A useful toolkit for converting reported to direct speech, giving chn a step by step process for converting. Useful when chn are doing related grammar tasks and as a revision aid.\n\nI put this resource (among others that I am beginning to upload) in flip folders we have on each table, but can also be laminated/put on the wall as an aid for chn.
This scheme takes the group step by step through the stages of how to write a story. It is adapted from the government initiative 'Improving Childrens Writing' getting children from level 3 to level 4. I have changed it a little, so that it is also suitable for level 2 and 3 as well. Some resources you will have to get from the government published folder 'improving childrens writing'.
This is a whopping 95 page word doc. containing all 30 of my grammar games. This represents a fair few evenings and weekends (I know - get a life!). All of these games have been tested in class and adjusted if needed - they have a real impact on learning.<br />
For each grammar skill there is:<br />
a child friendly explanation of the grammar concept; printable rules and resources for a lively dice game; suggestions to challenge or support learners; suggestions for application of the skill in written work.<br />
For some grammar games there is also a lesson plan and a presentation. <br />
Here are some of the skills covered: <br />
commands, questions and statements/ simple and compound sentences/ adverbs/ proper nouns/ classifying nouns/ contractions/ pronouns/ prepositions/prepositional phrases/ apostrophes/ adjectives/ sentence variety/ parentheses/semi-colons/ discussion/ persuasion/ complex sentences / causal connectives/ fronted adverbials/ speech/ relative clauses/ modal verbs
The Time Machine – Creative Writing Lesson.<br />
Highly engaging and visually appealing, creative writing lesson!<br />
Lesson scenario:<br />
When clearing out an old house, under a dust sheet in the attic, you discover some kind of strange machine. There is a chair and lots of odd looking machinery and dials. You sit in the chair out of curiosity and press a few buttons. Suddenly, things start to happen and you are transported in time. Where will you go? What will you do?<br />
Full lesson Power Point and planning sheet included.<br />
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