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Am I Kind? Philosophy Lesson for 3-7 year olds

Am I Kind? Philosophy Lesson for 3-7 year olds

A philosophy group session for 3-7 year olds exploring the question ‘Am I kind?’ Great for communication and language and social and emotional development. Perfect for anyone undertaking Philosophy 4 Children or for anyone wanting their children in class to be a little bit kinder!
MagicalEYFS
Year 2 Shrek Persuasive Letter Plans

Year 2 Shrek Persuasive Letter Plans

A week of planning and ActivInspire flipchart full of resources for a Persuasive letter asking Lord Farquaard for Shrek’s swamp back. Focusses on having reasons and backing them up with evidence - some from the film and others made up using fairy-tales that we know.
Kayleighp92
Philosophy Lesson Plans for EYFS (P4C)

Philosophy Lesson Plans for EYFS (P4C)

11 Early Years/ KS1 Lesson Plans to support philosophy for children. Great for building creative and critical thinking and for developing communication and language skills. Themes include: Animals Teddies Superheroes Cinderella Jack and the Beanstalk Harvest Festival Stone Soup Little Red Hen Transitions/ Starting school Robots Ghosts Belief Santa/ Christmas How long is a year?
MagicalEYFS
Where the Wild Things are Year 2

Where the Wild Things are Year 2

Unit of Work for Where the Wild Things - lesson by lesson for 4 weeks includes modelled examples, worksheets, ideas for differentiation and support. Suitable for Year 2 class - Talk for Writing approach with the innovation of creating own kind of wild thing for final re-write of the story.
Kayleighp92
Ghost themed philosophy lesson plan (lies vs belief)

Ghost themed philosophy lesson plan (lies vs belief)

If I said I had seen a ghost would I be telling the truth? A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results.
MagicalEYFS
Robot Philosophy Plan for 3-7 year olds

Robot Philosophy Plan for 3-7 year olds

Can robots do everything that humans can? A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results.
MagicalEYFS
T4W The Owl who was afraid of the Dark.

T4W The Owl who was afraid of the Dark.

Whole unit of work for Talk for Writing. Includes three weeks of plans including SPAG lessons. Edited version of The Owl who was afraid of the dark. Modelled example for planning and created own chapter ideas on ActivInspire. Suitable for KS1 - Used in year 2.
Kayleighp92
A Sorting Animals Philosophy Lesson Plan for 3-7 Year Olds

A Sorting Animals Philosophy Lesson Plan for 3-7 Year Olds

A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results. An activity for sorting animals by different attributes
MagicalEYFS
Cinderella Philosophy Lesson Rich vs Poor

Cinderella Philosophy Lesson Rich vs Poor

A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results. Is it better to be rich and mean or poor and kind?
MagicalEYFS
Stone Soup or Harvest Festival Philosophy lesson plan age 3-7

Stone Soup or Harvest Festival Philosophy lesson plan age 3-7

A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results. Uses starter of Stone Soup or Harvest Festival to discuss the question “Is there such a thing as too much food?”
MagicalEYFS
Year 2 Fractions Flipchart

Year 2 Fractions Flipchart

Fractions unit on ActivInspire - focusing on what is a fraction? equal/non-equal parts, finding fractions of shapes, finding fractions of amounts using bar modellings and identifying mixed numbers and counting forward and backwards in halves and quarters. Includes differentiated questions for pupils to answer when finding fractions of amounts.
Kayleighp92
ORT Stories Stage 11

ORT Stories Stage 11

A selection of comprehension worksheets to go alongside the teaching of the following Oxford Reading Tree Stage 11 Books; In The Snow, The Chimney Sweep, The Secret Cave, The Snow Storm, William and the Ghost and William and the Mouse. The following worksheets can be used as a follow up to a guided reading session and have been used previously with a focus on the skills outlined in the Reflective Reading programme.
steviereid17
ORT Stage 7 Stories

ORT Stage 7 Stories

A selection of comprehension worksheets to go alongside the teaching of the following Oxford Reading Tree Stage 7 Books; William and the Dog, Things That Sting, The Long Journey and The Emergency. The following worksheets can be used as a follow up to a guided reading session and have been used previously with a focus on the skills outlined in the Reflective Reading programme.
steviereid17
Year 2 maths reasoning starters

Year 2 maths reasoning starters

10 starter activities on the ActivInspire interactive whiteboard using place value, missing number problems, fractions and scales. There are great conversation starters and ways to get the class switched on for the day!
Kayleighp92
Year 2 Spelling Rules Sorting Activity

Year 2 Spelling Rules Sorting Activity

How do you make spelling fun? I asked myself and came up with this! How I used it: Input 5 spelling rules Mixed ability groups of about 3-4 pupils Cut up words and put them in envelopes Children work through the words and sort them into the categories some words don’t fit the spelling rules and therefore go in the bin section of worksheet Blow sheet up to A3 I then finished off the lesson with a spelling bee competition - great assessment tool and they loved it!!
Jessicaingman
Greater Depth Year 2 Maths: Shape

