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Discovery Through A DOG's WORLD  >BIG Elementary Reader > Activities & Discussions

Discovery Through A DOG's WORLD >BIG Elementary Reader > Activities & Discussions

Discover Through A DOG’s WORLD Includes: A Picture Book of One Puppy Dog’s DISCOVERIES A Variety of Environment Themes & Adventures LARGE Type Fonts for EASY Reading Chapter Associated Ideas, Discussions & Activities Printable 8.5 x 11 Format Perfect for Introducing DISCOVERY Themes! This book uses Toby the dog to help understand the concept of discovery. His tales can be read as a cohesive story, and the suggested questions and activities can be introduced at will. The topic of discovery is a key ingredient for life. This is an essential message to foster in young minds for discovery leads to great inventions. Enjoy Toby’s journey! Perfect for classrooms, home schooling, and other venues.
PattyAnnsPetProject
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Animal Classification – Sorting Activity and Worksheets

Animal Classification – Sorting Activity and Worksheets

This is a great whole class teaching activity while children work in groups to identify different groups of animals. Each and every group is given a full set of flash cards, key headings and features to sort out into vertebrates, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians, crustaceans, molluscs, insects and minibeasts while cooperatively making decisions and discussing the different possibilities. You can provide each group with 4 x A3 sheets of paper (attached together) and glue sticks/ blu tack to create group posters in order to share and present findings with the rest of the class….a lot more discussions there! As follow up activities, I have created a number of charts to use key information/clues to identify animal groups as well as worksheets: **Vertebrates – mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians: ** • Chart: Answer the questions to identify each group of animals. Write the name of each group within the key. • Table: Recording animal features - tick or colour • Facts about mammals: Complete sentences using word bank – and label/name animals (pictures). • Facts about birds: Complete sentences using word bank – and name where (place) they mostly live. • Facts about fish: Complete sentences using word bank - and label body parts. • Facts about reptiles: Complete sentences using word bank – and illustrate skin type/pattern. • Facts about amphibians: Complete sentences using word bank - and label body parts. • Facts about sea mammals: Complete sentences using word bank - and label body parts. • Write the names of these animals (from list) in the correct group. **Invertebrates – molluscs, crustaceans, insects, minibeast : ** • Chart: Answer the questions to identify each group of animals. Write the name of each group within the key. • Challenge! Chart: Sort and group each question and animal groups. Place them in the correct order to complete the chart (cut and paste activity). • Facts about molluscs: Complete sentences using word bank - and label body parts. • Facts about crustaceans: Complete sentences using word bank - and label body parts. **Invertebrates – insects and minibeasts: ** • Chart: Answer the questions to identify each group of animals. Write the name of each group within the key. • Facts about insects and minibeasts: Complete sentences using word bank - and label body parts of a mosquito. • Match each group of animals (mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects) with a place where they are mostly likely to live (illustrations of different environments). Includes 1 Word Mat with key animal features Thanks for looking :)
mariedp
Woodland Mammal Posters

Woodland Mammal Posters

A set of woodland mammal posters for use in classroom displays. See Woodland Mammals PowerPoint and Woodland Mammals Word Mat. Visit www.knightowl.education for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Woodland Mammals Word Mat

Woodland Mammals Word Mat

A word mat to assist children in their written work about mammals living in the forests and woodlands of the UK See also Woodland Mammals PowerPoint and Woodland Mammals Posters. Visit www.knightowl.education to find more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Woodland Mammals

Woodland Mammals

Photos of woodland mammals which can be used for Year 1 working scientifically - identifying and classifying. The powerpoint includes information on each animals. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Rainforests KS2 Knowledge Organiser!

