This is a series of resources for learning about non-Chronological reports. It includes, texts for reading and analysis, Charts to aid planning and analysis, notes, labels and poster, and features of NC texts. They can all be adjusted to suit age groups and abilities. Notes can be used by children to practice writing texts, and then they could research and write their own NC report.
This is a set of planning frames, for a variety of biographies about a selection of people from past times. The biography text can be used to analyse, deconstruct or extend, to allow children to recognise the structure and sequence of a biography text.
The planning frame can be used to allow the children to research information using a variety of sources, so that they can them write a biography text.
These resources will help to start ideas about reading and writing play scripts. They include a planning format for a whole play, a model for beginning a play script from a known text and a poster with the features of a play script and related issues.
Children can have fun with improvisation of a dramatic event, film the scenes and look at it to rehearse and analyze what they will write. Re film and show to present work to others.
Lesson plan, teaching resources and differentiated work for 3 lessons
1) Partitioning numbers into tens and units (MA hundreds)
2) Adding multiples of 10.
3) Using partitioning strategy for addition.
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A game that can be played in pairs, threes or independently. Please note that this game focuses on times tables facts from 2 to 10 to ensure children are confident in these tables before progressing to the 11s and 12s, which will need to be taught subsequently.
Children need a 'Table Splat' mat and counters (different coloured counters for each child). Children take turns to turn over a card, revealing a times tables question. The child who is the first to place their counter on the correct answer (whilst shouting 'SPLAT!') can leave their counter on the board. The winner is the player with the most counters on the board once all of the times table cards have been used.
Differentiate by choosing the multiplication cards relevant for that child, depending on which times table they are currently working on.
*Update: 6s and 9s have been underlined, to avoid confusion.*
I couldn't find any materials on this when I needed to teach my year 3 class what the equals sign REALLY meant.
I have included the lesson plan I used, the 3 differentiated worksheets and a Powerpoint I made.
Please keep in mind this is for year 3/4 children (as from previous comments) not particularly designed for higher year groups.
Also have included a homework set of resource sheets (could alternatively be used in class as a reinforcement at a later date.)
A Japanese theme game. The children play the game which leads on to - Investigating the frequency score of 2 dice. (What are the best numbers to choose to help you win the game next time?) Lessons include find the odd one out starter activities, success criteria and worksheets. There are also questions to encourage the children’s mathematical thinking. My class find it fun to make up a quick Sumo dance… where they bow to each other before and after each game.