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Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to build a bonfire

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to build a bonfire

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2. There are three differentiated booklets on how to build a bonfire. They are based on the year 2 SATs comprehension paper and contain a range of 'what,' 'who,' 'how' and 'why' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Year 2 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

Year 2 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2, perfect for using in the autumn term. There are three differentiated booklets on the story of The Gunpowder Plot. The middle ability booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. There are a range of 'what,' 'where' and 'when' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Year 3 and 4 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Guy Fawkes/Bonfire/Fireworks Night)

Year 3 and 4 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Guy Fawkes/Bonfire/Fireworks Night)

This resource is a comprehension booklet aimed at Lower Key Stage 2 (7-9 yrs). The booklet tells the story of The Gunpowder Plot. There are three differentiated booklets. The higher booklet has two pages of information for the children to read before they complete 2 pages of 'what,' 'where,' 'when' and 'why' questions. This is a similar layout to KS2 SATs. The middle and lower ability booklets have the information split into separate pages with questions on each page, in a similar style to KS1 SATs. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format.

By blossomingminds

Five Little Shamrocks Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Shamrocks Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than by counting shamrocks. Includes two counting rhymes – one counting up to five and one counting down again. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Counting Up One green shamrock, in the morning dew, Another one sprouted, and then there were two. Two green shamrocks, growing beneath a tree; Another one sprouted, and then there were three. Three green shamrocks, by the cottage door; Another one sprouted, and then there were four. Four green shamrocks, near a beehive Another one sprouted, And then there were five Five little shamrocks, bright and emerald green, Think of all the luck these shamrocks will bring. Each shamrock is 9cm (3.5 inches) by 9cm wide (3.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Little Christmas Trees Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Christmas Trees Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Christmas Trees Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download Five little Christmas trees Standing all alone. Their hearts were very sad, ‘Cause they hadn’t found a home. Then chop went the axe And down fell the tree And off one went with a happy family! Each tree is 12cm tall (4.75 inches) and the plant pots are about 4cm (1.5 inches) This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Little Reindeer Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Reindeer Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five little reindeer pulling the sleigh Filled with toys for Christmas day. Santa shouts “Oh No! I’ve dropped a sack”, So one little reindeer goes to get it back Each reindeer is 14cm wide (5.25 inches) and 9cm high (3.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Christmas Presents Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Presents Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas presents underneath the tree Five Christmas presents, could these all be for me? I’ll unwrap the red present, the largest gift of course Inside is a beautiful rocking horse! Four Christmas presents underneath the tree Four Christmas presents, could these all be for me? I’ll unwrap the blue present, I wonder what’s in there Inside is an enormous fluffy teddy bear! Three Christmas presents underneath the tree Three Christmas presents, could these all be for me? I’ll unwrap the yellow present, I ’m having so much fun Inside is a very loud drum ! Two Christmas presents underneath the tree Two Christmas presents, could these both be for me? I’ll unwrap the purple present, I can’t wait to take a look Inside is a big picture book! One Christmas present underneath the tree One Christmas present, could this be for me? I’ll unwrap the green present, the smallest one of all Inside is a little round bouncing ball! This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Christmas Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Candles Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download Five Christmas candles straight and tall Burning brightly count them all 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Then I blow with all my might And out goes one Christmas candle light Each candle is 13cm tall (5.25 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Pattern PDF Digital Download One Christmas bell rings out loud and clear, Calls for another so that more can hear. Two Christmas bells make a joyful noise, Call for another to ring for girls and boys. Three Christmas bells ring out holiday cheer, Call for another to be heard far and near. Four Christmas bells make a merry sound Call for another to be heard all around. Five Christmas bells ring throughout the land May there peace on earth and goodwill to all man. Each bell is 9 cm high (3.5 inches) and 10 cm wide (4 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Candles on a Birthday Cake Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Candles on a Birthday Cake Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Sing Happy Birthday, chant the rhyme and count the candles as you blow them out on this lovely felt cake with removable candles. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Just cut the felt and assemble. The cake including the cake stand is 32.5cm tall (about 13 inches) and 23cm wide (9 inches). Five candles on a birthday cake Five, and not one more You may blow one candle out, And that leaves four! Four candles on a birthday cake There for all to see. You may blow one candle out, And leaves three! Three candles on a birthday cake Standing straight and true. You may blow one candle out, And that leaves two! Two candles on a birthday cake Helping us have fun. You may blow one candle out, And that leaves one! One candle on a birthday cake WE know the task is done You may blow this candle out, And that leaves none! This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Birthday Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Birthday Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five birthday candles and not one more, The red one was blown out (blow) Then there were four. Four birthday candles, pretty as can be, The blue one was blown out (blow) Then there were three. Three birthday candles waiting for you, The green one was blown out, (blow) Then there were two. Two birthday candles oh what fun, The orange one was blown out, (blow) Then there was one. Just one birthday candle standing oh so tall. The yellow one was blown out (blow) And that was all! This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Egg Hunting Baskets Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Easter

Egg Hunting Baskets Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Easter

Lots of fun counting with this felt set. Count eggs to match the numeral on the basket or the number word on the basket. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Tune : Are you Sleeping? Hunting eggs Hunting eggs one by one one by one Put them in a basket Put them in a basket Oh what fun! Oh what fun! Practice counting to five whilst hunting for eggs. Find the number of eggs to match the word or number on the basket. Learn to recognise numerals and number words. Each basket is 6.5 x 16.5cm (2.5 x 6.5 inches) and each egg is 4.5 x 5.5cm ( 1.75 x 2.25 inches).

By FeltBoardMagic