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 OUTSTANDINGOCT 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' Planning (Romans/Volcanoes)Quick View

'Escape From Pompeii' Planning (Romans/Volcanoes)

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off this resource with code 50THANKS at checkout! Updated for 2017! Download our popular Escape From Pompeii English Planning Pack for Year 3/Year 4. This resource contains an overview sheet and a full planning pack. Please follow download instructions at the bottom of this description. Problems downloading? Click here for download help This is a ten-lesson unit of work based around the book 'Escape from Pompeii' by Christina Balit, designed for Year 3 and Year 4. 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 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 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. SPECIAL OFFER: New TES buyers can use code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout to try this resource for free! 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. Scroll to 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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Christmas DIRT Worksheet Bundle!Quick View

Christmas DIRT Worksheet Bundle!

New accounts and first-time buyers can get 90% OFF this resource by entering the code 90NOVEMBER gives new buyers 90% before November 30th! Get it for 50p! Due to the success of our A3 DIRT Worksheet, which has had hundreds of downloads and received 100% 5* reviews: we've released a special Christmas edition one! The downloads are suitable for any exam subject (KS4 & KS5!) This bundle contains: -The Original DIRT Worksheet (with PPT) -The Christmas Edition DIRT Worksheet -AfL Feedback Sheets -Revisionopoly (revision board game) -A bonus gift: P4C Session (for any form group or class!) New accounts and first-time buyers can download this bundle for free by using the code NOVEMBERNEWBIE at the checkout!
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KS1/KS2 Slow Writing & KS2 Writing Toolkit BUNDLEQuick View

KS1/KS2 Slow Writing & KS2 Writing Toolkit BUNDLE

The KS2 Writing BUNDLE contains: Year 5 and 6 Writing Toolkit Year 3 and 4 Writing Toolkit Slow Writing Primary Pack KS1 and KS2 These all-in-one packs are filled with word banks, explanations and examples to support Key Stage 2 children with their writing. It is jam-packed with information, brightly coloured pictures and child-friendly vocabulary. In line with the interim framework for writing, this pack allows children to edit, re-draft and consider their writing by using resources, displays and word banks. The Year 5 and 6 Toolkit contains: Apostrophes Clause Structures Colons Co-ordinating Conjunctions Dashes Formal and Informal Writing Fronted Adverbials Hyphens Inverted Commas Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Adverbs Parenthesis Passive, Active and Modal Verbs Prepositions Punctuation (other) Semi-colons Subordinating Conjunctions Year 3 and 4 Spelling Patterns / Words Year 5 and 6 Spelling Patterns / Words The Year 3 and 4 Toolkit contains: Apostrophes Clause Structures Co-ordinating Conjunctions Fronted Adverbials Inverted Commas Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Adverbs Prepositions Punctuation (other) Subordinating Conjunctions Year 3 and 4 Spelling Patterns / Words The all-in-one Slow Writing Pack contains differentiated writing frames, a weekly lesson plan which can be used time and time again, as well as teacher/child criteria tick sheets. Using the 2014 National Curriculum and a range of alternative sentence ideas, the pack is suitable for Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Also provided, are resource ideas and games to help you take Slow Writing further, This is a brilliant way for children to edit, re-draft and improve their work, as well as applying grammar and punctuation skills with strict guidelines. www.mracdpresent.com
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Christmas: Christmas Literacy ActivitiesQuick View

Christmas: Christmas Literacy Activities

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off this resource with code 50THANKS at checkout! Primary Christmas literacy bundle - updated for Christmas 2017! Get sorted for the festive season with three fun Christmas literacy activities for primary classrooms. 1. Christmas Riddles - a fun activity lesson where pupils write riddles about Christmas presents and then make a lift-the-flap present. 2. Christmas Tree Kennings - pupils learn what kennings are and use them to make a Christmas tree poem. 3.Christmas Performance Poetry - a five-day literacy unit. Aimed at lower KS2 but adaptable to different age groups. Please follow the download instructions at the bottom of the page to make sure you get all of the 5 files (2 X PPT and 3 x PDF files) included in this resource. Problems downloading? Click here for download help. Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page and click on each resource to go to the product listing. 2. Scroll to 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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Egyptian Cinderella Planning  (Egyptians Topic)Quick View

Egyptian Cinderella Planning (Egyptians Topic)

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off this resource with code 50THANKS 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. Please follow download instructions at the bottom of this description. Problems downloading? Click here for download help. 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 to deepen their understanding of the story and they will have the opportunity to articulate ideas about the text using an increasingly varied vocabulary. There is 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 and they will draft, edit and present their final narrative. The English objectives covered 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 SPECIAL OFFER: New TES buyers can use code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout to try this resource for free! 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. Scroll to 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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Our Class Poem (Back to School)Quick View

