A youngster makes a sandwich. First he spreads the bread with butter, adds slices of cheese and then cuts the sandwich in half. Placing it on a plate, he adds sprig of parsley to decorate it.
Watch once and describe accurately what happens. Write instructions on how to make a sandwich.
I used this as a follow-on activity after showing students how to make a jam sandwich. I first showed students how to make the jam sandwich using a Clicker resource, then showed them using real-life objects - some even had a go themselves.
It worked well for students to choose the right picture to match the sentence.
A powerpoint presentation showing the spelling rules associated with how to add ‘er’ and ‘est’ to adjectives. Bold graphics and animations throughout, with captions in Comic Sans font. A companion to the ‘adding ‘ing’ presentation
PowerPoint with ideas based on those in the Igniting Writing series by Pie Corbett, Sue Palmer and Ann Webley
Looks at different elements of a story and gives examples of different ideas that can be used within the classroom. Many ideas are visual and would support reluctant writers or pupils with SEN
Based on an idea from Pie Corbett: double sided revision sheets for non fiction writing. Clear pointers regarding audience, purpose, structure and language features in addition to examples and other information
PowerPoints with ideas based on those in the Igniting Writing series by Pie Corbett, Sue Palmer and Ann Webley. Each presentation looks at a different area of non fiction writing and includes examples of writing skeletons and an overview of things that pupils need to know when planning to write. There are blank writing skeletons for each text type, in PowerPoint format, to help pupils with their planning. These can be used with the Non Fiction writing toolkits - the link is included