Rainforests KS2 Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to rainforests. 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
Zoo Animal Picture Memory

Zoo Animal Picture 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
Insect Bug Picture Memory

Insect Bug Picture 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
Forest Animal Picture and Name Memory

Forest Animal Picture and 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
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
Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension

Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension

FREE SET Develop your pupils’ comprehension skills with this FREE mountain animals close reading pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five mountain animals. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop pupil comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following mountain animals: -Lynx -Mountain Goats -Brown Bears -Mountain Lions -Deer Alternative US spelling worksheets included. Please take a look these similar resources: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle
HollyRachel
Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle

Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle

Save over 30% when buying as a bundle! Develop your pupils’ reading comprehension skills with this fantastic animals close reading bundle featuring 30 animals in total. Included are six comprehension sets, each with five non-fiction original reading passages based on five animals in similar habitats. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop student comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are answer sheets for each passage and set of questions. The animals included in the bundle are: Arctic Animals -Polar Bears -Reindeer -Arctic Foxes -Walruses -Snowy Owls African Animals -Polar Bears -Reindeer -Arctic Foxes -Walruses -Snowy Owls Amazon Rainforest Animals -Jaguars -Toucans -Sloths -Red-eyed tree frogs -Howler monkeys Desert Animals -Camels -Meerkats -Fennec foxes -Rattlesnakes -Scorpions Australian Animals -Kangaroos -Koalas -Platypuses -Kookaburras -Possums Ocean Creatures -Dolphins -Octopuses -Sea Turtles -Clownfish -Great White Sharks US and UK alternative spelling included. Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Find the individual resources included in this bundle here: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
HollyRachel
Desert Animals Reading Comprehension

Desert Animals Reading Comprehension

Develop your pupils’ reading skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five desert animals written by myself. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop pupil comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following desert animals: -Camels -Meerkats -Fennec foxes -Rattlesnakes -Scorpions Please see the slide show of files included for an example of one of the passages, questions and answer sheet. US and UK alternative spelling included. Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Please take a look these similar resources: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
HollyRachel
Evolution Assembly or Class Play

Evolution Assembly or Class Play

Evolution Assembly or Class Play Cast of 30 (easily adjustable) Duration: Around 20 minutes without the inclusion of music suggestions. This script has ‘serious factual content’ including a timeline from the beginning of time to the present, but it has plenty of humour including a seriously bad set of jokes at the end! This assembly or class play is based on the Evolution and Inheritance unit of study and has the following coverage: How fossils record changes that living things undergo over millions of years Shared characteristics of parents and offspring Adaptation and evolution of animals and plants in order to survive in different habitats/how characteristics are acquired rather than inherited/natural selection How creatures change over long periods of time Sample Text: (Enter Giant Tortoise slowly) Narrator: (Sarcastically) In your own time! Giant Tortoise: Hey! No need to rush! And it’s not like I have any predators to run from. Narrator: Just as well! Have you had far to come? Giant Tortoise: I live on the Galapagos islands, off the South American coast. Narrator: Whoa! That’s a long way! Giant Tortoise: Not as far as Mr Darwin travelled on his five-year trip! Narrator: So, you met the great man? (Enter Finch) Finch: We certainly did! Took some of us home with him! (Enter Darwin) Darwin: (To Giant Tortoise and Finch) You got me thinking about (To Giant Tortoise) Different patterned shells (To Finch) Different shaped beaks. You see, these creatures were different on each island suggesting they had adapted to their immediate environment. Giant Tortoise & Finch: (Together) Fascinating! (Exit Giant Tortoise & Finch) Narrator: Shall we look at some other examples? Darwin: (Enthusiastically) Certainly! Music 3 Parade of the Charioteers (Enter Stag and Peacock, both strutting proudly across stage) Stag: Look at my fine antlers! (Looks at audience) Anyone want to take me on? Peacock: Huh! No need for any violence! Just look at my magnificent display (opens tail to full effect). Who could not be impressed with me? Narrator: (Thoughtfully) Hmm. They are rather winning features Stag: It’s called ‘survival of the fittest’! Peacock: You’ve gotta have what it takes you know!
suesplays
KS2 Pond and Woodland Outdoor Learning Curriculum

