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It's good to talk

It's good to talk

A bundle of resources to promote student talking and listening in a range of structured ways. They help students reflect on their values and are also ideal for promoting discussion and tolerance of different views. Discussion points (Vols 1 &2): Two resources to encourage purposeful talk by giving a focus for a discussion. Each set has 80 different stimuli and is a power point and a word document. Moral dilemmas: A resource to encourage purposeful talk and help students to reflect on their values. A power point with 40 different dilemmas which are also supplied in a word document. ‘Top 3’s’: A deceptively simple focus for discussion. Students are given a category such as tennis players and, in their group, have to come up a top three. Not only does this boost discussion and team work but it makes them think about judgements- what criteria are they going to use? Find someone who: Requires the students talk to each other. They have to find someone who can do a particular task or who likes something etc
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Getting to know you

Getting to know you

Ideal for the start of the school year with new tutor groups etc. A range of activities that can be used to help students learn to work with each other and solve challenges as well as reflect on their values etc. Getting to know you: includes Sorting activities – getting students moving and engaging with each other; ‘Find someone who ‘ – needs the students talk to each other. They have to find someone who can do a particular task or who likes something etc. Discussion points - a set of questions to get small groups talking about issues Dilemmas – a different type of question for groups to discuss their response to certain situation Miscellaneous – a selection of 10 challenges including ‘think outside the box, number association and ‘tell the time’ (without a watch or phone !!) Supplied with a word document which contains most of the same activities- with sheets to fill in for the ‘Find someone who…’ challenges. Mini Puzzle Collection: A set of a range of puzzles/challenges: Letter/word based (e.g. anagrams, longest word maker); number based (e.g. conundrum, practical maths problems); factual based (e.g. Can you list…, matching pairs) Memory test: Each slide (of thirty) shows ten (related) pictures which students have to memorise and then recall.
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Year 3 RE Autumn 1 Unit of Work

Year 3 RE Autumn 1 Unit of Work

A 7 week unit of work for Year 3 RE. This is based on Unit 2.1 from the Nottinghamshire Agreed Syllabus and covers topics such as Harvest, the Creation and Big Questions that religion tries to answer, with a focus on Christianity. Any links to resources or YouTube videos are included in the planning.
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The Passion of Christ - Four full lessons (Arrest, Trial, Crucifixion and Holy Communion)

The Passion of Christ - Four full lessons (Arrest, Trial, Crucifixion and Holy Communion)

This document contains four full lessons on the events leading up to Jesus’ death, covering The Arrest, The Trial and The Crucifixion of Jesus as well as the Holy Communion. Each lesson follows a clear structure and can therefore be used exactly how it has been laid out but can also easily be adapted. Each lesson contains: A starter activity, main activity and plenary Short video clip and range of images to target different learning needs. Differentiated activities, learning objectives and outcomes Detailed information Various AFL activities to meet different learning needs. There is also a strong level of differentiation in each lesson to not only stretch and challenge the most able but to also promote good learning outcomes for the least able and the middle ability pupils. A great range of lessons which gives pupils a strong insight into the events leading up to Jesus’ death. Hope these lessons all promote strong learning outcomes for your pupils and please leave a review!
RE4all
Assembly:  Abundance (Values)

Assembly: Abundance (Values)

A values-based resource for Assembly, Tutor-time, PSHE/Citizenship. Would be most suitable for Key Stage 1-3. Includes a colourful, engaging PowerPoint and delivery notes (in Notes Section). The resource is editable, should you wish to change it for the needs of a particular audience. Focuses on: the telling of the story of one boy who spends time with another family and learns the true meaning of ‘Abundance’ the meaning of abundance and what the two families (from the story) have in abundance a clip from an advert about thinking differently, used to ask students to consider thinking differently about what they have in abundance asks students to consider what they have in abundance and how they show it.
SpringwellTeaching
Introduction to Judaism

Introduction to Judaism

First term’s worth of activities in booklet format for Judaism aimed at Year 7 - more to follow as the year goes on! Credit to Mrs Humanities (https://mrshumanities.com/2016/04/03/updated-marking-feedback-and-dirt-ideas/) for the DIRT page.
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Introduction to the religion of Christianity

