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KS2 Rainforests Knowledge Organiser!

KS2 Rainforests Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to the The Rainforest. It contains comprehensive sections on: The different layers of the rainforest (emergent, canopy, understory/shrub, forest floor) and diagram; Information about where rainforests can be found in the world; Animals of the rainforest (including distribution, images, habitat, size/weight, and key facts); Timeline of deforestation; The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Reptile and Amphibian Picture to Name Memory

Reptile and Amphibian Picture to Name Memory

MORE THAN JUST A MEMORY GAME!! Though this was created as a memory game, its cards can be used for so many other fun and educational activities, games and study aides. Print these pages out double-sided. This will make the page containing a colorful design the cover, or top, of the cards. Laminate the printed sheets to make for more durable playing cards (printing with card stock can also help with durability). Cut the cards along the black line. Once cut, mix the cards up, lay them out, and take turns flipping cards over. Kids will be exercising their memory, learning, and having fun while doing so! :)
mk115116
Animals and Habitats Unit & speaking task cards

Animals and Habitats Unit & speaking task cards

A new unit for English learners! You get 29 pages of speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice, including 6 pages of differentiated speaking cards, differentiated opinion writing pages, and more! Included in this unit: -36 differentiated speaking task cards -descriptive writing with visuals and a word bank -compare and contrast habitats -cut, paste, and write vocabulary practice -4 opinion writing pages -4 simple sentence writing pages - perfect for a class book! -flashcards with habitat words …and more! Use this unit to develop young learners’ understanding of animals, habitats, and the world around them. It’s a great way to get students talking about the world around them! Follow me on Pinterest and Instagram for more great ideas!
missv_el
Rainforest Bundle-Art, Music, Drama

Rainforest Bundle-Art, Music, Drama

This bundle includes three lesson plans with resources to be used with the cross-curricular rainforest theme. Art, Drama and Music are all covered in this bundle. All individual lesson plans can be found on their own in my shop however purchasing the entire bundle is cheaper and more beneficial in terms of its fluidity.
amy092
The Forest Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography Nature

The Forest Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography Nature

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘The Forest’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
The history of Earth Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The history of Earth Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins of Earth Day and how the day has managed to become the biggest secular observance in the world. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, and a fun word search. The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Earth Day Games & Puzzles Set (interactive)  Grade 6-10, Year 7 - 11 (3 products)

Earth Day Games & Puzzles Set (interactive) Grade 6-10, Year 7 - 11 (3 products)

(Adobe Reader 9 or above). Crossword: This resource contains a Crossword to consolidate understanding of some of the recycling terminology and processes. All materials allow for differentiated learning and include the following: interactive quizzes timed and non-timed (run index file in a *browser) printable word search and crossword Set of answers *(Please note that Safari and Microsoft Edge could not display interactive quizzes when tested) Matching Pairs Game: Each game is timed at 2:15 minutes, 10 pairs to match to complete game. The highest score possible is 100. Spot the Difference: Original image on left, click on the opposite image to identify differences. No time constraints on this activity. 10 errors to find. Answers have been included. All images: sourced under Creative Commons CC0. Review: Please be so kind as to review your purchase, once you have used it with your learners. This helps me to make any necessary improvements to the resource. I welcome constructive feedback. If you require any adjustments to the resource(s) please contact me and I will endeavour to meet your needs wherever possible. Many thanks.
ResourcesandCourses
Earth Day Games & Puzzles Set (interactive) Grade 2 - 5, Year 3 - 6 (3 products)

Earth Day Games & Puzzles Set (interactive) Grade 2 - 5, Year 3 - 6 (3 products)

Word Search: This resource contains a Word Search to help increase technical vocabulary associated with Recycling. Great starter activity and and a fun introduction. All materials allow for differentiated learning and include the following: interactive quizzes timed and non-timed (run index file in a *browser) printable word search Set of answers *(Please note that Safari and Microsoft Edge could not display interactive quizzes when tested) Hangman Game (monkey interface): 90 seconds time limit on each word. A couple of challenging words included for this age range. Having a word wall on the classroom wall might help. Sounds can be a little annoying, but these can be turned off. Words covered: Recycle, Compost, Climate, Ozone, Rainforest, Pollution, Biodegradable, Environment Jigsaws: 5 stunning jigsaws. 400 x 400, 16 pieces against the timer (2:31 minutes each). Good for hand/eye coordination. Jigsaws have been packaged into an interactive pdf - please make sure you have Adobe Reader Version 9 or above. Also included is an HTML version. This version scatters pieces more, making it more challenging; however sometimes the pieces seem to be hidden behind the timer, so click reset before starting the puzzle to make sure you can see them all. Note: Ensure once downloads are unzipped that you keep ALL files in their folders and right click on the Index.html to open it, or drag it into the URL bar. Seems to work best in Firefox, IE, Microsoft Edge or Safari. Please make sure your Flash Player is up-to-date. All images: sourced under Creative Commons CC0. Review: Please be so kind as to review your purchase, once you have used it with your learners. This helps me to make any necessary improvements to the resource. I welcome constructive feedback. If you require any adjustments to the resource(s) please contact me and I will endeavour to meet your needs wherever possible. Many thanks.
ResourcesandCourses
Earth Day Tic Tac Toe Enquiry Activity

