An excellent introduction to Bearings. Each slide is easy to follow and the pupil is taken through a series of simple steps that enable him to master the concept of direction using a 360 degree protractor. This is another stunning presentation from a teacher who understands why students get stuck.
Measuring bearings lessonQuick View

Measuring bearings lesson

Excellent worksheet for measuring bearings. Included is a PowerPoint and activInspire flipchart. Suitable for KS4. Contains a starter, explanations and all answers are included.
Outstanding Bearings Lesson and ResourcesQuick View

Outstanding Bearings Lesson and Resources

Dyslexia friendly and fully differentiated lesson on bearings. Outcomes graded for the new GCSE specification. Image files are just to show slide examples as notebook slides will not preview on most browsers!
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Bearings KS4

A Powerpoint to explain Bearings. This powerpoint now has 15 slides (plus one title and one end slide). Designed for KS4 / GCSE. This presentation includes examples of finding bearings and back bearings. This powerpoint was revised on 22 May 2018 where 11 more slides were added. The price has not been increased.
Bearings and Map Scales - 9 worksheetsQuick View

Bearings and Map Scales - 9 worksheets

These 9 worksheets provide an introduction to measuring and drawing three figure bearings beginning by looking at the 8 points of the compass. The practical uses of bearings in the real world are emphasised by requiring students to work through word problems with varying levels of support. There is a lot of opportunity for practising measuring and drawing angles up to 360°. Revise angle vocabulary and apply basic angle facts. As an additional feature sone of the examples also require diagrams to be measured so the map scale can be used to find the actual real life distance. GCSE 2017 references G15, G14, G1, R2 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop
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A complete lesson on introducing 3-figure bearings. Activities included: Starter: A quick set of questions to remind pupils of supplementary angles. Main: A quick puzzle to get pupils thinking about compass points. Slides to introduce compass points, the compass and 3-figure bearings. Examples and questions for pupils to try on finding bearings fro m diagrams. A set of worksheets with a progression in difficulty, from correctly measuring bearings and scale drawings to using angle rules to find bearings. Includes some challenging questions involving three points, that should promote discussion about different approaches to obtaining an answer. Plenary: A prompt to discuss how the bearings of A from B and B from A are connected. Printable worksheets and answers included. Please review if you buy as any feedback is appreciated!
Reading tasks-The Dancing Bear by Michael MorpurgoQuick View

Reading tasks-The Dancing Bear by Michael Morpurgo

There are ready made comprehension questions based on the book The dancing Bear by Michael Morpurgo. Each question is page linked and there are two copies of the questions on each card ready to be trimmed for pupils to use. In addition there is a bingo task card for independent work also linked to the book and a word search too. I haven't linked it to any year group in particular as with differentiation I feel it could be used with any year group in KS 2.
Pudsey Bear Problem Solving Game (Children in Need)Quick View

Pudsey Bear Problem Solving Game (Children in Need)

A fun activity. Pudsey is visiting school but has gone missing. Children need to solve five clues to work out what mischief he has been up to and where he is hiding now. Mathmatical skills used will be recognising number patterns, halving and quartering numbers, doubling numbers and decoding. * 50% OF PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO CHILDREN IN NEED. Optional - for extra fun/engagement teacher's may wish to hide a Pudsey bear (or print a picture of him) for the children to find. Ideal for KS1 of KS2 lower ability.
We're going on a bear hunt Colourful SemanticsQuick View

We're going on a bear hunt Colourful Semantics

Colourful semantics is a way to support children build a sentence. It starts with the Subject (orange), Verb (yellow), Object (green), Location (red). Download includes a work sheet with image and template for colourful semantics sentence and space to copy the sentence. Also includes a sheet with variety of different sentences which should be cut up and then built by the learner.
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Princess and the White Bear King - Literacy Planning

