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Form Time Activities

Form Time Activities

This is a presentation that I have created for our KS3 tutors to use as a dip in resources when they have nothing to do during form time. It includes over 30+ ideas that can be used throughout a term or year. It includes: Computer based activities, hand on team building, outdoor activities, brain training etc

By josh_liversidge

Higher Order Questioning - Staff Presentation

Higher Order Questioning - Staff Presentation

I was asked to put together a presentation for staff to explain the importance of higher level questioning and give some examples of approaches and activities to encourage it. The powerpoint does just that! This was followed up with further training sessions and now I lead a SWG for stretch and challenge. Please feel free to contact me if you would like further explanation of any activities or further examples. I have not been able to upload the Question Generator but can send this to you separately. Also included, a self assessment sheet and notes to go with the powerpoint. Additionally, the slides contained structured questions relevant to the subject, within the Academy I teach at, all subject areas produced a specific one. The idea being that students get more used to higher order questioning and encourages better peer questioning, teachers have a visual aid - often useful if being observed.

By nickjmc

Design Technology - Consumer Profile Cards

Design Technology - Consumer Profile Cards

Fed up of students designing for themselves when they answer a design brief?... Consumer Profile Cards can be used with any scheme of work to influence the design outcome of a project. Students can use the cards to profile a consumers likes, needs, wants, rather than designing for themselves. - 12 cards that can be printed and laminated to be easily accessible in the classroom. - Includes A4 booklet page that students can fill in after reading each card to show understanding of the information. -Powerpoint can be edited if necessary.

By ShaniceWelsh

Back to School Bingo

Back to School Bingo

FREE back to school bingo game! Help your new class get to know each other with this fun game. Give each child a Find Someone Who Board (choose the KS1 or KS2 version). Children then go around the room and find somebody who can sign their name in each box on the board. The aim is to fill up their whole board as well as to get to know their classmates better! This free resource is part of our popular New Class Poetry Activity.

By KS2History

Generic Extension Task Stickers + Stretch & Challenge Activities

Generic Extension Task Stickers + Stretch & Challenge Activities

112 different stickers tasks. They can be used as extension stickers, pupils come up and pick one and stick it into their book and complete the task. Or Can be used as stretch and challenge stickers for fast finishes and revision aid for the more able students. You can download and print them multiple times. I personally use them for GCSE PE and put them on a back desk and pupils when completing tasks go and help themselves, they pick different tasks. I award house points if they complete so many in a lesson. Applicable to most topics, all tasks are generic and are not specific to elements of topics or PE. Independent learning. Can also be used for other subjects. Works best when printing the stickers on Herma Premium - 48, 5 x 25, 4mm (http://www.herma.co.uk/en/product-catalogue/labels/address-labels/sender/labels-a4-superprint-4474.html) All attached documents and resources have 'no copyright infringement intended', all images have been found on google or authorisation has been gained from the original author to utilise in the various resources.

By MissButterworth_PE

Opposite Adjectives

Opposite Adjectives

Cut, laminate , match the pairs of adjectives opposites. Thanks to all for downloading and the nice comments! :-)

By Olynj

An Inspector Calls Comprehension Activities Booklet!

An Inspector Calls Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of J.B. Priestley's 'An Inspector Calls.' Teachers have found them particularly useful in exam revision, comprehension tasks, or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the KS4 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework - this makes the tasks suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that students gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: - 'Context: Pre-War Britain' - to aid students with 'Drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation;' - 'Priestley's Description' - to aid students with 'Analysing a writer’s choice of vocabulary, form, grammatical and structural features, and evaluating their effectiveness and impact;' - 'The Inspector' - to aid students with 'Seeking evidence in the text to support a point of view, including justifying inferences with evidence;' - 'Editing the Play' - to aid students with 'Making an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.' Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is around 30 pages in length!) I've also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).

By TandLGuru

BTEC L3 Business Studies: Unit 3 - Personal and Business Finance Independent Study/Revision Booklet!

