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Therapeutic and inclusive resources, mostly created with SEN children in mind. Literacy and numeracy tasks embedded throughout. Visit attachmentawarecommunity.org to find out about our cultural and respite support services.

Therapeutic and inclusive resources, mostly created with SEN children in mind. Literacy and numeracy tasks embedded throughout. Visit attachmentawarecommunity.org to find out about our cultural and respite support services.
The Economy of China- 'Why is everything made in China?'
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The Economy of China- 'Why is everything made in China?'

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UPDATED LESSON- READY TO GO for MIXED ABILITY GROUPS with high SEN/G+T The lesson was taught within a SoW on China for year 9 but could be adapted for all secondary years. Although this lesson contains lots of information and key vocab, all activities are visually stimulating and engaging. Works very well with groups that loathe writing or when you need to mix up your teaching but you still need your students to learn what many may find a boring topic. This is a discovery based lesson and will require you to demonstrate very clearly how to use the living graph and mind map effectively. The living graph is an excellent activity as it encourages visual and kinaesthetic students to engage and the mind map allows artistic but perhaps not academic students to design and scribe with their peers. Homework task at the end works well as I made sure they understood that they would not be able to engage well in the next lesson if not completed. I had them hand it in before the next lesson so I could chase any missing cards and by the day of the lesson, I had them all back. Hope you enjoy, please REVIEW if you download! :)
OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!
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OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!

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This resource could be used as part of an Environmental Issues SoW. The aims are to reduce the amount of plastic used in your school through the class creating persuasive adverts encouraging their peers to buy reusable bottles. Each lesson uses a variety of learning techniques based on enquiry and all video links are in the notes section of each slide. I will then display the students work around the school and see if it has any impact! Water consumption is incredibly important for concentration and should be encouraged within the school environment. These lessons could also be used to create cross curricular links in DT and Art and potentially provide the design for school merchandise! Please review if you download! Enjoy :)
China's Terracotta Army worksheet- Independent learning- TWO DIFFERENTIATED WORKSHEETS
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China's Terracotta Army worksheet- Independent learning- TWO DIFFERENTIATED WORKSHEETS

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For this lesson I wanted to use student’s work for display so we completed this task on paper and over the whole lesson so students could produce work they were proud of and everyone had an opportunity to contribute to the year 7 display. We watched an introductory youtube video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4c_ADqshdSA&index=7&list=PLRc_0Mp9wmwgKyaMFYbCusDhzVRpDr_9f&t=0s And I mind mapped their thoughts and descriptions on the white board and then modelled the task using samples from previous classes. I print the worksheet in A3 and colour as the text is small and hare 1 between 2. The LA sheets are to be written on and everyone should complete the superstar extension, which I use as an exit plenary.
CHINA- Creative and independent activities- SEN/ G+TFRIENDLY
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CHINA- Creative and independent activities- SEN/ G+TFRIENDLY

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Collection of lessons and worksheets that I created for a particularly challenging year 7, with a wide academic gap and poor literacy skills. The students really enjoyed learning about China and it’s particularly good to run the SoW over the Chinese New Year. Green Pen and reflective tasks to help the students progress alongside engaging topics and lot of high level vocab. All tasks scaffolded and ppts have teacher instructions and samples. Extension tasks with every lesson. Please review if you download! Thanks :)
TRF Doc and MATCHING DIVERSE ACTIVITIES! Years 7 & 8- Deforestation Issues
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TRF Doc and MATCHING DIVERSE ACTIVITIES! Years 7 & 8- Deforestation Issues

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I created this for cover work over two lessons. First the students were asked to mindmap in their books what they already knew about the Amazon and share their ideas. Then video was on (ALWAYS PUT THE SUBS ON) and the teacher wrote any specialist vocab on the white board and then paused regularly to check understanding and bounce ideas around the room. The tasks get more difficult as they go on and if I was running the session, tasks 1 & 2 would be done in the lesson and the third could be set for homework as it is well explained and parent friendly. Really good doc for when you just need a break! Enjoy!
What is the TRF?- Independent worksheet. Ideal for assessing independent learning ability.
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What is the TRF?- Independent worksheet. Ideal for assessing independent learning ability.

