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Exploring title, blurb & intro - comprehension & creative writing

Exploring title, blurb & intro - comprehension & creative writing

Lesson 1 looks at the title; what the author suggests about the character and the story through the title, the blurb; interpreting what the story is about and creating an alternative blurb and lastly, the intro on dreams; understanding authors meaning, researching and relating it to ourselves. Covers comprehension exercises, interpreting authors means, creative writing, sentence structure, spelling and vocabulary and their own personal reflection on their own dreams. Can be explored over 2 or 3 lessons depending on class ability. PDF downloads include; pupils worksheets (3 pages), jpeg of cover and back images, intro text and ‘Fill the Sky with your Dreams’ worksheet. All text and images from the book is Copyright Beth Shepherd, one licence per purchase.
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Going for Goals - 'Fill the Sky with you Biggest Dream'

Going for Goals - 'Fill the Sky with you Biggest Dream'

Beautiful colouring/sheet sheet and text from the book to encourage to children to think about what their dreams maybe. Extract from the book reads; ‘Dreams are precious things. They are worth more than silver or gold, yet they are free. Everyone can own a dream, no matter who they are or where they are from. Dreams must be loved, treasured, nurtured and encouraged to grow strong and blossom.’ Text creates a wonderful discussion point on the beauty, and the importance, of having a dream in their life, something they work towards hope for, something that is just for them. This could lead into their own poem about dreams. Share children’s finished work with the author, by getting in touch with me on here, I would love to see their work and maybe share on my website. See other colouring sheets and colouring bundles in other listings. Illustration by Lisa Buckridge, all Images and text Copyright and cannot be reproduced or sold on.
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Being Determined - lesson & worksheet

Being Determined - lesson & worksheet

**Exploring what we know about being determined through sharing of previous experiences and reflecting on strategies used. ** As adults we know too well the importance of being determined towards a goal, and that its only a determined attitude that will keep us going when we hit a tough point in our journey. Teach kids this great life lesson, whilst developing sentence structure, self reflection and use of words to express emotion, through 3 main questions: 1- have you ever been determined to achieve a goal? 2- what strategies did you use to achieve it? 3- what did it feel like when you achieved it? Invite children to discuss these questions and to share their strategies and experiences with the group. Worksheet on being determined. For key stage 2. Based on the book Ernie Gonzales: The Determined Dreamer. Download includes printable worksheet. Copyright Beth Shepherd.
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Journey Around the World

Journey Around the World

These cards can be used as conversation builders, introduction models and more. The aim of the game is practicing different types of questions. Students can learn information about countries as well. This is a speaking game to the topic “Countries and nationalities”. Cards :nationality, capital city names and their flags Picture dictionary on some of the famous places, landmarks, sights of the world.
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Journey Around the World

Journey Around the World

These cards can be used as conversation builders, introduction models and more. The aim of the game is practicing different types of questions. Students can learn information about countries as well. This is a speaking game to the topic “Countries and nationalities”. Cards :nationality, capital city names and their flags Picture dictionary on some of the famous places, landmarks, sights of the world.
Olynj
Maths - Year 1

Maths - Year 1

A variety of maths activities to support teaching of various maths topics. Used in a year 1 class. All resources can easily be edited and are presented as word docs as well as pdf. Bundle includes: -2D Shapes - Addition & Subtraction Sums - Capacity - Temperature - Coordinates & positional language - Counting in 2s - Doubling & Halving - Measuring Length & Weight - Money (coin recognition, adding & calculating change) - Numbers as words - Odd & Even Numbers - Symmetry Enjoy all of these resources at over 50% discounted price!
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Coordinates and Position

Coordinates and Position

A lesson to support teaching of coordinates and positional language in Key Stage 1 Foundation Phase/Stage. Includes lesson plan, differentiated activities and supported resources such as scenario scrolls.
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10 Pack Escape Rooms Activity Bundle: Bill of Rights,Civil War, MLK,Constitution

10 Pack Escape Rooms Activity Bundle: Bill of Rights,Civil War, MLK,Constitution

This Bundle includes TEN separate ESCAPE ROOMS for: 1) U.S. Constitution Escape Room 2) Declaration of Independence Escape Room 3) Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room 4) Underground Railroad Escape Room 5) Bill of Rights Escape Room 6) Founding Fathers Escape Room 7) Women in History Escape Room 8) Branches of Government Escape Room 9) Martin Luther King Jr. Escape Room 10) Civil War Escape Room SAVE $$$ with this BUNDLE!! NO PROPS NEEDED!!!! The Escape Rooms will take students on TEN separate secret missions around the classroom! The escape rooms have students decode facts about the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, Causes of the Revolutionary War, The Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, Women in History, Branches of Government, MLK, Civil War and the Underground Railroad. Escape Rooms have students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to solve the clues in less than an hour (You decide the amount of time!) Code names and secret missions are different in every escape room! The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit lock combination based on the four decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal a fact about U.S. History. For example, students will learn the number of amendments and articles in the Constitution, analyze excerpts from the Declaration of Independence, gain an overview of the amendments in the Bill of Rights or learn about the Boston Tea Party. They will learn about historical women and their impact on the world as well as the basic jobs of the branches of government. Lastly, students will learn about the contributions of MLK and why the Civil War was fought. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final lock combination. No props needed!! Students can report the final lock combination to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. The Declaration of Independence is of higher difficulty than the rest...CHALLENGE your students! You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included with each escape room. An answer key and teacher directions are provided for each escape room. Time needed: 30-60 minutes/escape room Save 20% with this BUNDLE!
lisaf5005
Summer STEM Travel Fun

Summer STEM Travel Fun

Get ready for summer travel fun and STEM education in the same boredom buster! * 68 pages of travel fun for everyone * Everyone can participate and cooperate! More than a simple Find-it Bingo game, this booklet encourages the entire family to find items along the way and then: •​​Describe it in sensory words (develops literacy skills) •Hypothesize the answers to two STEM questions (develops Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics skills) •Draw a picture of what was observed (develops memory skills) This is an instant download so you can print and take it with you TODAY!
renee2181
The Titanic - Powerpoint lessons and worksheets and display materials

The Titanic - Powerpoint lessons and worksheets and display materials

A set of 6 Powerpoint lessons with worksheets and teaching resources for each lesson. 1- Life in the 1900's- giving an overview of life at the time of the maiden voyage of The Titanic including leisure, travel etc with a worksheet for the children to fill in what they know about The Titanic and what they want to find out. 2- Building the Titanic- looking at who built the Titanic and where it was built with worksheets looking at advertising posters. 3- Life on board the Titanic- what was the accommodation like for the different classes, what activities could be done on board- with worksheets to label different parts of the ship, researching different passengers, describing rooms and comparing the rooms of the different classes. 4- The maiden voyage of The Titanic- Looking at the route the Titanic took, icebergs, the survivors and victims and why it sunk. Worksheets including mapping the route, writing diary entries, newspaper reports and writing postcards. 5- Timeline- pages to view as a Powerpoint or print to create a timeline for display including worksheets to sequence events, writing activities and sequencing statements. 6- The discovery of the Titanic- looking at equipment used to explore the wreck and looking at artefacts found. Also includes: Display materials including word cards, display banner and fact cards Photographs for display and discussion A crossword Writing pages with themed borders An acrostic poem writing activity An A4 word mat with word relating to the Titanic and the crew A fact and fiction worksheet to sort the statements Newspaper reports from the time and posters advertising the Titanic for use on displays and discussion
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