KS2 Pond and Woodland Outdoor Learning Curriculum

Key Stage 2 Pond and Woodland Outdoor Learning Curriculum This booklet has been designed in line with the KS2 Primary National Curriculum for teachers to take their pupil’s learning outdoors. The creative lesson ideas and activities have been carefully created and some have been adapted from suitable sources, all of which have been credited at the end of the document. The lessons cover a variety of subjects such as English, Maths, Science, Art, Computing, Religious Education and Geography in order to fully embed outdoor learning across the curriculum. For each lesson idea, the corresponding Primary National Curriculum objectives have been clearly stated for ease of use. This booklet was originally created specifically for a Junior School’s pond and woodland area, however, after receiving a lot of interest on our Twitter page, we have decided to publish this resource in order to inspire others to take teaching outdoors! We hope that this booklet is useful to you and would greatly appreciate a review! #projectpond
projectpond
Parts of a Flower. Pollination and Fertilisation Lesson

Parts of a Flower. Pollination and Fertilisation Lesson

KS2 Science PowerPoint Lesson and worksheets on parts of a flower, pollination and fertilisation. This is the fourth lesson in a series of Year 3 Science lessons on Plants. Corresponds to the Year 3 Science statutory requirements: explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal. Can also be used in Year 5 : describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals. 17 pages including the front cover and Hoppy Times terms and conditions. In this lesson, students learn about the main parts of a flower (petals, sepals, pistil, stigma with anthers, etc.) and their functions. This is an opportunity for the students to learn about the flower parts as they dissect them. I recommend using daffodils, lillies or tulips. A couple of paper flowers are also included for cutting out if live flowers are not available. Students also learn about the processes of pollination and fertilisation. The PowerPoint is provided with explanations, video links, interactive activities and a plenary. Also included are differentiated dissection mats - the idea is for the student to remove the flower parts and put them in correct places on the mat. They can then be secured by sticky back plastic or tape. Bonus - Flower Parts Poster and 3 labelling worksheets (differentiated). The PowerPoint is editable, making it easier to customise and tailor to the needs of your class. HoppyTimes
hoppytimes
Food and Digestion - A unit of work

Food and Digestion - A unit of work

21 Files for a unit of work on Food and Digestion. Broadly aimed at Key Stages 2 and 3 although all files are fully editable to suit different ages and abilities. Includes: Balanced diet and food types powerpoint presentation. Food types photos and associated worksheets, depending on ability and age. Tooth structure teacher notes and diagrams Booklet making activity - How to look after your teeth The digestive system outline diagram with differentiated labeling activity Digestion quiz Digestion key facts test Digestion key vocabulary homework ‘The Journey of Food’ - Differentiated storyboard activity showing how food passes through the body Homework task for model gut experiment Differentiated ICT / library research activity - Key vitamins and their role in the body.
dmcockerill
Reduce Reuse Recycle Sorting Activity

Reduce Reuse Recycle Sorting Activity

This resource is perfect for your Reduce Reuse Recycle Unit or any other caring for the environment study. It has 15 sorting cards to cut and paste into either the reduce, reuse or recycle areas on a ‘Y’ chart. I used this activity to start a ‘Trash to Treasure’ unit that my class did. I have included both a color version and a black and white version for you to choose from
Kiwilander
The Life Cycle of a Jellyfish

The Life Cycle of a Jellyfish

A powerpoint to describe the life cycle of a Jellyfish along with a “cut and stick” worksheet for the children to complete the life cycle. Aimed at Year 1 class, but it is an editable document so can be differentiated.
selbymeg
Outdoor science: keyword scavenger hunt

Outdoor science: keyword scavenger hunt

This lesson developed by accident when I asked the children to find there own seeds for a lesson on looking at seeds. They came back with all parts of the plant, showing me how little knowledge they had of the parts of a plant when exposed to the choice of the outside world. Some great ideas. Part of a series.
Bonterre
AQA GCSE GCSE Biology (B2) lesson pack - Trilogy and triple science lessons