BTEC L3 Business Studies: Unit 3 - Personal and Business Finance Independent Study/Revision Booklet!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback. ***** FOLLOW @AllRoundRes, to stay up-to-date with the latest resources and news! ***** #GetYourLearnOn ------------------------ A MUST HAVE FOR ANY UNIT 3 STUDENTS! ------------------------ I created this resource for BTEC Level 3 Business Studies, Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance. It is a study and revision booklet, which should be used alongside lessons and studies. Students should make sure that they have with them during every lesson and they should have it to hand to make notes, RAG rate and track learning etc. This 11 page, comprehensive study booklet, with help students during lessons, giving them a break-down of the content that they are learning. It will help them understand what next lesson with be focused on. It will allow them to successfully plan their study time and revision, making sure that they cover and recap everything that they have learnt. Also, allowing them to track their learning and revision #GetYourLearnOn Throughout, the booklet students will see a Twitter Logo, this is where they can interact with the @AllRoundRes Community! #AskAllRes The booklet contains: *A Front/Back Cover Page – Where student can record their personal details and interact with the @AllRoundRes Community and share their questions, thought, revision, ideas and tips with each other! * A Unit 3 Overview Page – Gives a summary of what student can expect to learn from the unit, how they will be assessed (AO1, 2, 3 and 4), and the exam command words and marks ranger per AO question type. *A Simple Revision Checklist – A 6-page revision checklist, simplifying into a bullet points what they need to know for each section; A, B, C, D, E and F. Its colour coded per section so students can clearly understand what section they are in. There is also space to make notes. *Notes and Thinking Page – A space where students to make notes for assignments, deadlines and homework etc. Questions that students should answer when revising. *A Whole Unit 3 Checklist Overview – Students should RAG rate each section at the given times during revision. This allows students to focus revision on the section they struggle with. *A General Revision Tips Page – This page gives tips for students to revise effectively and successfully. It also gives @AllRoundRes Top 10 Tips for SUCCESSFUL revision! *************************************************************************************** If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email allroundresources@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help! ***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

@AllRoundRes ULTIMATE PEEL Paragraph Guide! + Planning Pages!

@AllRoundRes ULTIMATE PEEL Paragraph Guide! + Planning Pages!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback. ***** FOLLOW @AllRoundRes, to stay up-to-date with the latest resources and news! ***** #GetYourLearnOn I created this resource to be used a display in classrooms to show and explain what a PEEL paragraph is. It is designed to help students understand what a PEEL paragraph is and how they can use it in their writing, across all subjects and levels. The resource itself is split into 4 different posters/displays/worksheets. The first is a guide to show what each letter of PEEL stands for and how you form a paragraph using the acronym. It also gives simple image to illustrate the main point of the letter. The second includes a range of sentence starters for each of the letters, giving students a starting point form and write a PEEL paragraph. The third gets students to think about what they need to do when forming a peel paragraph. Giving simple questions, that students should think about and try to find out before writing the paragraph. The fourth is writing frame template to help student form and write the perfect PEEL paragraph. Also, included is a variety of different planning sheets, to help students prepare and plan what they are going to write in their paragraph. All 5 planning pages coincide with colour codes of PEEL for each letter, perfect to help students get their learning and understanding together to form the perfect paragraph! All slides are colour coded, in conjunction with PEEL, so each letter has its own colour. You could print them in A3 size to display around your classroom, so if students get stuck they can refer to them. Or, you could print onto one sheet and hand to students to put in their diary or stick in their books for future reference. The template page you could print a few up and pin them to a board so student can take one to help them when needed. I would suggest printing them in colour, to get maximum use of the individual colour coded letters. *************************************************************************************** If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email allroundresources@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help! ***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE MACBETH LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY BOOKLET, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Shakespeare's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

Whole school Teaching & Learning Policy

Whole school Teaching & Learning Policy

Whole school Teaching & Learning Policy. Written for Primary but could be adapted. Includes key headings and statements on what constitutes good teaching, knowledge of pupils, prior learning, planning, learning environment, resources, teaching strategies, assessment and expectations. This policy can be used as a structured starting point for sharing views on T&L with staff prior to adapting the content or creating own policy.

By newromantic

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Huge Bundle!

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY BOOKLET, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Stevenson's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru