<p>This is the traditional problem of how a man can cross the river, taking a hen, fox and bag of grain. There are pictures to cut out so that children can try to solve the problem practically, and also a suggested lesson plan.</p>
This is a well known thinking activity which I use as a starter. The PowerPoint features the problem and the solution. The resources can be printed and laminated then the children can work out the solution by moving the pieces across the river and discussing it in groups.
2014 is the Year of the Horse. I teach in Beijing and wanted to find a traditional story that my students can relate to while learning English. My Chinese staff told me that this is a very traditional story that all the children will be able to relate to. For English speaking students it can be a look into the traditional story telling of China, they always have a lesson to teach. And it can be used to go with other activities to help celebrate Chinese New Year.
This is given to parents whose children need additional fine motor skills practice usually at the child’s termly review so it can be explained. This is usually around the summer term in Reception but can be at any time.
A Full scheme of work covering writing objectives using various of Roald Dahl's works (including Matilda and The BFG). It is easy to differentiate for KS 2 (7-11 year olds) and KS3 (11-14 year olds)and contains many worksheets for activities including vocabulary and punctuation use as well as descriptive and creative writing techniques.
individual books for phonics- small group or 1-1 work. also to send home. sound/word family books.
words with sound button and images to support, individual words and then sentences to decode - some book shave tricky words/ common exception words