87 slides each containing a language or literacy activity for science. There are match-up activities at word and sentence level, punctuation and paraphrase exercises as well as mini-biographies of famous scientists. Language activities include making comparisons and the passive voice in science. The topics, while science-based, are of general interest. These make great starter activities.
Engaging, fun and challenging complete SPaG lesson with differentiated learning objectives that teaches how to punctuate direct speech with inverted commas. Also extends to adding speech punctuation and replacing said. Children then work through 4 activities designed to develop their understanding using different skills. They identify, create and explain, with the more able going on to a challenging extension activity. There is also a fun activity in there too that your class will love. Self/peer-assessment plenary is also included to really help cement the learning in their minds and potentially make marking easier for you too. Aimed at Year 3 from the 2014 curriculum guidance but could be taught to Y2 and Y4 as well or any class that needs a reminder! Teachers' notes and answers included along with starter activity, teaching input (including video link) and plenary all on the PowerPoint. All images either sourced from openclipart.com or owned by tftf.
A quiz that can be used at any time of the year, but created for World Book Day 2015. The quiz can be used in lessons and completed individually or in teams, in form time, whole-school or across year groups ... any variation will work. It contains questions that will appeal to all year groups and not exclusively just to pupils who read.<br />
The pack contains a Powerpoint (and PDF version) file called 'Book Quiz WBD 2015' that can be used by the teacher to guide a class through the quiz. There is a file called 'Quiz answer Sheet - Student' for pupils to complete and one called 'Quiz Answer Sheet - Teacher' which has all of the correct answers added. These are uploaded as Word and PDF files. A file called 'Image Credits' has the full credits for all the Creative Commons images used.
This is a full scheme of work (25lessons) designed for Y9. It has been created with the new 2017 GCSE Literature in mind. <br />
The scheme details activities linked to the main themes and characters in the novel with some power points to support. <br />
There is a lesson by lesson break down, along with ample opportunities for differentiation and stretch and challenge for the more able. Lesson 7 requires the teacher to source the materials linked to context. Other lessons that don't have a power point are either assessment lessons or reading lessons. <br />
This scheme may also be useful for current Y10 studying the novel for GCSE CA and examination.
This resource has been created to challenge pupils to design and create their own Demon Dentist board game. Resources and instructions are included but the pupils need to create their 'own rules' to play the game. This is excellent at encouraging instruction writing and will deepen pupils understanding of the characters in David Walliams award winning book. It can used as a homework resource and is especially useful for supporting SEN pupils. All illustrations in this game are by 'Openclipart' creative commons. [NEW VERSION - Amended Arrows]
A complete, engaging, imaginative, creative writing or Big Writing stimuli lesson that can be applied to many different writing genres. <br />
Children view PowerPoint then discuss ideas and plan by answering the thought provoking questions which enable a wealth of ideas to be generated for the writing. Planning sheet has space for 5 sense descriptions, VCOP elements and purpose, audience and genre notes to help meet the new 2014 curriculum. Starter activity plus 2 widths of line guides/writing sheets included plus optional paragraph planning sheet, custom art sheet and self-assessment plenary activity mean that this lesson's length is flexible and could easily last for 2 hours if you wanted it to and comes with 3 different options in the teachers' notes for delivery over 1,2 or 3 lessons. Lesson is aimed at KS2 but can be used for more able KS1, or KS3 as it is differentiated by outcome. <br />
Children will need some historical knowledge of the era.
A handy worksheet for cover lessons or homework. This sheet can be adapted to suit the literacy focus for the term. It was originally made for First Year in Ireland, but should work for any Key Stage 3 class.
We initially designed these worksheets to be used in 20 minute tutor periods across the whole of KS3 as part of a Literacy drive. However, they could also be used as starters in skills-based lessons; maybe in the build-up to Functional Skills tests? We hope they're useful, either way!
N.B. The &'worksheets&'; can be projected onto whiteboards: printing/photocopying not necessarily required.
A wall display that glosses the meaning of their/there. A helpful, visual way in which to remember the difference between their and there.
I intend to enlarge the one onto A3 on a yellow background and the other on a green background.
As I've created this in MSWord, you can change the colour of the writing if you so wish - I used 'wordart&'.
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.
Children loved making pizzas at our Italian pizza class. Resources have been exported from an Activ-primary flip-chart. (Which also includes Italian Pizzeria style music.) Fun to play when the children are making their pizzas or working. If you would like original please message me.
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64 fun and engaging topics on which to base short/extended writing activities. Adapted from 642 Things to Write About (Young Writer's Edition), this resource comes complete with inspirational picture 'hooks' to really stimulate writing.
- Appropriate for use at KS1/2/3/4
- Ideal for literacy starters
- Easily differentiated
- Incredibly open-ended
- Thought provoking and challenging
- Sparks creativity and technical writing skills
- Perfectly adaptable (videos, role play, etc.)
A powerpoint created for use with my year 5 literacy set. It outlines the three types of sentences and explains how to use a subordinate clause in the middle of a main clause. It also include examples at the end for the children to identify the clauses.
A set of sentences for children to add in subordinate clauses. I printed them to A3 and got the children to cut them up and add in a subordinate clause on a coloured piece of paper.