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I created this resource for my students to use whilst I was away. It introduces them to the TRF and contains 6 different tasks that are wide ranging and matched to different skills & abilities. This took my students two lessons to complete but could be used with high ability groups for one lesson/ can be used very flexibly. Ensure you print in colour and give 1 per pair. Extras needed: Blank world map Climate Graph for Brunei
Impacts of Tourism- DRAMA based activity- Fully Differentiated Lesson for SEN/Mixed Ability
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Impacts of Tourism- DRAMA based activity- Fully Differentiated Lesson for SEN/Mixed Ability

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The students always love this lesson as it involves them taking on Tourists or Resident roles in 5 different countries. The students get to explore how tourism impacts different people across the world using coloured role cards ( that you must laminate!) and discussing the various types of tourism and positive/negative effects that the industry has. All the cards have been made specifically for this lesson and are differentiated so that you may choose to give the higher ability students the resident cards and the lower ability the tourist cards as they contain slightly less complicated vocabulary and you can target your questions much more easily. The lesson contains a variety of assessment techniques and the student assessor roles always work particularly well- if you have a large group then use 4/5 student assessors. The exit cards only take 2/3 mins and I always insist on complete silence so the students can leave what was a high energy lesson very calmly. Ignore the homework slide at the end! Was made for a low ability group that couldn't cope with any more demanding homework. Enjoy!
SEN ICT CRYPTOGRAPHY TASK- Differentiated and creative task with peer extension activity
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SEN ICT CRYPTOGRAPHY TASK- Differentiated and creative task with peer extension activity

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I used this when teaching a BESD YR 6 class to get them interested in ICT. They absolutely loved learning abour cryptography and creating their own code. Some even used it throughout the term to send each other messages! Highly recommend using cryptography as a SEN ICT topic, lots of great youtube vids and easily linked to history curriculum and school treausure hunts. Please review if you can! Enjoy :)
SEN- ICT Cryptography- Murder Mystery- Classroom exploration and end of topic reflection
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SEN- ICT Cryptography- Murder Mystery- Classroom exploration and end of topic reflection

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I used this to finish the cryptography topic with SEN students- once they were practised in decoding and used staff members and humour to engage them in the mystery. I cannot stress how much fun the students had and I just watched them scramble around the room decoding and then moving on the the next clue I’d hidden. Easily adaptable to be longer/more difficult. Please review if you download :)
SEN- LITERACY/PSHE/CITIZENSHIP- Law Debates
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SEN- LITERACY/PSHE/CITIZENSHIP- Law Debates

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I designed this SoW for LAC SEN students with complex needs and challenging behaviour. I wanted to give them an opportunity to discuss relevant laws through a highly structured debate style lesson, where they take turns as mediators and judges each week and get given a side to debate for/against. Listening and impulse control must be demonstrated (by you!) throughout the lesson for the debate to be successful. Everyone must contribute, so it’s important to choose the roles beforehand and ensure your TAs/support staff understand how you want them to assist you. Please review if you download! Thanks :)
SECONDARY INDUSTRY- Ethical Shopping- Intro and Advert design- ENGAGING AND CREATIVE
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SECONDARY INDUSTRY- Ethical Shopping- Intro and Advert design- ENGAGING AND CREATIVE

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Used as a joiner lesson between introduction to secondary industry and Nike Sweatshops. The student learn about what Ethical Shopping is and how they as consumers have the power to change industry. They really enjoyed designing their adverts and were very proud when I put them on display. They produced them on computers but some did them on paper, both work as long as it is heavily sampled as many struggle at first with an adverts purpose and layout. The students will have lots of questions and I usually spend 3 lessons on this in total- 1st- introduce term and explain and assess sample ads/start designing. 2nd- Complete design and finish for homework. 3rd- Peer assess each other’s and link it to the environment. They then go on to learn about Nike and their understanding of ethical examples really helped them engage and progress. Please review if you download, thanks :)
'Who's chopping down the TRF and why?' - Rainforest GCSE causes of deforestation
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'Who's chopping down the TRF and why?' - Rainforest GCSE causes of deforestation

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Originally made for Edexcel B GCSE Geog- Batte for the Biosphere topic but can be applied to any syllabus teaching about the causes of deforestation. The students really enjoyed the lesson as it is very balanced between discussion and exam prep- suits a mixed ability group well and there's lots of room for creative higher level thinking. The lesson gets students to first of all think about the connection between a beef burger and the rainforest and then gets the students to discuss the various causes of deforestation through peer teaching of 3 different articles. There is a describe/explain answer builder sheet which worked well with low ability students and the articles can be differentiated when they are initially given out. There is also an exam question and sample answer for the students to then use to create their own. There's discussion of indigenous tribes living sustainably in the TRF through a brillian TED talk and ends with a quick MEAT the facts video which gets students to understand the links between deforestation and our meat appetite in economically developed nations.
OUTSTANDING lesson on sustainability and conservation of the biosphere.
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OUTSTANDING lesson on sustainability and conservation of the biosphere.

