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150 Past Simple Task Cards

150 Past Simple Task Cards

This set of cards includes five different types of cards, 150 cards in total, to teach the past simple tense. The first type of cards can be used to help students with did/was/were questions. The second type focuses on questions with question words. The next type of cards includes multiple-choice questions. The next 30 cards are cards with gaps. Finally, there are also fun speaking cards. http://mrmattie.com
MrMattie
An Inspector Calls revision notes

An Inspector Calls revision notes

This is a revision resource of An Inspector Calls packed with notes on characters, themes and main motifs, with each quotes heavily analysed, as well as being linked to the context. I collected notes from videos, revision guides and other places and put them all together, as well as including my own ideas. This is very useful for GCSE students as I had made this for my own exams (the new 9-1 GCSE’s). With these notes I was able to receive grade 9’s on my exams.
rrosexx
Teaching Paper 1 Reading at GCSE - 22 complete lessons on 22 different texts !

Teaching Paper 1 Reading at GCSE - 22 complete lessons on 22 different texts !

This resource offers lots of INSTANT/Ready to teach lessons to teach AQA GCSE Language Paper 1 Section A Reading Section The bundle offers resources for 22 separate lessons to support READING Skills. Each resource contains enough material for, on average, two 1 hour lessons, depending upon ability Each resource contains: The exam paper/the source/the mark scheme An attractive, detailed support Powerpoint (usually at least 50 slides long) which goes through each question with model answers/tips to improve/ guidance/peer assessment opportunities/reminders of assessment objectives/ and some examiner comments where appropriate Some resources also include printable model answer sheets Some resources include support posters to offer further ideas on answering the questions Some resources offer peer assessment sheets to encourage student self-assessment/peer assessment I have also thrown in some discrete resources to support Paper 1 - Structure question and Question 4 Basically, these are ready made lessons to support teaching the READING Section on Paper Overall, this comprises 118 documents Texts include: 1984, Animal Farm, Carrie’s War, Lord of the Flies, Don’t Ask Jack, Perfume, Enduring Love, Jamaica Inn, Labyrinth, Brighton Rock, Pick your Poison, Propping Up the Line etc All resources have been successfully used in class over last two years Getting ready for September? Save yourself a lot of time and effort!
tallybarnett
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

All key vocabulary taken from War Horse and split into chapters. Each word has a definition, synonyms and antonyms unless not applicable. Each word is defined in context of War Horse. Can be used for other SPaG activities as well.
racsprawl
FREE Grammar Scheme of Work Year 3 Autumn Block 2

FREE Grammar Scheme of Work Year 3 Autumn Block 2

This free Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation scheme of work has been created to support your teaching of the English National Curriculum. We have grouped the Year 3 objectives into blocks for you to teach throughout the academic year, with each block including guidance on what should be taught. The blocks are broken down into smaller steps to enable your pupils to deepen their understanding of grammar, spelling and punctuation. This resource is Autumn Block 2 for Year 3. You can find more resources to support the teaching of this block here.
ClassroomSecrets
KS3 Exam Revision Packs

KS3 Exam Revision Packs

These packs are perfect for setting students up for exams. They can easily be set as homework activities and worked through in class. They are also ideal for pupils who miss extended periods unexpectedly, as they can work through them at home!
krissyk5
Skellig - Almond - Entire Powerpoint of lessons and Scheme of Work

Skellig - Almond - Entire Powerpoint of lessons and Scheme of Work

This pack contains everything you could need for teaching Skellig at KS3. It includes all powerpoints of lessons and the entire scheme of work with handouts and resources included in handy packs. This was taught over two terms, but can easily be condensed into one by selecting your favourite lessons. Very comprehensive!
krissyk5
Narrative writing to encourage lower sets

Narrative writing to encourage lower sets

I created these very positive reinforcement based lessons, to encourage a struggling lower set to engage with extended writing for GCSE in year 9. It worked! Definitely worth a try and could easily be used with EAL pupils.
krissyk5
Stone Cold - Swindells Complete Scheme of Work and Entire Presentation with Activities

Stone Cold - Swindells Complete Scheme of Work and Entire Presentation with Activities

This is an entire scheme of work, with slides for all lessons, to accompany the novel Stone Cold and is aimed at KS3 higher ability groups. Everything you could need for teaching this novel is right here at your finger tips, and I have loved teaching this topic and creating these resources for my team to use. It can easily be differentiated down for other sets to suit. This was taught over two terms, however you can easily teach it in one term, picking and choosing your favourite lessons.
krissyk5
Grammar Year 4 Direct Speech Autumn Block 1 Step 6 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 4 Direct Speech Autumn Block 1 Step 6 Lesson Pack

