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Africa Year 2 Unit TAF

Africa Year 2 Unit TAF

Africa Year 2 unit about stories in a cultural setting. If you are looking for a new unit of work with excitement, culture, story, film, art links and research, - then look no further. This is a 3 week unit of work to link with a topic on Africa (or it can be taught stand alone). The planning included opportunities to learn an exemplar rewritten and condensed text using the ‘Masai and I’ story as inspiration. Children have the opportunity to imitate and innovate and then invent their own text. The resources included have excellent visuals to research from. Suitable links to real life Masai have been given as short film extracts to take notes about the cultural lifestyle, food, pets, schools of this tribe. This is an excellent and interesting unit to engage boys. Other links such as art have been made clear - whereby children learn about Kente cloth as worn by people in Kenya, create a traditional necklace and paint Masai dancers. As well as this, a guided reading text has been included in the unit to support reading for ‘working at’. There are also some additional resources called writing targets that can be edited to suit class needs. Enjoy and please leave a review.
rehanafazil
The 'x/y/z/zz' Phonics Games Pack (Letters & Sounds Phase 3)

The 'x/y/z/zz' Phonics Games Pack (Letters & Sounds Phase 3)

A set of printable resources that can be laminated and used to support teaching and learning the x, y, z and zz sounds (Letters and Sounds Phase 3). Great for one-to-one and intervention as well as group and class use. Includes: ♦ Bingo (calling card + 32 game cards) ♦ Race to the Moon (track-based dice game) ♦ Rocket ‘n’ Roll (single or multi-player grid-based dice game) ♦ Loop Cards (32 ‘I have… / Who has…’ cards) ♦ Jigsaw Puzzle (match the pictures with the words) ♦ Tarsia (join the triangles so that the words are alongside the correct pictures) ♦ Falling Star Four in a Row (2-player, read the words and try to get four in a row) ♦ Moon Mountain (2-player, leave the last word to win) ♦ Nebular Noughts & Crosses (phonics-based tic tac toe game) ♦ Planetary Pick-Up (2-player roll around the board collecting things/aliens) ♦ Solar Squares (phonics-based boxes game) ♦ Phonics Fuel-Up (2-player dice game) ♦ Battleships (phonics-based variation of the traditional game) Most of the resources contain a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
First School Years
Reading Vipers Display - School Stuff

Reading Vipers Display - School Stuff

A bright, modern and stylish display based around ‘Reading Vipers’. A colour coded design helps students to understand and learn question stems relating to each reading question type, as well as giving them hints and suggestions to help them. This display works with the ‘Reading Vipers’ resources designed by ‘The Literacy Shed’, but is not endorsed or affiliated with them. This is designed to be colour printed in either A4 or A3 sizes so that all lettering is visible.
school_stuff
Grammar Year 1 Spacing Letters and Words Autumn Block 1 Step 6 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 1 Spacing Letters and Words Autumn Block 1 Step 6 Lesson Pack

This Year 1 Consistent Letter Sizes lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes one reasoning question and two application question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
ANIMALEASE An Introduction to Music Making, Notation and Rhythm (With MP3 Audio)

ANIMALEASE An Introduction to Music Making, Notation and Rhythm (With MP3 Audio)

Music making should be fun, irrespective of age and ability. The purpose of this guide is to provide the foundations of rhythm that can be used in a variety of learning environments. It will introduce a person to musical notation using animal names that will already be familiar to them. It works by chanting the animal names in time to a given pulse. Linking this then to a group of written musical notes to sing, tap, bang, shout, or whistle. This is not a step by step guide and we encourage anyone who uses this book to develop their own ideas using the framework. No two Animalease sessions will be the same and nor should they be. Children often see this method as a game (this is completely fine), and as it uses information that they already possess, the pupil has less to think about. This results in a more relaxed performance and learning environment. The focus should always be on active music making (but ensure that it is always in time). We have found over the years of using this method that the vast majority of pupils would be able to perform the following information in a short space of time. Before using this method, many pupils thought that making sense of written music would be very difficult. Pupils already familiar with the conventional counting method also found it useful and, in many cases, preferred it. We feel that the use of the animal names not only helps the pupil but also makes it accessible for someone who may not be confident to deliver music lessons, making Animalease a great tool for many primary school teachers. This resource comes with MP3 Files for demonstration purposes. Enjoy! Steve & Ben
animalease
Meerkat Mail Medium Term Planning KS1/2 (24 lesson included + resources)