Introduction to the religion of Christianity

A full 60 minute lesson introducing the religion of Christianity and covering the key beliefs. The follow resources have been provided: A starter activity A carousel activity Strong emphasis on peer-to-peer and independent learning Differentiated learning objectives, outcomes and activities. A plenary Detailed information Essentially everything you need has been provided for you here and this lesson can be used exactly how it has been laid out but can easily be adapted. This lesson follows a clear structure with a starter activity, followed by a carousel activity to promote independent learning, a range of AFL activities and the main task which has also been differentiated to promote progress for all pupils. A great and engaging lesson which introduces the key beliefs about Christianity, Hope this lesson helps and please leave a review.
RE4all
Year 4 Planning Complete Year's Planning Numeracy Literacy KS2 & Aesop Cloze Worksheets Bundle

Year 4 Planning Complete Year's Planning Numeracy Literacy KS2 & Aesop Cloze Worksheets Bundle

Great mega bundle. A complete year’s planning. Plus great Aesop cloze worksheets. Incredible value. Please look at my shop for individual details. Below is one as an example: Planning for the Autumn term for year 4. You get 160 mb of material so good value imo. I taught mainly in Catholic schools so has a Catholic bent. But as we live in a multicultural society, this should be no problem. You get planning for: creative curriculum Literacy Numeracy P.E. (some) Science (some) R.E. (Advent etc) Loads of great lessons to ease your Sunday afternoons. Just cut and paste into your school template.
auntieannie
Year 4 Summer term Planning Numeracy Literacy KS2

Year 4 Summer term Planning Numeracy Literacy KS2

Important! If you’d like to buy the whole year’s planning (Autumn, Spring and Summer) you’d be better off buying my bundle. Planning for the Summer term for year 4. You get 114 mb of material so good value imo. I taught mainly in Catholic schools so has a Catholic bent. But as we live in a multicultural society, this should be no problem. You get planning for: creative curriculum Literacy (Stories that raise issues, Poetry etc) Numeracy (Fractions and Decimals etc) P.E. (some) Science (some) R.E. ( Easter, Pentecost etc) Loads of great lessons to ease your Sunday afternoons. Just cut and paste into your school template.
auntieannie
Year 4 Planning Spring Term Numeracy Literacy KS2

Year 4 Planning Spring Term Numeracy Literacy KS2

Important! If you’d like to buy the whole year’s planning (Autumn, Spring and Summer) you’d be better off buying my bundle. Planning for the Spring term for year 4. You get 160 mb of material so good value imo. I taught mainly in Catholic schools so has a Catholic bent. But as we live in a multicultural society, this should be no problem. You get planning for: creative curriculum Literacy Numeracy P.E. (some) Science (some) R.E. (Christmas, Lent etc) Loads of great lessons to ease your Sunday afternoons. Just cut and paste into your school template.
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GCSE Edexcel B Religious Studies Marriage and Family Keyword and Definition Flashcards

GCSE Edexcel B Religious Studies Marriage and Family Keyword and Definition Flashcards

This has 30 flashcards in with keywords and definitions on. There are 6 to an A4 page but you could enlarge to A3 when photocopying. You need to print them double sided with the flip on the short edge and they should line up. Then laminate, cut up and then they are ready to be used. If you create enough sets to be used in groups or pairs they can be used as activities to help pupils to revise the keywords by quizzing each other. Could even print off as single pages and get pupils to use them to match up the keyword and definitions. Again laminate and cut up so they can be used again and again to aid with revision and long term memory These were made for the marriage and family unit on the Christianity paper or Edexcel B. However they could also be used for other specs because there is a lot of overlap.
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AQA New Spec Religious Studies Hinduism Quotes display

AQA New Spec Religious Studies Hinduism Quotes display

AQA New Spec Religious Studies Hinduism Quotes display. This includes nearly 60! individual quotes and teachings from Hinduism Beliefs, Practices, Relationships, Peace and Conflict, Crime and Punishment and Religion and Life. These can printed and used as a classroom display or reduced and given to students as a booklet of quotes. My students find this incredibly useful to have these around the classroom to look at and embed these teachings so they can use them in the exam.
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GCSE Edexcel B Christianity Matters of Life and Death Keyword and Definition Revision Flashcards

