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My shop provides resources to help support the teaching of reading, writing and speaking and listening at primary level. I am an educational author and an experienced primary school teacher. I aim to produce flexible, adaptable, easy to use resources which meet the requirements of the national curriculum and help pupils to develop their literacy skills.

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My shop provides resources to help support the teaching of reading, writing and speaking and listening at primary level. I am an educational author and an experienced primary school teacher. I aim to produce flexible, adaptable, easy to use resources which meet the requirements of the national curriculum and help pupils to develop their literacy skills.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Parenthesis
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Parenthesis

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 punctuation objective requiring pupils to explore the use of ‘brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 3 SPAG: Prepositions of time, place and cause
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Year 3 SPAG: Prepositions of time, place and cause

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘Expressing time, place and cause using prepositions’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 3 SPAG PPT:  Adverbs of time, place and cause
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Year 3 SPAG PPT: Adverbs of time, place and cause

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘expressing time, place and cause using adverbs. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
The Lake Isle of Innisfree Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities
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The Lake Isle of Innisfree Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities

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A complete lesson based on the poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ by W.B.Yeats. Includes a PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. Also includes guidance for two follow-up writing activities. Ideal for studying classic poetry or contrasting localities A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. Suitable for KS2. The 11 slide PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poet and poem • Discussion questions • Details of follow-up activities. The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains questions linked to the author’s opinion and use of language.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Adverbs of Possibility
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Adverbs of Possibility

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘adverbs of possibility’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 4 SPAG PPT lesson: Expanded Noun Phrases
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Year 4 SPAG PPT lesson: Expanded Noun Phrases

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 4 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and preposition phrases.’ The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Eal Starter Pack Bundle
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Eal Starter Pack Bundle

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Three packs containing a selection of worksheets to help familiarise new English learners pupils with over 150 key words. Packs include vocabulary linked to school, home and the environment. Over 100 worksheets included!
Year 4 SPAG PPT: Pronouns and Cohesion
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Year 4 SPAG PPT: Pronouns and Cohesion

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 4 text objective requiring pupils to understand ‘Appropriate choice of pronoun or noun within and across sentences to aid cohesion and avoid repetition’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 4 SPAG Bundle
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Year 4 SPAG Bundle

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A pack of nine Power Points linked to the specific national curriculum objectives for year 4 vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. Each Power Point contains: * an explanation of the terminology * a text containing examples linked to the vocabulary, grammar or punctuation objective. * a short exercise for pupils to complete. * opportunities for pupils to discuss and reflect on what they have learnt.
YEAR 4 SPAG: Fronted Adverbials
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YEAR 4 SPAG: Fronted Adverbials

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 4 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘fronted adverbials’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion
The Tyger Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities for KS2
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The Tyger Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities for KS2

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A complete poetry lesson for KS2 based on the poem ‘The Tyger’ by William Blake. Includes a PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. Also includes guidance for two follow-up writing activities. Ideal for exploring classic poetry or as a part of a topic on rainforests or predators. A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. The 14 slide PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poem and poet • Discussion questions • Details of follow-up activities. The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated comprehension worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains questions linked to the poet’s use of language and requires pupils to express their opinion.
YEAR 5 SPAG PPT: Commas
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YEAR 5 SPAG PPT: Commas

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 punctuation objective requiring pupils to explore the use of ‘commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 5 SPAG Bundle
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Year 5 SPAG Bundle

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A pack of eight Power Points linked to the specific national curriculum objectives for year 5 vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. Each Power Point contains: * an explanation of the terminology * a text containing examples linked to the vocabulary, grammar or punctuation objective. * a short exercise for pupils to complete. * opportunities for pupils to discuss and reflect on what they have learnt.
Leisure by W.H.Davies: PPT, Poem and Worksheets
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Leisure by W.H.Davies: PPT, Poem and Worksheets

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A complete lesson based on the poem ‘Leisure’ by W.H.Davies with PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. Also includes guidance for two follow-up discussion and writing activities. Ideal for teachers studying classic poetry with their pupils or exploring poetry about nature. A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. The 11 slide PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poem • Discussion questions • Details of follow-up activities. The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated comprehension worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains tasks linked to exploring the poet’s use of language and opinion.
Year 3 SPAG: Conjunctions of time, place and cause
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Year 3 SPAG: Conjunctions of time, place and cause

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘expressing time, place and cause using conjunctions’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
In the Dark, Dark Wood Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities
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In the Dark, Dark Wood Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities

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A complete lesson based on the poem ‘In the Dark, Dark Wood’ with PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. This fun spooky poem is ideal for teachers exploring scary poetry with their pupils. Great for Halloween! Useful for reading sessions or literacy lessons. Also includes guidance for two follow-up writing activities. A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. Suitable for KS1. The PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poem • Discussion questions • Details of follow-up activities. The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated comprehension worksheets.Worksheet A contains a task to explore pupils’ basic understanding and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains tasks linked to language and expressing opinion.
Higher Level Vocabulary Word Mats
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Higher Level Vocabulary Word Mats

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Word mats containing a selection of vocabulary organised into catergories, suitable for higher ability children in key stage 2. The mats could be laminated and given to individual pupils to support fiction/non-fiction writing and encourage the use of adventurous vocabulary. More free resources are available on my website
Grammar and Punctuation KS2 Reference Set
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Grammar and Punctuation KS2 Reference Set

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These resources help explain different aspects of grammar and punctuation. Useful for KS2 pupils. Examples of usage are provided to aid the children’s understanding. Includes reference materials on the following aspects of grammar: Adverbs and adverbials Basic punctuation Commas conjunctions conjuncts Expanded noun phrases Higher level punctuation Plus includes a handy grammar and punctuation reminder card for quick reference
Non fiction writing frames for SEN
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Non fiction writing frames for SEN

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A selection of non-fiction writing frames which provide support for SEN children who need help with structuring their writing. More free resources are available on my website www.primarytexts.co.uk.