comic”. All of the lessons(included in the above bundle) are listed here, and can be used independently. All documents are pdfs. Each Lesson Includes (at minimum): 1 Tips for Teachers Overview Lesson Directions 1 Handout 1 General Classwork Assignment 1 Advanced Classwork Assignment 2 Lesson-Specific Pages from the Comics in Classrooms Guidebook 1 Homework Sheet Lessons Include: Introduction to Comics Composition Faces Emotions Panels Backgrounds Panel Variety Using Text Characters Style and Symbols put it all together and…MAKE A COMIC PROJECT! Bundle also provides 30 Blank Comic Templates Great for alternate projects, classroom comic projects, or as an arts unit. Use this popular and effective medium of to illustrate classroom novels and literature, bring history to life, discuss science and math concepts, educate about awareness, and MORE. While most resources use an artist perspective, Illumismart’s guides and assignments were designed for any academic purposes. NO DRAWING BACKGROUND required for students OR teachers! Lessons focus more on ideas and concepts rather than art skills. The handouts and assignments were created in a way to improve and entertain students of ALL drawing levels from beginners to advanced. While they work best in order, lessons and Focus Areas can work well as individual assignments. All assignments were designed to lead up to the Original Comic Strip final assignment.
IllumismartClipArt
Comics in Classrooms Lesson: Settings and Backgrounds

Comics in Classrooms Lesson: Settings and Backgrounds

This is much more than an art lesson! These comic handouts and assignments are specifically and strategically designed to teach comic creation AND work with ACADEMIC projects in classrooms. Have students “show what they know” in SCHOOL with COMICS! This lesson focuses on creating better backgrounds and immersing a character in a visually interesting environment. Improve all types of styles and art levels! All documents are pdfs. This Lesson Includes: 1 Tips for Teachers Overview Lesson Directions 1 Handout (Better Backgrounds) Assignment- Believable Backgrounds Advanced Assignment- Mood 2 Lesson-Specific Pages from the Comics in Classrooms Guidebook 1 Homework Sheet (Panels with Purpose) This lesson also includes 30 Blank Comic Templates Includes Rough Drafts/Second Drafts for -Comic Strips -Single Panels -Graphic Novel Pages -Storyboard -Cover Includes “Quick” Versions for your own assignments and projects (apply to any academic! Includes 5 different Visual Note-taking Templates Great for alternate projects, classroom comic projects, or as an arts unit. Use this popular and effective medium of to illustrate classroom novels and literature, bring history to life, discuss science and math concepts, educate about awareness, and MORE. While most resources use an artist perspective, Illumismart’s guides and assignments were designed for any academic purposes. NO DRAWING BACKGROUND required for students OR teachers! Lessons focus more on ideas and concepts rather than art skills. The handouts and assignments were created in a way to improve and entertain students of ALL drawing levels from beginners to advanced. While they work best in order, lessons and Focus Areas can work well as individual assignments. All assignments were designed to lead up to the Original Comic Strip final assignment.
IllumismartClipArt
Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood

A fun song with an echo re-telling the traditional Red Riding Hood Story written for a Year 2 class and their dance/gymnastic/mime assembly. Extension activities include creating music for the main characters in the story and composing using graphic notation and exploring major and minor keys.
sallykee
Oral Communication Activity Skills: Interpreting Body Language Using Task Cards

Oral Communication Activity Skills: Interpreting Body Language Using Task Cards

This product has over 50+ Behavior Task Cards to Interpret! Plus additional activity create & play sheets! Body language speaks loud! And a single gesture can be interpreted many ways. This is a fun group exercise targeted to interpreting a person’s body language. 50+ play cards have common gestures with several meanings to interpret. Interactive role play and/or charades is great way to learn body language, or just to have fun with a group. This activity is a great discussion starter and introduces related topics such as: Learning about a person’s own perception; Situations that can influence an interpretation; Body language signals & cross signals; How body language affects others. Use as an icebreaker * Use during a break time * Use anytime!
PattyAnnsPetProject
7 Mixed-Themed Poetry Frames (KS2) + Guides

7 Mixed-Themed Poetry Frames (KS2) + Guides

8 assorted poetry-writing (or creative-prose-writing) frames for KS2 on themes: stormy sea, Pacific Ocean, in the park, creepy crawlies, treasure chest contents, treasure map, space. Poetic focus mostly on description and imagery, but also including alliteration, acrostic, action-words and scope for more.
katewilliams_poetry
Castles + Treasure: Rhymes + Writing Frames - EY/KS1