Earth Day Tic Tac Toe Enquiry Activity

Homework suddenly becomes FUN and meaningful! Double whammy! Be the coolest teacher in the school with these engaging inquiry based tasks focusing on Earth Day. 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 Tic Tac Toe. The activities focus on the Key Concepts, Learner Profile and the IB Attitudes, requiring the children to show their thinking and explain their solutions. Every one of the transdisciplinary 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. 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 CCSS and the IB Primary Years Programme. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.pypteachingtools.com
susanpowers09
Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

595 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as 8 PowerPoints so that they can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 7

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 7

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
KS1 Dance Bundle - 36 Lessons of Dance!

KS1 Dance Bundle - 36 Lessons of Dance!

This bundle is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum. SOW: Caribbean Calypso (Caribbean/Holidays topic) Celebrations (Rainforest topic) The Beatles Rock and Roll (Liverpool Local History topic) Under the Sea (Sea Creatures topic) Titanic Waltz (Titanic topic) Toys (Toys/Christmas topic) Each SOW has 6 detailed lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Also Included are: Picture card resources (needs printing and laminating) Video tutorials needed for some steps YouTube links to music needed Enjoy!
samjball
KS1 Dance - Rainforest topic - Celebrations SOW

KS1 Dance - Rainforest topic - Celebrations SOW

This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of Rainforests (or any topic connected to rainforests, Brazil, carnival or celebration). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Included are pictures of rainforest animals that I printed out and laminated to make ‘rainforest animal cards’ that are needed in the lessons. I used rainforest sounds with the delivery of the SOW: For the dance routine itself I used ‘Beautiful Creatures’ from the Rio 2 soundtrack: Enjoy!
samjball
Bumper Year 2  SATs Comprehension Revision Pack

Bumper Year 2 SATs Comprehension Revision Pack

A pack of 20 year 2 SATs style non-fiction comprehensions. This is the second pack we have uploaded and contains a wide range of topics, including: Asian countries (x3) Habitats (x3) Historical figures from the history curriculum (x4) Space (x2) How tos (x5) Living things (x3) Each booklet comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions and a similar layout. Perfect to use in the run-up to SATs as either a start of day activity, a main part of a lesson or to send home to parents for children to practise at home. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
rainforest artwork

rainforest artwork

A simple but very effective piece of artwork created using repeating patterns and developing pastel work. Works really well with y3.
prestonlol81
Science Investigations Bundle

Science Investigations Bundle

Various resources to support planning of science investigations. Bundle includes: -Cress Investigation - Effects of Exercise investigation - Waterproof materials - Shadows investigation - Sugar in drinks (full lesson plan & accompanying resources) Bundle will save 40% off individual resource prices!
DosbarthJJ
Maths - Year 1

Maths - Year 1

A variety of maths activities to support teaching of various maths topics. Used in a year 1 class. All resources can easily be edited and are presented as word docs as well as pdf. Bundle includes: -2D Shapes - Addition & Subtraction Sums - Capacity - Temperature - Coordinates & positional language - Counting in 2s - Doubling & Halving - Measuring Length & Weight - Money (coin recognition, adding & calculating change) - Numbers as words - Odd & Even Numbers - Symmetry Enjoy all of these resources at over 50% discounted price!
DosbarthJJ
Comparing Weather

Comparing Weather

Differentiated activity sheets for comparing weather. Activity asks children to compare the weather in Wales & the Caribbean, but can easily be changed to suit various locations. Used with a year 1 class.
DosbarthJJ
Rainforest Poem

Rainforest Poem

A rainforest poem example & low ability writing frame. Poem focuses on the 5 senses, following a pattern. Used with a year 1 class. Sensory word bank included.
DosbarthJJ
Layers of the Rainforest

Layers of the Rainforest

Children to label and write about the features of the different layers of a rainforest. Differentiated worksheets, used in a year 1 class.
DosbarthJJ
Monkey Song

Monkey Song

Taken from the play script Gordon's Jungle Grumble, the monkey rule song is an original simple song written to form part of an assembly or show for Key Stage 1 children. Written specifically for children learning English or Early Years pupils this fun song will enthuse and have your kids singing and dancing along to the monkey jive. This download will give you the lyrics for the song. You can enjoy listening via the Youtube link https://youtu.be/V5nBOEo_t4s If you would like the backing track without the vocals and all the accompanying teacher notes for the show it can be downloaded as part of the script for Gordon's Jungle Grumble. Thank you in advance for your download and look out for more fun songs and stories coming to my store soon...Any feedback is much appreciated.
ClassBerry
Endangered animals and conservation issues

Endangered animals and conservation issues

I have bundled together ten resources which focus on endangered animals and conservation issues . Polar bears, sea turtles and albatrosses all face particular problems in our seas and oceans. These resources take a look at these creatures and how they are adapted to their natural environment and what steps we must take in order for them to survive in greater numbers. The problem of plastic waste is a recurring theme in several of these resources. This bundle includes quizzes, comprehensions , poetry and puzzles which will engage pupils and inspire them to do their own independent research. Suitable for ages 7 and upwards.
jlimb
Cress Investigation

Cress Investigation

An investigation designed to test the best material to plant cress in order to support germination. Resources include a PowerPoint to support investigation planning and evaluation sheets following the investigation.
DosbarthJJ
Year 2 Reading Comprehension Mega-Bundle - Science

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Mega-Bundle - Science

***Fantastic Value*** A huge bundle of 17 non-fiction SATs style reading comprehensions for year 2. The bundle covers the entire Science curriculum for year 2, so is perfect for cross-curricular learning. Each comprehension booklet has three differentiated levels and includes answers. They are all based on the SATs reading papers from recent years. The following are included: Inventors of materials Materials and forces Properties of materials Plants Staying healthy Basic needs for survival How animals change as they grow Habitats Microhabitats The ocean The seashore Woodlands Rainforest animals Food chains Minibeasts Reptiles Is it alive, dead or has never been alive?
blossomingminds
Year 2 Reading Comprehension Pack - Living Things and Habitats  - Science

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Pack - Living Things and Habitats - Science

A bundle of eight year 2 SATs style reading comprehension booklets, all with the theme of Living Things and Habitats. A perfect way to prepare for SATs and cover the habitats part of the Science curriculum. Each booklet contains a similar style of questions to the SATs reading paper and is laid out in a similar way. They are all differentiated three ways and contain answers. The following themes are covered: Habitats The Ocean The Seashore Woodlands Rainforest Animals Food Chains Microhabitats (free) Is it alive, dead or has never been alive? PDF file format and editable Microsoft Word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Year 2 Reading Comprehension - Habitats - Science

Year 2 Reading Comprehension - Habitats - Science

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension booklet for year 2. It is all about habitats and covers what a habitat is, followed by a short look at deserts, oceans, cities, rainforests, woodlands and seashores. The booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of ‘what,’ ‘how,’ and ‘why’ questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Year 2 SATs style comprehension - Habitats - Woodlands - Science

Year 2 SATs style comprehension - Habitats - Woodlands - Science

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2. The booklet is all about woodlands, so is perfect for teaching about the science topic of habitats. It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of ‘what,’ ‘where,’ and ‘why’ questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Interactive Music Symbols Games-Google Slides/Adobe Reader-Outdoor Adventures

Interactive Music Symbols Games-Google Slides/Adobe Reader-Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures -Music Symbols and Terms is an interactive Outdoor themed Music game designed for both Google Slides and Adobe Reader (PDF). It allows students go on a virtual adventure visiting different scenes to help the children with practicing their music skills and provide teachers an opportunity to assess students in the process. Students will learn about various woodland animals and outdoor activities in the process of practicing music skills. Students pick a person or animal while searching for forest friends. In the process, they get music questions to practice. When they get it correct, they learn an interesting fact about the animal or the activity pictured. This is a great back to school review activity or one to play any time during the year! It is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom and differentiate instruction. It also helps students (especially second language learners) develop language skills and vocabulary development. But, most importantly, it provides lots of fun while learning about Music! When designing this product, I was thinking of how my own students love to take turns playing games in my class. They can’t get enough of it and always want “another turn.” This product has plenty of opportunities for students to have several turns during one class, or over several class periods. This game can be projected for a class to play at once or used on an iPad or tablet for individual for small group/center play. It can be assigned through Google Classroom as a way to practice skills independently. It takes the place of flash cards! Each location is like a mini game It can be played over one or several class periods. LOTS of content here! I hope your students enjoy Outdoor Adventures Interactive Music Symbols and Terms Game as much as my students have! What’s included: Google Slides link and QR code Adobe PDF game Suggestions for Gameplay Scoring Sheets Score cards
cathyscoolcreations
Interactive Music Note Reading game-Google Slides /Adobe Reader-Outdoor Adventures