This Year 4 Direct Speech lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes one reasoning question and two application question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
Describing Settings and Atmosphere - Year 3 and 4

Describing Settings and Atmosphere - Year 3 and 4

Using ‘Little Red’ retold by Lynn Roberts, this lesson is aimed at Year 3 and 4 children. The outcome is to write a description of one of the settings used in the story focusing on adjectives and adverbials. The idea of atmosphere is introduced to aid the focus of the writing.
Teacher433
An Inspector Calls - Sheila Birling

An Inspector Calls - Sheila Birling

We look at three key quotes from Sheila Birling, one of the most important characters from An Inspector Calls by JB Priestley, and look at how and why she changes throughout the three acts of the play.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls - Mr Birling

An Inspector Calls - Mr Birling

We look at three key quotes from the pivotal character of Arthur Birling from JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. Helpful revision for GCSE and KS3 students analysing this classic play.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling

An Inspector Calls - Mrs Birling

I’m an experienced English teacher and I run through some key quotes from Mrs Birling, analysing her language used and the type of character she is presented as. A key character from An Inspector Calls and a fascinating character to analyse.
Lead_Practitioner
An Inspector Calls - Key Quotes

An Inspector Calls - Key Quotes

I’m an experienced English teacher that loves discussing interpretations of texts. In this video I choose three key scenes from each major character in JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls and analyse the use of language in each one.
Lead_Practitioner
Write An Article Persuading People To Get A Pet (7-13 years)

Write An Article Persuading People To Get A Pet (7-13 years)

9 pages Write To Persuade People To Get A Pet Read the information leaflet about getting a pet. The child is asked to write their own version, persuading pet lovers to get a kitten. They can use the prompts to help them get started. They must remember to use good adjectives in their description, to use alliteration and repetition of initial letter sounds, to form persuasive phrases like ‘cutest cuddliest kitten…’ Next, the child should read ‘New Home’ and write their own persuasive appeal, encouraging people to give money to a charity that helps sick or abandoned animals. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write An Imaginary Interview With An Animal (7-13 years)

Write An Imaginary Interview With An Animal (7-13 years)

7 pages Imagine That Animals Can Talk: Write An Interview Between Two Animals Read the interviews with Monster the dog and Millie the cat. Ask the child to add to it. They can then write their own interview between two animals. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Romeo and Juliet Scheme of work

Romeo and Juliet Scheme of work

Full scheme of work introducing students tp ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Suitable for higher ability KS3 or mid-ability KS4. Scheme of work focuses on introducing characters, context, key scenes and language analysis skills. Five weeks contains 22 lessons including assessments based on previous AQA GCSE English Literature questions. Ideas for homework also included along with a booklet, which when printed, accompanies each lesson with scenes and model answers etc.
louisegill21
Imagine That You Write For A Pet Problem Page In A Magazine (7-13 years)

Imagine That You Write For A Pet Problem Page In A Magazine (7-13 years)

7 pages Imagine That You Write For A Pet Problem Page In A Magazine Read the letters on the problem page, written by Raj, the vet. Look at the words he uses to reply - ‘your cat’, ‘I suggest’, ‘would cheer him up…’ Now, ask the child to write a reply to ‘concerned cat lover’ offering more advice. Next, the child should write to Raj about a pet (or a wild animal like a squirrel). They can ask his advice about something that is bothering them, concerning their animals welfare. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Invent A Product For A Pet (7-13 years)

Invent A Product For A Pet (7-13 years)

7 pages Invent A Product For A Pet Firstly, the child is asked to invent a new food for their pet and then to invent a weird and wacky product for their pet to use. They can use the ideas provided to help them. Ask the child to draw their invention, to label its main features and to describe how it work and why it is unique. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Lots Of Writing Tasks About A Wildlife Park Called Rainforest World (7-13 years)

Lots Of Writing Tasks About A Wildlife Park Called Rainforest World (7-13 years)

13 pages A Collection Of Work On An Imaginary Wildlife Park Called Rainforest World Ask the child to write a leaflet persuading visitors to come to a wildlife park called ‘Rainforest World’. They can use the prompts to help them write. Ask the child to use their imagination and to make a map of the attraction. Recount a visit to a wildlife park or zoo Imagine that you are a bird at a wildlife park. Write about a day in your life. Write a story called ‘Escape’. Imagine that an animal escapes from Rainforest World. Write the story. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write An Information Leaflet About The Amazon Rainforest (7-13 years)

