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Inventions that changed our lives

Inventions that changed our lives

Today, we are going to look at some of the inventions that have changed our lives. Automatic washing machines (1962) changed how people did their washing. Many people used to use twin tub washing machines, before moving onto a front loader washing machine. Many people in the USA and Canada use top loaders. In 1963, the fridge freezer was introduced. It helped revolutionise how we stored food, without having to can, pickle or dry it. Two years later, in 1965, dishwashers first appeared. I got my first one in 2007. My parents had one back in the ’90s.
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KS3 MAGIC BOX BY KIT WRIGHT POETRY EXPLORING IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES 2 LESSONS

KS3 MAGIC BOX BY KIT WRIGHT POETRY EXPLORING IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES 2 LESSONS

Aimed at a low to mid ability KS3 class, these two lessons involve a range of creative and analytical tasks that culminate in a supported analysis of the poet's techniques. Pupils use PETAL as a way of discussing the writer's use of simile, personification, interesting verbs, alliteration etc and gradually build up to writing one of their own.
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KS3 ISLAND MAN BY GRACE NICHOLS POETRY FROM OTHER CULTURES 2 LESSONS

KS3 ISLAND MAN BY GRACE NICHOLS POETRY FROM OTHER CULTURES 2 LESSONS

Aimed at middle to top ability, these two lessons look at the imagery in Island Man, idea of connotation and enjambment. Haiku is also used as a way of encouraging students to consider vocabulary choice more carefully and think about why poets choose their words precisely. Mix of analytical and creative tasks.
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KS2 English: Flashback Stories - Features and Marking Checklist, and Good Modelled Example

KS2 English: Flashback Stories - Features and Marking Checklist, and Good Modelled Example

A high level example of a flashback story and a features checklist (in pupil friendly language) that can be used to mark against when marking, used as a self assessment tool for children or can be used to begin a unit so children know what to include in their writing. Each point also has an example written next to it for children to use when working independently. Suitable for any year group in KS2. More resources available at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Chw1881
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Character - positive character traits vocab building list.

Character - positive character traits vocab building list.

Character - positive character traits vocab building list. I cut up the words and pupils sorted the list into words they knew, thought they might know and definitely didn't know. Words could also be used to sort, for example, words with linked meanings and made into Mind Maps. Suited to some pupils in Upper Key Stage 2, but also some pupils in Key Stage 3 and 4.
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Character - negative character traits vocab building list

Character - negative character traits vocab building list

Character - negative character traits vocab building list. I cut up the words and pupils sorted the list into words they knew, thought they might know and definitely didn't know. Words could also be used to sort, for example, words with linked meanings and made into Mind Maps. Suited to some pupils in Upper Key Stage 2, but also some pupils in Key Stage 3 and 4.
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The Iron Man Description

The Iron Man Description

Two worksheets used across two days on discussing what the Iron Man could look like. The children had to imagine the iron man and draw a picture with labels and then on the following day imagined each body part in more detail.
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