Meerkat Mail Medium Term Planning KS1/2 (24 lesson included + resources)

Meerkat Mail Medium Term Planning for KS2 (Specifically aimed at Year 4 however will be good to use from Year 2- Year 4). Includes Medium Term Planning covering 6 weeks of 4 lessons, therefore 24 lessons included with some resources. Links to the National Curriculum; English and SPaG links. Tried and tested with some great outcomes! Great resource, very easy to follow, all ready to go, print and teach!
Tinyp164
Phonics Honeycomb Display - Phases 3-5

Phonics Honeycomb Display - Phases 3-5

This resource can be used for a phonics classroom display or a phonics working wall. Each honeycomb has the phonics sound in the middle and sample words surrounding it. This resource could also be used as a teaching tool for phonics phases 3-5. Encourage children to refer to the phonics honeycomb whenever completing a piece of writing. For this resource, I used a precursive font downloaded from Twinkl. Each honeycomb can be printed to a suitable size for your classroom by adjusting your printer settings, for example by printing 80% original size when you press print. This resource was made using Microsoft Powerpoint which allows for easy editing.
laura_jessop_x
'Words to Replace SAID' Word Mat

'Words to Replace SAID' Word Mat

A word mat with a list of words to use instead of said depending on how a character is saying their speech. Broken up into different emotions too. I use this for my Year 5’s. They keep it in their own document wallet on their desk and pull it out when they need to add a bit of variety to their vocabulary in any lesson.
elasticbandy
26 short rhymes to practise spelling, handwriting and other language skills

26 short rhymes to practise spelling, handwriting and other language skills

An A - Z of twenty-six short rhymes to help with spelling (especially of words from Years 3 and 4 NC Word List), handwriting and other English Language skills, including listening, speaking and poetry writing. This resource can be used in different ways across the ability range in all year groups in primary school, but would be especially useful when Lower and Upper Key Stage 2 pupils are practising spelling and handwriting. The resource can also be used to develop listening and speaking skills, as well as encouraging creative poetry writing. Each short rhyme includes either a common exception word or another difficult spelling. The rhymes can also be used to help young EAL/ESOL learners to develop their listening, speaking and reading skills.
Sue-Hgt
150 Past Simple Task Cards

150 Past Simple Task Cards

This set of cards includes five different types of cards, 150 cards in total, to teach the past simple tense. The first type of cards can be used to help students with did/was/were questions. The second type focuses on questions with question words. The next type of cards includes multiple-choice questions. The next 30 cards are cards with gaps. Finally, there are also fun speaking cards. http://mrmattie.com
MrMattie
RWI blue books personal resources

RWI blue books personal resources

As Phonics lead in my school, I have created spellings for the blue books , words for the blue pocket chart and flipcharts for the books. I hope that these are useful.
vickiwinsor
'p' Sound Phonics Bundle | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words

'p' Sound Phonics Bundle | Phonics Resources | Phonics Worksheets | CVC Words

Teach the ‘p’ sound with 16 pages of no prep phonics worksheets. Available in color and in eco friendly black and white. Use each resource individually or print out the whole sound book for each student to work through. RESOURCES INCLUDED Find the ‘p’ sound Picture matching (cvc words) Sentence starters Be an ‘p’ sound detective Handwriting using the ‘p’ sound Spelling using the ‘p’ sound Real and alien words using the ‘p’ sound ‘p’ sound word comprehension Word list quiz (cvc) The ideal way to teach the ‘p’ phonics sound.
PhonicsSophie
The Set 2 Phonics Games Bundle (Read, Write, Inc. Set 2 Sounds)

The Set 2 Phonics Games Bundle (Read, Write, Inc. Set 2 Sounds)