Write An Information Leaflet About The Amazon Rainforest (7-13 years)

9 pages Write An Information Leaflet About The Amazon Rainforest Use the prompts and illustrations to produce an information leaflet about the Amazon Rainforest. The child should arrange their leaflet under the headings: Where is the Amazon rainforest? What is the climate like? What is life in the canopy like? What is the shrub layer like? What is it like on the forest floor? Next, the child can fill in the rainforest chart This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Biography Checklist

Biography Checklist

A checklist to ensure children have included all the features of a biography. Completely editable and easy to use. Can be used as a whole class starter!
AbbyMSimpson
Lots Of Writing Tasks About The Rainforest (7-13 years)

Lots Of Writing Tasks About The Rainforest (7-13 years)

29 pages Write An Information Leaflet About The Amazon Rainforest Use the prompts and illustrations to produce an information leaflet about the Amazon Rainforest. The child should arrange their leaflet under the headings: Where is the Amazon rainforest? What is the climate like? What is life in the canopy like? What is the shrub layer like? What is it like on the forest floor? Next, the child can fill in the rainforest chart. A Collection Of Work On An Imaginary Wildlife Park Called Rainforest World Ask the child to write a leaflet persuading visitors to come to a wildlife park called ‘Rainforest World’. They can use the prompts to help them write. Ask the child to use their imagination and to make a map of the attraction. Recount a visit to a wildlife park or zoo Imagine that you are a bird at a wildlife park. Write about a day in your life. Write a story called ‘Escape’. Imagine that an animal escapes from Rainforest World. Write the story. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write An Information Leaflet About Polar Bears (7-13 years)

Write An Information Leaflet About Polar Bears (7-13 years)

7 pages Write An Information Leaflet About Polar Bears Use the prompts to produce an information leaflet about polar bears. The child should write under the headings: where I live, what I am like, my babies and why I am endangered. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Use The Story Prompts To Write Animal Stories (7-13 years)

Use The Story Prompts To Write Animal Stories (7-13 years)

21 pages Write A Story Called ‘The Day The Horses Escaped’ Write A Story Called ‘Hedgehog In The Garden’ Write A Story Called ‘Rats Are Scary’ Cut up the story prompts. Muddle them up and get the child to arrange the story in the right order, with a beginning, a middle and an end. Ask the child to rewrite the story, adding their own ideas This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Story Called 'The Lost Kitten' 7-13 years)

Write A Story Called 'The Lost Kitten' 7-13 years)

9 pages Write A Story Called ‘The Lost Kitten’ Read the example story and then using the plan and prompts, ask the child to write their own version of the story. Now, they must use their imagination and write how they think the cat got lost. They should plan and write their story in three paragraphs This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Story Called 'Monster The Dog' (7-13 years)

Write A Story Called 'Monster The Dog' (7-13 years)

9 pages Write A Story Called ‘Monster The Dog’ Read the story about Monster. It is written in third person - like a ‘fly on the wall’ has recounted it. Using the plan and the prompts to help them, ask the child to write their own story, called ‘Monster The Dog’. Remember, in paragraph one they must introduce the characters, setting and plot. In paragraph two, they should build up events in the plot to create suspense and in paragraph three they should wind up the story with a suitable conclusion. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Story Called 'Lost' (7-13 years)

Write A Story Called 'Lost' (7-13 years)

9 pages Write A Story Called ‘Lost’ Read Fran’s story, called ‘Theo’. Ask the child to use the plan and prompts to write a three paragraph story, called 'Lost. In paragraph one introduce the characters, setting and plot. In paragraph two, build up events and create suspense and in paragraph three, wind up the story with a suitable conclusion. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Story Called 'Why I Should Have Stayed In Bed' (7-13 years)

Write A Story Called 'Why I Should Have Stayed In Bed' (7-13 years)

13 pages Write A Story Called ‘Why I Should Have Stayed In Bed’ Read Oliver’s story titled - ‘why I should have stayed in bed’. It is written in three paragraphs - each one dealing with a different aspect of the day. The child can then use the plan and prompts to write their own story with the same title. Write in first person from the writer’s point of view. In the first paragraph, introduce the characters and setting. In each paragraph include a new problem, building on events that went before and creating suspense. End the story, like Oliver, on a cliff hanger This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Write A Funny Animal Story (7-13 years)

Write A Funny Animal Story (7-13 years)