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This lesson was created for a Year 10 group to recapture their love of the planet to enable them to think about Geography in a less separate way and encouraged them to generate solutions whilst teaching them about sustainability and conservation. It is a lesson where the students are in control and much of the discussion is for you to facilitate and them to discover amongst themselves. I found it really energised the group to learning in depth about different ecosystems and encouraged them to think about their own role in society locally and their global impact. I often use this lesson at the end of term for other year groups to remind them what geographers do in the real world and how they think about the planet. Please review if you download, thanks :)
How do we View Migrants? - Intro to Migration/Critical Thinking Skills
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How do we View Migrants? - Intro to Migration/Critical Thinking Skills

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A lesson I used as an introductory lesson about migration and the different types of migrant and as a way of highlighting biases present in the media and our individual world view. Best used with new groups of students of any year 7-11 as most of the tasks are reflective and discussion based and involve random pairings and a main carousel activity. Very engaging and easy to manage lesson. Could definitely be used in a Tutor time/Citzenship lesson also and possibly for English to alert students to journalistic bias and to help them read texts more critically.
Bangladesh Flooding- DRAMA activity- 'Why is Bangladesh a drowning country?'
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Bangladesh Flooding- DRAMA activity- 'Why is Bangladesh a drowning country?'

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I have used this resource for years 7 and 8 many times. They absolutely love it! Depending on your students, this can be completed in one lesson but is better to use two so that they have time to be more creative and you can set up sound effects and background images for their scenes. The lesson can be part of a Rivers/Flooding topic and relies on the students having already been taught about the water cycle. It leads into comparing flooding in Bangladesh with flooding in a more economically developed country and to climate change/rising sea levels/global impacts of CC. The lesson includes peer assessment and and exit card which is differentiated. You will need Atlases and may need to adapt certain points of the ppt for your students needs. There are a range of video links included which I usually show a few mins of each to give the students as much visual information as possible before they create their scenes. The groupings are of 4 and the roles should be differentiated and chosen carefully by you- I wouldn’t advise letting them choose! 1/2- Actor roles- Best reserved for the outgoing and confident students- (can be 3 actors) 3- Narrator- Best reserved for students who are fairly shy but also want to participate in the scene but not act, has worked well with Autistic students who want to deliver the important factual information. 4- Director- Best reserved for the quiet/creative/highly academic students who understand the task very well but would never consider acting or narrating in front of the class. Teacher must ensure the rest of the group are listening well to the director and they know it’s their job to combine the rest of the groups ideas into one scene. I usually give out positive rewards for the groups working the best together. Due to the nature of the play structure, it is important that the groups do not kill off the main characters before the end!! The students will insist they need so much more time on this task so is important you are very strict on whatever timings you want them to achieve it in. 1 lesson to plan/rehearse, 1 lesson to rehearse and perform. I hope you enjoy what they come up with!
China topic Assessment- Is China a good place to live? Extended writing- Writing frame included!
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China topic Assessment- Is China a good place to live? Extended writing- Writing frame included!

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This assessment was created to enable the students to use all of their China lessons/knowledge and combine it into an opinion piece about living in China. Length spent on it will be determined by your students but I wouldn't allow more than 45minutes as it is not about them writing everything they know about China. It is out of 21, and I usually get the students to set what the boundaries should be for certain grades which can be an interesting conversation! If you don't want to do that just set the marks in line with whatever assessment style you school is using, obviously top marks on this will not equate to an A/A* as this was written for year 9. I always put the writing frame between each pair so that everyone can see it and no one feels targeted. If students want one to write on I print separate A4 size ones on coloured paper. Is a very easy assessment for them to peer assess/improve in the next lesson. Hope it works as well for you as it does for me :) The ppt also contains a link to a China video to end the topic and stop and discuss if required.