Small World.  Fairy World (EYFS&KS1) Outdoor Learning Forest SchoolQuick View

Small World. Fairy World (EYFS&KS1) Outdoor Learning Forest School

A complete lesson plan for to develop creative story writing through small world play outside. This lesson plan will guide you to setting up your environment in a way that will inspire the children and develop their imagination. This lesson plan is for an approximate 2 hour session but has the possibility to be extended to a second session. Ideas for extension are included. This lesson plan fosters creativity, independence, confidence building and autonomy and is excellent for developing friendships and settling children in at the beginning of term. Fairy World is an exciting and magical lesson for all the children and adults and the introduction of the dragon at the end just makes everyone want more! Please leave a review and/or follow me for the chance to be the first to hear about more great resources!
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Outdoor Learning Forest School Complete Set of ActivitiesQuick View

Outdoor Learning Forest School Complete Set of Activities

New users can get this resource for free by entering the code SUPER-SEPTEMBER 6 Lesson Plans/Activities including Art with Natural Resources, Bug Hunt, Building a Bug Hotel, An Introduction to Fire, Cooking on an Open Fire, and Small World Story Making with Faries (Fairy World). Also included is a Risk Assessment for having a fire and an Introduction to Forest School. This is an ideal introduction to get you on your way to confidently leading a group of children outside. The activities are designed for children from Reception up to Year 2 but they can easily be adapted for Nursery and older year groups. Please be aware, these are designed for teachers and are there to be interpreted. True Forest School does not follow lesson plans. These resources are designed to give ideas and act as a back up for the practitioner to deliver a catalyst and prompts for learning whilst being prepared to follow the children in their learning journey! Forest School should be led by the children.
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'Escape From Pompeii' PlanningQuick View

'Escape From Pompeii' Planning

FREE to new Tes accounts with code SEPTEMBER-SAVER at checkout! Updated for 2017! Download our popular Escape From Pompeii English Planning Pack for Year 3/Year 4. Please follow download instructions at the bottom of this description. This is a ten-lesson unit of work based around the book 'Escape from Pompeii' by Christina Balit, based on the 2014 National Curriculum for Year 3 and Year 4. It works well alongside topics about the Romans, volcanoes or extreme Earth. The ten lessons in this unit aim to give children the opportunity to read and listen to the Escape from Pompeii story a number of times. In the first week, children will engage with the text through extensive discussion, drama and even creating a parachute volcanic eruption in order to increase their familiarity with the story. They will have the opportunity to articulate ideas about the text using an increasingly varied vocabulary. There is also a grammar focus on using powerful verbs and a chance to develop thesaurus skills. In the second week, pupils will plan their own story based on the structure of Escape from Pompeii and they will then have the opportunity to draft, edit and present their final narrative. The literacy objectives covered in this unit are: To use sensory descriptions To use a thesaurus to improve my writing To perform a poem as a group To use powerful verbs To prepare a short drama piece based on a text To write a descriptive recount To make a story plan To write my own narrative To edit my writing To make decisions about how to present my writing The PDF file contains ten full lesson plans and all pupil worksheets/resources. You may also like the following planning for Year 3/ Year 4: Roman Britain Planning Pack Romans Literacy Pack (Instructions Unit) Romans Planning Bundle of all three planning packs Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page. 2.Further down the page you’ll see the files included within the Resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’/'All Files'. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file.
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National Poetry Day activity

FREE to new Tes buyers using code SUPER-SEPTEMBER at checkout! This is a great literacy activity for National Poetry Day and a wonderful teamwork project to help your class work together to make a class poem. This activity pack is designed for primary teachers is based on an activity in which pupils create a new class poem using the letters in the name of their new class (or the name of their teacher). The pack contains a Powerpoint lesson, teacher instructions and pupil resources - everything you need for this fun poetry lesson, including warm up/getting to know you games and a fun teamwork project based on making and performing a class poem. The activity allows pupils to work together to make a class poem that spells out the name of their new class. The session is based around Edward Lear’s ‘Alphabet Poem’ and the activities include suggestions for adapting the lesson for KS1 or KS2. This resource is structured in the following way: 1. Fun warm up activities and games including name games, a classroom hunt activity, a paper-chain race and 'Find Someone Who' bingo. 2. A poetry time activity following the lesson Powerpoint to help the class to become familiar with Edward Lear’s ‘Alphabet Poem’. There are different options to adapt this for different age groups. 3. A group activity in which pupils create their own stanzas for the alphabet poem, using the letters that spell out your class name or their new teacher's name. 4. A whole class performance of the new poem. Check out our other popular resource packs: All About Me Time Capsule Recipe for a Great School Year! Autumn Poetry Pack KS1 All About Me Fidget Spinner Pack Stone Age Boy Pack Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page. 2.Further down the page you’ll see the files included within the Resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file. Please note that due to terms of use in the images used, the Powerpoint file is not editable.
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Egyptian Cinderella Planning  (Egyptians Topic)Quick View

