Using 'Dexter and Dood - superheroes&', these multi-step problems brings together humour and maths to make these puzzles fun.
The children need to read the puzzle, identify the key information and then write the number sentence to solve each.
Differentiated to two levels.
I used this investigation for an 'outstanding' lesson with a lower attaining year 5 group. Could also be used for year 4. <br />
I have included the smart notebook presentation to demonstrate task for children and also the details of the lesson and alternative possibilities.<br />
This lesson has minimal preparation as long as you have access to Ipads.
<p>The rest of my resources on Berlie Doherty’s ‘Street Child’. I teach a Year 4/5 class so it’s a mixture of the text-based unit and stories with historical settings. I hope it’s useful to someone!</p>
See Week 1 for additional resources.
<p>Smart notebooks and resources I have made to accompany the Street Child (by Berlie Doherty) text-based unit, I have a Year 4/5 class so have also linked it to elements of stories with histroical settings. See Week 2 for additional resources.
Three differentiated worksheets, suitable for Year 1 & 2 pupils. <br />
1 - Storyboard sheet with pictures and lines underneath for able writers to write each part of the story.<br />
2 - Storyboard sheet with pictures and parts of the story with gaps for pupils to fill in.<br />
3 - Complete storyboard in the wrong order for less able pupils to cut out and sequence.
This is a weeks detailed planning for English, based around King Richard the third, and the discovery of his body in Leicester. The final lesson also uses Michael Morpurgo's Story linking the Leicester cup win to Richard!<br />
On the planning, there is a link to a fully adaptable Prezi presentation which accompanies the planning. <br />
Linked to my other Wars of the Roses resources and planning, as they were taught as part of a cross curricular topic (the plan also stands alone though)
Maya Assembly or Class Play<br />
Cast of 30 (easily adjusted up or down)<br />
Duration: Around 20 minutes<br />
Self-important kings, moody gods, ...not to mention that chocoholic! Our narrator finds his/her work cut out as usual, keeping things moving along smoothly - within the normal time confines but this time working to a Maya calendar - just enough time to cover those 20 days - in words and numbers, Maya style of course!<br />
Set of Guided Reading scripts also available – 5 scripts, 6 speakers each.<br />
Part of large Ancient Civilizations collection written by Sue Russell available off TES and www.plays-r-ussell.com <br />
Sample Text:<br />
Lord Pacal: I am the great Lord Pacal! I ruled for 68 years, from A.D. 615 to 684.<br />
(Enter Child 8 holding up Classic Period banner)<br />
Child 8: This was at the beginning of the Classic Period – A.D. 600 to 900.<br />
Narrator: The Classic Period, you say? What was so classic about it?<br />
Child 8: This was when the Maya were at their most successful – their peak time, if you like.<br />
Narrator: So let’s hear about their achievements during that time.<br />
(Exit Child 8)<br />
Lord Pacal: How about we start with … me?<br />
Narrator: (Aside, sarcastically) Why didn’t I hear that coming?<br />
Lord Pacal: (Holding up pictures) Now. If you look very carefully you can see me, linking the realm of my ancestors to that of the gods.<br />
Narrator: Ah! I’ve heard about that sacred kingship!<br />
Lord Pacal: But that’s not all!<br />
Narrator: (Aside) I didn’t think it would be!<br />
Lord Pacal: I was also the guarantor of fertility, rain and crops – here, see on these pictures! And that’s not all!<br />
Narrator: (Sarcastically) Really? Now there’s a surprise!<br />
Lord Pacal: I was also a magnificent warrior!<br />
Narrator: (Sarcastically) Really?<br />
Lord Pacal: Oh, I know. Who’d have thought it! All this in just one life time!<br />
Narrator: Amazing!<br />
Lord Pacal: Course, I had to make sure people didn’t forget me.<br />
Narrator: As if!<br />