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Literacy Starters Year 5 / 6

Literacy Starters Year 5 / 6

Literacy / English Starters for KS2 (Y5 and Y6): writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG). Fun printable activities for starters or early finishers challenges, involving minimal planning (ideal for a busy first week of term). Might suit other ages and classes too. Includes: <ul> <li> 6 editing and proofreading puzzles worksheets (homophones and other common spelling errors, full stops, capital letters, question marks, commas, colons, speech marks, proper nouns, missing words, repeated words, tenses, subordinate clauses and embedded clauses full stops) - Ideal for SATs revision</li> <li>40 complex sentence structure writing game cards (for students to create ambitious sentences, using interesting vocabulary)</li> <li>20 dyslexia-friendly creative writing prompt cards (TES RECOMMENDED story starters with photos, word banks, prompt questions etc for short pieces of writing in varied fiction genres)</li> </ul> These resources will also suit some KS3 classes. Find lots more information about these on the separate resource pages. Please click on each one to read more and see previews. I hope your students enjoy using these Literacy / English starters and I would be grateful for any reviews you can leave here on TES. Many thanks. Here is another popular Key Stage 2 / early KS3 literacy resource you might be interested in to help students construct more ambitious sentences: <strong><a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/improving-sentences-11651717”>Improving Sentences</a></strong> For lots more engaging, great value Maths, Literacy and French resources, visit <strong><a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/FullShelf”>FullShelf Resources</a></strong>
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The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018 is a simple crossword based on the events in last week’s news from around the world. We create a new puzzle every week so it can be built into a weekly PSHE, Geography, Economics, English, or Social Studies lesson. These crosswords have been used with significant success in with both GATE and SEN students. The puzzles can be used at all levels of high school and middle school, as homework activities or as in-class, small-group activities. Each week there are three bonus puzzles. This week’s download includes two puzzles on climate change and a puzzle on the Amazon Basin. And of course, all the solutions are included. What happened last week? The CEO of the world’s largest advertising agency resigned suddenly. An Australian company advertised for ‘Anglo-Saxon’ staff. A forest fire resulted in evacuations around Sydney. Two Indian athletes were sent home from the Commonwealth Games because needles were found in their accommodation. Indian police rescued 70 children who were working in a jewelry factory. A Russian-built military plane crashed in Algeria killing all passengers and crew. And the US, UK, and France attacked military installations in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government. It’s less about what happened around the world and more about why. Why did the prime minister of Hungary get re-elected for a third term? Why did the US, UK and France attack Syria because of chemical weapons, but not because of ‘ordinary’ bombs? Why were 11 lions killed in a national park? Why did the New Zealand government announce that it will not issue any new permits to oil exploration companies? Why did the UK government deny entry to an Austrian and a Hungarian?
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Maths - Number Song - Ten Green Bottles

Maths - Number Song - Ten Green Bottles

Interactive PowerPoint presentation for students to use on a touch screen computer or class interactive board. Using the song ten green bottles students count along, answering how many bottles there are. Touch the last bottle in the line and it disappears with a smashing sound. Each of the bottles wobbles when pressed and the correct numbers when selected increase in size with an applause sound effect. Press the wrong number and it fades to grey. Created as a Maths starter activity for students with special needs. To be used with any class learning to count numbers 1-10. Audio for song is not included.
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Special Needs Checklists

Special Needs Checklists

This product contains the checklists that will help you identify the characteristics of significant learning disabilities that some of your students may display. THIS IS NOT A VALID METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING LEARNING DISABILITIES but it can serve as important observational tool when referring a child for professional services such as psychological testing, speech therapy, and/ or occupational therapy. It can also help you plan for individualized educational plans and behavior intervention plans for students needing adapted or modified programs. This file contains: 2 page checklist for dyscalculia 2 page checklist for dysgraphia 2 page checklist for dyslexia 2 page checklist for dyspraxia Each checklist is broken down into separate parts to give yourself a global view of each special need in order to better understand and help your students. Should you have any questions or comments about this product, feel free to email me at missmonica@iheartgrade3.com Have a great day!
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Match it! - emotional literacy, emotional intelligence, mental health, emotions

