Theseus and the Minotaur Creative Writing Structure Strips!

Theseus and the Minotaur Creative Writing Structure Strips!

These creative writing structure strips are designed to help children with formulating creative writing pieces based on Theseus and the Minotaur. They are tried and tested in the classroom - they are loved by teachers and students, and have helped to enable some incredible compositions! These structure strips were initially designed for KS2 children, however (perhaps with a tweak here and there) they could be used for lower KS3 or upper KS1. Provided in both PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers) and Word (to allow for easy editing). Each A4 page contains 4 structure strips. Hope that they prove useful for you too - Enjoy!
TandLGuru
Ancient Egyptian - Thinking Tasks

Ancient Egyptian - Thinking Tasks

Here is a selection of thinking tasks that will support the History topic of Ancient Egyptians. There are 8 different thinking tasks that can be used in any History lesson. They can be delivered as a stand-alone activity or further developed into a mini topic, to support other ideas. These tasks are ideal for developing Creative Thinking and Speaking and Listening within your class. They can be used across both KS1 and KS2.
gm8ty30
Stonehenge - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Stonehenge - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history and possible use of Stonehenge. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
Stone Age to Iron Age - 3 week information writing unit - every session resourced - Year 3 or Year 4

Stone Age to Iron Age - 3 week information writing unit - every session resourced - Year 3 or Year 4

Drama! Talk! Reading skills! Grammar skills! Organising information in fun and inviting ways… It’s all here in this fully resourced (many resources are also differentiated) and carefully planned unit linked with history. Perfect for Year 3 or Year 4! I have included the full unit in a zip folder, as you cannot see it all in the preview. The children begin with an assessment task (a cold task) and then spend a week exploring a model text about the Stone Age and learning some key grammar skills for year 3 and 4. They go on to learn about structure and organisation whilst also learning about mammoths! Finally they use all of their new skills to create their own information text about the Iron Age. The whole 15 lesson unit is full of games and activities focused on these skills: I can show what I already know about writing an information text I can ask questions to improve my understanding of the text I can quickly find information in non-fiction texts I can use conjunctions (when, before, after, while) to explain when things happen I can use prepositions (in, on, inside, at, by, during, before, after) to explain when and where I can spot the key features of information texts I can use paragraphs to group information I can use headings and sub-headings to organise an information text I can present (show) information in different ways I can use glossaries to check the meaning of words (repair ‘meaning breakdowns’) I can present information in different ways
extra golden-time
Iron Age Quiz Quiz Trade

Iron Age Quiz Quiz Trade

This is an Iron Age themed Quiz Quiz Trade with 32 facts for the class to learn - this really support information writing. Also included are instructions on how to play Quiz Quiz Trade and an extra little 12 fact Quiz Quiz Trade about Mammoths!
extra golden-time
Roman Bundle

Roman Bundle

Two fantastic plays about the Romans. Perfect for reading in the class room or for a special assembly. Loads of acting parts for every one in the class. loads of fun, make costume for it.
theatreworkshop
2017 everything bundle

2017 everything bundle

This bundle contains everything made available during 2017 with the exception of the marking stickers (simply due to them being the least useful and the limit placed on the number of items I can put into a bundle).
MrsSBunny
Roblox Inspired Template

Roblox Inspired Template

Great templates to use for maths lesson on 3D nets! ROBLOX inspired for children to create their own ROBLOX characters. Could be linked to any topic where children can create a modern game related character for example why not get them creating the Egyptian Gods for your egyptians topic? Or maybe a King Henry VIII and his six wives? Open to lots of possibilities!
MissDavidsonTD
RE : Complete Year 7 RE

RE : Complete Year 7 RE

1 YEAR OF YEAR 7 LESSONS 37 hours of fully resourced, well-differentiated, highly-rated, detailed and editable RE lessons for Year 7. All 37 packs (bundled into 20 downloads) are complete with at least one hour-long PowerPoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout. The units included are: 1 Introduction and overview lesson (1 hour) 2) Religious Festivals (10 Hours) 3) Christianity (11 Hours) 4) World Religions - Beliefs and Philosophy (9 hours) 5) Sikhism (4 hours) 6) End of year RE fun lesson (1 hour) Also includes assessments, markschemes + DIRT feedback sheets. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. Please do have a good look through the resources and read all the reviews - I know purchasing for a whole year is an investment. There is zero extra work required, you really can just pick them up and teach them. However, they are also fully amendable should you wish to. Also included : world religions homework project and SoW. I use all of these myself as a Head of RE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I also have a 1 YEAR OF YEAR 8 RE bundle (37 lessons) available here: 1 Year of Year 8 RE I also have a 1 YEAR OF CITIZENSHIP bundle (37 lessons) available here:1 Year���s worth of Citizenship and I also have a 1 YEAR’S WORTH of PSHE bundle (36 lessons) available here: 1 Year’s worth of PSHE Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :) With thanks to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sem_título_holi_festival_colours_2013.jpg xyy12
EC_Resources
Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Creating a soundscape using inspiration from Romans history topic. Students make sounds using body percussion, and from items found in the classroom, and begin to explore informal notation (symbols representing sounds). Could be easily adapted to any other topic. Could also be used for Year 4 topics with added discussion around texture and rhythm.
crich12_316
The Silk Road in Ancient Times (games)

