Thank you I will be using it as my starter for tomorrow with Year 2 with a little twist. Shoukd be fun as they worked on Julia Donaldson's books earlier this year with their teacher. (I'm student teacher on teaching practice)
This is a fill in the missing words activity based on the story - pupils are provided with a passage from the book with several words missing. pupils have to select the right word from the box and put them in the suitable place so that the passage makes sense
A PowerPoint that I used to introduce the topic of Variation to my KS1 class: they had cards saying 'living' and 'non-living' and lifted them up in relation to the pictures. They were then asked to give some similarities and differences between two different living things shown on the same slide.
I gave this biography to a Year 5 class in a Roman Catholic school who were studying funerals as part of Festivals, and asked them to write a speech about Mother Teresa that could have been read out at her funeral, using the information given.
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.
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 10 page booklet with activities based on the Novel \'The Twits\' by Roald Dahl. It features questions on the characters Mr and Mrs Twit, Reflection questions, a summary page, character profile page and grammar activities (similes, adjectives, capital letters and full stops).
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This resource collection contains extracts from well known texts and encourage students to think carefully about their vocabulary choices. These resources are quite flexible so can be dropped into various existing schemes.