This bundle includes all of our games packs for Set 2 sounds (as listed in the RWI Phonics scheme). Great for intervention and consolidation. The sounds covered are: ay, ee, igh, ow (snow), oo (boot), oo (look), ar, or, air, ir, ou (cloud), oy Games include: ♦ Bingo (calling card + 32 game cards) ♦ Race to the Moon (track-based dice game) ♦ Rocket ‘n’ Roll (single or multi-player grid-based dice game) ♦ Loop Cards (32 ‘I have… / Who has…’ cards) ♦ Jigsaw Puzzle (match the pictures with the words) ♦ Tarsia (join the triangles so that the words are alongside the correct pictures) ♦ Falling Star Four in a Row (2-player, read the words and try to get four in a row) ♦ Moon Mountain (2-player, leave the last word to win) ♦ Nebular Noughts & Crosses (phonics-based tic tac toe game) ♦ Planetary Pick-Up (2-player roll around the board collecting things/aliens) ♦ Solar Squares (phonics-based boxes game) ♦ Fuel-Up (two-player dice game) ♦ Battleships (phonics-based variation of the traditional game) Most of the resources contain a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
First School Years
Books to Read

Books to Read

I made this based on a design I made for my own reading journal. The thought process behind it is that children write the names of books they would like to read on the spines of the books and then colour them in when they have finished reading them. This could be included as a page within a reading journal including review pages (something that I am currently working on and will upload once finished.) There is a PDF and also a word document version so it can be edited if you wish. Hope it’s useful!
christinewall93
Grammar Year 2 Recognising Sentences Using Conjunctions Autumn Block 1 Step 5 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 2 Recognising Sentences Using Conjunctions Autumn Block 1 Step 5 Lesson Pack

This Year 2 Consistent Letter Sizes lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes two reasoning question and one application question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
The Set 2 Phonics Games Pack (Read, Write, Inc. Set 2 Sounds)

The Set 2 Phonics Games Pack (Read, Write, Inc. Set 2 Sounds)

A selection of games that can be laminated and used to support teaching and learning Set 2 sounds as presented in the RWI scheme. Great for intervention and consolidation before moving onto Set 3. Each game contains words with the following sounds: ay, ee, igh, ow (snow), oo (boot), oo (look), ar, or, air, ir, ou (cloud), oy Games include: ♦ Bingo (calling card + 32 game cards) ♦ Race to the Moon (track-based dice game) ♦ Rocket ‘n’ Roll (single or multi-player grid-based dice game) ♦ Loop Cards (32 ‘I have… / Who has…’ cards) ♦ Jigsaw Puzzle (match the pictures with the words) ♦ Tarsia (join the triangles so that the words are alongside the correct pictures) ♦ Falling Star Four in a Row (2-player, read the words and try to get four in a row) ♦ Moon Mountain (2-player, leave the last word to win) ♦ Nebular Noughts & Crosses (phonics-based tic tac toe game) ♦ Planetary Pick-Up (2-player roll around the board collecting things/aliens) ♦ Solar Squares (phonics-based boxes game) ♦ Fuel-Up (two-player dice game) ♦ Battleships (phonics-based variation of the traditional game) Most of the resources contain a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
First School Years
Grammar Year 1 Consistent Letter Sizes Autumn Block 1 Step 5 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 1 Consistent Letter Sizes Autumn Block 1 Step 5 Lesson Pack

This Year 1 Consistent Letter Sizes lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes one reasoning question and two application question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
Autumn Leaves Picture Poem Sheets -Yrs 1-3

Autumn Leaves Picture Poem Sheets -Yrs 1-3

Your young writers and emergent writers will feel as free as the sailing autumn leaves as they write on these leaf pictures. Three worksheets: Leaf colour similes, Autumn leaves can be (with guidance sheet) and a simpler version for younger children. The activities will support literacy and your autumn focus simultaneously, also offering scope for colouring.
katewilliams_poetry
Animal Report Template

Animal Report Template

This is a template for students to use when they write a report about an animal. It is for early primary school students and can help them organise their thoughts and practise new vocabulary.
FMichti
Elf on the Shelf Kindergarten ELA Unit:

Elf on the Shelf Kindergarten ELA Unit:

Elf on the Shelf Kindergarten ELA Unit. Following worksheets are included. Count the number of syllables(1 worksheet). Beginning Sound worksheets(2 worksheets). Tracing words(2 worksheets). Naughty Or Nice worksheets(2 worksheet). ABC order(1 worksheet) I found my elf…(2 worksheets) Read the passage. Questions answers worksheets.(3 worksheets) Blank Elf Calendar Blank Elf Report Card Elf Passport 3 Photo frames (paste your picture). 16 coloring worksheets.
zatmazmat_100
CVC Words Writing Sentence Worksheets for Kindergarten:

CVC Words Writing Sentence Worksheets for Kindergarten:

Writing Sentence Worksheets: I have made these worksheets about some animals. Children will look at the picture say cat, then they will color it, trace it, and then they write it. Making Sentence: The students will look at the picture say something about the picture then write about that picture with the help of word bank. Following animals are included: Cat dog cow fox bat hen
zatmazmat_100
Middle Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten:

Middle Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten:

CVC Words - Middle Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten: 124 word cards and vowel cards are included. Build CVC Word-Middle Sound The students choose letter card and place it on their build middle sound Word Mat. They can use magnetic letters, bottle cap letters or a dry- erase marker to build each word. Then they will practice sounding out each CVC word. 124 cards for Build CVC Words-Middle Sound. Kindly laminate the cards.
zatmazmat_100
Middle Sound Worksheets for Kindergarten:

Middle Sound Worksheets for Kindergarten:

CVC Words - Middle Sound Worksheets for Kindergarten: Total 124 CVC words. 3 types of worksheets are included. Alphabet Letters Cut and Paste Activity Worksheets Writing and Coloring Worksheets Pictures Cut and Paste Activity Worksheets 66 worksheets for coloring and writing. 62 worksheets for cut and paste activities. Best for fine motor reinforcement. CVC Words middle sound worksheets are a fun and interactive way to help students build, read and write simple CVC words middle sound. This packet works with 124 of the most common CVC word families. The worksheets come with a set of vowels letter tiles to build middle sound.
zatmazmat_100
Ending Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten:

Ending Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten:

Ending Sound Cards with Letters Cards: 124 word cards and 26 letter cards are included. Build CVC Word-Ending Sound The students choose letter card and place it on their build ending sound Word Mat. They can use magnetic letters, bottle cap letters or a dry- erase marker to build each word. Then they will practice sounding out each CVC word. 124 cards for Build CVC Words-Ending Sound. Kindly laminate the cards.
zatmazmat_100
Ending Sound Worksheets for Kindergarten:

Ending Sound Worksheets for Kindergarten:

Ending Sound Worksheets for Kindergarten: Total 124 CVC words. 3 types of worksheets are included. Alphabet Letters Cut and Paste Activity Worksheets Writing and Coloring Worksheets Pictures Cut and Paste Activity Worksheets 66 worksheets for coloring and writing. 62 worksheets for cut and paste activities. Best for fine motor reinforcement. CVC Words ending sound worksheets are a fun and interactive way to help students build, read and write simple CVC words ending sound. This packet works with 124 of the most common CVC word families. The worksheets come with a set of letter tiles to build Ending sound.
zatmazmat_100
{Free} Back To School Quiz With A QR Code Twist!

{Free} Back To School Quiz With A QR Code Twist!

This free Back To School Quiz With A QR Code Twist! is perfect for that exciting first day back! It will help your students break the ice with fellow students, get to know their teacher and find their way around the classroom. So much fun using mobile devices too! I have included 2 versions in this pack: UK English Colour Version UK English Ink Saving Version This is the content of the introduction image: Welcome back to school! Let’s have some fun with this ‘back to school’ quiz. There are 10 questions to answer – they will help you find out some things about your teacher, your friends and your classroom. Scan the image on the page with your mobile device to find the question. Write your answers on the sheet. Take your time, try your best and most of all – have fun! Welcome back to school! Check the images to see a list of the 10 questions/tasks. CONTENT: Cover List of questions - if printing, remember to remove these! Introduction for students to read Ten questions/tasks Answer sheets TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 18 RELATED RESOURCES Free Resources Teacher’s Toolkit Free
TeachersToolkit
Beginning Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten:

Beginning Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten:

CVC Words - Beginning Sound Cards with Letters Cards for Kindergarten: 124 word cards and 26 letter cards are included. Build CVC Word- Beginning Sound The students choose letter card and place it on their build beginning sound Word Mat. They can use magnetic letters, bottle cap letters or a dry- erase marker to build each word. Then they will practice sounding out each CVC word. 124 cards for Build CVC Words- Beginning Sound. Kindly laminate the cards.
zatmazmat_100
Activities booklet - Detectives, recycling, slime and much more!

Activities booklet - Detectives, recycling, slime and much more!

Activities that can be used at any time or even as an afterschool club. Full lesson plans included with detailed information on how to set up and run sessions. Includes: -Detective training activity -Recycling/upcycle activities -Business (dragons den style) activities -Slime recipe -Chalk water colours -Beat master (game)
propelkids