This ‘a/an’ sorting game has an Amazon rainforest theme and is perfect to cover the Year 3 grammar objective of differentiating between the use of the determiners a or an.
Some spelling games I’ve used with LKS2 children to encourage spelling improvement, and get them thinking about which letters will fit into certain size boxes.
A worksheet which makes children think about the concept of a fraction. The children have to identify if the quantity, shape or object is a fraction or a whole. I have used this with LKS2 children as an introduction to our fractions topic
An excellent resource to improve wellbeing in your classroom and create a culture of kindness. The pupils nominate a peer who has done something kind to be read out by the teacher and/or displayed in class.
An Amazon Rainforest animal themed ‘a or an’ sorting activity. Contains a mixture of a or an words and an exception word- unique. Ideal to support grammar teacher of the use of the determiners a or an.
An activity to support teaching of the conjunctions so that, because, however and but. Children to cut and place the Bonfire Night themed sentences into the correct places or can be pre chopped by the teacher if preferred.
An ‘a or an’ sorting activity. One page of bonfire night words/expanded noun phrases and one page of Christmas themed words/expanded noun phrases. Ideal for Year 3 or 4 children.
A sorting activity for words that would be used with the determiners a/an. A page of Halloween themed words/expanded noun phrases and a page of Bonfire night themed words/expanded noun phrases. Ideal for Year 3 or 4 children learning how to use a/an correctly.
100 high frequency words in bubble writing to colour in or paint. I have found this an effective way of helping LKS2 children catch up to their peers with the 100 high frequency words.
A great game for Year 3 children to play to help them use the determiners a and an correctly. Contains a page of Halloween themed ‘a/an’ words and a page of Christmas themed ‘a/an’ words.
A 3 paragraph model text of story opening based on Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Includes the following writing skills: metaphors, conjunctions, fronted adverbials and punctuated direct speech. Ideal for teaching a Year 4 class.
An alien classification ideal for introducing classification of living things to a Year 4 class. Covers the following statement from the Year 4 Living things and their habitats in the Science curriculum: explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things.
A short story model text based on the book ‘The Wolves in the Walls’ by Neil Gaiman. Ideal to teach a Year 4 class around Halloween time. The text includes the following skills for writing; Expanded noun phrases, Fronted adverbials, Correctly punctuated direct speech, Similes, Metaphors and Conjunctions
A persuasive model text to encourage readers to Visit Kenya. Includes the following writing skills: Heading and subheadings, similes and metaphors, possessive apostrophes, expanded noun phrases and conjunctions.
A full booklet containing questions about Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo. Includes Vocabulary, inference, predict, explain and retrieve questions. It also includes Inference discussion questions based on questions based on the book.
I have used this as a text to learn in Talk for Writing with a Year 4 class. Skills include: Standard English, Fronted adverbials, Commas after fronted adverbials, Expanded noun phrases, conjunctions and a range of sentence structures.
A short story based on Michael Morpurgo’s book ‘Beowulf’. Used as a model text in Talk for Writing. Ideal for a Year 4 class. Includes expanded noun phrases, singular and plural possessive apostrophes, expanded noun phrases and direct speech using speech punctuation.
Short story based on Escape from Pompeii by Christina Balit. Written myself and used as a Talk for Writing text in Year 4. Can be used as a WAGOLL in Year 3 or 4. Includes the following writing skills: Paragraph 1: Fronted adverbials Paragraph 2: Possessive apostrophe Paragraphs 3, 4 and 5: Expanded noun phrases
Egyptian Cinderella short story suitable for Year 3 or 4. I wrote this myself based on the book Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo. Used as a Talk for Writing text in Year 4, could be used as a WAGOLL in Year 3 or 4. Includes the following writing objectives: Paragraph 1: Expanded noun phrases Paragraph 2: Speech punctuation Paragraph 3: Fronted adverbials Paragraph 4: Possessive apostrophes