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The Simpsons - Murder Mystery

The Simpsons - Murder Mystery

Contains a PowerPoint and worksheet based around The Simpsons, a Murder Mystery. The whole PowerPoint is based around children reading and listening and picking out important pieces of information based around the death of Mr Burns. They must then infer and make connections between the information and decide who they thought the killer was and why using evidence to back up their ideas. This is perfect as a way of showing children how to get important information. It is also extremely fun and engaging.
HollywoodR95
Year 2 SPAG PPT:  Past and present tense including the progressive form

Year 2 SPAG PPT: Past and present tense including the progressive form

A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 text objectives requiring pupils to understand: • the correct choice and consistent use of present tense and past tense throughout writing • use of the progressive form of verbs in the present and past tense to mark actions in progress The PPT contains explanation, examples and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
karenmoncrieffe
Word Order in Sentences - Year 4

Word Order in Sentences - Year 4

This is a simple starter aimed at children in the academic year 4 (Key Stage 2). I is a word order activity which they can do in their books or can be printed off and completed on a sheet. This activity is also easy to edit and develop this document to make more tailor- made to suit a specific group or individual…
steezle
Phonics Poster

Phonics Poster

A simple engaging phonics poster of everyday themed aspects of an educational environment. Can be used, and placed anywhere to help students identify correct spellings.
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Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

A read, question and then answer worksheet. Designed to improve reading, writing and analytical skills. Designed for KS1 but can also be used for KS2.
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Primary Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklists! (Year 1-6)

Primary Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklists! (Year 1-6)

These checklists provides an academic overview of the writing curriculum content to be covered year-by-year from Year 1-6. I provided these to teachers in my own school, who marked the individual elements of the curriculum as they were covered (their aim was to ‘tick’ each element twice over an academic year). They have found it extremely useful, as it offers a useful breakdown of the curriculum statements into the individual components to be taught, which is not always as self-explanatory as one would assume! It is broken down into Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling, and Handwriting sections. Please note that the spellings listed are indicative of the patterns to be learnt - it is not the exhaustive list. Furthermore, the composition section details our interpretation of what needs to be covered over a year, some schools vary from this. For this reason, the document is provided in Word, for easy editing. It is also provided as a PDF, to prevent formatting issues between computers. Hope that this proves helpful to you too!
TandLGuru
Year 1 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

Year 1 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

This checklist provides an academic overview of the writing curriculum content to be covered in Year 1. I offered this to teachers, who marked it off as they covered individual elements of the curriculum (their aim was to ‘tick’ each element twice over an academic year). They have found it extremely useful, as it offers a useful breakdown of the curriculum statements into individual components, which are not always self-explanatory. It is broken down into Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling, and Handwriting sections. Please note that the spellings listed are indicative of the patterns to be learnt - it is not the exhaustive list. Furthermore, the composition section details our interpretation of what needs to be covered over a year, some schools vary from this. For this reason, the document is provided in Word, for easy editing. It is also provided as a PDF, to prevent formatting issues between computers. Hope that this proves helpful to you too!
TandLGuru
Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics

Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics

Develop writing and composition skills, by building sentences to say what people are feeling. 3 levels of worksheets: Level 1: 1 key word sentence - What emotion? (e.g “sad”) Level 2: 2 Key word sentence .- who? + what emotion? (e.g "the boy is sad" Level 3: 3 Key work sentence - who? + what doing + what emotion? (e.g “The boy is feeling sad” 4 picture cards at each level 32 picture cards in total. Full colour and white background worksheets and symbols. Worksheets are accessible for writers and non-writers Includes information on how to use the Colourful Semantics system.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Year 2 information text, 3 week non-fiction unit, planned and fully resourced, tourist attraction

Year 2 information text, 3 week non-fiction unit, planned and fully resourced, tourist attraction

Talk! Drama! Reading skills! Grammar skills! Games! Writing an information text! In this three week non-fiction writing unit, children look at an information text (a poster about the now destroyed Brighton Chain Pier). Then they play with the text and create new sentences of their own, developing key Year 2 grammar skills. Finally they create an information text of their own (Brighton Palace Pier), applying the skills taught in the previous two weeks. Every resource is included and most are resources are differentiated 3 ways - there’s a lot of work here! You could easily swap the model for an attraction local to you. You could also swap the outcome to an attraction near you - the skills in this unit are all transferable. Here are the objectives covered thoroughly across the three weeks: This unit revisits Y1 grammar: I can make up sentences. I can join my ideas using ‘and’. This unit introduces new Y2 grammar concepts: I can use commas for lists. I can use questions, statements, exclamation and commands. I can use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify [for example, ‘the polished stones’]. I can add a chunk (clause) using ‘and’ (coordination) This unit introduces the following Y2 terminology: noun, noun phrase, statement, exclamation, command, adjective, verb, comma This unit introduces these Y2 composition objectives: I can write an information poster. I can plan or say out loud what I am going to write about. I can use new words (vocabulary). I can write my ideas in sentences (continued from Y1). I can make improvements and changes with the teacher or with my friends. I can re-read to check that my writing makes sense. I can proof-read to check my spelling and punctuation [Are the ends of my sentences punctuated correctly?] I can read aloud what I have written clearly and with expression. Reading skills : I can spot meaning breakdown. I can repair a meaning breakdown. Enjoy!
extra golden-time
Literacy Writing Lesson

Literacy Writing Lesson

Creative writing lesson for primary school, using The Literacy Shed for inspiration. Self and peer checking included. https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
Stacyjoannewilson
Text Types Display

Text Types Display

Grammar posters to explain text types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with sentence types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Sentence Types Display

Sentence Types Display

Grammar posters to explain sentence types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Homophones Display

Homophones Display

Grammar posters to explain homophones. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and sentence types.
Stacyjoannewilson
Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

** Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny** ** Complete Lesson on Writing a Plan, related to Gangsta Granny by David Walliams** This download includes a complete, KS2, English study lesson on the seventeenth chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. Teachers will get full resources and plans for teaching school children about writing plans in the classroom. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a PowerPoint to explain the activity and then practice independently. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for kids to complete to reflect on the chapter read and share their ideas. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan PowerPoint slides for the lesson Example shared write Writing frame Chapter review sheets Planning sheet This is the seventeenth chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
Choose the Correct Saying/Phrase

Choose the Correct Saying/Phrase

Simple, easy to follow, easy to understand activity. Related to ordering/arranging the correct saying/phrase in relation to its tense. Added colour emphasis to enhance difference in spelling in relation to its tense. Designed for KS1.
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Literacy: Simple Read, Question, Answer

Literacy: Simple Read, Question, Answer

A simple story followed by 5 questions. Designed to improve analytical skills, as well as give understanding to story. Part of answer is provided to encourage and promote sentence structure answers. Also improves punctuation and grammar. Designed for KS1.
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Correct Spelling Vs Incorrect Spelling

Correct Spelling Vs Incorrect Spelling

Correct spelling vs incorrect spelling of common everyday words/aspects used within an educational environment. Designed to improve and promote correct spellings. Additional space/boxes provided to encourage children to add new words. Emphasis added to give understanding in reason for correct spelling. Designed for KS1.
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Year 2 SPAG PPT: Sentence Types

Year 2 SPAG PPT: Sentence Types

A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand how the grammatical patterns in a sentence indicate its function as a statement, question, exclamation or command. The PPT contains explanation, examples and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
karenmoncrieffe
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 4)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 4)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 11 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 11 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -What Do You Do With An Idea by Kobi Yamada -What Do You Do With A Problem by Kobi Yamada -Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet -Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming -A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts -Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi -Let Me Finish by Minh Le -Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett -Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson -The Wednesday Surprise by Patricia Polacco -Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Self check flashcards - practise adding the suffix 'ed' to words

Self check flashcards - practise adding the suffix 'ed' to words

For children to use in school or at home to practise adding the suffix ‘ed’ to words. These self check flashcards mean that children can practise on their own or with an adult helping them. A flashcard explaining the rules for adding ‘ed’ is included as well as the rule for that word on the back of the card.
AcademicBookcase
Sentences Bundle

Sentences Bundle

A GREAT SENTENCES BUNDLE INCLUDING ACTIVITIES, PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHEETS BASED ON: PUNCTUATING SENTENCES CORRECTLY CAPITAL LETTERS AND FULL STOPS COMPLEX SENTENCES MAKING SENTENCES ABOUT A SPECIFIC THEME WRITING SUPER SENTENCES (UP-LEVELING)
Lresources4teachers
Grammar Year 3 Different Types of Sentences Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 3 Different Types of Sentences Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

This Year 3 Different Types of Sentences lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes two application question and one reasoning question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
Grammar Year 2 Recognising Common Nouns and Proper Nouns Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 2 Recognising Common Nouns and Proper Nouns Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

This Year 2 Recognising Common Nouns and Proper Nouns lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes one application question and two reasoning question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
Grammar Year 1 Recognising Space Sizes Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 1 Recognising Space Sizes Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

This Year 1 Recognising Space Sizes lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes two application questions and one reasoning question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
Escaped on the Playground DIY game cards

Escaped on the Playground DIY game cards

A template to allow you to create your own playing cards for Escaped on the Playground. Game board and instructions available at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/escaped-on-the-playground-game-11937309
MrsSBunny
Escaped on the Playground game

Escaped on the Playground game

A printable board game adaptable to many different curriculum areas. Cards are available for a variety of different subjects and a template is available to buy so you can make your own for any topic you wish. I have used this game regularly with Year 3 and 4 children. It is easy to understand and easy to differentiate (you can even have children playing in mixed ability groups but by giving them their own sets of cards, they can be accessing appropriate material for their ability).
MrsSBunny
Literacy: Read and Question Answer

Literacy: Read and Question Answer

Simple, easy read and question answering exercise. Designed for KS1. Fun story, with visual aid for added emphasis and understanding. Helpful for reading and analytical skills. Also improves writing and sentence structure.
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Literacy: Read and Question Answer

Literacy: Read and Question Answer

Simple, easy to follow short text with questions to answer. Designed for KS1. Helpful for improving reading and analytical skills. Also improves writing and sentence structure.
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Literacy:  Read and Question Answer

Literacy: Read and Question Answer

Simple, easy to follow and understand short piece of text with questions. Designed for KS1. Helpful for improvement of reading and analytical skills. Also helps with writing, sentence structure.
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Grammar Year 1 Leaving Spaces Between Words Autumn Block 1 Step 2 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 1 Leaving Spaces Between Words Autumn Block 1 Step 2 Lesson Pack

This Year 1 Leaving Spaces Between Words lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes two application questions and one reasoning question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
Grammar Year 2 Full Stops, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks Autumn Block 1 Step 2 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 2 Full Stops, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks Autumn Block 1 Step 2 Lesson Pack

This Year 2 Full Stops, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes two application questions and one reasoning question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
FREE Grammar Year 2 Capital Letters Autumn Block 1 Step 1 Lesson Pack

FREE Grammar Year 2 Capital Letters Autumn Block 1 Step 1 Lesson Pack

This Year 2 Capital Letters lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes two application questions and one reasoning question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets