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Under the Sea - Graded Picture-Poem Frames - EY/KS1+

Under the Sea - Graded Picture-Poem Frames - EY/KS1+

Children can dream up any under-sea creature, treasure, relic, mystery, beauty or blight they like, to list and describe in these 3, ability-graded, creative-writing sheets. Writing inside the fascinating picture will draw them right into the ocean world, prompting adventurous, experimental language to express their knowledge and thoughts. Will embellish any related projects or events.
katewilliams_poetry
Conjunction Posters

Conjunction Posters

2 bright and clear posters informing students about both co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions. Perfect for working walls.
MissDavidsonTD
Under The Sea Picture-Poem Frame R/Yr1

Under The Sea Picture-Poem Frame R/Yr1

This richly illustrated creative writing sheet will engage your Reception and Year 1 emergent writers, triggering ideas about what could be under the sea, and encouraging adventurous descriptive language. Warm your class to the subject first, building ideas of what could be under the sea, and words for describing those items, including fish - the only given item here. Fish might be various colours and patterns (stripy, spotty), fast or slow, darting, dashing or twitching, scaly, shiny, twinkly, shimmering, or even quiet, peaceful, friendly or gentle.
katewilliams_poetry
Literacy Word Mat (Differentiated) - 5 Senses - KS2

Literacy Word Mat (Differentiated) - 5 Senses - KS2

Differentiated 3 ways. Literacy word mat that focuses on the 5 senses. Great resource to use for any writing project e.g. poetry, story writing, BIG writing. Also good resources to print off and keep in class - you never know when you might need them! Hope you enjoy!
liamtinner
Under the Sea - picture-poem frame, Y1-2

Under the Sea - picture-poem frame, Y1-2

This engagingly illustrated under-the-sea writing frame will prompt your Yr 2s and confident Yr1s to write down their ideas about that fascinating world, with fish and treasure to describe, and a line for extra contributions. The wavy line below that can also be written on, and the many under-water items around it will fire all sorts of creative possibilities. The sheet is a simpler version of my Under the Sea writing frame for Ys 2-4, also available here.
katewilliams_poetry
The Furniture Game Writing a Metaphor Poem Lesson

The Furniture Game Writing a Metaphor Poem Lesson

Uses ‘the furniture game’ (If she was a chair she would be…) to build to writing a metaphor poem about someone they know. Includes examples. Can be used to write poetry for assessment in class or for a gift (cards for mother’s day etc).
hallmissh09
Love's Philosophy Poetry Bundle!

Love's Philosophy Poetry Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s love/relationships poem: Love’s Philosophy. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Shelley’s language devices. The bundle contains: The comprehensive and engaging lesson, The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, The 16 page comprehension booklet; 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
Character Facial Expressions Tolsby Frames

Character Facial Expressions Tolsby Frames

Perfect for any class to up-level their writing with simple character facial expression phrases for different parts of the face and different emotions. Especially perfect for Year 6 classes to help with their fiction writing.
MissDavidsonTD
Persuasive Writing Bundle

Persuasive Writing Bundle

This bundle includes 9-11 lessons based on “Persuasive Writing”. This pack includes whole lessons that have everything you need to teach the topic and genre. Every lesson has a starter, a plenary, teaching models, group work and individual writing activities and HW tasks. I have also included a handy FAR inspired assessment sheet that can be used to mark the students’ work using specific criteria that they can learn and use to make very clear progress easily, and there is also a self-assessment activity that draws on FAR marking strategies too. It’s suitable for KS3 and KS4. However, some ppts are more suited to KS4 classes and gifted (or accelerated) KS3 classes. You’ll have to make that decision based on your class’ abilities and skills.
chirpyandcheerful
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 2!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: London - William Blake; The Prelude (Extract) - William Wordsworth; The Emigree - Carol Rumens; Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker Remains - Simon Armitage My Last Duchess - Robert Browning Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley Checking Out Me History - John Agard Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). For all 15 of the Power and Conflict poems knowledge organisers, please search for the 'Huge Bundle.' The remaining 7 poems are also available in their own bundle (‘Big Bundle 1’)
TandLGuru
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS FOR ALL 15 OF THE POWER AND CONFLICT POEMS! These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: Exposure - Wilfred Owen; Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes; The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Poppies - Jane Weir War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley My Last Duchess - Robert Browning Storm on the Island - Seamus Heaney Checking Out Me History - John Agard Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker Remains - Simon Armitage The Prelude (Extract) - William Wordsworth The Emigree - Carol Rumens London - William Blake Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Ideal end-of-term fun for classes of all ages, with scope for physical movement and multi-arts development. Once there was a dragon dressed in red. He liked to stay all day in… - but you can guess the last word, and so can the children, although some may prefer to offer alternatives with other rhyming words. Red is just one example of the numerous colours featuring in these crazy dragon verses, which lend themselves to being enacted, and even sung to a made-up tune, as well as chanted and clapped. Follow on with dragon sketches or try my dragon’s menu for easy, crazy writing fun.
katewilliams_poetry
Dragon's Menu - food fun + alliteration sandwiched together for Ys2-6

Dragon's Menu - food fun + alliteration sandwiched together for Ys2-6

Teachers on Toast or Catastrophe Curry? What delicious, disgusting, dangerous, dreadful dishes will your class place on this alliteration-focused menu? Don’t worry, though, it’s for dragons only: humans aren’t allowed in dragon cafes - except on plates, possibly. A great end-of-term slot-filler, combining fun with literacy development, creativity, humour and the promotion of class-harmony.
katewilliams_poetry
The Tree And Me

The Tree And Me

During this lesson students gain a greater appreciation of the value of trees by exploring and creating rhyming poetry. After writing a class poem, students form groups and create a series of photos that reflect and enhance the meaning of the poem. The class poem and photos are used to create a display in the school to raise awareness of the importance of trees. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Book Review Activity Sheet

Book Review Activity Sheet

A worksheet targeted towards students in KS1, KS2 and early KS3. The worksheet acts as a tool for students to summarise a book they have finished reading.
HannahFaki
A Splosh of Seaside Poetry Frames (4), Yrs 2-4

A Splosh of Seaside Poetry Frames (4), Yrs 2-4

Sea monsters, under-sea mysteries and marvels, stormy and calm seas all feature in these vibrantly-illustrated, child-friendly poetry frame sheets. Guidance or examples are provided for teachers as appropriate, i.e. not for the Sea Monster one as it’s very straight forward. Great for end-of- term creativity and fun combined. Supports seaside school trips and studies too. Bundle saves 50% cost of individual sheets.
katewilliams_poetry
The Story of Beowulf - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

The Story of Beowulf - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Beowulf. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, ca fill in the gaps, a character match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun word search . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Under the Sea Poem Frame + Example, Y2-4

Under the Sea Poem Frame + Example, Y2-4

This intriguingly illustrated sheet sets children dreaming, and the simple line starters prompt them to think up words for their thoughts. Extra-keen writers can add further description about the sea - and anything else related - on the wavy lines below. An example version, showing just one of the infinite ways the poem could be written, is supplied on a separate sheet. Prepare your class by studying and discussing sea flora and fauna, treasure and detritus, mythical creatures and characters, and sounds, shapes and colours, too. Consider caves, sand and rocks, the rusty remains of ancient shipwrecks, picnic items washed away, bubbles, echoes - all sorts! Build up banks of describing words, imagery, action words and onomatopoeias as you go, but informally, keeping the atmosphere as free as the sea. Alliteration might crop up (e.g. shimmery and shiny) but don’t force it. Let individual creativity flow!
katewilliams_poetry
Sea Monster writing sheet: Y2-4, hand-illustrated.

Sea Monster writing sheet: Y2-4, hand-illustrated.

This lively-looking writing frame invites imaginative and adventurous input, with description, imagery and action. Children will love describing the sea monster, and how he moves over the waves. As for his favourite food - who knows? Prepare the way with some warm-up discussion, acting out - with sounds and voices, and perhaps picture-sketching. Show pictures of the sea and discuss that too, building word ideas for the first line - ‘In the _, _, _ sea…’ A great end-of-term activity for a hot summer’s day.
katewilliams_poetry
The sun is as hot, yellow, bright as - simile poem frame: Yrs 2-4, hand-illustrated.

The sun is as hot, yellow, bright as - simile poem frame: Yrs 2-4, hand-illustrated.

A straight-forward, simile-rich poetry-writing sheet, celebrating the sun, which children will enjoy knuckling down to. Line starters: The sun is as hot, yellow, bright, round, [gap for own idea] as - , followed by: 'and when it’s sunny, I like to - ’ . This will go well with the cloud picture-poem, also available in my shop. A handy creative writing boost and vocabulary-stretcher, especially on a sunny day.
katewilliams_poetry
I love the sea, Yr 2 writing sheet, 2 levels.

I love the sea, Yr 2 writing sheet, 2 levels.

