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Split Digraph Wizard

Split Digraph Wizard

Help children master split digraphs. Includes detailed guidance notes for teachers with different approaches to explaining split digraphs along with four activities based on active learning games that can involve the whole class. Activities are progressive and support children to understand digraphs and split digraphs. The introductory activities use simple and familiar words that can be transformed into split digraphs. Further activities include more challenging words to stretch children and consolidate learning. Resources include: - Guidance notes for teachers - Printable letters and accompanying slides - Worksheets (113 slides/sheets in total)
MagicSounds
Guy Fawkes - Bonfire night lesson

Guy Fawkes - Bonfire night lesson

A complete Entry level lesson on Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night. Suitable for foundation learners, entry level functional skills and adults with learning difficulties. Produced in plain text with no bright colours or childish pictures making this resource especially suitable for adults and those learners who find colours and pictures confusing. Covers: speaking, listening and communication criteria at entry level 1, 2 & 3 Incudes: • reading and writing activities • dictionary worksheet • following instructions • free writing • Quiz questions
misssez
Punctuation Worksheet Pack: Full-stops, Commas and Semi-colons

Punctuation Worksheet Pack: Full-stops, Commas and Semi-colons

Punctuation worksheets in my Branches of Grammar series, aimed at mid-ability KS3 English students or revision for KS4. Can be used alone or in series. This pack contains: Worksheet Four Full-stops Worksheet Five Commas Worksheet Six Semi-colons Each worksheet includes detailed definitions and examples. Straightforward activities to practice using each punctuation mark at sentence and paragraph level. Sheets build upon one another with Worksheet Five considering the difference between comma and full stop pauses and challenging students to select which should be used in a sample paragraph. Sample sentences based on student interest/humour containing some more complex extension tasks for more able students. Example: Now copy out the passages below and put in the missing full stops and capital letters: 2. The singer took the microphone in her hand the audience waited in anticipation the music began to play
jigglemama
Handwriting for Australian Stage 4/5 students

Handwriting for Australian Stage 4/5 students

Set of resources on handwriting that includes handwriting criteria and cross-curricular worksheets. I have used the resources in a New England NSW secondary school in my own classes and in a whole-school handwriting program. Bundle includes: + Handwriting criteria + Worksheet 1: Rise of sick internet trolls + Worksheet 2: Arctic ice melt + Worksheet 3: About grief + Worksheet 4: Facts about super trawlers + Worksheet 5: Body image worries plaguing young kids + Worksheet 6: Paying for your pet + Worksheet 7: Animated films + Worksheet 8: The Sapphires + Worksheet 9: The rise of tattoo remorse + Worksheet 10: Sexting + Worksheet 11: Does My Head Look Big in This?
WayneWoods
HANDWRITING CHECKLIST ASSESSMENT

HANDWRITING CHECKLIST ASSESSMENT

10 assessment objectives for good cursive handwriting. Measure progress with handwriting. Use for: peer assessment self assessment to show progress to measure progress
kjh498
9-1 GCSE English Language: how to write the perfect narrative (ANY EXAM BOARD)

9-1 GCSE English Language: how to write the perfect narrative (ANY EXAM BOARD)

Grade 9 (A*) Narrative Writing podcast for the creative writing on the Paper 1 section B. Comes with free lecturer podcast (35mins) giving expert advice! Can be used for any exam board and any ability. All of the creative writing SOW included. Grade 9 example is also included. This resource looks at the following: structure character dialogue SPAG mark scheme exemplar material adjectives, adverbs & verbs sentence starters figurative language sensory language dialogue tags show, don't tell
SteveNoyce1
What do you think about plastic bottle recycling?

What do you think about plastic bottle recycling?

What do you think about plastic bottle recycling? It’s an interesting question that the Scottish government is taking action on. They aim to introduce a deposit return scheme, whereby you can get money for depositing your plastic drinks bottles, glass bottles, and aluminium cans, into recycling containers. The Scottish government wants to tackle litter and clean up its streets. Having a deposit return scheme could also have a huge impact on decreasing the amount of litter found on Scottish beaches. Certainly, it will save money for local authorities, and it will help the recycling industry.
NewsFlashEnglish
Junker: English is losing its importance in Europe. Is it true?

Junker: English is losing its importance in Europe. Is it true?

Last week, the President of the European Union, Jean Claude Juncker, said English is losing its importance in Europe. He made the remark, at a meeting of European diplomats and experts in Florence, Italy. Is it true? Junker said, “Slowly but surely, English is losing importance in Europe. The French will have elections on Sunday, and I would like them to understand what I am saying.” He then switched into French for the rest of his speech. Whilst this might have been done to please the French voters ahead of the election, it is a fair point he raises, and to debate now. When the UK leaves the EU, it will leave Ireland and Malta in the English speaking club. The French, Belgians, and Luxembourgers, can then revert to speaking French. That leaves the Germans, who are the dominant members of the EU. Yes, but what about the other members of the EU, especially those from east and central Europe, as well as the Scandinavian and southern European countries.
NewsFlashEnglish
Doors

Doors

Today’s English lesson, about doors, is inspired by one of my students, who happened to be looking at a door, when asked for a topic of conversation. You’d be surprised what you can say about doors. For starters, there are several different shapes of door. Most doors are rectangular. Some are double-opening doors. They can be made of glass, wood, wood panelling, plastic, or uPVC. A good joiner can make a handmade door, though, many doors today are manufactured in a factory. There are also aluminium and steel doors. Wooden doors can be painted, stained or polished.
NewsFlashEnglish
Easter

Easter

Easter is a Christian holiday. Easter can be between March 19 and April 25. The dates vary because of the March equinox. Many countries have public holidays on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Easter Monday. Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus. His body was then moved to a cave where it was placed in a tomb. The cave’s entrance was covered by a giant stone put there by Roman soldiers. Many Christians remember this by going to church on Good Friday. Easter Sunday is when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ, after his crucifixion.
NewsFlashEnglish
Robot Tax

Robot Tax

Today let’s talk about a robot tax. By that, I mean a tax on robots. It is a subject that is currently being discussed, in earnest. Robots are taking over the jobs us humans have done before. If there are fewer workers, it means less tax for governments, right? So the governments have to raise taxes in another way and the introduction of a robot tax can’t be too far away. These days, robots work in many places, for example, in car factories, on car assembly lines. They cook food and help package it. They are said to be the future workers on farms, picking fruit and vegetables. Who knows? Of course, it begs the question of what workers will do if there is less work for them, if a robot is doing it. One answer to that is, think about the jobs done today, compared to 40 years ago, before we all started using computers. The office of yesterday, has been replaced by people sitting at laptops, all day, typing things into them. Hopefully, it demonstrates how life in offices, and new jobs have evolved, as a result of IT development. So, who knows, how offices will look in 40 years?
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