GCSE Edexcel B Christianity Matters of Life and Death Keyword and Definition Revision Flashcards

This has 26 flashcards in with keywords and definitions on. There are 6 to an A4 page but you could enlarge to A3 when photocopying. You need to print them double sided with the flip on the short edge and they should line up. Then laminate, cut up and then they are ready to be used. If you create enough sets to be used in groups or pairs they can be used as activities to help pupils to revise the keywords by quizzing each other. Could even print off as single pages and get pupils to use them to match up the keyword and definitions. Again laminate and cut up so they can be used again and again to aid with revision and long term memory.
engagingclassroom
Medical Ethics Card Sorts

Medical Ethics Card Sorts

These outstanding resources on medical ethic issues linked to the science curriculum have been bundled together to give to you exceptional value. These card sorts are great for the full range of ability and are designed to help promote debate and discussion of these difficult topics. You can cut them out and put them into an envelope for students to sort or you can get them to cut, sort and stick them into their books. Failing that they can create a key or use highlighters and stick the information into their books. Whenever possible, I have linked in videos that are suitable for classroom use that cover both sides of the debate and can be previewed alongside our resources. Everything is supplied in Microsoft Word and can be easily customized to suit your students . For more information, please click on each resource.
Roy_Huggins
Science SMSC Card Sorts

Science SMSC Card Sorts

These outstanding resources on controversial issues linked to the science curriculum have been bundled together to give to you exceptional value. These card sorts are great for the full range of ability and are designed to help promote debate and discussion of these difficult topics. You can cut them out and put them into an envelope for students to sort or you can get them to cut, sort and stick them into their books. Failing that they can create a key or use highlighters and stick the information into their books. Whenever possible, I have linked in videos that are suitable for classroom use that cover both sides of the debate and can be previewed alongside our resources. Everything is supplied in Microsoft Word and can be easily customized to suit your students . For more information, please click on each resource.
Roy_Huggins
Ethics Card Sort: Genetic Modification - Arguments For & Against

Ethics Card Sort: Genetic Modification - Arguments For & Against

Should scientist be allowed to play God with nature in order to solve the problems caused by climate change, disease and defective genes? What are the dangers and benefits of swapping genes from one species to another? This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the ethical and religious arguments for and against Genetic Modification or GM. . It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen fully editable statements that can sorted under them. I’ve also linked in two video clips to this page which are worthwhile watching with your students depending on their ability. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: The Value of LIfe Know: What is Genetic Modification? Understand: What are the arguments for and against scientists being allowed to modify genes? Evaluate: Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature through genetic modification? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is genetic modification and why are some people opposed to it? Explain - the arguments for and against using genetic modification? Analyze - Should scientist be allowed to use GM technologies to save or improve life? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: Gentic Modication - Arguments For & Against

Card Sort: Gentic Modication - Arguments For & Against

Should scientist be allowed to swap genes from one species to another? Should they be allowed to play God with nature in order to solve the problems caused by climate change, disease and defective genes? This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the ethical and religious arguments for and against Genetic Modification or GM. . It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen fully editable statements that can sorted under them. I’ve also linked in two video clips to this page which are worthwhile watching with your students depending on their ability. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: The Value of LIfe Know: What is Genetic Modification? Understand: What are the arguments for and against scientists being allowed to modify genes? Evaluate: Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature through genetic modification? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is genetic modification and why are some people opposed to it? Explain - the arguments for and against using genetic modification? Analyze - Should scientist be allowed to use GM technologies to save or improve life? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Religious Education: Evaluation (RE)

Religious Education: Evaluation (RE)