Able KS1 children will enjoy stretching their creative writing skills with either the simpler or harder version of this seaside writing frame. The easier one includes a simile (The sea is as sparkly as - ); the harder one lets the child choose their simile (as - as -), inviting another one for a sandcastle, and more description all through. (Children at lower writing levels will enjoy my easier resource, ‘I love the sea’, also provided at 2 levels.) A great addition to seaside studies.
katewilliams_poetry
My shell is - writing sheet, 4 differentiated grades, Rec-Y2

My shell is - writing sheet, 4 differentiated grades, Rec-Y2

The real-life shell image and attractive sheet will inspire children to think up words to say and write about it. The 4 graded variations are: (1) My shell is. (2) My shell is [- and -]. It is [-]. (3) + It is as curly as [-]. (4) + extra word gaps + It lives by the [- -] sea. Supports language and linguistics, creative writing, poetic concepts, handwriting, phonics, reading and spelling, also stimulating the imagination and promoting understanding of the natural world. A great resource for seaside topics. Prompt ideas: twisty, curly, stripy, hard, pink, pretty, snappy, delicate, whirly, hollow, humming, singing, wet, shiny, light, smooth. Curly as hair, pasta twists, ribbon, a wave, a swiss roll, a pancake. It lives by the spashy, blue, fresh, wavy, smooth, beautiful sea.
katewilliams_poetry
I love the sea - writing frame, 2 grades, EY/KS1

I love the sea - writing frame, 2 grades, EY/KS1

The inspiring sea-and-sand photo on this sheet will motivate young children to think up describing words to write (or have a go at) below. There’s a simpler and harder version, the harder one also inviting words for the sand, with gaps for two ideas for each.
katewilliams_poetry
Thoughts from a Cat

Thoughts from a Cat

I love to write poetry in a different perspective and one of these is to write a poem as seen by animals. This poem is great for creative writing projects to show how creative you can be with poetry.
madpoet
National Poetry Day Toolkit 2018

National Poetry Day Toolkit 2018

National Poetry Day (October 4th, 2018) is an annual celebration of poetry and all things poetical. It is about everybody sharing poetry, reading poetry, writing poetry and enjoying poetry. Use this pack of tips and activity ideas and join in the celebrations – not only on National Poetry Day itself but all year round. It’s full of activities schools can do (primary and secondary) and also contains book recommendations.
PoetryDayUk
Leaf Picture Writing Frame, KS1-Y3, guided with Lesson Plan

Leaf Picture Writing Frame, KS1-Y3, guided with Lesson Plan

Children love the freedom of jotting down their leaf ideas all over a picture of one! This fun, relaxed writing stimulant will inspire everyone to have a go, especially with a relaxed, free-and-easy atmosphere, and some preliminary exploration and discussion of real leaves. Also an ideal way to help children connect with nature and seasons. The lesson plan involves going outside to look at trees and leaves, promoting physical wellbeing, too.
katewilliams_poetry
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 1!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle 1!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: Exposure - Wilfred Owen; Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes; The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Poppies - Jane Weir War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). For all 15 of the Power and Conflict poems knowledge organisers, please search for the 'Huge Bundle.' The remaining 8 poems are also available in their own bundle (‘Big Bundle 2’)
TandLGuru
A bundle of Father's Day activiies

A bundle of Father's Day activiies

This bundle contains six resources which are all related to Dads and would be especially useful on the days leading up to Father’s Day, but could be used at other times as well. There are funny poems, quizzes and creative activities included which should provide inspiration when thinking about fathers and father figures. Suitable for ages 7 to 12 years.
jlimb
3 Colourful, Crazy Dragons

3 Colourful, Crazy Dragons

Dragons are ever-popular with children, and make great starting points for all sorts of teaching, from creative writing and expressive arts and design, to studies of myths and legends, fire, flight, colour, movement, and even for counting - why not? These red, pink and green ones have been key to my numerous dragon poetry workshops this year. Great for all ages.
katewilliams_poetry
Grammar HOT sale!!!

Grammar HOT sale!!!

There are many worksheets collected here that will help you easily learn grammar and make lessons interesting!!!
Olynj
EYFS/KS1 Rhyming words activity

EYFS/KS1 Rhyming words activity

A simple activity, perfect for EYFS or KS1 children who are just grasping the idea of rhyming words. The resource requires children to come up with a word that rhymes with the given one (for EYFS children this should be done verbally with the teacher reading them the word and writing down their response for them). Evidence of EYFS goals: 30 to 50 months- Enjoys rhyming and rhythmic activities/Recognises rhythm in spoken words 40 to 60+ months- Continues a rhyming string
xxalex123xx
Fun Bundle of Riddles, Rhymes + Recipe Poems to Write, Y3-6

Fun Bundle of Riddles, Rhymes + Recipe Poems to Write, Y3-6

A bundle of irresistibly fun poem frames - riddles, rhymes, recipes - for Yrs 3-6, stretching literacy skills and creativity without the children even noticing! But will you be able to persuade them to stop for break? Watch your reluctant writers dashing down their crazy ideas to share with the class! Tried and tested. Contents: 3 Riddle poems - What sea/jungle/woodland creature am I?, 1 Recipe poem (easy + harder versions + guide), 2 Rhyming Couplet sheets. Save nearly half cost of individual items.
katewilliams_poetry