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Addition Investigation Decimal Numbers Target 150

Addition Investigation Decimal Numbers Target 150

Reasoning starters followed by the introduction of an investigation using 0-9 digit cards, children arrange to make the closest to150. Children encouraged to discuss their reasoning about where they put each digit in order to make the biggest possible answer.
joannegado
Zooming in and structuring a piece of descriptive writing

Zooming in and structuring a piece of descriptive writing

A fun way of getting students to zoom in on details of an image used as stimulus for descriptive writing. Students work in groups and are each given a section of the image to write about. They are then shown the whole image at the end and asked to write their final paragraph together. They are then encouraged to experiment with the structure of their paragraphs by deciding on an effective order, ending with feeding back to the class and explaining their choices.
helliams
Who shot JFK?

Who shot JFK?

This lesson investigates the assassination of JFK and gets the students to examine the evidence to try to answer the title question. This is an interesting and powerful lesson that gets students to challenge the official account and form their own theories as to what really happened in Dallas in 1963. A really good lesson.
laumorrow
Spanish KS4 KS3 adjective agreement revision writing practice

Spanish KS4 KS3 adjective agreement revision writing practice

This resource recaps key adjectives from KS4 and requires pupils to manipulate them and to practise using correct adjectival agreement. There are 20 adjectives to revise and define, a grammar activity changing adjectives to fit the context and a final activity which requires pupils to understand the sentence and choose a suitable adjective and ensure it agrees with what it describes.
RL6
Slave Songs - Resistance

Slave Songs - Resistance

This lesson looks at how slaves used music to challenge the authority of their slave masters and send coded messages to other slaves. It uses some of the most famous songs (such as 'Swing low sweet chariot') and disects the lyrics to understand the true meaning of the songs. The lesson ends with the students having the opportunity to write their own slave songs.
laumorrow