Egyptian Cinderella Planning (Egyptians Topic)

FREE to new Tes accounts with code SEPTEMBER-SAVER at checkout! Updated for 2017! The Egyptian Cinderella Pack contains a complete unit of work for Year 3/4, with full lesson plans and pupil resources based on the book 'The Egyptian Cinderella' by Shirley Climo. This English planning is perfect to go alongside topics about the Egyptians. Please follow download instructions at the bottom of this description. The ten lessons in this English unit give children the opportunity to read and listen to the story of The Egyptian Cinderella a number of times in order to become familiar with the language and structure of the story. In the first week, children will engage with the text through fun drama, discussion and debate activities in order to increase their understanding of the story and they will have the opportunity to articulate ideas about the text using an increasingly varied vocabulary. There is also a grammar focus on using comparative conjunctions, feelings words and action verbs as well as a chance to develop thesaurus skills. In the second week, pupils will plan their own story based on the structure of The Egyptian Cinderella and they will then have the opportunity to draft, edit and present their final narrative. The English objectives covered in this unit are: -To compare different versions of a traditional story -To predict what might happen in a story -To use comparative conjunctions -To use a thesaurus to improve writing -To infer how a character feels -To use feelings words -To identify how verbs can create an action section -To take part in a class debate -To make a story plan -To write my own narrative -To edit my writing -To make decisions about how to present my writing If you like this Egyptian Cinderella Planning Pack, you may also like: Year 3 Performance Poetry Literacy Pack Escape from Pompeii Literacy Planning Stone Age to Iron Age Planning Bundle Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page. 2.Further down the page you’ll see the files included within the Resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’/'All Files'. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file.
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'How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth' Planning Pack (Stone Age Instructions Unit)Quick View

'How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth' Planning Pack (Stone Age Instructions Unit)

FREE to new Tes accounts with code SEPTMEBER-SAVER at checkout! Updated for 2017! Download our popular two-week unit of work for Years 3/4 based on the book 'How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth', with a focus on instructional texts. Great for linking the Stone Age topic in literacy! Please follow download instructions at the bottom of this description. Created for the 2014 National Curriculum, this unit gives children the opportunity to understand the features of instructions as a text type. In the first week, children will engage with the text How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth through research, a hands-on toy washing challenge and the opportunity to create their own ‘Woolly Mammoth Cleaning Kit’. They will become familiar with the text type of instructions by following instructions to make their own mammoth models and identifying features of the text. There is also a grammar focus on using prepositions and imperative verbs. In the second week, pupils will use drama to develop ideas and extend their vocabulary. They will then plan their own set of instructions about washing a woolly mammoth and they will then have the opportunity to draft, edit and present their final written outcome. The literacy objectives covered in this unit are: To retrieve and record information from non-fiction To participate in discussion about a text To use a range of imperative verbs To use prepositions To read and follow written instructions To identify the features of instructions To identify how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning To prepare a group performance To use a rich and varied vocabulary To make a plan for my writing To write my own set of instructions To edit and evaluate my writing To integrate visual devices The PDF file contains 10 full lesson plans and accompanying pupil resource sheets. You may also like: Stone Age Boy Literacy Planning Stone Age to Iron Age Resource Pack Stone Age to Iron Age planning bundle of all 3 packs Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page. 2.Further down the page you’ll see the files included within the Resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’/'All Files'. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file.
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Rainbow Challenge Display for Continuous Provision in Year 1Quick View

Rainbow Challenge Display for Continuous Provision in Year 1

FREE FOR NEW USERS WITH CODE SEPTEMBER-SAVER This is a resource pack to create a rainbow challenge area in your classroom. The idea is that in each area of your continuous provison you have a challenge for the children to complete which are linked to the curriculum objectives. Each time they complete a task they collect the corresponding coloured lolly stick and place it in their pocket on your display until they manage to do all tasks and complete their rainbow! Included is the title, pockets for each child either with a unicorn or dragon with photo or with just their name, signs for each area in your provision which detail the task, and a certificate for those who complete or do good work etc. Everything is editable so that you easily chnage the tasks week by week.
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Phonics Poetry Phase 5

FREE WITH CODE SEPTEMBER-SAVER FOR NEW USERS. A fantastic way to get children recognising graphemes when reading and also ticking off some of those poetry objectives at the same time! The 42 page booklet contains a short poem for each Phase 5 grapheme, a corresponding activity page for each sound where the children have to list the words they find containing the focus grapheme then sort/read alien and real words also containing the grapheme, and a visuallise pagewhere children have to illustrate their understanding of the poem. Phase 3 booklet also coming soon. Ideal for revising sounds and get the children spotting them within words ready for the Phonics Screening check in Year 1.
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