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Bonfire Night Pack

Bonfire Night Pack

Have you ever wondered how London would have changed if the Gunpowder plot had been successful? Did you know the queen still has the cellars of Westminster checked by a guard before she arrives? A range of fact-filled Bonfire Night themed resources for years 2 - 4. Great opportunities to create a class display. Resources include 3 chatterbox templates, two reading comprehensions, a lesson to create a wonderful fire poetry display and 2 themed word searches.
Pencilplayground
Fire Poetry

Fire Poetry

A flexible Literacy lesson that uses the topic of fire to generate ideas of a poem. This is an excellent lesson for the end of a poetry topic. Children are encouraged to use their senses as well as simile and onomatopoeia to create a poem all about fire. this would fit in very well with Bonfire Night, the Stone Age, Fire of London or Halloween. Children can write their poetic phrases onto flames and build up their poem like a real bonfire. This makes for a wonderful class display. Alternatively, there is writing paper for the children to use instead.
Pencilplayground
KS2 Developing chronological knowledge and understanding - Samples KS2

KS2 Developing chronological knowledge and understanding - Samples KS2

This is a sample of a selection from a range of these resources. These are taken from the resources focussed on KS2. Each of the full resource is a set of linked resources and activities to help students improve their understanding of the sequencing of events. There is a specially designed power point presentation of selected events. This is designed to convey a sense of the passage of time by having the transition between slides vary in length depending on how many years actually passed between events. Each slide has a date, event and appropriate illustration. (Each event slide is on show for five seconds and the whole presentation lasts for approximately five minutes). (There are between 24 and 30 slides in each presentation) As a bonus there is also a ‘click through’ version of the slide show. The selection of events is not meant to be definitive for the study of that period (it’s a selection not a comprehensive timeline!) – this would allow for an extra activity/challenge of students deciding what is missing/what could be left out. The same events are on a word document with a classifying task -to help students identify links within a period. Some of these events are also used for a set of sorting challenges (by focussing on the same set of events in different ways it will help boost students’ knowledge). The first involves sorting set of four or five different events into the correct order – available on power point and word document. The second is a set of printable ‘cards’ which can be used for sorting or matching tasks (such as the matching pairs game) – each event is on a separate ‘card’ from its date (organised in sets of 10). The third is a set of domino cards’ where each card has an event and a date that links to another event -so making a single sequence of 10 events. There are available 10 separate sets of resources: Ancient Greece; Britain before the Romans 4500BC-43AD Roman Britain 43-410AD Anglo-Saxons and Vikings 449-1066AD Periods in British history (major periods) Medieval Times (2 sub sets – England; Britain and other nations) Tudors and Stuarts (2 sub sets – Tudors; Stuarts) Industrial Revolution (and farming etc – 3 sub sets: 1694 to 1803; 1803 to 1846; 1851 to 1901 Britain (and the world) c1714 to c1900 (3 sub sets: Britain and the World; Politics and Reform; Society and Culture Britain in the 20th century (2 sub sets – Britain in the 20th century; Britain and the world)
WiseArkResources
fun activity for devevloping enquiry skills and drawing inferences including data collection sheet

fun activity for devevloping enquiry skills and drawing inferences including data collection sheet

Aimed at KS2 and KS3 I developed this activity into a plan that can be easily adapted. It works as a useful introduction to a History topic and allows pupils to start focusing on the type of questions they should be asking as they progress and how to effectively find the answers they need. It can be scaled easily by changing the nature of the objects (more complex) or even the number of them. I used a bunch of keys with this once and it turned into a full on Sherlock Holmes detective mystery!
atters
Woolly Mammoth Info sheet, Year 3, non-fiction. Stone Age topic

Woolly Mammoth Info sheet, Year 3, non-fiction. Stone Age topic

Hi all, Here is a little information sheet about the Woolly Mammoth. I created it with Year 3 in mind but you may need to edit it up and/or down to suit the differentiated needs of the children in your class. We used it as an information retrieval activity but it could be used in any way you like. This is free to download but did take me a while to create so please REVIEW it for me! Many thanks, Emlo
EmloResources
History Lessons for Stone Age Topic

History Lessons for Stone Age Topic

Year 3 History lesson resources including individual lesson plans with PowerPoints and teacher notes.The resource can be used to introduce Skara Brae and Stone Circles linked to the topic of Stone Age in an interactive way.Pupils will learn about the changes in Britain in the late Neolithic period as well as the start of the Bronze Age as identified in the KS2 National Curriculum for History.The lesson plan identify mixed ability pairs as an effective differentiation strategy as well as TA support for struggling learners.A great resource which will bring out creativity in children as they will be making fact files as evidence to support learning.
MehreenQ
KS3 Significant Discoveries

KS3 Significant Discoveries

This bundle contains 3 full lessons within the topic - What was the most significant archaeological discovery? The lessons investigate the significance of Otzi, Pompeii and the Ice Maiden.
talesofold
Year 3 Instruction Writing - Week Two

Year 3 Instruction Writing - Week Two

Suited to the NC2014, week two of instruction writing for Year 3. Tried and tested with my own class completed in 2 double (whole morning) lessons and one daily slot (1hr). Can be adapted to suit smaller daily lessons. Links to key text 'Beware of Boys' before children produce an independent, assessed piece of writing during the last session (link to Stone Age topic). Included: Planning Learning objective and Success Criteria Grids for books in child friendly language. Printable resource Activ Inspire Flipchart
ntroon