This is 3 weeks worth of planning based on the book The Princess and the White Bear King. It includes reference to the new National Curriculum and has grammar starters, differentiated success criteria and Big Write opportunities. It was planned for Year 2 focusing mainly on the Band 2 Learning objectives. I have also included some of the resources that I made to support this unit including WAGOLL and word banks for my EAL learners.
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This is a lesson I put together after my year 9 class struggled on a bearings question in an exam, I orginally broke this down and taught it as two lessons. The students really enjoyed finding bearings across the classroom, use thin string as it is easier to measure using the protractors.
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Bearings (Bingo)

This bingo game on calculating bearings would make a great starter for lessons on harder bearings problems involving proof and trigonometry. Pupils will have to use angles in parallel lines, angles on a straight line and at a point to find the bearings required. Use a mastery approach and make sure your students have the prior knowledge in place to access your lesson. No printing, copying or fussing - just a great starter to engage your students and get them ready to learn! Get this resource as part of our great value Algebra and Shape Bingo Bundle Try a resource like this for free!
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Resource PackQuick View

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Resource Pack

This resource pack has over 60 files. It has an excellent range of resources including writing templates and scaffolds, a matching game, bookmarks, bingo, sequencing, and many other literacy activities and worksheets. There are also templates of the obstacles to create stick puppets. Also included is a Power Point Presentation of the story. There are photographs, borders, labels and titles that will enable you to create an instant, bright and informative display. This resource is designed for Reception and Key Stage 1 (5-7 year olds). This resource pack will be most relevant to teachers, trainee teachers, child minders and home educators. This resource pack will save you hours of your own time so don’t try to reinvent the wheel – we’ve done it for you! Images were generated using graphics resources from Microsoft Office and Focus Multimedia Ltd and used with permission under the terms of the respective product licences.
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Bearings lesson

I have developed a detailed three part lesson on bearings. Starter recaps work on angles formed by parallel lines. Main activity is exam questions with fully detailed answers provided using custom animation. It took me an eternity to make. Hope it pays dividends for you all.
Geometry: Bearings (+ lots of resources)Quick View

Geometry: Bearings (+ lots of resources)

This is an excellent teaching resource to teach a subject that is often done poorly in exams. it includes a starter linked to angle rules, learning objectives, keywords, lots of examples...looking at the two different levels of questions and common misunderstandings, a worksheet, with questions and answers, and a basic plenary. It also includes a help sheet perfect for differentiating for weaker pupils as well as exam questions. 15 slides. NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more free and premium resources! As always please RATE and FEEDBACK (comments good or bad) thank you!
Non-chronological report writing - polar bearsQuick View

Non-chronological report writing - polar bears

Even with the exciting topic of polar bears - setting about capturing children's attention and getting them to write a good report can be tall order! Here is a resource which both challenges the upper ability and helps children who are emergent writers to achieve in class. An extensive bank of writing frames and activities for writing a non-chronological report on these Arctic beasts. Useful for class projects or cross curricular links. It will supplement your unit of work. *** Updated 25th March 2017 It will save you hours hopefully! The main pack includes: *Information on the polar bear *Mini Flip book (differentiated) and varied * Detailed word mat - one with vocabulary / one blank * Writing frames for all aspects of writing a non-chronological report *Question generator writing frames *Facts about the polar bear. *Heading and subheading and topic planner *Non-chronological report planner - different versions *Step by step sub-heading planner *Themed notepaper *Report writing checklist It can also be used as a base knowledge booster for the study of the polar bear or a cross curricular link.
A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond comprehension KS2Quick View

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond comprehension KS2

The opening chapter of A Bear Called Paddington, a modern-day classic from Michael Bond. Mr and Mrs Brown cannot believe their eyes when they find an awkward looking bear in Paddington...This resources is ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions), 2D (inferential questions) and 2A (words in context). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
The Bear and the Piano Book Activity Pack and Questions for  KS1 and KS2Quick View

The Bear and the Piano Book Activity Pack and Questions for KS1 and KS2

This is a PowerPoint with 25 slides jam packed with comprehension questions and activities based on the book 'The Bear and the Piano' by David Litchfield. The PowerPoint can be adapted or used with writing frameworks for both KS1 and KS2. I have used images from the book to support the slides. If you find this resource helpful please leave a friendly review to let me know! Thank you.