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Persuasive writing and balanced discussion, dice games, model texts, planning frames, toolkits

Persuasive writing and balanced discussion, dice games, model texts, planning frames, toolkits

Orally rehearse the language of persuasive writing and balanced discussion before writing. Throughout Key Stage 2, children are expected to take part in debates and compose one-sided arguments or balanced discussions. To be successful at this, children need plenty of opportunities to use the language of argument. Connecting phrases such as 'it is obvious that', 'other people claim that' and 'opponents of' need to be orally rehearsed as children do not encounter them regularly in their daily lives. This fully planned session, complete with a presentation and a fun dice game, will give children the experience of using the language of argument in a purposeful way. Use this session prior to any 'argument' style writing and it will give children the tools to be successful. *I have now added 'Whose side are you on? Advanced'. This version is for 4 players and enables children to create full balanced discussions orally. The patterns they use exactly mirror the structure of a written balanced discussion. **I have also added a model text, a planning frame and a self assessment sheet for persuasive writing and a model text, a planning frame and a self assessment sheet for discussion writing. ***I have also added: a one sided model text in favour of Victorian style child punishment (for children to argue against!) a one sided model against mobile phones in school for children to argue 'for' a mobile phone fact or opinion sorting activity a one sided model for animals in circuses for children to argue against a one sided argument against computer games for children to argue 'for' a computer games counter argument activity a computer games fact or opinion sorting activity a for and against sorting activity linked with space a for and against sorting activity linked with aliens
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Non-Chronological Reports / Information writing on Tigers - Boys Writing - May 2018 Update!

Non-Chronological Reports / Information writing on Tigers - Boys Writing - May 2018 Update!

UPDATED with LOTS more resources Perfect for Years 3-5 when studying non-chronological reports / information writing, with differentiated worksheets, great for getting boys interested! I have updated this pack of resources with much much more. Now includes… -Online ‘Prezi’ I made (the link for this online Presentation I made covering the WHOLE UNIT) This really is extremely useful and took a TON of time to make, the link is at the bottom of the lesson plan to access and can be used online to present the topic. -Weekly and individual lesson plan -Powerpoint -Worksheets -Example of shared write and completed notes -Big Cat information book -Short downloaded video about Tigers (I do not claim to own this portion of the resource.)
dave_orritt
Headlines / Newspapers - Plans, presentation, worksheets

Headlines / Newspapers - Plans, presentation, worksheets

MASSIVE UPDATE OCTOBER I have added a massive amount of content to this resource. Newspaper Articles, worksheets a great pack of resources. As a bonus I have included a Newspaper article and comprehension I wrote based on 'Back to the Future.' -Includes a Powerpoint on 'Headlines' that gained outstanding in an observation -Unit plan -Worksheets
dave_orritt
30 Photos and images of Boats PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities To Try In Class!

30 Photos and images of Boats PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities To Try In Class!

Are you teaching about different forms of transport? Are you focusing on water based activities? Are you looking for high quality visual images to support your teaching? I have collected together 30 different photos and images of boats you can share with your class or make into an impressive display. Complete with 31 different teaching activities to try with your class. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different boats being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about boats. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different types of boats. The students can then discuss what they think each boat is used for. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
30 Waterfall Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

30 Waterfall Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

Are you teaching your class about water, rivers or impressive landscapes? Are you looking for some visual support? I have collected together 30 high quality, stunning images of waterfalls for you to share with your class. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different places being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about waterfalls. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different types of waterfalls. The students can then discuss if the waterfall is natural or manmade. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
30 Train Images And Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Activity Teaching Guide

30 Train Images And Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Activity Teaching Guide

Are you teaching your students about different types of transport? Are you teaching them about being more green? Are you looking for some visual resources to support your teaching? I have collected together 30 great images and photos of trains that you can share with your class. It comes complete with a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide to help you get the most out of your teaching and this purchase. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different types of trains being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Trains. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different types of trains. The students can then discuss what they think each one type of train does. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
30 Uses Of Wood Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Ideas To Try In The Classroom!

30 Uses Of Wood Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Ideas To Try In The Classroom!

Are you teaching your class about different materials? Are you focusing for a lesson on wood? I have collected together photos of 30 different wooden objects for your students to discuss and sort into different groups. I have included a 31 Teaching Activity guide to help you get the most out of this great teaching resource. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different uses of wood being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about the uses of wood. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into the different uses of wood. The students can then discuss why people uses woood for each of the objects. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
30 Uses Of Stones Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

30 Uses Of Stones Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

Are you looking at the different uses of stone? I have collected 30 high quality photos of different stone objects for you to share with your class. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different uses of stones being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about how we use stone. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into the different uses of stone. The students can then discuss why they think each one was used. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
30 Uses Of Glass Photos Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities To Try In The Classroom

30 Uses Of Glass Photos Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities To Try In The Classroom

Are you teaching about different materials? Are you focusing on the uses of glass? Are you looking for visual resources to to support your teaching in this subject? I have collected together 30 high quality photos of glass objects which would make an excellent display or a great introduction into the features of glass and the uses of glass. It comes complete with a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide to help you get the most out of your teaching and this purchase. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different uses of glass being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about the uses of glass. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into the different uses of glass. The students can then discuss what they think why did people choose to use glass in each of the images. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
33 Minibeast Photos and a guess the minibeast game + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

33 Minibeast Photos and a guess the minibeast game + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

If you are starting the topic of minibeasts or insects, this is a perfect teaching pack. It is full of bright, colourful photos. It would be an excellent prompt for students discussing insects and minibeasts in the classroom. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. The first half of the presentation introduces the simple names to students. The second half lets them to chose a number and then tell you the name and check if they were correct. The photos could be printed out and laminated and made into a display. Students could be given the task of choosing a card and discovering that minibeast's life cycle.
peterfogarty