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Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Children often know more about science that we think; sometimes they just donʼt have the skills to write down their ideas. I wrote this book because I have a strong belief that all children, whatever their literacy levels, should be given the opportunity to share what they know about science. Over the years, Iʼve developed a range of alternative recording methods that allow children to express their knowledge and learning. These have been tried and tested in the classroom. This book outlines these methods, gently guiding the reader through each one. I cover what each recording method looks like, the reason behind using it, some ideas on how to incorporate it into a lesson and how to use it to assess children. My hope is that this book will show teachers that there are ways to record and assess science that are fun and creative and that generate enthusiasm in the classroom. Most importantly - they donʼt involve an exercise book. By using these methods youʼll find that children, particularly those who lack the ability to get things down on paper, will demonstrate an amazing science understanding. They just needed to be given the chance to express it their way! This book was written for primary Teachers but the ideas can be used in secondary schools as well.
bedruthansteps
KS3 Norman Conquest Bundle

KS3 Norman Conquest Bundle

Enquiry based on 'How did William conquer England 1066 to 1086?' which covers the Battle of Hastings, Motte and Bailey Castles, Domesday Book, Harrying of the North and the Feudal System. Works towards a GCSE style narrative question which is included with preparation lesson. Knowledge Organiser also included.
MrThorntonTeach
Reading Posters

Reading Posters

Fun colorful reading posters for the classroom. There are eight posters. The posters can be laminated and put on reading center walls or any where in the classroom. For students of all ages. Includes 6 pages of reading prompt. Posters are 8.5 x 11. 14 pages
CoyLearning
If You Hear It Or See It; You Own It (Podcast)

If You Hear It Or See It; You Own It (Podcast)

Witnessing bullying events or being told sensitive information by a student creates a great deal of responsibility for a teacher or other adult. Determining when to ask for help is critical. If you see something or hear something you own that information until you can pass it on or share it with someone else. This podcast informs the listener why it's so important to understand their resources and when to get others involved.
JamesHBurns
Private Peaceful Big Bundle!

Private Peaceful Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE PRIVATE PEACEFUL LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION 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 Michael Morpugo's' 'Private Peaceful.' 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, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding dramatic and language devices, and relating the text to its social and historical context. 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. Activity resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Informational Text Playlists - Integration of Knowledge & Ideas Bundle: Grade 7

Informational Text Playlists - Integration of Knowledge & Ideas Bundle: Grade 7

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 20% with this mini-bundle! 3 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 2 assessments that include 1 true/false, 1 sorting, and 6 multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, such as: “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy,” by President Franklin D. Roosevelt “Hunger In Our Schools: Breakfast Is A Crucial ‘School Supply’ for Kids In Need” by Tom Nelson “Milwaukee Speech” by Abraham Lincoln • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK levels
Wisewire
Thousands of Report Comments All Primary School+ Teacher Report Writing Assistant

Thousands of Report Comments All Primary School+ Teacher Report Writing Assistant

I collected together thousands of different report comments used by the QCA to describe learning outcomes and created a whole school report writing tool for every class in a primary schools. It will save you hours and hours when you write your reports. I can now write all my school reports in an afternoon or a couple of evenings. I have used this set of report writing comments for the last 10 years. I have included a link to help you download the freeware report writing software and also a step by step guide to help you get the most out of this wonderful software. I have gone through hundreds of different teaching schemes written by the QCA and I have re-written their learning outcomes as report comments. It is now possible to simply click the different things a student has achieved in a specific topic and cut and paste it into your school reports. I have made sure that for English and Maths, that it is possible to differentiate between high, middle and lower achieving children. Each report is still written with a single child in mind, and so every report still comes out unique and special to that student. The difference being you now simply add their name, their sex and click on the statements which are relevant to them. In the past, I have received great praise for this material and often it has been described as a life or career saver, when teachers needed to produce a complete set of high quality teaching resources in a very short time. Please note - due to the huge number of different files and comments I have produced, it is still possible there will be an occasional typo in the comments bank. Please read and check your reports after writing them to make sure they are perfect before sending them out.
peterfogarty
Making rockets - student experiment, balloon rockets, engineering process, design, build, test. Fun.

Making rockets - student experiment, balloon rockets, engineering process, design, build, test. Fun.

Complete lesson guiding the children in your class to work in teams to design, build, test and improve their own rocket in the classroom (no need to go outside). Fun and engaging lesson can be used at any time during the year but would also be great fun at the end of term, or end of half term, or the end of year, or even at Christmas. Suitable for a wide age range from 6 to 16 years. Complete, ready to use. Great lesson and fantastic value at this price ! Have fun and learn... :-) PLEASE NOTE: As usual the tes preview images are a mess - this is something to do with the preview maker they use, the real PowerPoint is perfect. Thanks for reading. KEY SEARCH WORDS Rockets, model rocket, build a rocket, make a rocket, straw rocket, balloon rocket, Christmas, Xmas, Easter, holiday, holiday fun, half term, half term, fun lesson, FUN lesson, Fun lesson, NASA, space, moon, going to the moon, space shuttle, Christmas activities, Noel, Santa, Santa Clause, Navidad, father Christmas, Physics, forces, motion, energy.
jackwiseman1984
CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES 2017

CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES 2017

A big bundle of fun for Christmas. A massive 40 question quiz, a visual quiz, Cracker making activity, colouring activities, festive images that can be copied into any document, a step by step guide to drawing Santa and lots of grid drawing activities. This is our 60% saving Christmas present to you and your students. We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year!
StartEducation
Year 1 Number Resource Pack

Year 1 Number Resource Pack

This pack contains all year 1 programme of study directly mapped to the British national curriculum for learners from ages 5 to 6 on all aspect of number work, Lesson can be used as whole class teaching by teachers and at home by learners. Lots of drag and drop activity with instant feedback. To access online choose the multiscreen.html file. To access offline choose the swf file.
skoolmaths
'How To' guides for iPad apps

'How To' guides for iPad apps

A selection of 'How To...' guides I collated to support teaching staff with their own knowledge & confidence. Apps include: - Morfo Booth - Pages - Popplet - Post it Plus - Book Creator - Do Ink Green Screen - iMovie - Word Clouds - Puppet pals -Skitch Please note: Some aspects may need adapting to suit your setting.
MissBWilson23