AQA GCSE GCSE Biology (B2) lesson pack - Trilogy and triple science lessons

This pack contains all the lessons for teaching Biology Unit 1 (B1) of the new 2018 AQA GCSE specifications for Combined Science: Trilogy and GCSE Biology. All these lessons have the following features embedded: Lessons have Bloom’s Taxonomy embedded throughout which are also graded for differentiation. Stretch and challenge tasks throughout (including Grade 8-9+ questions and extended writing) AfL (3 progress checks per lesson embedded) Differentiation is strong as has been noted in all formal school observations for the last 2 years of teaching AQA. Observations of these lessons has always evidenced that these lessons are consistently of a ‘good’ OFSTED standard. Narrative of lesson structure is clear and focused as well as engaging. Pre-starter prepared. All lessons are geared with top-down approach pedagogy and provide inclusive differentiation for low attaining and medium attaining pupils as well. All lessons should be ‘tweaked’ to the needs of your own pupils. This pack contains all the additional lessons for B1 triple science. Note: Plant Growth and tropism -*** lessons to be added by June 30 2018*** Kidney and Kidney Dialysis -*** lessons to be added by June 30 2018*** Asexual and Sexual Reproduction - lessons to be added by June 30 2018 You can also purchase the B1 lessons separately (which also include the B2 triple science lessons).
ranw123
Revision Exam Question Packs

Revision Exam Question Packs

A collection of large exam question packs with Mark Schemes for each of the units for the new 2018 AQA GCSE specifications for Combined Science: Trilogy. These question packs have a focus on developing students’ use of numeracy skills, handling data as well as extended writing of complex concepts in biology, chemistry and physics.
ranw123
Clasification and Evolution

Clasification and Evolution

A complete and comprehensive collection of various files. Unit of work looks at Lab safety, comparative qualities of animals and much much more
hindlebank
AQA GCSE Biology Unit 1 (B1)  - Trilogy and Triple science pack

AQA GCSE Biology Unit 1 (B1) - Trilogy and Triple science pack

This pack contains all the lessons for teaching Biology Unit 1 (B1) of the new 2018 AQA GCSE specifications for Combined Science: Trilogy and GCSE Biology. All these lessons have the following features embedded: Lessons have Bloom’s Taxonomy embedded throughout which are also graded for differentiation. Stretch and challenge tasks throughout (including Grade 8-9+ questions and extended writing) AfL (3 progress checks per lesson embedded) Differentiation is strong as has been noted in all formal school observations for the last 2 years of teaching AQA. Observations of these lessons has always evidenced that these lessons are consistently of a ‘good’ OFSTED standard. Narrative of lesson structure is clear and focused as well as engaging. Pre-starter prepared. All lessons are geared with top-down approach pedagogy and provide inclusive differentiation for low attaining and medium attaining pupils as well. All lessons should be ‘tweaked’ to the needs of your own pupils. This pack contains all the additional lessons for B1 triple science. Note: Cell Structure -*** lessons to be added by May 31 2018*** Cell Divsion -*** lessons to be added by May 31 2018*** Trabnsport in Cells - lessons to be added by May 31 2018 Any feedback is much appreciated. You can also purchase the B2 lessons separately (which also include the B2 triple science lessons).
ranw123
Frog Life Cycle printable activity

Frog Life Cycle printable activity

These activity sheets feature a drawn frog life cycle wheel which can be coloured in and put together by students or used as a teaching aid. Also included are blank copies of the life cycle wheel activity which can be illustrated by students themselves, either for a frog or the life cycle of another creature. The activity is suitable for use within a science lesson or as a separate, topic related, art session.
TheArtTA
Roald Dahl Bundle

Roald Dahl Bundle

10 resources all Roald Dahl novels, workbooks, writing and literacy worksheets great forupper KS1 and KS2 a bargain if you buy all 10. Includes quiz and timeline as well as fascinating facts. save 68% if you buy this bundle
teachercellar
Science Comprehensions Year 3

Science Comprehensions Year 3

These differentiated comprehensions cover ALL the Year 3 topics and each one comes complete with a separate answer sheet. Parts of a Plant x2 Seed Dispersal x2 Food and Nutrition x2 Skeletons and Muscles x2 Rocks and Soils x2 Light and Shadows x2 Magnetism x2 Each comprehension has two versions which visually look very different so that it obvious that the children have NOT all been given the same work.
davlae
Summer Practice Packet: 1st Grade