The Silk Road in Ancient Times (games)

Cards to play different games about the Silk Road in Ancient Times, at the time of the Romans and the Han dynasty China. The cards are about the Romans, the Chinese, and general information about the Silk Road (routes, countries…). Pupils can classify the cards to learn about the Silk Road, play with them (memory or other games). This activity has been prepared by a French teacher to study the subject in English with Year 6) 6e pupils. Thanks for being tolerant with the different propositions of how to play with the cards. Don’t hesitate to tell me if you have better ideas (I would be pleased!) or find any spelling mistake (I hope not!)… Thank you.
ckhg44
How Roman are you? - activity

How Roman are you? - activity

This works really well as a quick starter or plenary activity. Students complete a questionnaire about Roman inventions and how recently they have used them. From this they achieve a score (out of 66) and are asked to stand up when their score bracket is read aloud. A fun way to introduce the concept of why the Romans are so significant.
danguiney
Stone Age Day activities

Stone Age Day activities

I organised a Stone Age Day for my Year 3, with a lot of fun activities which I have explained in this document, so no need for you to stress and to simply download.
SajidaM
Spelling Improvement Mat

Spelling Improvement Mat

Used during a drive on vocabulary, spelling and oracy by a successful History Department. The spelling mat includes nine activities that are designed to improve spelling and use of key historical terminology with an achievement point hierarchy that is easily changed to meet a schools’ reward policy. Very effective after a list of key spelling mistakes has been made or asfter a spelling test.
johnleehough
Pupil Collective Response Marking Template

Pupil Collective Response Marking Template

This is a great way to save time marking, yet provide detailed feedback to the whole class. Headings can be adapted, but they focus on the main aspects of improving pupils’ work, such as what they did well, how they can improve, along with grammar and spelling issues, along with praising those in the class that went above and beyond. This can be used in any subject.
scott_durrant
Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes myth of the Amazons and any real-life correlations they may have with the Pazyryk tribe of Siberia. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, a definitions match, a word search and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages

Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages

Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages. Included: Ancient Greece boat / warship Ancient Greece warrior/ Achilles; Ancient Greece Athena; Ancient Greece vase / amphora; Ancient Greece discus thrower; Ancient Greece Zeus; Ancient Greece Lyric / poet Ancient Greece coins; Ancient Greece kantharos / pottery; Ancient Greece chariot. Can be used when studying Ancient Greece in KS2. The file is in .pdf format and not editable. A4 size. Thank you for your interest, Hoppy Times
hoppytimes
Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different cultures and civilization during ancient times. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Roman Empire

Roman Empire

These great resources look at a range of topics including the Roman Army, Hadrian’s Wall, Roman Roads and Trade in the Empire. I’ve also included some card games as well which make great starters and plenaries. Have fun and follow the History Academy on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. Roy
Roy_Huggins
The Aztec Civilization - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text #GoogleExpeditions

The Aztec Civilization - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origin and history of the Aztec civilization from their first settlement in Tenochtitlan to their fall by the Spaniard colonizers in 1519. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a crossword, fill in the gaps, True or False exercises and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
All About Jesus Walks on Water

All About Jesus Walks on Water

This pack is for Jesus’ miracle of walking on water. There are several activities and worksheets for a variety of ages/grades for the walking on water miracle. They would be perfect to accompany or review a lesson, homework, or other ways to suite your needs. Included in this set… • 4 Worksheets for the Bible Verses (fill in the blank, question & answer, sequence) • 5 Puzzles (word search, decode, unscramble, maze, crossword puzzle) • 1 Paper Craft (interactive paper craft) • Answer Keys (for all worksheets and puzzles) NOTE: The verses used in this pack are from the New American Standard Bible (Revised Edition) (NASBRE), so they’re more geared toward Catholic studies, but could work for other faiths as well. You might also be interested in these from the “All About” Series… Copyright 2018 by Elaine G of “The Treasured Schoolhouse”. All Rights Reserved.
TheTreasuredSchoolhouse
All About Jesus Calms the Storm

