Revision tool which regenerates new questions and self marks! For use on pupil shared areas, all questions modeled on past SATs. <br />
Great alternative to use alongside practice papers, all answers will turn green when correct giving immediate feedback, hence also saves on printing/photocopying and marking. <br />
This can also be put on as many machines as you like, once downloaded put on your school network for pupils to work on-screen (no complex installation just copy to the shared area) and generate a new set of questions with one click! (Just click 'calculate now' and a new set will be generated each time.) This will also be good practice for the use of on-screen tests.<br />
Differentiated! - There is a support page, middle ability page and an extension page. On the last page are corresponding target lists which can be used for self assessment, tracking or to focus intervention. <br />
Great for revising multiple topics whilst improving fluency and mental maths skills, and also includes a times tables booster! <br />
(NB: Requires Microsoft Excel- Please read the instructions!!- check in settings that automatic calculations are switched off- just click formulas- calculation options- tick manual) (read only version to prevent pupils from saving any changes, just select yes when opening)<br />
*** please message me via TES community if you have any questions regarding technical settings***
These booklets have been updated from previous versions. If you have already bought this before, then you can re-download with no purchase necessary.<br />
Two booklets that cover the AQA IGCSE 8705 Specification for Exam on 7th June 2016.<br />
The Foundation booklet gives:<br />
1. guidance and activities on exam structure and assessment objectives.<br />
2. A comprehensive list of past tasks and questions.<br />
3. Outline of techniques and strategies to apply in the exam to improve grades<br />
The Higher Tier Booklet includes all of the above, plus detailed exemplar answers with grades and commentaries.
Hours of engaging, cross-curricula learning for your class containing dozens of Mayan activities.<br />
5 separate lesson packs (each between 2 hrs and 3 lessons long) plus a mini-Mayan colouring book.<br />
- Chichen Itza Art lesson (up to 3 lessons)<br />
- Create your own Mayan creative/big writing stimuli (up to 3 lessons)<br />
- Mayan Scary day creative/big writing stimuli lesson (2 hours) <br />
- Mayan Time Detectives (holistic research-2 hours)<br />
- Mayan Time Detectives Clothing and Possessions (2 hours)<br />
- Mini Mayan colouring book<br />
Every lesson comes with full teachers' notes and everything you need to teach the lesson.<br />
Lots of opportunities for gaining new knowledge, demonstrating existing knowledge and using and applying learning creatively.<br />
For more information on each lesson see individual listings on TES.<br />
Images either sourced from openclipart.org or owned by tftf and copyrighted.
The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Workbook makes it as easy as possible for you to stretch and challenge the thinking of your most able students.<br />
The workbook is self-contained and ready to use. It is thirty pages long, containing a wide range of stimulating, high-level activities. These are based on critical, creative and conceptual thinking, as well as the top two levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy – synthesis and evaluation.<br />
Simply print off the workbook and give it to your most able students. They can then use it during lessons, when they have finished the main activity, or as the basis of challenging homework tasks.<br />
The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Workbook is a perfect complement to the Stretch and Challenge Grid and the Stretch and Challenge Generator. All three together allow you to differentiate incredibly effectively for your most able students, with little or no planning required.
A plan listing key days, festivals, celebrations each month, that can be easily link to the listed area of maths. We use this as a department to ensure SMSC, cross curricular links, real life maths, maths in and out of the usual context, enhance and improve pupils problem solving and applying skills, encourage discussion and to ensure consistency and the sharing of planning, resources and good practice across the department. We are now at the point where pupils are creating their own. Each member of the department takes a unit and plans a series of starters relating to the key dates and themes on powerpoint. The rest of the department then just edit and adapt for their KS3 class.
A set of detailed lessons plans and Powerpoint presentations with supporting worksheets for Year 1 and Year 2.<br />
The lesson starts off with getting children to discuss where their special place is - a gentle starter to lead into a special place for some Christians.<br />
Lesson 1: My Special Place<br />
Lesson 2: Places of Worship and Special Symbols<br />
Lesson 3: Mains features inside/outside a church<br />
Lesson 4: My Church Visit and activity sheets<br />
Lesson 5: Follow- up to Visit - Shared writing and individual writing<br />
Children are challenged to design a room under budget using cut-out pictures from a home decor magazine. Combines visual art skills, maths skills (budgeting and calculating money totals) and descriptive writing skills. <br />
Includes a thorough lesson plan (with materials list) and accompanying success criteria and follow-up questions for the whole project. Also includes a notebook file, and a scaffolded workbook to accompany children through the creating and writing process.<br />
A4 card is recommended for this project.<br />
All images courtesy of http://clker.com
PowerPoint and differentiated tasks to get your pupils to punctuate speech correctly using speech marks, commas, full stops, question/exclamation marks and new speaker=new line. All the basics they need to know.
I orginally did this with a year 5 class but it can be adapted for other year groups in KS2. The plan has a link to the poem being read. The word document includes the poem, differentiated targets and a help sheet.
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.