Never plan an evaluation skills lesson again with this Evaluation Skills resource. All you have to do is enter the topic and let the pupils do the rest. Starter: Debate generator. Our debate generate is packed with 60 generic topics for discussion. Simply click the spin button and stop button to select a topic. The class can then be divided into two to discuss the + & - Add your topic and statement/ question to slides 10 & 25. This will introduce the pupils to the topic and remind them of it when they come to plan. Pupils have doodle note sheets to make notes as the lesson progresses should they wish. Pupils watch a clip of how to structure paragraphs with the PEEL framework. Pupils are given two frameworks to use WAWOS and SONIC (Lower Ability pupils) There are some general rules of thumb for evaluation questions (this is explained) Pupils are taken through how they should divide the time given to them when answering such questions. There is a planning sheet that can be given for each evaluation question. Pupils are also give a marking framework to use during a peer or self assessment (your decision which assessment is used here) There are 6 TeachElite timers in this pack- 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 6 min, 8 min & 16 min. Plenary: Pupils have a reflective plenary whereby they discuss their learning hurdles. Homework/Extension : A SMART target sheet has been included in the pack should you wish to ask pupils to fill this out next lesson or for homework (based on their attainment during this lesson). If you review this resource we will give you another resource for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TeachElite”>TeachElite’s Shop</a> click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. <br /> <br /> You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE<br /> and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Sikhism: The Five K’s

Sikhism: The Five K’s

One worksheet which is double-sided and includes THREE activities about the 5 K’s in Sikhism- an essential for your topic! Activity 1- Describing the objects using a table and answering questions. I used the real objects but you could easily substitute simple fact cards of comprehension text. Activity 2- Research focused. Activity 3- Where are the 5 K’s found on the body? My class thoroughly enjoyed this lesson and so was then carried out in other parts of the school. I found that Sikhism resources were hard to find and this ticks the boxes!
AbbyMSimpson
The New Pupil: Short Story and Imaginative Writing Unit

The New Pupil: Short Story and Imaginative Writing Unit

This unit of work comprises of a short story about a new pupil coming to school who is considered different by the others. This should lead to some discussion about what makes people considered different. The pupil is bullied throughout the day, with the bullying getting progressively worse. The reader learns the bullies own life issues. The story teaches an important moral message and leads to many possible discussions. Many of these are introduced in a worksheet asking the pupil to note their thoughts on the story in detail, with many questions and discussion points raised. The unit then becomes an imaginative writing unit. Various elements of the short story are used as a springboard for the pupils to plan then write their own story about a new pupil coming to a school and being considered different. The unit could be used as part of an English course and should last for a half term if taught once a week. It could be used in late Primary School or early Secondary School. It is also a very good unit to teach to older SEN pupils.
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Hero and Villain Character and Setting Template - Literacy KS2

Hero and Villain Character and Setting Template - Literacy KS2

KS2 Literacy - Hero and Villain Character and Setting Template This is a template for creating and planning a hero and villain character for a story. Pupils can draw their characters and add description about the characters qualities. There is also space for pupils to describe the setting for the villain’s stronghold in the story. Pupils can then use the template to write a story about the characters they have created.
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Word Cloud Interactive Tool - Literacy KS1/KS2

Word Cloud Interactive Tool - Literacy KS1/KS2

KS1 Literacy - Word Cloud Interactive Tool This is a versatile interactive tool to record ideas and thoughts. You can add words, phrases, ideas etc. and then change their size, shape and colour. This is great tool that can be used in a number of different ways. This resource works well with the whole class to record pupils thoughts during an activity, or for pupils to use independently to plan ideas for a creative writing piece.
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St George and the Dragon Text and Images - Reading Level A - KS2 Literacy

St George and the Dragon Text and Images - Reading Level A - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - St George and the Dragon Text and Images - Reading Level A Explore text and images for the tale of ‘St George and the Dragon’. This text is pitched at reading level A, which is designed for pupils who are beginning to read simple sentences and shorter overall text independently. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the story or write their own versions.
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Story Spinner - Dragons, Monsters and Heroes - KS2 Literacy

Story Spinner - Dragons, Monsters and Heroes - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Interactive Story Spinner - Dragons, Monsters and Heroes This interactive tool provides a fun way of generating the basis of a story by working in small groups. Ask each group to spin the story spinner to generate a hero, a weapon and a dragon to use in their story. Give groups some time to discuss their ideas and work out how the story might unfold. Then task pupils with writing out the story individually.
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Story Style Comparison Activity - Hongjun Laozu and Nian - KS2 Literacy

Story Style Comparison Activity - Hongjun Laozu and Nian - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Story Style Comparison Activity - Myth of Hongjun Laozu and Nian This activity looks at the same story, of ‘Hongjun Laozu and Nian’, written in two different styles - ‘traditional’ and ‘adventure’. Pupils can analyse the two different versions of the text to explore how they are different. As an extension, students can continue the story, picking one of the two story styles to use.
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Story Analysis - Dragons and Dragon Slayers - KS2 Literacy

Story Analysis - Dragons and Dragon Slayers - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Dragons and Dragon Slayers Story Analysis This is a recording sheet for comparing five myths (all available in Tes elements Literacy) in terms of characters, plot and outcome. This document is editable so you can change the stories to be analysed to suit your lesson. There is also space for pupils to add in details for their own story. This is a great way of helping students analyse text and understand story building and structure. This can also be used as the basis for an independent creative writing task.
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Dragon, Beasts and Monsters Storybook and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2 Literacy

Dragon, Beasts and Monsters Storybook and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Dragon, Beasts and Monsters Storybook - Reading Level B This is a printable storybook complete with colourful illustrations. This text is aimed at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This resource also comes with some comprehension questions to assess pupils understanding. A great resource for whole class reading or individual practice.
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Interactive Highlighter Text Analysis  - The Wizard of Oz - KS2 Literacy

Interactive Highlighter Text Analysis - The Wizard of Oz - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - The Wizard of Oz Text Analysis - Interactive Highlighter Activity This is a versatile text analysis tool to highlight and pick out parts of the text (e.g. different word classes). There is a labelling box next to each highlighter so you can give each group of words a title. You can also temporarily hide coloured words by clicking the eye button at the bottom of the screen, and click again to reveal. This is a great whole-class activity.
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Interactive Highlighter Text Analysis  - The Reluctant Dragon - KS2 Literacy

Interactive Highlighter Text Analysis - The Reluctant Dragon - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - The Reluctant Dragon Text Analysis - Interactive Highlighter Activity This is a versatile text analysis tool to highlight and pick out parts of the text (e.g. different word classes). There is a labelling box next to each highlighter so you can give each group of words a title. You can also temporarily hide coloured words by clicking the eye button at the bottom of the screen, and click again to reveal. This is a great whole-class activity.
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Make Your Own Information Poster: Dragon Myths - Interactive Activity - KS2 Literacy

Make Your Own Information Poster: Dragon Myths - Interactive Activity - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Make Your Own Information Poster: Dragon Myths - Interactive Activity Create your own information poster by selecting headings, footers, pictures and descriptive texts. The different page layout options are a useful feature for pupil differentiation, as higher ability pupils can be encouraged to extend the length of their work. This is a great activity for students to work on independently to practise writing informatively.
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Interactive Information Book - Dragons, Beasts and Monsters - KS2 Literacy

Interactive Information Book - Dragons, Beasts and Monsters - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Dragons, Beasts and Monsters Interactive Information Book This interactive information book introduces five different legends involving mythical beasts. The books can be used as a basis for further research or as the basis for a creative writing exercise. Each page has a comprehension question to test pupils’ understanding of the story.
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Story Starter - The Reluctant Dragon - KS2 Literacy

Story Starter - The Reluctant Dragon - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Story Starter ‘The Reluctant Dragon’ - Dragons, Beasts and Monsters This is a story starter for pupils to use as a springboard for their own story. This story starter uses a passage from ‘The Reluctant Dragon’, a short story from a collection by Kenneth Grahame in 1898. It is about a rather lazy dragon who becomes friends with a boy but unfortunately the village are scared of the dragon.
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Story Starter - The Friendly Dragon - KS2 Literacy

Story Starter - The Friendly Dragon - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Story Starter ‘The Friendly Dragon’ - Dragons, Beasts and Monsters This is a story starter for pupils to use as a springboard for their own story. This story starter sets the scene of a knight who is on her way to battle a dragon, however when she meets the dragon he’s not as scary as she expected.
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