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Non-fiction reading - Shark Attack

Non-fiction reading - Shark Attack

A lesson on non-fiction reading using an article entitled 'I survived a shark attack'. Developed with Eduqas GCSE syllabus in mind but suitable for all exam boards.

By a.snowball

Road's End - Transactional Writing

Road's End - Transactional Writing

5 lessons based on the short animation Road's End (available on The Literacy Shed or through attached link). The lessons cover: newspaper articles, reports and informal letters. Used successfully with low ability KS4.

By a.snowball

Key Stage 1- Big Write/ Let's Write stimulus.

Key Stage 1- Big Write/ Let's Write stimulus.

54 task sheets with stimulus to challenge your pupils to write in a variety of genres independently. All task sheets include instructions, steps to success and self evaluation sections and most include a visual image.

By kep1987

What is Pokémon Go?”

What is Pokémon Go?”

This reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsround text which answers the question, “What is Pokémon Go?”  In addition the text explains concerns that have been raised about this latest craze, which sees players collect Pokémon characters on their mobile device, warning of the risks of not be concentrating on the surroundings and the possibility that children may meet strangers while they are looking for the characters. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3 and supports aspects of learning in SMSC.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question

By Headway_Learning

Understanding Anxiety Comprehension

Understanding Anxiety Comprehension

To coincide with the theme of World Health Day, this resource supports a BBC Newsround text which explains what anxiety is and what young people should do if they feel anxious. The resource contains 2 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS2 and supports learning in SMSC.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.

By Headway_Learning

Hedgehogs Comprehension

Hedgehogs Comprehension

A seasonal theme to our reading comprehension with BBC report describing ways that people can help hedgehogs and other garden wildlife.  Included are links to activities such as a template to cut a hole in a garden fence to create a ‘hedgehog highway’. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It supports learning in SMSC and could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.

By Headway_Learning

Oranguatans Comprehension

Oranguatans Comprehension

This reading comprehension supports a BBC news report of a recent discovery that orang-utans, which were previously thought to be herbivores, do on occasion eat meat.  Since humans and orang-utans share a common ancestor, this has led scientists to speculate about the diet of our early ancestors. The resource contains 3 differentiated worksheets, with content domain references and answers.

By Headway_Learning

Year 5 and 6 Grammar and punctuation pack

Year 5 and 6 Grammar and punctuation pack

I have bundled together lots of my most useful SPAG resources I use with year 6. It includes: word mats, posters, word banks, work sheets and grids. The resources cover a range of things including: adverbs, hyphens, active/passive voice, modal verbs, sentence types and more. The resources are child friendly and easy to use. Individually it would cost £15.49 to buy all these resources. I am selling them for less than half the price as a bundle to wish you all a happy start to the new school year. Enjoy

By richbreeds

Is there water on Mars?

Is there water on Mars?

Scientists believe that they may have found traces of water on the surface of Mars.  Although the discovery has not yet been confirmed, it may pave the way for future manned exploration as water would be required for the production of rocket fuel as well as human consumption.  This comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround text about the discovery. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.

By Headway_Learning