Interactive Music Note Reading game-Google Slides /Adobe Reader-Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures -Music Note Reading Game is an interactive outdoor themed Music game designed for both Google Slides and Adobe Reader (PDF). It allows students go on a virtual adventure visiting different scenes to help the children with practicing their music skills and provide teachers an opportunity to assess students in the process. Students will learn about various woodland animals and outdoor activities in the process of practicing math skills. Students pick a person or animal while searching for forest friends. In the process, they get music questions to practice. When they get it correct, they learn an interesting fact about the animal or the activity pictured. This is a great back to school review activity or one to play any time during the year! It is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom and differentiate instruction. It also helps students (especially second language learners) develop language skills and vocabulary development. But, most importantly, it provides lots of fun while learning about Music! When designing this product, I was thinking of how my own students love to take turns playing games in my class. They can’t get enough of it and always want “another turn.” This product has plenty of opportunities for students to have several turns during one class, or over several class periods. This game can be projected for a class to play at once or used on an iPad or tablet for individual for small group/center play. It can be assigned through Google Classroom as a way to practice skills independently. It takes the place of flash cards! Each location is like a mini game It can be played over one or several class periods. LOTS of content here! I hope your students enjoy Outdoor Adventures Interactive Music Symbols and Terms Game as much as my students have! What’s included: Google Slides link and QR code Adobe PDF game Suggestions for Gameplay Scoring Sheets Score cards
cathyscoolcreations
Animals Science TEACCH Tasks

Animals Science TEACCH Tasks

A brilliant 'Animals' Science TEACCH pack to add to your file folders. Great for your students with SEND, especially your students with Autism. These tasks help to consolidate knowledge for the 'animals including humans' science topic, as well as working on independence and fine motor skills. This Pack covers most of the'animals' objectives from KS1 National Curriculum Science topic 'Animals including Humans' Some of the file folders also have two levels to help you differentiate and to provide further challenge for those students who are ready to move on. Print out the pack and cut out the required pieces (all of the pages that need to be cut are clearly labelled) laminate and then add Velcro. Pop activity into a file folder or box and you are ready to go! Please leave a rating and feedback. Any questions and queries, don't hesitate to ask! Please check out my other TEACCH file folder tasks as well as other Special Education resources.
theautismplayground
A Brief History of... - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts Vol.2 (save 75%)

A Brief History of... - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts Vol.2 (save 75%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts through time / history… After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Endangered species plant pots

Endangered species plant pots

This creative and practical activity is aimed at primary school children, who will require the help of an adult for scissor use. Children will select an endangered species from Arkive.org, to recreate in plant pot form. They must read about the habitat where the animal lives and recreate this using another plastic pot as a drip tray for excess water. The students will then fill the pots with soil and plant their seeds. As well as teaching students about the environments in which endangered species live, the importance of reusing or recycling plastic can also be highlighted throughout, as an additional educational element. Students can also learn about the life cycle of plants while their seeds grow into seedlings, then fully grown plants. Find out more about endangered species: arkive.org/endangered-species/ Find out more about plastics and their effect on the environment: www.arkive.org/c/marine-plastics Find out more about plants: arkive.org/education/teaching-resources-7-11#resourcePlants
ARKive
Amazon Rainforest Internet Research - Animals KS1

Amazon Rainforest Internet Research - Animals KS1

Teach year 1 and 2 children how to use the Internet to research information. Using a specific wildlife website, challenge your children to complete the four worksheets by retrieving basic information. Use this opportunity to teach children how to: -navigate backwards and forwards through web pages. -recognise a link to a new page when the cursor turns to a hand. -minimise and maximise.
martinjgoulden
KS1 Jungle Animal theme dance planning

KS1 Jungle Animal theme dance planning

Included in this pack is a 4 week lesson plan which is broken into separate lessons, resulting in groups of children to create a dance to the jungle theme music. Each lesson includes objectives, teaching and assessment points. Warm up song 'Walking in the Jungle' (This brilliant clip was found from the link below) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoSq-yZcJ-4 Main jungle theme song (included in the pack), created by me (features animal jungle sounds) is to be used for the main dance. This dance topic is suitable for children from Early Years to Year 3. I have taught it with several year groups and they have thoroughly enjoyed it! It's great fun filming the finished dances and allowing the children to watch them back and give peer feedback. Please leave feedback if you purchase and use this resource. Thank you :)
rach-831