11 pages Write A Funny Animal Story Tune into Guinea Pig Radio, read the script and then write a short, informal reply for a text message or e-mail. Use the children’s replies to write some stories in three paragraphs. Next, Mrs Barker’s class tell their funny animal stories. The child is asked to read the stories and then to add their own speech bubble to the page. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Pack 2: Lots Of Writing Tasks With An Animal Theme (7-13 years)

Pack 2: Lots Of Writing Tasks With An Animal Theme (7-13 years)

23 pages Imagine That Animals Can Talk: Write An Interview Between Two Animals Read the interviews with Monster the dog and Millie the cat. Ask the child to add to it. They can then write their own interview between two animals. Imagine That You Write For A Pet Problem Page In A Magazine Read the letters on the problem page, written by Raj, the vet. Look at the words he uses to reply - ‘your cat’, ‘I suggest’, ‘would cheer him up…’ Now, ask the child to write a reply to ‘concerned cat lover’ offering more advice. Next, the child should write to Raj about a pet (or a wild animal like a squirrel). They can ask his advice about something that is bothering them, concerning their animals welfare. Invent A Product For A Pet Firstly, the child is asked to invent a new food for their pet and then to invent a weird and wacky product for their pet to use. They can use the ideas provided to help them. Ask the child to draw their invention, to label its main features and to describe how it work and why it is unique. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.
guineapigeducation
Pack 1: Lots Of Writing Tasks With An Animal Theme (7-13 years)

Pack 1: Lots Of Writing Tasks With An Animal Theme (7-13 years)

23 pages Let’s Describe A Pet The child is asked to read the prompts on Hugo the rabbit and Henriki the cat and then to write about their own pet. They are asked to describe their pet - it’s appearance, character and actions. Write To Persuade People To Get A Pet Read the information leaflet about getting a pet. The child is asked to write their own version, persuading pet lovers to get a kitten. They can use the prompts to help them get started. They must remember to use good adjectives in their description, to use alliteration and repetition of initial letter sounds, to form persuasive phrases like ‘cutest cuddliest kitten…’ Next, the child should read ‘New Home’ and write their own persuasive appeal, encouraging people to give money to a charity that helps sick or abandoned animals. This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Written in a lively magazine style format, each pack provides a step by step guide to teach children how to plan and write an animal themed story. The packs also provide starting points to write e-mails, letters, play scripts, diaries, reports and other non fiction texts. The child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary - looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs. This series is recommended for use with children between the ages of 7-11 and provides writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.T.s. The packs will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language,
guineapigeducation
Newspaper Template - Superhero - Literacy KS1

Newspaper Template - Superhero - Literacy KS1

KS1 Literacy - Newspaper Template - Journalistic Writing This is a blank newspaper template based on a superhero called ‘Spinboy’. Pupils can use this template to write their own news report on what happened to the superhero - this document is editable so pupils can change to image to a superhero of their own choice, or draw their own.This is a great activity to develop pupils’ creative skills, as well as their ability to structure writing and include reported speech.
Tes_elements
FREE Grammar Scheme of Work Year 6 Autumn Block 2

FREE Grammar Scheme of Work Year 6 Autumn Block 2

This free Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation scheme of work has been created to support your teaching of the English National Curriculum. We have grouped the Year 6 objectives into blocks for you to teach throughout the academic year, with each block including guidance on what should be taught. The blocks are broken down into smaller steps to enable your pupils to deepen their understanding of grammar, spelling and punctuation. This resource is Autumn Block 2 for Year 6. You can find more resources to support the teaching of this block here.
ClassroomSecrets
Three Little Pigs Dialogue Punctuator Worksheet (Complex) - KS1/KS2 Literacy

Three Little Pigs Dialogue Punctuator Worksheet (Complex) - KS1/KS2 Literacy

KS1/KS2 Literacy - Three Little Pigs Dialogue Punctuator Worksheet This worksheet activity, complete with answers, requires pupils to add punctuation to sentences, based around scenes from ‘Three Little Pigs’. The punctuation has been stripped out from the text for pupils to add back in. This version contains complex speech, which is ideal for more advanced pupils.
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Three Little Pigs Dialogue Punctuator Worksheet (Simple) - KS1/KS2 Literacy

Three Little Pigs Dialogue Punctuator Worksheet (Simple) - KS1/KS2 Literacy

KS1/KS2 Literacy - Three Little Pigs Dialogue Punctuator Worksheet This worksheet activity, complete with answers, requires pupils to add punctuation to sentences, based around scenes from ‘Three Little Pigs’. The punctuation has been stripped out from the text for pupils to add back in. This version contains simple speech, which is ideal for early readers.
Tes_elements