Our Class Poem (Back to School)

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off this resource with code 50THANKS at checkout! Very popular! This is a great one-off literacy activity and a wonderful teamwork project to help your class work together to make a class poem. You could use this as a great way to start a new school term, as pupils come together in unity to create a new class poem using the letters in the name of their class. 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. SPECIAL OFFER: New TES buyers can use code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout to try this resource for free! 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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Beowulf Planning Pack (Anglo-Saxons)Quick View

Beowulf Planning Pack (Anglo-Saxons)

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off this resource with code 50THANKS at checkout! A complete unit of English work for Year 3/Year 4, with full lesson plans and pupil resources based on the Anglo-Saxon story of Beowulf. This popular pack is based on the version of Beowulf by Rob Lloyd Jones (Usborne Young Reading). There are other versions of Beowulf available for children, but this edition is most suitable for Lower Key Stage 2 and the work in this pack refers directly to the Usborne text. This ten-lesson English unit of work is based on the 2014 National Curriculum for Year 3 and 4. Many schools choose to use this text alongside the Anglo-Saxons history topic, although the plans are also designed to work as a standalone unit if required. The ten lessons in this unit aim to give children the opportunity to read the whole story of Beowulf and to write their own hero myth based on the text. In the first week, pupils will engage imaginatively with the story of Beowulf through drama, discussion and a series of creative activities based on the text. They will become familiar with the structure of the story and the literary conventions of hero myths. There is also a SPAG focus on using powerful verbs, expanding noun phrases, using superlatives and placing commas in lists. Pupils will also have the opportunity to develop their inference skills. In the second week, pupils will use drama to develop ideas and extend their vocabulary. They will then plan their own hero myth and have the opportunity to draft and edit their stories before presenting them to an audience. The literacy objectives covered in this unit are: To create a mythical character To use superlatives To describe contrasting settings To use ‘power-of-3’ to expand noun phrases To use powerful verbs To draw inferences from details in a text To use ‘show-not-tell’ as a writing technique To describe how tension builds in a story structure To create tension in my writing To prepare a group performance To identify conventions in mythical literature To make a plan for my writing To write my own hero myth To find words in a dictionary To organise paragraphs around a theme To edit and evaluate my writing To present my story to an audience SPECIAL OFFER: New TES buyers can use code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout to download this resource for free!
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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)

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off this resource with code 50THANKS 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! Problems downloading? Click here for download help 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 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 by following instructions to make their own mammoth models and identifying features of the text. There is a grammar focus on using prepositions and imperative verbs. In the second week, pupils will use drama to develop ideas and extend vocabulary. They will then plan their own set of instructions and they will draft, edit and present their final written outcome. The literacy objectives covered 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. SPECIAL OFFER: New TES buyers can use code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout to download this resource for free! 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. Scroll to 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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English Language Paper One - Question 5: Creative Writing (AQA, 2017)Quick View

English Language Paper One - Question 5: Creative Writing (AQA, 2017)

This PowerPoint contains fifteen one-hour lessons (184 slides) that focus on GCSE English Language Paper 1, Question 5 (creative writing). All tasks are written according to new GCSE numerical grades and are designed for the New Specification AQA English Language Paper One (exams from 2017 onward). There are a wide range of tasks (listed below) that focus on building the skills needed for AO5 and AO6 - including practice questions, original model responses, extension tasks and text extracts. The PowerPoint includes a baseline assessment and end of unit assessment questions that are modelled on the AQA exam; additionally, there are also creative writing homework tasks. There are also five extra exam-based questions that could be used as cover work or as extra questions for revision. Areas Covered: Lesson 1: The Big Picture & Planning Lesson 2: Baseline Assessment Lesson 3: Sensory Description Lesson 4: Figurative Language Lesson 5: Differing Settings Lesson 6: Show, Don't Tell Lesson 7: Descriptive Writing Lesson 8: Focusing On The AOs Lesson 9: Varying Punctuation Lesson 10: Character Building Lesson 11: Structuring Your Narrative Lesson 12: Science Fiction Lesson 13: Point Of View Lesson 14: Creating Tone Lesson 15: End Of Unit Assessment Extra: Five additional exam questions Additionally, a copy of the Q5 section of the mark scheme has been included in Word format - this works as a self assessment style exercise for students to complete. Please check out my other resources. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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