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HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

Huge collection of creative writing lessons. 70% saving! These are not a SOW but intended for use as individual one off lessons to consolidate skills or springboard ideas. Some links to famous texts such as Christmas Carol, Woman in Black, Macbeth. Areas covered: Description Persuasive writing Word bank of adjectives/adverbs Writing to Argue Structure Hooking your reader Poetry Symbolism Extended Metaphor
sianbrowett
World Book Day / Book Week Activities

World Book Day / Book Week Activities

Here are some whole school activity ideas for book week. My favourite is the book cover quiz. Print the powerpoint, stick up the close ups of book covers on a display somwhere around school and get all classes to visit. They use the provided worksheets to record which book each close up is from (and author if they can). Just check with the answer sheet that you number the pictures of the close ups properly as there are differentiated KS1 and KS2 pictures. Also attached an activity where children discuss an illustration from a book :) Enjoy!
JennyHelmer
St. David simple story  (includes a revision and colouring booklet presentation)

St. David simple story (includes a revision and colouring booklet presentation)

A presentation on Saint David with illustrations and simple language (comic sans). Includes a second presentation which combines a revision tool to check comprehension and colouring scenes. Both presentations are fully customisable and can be easily adapted by adding your own questions or modify the background and text colour to support students with dislexia. Enjoy!
julianuc
Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Includes 12 'storyboard' Nursery Rhymes: The Grand Old Duke of York, Row Row Row Your Boat, Hey Diddle Diddle, Little Miss Muffet, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Old Mother Hubbard, Little Bo-Peep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Itsy-bitsy Spider. Say the rhymes with the students, get them to listen and recite each line afterwards, ask them to order the 4 pictures for each nursery rhyme, then use the differentiated worksheets to assess their writing and listening skills. For the speaking, listening and writing worksheets we ask carers to let us know either during drop off or via email a couple of things their child has done over the weekend. We then ask the students what they did at the weekend, prompting other students to ask questions of their peers, and then do a recap by asking who did what to assess who was listening before getting the children to write either with help or independently what they did at the weekend.
smidgealot
Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

2nd set of Nursery Rhymes Comprehension suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers. 6 Nursery Rhymes for Comprehension- Jack and Jill, Little Miss Muffet, Little Bo-Beep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Old Mother Hubbard. Use the ‘storyboard’ worksheets to say the nursery rhyme, encouraging students to repeat it after you, see if they can recite it back to you after hearing it a couple of times (often students help each other out, seeing who can say it loudest). All students can cut out the 4 pictures for each ‘storyboard’ and arrange them in the correct order. There are then 18 worksheets for comprehension 6 for lower abilities where they can circle/point/say the correct answer from a choice of 3. 6 for middle abilities where they can copy the correct answer after choosing from a choice of 3, practicing their handwriting. 6 for higher abilities where they should be encouraged to answer questions in full sentences, and use descriptive words, and also because… Extension work- get students to ask/ write other questions about the nursery rhyme. See if they can draw their own pictures. See if they can create or recite their own nursery rhyme and illustrate it in 4 pictures.
smidgealot
A years worth of Assemblies Scripts

A years worth of Assemblies Scripts

Have your whole year's assemblies ready to go....no more stressing over every half term. Links to songs and lyrics included. Appropriate for year 2 -y 6. Enjoy your free time!
frazert2
Romans Assembly

Romans Assembly

Assembly all about the romans, involves a lot of acting and has a line for each child. My year 3 class really enjoyed this and the whole school were interested in Romans the rest of the week. Approriate for y2-y6! Enjoy :)
frazert2
Action Verbs

Action Verbs

A colourful introduction of your action verb focus. A list of common action verbs A quick activity - could be used as a warm up, pre-input task or as early morning work. All images are flattened and are png. Whole presentation can be lifted and imported into a IWB programme of your choice such as ActivBoard. Enjoy!
KatQatresources
George's Marvellous Medicine timeline/sequence activity KS1

George's Marvellous Medicine timeline/sequence activity KS1

This is an activity based around George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. There are 3 pages to the resource. Page one is LA, page 2 MA and page 3 HA. The idea is for the children to put the events of George’s Marvellous Medicine in order, with a link to the times of day taught in Key Stage One. This makes it a reading lesson with a Cross Curricular maths focus, or a maths lesson with a CC reading focus. In a reading lesson it is great for the reading objective; discussing the sequence of events in books and how items of information are related The differentiation is that LA children have 8 cards with events and times on them to put in the right order (cards to be cut up prior to the lesson) using their knowledge of time and of the events from the story to help them. MA children are given 4 events and have to recall 4 others that fall between the given ones and write about them and draw a picture before sequencing all 8 cards. HA children are given the first and the last thing to happen in the story and must recall events from the story to fill in the other 6. Again for MA and HA the cards can be cut up in advance so they have more work to do on the sequencing side. When I taught this I had the children work in pairs and order the cards on cardboard strips. You can prepare more of the blank cards from the HA sheet so that early finishers can add further events from the story, making sure they place them correctly in relation to what they already have on there. This way it becomes a lovely open-ended task that suits a range of abilities.
Peaches1980
The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's vivid power and conflict poem: The Charge of the Light Brigade. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. This bundle contains the comprehensive and engaging lesson, the visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, and a range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

The Charge of the Light Brigade Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s power and conflict poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. 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