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KS1 & 2 History/Geography /Science– ‘Very famous person’ blank template

KS1 & 2 History/Geography /Science– ‘Very famous person’ blank template

KS1 & 2 History/Geography /Science– ‘Very famous person’ blank template. A quick information gathering resource for pupils to use to research a specific famous person and find out specific information about nationality, flag, birth/death dates, education, famous work and reasons this person is well known. Space to write short sentences or bullet points of key information and a summary of how this person has helped or changed the world. Great for class display and for starting points about a famous person based subject or as a final assessment of knowledge gained throughout a topic. Link to cross curricular History/Geography/Science/Art topics and ‘Inventors’, ‘Explorers’, ‘Victorians’ and similar topics.

By newromantic

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Huge Bundle!

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY BOOKLET, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Stevenson's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons 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.

By TandLGuru

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .

By Headway_Learning

KS1 Harvest RE (2 lessons)

KS1 Harvest RE (2 lessons)

This resource is a 2 lesson unit on Harvest, suitable for using with key stage 1. There are details of activities and differentiation for each lesson. The first lesson involves children learning about the history of British harvest. They take part in an interactive starter, watch a PowerPoint about harvest, do a drama activity and a written activity, finishing with a philosophical discussion. The second lesson allows children to learn about Thanksgiving in America and how harvest is linked to thankfulness. Children take part in a written starter, watch a PowerPoint on Thanksgiving and write a poem. Resources are included in the price. (A Key Stage 2 version of these plans is available.)

By blossomingminds

Battle of the Somme Reading Comprehension

Battle of the Somme Reading Comprehension

This resource commemorates the 100th anniversary of one of the biggest battles of WW1. The battle lasted five months and, in total, over a million soldiers were injured or killed. The resource supports a BBC Newsround text that explains what happened during the battle. 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

Great Fire Of London Story

Great Fire Of London Story

The story that I have written is aimed at UKS1 (though older children would still find it interesting) and I have based it on a character called Willow Goodchild. Willow likes school and has great friends but he has a tendency to daydream. His daydreams take him and his friends to different periods in history/different areas of the globe depending on the topic his teacher is talking about. The story attached is based on ‘The Great Fire of London’. My idea is that each story in the series follows a particular pattern: Willow’s teacher asks him a question that he partially hears as he slips into a daydream, he and his friends explore and learn about a certain topic, Willow slips back into reality and astounds his teacher with a detailed answer of his question. I have experienced this phenomenon first-hand many times in class and have always wondered how children answer questions with such detail, even though I thought they were daydreaming! Hopefully this story will unlock the mystery! In my own daydream, other stories might include: ‘Willow and The Romans’, ‘Willow and The Greeks’, ‘Willow and The Great Volcano’, ‘Willow and the Kings’, ‘Willow and the Space Race’. The possibilities for this resource are vast and could include: English-Children to write themselves into certain daydream scenarios in history, write a diary entry, write an alternative ending etc. Art-drawing accompanying illustrations to the page, illustrating characters etc. History-Researching the events on each page (possible group activity), researching the aftermath of the fire, how London recovered etc. Geography-Map work or Google Earth locating the area of London. PSHE-Describing the feeling of the baker, the people of London etc. P4C-How should the baker be treated by Londoners? Talk about forgiveness. Technology-Design and make a new safer bakery to replace the Pudding Lane bakery. Any feedback and comments would be most welcomed.

By jro2305

Pride and Prejudice Huge Bundle!

Pride and Prejudice Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE PRIDE AND PREJUDICE LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY BOOKLET, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Austen's use of language. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Whole-lesson PowerPoints, activity resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Rome Edition)

Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Rome Edition)

This fully interactive high-quality gameshow features all the exciting sounds, background music and drama of the TV show. Each possible answer is linked to either a pass or fail screen indicating the amount of money ‘won’. A free trial of my best-in-class version is available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/millionaire-quiz-free-trial-edition-11697409 There are 15 questions, testing children's knowledge of: - Roman Politicians - Poets - Roman army - Roman geography - Gods and Goddesses Please see my shop for other gameshows, worksheets, activities and time-saving ideas. All feedback is welcome so please do comment and rate. N.B The original logos for Who Wants to be a Millionaire are property of Sony Pictures Television. For this reason they have not been included, but a similar non-trademarked version has.

By GalvaniseEDU

Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Greece Edition)

Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Greece Edition)

This fully interactive high-quality gameshow features all the exciting sounds, background music and drama of the TV show. Each possible answer is linked to either a pass or fail screen indicating the amount of money ‘won’. A free trial of my best-in-class version is available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/millionaire-quiz-free-trial-edition-11697409 There are 15 questions, testing children's knowledge of: - Greek city states - Olympic Games - Famous Heroes - Myths - Gods and Goddesses Please see my shop for other gameshows, worksheets, activities and time-saving ideas. All feedback is welcome so please do comment and rate. N.B The original logos for Who Wants to be a Millionaire are property of Sony Pictures Television. For this reason they have not been included, but a similar non-trademarked version has.

By GalvaniseEDU