Castles + Treasure: Rhymes + Writing Frames - EY/KS1

These castle-themed activities bring the past alive for children, while motivating creative writing, artwork and history study. The 3 punchy rhymes invite actions, word-exchanges, clapping and performance. The 5 writing sheets (or poetry frames) are generously illustrated with lively, inspiring details. Guidance provided for rhymes + worksheets. All rhymes and artwork original.
katewilliams_poetry
Bonanza of Creepy Crawly Rhymes + Picture-Poem Frames (7 activities), guided

Bonanza of Creepy Crawly Rhymes + Picture-Poem Frames (7 activities), guided

This mini-beast feast comprises 10 sheets, including 3 guidance sheets. These contain 3 rhymes to clap, enact, word-swap, perform, sing, inspire writing - Butterfly, Ladybird, Spider respectively - guidance provided below each rhyme; also 4 picture poems to write & colour: Butterfly, Ladybird, Spider x 2 (guidance notes separate). These provide rounded learning experience on mini-beasts, also supporting Literacy and more.
katewilliams_poetry
Digital Storytelling - iPad ideas

Digital Storytelling - iPad ideas

This resource is aimed at teachers using iPads with students to provide ideas and inspiration for iPad activities in class. It’s suitable for all levels of digital skill, from new starters to experienced digital leaders. The first page provides information about the teaching concept (storytelling) and ideas for the different forms a digital story can take. The second page gives simple ideas to try out with suggested apps. We’ve linked iOS apps but the ideas are adaptable to non-iOS / BYOD digital classrooms too. We hope you’ll find some iPad teaching & learning inspiration here! About us: we’re developing a classroom app, Sparkjar, for use in iPad schools. We’ve made these free resources because we want to give something back to teachers whilst we raise the profile of Sparkjar. We hope you find them useful as part of your iPad teaching toolkit. There’s a link to our website in the resource - if you want to check us out, please do.
Sparkjarapp
Treasure Map Alliteration Game (Yr1-6) + Guide for Use

Treasure Map Alliteration Game (Yr1-6) + Guide for Use

This is a fun, imagination-firing, creative writing activity, centred on a pirate’s treasure map. It has proved popular with children of all ages and abilities in my workshops. It can be written individually or shared verbally, the challenge being to think up nouns to fit the gaps, with one rule: they have to start with the same letter as that of the starter word (e.g. Forest of Feet). The Guide sheet offers lists of words to prompt for - if needed, and suggestions for embellishing the activity. The challenge of thinking up nouns starting with the same letter as the starter word - and on a treasure map - motivates even reluctant writers to have a go at this mind-stretching, language-enriching game.
katewilliams_poetry
Tic Tac Toe Inquiry Based Activities The Holiday Bundle

Tic Tac Toe Inquiry Based Activities The Holiday Bundle

Homework suddenly becomes FUN and meaningful! Double whammy! Be the coolest teacher in the school with these engaging I.B P.Y.P. inquiry based tasks focusing on holidays & celebrations throughout the year. This EASY print and go packet contains a themed homework sheet with 9 trans-disciplinary activities. Thus, these can be used for 3rd grade up to 5th grade. The children love to independently select their own 3 tasks, horizontally, vertically or diagonally, just like Knots and Crosses. The activities focus on the Key Concepts, Learner Profile and the I.B. Attitudes, requiring the children to show their thinking and explain their solutions. Every one of the trans disciplinary skills is used within these activities as the children get to independently select their homework, research it and communicate their findings in fun, engaging and very creative ways. Included: New Year Valentines Day St. Patrick Day Earth Day Easter Summer Celebrate Our Country Back to School Thanksgiving Halloween Christmas Winter I hope you find this resource useful. There are other Tic Tac Toe packets available in my store, covering math themes as well as social studies. Please take a look at the many other resources that I have in my store and on my blog, all aligned with the C.C.S.S and the I.B Primary Years Programme. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.pypteachingtools.com
susanpowers09
Ladybird Picture Poem Frame, Early Yrs/Yr1 + Guidance Notes

Ladybird Picture Poem Frame, Early Yrs/Yr1 + Guidance Notes

This resource comprises a picture-poem frame and a one-page guide for the teacher’s use. Both are in PDF format. The picture-poem frame features a huge ladybird (hand-drawn). Above it is an opening phrase: ‘This ladybird is’, inviting describing words on the short, thick lines in and around the insect. Below it, there is a line for a simile, with the starting phrase ‘He is as red as’. The sheet is designed for emergent writers and newly independent ones, also providing colouring opportunities. The guidance notes offer tips for preparing children for the activity, followed by lists of words and simile ideas to prompt for. Some thoughts about the colouring aspect are also included. Although principally a Literacy activity, this resource supports other areas of the EYFS curriculum too, such as Understanding the World and Expressive Art & Design. It has been been successfully tried and tested in classrooms.
katewilliams_poetry