All About Jesus Calms the Storm

This pack is for Jesus’ miracle of calming the storm. There are several activities and worksheets for a variety of ages/grades for the calming of the storm miracle. They would be perfect to accompany or review a lesson, homework, or other ways to suite your needs. Included in this set… • 4 Worksheets for the Bible Verses (fill in the blank, question & answer, sequence) • 4 Puzzles (word search, decode, unscramble, maze) • 2 Paper Craft (foldable and story wheel) • Answer Keys (for all worksheets and puzzles) NOTE: The verses used in this pack are from the New American Standard Bible (Revised Edition) (NASBRE), so they’re more geared toward Catholic studies, but could work for other faiths as well. You might also be interested in these from the “All About” Series… Copyright 2018 Elaine G @ The Treasured Schoolhouse. All rights reserved.
TheTreasuredSchoolhouse
Ancient History Big Bundle!

Ancient History Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS EACH OF THE ANCIENT HISTORY KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS, IN ADDITION TO THE ANCIENT HISTORY POINTLESS GAMES! The clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. 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). Based on the popular game show, the ‘Pointless’ games are perfect for use as whole lesson resources, enrichment options, or revision tools. The games are editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. Each game contains around 25 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions and they are effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans, Ancient Egyptians, and Ancient Greeks. The nature of the games ensures that the resources can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. 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
Romans Pointless Game!

Romans Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans. Round 1. Roman Leaders/ Emperors Round 2. Places in the Roman Empire Round 3. Key Dates Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Roman Times Round 5. Roman Words The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Barmy Roman Army

Barmy Roman Army

A fun topical song written for a Year 2 class to conclude their assembly on the Romans. The song provides plenty of opportunity to include actions and follow up activities. Why not ask your children to create their own Roman Army Marching Music or using the lyrics to the song as inspiration they could create music for a chariot race and the Roman Baths? Get out the claves and create different rhythmic patterns to accompany your own Roman Rap.The possibilities are endless with this great Primary School Music Resource also available from www.fun-kee-music.co.uk.
sallykee
Turn a boring biography report into a fun project with this step-by-step guide.

Turn a boring biography report into a fun project with this step-by-step guide.

Who can use it? Any student, any age, with a special benefit for reluctant readers, writers, or workers. What’s included? A step-by-step guide for students, a list of materials, explanation for the activity, and an example. Why is this useful? This is a fun twist on traditional biography reports that can be assigned in history, social studies, ELA, or writing classes. Instead of creating a typical report or poster, this is a much more hands-on activity that allows for creativity, while still including meaningful writing. You’ll be able to clearly assess a student’s comprehension with their completed project, and they’ll be engaged while creating it!
mculler
Why did the Romans invade Britain?

Why did the Romans invade Britain?

This is a simple lesson designed to introduce the main reasons the Romans invaded Britain under Caesar. The learning objectives are staggered and your students show their developing knowledge as the lesson goes on by answer set questions. The lesson begins by introducing the Romans Empire and what an empire is. Next the class completes an activity matching the reasons with simple explanations. Finally the class put what they have learnt to use by answering a choice of questions based on ability. The harder question involves weighing up and deciding what they think is the MAIN reason for the Roman invasion. Lesson Includes: 15 slide animated PowerPoint presentation One page worksheet/cardsort. TERMS OF USE: This download (free or purchased) is for your own personal use in your classroom or your home. Please do not share my resources with others unless given explicit consent by me. Please direct them to my store instead. You may not share this download. You may not alter any item in this download, resell and claim as your own work. Similarly, you may not sell or share these resources with anyone and you may not use the contents of this download to create anything for commercial purposes or other commercial products. If you are an education board or school and would like to use my resources district wide, please contact me about licensing. © A. Hughes (MsHughesTeaches), 2014 All rights reserved. Graphics on the preview From the Pond http://frompond.blogspot.com
PerfidiaBlackheart
The Romans Knowledge Organiser!

The Romans Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Romans. It contains comprehensive sections on: Roman Empire map (annotated); Roman Leaders and Emperors; Roman timeline; Roman places and landmarks; Roman daily life. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). It is most suitable for children in KS2 and KS3.
TandLGuru
Ancient Greece Pointless Game!

Ancient Greece Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Ancient Greece. Round 1. Ancient Greek Gods Round 2. Places in Ancient Greece Round 3. Key Dates Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Ancient Greece Round 5. Famous Ancient Greeks The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Bundle includes: Bean to Bar. How is Chocolate Made - An Assembly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Class Assembly (30+ parts) Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Complete Medium Term Plans and Overview Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Topic Overview Chocolate Week Assembly
ChrisWat
Ancient Egypt Pointless Game!

Ancient Egypt Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Ancient Egypt. Round 1. The pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Round 2. Places in Ancient Egypt Round 3. Hieroglyphics Round Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Ancient Egypt Round 5. Ancient Egyptian Gods The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. 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