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Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

I have bundled together three resources which will be useful for the study of letter writing and in particular how a letter saved the day when we look at the intrigues surrounding the Gunpowder Plot. This resource has more relevance today because of the new drama series entitled Gunpowder which stars Kit Harington of Game of Thrones fame who plays Robert Catesby, the brains behind the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Here Harington reveals he is a direct ancestor of Catesby.
jlimb
Year 2 World Space Week comprehension bundle

Year 2 World Space Week comprehension bundle

A bundle of 3 comprehension booklets, perfect for using during World Space Week. The comprehensions are based on the questioning and layout of KS1 SATS reading papers and differentiated three ways. The three booklets included are: Neil Armstrong Do aliens exist? Living in space PDF file format and editable Microsoft Word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Creative and fun!!! A project-based approach to learning. Full UNIT OF WORK. ***If you choose to download then please provide feedback - positive or otherwise!*** The aim of this 2 week unit of work is to improve children's use of persuasive language to write an effective advertisement. It contains: 1. A powerpoint to introduce persuasive language for Speaking & Listening opportunities 2. Planning sheets which explain the process of persuasive writing following IPEELL (see below) 3. Resource sheets: WAGOLL to teach from with comprehension sheet, persuasive language mind-map, planning process exemplar, scoring sheet and links to websites. 4. Area & Perimeter lesson plan with resources and example of work. To link with the brochure design aspect of the project. Note IPEELL is a writing scheme (Introduction, Points, Evidence, Elaboration, Links & Language) a pilot program run by CEP.
SportyK
2 x Archaeology Wordsearches Careers History Starter Settler Activity Wordsearch Cover Lesson

2 x Archaeology Wordsearches Careers History Starter Settler Activity Wordsearch Cover Lesson

2 x Wordsearches on the theme of 'Archaeology'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Archaeology 2 Wordsearch Careers History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Archaeology 2 Wordsearch Careers History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Archaeology 2'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Medieval Knights Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Medieval Knights Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Medieval Knights'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Year 1 Topic Homework Grids

Year 1 Topic Homework Grids

Homework grids for the following topics in year 1 : Celebrations, Time Travellers, Great fire of London, Materials, Flowers, Insects, Life cycles and Holidays. Each grid has a range of maths, literacy and creative tasks. I do not own the right to the images used.
parrianen
Ancient Greece Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Ancient Greece Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Ancient Greece'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Cracking Code Breakers: (KS2) (British Science Association CREST SuperStar Link Scheme)

Cracking Code Breakers: (KS2) (British Science Association CREST SuperStar Link Scheme)

Free downloadable learning resource for KS2/3 Cracking Code Breakers reveals the lesser known Second World War story of Colossus, the world's first electronic programmable computer that was invented by Tommy Flowers, a General Post Office (GPO) engineer and cracked top secret German messages from Hitler. Use this resource to inspire your pupils' with a unique story of engineering ingenuity and to make connections between computer technology in the past and the present day. Cracking Code Breakers can support a digital literacy topic and teaching across the curriculum. The resource includes: • Teachers’ Notes • Student Activities including two British Science Association CREST SuperStar Challenges • Interactive PowerPoints • Film clips • Cracking Code Breakers CREST SuperStar stickers Curriculum Links: Computing (Digital Literacy, data protection), Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, History (Local History, Continuity and Change), Literacy, Geography, Citizenship Mission Colossus game Put your engineering skills to the test in this interactive game. Can you beat the clock and build Colossus? Available to play postalmuseum.org/learning Cracking Code Breakers at The Postal Museum Primary schools visiting The Postal Museum can book a 1-hour interactive workshop: Cracking Code Breakers: Engineering Colossus the world's first programmable computer £120 plus VAT per class (up to 30 pupils) To find out more, or book a visit: postalmuseum.org/for-schools Cracking Code Breakers is funded by Royal Mail and John Cass Foundation and was developed with support from the National Museum of Computing.
ThePostalMuseum