Greater Depth Year 2 Maths: Shape

I created these worksheets to satisfy the greater depth statement which covers comparing shapes. The colouring sheet is more of a revision activity however the other requires children to write the differences and similarities.
Jessicaingman
KS2 Music - Kitchen Composition

KS2 Music - Kitchen Composition

Music lesson designed for year for but easily adapted for any age group. Students explore making music through household objects, using Stomp! as inspiration. Students learn about rhythm, composition and performance. Can also include discussion about texture and dynamics for more able students. Students can also notate their pieces, using either informal or formal notation depending on ability. Could also link to materials topic by comparing sounds made by different objects (metal, plastic and wooden kitchen items).
crich12_316
Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Creating a soundscape using inspiration from Romans history topic. Students make sounds using body percussion, and from items found in the classroom, and begin to explore informal notation (symbols representing sounds). Could be easily adapted to any other topic. Could also be used for Year 4 topics with added discussion around texture and rhythm.
crich12_316
KS1 Music - Exploring Sounds

KS1 Music - Exploring Sounds

A music lesson designed for Year 1 that could also be used in Reception or Year 2 with very little adjustment. Curriculum links: Music, Science (plants). The song used is on Sing Up, however if you don’t have a subscription to this you can find it on youtube. Notes under each slide talk you through how to run the lesson. Only resources needed are a class set of basic percussion instruments.
crich12_316
Comparing money

Comparing money

Differentiated worksheets for children to circle the largest amount of money from amounts of coins and notes.
kennykoalabear
Back to School Math & Literacy Centers

Back to School Math & Literacy Centers

Back to School Math and Literacy Centers is a pack for grades pre-k, kindergarten, first, and second. The activities are print and go! The activities in this unit are geared to meet the Common Core Standards for Kindergarten, while bringing engaging and active learning to your classroom! The packet includes: ~alphabet upper case and lower case matching in color and black and white, differentiated recording sheets included ~alphabet write the room available in color and black and white with differentiated recording sheets ~school rules and me concept board: to be used as an interactive bulletin board as well as a school vocabulary center ~letter sound buses ~sight word magnifying glass search with recording sheet ~first sound write the room with recording sheet ~listening comprehension pages for read alouds or listening center ~story starters for the sight words am, like, and have ~am, like, and have sight word writing books ~labeling activities for writing ~first day of school writing and self-portrait ~count the room with a recording sheet ~count and match game with recording sheet ~number writing practice cards ~clip and count game in color and black and white with recording sheet ~This is My Class art project
littlessons
End of Project/Topic - Student Self Evaluation

End of Project/Topic - Student Self Evaluation

An easy to use template to use for students to record their own evaluations at the end of project, unit or topic. Students can log their reflections of their own progress and comment of their views of assessment.
gstrong
Encouragement Bible Verse Bookmarks

Encouragement Bible Verse Bookmarks

A set of eight bookmarks with bible verses about encouragement. Each bookmark is sized 1.7 inches by 5.2 inches. The sheet fits standard paper size 8.5" x 11" / A4 when printed. High resolution 300 DPI .JPEG files. For personal and commercial use but don’t resell as is. You need to create a new item when using these bookmarks for commercial purposes. If you are interested in my creative work, please visit www.janetsartcorner.com. Find free and premium educational printables at www.educationalprintables.com.
educatingmom
Transitions - Starting School or Moving to KS1 Story and Talk Plan

Transitions - Starting School or Moving to KS1 Story and Talk Plan

A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results. Story about starting school with a talk plan. Are new things always scary? Are scary things always bad?
MagicalEYFS
Little Red Hen/ Friendship Philosphy Plan

Little Red Hen/ Friendship Philosphy Plan

A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results. Uses the stimulus of Little Red Hen. Should we always help our friends?
MagicalEYFS
Jack and the Beanstalk Philosophy Plan (Good vs Bad)

Jack and the Beanstalk Philosophy Plan (Good vs Bad)

A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results. Focus: Is Jack a baddie or a goodie?
MagicalEYFS
Teachers Feedback/Marking Self-Reflection Activity

Teachers Feedback/Marking Self-Reflection Activity

This is a great activity to reflect on the effectiveness your marking and feedback. This activity can also be used to reflect on the practices of a subject area or phase. It includes questions around effective practices and the impact on teacher workload.
gstrong
Are Teddies Real?

Are Teddies Real?

A philosophy lesson for 3-7 year olds to encourage creative thinking and communication and language skills. Differentiation for age and ability can be done by adapting the questioning and differentiation by results.
MagicalEYFS