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Lamington: An Australian cake - Visual Recipe and supplementary resources.

Lamington: An Australian cake - Visual Recipe and supplementary resources.

Lamington - A lamington is an Australian cake, made from squares of sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut. This notebook is designed for the students to use it as a visual sequence when cooking. They have all the ingredients and utensils needed and then an easy to follow recipe. It has an inbuilt shopping activity so that the cooking can be integrated into a shopping program. Within the shopping part which encourages literacy skills, students can choose what they will buy and then make their own shopping list by either writing it or sticking the associated visual onto their shopping list. There are also some integrated literacy skills to match the ingredients as well as some writing sheets. As a Lamington is Australian, there is a small activity studying the Australian flag. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) but can be used as a valuable resource for early years literacy.
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Gorilla Escape – Non-Fiction Newspaper Writing Lesson

Gorilla Escape – Non-Fiction Newspaper Writing Lesson

Gorilla Escape– Non-Fiction Newspaper Writing Lesson A complete non-fiction, newspaper writing lesson based on a gorilla escape at London Zoo. Two newspaper templates included. One is a blank template and the other is a differentiated template for lower ability students. A fun and engaging lesson! For more of my resources and lessons see here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: Youtube, The Guardian, newscrusher, cooltext.com, wallpapersafari.)
EngageinEnglish
Crocodile Comparison  - Non-Fiction

Crocodile Comparison - Non-Fiction

Crocodile Comparison - Non-Fiction A very simple but engaging lesson based on two non-fiction texts involving crocodile attacks in Australia. The aim of the lesson is for students to identify explicit information from each text then do a comparison between them. Lesson includes, Power Point slide, articles and a croc writing sheet. There's nothing flashy or complicated about this lesson at all! It is however, simple and straight-forward and students will enjoy the texts. Sometimes that's all you need. Ready to download and teach immediately. Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish More easy lessons available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/muhammad-ali-pee-and-information-retrieval-lesson-11371750 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/english-pee-exam-technique-non-fiction-mike-tyson-11368758 Looking for something a bit more 'whizzbang, move around the room' try the Beast of Bodmin Moor? https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-beast-of-bodmin-moor-investigation-fact-or-fiction-11376736 (Credits: the Guardian online, link included in the articles)
EngageinEnglish
100TH DAY OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES | HEADBAND

100TH DAY OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES | HEADBAND

CELEBRATING YOUR 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL? HERE'S A GREAT CRATIVITY! CELEBRATING 100TH DAYS OF SCHOOL US SUCH A FUN TIME IN THE CLASSROOM! ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS WITH THIS FUN HEADBAND! PACKAGE INCUDES *FULL COLOR IMAGES *BLACKLINE IMAGES
maurosailva40
Let's Pretend

Let's Pretend

A set of 30 Circle Time discussions, each one showing an imaginary event or situation. Many of these are related to familiar story characters prompting children to consider what they might say or do if such an impossible meeting were to occur. What would happen if they were suddenly transported to a fairy-tale world? The worksheets will be fun to complete but will also promote creative writing. Benefits • Improved communication Skills • Listening Skills • Thinking Skills • Concentration • Self confidence • Self Awareness
SmallWorldBigImaginations
Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Instructional Writing Literacy Kindergarten / Reception

Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Instructional Writing Literacy Kindergarten / Reception

As part of our fairy tales unit we read Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Having ordered many fairy tale books for the unit that didn't live up to expectations, I highly recommend the Goldilocks version by Amanda Askew as the pictures are lovely and the text easy-to-follow. First we made and sampled our own porridge (Creative Development). Then we wrote our own recipe's for porridge. The plan is differentiated as far as how much detail is expected and although the writing portion took 2 sessions per group my class did such an amazing job with their recipes and I was so proud of them! Included: Plan for making porridge Recipe for making porridge Literacy lesson plan - writing a recipe Porridge-making word mat Literacy lesson plan - retelling the story using paper props I had my students colour and cut their paper props as a completely independent activity, then I laminated and fixed them to Popsicle sticks. They were adorable retelling the story with their puppets! I printed the paper props from here: http://www.heroesprojectindia.org/2016/03/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears-coloring-pages/cool-goldilocks-and-the-three-bears-coloring-pages-83-for-your-seasonal-colouring-pages-with-goldilocks-and-the-three-bears-coloring-pages/
CreativeClass13
SUMMARY WRITING: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

SUMMARY WRITING: READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Summary Writing. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Summary Writing lesson. This Presentation Includes: 1. Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Make a List 2. Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes 3. Overview of Vocabulary used for a Summarizing Lesson - Phrases for Summaries 4. Real Life Application and Career Options of Summary Writing 5. Flipped Lesson Part - Videos - How to Write a Summary, Summarizing a Story 6. Collaborative Group Task – Pair-Share - Plan-Write-Share 7. Space for Peer Teaching - Summary in 8 Steps, 5 Finger Retell 8. Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – Quiz on Summarizing Review 9. Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Sample 10. Assessment Criteria and Rubrics to state Outcome Expectations 11. Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards 12. Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Mystery Cube, Story Cube 13. Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PEE - Point-Evidence-Explanation 14. Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Summarizing Sketch 15. Home Learning for Reinforcement - Writing a Haiku Poem Summarizing 16. Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.2.b-f/7/8 17. Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive 18. Educational Tools and Resources to make Student Outcome Engaging-Lively Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of Summary Writing to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their creative writing skills.
john421969
Animal Alphabet Assembly for Key Stage One

Animal Alphabet Assembly for Key Stage One

Animal Alphabet Assembly for Key Stage I Cast of 26 (letters of the alphabet) plus narrator (class teacher). Number easily adjustable up or down. Duration: Around 10 - 15 minutes This is a fun romp through the alphabet … accompanied by those animals! This script provides a template which can be edited as required to the appropriate age and ability of children. A Key Stage II script is also available from www.plays-r-ussell.com and TES - entitled Awesome Animal World Record Breakers Assembly. Narrator: (To whale) Oh! Do, please, just stay where you are! You’re really way too big to be moving around! Whale: (Huffily) Well, I can’t help it if I’m the biggest creature on earth! Narrator: You are truly awesome! But I repeat. Please just stay where you are! We don’t want a whole cast plus audience flattened today – even if that’s not your intention! (To x-ray tetra) Whereas you? Well, we can hardly see you! X-Ray Tetra: That’s why they call me the x-ray fish! You can see right through me! Yak: No trouble seeing me, an awesome ox Narrator: Taking us to Y for Yak. That only leaves us with one more! Now, who was it who was covering Z? Zebra: Last but not least! You can’t have forgotten me, already? What other creature has stripes like mine? Narrator: Ooh. Sorry. (Aside) You should never make a zebra cross! Zebra: (Groaning) I hope this isn’t going to turn into a zebra crossing joke?
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