Summer Practice Packet: 1st Grade

This packet includes Printables to help prevent Summer Slide in your graduating first graders. Topics include addition, outer space, cutting skills, and more. A printable activity tracker is also included in the packet for students to keep track of how many activities they’ve completed! Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more printable and digital resources for preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up. Plus, if you invite families to create FREE classroom-linked accounts, you’ll be able to assign digital Learning Activities that your students can access at home all summer long.
ABCmouseforTeachers
Bug Hotel Power point and Letter Home

Bug Hotel Power point and Letter Home

Such a fun lesson! As art of teaching microhabitats my class and I created one large bug hotel in our garden area, it could also be done in any forest area nearby, but the closer the better as you can visit and investigate the bugs and which environment they’re most drawn too. Included is a brief powerpoint encouraging the children with ideas of what it may look like and natural environments for different types of insects. I would send the parental letter out a week or two before so they can help out with the items needed. Enjoy!
frazert2
Lions informative writing non chronological report and word search

Lions informative writing non chronological report and word search

This animated Power Point resource showcases the lion and informs students about a multitude of interesting facts surrounding this magnificent creature. The pupils learn about the symbolic significance of the lion as well as scientific details. They will discover lions in ancient art works, on national flags and displayed on coats of arms. They will learn the differences between male and female lions and some amazing statistics about these magnificent animals. Included in this resource are comprehension questions, a word search and further information about hybrids such as ligers and tigons. Students have the opportunity to think creatively and produce their own hybrids and draw scientific diagrams of their favourites. There is plenty here to promote further discussion and wider research. This resource would be useful when producing informative writing and non chronological reports. Alongside the Power Point is a word document which could be used independently as a homework task perhaps. All answers are included on the word document. Suitable for ages 10+
jlimb
Pet Care Assembly for Key Stage I

Pet Care Assembly for Key Stage I

Pet Care Assembly for Key Stage I This script is a totally moveable feast! The cast consists of Narrator (Class Teacher) plus 30 pets - the number and type of pets can, of course, be changed to match any class requirement. Although it is full of humorous moments, the message behind it is a serious one - that of taking the business of pet care itself seriously. The length of this performance is around 10 - 15 minutes *plus - allowing for ‘parade’ and ‘additions’ from children themselves i.e. information about their particular pets. It could potentially be double this length depending on how much additional information and suggested poetry is included. Great fun. Would love to see this performed! Sample Text: Narrator: You see, pets do take a lot of looking after. They are a big responsibility! (Pauses) What do you think is the most important part of looking after a pet? Child 4: Making it happy? Narrator: Correct! Child 5: And healthy! Narrator: Well done! So, you have to do a lot of homework before you even choose a pet. Child 6: Sounds like being at school! Child 7: Having a pet is meant to be fun! Narrator: But it’s no fun for your pet if it’s not looked after properly. Take that Great Dane, for example. (‘Great Dane’ stands up) Child 8: He’d take a lot of feeding! Narrator: Correct! Big dogs like big meals! But that’s not all! Child 9: He’ll need a lot of exercise! Child 10: Long walks! Narrator: Two or three times a day! He won’t want to be left inside by himself all day! (Great Dane shakes his head in agreement and sits down) Narrator: Animals have needs, just like us! And we need to respect their needs! Maybe someone could share with us, how they look after their pet? Child 11: I have two guinea pigs called Bill and Ben! Narrator: Two guinea pigs? Child 11: Yes, they like company! Narrator: And where do you keep them? Child 11: In a hutch with a nice grassy run. They also have cardboard boxes and pipes to hide in if they get frightened.
suesplays
Amphibians Matching Cards

Amphibians Matching Cards

Before children use the Montessori 3-part cards for reading, they can work with these matching cards for oral language and so many games! This way, children are supplied with the oral language and are better prepared for the next step. 14 different examples of amphibians simply print off two copies of the cards on card stock printable storage folder included
MaryCarr51