Match it! - emotional literacy, emotional intelligence, mental health, emotions

This is a matching game using emotions from different nationalities. Of course it has the underlying message that we all feel emotions no matter who you are, where you live or whatever your skin colour is. Included in the pack: A game board A feelings mat in colour and black and white worksheets covering all the emotions shown in boy version and girl version Each child throws a die and moves that number of places. If they land on a ‘child’ they must match that emotion to their mat. They can circle it on their mat with a dry wipe pen. Encourage them to name the emotion. This could be extended to ‘Tell me a time when you felt like that’. If they land on an instruction then they must move that number of places either forwards or backwards. The winner is the person who has circled the most emotions on their mat when everyone has reached the end of the game board. The feelings mat could also be used as an emotional register or a prompt for including emotions in their writing. There is a set of worksheets for each emotion (boy and girl version) to explore the child’s emotion in more detail. It is simply drawing a picture and writing a sentence or two.
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Emotions Intervention - Mental Health, emotional intelligence, emotional literacy

Emotions Intervention - Mental Health, emotional intelligence, emotional literacy

This intervention is written for a group of six children and is led by an ELSA or teaching assistant. It covers recognising, labelling and expressing the six basic emotions. It is written for children from 4-7 but could also be useful for children with autism or special needs. The sessions last for approximately 40 to 60 minutes. The intervention covers the six basic emotions of happy, sad, angry, scared, surprised and disgusted. A pre and post assessment is filled in by the class teacher at the beginning and end of the intervention. The assessments we use are enclosed with this pack. These assessments cover other areas of emotional literacy and social skills but are a good indicator of any other problems that the child may have. Please choose which ones you want to use. You may have other generic assessments that you use but it is important to try and track progress however you choose to do it. Often when a child takes part in this type of intervention other skills are developed too. For example social skills, sharing, co-operating, teamwork and self-esteem to name a few. It is a good idea to keep a book, like a learning journey to stick the children’s work in. This is a brilliant way of sharing with parents and teachers things that the children are doing with you. All the paper resources are included in this pack. You will need a large sheet of paper for week 6 and a cuddly teddy and hoops for week 2. Learning objectives are as follows: I can recognise and name the six basic emotions I can understand the reasons why I might feel different emotions I can give examples of when I felt happy and sad I can give examples of when I felt angry and scared I can give examples of when I felt surprised and disgusted I can tell you about some of the physical sensations I get when I feel an emotion
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Clever Tykes enterprise education pack: Code-it Cody walkthrough and lessons KS2

Clever Tykes enterprise education pack: Code-it Cody walkthrough and lessons KS2

The Code-it Cody teacher’s guide. Exciting enterprise education for key stage 2 children including 8 lesson plans. Perfect for parents and teachers alike to get the very most out of Code-it Cody. When the Computer Club competition is announced, Cody and his friends must put their coding skills into action. Cody begins a quest to research current computer games before creating the prototype of his very own. After months of hard work, the moment of truth arrives. Cody and the other Computer Club members have to pitch their prototypes in front of a panel of teachers! Cody’s friend Hana has produced a game that everyone will really like. Can Cody do better?
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Printable Code-it Cody activity pack: Clever Tykes Enterprise Education Storybooks

Printable Code-it Cody activity pack: Clever Tykes Enterprise Education Storybooks

Print-at-home activity book containing six fun activities for a rainy day! Includes crosswords, word searches and puzzles, around the theme of Code-it Cody and the messages of coding and enterprise education in the Code-it Cody storybook. Suitable for KS2 Contents: Message from Cody and introduction Dot-to-dot Mr Chip’s computer chip challenge Word search Design Cody’s next game Binary codebreaker Super Crazy Galaxy Invaders Answers page
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Sensory Integration Questionnaire

Sensory Integration Questionnaire

Useful for parents/carers and SENCOs as well as other professionals to gauge if a child may have sensory issues which may need addressing via interventions.
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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK - SEN - Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhyme

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK - SEN - Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhyme

Using Roald Dahl’s version of Jack and the Beanstalk this lesson was prepared for KS4 SEN students who attend an SEN school. Their levels were the equivalent of Reception / Year 1. LO: To understand and order the events in a story. Success criteria: Order the events of the story using picture cards Discuss how characters feel and why Complete sentences to show understanding of events Discuss predictions for what could happen next Includes differentiated storyboards.
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